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Scotland's Heritage


A Photographic Journey

John Hannavy


Whittles 2012
Paperback Illustrated
 

Evidence of Scotland's earliest inhabitants can be seen in the standing stones and ring carvings found in some of its most remote regions. These ancieEvidence of Scotland's earliest inhabitants can be seen in the standing stones and ring carvings found in some of its most remote regions. These ancient monuments, along with cottages, castles and abbeys of later periods and the glorious natural landscapes of the country, are explored in over 300 photographs by John Hannavy. In the accompanying text he traces Scotland's evolution since 4,000 BCE, drawing on both his own travels and the writings of earlier travellers such as Daniel Defoe and Samuel Johnson. ...more
 

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To the Ends of the Earth


Scotland's Global Diaspora, 1750-2010

TM Devine


Smithsonian 2011
Hardback Illustrated
 

Scotland is one of the world's great migrant nations. Driven by poverty, social inequality and Highland clearances, its people have settled in every cScotland is one of the world's great migrant nations. Driven by poverty, social inequality and Highland clearances, its people have settled in every corner of the British Empire and the United States, leaving their distinctive mark on great cities and prairie farmsteads. Cutting through layers of myth and sentiment, this remarkable history examines the causes of emigration, charts the important role of soldiers, missionaries and traders, and traces Scotland's formidable contribution to the development of the modern world....more
 

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Vanishing Edinburgh


In the Steps of George Washington Wilson

Alastair J Durie


Aberdeen University Press 1989
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Vanishing Glasgow



Heather FC Lyall


AUL 1991
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Lochs


Exploring Scotland's Freshwater Lochs

Julian Holland


Frances Lincoln 2011
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The Landscape of Scotland


A Hidden History

CR Wickham-Jones


History Press 2009
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Ayr Then and Now


In Colour

Dane Love


History Press 2011
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Scottish Painting


1837 to the Present

William Hardie


Waverley 2010
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Now a major reference work on Scottish art, Hardie's book was the first comprehensive study devoted to Scottish painting. Revised and updated in this Now a major reference work on Scottish art, Hardie's book was the first comprehensive study devoted to Scottish painting. Revised and updated in this third edition, the book traces the history of painting in Scotland and discusses its major artists since 1837, with emphasis on the period from about 1860 to 1914 and three important groups: William McTaggart and his contemporaries; the Glasgow School and Charles Rennie Mackintosh; and JD Fergusson and the Scottish Colourists. With 150 colour reproductions. ...more
 

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The Traction Engine in Scotland



Alexander Hayward


NMSE 2011
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From the mid-19th century to the 1960s, traction engines were used in Scotland for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and, in the form From the mid-19th century to the 1960s, traction engines were used in Scotland for road haulage, powering threshing mills, ploughing and, in the form of steam rollers, for road making. Inspired by the centenary of the National Museum's 1907 Marshall traction engine, and illustrated with contemporary photographs and engravings, this history explores the manufacture of traction engines and provides a vivid insight into their use and the conditions of those who worked with them. ...more
 

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Silver


Made in Scotland

George Dalgleish; Henry Steuart Fothringham


NMSE 2008
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Celebrating the 550 years since a law enforcing the use of hallmarks was introduced in Scotland, this catalogue describes and illustrates a spectaculaCelebrating the 550 years since a law enforcing the use of hallmarks was introduced in Scotland, this catalogue describes and illustrates a spectacular array of Scottish silver wares. Drawn from the incomparable collection of the National Museum of Scotland as well as public and private collections throughout the country, the book traces the development of the gold- and silversmith's craft, from the earliest marked pieces up to the work of 21st century silversmiths. ...more
 

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Peebles Through Time



Liz Hanson


Amberley 2011
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Scotland from the Air



Jason Hawkes


Ebury 2001
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Renowned for the most spectacular mountain scenery in the British Isles, Scotland also boasts lusher landscapes and dramatic coastline as well as magnRenowned for the most spectacular mountain scenery in the British Isles, Scotland also boasts lusher landscapes and dramatic coastline as well as magnificent houses and picturesque castles. The beauty and variety of the country is captured from a unique perspective in this volume of Jason Hawkes's aerial photographs. A series of striking views show highlands, moorland, forest and lakes, as well as cities, towns and historic sites like Stirling Castle, the Wallace Monument and Dryburgh Abbey. ...more
 

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Steamers of the Clyde


NBR and LNER

Alistair Deayton


History Press 2011
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Scotland Touring Map



Collins


Collins 2008
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This clear, easy to use map is marked with over 1,700 places to visit, including castles and museums, ancient monuments and natural landmarks, nature This clear, easy to use map is marked with over 1,700 places to visit, including castles and museums, ancient monuments and natural landmarks, nature trails, cycle routes and camping and caravan sites. Scale 1:316,800. 5 miles to 1 inch. ...more
 

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An Ayrshire Postcard Album



Frank Beattie


Amberley 2011
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A snapshot of Ayrshire, this book illustrates the county's communities with a collection of rare postcards, many from the author's own collection. TheA snapshot of Ayrshire, this book illustrates the county's communities with a collection of rare postcards, many from the author's own collection. They include images of castles, mansions and humble cottages, village streets and monuments to Ayrshire's great achievers - William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Johnnie Walker, Robert Burns, Bill Shankly and Keir Hardie. ...more
 

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