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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.

The artist died more than 70 years ago, so these illustrations are out of copyright.

Title: The Scott Country

Author: Haslehust, Geddie

City: London

Date: 1920

Total items: 10

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[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: 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: Dryburgh Abbey]

Dryburgh Abbey

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

[picture: Newark Tower]

Newark Tower

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


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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.

The artist died more than 70 years ago, so these illustrations are out of copyright.


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