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24%OFFJames Boswell - A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Penguin Classics) - 9780140432213 - V9780140432213
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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Penguin Classics)

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Description for A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland AND The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (Penguin Classics) Paperback. Editor(s): Levi, Peter. Num Pages: 432 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; BJ; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 26. Weight in Grams: 314.
Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.

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Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1984
Condition
New
Number of Pages
432
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780140432213
SKU
V9780140432213
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About James Boswell
Samuel Johnson was born in 1709 and died in 1784--a long life, though one marred by depression and fear of death. Samuel Johnson's literary reputation rests on such a varied output that he defies easy description: poet, critic, lexicographer, travel writer, essayist, editor, and, with his good friend and fellow traveller James Boswell, a biographer. l

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