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The Lost City: Old Aberdeen

The Lost City: Old Aberdeen (Hardback)

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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 remains of a magnificent medieval cathedral, 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.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: Birlinn General Publication Date: 30/10/2008 ISBN-13: 9781841587387  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jane Stevenson was born in London, and brought up in Beijing, London and Bonn. She currently lives in Aberdeenshire, where she is Regius Professor of Humanity at the University of Aberdeen. She is the author of a number of historical works, two collections of novellas, four novels, a biography of Edward Burra, and has written for Harper's, and the Guardian, and the Observer. Peter Davidson is Professor of Renaissance Studies in the University of Aberdeen and Hon. Keeper of the University's Renaissance Collections. He has published widely on literature, art and music as well as on wider matters of cultural history and art history.Marc Ellington is a recipient of the Saltire, Civic Trust and European Heritage Awards and is a Director of Historic Scotland, a Trustee of the National Galleries of Scotland and has been involved in developing and managing a number of major built heritage and landscape conservation and restoration initiatives in the UK and abroad.Daniel MacCannell, a graduate of Aberdeen University and UCLA's MFA-Screenwriting program, is a widely published non-fiction writer who has received the Jack Nicholson prize and been nominated for the Fotokem Maverick Award for his fictional work.

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