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Image for The City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen Survey and Plan 1949 - Survey Report.

The City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen Survey and Plan 1949 - Survey Report.

By: N/A

Price: £250.00

Publisher: W. Dobson Chapman and Partners: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006787

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover (34x24cm), some rubbing and wear to corners, edges and boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp iv, 369, 45, 29 fold out maps, 14 diagrams, 10 pages of photographs, appendix. A detailed survey of Aberdeen, Chapters: I. Aberdeen Yesterday and Today. II. Regional Setting and Physical Background. III. Communications. IV. Public Utilities. V. Social Services. VI. Existing Uses. VII. Population. VIII. Communal Facilities and Physical Am... View more info

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The Scottish Georgian Society.

By: Allen, Nic.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Scottish Georgian Society: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005958

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers, In Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations, pp82. For the study and protection of Scottish Architecture. View more info

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The Renovation of Kippen Parish Church 1924 - 1965.

By: Begg, R.W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: R.W.Begg,: 1965

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006348

Condition: Near Fine


Stapled pamphlet in card covers, in Near Fine condition, with pp34, b&w illustrations. The Renovation of Kippen Parish Church 1924 - 1965. View more info

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Old Landmarks of Aberdeen.

By: Burr, G. Gordon.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son.: 1886

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003256

Condition: Very Good


Cloth covered boards with bevelled edges and gilt titles, small marks on covers, worn and frayed corners and splitting to top and bottom of spine but otherwise solid and in Very Good condition. First edition, b&w illustrations. A series of twenty-eight sketches of old buildings in Aberdeen. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Industrial Archaeology of Scotland.

By: Butt, John.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1967

Seller ID: 006890

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers in Very Good condition, with two previous owners' labels on FEP, (one being Diane Morgan) With dustwrapper, with some small tears and bumping, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition. Signed by Diane Morgan. With pp344, b&w illustrations and diagrams, map of Scotland's major towns and regions and index. The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland contains chapters about Scotland's changing economy since 1707, the textile industries, met... View more info

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Drystane Dyking in Deeside: A Dyker's Notebook

By: Callander, Robin Fraser

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006078

ISBN: 0907184065

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised edition, pp 88, b&w illustrations, appendices. View more info

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The District of Moray: An Illustrated Architectural Guide (Architectural Guides to Scotland)

By: Charles McKean

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Pr: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 676

ISBN: 0707305284

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition First edition, Pp 176, B&w & colour illustrations, Index, Pictoral glossary, S6. View more info

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On Tour with Thomas Telford

By: Chris Morris

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 005559

ISBN: 1445650576

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. Third edition, pp 160, colour illustrations, index of place names. Born into poverty in the Scottish Border country in 1757, Thomas Telford rose to become a towering figure of the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the pre-eminent engineer of his day. Incorporating material from the author's earlier book Thomas Telford's Scotland, this new edition is a visual celebration of Telford's architectural and engineering legacy, f... 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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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

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Scotland's Castle Culture.

By: Dakin, Audrey; Glendinning, MilesMackechnie, Aonghus

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003305

Condition: As New


Hardback in Mint condition, with dustwrapper in Mint condition. First edition, ppxxvi, 345. With colour and b&w illustrations, notes, reading list, indices. The castle is an iconic building type and one of the most distinctive architectural emblems in the British Isles. This book covers the entire history of Scotland s castles, from the very first stone castles in the 13th century to those of the present day. Ever since its medieval origins, the concept of the castle has... 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

Image for Scottish Architecture.

Scottish Architecture.

By: Glendinning, Miles. Aonghus, MacKechnie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, 2004. 0500203741: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 689

ISBN: 0500203741

Condition: As New


Paperback, Mint condition, First edition, Pp 224, 195 illustrations, 68 in colour, Bibliography, A richly illustrated survey of the complete history of Scottish architecture, from the circular houses of Skara Brae to the new Parliament at Edinburgh.S23. View more info

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Story of Scotland in Stone.

By: Hannah, Ian C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd: 1934

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005277

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with plum coloured cloth covered boards, gilt titles on spine in Very Good condition, edgeworn dustwrapper with discoloured spine, some closed tears internally repaired, stain mark to bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival cover. First ediiton, pp xii, 332, with frontispiece photo of the Hilton of Cadboll stone, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Roman Fort in Scotland: Elginhaugh

By: Hanson, William S.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003505

ISBN: 0752441132

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. Elginhaugh is the most completely excavated timber-built auxiliary fort in the Roman Empire. The excavator tells two interrelated stories: the discovery, excavation and interpretation of the evidence, and the nature of life on the furthest northern frontier of the Roman Empire in the late first century AD. View more info

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Roman Fort in Scotland: Elginhaugh

By: Hanson, William S.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Tempus Publishing Limited: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003506

ISBN: 0752441132

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. Elginhaugh is the most completely excavated timber-built auxiliary fort in the Roman Empire. The excavator tells two interrelated stories: the discovery, excavation and interpretation of the evidence, and the nature of life on the furthest northern frontier of the Roman Empire in the late first century AD. View more info

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River, Railway and Ravine: Foot Suspension Bridges for Empire

By: Harper, Douglas

Price: £11.99

Publisher: The History Press: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003623

ISBN: 0750962135

Condition: New


Hardcover, New. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, colour illustrations, appendices, index. From their mid-nineteenth-century fencing business the Harpers of Aberdeen developed a unique system of suspension that allowed their light foot suspension bridges to be relatively rigid. John Harper was one of the first to employ steel wire rope, now universally used. The Harpers' innovative work overcame the disadvantages of this type of bridge and was of considerable benefit to ... View more info

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Glasgows Grand Central Hotel.

By: Hicks, Bill & Scott, Jill.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Waverley Books Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006934

ISBN: 1849342202

Condition: Fine


Large softcover26 x 26cm in Fine condition. First edition. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. With previous owner's label, with colour illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Drama and romance, glamour and glitz, stories from above and below stairs. This glorious and colourful history of the Central Hotel, with over 600 illustrations, abounds with memories of times past and th... View more info

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The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland Volume 1: The Lowlands and Borders & Volume 2: The Highlands & Islands

By: Hume, John R.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006870

ISBN: 0713432349

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. SIGNED COPIES. Hardbacks in light blue cloth covers with gilt titles, with previous owner's bookplate, otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrappers, also in Very Good condition. With, b&w illustrations and map. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland Volume 1: The Lowlands and Borders, pp280 Volume 2: The Highlands and Isla... View more info