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

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

By: Campbell, Trevor John Lorne

Price: £5.00

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

Image for Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations, with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 6 Volumes Complete.

Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations, with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 6 Volumes Complete.

By: Carmichael, Alexander.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press / Oliver & Boyd: 0

Seller ID: 005662

Condition: Very Good


Six Volume Set. Two tone red cloth spine and boards, untrimmed foredges of text block, previous owners personal reference library blind stamp on ffep, dustwrappers spines all have small marks possibly from a splash and a minor marking on front covers where stickers of previous owners personal reference library have been removed (hardly visible), all dustwrappers have some light shelfwear and are now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. Volumes 1-4 are published by Scottish Academic Press during the 1970s as reprints of the Second Edition, Volume 5 is the First Edition published by Oliver and B... 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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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

Image for Pictish Stones in Dunrobin Castle Museum.

Pictish Stones in Dunrobin Castle Museum.

By: Close-Brooks, Joanna.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Sutherland Trust and Pilgrim Press Ltd.: 1989

Seller ID: 006973

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in Very Good condition, with pp16, b&w illustrations, photographs by the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Pictish Stones in Dunrobin Castle Museum. View more info

Image for Scottish Clan Crest Badges: Volume One.

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

Image for Scottish Late Bronze Age Metalwork: Typology, Distributions and Chronology.

Scottish Late Bronze Age Metalwork: Typology, Distributions and Chronology.

By: Coles, John M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 1960

Seller ID: 003362

Condition: Very Good


With previous owner's name on inside cover. Card covers. With b&w illustrations and maps. Scottish Late Bronze Age Metalwork: Typology, Distributions and Chronology. Reprinted from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol. XCIII Session 1959-60. s37 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

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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: 005456

Condition: Fine


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, with gilt titles to spine, rough cut pages, some offsetting of plates, Fine condition. First edition, pp 173, 21 engraved plates as called for, itinerary, contents, errata. View more info

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Education in the Eighteenth Century: Parish of Peterculter, Aberdeenshire.

By: Cormack, Alexander Allan.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Banffshire Journal: 1965

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 003945

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with orange card covers in Very Good condition. Limited edition of 100 (29), pp 71, b&w illustrations. View more info

Provost Skene's House.

By: Corporation of the City of Aberdeen.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Corporation of the City of Aberdeen.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007205

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, with some small tears, otherwise in Good Condition. With previous owner's name on title page. With pp16, b&w illustrations. Guide to Provost Skene's House. View more info

Image for Dictionary of Deeside: A Guide to the City of Aberdeen and the Villages, Hamlets, Districts, Castles, Mansions and Scenery of Deesidewith Notes on Antiquities, Historical and Literary Associations Etc.

Dictionary of Deeside: A Guide to the City of Aberdeen and the Villages, Hamlets, Districts, Castles, Mansions and Scenery of Deesidewith Notes on Antiquities, Historical and Literary Associations Etc.

By: Coutts, James.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The University Press: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006123

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, creasing to spine, rubbing to corners and head and foot of spine, some light shelfwear to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 279+2pp of adverts to rear, b&w illustrations throughout. A Guide to the City of Aberdeen and the Villages, Hamlets, Districts, Castles, Mansions and Scenery of Deesidewith Notes on Antiquities, Historical and Literary Associations Etc. View more info

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The Castles of Scotland: A Comprehensive Reference and Gazetteer to More Than 2300 Sites

By: Coventry, Martin

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Goblinshead: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003329

ISBN: 1899874275

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with illustrated and laminated boards, some marking and creasing to laminated boards and outer edges of text block dusty, but internally Good; Inscription on ffep; Signed by Author on half title page. Third edition, b&w illustrations, family names index. S30. View more info