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An Abridged History

By: Drummond, Andrew

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004936

ISBN: 1904598099

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with some light fading to spine but otherwise in Very Good+ condition. First edition, signed and inscribed by author to a previous owner, pp ix, 326. View more info

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Two Centuries of Highland Dress

By: Dunbar, J. Telfer

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Edinburgh Public Libraries: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007184

Condition: Very Good


Staples pamphlet, rusted staples, some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 12, b&w illustrations. 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 effect of their actions has been to convert most of the ancient city to rubble and road infill. This is the first book to consi... View more info

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Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle.

By: Eunson, Jerry.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Shetland Times Ltd.: 1976

Seller ID: 003605

Condition: Very Good


With book plate of previous owners name. With b&w illustrations. Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle. S31. View more info

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Highland Heritage.

By: Fairweather, Barbara.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum, 1984.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3070

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with slighly edgeworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp vii, 244, b&w illustrations. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S2. View more info

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Argyll in the Forty-Five.

By: Fergusson, James.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006428

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear, light foxing to end papers, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, price clipped dustwrapper with small chip from head of spine, some shelfwear and rubbing to edges but othewise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp264, b&w illustrations, with pull-out map of castles, forts and barracks. With label with previous owner's name. Argyll in the Forty-Five. View more info

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Wolfe in Scotland: In the '45 and from 1749 to 1753.

By: Findlay, J.T.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Longmans & Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003863

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles, some light shelfwear and some slight fading to head of spine and some foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 328, bibliography, index. View more info

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Northern and Western Isles of Scotland: Their Economy and Society in the Seventeenth Century

By: Frances J. Shaw

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2003

Seller ID: 006641

ISBN: 1904607357

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. John Donald edition, pp viii, 270, 5 maps, tables, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

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Crofting Years

By: Francis Thompson

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007161

ISBN: 0946487065

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 141, b&w illustrations, appendix. View more info

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The Smugglers.

By: Fraser, Duncan.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Standard Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006106

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. In a clear archival dustwrapper. First edition, with b&w illustrations. With pp 236, with index. View more info

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Extracts from Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate.

By: Fraser-Tytler, Neil.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 005034

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with some creasing and small tears to covers. pp14, circa 1920's. Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate. View more info

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Rhymes of the Road and Ballads of Ben Venue - Notions from Navvy-Land

By: Gallacher, H.G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Siclair & Paterson: 1926

Seller ID: 007183

Condition: Very Good


Small stapled booklet with brown paper wraps, some light shelfwear at base of spine, small marks from rusting staples but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Herring Fishing, Stronsay, Volume I.

By: Gibson, W. M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: B.P.P., 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: 1190

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with illustrated covers, some fading to spine but otherwise in very good condition. With pp90 and b&w photographs, charts and figures. A fascinating history of the herring industry in Orkney, from 3000BC to the 20th Century. View more info

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Portrait of the Moray Firth.

By: Graham, Cuthbert.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1977

Seller ID: 006866

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, price-clipped otherwise in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. Some mild spotting to the top edge text block. With pp242, with b&w illustrations, map, bibliography and index. With previous owner's bookplate. Portrait of the Moray Firth View more info

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Highland Folk Ways.

By: Grant, I. F.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul.: 1961

Seller ID: 006896

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in red cloth covers with gilt titles, in Very Good condition, with previous owner's label, with dustwrapper in good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. With pp378, b&w illustrations, diagrams, maps and index. Highland Folk Ways. History of Highland Folk. View more info

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At the Loch of the Green Corrie.

By: Greig, Andrew.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Quercus Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007077

ISBN: 1847249965

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Goos condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition, First edition, Signed and inscribed by author to a previous owner, with map of the area. Frontispiece photo of the author. Since he was a young writer, Andrew Greig had known the poet Norman MacCaig. Though born in Edinburgh, MacCaig was closely associated with Assynt in Sutherland, an area he often celebrated in his spare, evocative poems. MacCaig died in 1996; in one of Greig's last visits, MacCaig set him an appealingly medieval-sounding quest: "ish for me at the Loch of the Green Corrie... ask for a man ... View more info

The World of Rob Donn.

By: Grimble, Ian

Price: £65.00

Publisher: ., Saltire Society: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004321

ISBN: 0854110623

Condition: As New


As New Illustrated card covers. New Revised edition, pp 303, map, appendix, index. Rob Donn, an 18th-century oral Gaelic poet, practised his art in Strathnaver. In the first edition of this book, the late Dr Ian Grimble used Donn's life and work to demonstrate the vitality of the Gaelic way of life and literature before the Highland Clearances. For this updated and expanded edition, all of Donn's poems are presented in the original Gaelic together with rigorously revised English translations which reflect current standard orthography. View more info

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The History of Orkney Literature.

By: Hall, Simon W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2010. 9781906566210: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1878

ISBN: 1906566216

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. Reprinted edition, pp x, 224, with b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. Since the middle ages, Orkney has proved remarkable for the volume and the quality of its literary output. From the skalds and sagamen of the Viking age, through to the colourful folklorists, polemicists and translators of the Victorian era, and the internationally acclaimed poets and novelists of the twentieth century, Orkney has continually and self-consciously developed a unique literary culture of its own. This clearly defined artistic territory resembles a sub-nation at t... View more info

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Kipper House Tales: A reminiscence of West Coast Life.

By: Hamilton, Forsyth.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ardrishaig: 1986

Seller ID: 007151

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Booklet with illustrated card covers. First edition, in Very Good condition, with pp108, b&w illustrations. Kipper House Tales: A reminiscence of West Coast Life. View more info

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En Kin Ee Mine Es? More Memories of Growing Up in 1930's Buckie.

By: Harrison, Isabel.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Moray District Council: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003677

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled booklet with card covers, some very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition. A collection of poetry in the Doric. View more info