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An Animate Landscape: Rock Art and the Prehistory of Kilmartin, Argyll, Scotland

By: Andrew Meirion Jones; Andrew Jones; Davina Freedman; Blaze O'Connor; Hugo Lamdin-Whymark

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Windgather Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007414

ISBN: 1905119410

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xxviii, 356, colour illustrations, appendices, bibliography. 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 Campbells of the Ark: Men of Argyll in 1745 - The Inner Circle & The Outer Circle - 2 Volumes Complete

By: Black, Ronald

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006136

ISBN: 1906566895

Condition: As New


2 Volumes Complete. Both volumes As New. First editions, pp xiii, 689, xiii, 679, colour and b&w illustrations, appendices, indices. In the course of his long poem An Airce, 'The Ark', the Jacobite poet Alexander MacDonald shows the Campbells being subjected to trial by water for the part they played in defeating Prince Charles's army in 1745 - 6. Some will be drowned outright, he says, some just given a good ducking - and some will be honourably treated. He names forty individuals; Ronald Black puts their lives and deeds under the microscope to see how far they deserved their allotted fate.... View more info

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Old Iona and Staffa.

By: Byrom, Bernard.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 006929

ISBN: 1840334061

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in Near Fine condition. With pp57, b&w illustrations. Illustrated book of Old Iona and Staffa. View more info

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Armada Cannon.

By: Campbell, Archibald.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Phillimore & Co, 1899.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1422

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with original cloth boards with gilt title to front and spine, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 63, b&w plates including frontispiece of Archibald, Ninth Earl of Argyll, appendix. The story of the discovery and recovery of Armada Cannons in Tobermory Bay. VERY SCARCE. S22. View more info

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Dunadd: An Early Dalriadic Capital (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology).

By: Campbell, Ewan & Lane, Alan.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005927

ISBN: 1842170244

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition. As issued, no dustwrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp 295, bibliography and index. The kingdom of "Dal Raita" emerged in Argyll in the early centuries AD, after the Romans had abandoned Scotland. Unlike the Picts to the North and the British Celtic tribes to the South, the rulers of Argyll were Gaelic speakers who had crossed the sea from Ireland. This book describes the results of new excavations at Dunadd, the rocky hill on which these early Scots built a citadel. The authors also review past research at the site, and discuss what we know of Dalriad... View more info

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Millport Pier Album.

By: Chisholm, Alastair.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: St Maura Press: 1992

Seller ID: 006362

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp60, with b&w illustrations and map. An illustrated history of some aspects of piers and shipping on Great Cumbrae. View more info

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The Caves of Mid Argyll: An Archeaology of Human Use (Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Monograph)

By: Christopher Tolan-Smith

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007434

ISBN: 0903903202

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 184, b&w illustrations, appendix, references, index. View more info

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Argyll Estate Instructions.

By: Cregeen, Eric R.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Scottish History Society: 1964

Seller ID: 005935

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. No dust wrapper. First edition. With frontispiece photo of John, 5th Duke of Argyll. With xxxix, pp227, plus extra pages with a list of members, and index. Argyll Estate Instructions. View more info

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Argyll in the Forty-Five.

By: Fergusson, James.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006428

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear, light foxing to end papers, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, price clipped dustwrapper with small chip from head of spine, some shelfwear and rubbing to edges but othewise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp264, b&w illustrations, with pull-out map of castles, forts and barracks. With label with previous owner's name. Argyll in the Forty-Five. View more info

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Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender.

By: Gibson, John S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006429

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, some rubbing to bottom edge but otherwise in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp172, b&w illustrations, with frontispiece photo of a painting of Antoine Walsh with Prince Charles on the shores of Loch nan Uamh. With a preface by Sir James Ferguson. Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender. View more info

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The Land Below the Waves: Tiree Past and Present

By: Kennedy, Donneil

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Argyll & The Islands Enterprise: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007389

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 128, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. View more info

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Island of Kerrera: Mirror of History.

By: MacDougall, H.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: H. MacDougal: 1979

Seller ID: 006899

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover in card covers, measuring 29 cm x 21 cm. With previous owner's label. First edition, with b&w illustrations, pp157. History of the island of Kerrera. View more info

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The Isles of the Sea and Other West Highland Tales.

By: Maclean, Fitzroy.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Collins: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006854

ISBN: 0004356942

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, faded, otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, with b&w illustrations, map of the Western Isles. The Isles of the Sea and Other West Highland Tales, Like Deirdre of the Sorrows and The Norse King's Daughter. View more info

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The Last of the Chiefs.

By: Osborne, Brian D.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Argyll Publishing, 2001. 1902831276: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 52

ISBN: 1902831276

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback with very slight shelfwear o/w in fine condition. Pp 255 with B&W illustrations and index. Biography of Alasdair Macdonnell of Glengarry 1773-1828. S2. View more info