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Them That Live the Longest: More from the North-East Farm.

By: Allan, Charlie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588902: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1310

ISBN: 1841588903

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. First edition, with pp272, b&w illustrations, postscript and index. In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the same warmth and humour as its prequel, Them that Live the Longest explores the changing face of farming in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as examining the varied life of Charlie Allan himself - from teaching economics in economics i... View more info

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The World at Their Fingertips: Eighteenth Century British Two-Sheet Double Hemisphere World Maps.

By: Armitage, Geoff & Baynton-Williams, Ashley.

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Sylvia Ioannou Foundation, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2869

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, pp261, with appendices, colour illustrations and maps. Between 1680 and 1807 British publishers produced a sequence of double-hemisphere world maps each printed on two sheets and conjoined. These maps are a peculiarly British phenomenon of this period and they provide a key indicator of the way the British map trade specifically targeted a newly prosperous and upwardly aspiring class of purchasers. The buyers were hungry for geographical information, but were also eager to acquire such maps for display, as a ... View more info

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Finance and Development in West Africa: The Sierra Leone Experience.

By: Cox-George, N.A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dobson: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004028

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with edgeworn dustwrapper, browned spine but otherwise in Very Good condition.First edition, pp 333, two fold out graphs, bibliography, index. 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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An African Survey: A Study of Problems Arising in Africa South of the Sahara.

By: Lord Hailey

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004183

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with slightly discoloured spine and some light edgewear, from the library of the Political and Economic Planning Trust with stamp on ffep and number on spine but otherwise no library markings. First edition, pp xxviii, 1837, large colour fold out map to rear, index. 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