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Scenery of the Grampian Mountains

George Fennell Robson

Scenery of the Grampian Mountains

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Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Grampians (Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Grampians (Scotland) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Tooley, English books with coloured plates, no. 405.

      Statementillustrated by forty-one plates, representing the principal hills from such points as display their picturesque features ... with an explanatory page affixed to each plate ... By George Fennell Robson ... The engravings executed by Henry Morton, and coloured from original drawings made on the spot by the author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.G7 R6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 l.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6933774M
      LC Control Number03028451
      OCLC/WorldCa775457


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Scenery of the Grampian Mountains London, Longman, Hurst. Folio ( x mm), Contemporary Green half calf gilt, with hand-coloured folding map, and 41 fine hand coloured aquatint views, by Henry Morton after Robson. A very attractive copy.

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Striking and Picturesque Delineations of the Grand, Beautiful, Wonderful, and Interesting Scenery Around Loch-Earn, also published as A Description of the Beauties of Edinample and Lochearnhead, is a short book by the Scottish writer Angus McDiarmid (c.

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Grampian Mountains, mountains in the Highlands of derive their name from the Mons Graupius of the Roman historian Tacitus, the undetermined site of the battle in which the Roman general Agricola defeated the Scenery of the Grampian Mountains book Picts (c.

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Here you’ll find some of Britain’s most spectacular scenery and most isolated countryside. 1st published edition,(and best) Folio (54cm), [8] subscribers list, hand-coloured folding engraved map, 41 hand-coloured aquatint plates, [82] text leaf for each plate, [2] index leaf.

Modern half blue Morocco with marbled boards, preserving original paper label to upper board, and a bookplate to the new plain endpapers. Some minor staining to upper corner of frontispiece. We mainly took this trip through Scotland as a side trip to the British Open at St.

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Ben Lomond,f rom the Road on the North Dide of Loch Ard, plate 2 in the book Scenery of the Grampian Mountains by George Fennell Robson (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, ) Ben Lonond, from the Road opposite Mcfarlane's Island, plate 6 in the book Scenery of the Grampian Mountains by George Fennell Robson (London: Longman.

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The range is located in Scotland, between the faultblock valley of Glen More to the north and the Scottish Lowlands to the south. They have a length of about km.

The Grampians are composed of crystalline and metamorphic rock.