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Boswell, James (1740-1795)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
146
Sold for:
$2,489$2,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

Boswell, James (1740-1795), The Life of Johnson, London: Printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791, first edition, likely second issue, two volumes, Volume I with frontis portrait of Johnson, corrections page, and "give" at page 135, line 10; Volume II with "Round Robin" plate after page 93, and examples of Johnson's handwriting at end, full diced calf, slipcased, 4to, (minor bumping and chipping, spotting, hinges starting).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

London, Charles Dilly, Henry Baldwin, Samuel Johnson

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