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Discovering Aberdeenshire

By: Smith, Robert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: J. Donald: 1990

Seller ID: 104

ISBN: 0859762297

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint in good condition with some shelfwear, pp viii, 226, with b&w photographs and illustrations, maps, further reading and index. Aberdeen born Robert Smith takes a comprehensive look at Aberdeenshire. It features Aberdeen, Deeside, Donside and Buchan and its contrasts of landscapes, farming, fishing and oil industry. There is a chapter about the Balmoral story. S2. View more info

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Grampian Ways: Journey over the Mounth

By: Smith, Robert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, John Donald: 2002

Seller ID: 163

ISBN: 0859765709

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition, with slight selfwear, reprint, pp vii,216. With colour photographs, b&w maps, bibliography and index. Rising from the North-east coastal plain just south of Aberdeen, the Grampians grow steadily in grandeur as they roll westwards, providing some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain. This work is both an exploration and celebration of the geography and history of this part of Scotland, as well as a practical guide for those who wish to explore the area themselves. It is based around the central theme of the Mounth - the main gateway which enabled travel fro... View more info

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The Road to Maggieknockater: Exploring Aberdeen and the North-East Through its Place Names.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781841583211: 2011

Seller ID: 1317

ISBN: 1841583219

Condition: As New


Paperback in MINT condition. Reprint, first published in 2004. With pp 226; with b&w illustrations, with map of North-east Scotland. The study of names and their origin has developed over the years and it examines various aspects of the place-name game, among them field names (one retired naval commander called his fields after the battleships he served on), and place-name rhymes, which were used by country folk to mock their rivals on other farms and villages. It takes you to Old Groddie, where illicit stills were busy in the old days, and to old tracks where 50,000 Hielanmen went marching t... View more info

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A Queen's Country .

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Limited, 2000. 0859765334: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0859765334

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very good, First Edition, pp xiii, 175, b&w illustrations, Deeside is intimately connected with the Royal family. This account of one of Scotland's most beautiful and evocative areas is the story of Royal Deeside and how it acquired its name. S2. View more info

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Grampian Ways: Journey over the Mounth.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Melven Press, 1980. 0906664012: 1980

Seller ID: 66

ISBN: 0906664012

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback in very good condition in dust wrapper. Pp269, with b&w illustrations and 44 photographs taken by the author and maps. S2. View more info

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The Royal Glens.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1990. 0859763161: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 512

ISBN: 0859763161

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. Price clipped. SIGNED COPY. With pp viii, 125. With introduction, colour and b&w photographs and illustrations and index. The setting for The Royal Glens is an area spreading from Deeside and Donside to the Spey, west to the Drumochter Pass, south to Blair Atholl and Dunkeld. and north again by the old Cairnwell Pass to the hills of Mar. S8. View more info

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Grampian Ways: Journey Over the Mounth.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Melven Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007258

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear and marking in centre edge of last few pages, otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Grampian Ways: Journey Over the Mounth. View more info

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Food for Thought: a Fresh Food Cook Book.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Prism Press: 1975

Seller ID: 007259

ISBN: 0904727203

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some bumping on the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, faded and some marking, otherwise in Good condition. A Fresh Food Cook Book. View more info

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The Sporting Novels M.F.H Edition, Mr. Romford's Hounds, Ask Mama, Plain or Ringlets?, Handley Cross, Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour & Hawbuck Grange, 6 Volumes Bound in 11 Complete.

By: Surtees, Robert Smith.

Price: £600.00

Publisher: Bradbury, Agnew, & Co. Ltd: 1899

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005436

Condition: Very Good


Six novels in 11 volumes, Mr. Romford's Hounds, Ask Mama, Plain or Ringlets?, Handley Cross, Mr. Sponges Sporting Tour & Hawbuck Grange. In original publishers red buckram covered boards, gilt titles on front boards, gilt titles and decoration on spines, some light fading to spines and shelfwear commensurate with age but otherwise in Very Good condition. Master of Foxhounds (M.F.H.) Limited Edition, illustrations in text, engravings on wood and hand coloured steel engravings, advertisements to rear. View more info