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Ayrshire: Discovering A County

Ayrshire: Discovering A County

Author: Dane Love
Price: £12.99
ISBN: 0-9544461-1-9
384 pp illustrated/phk

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Ayrshire is one of the most important countries in Scotland, with a long and proud history. In the most comprehensive book ever published on Ayrshire, the author - an expert on the county with many books published on the subject - covers the county in considerable depth. The main towns are all here: Ayr, Kilmarnock, Irvine, Kilwinning, Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Cumnock, Prestwick, Troon, Maybole and Girvan The range is impressive and includes battles, momentous events, distinguished buildings,industry, natural history and folk tales. Dozens of distinguished Ayrshire citizens make an appearance, among them Robert Burns, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Sir Alexander Fleming, Johnnie Walker, Bill Shankly and Keir Hardie. In addition to an impressive range of photographs the book has a comprehensive index and bibliography. The book was a local bestseller and was reprinted in 2010.

"A superb and comprehensive guide to the whole county"
Ayrshire Post

"The most impressive book ever published on Ayrshire"
Cumnock Chronicle

"A brilliant new book"
Irvine Herald