THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. Boswell's Life Of Johnson including Boswell's Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides And Johnson's Diary Of A Journey Into North Wales

First edition thus. Six volumes. Large 8vo. Vol I 522pp; Vol II 480pp; Vol III 464pp; Vol IV 446pp; Vol V 460pp ; Vol VI 324. Half titles to each volume. Contemporary speckled calf by Roger De Coverly. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated. A very handsome set with only light wear and a few small nicks to the binding extremities. The contents with minor spotting to the prelims otherwise clean and bright throughout. With the bookplate of Clive Behrens to the front pastedown of each volume.

Provenance: Major Clive Behrens, husband of Charlotte Louisa Adela Evelina Rothschild.

Stock code: 11527

£1,250

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