Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: Being, Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson: Johnson, ... Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: Being, Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson: Johnson, ...

Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: Being, Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr. Johnson

Johnson, Samuel

Published by John Murray, London, 1836
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Octavo. xxii, 530 pp. First edition, extra-illustrated with engraved portraits and landscapes related to Johnson's life. A collection of extracts not included in James Boswell's acclaimed biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson due to space restrictions, but which "are essential to the completion of the intellectual portrait of Johnson." Specially bound in red morocco by Kelliegram, with the original cloth covers and spine bound in. Front cover has an onlaid oval leather portrait of Johnson within a gilt panel and leaf sprays; gilt panels and lettering between the raised bands on the spine; and green silk endleaves with gilt turn-ins adorned with more leaf sprays. A.e.g. Small split in front silk endleaves and very minor spot of wear at head of spine, else a fine copy of a handsome binding. Bookseller Inventory # 16469

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Title: Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell: ...

Publisher: John Murray, London

Publication Date: 1836

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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