hundred of the very best country houses from the whole of Scotland
are described. The author uses these houses to illustrate his
thematic account of the evolution of the country house, its flourishing
and the way in which surviving examples have risen to significance
in the nation's pride. This book is an essential companion for
anyone with an interest in the architectural heritage of the country;
it is profusely illustrated and includes invaluable groundplans.
take the book, some Ordnance Survey maps, and some wine, and go"
- Scottish Book Collector