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Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003350

ISBN: 1841589748

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New. First edition, colour illustrations. Keith Brockie's One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May (1984), immediately became one of the bestselling Scottish natural history books of all time. The combination of breathtaking wildlife images with notes and background information, captured unforgettably the beauty of nature, and in particular that of the Isle of May, a little gem of an island in the Firth of Forth. The packed weight of ... View more info

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Of Partridges and Peacocks and Things about Which I Know Nothing: A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management

By: David Jenkins

Price: £18.00

Publisher: TLA Publications: 2003

Seller ID: 005501

ISBN: 0954627709

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 359, b&w illustrations, appendices, references, index. A Life in Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management View more info

Image for Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (North).

Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (North).

By: Dixon, H.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Rogerson & Tuxford: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004356

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards with gilt titles and details, spine professionally rebacked, some small marks to front board, corners worn and some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 373, b&w illustrations, publishers advertisements to rear. View more info

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Colour Guide to British Birds and Their Eggs.

By: Fry, Frances.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Nimrod Press Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005199

ISBN: 094764721X

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 279, colour illustration. Colour Guide to British Birds and Their Eggs. View more info

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Days with the Golden Eagle.

By: Gordon, Seton

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Williams & Northgate Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005396

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original black cloth covered boards with gilt titles and Ancient Greek coin, some light shelfwear and rubbing to extremities and end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xx, 176, colour plate, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Charm of the Hills.

By: Gordon, Seton.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005591

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original brown cloth covered boards, gilt titles to front board and spine, gilt and blue design to front board and spine, some minor wear to edges, corners and hinges, some browning to verso of half title page presumably from an old newspaper cutting, some light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 248, b&w plates throughout, index. The second of Seton Gordon's books, written in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. THE PACKED W... View more info

Image for Deer-Stalking and the Deer Forests of Scotland.

Deer-Stalking and the Deer Forests of Scotland.

By: Grimble, Augustus.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005369

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in quarter vellum with olive cloth covered boards, vellum spine largely unmarked and bright, some light rubbing to edges and corners and marking of boards, some browning to tissue guards but otherwise in Fine condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp xiii, 343, b&w illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees.

By: Huish, Robert.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy: 1815

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005679

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover original in half navy leather and marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles and tooling to spine, corners, edges, hinges and boards rubbed, minor bumping to corners, plates to rear have a slight damp stain to bottom outside edge, endpapers slightly browned, bookplate of previous owner on fep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxiii, 414, 6 plates including one fold out to rear, index, errata. View more info

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Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and The Cairngorms

By: Littlewood, Nick; Chapman, Paul; Francis, Ian; Roberts, Glen; Robinson, Annie; Sideris, Konstantinos

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NESBReC: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100021

ISBN: 1526206692

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New Book. First edition, pp 183, colour illustrations and maps, references, annex, index. The Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and the Cairngorms is a new publication published by NESBReC in Spring 2017. It is a fully-illustrated atlas that maps the 43 mammals that have been recorded in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Moray and the Cairngorms National Park using 77,592 records from 1,472 observers from all over the area and beyond. The total... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003926

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. John Hogg by H.R.H. Prince Albert with presentation plate and and written in ink on front free end paper (presumably not written by Albert himself), pp xx, 50... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003934

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, internal hinges repaired but exposed, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners, some annotations written neatly in margins highlighting some lost place names in the Deeside area, but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. J. Price by H.R.H. P... View more info

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A Natural History of Aberdeen

By: Marren, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Robin Callander: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004489

ISBN: 0907184049

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 184, b&w illustrations, fold out map to rear, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for Deer Stalking in Scotland.

Deer Stalking in Scotland.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson

Price: £70.00

Publisher: H.F. & G. Witherby: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005393

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards with gilt titles and stag illustration to spine, some very light shelfwear and spine faded but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 208, b&w plates, index. View more info

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Deer Forest Life.

By: McConnochie, Alexander Inkson.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Alexander Maclehose & Co.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005463

Condition: Very Good


Hardback yellow cloth covers with black illustration on the front cover, some bumping, otherwise in Very Good condition.No dustwrapper. First edition, with b&w illustrations, with pp 237. Chapters include: Deerstalking, Fear in deer, Stalkers young and old, Stalking in sheep ground, Among the deer forests, The autobiography of a stag, Winter sport, Begin stalking with hinds and much more. View more info

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A Highland Deer Herd and Its Habitat.

By: Milner, Jos; Alexander, Jim; Griffin, Cy.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Red Lion House: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005403

ISBN: 0951263153

Condition: Fine


Hardcover, blue cloth covered boards in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear to corners, 2 small closed tears internally repaired and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 367, colour illustrations, photographs and diagrams throughout, appendices. A detailed look at all facets of the Highland Deer herd. Very Scarce Title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE C... View more info

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The Birds of the Pentland Hills

By: Munro, Ian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004810

ISBN: 070730542X

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 220, b&w illustration, maps on end papers, species list, bibliography. A look at the birds of the Pentland Hills to the South of Edinburgh. View more info

Image for Worlds of Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior.

Worlds of Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior.

By: Philip Boardman.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan paul.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005190

ISBN: 0710085486

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp528. With b&w illustrations, select bibliography and index. Dustwrapper with slight shelf wear and fading otherwise Very Good, price clipped. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Study of Sir Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior View more info

Image for Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban (3 Volumes)

Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban (3 Volumes)

By: Skene, W.F.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: David Douglas: 1886

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003873

Condition: Very Good


Three Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in original green buckram covered boards with gilt titles to spine, pages largely uncut, some bumping to bottom corner of volume 3 but otherwise in Fine condition. Second revised edition, pp xvii, 509, xxiv,509, xiii, 530, 10 coloured maps, appendices, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for Flora Orcadensis: Containing the Flowering Plants Arranged According to the Natural Orders & The Mosses.

Flora Orcadensis: Containing the Flowering Plants Arranged According to the Natural Orders & The Mosses.

By: Spence, Magnus & Grant, Lieut-Colonel James.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: D.Spence: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004463

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original green cloth in Very Good condition apart from 5cm patch on rear cover where cloth has been dented and scratched. First edition, pp xcv, 148, 2 b&w portraits of the authors, one full physical map of Orkney and one double page settlement map, bibliography, index. View more info

Image for Britian's Birds and Their Nests

Britian's Birds and Their Nests

By: Thomson, A. Landsborough .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: W & R Chambers: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004197

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, previous owners name in ink on ffep, with gilt illustrations and titles, some slight fading to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxviii, 340, 132 colour plates, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info