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I'm Not That Scary.

By: Muir, Sabine.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Myriad Pro Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 007692

Condition: New


Softcover, NEW. SIGNED COPY, with pp42, with colour illustrations. Watercolours by Agnieszka Brozek. 'I'm Not THAT Scary' is a story for young children about Webster the spider who moves into Number One Victoria Road. He wants to make friends with the family who live there, but every time he pops up and says 'Peekaboo, how do you do', they start screaming at him and call for Dad to 'Kill it!' Dad comes to the rescue, explaining that they should not kill the spider, because he is special as he eats midges and flies. View more info

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Old Deeside Ways: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 100001

ISBN: 0953748014

Condition: New


Hardback, new, with dust wrapper. Signed by the author. With references and bibliography, maps, b&w and colour illustrations. Description by the author: The ways through the hills and glens are many as are the old ways of life. The title of this book can be taken to mean both but mainly ways of life. There would not have been roads and paths through the hills and glens if there were not reasons behind people’s movements. The more subtle connections are among folk, their families and their occupations. Although this is a Deeside book, it connects through the people and their folklore f... View more info

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The Cairngorms and their Folk: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2010. 9781873891988: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26

ISBN: 1873891989

Condition: New


Hardback in Mint condition with Mint dustwrapper; pages vi, 154 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. Ian Murray has explored the glens which reach out from Ballater, Braemar and Aviemore and has recorded the voices of many of the older folk to present a history of the Cairngorms in their own words by their own firesides - represents the authentic voice of the Cairngorms. Shop shelf. View more info

In The Shadow of Lochnagar: History, Music and Folklore from a corner of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2001. 1873891105: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 25

ISBN: 1873891105

Condition: Very Good


A4 Hardcover in Very Good condition with Very Good dustwrapper. First edition, pages vi, 148 with numerous B&W illustrations and pages of music; signed copy. The author has skilfully woven into his text local stories, legend and folklore, and has done a great deal to preserve these for future generations. Shop shelf. View more info

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Old Torry and Aberdeen Harbour.

By: Nicol, Rosie; Newman, Patricia.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003316

ISBN: 1840336153

Condition: New


New Book. A pictorial look at the Torry area of Aberdeen's history. View more info

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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 money and guns. Protected by the military he sold his black cargo to legitimate businesses all over the world, making million... 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 and sought after painter and portraitist. Ronnie's account of his life is both funny and fascinating. S14. 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 minerals. Lavishly illustrated with photographs of the wild and rugged scenery of the Cairngorms National Park, the text invi... 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

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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