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|Named Person:||Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Voltaire; James Boswell; Samuel Johnson; James Boswell|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Boswell; Geoffrey Scott; Ralph Heyward Isham; Isabelle de Charrière; Porzia Sansedoni; Frederick A Pottle; Charles Hodges Bennett; Marion S Pottle
|Notes:||Vols. 1-18, designed by Bruce Rogers, limited to 570 copies of which this is no. 169. Vol. 19, no. 169 of 790 numbered copies printed at The Merrymount Press. Vol. 20, one of 1250 copies printed at the Clarendon Press. Vol. 21, one of 400 copies printed by W.E. Runge.
V. 21. The private papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle in the collection of Lt-Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham; a catalogue.
Bookplate of John Hely-Hutchinson.
|Description:||21 volumes portrait, color plate, facsimiles (some folded, part mounted, part double), folded, map 39 cm|
|Contents:||v. 1. Early papers of James Boswell, 1754-1763, with the record of David Boswell's oath, devised, written and witnessed by James Boswell, 29 October, 1767.--v. 2. Zelide, a correspondence between James Boswell and Belle de Zuylen. Inviolable plan, to be read over frequently; and other papers.--v. 3. Journal of a tour through the courts of Germany ... 1764.--v. 4. Boswell with Rousseau and Voltaire, 1764.--v. 5. Porzia Sansedoni; love-letters of James Boswell written in Italy, 1765; with other records of his Italian tour.--v. 6. The making of The life of Johnson as shown in Boswell's first notes, original diaries, and revised drafts; a study of Boswell's biographical method marking the successive steps in the composition.--v. 7-18. The journal of James Boswell, 1765-1794 ... --v. 19. Boswell's journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson.--v. 20. Index to the private papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle in the collection of Lt.-Colonel Ralph Heyward Isham.|
|Responsibility:||prepared for the press by Geoffrey Scott and now first printed.|
- Scotland -- Description and travel.
- Netherlands -- Description and travel.
- Germany -- Description and travel.
- Germany -- Court and courtiers.
- Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, -- 1712-1778.
- Voltaire, -- 1694-1778.
- Switzerland -- Description and travel.
- Italy -- Description and travel.
- Boswell, James, -- 1740-1795. -- Life of Samuel Johnson.
- Johnson, Samuel, -- 1709-1784.
- Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel.
- Boswell, James, -- 1740-1795 -- Bibliography.