Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland In a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq. ;... Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland In a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq. ;... Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland In a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq. ;... Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland In a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq. ;...

Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland In a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq. ; Picturesque Antiquities of Scotland

Cordiner, Charles; Adam De Cardonnel

Published by London: Edwards, 1780
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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London: Edwards, 1780. First Edition. sm4to 25.3 cm. [2] + 173 pages, 21 plates including 1 fold-out, [11pp.] includes: Index, Contents, Errata, Itinerary, and list of Plates at rear. Engraved title page featuring a vignette of Castle Haven; some offsetting of the plates, excellent condition throughout with no prior ownership marking and strong binding with un-cracked hinges. Excellent paper with pleasing tactile and acoustical qualities. Contemporary tree-calf leather, five raised bands on spine with burgundy morocco label and bright gilt titling. Binding in very good condition; interior in near fine condition. Scarce. Charles Cordiner was a Scottish Episcopal clergyman and antiquary whose significance centers on two publications: Antiquities and Scenery of the North of Scotland, in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant (1780) and Remarkable ruins and romantic prospects of north Britain. Both works, relying on visual and verbal description, were early contributions to the construction of a romantic image of the Scottish highlands. Bookseller Inventory # DRGp 7.4

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Title: Antiquities & Scenery of the North of ...

Publisher: London: Edwards

Publication Date: 1780

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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