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A Fieldworker’s Guide to the Golden Eagle A Fieldworker’s Guide to the Golden Eagle by Dave Walker

The Golden Eagle is generally thought to be a well-known and well-documented species. However, much of the available literature is not necessarily in a form that can readily be used in the field.

In fact, although much existing information ab... more...

A Homeland DeniedA Homeland Denied by Irena  Kossakowski

A Homeland Denied follows the horrific journey of Waclaw Kossakowski, a young Warsaw University student whose peaceful life was changed dramatically and with far reaching consequences that fateful day of 1st September, 1939.more...

A Last Wild PlaceA Last Wild Place by Mike  Tomkies

Mike Tomkies gives a remarkable picture of the whole cycle of nature around him, in a harsh and testing environment of unrivalled beauty. Vivid colours and sounds fill these pages – exotic wild orchids, the roar of rutting stags, a pair of dragon... more...

A Year in a DitchA Year in a Ditch by J C Jeremy Hobson

Rivers, canals and Britain’s glorious waterways are championed and admired at every opportunity. They are the subject of countless photos, television programmes and books – and are places to visit and enjoy whenever considering a walk in th... more...

Between Daylight and HellBetween Daylight and Hell by Iain Lundy

This is the culmination of years of research into the lives of Scots who were guilty of dastardly deeds after leaving Scotland for America – in some cases they literally got away with murder. These emigrants were rogues, con artists, charlatans a... more...

Caithness to PatagoniaCaithness to Patagonia by Ian Leith

This is an extraordinary and little-known story of emigration from Scotland. Caithness and Patagonia are literally a world apart, yet in the late 19th and early 20th centuries a number of Caithness men and women took on the challenge of this wild, open... more...

Camp 21 ComrieCamp 21 Comrie by Valerie Campbell

Camp 21 Comrie, also known as Cultybraggan Camp, is the UK’s best preserved prisoner of war camp. Lying in the heart of rural Perthshire in Scotland, the camp’s history is a fascinating one. Built two miles south of the village of Comrie as... more...

Dive Scapa FlowDive Scapa Flow by Rod Macdonald

Dive Scapa Flow has been THE definitive guide to diving the fabled wrecks of Scapa Flow, one of the world’s greatest wreck diving locations.  This completely re-written and updated centenary edition is produced to c... more...

Enigma: The Untold Story of the Secret CaptureEnigma: The Untold Story of the Secret Capture by David Balme

David Balme will be forever known as the 20-year-old hero who, on 9 May 1941, boarded a German U-boat in mid-Atlantic, and captured one of the greatest secrets of the Second World War. This capture – or ‘pinch’ as it was known within ... more...

Golden StripesGolden Stripes by Captain VS Parani

Although merchant ships carry 90% of the world’s trade, the mariners who run them have little guidance on leadership. This can result in disasters such as the Titanic, Costa Concordia, the Exxon Valdez, and the recent El Far... more...

Gone WildGone Wild by Malcolm Smith

Often amusing, sometimes romantic or fraught with danger, these 30 short stories are about local people, spectacular places and the special wildlife the author sets out to find. The stories include seeking out Arabian Oryx on the searing plains of the ... more...

Last Voyage to WewakLast Voyage to Wewak by Simon J.  Hall

This is a thought-provoking work, capturing the march of time which overtook the maritime world in the last quarter of the 20th century. The final crumbling of the British register caused officers like Hall to find themselves in a strange new world, sa... more...

MediterraneanMediterranean by Huw Kingston

Huw's journey around the shores that gave birth to Western Civilisation is a modern odyssey that reminds us not only of this but also that a real and endlessly fa... more...

Money TalksMoney Talks by Bob Whittington

Money Talks is a fast-paced history of the humble British coin, the events which at times literally shaped it and the stories reflected in its creation.

It has been used to barter and to bribe, to hold a cloak in place and to pay a k... more...

Natural History of TenerifeNatural History of Tenerife by Philip AshmoleMyrtle Ashmole

Tenerife is a remarkable island, dominated by Mount Teide, an active volcano higher than any mountain in mainland Spain. The island has extraordinary volcanic landscapes, and thousands of species of plants and animals that are found only there.

... more...
Polar MarinerPolar Mariner by Captain Tom Woodfield

Captain Woodfield made 20 seasonal voyages to the Antarctic on three research ships between 1955 and 1974. Starting as a Junior Deck Officer he worked for The Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey which in 1964 became the British Antarctic Survey. He pl... more...

Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: Reviving Palmyra in Multiple Dimensions: by Minna SilverGabriele FangiAhmet Denker

This book provides a visual reconstruction of Palmyra, a World Heritage Site situated in Syria, which flourished in Greco-Roman times. Palmyra is situated in a desert oasis and served as a vibrant caravan station on the Silk Road connecting the Roman w... more...

Scottish Lighthouse PioneersScottish Lighthouse Pioneers by Paul A.  Lynn

In the 19th century, the Stevenson engineers pioneered marvellous lighthouses around the coasts of Scotland – lighthouses which inspire with their architectural elegance, and speak of compassion for sailors and fishermen risking their li... more...

Shorebirds in ActionShorebirds in Action by Richard Chandler

Shorebirds, or waders, are a large group of small to medium-sized birds that occur worldwide, in a wide range of predominantly coastal or wetland habitats. Some species are largely sedentary whilst others are amongst the world’s most migratory bi... more...

Southern LightsSouthern Lights by Guinevere Nalder

Southern Lights recounts the story of how New Zealand's lighthouses were established through the transfer of technology from Scotland to New Zealand over a period of almost 90 years. This resulted in most of New Zealand's lighthouses b... more...

The Grey Wolves of EribollThe Grey Wolves of Eriboll by Stefan  Hinz

The surrender of the German U-boat fleet at the end of World War II was perhaps the principal event in the war’s endgame which signified to the British people that peace really had arrived.

This revised, updated and expanded ne... more...

Understanding Animal BehaviourUnderstanding Animal Behaviour by Rory Putman

This accessible introduction to animal behaviour provides an authoritative yet reader-friendly guide for the interested naturalist. It presents current knowledge about the way animals behave and will enable the reader to derive more pleasure from their... more...

Water and LifeWater and Life by Alistair McCleery

Water and Life pursues the goal of the previous volume, Nation and Nationalism, to bridge the often ivory-tower concerns of academic critics and the interest of a wider public in the works and thought of Neil Gunn, co... more...

What a Life!What a Life! by Ted Blackbrow

From his humble beginnings in London’s East End, Ted Blackbrow went on to become one of the UK’s greatest press photographers. Thrown out of a good grammar school at 15, Ted embarked on a career that would see him photograph members of the ... more...

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