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Image for The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Golden Jubilee 1923-1973

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Golden Jubilee 1923-1973

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society: 1973

Seller ID: 006181

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations, "A Suite of Three Dances Commemorating the Golden Jubilee of the Society 1923-1973" inserted in the centrefold. View more info

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The Scottish Country Woman: Her Interests, Hobbies, Pursuits.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeenshire County Federation of the Scottish Women's Rural Institute: 1930

Seller ID: 007326

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with oversize illustrated card covers, staples rusted, some light shelfwear, small marks to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. C.1930s, pp 108, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout. Contents: Aberdeenshire in Scottish History, W.R.I. Drama, Scottish Country Dancing, Music in the Aberdeenshire Federation, Entertainments in the Institutes, Woman and the Home, Beekeeping for Women, Poultry on the Farm, How to get continuity of Bloom in Small Gardens, Soft Cheeses, Embroidery, A Pulpit Fall, New Pitsligo Lace, Handicrafts, Advantages of Electricity in the Home, Gard... View more info

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A Painter's Country: The Autobiography of A.Y. Jackson.

By: A.Y. Jackson.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004750

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, quarter leather over red cloth, gilt title to spine, Slipcase has some wear and edge rubbing otherwise in Very Good condition. Limited edition of 1000 [584], Signed and numbered by A.Y. Jackson, pp xviii, 170 including index, 12 tipped in colour plates as called for, end paper maps. 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

Lost Badenoch and Strathspey

By: Bishop, Bruce B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 003342

ISBN: 1841589632

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations.Badenoch and Strathspey is a land of many contrasts, and in modern times a land of many uses. Not always has it been the playground of winter sports enthusiasts and a mecca for tourists - for centuries the mountains which protected the province of Moray to the north and the Highland glens to the west were an obstacle to travel and a haven for cattle thieves and reivers. In this fascinating book, illustrated with over 100 period photographs, Bruce B. Bishop explores the changing face of the area over millennia, from the Ice Age, Pictish and Celtic times through the coming... View more info

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Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Bruce, Alastair

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Julian Calder Publishing: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003249

ISBN: 0955325331

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some bumping to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, signed by author and phtographer, pp 253, very high quality full page colour photographs, index, making of the book. The new edition of the classic book celebrating the ancient offices of Britain has been commissioned to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. Upon her accession, 60 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the most ancient office in the land. At her Coronation, the serried ranks of the realm gathered around her together held most of the other gre... View more info

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Dawn, Dusk and Deer.

By: Cadman, Arthur.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Countrylife Ltd: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006248

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, bookplate of author Ian Alcock, dustwrapper with some shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 138, b&w illustrations. Illustrated by C.F. Tunnicliffe. The author, who is Deputy Surveyor of the New forest, is a forester, a naturalist and an authority on this country. He naturally knows the Roe, Fallow, Red and Sika deer of his own forest area intimately, but he has also studied (and stalked) deer in Scotland and elsewhere." The author introduces the reader to the natural history and habits of... View more info

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Swinging Sporran.

By: Campbell, Andrew & Martine, Roddy.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: St Andrews Ball: 2000

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006108

ISBN: 0953954803

Condition: Fine


Hardback in laminated covers, no dustwrapper, as issued. Revised edition, in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations. Signed by both authors. A light-hearted guide to the basic steps of Scottish Reels and country dances. Including the Guide to the Scottish Season. View more info

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Grouse Shooting and Moor Management.

By: Cazenove, Bernard.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Country Life Ltd: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005810

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, light blue cloth covered boards, boards slightly faded through dustwrapper leaving a faint impression of wrapper on the cloth, corners slightly bumped, some very light wear to bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, price clipped dustwrapper with some missing chips and small stain on front cover (see photo) but otherwise in Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 144, b&w plates. First hand instructional hints to the sportsman going to shoot grouse. Grouse preservation, the draining, burning and general managements of moors. View more info

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Angus Country Life: A Companion to the Angus Folk Museum, Glamis.

By: Cheape, Hugh; Sprott, Gavin.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: National Trust for Scotland: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006079

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 61, b&w illustrations. A Companion to the Angus Folk Museum, Glamis. View more info

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On Tour with Thomas Telford

By: Chris Morris

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 005559

ISBN: 1445650576

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. Third edition, pp 160, colour illustrations, index of place names. Born into poverty in the Scottish Border country in 1757, Thomas Telford rose to become a towering figure of the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the pre-eminent engineer of his day. Incorporating material from the author's earlier book Thomas Telford's Scotland, this new edition is a visual celebration of Telford's architectural and engineering legacy, from the mighty Menai Bridge to the harbours, manses and chapels of the remote Scottish Highlands. View more info

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Railway Profile: Queensland Canefields Steam Era.

By: Crow, Lindsay & Sargent, John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Train Hobby Publications.: 1999

Seller ID: 003694

Condition: Fine


With colour photographs. A photographic profile 1955-1980, edited by Lindsay Crow and John Sargent. S35. View more info

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The Population History of England 1541-1871 (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time)

By: E. A. Wrigley

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2002

Seller ID: 006661

ISBN: 0521356881

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. Reprinted edition, pp xxxvii, 779, graphs, tables and maps. In analysing the population of a country over several centuries, the authors qualify, confirm or overturn traditional assumptions and marshal a mass of statistical material into a series of clear, lucid arguments about past patterns of demographic behaviour and their relationship to economic trends. The Population History of England presents basic demographic statistics - monthly totals of births, deaths and marriages - and uses them in conjunction with new methods of analysis to determine ... View more info

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Scottish Country Life.

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006876

ISBN: 0859760111

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in green cover with gilt titles. With pp255, b&w illustrtions, maps and diagrams, with index. FIRST EDITION. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. The history of Scottish Country Life. View more info

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GWR Branch Lines.

By: Gammell, C. J.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing Ltd: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007573

ISBN: 0860935213

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in cloth covers with gilt titles in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. First edition, with pp192, b&w illlustrations and maps. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Great Western Railway existed from 1833 until 1947 and was Britain's best-loved railway. Spreading from London to the West of England and Wales, much of the system served rural areas. Such routes epitomized the country branch line and the railway's well-kept trains, consisting of Brunswick gre... View more info

The MacRobert Trusts 1943 - 1993.

By: Gunn, Wing Commander A. C.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: MacRobert Trusts: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007198

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in light blue covers, in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in very Good condition, pp120, with b&w illustrations. The MacRobert Trusts 1943 - 1993. The history of the MacRobert Trusts. Alastrean House, formerly known as the House of Cromar, is one of two large country house on the estate, Douneside House being the other. It was built in 1905 by Lord Aberdeen, as a country retreat for his wife, and was originally surrounded by 9,000 acres of agricultural land which made up the Cromar Estate. An arrangement made in 1920 between Lord Aberdeen and his friend and neighbour, ... View more info

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Economic History of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century.

By: Hamilton, Henry.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1963.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 673

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, Very good condition, First edition, Pp xviii, 452, B&w map, Appendices, Index, The Scotland of 1800 was a vastly different country from the Scotland of 1700. The purpose of this book is to explain the forces governing the transformation.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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Country Branch Lines: South Australia: The Broad Gauge.

By: Hennell, Andrew & Hennell, David.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Train Hobby Publications.: 2009

Seller ID: 003695

Condition: Fine


With colour photographs. A photographic profile compiled by Andrew Hennell and David Hennell, edited by John Sargent. S35. View more info

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Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer.

By: Holder, Geoff.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2010. 9780752456034: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 641

ISBN: 0752456032

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine, First Edition, Pp 128, b&w illustrations, Bibliography, Index, Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland, as criminals, gravediggers, and middle-class medical students alike stole newly-buried corpses for the anatomy schools. Only after the trials of the infamous murderers Burke and Hare did the grisly trade end-murderers whose dissected skeletons are pictured in this book. From burial grounds in the heart of Glasgow and Edinburgh to quiet country graveyards in the Scottish Borders and Aberdeenshire, this book takes you to every cemetery ever ra... View more info

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The Somerset & Dorset: An English cross-country railway (v. 1)

By: Ivo Peters

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford Publishing Co: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007538

ISBN: 0902888331

Condition: Fine


A4 sized hardcover with some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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The Bartholomew Survey Atlas of Scotland, 1912

By: J.G. Bartholomew

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 007111

ISBN: 1841588644

Condition: New


300mm x 456mm Hardback with protective slipcase, sewn binding with ribbon marker, quarter-bound with cloth cover in New condition. Limited edition of 800, pp 192, full colour page maps. Publisher's description: When the Bartholomew Survey Atlas of Scotland, 1912 atlas was originally published, it received rapturous reviews. Dr Walter Scott Dalgleish wrote in the Scottish Geographical Magazine; It is a boon to Scotsmen to have placed within their reach such a splendid delineation of their country in its varied physical aspects - a delineation so comprehensive in conception, so elaborate in i... View more info