A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.

  • Johnson, Samuel
  • London: Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell 1775
  • ESTC T83702.

£450

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Description

FIRST EDITION, second printing (6-line errata), 8vo, pp. [iv], 384. Contemporary sprinkled calf, spine divided by raised bands between gilt rules, red morocco label. A little light spotting. Faint splashmarks to front board, a touch of rubbing to extremities, front joint just cracking at head. A list of page numbers in an early hand to rear pastedown, pencil additions to the errata leaf and the errata corrected in the text in pencil or ink.

Notes

A very pleasant copy of Todd's 'B' issue, technically really a second edition, as the text was significantly reset between the two printings.

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