Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books

Edinburgh and its Neighbourhood

 Nelson's Pictorial Guide Book  -  Edinburgh and its neighbourhood  -  Cover

I have seen several copies of this small illustrated guidebook, the publication dates ranging from 1858 to 1889.  The attractive illustrations below are taken from an edition published around 1870.

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Arthur Seat and Salisbury Crags

Arthur Seat and Salisbury Crags

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Edinburgh from Calton Hill

Edinburgh from Calton Hill

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  High Street and St Giles Church

High Street and St Giles Church

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Edinburgh from Princes Street Gardens

Edinburgh Castle from Princes St Gardens

 Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Calton Hill from Salisbury Crags

Calton Hill from Salisbury Crags

Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Calton Hill

Calton Hill

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket

Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

Holyrood Palace and Arthur Seat

  Engraving from Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books  -  Arthur Seat and Salisbury Crags

Edinburgh from the Firth of Forth

 

More pages on engravings

Background reading ...    Engravings  and Engravers

Engravings in Books ...    Index

Modern Athens  - 1829

Nelson's Pictorial Guide Books

Old & New Edinburgh  - 1890

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