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Two Multi-volume Literary Works. Boswell, James (1740-1795), Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D., London: John Murray, 1835, ten volumes, half-bound in brown leather with marbled paper, gilt-lettered and gilt-stamped on spine, gilt head edge, book plate ex libris Mary McM. Jones, frontispiece engraving by E. Finden in each volume, 6 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.; Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882), The Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson. London: MacMillan and Co., 1890, six volumes, half-bound in red brown leather with marbled paper, full marbled edge, gilt-lettered and gilt-stamped spine, 7 x 4 3/4 in.
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