The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies
The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies

First American edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. comprehending an account of his studies

Boston: W. Andrews and L. Blake, 1807. First American edition, taken from the fifth Malone edition published in London earlier the same year, 8vo, 3 volumes, frontispiece portrait, folding "Round Robin" plate, folding facsimile of Johnson's handwriting; title page in volume II partially loose and torn, with loss to a word or two; uncut copy in contemporary full muslin, manuscript paper labels on spine; very good. Pottle 85. Item #53374

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