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A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands

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The Orkneys and Shetland: Their Past and Present State by John R Tudor. A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands by Arthur Edmondston.

Travellers in a Bygone Shetland by Derek Flinn. The Dunrossness Story by James W Irvine. Sons and Daughters of Shetland: by Margaret Robertson. Feet on Foula by Michael. Edmonston, Arthur A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ; Including their Civil, Political, and Natural History; Antiquities ; and an Account of Their Agriculture, Fisheries, Commerce, and State of Society and Manners 2 vols.

Edinburgh: Printed by J. Ballantine for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and : Robert J. Theodoratus. Edmondston, Arthur. A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland Islands; including their civil, political, and natural history; antiquities; and an account of their agriculture, fisheries, commerce, and the state of society and manners.

Plague epidemics ravaged Europe from the 6th to the 17th centuries. The first known outbreak in Scotland of appears to have been very contained; A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands book affected only the Lothians. Actual epidemic outbreaks are first recorded for and A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands.

Edinburgh: John Ballantyne and Co. 5 – via Google Books. Gardner-Medwin, David (). Redfern, Chris; Patterson, Margaret; Littlewood, James; Williams, Joan (eds.). "William Chapman Hewitson's journal of a visit to Shetland in the summer of " (PDF).Location: Northmavine, Shetland.

His major work was his View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands, published in in two volumes. The book discusses the political and natural history of Shetland, its agriculture, fisheries, commerce, antiquities, and customs. References [ edit ] ^ Allen, D.

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). The instrument was described in by Arthur Edmondston in View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands: "Before violins were introduced, the musicians performed on an instrument called a gue, which appears to have had some similarity to the violin, but had only two strings of horse hair, and was played upon in the same manner as a violoncello.".

As evidenced by his book collection, he was also an avid reader. Arthur A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands. Edinburgh: John Ballantyne, 2 volumes, 8vo. Another uncle, Dr Arthur Edmondston, had written A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands in His father, Laurence Edmondston, was also an accomplished naturalist.

Edmondston compiled the first known list of Shetland plants at the age of Authority control: Botanist: Edmondston, GND:. A VIEW OF THE ANCIENT AND PRESENT STATE OF THE ZETLAND ISLANDS. Dealer. London, GB. Price. USD. Buy now. About the item. 1st Edition, 8vo (23cm) iii-xiv, pp; iii-viii, pp quarter brown goatskin,with cloth over boards.

map frontis to VOL I. Bound without half-titles. Fresh plain endpapers. Shetland Islands (shĕt`lənd), island group and council area ( est.

pop. 22,), sq mi (1, sq km), extreme N Scotland, NE of the Orkney Islands Orkney Islands, archipelago and council area ( pop. 19,), sq mi ( sq km), N Scotland, consisting of about 70 islands in the Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, N of Scottish mainland across the Pentland.

An historical description of the Zetland islands. Repr. Other editions - View all. Historical Description of the Zetland Islands in the Year With an Thomas Gifford Full view - Common terms and phrases.

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Analecta scotica: Collections illustrative of the civil, ecclesiastical and literary history of : Richard A. Collacott. Edmonston, Arthur. () View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands.

Graham-Campbell, James and Batey, Colleen E. () Vikings in Scotland: An Archaeological Survey. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN ; Low, George. () A Tour through the Islands of Orkney and Schetland. nates: 60°10′01″N 1°15′04″W / °N. A view of the present state of the Scilly Islands exhibiting their vast importance to the British empire, the improvements of which they are susceptible, and a particular account of the means lately adopted for the amelioration of the condition of the inhabitants, by the establishment and extension of their fisheries /.

A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands; $; T. Needham. Sportsman Compendious View of Ancient and Modern 1st ed; $; T H Needham. T H Needham Complete Sportsman Compendious View of Ancient and Modern 1st ; $; 3D Ancient Town. 3D Ancient Town View 45 Wall Paper Exclusive MXY.

The Other British Isles - a history of Shetland, Orkney, the Hebrides, Isle of Man, Anglesey, Scilly, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands, David W. Moore, McFarland & Co., North Carolina, £ Sometimes the most interesting parts of a book are found at the back/5.

Shetland Islands, also called Zetland or Shetland, group of about islands, fewer than 20 of them inhabited, in Scotland, miles ( km) north of the Scottish mainland, at the northern extremity of the United Kingdom. They constitute the Shetland Islands council area and the historic county of Shetland.

Among the settlements on Mainland. A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland Islands Edmondston, Biot & Saxby, Jessie M. The home of a naturalist Edmondston, Eliza Sketches and tales of the Shetland Islands Edmondston, Thomas An etymological glossary of the Shetland and Orkney dialect (Philol.

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The book discusses the political and natural history of Shetland, its agriculture, fisheries, commerce, antiquities, manners, &c., and though deficient in some things, especially natural history, contains. A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland Islands: including their civil, political, and natural history; antiquities; and an account of their agriculture, fisheries, commerce, and the state of society and manners / By Arthur Edmondston, M.D.

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Edmondston, ArthurA View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands. Edinburgh: John Ballantyne, 2 volumes, 8vo, frontispiece map, modern half calf, J. Robertson bookplates, volume 1 title-page repaired, volume 1 lacking half-title, some browning (2) 17 Eunson, GeorgeThe Ancient and Present State of Orkney.

Page - An Official chosen by the Vard-Thing, and charged with the custody and application of the Standards of Weight and Measure, and the general interests of the Herad or Parish, especially in the Law-thing, where he acted as Assessor of the Lawman or Foud.

The name was latterly given to the inferior local umpires of minor questions of Scandal, Marches, or breaches of the. The islands lie some 80 km (50 mi) to the northeast of Orkney, km ( mi) from the Scottish mainland and km ( mi) west of form part of the division between the Atlantic Ocean to the west and the North Sea to the east.

The total area is 1, km 2 ( sq mi), and the population total in The islands comprise the Shetland constituency of the Largest settlement: Lerwick. Nonfiction is a genre which is entirely based on real facts. It can be full, complete story or just some notes of eyewitness about a concrete action.

The historical events, essays on art or literature, life and biography of famous people, reasons and causes of the great accidents are described most often. (rare, archaic) Dropsy. Arthur Edmondston, A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands: Water sickness, or general dropsy, also frequently takes place among sheep.

British Medical Journal, page For water sickness (dropsy), or stones in the bladder, the cure was elder (sambucus, B.P.), for which also it is claimed. William Henry Smyth Full view - William Henry Smyth Full view - Sketch of the Present State of the Island of Sardinia afford Ales Alghero amongst Ampurias anchorage ancient Asinara Barbargia beach boats Bonorva Bosa Cagliari Cala called Campidano cantars Cape Capo Carta de Logu castle chapel church cliffs coast corn cove.A glossary of the Shetland dialect () A tour through some of the islands of Orkney and Shetland () A true and exact description of the island of Shetland A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands () Annals of a Shetland Parish Delting () Daala-mist; or, Stories of Shetland () Description of the Islands.A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands.

2 vols. Edinburgh: James Ballantyne, Print. The Romantic National Tale and the Question of : Penny Fielding.