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Some early Scottish books.

William Beattie

Some early Scottish books.

by William Beattie

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Appreciate the suggestions. I am looking for more of a 30, foot view of Scottish history as opposed to an in-depth study of a certain topic or time period. I think the Neil Oliver book might be more what I am shooting for. I can only imagine books on Scottish History could fill . Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his works Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was a writer of originality and power who produced brilliant adventure stories with subtle moral overtones and perceptive renderings of the human condition.

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