The Threiplands of Fingask

A Family Memoir
Robert Chambers - The Threiplands of Fingask
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Decorative endpapers; frontis of Sir Stuart Threipland Bart in Highland dress; engravings in the text. the family memoir was written by Chambers in 1853. Contains three essays:"The Threiplands of Fingask; "Life in a Scottish Country Mansion"; "Two Days on the Moors of Perthshire". There is neat evidence of library provenance: 1) Bookplate of "MacKnight Crawford of Cartsbam, Lauriston Castle" and a handdrawn family tree is pasted on the fep drawn on thick "Lauriston Castle" notecard. There is a further hand drawn pedigree on the verso of the rear end paper; two neat numbers stamped in text.2) A bookplate of the "Western Reserve Historical Society (Cleveland) overlays the Lauriston Castle bookplate - "the gift of P & M.J. Van Sweriger" with a blind stamp of the Society on the title page

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Robert Chambers , FRSE, FGS, LLD
Robert Chambers
Robert Chambers FRSE FGS LLD (/ˈtʃeɪmbərz/; 10 July 1802 – 17 March 1871) was a Scottish publisher, geologist, evolutionary thinker, author and journal editor who, like his elder brother and business partner William Chambers, was highly influential in mid-19th-century scientific...

Occupations: Publisher, Geologist
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