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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

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Books on Fine and Applied Arts, Architecture and Decoration, Rare and Illustrated Books, Catalog. No. 115, Winter 1979

By: Staff

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Weyhe Art Books: 1979

Seller ID: 9599


Stapled wraps. Mailing label to rear wrap, apparently it went through the mail without protection. Lightly bumped tips, clean, unmarked text with mild musty odor. Erhard Weyhe (1883–1972) established the Weyhe Gallery in 1919. He also operated a bookstore, the Weyhe bookstore, at the same location at 794 Lexington Avenue. Weyhe had immigrated to the United States from England just before the start of World War I. By 1923, he had bought the brownstone building on Lexing... View more info