A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland. Samuel Johnson.

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.

London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand, 1775. Second Edition. 8vo, [iv], 384pp; nineteenth-century morocco and marbled boards. Dampstain affecting title page and first dozen or so leaves; scattered foxing in rearmost pages; rear cover detached; edges and extremities rubbed, with tender hinges; ownership signatures on title page and front endpaper. Item #206006

Fleeman notes this as the second edition, first issue, with six-line errata and the noted catchwords, correcting Courtney's identification of it is as the second issue of the first edition. This copy is from the library of noted American collector Cary Box, with his dated (1928) ownership signature in front. Fleeman 75.1J/2a.

Price: $650.00

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