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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 which these early Scots built a citadel. The authors also review past research at the site, and discuss what we know of Dalriad... 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, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Songs from North East Scotland: A Selection for Performers from the Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection.

By: Campbell, Katherine.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2009. 9781906566012: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 807

ISBN: 1906566011

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiv, 263, bibliography, index. The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection" from North-East Scotland, created in the early years of the twentieth century by Gavin Greig and James Bruce Duncan, is of national and international importance. In its published form it contains 1,933 songs, available in eight volumes arranged thematically. This selection for performers contains 150 songs from the main collection, and takes as its focus 28 of the singers from whom the songs were originally collected. Comes with CD attached. S10. View more info

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Strange Things: Father Allan, Ada Goodrich Freer and the Second Sight

By: Campbell, Trevor John Lorne

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 003349

ISBN: 1841584584

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. New edition, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The supernatural has always played a prominent part of the life and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, with ghosts, seers and second-sight featuring in countless stories and in the collective memory of the people. In the late 1890s, Fr Allan McDonald, parish priest of the island of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides, made a collection of such stories which he entitled "Strange Things". View more info

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Harnessing the Wind: Captain Thomas Mitchell of the Aberdeen White Star Line

By: Carnegie, Hazel

Price: £12.00

Publisher: University of Aberdeen Centre for Scottish Studies: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003950

ISBN: 0906265037

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 68, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Killing of the Red Fox: An Investigation into the Appin Murder.

By: Carney, Seamus.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Lochar Publishing, 1989. 0948403152: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 530

ISBN: 0948403152

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp xii, 194. with b&w illustrations, With list of illustrations, preface, bibliography. In 1952, the bicentenary of the Appin Murder, Seamus Carney met Lt. Gen. Sir William MacArthur whilst on holiday in Donegal. The distinguished soldier and physician held him spellbound with his story of Scotland's infamous unsolved crime - the assassination of Colin Campbell of Glenure whom Robert Louis Stevenson named The Red Fox. The author presents a superb study of the events and the courtroom battle for t... View more info

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Angus Country Life: A Companion to the Angus Folk Museum, Glamis.

By: Cheape, Hugh; Sprott, Gavin.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: National Trust for Scotland: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006079

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 61, b&w illustrations. A Companion to the Angus Folk Museum, Glamis. View more info

The Haven Under the Hill: The Story of Stonehaven.

By: Christie, Elizabeth.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: James A. Bruce: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005620

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear, small hole and wear to rear cover where a sticker has been removed but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 100, b&w illustrations in text, b&w photographic plates and a fold out map to rear. Signed by author on ffep. Very Scarce Title. View more info

The Empty Shore.

By: Christie, Elizabeth.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: E.Christie: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007192

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, pp70, with b&w photographs and b&w illustrations by Janet Smith. The story of Cowie, Kincardineshire. View more info

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The Haven Under the Hill: The Story of Stonehaven.

By: Christie, Elizabeth.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: James A. Bruce: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007748

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear, small hole and wear to rear cover where a sticker has been removed but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 100, b&w illustrations in text, b&w photographic plates and a fold out map to rear. Signed by author on ffep. Very Scarce Title. View more info

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Fifties Not Forgotten

By: Christie, Joan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Dolphin Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007783

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 73, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Montrosians Remember

By: Christie, Joan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dolphin Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007784

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 63, b&w illustrations. Includes handwritten letter from author. View more info

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The Caves of Mid Argyll: An Archeaology of Human Use (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph)

By: Christopher Tolan-Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007434

ISBN: 0903903202

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 184, b&w illustrations, appendix, references, index. View more info

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Aberdeen in Old Picture Postcards.

By: Clark, Janey & Clark, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Europese Bibliotheek B.V., Uitgeverij Boekhandel Antiquariaat: 1989

Seller ID: 006897

ISBN: 9028848525

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper, as issued. With previous owner's label. Old photographs of Old Aberdeen. View more info

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Scottish Clan Crest Badges: Volume One.

By: Cochrane, Ian and Sally.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scotstitch: 1985

Seller ID: 007128

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, in Very Good condition, pp24. With patterns for needlepoint badges. Charted for Cross Stitch and Needlepoint. Approved by the Standing Council of Scottish Chiefs. View more info

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Memorials of His Time.

By: Cockburn, Lord.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robert Grant & Sons, 1946.: 1946

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 291

Condition: Good


Hardback in good condition. Original gilt lettered green cloth cover. Reprint in Scottish Classics No.1. first published in 1856, abridged, and with notes by W. Forbes Gray. Pp xv, 280, with portraits in colour and other illustrations. With index. Cockburn's forensic style was remarkable for its clearness, pathos and simplicity; and his conversational powers were unrivaled among his contemporaries. This collection of memoirs is a delightful insight into Lord Cockburn's life and times. S2. View more info

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Workers' Co-Operatives: A Handbook.

By: Cockerton, Peter

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen People's Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005712

ISBN: 090607407x

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth with gilt titles on spine in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, internally repaired and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, pp 123, appendices, notes. View more info

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A History of Redgorton Parish

By: Cooke, A.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of Dundee: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006659

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and rubbing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 62, b&w illustrations, references, appendix. View more info

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Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq.

By: Cordiner, Charles.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005449

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original full tree leather binding with red title label on spine, blue coloured edges of text block, some wear to edges and boards and offsetting of plates but in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 173, 21 engraved plates, itinerary, contents, errata. View more info