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Thistle 2.

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Unknown.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3160


Stapled Pamphlet, Very Good condition. First edition, pp 18. A pamphlet discussing a new appraisal for Scottish Devolution and Scottish education from the 1970s/80s. S15. View more info

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The Scottish Market: Some Facts and Figures.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Sunday Post: 1934

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005676


Stapled booklet with card covers, spine rubbed and small mark where price sticker has been removed but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp 28, b&w illustrations to rear. Statistics on Scotland, Population, Banking, Business, Social Etc. View more info

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Post Office Aberdeen Directory 1961-62

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Post Office Aberdeen Directory: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005704


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine and motif on front board, some light marking to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 707, local adverts. View more info

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Post Office Aberdeen Directory 1957-58

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Post Office Aberdeen Directory: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005705


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine and motif on front board, some light marking to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 712, local adverts. View more info

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Post Office Aberdeen Directory 1962-63

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Post Office Aberdeen Directory: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005706


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine and motif on front board, some light marking to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 708, local adverts. View more info

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Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Alexander Fenton; Kenneth Veitch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005683


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xlii, 1172, b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams throughout, indices. An interest in rural life and culture has long been a feature of ethnology in Scotland. This multi-author volume explores a variety of topics on the broad theme of farming and the land. The 43 chapters are divided into ten thematic sections: the environmental setting; settlement, society and landscape; crops and livestock; buildings; the w... View more info

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Workers' Co-Operatives: A Handbook.

By: Cockerton, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen People's Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005712


Hardcover in red cloth with gilt titles on spine in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, internally repaired and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 123, appendices, notes. View more info

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A Family Called Duty, 100 Generations.

By: Duty, Davis.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Privately Printed: 1998

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005834


Laminated card covers with lion rampant emblem, some light creasing to front hinge, light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. 2nd edition, Signed and Inscribed by Author, pp viii, 174, colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. A scarce history of the Duty family from their origins as Duthies of the Highlands of Scotland to the Ozark Highlands in the North West USA. View more info

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Court and Culture in Renaissance Scotland

By: Edington, Carol.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003646


Hardcover in Fine condition, slightly edgeworn and marked dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First UK edition, notes, bibliography, index.S13. View more info

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The Food of the Scots: Scottish Life and Society Volume 5, A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology Volume 5 (Scottish Life & Society)

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005685


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxviii, 491, b&w illustrations, index. Food, like procreation, is one of the major concerns of the human race. It affects every aspect of life, at all social levels. In Scotland, as elsewhere, the farther back in time we go the more the daily diet is related to the local environment. This book explores the nature of food in the past, including game and wild plants, cereals and dairy products, flesh... View more info

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People and Society in Scotland: Volume 2, 1830-1914.

By: Fraser, W Hamish & Morris R.J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 005675


Illustrated card covers, covers and spine faded and rubbed but otherwise in Good+ condition, a good reading copy. Reprinted 1995, pp xvi, 363, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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The History of the Ara Lodges.

By: Gribbin, G.A.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Auckland, Geddis and Blomfield: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004506


Hardcover in publisher's original blue cloth with gilt title and small motifs to front cover. At some stage in its past life, this book has undergone a repair to the top of the spine which is apparent on the external hinge of the front cover. The internal hinges have been repaired with a similar paper to the original end papers but the text block is slightly offset. Some slight fading and marking to the covers and gilt but otherwise in Good+ condition. First edition with... View more info

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The Gentlemen's Clubs of London.

By: Lejeune, Anthony & Lewis, Malcolm.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Collins & Brown: 1997

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 005919


Hardback in Fine condition. With dust wrapper, also in Fine condition, in an archival wrapper. New Edition. With b&w and colour illustrations, with pp296. On its first publication in 1979, Lejeun's The Gentlemen's Clubs of London rapidly established itself as a widely sought-after and quoted work around the world among those intrigued by and participating in the rarefied world of the famous clubs of London society. This is a new, thoroughly updated edition.This book l... View more info

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Memories of Aberdeen: A Hundred Years Ago.

By: Lumsden, Louisa Innes.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Keith Murray Publications, 1988.: 1988

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 391


Paperback, in very good condition. Facsimile reproduction of the 1927 edition by William Smith and Sons, pp31, viii. With b&w photographs three poems by Louisa Innes Lumsden. Memories of Aberdeen. S5. View more info

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Banff and District.

By: Mahood, Allan Edward.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Banffshire Journal Limited, 1919.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1243


Hardback with small gilt decoration, spine slightly faded and some signs of wear on boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 388, 3 fold out maps, 4 genealogical tables and 11 b&w plates, index. A classic guide to the social and natural history of Banffshire from 1919 which includes fantastic photographs, maps, plans and genealogical tables. SCARCE. S20. View more info

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Going to the Pictures: Scottish Memories of Cinema.

By: Martin, Andrew.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: NMS Publishing, 2000. 1901663442: 2000

Seller ID: 328


Paperback in Fine condition, with b&w photographs and illustrations and some colour photos. Going to the Pictures recalls the days when a night out could only mean a trip to the local Regal or fleapit. The century's most popular art form is remembered in the words of cinema-goers from all over the country, recalling village halls in the Highlands and Islands, as well as the art deco palaces of the cities. Scots share memories of the Silent days, courting in the balcony, ... View more info

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The Silver Bough Volume Two: A Calendar of Scottish National Festivals, Candlemas to Harvest Home.

By: McNeill, F. Marian.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: William Maclellan: 1959

Seller ID: 005728


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light fading to spine and very slight browning flap edges but otherwise in Near Fine condition. 1959 reprint, pp 163, b&w plates, notes, index, bibliography. The second volume covering Scottish National Festivals. View more info

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The Law: Scottish Life and Society Volume 13: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Mulhearn, Mark A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005684


As New hardcover in As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxiv, 790, b&w illustrations, index. The law comes from, and runs through, society at all levels. It regulates human interactions and touches individuals at key moments in their lives. This volume provides an easily comprehensible account of the law in Scotland, beginning with its historical development and professional structure before going on to consider the law as an institution. To understand the law as a c... View more info

Image for Gaelic Proverbs: Tha gu leor cho math ri cuilm (Enough Is As Good As a Feast)

Gaelic Proverbs: Tha gu leor cho math ri cuilm (Enough Is As Good As a Feast)

By: Nicolson, Alexander

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 005384


Illustrated card covers, As New. 2011 Edition, pp xxxvi, 473, index. Proverbs are usually thought to embody the wit and wisdom of the ages. This 19th century anthology contains a large collection of Gaelic proverbs with English translations and explanations. View more info

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Jock Tamson's Bairns: Essays on a Scots Childhood.

By: Royle, Trevor.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 1977.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1857


Hardback in Fine condition, dustwrapper with faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp x, 150. A collection of short stories on being a Scottish child. S5. View more info