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[picture: Front Cover, The Scott Country]

Pictures from The Scott Country - beautiful Scotland, Described by John Geddie, Painted by E. W. Haslehust, R.B.A. [1866 – 1949], Blackie & Son Ltd., London and Glasgow.

I don’t have an exact date for this book; probably 1920, although the cover under the dost jacket is plain: after about 1911 they started to have pictures on them. Because of the uncertainty I’ve marked the pictures as free for non-commercial use.

Title: The Scott Country

Author: Haslehust, Geddie

City: London

Date: 1920

Total items: 10

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[picture: Front Cover, The Scott Country]

Front Cover, The Scott Country

My copy has a repair to a tear on the dust jacket. The picture on the cover is Branxholm Tower, reproduced slightly better inside the book. [more...] [$]

[picture: Roxburgh Castle]

Roxburgh Castle

Says Discover the Borders, “The ruins of the famous castle of Roxburgh, favourite of Scottish kings, seated on its massive grassy mound between the Rivers Tweed and Teviot.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Newark Tower]

Newark Tower

(Frontispiece) Newark Tower [more...] [$]

[picture: Branxholm Tower]

Branxholm Tower

“It was from Branxholm, on the Teviot above Hawick, that another Scott of the name – generation after generation were Walters – rode forth to rescue ‘Kinmount Willie’ [...]Lay, opens at and returns again to Branxholm Ha’; it was at the Tower Inn, at Hawick, where the Duchess Anne of Buccleuch and Monmouth held her receptions, and that the greatest of all the Sir Walters parted from his guests the Wordsworths.” (p. 21) [more...] [$]

[picture: Kelso: The River Tweed and Abbey Ruins]

Kelso: The River Tweed and Abbey Ruins

Kelso is a town in the Borders; the abbey was mostly destroyed at the English Reformation. [more...] [$]


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Berwickshire ·Dryburgh ·Fife ·Hawick ·Kelso ·Melrose ·Neidpath ·Newark ·Roxburghshire ·Sandyknowe ·St Boswells ·Tweeddale

Pictures from The Scott Country - beautiful Scotland, Described by John Geddie, Painted by E. W. Haslehust, R.B.A. [1866 – 1949], Blackie & Son Ltd., London and Glasgow.

I don’t have an exact date for this book; probably 1920, although the cover under the dost jacket is plain: after about 1911 they started to have pictures on them. Because of the uncertainty I’ve marked the pictures as free for non-commercial use.


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