CAMPBELL, J.M. Notes on the natural history of the Bell Rock. Edinburgh:David Douglas. 1904.
12mo. Original green cloth, gilt vignette of lighthouse to upper, gilt lettering to spine; pp. xvi + 112, illustration of Bell Rock lighthouse to title page, occasional pencilled marginal notes, otherwise fine.
First edition. Unusual in such nice condition. A sought-after account of life in a lighthouse and the wildlife that surrounds it. The author wrote it while he was assistant lightkeeper at Bell Rock; he was later promoted to the Bass Rock and then to Noss Head, while becoming a regular contributor to The Scotsman on natural history and a recognised authority on the gannet.