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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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    Early Medieval Scotland: Individuals, Communities and Ideas

    £25.00
    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

    £9.99
    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

    £10.99
    A timely oral history of berry-picking and other seasonal employments in Central Scotland.

    Sir Walter Scott: A Life in Story

    £9.99
    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

    £15.00
    This is a lavishly produced book on the eventful first thirty years of photography in Scotland: around 1840 - 70.

    Mary Queen of Scots

    £6.99
    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.

    Greyfriars Bobby: A Tale of Victorian Edinburgh

    £6.99
    Part of the Scotties series, the book tells the well-loved story of Greyfriars Bobby and gives its historical background.

    A Geological Excursion Guide to the North-West Highlands of Scotland

    £15.99
    An up-to-date geological excursion guide to the dramatic landscape of the North-West Highlands of Scotland.

    Whithorn: An Economy of People, 1920-1960

    £14.99
    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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