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AND PART OF THE
STAFFA AND ICOLMKILL:
TO WHICH ARE ADDED,
A DESCRIPTION OF THE FALLS OF THE CLYDE;
ANALYSIS OF ITS MINERAL WATERS.
BY T. GARNETT, M. D.
MEMBER OF THE ROYAL MEDICAL, PHYSICAL, AND NATURAL HISTORY SOCieties of eDINBURGH;
A NEW EDITION.
And Fifty-two Plates, engraved in the Manner of Aquatinta, from DRAWINGS taken on
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR JOHN STOCKDALE, PICCADILLY,
Ir will, perhaps, appear highly presuming in me, to intrude on the world another Tour through the Highlands, after the number that have been already published. But though we have several well-written journals, I know of none whose object is so extensive as mine, excepting the excellent Tour by Mr. PENNANT, a work which will always be read with interest, and remain a monument of the talents and industry of its author. I took the journal of this eminent writer with me, and compared his description with the objects themselves, which, as far as they went, were remarkably accurate; but I soon found that considerable employment was left for a gleaner.
THESE Volumes contain a description of the country, manners and customs of the inhabitants, natural curiosities, antiquities, mineralogy, botany, natural advantages, proposed im provements, and an account of the state of manufactures, agriculture, fisheries, and political economy, with local history and biography. My object has been to give as perfect an account