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Title:Life of Samuel Johnson
Price:AUD$17.60 (about USD$12.00)
Book ID:SB00-0112351
Quantity:1
Publisher:J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, London . New York, 1946
Edition:Reprint
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Poor
J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd, 1946, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, Reprint

Volume 1: � (7),VIII-XX, (3), 2-638, (10 � of which eight a further books from Everyman's Library), introduction. Illustrated endpapers -- being a peach coloured design. Pink coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front book panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Pale purple coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping and fading to the backstrip, commencement with loss of dustwrapper. On the back panel are three white, symmetrical, marks. The rear hinge has cracked and the underlying webbing is visible. Light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. Illustrated dustwrapper with yellow coloured background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. The only positive thing to say about this dustwrapper use that the majority is still present. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners. There is a very large piece missing from the lower backstrip edge and either side of the front and rear panels. There is a 3 inch tear to the top edge of V via dustwrapper panel. Small pieces missing from the top backstrip edge and dustwrapper edge. Browning of the verse of the dustwrapper. Volume 2: � (11),6-625, (9 � of which eight are further books from Everyman's Library) pages,index. Illustrated endpapers -- being a peach coloured design. Pink coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front book panel and gilt titles to the backstrip. Pale purple coloured tint to the top text block edge. Minor bumping and fading to the backstrip edges and book corners. Light age toning of the text block edges and internal text. The occasional pencil underlining of the text. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the front paste-down. Some dogearing of the top right-hand corner of the text. Illustrated dustwrapper with yellow coloured background with black titles to the front panel and backstrip. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners. Browning of the backstrip. Browning of the verse of the dustwrapper. Darkening of the backstrip edges and browning of the verso of the dustwrapper. The life of Samuel Johnson as seen by his contemporary James Boswell. Everyman's Library � number 1 and 2. Size: 16mo - up to 6 �" tall - Sextodecimo. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Britain/UK; 18th century; Inventory No: 0112351.
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