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Boswell's Life of Johnson. Together with - James BOSWELL. George Birkbeck HILL, - 1971. 
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1971-1975. 6vols., 8vo., with portrait frontispieces, plates, facsimiles and maps (a number folding), endpapers lightly spotted; original red cloth, gilt backs, tops lightly dust-soiled else a very good, bright, clean set in dustwrapper, the wrappers evenly faded at backstrips. Hill's magisterial edition was first published in six volumes in 1887;tPowell's revision, originally published bwteen 1932-1950, remains the standard 'Boswell'. COMPLETE SETS IN THIS CONDITION ARE SCARCE.
[Bookseller: antiquarian bookshop Island Books]
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