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Samuel Johnson

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland

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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (1775) is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late summer and autumn of 1773. The sixty-three-year-old Johnson was accompanied by his thirty-two-year-old friend of many years James Boswell.

Octavo. 254 pp, set in Monotype Bell and printed on Fabriano Tiepolo wove, pure cotton paper in an edition of 25 copies. Bound in leather with marbled boards, in a slipcase, titles and decoration to spine gilt, marbled edges.

Brand new copy in a fine binding. 

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