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Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

By: Fraser, G.M. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2012. 9781907813047: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 115


New paperback, republished from the original edition of 1911. Pp xviii,164, with the original b&w photographs and illustrations. It has a new introduction by Bryn Wayte, of Deeside Books. G.M. Fraser's Aberdeen Street Names is the latest in a series of rare and out of print titles to be republished by Deeside Books of Ballater. The original first edition was printed in 1911 by William Smith & Sons of the Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen, and was one several published by this ... View more info

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The Old Deeside Road Revisited: An Explanation of what Remains.

By: Marr, Graham J.

Price: £11.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2014. 9781907813078: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2423


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp viii, 130, b&w photographs and colour maps to rear, index of place names. G.M. Fraser was best known as Head Librarian of the Aberdeen Public Library during the earlier part of the 20th century. He was also a noted local historian with a great interest in both the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas, and produced many pamphlets and books on the North-east of Scotland. His largest and probably most significant work was the publ... View more info

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The Mounth Passes: My Journey on Old Roads in Speyside, Deeside and Atholl (North-east Scotland Classics Series)

By: Marr, Graham.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005469


The Mounth Passes is a continuation of the author's previous work, The Old Deeside Road Revisited, and both books outline the cultural and historical significance of the region's communication network. The old Deeside road's development was predominantly in an east-west direction, following the course of the River Dee, and is associated with the development of the turnpike system. In contrast, the old Mounth passes predominantly follow a north-south direction, and develo... View more info

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Lochnagar.

By: McConnochie, Alex & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books 2014. 9781907813009: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 22


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. Pages v, 189, plus the advertisments. A replica of the 1891 first (and only) edition with all of the original illustrations and the map. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of McConnochie and also recommendations on which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. McConnochie highlights the book with many tales and legends of both Lochnagar and the surrounding glens as well as des... View more info

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Ben Muich Dhui (Ben MacDhui, Mac Dhui) & His Neighbours: A Guide to the Cairngorm Mountains.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813061: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1290


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. New edition published by Deeside Books, pp 12, xii, 84, map to rear, index. Ben Muich Dhui and his Neighbours is one of the earliest and scarcest of Alex Inkson McConnochie's publications and its printing in 1885 makes it a forerunner of the guide books used by today's hillwalkers. This book outlines the different routes across the Cairngorms along with the best ways of obtaining access, as well as the author providing ... View more info

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Loch Kinnord: Its History and Antiquities: New and Revised Edition with The Church of Tullich and Other Papers.

By: Michie, Rev. J.G. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2010. 9781907813016: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 24


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition, pages, xx, 201. First published in 1877, this copy is a replica of the larger and revised second edition of 1910 with all of the original photographic plates, illustrations within the text, and also the coloured frontispiece. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of the Rev. John Grant Michie and also recommendations of which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. This book gives a... View more info