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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay On His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq

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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay On His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq

by Johnson, Samuel

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London: Printed by Luke Hansard for J. Johnson, J. Nichols, et al., 1806. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete twelve volume set. Contemporary full tree calf, spines with gilt decorations and red and black leather labels lettered in gold, board edges with gold decorations, edges sprinkled. With the armorial bookplate of George Tudor on the front pastedown endpapers. Internally clean. Four of the volumes appear to have old restoration to the joints. Leather shows a few scuffs and wear to extremities but overall a very good set in an appealing binding. ; Octavo.

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
33053
Title
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. A New Edition, in Twelve Volumes. With an Essay On His Life and Genius, by Arthur Murphy, Esq
Author
Johnson, Samuel
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by Luke Hansard for J. Johnson, J. Nichols, et al.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1806
Keywords
LITERATURE, non-FICTION, ESSAYS, ANTIQUARIAN, FINE BINDINGS, POETRY
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Antiquarian; Fiction and Literature; General Non-Fiction;
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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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First Edition
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octavo
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bookplate
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calf
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gilt
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edges
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