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.
Unearthed by a metal detectorist in 2014, 'the Galloway Hoard' is the richest collection of Viking-age objects ever found in Britain or Ireland. This book places the hoard in a wider historical context and showcases the conservation and research currently being undertaken on it.
A unique and illuminating collection of witness testimony to the horror, and humour, of the Great War, by veterans mainly from the north-east of Scotland. A co-publication with the European Ethnological Research Centre.
The intricately designed hoard of Lewis Chessmen is one of the most significant archaeological discoveries ever made in Scotland. This account includes images of all 93 pieces and reports on new scientific research on how, where and when they were made.
As well as showcasing beautiful objects from the collections of National Museums Scotland, this book, building on the Glenmorangie Research Project, gives fresh insights into the emergence of the early medieval kingdoms of Scotland.
Presents an overview of the geological evolution of the island of Rum. This title provides a selection of excursions illustrating Rum's Paleocene igneous rocks. It offers advice on travelling to the island, accommodation, weather conditions, and midges.
Inventor of logarithms, John Napier made one of the greatest advances in the history of mathematics. The 16th century Scot was also a remarkable astronomer. This new edition has been redesigned and has a new cover.
Exhibition catalog giving highlights of National Museum Scotland's collection of nineteenth century Japanese woodblock prints featuring kabuki performances - a combination of drama, dance, music, and acrobatics.
A reissue to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Ahead of her time, and with a commitment to quality, Glasgow entrepreneur Miss Kate Cranston ensured that her famous Tearooms were designed and furnished by talented young artists like Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
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