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Soft Cover Books


The Whiskey Smugglers

CODE: B-118

$15.25   $13.25
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The Whiskey Smugglers - At Ferintosh in the North East of Scotland, the distillery was burnt down because the owner Duncan Forbes, has supported the restoration of the Protestant Monarchy of 1688. In recompense the Scottish Parliament gave him the privilege of making whisky from the grain grown on his own estate without paying taxes. This privilege enable Forbes and his family to produce whiskey at a price and quality which their rivals could not match.

Tell it to a Glaswegian

CODE: B-113

$13.25
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

$13.25
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.

The Swinging Sporran

CODE: B-277

$13.75
The Swinging Sporran - Songs and Dance are at the center of Scotland's culture. This book looks at the different dances of Scotland and gives a detailed instruction on how to do each one. For anybody who wants to learn how to do the dances of Scotland, this is for them.

The Crack

CODE: B-291

$13.75
The Crack - This is a great book for a laugh, it shows why humor and laughter are the cornerstone of a Glaswegian life. Enjoy the wit and wisdom of Glasgow.

Folk Takes of the Highlands

CODE: B-069

$15.25

Folk Takes of the Highlands - The Highlands and Islands of Scotland are rich in strange stories and folk tales. Read about the seven brothers who were slaughtered by the Giant of Jura, the drowned sailors who came back to life as seals, buried treasure and the vanity of two giants which turned a life of poverty into a life of prosperity for folk living in a glen beside Lich Shiel. This book has something for everyone.


Scottish Proverbs

CODE: B-073

$15.25
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

$15.25
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.

Prophecies of the Bra'hn Seer

CODE: B-081

$15.25
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.

William Wallace

CODE: B-186

$15.25
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.

Royal Mile And New Town

CODE: B-102

$15.25
The Royal Mile And New Town - A fascinating account of the people, places and events that helped to shape our beautiful capital. If you love Edinburgh you will love this book and the tales it has to tell.

Paras over the Barras

CODE: B-108

$15.25
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.