Boswell for the defence, 1769-1774 / edited by William K. Wimsatt, Jr., and Frederick A. Pottle. James Boswell.

Boswell for the defence, 1769-1774 / edited by William K. Wimsatt, Jr., and Frederick A. Pottle

London ; Melbourne ; Toronto : William Heinemann Ltd., [1960], 1960. First Edition. Near fine copy with illustrated endpapers in the original gilt-blocked blue cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Eric George Hatfield Moody with his personalized bookplate to front free endpaper. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 424 pages; Physical descriptionxxxii, [2], 424 p. , [7] leaves of plates (1 folded) : ill. , facsim. , maps, port. ; 24 cm. Notes: Title-page vignette. On front and back lining papers is a map of London from the time of Boswell, locating many of the places mentioned in the text. Subject: Boswell, James, 1740-1795. London (England) - Social life and customs - 18th century. Series: The Yale editions of the private papers of James Boswell ; 7. Item #212351

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