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Image for The Living Cairngorms: A Photo Essay Inspired by Nan Shepherd's Books 'The Living Mountain'

The Living Cairngorms: A Photo Essay Inspired by Nan Shepherd's Books 'The Living Mountain'

By: Addy, Anke

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2018

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100035

ISBN: 1999988213

Condition: New


Oblong hardcover, New. First edition, pp 144, colour illustrations throughout. A Photo Essay by Anke Addy Inspired by Nan Shepherd's Books 'The Living Mountain' View more info

Image for The Lochnagar Collection: 308 Original Compositions.

The Lochnagar Collection: 308 Original Compositions.

By: Anderson, Paul.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Highland Music Trust, 2009. 9780955930621: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1400

ISBN: 0955930626

Condition: As New


Paperback, in Mint condition. First edition, pp viii, 128, b&w illustrations, index. A collection of fiddle sheet music by the fiddler Paul Anderson. S22. View more info

Image for The Garden and Landscape of Crathes Castle: A Four Hundred Year History.

The Garden and Landscape of Crathes Castle: A Four Hundred Year History.

By: Bennett, Susan

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Spey Books: 2019

Seller ID: 100055

ISBN: 1527245136

Condition: New


Large illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp 240, colour illustrations throughout, appendices, index. This book tells the story of the Crathes garden and its surrounding landscape, and of the people who have been instrumental in its development. It also explores the roles Crathes plays in addressing issues of conservation and climate change. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. 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

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

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

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

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

Image for Minerals and Ancient Monuments in Royal Deeside.

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 the RCAHMS. S5. View more info

Image for Forestry of the 1960's in Highland Perthshire

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 down and the labour intensive pit prop market was being replaced by the need for the more easily available mechanised pulp woo... View more info

Image for Kinminity - through the Ages.

Kinminity - through the Ages.

By: Cochran, Hugh.

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112613: 2008

Seller ID: 81

ISBN: 0956112617

Condition: New


Paperback, reprint in fine condition with slight shelf wear. Pp94, with colour and b&w photos and illustrations, maps, appendix and index. A study of Kinminity through the ages. S3. View more info

The Speyside Line: A History and Guide

By: Dick Jackson; Keith Fenwick

Price: £7.95

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association: 2017

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006384

ISBN: 0902343246

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. Revised edition, pp 80, colour and b&w illustrations, appendix. A completely revised edition of an old favourite which describes this outpost of the Great North which later came to be known for the whisky traffic it handled. As well as a comprehensive description of the history of the line, more detail has been included about the line and what can be seen today. View more info

Image for A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

By: Duff, John.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leopard Magazine Publishing, 2008. 9780953453436: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8

ISBN: 095345343X

Condition: New


Paperback in New condition; pages xv, 160. New and extended version of the original 2001 edition. Double page map and many B&W illustrations. Highlights the policing and mountain rescue aspects of being a bobby in the Cairngorm highlands. View more info

Image for Town, Gown and Gun.

Town, Gown and Gun.

By: Duffus, JB.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: James B Duffus, 2012. 9780957190009: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 861

ISBN: 095719000X

Condition: New


Paperback, Mint condition. First edition, pp 437, b&w illustrations. A Centennial history of Aberdeen Universities Officer Training Corps 1912-2012. S11. View more info

Image for Nairn War Memorial 1914-1918.

Nairn War Memorial 1914-1918.

By: Farrell, Stuart.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Fishertown Press, 2009. 9780956175007: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1907

ISBN: 0956175007

Condition: As New


Soft cover in Mint condition. First edition, pp 335, colour illustrations. Records and information of service personell listed on the Nairn War Memorial. S15. View more info

Image for The Earl of Aberdeen's Railway: The Great North Branch that Never Was.

The Earl of Aberdeen's Railway: The Great North Branch that Never Was.

By: Fasken, David.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006383

ISBN: 0902343319

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp 54, colour and b&w illustrations, bibliography. Many Railways were promoted in the nineteenth century to serve rural areas but not all were actually built. Aberdeenshire was a rich rural area which needed better transport but the scattered nature of the population made it difficult to serve the whole area. View more info

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Railways of Keith and Dufftown

By: Fenwick, Keith

Price: £6.90

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003399

ISBN: 0902343254

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

By: Fraser, G.M. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2012. 9781907813047: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 115

ISBN: 1907813047

Condition: New


New paperback, republished from the original edition of 1911. Pp xviii,164, with the original b&w photographs and illustrations. It has a new introduction by Bryn Wayte, of Deeside Books. G.M. Fraser's Aberdeen Street Names is the latest in a series of rare and out of print titles to be republished by Deeside Books of Ballater. The original first edition was printed in 1911 by William Smith & Sons of the Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen, and was one several published by this author on the local area. George Milne Fraser (1862-1938) was born in the Parish of Methlick, Aberdeenshire and started his ... View more info

Image for River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

By: Harper, Douglas

Price: £11.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003623

ISBN: 0750962135

Condition: New


Hardcover, New. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, colour illustrations, appendices, index. From their mid-nineteenth-century fencing business the Harpers of Aberdeen developed a unique system of suspension that allowed their light foot suspension bridges to be relatively rigid. John Harper was one of the first to employ steel wire rope, now universally used. The Harpers' innovative work overcame the disadvantages of this type of bridge and was of considerable benefit to those who relied upon them. Harpers built over sixty such bridges throughout the UK and the British Empire between 1870 and 1... View more info

Image for Scenery of the Dee: A Study of the Dee Valley from Drawings of the 1850's and Black & White Photographs Taken 150 Years Later.

Scenery of the Dee: A Study of the Dee Valley from Drawings of the 1850's and Black & White Photographs Taken 150 Years Later.

By: Henderson, Jim.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813030: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14

ISBN: 1907813039

Condition: New


Large paperback format in Mint condition, 64 pages with 110 B&W illustrations; images of Royal Deeside spanning 150 years. A comparison of views taken from the mouth of the Dee along the valley as far as the Linn of Dee and beyond by local photographer Jim Henderson of Kincardine O'Neil. 2nd revised edition with some updating of the text but retaining all of the original photography to enable a direct comparison to be made based on the 150 year time span.. View more info

Image for Scotland's East Coast Fishing Industry.

Scotland's East Coast Fishing Industry.

By: I'Anson, Mark.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 003318

ISBN: 1840334533

Condition: New


New Book. A pictorial look at the history of East Scottish fishing. View more info

Image for Royal Deeside's Railway: Aberdeen to Ballater

Royal Deeside's Railway: Aberdeen to Ballater

By: Jackson, Dick.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association. 2008.: 2008

Seller ID: 83

Condition: As New


Paperback reprint in As New condition. Pp72 with colour and b&w photos, illustrations, tables, OS maps. Introduction by Dick Jackson, bibliography. With map and photo on end papers. S5. View more info