Item #6299 Life of Johnson 1709-1784. James Boswell.
Life of Johnson 1709-1784

Life of Johnson 1709-1784. Edited by George Birkbeck Hill. Revised and Enlarged Edition by L. F. Powell.

Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1971-5. 8vo. 6 volumes, set. Reprints. Volumes 1-4 originally printed in 1934. Volumes 5 & 6 first printed in 1950. Original maroon cloth, lettered in gilt.
D/ws uniformly faded on spines. The heads of the spines of volumes 1-3 have several nicks. Near fine in very good ++ dust-wrappers. Item #6299

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.

Price: £180.00

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