Keyword: Estate

Sort

Showing 1-20 of 32

Image for The Wemyss Private Railway or Mr.Wemyss Railways (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

The Wemyss Private Railway or Mr.Wemyss Railways (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

By: Alan W. Brochie

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Oakwood Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006694

ISBN: 0853615276

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 272, b&w illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. This title talks about the history of Fife's most extensive industrial railway. It covers the development of the collieries and ports. The wider implications of the social changes are also considered. The Wemyss Coal Company was incorporated into the National Coal Board in 1947. The railway was not absorbed, it continued to be run by the Estate. A chapter on the Wemyss and Buckhaven Railway is contributed by Alan... View more info

Image for Deer: A Personal View.

Deer: A Personal View.

By: Alcock, Ian.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005032

ISBN: 1853105759

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condition. First Edition. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. With index, pp224. With b&w drawings by Diana E. Brown. A personal study of deer, with beautiful illustrations. View more info

Image for Inveresk Gate: Excavations in the Roman Civil Settlement at Inveresk, East Lothian, 1996 - 2000.

Inveresk Gate: Excavations in the Roman Civil Settlement at Inveresk, East Lothian, 1996 - 2000.

By: Bishop, M.C.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Scottish Trust for Archaeology: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007422

Condition: Near Fine


Large softcover 22 x 30cm, in Near Fine condition. First edition. With pp262, with b&w illustrations, diagrams and maps. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. During the period 1996-2000, excavations of the Roman Vicus associated with the Roman Fort were conducted by AOC Archaeology within the scheduled area in the grounds of the Inveresk Gate estate at Inveresk, East Lothian. This was done in advance of development by Cala Homes (Scotland) and was a consequence of earlier important discoveries by Gord... View more info

Image for Crannog to Castle: A History of the Burnett Family in Scotland

Crannog to Castle: A History of the Burnett Family in Scotland

By: Burnett, Charles John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Leys Publishing: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005707

ISBN: 0953864014

Condition: Near Fine


Full faux leather binding with gilt titles, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, laminate on rear is wringled but presumably a manufacturing issue rather than wear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 250 [148], Signed by Author, pp 349, 36, b&w illustrations in text, colour illustrations in centre, index. The genealogy, heraldry, residences and burial places of Burnetts in Scotland they Leys estate and its management 1900 and 2000. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATI... View more info

Image for Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq.

Antiquities & Scenery of the North of Scotland in a Series of Letters to Thomas Pennant, Esq.

By: Cordiner, Charles.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005456

Condition: Fine


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, with gilt titles to spine, rough cut pages, some offsetting of plates, Fine condition. First edition, pp 173, 21 engraved plates as called for, itinerary, contents, errata. View more info

Image for Scotch Deer-Hounds and Their Masters.

Scotch Deer-Hounds and Their Masters.

By: Cupples, George.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004480

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in publishers original dark red buckram over boards with beveled edges, motif of deer hound in gilt on front cover with gilt titles to spine, some light wear to head and foot of spine and corners of boards, small name plate of previous owner on front pastedown and small book sellers sticker in lower corner of front pastedown of Foyles bookshop, London but otherwise bright and in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 336, frontispiece with tissue guard plus three b&w plates with tissue guards, list of subscribers to rear. A scarce look at the history of Scottish Deerhounds. ... View more info

Image for Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1929 - 30.

Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1929 - 30.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W & W Lindsay.: 1930

Seller ID: 003755

Condition: Very Good


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Aboyne Scheme, Braemar Scheme, Lumphanan Scheme, Torphins Scheme, Right of Way Glentanar, Dinnet-Strathdon Road at Blelack Gates, Invercauls Hotel Stables, Slaughterhouse Licences, Estate of Learney and many more. View more info

Image for Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

By: Duff Hart-Davis

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Quiller Press Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005428

ISBN: 1846890969

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustjacket. First edition, pp 224, colour illustrations, index. Among the Deer In this absorbing memoir Duff Hart Davies looks back over fifty years of watching, stalking and writing about deer. Throughout the text he captures the grace and mystery of this elusive creature. View more info

Image for Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

Among the Deer: In the Woods and on the Hill: A Stalker Looks Back

By: Duff Hart-Davis

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Quiller Press Limited: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005404

ISBN: 1846890969

Condition: Near Mint


Hardcover in Near Mint condition with Near Mint dustjacket. Inscribed by Author on ffep to Philip Astor if Tillypronie Estate. First edition, pp 224, colour illustrations, index. Among the Deer In this absorbing memoir Duff Hart Davies looks back over fifty years of watching, stalking and writing about deer. Throughout the text he captures the grace and mystery of this elusive creature. View more info

Image for Extracts from Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate.

Extracts from Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate.

By: Fraser-Tytler, Neil.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 005034

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with some creasing and small tears to covers. pp14, circa 1920's. Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate. View more info

Image for Deer-Stalking and the Deer Forests of Scotland.

Deer-Stalking and the Deer Forests of Scotland.

By: Grimble, Augustus.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd.: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005369

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in quarter vellum with olive cloth covered boards, vellum spine largely unmarked and bright, some light rubbing to edges and corners and marking of boards, some browning to tissue guards but otherwise in Fine condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp xiii, 343, b&w illustrations. 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 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

Image for The Deerhound.

The Deerhound.

By: Hartley, A.N.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Moxon Press: 1986

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004418

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and some small marks but otherwise in Very Good. Revised edition with extra material, pp 78, b&w illustrations in centre. A look at the history of the Deerhound. View more info

Image for The Lost Salmon Flies of Balmoral

The Lost Salmon Flies of Balmoral

By: Innes, Colin

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Coch-y-Bonddu Books: 2018

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006440

ISBN: 1904784887

Condition: New


Illustrated card wraps, New. Second, revised edition, pp 127, colour illustrations, bibliography. In 1880 John Michie went to work as a forester on Queen Victoria's estate at Balmoral on the banks of the Aberdeenshire Dee, eventually rising through the ranks to become the Factor. He kept detailed diaries and, as a keen salmon fly fisherman and fly dresser, he frequently described his fishing exploits on the Dee, as well as his fishing companions and his successful flies. Colin Innes gives us a short history of Balmoral, its royal connections, and its fishing; then, to put John Michie's flies... View more info

Image for The Donean Tourist: Giving an Account of the Battles, Castles, Gentlemen's Seats, Families, with their Origin, Armorial Ensigns, Badges of Distinction.

The Donean Tourist: Giving an Account of the Battles, Castles, Gentlemen's Seats, Families, with their Origin, Armorial Ensigns, Badges of Distinction.

By: Laing, Alexander.

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Aberdeen, J. Booth: 1828

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005457

Condition: Fine


Hardback rebound in Fine terracotta buckram binding for Tillypronie Shooting Estate, with gilt titles to spine, rough cut pages, some light spotting to pages but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp viii, 475, editor's note bound in at title page. The Donean Tourist: Giving an Account of the Battles, Castles, Gentlemen's Seats, Families, with their Origin, Armorial Ensigns, Badges of Distinction. Very Scarce Title View more info

Image for None Dare Oppose: The Laird, The Beast and the People of Lewis.

None Dare Oppose: The Laird, The Beast and the People of Lewis.

By: Macleod, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841589091: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1856

ISBN: 1841589098

Condition: As New


Hardback, As New with dustwrapper in As New condition. First edition, pp x, 294, index.In 1844 Sir James Matheson bought the Isle of Lewis, awash with hope and good intentions, only, in 1853, to put a rat-faced factor from Tain in sole charge of the estate. Within months Donald Munro, the self-styled 'Chamberlain of the Lews', had seized practically every office of civic, legal and industrial power in the community and for the next two decades held the entire island under an absolute reign of terror. S5. View more info

Image for Handbook of Deer-Stalking

Handbook of Deer-Stalking

By: Macrae, Alexander.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons: 1880

Seller ID: 003901

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original green cloth covered, beveled boards, gilt illustrations and titles, some wear to bottom corner of front cover and rough cut pages. First edition, pp xvi, 85, frontispiece with tissue guard b&w illustrations, publishers catalogue to rear. View more info

Image for The Last Laird of Coll

The Last Laird of Coll

By: Mairi Hedderwick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006493

ISBN: 1780270194

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, pp 94, b&w illustrations. Kenneth Stewart is the last of the old Lairds of Coll, one of the loveliest of all the Hebridean islands. In this book Mairi Hedderwick, one of the island's best known inhabitants who has also known the laird since her first visit to the island more than fifty years ago, explores the laird's lifelong connection with Coll. The love of both for the island and its people shine through in these entrancing recollections. They reveal both the beauty of the island as well as the harshness of island life and the in... View more info

Records of Invercauld

By: Michie, Rev. John Grant.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New Spalding Club, 1901.: 1901

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 1073

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original green cloth, with gilt seal on front cover and gilt lettering on spine, in Fine condition. No dustwrapper as issued. First edition, Number 30 of 525 copies printed. With pp523, frontispiece illustration of Invercauld House, in 1884, from a drawing by Major Victor A. Farquharson, tissue guarded. B&w illustrations, also tissue guarded, with genealogy of the Clan Farquharson, appendix and index. The Records Of Invercauld The Estate In The Possession Of The Farquharson Family. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PL... View more info

Image for British Deer And Their Horns.

British Deer And Their Horns.

By: Millais, John Guille.

Price: £400.00

Publisher: Henry Sotheran and Co.: 1897

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004335

Condition: Near Fine


Very large hardcover (40x30cm approx) in original buckram covered boards, some shelfwear, light bumping, previous owners bookplate on front end paper but otherwise in Very Good+/Near Fine condition. First edition, pp ix, 224, 185 Text and Full-Page Illustrations Mostly by the Author, 8 from Drawings by Mr. Sidney Steel, 2 by E. Roe, and Photographs. Also 10 Electrogravures and a Coloured Frontispiece by the Author and Sidney Steel, and Series of Unpublished Sketches by Sir Edwin Landseer which were Formerly on the Walls of Ardverikie. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 4KG, SO FOR UK AN... View more info