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BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. London: Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly, 1791.
2 volumes, 4o (256 x 206 mm). Stipple-engraved portrait and 2 plates. Deep purple straight-grained morocco, covers with gilt-floral borders, spines gilt, gilt edges (some minor wear to extremities).
FIRST EDITION, first state of S4r in Vol. 1, with 'gve" in line ten. Grolier English 131; Rothschild 463. (2)