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Pussy Luvzit Sez: Bar Room Jokes and Ballads.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Golden Novelties, c.1970s.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2244

Condition: Very Good


Card covered booklet, in Very Good condition. First edition?, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. Adult humour.S29. View more info

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The Book of the Braemar Gathering and Scottish Annual, 1990.

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1990.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 567

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 110, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1989; The History of Strawberry Bank, by Elizabeth Adair; HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's 90th birthday; David Kennedy- Scotland's 'sweetest singer'; What to see at the Gathering; Balmoral's architect; the Royal Victorian Order; James Giles; the ballads of Deeside; and many more. View more info

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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1963.

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1963.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 556

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 294, lxiv, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. (The usual ragged edges are due to the oversized paper wraps) Date written on spine in ink. Articles include: Royal Braemar and its Gathering, The Bonnie Hoose o'Airlie,Filming at Balmoral by Anna Neagle, The Ballads of Deeside by Alexander Keith, Dear Paradise in Paint by Alexander Keith, Athletics at the Braemar Gathering, Royal... View more info

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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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The Ballad and the Folk.

By: Buchan, David.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005491

ISBN: 0710073224

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth with gilt titles on spine, in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With structure of the diagrams, ppxii, 326. Contents: The Oral tradition: The Folk. The Oral Tradition: The Ballads. The Tradition in Transition: The Folk, the Ballads. The Modern Tradition. With appendix: Northeast Collectors and Collections. Glossary, selected bibliography. Index of Ballads. General Index. View more info

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Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland, Hitherto Unpublished.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Paterson, 1875.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 715

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in two volumes, in very good condition. Some spine discolouration, SCARCE COPIES. Green cloth covers. No dustwrappers issued. Reprinted from the original edition of 1828. Volume one: ppxx, 315, with a dedication to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, by Peter Buchan, introduction and contents page. Volume two: ppvii, 337, with explanatory notes. Hitherto unpublished ancient Scottish songs and ballads of the North of Scotland. Counter shelf. View more info

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Gleanings of Scarce Old Ballads.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Wyllie & Son, 1891.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth cover, no dustwrapper. SCARCE COPY, pp216. Previous owner's name written in ink on end paper. With contents page. This book of scarce ballads includes the ballads: Sir James the Rose, Alcanzor and Zaida, Bryan and Pereene, Young Gregor's Ghost, Loch-in-Var, Queen Eleanor's confession, Lorenzo and many more. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Claymore & Kilt: Tales from Scottish History & The Ballads.

By: Leodhas, Sorche Nic.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, 1971. 0370012291: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1447

ISBN: 0370012291

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelf wear and small tears but otherwise in good condition. First edition, pp 207, b&w illustrations by Victor Ambrus. A collection of tales from Scottish history. S23. View more info

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Ballads of a Vagabond Bard.

By: MacCourt, Gerard.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Fitzpatrick Ltd., 1940.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 372

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, in good condition. Scarce first edition. Pp32, some discolouration from the staples on cover and inside cover. S5. View more info

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The Ballad Minstrelry of Scotland.

By: No Author.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner, 1893.: 1893

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 716

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth covers. New and revised edition. Ppxxxiv, 656, contents page, general introduction. Ballads of Scotland, romantic and historical, collated and annotated. Counter shelf. View more info

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Some British Ballads.

By: Various, Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Constable, 1919.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1026

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, with decorative gilt titles, edge of text block foxed with some sporadic foxing to pages, top and bottom of spine slightly bumped and some light shelfweqar but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 170, colour plates by Arthur Rackham. A collection of British ballads illustrated by Arthur Rackham. S16. SCARCE. 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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Ballads Old and New of Local and General Interest.

By: Various.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Avery: 1886

Seller ID: 007142

Condition: Very Good


Small stapled booklet, staples rusted, otherwise in Very Good condition. 18 x 12cm, pp68. View more info

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Transactions of The Buchan Field Club 1887 - 1890.

By: Various.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Buchan Field Club: 1890

Seller ID: 006873

Condition: Very Good


Four volumes in Hardback, in blue cloth, half-bound leather covers with gilt titles, No dustwrapper, as issued. Some discolouration to front and back end papers. With b&w illustrations, maps, drawings, tables, diagrams, pull-out maps and index. With previous owner's bookplate. With previous owner's name in ink THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THESE BOOKS IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Volume 1: 1887 - 1890. pp232 With articles: The Stone Age in Buchan. The Sands of Forvie. The Stone Circles of Old Deer. Church Discipline 200 years ago. T... View more info

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The Scottish Ballads and Ballad Writing.

By: Watt, Lauchlan Maclean.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner Ltd: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003961

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards, some small stains to spine in front and rear and slight foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 141. A look at Scottish ballads and ballad writing. View more info