Lot 145 of 338:
Samuel Johnson's The Rambler, complete  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Rambler
Author:
[Johnson, Samuel]
Place:
London
Publisher:
J. Payne
Date:
1752
Description:

208 folios in 6 volumes. (12mo) 16.4x10 cm (6½x4"), later polished calf ruled in gilt, spine with raised bands and morocco letter pieces. Later printing.

A complete set of all the 208 folio numbers, issued bi-weekly from March 20, 1750 to March 17, 1752. Table of contents and list of mottos were issued for later printings. Ownership marks in the hand of M.H.L. Martyn on pastedowns and front free endpapers, dated 1878.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Chipping at spine ends, joints and hinges worn; title page of Vol. I trimmed, mild rippling to slightly toned leaves; very good.
 
Item number:
304767
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