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Image for Tak Yer Places!: Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection.

Tak Yer Places!: Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wm. Culross & Sons Ltd.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005604


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 84, b&w photos throughout. Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection. View more info

Image for Gourock Highland Games Saturday, 24th July 1965.

Gourock Highland Games Saturday, 24th July 1965.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005754


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and creasing to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 34, b&w illustrations, local adverts throughout. View more info

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The Ballad and the Folk.

By: Buchan, David.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005491


Hardback in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With structure of the diagrams, ppxii, 326. Contents: The Oral tradition: The Folk. The Oral Tradition: The Ballads. The Tradition in Transition: The Folk, the Ballads. The Modern Tradition. With appendix: Northeast Collectors and Collections. Glossary, selected bibliography. Index of Ballads. General Index. View more info

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Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland, Hitherto Unpublished.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Paterson, 1875.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 715


Hardback, in two volumes, in very good condition. Some spine discolouration, SCARCE COPIES. Green cloth covers. No dustwrappers issued. Reprinted from the original edition of 1828. Volume one: ppxx, 315, with a dedication to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, by Peter Buchan, introduction and contents page. Volume two: ppvii, 337, with explanatory notes. Hitherto unpublished ancient Scottish songs and ballads of the North of Scotland. Counter shelf. View more info

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Swinging Sporran.

By: Campbell, Andrew & Martine, Roddy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: St Andrews Ball: 2000

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006108


Hardback in laminated covers, no dustwrapper, as issued. Revised edition, in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations. Signed by both authors. A light-hearted guide to the basic steps of Scottish Reels and country dances. Including the Guide to the Scottish Season. View more info

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The Games: A Night Wi' Burns and Other Poems.

By: Coutts, W.G.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005642


Hardcover in half leather with marbled boards and marbled end papers, all edges gilt, 5 raised bands to spine, with gilt titles and tooling, some wear to edges, scuffing and marking to leather, corners rubbed but otherwise in overall very good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on first blank page after marbled end papers to Pipe Major Donald MacPherson from W.G. Coutts, pp 159. Poems in Scots with two songs and music to rear on unpaginated pages. View more info

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Old and New World Highland Bagpiping.

By: Gibson, John G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2005. 1841583340: 2005

Seller ID: 305


Paperback in fine condition, 2nd impression. Ppxiii, 424. With b&w photographs and illustrations, with charts, notes, bibliography and index. S4.Old and New World Highland Bagpiping is a stimulating and controversial book which also provides a comprehensive biographical and genealogical account of pipers and piping in both Highland Scotland and Gaelic Cape Breton. The result of over thirty years' oral fieldwork among the last of the Gaels in Cape Breton, as well as an ex... View more info

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The Joe Gordon Album As Sung and Recorded by The Joe Gordon Folk Four.

By: Gordon, Joe.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: James S. Kerr: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003619


A4 sized stapled music book, bottom staple rusted and some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed first edition. The Joe Gordon Album As Sung and Recorded by The Joe Gordon Folk Four. S32. View more info

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Main's Wooin': A Drama of Northern Rural Life with the original music.

By: Greig, Gavin.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1996. 0946920141: 1996

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 818


Paperback, Very Good condition. New edition [1912], pp viii, 59, 14 plates of original music scans. A classic doric play, including the scans of original sheet music. S10. View more info

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Grit, Growth and Sometimes Groovy: Aberdeen in the 60's

By: Griselda S. McGregor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kieth Murray Publications: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005585


Illustrated card covers with some light shelfwear but otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by Author to a previous owner, pp 86, b&w illustrations throughout, contains original "Grit, Growth and Sometimes Groovy" branded bookmark and a John Menzies competition form. View more info

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Good Maister William Elphinstone.

By: Harvey, G. Rowntree.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Moray Press.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005288


Hardcover with cloth covered boards, green titles to front board and spine, light shelfwear to top and bottom of spine and some foxing to pages but otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp 50 Good Maister William Elphinstone: A chronicle play in ten scenes. View more info

Image for Fit Like, New York? An Irreverent Story of Rock Music in Aberdeen and North East Scotland.

Fit Like, New York? An Irreverent Story of Rock Music in Aberdeen and North East Scotland.

By: Innes, Peter.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Evening Express, 1997.: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3107


Large paperback in illustrated covers.Some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. SCARCE TITLE. First edition, pp 198, with b&w illustrations and list of artists and labels. 'An honest monument to Aberdeen's folkies, rockers, punkers and funkers.' S9. View more info

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More Songs of Angus.

By: Jacob, Violet.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Country Life Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 395


Scarce hardback in very good condition, grey paper covered boards with cloth covered spine, some light browning toe edges of boards. Second printing, pp 59, glossary. Poems by Violet Jacob, including 'The Lang Road', 'The Water Hen', 'The Gean Trees', 'Logie Kirk', and many more. S5. View more info

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The Scots Musical Museum 1787-1803.

By: Johnson, James & Burns, Robert.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Scolar Press, 1991.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1380


2 Volumes: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition with dustwrappers in Very Good condition. Both volumes in original slipcase, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 28, 310, vi, 620, 81, 21, b&w illustrations, index, bibliography. SCARCE. From 1787 Burns became involved in a project of the Edinburgh music-seller James Johnson, to collect and publish the words and music of all Scottish songs. Johnson had published the first volume of 'The Scots Musical Museum' in 1787, an... View more info

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The Bagpipe In History and Anecdote.

By: Lawrance, Robert Murdoch.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Bon-Accord Press, 1928.: 1928

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1266


Hardback, in Very Good condition. Limited edition of 50, pp 100. A look at the bagpipe throughout history. VERY SCARCE. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Fifty Scottish Dances.

By: MacLeod, Duncan.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society: 1995

Seller ID: 005545


Small stapled booklet, with illustrated covers, unpaginated, pp32. Fifty Scottish Dances, with introduction by Duncan Macleod, chairman of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. View more info

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Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

By: Margaret Fay Shaw

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2014

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 003333


Illustrated card covers, As New condition. Third thus, b&w illustrations, index. The fruits of a life's work, this marvellous compendium of photographs, stories, folklore and songs has been an established classic since its first publication in 1955. It is a wonderful evocation of the vibrant life and history of South Uist and the Gaelic world in which it played so important a part. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Won't You Join the Dance?

By: Milligan, Jean C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paterson's Publication Ltd.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003286


Some shelf wear and slight foxing to the front end paper. Small tear on page 29. Previous owner's name on tipped in label on front end paper. Notes in pencil on rear end paper. The Scottish Country Dance Manual, written by the co-founder of the Scottish Dance Society and Vice-Chairman of the Executive Council. Foreword by His Grace the Duke of Atholl, President of the Scottish Country Dance Society. S2. View more info

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Music of the Scottish Regiments.

By: Murray, David.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Mercat Press: 2001

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005466


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations, with pp340, with band music index, pipe music index, tartan index and general index. Music was an integral part of a soldier's life, acting as a time keeper, a rallying cry and a way of relaying orders, and provided a regimental identity. This history of Scottish military music offers insights into Scotland's military tradition in war and peace. View more info

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The Ballad Minstrelry of Scotland.

By: No Author.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner, 1893.: 1893

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 716


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth covers. New and revised edition. Ppxxxiv, 656, contents page, general introduction. Ballads of Scotland, romantic and historical, collated and annotated. Counter shelf. View more info