STODDART, JOHN. 1773-1856. Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800.  London: William Miller, 1801.

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STODDART, JOHN. 1773-1856.
Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800. London: William Miller, 1801.

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£ 610 - 910
STODDART, JOHN. 1773-1856.
Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800. London: William Miller, 1801.
2 volumes. 8vo (230 x 162 mm). Engraved titles, double-page map hand-colored in outline, and 32 hand-colored engraved plates by Merigot after Williams and Nattes. Contemporary tan calf, spine ruled in gilt in 6 compartments, gilt-decorated dentelles, edges gilt. Rubbed, offsetting from plates, some heavy browning at margins. Abbey Scenery 483.
WITH: Stodart's Picturesque Views in Scotland. London: William Miller, [1801]. 4to (290 x 230 mm). 28 (of 33) hand-colored plates. Loose as issued in portfolio of quarter calf and blue boards, paper label with number of plates hand-written, remnants of string tie closure. Spine partly perished, some staining to plates, a few plate margins possibly trimmed. Abbey Scenery 484.

Stoddart was a writer and solicitor who wrote for The Times from 1810 to 1814, then became editor from 1814 to 1816. He started his own newspaper, The New Times, in 1816, but left the journalism trade to become Chief Justice of the Vice-Admiralty Court in Malta in 1826.
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STODDART, JOHN. 1773-1856. Remarks on Local Scenery & Manners in Scotland during the years 1799 and 1800.  London: William Miller, 1801.
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