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Scottish History, River Clyde, Robert Burns, Largs, Ayrshire, Hills and Islands.

Scottish History Books

 William Wallace William Wallace by James Mackay (1996 Paperback 288 pages 6.59)

Blind Harry's Wallace by William Hamilton (Paperback 8.99)

 Robert the Bruce Robert the Bruce by Caroline Bingham (1998 Hardcover 415 pages 23.75, or paperback 14.99)

Robert the Bruce: King of Scots by Ronald McNair Scott (1993 Paperback 6.99)

Born in England, but brought up in one of the many Scots parts of Canada, John Prebble's excellent books include  Culloden Culloden (1996 Paperback about 3.29)
The Highland Clearances (1969 Paperback 6.59)
Glencoe (1969 Paperback 7.19)
John Prebble's Scotland (2000 Paperback 9.50)
The Lion in the North (1981 Paperback ??), 1,000 years of Scotland from the Picts to the Highland Clearances.
Darien: the Scottish Dream of Empire by John Prebble (2000 Paperback about 15)

Remember that history is rewritten by the winning side. Bonnie Prince Charlie is often described as a poor commander who cared nothing for his men. But with just the 7 Men of Moidart he landed at Glenfinnan in one small frigate, the larger one damaged by a man-of-war. In spite of that he won at Prestonpans and down South to Derby.

 Flight of Bonnie Prince Charlie The Flight of Bonnie Prince Charlie by Hugh Douglas, Michael J. Stead (Photos) (2000 Hardcover from 9)
On the Trail of Bonnie Prince Charlie David R. Ross (2000 Paperback 6.39)
Bonnie Prince Charlie by G. A. Henty (2000 Paperback from 13)

30,000 pounds on his head, but no takers. Ridiculing the Jacobites, true heirs to the thrones of Scotland and England, may have helped prevent more uprisings. You need to visit and decide yourself. Visit Scotland!

For weddings, dances and parties why not hire The Loudon Ceilidh Band of Ayrshire?
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Robert Burns Books

 Robert Burns The Poems and Songs of Burns Narrated by John Cairney (1993 Audio Cassette 7.19)

The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns, 1759-1796 edited by James A. Mackay (1993 Paperback 9.95)

Books about Largs
Largs Viking Festival

Largs Street Guide by Nicolson (1997 Map 1.50) Not in stock - buy locally, also next

Pathfinder Map 0429 Largs & Kilbirnie by the Ordnance Survey (1985 Map 3.60)

In and Around Largs by I B Kerr (1997 Paperback 3.99) Largs & District Historical Society

Largs by J R D Campbell (1995 Paperback 6.98) Largs & District Historical Society

Largs Australians by Mary B Hall (1995 Paperback 3.99) Largs & District Historical Society

Parish of Largs by David Baxter, Mary B Hall (Editor) (1992 Paperback 10.94) Largs & District Historical Society

Old Largs by R McSherry, M McSherry (1997 Paperback 7.50)

Explorer 341 Greenock Largs Millport by Craig McMaster (2001 Paperback 5.99)

Largs and District in Old Picture Postcards by Andrew Brown (1987 Paperback 9.95). Probably not currently available, my copy is from Largs Printing Co. in the main Street.

Catalogue of the Manuscript Collections of Sir George Gabriel Stokes and Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs, in Cambridge University Library by David B. Wilson (Editor) (1980 Hardcover 40)

The Correspondence Between Sir George Gabriel Stokes and Sir William Thomson, Baron Kelvin of Largs I and II by David B. Wilson (Editor) (1990 Hardcover 140)

River Clyde Books

 Clyde River The Clyde - the Making of a River by John Riddell (2000 Paperback 12.99) Not in stock

The Clyde by Michael Moss (1996 Paperback from 4) Shipbuilding on the Clyde

Queen Mary by James Steele (due March 2001 Paperback 13.16)

RMS Queen Mary by Janette McCutcheon (2000 Paperback 10.55)

The Clyde Puffer by Dan McDonald (1996 Hardcover 48 pages from 6.50) not in stock

To Western Scottish Waters by Robert Forsythe (2000 Paperback 10.55)

 Pathfinder: Glasgow & Clyde Valley Pathfinder: Glasgow & Clyde Valley by Brian Conduit (1999 Paperback 6.56) 28 walks.

The Castles of Glasgow and the Clyde by Gordon W. Mason (2000 Paperback 11.94)
Greenock & the Firth of Clyde by Craig McMaster (2000 Paperback 9.99). Many photographs illustrating probably the most beautiful areas in the world.

Other Scottish Books

Clyde-Forth (Glasgow-Edinburgh) Cycle Route Sustrans (1998 Paperback 5.99)

 Scotland's Castles Historic Scotland Book of Scottish Castles by Chris Tabraham (1997 Paperback from 7.50)
 Scotland's Islands Scottish Islands by Hamish Haswell-Smith (1996 Hardcover 23.10)

Exploring Scottish Hill Tracks: For Walkers and Mountain Bikers by Ralph Storer (1994 Paperback 8.57)
 Poucher's Peaks
The Scottish Peaks by W.A. Poucher (1989 Paperback from 7.20) This is THE hillwalker's guide.

100 Best Routes on Scottish Mountains Ralph Storer 6.39

Example delivery prices and times (but please check at Amazon) prices in pounds:
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