Very Good + / Very Good. Item #8660
London: Navarre Society Limited, 1924. Limited Edition of 2000 sets. Three volumes; publisher's maroon cloth in tan pictorial dust jackets, top edges gilt; frontispieces (tissue guards), seventy leaves of plates (one folding), including steel-engraved views, portraits, and numerous facsimiles. Light shallow chipping to jacket extremities, chiefly at spine crowns, dark soil across p. 94 of Vol. I, else a Very Good or better, quite brilliant set beneath their drab jackets. Occasional errata slips tipped in.
Magnificently produced and generously illustrated edition of Boswell's Life of Johnson, reprinted verbatim from the 1791 first edition.