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

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

London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791.

First Edition, first state of S4r with “gve” for “give”. Engraved portrait by J. Heath after Joshua Reynolds, 2 other engraved plates in Volume II. xii, [16], 516; [2], 588 [i.e. 586] pp. 2 vols. 4to. Bound in contemporary brown mottled calf, rebacked with original red and green labels on spine laid down. Bookplate of John Mountenay Lely (1839-1907) and Robert McKinlay. In open-faced blue cloth slipcsae. Pottle 79; Rothschild 463; Grolier English 65. Item #307361

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