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TitleA description of the Shetland Islands, comprising an account of their geology, scenery, antiquities, and superstitions
AuthorHibbert, Samuel, 1782-1848
PublisherArchibald Constable and Co.
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Date1822
DescriptionA detailed examination of the Shetland Islands, north of Scotland. In the first part (p. 1-81), Hibbert focuses on the geological phenomenon of stratification, while the remainder of the work describes his travels throughout the islands.
SubjectGeology--Scotland--Shetland
Udal system
Shetland (Scotland)--Description and travel
Shetland (Scotland)--Antiquities
Physical Descriptionxviii, 616 p. : ill., pl., fold. map
Bibliography NoteIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
LocationScotland--Shetland
Time Period19th Century
Local Call NumberDA 880 S5 H6 1822 RARE
TypeText
Resource TypeBook
FormatImage/jpeg; Application/pdf
Record NumberRARE-0001
CollectionMemorial University QEII Library - Rare Books
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries.
LanguageEng
SourcePaper text held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
PDF File(79.58 MB) -- http://collections.mun.ca/PDFs/rarebooks/DescShetlandIslands.pdf