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James Boswell, the Earlier Years, 1740-1769

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Why a biography of Boswell? Because much information about him occurs in unpublished and unliterary sources; because the autobiographical matter now available is so voluminous and fragmented that only special knowledge can reduce it to an intelligible picture; because readers of today want a present-day synthesis.

Frederick A. Pottle has devoted a lifetime to the study of B
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Hardcover, Reissue edition, 606 pages
Published 1985 by McGraw-Hill Companies (first published 1966)
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