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Lost Badenoch and Strathspey

By: Bishop, Bruce B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 003342

ISBN: 1841589632

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations.Badenoch and Strathspey is a land of many contrasts, and in modern times a land of many uses. Not always has it been the playground of winter sports enthusiasts and a mecca for tourists - for centuries the mountains which protected the province of Moray to the north and the Highland glens to the west were an obstacle to travel and a haven for cattle thieves and reivers. In this fascinating book, illustrated with over 100 period photographs, Bruce B... View more info

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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

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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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Scottish Agricultural Implements (Shire Album)

By: Bob Powell

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Shire Publications: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006906

ISBN: 0852639252

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 32, b&w illustrations. 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

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Minchmoor

By: Brown, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edmonston & Douglas: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004011

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper wraps, some light edgewear and creasing to covers and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 23, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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Twisted Sisters.

By: Brown, Yvonne Galloway & Ferguson, Rona.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2002. 1862322953: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 618

ISBN: 1862322953

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very good condition, First edition SCARCE, PPx, 212, Index, This collection arose from the Women's History Network conference "Twisted Sisters" held at Glasgow Caledonian University in October 2000. Spanning the mediaeval period to modernity, the papers look at women's involvement in crime and deviance in both private and public spheres of Scottish society including infanticide, social deviance, witchcraft and political influence. They offer a new pers... View more info

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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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Scottish Genealogy: Tracing Your Ancestors

By: Bruce Durie

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006672

ISBN: 0750945680

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise Near Fine. First edition, pp 319, b&w illustrations and diagrams, 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 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