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Island Odyssey
     

Island Odyssey

by Hamish Haswell-Smith
 

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A perfect gift book for admirers of Scottish culture, sailing enthusiasts, island lovers, and all those who appreciate the stunning beauty of Scotland's natural landscape

Hamish Haswell-Smith casts off in his 41-foot sloop Jandara, armed with his sketch pad and a route map of a journey first taken by Martin Martin in 1703. Haswell-Smith sets sail on a

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A perfect gift book for admirers of Scottish culture, sailing enthusiasts, island lovers, and all those who appreciate the stunning beauty of Scotland's natural landscape

Hamish Haswell-Smith casts off in his 41-foot sloop Jandara, armed with his sketch pad and a route map of a journey first taken by Martin Martin in 1703. Haswell-Smith sets sail on a voyage that will take him to 52 different islands around the Scottish Coast, from Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde to St. Kilda, Fair Isle, and Bass Rock. Filled with natural history, local legend, and landscapes, and accompanied by the author's own distinctive sketches and watercolors this book is a delightful way to discover or rediscover the romance, beauty, and inescapable magnetism of the Scottish Islands.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780862419479
Publisher:
Canongate Books
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
9.84(w) x 10.48(h) x 0.78(d)

Meet the Author

Hamish Haswell-Smith is a retired architect and a qualified yachtmaster. An accomplished artist, his sketches and paintings have been exhibited in many European galleries.

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