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A journey to the Western Isles

Johnson"s Scottish journey

by Samuel Johnson

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Published by Macdonald in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hebrides (Scotland),
  • Western Isles (Scotland),
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 -- Travel -- Scotland -- Hebrides.,
    • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.,
    • Hebrides (Scotland) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Western Isles (Scotland) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Scotland -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Rev. ed. of: Journey to the western islands of Scotland.

      Statementretraced by Finlay J. Macdonald.
      GenreBiography., Early works to 1800.
      ContributionsMacdonald, Finlay J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.H4 J6 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2793138M
      ISBN 100356091562
      LC Control Number83221342
      OCLC/WorldCa11536533


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