“BOSWELL’S INDISCRETIONS… AND THE EXTREMITY OF DRUNKENNESS… CREATED A LITERARY SENSATION”
BOSWELL, James. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides. London, 1785.
Second edition, revised and corrected, published the same year as the first, 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). A scarce uncut copy in original boards. $1150.