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An Economical History of the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland by John Walker - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1812 - from E C Books and Biblio.com

An Economical History of the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland

by John Walker

Condition: Fair/N


London and Edinburgh: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme; Guthrie and Anderson, 1812 A fair set of the 2nd edition of John Walker's scarce work in 2 volumes. In contemporary half leather bindings which are scuffed and worn. The spines have surface loss and wear at spine ends and joints with cracking. The marbled boards have scuffing and the corners are worn. Vol I: initial blank; title; dedication; contents pp i-iii; text pp 1-389. There is a yellowed area in the top outer corner, also visible at the foredge, which is present from the fep through to p 87. It is darker at the title than later on where it is barely noticeable. There are a couple of small marks at p 182 with a small hole and some leaves are lightly mottled. Text remains clear throughout. Original page marker present. Vol II: initial blank; title; text pp 1-416; finis. The odd light mark but otherwise contents very good.
Multi-volume Set

  • Bookseller: E C Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 032761
  • Title: An Economical History of the Hebrides and Highlands of Scotland
  • Author: John Walker
  • Format/binding: Half-Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Jacket condition: N
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 2nd Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme; Guthrie and Anderson
  • Place: London and Edinburgh
  • Date published: 1812
  • Keywords: hebrides; john walker economical history; scottish highlands
  • Bookseller catalogs: HISTORY;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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