Of course, being published by RCAHMS this is a splendid creation, beautifully designed and with breath-taking photography. Even at the cover price of £25 it is a bargain - an excellent pressie for people who are into pressies! - but you can get it for less, too.
Its particular relevance here is that, as you might expect, it features the King's Knot. But, as you might not expect, it has already incorporated the results of the SLHS work there, just last year, recognising that the Knot that we see incorporates older work and so, when created in the 1620s,was perhaps 'an elaborate tribute' to the Arthurian myths which had so long surrounded Stirling.
We will be flagging up the Commission's other recent publication, on Scotland's gardens, very shortly.
Of course, it is opportune that the landscapes are getting this scholarly attention at a time when their future is in question and discussions are ongoing about the issue of ownership.
But the book had stunning pictures and illuminating commentary for landscapes the length and breadth of the land, from Shetland to an array of giant wind turbines in the Solway.