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Image for The North-east: The Land and its People:The Book of the Aberdeen Loan Exhibition 1929 and the Proposed Regional Museum.

The North-east: The Land and its People:The Book of the Aberdeen Loan Exhibition 1929 and the Proposed Regional Museum.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Aberdeen University Press, 1930.: 1930

Seller ID: 113

Condition: Very Good


Hardback without dustwrapper, in very good condition. Pp xi, 133, with 15 b&w photographs, including a group photo taken at the Opening of the Exhibition on 17th June 1929. With foreword by Sir Francis Grant Ogilvie, B.B., LL.D. With four appendices. The story of the Aberdeen Loan exhibition. A look at the philosophy and evolution of museums. S2. View more info

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Farm Buildings for Scotland.

By: A Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ministry of Works, 1946.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1237

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 90, b&w illustrations with several fold out plans. Post-war building studies No. 22. S20. View more info

Six Buchan Villages.

By: Aitken, Margaret.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Buchan Observer, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005710

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, in very good condition, name of previous owner pencilled in on first page. Scarce title, first edition, signed by author, Pp 74, with b&w photographs. A history of six Buchan villages including Boddam, Bullers O' Buchan, Cruden Bay, Oldcastle and Collieston. S5. View more info

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Six Buchan Villages.

By: Aitken, Margaret.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Buchan Observer, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 429

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with card covers, in very good condition, name of previous owner pencilled in on first page. Scarce title, first edition. Pp 74, with b&w photographs. A history of six Buchan villages including Boddam, Bullers O' Buchan, Cruden Bay, Oldcastle and Collieston. S5. View more info

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Riches to Rags.

By: Alcock, I.C.N.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sauchenyard Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006220

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition, with b&w illustrations by Diana E. Brown. With pp 218. The story of a stockbroker who turned to farming in North-East Scotland. View more info

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Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Alexander Fenton; Kenneth Veitch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 1906566054

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xlii, 1172, b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams throughout, indices. An interest in rural life and culture has long been a feature of ethnology in Scotland. This multi-author volume explores a variety of topics on the broad theme of farming and the land. The 43 chapters are divided into ten thematic sections: the environmental setting; settlement, society and landscape; crops and livestock; buildings; the workforce; types of land use; tools, techniques and processes; industry, engineering, communications and trade; writing, museu... View more info

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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North-East Lowlands of Scotland.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Yeadon's 2009. 9781841588308: 2009

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 1309

ISBN: 184158830X

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. Originally published in 1952 by Robert Hale. With pp263, b&w illustrations, map and index. This edition includes an introduction by John R. Allan's son, Charlie Allan, well known in the North-east and beyond as a farmer, writer and ballad singer.This is the classic introduction to the North-east, from the North Esk to John o' Groats, written with the passion and understanding of a man born and bred there. John R. Allan's informative yet intimate account of the area paints a vibrant picture of this fascinating part of Scotland. Fishing and farming... View more info

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Green Heritage.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ardo Publishing Company, 1991. 095184640X: 1991

Seller ID: 302

ISBN: 095184640X

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, no dustwrapper as issued. Gold lettering on green cover. Foreword by Charles Calder, Dept. of English, University of Aberdeen. Editorial Note, prologue, and glossary. S5. View more info

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Work, Welfare and the Price of Fish: Life in Aberdeen 1925-1955.

By: Atherton, David & Davies, Trevor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1995. 0900017473: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 172

ISBN: 0900017473

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelfwear. First edition, pp 120, with b&w photographs. A look at life in Aberdeen from 1925 to 1955, and the housing conditions, the fishing industry, farming, engineering, welfare. Life during the slump and the resulting effect on the population of Aberdeen. S2. View more info

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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info

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Bred in the Highlands: Ponies, Cattle and Folk.

By: Coutts, Ben.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mercat Press, 1997. 187364468X: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 510

ISBN: 187364468X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp viii,124, with b&w photographs and illustrations, with list of illustrations, dedication and acknowledgements. A lifetime of experience of the Highland cattle and Highland poney breeds is distilled in this book. The worlds of the showground, the stud-farm and the sale ring and the characters met there. S8. View more info

Image for Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (North).

Field and Fern or Scottish Flocks & Herds (North).

By: Dixon, H.H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Rogerson & Tuxford: 1865

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004356

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards with gilt titles and details, spine professionally rebacked, some small marks to front board, corners worn and some shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 373, b&w illustrations, publishers advertisements to rear. View more info

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Jim Clark: Tribute to a Champion.

By: Dymock, Eric.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G T Foulis & Co Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005984

ISBN: 0854299823

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. With colour and b&w illustrations. First edition. With pp256 and index. This classic of motor racing celebrates the life and achievements of Jim Clark (1936-1968), World Champion 1963 and 1965. A royalty on every copy sold in Britain will be donated to the Jim Clark Trust. Patrons Sir Jackie Stewart, David Coulthard, Dario Franchitti and Allan McNish celebrate the new edition, Sir Jackie describing Clark as '...the best racing driver I ever raced with and against'. Three times Le Mans winner Allan McNish: '... View more info

Image for North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'.

North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'.

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aden: North East of Scotland Agricultural Heritage Centre: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005660

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear to spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, unpaginated but pp 30, colour illustrations. View more info

Image for North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'.

North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'.

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Banff and Buchan Districrt Council.: 1987

Seller ID: 007081

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated covers 21 x 20 cm. With pp30, (unpaginated) colour illustrations. North East Farming Life: A Companion to the Exhibition 'Weel Vrocht Grun'. View more info

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Hill Shepherd

By: Forder, John; Forder, Eliza

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Frank Peters Publishing Limited: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004251

ISBN: 0948511656

Condition: Near Fine


Oblong hardcover in Near Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good+ condition. Second edition, Signed By Authors, pp 155, colour photography throughout. 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

Image for County: A Pictorial View.

County: A Pictorial View.

By: Gibbard, Stuart.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Farming Press: 1997

Seller ID: 003307

ISBN: 0852364008

Condition: Very Good


Some minor shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. With b&w and colour photographs. Unpaginated, with index. View more info

Image for Commemorating the County of Banff.

Commemorating the County of Banff.

By: Gordon-Duff, Colonel T. R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Banff County Council, 1975.: 1975

Seller ID: 485

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Pp64, with introduction by James McNaught, M.A., former director of Education for Banffshire. With bibliography, and b&w illustrations. This publication describes the county from its northern shore to its southern peaks in the Cairngorms, with its basic industries of fishing, farming, forestry and distilling. S8. View more info

Selections from the Monymusk Papers (1713-1755).

By: Hamilton, Henry (Editor).

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Scottish History Society, 1945.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition; original green cloth with gilt titles to spine and gilt motif to front cover; no dustwrapper (as issued?); pages lxxx, 255, plus 7 page Report of the Fifty-seventh Annual Meeting of the SHS; 16 page member list and 12 page publications list; 3 folding maps. Representation of life on an Aberdeenshire estate on Donside during the 18th century. Bookplate of David Murray Burns on front endpaper. S3. View more info