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Books

We have a small selection of books for sale, the proceeds go towards the work of the Association. You can have a look at these in the office before purchase or order online using PayPal.

 

A Letter to the Lord Provost on the Best Ways of Spoiling the Beauty of Edinburgh

Published 19 Aug 2006

A Letter to the Lord Provost on the Best Ways of Spoiling the Beauty of Edinburgh by Lord Cockburn, 1849. Re-published by the Cockburn Association in 1999.

 

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Some Practical Good: The Cockburn Association 100 years' participation in planning

Published 18 Aug 2006

Some Practical Good by George Bruce was published in 1975 to celebrate the centenary of the Cockburn Association.

Price £4.00

The Writing on the Walls by Elizabeth Berry

Published 2 Aug 2006

A guide to the inscriptions on Edinburgh buildings which commemorate famous citizens, visitors and events. 

Published by the Cockburn Association in collaboration with the Scottish National Portrait Gallery and the Saltire Society in 1990.

Price £3.00

The Walls of Edinburgh by The Hon. Lord Cullen

Published 1 Aug 2006

An illustrated short guide to the walls of Edinburgh and the place they occupy in the history and the effect they have had on the pattern of development in the city. Includes a guided walk.

Price £2.00