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

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

Image for Pre-1855 Gravestone Inscriptions in Upper Deeside.

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

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St.Fergus Past and Present.

By: Birnie, Helen M. & Jessiman, Sheila M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: St Fergus Community P.: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005542

ISBN: 0953874001

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition, with bibliography, b&w illustrations, maps, graphs, pp155. The history of St Fergus, near Peterhead. View more info

Image for The Campbells of the Ark: Men of Argyll in 1745 - The Inner Circle & The Outer Circle - 2 Volumes Complete

The Campbells of the Ark: Men of Argyll in 1745 - The Inner Circle & The Outer Circle - 2 Volumes Complete

By: Black, Ronald

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006136

ISBN: 1906566895

Condition: As New


2 Volumes Complete. Both volumes As New. First editions, pp xiii, 689, xiii, 679, colour and b&w illustrations, appendices, indices. In the course of his long poem An Airce, 'The Ark', the Jacobite poet Alexander MacDonald shows the Campbells being subjected to trial by water for the part they played in defeating Prince Charles's army in 1745 - 6. Some will be drowned outright, he says, some just given a good ducking - and some will be honourably treated. He names fort... View more info

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Itinerary of Prince Charles Edward Stuart from his Landing in Scotland July 1745 to his Departure in September 1746, Compiled from the Lyon in Mourning supplemented and corrected from other contemporary sources.

By: Blaikie, Walter Biggar.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press: 1975

Seller ID: 006489

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Fine condition, unclipped dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and a small scratch across the word itinerary but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Reprint of 1897 first edition, pp xv, 136, 3 b&w illustrations, folding map in pocket to rear, post script, index. View more info

Image for The Clyde: History and Legend.

The Clyde: History and Legend.

By: Blair, Gardner.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Greenock Herald Office.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003977

Condition: Good+


Paper wraps, some small marks and rippling to pages but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 84, b&w illustrations, adverts at either end of text. SCARCE. View more info

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History of Medicine in Dundee University

By: Blair, John S.G.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003776

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, references, index. A look at the history of medicine at the University of Dundee. VERY SCARCE. View more info

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The Fishertown of Nairn.

By: Bochel, Margaret.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Nairn Fisheries: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004389

Condition: Very Good


Large format stapled booklet with illustrated paper covers in Very good condition. First edition, pp 19, b&w illustrations. A look at the history of Nairn. View more info

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Gordonstoun: Ancient Estate and Modern School.

By: Brereton, H.L.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: W&R Chambers Ltd, 1968.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 745

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition, dustwrapper in Good condition in clear archival wrapper with some edgewear; First edition, pp xv, 251, b&w illustrations and fold out map, bibliography, index. Historical account of Gordonstoun estate. The author of this book writes about this famous school with intimate knowledge and with authority : for thirty-three years Henry Brereton has held the posts successively of Director of Studies, Headmaster and Warden. But only half the boo... View more info

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Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003350

ISBN: 1841589748

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New. First edition, colour illustrations. Keith Brockie's One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May (1984), immediately became one of the bestselling Scottish natural history books of all time. The combination of breathtaking wildlife images with notes and background information, captured unforgettably the beauty of nature, and in particular that of the Isle of May, a little gem of an island in the Firth of Forth. The packed weight of ... View more info

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Getting Around Old Dundee

By: Brotchie, A.W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: N.B. Traction.: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 003675

ISBN: 0905069218

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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Gendering Scottish History.

By: Brotherstone, Terry & Simonton, Deborah, and Walsh, Oonagh.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cruithne Press, 2000. 1873448163: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 54

ISBN: 1873448163

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback with very slight shelfwear o/w in fine condition. Pp 280 with index. First edition.A feminist perspective on Scottish history, examining gender relations and social change. Edited by Brotherstone, Terry & Simonton, Deborah, and Walsh, Oonagh. S5. View more info

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Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

By: Broun, Dauvit.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006300

ISBN: 0748685197

Condition: Fine


Softback in Fine condition. With previous's owner's printed plate and place name and date under the label in ink. First edition, pp 314. The answers put forward in this book provide a fresh perspective on Scotland's relationship with Britain. Broun challenges the idea that the Scots were an ancient nation whose British identity only emerged later on, in the early modern era, and provides new evidence that the idea of Scotland as an independent kingdom in actual fact pr... View more info