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.
Oxford: . Imprimatur. Gualt Hodges, Vice-Can. Oxon, 1744-1743. Illustrated with copper engraved frontispiece portrait of Shakespeare, two plates of the Westminster and Stratford monuments, 36 copper engraved plates (one for each play) and many decorative tailpieces by Hubert Gravelot after Francis Hayman. Gravelot actually created five of the plates due to time constraints.
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.