The Red Books of Scotland - Further information & Purchase Details

The First Series of Five Volumes of the Red Book of Scotland was released in September of 2016 and is available to purchase in digital format via this website. Each volume in the series extends to approximately 1,000 pages and all are in fully searchable pdf format. Samples of actual content can be viewed below. Individual entries and single and multiple volumes can be purchased and following purchase your copy/copies will be emailed to you. Please note that hard copies are not currently available, however, several purchasers have arranged to have copies printed and professionally bound. If this is of interest to you and you are UK-based, we highly recommend the services of Downie Allison Downie, Bookbinders, Glasgow, who can be contacted via their website:

Current prices for the Red Books are:

Full set of five volumes: £150.

Single Volume: £30

Individual entries: £5.00

Should you purchase single volumes/additional entries and afterwards wish to obtain the full set set, payments already made will be deducted from the amount due.

The First Series of the Red Book is registered under the following ISBN numbers:

ISBN 10: 0-9545628-5

ISBN 13: 978-0-9545628-5


Vol. 1. A-C. Title and Content vol 1_sample

Vol. 2. D-G. Title and Content vol 2 sample

Vol. 3. H-Mo. Title and Content vol 3 sample

Vol. 4. Mu-R. Title and Content vol 4 sample

Vol. 5. S-YTitle and Content vol 5 sample


Sample Content:

Full Set of 5 Volumes

Individual Volumes:

Name of entry:


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