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The Ancient Monuments of the Western Isles
by Noel Fojut, Denys Pringle and Bruce Walker
ed by Denys Pringle
Part of the Historic Scotland Series by the Stationary Office in Edinburgh
This colorful guide presents the archaeological and architectural heritage of the Western Isles of Scotland, concentrating on some of the best preserved sites and monuments that can be viewed by the public.  As an illustrated tour of some of the important sites, the book traces the progress of human habitation in the islands from the Neolithic period to modern times.
BOBD 134
pb 72pp     $10.95

Collins Pocket Reference:  Scotland
ideal traveler's companion
pb  256pp     $10.95

A Guide to the Royal Mile
Gordon Wright
Edinburgh's Historic Highway--covers 166 different features
pb  48pp     $5.00

Iona:  A Guide to the Monuments
by John G. Dunbar and Ian Fisher.  Revised by Ian Fisher.
Published by HMSO
This colorful guide-book outlines the island's history from St. Columba's day to present times, and explains the development of the sacred sites and historic buildings seen today.
BOBD 130
pb 32pp     $6.95

The Original Malt Whisky Almanac
by Wallace Milroy
A taster's guide to all available brand labels.  You will find:  distillery addresses, telephone and fax numbers, manager's name, production status ownership status, date of establishment, source of process water, reception facilities and opening hours, types of casks used for maturation, awards recieved, number of visitors per annum, special and vintage bottling details, tasting notes, and Wallace Milroy's own personal notes and reccomendations.
hb  160pp     $15.00

A Wee Guide to The Castles and Mansions of Scotland
by Martin Coventry
Scotland has a wealth of grim strongholds, brooding tower houses, fine palaces and historic houses.  This book details 147 castles and mansions which are open to the public, supplying handy information on opening, facilities, and location.  With a clear map, many illustrations and a comprehensive index, this book is an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for everyone who enjoys visiting these fascinating buildings.
pb  90     $7.95

A Wee Guide to the Haunted Castles of Scotland
by Martin Coventry
Many of Scotland's castles are reputedly haunted, with manifestations from Green Ladies to ghostly cannonballs, headless Comyns to dying Ogilvies, handless pipers to spectral drummers.  With a map, many photos, opening times and facilities for places to visit, this wee guide lists over 120 of these strongholds, including Edinburgh, Stirling, Cawdor, Breamar, Dunrobin, Fyvie and Crathes castles.
pb  86     $7.95

A Wee Guide to The Jacobites
Charles Sinclair
Want to refresh your knowledge of the Jacobite era?  Wish you knew more but don't have the time to become an expert?  This wee guide is perfect for you!  Concise, yet thourough--also provides details of 50 sites to visit in Scotland.
pb   88pp     $7.95

A Wee Guide to Mary, Queen of Scots
by Joyce Miller
Mary, Queen of Scots was one of Scotland's most enigmatic and tragic monarchs.  This book covers her life:  her birth at a time of strife, marriage to the Dauphin of France, return to Scotland as Queen, imprisonment and execution in England.  Fifty places to visit associated with mary are included, providing information about opening and facilities.  Many maps and illustrations included.
pb 88     $7.95

A Wee Guide to Old Churches and Abbeys of Scotland
by Martin Coventry and Joyce Miller
Scotland has a wealth of medieval churches, cathedrals, abbeys, High Crosses, priories, and this Wee Guide puts them in their historic context.  Over 120 places to visit, with maps, photos, and opening details.
pb  88pp     $7.95

A Wee Guide to the Picts
by Duncan Jones
The Picts ruled much of Scotland in the Dark Ages and had a strong and distinct culture--yet little survives of this warlike and artistic people.  This Wee Guide describes what is known about the history of the Picts, and discusses the enigma of their symbol stones. A gazetteer of Pictish sites lists the best symbol stones and museums to visit, and the text is enhanced by many illustrations and maps.
pb  86     $7.95

A Wee Guide to Robert the Bruce
by Duncan Jones and Alison L. Rae
Want to refresh your knowledge of the Bruce?  Wish you knew more but don't have the time to become an expert?  This wee guide is perfect for you!  Concise, yet thourough--also provides details of 30 sites to visit in Scotland.
pb   88pp     $7.95

A Wee Guide to Robert Burns
by Dilys Jones
This book covers his life from his birth as a farmer's son, his days as a successful poet in Edinburgh, to his death at 37 as an Exciseman, worn down by money worries and illness.  Also included are 25 places to visit; and the full text of some of his well known poems.
pb  86     $7.95

A Wee Guide to Scottish History
by Martin Coventry
With clear maps and photos, this wee guide makes sence of Scotland's past, describing events and people that shaped the nation, from St. Columba to Macbeth, Robert the Bruce to Mary Queen of Scots, James VI to Bonnie Prince Charlie.  Details over 200 historic places to visit, with information on opening and facilities, are also included.
pb  90     $7.95

A Wee Guide to William Wallace
by Duncan Jones
Want to refresh your knowledge of William Wallace?  Wish you knew more but don't have the time to become an expert?  This wee guide is perfect for you!  Concise, yet thourough--also provides details of 30 sites to visit in Scotland.
pb   88pp     $7.95

MAPS OF SCOTLAND     $9.95 each
Castles Map of Scotland
Clans Map of Scotland
Golf in Scotland Map
Historical Map of Scotland
"Scotland of Old" Clan Names Map**our most popular**
Tartan Map of Scotland
Touring Map of Scotland
Whiskey Map of Scotland

Motoring Map of Scotland ($11.95)

 
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