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Image for Tak Yer Places!: Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection.

Tak Yer Places!: Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Wm. Culross & Sons Ltd.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005604

ISBN: 187389158x

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 84, b&w photos throughout. Photographs from The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust Angus Collection. View more info

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Gourock Highland Games Saturday, 24th July 1965.

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005754

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and creasing to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 34, b&w illustrations, local adverts throughout. View more info

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The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Golden Jubilee 1923-1973

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society: 1973

Seller ID: 006181

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations, "A Suite of Three Dances Commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the Society 1923-1973" inserted in the centrefold. View more info

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Leaves from the Scrap-Book of a Scottish Exile

By: Adam, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006481

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original decorative green cloth with gilt titles on front board and spine, floral endpapers, some rubbing and shelfwear to head and foor of spine and corners of boards, small red marks to front board but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 295. Poems, dances, music, anecdotes and scottish scenes for Scots in exile. View more info

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The Cromar Collection

By: Anderson, Paul

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006802

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral bound book with card covers and silver titles, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on title page by author to Lord Lt. Angus Farquharson on Finzean , hand written music by the author to Lord Lt. Angus Farquharson on Finzean, pp x, 86, b&w illustrations. Traditional fiddle music from the Cromar area of Aberdeenshire. View more info

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The Tales Behind the Tunes of Glory

By: Archer, Stuart

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Deeside Books: 2019

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 200056

ISBN: 1907813101

Condition: New


Does the sound of the pipes make the hair on the back of your neck stand up? Does the sight of a pipe band make your spine tingle in a way that other bands cannot? Then this book is for you! The author has crafted thirty tales around our best-known pipe tunes, introducing you to some fantastic historical figures and spectacular places. Not only does this book delve deeply into the origins and history behind the tunes, it outlines the basic musical rudiments of the compositions, exploring why they have so much appeal. There are surely few cultures on the globe that have such a powerful link... View more info

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The Ballad and the Folk.

By: Buchan, David.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005491

ISBN: 0710073224

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With structure of the diagrams, ppxii, 326. Contents: The Oral tradition: The Folk. The Oral Tradition: The Ballads. The Tradition in Transition: The Folk, the Ballads. The Modern Tradition. With appendix: Northeast Collectors and Collections. Glossary, selected bibliography. Index of Ballads. General Index. View more info

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Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland, Hitherto Unpublished.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Paterson, 1875.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 715

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in two volumes, in very good condition. Some spine discolouration, SCARCE COPIES. Green cloth covers. No dustwrappers issued. Reprinted from the original edition of 1828. Volume one: ppxx, 315, with a dedication to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, by Peter Buchan, introduction and contents page. Volume two: ppvii, 337, with explanatory notes. Hitherto unpublished ancient Scottish songs and ballads of the North of Scotland. Counter shelf. View more info

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Gleanings of Scarce Old Ballads.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Wyllie & Son, 1891.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth cover, no dustwrapper. SCARCE COPY, pp216. Previous owner's name written in ink on end paper. With contents page. This book of scarce ballads includes the ballads: Sir James the Rose, Alcanzor and Zaida, Bryan and Pereene, Young Gregor's Ghost, Loch-in-Var, Queen Eleanor's confession, Lorenzo and many more. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Swinging Sporran.

By: Campbell, Andrew & Martine, Roddy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: St Andrews Ball: 2000

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006108

ISBN: 0953954803

Condition: Fine


Hardback in laminated covers, no dustwrapper, as issued. Revised edition, in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations. Signed by both authors. A light-hearted guide to the basic steps of Scottish Reels and country dances. Including the Guide to the Scottish Season. 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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The Games: A Night Wi' Burns and Other Poems.

By: Coutts, W.G.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005642

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in half leather with marbled boards and marbled end papers, all edges gilt, 5 raised bands to spine, with gilt titles and tooling, some wear to edges, scuffing and marking to leather, corners rubbed but otherwise in overall very good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on first blank page after marbled end papers to Pipe Major Donald MacPherson from W.G. Coutts, pp 159. Poems in Scots with two songs and music to rear on unpaginated pages. 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 efforts of the kirk, employers and the state to alter behaviours and attitudes.Drawing upon and interrogating a range of primary s... View more info

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Old and New World Highland Bagpiping.

By: Gibson, John G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2005. 1841583340: 2005

Seller ID: 305

ISBN: 1841583340

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition, 2nd impression. Ppxiii, 424. With b&w photographs and illustrations, with charts, notes, bibliography and index. S4.Old and New World Highland Bagpiping is a stimulating and controversial book which also provides a comprehensive biographical and genealogical account of pipers and piping in both Highland Scotland and Gaelic Cape Breton. The result of over thirty years' oral fieldwork among the last of the Gaels in Cape Breton, as well as an exhaustive synthesis of Scottish archival sources, this book shows that traditional community bagpiping in the Old and New Worl... View more info

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The Joe Gordon Album As Sung and Recorded by The Joe Gordon Folk Four.

By: Gordon, Joe.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: James S. Kerr: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003619

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized stapled music book, bottom staple rusted and some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed first edition. The Joe Gordon Album As Sung and Recorded by The Joe Gordon Folk Four. S32. View more info

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Main's Wooin': A Drama of Northern Rural Life with the original music.

By: Greig, Gavin.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1996. 0946920141: 1996

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0946920141

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very Good condition. New edition [1912], pp viii, 59, 14 plates of original music scans. A classic doric play, including the scans of original sheet music. S10. View more info

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Grit, Growth and Sometimes Groovy: Aberdeen in the 60's

By: Griselda S. McGregor

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kieth Murray Publications: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005585

ISBN: 1870978234

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with some light shelfwear but otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by Author to a previous owner, pp 86, b&w illustrations throughout, contains original "Grit, Growth and Sometimes Groovy" branded bookmark and a John Menzies competition form. View more info

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Good Maister William Elphinstone.

By: Harvey, G. Rowntree.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Moray Press.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005288

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with cloth covered boards, green titles to front board and spine, light shelfwear to top and bottom of spine and some foxing to pages but otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp 50 Good Maister William Elphinstone: A chronicle play in ten scenes. View more info

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The Songs of Skye: An Anthology

By: Humble, B.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Eneas Mackay: 1955

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006744

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original teal cloth covered boards with titles to spine, some small marks to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear and marking, internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. Third edition, pp 180, sepia plates some folding, bibliography. View more info