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Soft Cover Books


Robert the Bruce Our Most Valiant Prince

CODE: B-275

$18.95   $18.50
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Commemorating the 700th anniversary of the enthronement of Robert I of Scotland, this book is intended as an everyman’s guide to Scotland’s famous hero king. The life of Bruce is one of the greatest comeback stories in history. Heir and magnate, shrewd politician, briefly ‘king of summer’ and then a desperate fugitive who nevertheless returned from exile to recover the kingdom he claimed, Bruce became a gifted military leader and a wise statesman, a leader with vision and energy.


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.

Scottish Battles

CODE: B-103

$13.25
Scottish Battles - By George Forbes. Scottish Battles tells the thrilling story of blood-stained conflicts from the time of the Roman and Viking invasions to the Jacobite rebellions which ended with the last battle fought on British soil. A must for anyone who is interested in what warfare was really like in days gone by.

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.

Stirling & Rob Roy Country

CODE: B-078

$13.25
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.

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.

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.

The Canae Sutra

CODE: B-276

$17.50
The Canae Sutra - This book is the true stories about the Scots Joy of Sex. It is a light hearten look at the nations most inveterate obsession. IT is a good laugh for all, and defiantly worth the read.

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.

The Story of the Saltire - Scotland's Flag

CODE: B-076

$13.25

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.


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.