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North-East Lowlands of Scotland.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Yeadon's 2009. 9781841588308: 2009

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 1309

ISBN: 184158830X

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. Originally published in 1952 by Robert Hale. With pp263, b&w illustrations, map and index. This edition includes an introduction by John R. Allan's son, Charlie Allan, well known in the North-east and beyond as a farmer, writer and ballad singer.This is the classic introduction to the North-east, from the North Esk to John o' Groats, written with the passion and understanding of a man born and bred there. John R. Allan's informative yet intimate account of the area paints a vibrant picture of this fascinating part of Scotland. Fishing and farming... View more info

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Green Heritage.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ardo Publishing Company, 1991. 095184640X: 1991

Seller ID: 302

ISBN: 095184640X

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, no dustwrapper as issued. Gold lettering on green cover. Foreword by Charles Calder, Dept. of English, University of Aberdeen. Editorial Note, prologue, and glossary. S5. View more info

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The Young Angler.

By: Allan, John Steele.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Burrow's Press Ltd.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005638

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in green cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear and small tears internally repaired in otherwise Very Good condition and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by author on front end paper to Mr. Stanley G. Steadman, President S.R.C, Aberdeen University, pp 51, colour plates. View more info

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The Landing of Queen Victoria at Aberdeen, 8th September, 1848 with Key to Picture.

By: Allan, Richard Crossley.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Taylor & Henderson: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005363

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth library binding light wear to top and bottom of spine and some fading to spine, library stamps throughout but otherwise Very Good. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations, fold out key to the famous painting to rear. View more info

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The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

By: Allardyce, Mrs. Forgue

Price: £25.00

Publisher: William Smith & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 005294

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cellophane cover. First edition, 1918. With some shelf wear and large tear in the title page, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp45. With b&w illustrations. With frontispiece drawing of an Aberdeen fishing lass, colourized. The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.With the song 'Fiar in Kinrara' View more info

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Ivory and Slaves in East Central Africa.

By: Alpers, Edward A.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Publishers: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004162

ISBN: 0435320068

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, small crease to bottom corner of front cover but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xviii, 296, maps, sources, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Peter John.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1890.: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 654

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition. Green cloth covers. SCARCE COPY, FIRST EDITION. Number 320 of 500 copies printed. With frontispiece illustration of King William the Lion's Charter to the Burgesses of Aberdeen. With fold-out map of Aberdeen at the rear. Ppxxxv, 466. S7. Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen. S11. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Images of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Raymond.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Breedon Books, 2004. 1859834426: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2447

ISBN: 1859834426

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, in Near Fine condtion, Signed By Author. Third edition, pp 190, b&w photographs. A photographic look at Aberdeen throughout the years. S30. View more info

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John Fyfe: One Hundred and Fifty Years, 1846-1996.

By: Ango, A. C & Downie, Duncan A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 005530

ISBN: 1899966013

Condition: Fine


Softback, 21 x 21 ", in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations, With foreword of John M Hume, Managing director. Frontispiece portrait of John Fyfe, by John Singer Sargent from the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collection. The story of John Fyfe and the quarrying industry. View more info

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Gaitherins Far Annie's Kist: A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland

By: Annie Shirer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & N.E.Scotland Family History Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006850

ISBN: 190017345X

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Includes Signed note from the Editor to the previous owner, pp39. A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland View more info

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Work, Welfare and the Price of Fish: Life in Aberdeen 1925-1955.

By: Atherton, David & Davies, Trevor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1995. 0900017473: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 172

ISBN: 0900017473

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelfwear. First edition, pp 120, with b&w photographs. A look at life in Aberdeen from 1925 to 1955, and the housing conditions, the fishing industry, farming, engineering, welfare. Life during the slump and the resulting effect on the population of Aberdeen. S2. View more info

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Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen.

By: Bannerman, W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lewis Smith and Samuel Maclean.: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007384

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in card covers, with some shelf wear, small piece missing from head of spine, hinges rubbed, some foxing to the FEPs, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp127. Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen during the end and the beginning of the present century. Statio Ross, Deaf Joe, Willie o' the Wall, Mr Jacob Blackwell, Feel Peter, and many more. View more info

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Records of the Meeting of the Exercise of Alford.

By: Bell, Reverend Thomas.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: New Spalding Club, 1897.: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 341

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, with some uncut pages, some slight shelfwear. Original olive green cloth cover. Gilt title to spine and gilt motif to front cover. Only 525 copies printed, Number 370. Edited by the Rev. Thomas Bell, Minister of Keig and Clerk to the Presbytery of Alford and to the Synod of Aberdeen. With pp 437 introduction, records of the meeting of the exercise of Alford, notes and index. S5. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Highland Air: Farmer's Diary

By: Ben Coutts

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006253

ISBN: 0080379761

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, spine area slightly faded but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed by Author on title page , pp 117, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Dornoch Cathedral and Parish.

By: Bentinck, Rev. Charles D.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006345

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in dark blue covers with gilt titles, some shelf wear and bumping, top of spine repaired, otherwise in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper, as issued, b&w illustrations and maps, pp563, bibliography, appendices and index. Includes a chapter on the architectural history of the Cathedral by Douglas Simpson, D Litt, FSA S cot, Librarian , Aberdeen University. 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

The Deeside Field: Seventh Number (7).

By: Bentley Philip, J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1935.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2264

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original red cloth covered boards in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 96, b&w illustrations. Hardcover copy of the Deeside Field, featuring articles of local interest. S29. View more info

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Labour, Race, and Colonial Rule: The Copperbelt from 1924 to Independence (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Berger, Elena L.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004018

ISBN: 0198216904

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with slightly edgeworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 257, appendices, bibliography, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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Cocoa, Custom and Socio-economic Change in Rural Western Nigeria (Oxford Studies in African Affairs)

By: Berry, Sara

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004109

ISBN: 0198216971

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 240, maps, appendix, index. Personal copy of Professor John D. Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, with signature in ink on ffep, one of the General Editors of the Oxford Studies in African Affairs Series. View more info

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A Breiffe Narration of The Services Done to Three Noble Ladyes.

By: Blakhal, Gilbert.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The Spalding Club, 1844.: 1844

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 828

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, rebound for The Gladstone Library, Fasque House, quarter-leather with stamped gilt lettering on spine and marbled paper-covered boards, Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxx, 224, index. The work is a valuable addition to the history of the eventful times in which Blackhall lived. It was edited by Mr. John Stuart from the original in the possession of Bishop Kyle, and printed at Aberdeen for the Spalding Club in 1844. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race.

By: Blyden, Edward.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Editor

Seller ID: 004559

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original black cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, original glassine dustwrapper with synopsis on front cover, some wear and one larch chip missing to rear. First edition, Inscribed by editor on title page to Professor John Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, pp xviii, 407, b&w frontis portrait of author, index, page of hand written notes inserted loosley to rear, View more info