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SCOTLAND. Buy these 5 items as a set for $92 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

The Crofter and the Laird

SCT23
John McPhee
Noonday Press
1992
176
0374514658
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
McPhee packs up his family and returns to his ancestral land on the Isle of Colonsay in this lyrical, appreciative portrait of place and traditional ways of life in the Hebrides.
$16.00

Stone Voices, The Search for Scotland

SCT66
Neal Ascherson
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2004
240
0809088452
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ascherson writes with verve and insight on the centuries-old impulse toward nationhood in Scotland in this absorbing portrait.
$27.00

Scotland, A Concise History

SCT15
Fitzroy MacLean, Magnus Linklater (Contributor)
Thames & Hudson
2012
248
0500282331
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This richly illustrated survey brings Scottish history up to the present through its romantic figures and bloody battles. With 250 well-integrated illustrations, this revised fourth edition includes a newly added chapter on Scotland’s place in the 21st century.
$19.95

Eyewitness Guide Scotland

SCT40
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
232
1465440534
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact, illustrated travel guide features color photography, excellent maps and a region-by-region synopsis of Scotland's attractions.
$25.00

Scotland Adventure Map

SCT222
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2013
1
1566956455
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A double-sided folded map of Scotland by the National Geographic Society and World Mapping Project at a scale of 1:440,000.
$11.95

Lonely Planet Edinburgh City Map

SCT264
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786575094
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of Edinburgh is scaled so that one inch equals 0.1 miles and features sights and a helpful inset of the transit system. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

A Traveller's History of Scotland

GBR40
Andrew Fisher
Interlink Publishing Group
2009
256
1566567564
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This brief history of Scotland through the 1990s is wide-ranging, accessible and necessarily condensed. With a useful chronology, a list of monarchs and a historical gazetteer, this book marches confidently through the centuries.
$14.95

Blasted Heaths and Blessed Greens, A Golfer's Pilgrimage to the Courses of Scotland

SCT08
James W. Finegan
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2007
288
0684800985
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Finegan, the former golf columnist of the Philadelphia Inquirer, takes us on a delightful tour of the great links of Scotland, combining personal anecdote, a history of the game and a character study of the Scots.
$21.00

Celtic Prayers from Iona

SCT21
J. Philip Newell
Paulist Press
1997
96
0809104881
HARD COVER
Religion
0
0
0
0
While wardens on the island, Philip Newell and his wife were inspired by Gaelic prayer and the poems of the 19th-century Scotsman Alexander Carmichael. To spread their appreciation for the art form, they developed this handsome book of prayers.
$16.95

Highlanders, A History of the Highland Clans

SCT33
Fitzroy MacLean
Overlook Press
2008
276
1585679984
PAPER
History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
A marvelous storyteller, MacLean recounts the origins, uprisings and personalities of Highland Scotland from Celtic legends to the bloody defeat of Bonnie Prince Charlie at Culloden Moors in this vivid, beautifully illustrated history.
$35.00

How the Scots Invented the Modern World

SCT65
Arthur Herman
Crown
2002
472
0609809997
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Although the title sounds whimsical, this is a serious treatment of the cultural, philosophical and material gifts of the small and frequently troubled nation of Scotland.
$17.00

On Glasgow and Edinburgh

SCT191
Robert Crawford
Belknap Press
2015
368
0674088034
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A history and guide, Crawford's lively account, drawing on a wealth of historical and literary sources, affirms what people from Glasgow and Edinburgh have long doubted -- that it is possible to love both cities.
$20.50

Scotland, A Very Short Introduction

SCT194
Rab Houston
Oxford University Press
2009
176
019923079X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Covering everything from the Jacobites to the modern economy, this brisk account ranges over 1,000 years of society, culture, politics and religion.
$11.95

The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

CLT03
Barry W. Cunliffe
Oxford University Press
2003
161
0192804189
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, revealing social history of the Celts by a reigning authority and popular writer.
$11.95

The Highland Clans

SCT164
Alistair Moffat
Thames & Hudson
2013
176
0500290849
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This excellent compact history of the Scottish Highland clans brings to life their leaders, traditions, families and heroic deeds with color illustrations, photos, a clan map and an alphabetical family list.
$15.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of Scotland

SCT81
Hugh Palmer
Thames & Hudson
2004
208
0500511640
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Not just drop-dead beautiful, this lavishly illustrated compendium includes suggestions for historic hamlets, market towns, castles and estates. With notes on travel, hotels, restaurants and accommodations.
$40.00

The Scottish Highlands, A Cultural History

SCT210
Andrew Beattie
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
292
1566567416
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An exploration of the past and present of the Scottish Highlands, from the first Celtic settlements to their transformation into Scotland's modern mining capital.
$15.00

Scotland in Photographs

GRB387
Brian Cox (Foreword), Shahbaz Majeed
Independent Publishers Group
2017
128
1445666219
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An award-winning photographer from Dundee, Majeed captures the spirit of the rugged and wondrous Scottish landscape in this gift book. The stunning images of lochs and storm-battered cliffs, misty glens and majestic mountains celebrate Scotland's enduring appeal.
$23.95

The Noble Houses of Scotland

SCT270
Charles Wemyss
Prestel
2014
340
3791347624
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Written from a perspective that is at once personal and scholarly, this unique book examines Scotland's distinctive country-house architecture. Illustrated with more than 200 photographs, drawings and plans, the book guides the reader through the singular features of Scottish noble homes: the stately setting, the balanced facade, the formal appointments and fashionable furnishings, explaining how each was achieved.
$65.00

A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

SCT07
Samuel Johnson, James Boswell
Penguin
1984
429
0140432213
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Written when Johnson was 63 and Boswell 32 in 1773 (when they had been friends for ten years), these travel journals were the result of a three-month trip to Scotland. Johnson observed Scotland, and Boswell observed Johnson.
$18.00

Off in a Boat, Hebridean Voyage

GBR66
Neil Miller Gunn
Ivan Dee
1990
348
0941533980
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Gunn captures the romance and exhilaration of small boat travel in this enchanting account of a 1930s voyage through the Hebrides, interweaving his own adventures with history and lore.
$18.95

Sea Room, An Island Life in the Hebrides

GBR369
Adam Nicolson
Picador USA
2015
432
1250074959
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Nicolson explores the nature, history and magic of three remote islands in the Outer Hebrides in this affecting memoir. Tiny islands surrounded by serious tides, the Shiants nonetheless make their mark with 500-foot basalt cliffs, seabird and seal colonies and a long history.
$22.00

The Marches, A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland

SCT223
Rory Stewart
Houghton Mifflin Company
2016
304
0544108884
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A travelogue by a British Parliamentarian that profiles standing stones, monks, flooded fields, striking mountains and, of course, Hadrian’s Wall. Stewart mingles his observations with the history of one of the world's most fought-over borders.
$27.00

Orkneyinga Saga, The History of the Earls of Orkney

VIK07
Hermann Palssom, Paul Edwards
Penguin
1981
253
0140443835
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A fusion of myth and legend, circa A.D. 1200, by an unnamed Icelandic author. The medieval chronicle has its center of action among the Orkney Islands, describing their conquest by Norwegian kings during the Viking expansion of the ninth century.
$17.00

Scotland, A Literary Guide for Travellers

SCT258
Garry Mackenzie
St. Martins
2016
276
1784536415
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
From local authors to classic writers like Keats, Coleridge and Wordsworth, this literary survey reveals Scotland's multifaceted, historical personality through literature.
$25.00

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

SCT42
Muriel Spark
HarperCollins Publishers
2009
150
0061711292
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A terribly witty novel from the pen of Dame Muriel. Miss Jean Brodie is an unorthodox teacher at an Edinburgh girls' boarding school who wins the hearts and minds of her students, only to discover that girls from the provinces are ill-prepared for progressive thought.
$13.99

Waverley

SCT119
Sir Walter Scott
Oxford University Press
2015
528
0198716591
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Scott drew on childhood tales for this richly detailed portrait of the Highland and Lowland Scots, culminating with the defeat of Bonnie Prince Charles at the 1746 Battle of Culloden. Originally published anonymously in 1814.
$15.95

Wildlife of the North Atlantic, A Cruising Guide

ATL26
Tony Soper, Dan Powell (Illustrator)
Bradt Publications
2008
176
1841622583
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact, illustrated guide covers the many petrels, ducks, gulls, terns and other seabirds, as well as the rich abundance of life existing under the waves, that populate the vast Atlantic region from the British Isles to Newfoundland.
$25.99

For Kids

The Queen's Own Fool

SCT55
Robert J. Harris, Jane Yolen
Penguin Putnam
2001
400
0698119185
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This excellent historical novel relates the life of Mary Queen of Scots as witnessed by her jester, a spunky orphan named Nicola.
$11.99

Mary, Bloody Mary

GBR333
Carolyn Meyer
Harcourt Books
2001
240
0152164561
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This sympathetic portrait brings to life Mary Tudor’s childhood and difficult teen years, when her beloved father, Henry VIII, spurns Mary’s mother for the bewitching Anne Boleyn -- and Mary goes from riches to rags, becoming the embittered woman who would later be known as Bloody Queen Mary. Ages 11 and up.
$7.99

This Is Edinburgh

SCT106
M. Sasek
Universe Publishing
2006
64
0789313871
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1958, this is a facsimile edition of Sasek's charming original portrait of the city, its culture, attractions and spirit for young readers.
$17.95

The Black Island

SCT149
Herge
Little Brown and Company
2011
62
0316133876
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Set in Scotland, in this seventh adventure (updated in the 1960s), Tintin and faithful canine companion confront a gang on the mysterious island of the title.
$11.00

You Wouldn't Want to Be Mary, Queen of Scots!

SCT161
Fiona MacDonald
Franklin Watts
2008
32
053114853X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
The hilarious illustrations and light-hearted tone, helpful hints and glossary in this popular series for ages 7-10 will entice even reluctant readers.
$9.95

Scotland

SCT176
Melanie Waldron
Heinemann
2011
48
1432952412
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

Always Room for One More

SCT213
Nonny Hogrogian (Illustrator), Sorche Nic Leodhas
Henry Holt and Company
1972
32
0805003304
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A Caldecott Medal winner about a hospitable Scottish man and his family of 12 who invite every passerby into their home until the walls literally burst. Based on a Scottish folk song.
$9.99

The Story of Scotland, Inspired by the Great Tapestry of Scotland

SCT241
Allan Burnett
Independent Publishers Group
2015
128
1780272413
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
9/1/2015
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Through the 165 panels of the Great Tapestry of Scotland, Burnett tells the story of the British nation, its Viking invasions, Arctic whalers, saints, soldiers -- even its Wimbledon champs. Written for ages 9-12.
$15.95

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The Steel Bonnets

SCT04
George MacDonald Fraser
Skyhorse
2008
416
160239265X
PAPER
History
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
MacDonald Fraser captures the celebrated mayhem, blood and glory of the Anglo-Scottish border raids in rich and entertaining detail.
$17.99

Scotland Map M 501

SCT12
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067174991
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A clear, colorful road map at a scale of 1:400,000.
$11.95

Rob Roy

SCT20
Sir Walter Scott
Penguin
1995
501
0140435549
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Adventure in the highlands of 18th-century Scotland starring the dashing outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor. Part of the "Penguin Classics" series, this book contains explanatory notes and an introduction that sets it in its historical context.
$13.00

William Wallace, Brave Heart

SCT30
James MacKay
Trafalgar Square
1996
288
185158823X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MacKay separates myth from legend in this rich account of one of Scotland's greatest heroes. He delves into medieval Scotland, setting the life of William Wallace in its historical context.
$19.95

Michelin Green Guide Scotland

SCT36
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
400
2067212583
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date, comprehensive introduction to Scotland and its highlights.
$21.99

Lonely Planet Scotland

SCT37
Tom Smallman, Graeme Cornwallis
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
480
1786573385
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Scotland features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$24.99

The Shetland Bus, A WWII Epic of Escape, Survival and Adventure

NOR26
David Howarth
Lyons Press
2008
236
1599213214
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The little-known story of a fleet of fishing boats that regularly journeyed across treacherous waters from the Shetland Islands to Norway, to bring relief and fortifications to Norwegians under Nazi attack.
$16.95

Lonely Planet Scotland's Highlands & Islands

SCT62
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
320
1742209920
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Scotland's highlands and islands features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$21.99

The Last of the Celts

GBR527
Marcus Tanner
Yale University Press
2006
398
0300115350
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Welsh journalist Tanner mixes anecdote, interview and research in this lively account of encounters with far-flung Celts from Scotland, Wales and Belfast to Brittany, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia and Trelew.
$30.00

Queen of Scots, The True Life of Mary Stuart

SCT82
John Guy
Marine Publishing
2005
608
0618619178
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This major revisionist biography of the much-maligned monarch by British historian and Cambridge fellow John Guy won the 2004 Whitbread Award.
$17.95

Trainspotting

SCT85
Irvine Welsh
W. W. Norton & Company
1996
344
0393314804
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
You may have seen the movie, but Irvine Welsh's novel is a far darker, albeit moving, tale of junkies set in a bleak version of Edinburgh. It has a fine sense of place, plenty of dirty words, and loads of black humor, all delivered in a thick Scottish accent.
$15.95

The Fiery Cross

SCT100
Diana Gabaldon
Dell
2005
1456
0440221668
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The fifth in a series of time-travel mysteries set in 18th century Scotland.
$9.99

Outlander

SCT101
Diana Gabaldon
Dell
1996
896
0440212561
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first in a series of time-travel mysteries set in 18th century Scotland.
$9.99

Drums of Autumn

SCT104
Diana Gabaldon
Dell
1997
1088
044022425X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The fourth in a series of time-travel mysteries set in 18th century Scotland and South Carolina on the eve of the American Revolution.
$9.99

Fodor's Scotland

SCT129
Linda Cabasin (Editor)
Fodor's
2016
512
1101879645
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the popular series, saturated with valuable information on accommodation, shopping, sights and dining.
$21.99

The Reavers

GBR755
George MacDonald Fraser
Alfred Knopf
2009
288
0307388050
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
After twelve gloriously scandalous Flashman novels, the incomparable George MacDonald Fraser gives us a hilarious tale of derring-do from the turn of the 17th century (sort of) in the wild Borderlands of Scotland.
$14.95

Rough Guide Scottish Highlands and Islands

SCT132
Rob Humphreys
Rough Guides
2017
440
0241272319
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide in the hip, literate and very informative Rough Guide style. It's divided cleanly between practical information and illuminating background on culture and history.
$21.99

Seasons on Harris, A Year in Scotland's Outer Hebrides

SCT133
David Yeadon
HarperCollins Publishers
2007
006074183X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Yeardon writes with lively sympathy of the island and its people (and even the lousy weather) in this appreciative account of the culture, traditions and beauty of the island.
$15.99

Whisky, Kilts, and the Loch Ness Monster

SCT166
William W. Starr
University of South Carolina Press
2011
240
1570039488
PAPER
Travel Narrative
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Beginning and ending in Edinburgh and making stops at Glasgow, Culloden, Loch Ness, the Isle of Skye and more, William Starr follows hilariously in the footsteps of Boswell and Johnson across Scotland.
$29.95

National Geographic Scotland

SCT168
Robin McKelvie
National Geographic
2011
320
1426206712
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An abundantly illustrated guide to the country, with essays on history and culture and color maps.
$25.95

Poor Things

SCT173
Alasdair Gray
Dalkey Archive Press
2002
317
1564783073
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set in 19th-century Edinburgh, Gray's satirical novel-within-a-novel chronicles a mad scientist's attempt to create the perfect companion. The oversize paperback includes the author's wonderfully strange illustrations.
$14.95

The Flight of Gemma Hardy

SCT181
Margot Livesey
HarperCollins
2012
447
0062064231
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Inspired by Jane Eyre, Livesey's sixth novel traces the hardships and fate of a feisty young woman who travels to the remote Orkney to become an au pair at Blackbird Hall. The brilliant evocation of 1960s Scotland draws on Livesey's childhood in the Highlands.
$15.99

Waterlight, Selected Poems

SCT183
Kathleen Jamie
Graywolf Press
2007
108
1555974651
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of dazzling poems by the Scottish poet, highlighted by precision of language and close attention to the natural world.
$16.00

The Penguin Book of Scottish Verse

SCT192
Robert Crawford
Penguin
2007
554
0140424660
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Mingling Highland and Lowland, the religious and the profane, poems by kings and crofters, this expansive anthology samples Scottish poetry from from the 6th century to the end of the 20th.
$21.00

Wallpaper City Guide Edinburgh

SCT207
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2016
128
0714873748
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

Wallpaper City Guide Glasgow

SCT208
Audrey Gillan
Phaidon Press
2013
103
0714866075
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

Marco Polo Edinburgh

SCT209
Martin Muller
Marco Polo
2012
120
3829706596
PAPER
Guidebook
5/28/2012
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

An Island Odyssey

SCT214
Hamish Haswell-Smith
Canongate
2014
176
1782111751
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Alongside bits of natural history and local legend, Scotch artist Haswell-Smith's collection of sketches celebrates the beauty of the Scottish isles.
$33.00

Orkney

SCT215
Howie Firth
Robert Hale
2012
512
0709071086
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
In this scholarly history, broadcaster Howie Firth chronicles the history of some of Great Britain’s most beautiful (and strategically important) islands. Reaching beyond Orkney’s picturesque seascapes, Firth’s history is rife with mysterious Picts, ruthless Vikings, shipwrecks and legends of sea monsters.
$75.00

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Scotland

SCT216
Alastair Scott
DK Publishing
2014
192
1465445838
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions in Scotland.
$14.00

Fodor's 25 Best Edinburgh

SCT217
Fodor's
Fodor's
2015
128
1101879289
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket guide, with an excellent map of the city, includes a choice selection of attractions, shops and restaurants, ideal for a short visit.
$13.99

Walking on the Orkney and Shetland Isles, 80 Walks in the Northern Isles

SCT220
Graham Uney
Cicerone
2009
216
1852845724
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Cicerone profiles over 80 walks, strolls, perambulations and constitutionals through 25 of Scotland’s northern isles. Uney also includes historical information behind the two island clusters, a brief wildlife guide, color photographs and maps.
$21.95

Edinburgh Crumpled City Map

SCT221
Palomar
Crumpled City Maps
2011
1
8890573260
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Crumpled City maps are soft, yet hard-wearing, waterproof and meant to be creased and crumpled. You can place the area that you're interested in on the palm of your hand to spot street names then just screw it up, stuff it back into its case or your pocket.
$16.95

The Blackhouse

SCT225
Peter May
Hachette
2014
430
162365999X
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
The first book in Peter May’s trilogy, set in Scotland's Outer Hebrides. As Isle of Lewis native Detective Fin MacLeod searches the island for a terrible murderer, every step to solving the case brings him closer to tragic events of his own troubled past.
$14.99

A Shetland Notebook

SCT230
Norman Ackroyd
Aa Balkema
2015
96
1907533893
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This coffee table book collects 29 haunting coastal landscapes created by British printmaker Norman Ackroyd, who gives context to each sketch through descriptions of his techniques -- and the weather.
$27.95

Scotland

SCT232
Chris Townsend
Cicerone
2013
560
1852844426
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Cicerone’s expert guide to the entire country of Scotland includes area-by-area descriptions of mountain treks, walks and ski tours, from Cairngorm National Park to the Isle of Skye and through the varied lush landscapes of this wildly beautiful country.
$39.95

Glasgow Map

SCT233
Ordnance Survey
Ordnance Survey
2014
1
0319242234
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Great for outdoor activities (especially walking and hiking), this British-produced map depicts roads and trails, parks and landmarks in amazing detail. Scaled at 1:25,000 (2.5 inches equals one mile).
$23.95

Hebrides

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Peter May
Quercus Books
2015
240
162365792X
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
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0
0
0
In this photographic exploration of Scotland’s Outer Hebrides, author Peter May presents the landscapes that inspired his bestelling Lewis Trilogy: peat bogs, heather-coated hills, rugged islands, weather-beaten churches and all the vivid majesty of the archipelago.
$26.99

Whiskey, A Global History

SCT235
Kevin R. Kosar
Reaktion Books
2010
144
1861897804
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
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An informative, concise history of whiskey, from its obscure medieval origins to the globally traded product that it is today. Focusing on three nations, Scotland, Ireland and America, the book charts how the technique of distillation moved from ancient Egypt to the British Isles.
$18.00

Landmarks

GRB265
Robert Macfarlane
Penguin Putnam
2016
448
0241967872
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
Dolman Travel Book Award winner Macfarlane meditates on the landscapes of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, revealing how language is vital to developing an intimate knowledge of landscape.
$18.00

Edinburgh, Mapping the City

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Christopher Fleet
Independent Publishers Group
2015
272
1780272456
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This collection of 80 visually stunning maps displays 500 years of Edinburghian and Scottish history. Christopher Fleet, from the National Library of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, selected each for its political, social and geographic importance.
$46.99

The Hebrides, 50 Walking and Backpacking Routes

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Peter Edwards
Cicerone
2015
256
1852847050
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This copious guide of 50 routes takes readers into the rough, rugged and very beautiful Scottish Hebrides islands, a wonderland for adventurous walkers.
$29.95

Insight Pocket Guide Scotland

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Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
144
1780059043
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This full-color guide to Scotland combines colorful, specially commissioned photos with detailed maps, itinerary ideas and historical and cultural coverage.
$9.99

Highlands: Scotland's Wild Heart

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Laurie Campbell (Photographer), Stephen Moss
Bloomsbury USA
2016
272
1472919009
HARD COVER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A nature writer and a nature photographer document the lives of a diverse group of wild animals, from golden eagles and red stags to bottlenose dolphins and orcas, over the course of a year in the harsh but stunning landscapes of the Scottish Highlands.
$40.00

Rick Steves' Scotland

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Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
400
1612389783
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personable, practical guide in the growing series by travel guru Rick Steves.
$21.99

Secret Edinburgh

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Elizabeth Hannah Robinson
National Book Network
2016
320
2361951487
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Leading travelers away from crowds, the Secret Guide series favors the underground, the funky, the unusual and the highly memorable. In this Edinburgh edition, the editors recommend hidden gardens, traces of the Great Exhibition, a tiny frog sculpture and plenty of other local curiosities.
$19.95

111 Places in Edinburgh That You Shouldn't Miss

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Tait, Gillian
ACC Distribution
2016
240
395451883X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This "111 Places" guide to Edinburgh profiles so many strange and original places that it will surprise even loyal residents. Each hidden gem reveals the history and unique flavor of the Scottish city.
$19.90

Celtic Tales, Fairy Tales and Stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales

CLT10
Kate Forrester
Chronicle Books
2016
176
145215175X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Alongside her silhouette art, Forrester collects 16 stories told by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Divided into four categories (tricksters, the sea, quests and romance), these stories include fantastical characters, such as witches and selkies, and transport readers to mystical realms.
$22.95

Love of Country, A Journey Through the Hebrides

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Madeleine Bunting
University of Chicago Press
2017
320
022647156X
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Longing for a more solid understanding of her British identity, Madeline Bunting leaves London and pilgrimages to Britain's farthest edge. She meditates on the Hebrides' place in Britain's imperial past, its role as a meeting place for countless cultures and its simple beauty.
$27.50

Edinburgh, A Cultural History

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Donald Campbell
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
277
156656722X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A literary, cultural guide to the art, architecture, traditions and history of Edinburgh. Campbell reveals the many dimensions to this fascinating meeting place between Protestantism and bohemianism.
$15.00

St. Andrews History Tour

GRB388
Helen Cook
Independent Publishers Group
2017
96
1445657678
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Part of the History Tour series, this brief history of the Scottish sea town explores landmarks, hidden corners and sights. With a handy map and a timeline.
$10.95