Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales (6 Volume Set)

By: BOSWELL, James; HILL, George Birkbeck (editor)

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James Boswell's biography of the noted English author Dr. Samuel Johnson has been described as "the greatest biography written in the English language." This 6-volume set was edited by George Birkbeck Hill, and published in 1891 on the centennial of the first publication of this work. With various frontis portraits of Dr. Johnson and James Boswell, and with fold-out facsimile letters and miscellaneous engraved illustrations. --- In blue cloth-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped spine titling; top edges gilt. Volumes lack dust jackets. --- With a tear to the cloth at the back joint of Volume I, some chafing and rounding of cover edges, inked gift inscription to first two pages of volume I and a little looseness to some signatures; else a clean, firm, unmarked set.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 604,551,527,514,524,lxxi,323 pages

Title: Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales (6 Volume Set)

Author Name: BOSWELL, James; HILL, George Birkbeck (editor)

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Classic Fiction, Literature,

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1891

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 78675