Boswell on the Grand Tour : Italy, Corsica and France, 1765-1766 / edited by Frank Brady and Frederick A. Pottle. James Boswell.

Boswell on the Grand Tour : Italy, Corsica and France, 1765-1766 / edited by Frank Brady and Frederick A. Pottle

London : Heinemann, 1955. First Edition. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Spine sun-toned. Slight lean to spine. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages; Physical description: xxviii, 383 p. : illus. , facsims. , maps (on lining papers), ports. ; 24 cm. Series: The Yale editions of the private papers of James Boswell ; 5. Contents: Introduction, by F. Brady. --Boswell in Italy, 1765. --The journal of a tour to Corsica and memoirs of Pascal Paoli. --The voyage home, 1765-1766. --Appendix A. Correspondence with Girolama Piccolomini (Moma), 1766-1769. --Appendix B. Letters of Rousseau to Therese Le Vasseur. --Appendix C. Discarded portion of letter from Boswell to Rousseau. --Appendix D. Paragraphs from the London chronicle concerning Corsica and Boswell. Subjects: Boswell, James, 1740-1795 - Travel - Biography. Italy - Corsica (France) - France - Description and travel - Early works to 1800 - Travel literature. Item #212575

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