The Letters of Samuel Johnson. The Hyde Edition
THE HYDE EDITION COMPLETE IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPERS
Published: Clarendon Press Oxford, 1992-1994
Stock code: 42221
5 vols., roy. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, with 5 frontispieces (4 being portraits), titles in grey and black, and fine plates of letters in facsimile; original grey tweed cloth, gilt backs, ivory endpapers, a near fine, virtually untouched set in unclipped dustwrapper.
The edition comprises: Vol. I: Letters 1731-1772; Voil. II: Letters 1773-1776; Vol. III: Letters 1777-1781; Vol. IV: Letters 1782-1784; Vol. V: Appendices and Comprehensive Index. AN OUTSTANDING SET OF THE DEFINITIVE EDITION, UNLIKELY EVER TO BE SURPASSED.