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BOSWELL, James
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
London: Henry Baldwin, 1791. First. hardcover. near fine. The whole exhibiting a view of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for near half a century, during which he flourished. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece portrait. Thick 4to, handsomely rebound in 3/4 red morocco; gilt-decorated spines with raised bands, a.e.g. London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791. First Edition, later issue. Fine.Final three pages of vol. II mispaginated.[Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Argosy Book Store, ABAA, ILAB [New York, NY, U.S.A.]

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