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The Garden Cottage Diaries: My Year In The Eighteenth Century
- Hardback - Saraband
For a full year, Fiona Houston recreated the lifestyle of her Peebleshire ancestor, living in a basic one-roomed cottage on her own resources, as a challenge to compare it with today's diet and lifestyle. Find out in this fascinating, funny and honest account how she donned historic dress and lived on a shoestring.
A Grim Almanac Of Edinburgh And The Lothians
- Paperback - History
Alan Sharp discusses murder, dark deeds and macabre events from the darker side of Edinburgh's past.
George Wade, 1673-1748
- Hardback - Arthur H. Stockwell
A biography of Field Marshal George Wade, best remembered for his role in disarming and pacifying the clans after the Jacobite Rising of 1715, and for the network of roads and bridges he built in the Scottish Highlands.
Glencoe: The Infamous Massacre, 1692
- Hardback - Amberley
A startling new history of the Campbell massacre of the MacDonald clan, one of the most emotive episodes in Scottish history.
The Guide To Mysterious Stirlingshire
- Paperback - History
This is a guide to everything supernatural, paranormal, folkloric, eccentric and, above all, mysterious that has occurred in the Scottish county of Stirlingshire. Comprehensive entries cover Stirlingshire's historic sites, ruins, churches, tombstones and archaeological curiosities.
The Great Moray Floods Of 1829
- Paperback - Librario
In spite of the floods caused by modern day global warming it is a fact that the greatest floods ever to have hit the North of Scotland occurred in August 1829. Heavy rains deluged the lands from Wick to the Grampian Mountains. This account meticulously records the events leading up to the storm and the disasters caused by the flood.
- Paperback - Cauldron Press
With this new collection of images, Scottish landscape photographer, Allan Wright, turns his lens on his own city with an intimacy and wry irreverence that only a native could muster.
Gems Of Old Scotland: Scenes And Stories From The Old Statistical Account Of The 18th Century
- Paperback - Argyll
In 1790, an eminent Scotsman had the very ambitious idea of compiling a complete picture of life in the whole of his country. He called on the assistance of every parish minister and sent 166 questions on every aspect of life in the last decade of the 18th century. This text contains highlights of the 'Old Statistical Account'.
The Guide To Mysterious Arran
- Paperback - Tempus
This is a guide to everything supernatural, paranormal, folkloric, eccentric and, above all, mysterious that has occurred on the small, windswept isle of Arran and is a fascinating introduction to the heritage of this spectacular part of Scotland.
Glasgow 1955: Through The Lens
- Paperback - Glasgow Museums
Step back in time with this book to the days of the trams and tenements and see how the people of Glasgow worked, played and lived in 1955