A Tour in Scotland and Voyage to the Hebrides, 1772

Pennant, Thomas, Simmons, Andrew

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Synopsis: Originally published in 1776, Thomas Pennant's "Tour in Scotland and 18th century. Written after his five month journey through mainland Scotland and the Western Isles in the summer of 1772, Pennant paints a vivid picture of Scotland during the last quarter of the 18th century. Pennant had an eye for detail, and the account of his journeys includes a wealth of material regarding the physical features of the landscape, architectural details of buildings and the historical associations and local customs of the places he visited. He also writes of the people he met and the places he stayed, thus adding a human dimension to his travelogue. Within this text, Pennant also writes of his travels in the north of England, including descriptions of the medieval towns of Chester and Durham and the magnificent landscape of the Lake District.the Western Isles " is one of the major pieces of travel writing from the

Book Description: The naturalist Thomas Pennant published this account of his journey through Scotland and its islands in 1774. His great enthusiasm was for the Hebrides, and more than half of the book describes his voyage around the islands. This is a genial account of a region still exotic to many Britons.

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