Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good+
Size: Small 8vo
Publisher: London: John Murray, 1835.
A rather attractive, complete set of Croker's Second edition, Pottle 92. All volumes in Very Good+ or better condition, except volume five, showing beginning separation of spine, internally fine though. Bound in attractive red morocco, all edges gilt. Raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration on the spines. First volume showing bookplate from the libary of Oscar Benjamin Cintas, prominent sugar and railroad magnate and book collector who served as Cuba's ambassador to the United States from 1932 until 1934.
Often praised as the greatest biography written in English, Boswell's famous work covers Samuel Johnson, (1709 -1784), English poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, editor and lexicographer.