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A Collection of Music for the Great Highland Bagpipe.

By: Potter, Pipe Major Derek W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Self-Published, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1883

Condition: As New


Large paperback in Mint Condition. First edition, pp54, with colour illustrations, with a foreword by Brigadier Melville Stewart Jameson CBE DL. S6.A collection of Pipe Major Potter's own music for the bagpipe. View more info

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Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

By: Robert Stone

Price: £9.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003778

ISBN: 0750960337

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers - New. For two decades Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter and smuggler, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. Stone spent the last ten of his smuggling years in Africa, where he traded in illicit fuel. The murky waters of the Niger delta were his place of business as he operated in the most corrupt regime in the world, a place ruled by ... View more info

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The Dalmunzie Railway

By: Roderick Dingwall

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005597

ISBN: 1840337729

Condition: New


New, Illustrated card covers. First edition, pp 49, b&w illustrations throughout. Located near the Spital of Glenshee, this the story of a Narrow Gauge railway built to carry stalkers into the hills on the Dalmunzie Estate in the 1920s. The book is well illustrated with b&w photos and covers the construction, rolling stock, the different estate owners and the eventual demise of the railway in the 1970s. View more info

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That Guy Fae the Corries

By: Ronnie Browne

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd: 2015

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003247

ISBN: 1910124362

Condition: New


New hardcover, b&w illustrations. With his musical partner, Roy Williamson, Ronnie Browne became a national and international figure as one half of The Corries. His autobiography describes his childhood in war time and the austerity Britain of the 1950s and 60s, his musical career including Scotland's unofficial national anthem, Flower of Scotland, the death of Ronnie Williamson, and the following years as a solo artist. Through all of this time he has been an active a... View more info

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Crystal Mountains: Minerals of the Cairngorms

By: Roy E. Starkey

Price: £25.00

Publisher: British Mineralogy Publications: 2014

Seller ID: 100000

ISBN: 0993018211


New Book. First edition, pp 178, colour illustrations, references, index. Crystal Mountains: Minerals of the Cairngorms tells the story of the early crystal hunters who roamed the mountains and glens of the Cairngorms during the 18th and 19th centuries in search of Scotland's famous gem – the smoky quartz or cairngorm. The book provides a comprehensive history of this arduous and uncertain quest, and explains the geological background to the occurrence of the gem ... View more info

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Ours the Harvest: A life of Charles Murray.

By: Scott, Alex R.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Charles Murray Memorial Fund, 2004. 0954568214: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 116

ISBN: 0954568214

Condition: New


Limited edition hardback, in fine condition, signed by the author in our shop. With dustwrapper in fine condition. Endpapers illustrated with colour photograph of The Union Buildings, Pretoria. Pp xii, 227, with b&w photographs, maps and illustrations. With foreword by James A.D. Michie, Chairman of the Charles Murray Memorial Fund. Story about the life of Alford-born poet Charles Murray and the legacy of verse about Donside he left behind. S3. View more info

Then and Now: Customs and Superstitions of Deeside.

By: Sedgwick, Sheila.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Writer's Mate, 2010. 9780956500700: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 498

ISBN: 0956500706

Condition: As New


Paperback, in Fine condition. Second edition, pp81, with b&w illustrations. Customs & superstitions of Deeside, chapters on everyday life, births, marriages, death and burial. Special occasions, months of the year and much more. S8. View more info

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A Portrait of the River Dee.

By: Shand, Mel.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pica Design, 2014. 9780956112668: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2191

ISBN: 0956112668

Condition: New


Hardcover, New book. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, introduction by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales0, pp vii, 160, colour photographs throughout. Portraits those who live with and by the River Dee including ghillies, business people and conservationists. S28. View more info

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Man, Dog, Stroke

By: Sinclair, Eric

Price: £8.99

Publisher: Deeside Press: 2011

Seller ID: 003176

ISBN: 0957099509

Condition: New


This is the story of one man's experience of the devastating effects of a major stroke and his attempts to recover from it. It is also the story of a dog's experience of life with unpredictable, irrational human beings and his attempts to deal with all of that. Eric Sinclair is a writer and education consultant who has worked in schools and colleges in West Africa, Turkey, Germany and the UK. S31. View more info

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Deeside Tinkers.

By: Stewart, James.

Price: £5.99

Publisher: McKenzie Quality Print, 2007.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 965

Condition: New


Paperback in very good condition, first edition, pp84, with glossary.The life story of Deeside tinker James Stewart, with songs and poems written throughout his life. S15. View more info

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Birding Guide to North-East Scotland: Including Part of the Cairngorms National Park

By: Sullivan, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0956112676

Condition: New


NEW. Illustrated paper covers, numerous colour illustrations and maps throughout. S30 North-East Scotland is often overlooked by birdwatchers. Yet just a very brief visit reveals an incredibly rich area for birds and even those living and working here may not know some of the more hidden sites. View more info

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Walking Deeside, Donside and Angus.

By: Welsh, Mary and Isherwood, Christine.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Clan Books. 2008. 9781873597200: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 79

ISBN: 1873597207

Condition: New


New second edition paperback in the Clan Walk Series. Pp 157, with b&w illustrations and maps. 40 walks in Deeside, Donside and Angus. S6. View more info