The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D … in Two Volumes.

London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791.

Price: $4,500.00

About the item

First edition, "gve" uncorrected at line 10 on p. 135 in vol. I, and with the usual cancels (Mm4 and Nn1 in vol. I, E3, Oo4, Qq3 in vol. II). Engraved portrait by J. Heath after Joshua Reynolds, 2 other engraved plates. xii, [16], 516; [2], 588 [i.e. 586] pp. 2 vols. 4to. Old calf, a.e.g. Neatly rebacked with gilt spines in period style. Bookplates of Nicholas Frederic Brady. Near fine (occasional light traces of foxing). Pottle 79; Rothschild 463; Grolier English 131.

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