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Image for Mr. John Fyfe 1830-1906

Mr. John Fyfe 1830-1906

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006268

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. Presumed First edition, unpaginated but pp 6. Scarce title documenting the achievements of granite quarrier John Fyfe of Aberdeenshire, View more info

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Minerals and Ancient Monuments in Royal Deeside.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Fast-Print, 2013. 9781780356990: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1218

ISBN: 1780356994

Condition: New


Paperback, New. First edition, pp 96, colour and b&w illustrations, appendix, index. This book was written to answer the many questions I am asked about the minerals to be found in the local rocks.It goes on to explore how the Deesiders drew on the limestone and peat to sustain their existence, and finally, used the skyline of Lochnagar to predict mid-winter and the promise of another spring.Strathspey music composition by Paul Anderson and foreword by Adam Welfare of th... View more info

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The Story of Ailsa Craig.

By: Eyre-Todd, George.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Walter Wilson & Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 005104

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, with rough cut pages. Number one in the Saint Andrew series of Famous Places. With b&w illustrations by Robert Eadie. The Story of Ailsa Craig. View more info

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Bennachie.

By: McConnochie, A.I.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Lewis Smith & Son.: 1897

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003886

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some very light shelfwear and slight fraying to top of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, fold out map previously repaired by a former owner, so some yellowed sellotape marks visible. Second edition, pp 136, b&w illustrations, fold out map to rear, torn but repaired with sellotape. Second edition, pp 136, b&w illustrations, fold out map to rear, W. Douglas Simpson's personal copy with signature and date. View more info

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Donside

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: W.Jolly & Sons: 1900

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004344

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original green illustrated cloth covered boards, new end papers, prelims browned but otherwise in overall Fine condition. First edition, pp 220, b&w illustrations and maps, index, adverts to rear. View more info

Image for Quarries of Scotland: An Illustrated Guide to Scottish Geology and Stone Working Methods Based on the British Geological Survey Photographic Archive of Selected Building Stone Quarries

Quarries of Scotland: An Illustrated Guide to Scottish Geology and Stone Working Methods Based on the British Geological Survey Photographic Archive of Selected Building Stone Quarries

By: McMillan, Andrew.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Historic Scotland, 1997. 1900168472: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2091

ISBN: 1900168472

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized booklet with illustrated card covers, in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 84, b&w illustrations & diagrams, appendices. A study of Scottish building stone quarries from historical and geological perspectives. VERY SCARCE. S9. View more info

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Let's Look at Scottish Gemstones.

By: Nimlin, Jock

Price: £10.00

Publisher: National Trust for Scotland: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006075

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, unpaginated, volour illustrations. Scarce View more info

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The Mineworkers

By: Robert Duncan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005835

ISBN: 1841583650

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes index. As coal mining was always the largest sector, the main focus of attention is on coal miners, concentrating on the work, working conditions and struggles of generations of men, women and children who laboured underground and at the pit-head. Short studies of working lives in the three other significant sectors of mining - lead, ironstone and shale - are incorporated into the chronolog... View more info

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Geology of the Aberdeen Area.

By: Trewin, N. H. & Kneller, B. C.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005293

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers in Very Good condition. First edition with b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams, pp296. Geology of the Aberdeen Area. View more info

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Excursion Guide to the Geology of East Sutherland and Caithness

By: Trewin, N.H.; Hurst, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003918

ISBN: 0707307317

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers in Very Good condition. First edition, Review copy, pp vii, 183, b&w illustrations, references. View more info

Image for The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland or Dictionary of Scottish Topography, Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities and Forming a Complete Body of Scottish Geography. Physical, Statistical and Historical. (2 Volumes)

The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland or Dictionary of Scottish Topography, Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities and Forming a Complete Body of Scottish Geography. Physical, Statistical and Historical. (2 Volumes)

By: Wilson, John Marius.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co.: 0

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 004377

Condition: Near Fine


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in half leather with pebbled green cloth covered boards, raised bands to spine with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, some slight rubbing to spine edges and corners otherwise Near Fine condition, some minor foxing and previous owners name and date (1871) in ink on ffep else fine internally. Presumed early edition, pp lxviii, 815, 872, fold out colour map of scotland, colour county maps and colour port plans ... View more info