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  • Admiral Jellicoeby Arthur Applin

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Military history buffs will appreciate this exhaustively researched and richly detailed biography of Admiral John Jellicoe, a leader in the British Navy who rose to prominence for his battlefield successes during World War I, including, most notably, for his unconventional but successful tactics in the Battle of Jutland. more...

  • A Drop in the Oceanby Polly Pullar

    Birlinn 2014; US$ 14.57

    This is the story of Muck told through the eyes of Lawrence MacEwen, working farmer and much-loved laird. Polly Pullar tells the fascinating tale of one of the Hebrides unique thriving small communities through the colourful anecdotes of Lawrence MacEwen, whose family have owned the island since 1896. A wonderfully benevolent, and eccentric character,... more...

  • WW1 at Seaby Victoria Carolan

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 13.99

    Now in paperback, a history of a neglected yet vital aspect of World War I history Images of World War I in the popular consciousness normally involve the bloody attrition of trench warfare, the miles of mud, the shattered earth, and the tangled miles of barbed wire. However there was another significant arena of war?the battle for control of... more...

  • Seton Gordonby Raymond Eagle

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    Seton Gordon was born in 1886 into an Aberdeenshire family and was to live to the age of 91. In that time his life spanned some of the most momentous changes in civilisation and yet his travels rarely took him away from Scotland for long. He dedicated his life to natural history and in his awareness of the environment he was ahead of his time. He... more...

  • Glasgow Sightsby MobileReference

    MobileReference 2012; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • British Columbia Adventure Guideby Ed Readicker-Henderson

    Hunter Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99

    From early explorers and Gold Rush days to modern times, British Columbia has always attracted visitors. Its rich landscape is filled with forests, glaciers and rivers that draw outdoor enthusiasts; more rugged adventurers ride the Alaska Highway, an engineering marvel that cuts across the territory amid stunning scenery. Visit Vancouver, the biggest... more...

  • From Machair to Mountainsby Michael Parker Pearson

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 35.00

    South Uist in the Outer Hebrides has some of the best preserved archaeological remains within Britain and even further afield. Three distinct ecological zones - grassland machair plain, peaty blackland and mountains - each bear the imprint of human occupation over many millennia. The machair strip, long uninhabited, is filled with hundreds of settlement... more...

  • Strathalderby Roderick Grant

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    A passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands, "Strathalder", when first published in hardcover, achieved critical acclaim both in Britain and the USA. Based on hundreds of interviews with gardeners, gamekeepers, maids, governesses, lairds, chauffeurs, cooks, and housekeepers, it is a portrait of the Scottish country... more...

  • Farmer's Boyby John Robertson Allan; Charlie Allan

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44

    Imagine eleven fields grouped around the houses, one hundred and eighty-six gently brae-set acres, sloping away to the south and west. And then imagine woods and fields stretching far and far along the valley into the blue mists of a summer afternoon, until the hills joined hands in one coned summit across the horizon, on the very marches of infinity.... more...

  • The Guide to Mysterious Aberdeenby Geoff Holder

    The History Press 2010; US$ 21.86

    Aberdeen is full of mysteries, marvels and strangeness, and this book is a comprehensive guide to them all. Here you will encounter magic, witchcraft, folklore and superstitions; contemporary urban legends; gargoyles and graveyards; graverobbers and murderers; stone circles and prehistoric burial sites; UFOs and freak weather; and tales of horror,... more...