Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1999. Second Printing. Octavo; VG/VG; navy blue spine, yellow lettering; dust jacket has general shelfwear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned, protected by plastic; boards strong, some edgewear, bumping on spine edges and fore corners, bumping on head and tail edges; text block age toned, occasional penciling, folding on head fore corners of pages 48 and 49, light foxing on exterior head edge, light soiling on exterior fore edge; 335pp.
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Lexington: The University Press of Kentucky, 1987. Octavo; VG; red spine, white lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, spine sun toned; boards strong, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on spine tail edge and tail fore corners; text block clean; 192pp.
Mount Vernon: Golden Eagle Press, 1945. One of 1000 copies. Quarto. Good/no DJ. Brown spine with black text. Joints have tears in them (5.5 inches on the front joint and 2.5 inches on the back joint at the top; 2.5 inches on the front joint and 1 inch on the back joint at the bottom).; Front joint slightly exposed where the tear is; multiple smaller stains on the cover on the upper left corner area and around the middle right area; front board is clean but back board has some brown stain in the upper right; back free end paper has brown stain in the upper left; textblock is clean but fore edges are rough and not crisp edges. Pp. 37.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1984. Octavo; First published 1952, reprinted 1984; VG/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in clear plastic cover, clean and strong but for slight bump to spine tail; Text block clean and tight; viii, 477 pages, frontispiece.
London: Robert Jennings, 1816. First edition. Small octavo in 3/4 red marble with brown calf; VG; 7-band embossed spine with gold gilt; minimal soiling on boards; ex-libris bookplate inside front cover; slightly open gutter; front end pages and title page foxed; two facsimile of Dr. Johnson's handwriting in ink pen inscription; Index to first book foxed; text clean; pp. 370; shelved in Case # 3; GP consignment.
London: John Murray, 1854. First edition. Set of three green octavos with gold gilt and black letters in vinyl covers; VG; moderate soiling; ex-libris plate inside front cover; edges dusty and paper slightly faded; text clean; vol. 1 1618-1700; vol. 2 1667-1743; vol. 3 1688-1771; shelved above Nature.
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. Octavo; pp 516; VG/Fair; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows chips to edges, as is; mylar wraps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; strong panels; text block shows very little wear to exterior edges; few dogeared pages, as is; interior clean;.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993. Octavo; VG/VG; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with red print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild bumps to top outside corners and to bottom edge and spine tail, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock clean and tight but for stray pen mark on bottom edge; presentation on facing pages of Johnson's and Boswell's separate accounts of the trip to Scotland; xxii, 330 pages, illustrated.
London: J. Buckland, J Rivington et al, 1787. First Collected Edition. 8vo, 11 volumes; VG-; spine and boards full diced calf, spine brown with seven gilt bands with gilt lettering; gilt tooling on board edges, some wear; text clean; some volumes carefully repaired on spines; frontispiece portrait engraved by John Hall; bookplate on front pastedown of each volume, also an inch square sticker in upper left corner; minor staining to text block of volume 3; GP consign; heavy, please contact for shipping; shelved above Shakespeare.
London; Edinburgh: William Miller; The Letter Press by James Ballantyne, 1805. Quarto, iii, 197 pages; VG; bound in period blind and gilt calf, newly rebacked with brown leather, paneled spine with a black label and gilt lettering; marbled text block and endpapers; mild rubbing and wear to boards; bookplate of the Countess of Beauchamp on the ffep; ownership stamp on sfep; with 4 engraved plates and an engraved headpiece vignette; wide margins; shelved case 7.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1910. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; green and tan spine with black text; cover has rubbing, age toning, staining on front, edgewear, writing on spine, spine slightly shaken; textblock has age toning, edgewear, ex library materials on front pastedown and back endpaper, writing on front endpaper, markings mostly in pencil throughout, some sporadic staining, all text is clear; pp 184.
Menston: Scolar Press, 1971. Octavo; VG/VG-; dark green spine, black lettering; dust jacket has some shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, chipping on spine head edge, rubbing on front fore edge, small open tear on rear fore edge, closed tears on head edges, open tears on head fore corners, spine sun toned, age toning in interior; boards bowed, minor rubbing on spine edges, penned signature on front pastedown; text block has light foxing on exterior head edge; 180pp.
Philadelphia: Dobelbower, Key, and Simpson, 1796. First American Edition. 8vo., 464pp., 34pp.; VG; bound in brown cloth, red label on spine with gilt lettering; some shelfwear to boards, including scuffing, scratching, a chip to head of spine, fading to spine; wear to hinges; foxing throughout, including to plates and map; contains all 7 plates, including 1 folded map and frontispiece; PD consign; shelved case 9.
Manchester, UK/New York, NY: The Manchester University Press/Empire State Book Co., 1932. First. Octavo; VG/VG; Salmon spine with black text; DJ darkened by age, otherwise clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at top corners, spine darkened by age, open tear at the head of back cover near spine, closed tear at head of back cover, DJ protected by plastic book jacket cover; Boards strong, clean; Textblock darkened by age, otherwise clean, deckled edges, headband soiled with dust and dirt; pp 274.
New York: Garland Publishing, 1974, 1975. First Edition, Second Printing. Two volume set; octavo; VG/no-DJs; red spines with black text; covers have ex library writing on spines, bindings are strong; textblocks have stamps on front pastedowns and on endpapers, peeling and old stickers on back endpapers, smudges on back pastedowns, otherwise clean; reprint of 1775 edition.