Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including their Tour to the Hebrides - A New Edition, Thoroughly Revised, with Much Additional Matter

By: Boswell, James; John Wilson Croker (editor)

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Original copy, vintage rebinding in medium blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth shows foxing/spotting on spine panel and along front joint, more minor spotting to both covers, tanned text block edges. xxiv,874 pp. Former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover. Volumes shows engraved first title/frontis. (multiple portraits of Johnson, with tissue guard) from John Murray (London) edition, followed by second title with Little, Brown imprint -- unknown whether this curiosity is original to issue. The "new edition" of Croker was initially issued in 1831 and remained the best edition of Boswell's Johnson for numerous decades thereafter.

Title: Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including their Tour to the Hebrides - A New Edition, Thoroughly Revised, with Much Additional Matter

Author Name: Boswell, James; John Wilson Croker (editor)

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Co.: 0

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: N/A

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 051105