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'Of Laws Of Ships And Shipmen': Medieval Maritime Law And Its Practice In Urban Northern Europe
- Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
A comparative analysis of maritime law and its administration in five Northern European towns.
One Ted Falls Out Of Bed: A Counting Story
- Boards - Macmillan Children's
When ted falls out of bed, three tearaway mice whisk him off on a breath-taking journey. They zoom around in fast cars, go on a balloon ride and climb a building-block mountain. It's all very exciting, but will it get ted back to bed?
Ours, Yours And Mines: A Family Saga Setr In The Miners' Rows Of Ayrshire, Scotland In The Mid-1800s To Early 1900s
- Paperback - CreateSpace
An historical novel based on real people and places in the period 1861 to 1913, set amidst the poverty and overcrowding in the miners' rows of Ayrshire, Scotland. The author has put words into the mouths of her ancestors to create a picture of life for large mining families and how they battled sickness and disease, and barely eked out a living.
Olivia's Enchanted Summer
- Paperback - Nosy Crow
Olivia and her friends are going to be spending August in Edinburgh, home to the world-famous Fringe Festival. They can't wait to get there, to stay in the beautiful city and soak up the festival atmosphere. But the run doesn't go smoothly. There's a thief in their midst who's determined to steal the show.
Only Fools And Horses: The Story Of Britain's Favourite Comedy
- Paperback - Canongate
In September 1981, BBC One screened the pilot episode of a British sitcom set in a block of council flats in Peckham, south London - 9 million people tuned in. In the 30 years since viewers first visited Nelson Mandela House, 'Only Fools and Horses' is still Britain's most-watched and best-loved sitcom.
Operation Dark Heart: Spycraft And Special Operations On The Front Lines Of Afghanistan
- Paperback - Mainstream
This is a no-holds-barred account of the realities of an American spy working outside the conventional parameters of military conflict in a region culturally, geographically, and philosophically disassociated from conventional American war tactics.
On A Wing And A Prayer
- Paperback - DB
This work takes you through the author's upbringing in pre-war Aberdeen to his eyewitness account of a raid by a German bomber on the shipyards of the city. It describes how he came to join the RAF and follows him through his tour of duty on operations over Germany.
The Oor Wullie Notebook: A Notebook Full Of Wullie's Favourite Sayings And Pictures Of Wullie
- Hardback - Waverley
A stationery item notebook from Oor Wullies, one of Scotland's best-loved and iconic comic book characters, with illustrations, sayings and moments cpatured from the long running comic strip.
Orange Juice Peas
- Paperback - Kelpies
Little Jessie is learning to be polite, and when she says 'please' it sounds just like 'peas'. When a new babysitter asks what she'd like to drink, Jessie finds herself with a succession of funny drinks.
The Oldest Post Office In The World
- Paperback - Sandstone
Not all of Hamish Brown's many travels about Scotland have taken him up mountains or into wild and wind swept places, but he has found himself in some pretty odd locations. Now he has listed them, placing them in their regions, complete with references and directions to produce this book.