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Albert Road Ballater.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2010. 9780956112620: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4

ISBN: 0956112625

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 72; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's views of the history and development of the area of his birth in Ballater, and outlines the life of a typical Highland village and its colourful characters. S5. View more info

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Plant & Roots: A Social History of Ballater before the Beatles and Dr. Beeching.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112606: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5

ISBN: 0956112609

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 160; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's childhood during the years of WWII and growing up in the typical highland village of Ballater until his call up in the 1960's. Includes sections on the forestry work done in the area by the Newfounland lumberjacks during the war. S5 View more info

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Minerals and Ancient Monuments in Royal Deeside.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Fast-Print, 2013. 9781780356990: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1218

ISBN: 1780356994

Condition: New


Paperback, New. First edition, pp 96, colour and b&w illustrations, appendix, index. This book was written to answer the many questions I am asked about the minerals to be found in the local rocks.It goes on to explore how the Deesiders drew on the limestone and peat to sustain their existence, and finally, used the skyline of Lochnagar to predict mid-winter and the promise of another spring.Strathspey music composition by Paul Anderson and foreword by Adam Welfare of the RCAHMS. S5. View more info

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Kinminity - through the Ages.

By: Cochran, Hugh.

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112613: 2008

Seller ID: 81

ISBN: 0956112617

Condition: New


Paperback, reprint in fine condition with slight shelf wear. Pp94, with colour and b&w photos and illustrations, maps, appendix and index. A study of Kinminity through the ages. S3. View more info

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Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

By: Fraser, G.M. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2012. 9781907813047: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 115

ISBN: 1907813047

Condition: New


New paperback, republished from the original edition of 1911. Pp xviii,164, with the original b&w photographs and illustrations. It has a new introduction by Bryn Wayte, of Deeside Books. G.M. Fraser's Aberdeen Street Names is the latest in a series of rare and out of print titles to be republished by Deeside Books of Ballater. The original first edition was printed in 1911 by William Smith & Sons of the Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen, and was one several published by this author on the local area. George Milne Fraser (1862-1938) was born in the Parish of Methlick, Aberdeenshire and started his ... View more info

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Scenery of the Dee: A Study of the Dee Valley from Drawings of the 1850's and Black & White Photographs Taken 150 Years Later.

By: Henderson, Jim.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813030: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14

ISBN: 1907813039

Condition: New


Large paperback format in Mint condition, 64 pages with 110 B&W illustrations; images of Royal Deeside spanning 150 years. A comparison of views taken from the mouth of the Dee along the valley as far as the Linn of Dee and beyond by local photographer Jim Henderson of Kincardine O'Neil. 2nd revised edition with some updating of the text but retaining all of the original photography to enable a direct comparison to be made based on the 150 year time span.. View more info

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Old Royal Deeside.

By: Jamieson, David & Wilson, W. Stewart.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 524

ISBN: 1840331372

Condition: New


Paperback, new with b&w photographs. Reprint. pp48.Illustrated guide to Old Royal Deeside. S8. View more info

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The Old Deeside Road Revisited: An Explanation of what Remains.

By: Marr, Graham J; Fraser, G.M.

Price: £11.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2014. 9781907813078: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005920

ISBN: 1907813071

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp viii, 130, b&w photographs and colour maps to rear, index of place names. G.M. Fraser was best known as Head Librarian of the Aberdeen Public Library during the earlier part of the 20th century. He was also a noted local historian with a great interest in both the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas, and produced many pamphlets and books on the North-east of Scotland. His largest and probably most significant work was the publication of The Old Deeside Road in 1921, in which he identified and recorded what remained of one of the region's oldest thor... View more info

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The Mounth Passes: My Journey on Old Roads in Speyside, Deeside and Atholl (North-east Scotland Classics Series)

By: Marr, Graham.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005469

ISBN: 1907813098

Condition: New


The Mounth Passes is a continuation of the author's previous work, The Old Deeside Road Revisited, and both books outline the cultural and historical significance of the region's communication network. The old Deeside road's development was predominantly in an east-west direction, following the course of the River Dee, and is associated with the development of the turnpike system. In contrast, the old Mounth passes predominantly follow a north-south direction, and developed primarily as walking routes over the higher ground. Cattle droving was one of the major uses for these north-south route... View more info

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Lochnagar.

By: McConnochie, Alex & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books 2014. 9781907813009: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005921

ISBN: 1907813004

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. Pages v, 189, plus the advertisments. A replica of the 1891 first (and only) edition with all of the original illustrations and the map. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of McConnochie and also recommendations on which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. McConnochie highlights the book with many tales and legends of both Lochnagar and the surrounding glens as well as describing the many ways of reaching the summit itself. Other anecdotes relate to illicit whisky distillation and smuggling as w... View more info

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Donside.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813023: 2011

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 23

ISBN: 1907813020

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition.Pages vi, 220, plus all of the original full page illustrations and the 3 maps. The version reproduced here is from the two shilling hardback first edition with its original pagination and advertisments, published in 1900 (the 1985 J.G. Bisset version adpoted the much smaller typeface used in the cheaper one shilling paper board covered edition published in 1901, with the consequent reduction in the number of pages to 134 and a different set of advertisments). McConnochie was an avid hillwalker and a competent local historian, and his guideb... View more info

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Ben Muich Dhui (Ben MacDhui, Mac Dhui) & His Neighbours: A Guide to the Cairngorm Mountains.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813061: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1290

ISBN: 1907813063

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. New edition published by Deeside Books, pp 12, xii, 84, map to rear, index. Ben Muich Dhui and his Neighbours is one of the earliest and scarcest of Alex Inkson McConnochie's publications and its printing in 1885 makes it a forerunner of the guide books used by today's hillwalkers. This book outlines the different routes across the Cairngorms along with the best ways of obtaining access, as well as the author providing vivid descriptions of the local scenery. The sport of hillwalking was still in its infancy in the latter part of the 19th cen... View more info

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Strathspey.

By: McConnochie, Alex. Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813054: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 831

ISBN: 1907813055

Condition: New


New paperback with card covers that have a cloth veneer in order to retain the original character of the book as much as possible. In mint condition. Republished from the original edition of 1902, with a new introduction by Bryn Wayte of Deeside Books. Pp 181, with original full page illustrations and five maps, advertising and index. Number five in the North East Classics Series. Originally published in 1902, this scarce title by Alex Inkson McConnochie has been reproduced in its original form, including copies of all of the original illustrations and maps. It is the fifth volume in the Nor... View more info

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Loch Kinnord: Its History and Antiquities: New and Revised Edition with The Church of Tullich and Other Papers.

By: Michie, Rev. J.G. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2010. 9781907813016: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 24

ISBN: 1907813012

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition, pages, xx, 201. First published in 1877, this copy is a replica of the larger and revised second edition of 1910 with all of the original photographic plates, illustrations within the text, and also the coloured frontispiece. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of the Rev. John Grant Michie and also recommendations of which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. This book gives an historical overview of the Deeside locale right from the early prehistoric period through to the Civil War and up to the 19... View more info

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The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 1999. 0953748006: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004150

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: New


Hardback in Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper with slight edgewear; first edition, pages vi, 145 and two fold-out maps in pocket at rear; numerous B&W and colour illustrations. This title is now out of print. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary rivers and glens. S36. View more info

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The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 1999. 0953748006: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper with slight edgewear; first edition, pages vi, 145 and two fold-out maps in pocket at rear; numerous B&W and colour illustrations. This title is now out of print. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary rivers and glens. S36. View more info

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Old Deeside Ways: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 100001

ISBN: 0953748014

Condition: New


Hardback, new, with dust wrapper. Signed by the author. With references and bibliography, maps, b&w and colour illustrations. Description by the author: The ways through the hills and glens are many as are the old ways of life. The title of this book can be taken to mean both but mainly ways of life. There would not have been roads and paths through the hills and glens if there were not reasons behind people’s movements. The more subtle connections are among folk, their families and their occupations. Although this is a Deeside book, it connects through the people and their folklore f... View more info

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In The Shadow of Lochnagar: History, Music and Folklore from a corner of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2001. 1873891105: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 25

ISBN: 1873891105

Condition: New


Large paperback edition in Mint condition; pages vi, 148 with numerous B&W illustrations and pages of music; signed copy. The author has skilfully woven into his text local stories, legend and folklore, and has done a great deal to preserve these for future generations. Shop shelf. View more info

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The Cairngorms and their Folk: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2010. 9781873891988: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26

ISBN: 1873891989

Condition: New


Hardback in Mint condition with Mint dustwrapper; pages vi, 154 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. Ian Murray has explored the glens which reach out from Ballater, Braemar and Aviemore and has recorded the voices of many of the older folk to present a history of the Cairngorms in their own words by their own firesides - represents the authentic voice of the Cairngorms. Shop shelf. View more info

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The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publishing, 2010. 0953748006: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. Large format; pages vi, 145 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary streams and glens. Shop Shelf. View more info