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BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON INCLUDING BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE

BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON INCLUDING BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE

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BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON INCLUDING BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE

by Boswell, James

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1889. 1889 Boswell, James 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 Edited George Birkbeck Hill NY: Harper & Brothers, 1889 De Luxe Edition #33/300 copies 6 volumes illustrated with plates, facsimiles of letters, maps, portraits Oversize 8vo White buckram over grey paper-covered boards, buckram corners, printed paper spine labels, upper edges gilt There is some minor shelf-rubbing and soiling on the covers There is a short split up from the lower edge of the spine on Volume I The spine label on Volume III is missing the lower corner and has minor damage along one edge The lower portion of the inside front hinge of Volume III has been mended One of the folding plates in Volume I has some damage from being carelessly unfolded, a folding plate in Volume III has been torn from being carelessly unfolded There is overall light toning to the textblock pages due to age, otherwise this is an attractive near fine hardcover set.

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Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB US (US)
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86337
Title
BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON INCLUDING BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE
Author
Boswell, James
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
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Date Published
1889
Keywords
LITERATURE, TRAVEL
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Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB

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Columbia, Missouri

About Columbia Books, Inc. ABAA/ILAB

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Buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...
Spine Label
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Edges
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