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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson LLD Including a Journal of His Tour to The Hebrides, Tour in Wales, Correspondence with Mrs. Thrale, 10 Vols.

By: Boswell, James

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1859

Seller ID: 5462


10 volumes, bound in 3/4 leather over marbleized boards with five raised bands & extra gilt. Marginal wear to leather. Marbled endpapers and edges. Light rubbing to bottom edges and corners. Vol II has one shaken leaf. The bindings are solid, internal hinges beginning to crack, none all the way through. All in all a very well preserved set. Numerous additions and notes by the Right Hon. J. Wilson Crocker. Revised and enlarged under the direction of John Wright. Illustrat... View more info

James Boswell (1740-1795): The Scottish Perspective

By: Craik, Roger

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, HMSO: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3240


New, unread, unmarked. 196 pp, b/w illus. The first biography of James Boswell from a specifically Scottish viewpoint. Though born in Scotland, he often wished to be thought of as an Englishman. View more info

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Robert Burns: Pride and Passion

By: Gavin Sprott

Price: $14.98

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, HMSO: 1996

Seller ID: 5355


New, unread with minor shelfwear. An excellent introduction to the life and times of Scotland's most famous poet and the world in which he lived. View more info