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239 JOHNSON (Samuel) The Life of: by James Boswell; first edition, 2 vols, 4to, original boards, uncut (no portrait), £8 881791 03

55 BOSWELL's (J.) Life of SAMUEL JOHNSON, with his Correspondence and Conversations, and original pieces never before published; THE EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE FIRST EDITION, with fine "stipple" portrait by 7. Heath after SIR JOSHUA REYNOLDS, 2 vols. 4to. contemporary calf, FINE SOUND COPY, £5 5S

1791 From the library of GEORGE ROMNEY, the celebrated painter. A copy of the work sold last May at Sotheby's Rooms for £38.

FIRST EDITION OF BOSWELL'S JOHNSON : 361 JOHNSON (Samuel, LL.D.), The LIFE of; comprehending an Account of his Studies and numerous Works, in Chronological Order, his Correspondence and Conversations with many eminent Persons, and various original Pieces of his Composition never before published, etc., by JAMES BOSWELL, first edition, with portrait by Heath after Reynolds, and fs. handwriting, 2 vols. 4to. contemporary calf gilt (SCARCE), £2. 158 04 1791

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71 BOSWELL'S LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON, with his CORRESPONDENCE and CONVERSATIONS with many Eminent Persons, FIRST EDITION, illustrated with a fine portrait engraved by Heath after Sir Joshua Reynolds, facsimiles of Johnson's handwriting at different periods, and a facsimile of the celebrated Round Robin, 2 vols, full bound in coeval calf, FINE CLEAN COPY, RARE. £4 158, 1791ome o


As a first edition of one of the great English classics this book will always possess interest and value, and as time passes, destroying some copies, locking up others in public libraries. and dispersing others to the four corners of the earth, private collectors will find it very difficult and very expensive to procure a copy. See also No. 83 and 257.

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519 JOHNSON (Dr. Samuel) LIFE, comprehending an Account of his Studies
and numerous Works, a Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversa-
tions with many Eminent Persons, and various Original Pieces of his Composi-
tion, never before published, by JAS. BOSWELL, FIRST EDITION, 1791, with the
very RARE SUPPLEMENT of Principal Corrections and Additions to the First
Edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, 1793, 2 vols, 4to, portrait, calf neat (two
portraits inserted), fine copy, very scarce, £6 6s
H. Baldwin, 1791-93

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