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No 15/Summer 1996


Contents

Apology - 'the other' John Buchan, editorial [another JB writing poetry at the same time: who he?] See Poem Journal 14

On the trail of the Presbyterian Cavalier, by Andrew Lownie [speech given by Buchan's biographer at the Society's AGM, April 1995]

Mystery ships: JB and naval Intelligence, by Major John Leach [probable anonymous chapter by Buchan on First World War naval warfare, on the Lusitania]

Where did Sir Edward Leithen sprain his ankle?: locating The Dancing Floor, by Michael and Isobel Haslett [topography of Cartmel and Westmorland, north-west England, and background to themes of The Dancing Floor]

JB at Yale, 1938, contributed by Samuel E Neel [citation for an honorary degree conferred on JB]

Basil Skinner, by Kate Love [obituary of founder member of Society]

Remembering the Buchans: a visit to the Bank House, by Jean Lyell [personal memory]

The John Buchan Centre, by Jean Sloan, Biggar Museum Trust [review of the Centre's progress]

Notes and reviews

Any clues?, from Ray Morris [query re: Buchan and crosswords]

H de V, from Ann Armstrong [theory of identity of mysterious dedicatee of The Thirty-Nine Steps]

John Buchan, The Presbyterian Cavalier, by Andrew Lownie, by Ann Stonehouse [book review]

Anna Buchan and O Douglas by Wendy Forrester, by Kenneth D Macrae [[book review]

Hostage in the Highlands by Duncan Watt, by Ann Stonehouse [book review]

Publications of interest

Inserts

note on the John Buchan Bibliography from Alasdair Hutton, Vice-Chairman

notice of Rt Hon Lord Tweedsmuir's death


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