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Studies in Scots and Gaelic. Proceedings of the Third Internatio nal Conference on the Languages of Scotland

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canongate Academic, Edinburgh: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003647

ISBN: 1898410119

Condition: Fine


Card covers, with very slight edgewear otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations.S13. View more info

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Hugh Miller in Context: Geologist and Naturalist: Writer and Folklorist

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Cromarty Arts Trust: 2002

Seller ID: 006307

ISBN: 0901625744

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, back bottom corner slightly creased but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 112. The Cromarty Years and the Edinburgh Years. View more info

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The Post Office Annual Directory for 1825-26; containing an Alphabetical List of the Nobility, Gentry, Merchants and others in Edinburgh, Leith & Newhaven.

By: N/A

Price: £70.00

Publisher: John Collie: 1825

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 003706

Condition: Good


Card covers with cloth spine, significant wear to boards, previous owners name in ink on title page, title on front cover barely visible and some loss to bottom corner of front board. 1825 Edition. The Post Office Annual Directory for 1825-26; containing an Alphabetical List of the Nobility, Gentry, Merchants and others in Edinburgh, Leith & Newhaven. SCARCE. View more info

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Wonderful Waverley: Edinburgh in the Glory Days

By: A. Anderson

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Irwell Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006774

ISBN: 1903266343

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition. First edition, pp 76, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Illustrated History of Edinburgh's Railways

By: Anderson; Smith

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Irwell Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006752

ISBN: 1871608597

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 112, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... View more info

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Christianity, Islam and the Negro Race.

By: Blyden, Edward.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Editor

Seller ID: 004559

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original black cloth covered boards, some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, original glassine dustwrapper with synopsis on front cover, some wear and one larch chip missing to rear. First edition, Inscribed by editor on title page to Professor John Hargreaves of Aberdeen University, pp xviii, 407, b&w frontis portrait of author, index, page of hand written notes inserted loosley to rear, View more info

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Streets of Edinburgh.

By: Booth, Gavin.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Pub: 2002

Seller ID: 007257

ISBN: 0711028664

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good condition, First edition, with pp80, with colour illustrations. View more info

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Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

By: Broun, Dauvit.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006300

ISBN: 0748685197

Condition: Fine


Softback in Fine condition. With previous's owner's printed plate and place name and date under the label in ink. First edition, pp 314. The answers put forward in this book provide a fresh perspective on Scotland's relationship with Britain. Broun challenges the idea that the Scots were an ancient nation whose British identity only emerged later on, in the early modern era, and provides new evidence that the idea of Scotland as an independent kingdom in actual fact predated Wallace and Bruce. This leads him to radically reassess several fundamental issues: the fate of Pictish identity and t... View more info

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Murrayfield Golf Club " A Picturesque Edinburgh Golf Links."

By: Bryden, Martin a.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Council of Murrayfield Golf Club: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003187

Condition: Very Good


With colour and b&w illustrations, colour front and rear edge papers; with index. The story of Murrayfield Golf Club. S30 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. View more info

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The Marquis of Montrose.

By: Buchan, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005736

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in beveled blue buckram covered boards of a prize binding of George Watson's of Edinburgh, with gilt titles on spine and emblems on front and rear boards including an additional London Watsonian Club emblem, very slight shelfwear and light discolouration to spine, minor foxing, prize bookplate on front end paper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 333, b&w illustrations and maps, notes, index. John Buchan describes Graham, Marquis of Montrose's command of the royalist forces during the 1644 to 1650 war with the Covenanters. Montrose's exceptional strength, leader... View more info

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Our Highland Home: Victoria and Albert in Scotland.

By: Cannizzo, Jeanne.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: National Galleries iof Scotland, 2005. 1903278589: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 275

ISBN: 1903278589

Condition: Fine


Hardback in fine condition. First edition. Pp56, with colour photographs and illustrations, with foreword and list of sources. S4.This book, which accompanied an exhibition at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh in March 2005, explores Queen Victoria's and her husband Prince Albert's love affair with Scotland. Their early journeys to Scotland, including visits to Dalkeith Palace, Taymouth Castle and Dumbarton will be examined, as well as their stays at Balmoral, to which they formed a deep attachment. The author, Jeanne Cannizzo, illuminates the private side of the royal couple's... View more info

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Golf Club Maker: Thomas Carruthers 1840-1924.

By: Carruthers, Thomas.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cualann Press, 2004. 0954441648: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119

ISBN: 0954441648

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback in fine condition. Pp222, with b&w photos and illustrations, Appendices 1-4, list of sources and index. The fascinating story of the Edinburgh golf club maker, famous throughout the golfing world in his day, is told here for the first time. Thomas Carruthers lived most of his life beside Bruntsfield Links, for long the playground of Scotland's ancient and national game, before the opening of the Braid Hills in 1889. S3. View more info

Archive Series Volume 4 North From Newcastle.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1837

Condition: New


(New DVD) Covering primarily the 1930s, 60s and 70s, the programme starts at Newcastle Central Station in 1931, with a wide variety of ex-NER locos. Tyneside's industrial lines are represented at Backworth Colliery. A brakevan trip from Morpeth and Widdrington complement film taken in 1965 of the branches to Hepscott and Alnwick. After Berwick and Tweedmouth, the Scottish Border is crossed and unique, mainly colour sequences shot between 1938 and 1956 feature fully streamlined A4s, N ER Atlantics, V2s, a steam railcar and others. Post-war footage of D49s, plus an A3 in experimental blue livery... View more info

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The Railways of Scotland Volume 11: Edinburgh to Aberdeen.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1834

Condition: New


(New DVD) Scenes at Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket, the Costorphine branch plus superb aerial views of the Bridge are a prelude to reaching Fife. Inverkeithing, Kirkcaldy (and harbour branch) are shown before reaching Thornton Jct. Film of Leuchars Jct and St. Andrews is followed by scenes at Dundee between 1931 and 1981. Next, the programme heads north to Arbroath, Montrose and Kinnaber Jct. plus views at nearby Bridge of Dun. At Aberdeen, the depots of Ferryhill and Kittybrewster are seen plus Inverurie loco works. Views of the electricity work's battery-powered shunter is followed by a jo... View more info

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The Railways of Scotland Volume 3: Edinburgh.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1826

Condition: New


(New DVD) Edinburgh - or 'Auld Reekie' - boasted an intricate network of suburban and freight lines until the sweeping closures of the nineteen sixties. In this programme, many of those long closed lines and stations are featured, from the impressive Princes Street Station to outlying stations such as Slateford and Portobello. Recorded at a wide variety of locations, many classes of steam locomotive are shown at work. The transition to diesel traction is also well documented with 'Deltic', Type '4', Sulzer 'Type 2' and 'Clayton' locomotives prominent. To the north West of Edinburgh lies the fa... View more info

The Railways of Scotland Volume 8: Dundee & The Tay Bridge.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1831

Condition: New


(New DVD) Dundee forms a major junction where routes from Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, converge. Dundee was host to both the North British and Caledonian Railways. Their legacy was a range of secondary lines centered on Dundee, all of which have closed. From Tay Bridge Station the Firth of Tay is crossed to Wormit, Newport-on-Tay and Tayport. North of Dundee the routes to Liff, Lochee, Maryfield, Kirkbuddo and Kingsmuir are featured. Contemporary film showing diesel traction , tram scenes, the Tay ferries - plus Dundee's last working horse 'Paddy' - combine with rare film of Dundee life an... View more info

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Red Deer: The Behaviour and Ecology of Two Sexes (Wildlife Behaviour & Ecology)

By: Clutton- Brock, T.H.; Guinness, F.E. & Albon, S.D.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006260

ISBN: 0852244479

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in illustrated card covers some rubbing to edges and corners, creasing to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 378. b&w illustrations and diagrams and index. Red Deer: Behavior and Ecology of Two Sexes is the most extensive study yet available of reproduction in wild vertebrate. The authors synthesize data collected over ten years on a population of individually recognizable red deer, usually regarded as conspecific with the American elk. Their results reveal the extent of sex differences in behavior, reproduction, and ecology and make a substantial contrib... View more info

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Memorials of His Time.

By: Cockburn, Lord.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Robert Grant & Sons, 1946.: 1946

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 291

Condition: Good


Hardback in good condition. Original gilt lettered green cloth cover. Reprint in Scottish Classics No.1. first published in 1856, abridged, and with notes by W. Forbes Gray. Pp xv, 280, with portraits in colour and other illustrations. With index. Cockburn's forensic style was remarkable for its clearness, pathos and simplicity; and his conversational powers were unrivaled among his contemporaries. This collection of memoirs is a delightful insight into Lord Cockburn's life and times. S2. 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