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Image for Sir Daniel Wilson and the Prehistoric Annals of Scotland: A Centenary Study.

Sir Daniel Wilson and the Prehistoric Annals of Scotland: A Centenary Study.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1963.: 1963

Seller ID: 1544

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in card covers, with some discolouration on spine, due to rusty staples, otherwise in very good condition. With pp8 plus a b&w photograph of a portrait of Sir Daniel Wilson by Sir George Reid. A Centenary Study of Sir Daniel Wilson and the Prehistoric Annals of Scotland. View more info

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The Celtic Church in Scotland.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003891

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original blue cloth covered boards, some slight wear to top of spine, previous owners name in ink on dep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 120, b&w illustrations, maps, fold out map, index. View more info

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A Short History of Tarves.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W. & W. Lindsay.: 0

Seller ID: 003949

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles in Very Good condition, original glassine wrapper with small chip missing on rear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp63, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Castle of Kildrummy: Its Place in Scottish History and Architecture.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005321

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Tillypronie Estate buckram library binding with gilt titles to spine, Fine condition. First edition, pp xviii, 304, b&w illustrations, glossary, index. Signed on front free end paper by the author dated 27th August 1967 at Tillypronie. View more info

Image for Scottish Archaeological Studies. (Aberdeen University Studies No.106)

Scottish Archaeological Studies. (Aberdeen University Studies No.106)

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005454

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, with gilt titles to spine, roughly cut and repaired but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 312, b&w photographs, illustrations and maps both in the text and fold out. A collection of 13 of W. Douglas Simpson's Archaeological Studies: The Architectural History of Direlton Castle with 8 pages of b&w plates. Corgarff Castle, Aberdeenshire with b&w photographs, floorplans a... View more info

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Earldom of Mar.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1949.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2290

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, some light fading to boards, light shelfwear to edges, spotting to endpapers and previous owners name on fep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xi, 160, b&w plates to rear, fold out map, index. A follow up to The Province of Mar by the same author. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S30. View more info

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Statistical Account of Scotland: South and West Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire Vol: XIV

By: Sinclair, Sir John

Price: £30.00

Publisher: EP Publishing Ltd: 1982

Seller ID: 004212

ISBN: 0715810146

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. Facsimile of the original 1790s edition, pp xliv, 741, 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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Maitland of Lethington and The Scotland of Mary Stuart, A History.

By: Skelton, John.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005837

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in original red cloth, previous owners book plate and names on endpapers, some rubbing to boards and shelfwear to extremities, remnants of tape where a cover had previously been attached. First edition, pp xl,336, 22, 436. View more info

Image for Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban (3 Volumes)

Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban (3 Volumes)

By: Skene, W.F.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: David Douglas: 1886

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003873

Condition: Very Good


Three Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in original green buckram covered boards with gilt titles to spine, pages largely uncut, some bumping to bottom corner of volume 3 but otherwise in Fine condition. Second revised edition, pp xvii, 509, xxiv,509, xiii, 530, 10 coloured maps, 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

Image for Scotland and its People No. 8: Scottish Education: The Schools

Scotland and its People No. 8: Scottish Education: The Schools

By: Skinner, Andrew F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006379

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with rusted staples, some browning to covers, war economy paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp23, bibliography. Scarce. View more info

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Braemar Castle, Aberdeenshire.

By: Skinner, Basil.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003387

Condition: Very Good


Booklet with colour and b&w illustrations, unpaginated. Official Guide of Braemar Castle. Fortress of the Earls of Mar and Hanoverian Garrison - Post. The historic seat of the Farquharsons of Invercauld. S36. View more info

Image for Fermfolk and Fisherfolk: Rural Life in Northern Scotland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

Fermfolk and Fisherfolk: Rural Life in Northern Scotland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

By: Smith, John S. & Stevenson, David.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1989. 0080377335: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 111

ISBN: 0080377335

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback in Fine condition. Pp ix,101, with b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and tables. An account of the changes and developments in the housing of the rural communities of northern Scotland - in new crofts, planned villages and fishing settlements, mostly designed to house labourers, craftsmen, merchants and fishermen and thus aid economic development. S3. View more info

Image for Galic Antiquities: Consisting of A History of the Druids, Particularly those of Caledonia; A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian; and A Collection of Ancient Poems, Translated from the Galic of Ullin, Ossian, Orran, &c.

Galic Antiquities: Consisting of A History of the Druids, Particularly those of Caledonia; A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian; and A Collection of Ancient Poems, Translated from the Galic of Ullin, Ossian, Orran, &c.

By: Smith, John.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: T. Cadell: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004340

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original quarter leather binding, intricate tooling to leather portions with marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles and five raised bars to spine, some light shelfwear and scuffing but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp viii, 352. 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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Monumental Inscriptions for Hatton of Fintray Churchyard.

By: Spiers, Sheila.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society: 1985

Seller ID: 005197

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers, pp32. Booklet published by the Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society View more info

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Cromwell and Scotland: Conquest and Religion 1650-1660.

By: Spurlock, R. Scott.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2007. 9781904607779: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1315

ISBN: 1904607772

Condition: As New


Paperback in MINT condition. First edition with pp xv, 269, notes, map, bibliography and index. S21.This study seeks to restore the causal role of religion to its proper place in the story of Oliver Cromwell's invasion and subsequent occupation of Scotland. Through analysis of the polemical tracts produced by both the Scots and the English it becomes apparent that both nations defined their positions in overtly religious terms and heralded support for their causes as rig... View more info

Image for The Wild Sports and Natural History of the Scottish Highlands.

The Wild Sports and Natural History of the Scottish Highlands.

By: St John, Charles.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hamilton Adams: 1888

Seller ID: 006244

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth boards with gilt lettering, some shelf wear, corners bumped and small marks to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper. Popular edition, pp335. A 19th century memoir by Rev M.G. Watkins of hunting shooting and fishing in the Scottish Highlands. View more info

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Life of Seigneur Davie (Rizzio)

By: Steuart, A. Francis

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Sands & Co.: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005115

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear and creasing to front board, some foxing on the end pages, otherwise in Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. With appendix and index. The life of Seigneur David Riccio. David Rizzio, sometimes written as David Riccio or David Rizzo (c. 1533 - 9 March 1566), was an Italian courtier, born close to Turin, a descendant of an ancient and noble family still living in Piedmont, the Riccio Counts di San Paolo e Solbrito, who rose to become the pr... View more info

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From Lairds to Louns: Country and Burgh Life in Aberdeen 1600-1800.

By: Stevenson, David.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Centre for Scottish Studies: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003954

ISBN: 008034514x

Condition: Very Good


Card covers with some small creases in corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 90, b&w illustrations, references. View more info

Image for The Lost City : Old Aberdeen.

The Lost City : Old Aberdeen.

By: Stevenson, Jane and Davidson, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2008. 9781841588131: 2008

Seller ID: 1313

ISBN: 184158813X

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. With pp xii, 164, with colour photographs by David Langan. Edited by Marc Ellington and Daniel MacCannell. There is a 'lost city' lying to the north of the modern city of Aberdeen. It is Scotland's most compact and least known architectural treasure-house. In this fine Burgh is a pattern-book of Scottish architecture, both vernacular and classical, and offers one of the most... View more info

Image for From Caledonia to the Pampas: Two Accounts by Early Scottish Emigrants to the Argentine.

From Caledonia to the Pampas: Two Accounts by Early Scottish Emigrants to the Argentine.

By: Stewart, Iain A.D.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2000. 1862320764: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 319

ISBN: 1862320764

Condition: Fine


Paperback, scarce first edition, pp133 with b&w photographs, introduction with editorial note, map, appendices, bibliography and index. This volume brings together for the first time two records of the experiences of early Scottish emigrants to Argentina. S5. View more info