The Literary Career of James Boswell, Esq.

The Literary Career of James Boswell, Esq.
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Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1929. 8vo, xliv, 335 pp. Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of several title pages. Original black cloth, printed paper backstrip label (toned and a little chipped), second backstrip label laid in. A largely unopened copy, a little age-toned but very good overall. First edition of this milestone bibliography, reprinted in 1965 and 1967. Pottle writes, "My aim has been to make a thorough-going application of the principles of scientific bibliography to the whole of a literary career, in the conviction that such a study is one of the safest and most fruitful ways of coming to understand the character of the author himself". (Item Id: 122506)

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