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  • £450.00

    Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland

    containing descriptions of their scenery and antiquities, with an account of the political history and ancient manners, and of the origin, language, agriculture, economy, music, present condition of the people, etc., etc.

    founded on a series of annual journeys between the years 1811 and 1821, and forming an universal guide to that country, in letters to Sir Walter Scott, Bart.

     

    by John MacCulloch

     

    London, Longman Hurst Rees, 1824

     

     

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    Bathymetrical Survey of the Scottish Fresh-Water Lochs,

    conducted under the direction of Sir John Murray and Laurence Pullar during the years 1897 to 1909. Report on the Scientific Results. complete set

     

    Edinburgh, Challenger Office, 1910.

     

    a monumental survey of Scotland’s inland lochs, and very scarce as a complete set. volume one (over 800 pages) contains the introduction and a series of learned articles on the topographical, geological, physical, biological, chemical features of the lochs, together with an extensive bibliography. volume two contains special descriptions to the lakes, which relate to the series of over 100 coloured maps that form the remaining three volume

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    Reports from Commissioners, 1801-1826

    – vol. 73 / 74, Public Works: Highland Roads and Bridges, etc. 1803 – 1826

    contains the first to the ninth reports of the Commissioners for making Roads and building Bridges in the Highlands of Scotland.

     

    the fourth to the twelfth reports of the Commissioners for the Repair of Roads in Scotland [with the first three reports incorporated into the appendices of the 7th and 8th reports of the Highlands of Scotland reports].

     

    Report from the Committee on the funds arising from the Forfeited Estates in Scotland [and their use in harbour works].

     

    Memoir relative to the construction of the Map of Scotland, published by Aaron Arrowsmith, in the year 1807.

     

    Statement of the origin and extent of the several roads in Scotland, made wholly, or in part, at the public expense……together with papers relating to the military roads in Scotland.

     

    Highland Roads and Bridges, Estimates….[for making roads and building bridges in Scotland] – 2 reports. …

     

    Memorials from Peterhead and Banff concerning damage occasioned by a storm in October [1820].

     

    with thirteen maps of Scotland (mostly large folding maps with outline colouring), a single-page map of St.Kilda from a 1799 survey, two very large folding plates of bridges and harbours, and one plate of Bonar Bridge.

    a map of the north-east coast of Shetland is referred to, but not bound in.

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