The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published. The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great - Britain, for Nearly Half a Century, During Which He Flourished. In Four Volumes. Samuel. 1709 - 1784 Johnson, James Boswell, 1740 - 1795.

The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works, in Chronological Order; A Series of His Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations with Many Eminent Persons; and Various Original Pieces of His Composition, Never Before Published. The Whole Exhibiting a View of Literature and Literary Men in Great - Britain, for Nearly Half a Century, During Which He Flourished. In Four Volumes.

London: Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand, 1811. The Sixth Edition, Revised and Augmented. 4 volumes. Volume I with engraved frontis of Johnson, by T. Baker, after the 1756 painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds. Two facsimile letters, Vol I & Vol III. 8vo. 8-5/8" x 5-1/4". Period full tan polished calf bindings, with marbled edges. Maroon spine labels in 2nd & 4th compartments. General wear & chipping to leather, primarily spines. Joint leather weak, with rear board to Vol I coming loose. A Good - Abt Very Good set. Item #48789

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