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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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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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Traditions of Sea-Bird Fowling in the North Atlantic Region

By: N/A

Price: £70.00

Publisher: The Islands Book Trust: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007442

ISBN: 0954623835

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 215, b&w illustrations and maps, references. Very Scarce. 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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Offshore: A North Sea Journey.

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986. 0340373474: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2003

ISBN: 0340373474

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED COPY, pp 191. With front and rear end paper maps of the North Sea, North Sea Basin and the Shetland Islands. With b&w illustrations. The Story of offshore drilling, featuring the discovery and development of offshore drilling in the North Sea. S27. 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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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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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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Railways of the Channel Islands: A Pictorial Survey

By: C.W. Judge

Price: £12.00

Publisher: The Oakwood Press: 1996

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 007532

ISBN: 0853614342

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, in Fine condition. Second edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Strange Things: Father Allan, Ada Goodrich Freer and the Second Sight

By: Campbell, Trevor John Lorne

Price: £8.00

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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The Defense of the Sugar Islands.

By: Cassity, Turner.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Symposium Press: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004490

Condition: Near Fine


Card covers with paper wraps, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 275 [13], Signed by Author, pp 25. View more info

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The Defense of the Sugar Islands.

By: Cassity, Turner.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Symposium Press: 1974

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004446

Condition: Near Fine


Card covers with paper wraps, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition of 275 [13], Signed by Author, pp 25. View more info

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Days of Orkney Steam.

By: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kirkwall Press, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 923

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original cloth covers, gilt title on spine, in very good condition With dustwrapper in very good condition. In clear archival wrapper. First edition, SCARCE COPY, with b&w photographs and ink illustrations. Map of Orkney on end papers. With appendices, bibliography and index. An interesting and well-researched history of the steam-powered boats that had served the islands and communities of Orkney for over 100 years, ending in July 1969 when the last of the breed was finally replaced by diesel-engined vessels. It includes detailed fleet lists, timetables, Rescue Services and ope... 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

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Among Islands.

By: Crumley, Jim.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007158

ISBN: 1851586199

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in white cloth covers with gilt titles, very minor shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp160, with colour illustrations. View more info

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The Nation Survey'd: Timothy Pont's Maps of Late Sixteenth-century Scotland

By: Cunningham, Ian.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 005061

ISBN: 1862321981

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover. First edition, SCARCE COPY, pp172, with b&w and some colour illustrations, maps, bibliography and index. Contents: 1. Timothy Pont: Three Centuries of Research, Speculation and Plagiarism /? Jeffrey Stone 2. The Age of Timothy Pont /? Michael Lynch 3. Writing and Signs 1. Pont's Writing: Form and Content /? Christopher Fleet Table 1. Additions by Robert Gordon 2. An Assessment of Pont's Settlement Signs /? Jeffrey Stone 4. Pont and Place-Names /? Simon Taylor and Roy Wentworth Table 2. Names on (Gordon] 54B Table 3. Islands on Loch Maree 5. Woodland in the Maps of Pont /? C... View more info

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God's Islanders: A History of the People of Gigha.

By: Czerkawska, Catherine.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2006. 1841582972: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 479

ISBN: 1841582972

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, signed copy, ppxvi, 295. With b&w photographs and illustrations, maps of Gigha, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, notes, select biography and index.The island of Gigha lies just off Tayinloan on the Kintyre peninsula and is the most southerly of the true Hebridean islands. This book presents the story of this part of Scotland and God's Island. Offering an exploration of the history of its people, it is also an examination of the issues, trends and challenges affecting the whole area. S8. View more info

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Island Years.

By: Darling, F. Fraser.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: G.Bell & Sons: 1944

Seller ID: 007136

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some light fading to top edge but otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, some chips missiong from top edge of front cover, head and foot of spine, some rubbing to hinges but otherwise in Good Condition, with a clear archival wrapper. With pp306, b&w illustrations, maps of the islands of North Rona, Eilean a'Chleirich, The Treshnish Isles, The Summer Isles and the West Coast of Scotland. View more info