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East Coast Digest & Greenwich Times Vol.2 No.2.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parrett & Neves Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 004712

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some slight wear to bottom of spine and very light discolouration to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 2, Number 3, pp 106-208, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout, articles include: Inshore Rescue Boats of the RNLI - Christopher Elliott, The Ancient Port of Teignmouth - Reginald Bashforth, The Loss of the SS 'Ben Mohr' - F.G. Whitnall, Steam Chests & Trunnel Mutes - D. Sattin Etc. View more info

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East Coast Digest & Greenwich Times Vol.1 No.4.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parrett & Neves Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 004714

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some slight wear to bottom of spine and very light discolouration to edges , some marking to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 2, Number 1, pp 289-383, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout, articles include: Martello Towers to Maunsell Forts - Bill Beavis, Fishermans Weatherology - T.J.M. Wood, The New Canal Age - Doerflinger View more info

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East Coast Digest & Greenwich Times Vol.1 No.1.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parrett & Neves Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 004716

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some slight wear to bottom of spine and very light discolouration to edges , some marking to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 1, Number 1, pp 9-97, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout, articles include: Loss of the Lydia - Frank Willmott, The Little Giant, Wapping-on-Thames - W.W. Jacobs, Great Ouse Navigation - Hugh Perks View more info

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East Africa Kennel Club Newsletter November 1971.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mombasa, Kenya, Coast Kennel Association: 1974

Seller ID: 006542

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 36, b&w illustrations. View more info

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East Coast Digest Vol.2 No.3.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parrett & Neves Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: 004711

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some slight wear to bottom of spine and very light discolouration to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 2, Number 3, pp 209-318, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout, articles include: Books Reviewed, East Coast Shipwrecks - Robert Malster, The Thames & Medwat Canal - E.C. Watt, What Mechanisation has done to the Docks - R.B. Oram etc. View more info

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East Coast Digest: The Coast and Country Magazine Vol.5 No.5.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Parrett & Neves Ltd.: 1976

Seller ID: 004707

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some slight wear to bottom of spine and very light discolouration to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 5, Number 5, pp 64, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout, articles include: Kent and Sussex Light Railway - Hollyoake, On the Beach - Malster, Don't go Down the Mine - Lang, Wildfowler Extraordinary - Ritchie, A Man Who Rigs Ships - Perks, To Faversham on Mud - Simper. View more info

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Manda: Excavations at an Island Port on the Kenya Coast (Memoir / the British Institute in Eastern Africa)

By: Chittick, H. Neville

Price: £15.00

Publisher: British Institute in Eastern Africa: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004055

ISBN: 0500970068

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New Dustwrapper. First edition, pp xvi, 258, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. Excavations at an Island Port on the Kenya Coast. 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 Railways of Scotland Volume 7: Perth to Kinnaber JCT.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1830

Condition: New


(New DVD) Perth was a fascinating centre in the days of steam, where ex-LNER and LMS locos rubbed shoulders in the engine depot. Scenes of the shed yard and main line show a wide variety of loco types including A4s and a superb colour film of a streamlined LMS 'Duchess' in 1937. Eastwards lay Dundee and the East Coast route to Aberdeen, but in this programme the main line to Aberdeen was still via Coupar Angus and Forfar. Kinnaber Jct signalbox, made famous in the 1890s'Race to the North', guarded the meeting of the routes to Aberdeen from Forfar and Dundee. Montrose, south of Kinnaber had bra... View more info

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Soor Plooms and Sair Knees: Growing Up in Scotland After the War.

By: Dewar, Bob.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588629: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1886

ISBN: 1841588628

Condition: As New


Large Paperback in MINT condition. First edition, pp112, with colour illustrations.'Soor Plooms and Sair Knees' is an hilarious and moving recollection of the writer's childhood in a small Scottish east coast town during the immediate post-war years. In this warm-hearted, funny, and magnificent portrait, Bob Dewar recalls the community spirit of 1940s Scotland with perfectly balanced nostalgic recollections and glorious illustrations. Touching and illuminating, he brilliantly recalls details large and small, from stand-your-spoon-up Scotch broth, to olive oil bought from the chemist to clean o... View more info

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North Eastern Region: Pictorial Reminiscences.

By: Goult, Ron.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Oakwood Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007507

ISBN: 085361489X

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition, with pp80, b&w illustrations. Pictorial Reminiscences of the North Eastern Region: Darlington, Middlesbrough. Around Teeside, The East Rising, The East Coast Main Line. View more info

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The Fishing Industries of Scotland, 1790-1914: A Study in Regional Adaptation.

By: Gray, Malcolm.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1978. 0197141056: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 368

ISBN: 0197141056

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition, price clipped. First edition, pp vii, 230, with graphs, figures,list of maps and figures, abbreviations, bibiography and index. A study in regional adaptation in the fishing industries in Scotland, by Aberdeen University. S3. View more info

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Atlas of the Southern Railway.

By: Harman, Richard & Nichols, Gerry.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Publishing: 2016

Seller ID: 007497

ISBN: 0711038295

Condition: As New


Large hardcover, size 28 x 22cm, in landscape style. As New, No dustwrapper, as issued. First edition. With pp 224, b&w maps. With attached bookmark. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Southern Railway was one of the 'Big Four' companies which constituted Britain's railways following the Grouping in 1923 until their nationalisation in 1948. It operated in the southern counties of England from Kent in the east across to Devon and Cornwall in the west, with major termini in London, but in the sou... View more info

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Scotland's East Coast Fishing Industry.

By: I'Anson, Mark.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2013

Seller ID: 003318

ISBN: 1840334533

Condition: New


New Book. A pictorial look at the history of East Scottish fishing. View more info

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The Sailor's Coast.

By: Leather, John.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins, 1979. 0214205932: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1429

ISBN: 0214205932

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in clear archival wrap, missing a small piece at head of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 112, numerous b&w illustrations throughout. A photographic look at sailing on England's East coast. S22. View more info

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Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery.

By: Robb Robinson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005760

ISBN: 0859896285

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First paperback edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A distinct branch of the multi-faceted fishing industry, trawling dates back at least to the 1370s when attempts were made to prohibit the use of a primitive trawling device, the 'wondyrychoun' on the Thames. But it was not until the late 18th century that the beam trawl was deployed to any great extent, the fishermen of Barking and Brixham claiming credit for pioneering the technique. Thereafter, particularly from the 1840s, traw... View more info

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Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities

By: Robert McColl Millar; William Barras; Lisa Bonnici

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003217

ISBN: 0748691774

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with slightly bumped corners but otherwise in Fine condition. S31 Over the last half century many scholars have recorded, analysed and theorised language death. At the same time, many sociolinguists have considered how rapid and dependable transport, mass education and increasingly globalised work patterns have affected how dialects in industrial and post-industrial societies are constructed and perceived; more often than not, these changes have been detrimental to the integrity of traditional dialects. The forces involved are most perceptible in loss of local lexis; this has been ... View more info

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Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles.

By: Robins, Nick.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007108

ISBN: 1848321120

Condition: As New


Hardback, As New, with dustwrapper, As New. With pp146, b&w illustrations, index. Coastal Passenger Liners of the British Isles. At the beginning of the last century it was possible to sail from London to Glasgow via the south coast ports and Belfast, returning along the east coast from either Dundee or Leith for as little as five pounds. Those were the days when 300 passengers were landed twice weekly at Grangemouth or Dundee from the London boat, and the coastal passenger and cargo liner was in its heyday, catering both for the first class tourist as well as offering keenly priced second ... View more info

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The Road to Maggieknockater: Exploring Aberdeen and the North-East Through its Place Names.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781841583211: 2011

Seller ID: 1317

ISBN: 1841583219

Condition: As New


Paperback in MINT condition. Reprint, first published in 2004. With pp 226; with b&w illustrations, with map of North-east Scotland. The study of names and their origin has developed over the years and it examines various aspects of the place-name game, among them field names (one retired naval commander called his fields after the battleships he served on), and place-name rhymes, which were used by country folk to mock their rivals on other farms and villages. It takes you to Old Groddie, where illicit stills were busy in the old days, and to old tracks where 50,000 Hielanmen went marching t... View more info

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The Railway Magazine (set of two volumes of six magazines each.) 1916.

By: The Railway Magazine.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Railway Magazine: 1916

Seller ID: 005745

Condition: Very Good


Two Hardback volumes with some shelf wear, small tears and bumping to the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition. SCARCE. Set of two volumes of six magazines each. Combined pages of the two volumes is pp 902 With b&w illustrations. With index. Volume One has six frontispiece illustrations. Facing page one: colour illustration: North Eastern Railway Luncheon Car Express. Facing page 85: sepia illustration: Great Western Railway (Birmingham and North Express passing Old Oak Common.) Facing page 165: sepia: Behind the Firing Line. (in France) " " 241: colour: London a... 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