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the image if applicable, will take you to the actual vendor where you
can fnd more information and, if you wish, order the book directly from
If you ever find that a link does not work, please notify me and I will
check what the problem is. Happy hunting!
Dumfries and Galloway
(Pevsner Buildings of Scotland S.)
The turbulent history
of this border region, with its varied landscape of coastal plain,
moorland and forest, is reflected in strong-walled castles at lonely
Auchencass, Caerlaverock and Sanquhar, and in its many tower houses.
Equally majestic are the medieval abbeys of Dundrennan, Glenluce and
Sweetheart, and the great Baroque ducal palace at Drumlanrig.
Lighthouses, farm steadings and small burghs, with their churches and
tolbooths, are among the more modest and peaceful charms of this
unspoilt south-west corner of Scotland.
By the way, for the
widest selection of used and rare books anywhere, you might like to
take a look at www.abebooks.co.uk
- UK site of the world's largest network for used, rare and
out-of-print books. Here you will also find a
number of bookshops based in Dumfries and Galloway itself. Recently
while out for a walk one evening in Bladnoch I saw an old book through
the window of a bookshop, and when I got home I looked for the book on
this site, and even found the copy from that particular shop along with