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TIPPLE, S[amuel] Augustus. A summer visit to scotland.

Norwich. Charles Muskett, 1847. First edition.
8vo. [2], v, [1], 104pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, board held by cords only, recent bookplate of R. C. Fiske to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted.
A rare survival of the sole edition of a record of a summer visit to Scotland, the first published work of Norwich-based author Samuel Augustus Tipple, of whom little is known. Extracted from his 'hastily and carelessly written' journal, the book records Tipples' observations on the history and topography of numerous small towns and villages along the Scottish Borders and in East Lothian, including, Cockburnspath, Whittinghame, Innerwick, and, naturally, the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow.

COPAC records copies at two locations (BL and NLS); OCLC adds no further.
£ 150.00 Antiquates Ref: 21033