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A Tour of Sutherlandshire With Extracts From the Field-Books of A Sportsman and Naturalist

By Charles St. John

1849

John Murray : London

8" by 5"

xiv, 295pp; viii, 288pp, 16pp

 

 

 

DETAILS

A two volume set of works by Charles St. John exploring the northern Scottish count of Sutherland. This work of travel writing discusses the wildlife of the area, and is illustrated with several woodcut plates.

Complete in two volumes. In the publisher's original cloth binding. Written by Charles St John was a naturalist and sportsman of the 19th century. This two volume set is comprised of a series of extracts taken from St. John's field and note books during his time in Sutherlandshire. Sutherlandshire being a county in the north of Scotland. Rather than a work of academic study this work offers a series of observations on the county, its the native wildlife and the hunting and shooting opportunities. Illustrated with a frontispiece to each volume and an additional 8 plate across the two volumes. Collated complete.

CONDITION

In the publisher's original cloth binding. Externally rubbed to the head and tail of the spine, with light bumping to the extremities. Small amount of loss to the head of each backstrip. Light fading to the spine and the extremities of the boards. Ink spill to the fore edge of vol I, affecting to the margin of several pages to the centre of the volume. Small tear to the front endpaper toward the front joint of vol I, with joints of each volume very light strained, but firm. Ink inscription to the front pastedown of each volume. Internally generally firmly bound, lightly strained to the title page of vol I. Pages are generally clean with light age toning and the aforementioned ink spill to vol I.

Overall Condition: Very Good Indeed

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