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BOSWELL’S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES, 1785, THE COPY BELONGING TO SCOTTISH HISTORIAN WILLIAM TYTLER

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.

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BOSWELL’S LIFE OF JOHNSON, ABUNDANTLY ILLUSTRATED & HANDSOMELY BOUND

BOSWELL, James. Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. London, 1907. Two volumes.

1907 two-volume edition of Boswell’s celebrated biography of Samuel Johnson, with over 550 illustrations, including 12 photogravure plates, handsomely bound. $1250.

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ILLUSTRATED WORKS OF BOSWELL, WITH BEAUTIFUL INLAID BINDING

BOSWELL, James. Everybody’s Boswell. London, 1930.

Illustrated edition of Boswell’s most acclaimed works, with 54 lovely plates by Ernest Shepard, beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram-style binding by Riviere & Son featuring a six-color morocco inlaid cover portrait of Samuel Johnson. $1200.

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“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.

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