The LIFE Of SAMUEL JOHNSON, LLD. From the Oxford English Classic Series
19th C. tan half-calf with deep maroon spine labels; marbled boards & edges
by [Johnson, Samuel. 1709 - 1784]. Boswell, James [1740 - 1795]
Oxford: Published by William Pickering, London; and Talboys & Wheeler, Oxford, 1826. 1st edition thus (Kelly 1826.2; Keynes, p. 54; NCBEL II, 1214). 19th C. tan half-calf with deep maroon spine labels; marbled boards & edges. Overall VG (some modest binding wear).. 4 volumes. Engraved portrait of Boswell (V1) & two facsimile letters. 8vo.
One of the Pickering imprints that Keynes notes as having "special merit". (Inventory #: 9364.1)
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