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Bicentenary edition of Pitman's extra illustrated Boswell's Johnson

Author Boswell, James
Title Bicentenary edition of Pitman's extra illustrated Boswell's Johnson
Imprint Isaac Pitman & Sons
Date of Publication 1909
Language English
Notes This edition of Boswell's Johnson was published in twenty weekly instalments beginning on Saturday September 18, 1909 and finishing on Saturday January 29th, 1910. The text is supplemented by the inclusion of over 560 illustrations offering information on people, places, documents and events associated with the narrative. The National Library's copy of this edition is notable for two reasons. Firstly, all twenty of the individually published parts are accounted for. Secondly, all of the front and back paper wrappers are present and in excellent condition.
Shelfmark H8.202.0878
Acquired on 15/04/02
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