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Image for Pictorial History of Scotland from the Roman Invasion to the Close of the Jacobite Revolution A.D. 79 - 1746.

Pictorial History of Scotland from the Roman Invasion to the Close of the Jacobite Revolution A.D. 79 - 1746.

By: Taylor, James.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Virtue & Co.: 1880

Seller ID: 004351

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in decorative blue cloth covered boards some light browning and staining to prelims of Vol.1, endpapers repaired by professional bookbinder, some light foxing to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. C. 1880, pp xcvi, 808, 1023, b&w illustrations, colour maps, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Memoirs of The Chevalier De Johnstone in Three Volumes Translated from the Original French M.S. of the Chevalier.

By: The Chevalier De Johnstone (Translated by Charles Winchester)

Price: £175.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1870-71.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1976

Condition: Near Fine


3 Volumes complete in original green cloth covered boards with gilt titles, some very light shelfwear and occasional rough cut pages but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Volume 1 Rebellion in Scotland in 1745. Pp 120, 5 double page folding maps: Landing at Loch Soinard, The Battle of Gladsmuir or Prestonpans, Action at Clifton Hall, Battle of Falkirk, Battle Field of Culloden. Volume 2 Adventures After the Battle of Culloden. pp 191, 1 double page folding map and plan:... View more info

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Milestones by The Marquis of Huntly

By: The Marquis of Huntly

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1925

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 006494

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some loss to head of spine and top of rear spine, chips missing from top and bottom of rear flap hinge, enclosed in a clear wrapper and in otherwise Very Good condition. Third edition, pp 319, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

Image for A Scottish Country Doctor, 1818-1873: Robert Pairman of Biggar Recollections by His Son, Thomas Wyld Pairman (Flashbacks)

A Scottish Country Doctor, 1818-1873: Robert Pairman of Biggar Recollections by His Son, Thomas Wyld Pairman (Flashbacks)

By: Thomas Wyld Pairman

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press Ltd: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003648

ISBN: 1862322260

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, slight shelf wear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index.S13. View more info

Image for The Book of Buchan: A Scientific Treatise, in Six Sections, on the Natural History of Buchan, Prehistoric Man in Aberdeenshire and the History of the North-East in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Times by Twenty-Five Contributors.

The Book of Buchan: A Scientific Treatise, in Six Sections, on the Natural History of Buchan, Prehistoric Man in Aberdeenshire and the History of the North-East in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Times by Twenty-Five Contributors.

By: Tocher, J.F.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Buchan Club.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004341

Condition: Fine


Hardcover newly rebound in black cloth binding with gilt titles on spine, pages roughcut, Fine condition. First edition, pp xxi, 507, b&w illustrations, bibliography, appendices, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Scots Black Kalendar: Scottish Crime and Punishment.

By: Tod, Thomas M.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Lang Syne Publishers Ltd: 1985

Seller ID: 006464

ISBN: 0946264937

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With pp152 and index. Scottish Crime and Punishment: Scots Black Murder Kalendar - 100 years of murder and execution. View more info

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Excursion Guide to the Geology of East Sutherland and Caithness

By: Trewin, N.H.; Hurst, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003918

ISBN: 0707307317

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers in Very Good condition. First edition, Review copy, pp vii, 183, b&w illustrations, references. View more info

Image for The Scottish Glassmaking Industry 1610-1750: To Serve the Whole Nation with Glass (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph)

The Scottish Glassmaking Industry 1610-1750: To Serve the Whole Nation with Glass (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph)

By: Turnbull, Jill.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005836

ISBN: 0903903180

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in illustrated boards, Near Mint condition. First edition, Signed by Author on title page, pp 313, b&w illustrations, references, index. Glassmaking was one of the earliest manufacturing industries to be set up in Scotland, but one about which little information has been published - until now. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Story of a Great Hospital: The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 1729-1929

By: Turner, A.Logan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: ., Mercat Press: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 004316

ISBN: 0901824593

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Facsimile of 1937 edition, pp xv, 406, b&w illustrations, appendices, index, View more info

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The Scott Monument. Historical and Architectural Description.

By: Unspecified.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: City Chambers, Edinburgh: 1946

Seller ID: 005245

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in Very Good condition. First edition, SCARCE copy. With b&w illustrations, with frontispiece photo of Sir Walter Scott. pp30. Historical and Architectural Description of the Scott Monument. View more info

Image for Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXV.

Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXV.

By: Various.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1921

Seller ID: 003424

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. Covers marked, otherwise in Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations and advertising pages. November 1921. S36. View more info

Image for Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXVI.

Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXVI.

By: Various.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: 003425

Condition: Good+


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. Covers marked and torn, otherwise in Good condition. With b&w illustrations and advertising pages. November 1922. S36. View more info

Image for Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXV.

Aberdeen Grammar School Magazine, Volume XXV.

By: Various.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1922

Seller ID: 003426

Condition: Good+


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. Covers marked, otherwise in Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations and advertising pages. March 1922. Pages 75 to 136. S36. View more info

Image for Shetland Islands. Hjaltland: constructed by W. & A.K. Johnston

Shetland Islands. Hjaltland: constructed by W. & A.K. Johnston

By: W. & A.K. Johnston

Price: £250.00

Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston: 1875

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006365

Condition: Very Good


Linen backed and diced map in 25 segments in original cloth covered boards with title label on front board, small chip missing from title label, small pin hole on front and rear boards (presumably from hanging), closing ribbon frayed and largely missing, top right hand corner of map worn and frayed from hanging, some small marks to map, linen between segments somewhat delicate but otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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University of Aberdeen: Quartercentenary, Sept 1906. Handbook to City and University.

By: Walker, Robert & Munro, A. M.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: University of Aberdeen.: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006266

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers with gilt titles on front and spine and gilt cover illustration in Very Good condition. With colour frontispiece of the emblems of the University and the City. With pp168, b&w illustrations and four pull-out maps of the building plans of Marischal College, the extension and King's College University of Aberdeen: Quartercentenary, Sept 1906. Handbook to City and University. View more info

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A Village of Crossroads & Characters: Dunning, Perthshire in Old Photographs

By: Wallace, Lorne A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dunning Parish Historical Society: 2008

Seller ID: 006476

Condition: Good


Illustrated card covers, covers creased and marked but internally Very Good, a Good reading copy. Reprint 2008, b&w illustrations. View more info

Image for The First Cars: The Dawn of the Motoring Era in Aberdeenshire 1895 - 1905.

The First Cars: The Dawn of the Motoring Era in Aberdeenshire 1895 - 1905.

By: Ward, Mike.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Grampian Transport Museum.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006463

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition. With b&w illustrations and pp24. (unpaginated) The First Cars: The Dawn of the Motoring Era in Aberdeenshire 1895 - 1905. View more info

Image for More days from a hill diary, 1951-80 - Scotland, Norway, Newfoundland

More days from a hill diary, 1951-80 - Scotland, Norway, Newfoundland

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Paragon: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100013

ISBN: 178222176X


Hardcover in illustrated and laminated boards, New. First edition, pp 169, colour illustrations. In this book the author presents extracts from his hill diary in Scotland, Norway and Newfoundland, including hill-walking, rock and snow climbing, ski-mountaineering, and observing wildlife, from 1951 when he was 20. They continued through a personal exploration of hill country, often solo, until 1980. The book describes many ski-tours in Scotland, mostly alone, during 19... View more info

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The Celtic Place-Names of Scotland.

By: Watson, W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781906566357: 2011

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1875

ISBN: 1906566356

Condition: Fine


Softcover, Fine condition. New & Revised edition, pp xlii, 558, index. First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general surveys of areas, and also looks at saints, church terms an... View more info

Image for History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland.

History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland.

By: Watson, W.J.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Blackwood & Sons, 1926.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2261

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with original blue cloth covered boards, slight bump to top rear corner but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xx, 558, index of place names and tribes, index of personal names. SCARCE TITLE.S29. View more info