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.

BROONS GUIDE TAE FAMILY PLANNING
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86681
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £1.50
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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 ...
NO MOOS IS GOOD MOOS: The Herald Diary
KEN SMITH    Book Number: 87338
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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: £1.50
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...
EDINBURGH: LANDSCAPES IN STONE
ALAN MCKIRDY    Book Number: 88462
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £2.00
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...
JOHN LAW: A Scottish Adventurer in the Eighteenth Century
JAMES BUCHAN    Book Number: 89115
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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At the peak of his reputation in 1720, a period lasting just over 100 days, John Law was the most powerful man in France after the Regent, the Duke of Orléans. He was also the richest private citi...
ONE LAST DRAM BEFORE MIDNIGHT: The Complete Collected
DENZIL MEYRICK    Book Number: 89372
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.50
Product format: Paperback

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Published together for the first time are the complete collected DCI Daley short stories and novellas. Discover how DCI Daley and DS Scott first met on the mean streets of Glasgow in two prequels ...
GLASGOW: A History of the City
MICHAEL FRY    Book Number: 89062
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Hardback

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A one volume marvellous history of the great city of Glasgow from the Celts to Celtic by the controversial Scottish historian, author and journalist and regular contributor to the Scotsman, the Her...
RAGGED LION: A Novel
Allan Massie    Book Number: 89497
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
Product format: Paperback

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Richard West in The Oldie said of this, 'Outstandingly good on Scott's relationship with his contemporaries, notably Wordsworth... The observations of Byron are dazzling.' In this critically accla...
ABC MY GRANNIE CAUGHT A FLEA
EWAN MCVICAR    Book Number: 90041
Published price: £7.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A great number from the early 1900s, many from Glasgow in the 1960s and 70s right up to the 2000s, here are funny Scottish children's songs and rhymes, but many have a slightly ruder or dated tone....
50 PEOPLE WHO SCREWED UP SCOTLAND
ALLAN BROWN    Book Number: 90205
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £3.75
Product format: Paperback

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'The Celt is supposed to be spiritually superior to the Saxon - simpler, more creative, less vulgar, less snobbish etc.' wrote George Orwell in 1945. The 50 names in the book compromise a brillian...
BROONS GUIDE TAE ETIQUETTE AND GOOD MANNERS
EUAN KERR    Book Number: 86680
Published price: £6.99
Bibliophile price: £1.75
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...
ROUGH GUIDE TO SCOTLAND: 11th Edition Updated
GREG DICKINSON ET AL    Book Number: 89138
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £6.50
Product format: Paperback

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What not to miss, what to see, itineraries, history and recommended books, a useful language section, this is the most comprehensive and in-depth guide to Scotland with area highlights and full col...