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5 edition of Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, found in the catalog.

Description of the Western Islands of Scotland,

by Martin Martin

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Published by Birlinn Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Classic travel writing,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Local history,
  • Other prose: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Social history,
  • Travel,
  • History - General History,
  • Scotland,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8920577M
    ISBN 101841580201
    ISBN 109781841580203

    OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of second edition Description: pages plate, folded map 19 cm: Responsibility: by M. Martin. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland Circa and a Late Voyage to St Kilda: Description of the Occidental i.e. Western Islands of Scotland. One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker.

    OCLC Number: Description: pages plate, folded map 20 cm: Responsibility: To which is added a brief description of the isles of Orkney and Schetland. First we will look at a book called Description of the Western Islands of Scotland (CIRCA ) by Martin Martin Gent written by a descendant of the Scots from the Island of Skye named Martin Martin. Martin Martin was a Scottish writer best known for his work A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland (; second edition ).

    A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland Containing a Full Account of Their Situation, Extent, Soils, Products, Harbours, Bays, With a New Map of the Whole, To which is Added a Brief Description of the Isles of Orkney, and Schetland by Martin Martin. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland from Scottish. Click on the "Continue" button, then complete the details on the account page and we will contact you to finalise the process.


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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Although this is by no means "modern travel lit", if treated as precisely what it is - a 17th century writer's attempt at documenting the unique culture of the Hebrides while separating himself from Gaels and Gaeldom in an attempt to appear more metropolitan, the Description of the Western Islands of Scotland Circa is a fantastic resource /5(11).

The most important outcome of his travels was the publication in of his classic book: A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland. Martin's book stayed in print for over a century after its initial publication, assisting later travellers like Thomas Pennant, James Boswell and Samuel Johnson.

Martin Martin (Scottish Gaelic: Màrtainn MacGilleMhàrtainn) (. – 9 October ) was a Scottish writer best known for his work A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland of the Western Islands of Scotland (; second edition ).

This book is particularly noted for its information on the St Kilda archipelago. Martin's description of St Kilda, which he visited inhad also been published some years Description of the Western Islands of Scotland as.

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland: Containing a Full Account of Their Situation, Extent, Soils, Products, Harbours, Bays, With a New Map of the Whole, To which is Added a Brief Description of the Isles of Orkney, and Schetland.

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, Circa A Voyage to St Kilda By (author) Martin Martin; By (author) Donald Monro; Edited by Jean Munro; Introduction by Charles W. Withers; Introduction by R.W. Munro. One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland by Martin Martin The Ancient and Modern Customs of the Inhabitants of the Western Islands of Scotland Every heir or young chieftain of a tribe was obliged in honour to give a public specimen of his valour before he was owned and declared governor or leader of his people, who obeyed and followed.

A description of the Western Islands of Scotland.: Containing a full account of their situation, extent, soils, product, harbours, bays, tides, anchoring places, and. Internet Archive BookReader A description of the Western Islands of Scotland.: Containing a full account of their situation, extent, soils, product, harbours, bays, tides, anchoring places, and fisheries.

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland by Martin Martin The Western Islands of Scotland, which make the subject of the following book, were called by the ancient geographers Æbudæ and Hebrides; but they knew so little of them, that they neither agreed in their name nor number.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A Description Of The Western Islands Of Scotland: Containing A Full Account Of Their Situation, Extent, Soils, Products, Harbours, Bays. A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland () is a travel narrative by Samuel Johnson about an eighty-three-day journey through Scotland, in particular the islands of the Hebrides, in the late summer and autumn of The sixty-three-year-old Johnson was accompanied by his thirty-two-year-old friend of many years James Boswell, who was also keeping a record of the trip, published in.

A description of the western islands of Scotland, including the Isle of Man: comprising an account of their geological structure; with remarks on their agriculture, scenery, and. A description of the Western Islands of Scotland by Martin, M.

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A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, Volume 1 [Macculloch, John] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland by Martin Martin Without the mouth of Loch-Carlvay lies the small island Garve; it is a high rock, about half-a-mile in compass, and fit only for pasturage.

A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland by Martin Martin The isle of Jura is by a narrow channel of about half a mile broad separated from Islay.

The natives say that Jura is so called from Dih and Rah, two brethren, who are believed to have been Danes, the names Dih and Rah signifying as much as without grace or prosperity.

The census records 94 Scottish islands as having a usually resident population of which 89 are offshore islands. There are however various complications with both the definitions of an "island" and occasional habitation and the National Records of Scotland also list a further 17 islands that were inhabited in but notor are "included in the NRS statistical geography for.

A description of the Western Islands of Scotland: Containing a full account of their situation, extent, soils, product, harbours, bays, tides, anchoring places, and fisheries. The ancient and modern government, religion and customs of the inhabitants, particularly of their druids, heathen temples, monasteries, churches, chappels, antiquities Pages: A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland, Circa A Voyage to St Kilda Written by Martin Martin, Donald Monro / Edited by Jean Munro / Introduction by Charles W.

.OCLC Number: Notes: Published also in Pinkerton, John, ed. A general collection of the best and most interesting voyages and travels London, 28 x 21 cm. v. 3 ()--p.