Soft Cover Books

Scottish Proverbs

CODE: B-073

Scottish Proverbs - A wise and often hilarious compilation of Scottish wit and wisdom garnered over the centuries. Countless topics are covered in a comprehensive A-Z format with many witty illustrations.

So You're Going to Wear the Kilt

CODE: B-094

So You're Going to Wear the Kilt - All you want to know about Tartan Dress. A readable and handy book on Scottish attire not only for those starting to wear Scottish dress, but also for those who may have been wearing the kilt for some time.

Stirling & Rob Roy Country

CODE: B-078

Stories of Stirling & Rob Roy Country - The events in this book move at a swift pace as battles are fought against the English to regain control of Sterling Castle - the key to the kingdom of Scotland. hero's Wallace and Bruce crush the auld enemy with courage and cunning.

Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald

CODE: B-085


Bonnie Prince Charles & Flora MacDonald - Bonnie Prince Charles campaign to become the King Great Britain ended in disaster on the bloody battlefield of Culloden Moor. For months afterwards he was a fugitive, hunted by government troops across the highlands and Islands of Scotland. This book tells the story with Flora MacDonald a 24 year old woman who disguised the Prince as her Irish spinning maid and smuggled him out of Scotland.

Golf A Royal Ancient Game

CODE: B-098

Golf A royal Ancient Game - A treasure trove of stories and history about the game of golf. This book gives a fascinating look that any golfer would enjoy.

Prophecies of the Bra'hn Seer

CODE: B-081

The Prophecies of the Bra'hn Seer - The chilling accuracy of many predictions made by Kenneth Mackenzie famous throughout the Highland as Bra'hn Seer, has stunned generation after generation. Things which in his day would have been beyond his wildest imagination have come true centuries later.

The Story of the Saltire - Scotland's Flag

CODE: B-076


The Story of Saltire - The history of Scotland's Flag. Read all about the mystic origins of Scotland's national flag and the tales associated with it over the centuries. Read how on the eve of the tenth century battle, between the Picts and the Northumbrians the Scottish king had a vision of a white cross on a blue sky and predicted his victory. Find out how the flag has inspired the Scots in battle and in peacetime, even down to the modern invasions of Wembley by football supporters.

William Wallace

CODE: B-186

William Wallace Freedom Fighter - Here recounted in vivid detail this book tells all about the thrilling saga of William Wallace. This book tell of a man of action whose persona swept the nation of Scotland. This story was made famous by Hollywood, but here you can get the real details about what really happened.

Tunes of Glory

CODE: B-066


Tunes of Glory - Stories, history, traditions, music and humor of the Highland Bagpipe. A great history of the Bagpipe. If you're a piper or interested in piping then this is a book you need to know about.

Tell it to a Glaswegian

CODE: B-113

Tell it to a Glaswegian - Gie ye the gift o' the Glescaranto? Nae problem, pal! This is the book that talks the language of Scotland's greatest city as Albert Mackie sorts out the bawheaids and the bamsticks from the Kelvinside panloafs and the Dalmarnock diehards. Page after page of wickedly funny stories from Glesca.

Strange Old Scots Customs

CODE: B-077

Strange Old Scots Customs - The Scots have always been superstitious. Our ancestors were savages who painted their faces, believed in magic and worshiped the sun, offering human sacrifices to their gods. Some ancient customs have survived to the present day while others, thankfully, have passed into history.

Paras over the Barras

CODE: B-108

Paras over the Barras - There's a war on and for Glasgow, like the rest of Britain, that means air raids, black-outs, food rationing, barrage balloons and the pain of parting as husbands and fathers go off to fight. For the McSorleys and their neighbors in the East End tenements it is a case of making the best of what life has to offer. This is their laugh-a-line story capturing all the wit and spirit of city life during the dark days of the forties when the grit and humor of Glaswegians overcame all adversities.