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  • Distilleries of Campbeltown

    Distilleries of Campbeltown
    av David Stirk

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000271

    The first comprehensive insight into the rise and fall of Campbeltown's whisky industry. Fully illustrated in colour and black and white.

  • Goodness Nose

    Goodness Nose
    av Richard Paterson, Gavin D. Smith

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238677

    Offers an insight into the art and craft of Scotch whisky blending. This book reveals how the author rose through the ranks to top of his profession. It also reveals some of the secrets of his craft.

  • On a Scotch Bard

    On a Scotch Bard
    av Keith Mitchell

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784228

    An introduction to the life of Robert Burns with illustrations by the author.

  • Glasgow

    Glasgow
    av Roy Firth

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238790

    Glasgow: A Portrait is a stunning visual journey through the ancient Scottish city at the start of the 21 first century. From Saint Mungo's smallholding to Second City of the Empire, the city of Glasgow has constantly reinvented itself. Now this mul…

  • Last of the Pufferman

    Last of the Pufferman
    av Keith McGinn

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784990

    For any fan of the exploits of Para Handy and the motley crew of the Vital Spark, this memoir is not to be missed. Keith McGinn's capers on the puffers off Scotland's West Coast are funnier than Neil Munro's tales at times, but they are also sadder…

  • Munro Almanac

    Munro Almanac
    av Cameron McNeish

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784778

    This bestselling guide to all of Scotland's 283 Munros details the new list of peaks and their localities, Gaelic pronunciation, height, and climbing routes with times for both ascent and descent. Maps and photographs illustrate the regions with hin…

  • Understanding Robert Burns

    Understanding Robert Burns
    av Robert Burns

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238486

    Although recognized throughout the world, the poems of Robert Burns are rarely understood. This book aims to give readers an immediate understanding of 138 of his poems. Opposite every stanza of each poem, the meaning of what Burns wrote is given, a…

  • The Scots Fiddle

    The Scots Fiddle
    av J. Murray Neil

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784860

    The first of a three-volume extended edition of "The Scots Fiddle", this text combines an extensive collection of traditional fiddle music (over 160 tunes) with background narratives and anecdotes on the history, legends and traditions associated wi…

  • Oscar Slater Murder Story

    Oscar Slater Murder Story
    av Richard Whittington-Egan

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784884

    Oscar Slater, a disreputable German immigrant living in Glasgow, was sentenced to death in 1909 for the brutal murder of rich spinster, Marion Gilchrist, but had his conviction quashed by Arthur Conan Doyle. Speculation has continued about the true…

  • Murder on File

    Murder on File
    av Richard Whittington-Egan

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238912

    This gruesome guide details over 100 of the world's most infamous murderers and their associated crimes. In easy to understand format, each subject is comprehensively detailed under the headings: name (and alias if any), victims, locus, dates of cri…

  • Saint Andrew

    Saint Andrew
    av Michael T. R. B. Turnbull

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000783

    A reissue of the St Andrews Press edition of 1997, fully updated and revised. An essential primer on Scotland's Patron Saint for all Scots.

  • Confusion To Our Enemies

    Confusion To Our Enemies
    av Arnold Kemp

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000196

    From the Foreword by Professor Tom Devine: Arnold Kemp, one of the greatest of Scottish journalists and editors of the 20th century, died prematurely at the age of 63 in 2002. He edited The Herald with memorable elan and panache between 1981 and 199…

  • Baker's Tale

    Baker's Tale
    av Catherine Brown, James Burgess

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238387

    Craft baker, and pastry chef for ten years at Glasgow hotel, One Devonshire Gardens, Jimmy Burgess reveals 35 years' worth of recipes of small batch baking, using traditional foodstuffs. Recipes include flour batter cakes, petit fours, speciality br…

  • Scottish Farmer's Market Cookbook

    Scottish Farmer's Market Cookbook
    av Nick Paul

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238721

    How to get the best from your local farmers' market with recipes using ingredients available at them. Useful producers' addresses, ingredients and a diary of regular events included.

  • Glasgow Graveyard Guide

    Glasgow Graveyard Guide
    av Jimmy Black

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476182

    In Glasgow, death is always fatal. Students of glasgowness agree that there's a distinctive Glasgow 'take' on mortality. The visitor making the journey through the graveyards of Glasgow will surely become aware of a special Glaswegian condition - ap…

  • Dark Ship

    Dark Ship
    av Anne MacLeod

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238578

    This saga spans three generations on the Isle of Lewis and has at its heart the story of the sinking of the "Iolaire" in 1919. The ship was bringing troops back from World War I and sank on its entry to Stornoway Harbour, with most on board perishin…

  • Meetings on the Edge

    Meetings on the Edge
    av Mags MacKean

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238806

    This book explores the impact of a solitary journey as well as unexpected encounters with people along the way and features stories from Alaska, the Pacific North West, the Himalaya and New Zealand's Southern Alps that are interwoven into the centra…

  • Scots Fiddle

    Scots Fiddle
    av J. Murray Neil

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238684

    In this third of a three-volume set of 'The Scots Fiddle', the author has compiled a collection of the fiddle music of Scotland. It includes over 160 traditional fiddle tunes and song airs providing an insight into the rich inheritance of Scottish a…

  • When the Alps Cast Their Spell

    When the Alps Cast Their Spell
    av Trevor Braham

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000530

    This is a history of Alpine mountaineering from the earliest explorers of the 12th century to contemporary expeditions. It won the 2004 Boardman Tasker Award for mountain literature.

  • The Great Glen

    The Great Glen
    av Catriona Fforde

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476663

    This book provides a picture of the Great Glen, stretching from Fort William to Inverness, from AD550 to 1850. It begins with a description of the glen as it is today and an account of its geological development. This is followed by eleven chapters…

  • Story of Scotland

    Story of Scotland
    av Nigel Tranter

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476694

    Scotland's story cannot be told merely in terms of documentary evidence, for this would be to neglect an integral part of the nation's heritage. This book presents the tale of a nation's enthralling history.

  • Enduring Legacy of Dewars

    Enduring Legacy of Dewars
    av Ian Buxton

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476052

    Tells the rags to riches story of John DewarSons is probably the most colourful of any whisky company, largely owing to the remarkable talents of John Dewar's two sons, John Alexander Dewar (who finished as Lord Forteviot) and his brother Thomas (wh…

  • Rob Roy MacGregor

    Rob Roy MacGregor
    av Nigel Tranter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000189

    Rob Roy MacGregor was mytholigised by Sir Walter Scott but was very much a fact in the Trossachs of Scotland in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Scott's romantic image is, however, far from the rogue which Nigel Tranter portrays in this class…

  • Complete New Tales of Para Handy

    Complete New Tales of Para Handy
    av Stuart Donald

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784624

    A compilation volume of Stuart Donald's classic tales which recreate the characters Neil Munro invented in his original works. Accompanied by period plates of West-coast scenes taken at the time of the original tales, there are 60 stories about the…

  • Glenfarclas 175

    Glenfarclas 175
    av Ian Buxton

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476755

    The first authorised history of one of Scotland's most famous malt whisky distilleries retold by whisky writer Ian Buxton and produced in lavish full colour. 2011 sees the 175th anniversary of the founding of this family-owned Speyside business.

  • Scottish Gold

    Scottish Gold
    av Neil D. L. Clark

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000264

    Gold has been an important part of Scottish heritage for millennia and a new mine will shortly open in Tyndrum. Leisure panners can still be seen at the popular 'gold' resorts of Wanlockhead and Kildonan. Extensive mining took place during the reign…

  • Tales of the Savoy Stories

    Tales of the Savoy Stories
    av Joe Pieri

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784945

    Joe Pieri used to be one of the Glasgow's best-known restaurateurs and ran the remarkable Savoy cafe. His cafe attracted the lowlife during the day but was cleared for theatre-goers in the early evening before returning to service prostitutes and vi…

  • Canoe Boys

    Canoe Boys
    av Alastair Dunnett, Ninian Dunnett

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238998

    An illustrated work that offers an account of the first recorded long-distance sea-kayak trip made along Scotland's West Coast in the Autumn of 1934.

  • Lies and Truths Ma Mother Telt Me!

    Lies and Truths Ma Mother Telt Me!
    av Allan Morrison

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238523

    Allan Morrison has scoured the hearts and minds of Scots at home and abroad to form this compilation of sayings revealing the inner workings of that most formidable of personalities - the Scottish mother. Over 350 lies and 250 truths are presented,…

  • Wilderness Dreams

    Wilderness Dreams
    av Mike Cawthorne

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238905

    Consists of eight essays, which begin with a canoe trip down the River Dee in 2002 and the author's epic round of the Munros in the company of his friend Dave Hughes in 1986. "Terra Ingognita" deals with the Monadliath mountains. "Crofting on the Ed…

  • The Stockbridge Baby Farmer

    The Stockbridge Baby Farmer
    av Molly Whittington-Egan

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238059

    Tales macabre and tales bizarre. All of them with murder in mind. This is a nother evocative and highly readable series of murder cases from criminologist Molly Whittington-Egan which follows on from her first volume of Scottish Murder Stories. Writ…

  • The Book of Glasgow Murders

    The Book of Glasgow Murders
    av Donald M. Fraser

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476045

    Former Strathclyde police officer Donald M. Fraser has researched his subject well and also brings to life for the first time the Clydesdale Bank Murder which took place in 1931 and reveals, for the first time, the identity of the person responsible…

  • Ardbeg

    Ardbeg
    av Neil Hume Wilson

    Häftad - 2008 - Spanska - ISBN: 9781903238233

  • Labour of Love

    Labour of Love
    av Torquil Cowan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476618

    This is the story of Robert Smiliie,MP and trailblazing trade unionist who was born into poverty in Belfast in 1857. He moved to Scotland when he was 15 to join his brother James and became a miner at 17 in Larkhall. This opened his eyes to the way…

  • Mrs Guppy Takes a Flight

    Mrs Guppy Takes a Flight
    av Molly Whittington-Egan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000875

    Many moons ago, in the high Victorian era, Mrs. Guppy, the famous medium, was enjoying a sparkling success. Over the rooftops of Bloomsbury she sailed, was infused through lathe and plaster, and clambered on to tables in the darkness, magicking down…

  • Sunset on the Clyde

    Sunset on the Clyde
    av Duncan Graham

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238714

    Duncan Graham's hilarious memoir of his days as a student purser aboard is filled with larger-than-life characters.In this edition of Graham's memoir, the last days of steaming on the Clyde are recounted as they really were.

  • Not Quite Altogether Now!

    Not Quite Altogether Now!
    av Tony Currie

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476083

    Presents the story of the adventure that created Glasgow-based Radio Clyde, the first UK commercial station to launch outside of London on Hogmanay 1973. This book contains anecdotes about the personalities and programmes of the station's formative…

  • The Scots Fiddle

    The Scots Fiddle
    av J. Murray Neil

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238066

    In the second book of a three-volume set, the author offers a collection of the fiddle music of Scotland relating to Edinburgh and the Lothians, Borders and Ayrshire. It includes a selection of traditional fiddle tunes and song airs that are played…

  • Robert Burns: The Lassies

    Robert Burns: The Lassies
    av George Scott Wilkie

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238653

    Robert Burns was fond of women, and his well-documented affairs have earned him a reputation as a rake and womaniser. It was said that he couldn't just admire a lass, he would fall head-over-heels. And every woman that Burns loved became a flawless…

  • A Year in a Scots Kitchen

    A Year in a Scots Kitchen
    av Catherine Brown

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784792

    This cookbook follows a traditional year north of the Border, based on feasts and festivals commencing in October and November with dishes such as Cock-a-Leekie, Clapshot and Stovies. The author was the former food correspondent of The Herald and wi…

  • The Lost Distilleries of Ireland

    The Lost Distilleries of Ireland
    av Brian Townsend

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784365

    Scotch may be the most popular whisky in the world today, but over a century ago, it was Irish whiskey which was most commonly drunk throughout the world. Nowadays only three producing units exist at Midleton, Co Cork; Bushmills, Co Antrim and Coole…

  • Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles

    Tales and Traditions of Scottish Castles
    av Nigel Tranter

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476748

    Nigel Tranter's gift for bringing Scottish history to life is demonstrated in this lively book which details 45 of the nation's castles with associated tales and traditions. With a broad geographical spread Tranter breathes life into many of Scotlan…

  • Scottish Covenanter Stories

    Scottish Covenanter Stories
    av Dane Love

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784983

    Fifty tales from the annals of the 'Killing Times' when Bonnie Dundee carried out King Charles II's edict by hunting down and persecuting the Covenanters throughout Southern and Central Scotland. Many of these have been drawn from little-known sourc…

  • Classic Scottish Murder Stories

    Classic Scottish Murder Stories
    av Molly Whittington-Egan

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238929

    This title presents tales macabre and tales bizarre - all of them with murder in mind. This is the compendium volume of Molly Whittington-Egan's evocative and highly readable series of murder cases. Written in a frequently witty and irreverent style…

  • A Touch of Treason

    A Touch of Treason
    av Ian R. Hamilton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000813

    This is the swashbuckling life story (so far) of one of Scotland's greatest sons. Ian Hamilton, born the son of a Paisley tailor in 1925, who made himself world-famous on Xmas Eve, 1950, when he helped to remove the Stone of Destiny from Westminster…

  • If the Corncrake Calls

    If the Corncrake Calls
    av Ian Niall

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906000943

    A compilation of Ian McNeillie's best nature writings drawn from his published works and articles edited by his daughter Sheila Pehrson. Illustrated by Barbara Greg.

  • Bad Whisky

    Bad Whisky
    av Edward Burns, Ian Buxton

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476090

    Offers insight into the Victorian scandal which raged at the end of the 19th century surrounding the adulteration of whisky in public houses throughout the UK. This book covers the scandal which eventually resulted in laws being passed which created…

  • Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny Aff a Bus!

    Ye Cannae Shove Yer Granny Aff a Bus!
    av Allan Morrison

    Pocket - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781897784815

    Quotations and outbursts from Scottish children, revealing their relationships with their Grannies. Ranging from the affectionate to the daft, the compilation is illustrated throughout with cartoons by Besley.

  • No Quarter Given

    No Quarter Given

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781903238028

    A historical record compiled from the rolls made by the Hanoverian army of the Duke of Cumberland after the Battle of Culloden in 1746. Every Scottish regiment present at the battle has been recorded.

  • The Man Who Was Robinson Crusoe

    The Man Who Was Robinson Crusoe
    av Richard Wilson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781906476021

    2009 marked the 300th anniversary of the rescue of Alexander Selkirk, the Fife mariner who became the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe". The story is told not only by the author but also through the words of those who knew Selkirk wit…