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Observations Made In A Journey Through The Western Counties Of Scotland; In The Autumn Of MDCCXCII. Relating To The Scenery, Antiquities, Customs, Manners, Population, Agriculture, Manufactures, Commerce, Political Condition, And Literature Of These Parts. In attractive eighteenth century tree calf.
Perth: Printed By R. Morison Junior.For Ro. Morison And Son, Booksellers, Perth; Bell And Bradefute, Edinburgh; And Vernor And Hood, Birchin Lane, London 1793 - Two volumes octavo. This is a lovely untouched binding of contemporary tree calf; red morocco labels and burgundy volume number lozenges; simple gilt rules to spine; edges of boards gilt; all edges speckled; original pale blue washed endpapers. There is a little rubbing and slight scuffing but still a remarkably well-preserved binding. iv, (2), 387;( Books Lately Published, Translated By Mr Heron, verso of last leaf). iv, 513pp. (Advertisement verso of final leaf). Both front paste-downs bear the fine bookplate of Parker of Browsholme. Robert Heron (1764-1807) is perhaps more celebrated as the translator of Carsten Niebuhr's " Travels In Arabia. " [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: McManmon, B.D. ABA, ILAB]
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