The Hebrides

Author: Paul Murton
Publisher: Birlinn
ISBN: 9781780274676
Size: 28.58 MB
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He has travelled the length and breadth of the Scotland's rugged, six-thousand-mile coast line, and sailed to over eighty islands.In this book Paul visits each of the Hebridean islands in turn, introducing their myths anc legends, history, ...

Chucking It All

Author: Max Scratchmann
Publisher: Poison Pixie Publishing
ISBN: 0954611586
Size: 34.32 MB
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A wryly humourous, often hilarious warts-and-all account of a jaded urbanite who downshifts to the Orkney Isles in search of Utopia only to discover that the grass, while certainly abundant, is not greener.

An Island Odyssey

Author: Hamish Haswell-Smith
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782112650
Size: 18.83 MB
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In An Island Odyssey Hamish Haswell-Smith casts off in his forty-one-foot sloop Jandara, armed with his sketch pad and a route map of a journey first taken by Martin Martin in 1703.

Great Scottish Journeys

Author: Keith Fergus
Publisher: Black & White Publishing
ISBN: 9781785301421
Size: 46.13 MB
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This is Scotland as it should be seen, in all its glory, and is a beautiful addition to any collection or home.

The Finest Road In The World

Author: James Miller
Publisher: Birlinn
ISBN: 9781780274300
Size: 56.55 MB
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This thought-provoking book will appeal to all who like stories of travel and transport, and are interested in how changing modes of transport have affected the ways of life in the Highlands and remain crucial to the modern life and the ...

Mountaineering In Scotland

Author: W.H. Murray
Publisher: Vertebrate Publishing
ISBN: 1910240281
Size: 38.46 MB
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He asserts, ‘Seeming danger ensures that on mountains, more than elsewhere, life may be lived at the full.’ This is classic mountain climbing literature at its best.

Portrait Of The Hebrides

Author: Iain McGowan
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781841147406
Size: 40.19 MB
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This book, packed with superb, evocative imagescaptures that certain, yet sometimes indefinableatmosphere that is unique within the region.Considerable emphasis has been placed on threecontrasting islands ¿ Skye, Eigg and Harris, each ...

Skye

Author: Otta Swire
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd
ISBN: 0857909711
Size: 68.11 MB
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This book is a fabulous treasury of legend and wonder; tales of monsters who dwell in lakes, of small people who trap humans in earthen mounds where time stands still; of dark, shape-shifting spirits whose cloak of human form is betrayed by ...

A History Of Scotland S Landscapes

Author: Fiona Watson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781902419930
Size: 21.60 MB
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These evocative spaces provide unique evidence for the way this land and its wealth of resources has been lived in, worked on, ruined, abandoned, restored and celebrated - offering valuable clues that bring the past to life far more ...

Tir A Mhurain

Author: Paul STRAND
Publisher: Birlinn
ISBN: 9781780274232
Size: 44.93 MB
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This extended portrait captures the essence and complexity of a singular place. This is a true masterpiece of photography.