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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, monuments, forts, caves, and other curiosities of art and nature. Of their admirable and expeditious way of curing most diseases by simples of their own product. A particular account of the second sight, or faculty of forseeing things to come, by way of vision, so common among them. A brief hint of methods to improve trade in that country, both by sea and land. With a new map of the whole, describing the harbours, anchoring places, and dangerous rocks, for the benefit of sailers. To which is added a brief description of the Isles of Orkney, and Schetland by Martin Martin

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Published by Printed for Andrew Bell, at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill, near Stocks-Market in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Description and travel,
  • Religion

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy M. Martin, gent..
ContributionsJohnson, Samuel, 1709-1784, associated name, Boswell, James, 1740-1795, associated name
The Physical Object
Pagination[32], 392 p., [2] leaves of plates (folded) :
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24829665M

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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 ). Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - A description of the western islands of Scotland, including the Isle of Man comprising an account of their geological structure; with . One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker. This text offers his narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, and a mine of information on custom, tradition and life. Martin Martin’s wrote before the Jacobite rebellions changed the way of life of the Highlander irrevocably. The volume [ ]. A description of the Western Islands of Scotland.: Containing a full account of their situation, extent, soils, product, harbours, bays, tides, anchoring places, and.