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Image for A History of Scottish Forestry: 2 Volumes Complete; Volume 1: From the Ice Age to the French Revolution. Volume 2: From the Industrial Revolution to Modern Times.

A History of Scottish Forestry: 2 Volumes Complete; Volume 1: From the Ice Age to the French Revolution. Volume 2: From the Industrial Revolution to Modern Times.

By: Anderson, M.L.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006594

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes Complete. Harcovers with some very light shelfwear, some light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrappers with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition and now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp xiv, 662, 654, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. 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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Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003350

ISBN: 1841589748

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New. First edition, colour illustrations. Keith Brockie's One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May (1984), immediately became one of the bestselling Scottish natural history books of all time. The combination of breathtaking wildlife images with notes and background information, captured unforgettably the beauty of nature, and in particular that of the Isle of May, a little gem of an island in the Firth of Forth. The packed weight of this book is over 1kg so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. Since then Brockie has constantl... View more info

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Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (North).

By: Dixon, H.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Rogerson & Tuxford: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004356

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards with gilt titles and details, spine professionally rebacked, some small marks to front board, corners worn and some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 373, b&w illustrations, publishers advertisements to rear. View more info

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Colour Guide to British Birds and Their Eggs.

By: Fry, Frances.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Nimrod Press Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005199

ISBN: 094764721X

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 279, colour illustration. Colour Guide to British Birds and Their Eggs. View more info

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Days with the Golden Eagle.

By: Gordon, Seton

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Williams & Northgate Ltd.: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005396

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original black cloth covered boards with gilt titles and Ancient Greek coin, some light shelfwear and rubbing to extremities and end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xx, 176, colour plate, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Charm of the Hills.

By: Gordon, Seton.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Cassell & Co. Ltd.: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005591

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original brown cloth covered boards, gilt titles to front board and spine, gilt and blue design to front board and spine, some minor wear to edges, corners and hinges, some browning to verso of half title page presumably from an old newspaper cutting, some light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 248, b&w plates throughout, index. The second of Seton Gordon's books, written in Aboyne, Aberdeenshire. 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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A Treatise on the Nature, Economy, and Practical Management of Bees.

By: Huish, Robert.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy: 1815

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005679

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover original in half navy leather and marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles and tooling to spine, corners, edges, hinges and boards rubbed, minor bumping to corners, plates to rear have a slight damp stain to bottom outside edge, endpapers slightly browned, bookplate of previous owner on fep but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxiii, 414, 6 plates including one fold out to rear, index, errata. View more info

Kia: Study of Red Deer

By: Ian Alcock

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007591

ISBN: 1840370319

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 171, b&w illustrations, index. An account of the author's relationship with a tame red deer hind on his Scottish hill farm. This study chronicles Kia's arrival, the development of the relationship between human and deer, and the rearing of the hind's calf from birth to early adulthood. View more info

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John Thomson's Atlas of Scotland, 1832

By: John Thomson

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 006190

ISBN: 1841586870

Condition: New


Very large hardcover in slipcase (450mmx290mm), New. Limited edition, pp 176, 58 double page maps, illustrated throughout. Publisher's description: In 1832 John Thomson published the first large-scale atlas of Scotland organised by county. Not only did this provide an invaluable and accurate picture of Scotland prior to the Clearances but it also marked out this Atlas as a highly significant milestone in the history of mapping. Thomson's Atlas of Scotland was the first since Blaeu's famous publication to map the land from accurate surveys and collected information. He announced that: 'the N... View more info

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John Thomson's Atlas of Scotland, 1832 (No Slipcase)

By: John Thomson

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2008

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 006409

ISBN: 1841586870

Condition: New


Very large hardcover, No Slipcase (450mmx290mm), New. Limited edition, pp 176, 58 double page maps, illustrated throughout. Publisher's description: In 1832 John Thomson published the first large-scale atlas of Scotland organised by county. Not only did this provide an invaluable and accurate picture of Scotland prior to the Clearances but it also marked out this Atlas as a highly significant milestone in the history of mapping. Thomson's Atlas of Scotland was the first since Blaeu's famous publication to map the land from accurate surveys and collected information. He announced that: 'the ... View more info

The Seeing Eye.

By: Lister-Kaye, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Allen Lane: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007220

ISBN: 0713913061

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper also in very Good condition, SIGNED COPY, with pp 276, with b&w illustrations and map. Notes of a Highland Naturalist. View more info

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Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and The Cairngorms

By: Littlewood, Nick; Chapman, Paul; Francis, Ian; Roberts, Glen; Robinson, Annie; Sideris, Konstantinos

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NESBReC: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100021

ISBN: 1526206692

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New Book. First edition, pp 183, colour illustrations and maps, references, annex, index. The Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and the Cairngorms is a new publication published by NESBReC in Spring 2017. It is a fully-illustrated atlas that maps the 43 mammals that have been recorded in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Moray and the Cairngorms National Park using 77,592 records from 1,472 observers from all over the area and beyond. The total area covered is 11,629 km2, which is around 15% of Scotland’s land area. It tells some fascinating stories of the many ... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003926

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. John Hogg by H.R.H. Prince Albert with presentation plate and and written in ink on front free end paper (presumably not written by Albert himself), pp xx, 507, 13 b&w illustrations + frontispiece with tissueguard, one coloured fold out map and one uncoloured fold out map to rear, i... View more info

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The Natural History of Dee side and Braemar.

By: MacGillivray, William.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Privately published.: 1855

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003934

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, professionally rebacked, original red superior cloth covered boards with blind stamped decoration, new end papers, some slight foxing throughout, internal hinges repaired but exposed, gilt royal insignia and titles, some shelfwear, slight edgewear to corners, some annotations written neatly in margins highlighting some lost place names in the Deeside area, but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, presentation copy gifted to Mr. J. Price by H.R.H. Prince Albert with presentation plate and note requesting a letter to confirm the book had arrived , pp xx, 507, 13 b&w illust... View more info

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A Natural History of Aberdeen

By: Marren, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Robin Callander: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004489

ISBN: 0907184049

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 184, b&w illustrations, fold out map to rear, bibliography, index. View more info

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The Birds of the Pentland Hills

By: Munro, Ian

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004810

ISBN: 070730542X

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp 220, b&w illustration, maps on end papers, species list, bibliography. A look at the birds of the Pentland Hills to the South of Edinburgh. View more info

Image for Worlds of Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior.

Worlds of Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior.

By: Philip Boardman.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan paul.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005190

ISBN: 0710085486

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in green cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp528. With b&w illustrations, select bibliography and index. Dustwrapper with slight shelf wear and fading otherwise Very Good, price clipped. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Study of Sir Patrick Geddes: Biologist, Town Planner, Re-educator, Peace Warrior View more info

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Celtic Scotland: A History of Ancient Alban (3 Volumes)

By: Skene, W.F.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: David Douglas: 1886

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003873

Condition: Very Good


Three Volumes Complete. Hardcovers in original green buckram covered boards with gilt titles to spine, pages largely uncut, some bumping to bottom corner of volume 3 but otherwise in Fine condition. Second revised edition, pp xvii, 509, xxiv,509, xiii, 530, 10 coloured maps, appendices, index. 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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A History of the Native Woodlands of Scotland, 1500-1920

By: T. C. Smout; Alan R. MacDonald; Fiona Watson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006642

ISBN: 0748632948

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xiii, 434, b&w illustrations and maps, bibliography, index. View more info

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Britian's Birds and Their Nests

By: Thomson, A. Landsborough .

Price: £50.00

Publisher: W & R Chambers: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004197

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, previous owners name in ink on ffep, with gilt illustrations and titles, some slight fading to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxviii, 340, 132 colour plates, index. 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