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London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1775. First edition, first printing, first state (collates as in Todd, "Studies in Bibliography", v.6 (1954), pp.247-248, Edition "A", except (Cc1) a blank - no addenda there, nor is a slip inserted between title and p.1). Contemporary full calf, later matching backstrip, red leather label, gilt. Courtney and Smith (1925, p.118) note that Johnson's wish to visit this part of Scotland originated when he was a boy, when his father gave him Martin Martin's book "Description of the Western Islands of Scotland". Light wear only, a Very Good copy.
Title: A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland.
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Seller ID: johnson,samuel.450london:w.strahanandt.cadell,17