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Image for Morayshire Described Being a Guide to Visitors.

Morayshire Described Being a Guide to Visitors.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Russell and Watson: 1983

Seller ID: 006864

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in red cloth covers with gilt titles, in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. Facsimile. With pp 350, with b&w illustrations, pull-out map of Morayshire, and index. With previous owner's bookplate. Guide to Morayshire. View more info

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Discovery and Excavation in Scotland, New Series, Volume 13, 2012

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Archaeology Scotland: 2012

Seller ID: 006877

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp228, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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Discovery and Excavation in Scotland, New Series, Volume 12, 2011

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Archaeology Scotland: 2011

Seller ID: 006878

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp232, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

Mr. John Fyfe 1830-1906

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006977

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. Presumed First edition, unpaginated but pp 6. Scarce title documenting the achievements of granite quarrier John Fyfe of Aberdeenshire, View more info

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Images of Aberdeen: Moments in Time

By: "Aberdeen Evening Express"

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003381

ISBN: 1859830706

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized hardcover, some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations. A pictorial look at the history of Aberdeen. View more info

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Memories Aberdeen: A Hidden Archive Uncovered

By: "Aberdeen Press and Journal"

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Breedon Books Publishing Co Ltd: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004571

ISBN: 1859831958

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 166, b&w photographs throughout, subscribers list. 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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Leaves from the Scrap-Book of a Scottish Exile

By: Adam, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006481

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original decorative green cloth with gilt titles on front board and spine, floral endpapers, some rubbing and shelfwear to head and foor of spine and corners of boards, small red marks to front board but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 295. Poems, dances, music, anecdotes and scottish scenes for Scots in exile. View more info

Image for Descriptive List of Plans in the Scottish Record Office (In Four Volumes.)

Descriptive List of Plans in the Scottish Record Office (In Four Volumes.)

By: Adams, Ian H.

Price: £90.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1966

Seller ID: 006898

Condition: Near Fine


Four volumes in hardback (Vol 4 in Softcover) measuring 33cm x 21cm. "With previous owner's label. VERY SCARCE Descriptive List of Plans in the Scottish Record Office. Vol 4 Softcover is slightly smaller than the hardbacks. 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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At the End of the Rainbow: Gold in Scotland.

By: Adamson, G.F.S.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Albyn Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003563

ISBN: 0284987239

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, some light shelfwear and rubbing, one small scuff mark to front board and previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, unclipped dustwrapper, some small marks to extremities but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, bibliography. View more info

Image for The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; with Notes, and a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. Four Volumes Bound in Two.

The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; with Notes, and a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. Four Volumes Bound in Two.

By: Aikman, James.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie, Fullarton & Co.: 1827

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: Very Good


Four Volumes Bound in Two, bound in half leather with marbled boards, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles on red label and gilt tooling, all edges burnished red, some rubbing and scuffing to edges, corners and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ci, 630, 622, frontispieces of George Buchanan & Mary Queen of Scots, fold out map to front of first volume. 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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The Vikings in Islay: The Place of Names in Hebridean Settlement History

By: Alan Macniven

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005385

ISBN: 1906566623

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp xi, 419, maps, notes, bibliography, indices. The Hebridean island of Islay is well-known for its whisky, its wildlife and its association with the MacDonald Lords of the Isles. There would seem to be little reason to dwell on its fate at the hands of marauding Northmen during the Viking Age. Despite a pivotal location on the 'sea road' from Norway to Ireland, there are no convincing records of the Vikings ever having been there. In recent years, historians have been keen to marginalise the island's Viking experience, choosing instead to focu... View more info

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Farmhand to Chief Constable

By: Alex Rennie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bound Biographies: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006842

ISBN: 1905178301

Condition: Good+


Illustrated card covers, some rubbing and marking to front covers (see scan), slight shelfwear but otherwise in Good+ condition. First edition, Signed and inscribed to a previous owner by author on title page, pp 280, b&w illustrations, appendix. View more info

Image for Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Alexander Fenton; Kenneth Veitch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 1906566054

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xlii, 1172, b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams throughout, indices. An interest in rural life and culture has long been a feature of ethnology in Scotland. This multi-author volume explores a variety of topics on the broad theme of farming and the land. The 43 chapters are divided into ten thematic sections: the environmental setting; settlement, society and landscape; crops and livestock; buildings; the workforce; types of land use; tools, techniques and processes; industry, engineering, communications and trade; writing, museu... View more info

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Rural life in Victorian Aberdeenshire.

By: Alexander, Alexander.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Mercat Press: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006467

ISBN: 187364406X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp168. With glossary of Doric words. Rural life in Victorian Aberdeenshire. View more info

Image for The Making of Aberdeenshire: A Paper Read Before the Aberdeen Philosophical Society, 20th March, 1888.

The Making of Aberdeenshire: A Paper Read Before the Aberdeen Philosophical Society, 20th March, 1888.

By: Alexander, William

Price: £20.00

Publisher: A. Brown & Co.: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007188

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet, some light shelfwear and marking, previous owners name on title page, staples rusted but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 24. View more info

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Oyne: Past & present

By: Algy Watson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: A. Watson: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006849

ISBN: 1873891407

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light creasing to front hinge and spine slightly faded but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed by Author on title page, pp 62, b&w and colour illustrations, map of area on inside rear cover. View more info

Image for The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

By: Allardyce, Mrs. Forgue

Price: £25.00

Publisher: William Smith & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 005294

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cellophane cover. First edition, 1918. With some shelf wear and large tear in the title page, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp45. With b&w illustrations. With frontispiece drawing of an Aberdeen fishing lass, colourized. The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.With the song 'Fiar in Kinrara' View more info

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The Scottish Georgian Society.

By: Allen, Nic.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Scottish Georgian Society: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005958

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, In Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations, pp82. For the study and protection of Scottish Architecture. View more info

Culloden Tales: Stories from Scotland's Most Famous Battlefield.

By: Allison, Hugh, G.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 2008

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007130

ISBN: 1845962397

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. Reprint. SIGNED COPY. With pp224. Culloden Tales: Stories from Scotland's Most Famous Battlefield. View more info

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Adomnan's Life of Colomba.

By: Anderson, Alan Orr & Anderson, Marjorie Ogilvie.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003870

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with edgeworn dustwrapper now enclosed in clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xxiii, 590, index. View more info