New York: Imprinted for Alfred A. Knopf, Bookseller, at the sign of the Borzoi, 1946. First Edition. Cloth. 12mo, tan cloth with gilt spine lettering and embossed gilt figures of Johnson & Boswell on cover, colored woodcut frontispiece of Dr. Johnson & Boswell, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket with small figures of Dr. J & Boswell (echoed on the cover), xi + 257 pages +  Note on Text. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1148
Queen's Quorum 100 title: "The finest series of historical detective stories ever written. in scholarship, humor, flavor, and compelling detail." See Pronzini and Muller, 1001 Midnights, pp. 195-96.
An engaging and learned series of adventures involving the great Lexicographer & Biographer as Enlightened detector & companion.
Exceptional Condition Overall!