Places & Peoples: General Interest
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- Add to BasketLismore: The Great Garden
- Hardback - Birlinn
From their first sight of Tirefour Broch, dominating approaches from mainland, visitors to the Isle of Lismore can explore an outstanding heritage of monuments to the past - Bronze Age cairns, medieval castles, the Cathedral of Argyll, carved graveslabs, deserted townships and watermills, not to mention a Stevenson lighthouse.
- Add to BasketExcursion Guide To The Palaeocene Igneous Rocks Of The Isle Of Rum: The Paleocene Igneous Rocks Of The Isle Of Rum, Inner Hebrides
- Paperback - Edinburgh Geological Society
The Isle of Rum, the largest of the Small Isles in the Inner Hebrides, north-west Scotland, has several geological Sites of Special Scientific Interest.
- Add to Basket50 People To Meet In Scotland
- Paperback - NGT
Where would you go to learn more about the work of Alexander Graham Bell? What inspired the works of Lord John Boyd-Orr? This title not only describes the life and works of 50 Scots, it also informs the reader as to the best places to view the creations of these masters.
- Portrait Of The Northern Isles
- Hardback - Halsgrove
Every single island within the Northern Isles group has something to offer, and this title opens a window onto this magical land.
- The Guide To Mysterious Glasgow
- Paperback - History
This is the essential guide to everything strange, marvellous, mysterious and paranormal in Glasgow, with a street-by-street description of everything bizarre and supernatural connected with the city.
- Add to BasketA Bend In The Nile: My Life In Nubia And Other Places
- Paperback - Sandstone
Nubia - an area located in Southern Egypt and Northern Sudan - goes back to 3100 BC. It was here Chris McIvor arrived to provide teaching services in the early 1980s. From Dongola he travelled along the Nile and across the desert, along the way exploring the remains of a civilization that long predates any European equivalent.
- Portrait Of Loch Lomond And The Trossachs National Park
- Hardback - Halsgrove
Internationally-renowned photographer Andy Stansfield captures the sheer variety of the Park, in all its many moods from light-hearted to sombre, in this collection of 140 full-colour images.
- Add to BasketScotland
- Paperback - Frances Lincoln
The Woodland Trust's guide to 101 woodland sites - both publicly owned and private - in Scotland, with maps, photographs and directions for walks there.
- Paperback - Dundee Women's Trail
The Dundee Women's Trail is a series of bronze plaques placed on buildings throughout the city which hold some significance to the women they commemorate. This book presents brief biographies of the women, bringing to life the times in which they lived and the circumstances which shaped them.
- Paperback - Flame Tree