[Burt, Letters from A Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London…
[Burt, Letters from A Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London
[Burt, Edward]. Letters from A Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in London. Containing the Description of a Capital Town in that Northern Country, with an Account of many uncommon Customs of the Inhabitants: Likewise An Account of the Highlands, with the Customs and Manners of the Highlanders. To which is added, A Letter relating to the Military Ways among the Mountains, began in the Year 1726. The Whole interspersed with Facts and Circumstances intirely New to the Generality of People in England, and little known in the Southern Parts of Scotland. The Second Edition. In Two Volumes. London, Printed for I. Pottinger, 1759. 19 x 12 cm. Vol.1: x, 344 pages. With a Plan of Inverness and one further Plate / Vol.2: 368 pages and three Plates. Contemporary calf with gilt line decorations. Morocco label with gilt title. Very good condition. Severely rubbed and bumped. Joints and hinges cracked. Binding sound. Text block complete. Five Plates missing from Volume one. Age darkened throughout. Full of neat annotations in the book and on losely inserted pages. See images. A very interesting copy.
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