Clovenfords Hotel Guide Book for Surrounding District (the “Land of Scott”) and Coaching Tours.

  • Reid, A.D.
  • Galashiels: Alex Walker & Son 1906


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FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, 8vo, pp, 148, [28, ads]. Numerous photographic plates and a map included in pagination. Original brick red cloth, front board lettered in gilt. Just a little soiling. Corners a little bumped, boards a touch marked. Inscribed to flyleaf: ‘To D. Deuchars Esqre. from A. D. Reid’.


A small guidebook produced to promote the Clovenfords Hotel, base of Sir Walter Scott when he was appointed Sheriff of Selkirkshire in 1779. As well as pointing out local areas of interest the guide contains two chapters on cycling tours of the district, and a chapter on angling in local streams. Library Hub records 7 copies, most in Scotland: Aberdeen, BL, Cambridge, Edinburgh, NLS, NMS and Strathclyde.

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