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tour to the Hebrides

John Hetherington

tour to the Hebrides

its value to the social historian.

by John Hetherington

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Published by Johnson Society in Lichfield .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784.,
  • Boswell, James, -- 1740-1795.

  • Edition Notes

    A paper delivered in substance to the Johnson Society of Lichfield.

    SeriesAddress / Johnson Society -- 26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13814662M


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A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland () is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late summer and autumn of The sixty-three-year-old Johnson was accompanied by his thirty-two-year-old friend of many years James Boswell, who was also keeping a record of the trip, published in.

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