By: Boswell, James; Pottle, Frederick A.; Morley, Christopher
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.: 1950
Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
Seller ID: 2029695
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Book club edition. Lacks jacket. Minor loss of gilt from spine titles. 1950 Hard Cover. xxix, 370 pp. 8vo. Map illustrated endpapers. James Boswell, 9th Laird of Auchinleck (October 29, 1740 – May 19, 1795) was a lawyer, diarist, and author born in Edinburgh, Scotland; he is best known for his biography of Samuel Johnson. His name has passed into the English language as a term (Boswell, Boswellian, Boswellism) for a constant companion and observer. Boswell is also known for the detailed and frank journals that he wrote for long periods of his life, which remained undiscovered until the 1920s... View More...