The Lost City : Old Aberdeen.

By: Stevenson, Jane and Davidson, Peter.

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Large hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. First edition, pp xii, 164, with colour photographs by David Langan. Edited by Marc Ellington and Daniel MacCannell. There is a 'lost city' lying to the north of the modern city of Aberdeen. It is Scotland's most compact and least known architectural treasure-house. In this fine Burgh is a pattern-book of Scottish architecture, both vernacular and classical, and offers one of the most significant townscapes in all of Scotland. The conservation area of Old Aberdeen contains specimens of almost every type and size of Scottish building, sweeping picturesque views of the River Don and the 13th-century Brig o'Balgownie, the Georgian town-houses of the Highland aristocracy, the highly-distinctive buildings of the ancient University of Aberdeen, atmospheric graveyards, long lawns and vistas, and a cobbled High Street of great distinction. Using their expert knowledge and sumptuous photography, the authors capture the unique cityscape and distinctive past of Old Aberdeen. 'The Lost City' details the rich treasures of the burgh, with many illustrations drawn from the University's library and museum collections, a number of which are reproduced for the first time. S20.

Title: The Lost City : Old Aberdeen.

Author Name: Stevenson, Jane and Davidson, Peter.

Categories: Scottish History, Scottish Architecture, Scotland North-east,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Birlinn, 2008. 9781841588131: 2008

ISBN Number: 184158813X

ISBN Number 13: 9781841588131

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1313

Keywords: Scotland, North-east Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen, Lost City of Aberdeen, Scotland North-east Scotland North-east,