Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1934-50. 8vo. 6 volumes in 3, set. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt. India-paper edition. With black and white plates, some folding. Bookplate of John Fuggles on front paste down of each volume. Very slight foxing to end papers. D/w spines uniformly tanned and with very slight rubbing to extremities. Near fine in near fine dust-wrappers. Item #2136
This edition, completed in 1950 with the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a Journey into North Wales, remains the standard edition of the Life of Johnson. The India-paper edition is much less common than the ordinary, six volume edition which appeared simultaneously.
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