Franklin

General view of the agriculture of the northern counties and islands of Scotland : including the counties of Cromarty, Ross, Sutherland, and Caithness, and the islands of Orkney and Shetland : with observations on the means of their improvement / by Sir John Sinclair, Bart. ; drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement.

Author/Creator:
Sinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835.
Publication:
London : Printed by Colin MacRae, 1795.
Format/Description:
Book
[2], xxi, [1], 84, [87]-154, 157-268, 261-281, [3], 45, [1] p., [8] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps, plan ; 25 cm. (4to)
Subjects:
Agriculture -- Scotland -- Highland Region -- Early works to 1800.
Agriculture -- Scotland -- Orkney -- Early works to 1800.
Agriculture -- Scotland -- Shetland -- Early works to 1800.
Highland Region (Scotland) -- Economic conditions -- Early works to 1800.
Orkney (Scotland) -- Economic conditions -- Early works to 1800.
Shetland (Scotland) -- Economic conditions -- Early works to 1800.
Notes:
Half-title on leaf preceding t.p.
Pages 85-86 and 155-156 omitted in pagination, but text and register are continuous.
Errors in paging: p. 261-268 duplicated; p. 89 and 185 misnumbered 9, 154.
"Appendix to the agricultural survey of the northern districts": 45 p. at end, separately paged and with half-title.
Local notes:
Library's copies imperfect: wanting all plates except 2 maps.
Copy 2 does not duplicate p. 261-268.
Copy 2 is number 1 in a volume of 7 items bound together.
Penn Provenance:
Molesworth, William, Sir (bookplate) (copy 2)
Penn Chronology:
1795
Cited in:
ESTC T40694
Kress 3034
Contributor:
Board of Agriculture (Great Britain).
Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
41030468
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