Boswell’s Life of Johnson. Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales. Edited by George Birkbeck Hill.

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887.

Price: $5,500.00

About the item

Superbly extra-illustrated with more than 500 mounted portraits. Added title pages for each volume, printed in red and black. Numerous folding plates. 11 vols. 8vo. Full red morocco gilt, doublures gilt, t.e.g. Bookplate of Nicholas Frederic Brady. Spines a bit toned; top of upper joint of Index volume with small repair, a near fine and very handsome set.

Item #303657

An abundantly extra-illustrated set of Boswell’s classic biography of the great lexicographer Samuel Johnson.