The Scott Country (page 1/3)


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[picture: Front Cover, The Scott Country]

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: 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: Neidpath Castle]

Neidpath Castle

“A mile out of [Peebles], to the west, is Neidpath Castle, the most commandingly and romantically situated, and, in spite of the yawning gaps made in its walls by Cromwell’s cannon, the best-preserved—Traquair excepted—of the strongholds of the olden time on Tweed. The river is here constricted by the bare cairn-strewn ridge of Caidmuir—once Peebles Common—on the south, and by the Edston heights on [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Newark Tower]

Newark Tower

(Frontispiece) Newark Tower [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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