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Browse our varied publications, ranging from visitor guides and coffee table books to conservation guidance leaflets and academic reference reports.
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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.
A short guide to the distinctive sculptures of Glenrothes, Fife.
A Visitor's Guide
In this extensively illustrated guide, Orkney-based archaeologist Caroline Wickham-Jones introduces more than 60 monuments.
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
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.
HES and City of Edinburgh Council have worked together to produce this short publication in response to the growing interest in buildings of this dynamic period of architecture and town planning.
This comprehensive guide – illustrated with a wealth of photographs, maps and drawings – takes readers on a tour of both place and time.
Scotland’s Sporting Buildings brings the special interest of these sites and structures to life for the first time in a fascinating and accessible guide.
A stimulating and informative publication, celebrating Glasgow’s post-Second World War built heritage.