The Mark of the Scots Their Astonishing Contributions to History, Science, Democracy, Literature and the Arts by Duncan A. Bruce hardcover

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This is a near fine (almost like new) hardcover with dust jacket. 1996 Birch Lane Press. This copy is crisp and clean inside and out. The pages are crisp, clean w no markings seen. The binding is tight and straight. Olive green hardcover boards under jacket are also near fine. The dust jacket is clean and shiny with only very light shelf wear from display. Standard octavo size or 6" x 9" with 368 pages including index.

This book is a celebration of all thing - and all people - of Scottish descent. The contribution of the Scots is extensive and impressive. More than 75% of all American presidents have had Scottish ancestors. Almost 11% of all the Nobel Prizes ever awarded have involved Scots and their descendants. Five of the 12 astronauts who walked on the moon descended from Scots. This book is full of thousands of facts and fully annotated. It is comprehensive and complete and numerous photos enhance the text making it an enjoyable and relatable read.

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