Quotation by James Boswell

[I] delivered the Introduction of it to Baldwin, that I might say my book was at if not in the press on New Year's Day.
James Boswell (1740–1795), Scottish author. (Originally published 1791). Boswell The Great Biographer, January 1, 1790, Oxford University Press (1980).

Comment on bringing part of his Life of Johnson to his printer.
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