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[J. BRAND] - "A Brief Description of Orkney, Zetland, Pightland-Firth and Caithness, wherein after a Short Journal of the Author's Voyage thither, these Northern Places are first more generally more described. FIRST DEDICATED PUBLISHED ACCOUNT"

"George Mosman, Edinburgh, 1701" "Sm. 8vo., First Edition, eighteenth century inscription on title, title and several following leaves age-stained, title neatly mounted without loss of text, final leaf of Appendix mounted with loss of half text; strongly and attractively bound in half calf, marbled boards, back with five flat gilt bands, second compartment with red leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, a most attractive copy. This copy was formerly in the McIntosh Library, Dunkeld, and carries the MS press-mark A8.51 and bookplate (numbered 493) on front paste-down. A sound and complete (save last leaf) copy of the first dedicated published account of Orkney and Zetland. RARE. Anderson, p.402."
GBP 1200.00 [Appr.: EURO 1362.5 US$ 1619.13 | JPą 182035] Book number 26069

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