London: John Murray, 1835. Very Good++. Item #000434D
A very good or better ten volumes, complete Boswell's Life of Johnson. Small 8vo. All volumes are tight and no cracked hinges. No detached boards. Illustrated frontispiece to each volume. Bound in 3/4 leather with marbled boards and end papers. Bookplate appears on front marbled board. Corners are sharp. Spine tips for the most part are smooth and round with the exception vol. four which has some mild wear. Five raised bands with gold tooled ornamentation to each compartment. Top edges gold gilt. (See all Pict's) Some foxing, spotting to the first couple pages of each vol. due to the chemical impurities in the paper. Some rubbing here and there to leather. A nice set.