Book by Samuel Johnson, published in 1775. The Journey was the result of a three-month trip to Scotland that Johnson took with James Boswell in 1773. It contains Johnson's descriptions of the customs, religion, education, trade, and agriculture of a society that was new to him. The account in Boswell's diary, published after Johnson's death as The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (1785), offers an intimate personal record of Johnson's behavior and conversation during the trip.Johnson, Samuel is the author of 'Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland/the Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides/2 Books in 1', published 1984 under ISBN 9780140432213 and ISBN 0140432213.