A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland
Place Published: New Haven and London
Publisher: Yale University Press
Date Published: 1971
Edition: Yale Edition
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 47939
185pp. Octavo [22.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. The head of the spine is a bit jammed. The dust jacket is moderately rubbed.
The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson Volume IX, and the first authorized edition of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland since 1924. This work, in addition to being a deeply reflective study of the Highlands and Isles, is a narrative of Johnson's personal experience, rare in the canon of his writings.