DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR; being, a light-hearted Collection of Recently reveal'd Episodes in the Career of the Great Lexicographer narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell / Including: the Unmasking of the Flying Highwayman; the singular Episode of the Monboddo Ape Boy; the Recovery of Prince Charlie's vanist Ruby, the stolen Christmas Box, and the pilfer'd Great Seal of England; also, the Detection of the mysterious Visitant in Mincing Lane, and the macabre Affair of the Wax-Work Cadaver
DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR; being, a light-hearted Collection of Recently reveal'd Episodes in the Career of the Great Lexicographer narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell / Including: the Unmasking of the Flying Highwayman; the singular Episode of the Monboddo Ape Boy; the Recovery of Prince Charlie's vanist Ruby, the stolen Christmas Box, and the pilfer'd Great Seal of England; also, the Detection of the mysterious Visitant in Mincing Lane, and the macabre Affair of the Wax-Work Cadaver
DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR; being, a light-hearted Collection of Recently reveal'd Episodes in the Career of the Great Lexicographer narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell / Including: the Unmasking of the Flying Highwayman; the singular Episode of the Monboddo Ape Boy; the Recovery of Prince Charlie's vanist Ruby, the stolen Christmas Box, and the pilfer'd Great Seal of England; also, the Detection of the mysterious Visitant in Mincing Lane, and the macabre Affair of the Wax-Work Cadaver

DR. SAM: JOHNSON, DETECTOR; being, a light-hearted Collection of Recently reveal'd Episodes in the Career of the Great Lexicographer narrated as from the Pen of James Boswell / Including: the Unmasking of the Flying Highwayman; the singular Episode of the Monboddo Ape Boy; the Recovery of Prince Charlie's vanist Ruby, the stolen Christmas Box, and the pilfer'd Great Seal of England; also, the Detection of the mysterious Visitant in Mincing Lane, and the macabre Affair of the Wax-Work Cadaver

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 + [1] 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!

Price: $45.00

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