Glasgow: Edward and Charles Dilly, 1768.
First Edition, First State. 8vo (195 x 125 mm). Attracdtive contemporary full polished calf, raised bands with red morocco gilt second panel. Original ensheets, FIRST EDITION, with the map in the first state. Half-title, engraved vignette on title-page, D2, E2 and Z3 are cancellans, with final blank; engraved folding map (short tear to fold). Calf neatly rebacked preserving old spine label and endpapers. Provenance: Abel E. Berland with his bookplate. Berland was a thirty-plus year member of the Civic Federation Board of Directors and a past Chairman of the Board. Mr. Berland was an internationally recognized bibliophile and collector of rare manuscripts. This work secured Boswell's place in London's literary and political circles. Internally near fine with no foxing.
Price: $2,750.00 Item #6073