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Image for The Scottish Market: Some Facts and Figures.

The Scottish Market: Some Facts and Figures.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: The Sunday Post: 1934

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005676

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, spine rubbed and small mark where price sticker has been removed but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp 28, b&w illustrations to rear. Statistics on Scotland, Population, Banking, Business, Social Etc. View more info

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Farmhand to Chief Constable

By: Alex Rennie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bound Biographies: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006842

ISBN: 1905178301

Condition: Good+


Illustrated card covers, some rubbing and marking to front covers (see scan), slight shelfwear but otherwise in Good+ condition. First edition, Signed and inscribed to a previous owner by author on title page, pp 280, b&w illustrations, appendix. View more info

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Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

By: Broun, Dauvit.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006300

ISBN: 0748685197

Condition: Fine


Softback in Fine condition. With previous's owner's printed plate and place name and date under the label in ink. First edition, pp 314. The answers put forward in this book provide a fresh perspective on Scotland's relationship with Britain. Broun challenges the idea that the Scots were an ancient nation whose British identity only emerged later on, in the early modern era, and provides new evidence that the idea of Scotland as an independent kingdom in actual fact predated Wallace and Bruce. This leads him to radically reassess several fundamental issues: the fate of Pictish identity and t... View more info

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Guide to the National Archives of Scotland: Scottish Record Office.

By: Cadell Patrick M. Introduction

Price: £95.00

Publisher: The Stair Society Supplementary Volumes. 3: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006675

ISBN: 1872517102

Condition: As New


Hardcover in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine condition. First edition, pp 253, glossary, bibliography. View more info

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Court and Culture in Renaissance Scotland

By: Edington, Carol.

Price: £15.00

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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Auld Stirling Punishments.

By: Kinnaird, David.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2011.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2730

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp127, with bibliography. From the murder of James I and the brutal torture of his betrayers to the beheading of Radical Weavers Baird and Hardie, the history of crime and punishment in Stirling s Royal Burgh has reflected the passions and prejudices of the Scottish nation. Here are shocking tales of the brutal and the bloody, the sad and the seditious, of the thieves, traitors, murderers and martyrs who shaped the destiny of those who dwell upon the Castle Rock. Richly illustrated, and filled with victims and villains, nobles, executioners and tortu... View more info

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Dearest Brother: Lauderdale, Tweeddale and Scottish Politics, 1660-1674

By: Lee, Maurice

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003351

ISBN: 190656616X

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, index.Providing the first detailed account of the course of Scottish politics during the reign of Charles II, this history focuses on the years from 1667 to 1673-when, for the only time in the Restoration era, Scottish political leaders were able to make policy for Scotland with minimal interference from London. Based on the unpublished correspondence written by secretary of state John Maitland, earl of Lauderdale, his chief agent in Edinburgh, John Hay, earl of Tweeddale, and Sir Robert Moray-King Charles's fellow chemist and clos... View more info

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Clark Oliver 1885 - 1985

By: McNicol, Graham.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Brothockbank House: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005715

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized green card covers with white tape spine, covers creased and rubbed, some light fading but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 176, pages printed on one side only, index. The history of Clark Oliver firm in Arbroath. View more info

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The Law: Scottish Life and Society Volume 13: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Mulhearn, Mark A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005684

ISBN: 1906566046

Condition: As New


As New hardcover in As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxiv, 790, b&w illustrations, index. The law comes from, and runs through, society at all levels. It regulates human interactions and touches individuals at key moments in their lives. This volume provides an easily comprehensible account of the law in Scotland, beginning with its historical development and professional structure before going on to consider the law as an institution. To understand the law as a cultural phenomenon it has also to be considered in application. The book reflects on the impact of the law on communities and... View more info

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Attempted Murder: A Pictish Perspective on the 1707 Treaty of Union.

By: Robbie the Pict.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Scottish Exchequer Press: 1994

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003598

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, slight edgewear and a small bump to head of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Limited edition, No. 555/1000, Signed by Author. SCARCE TITLE. S32. View more info

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Supplemental History of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen: 1939 - 1992.

By: The Society for Advocates

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Society for Advocates: 1992

Seller ID: 007380

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue cloth covers, with gilt titles, in Very Good condition. With previous owner's name in ink on FEP. With pp196. No dustwrapper. With introduction by A.S. Aitken (president 1990 - 1991) Preface by G.D.G. Mackinnon (President 1986 - 87) History of the Society of Advocates in Aberdeen from 1939 - 1992. With extracts of meetings, list of members, changes to firms and more. View more info