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The New Shetlander No.180, Hugh MacDairmid Centenary Issue.

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The New Shetlander, 1992.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3150

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine with illustrated covers stain to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 31, b&w illustrations, adverts to rear. S5. View more info

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MacBraynes for the Highlands

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Albion Vehicle Preservation Trust: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004007

Condition: Very Good


Stapled bookled with illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very good condition. First edition, pp 64, b&w illustrations, fold out map to rear. View more info

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The New Shetlander No.180, Hugh MacDairmid Centenary Issue.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The New Shetlander, 1992.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3149

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine with illustrated covers in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 31, b&w illustrations, adverts to rear. Relevant clipping from the Shetland Times and letter from the Shetland Islands council. S5. View more info

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Book of the Braemar Gathering 1961.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Herald Press, 1961.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2146

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 292, lxiv, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. (The usual ragged edges are due to the oversized paper wraps). Includes numerous local intrest stories and tales of the Royals. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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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

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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

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My Little Town of Cromarty: The History of a Northern Scottish Town.

By: Alston, David.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2006. 1841585270: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 994

ISBN: 1841585270

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxvi, 372, b&w plates and illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. Presents a history of the small town of Cromarty, north of Inverness at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula. Although it has less than 750 inhabitants, Cromarty is viewed by its residents as a town rather than a village, which reflects the settlement's beginnings as a royal burgh and its days as a leading port for the northern Highlands. S15. View more info

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Inverness and the MacDonalds.

By: Barron, Evan MacLeod.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Robert Carruthers& Sons.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with considerable loss to the top of the spine and back cover, small chip missing from bottom of spine, enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 126. The History of the MacDonalds in Inverness. View more info

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The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century: Newspaper Index & Annals, 1800-1856.

By: Barron, James.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Carruthees & Sons, 1903-1913: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1245

Condition: Very Good


3 Volumes Complete: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition but with some fading to the spines. First editions, pp xliii, 299, xliv, 352, xlix, 420, index. An index of articles from the Inverness Courier between 1800 and 1856. VERY SCARCE. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess.

By: Bell, Gilbert Torrance.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 004842

ISBN: 1874744254

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess, with 4 b&w illustration plates, bibliography. View more info

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The Natural History of Orkney.

By: Berry, R. J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1985.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 924

Condition: Very Good


Softback, with some creasing to the spine, but otherwise in very good condition, First edition, with 20 colour photographs, and over 100 b&w photographs and diagrams. With index. This is the first survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. Counter Shelf. View more info

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The Fishertown of Nairn.

By: Bochel, Margaret.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Nairn Fisheries: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004389

Condition: Very Good


Large format stapled booklet with illustrated paper covers in Very good condition. First edition, pp 19, b&w illustrations. A look at the history of Nairn. View more info

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The West Highland Railway: Map of the Route, Fort William to Mallaig

By: British Railways.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: British Railways, c.1960s: 0

Seller ID: 006767

Condition: Very Good


Folding souvenir or information pamphlet (triple folding - printed both sides) of the route between Fort William and Mallaig, colour map of the the route. View more info

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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans; With an Extensive Selection from the Hithitherto Inedited Stuart Papers. Two Volumes in One.

By: Browne, James.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: ., A. Fullarton & Co.: 0

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004324

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes bound in One. Hardcover with quarter leather binding with cloth covered boards, gilt titles and marbled edges, some light wear to head and foot of spine. New edition, pp lxii, 447, 478, b&w engravings, colour clan tartans, fold out maps. 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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An Historical and Authentic Account of the Ancient and Noble Family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: G. & W.B. Whittaker, 1820.: 1820

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1959

Condition: Very Good


An historical and authentic account of the ancient and noble family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland : from their origin in Germany, down to 1778: including a narrative of the military atchievements of James Francis Edward Keith, Field-Marshal in Prussia, &c.; also, a full and circumstantial account of all the attainted Scottish noblemen, who lost their titles and estates in 1715 and 1745, for their adherence to the Stuart cause. Hardback, private binding, green quarter leather with marble boards, spine and boards edge rubbed and some scuff marks to rear but otherwise in overall Very Good ... View more info

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Old Iona and Staffa.

By: Byrom, Bernard.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 006929

ISBN: 1840334061

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in Near Fine condition. With pp57, b&w illustrations. Illustrated book of Old Iona and Staffa. View more info

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Highland Songs of the Forty-five (Scottish Gaelic Texts ; Volume 15)

By: Campbell, J.L.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006426

ISBN: 0707303494

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some slight creasing to bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate on ffep but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Second edition, pp xxxvi, 347, fold out map of the Highlands of Scotland to rear. Songs and music of the Highlands. 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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Strange Things: Father Allan, Ada Goodrich Freer and the Second Sight

By: Campbell, Trevor John Lorne

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 003349

ISBN: 1841584584

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. New edition, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The supernatural has always played a prominent part of the life and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, with ghosts, seers and second-sight featuring in countless stories and in the collective memory of the people. In the late 1890s, Fr Allan McDonald, parish priest of the island of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides, made a collection of such stories which he entitled "Strange Things". View more info

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Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations, with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 6 Volumes Complete.

By: Carmichael, Alexander.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press / Oliver & Boyd: 0

Seller ID: 005662

Condition: Very Good


Six Volume Set. Two tone red cloth spine and boards, untrimmed foredges of text block, previous owners personal reference library blind stamp on ffep, dustwrappers spines all have small marks possibly from a splash and a minor marking on front covers where stickers of previous owners personal reference library have been removed (hardly visible), all dustwrappers have some light shelfwear and are now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. Volumes 1-4 are published by Scottish Academic Press during the 1970s as reprints of the Second Edition, Volume 5 is the First Edition published by Oliver and B... View more info

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Mine Eyes to the Hills.

By: Chalmers, Patrick V.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: A & C Black, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005445

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some foxing throughout, otherwise in Very Good condition.With dustwrapper, Some marking and foxing, with small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine, minor chipping and tears. Internally repaired, otherwise complete, not price clipped, otherwise Very Good. First edition, with b&w illustrations and colour plates, pp368. With index, bibliography and index of authors. An anthology of the Highland Forest, arranged by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by V. R. Balfour-Browne. View more info