Item #20480 The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. Samuel Johnson.
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Oxford & London: Talboys and Wheeler; W. Pickering, 1825. Hardcover. The Oxford English Classics series, Pickering edition. Eleven volumes complete, with the supplementary volumes, the tenth and eleventh volumes consisting of Johnson's retelling of the debates in Parliament for 'The Gentleman's Magazine'. Edited by the Oxford professor Francis Pearson Walesby.

Fine binding, a beautiful full brown calf with gilt floral dentelles at front and rear boards; inner dentelles blind. The spine with raised bands, six gilt decorated compartments, and red and dark green leather title and volume number blocks. All edges marbled, end papers marbled, with the stamp “Bound by W. Nutt". A hint of scattered foxing otherwise a pristine set. Fleeman 87.3W/22a (vols. I-IX) and 87.3W/1.2/1a (vols. X-XI). Fine. Item #20480

Price: $2,250.00

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