Very Good. First edition. Very good. Spine ends aare lightly rubbed. Corners bumped. Foredges browned. Book plate. Please Note: This book has been transferred to Between the Covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards. Please inquire for more detailed condition information.
16 pp. illustrations. New York: Howard-McCann, 1929. First edition. Chatty, engaging commentary on the 18th century friendship between Samuel Johnson and his biographer James Boswell that produced one of the classic works in the English language. Corners lightly bumped, with some faint staining to the boards; otherwise very good.
Very Good+ in Very Good- jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 268 pp. Original green cloth covers, very bright and clean. Modest rubbing to corners and spine ends. Light dusting at top edge of text block. DJ lightly soiled w/ small, faint dampstain to front panel. Light edge wear w/ approx. 3/4" closed tear at top of spine; spine darkened. Illust. w/ 16 b/w plates. Contents nice.
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