London: Printed under the inspection of the Literary Association, and sold by John Creswick, and Co. Agents to the Society, 1795. 16mo., viii, 199 pages; VG; bound in period acid-washed calf, rebacked in unsigned gilt tooled calf, brown label with gilt lettering; bookplate to front pastedown; with frontispiece portrait of Johnson; interior clean; Paginated continuously, the second ’volume’ has a separate half-title; shelved case 7.
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Troy: Pafraets Press, 1903. Literary Club Edition. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; black spine with gold text; cover has minor shelfwear, spine slightly cocked, binding is strong; textblock has slight edgewear, otherwise clean; pp 343; Limited Literary Club Edition - one of 774 16-volume sets (this copy unnumbered), Vol. 7 only; reprint of Pafraets Book Company edition, originally published in 1903.
London: Oxford University Press, 1927. Octavo; VG-; hardcover; bound in 1/4 brown cloth with marbled boards, white label with black lettering; boars slightly bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, open tear on front head fore corner, soiling on front, spine slightly sun toned, interior age toned, light soiling on front end paper, browning on rear end paper; text block age toned, visible separation between blanks and half title page, gutter occasional visible, significant folding and closed tears on tail fore corner of first several pages, pages uneven, occasional open tears on head edges; 221pp.
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.