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Lot 0036
  • Book Title: The Life of Samuel Johnson
  • Author: James Boswell. Notes by Hester Lynch Thrale Piozzi. Preparation by Edward Fletcher
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Date: 1938
  • Size: 6.5 x 10 inches
  • Limited Edition: Number 538 of 1500
  • Compete 3 volume set of The Life of Samuel Johnson (466, 486 + 473 pages)
  • Description: All the gilt lettering clean and unfaded. The only attachments are personal bookplates to each front end page. There are no writings or notations. The three frontispiece illustrations are clean and unfaded, as is all text.

    Samuel Johnson was an English writer who made lasting contributions to English literature as a poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer. The James Boswell biography about Samuel Johnson is considered "the most famous single biographical work in the whole of literature".

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  • Location: This item ships from Connecticut

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  • Condition

    Good. Scuffs but no prominent stains to the covers. Minor edgewear. The spines are straight and securely attached. Several stains to the page edges and light foxing to the end pages, but very few stains to the body pages

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    The Life of Samuel Johnson, 1938 - 3 vols

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