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Image for Scottish Enterprise: Hydro-Electric

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

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

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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Turriff: A Pictorial Record of the Town of Turriff Through the Twentieth Century, Including Local Poetry and Historical Items

By: Bill Simpson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Turriff and District Heritage Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007177

ISBN: 0953963101

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and rubbing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 68, b&w illustrations. 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

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. Bishop explores the changing face of the area over millennia, from the Ice Age, Pictish and Celtic times through the coming... View more info

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

By: Black, Ronald

Price: £35.00

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 forty individuals; Ronald Black puts their lives and deeds under the microscope to see how far they deserved their allotted fate.... 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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Victorian Tourist in Glenelg: A Unique Collection of Photographs Taken in 1889 by Dr.Francis Smart of Tunbridge Wells

By: Bob Charnley

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Glenelg Candles: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007168

ISBN: 0952826801

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, previous owners name in ink on inside cover, Very Good condition. First edition, pp 48, b&w photographs throughout. 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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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 this book is over 1kg so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. Since then Brockie has constantl... 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

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

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 predated Wallace and Bruce. This leads him to radically reassess several fundamental issues: the fate of Pictish identity and t... 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 perspective on accepted norms of female behaviour, challenging the received view of women as necessarily restrained by the conven... 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

Image for Scottish Genealogy: Tracing Your Ancestors

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 Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info