The Works of Samuel Johnson. (Uniformly Bound with ) The Life of Samuel Johnson.
London: Longman et al., 1796 and London: Charles Dilly, 1793. 15 volume set, 8 1/2 inches tall. A glorious 18th century tree calf with gilt raised bands, extra gilt floral panels and twin labels. Blue speckled edges. The 3 volume life of Johnson has uniform tooling but different colour labels. Both first volumes have portraits. Some minor scuffing and the outline of the turn-ins showing on the endpapers, otherwise in pristine condition.