A Shetland Minister of the eighteenth century being Passages in the

WILLCOCK, Rev. John. A Shetland Minister of the eighteenth century being Passages in the Life of the Reverend John Mill.

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WILLCOCK, Rev. John. A Shetland Minister of the eighteenth century being Passages in the Life of the Reverend John Mill. Kirkwall: The Leonards. [n.d., 1897].

8vo. Original green cloth, blind stamped to upper, gilt lettering to spine, bevelled edges; pp. xii + 174; previous owner's signatures to prelims, a little browning to edges, very good.
First edition. Rare. Mill (1712-1805) was minister of of the parishes of Dunrossness, Sandwick and Cunningsburgh for 62 years. He became known for his diaries, which were published in 1887, and this was the first biography of this colourful and opinionated man.

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