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Scotland's Weather: An Anthology
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0948636718, Paperback)This anthology ranges from medieval poetry to 20th-century prose and covers the Borders in springtime, skating in Victorian Edinburgh, fishermen lashed by Hebridean gales, farmers harvesting in summer heat, the Brocken Spectre and a host of other experiences of Scotland's weather. Authors include Burns, Scott, Stevenson and MacDiarmid, as well as the less well-known. The chapters are introduced by proverbs and useful words for weather. The illustrations, from many sources and periods, cover landscape and geology, clothing and shelter, work and leisure, and scientific instruments from barometers to satellites.
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