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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.

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, THE FIRST TO CONTAIN A BIBLIOGRAPHY

BOSWELL, James. Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. London, 1793. Three volumes.

Second edition and first octavo edition, the last edition to be published in Boswell's lifetime, with engraved frontispiece portrait of Johnson and two folding plates. $2000.

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