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Amusements of Leisure Hours; or Poetical Pieces, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, John Skinner, 1809

£40.00
SKU LAN8880

Amusements of Leisure Hours; or Poetical Pieces, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect; By the Late Reverend John Skinner; at Longside, Aberdeenshire. To which is prefixed, A Sketch of the Life of the Author's Life, with some Remarks on Scottish Poetry.

Printed by John Muir, Edinburgh and sold by Stuart Cheyne, Edinburgh and Alexander Brown, Aberdeen. First edition, 1809.

A good hardback in original card boards, with later brown paper reinforced spine. Boards are worn, rubbed and bumped. Rough cut text pages as issued. Some spotting to front endpapers and rear endpapers are extensively inscribed in ink by a previous owner. Text is clean with some age toning and occasional crease. A little toned to page edges, but a good copy of a scarce volume.

Text in English.

144pp.

Weight approximately 162g unpacked.

Dimensions: 

Approximately 197mm high x 121mm wide x 12mm deep.