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Wild sports & natural history of the Highlands.

Charles St John

Wild sports & natural history of the Highlands.

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Published by T.N. Foulis in London, Edinburgh .
Written in English


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The wild sports and natural history of the highlands. INTRODUCTION. I have lived for several years in the northern counties of Scotland, and during the last four or five in the province of Moray, a part of the country peculiarly adapted for collecting facts in Natural History, and for becoming intimate with the habits of many of our British.

Originally published under title: Short sketches of the wild sports and natural history of the Highlands. "First edition August, ; popular edition June, " Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Responsibility: by Charles St.

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John, in It covers the hunting techniques, amongst other things, that were used in the Highlands of Scotland, but it also describes in some detail the life and habitat of the animals.

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Binding: hardback. hardback, octavo, purple cloth lettered and blocked with a design in gilt, mild spotting to endpapers else a good tightly bound copy, pp. Highlands Center for Natural History The Highlands Center for Natural History helps children and adults discover the wonders of nature and become wise caretakers of the land.

Established inthe Highlands Center for Natural History is a science-based non-profit organization ((c)(3)) developed to foster an appreciation for and knowledge. In the very north of Britain, far from the bustling cities and picturesque countryside to the south, lies Western Europe's greatest wilderness: the Scottish Highlands.

This is a land shaped by the flow of ancient ice, where snow-capped mountains tower over ink-black lochs, Golden Eagles soar over heather-clad moors, and Red Deer stags engage in mortal combat. Free 2-day shipping.

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Sketches of the Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands Charles St. John. £ Ref. Edition. Illustrated Edition Book Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo. Binding: Hardback. Weir was a natural history artist and provided some of the illustrations for the Rev John George Wood's Illustrated Natural History (), served as chief illustrator for Charles St John's Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands, and designed all of the illustrations for George Fyler Townsend's Three Hundred Æsop's Fables ().

In the very north of Britain, far from the bustling cities and picturesque countryside to the south, lies Western Europe's greatest wilderness: the Scottish Highlands.

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by James Forsyth. Elibron Classics. Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Adegi Graphics LLC. His works are Short Sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands (London,2nd ed.3rd ed.

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Short sketches of the wild sports and natural history of the Highlands. From the journals of Charles St. John, esq St. John, Charles [ Book: ] View online (access conditions) At 9 libraries. Highlands Center for Natural History, Prescott, Arizona. 3, likes talking about this 1, were here.

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