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Batsford, Harry; Fry, Charles; Buchan, John (foreword); Cook, Brian (illus) The Face of Scotland , London: Batsford, Winter 1947-48

Fifth edition. Red cloth, col frontis, 115 illustrations on plates, line drawings, four maps, index Pagination: x, 117. Superb photography in this typical quality Batsford production. Quoting John Buchan from his foreword: ""... a book which describes the beauties of Scotland with enthusiasm and understanding, and also with knowledge and sobriety ... some of the finest specimens of the photographic art that I have seen."" Contents: Highlands and Islands (Introduction to the Highlands; Some Perthshire lochs and glens; The eastern Grampians and their valleys; Glen Mor and the Inverness-shire glens; The far north and outer islands; The Hebrides and the Western Highlands); Lowlands and Uplands (The Borders and the Southern Uplands; The Lowland belt; Galloway; Fife and Angus); A Note on Scottish Buildings. Maps: Fife, Angus, Perthshire and the Grampian Country; The Far North; The Western Highlands and the Inner Hebrides; The Southern Uplands and Central Lowlands. Book: spine a little sunned, extremities sl rubbed, gift inscription, minor surface scratching to boards, contents VG+ boards VG- overall VG, Jacket: n/a (Book ref. 2878 )  £ 13.00

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