Published by Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1993
Soft cover. Condition: New. vi + 42 pp. Grey french wraps, black titles. Edition limited to 750 copies, of which 500 were for sale. Printed at the Stinehour Press. Facsimile and transcription of the surviving portion of Johnson's 1783 translation of Sallust's Conspiracy of Catiline.
Seller Inventory # SJ00201
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1937
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. xxiii + 257 pp. G reen cloth, gilt titles. Formerly at a private seminary library, where it appears to have circulated once only. Dewey number on spine in white ink. Subsequent owner's bookplate on front pastedown, third owner's name on ffep. All ownership markings are discrete and inoffensive. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding shows minimal shelf wear, and is tight and square. Overall, a very acceptable copy.
Seller Inventory # SJ00801
Published by John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1914
Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued. First Edition. xvi + 396 pp. Green cloth, gilt titles on spine, blind rules on front cover. Top edge gilt. 30 b/w plates. Barest trace of wear to head and tail of spine and corners.Cloth is strong green, unfaded; gilt is bright. Text block is clean and fresh, unmarked. Previous owner's name on ffep, dated Christmas 1913 (although issue date is given on title page as 1914!). The only notable defect is two sets of pinholes in the front free endpaper, where something was once pinned to the page. No evidence remains as to what this was. There is NO foxing, NO underlining, NO toning or browning. Binding is tight and square. All in all, a very handsome copy.
Seller Inventory # SJ00401
Published by McGraw-Hill, New York, 1952
Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: None, as Issued. Stated First Edition. xx + 433 pp. Burgundy top grain cowhide, gilt titles, blind embossed crest on front cover. TEG. LIMITED EDITION, this is number 235 of 250. Prepared for the Book Collectors Society. Marbled end papers, map end papers within. A very handsome edition, with the text of the Yale edition of Boswell. Lower forecorners worn, other very minor wear to cover. Interior clean, unmarked, and very well preserved.
Seller Inventory # SJ00901
Published by E. J. Morten, Disbury, Manchester, England, 1973
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. xviii + 318 pp. Original brown leatherette over tan cloth boards. DJ is original heavy plastic. Book is fine, clean, and unmarked but for previous owner's name on ffep. DJ is slightly dusty, and has 1/4 inch chip at top back. This Special Commemorative Edition was limited to 500 copies, and is a reprint of the 1890 edition.
Seller Inventory # SJ00301
Published by McGraw-Hill, New York, 1977
Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: G+. xxxvi + 570 pp. Blue cloth over light blue boards, gilt titles, dark blue crest embossed on front cover. Book is clean and fresh; previous owner's name on ffep, no other markings. DJ has edge wear and several short tears, but is still serviceable.
Seller Inventory # SJ01001
Published by Limited Editions Club at the Curwen Press, London, 1938
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good +. Limited Edition. Vol I: lviii + 466pp; Vol II: 486 pp; Vol III: 473 pp. Olive-brown cloth, red morocco spine labels with gilt titles. Spines uniformly faded to mid-brown; labels fine, still bright except Vol I, which shows mild rubbing to gilt (leather is still fine). Bindings all solid and tight, hinges as new, interior condition fine or better. Pages unmarked. Slipcase is present, but is rubbed, faded, and some joints are cracked. It has been repaired with non-yellowing book tape [3M], and so is very serviceable, but no longer particularly handsome. Still, overall a VG++ set in a Good slipcase.
Seller Inventory # SJ01031