ELEGANT SET OF THE MOST FAMOUS BIOGRAPHY
The Life of Samuel Johnson.
Oxford: Pickering & Talboys, 1826
4 volume set, 9 inches tall. An elegant set bound by Sotheran of Piccadilly. With wide gilt raised bands, titles, simple gilt panels and gilt top edge. Portrait and engravings throughout, some folded. Very small loss at the tip of the portrait of James Boswell, not affecting the image or text. A handsome set of the greatest biography in English literature.