Lot 44 of 459:
Six volume set of Boswell's private papers  

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Estimate:
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Title:
The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell

Author:
Boswell, James

Place:
London

Publisher:
William Heinemann

Date:
1951-1960

Description:

Six volumes. Frontispiece portraits and plates. (Royal 8vo), quarter vellum over blue buckram, leather spine labels, gilt lettering, top edges gilt. First Limited Edition.

  • Boswell's London Journal 1762-1763 together with Journal of my Jaunt Harvest 1762. One of 1050 copies.
  • Boswell in Holland 1763-1764. Including His Correspondence with Belle De Zuylen (Zélide). One of 1050 copies.
  • Boswell on The Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland 1764. One of 1000 copies.
  • Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-1766. One of 400 copies.
  • Boswell in Search of a Wife 1766-1769. One of 400 copies.
  • Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774. One of 350 copies.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light rubbing, some toning to spines; occasional foxing; near fine overall.


 
Item number:
291788
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