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  • Embroidered Stories by Helen Wyld
    Embroidered Stories (English, Paperback) Helen Wyld

    Showcases samplers which will be exhibited at the National Museum of Scotland 26 October 2018 to 21 April 2019. Dating from the early 18th to the late 19th century, these embroidered pictures hold a wealth of information and are a record of two centuries of Scottish social history.

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  • Scotland's Early Silver by Alice Blackwell
    Scotland's Early Silver (English, Paperback) Alice Blackwell, Martin Goldberg

    As well as showcasing beautiful objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, this book, building on the Glenmorangie Research Project, gives fresh insights into the emergence of the early medieval kingdoms of Scotland.

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  • A Geological Excursion Guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland by Kathryn M. Goodenough
    A Geological Excursion Guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland (English, Paperback) Kathryn M. Goodenough, Maarten Krabbendam

    An up-to-date geological excursion guide to the dramatic landscape of the North-West Highlands of Scotland.

    $17.53 $29.95
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  • Miss Cranston by Perilla Kinchin
    Miss Cranston (English, Paperback) Perilla Kinchin

    A reissue to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Ahead of her time, and with a commitment to quality, Glasgow entrepreneur Miss Kate Cranston ensured that her famous Tearooms were designed and furnished by talented young artists like Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

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  • Whithorn by Julia Muir Watt
    Whithorn (English, Paperback) Julia Muir Watt

    Published in association with The European Ethnological Research Centre,as part of their research programme Dumfries and Galloway: A Regional Ethnology. Interviews with 29 individuals from Whithorn and around, plus interviews with/writings of three local authors: Alastair Reid, John McNeillie and Gavin Maxwell.

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  • Photography and the Doctor by A. D. Morrison-Low
    Photography and the Doctor (English, Paperback) A. D. Morrison-Low, David Bruce

    Dr John Adamson (1809-70) was the older brother of the better known Robert Adamson. This is the first book devoted to placing his work in its historical context. It draws mainly from two significant albums presented to National Museums Scotland (as it is called now) in the 1940s. An Appendix has technical information on photographic processes.

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  • The Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked by David Caldwell
    The Lewis Chessmen: Unmasked (English, Hardback) David Caldwell, Mark A. Hall

    The intricately designed hoard of Lewis Chessmen is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made in Scotland. This account includes images of all 93 pieces and reports on new scientific research on how, where and when they were made.

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  • Queen Margaret of Scotland by Eileen Dunlop
    Queen Margaret of Scotland (English, Paperback) Eileen Dunlop

    Every Scots child was taught a pallid and uncontentious version of Queen Margaret's life, drawn from the hagiography written not long after her death. Eileen Dunlop has produced a book for the general reader, which aims at a more balanced, psychologically probing account of a remarkable life.

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  • The Skating Minister by Duncan Thomson
    The Skating Minister (English, Hardback) Duncan Thomson, Lynne Gladstone-Millar

    The black-clad minister, skating enigmatically over Edinburgh's Duddingston Loch on a wintry afternoon, is a familiar icon of Scottish culture - but until 1942 this portrait by Henry Raeburn was virtually unknown. Read the story behind the painting.

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  • The Lewis Chessmen by David Caldwell
    The Lewis Chessmen (English, Hardback) David Caldwell

    Co-publication with the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. A timely, scholarly look at the Lewis Chessmen, made in twelfth-century Scandinavia, now in the National Museum of Scotland and in the British Museum.

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  • Scottish Photography by Sara Stevenson
    Scottish Photography (English, Paperback) Sara Stevenson, A. D. Morrison-Low

    This is a lavishly produced book on the eventful first thirty years of photography in Scotland: around 1840 - 70.

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  • Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs by William Clarke
    Hidden Treasures of the Romanovs (English, Paperback) William Clarke

    Following research in St Petersburg, Moscow and Paris, this book reveals the story of Albert Henry Stopford, Edwardian man-about-town, member of the English aristocracy, dealer in object d'arts, and a regular guest at Romanov dinner tables.

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  • National Museum of Scotland Souvenir Guide
    National Museum of Scotland Souvenir Guide (English, Paperback)

    The book showcases the Museum's many treasures from the Departments of Scottish History and Archaeology; Art, Design and Fashion; Natural Science; Science and Technology; and World Cultures.

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  • Early Medieval Scotland by David Clarke
    Early Medieval Scotland (English, Paperback) David Clarke, Alice Blackwell

    A pioneering partnership between National Museums Scotland and The Glenmorangie Comany has supported a major programme of research into the archaeology of Scotland during the Early Medieval Period. Out of that has come this milestone book in Scottish archaeological publishing.

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  • Bonanzas and Jacobites by Stephen Moreton
    Bonanzas and Jacobites (English, Paperback) Stephen Moreton

    A story of Scotland's richest silver mine, near Alva, Clackmannanshire. This is a true story of fortunes made and lost, and the cast of characters include Jacobites and Hanoverians, lords and ladies, a disloyal servant, a loyal wife, and Sir Isaac Newton.

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  • Amazing Amber by Andrew Ross
    Amazing Amber (English, Paperback) Andrew Ross, Alison Sheridan

    Brings together National Museums Scotland's amber collection plus loans from the V&A in London to reveal the origins, properties and uses of this precious substance.

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  • Bagpipes by Hugh Cheape
    Bagpipes (English, Paperback) Hugh Cheape

    Based on 'a national collection of a national instrument' in National Museums Scotland, the book puts the musicology of the bagpipe in its European context. There is no CD-ROM with this edition.

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  • John Logie Baird by Antony Kamm
    John Logie Baird (English, Hardback) Antony Kamm, Malcolm Baird

    This balanced, and thoroughly documented, account throws light not only on Baird himself, but on many of those associated with him. Truth is separated from legend, and the facts are uncovered behind Baird's auto-biographical memoir, published in 1988 as "Sermons, Soap and Television".

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  • Geological Excursion Guide to Rum by C.H. Emeleus
    Geological Excursion Guide to Rum (English, Paperback) C.H. Emeleus, V. R. Troll

    Presents an overview of the geological evolution of the island of Rum. This title provides a selection of excursions illustrating Rum's Paleocene igneous rocks. It offers advice on travelling to the island, accommodation, weather conditions, and midges.

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  • Scotland's Beginnings by Michael Taylor
    Scotland's Beginnings (English, Paperback) Michael Taylor, Andrew Kitchener

    Land is never static and the evidence is all around us, trapped in rocks and soil, in the shell of a fossil animal, in the desert sands.

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