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A Collection of Orders, Regulations and Instructions, for the Army; on Matters of Finance and Points of Discipline Immediately Connected Therewith.

By: N/A

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Secretary at War: 1807

Seller ID: 006099

Condition: Very Good


Contemporary half leather binding with marbled paper covered boards, some light rubbing to edges and corners, minor split to front hinge, some light foxing to end papers, armorial bookplate that reads: "Tria Juncto In Uno", "Ich Dein" which is the motto of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath", in Very Good condition commensurate with age. 1807 Edition, pp xvii, 640, appendix & seven fold out forms. Main contents, Section I: Pay of the Officers and Men of the several Corps of the Army; including the Allowances issued in the Shape of Pay. Section II: Annual or Contingent R... View more info

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Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration.

By: Bell, Sir James & Paton, James.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: James MacLehose and Sons: 1896

Seller ID: 005307

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in dark green cloth covers, with gilt titles and emblem on spine, hand cut pages. Some pencil annotations, otherwise in Very Good condition. With two folding maps (p32 and at rear) With pp426, frontispiece photo of City Chambers, with index. Glasgow: Its Municipal Organisation and Administration. Includes chapters on: The Growth of Glasgow: Its Causes, Scottish Burghal Constitution, The Burghal History of Glasgow, Local Government in the Seventeenth Century, The Former Masters of the | Council: The Guildry, The Modern Masters of the Council, the Constitution of the Council, The H... View more info

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British Diplomats And Diplomacy, 1660-1800

By: Black, Jeremy.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005787

ISBN: 0859896137

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xii, 244, appendix, notes, select bibliography, index. This book discusses British diplomats and diplomacy during the formative period in which Britain emerged as the leading world power (1688-1800). Jeremy Black uses the issue of diplomatic representation in order to discuss questions about the professionalism of British government, the nature of patronage and the degree to which Britain should be seen in this period as moving towards a more modern and bureaucratic system. Supported by copious quotations from their let... View more info

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James V: The Personal Rule 1528 - 1542.

By: Cameron, Jamie.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald: 2011

Seller ID: 005382

Condition: New


Softcover New. With b&w illustrations, bibliography and index, pp 378. Synopsis: In this book on James V, the author concentrates on his style of government and relations with his nobility, and challenges the widely held view that he was a vindictive and irrational king. The text offers a rounded picture of a monarch who enjoyed impressive magnate support until 1542. About the Author: Jamie Cameron taught in the department of Scottish history at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. View more info

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Malaria Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Medicine)

By: Denise L. Doolan

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Humana Press: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006952

ISBN: 0896038238

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 631, index. The Plasmodium spp. parasite was identified as the causative agent of malaria in 1880, and the mosquito was identified as the vector in 1897. Despite subsequent efforts focused on the epidemiology, cell biology, immunology, molecular biology, and clinical manifestations of malaria and the Plasmodium parasite, there is still no licensed vaccine for the prevention of malaria. Physical barriers (bed nets, window screens) and chemical prevention methods (insecticides and mosquito repellents) inten... View more info

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Cromwell Against the Scots: Last Anglo-Scottish War, 1650-52

By: Dr. John D. Grainger

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press Ltd: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005430

ISBN: 1862320640

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New. First edition, pp 202, b&w illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index. After an introduction establishing Cromwell's war against the Scots from July 1650 to May 1652, this book discusses Charles' landing and Fairfax's resignation as commander-in-chief of the English Republican Army, both events occurred on the same day. It then addresses the causes of the war, Charles II's landing in Northern Scotland from the Continent. The story continues chronologically, from Cromwell's invasion of Scotland, through the Battle of Dunbar, and the slow establishme... View more info

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Politics & Government in African States 1960-1985.

By: Duignan, Peter & Jackson Robert H.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Croom Helm: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004093

ISBN: 070991475x

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very good condition, dustwrapper with some very slight shelfwear, fading to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 442, bibliography, index. View more info

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The Dundas Despotism.

By: Fry, Michael.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 0859765881: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 626

ISBN: 0859765881

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition, Reprint of the 1992 Edinburgh University Press edition, ppxvi, 425, New preface, with genealogical table, Scottish Parliamentary Constituencies 1707-1832, preface to the John Donald edition. This is a comprehensive biography of Henry Dundas, 1st Viscount Melville (1742-1811) and his son Robert. Although their period of government was to be dubbed 'the Dundas Despotism' the author shows that both father and son sought to achieve good government within the accepted political conventions of the age. S7. View more info

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Sudan Arabic: An English-Arabic Vocabulary.

By: Hillelson, S.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Sudan Government: 1950

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 004247

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some light wear to edges and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Later edition, pp 341. View more info

The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and Government from the Earliest Period to Our Own Times.VOLUMES 2-8 ONLY, VOLUME 1 ABSENT.

By: Knight, Charles.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bradbury and Evans: 1862

Seller ID: 005665

Condition: Good+


7 Volumes of 8, Missing Volume 1. Hardcovers in original red cloth with gilt title, spines faded, some shelfwear. 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

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Union of Crowns: The Forging of Europe's Most Independent State

By: Little, Crawford.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005431

ISBN: 1903238390

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xvii, 364, index. Did the Scots really cower in the shadow of their powerful, aggressive English neighbour? This book reveals a very different picture. Scottish armies repeatedly invaded English-held territory, defying generations of Anglo-Norman kings, and it took many centuries to finally decide the fluid Border frontier. Sent homeward to think again ... ? The author spells out the financial and military factors that helped to ensure Scotland s independence from the time of the Romans in Britain through Saxon, Norse a... View more info

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Secret Underground Cities.

By: McCamley, N.J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, 1999. 0850525853: 1999

Seller ID: 917

ISBN: 0850525853

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. Reprint, pp xi, 273, b&w illustrations, index. A history of tunnels and mines used by the government in the run up to the Second World War to proctect munitions. S13. View more info

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Trawling: The Rise and Fall of the British Trawl Fishery.

By: Robb Robinson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: University of Exeter Press: 1998

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 005760

ISBN: 0859896285

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First paperback edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A distinct branch of the multi-faceted fishing industry, trawling dates back at least to the 1370s when attempts were made to prohibit the use of a primitive trawling device, the 'wondyrychoun' on the Thames. But it was not until the late 18th century that the beam trawl was deployed to any great extent, the fishermen of Barking and Brixham claiming credit for pioneering the technique. Thereafter, particularly from the 1840s, traw... View more info

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Lordship and Power in the North of Scotland: The Noble House of Huntly 1603-1690.

By: Robertson, Barry.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2011. 9781906566340: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1873

ISBN: 1906566348

Condition: As New


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 221, b&w illustrations + several maps, bibliography, index. This book is the first modern account devoted to the major Scottish noble family the Gordons of Huntly. It examines the family's changing relations with the Crown, the Scottish government, their noble contemporaries and the Highland clans during the seventeenth century, as well as issues such as landowning, religion and internal family politics. In all of these spheres there was a marked decline in Gordon power, at both a regional and national level, and a corresponding increase in ... View more info

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The Prisoners of the '45, in Three Volumes.

By: Seton, Sir Bruce Gordon.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Scottish History Society: 1928

Seller ID: 006434

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes, complete set of hardbacks with minor blemishes on covers of Vol 2 and 3, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition. With list of members of the Scottish History Society. Volume One: ppxv,348, with previous owner's book plate and stamp. Chapters include: The disposal of prisoners, Pardons, Transportation, special legislation regarding prisoners, prisoners in Scottish prisons, prisoners in England, Trials of prisoners, Treatment of prisoners, Jacobite prisoners, French and Spanish prisoners, Government Officers, Identification of individuals, The Jacobite army, appendices.... View more info

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The Life of Graham Greene: 3 Volume Set

By: Sherry, Norman.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005909

ISBN: 0224026542

Condition: Fine


3 Volumes complete 1989-2004. Hardcovers in Fine condition, some very minor shelfwear to dustwrappers but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Uniform First editions, pp xxi, 783, xxi, 562, xxxiii, 906, b&w illustrations in each volume, notes, bibliography, index. Volume 1: One of the great novelist of his time, Graham Greene guarded his privacy, until he allowed Norman Sherry complete access to letters and diaries, and gave consent to this full and frank biography in three parts - the first taking Greene's life up to the beginning of the Second World War. Volume 2: The book encompasses the mos... View more info

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The Independent Highland Companies 1603-1760.

By: Simpson, Peter.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald, 1996. 9780859764322: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 36

ISBN: 085976432X

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition, first edition 1996; pages xvi, 237 including 4 full page maps; B&W illustrations, appendices, bibliography and index. Initially raised by the British Government to "keep the peace" these were the progenitors of the world famous "Highland Regiments". S4. View more info

The Railway Magazine (set of two volumes of six magazines each.) 1918

By: The Railway Magazine.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: The Railway Magazine: 1918

Seller ID: 005746

Condition: Very Good


Two Hardback volumes with some shelf wear, small tears and bumping to the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition. SCARCE. Set of two volumes of six magazines each. Combined pages of the two volumes is pp 848. With b&w illustrations. With index. The Railway Magazine (set of two volumes of six magazines each.) Volume One has six frontispiece illustrations. Facing page one: colour photo of: North British Railway 4-4-0. Superheated Main Line Engine No411. Facing page 73:colour photo: Great Western Railway 4-6-0 'Star' Class locomotive No 4041 Prince of Wales. Facing page143: b&w double p... View more info

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Essays in Imperial Government.

By: Various Authors

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004180

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with shelfworn dustwrapper, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 293, bibliography. View more info

Vehicle hill tracks in northern Scotland.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007221

ISBN: 1908341076

Condition: As New


Large 21 x 28 softcover in As New condition, with colour illustrations, with pp 152, bibliography. This book is the most comprehensive account on the spread of vehicle tracks on hill land in northern Scotland that has occurred since the mid 1950s. It reviews timing, numbers, locations, distribution and impacts including run-off, soils and vegetation. Then it provides an impartial analysis of the generally low standards of construction and reinstatement, with recommendations to minimise impacts and maximise reinstatement. Included is a brief history of public concern about tracks. This culmi... View more info