James Boswell

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I


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Boswell's Life of Samuel Johnson is widely considered to be the greatest English-language biography ever written. It was revolutionary in it…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II


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Boswell's famous work on the life of his admired friend Johnson, the formidable poet, essayist, moralist, literary critic, biographer, edito…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 5


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. III


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This is the third volume of the Biography of Samuel Johnson. Samuel Johnson's Life has been documented in great detail by his friends, thi…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. I (version 2)


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This is the first of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been an…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. IV


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This is the fourth volume of the Biography of Samuel Johnson. Samuel Johnson's Life has been documented in great detail by his friends, th…

The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson


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An anecdotal account of the journey undertaken by James Boswell and Samuel Johnson to the Scottish Highlands and the Hebrides Islands - Summ…

The Life of Samuel Johnson, Vol. II (version 2)


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This is the second of four volumes of a what was a new, intimate, type of biography when it was first published in 1791 and which has been a…