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Everybody's Boswell: Being the Life of Samuel Johnson Abridged from James Boswell's Complete Text and from the Tour to the Hebrides - James Boswell

Ware: Wordsworth Editions, 1989, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is gently sunned at the spine. Pages lightly age-tanned, heavier toward the margins.

First in this edition. From the cover: “Dr. Samuel Johnson was already a famous man bv the time he met the young James Boswell in a London bookshop in 1763, Johnson being by then 54, while Boswell was an eager youth of 23. The two fell into close friendship instantly, and it was this happy meeting which brought English biography — indeed biography in any language — one of its finest treasures.”


Jacket designed by Tony Selina. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XX] 608 pages.
£14.00