BOSWELL, James. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. Comprehending an Account of his Studies and Numerous Works, In Chronological Order. 4 volumes. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Johnson to volume 1. 2 folding tables. Interior: No half titles, occasional spotting, endpapers detaching/detached. Some pages mis-numbered- but present. Occasional tearing with loss to blank margins- not to text. Exterior: Full contemporary calf (boards and spines worn, one board hanging by a thread, boards loose/ detaching on other volumes). 8vo. London: J. Richardson & Co, 1823.