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For the Islands I Sing
George's memory is inseparable from Orkney, where he was born the youngest child of a poor family and which he rarely left. His mother was a beautiful woman who spoke only Gaelic...
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Forth & Clyde Canal: A History
The Forth and Clyde Canal, completed in 1790, was by far the largest engineering project that had ever been seen in Scotland. It allowed coal and machinery to travel East and grain...
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Forth Bridge: A Picture History
The Forth Bridge was the greatest engineering feat the Victorian world had ever seen and remains, to this day, one of the great achievements of mankind. This book tells the dramatic...
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Fruit & Vegetables for Scotland
The windy, cool and damp climate in Scotland means not all fruit and vegetables are easy to grow. While some plants such as strawberries and poptatoes thrive, tomatoes and peaches...
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Furrow Behind Me
Angus MacLellan was regarded throughout his own lifetime as one of Scotland's finest traditional Gaelic storytellers. Reminiscences of his life were first recorded - on tape in...
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Gaelic Otherworld, The
John Gregorson Campbell (1834-91) was one of the most outstanding folklorists working in Scotland during the nineteenth century. Based on materials which he had gathered in the...
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Gaelic Proverbs
This classic nineteenth-century anthology is the largest and best known collections of Gaelic proverbs in the world. Proverbs are universally thought to encapsulate the wit and...
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Gathering Stream: The Story of the Moray Firth
The Moray Firth is the large triangle of sea that cuts into the north east of Scotland. The Vikings called it Breidafjodr, and the the Gaels it is Linne Mhoraibh. Once a centre...
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Gathering, A: Anthology of Scottish Poems
This anthology is a personal curation and not just a simple collection of poems. Each poem, handpicked by Alexander McCall Smith, leads the reader from one poem to the another...
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Glasgow: The Autobiography
An in-depth look at the rich history of Scotland's Second City. From Glasgow's origins as a bucolic village through the industrial revolution and into the modern age, this is a...
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Golden Brid, The
These two long stories are set, like most of George Mackay Brown's work, in Orkney and in a period, the last quarter of the nineteenth century, when the pattern of island life...
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Grand Scuttle, The
At Scapa Flow on 21 June 1919, there occurred an event unique in naval history. The German High Seas Fleet, one of the most formidable ever built and prime cause of the Great War...
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Great Tapestry of Scotland: Making a Masterpiece
The brainchild of bestselling author Alexander McCall Smith, historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy, the Great Tapestry of Scotland is an outstanding celebration of...
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Great Wood, The
The Great Wood of Caledon the historic native forest of Highland Scotland has a reputation as potent and misleading as the wolves that ruled it. The popular image is of an impassable...
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Greenvoe
Greenvoe, the tight-knit community on the Orcadian island of Hellya, has existed unchanged for generations, but Operation Black Star requires the island for unspecified purposes...
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Guga Hunters PB
Every year, ten men from Ness, at the northern tip of the Isle of Lewis, sail north-east for some forty miles to a remote rock called Sulasgeir. Their mission is to catch and harvest...
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Hawick: A History from Earliest Times
As Hawick celebrates the 500th anniversary of the fight at Hornshole, the first stirrings of the defining traditions of the common riding, Alistair Moffat takes the narrative much...
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Hawkfall & Other Stories
A selection of stories set in the Orkney Islands at various historical periods. Atmospheric, touched occasionally by the supernatural, these tales capture the hard lives of the...
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Hebridean Alphabet, A
Celebrating the beauty of the Hebrides, this describes and illustrates all kind of things you might see in a day while exploring the islands. Inspired by the landscape, wildlife...
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Hebridean Alphabet, A
This is a beautifully conceived picture flat in which Debi Gliori describes and illustrates all kinds of things you might see over the course of a single day in the Hebrides. Inspired...
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Hebridean Birthday Book
This is a lovely birthday book illustrated with Mairi Hedderwick's sketches of the Hebrides.
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Hebridean Colouring Book, The
Perfect for adults and children alike, this detailed colouring book features 31 of the most iconic Hebridean places.Features: St Clements Church, Rodel, Harris; Dun Carloway; NEss...
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Hebridean Pocket Address Book
A lovely address book illustrated throughout with Mairi Hedderwick's paintings of Western Island life through the seasons.
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Hebridean Sharker
Tex Geddes describes his exploits during the 1950s as a hunter of basking sharks in the waters of the Minch, between the Inner and Outer Hebrides. Using an updated whaling harpoon...
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Hebrides
The mutual influences of people and environment, and the recent history and current issues in this beautiful area of Scotland, are explored through a series of stunning aerial...
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Hebrides, The: Paul Murton
Beautifully illustrated with 150 full-colour photographs, this book is packed with history, anecdote and useful information for any visitor to the Hebrides.Paul Murton has spent...
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Hell and High Water
Climate change is the greatest challenge that the world has ever faced. Alastair McIntosh suggests that politics alone is not enough to tackle the scale and depth of the problem...
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Hell of a Journey: Cawthorne
Hell of a Journey describes what is arguably the last great journey to be underaken in Britain: the entire Scottish Highlands on foot in one winter. On one level it is a vivid...
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Hidden Scotland
Did you know that trains used to travel by sail across the Angus countryside, that Scotland produced a Queen of Morocco, saw the death of Queen Guinevere and elected a Queen of...
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Highland Clearances
Eric Richards describes the appalling conditions and treatment suffered by the Highland people and at the same time illustrates how difficult the choices were that faced even the...
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