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The Great Tapestry of Scotland (The Making of a Masterpiece) (2nd Hand Softback)

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By Susan Mansfield & Alistair Moffat. Foreword by Alexander McCall Smith.

The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, The Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of thousands of years of Scottish history and achievement, from the end of the last Ice Age to Dolly the Sheep.

Like the Bayeux tapestry, The Great Tapestry of Scotland has been created on embroidered cloth, and is annotated in English, Gaelic, Scots and Latin.

This book tells the story of this unique undertaking - one of the biggest community arts projects ever to take place in Scotland - and reproduces in full colour a selection of the panels from the completed tapestry, together with descriptive and explanatory material.

It was published to coincide with the completion of the tapestry in August 2013.

  • Format : Slightly Larger, Squarish, 2nd Hand Softback with French Fold Sleeves
  • Condition : As New
  • Category : Non-Fiction - The Arts, Photography & Fashion
  • Published : 2013 (Birlinn)
  • ISBN : 9781780271330
  • SKU : B001970
  • PPC : LL300gm
  • RRP : £9.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.
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The Authors

Susan Mansfield is a writer and journalist. She was a feature writer on The Scotsman for twelve years, specialising in the arts and literature, and now works freelance in journalism and PR. She has been writing poetry for far too long, but with increasing seriousness.

Alistair Murray Moffat is a Scottish writer and journalist, former director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and former Rector of the University of St Andrews.