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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland: With the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

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(Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed) In 1773, the great Samuel Johnson-then 63-and his young friend and future biographer, James Boswell, traveled together around the coast of Scotland, each writing his own account of the 83-day journey. Published in one volume, the very different travelogues of this unlikely duo provide a fascinating picture not only of the Scottish Highlands but also of the relationship between two men whose fame would be forever entwined. Johnson's account contains elegant descriptions and analyses of ...

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