Boswell in Holland 1763-1764. Edited by Frederick A. Pottle.

Literary Journal] Boswell, James.

Published by McGraw-Hill, New York, 1952
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Title: Boswell in Holland 1763-1764. Edited by ...

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York

Publication Date: 1952

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.


A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine bright unclipped dust jacket with a touch of edge wear and ight offsetting to half title. These memoranda and letters from the time a young James Boswell spent in holland studying the law provide an intimate look at the famous biographer. Boswell seems a man troubled by depression as well as pressure from his father and a desire to raise himself socially. He can also be a kind of moral scold to the people he valued most. Not necessarily an attractive character but his candor and intimacy are what is valuable to a reader interested in how people really lived in the distant past. Bookseller Inventory # 24748

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