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Creator:
Boswell, James, 1740-1795.
Title(s):

The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. by James Boswell, esq. containing some poetical pieces by Dr. Johnson, relative to the tour, and never before published; a series of his conversation, literary anecdotes, and opinions of men and books: with an authentick account of the distresses and escape of the grandson of King James II. in the year 1746 ...

Published/Created:
London, Printed by Henry Baldwin, for Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, 1785.
Physical Description:
vii, [1], 524 p., 1 l. 21 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA880 H4 B78 1785
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
BEIN Osborn pc74: Imperfect: half-title wanting. Bookplate of Edward Gibbon.
BEIN Im J637 W785 copy 1 & copy 2 and SML Im J637 W785: Sig. I5 in 2d stte, Q7 in 2d state (with Malone's correction, "Kings and subjects"), U6 in 2d state; M4 a cancel and E3-E4 a double cancel.
BEIN Im J637 W785 copy 1: Bookplate of Burton Morice.
BEIN Im J637 W785 copy 2: Bookplates of Jerome Kern and Edwin J. Beinecke.
BEIN Im J637 W785 copy 3: Sig. I5 in first state, Q7 in 2d state (with Malone's correction, "Kings and subjects"), U6 in 2d state; M4 a cancel, and E3-E4 a double cancel.
BEIN Osborn pc74: Sig. I5, Q7 and U6 in 2d state, M4 a cancel and E3-E4 a double cancel.
BAC: Sig. I5, Q7, U6 in 2d state, M4 a cancel, and E3-E4 a double cancel.
BEIN Tinker 333: Bookplate of Chauncey Brewster Tinker.
BEIN 2002 407: 22 cm. From the 1949 purchase of the Private Papers of James Boswell from Ralph Heyward Isham. Contemporary annotations, including crossing out of an abusive note, in an unknown hand.
Pottle, F.A. Literary career of James Boswell, 57
Tinker 333
Pottle, M.S. Cat. of the papers of James Boswell at Yale University, P80
Subject Terms:
Baldwin, Henry -- Printer.
Beinecke, Edwin J. (Edwin John), b. 1886 -- Bookplate.
Dilly, Charles -- Publisher.
Gibbon, Edward, 1737-1794 -- Bookplate.
Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel.
Isham, Ralph Heyward, 1890-1955 -- Ownership.
Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784.
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 -- Bookplate.
Morice, Burton -- Bookplate.
Private Papers of James Boswell -- Ownership.
Scotland -- Description and travel.
Tinker, Chauncey Brewster, 1876-1963 -- Bookplate.
Form/Genre:
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
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