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Image for The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publishing, 2010. 0953748006: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. Large format; pages vi, 145 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary streams and glens. Shop Shelf. View more info

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Old Deeside Ways.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003759

Condition: New


Hardback, new, with dust wrapper. Signed by the author. With references and bibliography, maps, b&w and colour illustrations. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG, so for UK first class or overseas we may ask for additional postage. 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 hil... 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 ... 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

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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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Aberdeenshire's Lost Railways.

By: Stansfield, Gordon.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing, 2000. 9781840331035: 2000

Seller ID: 525

ISBN: 1840331038

Condition: New


Paperback, new. Reprint, pp48 with b&w photographs. Illustrated guide to Aberdeenshire's lost railways. S8. 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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Points, Sets and Man: Pointers and Setters, Stars of Research on Grouse, Ptarmigan and other game.

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100002

ISBN: 1782220763

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp 245, colour illustrations, bibliography. Pointers and setters, stars of research on grouse, ptarmigan and other game. In this book, the author looks back at 56 years' of personal experiences with his own pointers and setters, and those of members of the research team that he came later to lead. They studied the population biology, territorial behaviour, habitats and environment of red grouse and ptarmigan in Scotland. Th... View more info

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Points, Sets and Man.

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 100005

ISBN: 1782220917


Hardcover with illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 245, colour illustrations. Pointers and setters, stars of research on grouse, ptarmigan and other game. In this book, the author looks back at 56 years' of personal experiences with his own pointers and setters, and those of members of the research team that he came later to lead. They studied the population biology, territorial behaviour, habitats and environment of red grouse and ptarmigan in Scotland. The j... View more info

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Mammals in North-East Highlands: Red Deer, Mountain Hares and Others.

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100009

ISBN: 1782221476

Condition: New


Hardcover with illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 155, colour illustrations, appendix. Timings of antler-shedding by red deer were noted, as well as deer-beds and winter deaths of red deer. The author recounts some old published statements about sheep, deer and vegetation in the Highlands, and uses old sources to estimate the numbers of red deer in Scotland at low ebb in the 1780s. Next he collates field observations by several colleagues and himself on vertebrat... View more info

Image for Hill Birds in North-East Highlands: Field Observations Over Decades- Ptarmigan, Red Grouse, Golden Plover, Dottrel, Bird Counts.

Hill Birds in North-East Highlands: Field Observations Over Decades- Ptarmigan, Red Grouse, Golden Plover, Dottrel, Bird Counts.

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100011

ISBN: 1782221026


Hardcover in illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 107, colour illustrations, appendix. Field observations in the Scottish Highlands over decades - ptarmigan, red grouse, golden plover, dotterel, bird counts.The author documents hatch-dates of ptarmigan and red grouse in relation to blaeberry growth and climate. He collates field observations on golden plover, involving proportions of dark-plumaged summering birds, breeding success, population density within and amo... View more info

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Plants in North-East Highlands

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100015

ISBN: 1782221883

Condition: New


Hardcover in illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 69, colour illustrations. Timing of blaeberry growth, tree regeneration, land use, plant orientation. The author noted when blaeberry buds on Scottish alpine land began growth in spring and compared this with climatic data. He mapped natural tree regeneration on Deeside and Donside. The author criticises invalid claims about land use in Scotland and Norway, and about the alleged effects of sporting estates in red... View more info

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Human Impacts on the Northern Cairngorms

By: Watson, Adam

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100017

ISBN: 1908341777

Condition: New


Softcover with illustrated covers, New. First edition, pp 169, colour illustrations. This authoritative impartial scientific account by a recognised expert, will be of interest to planning officers, ski companies, skiers, hill-walkers and mountaineers as well as the many in the public who appreciate wildlife and the Scottish countryside. The first part of this book presents the evidence of the author as the main scientific witness at the 1981 Lurcher's Gully Public I... View more info