"BOSWELL'S INDISCRETIONS… AND THE EXTREMITY OF DRUNKENNESS… CREATED A LITERARY SENSATION"
BOSWELL, James. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. London, 1785.
First edition, second issue, of "perhaps the sprightliest book of travels in the language," with "poetical pieces by Johnson relative to the tour and never before published" (Tinker, 212). $2500.