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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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    Ancient Glass in the National Museums of Scotland

    Surveys the rare glass, vessels and objects that have been assembled by the Royal Museum, Edinburgh over the last 150 years, giving collectors and scholars an additional source through which to research and authenticate previous works of glass.

    Anither Hantle O Verse: Poems in Scots for Children

    Contains poems by Mtthew Fitt, Christine de Luca, JK Annand, Willa Muir, William Soutar, Marion Angus and Robert Burns. This collection also has traditional and 'Anon' verses. It is illustrated by eight black and white photographs from NMS' Scottish Life Archives collection.

    Bagpipes: A National Collection of a National Treasure

    Based on 'a national collection of a national instrument' in National Museums Scotland, the book puts the musicology of the bagpipe in its European context. There is no CD-ROM with this edition.

    Common Cause: Commonwealth Scots and the Great War

    Based on the exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland (11 July - 12 October) the book explores how military service by men of Scottish descent was related to other expressions of Scottish identity.

    David Livingstone: Man, Myth and Legacy

    Exhibition book of essays and objects celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great African explorer and missionary doctor, the Victorian hero David Livingstone.

    Flight in Scotland

    Suitable for children of 7-9 years, this book on the history of flight in Scotland includes an 8-page activity section with games, puzzles and drawings for colouring in.

    From Kelso to Kalamazoo.: The Life and Times of George Taylor 1803-1891

    George Taylor was a gardener and nurseryman and, when settled in Kalamazoo, he soon established a successful business supplying plants and hedging. He was an award-winning horticulturalist and was responsible for the introduction of the cultivation of celery to the USA.

    'From Land to Rail': Life and Times of Andrew Ramage 1854-1917

    Co-published with the European Ethnological Research Centre, in the Flashbacks series. Andrew Ramage, the son of a farm servant, kept a diary over many years. Only three notebooks remain. They give an account of a man making his way in the world through a time of great social change.

    Galoshins Remembered: 'A Penny Was a Lot in These Days'

    'Galoshins' was a folk drama performed in people's houses on New Year's Eve or Hallowe'en in the south of Scotland over a hundred years ago. These are oral reminiscences collected for the School of Scottish Studies Sound Archive.

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