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Black's Guide to Scotland

Picturesque Tourist Guide 1840

Adam Black

Published in 1840 by Adam and Charles Black of Edinburgh, this ‘Picturesque Tourist’ guide promises ‘engraved charts and views of the scenery, plans of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and a copious itinerary’. Arranged as 14 tours, the guide also assures the reader of accurate, plain and intelligible accounts, with much information on tradition, history and associations – a swipe at the purple prose of rival guides. The present book is a facsimile reprint of the first edition. No jacket.

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  • Publisher: Collins
  • Year: 2017
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 450pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 236x156mm
  • ISBN: 9780008251147
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 0.4kg
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