HIBBERT Samuel.M.D., F.R.S.E. [Samuel Hibbert-Ware 1782 – 1848]

THE SHETLAND ISLANDS Comprising an account of their scenery antiquities and superstitions.

Published: LERWICK. T & J Manson 1931

Date: 1931

A very clean sound copy of the 2nd reprint of the 1822 original pub in Edinburgh by Constable. Quarto xxviii.334pps. Comprises a sketch of the author's life and work, an index and four-part itinerary with notes for each part (Leith-Dunrossness/South-East District of Shetland/ The North Isles of Shetland, the Midland District of the Mainland, and the Islands of the Bay of Scalloway/West of Shetland).Omitting the geological sections as in the previous edition. In a sturdy but amateur binding hand lettered to the spine

Very Good

Hard cover


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