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]
Annotated photographs of buildings, architecture, famous locations but also of cottage hospitals, organ grinders, play parks; quoiting club and football teams.
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]
Nobody goes inside the enchanted forest, until one day Janna, a wild sort of girl, squeezes under a fence and enters the eerie place. Beside a rose-clad, ruined well she meets Tam Lin, whose grey eyes smoulder with strange, secret mists – and at once the two fall in love.This story is apparently a well-known [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]
Detailed map of Glasgow East End; Lanarkshire sheet 6.12. Historical introduction by Gilbert Bell. This detailed map covers the eastern part of Glasgow, with coverage stretching from Gallowgate and East Nelson Street eastward to Carntyne station, and northward to Alexandra Park. Features include Camlachie Goods station, Camlachie Burn, Parkhead Forge Steel Works, Glenpark Tan Works, [More]
Classics These short stories have been selected to amuse, shock and demystify. “New Century Readers” is a series of educational texts for 11-14 year olds designed to encourage reading for pleasure and including detailed notes and a glossary. Activities offer specific practice in English SAT skills. Full description Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same [More]
A collection of Celtic myths and legends – tales of gods and goddesses, heroes and heroines, magical weapons, fabulous beasts, and entities from the ancient Celtic world. It includes these myths and legends from six Celtic cultures – Irish, Scots, Welsh, Cornish, Manx and Breton. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day for order [More]
Scotland is a haunted nation with hundreds of ghosts frequenting buildings old and new. It is also a land of castles and virtually every one seems to be haunted. Yet country houses are haunted too and even small private houses located in the midst of housing estates have ghosts of their own. There are haunted [More]
Paperback. Pub Date: 1996 03 of Pages: 268 in Publisher: Little own This is a collection of ghost stories based on a mixture of local history and folklore The stories are from past and present. S Some. Such as of The Hauntings of Glamis Castle and The Tale of Major Weir are well known. while [More]
A trip down memory lane with photographic nostalgia from Old Airdrie.
Green ladies, grey ladies, spectral kings and queens, mischievous ghosts, whispering ghosts, calm poltergeists, wailing washerwomen, phantom dogs, and other assorted ghosts and stories fill this book. Scotland’s vibrant storytelling tradition is captured here, with tales of sightings, noises, furniture in disarray and spectres past and present. Product Features New Mint Condition Dispatch same day [More]
Lies and Truths Ma Mother Telt Me! Allan Morrison has scoured the hearts and minds of Scots at home and abroad to form this compilation of sayings revealing the inner workings of that most formidable of personalities – the Scottish mother. Over 350 lies and 250 truths are presented, including “A wee birdie told me”. [More]
Large scale map of Hamilton; Lanarkshire sheet 17.04. Historical introduction by Gilbert Bell. This detailed and busy map covers the heart of Hamilton, with the Town Hall and Central station near the centre of the map. Coverage stretches from Hamilton West station eastward to Covan Bridge. Features include Barncluth Colliery, Bent Colliery, Allanshaw Colliery, Bent [More]
Slithering stoorworms, mischievious brownies, fierce kelpies and magical selkies — these are the creatures of Scottish folklore. Award-winning children’s author Theresa Breslin has collected the best-loved tales from all over Scotland. Retelling each in its own individual style, she presents funny tales, moving tales and enchanting fairy tales. Soar with the goshawk, dive with selkies [More]