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Whaling And The Hebrides

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ISBN : UCSD:31822037283066
Genre : Whalers (Persons)
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Mendelssohn The Hebrides And Other Overtures

Author : Professor of Music R Larry Todd
ISBN : 0521407648
Genre : Music
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Larry Todd offers a historical, stylistic, and analytical guide to three remarkable works which secured for Mendelssohn no small measure of his fame.

General View Of The Agriculture Of The Hebrides Or Western Isles Of Scotland

Author : James MacDonald
ISBN : UOM:39015063984960
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The Hebrides

Author : Peter Edwards
ISBN : 9781783621828
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Inspirational guidebook to walking in the Hebrides, on the west coast of Scotland. 50 adventurous walks on well-known and remote islands; from Skye, Mull, Rum, the Uists and Barra, Ulva, Iona, Eigg and Muck and more besides. Most of the walks provide a full day for experienced walkers, with a few multi-day adventures as well as some shorter routes. The terrain is often rough, rugged and pathless, while waymarking and public transport can, in many places, be hard to find. The challenge of wild walking, and the self-reliance needed to discover the best of the Hebrides, make the islands all the more appealing for adventurous walkers. The walks also include Hebrides classics, like the Skye and Rum Cuillins, the Paps of Jura and full circuits of smaller islands. Each walk combines clear route description with mapping and spectacular photography, while also advising on the route's facilities, public transport access, length and terrain. The result is a collection of the very best walks with which to uncover the wild and rugged beauty of the Hebrides.

A Tour In Scotland And Voyage To The Hebrides

Author : Thomas Pennant
ISBN : OXFORD:590774957
Genre : Hebrides (Scotland)
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An Account Of The Present State Of The Hebrides And Western Coasts Of Scotland

Author : James Anderson
ISBN : NYPL:33433082128418
Genre : Fisheries
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To The Hebrides

Author : Samuel Johnson
ISBN : 9780857905161
Genre : Travel
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Samuel Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and James Boswell’s Journey of a Tour to the Hebrides are widely regarded as among the best pieces of travel writing ever produced. Johnson and Boswell spent the autumn of 1773 touring Scotland as far west as the islands of Skye, Raasay, Coll, Mull, Ulva, Inchkenneth and Iona. Highly Readable often profound, and at times very funny, their accounts of the ‘jaunt’ are above all a valuable record of a society undergoing rapid change. In this pioneering new edition, Ronald Black brings together the two men’s starkly contrasting accounts of each of the thirteen stages of the journey. He also restores to Boswell’s text 20,000 words from his journal which were denied entry to his book because they were intimate, defamatory, or about the islands rather than Johnson. The endnotes incorporate Boswell’s footnotes, translations of Latin passages, a clear summary of pre-existing information on the two texts, and a fresh focus on what the two men actually found on their trip. To the Hebrides, also includes contemporary prints by Thomas Rowlandson, seventeen new maps and a comprehensive index.

Cycling In The Hebrides

Author : Richard Barrett
ISBN : 9781783622863
Genre : Travel
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This guidebook describes 37 day rides for all abilities, and 22 linking routes for more experienced cycle tourists, allow riders to visit all the essential sights in over 20 islands of the Hebrides and of the Firth of Clyde. Routes range from those suitable for short weekend breaks to a challenging 600-mile tour. Whether you're putting together a fortnight's tour or just enjoying a few day rides from a single base, this guide is packed with useful information to help you make the most of your trip. The Hebridean islands offer a wealth of wonderful scenery: the majestic Cuillin mountains on Skye; the otherworldly palm trees on Bute; the marvellous white shell sands on Tiree and Harris. This guidebook features detailed custom mapping and elevation profiles for all routes, and comprehensive information of ferry and transport routes, accommodation, food and drink, supplies, cycle spares and repairs. Island hopping in these islands is a magical experience. The guide visits over 20 of them and each has its own interesting history and wildlife. Reasonably fit cyclists can enjoy these routes at their own pace; experienced cycle tourists will eat up the miles.

The Journal Of A Tour To The Hebrides With Samuel Johnson Ll D

Author : James Boswell
ISBN : OXFORD:400311921
Genre : Hebrides (Scotland)
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Piers Of The Hebrides Western Isles

Author : Alistair Deayton
ISBN : 9781445623849
Genre : History
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