The Statistical Account Of The Orkney Islands..
Bound in original dark brown cloth with original paper label; spine rebacked. Deckled edges. Extremities slightly worn but otherwise a very good clean copy. Armourial bookplate with signature of Humphrey Waterhouse and H. Waterhouse stamped on first free endpaper and on title label.
William Blackwood and Sons, and 22, Pall Mall, London.,
By the ministers of the respective parishes, under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy.
[label title:] new statistical account of scotland, orkney islands.
8vo. 5.75 x 9 inches. [iv] + 230 pp.
Illustrated by double page map as frontispiece.
A parish by parish survey of the Orkney Islands with some general observations on the county. This was a separately published issue of the Orkney section of The New Statistical Account of Scotland, compiled by parish ministers, doctors and schoolmasters, and published under the auspices of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, 1834-45.
[Stock No. 24673]