Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1912 - 1913. Illustrated throughout with photographs and drawings, each volume also with one original photograph as frontispiece and one specially painted coloured frontispiece by twenty most distinguished artists for this edition. Volume I with an autograph letter signed by Sir Walter bound in.
London: John Macrone, 1837. Illustrated with frontipiece, engraved title page and eight further illustrations by George Cruikshank.
N.p. [London]: undated, .
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1885. Illustrated with mezzotint plates and hand coloured frontispiece and other plates after portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds. This set extra-illustrated with the insertion of 108 portraits and thirty-four views (of these forty-nine are hand coloured).
London: T. Nelson & Sons, 1858. With eight colour plates by the author.
London: Faber and Faber, (1944).
London: Printed for T. Cadell; .., 1822. Extra illustrated with over 400 plates and autographs, including Johnson's signature affixed by frontispiece portrait of him; also with two autographs, Mrs. Piozzi (H. L. Thrale) and Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, both of whom were contemporaries of Johnson.
London: John Murray, 1830. Illustrated with engravings.
London, Edinburgh: John Grant, 1924. Frontispiece illustration in each volume.
London: Printed for A. Bettesworth and C. Hitch in Pater-noster-Row, J. Brotherton and W. Meadows in Cornhill, S. Birt in Avemary-Lane, J. Osborn in Pater-noster-Row, and J. Hodges on London-Bridge, . Illustrated with marvellous woodcuts.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1883. Profusely illustrated by Howard Pyle.