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George Pitts


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James Hall : Travels in Scotland, by an unusual route: with a trip to the Orkneys and Hebrides: containing hints and improvements in agriculture and commerce...

[Marginalia]: marginal marks (x, }, |) plus occasional comments, either single words or short notes eg: p. 74 after the text 'His wit seemed to be incorporated with his very turn of thinking and manner of viewing arguments and objects' is followed by the ms note 'This I can aver; which dis...[?] one often. I love instantaneous wit! not wit, like forced asparagus at Christmas!'; p. 167 after the text 'A person, it seems, was carrying, from the east coast of Fife, an hundred rabbits, to occupy a warren in the West Highlands' is the ms note 'a very drole adventure'.

Century: 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: George Pitts      Print: Book


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