"HERE AT LAST WAS A GREAT CONVERSATIONALIST WRITING AS HE TALKED"
WILSON, John. Works. London, 1855-58. Twelve volumes. First edition of Wilson’s collected works, including his famous series of 71 uninhibited, often scurrilous, conversations on people and books of his day— purported to be table-talk overheard in Ambrose’s Edinburgh tavern. $1200.