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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

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

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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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

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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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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

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Cottar & Croft to Fermtoun.

By: Michie, Mary.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Ardo Publishing Company, 1995. 0951846477: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 495

ISBN: 0951846477

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition, in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp271, with b&w photographs. The autobiography of Mary Michie and her life as a farmer in North-East Scotland. S7. View more info

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Forty Years in Buchan and Banff 1951-1991: A Sequel to Forty Years in Kincardineshire.

By: Smith, Alexander.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Caledonian Books, 1991. 1853490016: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 97

ISBN: 1853490016

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, Pp 309, with b&w photographs and glossary. Fine condition, with some shelfwear. Social history account of forty years in Buchan and Banff, written in Buchan and Kincardineshire Doric. S2. View more info

Image for The Gordon's Mill Farming Club: 1758-1764.

The Gordon's Mill Farming Club: 1758-1764.

By: Smith, J.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, 1962.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 659

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, Very Good condition, dust wrapper in Very Good condition with clear archival wrap; First edition, pp viii, 156, references. Few first hand accounts of the activities of 18th century farming clubs remain today and it is important that those which are still in existence should be made available to all interested in the history of British Agriculture.S6. View more info

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Fermfolk and Fisherfolk: Rural Life in Northern Scotland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

By: Smith, John S. & Stevenson, David.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1989. 0080377335: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 111

ISBN: 0080377335

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback in Fine condition. Pp ix,101, with b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and tables. An account of the changes and developments in the housing of the rural communities of northern Scotland - in new crofts, planned villages and fishing settlements, mostly designed to house labourers, craftsmen, merchants and fishermen and thus aid economic development. S3. View more info

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Gweed Gear Sma' Buik: An Anthology of North-East Poetry, Songs and Prose.

By: Taylor, Alistair & Wheeler, Les.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Graphics and Printing Dept, School Resources Centre, Aberdeen. 1989.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 108

Condition: Very Good


First edition paperback, signed by both editors. In very good condition with some shelfwear and very slight creasing. Pp200, with table of contents, foreword by James A.D.Michie, Director of Education. B&w illustrations, music bars, glossary of Scots words, and bibliography. A wide selection of poetry, songs and prose by Scottish authors, including Sheena Blackhall, David Toulmin, David Buchan, Lewis Grassick Gibbon, and many more. Edited by Alistair Taylor and Les Wheeler. Sections include The Scots Tongue, Children's songs and stories, Farming, the Sea, Weather and Seasons, Birds and Beas... View more info