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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 6

    BOSWELL, James (1740-1795). An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island. London: for E. & C. Dilly, 1769. 8°. Engraved portrait, title-vignette and folding engraved map (with a short tear at margin). Later tree calf, flat spine gilt with tan lettering piece (upper joint cracked). Provenance: George Finch (bookplate).

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    BOSWELL, James (1740-1795). An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to that Island. London: for E. & C. Dilly, 1769. 8°. Engraved portrait, title-vignette and folding engraved map (with a short tear at margin). Later tree calf, flat spine gilt with tan lettering piece (upper joint cracked). Provenance: George Finch (bookplate).

    BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson. London: for T. Cadell [and others], 1822. 4 volumes, 8°. Engraved portrait and folding plate, half-titles (a little foxing, portrait offset on to title). Later 19th-century half calf, gilt spines. Provenance: Charles Manby (armorial bookplate).

    And 2 other volumes: Thomas Paine's Rights of Man. Part the Second (London, 1792) and J. Swift's Travels (London, 1747). (7)


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