Author:Fereday, R. P. (edited. )

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMUEL LAING OF PAPDALE, 1780-1868

By: Fereday, R. P. (edited. )

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Bellavista Publications: 2000

Seller ID: 49033

ISBN: 095253505x

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Hardback; fine in fine dustjacket. ; Samuel Laing of Papadale was a popular provost of Kirkwall, whose innovations in farming and fishing did much to lay the foundations for the economic prosperity in 19th century Orkney. This autobiography was written for his family, incorporating advice and memoirs to provide a wealth of information about his background and early life. With additional information by R. P. Fereday. Illustrations & maps. ; 308 pages View more info