Publications

Research Editions

Life of Johnson (Manuscript Edition)

James Boswell’s Life of Johnson: An Edition of the Original Manuscript  in Four Volumes, Vol. 3: 17761780, edited by Thomas F. Bonnell (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012).

James Boswell’s Life of Johnson: An Edition of the Original Manuscript  in Four Volumes, Vol. 2: 17661776, edited by Bruce Redford, with Elizabeth Goldring (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998).

James Boswell’s Life of Johnson: An Edition of the Original Manuscript in Four Volumes, Vol. 1: 17091765, edited by Marshall Waingrow (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1994).

Journals

James Boswell: The Journal of His German and Swiss Travels, 1764, edited by Marlies K. Danziger (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008).

Correspondence

The General Correspondence of James Boswell, 17571763, edited by David Hankins and James J. Caudle (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006).

The Correspondence and Other Papers of James Boswell Relating to the Making of the Life of Johnson, edited by Marshall Waingrow  (London: Heinemann; New York: McGraw Hill, 1969; 2nd edition, corrected and enlarged, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001).

The Correspondence of James Boswell with James Bruce and Andrew Gibb, Overseers of the Auchinleck Estate, edited by Nellie Pottle Hankins and John Strawhorn (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998).

The General Correspondence of James Boswell 1766-1769, Vol. 2: 17681769, edited by Richard C. Cole, with Peter S. Baker and Rachel McClellan, and with the assistance of James J. Caudle (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997).

The Correspondence of James Boswell and William Johnson Temple, 17561795, Vol. 1: 17561777, edited by Thomas Crawford (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1997).

The General Correspondence of James Boswell 1766-1769, Vol. 1: 17661767, edited by Richard C. Cole with Peter S. Baker and Rachel McClellan, and with the assistance of James J. Caudle (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993).

The Correspondence of James Boswell with David Garrick, Edmund Burke, and Edmond Malone, edited by Peter S. Baker, Thomas W. Copeland, George M. Kahrl, Rachel McClellan, and James Osborn, with the assistance of Robert Mankin and Mark Wollaeger (London: Heinemann; New York: McGraw Hill, 1986).

The Correspondence of James Boswell with Certain Members of the Club, edited by Charles N. Fifer (London: Heinemann; New York: McGraw Hill, 1976).

The Correspondence of James Boswell and John Johnston of Grange, edited by Ralph S. Walker (London: Heinemann; New York: McGraw Hill, 1966). 

Catalogue

Catalogue of the Papers of James Boswell at Yale University, by Marion S. Pottle, Claude Colleer Abbott and Frederick A. Pottle, 3 Vols. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1993).

Trade Edition of the Journals

Boswell: The Great Biographer, 17891795, edited by Marlies K. Danziger and Frank Brady  (New York: McGraw Hill, 1989).

Boswell: The English Experiment, 17851789, edited by Irma S. Lustig and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill, 1986).

Boswell: The Applause of the Jury, 17821785, edited by Irma S. Lustig and Frederick A. Pottle (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1981).

Boswell, Laird of Auchinleck, 17781782, edited by Joseph W. Reed and Frederick A. Pottle (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1977;  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1993).

Boswell in Extremes, 17761778, edited by Charles McC. Weis and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1970).

Boswell: The Ominous Years, 17741776, edited by Charles Ryskamp and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1963).

Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D., 1773, edited by Frederick A. Pottle and Charles H. Bennett  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1961).

Boswell for the Defence, 17691774, edited by William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1959).

Boswell in Search of a Wife, 17661769, edited by Frank Brady and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1956).

Boswell on the Grand Tour: Italy, Corsica, and France, 17651766, edited by Frank Brady and Frederick A. Pottle  (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1955).

Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764, edited by Frederick A. Pottle (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1953).

Portraits, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, edited by Frederick W. Hilles (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1952).

Boswell in Holland, 17631764, edited by Frederick A. Pottle (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1952).

Boswell’s London Journal 17621763, edited by Frederick A. Pottle (New York: McGraw Hill; London: Heinemann, 1950, 1963; Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1991;  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1992; Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press;  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004).

Associated Volumes

Boswell’s Books: Four Generations of Collecting and Collectors, compiled by Terry Seymour, Oak Knoll Press, Book Club of California, 2016.

The Legal Papers of James Boswell, compiled and edited by Hugh M. Milne, 2 Volumes, Edinburgh : The Stair Society, 2013-2016.

Facts and inventions : Selections from the Journalism of James Boswell, ed. Paul Tankard with the assistance of Lisa Marr, New Haven, Connecticut : Yale University Press, 2014.

London Journal 17621763, James Boswell, ed. Gordon Turnbull, Penguin Classics, 2010, reprinted 2013.

Boswell’s Edinburgh Journals, 17671786, ed. Hugh M. Milne, Mercat Press, 2001, rev. ed. 2003; Birlinn, 2013.

James Boswell’s Book of Company at Auchinleck 1782-1795, ed. The Viscountess Eccles and Gordon Turnbull, The Roxburghe Club, 1995.

James Boswell: The Earlier Years, 17401769, Frederick A. Pottle, McGraw Hill, 1966, reprinted 1985.

James Boswell: The Later Years, 17651795, Frank Brady, McGraw Hill, 1984.

Pride and Negligence:The History of the Boswell Papers, Frederick A. Pottle, McGraw Hill, 1982.

The Treasure of Auchinleck: The Story of the Boswell Papers, David Buchanan, McGraw Hill, 1974.

Boswell’s Political Career, Frank Brady, Yale University Press, 1965.