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Books & Stationery

Enjoy a selection of Books & Stationery about Scotland, or find the perfect gift for someone who loves Scottish history, culture or architecture. Every Book collection purchase helps us protect our historic places throughout Scotland.

 

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Edinburgh Castle Guidebook

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Edinburgh Castle dominates the skyline, atop a rocky outcrop in the heart of Scotland’s capital. The official souvenir Edinburgh Castle Guidebook i...

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Stirling Castle Guidebook

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Stirling Castle is one of the great highlights of Scotland’s colourful historic landscape. With a history dating back at least to the 1100s, it has...

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Skara Brae Guidebook

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Many questions and mysteries still surround Skara Brae. The village is on the Scottish island of Orkney. Discover the history of this village in th...

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Monuments of Orkney

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Orkney’s history stretches back thousands of years. This small island has a big heritage, boasting Neolithic farms and monuments, Norse cathedrals ...

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Urquhart Castle Guidebook

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Official souvenir Urquhart Castle guidebook. The castle overlooks Loch Ness and is linked to Pictish history. It was also a strategic castle during...

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Jarlshof Guidebook

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Jarlshof’s story stretches back thousands of years to ancient Scotland, and this illustrated guide explains the history of one of Scotland’s oldest...

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Maeshowe and the heart of Neolithic Orkney Guidebook

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Maeshowe is a Neolithic tomb on Orkney with a rich history, which has stood there for close to 5,000 years. This official guide talks you through t...

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Holyrood Park Guidebook

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New for 2023! The official souvenir Holyrood Park Guidebook including Arthur's Seat will help you explore the Park, identify its remarkable feature...

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The Stirling Palace Tapestries Guidebook

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A 24-page guide to the Stirling Palace Tapestries. The colourful embroidered artworks keep the Scottish Renaissance spirit alive at the palace. The...

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Clava Cairns guide leaflet

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The official visitors guide to Clava Cairns - English language edition. On a gravel terrace above the River Nairn stands one of Scotland’s most evo...

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Iona Abbey and Nunnery Guidebook

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From St Columba to the Protestant Reformation via Viking incursions, Iona Abbey’s story is told in this wonderful Iona Abbey and Nunnery Guidebook....

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St Andrews Castle, Cathedral and Historic Burgh Guidebook

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Explore St Andrews through this official souvenir guide. St Andrews, a royal burgh in Fife, boasts both a castle and cathedral. Legend holds that r...

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The Brochs of Gurness and Midhowe Guidebook

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Gurness Broch and Midhowe Broch sit on either side of Eynhallow Sound. The Sound separates the islands of Orkney and Rousay. Discover both sites in...

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Glasgow Cathedral Guidebook

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This engrossing official souvenir guide takes you to the beautifully preserved Glasgow Cathedral. Built in the late 12th century, this fine example...

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Doune Castle Guidebook

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Doune Castle is unusual, chiefly because it is known to have been a stronghold site since Roman times. The castle as it currently stands is believe...

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Clan and Castle

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Scotland’s clan history is central to its identity. The shared kinship groups from Gaelic tradition are best known for the romantic picture painted...

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Linlithgow Palace Guidebook

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Overlooking a tranquil loch and peel, and built in the renaissance style by successive generations of Stewart Kings, Linlithgow Palace holds a spec...

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The Brough of Birsay Guidebook

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The Brough of Birsay sits just off the island of Orkney. It has been home to Norse and Pictish settlers over hundreds of years. Visiting is only po...

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Mary Was Here

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Mary Was Here exclusive Historic Scotland publication with foreword by Liz Lochhead. Mary Queen of Scots is one of Scotland’s most famous figures. ...

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The Picts guide

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For centuries, the Picts dominated Scotland. This comprehensive guide to Pictish life reveals how intelligent and powerful these settlers were. Pic...

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Dunfermline Abbey and Palace Guidebook

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The abbey at Dunfermline has a vast history that stretches back to the 11th century. The site was first developed as a small priory, but was then e...

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Fort George Guidebook

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Fort George is a fascinating feature of Moray Firth, still used by the British Army to this day. This fine example of military architecture was bui...

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Blackness Castle Guidebook

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Blackness Castle is known as ‘the ship that never sailed’, due to its nautical appearance. Learn its rich history with this official souvenir guide...

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Melrose Abbey Guidebook

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Our official souvenir Melrose Abbey Guidebook tells the story behind the faded glories and ruined walls of the structure, illustrating the tale of ...

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