A description of the Western Islands of Scotland

Publication Date1716
RemainderContaining a full account of their situation, extent, soils, product, harbours, bays, tides, anchoring-places, and fisheries. The Antient 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 foreseeing 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 Sailors. To which is added, A Brief Description of the Isles of Orkney and Schetland By M. Martin, Gent.
Publisherprinted for A. Bell at the Cross-Keys and Bible in Cornhill; T. Varnam and J. Osborn in Lombard-Street; W. Taylor at the Ship, and J. Baker and T. Warner at the Black Boy in Paternoster-Row



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