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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. New edition, elucidated by copius notes, and illustrated with numrous portraits, and characteristic designs, engraved from authentic sources

THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. New edition, elucidated by copius notes, and illustrated with numrous portraits, and characteristic designs, engraved from authentic sources

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THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. New edition, elucidated by copius notes, and illustrated with numrous portraits, and characteristic designs, engraved from authentic sources

by BOSWELL. JAMES

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Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge. London. 1859. Four volumes bound in two. 8vo. (7.6 x 5.3 inches). Illustrated throughout with fine engravings, some full page. Contemporary fine bindings of half dark reen calf. Spines with raised bands with decorative gilt tooling. Gilt ruling, decoration and lettering to compartments. Red title labels, ruled and lettered in gilt. Marbled paper to boards and endpapers. All edges marbled. Overall a very good clean set in attractive nineteenth century bindings. -- This edition was edited by Robert Carruthers.

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Title
THE LIFE OF SAMUEL JOHNSON. New edition, elucidated by copius notes, and illustrated with numrous portraits, and characteristic designs, engraved from authentic sources
Author
BOSWELL. JAMES
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Routledge, Warnes, and Routledge. London. 1859
Date Published
1859
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Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
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...
Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Calf
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...

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