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The History of Kincardine O'Neil.

By: Doig, Jim

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003702

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. Presumed First edition, b&w illustrations. Includes additional pamphlet about Kincardine O' Neil VERY SCARCE TITLE. View more info

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The History of Kincardine O'Neil.

By: Doig, Jim

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006076

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. Presumed First edition, b&w illustrations. VERY SCARCE TITLE. View more info

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Tyranny of Tide: An Oral History of the East Sutherland Fisherfolk

By: Dorian, Nancy C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Karoma Pub: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004471

ISBN: 0897200624

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and previous owners name on ffep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiii, 107, b&w illustrations. An oral history of the East Sutherland Fisherfolk. Scarce View more info

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Ferry Yarns.

By: Douglas, Robert.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006456

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in Very Good condition. Signed copy, First Edition, pp46. SIGNED COPY. Stories about the ferries in the Firth of Forth. View more info

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Cromwell Against the Scots: Last Anglo-Scottish War, 1650-52

By: Dr. John D. Grainger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005430

ISBN: 1862320640

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New. First edition, pp 202, b&w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. After an introduction establishing Cromwell's war against the Scots from July 1650 to May 1652, this book discusses Charles' landing and Fairfax's resignation as commander-in-chief of the English Republican Army, both events occurred on the same day. It then addresses the causes of the war, Charles II's landing in Northern Scotland from the Continent. The ... View more info

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Our Man in Scotland

By: Drummond, Humphrey: Sir Ralph Sadleir- Courtier Extraordinary who kept Scotland to heel for Tudor England

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Leslie Frewin: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003183

Condition: Very Good


Dust wrapper encased in a clear archival wrapper. With notes, bibliography and index. Biography about Sir Ralph Sadleir- Courtier Extraordinary who kept Scotland to heel for Tudor England. S16 View more info

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Lost Perth.

By: Duncan, Jeremy.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003345

ISBN: 1841589667

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations and map on inside cover. As one of Scotland's most historically significant cities, Perth has played an important role in the nation's story. Not surprisingly for a place that has seen continuous human settlement for thousands of years, much has come and gone over the centuries. The followers of Knox and Cromwell, and later the slum clearers, planners and developers, each had their own reasons for taking a pickaxe to Perth, but the cumulative ef... View more info

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Falkland Parish Church

By: Duncan, Sandy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003289

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. SCARCE COPY. With b&w illustrations. A history of Falkland Parish Church. S2. View more info

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The Book of Old Edinburgh and Hand-Book to the Old Edinburgh Street.

By: Dunlop, John Charles & Alison Hay.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: T. & A. Constable: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003941

Condition: Very Good


Red decorative card covers with gilt titles, some creasing and wear to spine and small stain to front cover, contents and prefatory note misprinted but rest of book unaffected, otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp xiv,160, wood cut illustrations thoughout. View more info

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Scotland for the Holidays: Tourism in Scotland c1780-1939

By: Durie, Alastair J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, Ltd.: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004224

ISBN: 1862321213

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp x, 206, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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Retours of Services of Heirs 1544-1699 Inquisitionum ad Capellam Domini Regis Retornatarum, quae in Publicis Archivis Scotiae Adhuc Servantur. 3 Volumes Complete

By: Durie, Bruce.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2012

Seller ID: 006660

ISBN: 1291003827

Condition: Fine


3 Volumes Complete. Large paperbacks in Fine condition. New editions, pp xxvii, 709, v, 706, xxiii, 630, glossaries. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Retours of Services of Heirs represent possibly the greatest unused resource for Scottish genealogy and land history, but are not widely available and thus are largely unknown. Essentially, they are abbreviated abstracts of... View more info

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Court and Culture in Renaissance Scotland

By: Edington, Carol.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003646

ISBN: 189841064x

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, slightly edgeworn and marked dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First UK edition, notes, bibliography, index.S13. View more info

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Finding the Family in Medieval and Early Modern Scotland (Women and Gender in the Early Modern World)

By: Elizabeth Ewan; Janay Nugent

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Limited: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006629

ISBN: 0754660494

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp viii, 190, glossary, index. Scarce Book View more info

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A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600-1800: A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1600 to 1800 (A History of Everyday Life in Scotland EUP)

By: Elizabeth Foyster; Christopher Whatley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006640

ISBN: 0748619658

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp xviii, 334, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. This book explores the ordinary daily routines, behaviours, experiences and beliefs of the Scottish people during a period of immense political, social and economic change. It underlines the importance of the church in post-Reformation Scottish society, but also highlights aspects of everyday life that remained the same, or similar, notwithstanding the effor... View more info

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Braemar: An Unconventional Guide Book & Literary Souvenir.

By: Erskine, Hon. Stuart.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Andrew Eliot: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005757

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in terracotta cloth with gilt titles, previous owners names neatly on front end paper, rough cut pages, some light browning to endpapers, slight foxing to edge of text block, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp ix, 106, Chapters: I. Braemar of Old, II. Braemar: Topographical and Antiquarian, III. The Affair of 1715, IV. Castletown and its future, V. Meteorological and Weather-wise, VI. A Jacobite Re... View more info

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Prestwick Airport Golden Jubilee 1935 - 1985.

By: Ewart, Jim.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Scottish Airports: 1985

Seller ID: 005164

Condition: Very Good


Large Softback in Very Good condition, with b&w and colour illustrations. First edition, pp48. A Golden Jubilee souvenir book about Prestwick Airport. View more info

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Finzean The Fair Place: Celebrating 400 Years.

By: Farquharson, Angus.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ternan Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006638

Condition: Near Mint


Illustrated card covers, Near Mint condition. First edition, pp 85, colour illustrations, index. View more info

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Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

By: Fasken, R. A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Highlands and Islands Development Board.: 1977

Seller ID: 005959

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Booklet with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. With pp28 and b&w illustrations. Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Occasional Bulletin No. 7. View more info

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North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'.

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aden: North East of Scotland Agricultural Heritage Centre: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005660

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear to spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, unpaginated but pp 30, colour illustrations. View more info

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The Food of the Scots: Scottish Life and Society Volume 5, A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology Volume 5 (Scottish Life & Society)

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005685

ISBN: 0859766969

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxviii, 491, b&w illustrations, index. Food, like procreation, is one of the major concerns of the human race. It affects every aspect of life, at all social levels. In Scotland, as elsewhere, the farther back in time we go the more the daily diet is related to the local environment. This book explores the nature of food in the past, including game and wild plants, cereals and dairy products, flesh... View more info