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Castles of Scotland: A Voyage Through the Centuries

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For centuries, Scotland’s castles protected her people from invasion—but eventually most lay in ruins. In the 1820’s, artist William Daniell drew the remains of these once-grand structures. For the first time, these illustrations appear in a fascinating collection alongside more recent photos of ruins and restorations, and accompanied by fascinating tales of these fortress ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published August 28th 2006 by Batsford
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Just A. Bean
Dec 04, 2014 Just A. Bean rated it really liked it
Probably more enjoyable if you already have a firm hold on Scottish history, as the trip is geographical rather than chronological, so the story of each castle jumps around in time. However, there was enough regional consistency (oh, those guys again!) that I could mostly follow it.

The castles were excellent. I appreciated the angle of following after the 19th-century gentleman who drew lovely illustrations of ships and boats various castles (and ships and boats!), then accompanying them with a
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