Scottish Books

Scottish Books

Scottish Books

Scottish Books

Scotland and Scottish interest books, historical and modern, photographic and scenic to walking guides, famous Scots and kings and queens and history. The Duke of Edinburgh meets our Annie in the image.

OLD ENGLAND SCOTLAND AND WALES
JÜRGEN SORGES    Book Number: 83928
Bibliophile price: £12.50
Product format: Hardback

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Quaint cottages with rose bedecked walls, old stone-built pubs, ancient buttressed abbeys, ruined Franciscan priories, strange rock formations and tree-lined lanes - all sights we can still see tod...
CRADLE OF CHEMISTRY
EDIT. BY ROBERT G. W. ANDERSON    Book Number: 83852
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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The University of Edinburgh was the world's most sought-after centre for the teaching and study of chemistry in the late 18th century. The volume starts with John Henry providing a context for Sco...
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
JENNY WORMALD    Book Number: 85627
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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The author presented the BBC programme 'Bloody Queens' and had also featured in a Timewatch episode about Mary Queen of Scots in 1987, commemorating the 400th anniversary of her execution. The fir...
SCOTLAND AND THE SEA
NICK ROBINS    Book Number: 85929
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Hardback

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Scotland's maritime heritage is unparalleled. For centuries the greatest shipbuilding nation in the world it has been the home of the engineering, ship-owning and entrepreneurial skills that were c...
EDINBURGH ON THIS DAY: History, Facts, Figures
IAN COLQUHOUN    Book Number: 85999
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
Product format: Hardback

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People, crime, pollution, crises, murders, battles, strikes, pubs, tragedies, scandals, newspapers, bands, footballers, politicians and royals have all shaped Edinburgh. A city of culture, music a...
MY SCOTLAND
A. G. MACDONELL    Book Number: 86021
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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History has shown over and over that almost every nation would sooner govern themselves badly, corruptly, incompetently, than be efficiently governed by an alien. First published in 1937, this 201...
SCOTLAND'S CRUEL SEA: Heroism and Disaster
ROBERT JEFFREY    Book Number: 86027
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A voyage back into the history of the toll that the cruel sea has taken on seafarers around Scotland's coast, a story of heroism and disaster. Beneath our seas lie around 5,000 known wrecks, with ...
SCOTLAND: A Concise History
FITZROY MACLEAN    Book Number: 86169
Published price: $19.95
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Continuously in print for over 30 years, this is brought up-to-date with a new chapter by Marcus Linklater in the wake of the first Scottish Parliament in 300 years. This is the history of a land ...
NEW RACE OF MEN: Scotland 1815-1914
MICHAEL FRY    Book Number: 80902
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Hardback

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The author of ten books on modern Scottish history, the author Michael Fry is a regular columnist for The Scotsman and the Sunday Times and his acclaimed book goes well beyond the conventional anal...
BROONS COLOURING BOOK
DC THOMSON & CO    Book Number: 86679
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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First appearing in 1936 in the pages of The Sunday Post, the Broons Family originally offered readers a touch of much-needed humour in austere times. This meant their hijinks were printed in black...
BROONS GUIDE TAE ETIQUETTE AND GOOD MANNERS
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86680
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Hardback

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"After a long walk on a warm day, it is considered poor form to stick one's perspiring feet in one's refrigerator to cool them down. This is neither hygienic nor polite and can result in severe fro...
BROONS GUIDE TAE FAMILY PLANNING
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86681
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Unknown

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Maw and Paw Broon have had eight children of wide-ranging ages. They've had so many offspring that they ran out of names for them and ended up having to call their youngest simply the Bairn. The ...
SCOTLAND AND THE SEA
NICK ROBINS    Book Number: 86633
Published price: £19.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Scottish engineering, ship owning and operating as well as business and entrepreneurial skills have all played a big part in the success of the Merchant Navy. Scottish emigrants took skills with t...
AROUND SCOTLAND'S SHORES
JOHN HANNAVY    Book Number: 86730
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Many have a fascination with the richness and variety of Edwardian postcards and here they have been hand painted to bring them to life showing people at work, play, getting on and off ferries, tra...
FRED A. FARRELL - GLASGOW'S WAR ARTIST
JOANNA MEACOCK ET AL    Book Number: 87292
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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Frederick A. Farrell was the only war artist to be commissioned by a city rather than by the government, Imperial War Museum or armed forces. Born in 1882 to a distinguished Glasgow family, Farrell...
PLAID AND PLAGIARISM
MOLLY MACRAE    Book Number: 87199
Published price: £20
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Hardback

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Book one in the Highland Bookshop Mystery Series here is a delightful and deadly new novel. A murder in a garden shed turns the four new owners of Yon Bonnie Books into amateur detectives. Set in...
GLASGOW TO THE WORLD: Posters for the Anchor Line
GLASGOW MUSEUMS    Book Number: 87212
Published price: $15.95
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Unknown

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The four designs for these notecards are Visit Scotland by the Anchor Line 1921, Ireland Come Back to Erin, Anchor Line, New York and Londonderry 1923, Come Back to Erin! 1922 and Scotland, the Lan...
BURNS SUPPER COMPANION
NANCY MARSHALL    Book Number: 87327
Published price: £5.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
Product format: Paperback

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Celebrated every year on 25th January by countless people across the world, Burns Night is a delicious ritual. It was in 1801 that some five people after Robert Burns' death, the poet's friends, s...
NO MOOS IS GOOD MOOS: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87338
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A companion to two others in the series, here is the 2018 selection to tickle your funny bone from The Herald newspapers daily 'Diary' column. The antics of politicians, celebrities, sporting icon...
THAT'S THE SEALIEST THING I'VE READ: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87339
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A lovely laughing seal graces the cover of this smashing collection of Scottish banter. In politics, parties kept losing their leaders, some voted for Brexit, and Donald Trump flew in to give Scot...
SOMEBUNNY LOVES YOU: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87340
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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The Herald newspaper has had a lot to laugh about and its readers' stories are printed in the daily 'Diary' column. Here are the best, with three volumes available to collect. In this volume we c...
HERALD DIARY: Set of Three
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87475
Published price: £29.97
Bibliophile price: £9.50
Product format: Paperback

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Set includes: The Herald Diary: Somebunny Loves You, That's The Sealiest Thing I've Read and No Moos Is Good Moos. Buy all three softbacks and save even more.