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History & General Interest Books

  • A Life of Industry: The Photography of John R Hume. Hardback

    A Life of Industry: The Photography of John R Hume

    £20.00

    Historic Environment Scotland Publication  John R Hume is Scotland’s foremost expert on industrial heritage. John’s greatest passion was – and is –...

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  • Bloody Scotland Hardback

    Bloody Scotland

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    Winner of the CWA Short Story Dagger Award  In Bloody Scotland, twelve of Scotland's best crime writers use the sinister side of the country's buil...

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  • For the Safety of All: A Story of Scotland’s Lighthouses Hardback cover

    For the Safety of All: A Story of Scotland’s Lighthouses

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    New Historic Environment Scotland Publication  ‘There have always been lighthouses in my life. There has been a closeness and steadiness to our rel...

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  • Where are the Women? Hardback

    Where are the Women?

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    For most of recorded history, women have been sidelined, if not silenced, by men who named the built environment after themselves. Now is the time ...

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  • A History of Scotland's Landscapes

    A History of Scotland's Landscapes

    £30.00

    It is easy to overlook how much of our history is preserved all around us. The way the narrative of bygone days has been inscribed in fields, fores...

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  • Scotland's History
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    Scotland's History

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    Scotland’s vibrant and bloody past captures the imagination, but there is far more to Scotland's History than murder and mayhem, tragedy and betray...

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  • Scotland's Landscapes
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    Scotland's Landscapes

    £14.99

    Over the past 10,000 years, every inch of Scotland has been shaped, changed and moulded by it's people. Scotland’s Landscapes tells the enduring st...

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  • The Honours of Scotland
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    The Honours of Scotland

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    The Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours – Scotland’s crown jewels – and the equally dramatic tale of the Stone of Destiny....

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  • The Art of Coorie: How to Live Happy the Scottish Way

    The Art of Coorie: How to Live Happy the Scottish Way

    £14.99

    Coorie - the Scottish version of hygge is explored in this beautiful book, The Art of Coorie by Gabriella Bennett. Including lifestyle, home and tr...

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  • Who Built Scotland Hardback

    Who Built Scotland

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    Experience a new history of Scotland told through its places. Writers Kathleen Jamie, Alexander McCall Smith, Alistair Moffat, James Robertson and ...

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  • Above Scotland
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    Above Scotland

    £14.99

    HES holds the National Collection of aerial photography for Scotland with millions of images dating from the 1920s to the present day.  These photo...

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  • Scotland from the Sky Hardback

    Scotland from the Sky

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    As seen on TV! Prepare yourself for a journey into the skies above Scotland. In this book, you will travel in both space and time, starting in the ...

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  • St Peter's, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal
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    St Peter's, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal

    Original price £30.00
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    In this landmark book, Diane Watters looks at the history of St Peter's Seminary, Cardross. She traces the story of an architectural failure which ...

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  • Midhope and More: Memories fro

    Midhope and More: Memories from Outlander

    £9.99

    Midhope and more is a 68 page book of illustrations and memories from 10 Outlander filming locations, in and around Edinburgh. Created in conjuncti...

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  • Hunting Picts: Medieval sculptures at St Vigeans, Angus. Volumes 1 & 2

    Hunting Picts: Medieval sculptures at St Vigeans, Angus. Volumes 1 & 2

    £25.00

    During restoration of St Vigeans Church in the 1870s, a collection of Pictish sculpture emerged, reused as building material. This collection, incl...

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  • The Unremembered Places: Exploring Scotland's Wild Histories

    The Unremembered Places: Exploring Scotland's Wild Histories

    £9.99

    There are strange relics hidden across Scotland’s landscape. Forgotten places that are touchstones to incredible stories and past lives which still...

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  • Photographing Scotland - A photo location and visitor guidebook

    Photographing Scotland - A photo location and visitor guidebook

    £27.95

    Award winning photographer Dougie Cunningham takes you to the most photogenic locations in Scotland in this photo-location and visitor guidebook. E...

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  • NEW

    The Hebridean Baker Cook Book From Historic Scotland

    Hebridean Baker

    £25.00

    The Hebridean Baker, Coinneach MacLeod is known for his unique style and wholesome and delicious traditional Scottish bakes which have won him many...

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  • 66: The House that Viewed the World
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    66: The House that Viewed the World

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    The builder of the White House, the hero of Aboukir Bay, a murderer who inspired Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde....66: The House that Viewed the World Set i...

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  • Salt on Your Tongue: Women and the Sea paperback book.

    Salt on Your Tongue: Women and the Sea

    £9.99

    Charlotte Runcie explores what the sea means to us, and particularly what it has meant to women through the ages. In mesmerising prose, she explore...

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  • The Garden Apothecary Book. Recipes, remedies and rituals.

    The Garden Apothecary

    £14.99

    Unlock the sustainable and ethical art of the apothecary, and explore its rich folklore and history. Discover the hidden delights in your own garde...

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  • The Healing power of plants book

    The Healing Power of Plants

    £12.99

    Discover plants that will clean the air you breathe, help you get a good night’s sleep, reduce stress and anxiety, help you get well soon, boost yo...

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  • The Small Isles - Hardback

    The Small Isles - Hardback

    £25.00

    This comprehensive guide to the Small Isles – illustrated with a wealth of photographs, maps and drawings – takes readers on a tour of both place a...

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  • The History Behind Game of Thrones: The North Remembers

    The History Behind Game of Thrones: The North Remembers

    £19.99

    A wall in the distant north cuts the world in two. Ruthless seaborne warriors raid the coasts from their war galleys, yearning to regain lost glori...

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    £19.99