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1 FRANK, BRYN. Discover Scotland.
Johnston & Bacon, London: 1979. 0717942473 / 9780717942473 First Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
An indispensable handbook packed with information, maps, town plans, and splendid colour photographs of Mainland Scotland and the Isles. Includes an Index. 
Price: 37.81 USD
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2 HANLEY, CLIFF. History Of Scotland.
Dorset Press: 1989. 0880293845 / 9780880293846 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Traces Scotland's fascinating history from the ancient beginnings to the present day. Features 260 carefully chosen illustrations, including over 100 in color, depicting historic events, personalities and artefacts as well as including view of many of Scotland's historic sites and buildings. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.20 USD
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3 HERMAN, ARTHUR. How The Scots Invented The Modern World: The True Story Of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything In It.
Crown Publishers, New York: 2001. 0609606352 / 9780609606353 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Mention of Scotland and the Scots usually conjures up images of kilts, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and golf. But as historian and author Arthur Herman demonstrates, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Scotland earned the respect of the rest of the world for its crucial contributions to science, philosophy, literature, education, medicine, commerce, and politics - contributions that have formed and nurtured the modern West ever since. Includes an Index. "This is a great book, one which is now even more relevant than ever. It deserves to be a best seller." - Michael Barone, U.S. News & World Report, coauthor of The Almanac of American Politics 
Price: 37.48 USD
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4 LENEMAN, LEAH; INNES, SUE (PREFACE); CROMARTY, ALISON & IRVINE, SUSAN (PHOTOGRAPHS SELECTED BY); CALDER, JENNI (CAPTIONS). Into The Foreground: A Century Of Scottish Women In Photographs.
National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh / Alan Sutton Publishing / Dover: 1993. 0750904445 / 9780750904445 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This provocative and above all enjoyable collection of photographs brings women into the foreground, and makes an important contribution to the process of rediscovery of the lives of women from the 1860s to the 1970s. It not only illuminates women'straditional roles as carers and cleaners, but also provides striking images of the unexpected. Women are caught in moments of leisure and laughter, of study and reflection, of determination and pride. The pictures highlight contrasts of class and background, of home and community, of work and change. 
Price: 36.34 USD
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5 MACLEAN, CALUM I.; MACLEAN, SORLEY (FOREWORD); MACLEAN, CAILEAN (PHOTOGRAPHS). The Highlands.
Mainstream Publishing Co., Edinburgh and London: 1990. 1851583653 / 9781851583652 Reprint Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There is one very slight tear in the dustjacket. 
In a completely new edition of this classic book, introduced by the world-renowned Gaelic poet Sorley Maclean and with stunning contemporary photographs by his nephew Cailem Maclean, the late Calum I. Maclean, a Gaelic-speaking Highlander, interprets the traditional background, culture and ways of life of his native country. To the book he brought the scientific and continental training of a student of folk-culture, and it is these qualities which make this book outstanding; written by a Highlander from the inside. 
Price: 47.93 USD
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6 MADDOX, AMANDA & SARA STEVENSON. Thomas Annan: Photographer Of Glasgow.
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles: 2017. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Thomas Annan (1829-1887) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the "second city" of the British Empire. Often working in conjunction with civic projects, Annan produced numerous series that underscore the transformation of the city and its environs, though he remains best known for one series in particular: a group of enigmatic photographs of central Glasgow's narrow alleys, or closes, on the verge of demolition. These haunting images, made between 1868 and 1871 and regarded as precursors of the documentary tradition in photography, represent the notion of progress that underpins much of Annan's oeuvre. Annan's publication history serves as the organizing principle for this book, which considers both the breadth of his body of work as well as the multiple formats in which his photographs appeared and circulated. Featured here are seven examples— including private albums and commercial books—that focus on subjects as varied as the city's streets and closes, the Loch Katrine aqueduct, Glasgow College, the cathedral, and the country estates of the landed gentry, highlighting Annan's extensive engagement with the city of Glasgow. Plates from each of these works are faithfully reproduced in full color, and an introductory essay by the leading authority on Annan surveys the life and career of this widely influential photographer. This volume was published to accompany an exhibition on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center May 23 through August 13, 2017. 232 pages, 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches, 197 color illustrations, hardcover. Amanda Maddox is assistant curator in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. She is the author of Ishiuchi Miyako: Postwar Shadows (Getty Publications, 2015). Sara Stevenson is an independent scholar and founding curator of photography at the National Gallery of Scotland. She is a former guest scholar in the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum. 
Price: 47.45 USD
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7 MCLAREN, MORAY. The Scots.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth: 1951. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A Scot expounds and explains the peculiar genius of his fellow-countrymen in a general survey of their history, culture and beliefs and their contribution to the British way of life. 
Price: 9.26 USD
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8 PORTER, JANE. The Scottish Chiefs.
Belford, Clarke & Co., Chicago: 1882. Reprint edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 
This sweeping epic depicts the 1296-1305 rebellion of the Scots against the tyrannical King Edward, a rebellion led by the gallant Sir William Wallace, Edward's "equal in all things but a crown and his superior in being true to unblemished honor." The heroic adventures of Wallace as he fights to return Robert the Bruce to the throne of Scotland and restore peace to his homeland will enthrall a new generation of readers. Originally published in England in 1809. 
Price: 37.76 USD
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9 PORTER, JANE; KATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN & NORA A. SMITH (EDITORS); WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY N. C. WYETH. The Scottish Chiefs.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1991. 068419340X / 9780684193403 Reprint edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This sweeping epic depicts the 1296-1305 rebellion of the Scots against the tyrannical King Edward, a rebellion led by the gallant Sir William Wallace, Edward's "equal in all things but a crown and his superior in being true to unblemished honor." The heroic adventures of Wallace as he fights to return Robert the Bruce to the throne of Scotland and restore peace to his homeland will enthrall a new generation of readers. Originally published in England in 1809. 
Price: 31.30 USD
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10 RALL-MACLEOD, KAREN & ROBERTSON, IAN. The Quest For The Celtic Key.
Luath Press Limited, Edinburgh: 2003. 0842829311 First Paperback Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 
Who were the Picts? The Druids? The Celtic saints? Why are there so many Scottish connections to King Arthur, Merlin & the Holy Grail? Why does Rosslyn Chapel attract so many prominent churchmen, Freemason, Knights Templar, and Rosicrucians, and why was its famed 'Apprentice' carving altered? What links America's Declaration of Independence with Scotland's Declaration of Arbroath? Did Prince Henry Sinclair sail to North America before Columbus? "This book . . . without resorting to colorful conjecture and wild surmising . . . adds its own voice to the enduring, and probably unsolvable, mysteries of Scotland's Celtic heritage. - Historic Scotland magazine Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.41 USD
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11 RUETZ, MICHAEL (PHOTOGRAPHS); ATTENBOROUGH, DAVID (INTRODUCTION). Scottish Symphony.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston: 1985. 0821216015 / 9780821216019 First Edition. A New York Graphic Society Book. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A book for anyone whose heart has ever been stirred by Scotland - or in whose memory live the lonely reaches of the Highlands and the Hebrides. No photographic book yet created has so captured Scotland's beauty and grandeur. 
Price: 23.04 USD
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12 SCOWEN, KENNETH (PHOTOGRAPHS) URQUHART, FRED (INTRODUCTION). Scotland In Color.
The Viking Press, New York: 1961. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. There are tears to the front cover. 

Price: 6.18 USD
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13 THEWES, SEBASTIAN & GELLIE, YVES. Ecosse: Les Secrets Des Highlands.
Casterman, Tournai: 1995. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Condition: Tres bon. Very good condition. 
Les etendues sauvages de l'Ecosse sont des endroits magiques, au mystere palpable. La nature preservee, indomptee, du paysage des Highlands estd'une beaute a couple le souffle. Traduction francaise par Anita Van Belle. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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14 YOUNG, ALAN & STEAD, MICHAEL J. In The Footsteps Of Robert Bruce.
Sutton Publishing, Stroud: 1999. 0750919108 / 9780750919104 First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Illustrated with superb color and black and white photographs, this book takes the reader on Bruce's journey, from his birth in south-west Scotland to a family with strong connections in Annandale, Cumberland and north Yorkshire, to his kingship and triumph at Bannockburn. Here are the sites and settings associated with Robert Bruce in the years following the death of King Alexander III of Scotland in 1286 and up to Bruce's death as King of Scotland in 1329 - the Scotland of Braveheart, of war with England in the thirteenth century and of political power struggles within Scotland itself. Famous names - Bruce, Wallace, Balliol, Comyn, Stewart, Murray, Macdougal and Macdonald - resonate throughout the text, and the book covers not only these principal characters of the conflict with England, but the battlegrounds, including Falkirk and Bannockburn, and the dramatic settings for the major political and military events of the period. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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