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The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland
Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and Other Vestiges of Former Ages, Accompanied by Descriptions

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Part of Cambridge Library Collection - Medieval History

  • Date Published: June 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108046251

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  • The work of the poet and novelist Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832) frequently reflected his interest in Scottish history, and he is regarded as having written some of the most influential historical fiction of the nineteenth century. His literary works include the poem The Lady of the Lake and the novels Waverley and Ivanhoe. Originally published in two volumes in 1814–17, this one-volume reissue is a work of non-fiction that illuminates Border history as revealed through architecture and artefacts. Scott was not the sole author, but his substantial introduction sets the historical scene for the entries on various castles, churches and other historic structures on both sides of the border. Illustrative extracts of his poetry are also included, along with many detailed engravings of the evocative scenes and buildings described.

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    • Date Published: June 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108046251
    • length: 602 pages
    • dimensions: 297 x 210 x 31 mm
    • weight: 1.42kg
    • contains: 93 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1: Introduction
    Morpeth Castle
    Castle at Newcastle
    Warkworth Castle
    Warkworth Hermitage
    Carlisle Cathedral
    Carlisle Castle
    Lanercost Priory
    Bothwell Castle, Northumberland
    Bamborough Castle
    Wetherall Priory
    Tynemouth Priory
    Jedburgh Abbey
    Newark Castle
    Bothwell Castle, Clydesdale
    Mitford Castle and Church
    Holyrood Abbey
    Naworth Castle
    Prudhoe Castle
    Kelso Abbey
    Melrose Abbey
    Hales Castle
    Yanwath Hall
    Branksome Castle
    The Tower of Goldieland
    Dunbar Castle
    Hexham Abbey
    Thirlwall Castle
    Bywell Castle
    Scaleby Castle
    Aspatria Church
    Wark Castle
    Hawthornden
    Monument at Bew Castle. Volume 2: Lindisfarne Abbey and Holy Island Castle
    Smallholm Tower
    Elibank Tower
    Hermitage Castle
    Percy's Cross
    Dunfermling or Dunfermline Abbey
    Stirling Castle
    Abbey of Newminster
    Traquair Castle
    St Constantine's Cells
    Dilston Castle
    Garvald Tower
    Hawick
    Gilnockie Tower
    Canoby Bridge
    The Steel Hand and Arm, and the Horn of Carslogie
    The Pennon of Sir Henry Percy, and the Banner of the Earl of Douglas
    Appendix
    Index.

  • Author

    Walter Scott

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