Hand-book To The Orkney Islands..

PEACE, WILLIAM (BOOKSELLER)..

Bound in original green stiff card with publisher's advertisement on rear wrapper. Some stains on front wrapper and spine eroded at foot; otherwise a very good copy.

£65.00

Publisher

William Peace, Albert Street.,

Place

Kirkwall

Date

[1880?].

Synopsis

With illustrations.

Item Description

8vo. 4.75 x 7.25 inches. 136 pp. This copy lacks a map.

Illustrations

Illustrated by engravings in text, some full page, including frontispiece and by title page vignette. Decorated by head and tailpiece vignettes and by initials.

Notes

The first edition of this locally published guide to Orkney appears to have been in 1862. paginations of subsequent, and mostly undated, reprints, vary but this edition of 136 pages appears to correspond to one dated by the British Library, [1880?].

[Stock No. 23169]

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