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The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles by  [edited with memoir by] M C Stoughton Holbourn Ian B Stoughton Holbourn - 1st Edition - 1938 - from E C Books (SKU: 032678)

The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles

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The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles

by Ian B Stoughton Holbourn, [edited with memoir by] M C Stoughton Holbourn

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Lerwick: Johnson & Greig, 1938 A good copy of the 1st edition with photographic frontispiece and 13 f and urther photographic plates. In the original red cloth binding with gilt titles to spine. The binding has a cocked spine which is faded and pulled. The front board has gilt titles and is bright and clean. Back board with some lighter spotting, bumped corners and a light corner crease. Internally there is a signature to the front pastedown which has offset slightly to the free endpaper. Contents with half title, frontispiece, title, contents and foreward pp viii; text pp 1-256 with appendix and 13 plates. Contents in very good clean condition with the occasional light spot.

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Bookseller
E C Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
032678
Title
The Isle of Foula. A series of articles on Britain's loneliest inhabited isles
Author
Ian B Stoughton Holbourn, [edited with memoir by] M C Stoughton Holbourn
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Johnson & Greig
Place of Publication
Lerwick
Date published
1938
Keywords
foula; shetland islands; the isle of foula
Bookseller catalogs
HISTORY; TRAVEL & TOPOGRAPHY;
Size
8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall

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About E C Books

E C Books is a small online bookselling business, specialising in pre 20th century works:natural history, science, history, and travel, aiming for rarer and more unusual books. Our largest stock area is Natural History, where we have a good range of books from the 1700-1800's, many finely illustrated. Other areas include children's books, particularly late 1800's-early 1900's - again illustrated; and literature pre 1900.When you order books from us we ensure that they are properly packed to protect condition, and we always use recorded or 'signed for' postal services for more secure delivery. Please note that we have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands, where we intend to open a bookshop over the next year. Because of our location we cannot guarantee 'next day' delivery but we will get your purchase to you as quickly and safely as we can.Please note that the buyer is responsible for the payment of any tax or duty on import.

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