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Image for Fae Rosehearty tae Fittie.

Fae Rosehearty tae Fittie.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 306, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of North East fishing villages 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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Looking Back: A Collection of Photographs and Historical Images, with Comments and Thoughts, Gathered by the Author Over a Lifetime.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 273, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of Peterhead Whaling and North East fishing villages. 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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Round & About Ballater

By: Anderson, Jane.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004014

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper covers with hard plastic binder spine, some very light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 37, b&w illustrations. View more info

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John Fyfe: One Hundred and Fifty Years, 1846-1996.

By: Ango, A. C & Downie, Duncan A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 005530

ISBN: 1899966013

Condition: Fine


Softback, 21 x 21 ", in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations, With foreword of John M Hume, Managing director. Frontispiece portrait of John Fyfe, by John Singer Sargent from the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collection. The story of John Fyfe and the quarrying industry. View more info

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Prehistoric Scotland

By: Ann MacSween; Mick Sharp

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Batsford Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006881

ISBN: 071346173X

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, some light shelfwear and previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, one small tear to top edge internally repaired but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 208, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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Celtic Scotland.

By: Armit, Ian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford/ Historic Scotland, 1997. 0713475382: 1997

Seller ID: 2270

ISBN: 0713475382

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp 128, with colour and b&w illustrations, with index. Written in a style designed to appeal to general as well as academic readers, this book examines the nature of "Celticness" and, through the evidence of ancient monuments, objects and written accounts, explores the essence of prehistoric Scotland. It traces the development of society in Scotland, from fragmented Iron Age tribes, into Picts, Scots and Britons, and uses re... View more info

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The Heather Blooms at John o' Groats.

By: Banks, John.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1971

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004006

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with some creasing to covers and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed first edition, pp 243. Very Scarce. View more info

Image for A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical c... View more info

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If Hitler Comes: Preparing for Invasion: Scotland 1940.

By: Barclay, Gordon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2013. 9781843410621: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1881

ISBN: 1843410621

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition with slightly faded front cover. First edition, ppxviii, 318, b&w illustrations, maps and figures. With notes and index. Between May 1940 and the summer of 1941 the British people expected a German invasion that, had it succeeded, would have enslaved them into the Nazis racist war. This period saw an unparalleled effort to prepare the defence of the UK against invasion. Scotland s nationally important heavy industries, vital Royal Navy ba... View more info

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Inverness and the MacDonalds.

By: Barron, Evan MacLeod.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Robert Carruthers& Sons.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with considerable loss to the top of the spine and back cover, small chip missing from bottom of spine, enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 126. The History of the MacDonalds in Inverness. View more info

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Scottish Land-Names.

By: Bart, Herbert Maxwell.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blackwood & Sons, 1894.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1946

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with gilt motif and titles, some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 219, 32, index, catalogue. S23. View more info

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Bartholomew's Reduced Ordnance Maps of Scotland: County of Forfar

By: Bartholomew, John.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1880

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006366

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover linen backed segmented map (21 segments) of the County of Forfar, some light rubbing to boards and spine, interior spine paper chipped and split, linen on folds slightly delicate and one small ink mark on map (see photo) but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, no date but this series was published for Adam & Charles Black between 1875 and 1886. View more info

Image for At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Beaton, Helen.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Central Press: 1923

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005792

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original maroon textured cloth with gilt titles on spine, slight rubbing and wear to head and foot of spine and corneres of boards, small blemish on front board, free end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp vii, 246, b&w plates, appendices containing Scots words and phrases and their meanings. View more info

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Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Upper Deeside.

By: Beattie, Alastair G. & Beattie, Margaret H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Scottish Genealogical Society: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005254

ISBN: 090106128x

Condition: Near Fine


Card covers with cloth spine, somne small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 122. A detailed look at the inscriptions of pre-1855 gravestones in Upper Deeside. Very Scarce. View more info

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Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Upper Deeside.

By: Beattie, Alastair G. & Beattie, Margaret H.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Scottish Genealogical Society: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006639

ISBN: 090106128x

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, small mark from removed sticker but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 122. A detailed look at the inscriptions of pre-1855 gravestones in Upper Deeside. Very Scarce. View more info

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A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess.

By: Bell, Gilbert Torrance.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 004842

ISBN: 1874744254

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess, with 4 b&w illustration plates, bibliography. View more info

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Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration.

By: Bell, Sir James & Paton, James.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dark green cloth covers, with gilt titles and emblem on spine, hand cut pages. Some pencil annotations, otherwise in Very Good condition. With two folding maps (p32 and at rear) With pp426, frontispiece photo of City Chambers, with index. Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration. Includes chapters on: The Growth of Glasgow: Its Causes, Scottish Burghal Constitution, The Burghal History of Glasgow, Local Government in the Seventeenth Century... View more info

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Scottish Enterprise: Hydro-Electric

By: Berry, John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1923

Seller ID: 006548

Condition: Very Good


Stapled oblong pamphlet with card covers, staples slightly rusted and some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. 1923, pp 17, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Aye Turriff: A Further Collection of Photographs and Information on the History of Turriff and District Through the Years

By: Bill Simpson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bill Simpson: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005732

ISBN: 0955069807

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 72, b&w illustrations throughout. A further collection of photographs and information on the history of Turriff and district through the years. View more info

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The Lairds of Arbuthnott.

By: Bing, Christy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Capability Publishing.: 1993

Seller ID: 004843

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. History of the Lairds of Arbuthnott. With b&w illustrations, chronology, map, appendices, glossary and bibliography. The history of the Lairds of Arbuthnott. With the origin of the name and a description of the Arbuthnott tartan. View more info