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Tours in Scotland: 1747, 1750, 1760

By: Richard Pococke and Daniel William Kemp

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1887)

Seller ID: K2304

ISBN: 0788423045

Condition: 375 pages, (1887), 2003, paper, index, 375 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Richard Pococke was born in Southampton in 1704, attained an LL.D. degree in 1733, founded a weaving school that would become known as The Pococke College, and died in 1765 as the Bishop of Meath. He had traveled through England as well as Egypt and the East before 1747, when he made his first of three visits to Scotland. The visit in 1747 was a short one, lasting just under one month. A similarly brief tour of the Scottish borderlands occurred in 1750. The bulk of this book is made up of the third journey, taken in 1760, in which Pococke traveled around Scotland to the Orkneys. He is a keen o... View more info