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This great lot of vintage books includes 3 gorgeous vintage hardback books. Not only are these books a beautiful addition to your home's decor, but fantastic references and good reading, too. This set includes:

The Life of Samuel Johnson, by James Boswell. Illustrated by Gordon Ross. Pub. 1946. Definitive biography of the great 18th century British author and statesman. Beautiful color sketched illustrations printed on shiny paper scattered throughout book. 631 pp. Handwritten notes in back leaf page of Johnson's timeline. Book is in good condition, secure cover, large water ring on front cover.

Bugles and a Tiger, by John Masters (autobiography). Pub. 1956. Recounts author's time as an officer in the British miliary. Some photographs of native Nepalese in Empire uniforms. Illustrations at head of each chapter. 312 pp. Good condition, secure cover, some scuffs and marks on cover.

Walt Whitman, an American, by Henry Seidel Canby. Pub. 1943. Definitive biography of the great poet. Section of about 16 pages near center of the book contain photographs and drawings of relevant people and places in Whitman's life. Book is in good condition, secure binding, beautiful aged color to the pages, some fading and spots on the cover. 381 pp.

These look so homey and beautiful on your bookcase (see last picture for example of decorating with vintage books), and also make great rainy day browsing. Enjoy!

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Vintage Instant Library-Biography Set

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