The Oldest Post Office in the World

and Other Odd Places

By Hamish M. Brown

Format: Paperback

Not all of Hamish Brown's many travels about Scotland have taken up mountains or into wild and wind swept places, but he has found himself in some pretty odd locations.

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Sandstone Press Ltd

Sandstone Press was established in 2002 based on the firm belief that an international publishing house could be based in the Highlands of Scotland. We publish fiction and non-fiction books and ebooks. The company is characterised by high editorial and design standards, internationalism, and a strong engagement with the contemporary world using modern methods. Sandstone Press books have won or been shortlisted for many literary prizes including the Man Booker, Commonwealth, Arthur C Clarke, Creative Scotland, Green Carnation, Saltire Society, Petrona, Bill Rollinson Prize for Landscape and Tradition, Boardman Tasker, Not the Booker, and Desmond Elliott Awards.

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Not all of Hamish Brown's many travels about Scotland have taken up mountains or into wild and wind swept places, but he has found himself in some pretty odd locations. Now he has listed them, placing them in their regions, complete with references and directions to produce this beautiful and fascinating book that will take you around Scotland to places you never dreamed of. Beutifully designed by Heather MacPherson of Raspberryhmac, and with maps by David Langwell, The Oldest Post Office in the World is a book you will want not only for the car but for the coffee table and the book shelf. It's one to use and one to treasure.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Sandstone Press Ltd
Publication Date 15 Apr 2012
ISBN 9781905207954
Number of Pages 192

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"One of the more peculiar travel guides currently available. . . Brown has a chatty style and charming sense of humor, which make his book an enjoyable armchair read." -- Library Journal "Library Journal"

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