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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

Stock image royalty-free for non-commercial uses only, usage credit required, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Newark Tower]

Newark Tower

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

[picture: Bemersyde House]

Bemersyde House

“This Bemerside Hill is a ‘Mount of vision’ from which all the chief shrines and high places of the Scott Country can be surveyed, at least with the mind’s eye. Abbortsford itself, if not in actual view, can be mapped into the scene by direction and position Out of sight, directly under the brow of the hill, is the ancient square fortalice, with later [...] king, and when Thomas the Rhymer was their neighbour and wellwisher, and uttered the prophecy that has so mightiliy helped its own fulfilment: [more...] [$]

[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: Dryburgh Abbey]

Dryburgh Abbey

The Tomb of Sir Walter Scott [more...] [$]

[picture: Smailholm Tower]

Smailholm Tower

According to Discover the Borders, “This is a well preserved and well restored border tower house dating from the 15th century. Situated on Sandyknowe Farm, it is visible for miles around. Formerly the home of the Pringles of Smailholm and later that of the Scotts of Harden, it was well known to Sir Walter Scott who came [...] [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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