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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 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

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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 Montrose's command of the royalist forces during the 1644 to 1650 war with the Covenanters. Montrose's exceptional strength, leader... 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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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to discover the stories of these other townships. Frederick Bull actually travelled 95,438 miles to visit no less that 30 Aberdeens. ... View more info

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The Pynours: Historical Notes on An Ancient Aberdeen Craft

By: Bulloch, John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: J. & J.P. Edmond & Spark: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007330

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covers, gilt titles to spine, rough cut pages, foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 88, b&w frontis with tissueguard. 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 Leys estate and its management 1900 and 2000. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATI... 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

Wee Georgie: Growing up in Dundee in the 50s and 60s.

By: Burton, George G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Kelsoprint: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007196

ISBN: 0992788919

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp244, b&w illustrations. Growing up in Dundee in the 50s and 60s. View more info

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Industrial Archaeology of Scotland.

By: Butt, John.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1967

Seller ID: 006890

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers in Very Good condition, with two previous owners' labels on FEP, (one being Diane Morgan) With dustwrapper, with some small tears and bumping, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition. Signed by Diane Morgan. With pp344, b&w illustrations and diagrams, map of Scotland's major towns and regions and index. The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland contains chapters about Scotland's changing economy since 1707, the textile industries, metallurgy and engineering, mining, quarrying , etc. View more info

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Around the White Horse: From Memoirs by Mrs. C.J. Thomson

By: C. J Thomson

Price: £22.00

Publisher: George A. Dey: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006908

ISBN: 0951224220

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and rubbing to head and foot of spine, previous owners, small mark from original price sticker to rear, bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp36, b&w illustrations. Scarce Title. View more info

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Guide to the National Archives of Scotland: Scottish Record Office.

By: Cadell Patrick M. Introduction

Price: £95.00

Publisher: The Stair Society Supplementary Volumes. 3: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006675

ISBN: 1872517102

Condition: As New


Hardcover in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine condition. First edition, pp 253, glossary, bibliography. View more info

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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 and fortifications in Scotland in the Medieval Period and afterwards. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR U... View more info

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Aberdeen It Was Not

By: Cameron, Alistair

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Carelton Printing: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007772

ISBN: 0920209106

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and creasing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, Fourth Printing, Signed by Author, pp 147, b&w illustrations. The story of a family emigrating from Scotland to New Brunswick in Canada. 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

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

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. Andrews in Scotland. View more info