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A-Z of Curious Aberdeenshire
Take a tour of Aberdeenshire's curious and bizarre past. From the story of the Beatles' first - and almost last - tour of the North-east, to the Deeside artist who tended plaster...
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Aberdeen - Bloody Scottish History
Aberdeen has been inhabited for 8,000 years, since the first Hunter-Gatherers settled on the banks of the River Dee. 4,000 years later, Bronze Age peoples left their mark on the...
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Aberdeen in 100 Dates
Experience 100 key dates that shaped Aberdeen’s history, highlighted its people’s genius (or silliness) and embraced the unexpected. Featuring an amazing mix of pivotal, social...
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Aberdeenshire Folk Tales
The folklore of the north-east has provided a rich tapestry for the tales within; from Celtic and Pictish origins meet witches, selkies, smugglers, fairies, monsters, despicable...
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Annandale in Old Photographs
A celebration of the towns and villages that make up the picturesque area of Annandale
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Argyll Folk Tales
Saints and sorcerers, haunted caves and bloody battles, fairy mounds and forsaken harpers – Argyll is teeming with folk tales. The region has played a key part in the history...
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Bannockburn 1314
Bannockburn 1314: 700 Years On is the definitive account of the most legendary battle in Scottish history, in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated over 15...
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Battle of Flodden 1513
The Battle of Flodden in 1513 was the largest battle ever to take place between England and Scotland. James IV himself led an army of 30,000 men over the border into England, ostensibly...
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Blue Badge Guide's Edinburgh Quiz Book
How much do you really know about Scotland's capital city? Who, what, when, where and why - test your Edinburgh knowledge against a true expert! Celebrating Edinburgh's diverse...
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Clan Donald's Greatest Defeat
One of the bloddiest battles in Scottish history, the Battle of Harlaw is infamous for the ferocity and duration of its fighting and is marked as the greatest defeat suffered by...
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Come On Highlanders!
Formed in 1868, and already possessors of a proud history by the outbreak of the First World War, the men of the 9th (Glasgow Highland) Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry,...
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Culloden & the '45
The 1745 Jacobite Uprising was doubtless one of the greatest challenges to the eighteenth-century British state, and the Battle of Culloden in which it culminated was one of the...
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Dumfries & Galloway Folk Tales
Storyteller Tony Bonning brings together stories from one of the most enigmatic regions of Scotland: a land hemmed in by rivers and mountains; a land that vigorously maintained...
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Dumfries and Galloway Curiosities
Along with its rich history and spectacular scenery, Dumfries and Galloway is home to a great many curious and unusual buildings, objects and landscape features that have survived...
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Dumfries Book of Days
Taking you through the year day by day, The Dumfries Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the...
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Dunfermline - Britain In Old Photographs
This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the extraordinary transformation that has taken place in Dunfermline over the past century. The book offers an insight into...
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East Lothian Folk Tales
This book brings together stories of Kings and Queens, sains and sinners, witches, ghosts, giants and tricksters from all across the county of Eat Lothian. Richly illustrated with...
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Edinburgh - Bloody Scottish History
Did you know? * Lord Drumlanrig once roasted a servant on a spit? * Station Road used to be called 'Cut-Throat Lane'? * One Edinburgh hangman was a murderer in his spare time?...
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Edinburgh Book of Days, The (History Press)
Drawn from original records, diaries and contemporary reports, The Edinburgh Book of Days contains a momentous, calamitous or intriguing event or fact for every day of the year...
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Fife at Work
This intriguing pictorial history takes a look back at the days when Fife was home to a wide variety of traditional industries including mining, farming, fishing, pottery and textile...
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Fife's Fishing Industry
Fishing has always been a mainstay of Fife. The fishing industry began to develop in earnest in the latter half of the nineteenth century, with many advances in boat design, technology...
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Fishing Boats Story, The
Charting how Britain's rich heritage of fishing vessels have changed over time, this book is a must-read for anyone with a maritime interest. It features colourful and archive...
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Flying Scotsman Story
Few locomotives are as widely known or excite so much interest as the Flying Scotsman. Designed by Sir Nigel Gresley in 1923, the locomotive became a flagship for the LNER and...
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Glasgow -Bloody Scottish History
Glasgow has one of the bloodiest and most tumultuous histories on record, riddled with plagues and pirate attacks, religious divides and reconciliations, bombs, executions, fires...
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Guide to Mysterious Aberdeen
Urban myth... folklore...body snatching... how much do you really know about Aberdeen? Find out everything you don't in this guide to the city's dark and mysterious past.
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Guide To Mysterious Aberdeenshire (HistPress)
This fully-illustrated guide explores all things strange and uncanny, paranormal and peculiar in Aberdeenshire, one of the most scenic parts of Scotland (which also includes part...
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Guide to Mysterious Iona and Staffa
This is a guide to everything supernatural, paranormal, folkloric, eccentric and, above all, mysterious that has occurred on the island of Iona and the nearby island of Staffa...
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Guide to Mysterious Perthshire
"The Guide to Mysterious Perthshire" contains everything folkloric, supernatural, paranormal, eccentric and odd that has been recorded about the county. The guide is a fascinating...
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Guide To Mysterious Skye & Lochalsh
A detailed guide to all of the islands ancient sites, and the legends associated with them. From the dark corries of the mighty Cuillin Hills to the dramatic caves and cliffs of...
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Haunted Aberdeen & District
From reports of haunted castles, hotels, public houses, chapels and churchyards, to heart-stopping accounts of apparitions, poltergeists and related supernatural phenomena, this...
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