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Page i - THE MOOR AND THE LOCH. Containing Minute Instructions in all Highland Sports, with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, Flood and Fell. By JOHN COLQUHOUN, Esq. Third Edition. 8vo, with Illustrations, 12s. 6d. SALMON-CASTS AND STRAY SHOTS: Being Fly-Leaves from the Note-Book of JOHN COLQUHOUN, Esq., Author of * The Moor and the Loch,