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    National Museums Scotland

    We produce lavishly illustrated catalogues for Museum exhibitions such as The Jacobites; Scotland's Early Silver; Rip it up: The story of Scottish pop; Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers and Wild and Majestic: Romantic Visions of Scotland (the book of the summer exhibition in 2019). Our very varied list includes: The Lewis Chessmen Unmasked; Early Medieval Scotland; Commando Country; Scottish Photography: The First Thirty Years; Sir Walter Scott: A Life in Story and Jock's Jocks: Voices of Scottish Soldiers from the First World War, a co-publication with the European Ethnological Research Centre.

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    A Swedish Field Trip to the Outer Hebrides, 1934

    Field research in maritime culture undertaken by two Swedish researchers in the islands of the Outer Herbrides, Scotland, in 1934.

    Bonanzas and Jacobites: The Story of the Silver Glen

    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.

    Commando Country

    This publication offers a unique Scottish perspective on a popular subject written by the curator of the National War Museum of Scotland.

    Early Medieval Scotland: Individuals, Communities and Ideas

    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.

    Embroidered Stories: Scottish Samplers P/b

    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.

    Going to the Berries: Voices of Perthshire and Angus Seasonal Workers

    A timely oral history of berry-picking and other seasonal employments in Central Scotland.

    Sir Walter Scott: A Life in Story

    Walter Scott's novels and poems reveal his view of history and the influences that made him, especially the stories of his native Borders and the exploits of his ancestors. Eileen Dunlop looks afresh at Scott the writer, and Scott the man.

    Scottish Photography: The First Thirty Years Large P/b

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

    Mary Queen of Scots

    As well as illustrations, this new edition includes photographs of Mary Queen of Scots-related objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland. It also has a photocopiable 8-page activity section with games, puzzles and drawings for colouring in - suitable for home or classroom use.

    National Museums Scotland