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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans; With an Extensive Selection from the Hithitherto Inedited Stuart Papers. Two Volumes in One.

By: Browne, James.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: ., A. Fullarton & Co.: 0

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004324

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes bound in One. Hardcover with quarter leather binding with cloth covered boards, gilt titles and marbled edges, some light wear to head and foot of spine. New edition, pp lxii, 447, 478, b&w engravings, colour clan tartans, fold out maps. 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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Glasgow University Students' Handbook 1934 - 1935.

By: Browning, Robert.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Students' Representative Council of the University of Glasgow 1934.: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005285

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with some light shelfwear, one closed tear to front cover internally repaired, some foxing throughout and otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 176, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and... View more info

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The Port of Peterhead.

By: Buchan, A.R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: P. Scrogie Ltd.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003889

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized hardcover with brown cloth covered boards, gilt titles on spine, some small marks and light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp 328, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. 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 Marquis of Montrose.

By: Buchan, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005736

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in beveled blue buckram covered boards of a prize binding of George Watson's of Edinburgh, with gilt titles on spine and emblems on front and rear boards including an additional London Watsonian Club emblem, very slight shelfwear and light discolouration to spine, minor foxing, prize bookplate on front end paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 333, b&w illustrations and maps, notes, index. John Buchan describes Graham, Marquis of Montro... View more info

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Annals of Peterhead from its Foundation to the Present Time Including an Account of The Rise, Progress, Improvements, Shipping, Manufacturing, Commerce, Trade, Wells, Baths &c. of the Town.

By: Buchan, P.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Peterhead, Auchwedden Press: 1819

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005671

Condition: Good


Hardcover in original printed paper covered boards, boards are worn, spine split, front board loose but still holding, lacks multi folding frontis but other 4 plates present, roughcut pages, a Good reading copy of this Scarce title. Presumed First edition, ppxii, 144, b&w plates. View more info

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Crannog to Castle: A History of the Burnett Family in Scotland

By: Burnett, Charles John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Leys Publishing: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005707

ISBN: 0953864014

Condition: Near Fine


Full faux leather binding with gilt titles, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, laminate on rear is wringled but presumably a manufacturing issue rather than wear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 250 [148], Signed by Author, pp 349, 36, b&w illustrations in text, colour illustrations in centre, index. The genealogy, heraldry, residences and burial places of Burnetts in Scotland they L... View more info

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Riot, Revelry and Rout: Sport in Lowland Scotland before 1860.

By: Burnett, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2000. 1862320039: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 62

ISBN: 1862320039

Condition: Fine


Fine first edition paperback, pp ix, 287, incl B&W photos and illustrations, bibiography and index. The history of sport in Lowland Scotland from medieval times until the early years of Queen Victoria's reign. The focus is not only on kings and lairds, but also on the common people. S2. View more info

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Old Landmarks of Aberdeen.

By: Burr, G. Gordon.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003256

Condition: Very Good


Cloth covered boards with bevelled edges and gilt titles, small marks on covers, worn and frayed corners and splitting to top and bottom of spine but otherwise solid and in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations. A series of twenty-eight sketches of old buildings in Aberdeen. Counter Shelf. View more info

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The Civil and Traditional History of Caithness: from the tenth century.

By: Calder, James T.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: William Rae: 1887

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006432

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers with gilt titles, previous owner's dedication, some light rubbing to corners and edges, top of spine slightly pulled but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp368, b&w illustrations and index. Sketch of the Civil and Traditional history of Caithness from the tenth century by the author of 'Poems of John O'Groats' etc. View more info

Scottish Weapons & Fortifications 1100-1800.

By: Caldwell, David H.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: John Donald, 1981. 0859760472: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 754

ISBN: 0859760472

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition with some sunning to the spine. Scarce title, first edition, pp xvii, 452. with frontispiece map of Scotland showing the principal places mentioned in the text. With a note on biliographical references, list of figures, contents page, postscript and index. Edited by David H. Caldwell of the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland, this book is primarily aimed at elucidating the history of weapons... View more info

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Drystane Dyking in Deeside: A Dyker's Notebook

By: Callander, Robin Fraser

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006078

ISBN: 0907184065

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised edition, pp 88, b&w illustrations, appendices. View more info

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Kingairloch Church & School.

By: Cameron, Anne E.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Yeoman (Morvern) Ltd: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006295

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition, with tipped in book plate 'Gordon Casely Ex-Bibliotheca' on FEP, place name Crathes written underneath. First edition, Signed Copy, with note from author inserted. With pp80, colour and b&w illustrations, and maps. The history of Kingairloch Church & School. View more info

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Albert Road Ballater.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2010. 9780956112620: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4

ISBN: 0956112625

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 72; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's views of the history and development of the area of his birth in Ballater, and outlines the life of a typical Highland village and its colourful characters. S5. View more info

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Plant & Roots: A Social History of Ballater before the Beatles and Dr. Beeching.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112606: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5

ISBN: 0956112609

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 160; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's childhood during the years of WWII and growing up in the typical highland village of Ballater until his call up in the 1960's. Includes sections on the forestry work done in the area by the Newfounland lumberjacks during the war. S5 View more info

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Golf Road Ballater: Plus the Story of a Lost Bus Garage.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Fast Print Publishing, 2014.: 0

Seller ID: 2396

Condition: New


Paperback. NEW. FIRST EDITION. Pp57, with b&w illustrations. Following on from his popular book about Albert Road, Golf Road is the next book in his series of Ballater roads and streets as he remembers them in his youth. S5 View more info

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James V: The Personal Rule 1528 - 1542.

By: Cameron, Jamie.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald: 2011

Seller ID: 005382

Condition: New


Softcover New. With b&w illustrations, bibliography and index, pp 378. Synopsis: In this book on James V, the author concentrates on his style of government and relations with his nobility, and challenges the widely held view that he was a vindictive and irrational king. The text offers a rounded picture of a monarch who enjoyed impressive magnate support until 1542. About the Author: Jamie Cameron taught in the department of Scottish history at the University of St... View more info

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Prisons and Punishment in Scotland: From the Middle Ages to the present.

By: Cameron, Joy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Canongate: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005528

ISBN: 0862410312

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED COPY, signed and inscribed by author, with letter from author attached. With pp274, b&w illustrations, bibliography and index. Prisons and punishment in Scotland from the Middle Ages to the present. View more info

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Dunadd: An Early Dalriadic Capital (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology).

By: Campbell, Ewan & Lane, Alan.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005927

ISBN: 1842170244

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition. As issued, no dustwrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp 295, bibliography and index. The kingdom of "Dal Raita" emerged in Argyll in the early centuries AD, after the Romans had abandoned Scotland. Unlike the Picts to the North and the British Celtic tribes to the South, the rulers of Argyll were Gaelic speakers who had crossed the sea from Ireland. This book describes the results of new excavations at Dunadd, the rocky hill on wh... View more info

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Highland Songs of the Forty-five (Scottish Gaelic Texts ; Volume 15)

By: Campbell, J.L.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006426

ISBN: 0707303494

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some slight creasing to bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate on ffep but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Second edition, pp xxxvi, 347, fold out map of the Highlands of Scotland to rear. Songs and music of the Highlands. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDIT... View more info