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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementEdited by Mary Lascelles.
SeriesThe Yale edition of the works of Samuel Johnson -- v. 9
ContributionsLascelles, Mary.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 185 p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15619698M
ISBN 100300012519
ISBN 109780300012514
OCLC/WorldCa812321

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Feb 01,  · A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Scotland -- Description and travel -- Early works to Subject: Johnson, Samuel, -- Travel -- Scotland -- Hebrides Subject. Nov 28,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. web; A journey to the western islands of Scotland Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of Oxford University and uploaded to the Internet. May 06,  · Buy Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Sep 06,  · Book by Samuel Johnson, published in The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him.4/5(14).