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Image for The North-east: The Land and its People:The Book of the Aberdeen Loan Exhibition 1929 and the Proposed Regional Museum.

The North-east: The Land and its People:The Book of the Aberdeen Loan Exhibition 1929 and the Proposed Regional Museum.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Aberdeen University Press, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: 113

Condition: Very Good


Hardback without dustwrapper, in very good condition. Pp xi, 133, with 15 b&w photographs, including a group photo taken at the Opening of the Exhibition on 17th June 1929. With foreword by Sir Francis Grant Ogilvie, B.B., LL.D. With four appendices. The story of the Aberdeen Loan exhibition. A look at the philosophy and evolution of museums. S2. View more info

Six Buchan Villages.

By: Aitken, Margaret.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Buchan Observer, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005710

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, in very good condition, name of previous owner pencilled in on first page. Scarce title, first edition, signed by author, Pp 74, with b&w photographs. A history of six Buchan villages including Boddam, Bullers O' Buchan, Cruden Bay, Oldcastle and Collieston. S5. View more info

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Six Buchan Villages.

By: Aitken, Margaret.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Buchan Observer, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 429

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, in very good condition, name of previous owner pencilled in on first page. Scarce title, first edition. Pp 74, with b&w photographs. A history of six Buchan villages including Boddam, Bullers O' Buchan, Cruden Bay, Oldcastle and Collieston. S5. View more info

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Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Alexander Fenton; Kenneth Veitch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 1906566054

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xlii, 1172, b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams throughout, indices. An interest in rural life and culture has long been a feature of ethnology in Scotland. This multi-author volume explores a variety of topics on the broad theme of farming and the land. The 43 chapters are divided into ten thematic sections: the environmental setting; settlement, society and landscape; crops and livestock; buildings; the workforce; types of land use; tools, techniques and processes; industry, engineering, communications and trade; writing, museu... 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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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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Antler Development in Cervidae.

By: Brown, Robert D.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Caesar Kleberg: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006215

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with b& w illustrations and diagrams, pp480, with index. Antler Development in Cervidae. A proceedings of the first international symposium of the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, College of Agriculture, Texas A&I University, Kingsville, Texas. View more info

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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info

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More Food from the Hills.

By: Clouston, David and Jamieson, George.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Agricultural Siciety of Scotland: 1950

Seller ID: 003608

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers. S31. View more info

Image for Bred in the Highlands: Ponies, Cattle and Folk.

Bred in the Highlands: Ponies, Cattle and Folk.

By: Coutts, Ben.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mercat Press, 1997. 187364468X: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 510

ISBN: 187364468X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp viii,124, with b&w photographs and illustrations, with list of illustrations, dedication and acknowledgements. A lifetime of experience of the Highland cattle and Highland poney breeds is distilled in this book. The worlds of the showground, the stud-farm and the sale ring and the characters met there. S8. View more info

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

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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Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

By: Fasken, R. A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Highlands and Islands Development Board.: 1977

Seller ID: 005959

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Booklet with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. With pp28 and b&w illustrations. Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Occasional Bulletin No. 7. View more info

Image for Commemorating the County of Banff.

Commemorating the County of Banff.

By: Gordon-Duff, Colonel T. R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Banff County Council, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: 485

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Pp64, with introduction by James McNaught, M.A., former director of Education for Banffshire. With bibliography, and b&w illustrations. This publication describes the county from its northern shore to its southern peaks in the Cairngorms, with its basic industries of fishing, farming, forestry and distilling. S8. View more info

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Oor Yird and Other Poems.

By: Halkett, Norman.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Banffshire Journal Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004868

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in Very Good condition, with photograph of the author on first page. Poem of World War Two: Oor Yird, plus other poems in the Doric. View more info

Selections from the Monymusk Papers (1713-1755).

By: Hamilton, Henry (Editor).

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Scottish History Society, 1945.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition; original green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt motif to front cover; no dustwrapper (as issued?); pages lxxx, 255, plus 7 page Report of the Fifty-seventh Annual Meeting of the SHS; 16 page member list and 12 page publications list; 3 folding maps. Representation of life on an Aberdeenshire estate on Donside during the 18th century. Bookplate of David Murray Burns on front endpaper. S3. View more info

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Land, Labour and Agriculture, 1700-1920: Essays for Gordon Mingay

By: Holderness, B.A; Turner, Michael

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Hambledon Continuum: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006928

ISBN: 1852850426

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxiv, 262, b&w maps and scales, index. View more info

As Good as a Holiday: Potato Harvesting in the Lothians from 1870 to the Present.

By: Holmes, Heather.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2000. 1862320616: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 352

ISBN: 1862320616

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition, first edition, ppxvi, 334. With b&w photographs, illustrations and maps. In Scotland the potato harvest has been the last large-scale agricultural process to be completely mechanized. Until recently, it was undertaken by a large number of people, from servants to school children. This book examines that work in an area of Scotland famous for its potato growing. S3. View more info

Image for Cottar & Croft to Fermtoun.

Cottar & Croft to Fermtoun.

By: Michie, Mary.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ardo Publishing Company, 1995. 0951846477: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 495

ISBN: 0951846477

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition, in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp271, with b&w photographs. The autobiography of Mary Michie and her life as a farmer in North-East Scotland. S7. View more info

Image for Cotton: Tropical Agriculture Series.

Cotton: Tropical Agriculture Series.

By: Munro, John M.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Longman, 1987.: 1987

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 1458

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very good condition, some bubbles in dustwrapper where lamination is coming loose and some small tears but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second revised edition, pp ix, 436, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, references, index. A to producing cotton. SCARCE. View more info

Farm Life 1900-2000

By: Murray, Harold Morrison.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005801

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card cover, some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 40, b&w illustrations. Farm Life 1900-2000: One Hundred Years of Rural Life. View more info