Extra-Illustrated with Over 100 Engraved Plates
Life of Samuel Johnson [Croker's second, extra-illustrated].
Including a Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides...To which are added, anecdotes by Hawkins, Piozzi, Murphy, Tyers, Reynolds, Steevens, &c. And notes by various hands. London: John Murray , 1835.
Croker’s second edition, revised by John Wright. Ten small octavo volumes, including two volumes of Johnsoniana. Each volume with engraved frontispiece and vignette title. Extra-illustrated with over 100 engraved plates.
Bound by Morrell of London in full tan polished calf. Gilt double-rule border on covers, spines decoratively tooled in gilt in compartments, with maroon and green morocco gilt lettering labels, gilt board edges and turn-ins, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. An about fine set.
HBS # 65838 $2,500