The Rambler Samuel Johnson 1800 Illustrated plates English Periodical 3 vol. setBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Samuel Johnson, The Rambler, Periodicals, Early Newspapers).
The Rambler by Samuel Johnson.
Published c. 1800, London by C. Cooke.
3 volumes. 310, 310, 294 pages. Text in English. Copper engraved frontis in each volume, plus 8 other full page well engraved plates (total of 11 in the set).
Period full leather bindings, smooth spines, gilt compartment decorations and title lettering, gilt ruled covers. Front and rear covers detached or almost detached on every volume. Text blocks remain clean, tight, and sound.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 3/4" H x 3 1/2"W.