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Title:The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Comprehending an Account of His Studies and Numerous Works in Chronological Order -- volumes II, III, & IV
Price:AUD$36.00 (about USD$23.80)
Item ID:SB00-0230478
Publisher:Routledge , Warnes, & Routledge, London, 1859
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Dust Jacket:No
Routledge , Warnes, & Routledge, 1859, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Reissued, Illustrated By: Various

1.2 kg; 3 volumes AND missing the 1st volume. The title continues -- a series of his epistolary correspondence and conversations with many eminent persons; and various original pieces of his composition, never before published: the whole exhibiting a review of literature and literary men in Great Britain, for nearly half a century in which he flourished by James Boswell, Esq. A new edition illustrated by copious notes, and illustrated with numerous portraits, views and characteristic designs engraved, authentic sources. In 4 volumes." All 3 volumes have gilt detailing/infill to the spine, and both front and rear panels of the cloth covered boards are raised to presents various crests, and "National Illustrated Library" in relief. All edges of the pages have darkens with age, the corners are lightly bumped, there is some rubbing of the lower corners. Offset canning/foxing to the preliminary pages of each volume. Clean and free of inscription otherwise. Volume IV complete with a chronological list of Dr Johnson's works, and some advertising from the publisher. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Biography; Journalism; Inventory No: 0230478.
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