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.

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...
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...
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 GUIDE TAE FAMILY PLANNING
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86681
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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: £6.00
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...
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...
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: £3.00
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: £8.50
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.
THIS IS MEMORIAL DEVICE: A Novel
DAVID KEENAN    Book Number: 88268
Published price: $16
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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1983-85 were the glory years in Airdrie - what a joke, right? This novel is a love letter to a small town in Lanarkshire in the west of Scotland in the late 70s and early '80s as they were tempora...
DESCRIPTION OF THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND, Circa 1695:
MARTIN MARTIN    Book Number: 88460
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £5.50
Product format: Paperback

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A fascinating history of the Hebrides circa 1695, Martin Martin's two pieces of travel writing before the Jacobite rebellions changed society in the Highlands permanently. Both of Martin's works we...
EDINBURGH: LANDSCAPES IN STONE
ALAN MCKIRDY    Book Number: 88462
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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Edinburgh - a city that lies between an ancient, long-extinct volcano and the sea. Celebrated for its beauty, which has earnt it the status as a UNESCO World Heritage city, this city has been a stu...
TARTAN PIPES & DRUMS CD
SELECTION SCOTTISH FAVOURITES    Book Number: 88352
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Unknown

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Beginning with Scotch on the Rocks and ending with The Rowan Tree, we go by way of Campbelltown Loch, and Amazing Grace to beautiful medleys including Auld Lang Syne, Mairi's Wedding, The March of ...