The Life of Samuel Johnson (10 volumes)

The Life of Samuel Johnson (10 volumes)

Boswell, James; Edited by Clement Shorter

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Place Published: New York and Garden City
Publisher: Printed for Gabriel Wells by Doubleday, Page and Company
Date Published: 1922
Edition: Temple Bar Edition, Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 43722


Octavo [23 cm] 1/4 parchment vellum with brown patterned paper over boards and paper spine labels printed in red and black. Top edge gilt; other edges deckled. Engraved frontispieces and illustrations in the text with tissue guards. Good only. The spines are darkened, and there are large areas of damp staining on most of the spines. Several volumes have occasional tide marks on the pages (some larger than others), and there are sporadic cracks in the text blocks. All plates present.


Boswell's Life of Dr. Johnson and Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides in Ten Volumes with A Bibliographical Introduction by Clement Shorter. Number 72 in an edition limited to seven hundred and eighty-five copies.