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Boswell’s London Journal by Frederick A. Pottle

Boswell’s London Journal by Frederick A. Pottle

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Boswell’s London Journal


Prepared by Frederick A. Pottle

William Heinemann, 1951, two sepia plates illustrating manuscript, illustrated endpapers (maps), illustrated frontispiece, hardcover with pastedown dustjacket front

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, previous owners name stamp on half title page, markings to front endpapers, foxing to fore edges and some pages, front section of dustjacket attached to front cover (see photographs)

“The Boswell Papers are the largest and most important find of English literary manuscripts ever made.  They not only enormously enrich our knowledge of James Boswell, but also add much about Johnson and his circle, about Boswell’s other contemporaries, and about life and events in the whole second half of the eighteenth century.”

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