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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...

  • 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...

  • Bob Servantby Bob Servant; Neil Forsyth

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 8.44

    In Delete This At Your Peril, Neil Forsyth introduced the fictional character Bob Servant to the UK and North America and his creation quickly gained a critically-led cult following. Trainspotting author Irvine Welsh picked Delete This At Your Peril for Esquire?s Funniest Books Ever Written and both the book and the Bob Servant character are being... more...

  • Edinburgh & Glasgowby Martin Li

    Hunter Publishing 2009; US$ 5.99

    This is based on our 592-page Adventure Guide to Scotland, but it zeroes in on Edinburgh and Glasgow. Also included is an extensive introductory section on Scotland as a whole. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - gives you a solid knowledge of each area and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory... 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...

  • The Bordersby Alistair Moffat

    Birlinn 2011; US$ 12.67

    Highly readable…a lively, clear style.' - Northern History This is the story of the border: a place of beginnings and endings, of differences and similarities. It is the story of England and Scotland, told not from the remoteness of London or Edinburgh or in the tired terms of national histories, but up close and personal, toe to toe and eyeball... 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...

  • Rewriting St Kildaby Donald Meek; Bill Lawson; Cathlin Macaulay; John Love; Richard Luxmoore

    The Islands Book Trust 2013; US$ 8.74

    The world-wide fascination with the deserted islands of St Kilda shows no sign of waning, and we all share certain conventional assumptions about and stereotypical images of the islands – remoteness, dramatic landscape and bird-life, a distinctive ‘primitive? community, the St Kilda Parliament, the mailboat, the strict teachings of the Church, an... 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...