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The Book of Arran by J A Balfour (1910). Contains lots of diagrams and photos of sites and finds from the island - chambers, stones, cup and rings, urns, allsorts. The back page is a rather interesting map with all the locations marked.
Rhiannon Posted by Rhiannon
16th November 2010ce
Edited 16th November 2010ce

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This link is a nice find. I'd had wee look at first editions of Volumes One and Two of Balfour's Book of Arran in the chandler's shop in Lamlash when I was over on Arran in October. £600 the pair. I resisted temptation.
I instead cherish my "Arran Of The Glens & The Brave" by MacKenzie McBride with its beautiful colour plates by J L Windgate RSA.
Howburn Digger Posted by Howburn Digger
21st November 2010ce
Thanks Rhiannon & HD!
Your "Arran of the Bens, The Glens & The Brave", 1911, (including the colour plates) is here:
rockartuk Posted by rockartuk
21st November 2010ce
Mine is, of course, the September 1910 first edition with the boxed in, gold-embossed, profile engraving of the island on the cover above the title. Lovely. New Street car boot, Edinburgh, 1994. Ten pence. Hurrah! Howburn Digger Posted by Howburn Digger
21st November 2010ce
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