Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763

By: BOSWELL, James; POTTLE, Frederick A. (editor)

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Likely first Folio Society edition. A handsome reprint version of the famous observations, taken from James Boswell's journals, which he maintained daily in the years 1762 and 1763. Mr. Boswell is noted for his biography of his friend, Dr. Samuel Johnson. This edition edited and introduced by Frederick A. Pottle. Volume includes about 20 b&w engraved illustrations. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In navy quarter cloth over grey paper-covered boards w/handwritten diary facsimile on front and back; titling in gilt on spine. Volume housed in grey paper-covered slipcase. --- With small shallow crease to front free endpaper, a strip of light soiling to cover fore-edge, and slightly rounded cover corner, otherwise a bright, clean, and unmarked copy. Slipcase in good shape but with small tears to paper covering. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; viii, 365 pages

Title: Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763

Author Name: BOSWELL, James; POTTLE, Frederick A. (editor)

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Illustrated Classics, >>Fine Bindings,

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 77568