24 engraved plates, half maroon morocco, marbled sides, Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. For further info on this title, click on the "Ask Bookseller a Question" button directly underneath this listing. We will try to reply within two working days. Buyers from OUTSIDE of the UK are strongly recommended to make contact, to ask for an accurate shipping cost, BEFORE buying. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: Graphic Illustrations of the Life and times ...
Editorial: John Murray, 1837
Descripción Published by John Murray and Charles Tilt, London, 1837. , unpaginated, approx. 58 pages of text, contents at front, with 26 tissue-guarded engraved plates, including portraits and facsimile letters First Edition , edges and cover paper lightly rubbed, spine lightly rubbed, small splits to upper and lower joints but firmly held, some slight damp stain to cover papers, damp stains to edges of plates, pages generally clean, closed tear to top edge of 1 plate, in good condition , half brown calf with marbled paper to sides, gilt titles to red spine label, 4 raised bands, all edges red, Quarto Hardback ISBN: Nº de ref. de la librería 34847
Descripción John Murray, London, 1837. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: g. First edition. 8vo. Unpaginated. 3/4 brown leather over marbled boards. Marbled endpapers. Profusely illustrated with sketchings and letters from Johnson's life. Water staining to top of pages, not affecting text or images. Corners bumped. Some wear to boards and spine. Good condition. Nº de ref. de la librería 8589
Descripción London: John Murray, 1837., 1837. Not paginated. 24 plates and facsimiles, with accompanying leaves of descriptive text. Large octavo. Decently bound in olive green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt, t.e.g., some occasional foxing, offsetting from occasional once laid-in relevant clippings (now preserved separately), bookplate of a noted collector. A good copy. First edition. A collection of portraits, views and manuscript facsimiles, each with unsigned explanatory text. Nº de ref. de la librería WRCLIT 75023
Descripción John Murray, London, 1837. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Good. First Edition. Not paginated, but approximately 140 pages; containing 24 pages with illustrations or facsimile letters and autographs. collated complete with the table of contents: View of Lichfield by Stanfield; Portrait of Michael Johnson; Edward Cave; Saint John's Gate Clerkenwell; House in Bolt-Court Fleet Street; General Oglethorpe; Grammar School at Lichfield; Academy at Edial; Right Hon. Warren Hastings; Richard Owen Cambridge; Residence of Mrs. Clive, Twickenham; Honourable Topham Beauclerk; Residence of Thomas Davies in Great Russell Street Covent Garden; Rev. Thomas Wharton; View of Kettel-Hall, Oxford; Henry Thrale, Esq.; Residence of Dr. Francis Wise at Ecclesfield; Flora MacDonald; residence of George Stevens, Esq. Hampstead Heath; Full-Length Portrait of Dr. Johnson, in the Dress Worn By Him on His Journey to the Hebrides, engraved by Smith after Trotter; each engraved illustration or facscimile accompanied by a page or two of notes and quotes, from Boswell and others; Samuel Johnson (1709-84), English lexicographer, critic and poet; volume in contemporary full diced calf leather binding; binding dried & worn, spine chipped, lacking old title-label, splitting at hinges; contents including plates mostly very clean and in good condition, with the exception of the endpapers (darkened, cheaper paper) and last several leaves, with old dampstain in bottom corner; candidate for rebinding or binding restoration. Nº de ref. de la librería 12498