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  • Cover scan of Old Jedburgh
    Old Jedburgh
    Judy Olsen - Paperback - Stenlake
    This collection of 56 photographs details life in and around historic Jedburgh in the early years of the twentieth century. Accompanied by the history of the town and area, the subjects in include the long-forgotten Sheep and Dog Show, the Oxnam Picnics and the embarkation of local lads to Flanders in 1914.
  • Cover scan of Old Langholm And The Esk Valley
    Old Langholm And The Esk Valley
    Alex F. Young - Paperback - Stenlake
    A collection of fifty-two period photographs of this border town and the villages around it, including Canonbie, Rowanburn, Bentpath and Eskdalemuir. Accompanied by a history of the area, many of the images show village life as it was in years gone by.
  • Cover scan of Scotland's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    Scotland's Last Days Of Colliery Steam
    G. T. Heavyside - Paperback - Stenlake
    Long after steam engines disappeared from passenger rail lines, they continued to be used extensively around Scotland's coal mines until as late as 1981. In this collection of photographs, taken during the 1970s, these engines are featured at collieries including Ayrshire, Fife and the Lothians.
  • Cover scan of The Cambridge Companion To The Scottish Enlightenment
    The Cambridge Companion To The Scottish Enlightenment
    - Paperback - Cambridge University Press
    This volume offers a philosophical perspective on an 18th century movement that has been influential on western culture.
  • Cover scan of Scotland After The Ice Age
    Scotland After The Ice Age: An Environmental And Archaeological History, 8000 BC - AD 1000
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Gathering environmental, ecological, historical, geological, and archaeological evidence, this text charts the environmental transformation of Scotland from the end of the Ice Age 10,000 years ago to the Viking invasions of an established society 9000 years later.
  • Cover scan of Fast Sailing And Copper-Bottomed
    Fast Sailing And Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships And The Emigrant Scots They Carried To Canada, 1774-1855
    Lucille H. Campey - Paperback - Natural Heritage Books
    Lucille Campney recounts the days when Aberdeen's 'fast sailing and copper-bottomed' ships carried emigrant Scots to Canada and reveals the processes at work as well as the people behind the scenes who provided the services.
  • Cover scan of Renaissance War Galley, 1470-1590
    Renaissance War Galley, 1470-1590
    Angus Konstam - Paperback - Osprey
    For most of the Renaissance period, naval warfare in the Mediterranean was dominated by the war galley. This title examines the development of the war galley from its classically inspired resurrection in the 15th century until its demise in the early 17th century.
  • Cover scan of The Argyll Book
    The Argyll Book
    - Hardback - Birlinn
    Argyll, Dalriada or Earra-ghaidheal, the Coastland or Boundary of the Gael, is one of the most beautiful and historically significant parts of Scotland. This work covers topics ranging from prehistory to stately homes, folklore and literature, that relate to Argyll.
  • Cover scan of Old Harthill
    Old Harthill
    William F. Hendrie - Paperback - Stenlake
    Pictures of Harthill's Main Street and the shops and businesses that lined it during the early decades of the twentieth century form the core of this book, which also includes views of Eastfield, Greenrigg, West Benhar and Salsburgh. The West End Bar and McKee's grocers are also illustrated.
  • Cover scan of Old Mansfield Woodhouse
    Old Mansfield Woodhouse
    David J. Ottewell - Paperback - Stenlake
    The attractive village of Mansfield Woodhouse was originally rural, but from the nineteenth century many of its inhabitants operated framework knitting machines for a living. Pictures in the book include several of the trams and tramway, the Royal Hotel and Mansfield and Sherwood Collieries.

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