Johnsoniana - Exerpts from Boswell's Life of Johnson 1820 nice leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Johnsoniana, From Boswell's Life of the Great Lexicographer and Moralist.
Published 1820, London by John Sharpe.
Two volumes in One; 177, 178 pages. Text in English. Engraved title.
Period full leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt compartment decorations and title lettering, gilt ruled covers, marbled edges and end papers.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 3/8" W.