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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

Hugh MacDonald: Highlander, Jacobite & Bishop.

By: Watts, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2002. 0859765601: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 162

ISBN: 0859765601

Condition: Fine


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp vii, 246. With b&w photographs, maps and illustrations, a note on personal and place names, five appendices and biobliography and index. This is the story of a man who belonged to one of the most important families of the West Highlands - the MacDdonalds of Morar - and who played a part in the '45 (blessing the prince's standard at Glenfinnan) and who, as the first Roman Catholic bishop of the Highlands, played a crucial role in the development of the Church, both in Scotland and the New World. The book explores the connections and tensions b... View more info

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The Growth of Nationalism in Scotland.

By: Webb, Keith.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Molendinar Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003379

ISBN: 0904002179

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with cloth covered boards and titles to spine, some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition, no dustwrapper. First edition, bibliography, index. A look at the growth of nationalism in Scotland. View more info

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A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, Containing a General Description of the Kingdom.

By: Webster, David.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: D.Schaw, Lawnmarket: 1817

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004353

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, newly rebound in half leather with marbled paper covered boards, new end papers, original red title segment on spine with gilt, some light foxing to prelims and browning to pages, fold out map has one small closed tear which has been internally repaired, otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xxvii, 676, fold out map to front. View more info

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Elcho of the '45.

By: Wemyss, Alice.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Saltire Society, 2003. 0854110801: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 628

ISBN: 0854110801

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine quality, First edition, PP 231, Postscript, Appendices, Index, David Lord Elcho, heir to the 5th Earl of Wemyss, commanded Prince Charles Edward's cavalry during the latter's bid to win back the throne of his Stuart ancestors in 1745-46. Their relationship which began in childhood ended in blazing acrimony after the battle of Culloden with Elcho berating the Prince for needlessly abandoning his army. S7. View more info

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Agriculture and Society in Seventeenth Century Scotland.

By: Whyte, Ian D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005916

ISBN: 0859760332

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles on spine, previous owners bookplate, in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp ix, 301, charts and tables, appendices, bibliography, index. View more info

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Scotland's First Settlers.

By: Wickham-Jones, C.R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland. 0713473711: 0

Seller ID: 2271

ISBN: 0713473711

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp 128, with colour and b&w illustrations, with index. S30.The nomads first arrived in Scotland some 9,000 years ago during the Stone Age, and their hunting and gathering way of life persisted for at least four millennia. A combination of archaeological, environmental, and geomorphological evidence reveals vital information on Scotland's landscape during that period, the origins of these early settlers, how they used the land's natural resources, and more. View more info

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The Heather and the Gale: Clan Donald and Clan Campbell During the Wars of Montrose.

By: Williams, Ronald.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: House of Lochar, 1997. 1899863184: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91

ISBN: 1899863184

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, in fine condition with slight shelfwear. Pp214, with b&w maps, footnotes, select biography and index. An account of the two mighty clans Donald and Campbell during the Highland Campaigns. View more info

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Sand and Silence: Lost Villages of the North

By: Willis, D.P.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Centre for Scottish Studies: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006882

ISBN: 090626507x

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light rubbing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 53, b&w illustrations, View more info

Image for Prehistoric Annals of Scotland - Two Volumes Complete.

Prehistoric Annals of Scotland - Two Volumes Complete.

By: Wilson, Daniel.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.: 1863

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 665

Condition: Very Good


Vol.1: Hardback, original cloth with gilt decoration, slightly faded but in Very Good condition, rough cut page edges; Second edition, pp xxxvi, 504, 10 full page plates plus illustrations in text. Volume 1 covers in great detail life in Scotland from the Stone age to the Bronze Age.Vol.2, Hardback, original clooth with gilt decoration, in Very Good condition with some very rough cut pages (some uncut), pp 556, 15 full page plates plus illustrations in text, index. Volume 2 covers in great detail the Iron Age and the Christian period. SCARCE. Counter Shelf. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK... View more info

Image for The Bon-Accord Repository of Local Institutions: Municipal, Educational, Ecclesiastical and Commercial.

The Bon-Accord Repository of Local Institutions: Municipal, Educational, Ecclesiastical and Commercial.

By: Wilson, James H.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: George King: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004350

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, newly rebound in brown cloth with leather spine and gilt titles, new endpapers, roughcut pages, some early pages stained in bottom corner but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 205, vi, adverts to rear. View more info

Image for The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland or Dictionary of Scottish Topography, Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities and Forming a Complete Body of Scottish Geography. Physical, Statistical and Historical. (2 Volumes)

The Imperial Gazetteer of Scotland or Dictionary of Scottish Topography, Compiled from the Most Recent Authorities and Forming a Complete Body of Scottish Geography. Physical, Statistical and Historical. (2 Volumes)

By: Wilson, John Marius.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co.: 0

Edition: Early Edition

Seller ID: 004377

Condition: Near Fine


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in half leather with pebbled green cloth covered boards, raised bands to spine with gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, some slight rubbing to spine edges and corners otherwise Near Fine condition, some minor foxing and previous owners name and date (1871) in ink on ffep else fine internally. Presumed early edition, pp lxviii, 815, 872, fold out colour map of scotland, colour county maps and colour port plans plus numerous b&w engravings. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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An Historical Account and Delineation of Aberdeen.

By: Wilson, Robert.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: James Johnston: 1822

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004342

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, newly rebound in green quarter leather with green cloth covered boards and new end papers, marbled eges, some sporadic browning to pages as well as light foxing to prelims but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xii, 226, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Land O' Lonach.

By: Winram, Ron.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Winram's Antiquarian Bookshop: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005389

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light edgewear and rubbing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 86, b&w illustrations throughout.. View more info

Image for Torry Past to Present 1495 - 1995.

Torry Past to Present 1495 - 1995.

By: Wood, George.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Langstane Press: 1995

Seller ID: 007376

Condition: Very Good


Large softback in Very Good condition.With pp54, sepia illustrations. Illustrated account of Torry past to present. View more info

Image for The Shaping of 19th Century Aberdeenshire

The Shaping of 19th Century Aberdeenshire

By: Wood, Sydney

Price: £20.00

Publisher: SPA Books Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004211

ISBN: 0907590055

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with slightly shelfworn duswrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 312, b&w illustrations, references, sources, index. View more info

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From A Highland Croft

By: Wood, Wendy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005963

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cloth covered card boards, some rusting to staples but otherwise Very Good, unclipped dustwrapper complete with a few small tears, repaired internally, some slight edge rubbing but otherwise Very Good. First edition, pp vi, 48. A year in the North West Highlands of Scotland. Scarce Title. View more info

Image for The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine. Report of Proceedings. Session 1985 - 1986.

The Scottish Society of the History of Medicine. Report of Proceedings. Session 1985 - 1986.

By: Wright, David.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1991

Seller ID: 005938

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in green covers, in Very Good condition, with pp44. Chapters include: James Burn Russell MOH Glasgow 1872 - 1898, Roots: On the History of Dentistry, Dental Advertisements in the 19th century, Illness and Travel, St.Kilda: Emigrants and Disease. View more info

Image for Scotland and its People No. 4: Scottish Thinkers

Scotland and its People No. 4: Scottish Thinkers

By: Wright, J.N

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006377

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with some browning to outer edge of front cover, rusted staples, war economy paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp31, bibliography. Scarce. View more info

Image for Aberdeen: Phases of the City with Brief Historical Notes.

Aberdeen: Phases of the City with Brief Historical Notes.

By: Wyness, Fenton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & W. Lindsay: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006125

Condition: Very Good


Stiff card covers with paper wraps, red titles and shield on front cover, previous owners name in ink on front cover, some browning to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 60, b&w illustrations, bibliography. View more info