Boswell In Search Of A Wife 1766-1769
William Heinemann Ltd.
FIRST TRADE EDITION. 8vo. 6.5 x 9.5 inches. xxix+ [iii] + 425 pp. Illustrated by 7 plates, including portrait frontispiece, facsimiles and folding plan of the city of Edinburgh. Map endpapers. Decorated by devices on half titles and title pages. Based in Edinburgh and at the family estate at Auchinleck, Boswell alternates between a number of women before entering into marriage with his cousin, Margaret Montgomerie. The book also contains an account of Boswell's two visits to London, including conversations with Dr Johnson, and his appearance at Garrick's Shakespeare Jubilee at Stratford-on-Avon. Complete with introduction, notes, appendices, including genealogical tables and a full analytical index.
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