On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands

It includes maps, line drawings, and never before seen photographs from the Washington Wilson collection.

On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands

Award-winning author and mountaineer follows in the footsteps of the woman as well as the monarch who came to see the Highlands as her retreat and solace. This historical biography cum guide book has a wealth of new material about "Mrs Brown". From her short walks to her large scale expeditions and her days out on the mountains, her experiences add to any walker's enjoyment of the region. It includes maps, line drawings, and never before seen photographs from the Washington Wilson collection.

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On the Trail of Queen Victoria in the Highlands
Language: en
Pages: 138
Authors: Ian Mitchell
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Dundurn

Award-winning author and mountaineer follows in the footsteps of the woman as well as the monarch who came to see the Highlands as her retreat and solace. This historical biography cum guide book has a wealth of new material about "Mrs Brown". From her short walks to her large scale
On the Trail of William Wallace
Language: en
Pages: 146
Authors: David. R. Ross
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Dundurn

The film Braveheart was a great inspiration to people all over the world. This is the true story of Braveheart, William Wallace, Scotland's great liberator. Ross chronicles his effect on the landscape of Scotland as we know it today. This book will hold the attention of the casual reader and
Mountain Days and Bothy Nights
Language: en
Pages: 366
Authors: Dave Brown, Ian R. Mitchell
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-24 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

Acknowledged as a classic of mountain writing, this book takes you into the bothies, howffs and dosses on the Scottish hills as Fishgut Mac, Desperate Dan and Stumpy the Big Yin stalk hill and public house, evading gamekeepers and Royalty.
Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy
Language: en
Pages: 722
Authors: James Panton
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-24 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of the British Monarchy provides a chronology starting with the year 495 and continuing to the present day, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant persons, places, events, institutions, and other aspects of British culture, society, economy, and politics. This
Scotland's Mountains Before the Mountaineers
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ian R Mitchell
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-26 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

Winner of the Outdoor Writers Guild Award for Excellence In this new book on pre-mountaineering ascents and near ascents in the Highlands, we have at last a work which does justice to those who lived and worked, travelled and fought in the Highlands before Walter Scott. PROF. BRUCE LENMAN Marvelous