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We stock a number of most interesting titles which are available to order online.  They can be dispatched to the customer immediately on payment of the cover prices plus a charge for postage and packing. (The standard charge for P+P is £1.40 but occaisionally it is more for heavier items.  Where it is more the amount is given in the book details).

We are also offering for sale some fossil prints believed to have been taken from the collection of English geology's co-founder, Rev Joseph Townsend, originally published in The Character of Moses as an Historian, Recording Events from the Creation to the Deluge, 1813.

If you have any quieries about the books or your order please use the contact page to get in touch with the secretary of The Friends of Hugh Miller, Martin Gostwick.

Conversations in Stone
Conversations in Stone
Ed L. Reid & E. Panciroli (Scottish Geodiversity Forum), publisher, Biddles Books Ltd printers, 2019. (ISBN 9 781292 804719). Nature-writing at its very best by prize-winners in the Hugh Miller Writing Competitions. £7.99 plus P+P
Conversations in Stone£9.39
My Schools and Schoolmasters
My Schools and Schoolmasters
Hugh Miller (ed. James Roberston). Black & White Publishing, Edinburgh, reprinted 2002 (ISBN 1-873631-18-9). A few copies remain of the autobiography, a classic of mid 19thC Scottish literature. £5.99 plus P+P
My Schools and Schoolmasters£7.39
Geological Curator. Vol 10, Number 7, Hugh Miller
Geological Curator. Vol 10, Number 7, Hugh Miller
Publication of the Geological Curators' Group (GCG), August 2017. A Herculean work of scholarship by Dr Michael Taylor and others on Miller's fossil collections, his Cromarty monument, and the Calotype photograph showing Miller posing as a stonemason. Indispensable to Miller studies. £8.99 plus £2.50 p&p
Geological Curator. Vol 10, Number 7, Hugh Miller£12.49
 Lydia, Wife of Hugh Miller of Cromarty
Lydia, Wife of Hugh Miller of Cromarty
Elizabeth Sutherland. Tuckwell Press (ISBN 1-86232-221-X). The first and only biography of Lydia Mackenzie Falconer Fraser. £9.99 plus P+P
Lydia, Wife of Hugh Miller of Cromarty£11.39
Passages in the Life of an English Heiress
Passages in the Life of an English Heiress
Lydia Miller (For the Right Reasons, ISBN 978-1-905787-95-1). Believed to be the only novel ever written around the 1843 Disruption in the Church of Scotland, it features an orphaned teenage heroine who is heir to large estates on both sides of the Border. With an introduction by Elizabeth Sutherland. £4.99. plus P+P
Passages in the Life of an English Heiress£6.39
A Noble Smuggler and Other Stories
A Noble Smuggler and Other Stories
by Hugh Miller (ed. Martin Gostwick). Inverness Courier (ISBN 0 9530202 0 7) Miller's reports as Cromarty correspondent for the Courier in the late 1820s and early 1830s. Highly entertaining mirror of those times, including the Clearances, superstition, electoral reform, smuggling, shipwrecks, and pageants. £6.99 plus P+P
A Noble Smuggler and Other Stories£8.39
Jamie's Adventures in Time : Finding Hugh Miller
Jamie's Adventures in Time : Finding Hugh Miller
by Lesley Beake. For The Right Reasons (ISBN 978-1-905787-61-6) Troubled boy Jamie Alexander discovers in Cromarty another rebel child from the past. Children's novel. £4.99 plus P+P
Jamie's Adventures in Time : Finding Hugh Miller£6.39
Sir Gilbert's Children
Sir Gilbert's Children
by Harriet Miller Davidson. Reprint by For The Right Reasons (ISBN 978-1-905787-66-1). A short fictionalised portrayal of the author's life as a teenager in a somewhat aggrandised Miller family home in Portobello. Originally published in 1884. £4.50. plus P+P.
Sir Gilbert's Children £5.90
Man of Genius
Man of Genius
by Harriet Miller Davidson. For the Right Reasons (ISBN 978-1-905787-64-7). The story of an alcoholic minister's fall and redemption. Originally published in 1872. A brave novel for its time but heavy with Victorian moralising. £7.99 plus P+P
Man of Genius£9.39
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