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The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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The "Königsberg" Adventure.

By: Chatterton, E. Keble.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Hurst & Blackett Ltd, 1932.: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 947

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition with some signs of wear, no dustwrapper. First edition, pp 287, b&w plates and illustrations in text - one plate missing (p132), index. The epic story of the German cruiser Konigsberg's role in First World War operations in East Africa. S14. View more info

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History of Education in Great Britain

By: Curtis, S.J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: University Tutorial Press: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006563

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, previous owners name and date on front endpaper, war economy paper, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, slightly faded spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 407, folding map showing Grammar School distribution in Yorkshire. View more info

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An Illustrated Record of Red Cross Work in the East of Scotland.

By: Edinburgh Red Cross Committee.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: T. and A. Constable.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005566

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles and red cross flag, some minor wear to head and foot of spine as well as some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, introduction pp viii but largely unpaginated. List of Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals and Sevices included: Arnsbrae Auxiliary Hospital, Cambus. Battery Auxiliary Hospital, Dunbar. Carriden House Auxiliary Hospital, Bo'Ness, Linlithgowshire. Castlecliff Auxiliary Hospital, St. Andrews, Fife. Ceres Auxiliary Hospital, Cupar, Fife. Craigforth & Elie Auxiliary Hospital, Elie. Cramond Hou... View more info

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The Opium War 1840-1842.

By: Fay, Peter Ward.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, 1997. 0807847143: 1997

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 2201

ISBN: 0807847143

Condition: Very Good


Card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp xxxi, 406, maps, appendix, sources, notes, index. The story of the war between Great Britain and China. S13. View more info

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Great North Review: Volume 35, Number 136, February1998.

By: Fenwick, Keith.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Journal of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association.: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006403

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp30, b&w and colour illustrations. Articles include: The Buchan Lines: Part two, GNSR in the First World War, Reminiscences of Lord Aberdeen, Royal Train: Euston to Ballater 1954, Fraserburgh Railway Servants Ball, View more info

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Great North Review: Volume 38, Number148, 2001.

By: Fenwick, Keith.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Journal of the Great North of Scotland Railway Association.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006399

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp30, b&w and colour illustrations. Articles include: A war time journey, Old maps, The Strabathie Light Railway (The Murcar Railway), Morayshire Railway Mileposts, View more info

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Landscapes and Lives: The Scottish Forest Through the Ages.

By: Fowler, John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd, 2002. 1841954411: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 810

ISBN: 1841954411

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition. First edition, pp xi, 292, b&w illustrations, bibliography, note, appendices index. Ancient oakwoods, thickets of shimmering birches or lonely clumps of gnarled Caledonian pine all count among the most atmospheric and inspiring places in Scotland. This is a winning portrait of the forests as we encounter them today, and their part in Scotland's story: from the Ice Age to the great woodlands imagined by the planting Dukes of Atholl and the blanket spruce plantations of the post-war years. Eloquently written with a blend of myth and archaeological evidence, vivid glimp... View more info

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Notes for Infantry Officers on Trench Warfare.

By: General Staff

Price: £50.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004385

Condition: Very Good


Section stitched with card wraps, note written in ink to the top of front cover that reads: "This supersedes Notes on Field Defences and Notes from the Front Parts II, III & IV, See S.C.O 769 30/3/16", some light wear to edges and small marks, rusted staples but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 76, b&w illustrations and colour fold out diagrams, index. Featuring detailed illustrations and diagrams showing how to set up defences such as entanglements and flare pits. SCARCE. View more info

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The Elham Valley Railway.

By: Hart, Brian.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Wild Swan Books: 2015

Seller ID: 007470

ISBN: 0953877124

Condition: As New


Large hardback in green cloth covers, As New, with dustwrapper, As New, with pp 296, with FEP maps of the South eastern Railway and its branches, with b&w illustrations, maps, tables, diagrams and track plans. A much enlarged edition of an early Wild Swan title, Brian's usual delightful mix of social and railway history, recounting the fascinating story of a by now obscure line that was built as a main route along the battle lines between two warring Victorian railway companies. Subsequently settling down into a single track existence it then burned bright in the last World War (literally) b... View more info

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Mairs Tales

By: Macintosh, Christine.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Northfield Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005702

ISBN: 0954564502

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some small marks but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, contains a signed letter from the author to a prospective reviewer at the Aberdeen Press and Journal, pp 296, b&w illustrations. A "historical, biographical novel". View more info

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Records of a Scotswoman, C: A Memoir and Account of Her Work.

By: Maclehose, Olive.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Maclehose, Jackson and Co.: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005639

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original light blue cloth covered boards, paper title label to spine, some light shelfwear, previous owners name on ffep, endpapers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 182, frontis portrait of Katharine Stuart MacQueen. Letters from a relief worker in the Balkans, first in Macedonia during the Balkan War of 1912 and then Albania in 1914 during the First World War, the final chapters cover infant welfare and and her time at St. Katherine's College. View more info

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General Sir Gordon MacMillan of MacMillan and Knap. The Babe. (1897 - 1986)

By: MacMillan, George, John, Judy, David & Andrew.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: FastPrint Publishing, 2013.: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2929

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. First edition. SIGNED COPY, with pp218. With b&w and colour illustrations, maps and family tree. General Sir Gordon MacMillan's five children decided to write this life of their father to learn more about what he had done, and so allow their children and grandchildren to draw inspiration from the great man from whom they are descended. Fascinating details came to light about his bravery in the First World War, his successes in command in the Second World War, his good fortune in surviving three assassination attempts during the last years of the British Mandat... View more info

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James Colquhoun Irvine.

By: Melvin, Julia.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2011. 9781906566319: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1882

ISBN: 1906566313

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xviii, 377, with b&w illustrations, notes, appendices, bibliography and index.The life story of James Colquhoun Irvine, KBE, FRS, DSc (1877-1952), takes place against the backcloth of the pageantry of Scotland s most ancient university, whose servant he was for over fifty years. As the University of St Andrews celebrates its 600th year, this biography unfolds the life of a great Scotsman, who led the University at its most significant point of development. Principal and Vice-Chancellor for over th... View more info

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Loch Kinnord: Its History and Antiquities: New and Revised Edition with The Church of Tullich and Other Papers.

By: Michie, Rev. J.G. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2010. 9781907813016: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 24

ISBN: 1907813012

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition, pages, xx, 201. First published in 1877, this copy is a replica of the larger and revised second edition of 1910 with all of the original photographic plates, illustrations within the text, and also the coloured frontispiece. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of the Rev. John Grant Michie and also recommendations of which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. This book gives an historical overview of the Deeside locale right from the early prehistoric period through to the Civil War and up to the 19... View more info

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The Kaiser's Battle, 21 March 1918: The First Day of the German Sping Offensive.

By: Middlebrook, Mark.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Allen Lane, 1978.: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2345

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with price clipped dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 431, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. The first day of the German Sping offensive 1918. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part VI.

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 1915

Seller ID: 004275

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear and bottom rear corner slightly bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 225-336, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part III

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004276

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 225-336, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part II

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004274

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 113-224, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

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The Great World War: A History Part IV.

By: Mumby, Frank A.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Gresham Publishing Company Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 004278

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers with cloth spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 112, numerous illustrations and maps throughout. View more info