Wolverhampton BTW

Shetland and the Shetlanders

Published 1840
Author Sinclair, Catherine
Title Shetland and the Shetlanders; or, the Northern Circuit. With a Map of the Route. By Catherine Sinclair, Author of “Modern Accomplishments,” “Modern Society,” “Hill and Valley,” “Charlie Seymore,” “Holiday House,” &c. &c. Dedicated to the Highland Society.
Publisher’s imprint Edinburgh: William Whyte and Co. Booksellers to the Queen Dowager; Longman, Orme and Co.; Hamilton, Adams and Co.; Duncan and Malcolm; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; Whittaker and Co., London; W. Curry, Jun. and Co., Dublin; William Collins, Glasgow; and Robert Carter, New York. MDCCCXL [1840].
Printer’s colophon Edinburgh: Printed by Balfour and Jack.
Format 12o; 1 vol.: pp. [iii]-iv. 428; plate (fold. map)
Sources NSTC 2S22639
Copy inspected Bodl G.A.Orkney 8o 66

1) T.p. epigraph: [O Scotland! nurse of bravest men, / But nurse of bad men too. / For thee the good attempt in vain, / What villains still undo! Robertson of Struan.]; not further identified.

2) Contains a folded map entitled 'Sketch of the Route Described in Scotland and the Scotch, and Shetland and the Shetlands'.

3) On p.71, Sinclair heads her letter with a half title page: Journal of a Two Days’ Residence in Shetland, with a Full, True, and Particular Account of the Habits, Manners, and Language of the Natives, Their Dress, Appearance, and Customs; Also New and Original Discoveries Respecting the Geography, Astronomy, Natural History, and Geological Structure of Those Islands; with a Detailed Account of Their History, Past, Present, and to Come. Dedicated to the Royal Society.

Genre Narrative
BTW record no. BTW1162
Region Scotland

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