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Image for The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

By: Allardyce, Mrs. Forgue

Price: £25.00

Publisher: William Smith & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 005294

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cellophane cover. First edition, 1918. With some shelf wear and large tear in the title page, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp45. With b&w illustrations. With frontispiece drawing of an Aberdeen fishing lass, colourized. The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.With the song 'Fiar in Kinrara' View more info

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Fae Rosehearty tae Fittie.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 306, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of North East fishing villages 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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Looking Back: A Collection of Photographs and Historical Images, with Comments and Thoughts, Gathered by the Author Over a Lifetime.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 273, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of Peterhead Whaling and North East fishing villages. 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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Round & About Ballater

By: Anderson, Jane.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004014

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covers with hard plastic binder spine, some very light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 37, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Cromar Collection

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006802

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral bound book with card covers and silver titles, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on title page by author to Lord Lt. Angus Farquharson on Finzean , hand written music by the author to Lord Lt. Angus Farquharson on Finzean, pp x, 86, b&w illustrations. Traditional fiddle music from the Cromar area of Aberdeenshire. View more info

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Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Peter John.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1890.: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 654

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition. Green cloth covers. SCARCE COPY, FIRST EDITION. Number 320 of 500 copies printed. With frontispiece illustration of King William the Lion's Charter to the Burgesses of Aberdeen. With fold-out map of Aberdeen at the rear. Ppxxxv, 466. S7. Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen. S11. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Images of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Raymond.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Breedon Books, 2004. 1859834426: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2447

ISBN: 1859834426

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, in Near Fine condtion, Signed By Author. Third edition, pp 190, b&w photographs. A photographic look at Aberdeen throughout the years. S30. View more info

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Aberdeenshire - A New Perspective

By: Andy Hall

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Andy Hall Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006732

ISBN: 0995579814

Condition: As New


Illustrated card cover in As New condition. First edition, pp124, colour illustrations. Photography of Aberdeenshire View more info

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John Fyfe: One Hundred and Fifty Years, 1846-1996.

By: Ango, A. C & Downie, Duncan A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 005530

ISBN: 1899966013

Condition: Fine


Softback, 21 x 21 ", in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations, With foreword of John M Hume, Managing director. Frontispiece portrait of John Fyfe, by John Singer Sargent from the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collection. The story of John Fyfe and the quarrying industry. View more info

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Voices from Their Ain Countrie: The Poems of Marion Angus and Violet Jacob (ASLS Annual Volumes)

By: Angus, Marion; Jacob, Violet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004814

ISBN: 0948877758

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xi, 402, glossary, bibliography. The year 2006 marks the 60th anniversary of the deaths of two major 20th-century Scottish poets: Marions Angus and Violet Jacob. Both women hailed from the North-East of Scotland, and both produced poetry coloured by the voices and music of the region - although they also drew on influences from across Europe and beyond. Serious and whimsical, radical and emotional, the poetry of Angus and Jacob continues to enthrall. More than 200 poems are included in this comprehensive anthology, and ... View more info

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Gaitherins Far Annie's Kist: A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland

By: Annie Shirer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & N.E.Scotland Family History Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006850

ISBN: 190017345X

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Includes Signed note from the Editor to the previous owner, pp39. A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland View more info

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Archie Gemmill: Both Sides of the Border - My Autobiography

By: Archie Gemmill with Bill Price

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004921

ISBN: 0340895705

Condition: Very Good


Harback in Very Good good condition, with dustcover, also in Very Good condition. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, with dedication. First edition. With b&w illustrations. With foreword by Brian Clough. Autobiography of Archie Gemmill. View more info

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Tapestry of Tillypronie.

By: Astor, Gavin.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004475

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth with gilt title, some slight shelf wear otherwise FINE. VERY SCARCE COPY. Previous owner's small address label on front pastedown. Slight edge rubbed dustwrapper with some small closed tears repaired internally otherwise complete and VERY GOOD. Double sided addendum loosely inserted. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 101, b&w illustrations, glossary and bibliography. A look at the history, traditions and people of the Tillypronie area. View more info

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Work, Welfare and the Price of Fish: Life in Aberdeen 1925-1955.

By: Atherton, David & Davies, Trevor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1995. 0900017473: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 172

ISBN: 0900017473

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelfwear. First edition, pp 120, with b&w photographs. A look at life in Aberdeen from 1925 to 1955, and the housing conditions, the fishing industry, farming, engineering, welfare. Life during the slump and the resulting effect on the population of Aberdeen. S2. View more info

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Shipwrecks of the North of Scotland.

By: Baird R.N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Birlinn, 2003. 9781841582337: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3

ISBN: 1841582336

Condition: As New


Hardback in mint condition with mint dustwrapper; 1st edition 2003; pages xviii, 381 with maps and B&W illustrations. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Royal and Ancient Banff.

By: Banff Preservation Society.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Banff Preservation Society, 1998.: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 482

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Fourth edition, with pp 27, with colour and b&w photographs, with map of Banff Bay and key. This booklet, written by the Banff Preservation Society contains a history of Banff, indicating the wealth of fine 18th century architecture which makes the ancient town of Banff unique in the north of Scotland. S5. View more info

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Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen.

By: Bannerman, W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lewis Smith and Samuel Maclean.: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007384

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in card covers, with some shelf wear, small piece missing from head of spine, hinges rubbed, some foxing to the FEPs, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp127. Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen during the end and the beginning of the present century. Statio Ross, Deaf Joe, Willie o' the Wall, Mr Jacob Blackwell, Feel Peter, and many more. View more info

Image for A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... View more info

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Bartholomew's Reduced Ordnance Maps of Scotland: County of Forfar

By: Bartholomew, John.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1880

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006366

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover linen backed segmented map (21 segments) of the County of Forfar, some light rubbing to boards and spine, interior spine paper chipped and split, linen on folds slightly delicate and one small ink mark on map (see photo) but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, no date but this series was published for Adam & Charles Black between 1875 and 1886. View more info

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At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Beaton, Helen.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Central Press: 1923

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005792

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original maroon textured cloth with gilt titles on spine, slight rubbing and wear to head and foot of spine and corneres of boards, small blemish on front board, free end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp vii, 246, b&w plates, appendices containing Scots words and phrases and their meanings. View more info