The Statistical Account of Scotland. Drawn up from the Communications of the Ministers of the Different Parishes. Volume Fifth.

Edinburgh. Printed and Sold by William Creech. 1793. 1st Edition. Hardcover. thick8vo. 21cm, first edition, vi,[I, errata],591p., half calf, raised bands, blind decorations in the panels, marbled boards, lacking spine labels, spine faded, edges rubbed, some peeling, good to very good sound copy (gar). ` The fifth volume of an eventual 21 volumes published from 1791 to 1799. A monumental work covering all Scotland geography, history, economy and society. Volume 5 covers 40 parishes Scottish politician and agriculturist, Sir John Sinclair (1754 1835) was the first person to use the word "statistics" in the English language. Item #35836

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