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Perth The Fair City

Perth: The Fair City. This is an account of Perth's history from its medieval origins to the flourishing city of the present day. The author intersperses factual history with anecdotes and stories and traces walks round medieval and Georgian Perth.

Perth in Old Picture Postcards: v. 2...

The Perthshire Book This collection of essays is the story of Perthshire, Scotland's heartland, where many of her greatest treasures are to be found. The district resonates with folklore and incident; it was the birthplace of Rob Roy and also inspired some of Scott's finest work.

David Douglas of Scone, Perthshire, was one of the most important botanical collectors there has ever been. Thanks to his heroic and often unimaginably arduous explorations, during which he collected and discovered over 200 species, our forests and gardens are immeasurably richer. Not only is the Douglas fir named after him, but also many of our most established conifers, like the Sitka spruce, Grand and Noble firs and the Monterey pine were introduced to Britain by him.

Perth and Kinross: An Illustrated... Architectural Guide.

Enjoying Perthshire. A personal tour through Perthshire hills, woods, waterfalls, bird haunts and moorland tracks, with illustrations and maps.

Fife, Perthshire and Angus (Exploring... This series provides an introduction to the archaeological heritage of Scotland, detailing the story of one part of the country. The details are filled in by a gazetteer of the most interesting and best preserved monuments, and aim to encourage the reader to explore further using the full-colour section on day excursions. This volume details skilfully carved Pictish cross-slabs, great abbeys and castles, and the imposing cathedrals of Arbroath and St Andrews, together with the Royal Palace of Falkland. Examples of rural architecture are also documented.

Perthshire in History and Legend Exploring some of the stories about Perthshire, this book contains not only the well known stories such as Robert the Bruce founding a chapel at Strathfillan after Bannockburn, but tales of the prophecies of the Lady of Lawers, and the pistols of Doune made entirely of horseshoe nails.

Fife and Perthshire: Including Kinross... This guide covers a varied landscape area that is accessible to the highly populated Central Lowlands of Scotland, including the great cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Human endeavour, coupled with a proud colourful heritage, is evident everywhere, in the pretty and historic coastal towns such as St Andrews, in the rolling Lomond Hills and scenic Loch Leven, and, moving further north towards the higher ground, in the mountainous areas around Pitlochry, where the autumn colours have to be seen to be believed. Visits to the area are addictive, causing many to return again and again to the ancient "kingdoms" of Fife and Perth, legendary birthplace of the heartland of Scotland, for further exploration and pleasure.

Stanley: From Arkwright Village to... Commuter Suburb 1784-2003. Tracing the evolution of the village of Stanley from being an important cotton mill and community to a growing commuter satellite of Perth.



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