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Morgan, Diane

Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens. War and peace in the Denburn Valley. With an additional chapter by Mike Shepherd.

Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens. War and peace in the Denburn Valley. With an additional chapter by Mike Shepherd.

Edinburgh, Black & White Publishing 2015.

Reference: 14712
Price: £11.00 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xiii + (1) + 238 + (2)pp, many photo ills. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. No ownership inscription but Gavin Stamp’s copy.

Fascinating account of the vicissitudes of Union Terrace Gardens in Aberdeen, a public space laid out in the late 1870s on the initiative of a local Aberdeen architect, James Matthews. The narrative blends architectural history with all sorts of information about the area and its inhabitants.