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Six volume set of Boswell's private papers  

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The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell

Boswell, James


William Heinemann



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

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

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