Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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A study of Scotland's historic cinema buildings in conjunction with the Cinema Theatre Association.
An Edinburgh Controversy 1912–1939
A book celebrating St Andrews House in Edinburgh.
The Last and Outmost Isle
This book St Kilda back from the ‘end of the world’ to tell a compelling story of triumph over geographical adversity.
The ultimate book about Stirling Castle for children! Packed with fun facts about royals, legends, battles and unicorns – plus loads of amazing activities and illustrations.
The Honours of Scotland tells the turbulent story of the Honours – Scotland's crown jewels – and the equally dramatic tale of the Stone of Destiny.
Including Guides to St Vigeans Museum and Meigle Museum
This extensively illustrated book explores all the available information on the Picts in an appealing, accessible and authoritative way.
This comprehensive guide – illustrated with a wealth of photographs, maps and drawings – takes readers on a tour of both place and time.
Spotlight on Architects series
A series of short essays on the diverse and fascinating work of a selection of Scotland’s talented local architects and architects’ departments.
This book showcases images from the National Collection in a remarkable illustration of this landmark era.
this stunning volume showcases Erskine Beveridge's photography and highlights one of the nation's earliest and most remarkable photographic collections.
A Guide to an Imagined Scotland
Can you imagine a different Scotland, a Scotland where women are commemorated in statues and streets and buildings – even in the hills and valleys? This is a guidebook to that alternative nation