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BOSWELL, James.

BOSWELL, James.

Rare books by James Boswell, including first editions, signed first editions & emphemera, and finely bound sets of The Life of Samuel Johnson.

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  1. An Account of Corsica,
    First edition, first issue of Boswell's first successful publication, which at a stroke gave him a European reputation. It was Rousseau who urged Boswell to visit the relatively unknown Corsica, then struggling for its independence from the "old" Europe of Genoa. Impressed by the qualities of its leader, General Paoli, Boswell... Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 87249

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  2. The Life of Samuel Johnson...
    First edition edited by John Wilson Croker and "the best edition until superseded by the work of George Birkbeck Hill [1887]" (ODNB). This set has the additional volume of Johnsoniana (1836). Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 24392

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