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Image for Annals of Peterhead from its Foundation to the Present Time Including an Account of The Rise, Progress, Improvements, Shipping, Manufacturing, Commerce, Trade, Wells, Baths &c. of the Town.

Annals of Peterhead from its Foundation to the Present Time Including an Account of The Rise, Progress, Improvements, Shipping, Manufacturing, Commerce, Trade, Wells, Baths &c. of the Town.

By: Buchan, P.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Peterhead, Auchwedden Press: 1819

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005671

Condition: Good


Hardcover in original printed paper covered boards, boards are worn, spine split, front board loose but still holding, lacks multi folding frontis but other 4 plates present, roughcut pages, a Good reading copy of this Scarce title. Presumed First edition, ppxii, 144, b&w plates. View more info

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Heirskip '91: The Buchan Heritage Society.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Buchan Heritage Society.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 582

Condition: Very Good


Large stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. First edition, pp42, with b&w illustrations and advertising. With index. Collection of stories, local folk tales and poems, set in and around Buchan. S8. View more info

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Heirskip '87: The Buchan Heritage Society.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Buchan Heritage Society, 1987.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 995

Condition: Very Good


Large stapled booklet in very good condition. First edition, with pp. 40. With b&w illustrations and music scores, stories, verse and articles set in and around the Buchan area. S15. View more info

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An Historical and Authentic Account of the Ancient and Noble Family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: G. & W.B. Whittaker, 1820.: 1820

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1959

Condition: Very Good


An historical and authentic account of the ancient and noble family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland : from their origin in Germany, down to 1778: including a narrative of the military atchievements of James Francis Edward Keith, Field-Marshal in Prussia, &c.; also, a full and circumstantial account of all the attainted Scottish noblemen, who lost their titles and estates in 1715 and 1745, for their adherence to the Stuart cause. Hardback, private binding, green quar... View more info

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A Taezali Tippence: Selected Poems in Doric & English from a North East Loon.

By: Buchan, William.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Taezali Publishing House, 1996.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 428

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, in very good condition. First edition, with a dedication which reads: 'Merry Christmas '99, fae a North East quine fae her green across bye. 'Pp31, with a b&w photo of the author on the back end paper. Poems fae a North east Loon. Poems include The sodjers, Twa Aal Freens, The Baggy and more. S5. View more info

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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to disco... View more info

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The Pynours: Historical notes on an Ancient Aberdeen Craft.

By: Bulloch, John.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: J&J.P. Edmond & Spark, 1887.: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 880

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original green covers, with gilt lettering on spine. Handmade paper. Some foxing on front and rear endpapers, and some slight foxing in the text. Previous owner's name on end paper. No dustwrapper.First edition, Limited edition of 100 copies. Frontispiece illustration of the tablet of the association of porters in the square tower Tolbooth Wynd Leith. With tissue guard. Pp 88.Historical notes on an ancient Aberdeen craft. S13. View more info

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Aberdeen Three Hundred Years Ago.

By: Bulloch, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1884.: 1884

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2406

Condition: Fair


Card cover with paper wraps, significant loss to spine and corners, binding exposed but still intact, some pages have staining from damp or a spill but text uneffected. First edition? pp 60, fold out map of Aberdeen, bibliography. A look at 17th century Aberdeen. S13. View more info

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Crannog to Castle: A History of the Burnett Family in Scotland

By: Burnett, Charles John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Leys Publishing: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005707

ISBN: 0953864014

Condition: Near Fine


Full faux leather binding with gilt titles, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, laminate on rear is wringled but presumably a manufacturing issue rather than wear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 250 [148], Signed by Author, pp 349, 36, b&w illustrations in text, colour illustrations in centre, index. The genealogy, heraldry, residences and burial places of Burnetts in Scotland they L... View more info

Crannog to Castle: A History of the Burnett Family in Scotland

By: Burnett, Charles John; etc.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Leys Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003377

ISBN: 0953864014

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, slight creasing to spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, b&w and colour illustrations, index. A detailed history of the Burnett family in Scotland. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S36. View more info

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The Kirks of Cowie and Fetteresso.

By: Burnett, Re. J. B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: David Waldie, 1927.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1557

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with brown leather spine. Some light staining on front cover, some light shelf wear, otherwise in very good condition. First edition, pp61, with b&w illustrations. from a lecture delivered to the Scottish Ecclesiological Society giving the history of the old and new kirks. View more info

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Old Landmarks of Aberdeen.

By: Burr, G. Gordon.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003256

Condition: Very Good


Cloth covered boards with bevelled edges and gilt titles, small marks on covers, worn and frayed corners and splitting to top and bottom of spine but otherwise solid and in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations. A series of twenty-eight sketches of old buildings in Aberdeen. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Around the White Horse: From Memoirs by Mrs. C.J. Thomson

By: C. J Thomson

Price: £22.00

Publisher: George A. Dey: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006908

ISBN: 0951224220

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and rubbing to head and foot of spine, previous owners, small mark from original price sticker to rear, bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp36, b&w illustrations. Scarce Title. View more info

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Drystane Dyking in Deeside: A Dyker's Notebook

By: Callander, Robin Fraser

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006078

ISBN: 0907184065

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised edition, pp 88, b&w illustrations, appendices. View more info

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Albert Road Ballater.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2010. 9780956112620: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4

ISBN: 0956112625

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 72; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's views of the history and development of the area of his birth in Ballater, and outlines the life of a typical Highland village and its colourful characters. S5. View more info

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Plant & Roots: A Social History of Ballater before the Beatles and Dr. Beeching.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112606: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5

ISBN: 0956112609

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 160; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's childhood during the years of WWII and growing up in the typical highland village of Ballater until his call up in the 1960's. Includes sections on the forestry work done in the area by the Newfounland lumberjacks during the war. S5 View more info

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Golf Road Ballater: Plus the Story of a Lost Bus Garage.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Fast Print Publishing, 2014.: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2396

Condition: New


Paperback. NEW. FIRST EDITION. Pp57, with b&w illustrations. Following on from his popular book about Albert Road, Golf Road is the next book in his series of Ballater roads and streets as he remembers them in his youth. S5 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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Forestry of the 1960's in Highland Perthshire

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £11.99

Publisher: Fast-Print Publishing: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006446

ISBN: 1784566195

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 94, colour illustrations. "The Perthshire I met in June 1962 was devoid of Motorways; steam trains still worked the branch lines and MOT tests for cars were far in the future. This story of my time with the Forestry Commission is really the sequence to my National Service in Germany that I wrote of in "Two Years" with the Pied Piper of Hamlin. Forestry was changing; coal mining was scaling d... View more info

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Songs from North East Scotland: A Selection for Performers from the Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection.

By: Campbell, Katherine.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2009. 9781906566012: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 807

ISBN: 1906566011

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiv, 263, bibliography, index. The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection" from North-East Scotland, created in the early years of the twentieth century by Gavin Greig and James Bruce Duncan, is of national and international importance. In its published form it contains 1,933 songs, available in eight volumes arranged thematically. This selection for performers contains 150 songs from the main collection, and takes as its foc... View more info