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A World Apart
The story of the men and boats that kept communication and commerce alive for the Hebridean islanders in all weathers and despite the many dangers.
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Always Boats & Men
A beautifully put together volume reflecting upon the relationship between an island people and the vessels that carry them ‘down to the sea in ships’. Featuring the poetry...
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Argonauts of the Western Isles
Robin Lloyd-Jones has been exploring the enchanting west coast of Scotland in his sea kayak for more than fourty years. Here he takes us on many a memorable expedition to wild...
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Attention All Shipping
This solemn, rhythmic intonation of the shipping forecast on BBC radio is as familiar as the sound of Big Ben chiming the hour. Since its first broadcast in the 1920s it has inspired...
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Bell Rock Lighthouse: An Illustrated History (Jun
The Bell Rock Lighthouse, standing on Inchcape Rock 12 miles from Arbroath, has stood as an "Industrial Wonder of the World" since its completion in 1811. It is the oldest sea-washed...
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Bell's Comet
P. J. G Ransom’s new study of Bell and the Comet and their place in history, written to mark the Comet bicentenary in 2012. The author shows that the direct influence of Bell...
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British Herring Industry
At different times of the year, herring were found in commercial numbers in the North Sea, the Moray Firth, the Minches, the Firth of Clyde, the Irish Sea and the English Channel...
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By Steamer to the Argyllshire Coast
At the turn of the twentieth century, new laws introduced paid holidays for the masses and the seaside towns of Scotland saw a huge influx of visitors., Holidaymakers poured...
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Cal-Mac: Illustrated History of Caledonian MacBrayne (RPND)
Created in 1973 with the amalgamation of the Caledonian Steam Packet Co. and David MacBrayne, Cal-Mac's black hulls and white toppings have been a common sight on the Clyde estuary...
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Caledonian Canal, Lochs Locks and Pleasure Steamers
The Caledonian Canal was cut to link Scotland's east and west coasts and among its many users were boats engaged in herring fishing - as the fish migrated, they were followed from...
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Caledonian Canal, The
Telford's plan, to connect Loch Ness, Loch Oich and Loch Lochy with each other and the sea, was a huge undertaking which brought civil engineering to the Highlands on a heroic...
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Caledonian MacBrayne: The Fleet
This book, published specifically for Caledonian Macbrayne, covers the history of the company, maps of the routes, specification and full colour pictures of all of the vessels...
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Caledonian, The Monster Canal
Following the 'Great Glen', the massive geological fault that runs diagonally right across Scotland, the Caledonian Canal is a photographer’s paradise. Rich in spectacular scenery...
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Canal Builders
Canal Builders is a classic history book for anyone interested in the development of Britain's canal system. The book, which was first published in the 1970s, is now republished...
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Canal Narrowboats & Barges
An expert introduction to narrowboats, this book also covers wider canal craft and is a guide to the heritage of the working canals. It introduces photographs of boats on the inland...
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Canals & Waterways
Michael E. Ware traces the history of Britain's artificial waterways, from Roman days through the 'canal mania' of the late Georgian era, to the decline of commercial river traffic...
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Canals of Britain: A Comprehensive Guide
Canals of Britain is a comprehensive and absorbing survey of the entire canal network of the British Isles - the first of its kind. It provides a fascinating insight into the linked...
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Clyde Coast Connections
A sentimental journey through years and modes of transport, encompassing the terminals, harbours, stations and halts, of this historic region. Covering a period from the mid-19th...
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Crinan Canal
Known as 'Britain's most beautiful shortcut', the Crinal Canal runs from Ardrishaig on Loch Fyne nine miles across the Kintyre peninsula to the west coast of Scotland. Designed...
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Crinan Canal Puffers and Paddle Steamers
More than fifty-five archive photographs and illustrations show the Crinan Canal bustling with activity. Views of the towns of Ardrishaig and Lochgilphead, and the village of Crinan...
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Crinan Canal the Shipping Short Cut
Work on the Crinan Canal commenced in 1794 but the project was beset by financial and engineering problems and quickly had to be baled out by the Government. After this uncertain...
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Cutty Sark Pocket Manual, The