This collection of ‘pearls of wisdom’ contains those sayings which only Scots grannies seem able to utter. Subtitles for those in need of an English version accompany each saying. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging No quibbles returns
Lanarkshire Sheet 6.05 Partick 1894 – published 1997; intro by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers an area which largely retained its independence, as Partick police burgh, but it was absorbed by Glasgow in 1912. Coverage stretches from Bures Road and Saltoun Street westward to Balshagray Avenue, and from Westbourne Gdns southward to Yorkhill station. [More]
Detailed map of Bothwell & Blantyre. Lanarkshire Sheet 11.11. Introduction by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers the town centre of Bothwell plus Blantyre on the other bank of the Clyde. Features include Blantyre Works, Low Blantyre, Bothwell Castle Colliery, southern part of Bothwell Castle, Caledonian Railway with Blantyre station, David Livingstone’s Birthplace, Madder Mill, [More]
Annotated photographs of buildings, architecture, famous locations but also of cottage hospitals, organ grinders, play parks; quoiting club and football teams.
Stories from South Uist Collects the stories that include various types of tales found on South Uist, from Fingalian heroes and ghost stories to international folktales and humorous and historical local anecdotes. Full description
The traditional stories of the Celtic lands conjure up a world of mystery and imagination. Wicked queens and chivalrous princes, ghosts and ghouls, and some of the most amazing shape-changers in all folklore: these are just some of the characters in the stories featured in this book.
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The Folklore of the Scottish Highlands The author is a Gaelic-speaking scholar and archaeologist who has lived and worked in crofting communities. In this edition, she portrays the beliefs and customs of Scottish Gaelic society, including: seasonal customs deriving from Celtic festivals; the famous waulking songs; and the Highland tradition of seers and second sight. [More]
Scottish Myths and Legends Scotland is a nation made up of many peoples and cultures. This diversity of cultural influence is reflected in Scotland’s vast store of myths and legends. This book contains a selection of these; some ancient, some obscure in origin; and, others based on fact. Full description Product Features New Mint Condition [More]
‘Flower Fairies of the Spring’. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order received before 12 noon Guaranteed packaging No quibbles returns
Title: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Binding: Paperback Author: Anonymous Publisher: PenguinBooks
Lanarkshire Sheet 11.05 Cambuslang 1934 – published 2007; intro by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers Cambuslang, just SE of Glasgow. Coverage extends from Wellshot Drive eastward to Lightburn Road, Springwell. The map covers the main centre of Cambuslang together with Halfway, Tanzieknowe, Howieshill, Kirkhill, Vicarland, Lightburn (bottom right corner) and Westburn (top right corner). [More]
Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales (1893) This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and [More]