The Works of Samuel Johnson

The Works of Samuel Johnson

1820 United Kingdom

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Author - Murphy, Arthur (Essay by)
Edition - Reprint (1820)
Published - G. Walker, J. Akerman et al


Twelve volumes complete - Volume One - v, [1], 344pp; Volume Two - iv, 438pp; Volume Three - [4], 442pp; Volume Four - vi, 446pp; Volume Five - v, [1], 443pp, [1]; Volume Six - v, [1], 397pp, [1]; Volume Seven - v, [1], 408pp; Volume Eight - iv, 412pp; Volume Nine - vi, 459pp, [1]; Volume Ten - [6], 410pp; Volume Eleven - [6], 389pp, [1] and Volume Twelve - [2], iv, 455pp, [1]. Uniform contemporary straight grain morocco, raised bands, spines in six panels, author/title in gilt to second panel, volume to fourth, remaining panels with gilt central flower from which emanates leafy stem and flower tools, bands with gilt linked circles, covers with double panel design, the inner gilt frame made up of intertwined flower roll enclosed within a double fillet and bordered by a blind roll, a further blind roll is then bordered by a gilt roll, gilt roll to inner dentelles, a.e.g. Externally very minor rubbing to extremities, internally some light browning and off setting, occasionally heavy, but generally clean. An attractive set
Condition Good+
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Stock Code
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