History & Archaeology

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  • Cover scan of Privateers & Pirates, 1730-1830

    Privateers & Pirates, 1730-1830
    Angus Konstam - Paperback - Osprey Military
    This text details the privateer captains of the golden age of 'state-sponsored piracy' - men such as John Paul Jones, Jean Lafitte, and Benito de Soto. It includes episodes such as Bonhomme Richard's epic battle with HMS Serapis.
  • Cover scan of Old Dalmellington, Patna & Waterside
    Old Dalmellington, Patna & Waterside
    Donald Reid - Paperback - Stenlake
    Once an area of industrial wealth, and still an area of great natural beauty, this corner of Ayrshire has a long history stretching back before the times of the Covenanters. Read about life in the pits, the flying school at Loch Doon and discover how Patna got its name.
  • Cover scan of Old Kilmaurs And Fenwick
    Old Kilmaurs And Fenwick
    Alex F. Young - Paperback - Stenlake
    Containing fifty-two period photographs of Kilmaurs and Fenwick, accompanied by an imformative history, this book recalls the industries that were at the heart of these Ayrshire villages, including the boot factories and railways.
  • Cover scan of Cardinal Of Scotland
    Cardinal Of Scotland: David Beaton, C.1494-1546
    Margaret H. B. Sanderson - Paperback - John Donald
    The murder of David Beaton lies like a great shadow over the Scottish Reformation. But who was this man who inspired such awe and hatred amongst his contemporaries? This is a modern account of the great prince of the Church
  • Cover scan of The Companion Guide To Edinburgh And The Borders
    The Companion Guide To Edinburgh And The Borders
    A. J. Youngson - Companion Guides
    This work is a guide to buildings where kings were born or some of their subjects assassinated, streets trodden by Mary Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie, a city of writers and artists, and latterly the Festival.
  • Cover scan of Viking Scotland
    Viking Scotland
    Anna Ritchie - Paperback - Batsford
    By using all the available sources, this book studies, in detail, the story of the Vikings in Scotland.
  • Cover scan of The Wee Guide To Scotland
    The Wee Guide To Scotland: A Concise History With 1250 Heritage Sites To Visit
    - Paperback - Goblinshead
    This informative and easy-to-use historical guide condenses information from the popular Wee Guides series into one handy volume. It lists hundreds of places to visit, such as stone circles, castles, abbeys and museums.
  • Cover scan of Crossing The Pond

    Across The Pond
    Malcolm Archibald - Paperback - Whittles
    Crossing the Pond provides a history of one of the world's great oceans - the North Atlantic. Beginning with its basic geography, the author traces a chronological voyage through history starting with the early exploration of the Atlantic.
  • Cover scan of North Devon's Lost Railways
    North Devon's Lost Railways
    Peter Dale - Paperback - Stenlake
    Among the stations featured in this book are Bow, Barnstaple, Uffculme, Bampton and Torrington.
  • Cover scan of Old Launceston
    Old Launceston
    John Neale - Paperback - Stenlake
    As well as including Edwardian photographs of Launceston, this book also includes many more modern pictures of the town, showing shops and buildings that have since vanished, along with well-known local faces. From the old Butter Market to the Tower Cinema, and Newport is also featured.

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