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.

GLORY AND HONOUR: The Renaissance in Scotland
ANDREA THOMAS    Book Number: 83908
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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The Renaissance, a cultural and intellectual movement which spread outwards from Italy to Europe in the 15th and 16th centuries, is often thought to have eluded Scotland, but as the author demonstr...
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...
SCOTS: A Photohistory
MURRAY MCKINNON & RICHARD ORAM    Book Number: 83939
Published price: £12.95
Bibliophile price: £4.25
Product format: Paperback

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Greatly enjoyed by our blurbers up in Scotland, this photohistory of the Scots is a brilliant celebration of life and the history beyond the wall. Murray Mackinnon and Richard Oram present aspects ...
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...
SCOTTISH STEAM: A Celebration
KEITH LANGSTON    Book Number: 84003
Published price: £25
Bibliophile price: £8.50
Product format: Hardback

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Scotland has always been renowned worldwide for its engineering prowess and this naturally included the design and construction of steam locomotives. During the steam era Scottish-built engines wor...
EDINBURGH: A Traveller's Reader
EDITED BY DAVID DAICHES    Book Number: 84288
Published price: £10.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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Life, customs and morals, bookselling, Tartan pageantry, to the Edinburgh Festival 1947 as observed by Eric Linklater, here are extracts from diaries, letters, memoirs and novels, biographies from ...
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
JENNY WORMALD    Book Number: 85627
Published price: £9.99
Bibliophile price: £3.25
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: £7.00
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...
PHILIP'S SCOTLAND 2019 ROAD MAP
Unknown    Book Number: 85676
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £2.50
Product format: Paperback

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Concertina fold out new edition at a scale of 5¼ miles to one inch from the number one bestselling maps of Europe. All scenic routes are highlighted with museums, parks, ancient monuments, histori...
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...
GLASWEGIAN DIALECT
KATE SANDERSON    Book Number: 86004
Published price: £4.99
Bibliophile price: £3.50
Product format: Paperback

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After a night on the swally would your heid be loupin' and would you be fair scunnered if you were skint? Starting with a dictionary, develop a very special new Scottish vocabulary from Glasgow. ...
MY SCOTLAND
A. G. MACDONELL    Book Number: 86021
Published price: £12.99
Bibliophile price: £3.00
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: £5.50
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: Unknown

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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: £7.50
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: £4.00
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...
DEATH OF A VALENTINE
M. C. BEATON    Book Number: 87170
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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25th in the Hamish Macbeth crime mystery series, delightfully recovered and reissued. Wedding bells and murder are in the air. Amazing news is spreading like wildfire across the Scottish countrys...
DEATH OF A GENTLE LADY
M. C. BEATON    Book Number: 87171
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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The 23rd Hamish Macbeth crime mystery, delightfully recovered and reissued for all fans of Agatha Raisin. Mrs Gentle is gentle by name and gentle by nature, but has fooled everyone into thinking s...
DEATH OF A WITCH
M. C. BEATON    Book Number: 87172
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £4.00
Product format: Paperback

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A master of outrageous black comedy, here is the 24th Hamish Macbeth crime mystery. Returning from holiday, Hamish becomes unaccountably worried. It's as if he senses a dark cloud of evil hanging...