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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. 4 VOLUMES., Boswell, James.
1 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. 4 VOLUMES.
Oxford. Talboys and Wheeler. 1826 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THIS IS A 4 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxi, 394pp]... Vol. II: [416pp]... Vol. III: [395pp]... Vol. IV: [xi, 428pp]... Rebacked using original leather bound boards, new leather spine with burgundy leather title labels, gilt lettering... Volume II has portrait of Boswell as frontispiece, volume III has folding "Round Robin" plate as frontispiece which includes 3 examples of Johnson's handwriting throughout his life, Volume IV has folding frontispiece plate of Johnson's letter to the Vice Chancellor of the University of Oxford... Includes index... Some light foxing... Pencil marginalia... Multiple volumes, weighing approx. 5 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009013 
Price: 275.00 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS;..., Boswell, James.
2 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS;...
London. T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1816 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THIS IS A 4 VOLUME SET... "AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION, NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... The Eighth Edition... Modern rebacking using original mottled calf boards, spine is also mottled calf leather with gilt lettering on brown leather title labels... ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W ENGRAVED PLATES, SOME OF WHICH ARE FOLDING... Notes of former owner bound in... Newspaper clippings pasted on front endpapers in first volume... Multiple volumes, weighing approx. 6 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009011 
Price: 350.00 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSTION WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,..., Boswell, James.
3 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSTION WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,...
Dublin. Cross, R. 1792 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY, DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... 3 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxxiv, 536pp]..., Printed by John Chambers... Vol. II: [605pp]... Printed by John Ershaw... Vol. III: [573pp]... Printed by Robert Rhames... Leather rebacking using original tree calf boards, raised spine bands, red and brown leather labels with gilt lettering, gilt decorations in each spine compartment... Volumes printed for R. Cross, W. Wilson, P. Byrne, A. Grueber, J. Moore, J. Jones, W. M'Kenzie, W. Jones, R. M'Allister, R. White, J. Rice, and G. Draper... FIRST DUBLIN EDITION... ILLUSTRATED WITH 2 FOLDING PLATES, THE "ROUND ROBIN" & "FACSIMILE OF JOHNSON'S HANDWRITING"... Notes written on endpapers in old hand... No foxing... Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009003 
Price: 675.00 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES, AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDECE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,..., Boswell, James.
4 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES, AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDECE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,...
London. T. Cadell and W. Davies, in the Strand. 1804 Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED: THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... 4 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxxiii, 464pp]... Vol. II: [493pp]... Vol.. III: [480pp]... Vol. IV: [522pp]... FOURTH EDITION, REVISED AND AUGMENTED... Rebacked using original contemporary tree calf leather boards, raised spine bands, brown leather title labels with gilt lettering, gilt decoration in spine compartments, gilt scrollwork on board edges... Volume I has engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson, 2 folding plates of the "Round Robin" and "Facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting"... Pennington Coat of Arms bookplate inside front cover of each volume... Chip missing from one volume label on Volume III... Gilt lettering worn away to both labels on Volume I, and one label each to the rest of the set... Board corners worn... Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009006 
Price: 180.00 USD
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LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES, AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,..., Boswell, James.
5 Boswell, James. LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL.D. COMPREHENDING AN ACCOUNT OF HIS STUDIES, AND NUMEROUS WORKS, IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER; A SERIES OF HIS EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE AND CONVERSATIONS WITH MANY EMINENT PERSONS; AND VARIOUS ORIGINAL PIECES OF HIS COMPOSITION,...
London. Cadell, T. 1822 Full-Leather Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
"NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. THE WHOLE EXHIBITING A VIEW OF LITERATURE AND LITERARY MEN IN GREAT-BRITAIN, FOR NEAR HALF A CENTURY DURING WHICH HE FLOURISHED."... 4 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xxxv, 444pp]... Vol. II: [462pp]... Vol. III: [446pp]... Vol. IV: [495pp]... Full tan calf leather binding, gilt double-rule borders to boards, raised spine bands, brown leather title labels with gilt lettering, gilt decorations in spine compartments, marbled textblock, marbled endpapers, gilt leaf scrolling on board edges... THE NINTH EDITION, REVISED AND AUGMENTED... Printed for T. Cadell; F. C. and J. Rivington; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy; Hatchard and Son; Ogle and Co.; G. and W. B. Whittaker; Simpkin and Marshall; J. Collingwood; and R. Saunders... Volume I has engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson and folding plate of "Facsimiles of Dr. Johnson's handwriting"... Volume III has folding plate of the "Round Robin"... Includes index in Volume IV... Clean and bright interior, strong binding... Light wear to leather on board corners... Multiple volumes, additional shipping and handling will apply... 009005 
Price: 1650.00 USD
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6 Johnson, Samuel. RAMBLER. IN FOUR VOLUMES.
London. Printed for A. Millar; W. Strahan; J. Rivington; J. Newberry; R. Baldwin; S. Crowder, and Co. T. Caslon; B. Law; M. Richardson; and B. Collins. 1767 Full-Leather Good - Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
... THIS IS FOR 4 VOLUMES... Vol. I: [290pp]... Vol. II: [278pp]... Vol. III: [287pp]... Vol. IV: [239pp, + Index (32pp)]... SEVENTH EDITION... Bound in full calf leather, raised spine bands, red and black leather labels on spine compartments with gilt lettering, gilt dentelle... Vol. III has slightly different binding, but very similar... 208 Essays all by Johnson... Produced as a periodical from March 20, 1750 to March 14, 1752... "'The Rambler' was Johnson's most consistent and sustained work in the English language. Johnson made this periodical unique by using a style of prose which differed from that of the time period, being written in elevated prose. It discusses subjects such as morality, literature, society, politics, and religion."... Minor flaws to spine, front leaves... Tight binding overall... Hinges cracked on Volumes I, II, & IV... Clean, desirable Johnson set... Multiple volumes... 007477 
Price: 425.00 USD
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