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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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An Animate Landscape: Rock Art and the Prehistory of Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland

By: Andrew Meirion Jones; Andrew Jones; Davina Freedman; Blaze O'Connor; Hugo Lamdin-Whymark

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Windgather Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007414

ISBN: 1905119410

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xxviii, 356, colour illustrations, appendices, bibliography. 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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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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Tales from the Scottish Countryside: New Walks with the Man with Two Dogs

By: Angus Whitson

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Black and White Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007678

ISBN: 1845022572

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, signed by author, pp xi, 272. 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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Neolithic Orkney in its European context (Monograph Series)

By: Anna Ritchie

Price: £125.00

Publisher: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007418

ISBN: 190293704X

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in illustrated laminated boards, top corner of front board slightly bumped but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp xii, 385, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. 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 reconstruction drawings and photographs to illustrate what Celtic life was like. S30. 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

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Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen.

By: Bannerman, W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lewis Smith and Samuel Maclean.: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007384

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in card covers, with some shelf wear, small piece missing from head of spine, hinges rubbed, some foxing to the FEPs, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp127. Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen during the end and the beginning of the present century. Statio Ross, Deaf Joe, Willie o' the Wall, Mr Jacob Blackwell, Feel Peter, and many more. View more info

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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 canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... 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 bases, and one of the UK s key ports, were very vulnerable to the sort of airborne attack that had devastated the defences of B... 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

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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, The Former Masters of the | Council: The Guildry, The Modern Masters of the Council, the Constitution of the Council, The H... View more info