Boswell For The Defence 1769-1774.
Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, with gilt roundel, in pictorial dust wrapper, which has a few edge chips. Top edge blue. Slight wear to extremities and a little foxing of fore edge; otherwise a very good copy.
William Heinemann Ltd.,
Edited by william k. wimsatt, jr. professor of english and frederick a. pottle sterling professor of english yale university.
(the yale editions of the private papers of james boswell).
FIRST TRADE EDITION. 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xxxii + [ii] + 424 pp.
Illustrated by 7 plates, including frontispiece, portraits, facsimile and double sided folding plan and map of Edinburgh. Maps of London endpapers. Decorated by devices on half titles and title pages.
Boswell as a defence lawyer in Edinburgh, with an account of two visits to London and the renewal of His acquaintance with Dr Johnson. Complete with introduction, notes, appendices and a full analytical index.
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