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Image for At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Beaton, Helen.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Central Press: 1923

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005792

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original maroon textured cloth with gilt titles on spine, slight rubbing and wear to head and foot of spine and corneres of boards, small blemish on front board, free end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp vii, 246, b&w plates, appendices containing Scots words and phrases and their meanings. View more info

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Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration.

By: Bell, Sir James & Paton, James.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dark green cloth covers, with gilt titles and emblem on spine, hand cut pages. Some pencil annotations, otherwise in Very Good condition. With two folding maps (p32 and at rear) With pp426, frontispiece photo of City Chambers, with index. Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration. Includes chapters on: The Growth of Glasgow: Its Causes, Scottish Burghal Constitution, The Burghal History of Glasgow, Local Government in the Seventeenth Century, The Former Masters of the | Council: The Guildry, The Modern Masters of the Council, the Constitution of the Council, The H... View more info

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The Railways of Scotland Volume 10: Glasgow (Part 2).

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1833

Condition: New


(New DVD) The second video to feature Glasgow commences at Gourock. Recorded in 1966, the last year of steam, the film traces the entire route to Glasgow Central. Paisley (Canal) and the branch to Kilmacolm on the last day of operation are viewed. North of the River Clyde, the lower West Highland line is covered, with a journey on the C15 'push and pull' service from Arrochar to Garelochhead in 1959. Continuing to Craigendorran Jct. the Blue Trains appear and Glasgows' streets still host trolley buses and trams! In addition, there is a rare view of ex NBR CL. J88 No. 68332 shunting at Maryhill... View more info

Archive Series Volume 6 North from Carlisle.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1838

Condition: New


(New DVD) The programme follows the WCML from Carlisle to Glasgow starting with 1960s scenes at Carlisle's Citadel station and three MPDs with-amongst others-Duchesses, Princesses, Scots, Patriots, Jubilees, A4s, A3s, B1s -a Glen-plus early diesels! After film of the Waverley Route at Newcastleton, the WCML is traced northwards and the infamous Beattock incline is shown with bankers at work. Followed by views of Carstairs, Lanark, the 'Clayton-operated' Morningside branch, Motherwell, Polmadie and Glasgow Central, this is a superb visual record of the route that includes a special feature reca... View more info

The Railways of Scotland Volume 6: Glasgow (Part 1).

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1829

Condition: New


(New DVD) Glasgow held a fascination for rail enthusiasts and Buchanan Street, Central and St. Enoch stations are featured with a wide variety of ex-LMS, LNER and BR locos and early diesels. Ex-Caley and N B Railway types feature plus G&SWR locos at St. Enoch in 1931! The 1920s saw the construction of the 'Bennie Railplane' and a unique film captured this vehicle on test. New electric 'Blue Trains' in the early 1960s contrasts with a journey from Rutherglen to Dalmuir by steam. Steam power at Eastfield, Motherwell, Polmadie and St. Rollox depots is shown, with redundant steam locomotives a... View more info

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Trinity College and Trinity Hospital: A Historical Sketch.

By: Colston, James.

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, 1896.: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2956

Condition: Very Good


[2 Volumes] Hardcovers, quarter leather binding over original green cloth, some wear to spines and edges, rough cut pages, but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, pp xxviii, 360, xi, 452, b&w illustrations throughout, appendices, indices, An illustrated look at the history of Trinity College & Trinity Hospital in Edinburgh.POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S17. View more info

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Edinburgh from Old Picture Postcards.

By: Cronshaw, Andrew.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Mainstream, 1989. 1851582878: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1988

ISBN: 1851582878

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations. S27. View more info

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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1930-31.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & W. Lindsay.: 1931

Seller ID: 003795

Condition: Good+


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Some discoloration of front cover. Slight foxing of front and rear end papers. Rough top edges and top corners. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Braemar Isolation Hospital, Estimates 1919 - 1920, Repair of Dinnet Newkirk Road, Excessive wood traffic, General Road Management, Housing of the Working Classes,Tuberculosis, Central Midwives Board for Scotland Report, Repairs for Crathie Kirkyard, Royal Sanitary Institute, Destruct... View more info

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Lost Perth.

By: Duncan, Jeremy.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003345

ISBN: 1841589667

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations and map on inside cover. As one of Scotland's most historically significant cities, Perth has played an important role in the nation's story. Not surprisingly for a place that has seen continuous human settlement for thousands of years, much has come and gone over the centuries. The followers of Knox and Cromwell, and later the slum clearers, planners and developers, each had their own reasons for taking a pickaxe to Perth, but the cumulative effect of their actions has been to convert most of the ancient city to rubble and road infill. This is the first book to consi... View more info

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The Story of Ailsa Craig.

By: Eyre-Todd, George.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Walter Wilson & Co.: 1921

Seller ID: 005104

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, with rough cut pages. Number one in the Saint Andrew series of Famous Places. With b&w illustrations by Robert Eadie. The Story of Ailsa Craig. View more info

Great North Review: Volume 39, Number155, 2002.

By: Fenwick, Keith.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Journal of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association.: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006400

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp30, b&w and colour illustrations. Articles include: Central Buchan Railway, Slippery railcars, John Brebner, Regulations for wages, time etc. of drivers and firemen. 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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Geology of the Stirling District.

By: Francis, E.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1970.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 744

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition, dust wrapper, in Very Good condition with some edgewear; First edition, pp 357, b&w plates and detailed fold out diagrams, index. Definitive description of the geology around Sterling, Scotland. S6. 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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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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Glasgows Grand Central Hotel.

By: Hicks, Bill & Scott, Jill.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Waverley Books Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006934

ISBN: 1849342202

Condition: Fine


Large softcover26 x 26cm in Fine condition. First edition. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHORS. With previous owner's label, with colour illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Drama and romance, glamour and glitz, stories from above and below stairs. This glorious and colourful history of the Central Hotel, with over 600 illustrations, abounds with memories of times past and the promise of a sparkling future. In the years after its opening in 1883, the Central Hotel became the place to stay for visit... View more info

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Victorian and Edwardian Fife from Old Photographs

By: Lamont-Brown, Raymond ;Adamson, Peter.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ramsay Head Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005749

ISBN: 0902859692

Condition: Good+


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear and bumping to corners, end papers slightly wrinkled, previous owners inscription on front end paper but otherwise in Good+ condition, dustwrapper with faded spine and some shelfwear but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, Signed by Peter Adamson on title page, pp 124, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Lost Perthshire

By: Lindsay, Ann

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Seller ID: 003346

ISBN: 1841585572

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations and map on inside cover. View more info

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The Place-Names of West Lothian.

By: MacDonald, Angus.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Oliver and Boyd, 1941.: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2355

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear, slight bumping to spine, but otherwise in Very Good condition. No dustwrapper. First edition. With loose (previously tipped in) presentation sheet from the publishers. With ppxl, 179, with historical introduction, Notes on the Dialect of West Lothian, Bibliography and Abbreviations, Phonetic Symbols, Map, pull-out map of West Lothian. Indexes. View more info

Image for Trinity College Glasgow Souvenir of the Union 1856-1929.

Trinity College Glasgow Souvenir of the Union 1856-1929.

By: MacGregor, W. M.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Trinity College Union, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: 3103

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles and illustration, some fading to spine and edges of boards and slight bumping to corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 56, b&w illustrations. A historical sketch of Trinity College Glasgow. SCARCE.S9. View more info

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Bridge of Allan: The Rise of a Village.

By: Maclean, Ella.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Alloa Printing and Publishing, c1970.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1962

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light edgewear and rubbing to spine, now in a clear archival wrap. First edition? pp 116, b&w illustrations and folding map to rear, appendix. The history of Bridge of Allan.S27. View more info