Life of Johnson, including Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales
Price: 8,500.00 USD
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. Edited by George Birbeck Hill. 11 volumes (including the index), extended from 6. Extra-illustrated edition with hundreds of portraits and views, including numerous scarce 18th-century copperplates, all inlaid to size. 8vo, beautifully bound in full brown crushed morocco; ornate gilt-tooled decorative floral devices on covers and spines; raised bands, thick gilt dentelles, marbled end papers, top edge gilt. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1887. Fine. A superb set and a magnificent example of the art of extra-illustrated books. fine.