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A Voyage round the Coasts of Scotland and the Isles

Wilson, James

Editorial: Adam and Charles Black, 1842
Usado Condición: Good - Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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2 volumes. Vol 1 (xi) + 487pp, Vol 2 (iv) + 461pp. +errata slip(with some pencil numbers on it) + 4pp of ads + 12pp list of subscribers. 21 etched plates (including frontispieces), most with tissue-guards, many smaller illustrations, plus fold-out map on cloth. Green cloth rebinding with gilt lettering to spines, in good condition apart from some bumping to spine ends and rubbing to boards. Vol 1 has small red stamps of 'Liverpool Collegiate Institution' on title-page and all the pages with plates (not on the actual picture) and on the back of the map, these are absent from volume 2. Vol 2 has 2 names on title-page and the date 1850. Both volumes have grubby finger marks, creasing and foxing in places, vol 1 has some page rather roughly opened (not affecting text). Some of one of the earliest published accounts of a 'yacht' voyage round Scotland. The author accompanied Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, the Secretary of the Commissioners of the Board of Fisheries, on a three-month voyage of inspection in the summer of 1841, on board the new Government cutter 'Princess Royal'. They sailed from Greenock, up the west coast, including the inner and outer Hebrides (including St.Kilda), around the north coast to Orkney and Shetland, and returning south along the east coast to Granton. N° de ref. de la librería 000980

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Título: A Voyage round the Coasts of Scotland and ...

Editorial: Adam and Charles Black

Año de publicación: 1842

Encuadernación: Paper

Condición del libro: Good -

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket

Edición: 1st Edition

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