Life of Johnson, including Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales.


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Price: $8,500.00

Place Published: Oxford
Publisher: Clarendon Press
Date Published: 1887

Description: Edited by George Birbeck Hill. 11 volumes (including the index), extended from 6. Extra-illustrated edition with hundreds of portraits and views, including numerous scarce 18th-century copperplates, all inlaid to size. 8vo, beautifully bound in full brown crushed morocco; ornate gilt-tooled decorative floral devices on covers and spines; raised bands, thick gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. Fine. A superb set and a magnificent example of the art of extra-illustrated books.

Jacket: N
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 155819

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By This Author: BOSWELL, James.
By This Publisher: Clarendon Press
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