Rulewater and Its People
Title: Rulewater and Its People: An Account of the Valley of the Rule and Its Inhabitants
Author: George Tancred
Publisher: T. & A. Constable, Edinburgh
Hardback - 1st Edition
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Rulewater is a stream and valley in the area of Teviotdale in Roxburghshire. The stream is about nine and one-half miles long and the valley contains parts of the parishes of Hobkirk, Cavers and Bedrule. The valley is tradionally associated with the Turnbull family. The Turnbulls and other noted families of the area are among the subjects covered in the book.
There are original letters from the author George Tancred to James Irvine dated 1907 and newspaper of the author's Orbituary (1914) glued inside the end papers and spare title pages. These add to the historical origins of this book and hence its value.
I fine copy with some looseness however remains an important and usuable edition.
Grey cloth with vignette; spine letering gilt, ruled in gilt. Illustrated with photographs (plates) and drawngs in text. Spine slightly faded, and corners rubbed; hinges started, slight browning to free endpapers; interior otherwise clean & bright.
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