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Sharkey, The Road through the Isles.

Sharkey, The Road through the Isles.

Sharkey, John. The Road through the Isles. Illustrated by Keith Payne. First Edition. Hants, Wildwood House, 1986. 24cm x 16cm. (5) 256 pages. Original hardcover with original illustrated price-clipped dustjacket. Excellent condition with only minor signs of wear. Endpaper signed by the author. Title page inscribed by the artist.

This is the first book comprehensively to explore and explain the landscape and mysteries of the Outer Hebrides, which contrasts the ancient and modern ways of life of the islanders and chronicles their daily struggle against the wild and ever-changing faces of nature.

This book presents a comprehensive guide to the islands. The Western Isles of Scotland – a harsh environment of rock, bog, loch and mountain – is one of the most beautiful yet remote areas of Scotland. The journey which the author and illustrator undertook from Barra through the Uists, Harris and Lewis as well as their daily struggle against the wild and ever-changing faces of nature.

Contains detailed travel information on all the important sites, ancient monuments and areas of outstanding beauty, with pencil drawings and detailed maps of all the main islands. The culture and beauty of the region/ The Bishops’ Isles/ Sout Uist/ Benbecula/ The North Ford/ North Uist/ Mapping the Long Isle/ South Harris/ North Harris/ Lewis/ The Standing Stones of Callanish/ From Uig to the Butt of Lewis, etc.

Our price: EUR 45,-- 

Sharkey-The Road through the Isles
Sharkey-The Road through the Isles