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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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From Rebel to Hero: The Image of the Highlander, 1745-1830.

By: Clyde, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 1998. 9781862320277: 1998

Seller ID: 7

ISBN: 1862320276

Condition: Fine


Paperback reprint in fine condition; pages vi, 201; full page map, B&W illustrations, extensive bibliography and index. S2. Explores the rehabilitation of the Scottish Gaels from the time of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 up to 1830 and their theoretical assimilation into model British society. Exposes many of the romantic myths and outlines the reality of famine and mass emigration of the period. View more info

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Argyll in the Forty-Five.

By: Fergusson, James.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006428

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear, light foxing to end papers, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, price clipped dustwrapper with small chip from head of spine, some shelfwear and rubbing to edges but othewise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp264, b&w illustrations, with pull-out map of castles, forts and barracks. With label with previous owner's name. Argyll in the Forty-Five. View more info

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Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender.

By: Gibson, John S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006429

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, some rubbing to bottom edge but otherwise in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp172, b&w illustrations, with frontispiece photo of a painting of Antoine Walsh with Prince Charles on the shores of Loch nan Uamh. With a preface by Sir James Ferguson. Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender. View more info

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Subverting Scotland's Past: Scottish whig historians and the creation of an Anglo-British identity, 1689-c. 1830.

By: Kidd, Colin.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 052143484x: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 732

ISBN: 052143484x

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, dust wrapper, in Very Good condition; First edition, pp xiii, 322, bibliography, index. This book examines how the dramatic intellectual developments of the Scottish Enlightenment undermined a patriotic reading of Scotland's history, and shows how this had long-term consequences in the failure of the nineteenth-century Scottish intelligentsia to mount a nationalist movement comparable to the romantic nationalisms of other European peoples. The volume sheds fresh light on several important areas of Scottish history and literature: on the parliamentary Union with Eng... View more info

The Jacobite Dictionary.

By: McKerracher, Mary M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Neil Wilson Publishing: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007146

ISBN: 1903238463

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp238. First edition. Covering people, places, events and fully cross-referenced, "The Jacobite Dictionary" is an eye-opener on the world of Jacobitism. Spanning the years of the Stuart succession to the Glorious Revolution and beyond, this concise reference book brings essential historical information to the reader at a glance. Some typical entries are (" indicates a cross-reference): Jacobite Toasts: With the prescription and heavy penalties for all things "Jacobite a secret language of signs and symbols evolved including toasts; James ... View more info

Lost Inverness

By: Newton, Norman S.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2013

Seller ID: 003341

ISBN: 1841588741

Condition: New


With b&w illustrations. In Lost Inverness, Norman S. Newton scours historical and contemporary works to trace the lost architectural history of the capital of the Highlands, following the city's history from prehistory, through the Dark Ages, the Medieval period, the 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Centuries, to the present day. The medieval town was gutted by our mid-Victorian ancestors, swept away remorselessly in a frenzy of redevelopment, without a trace of sentimentality, creating many fine public buildings in the process. Sadly, the post-war 'improvements' in the town centre, especially in th... View more info

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The Myth of the Jacobite Clans: The Jacobite Army in 1745.

By: Pittock, Murray.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2009

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006450

ISBN: 074862757X

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. Second edition, pp viii, 229, appendix, bibliography, index. The Myth of the Jacobite Clans was first published in 1995: a revolutionary book, it argued that British history had long sought to caricature Jacobitism rather than to understand it, and that the Jacobite Risings drew on extensive Lowland support and had a national quality within Scotland. The Times Higher Education Supplement hailed its author's 'formidable talents' and the book and its ideas fuelled discussions in The Economist and Scotland on Sunday, on Radio Scotland and elsewhere. The... 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 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

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Jacobites of Aberdeenshire & Banffshire in the Forty-Five.

By: Tayler, A. & H.

Price: £285.00

Publisher: Milne & Hutchison: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005435

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original blue ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt titles and rose, some rubbing to edges and corners, previous owners bookplate and name stamp on ffep, gift inscription in ink and name stamp on half title page in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 464, frontis, folding map plus 4 b&w plates, index. Very Scarce title View more info

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Jacobite Epilogue: A Further Selection of Letters from Jacobites Among the Stuart Papers at Windsor published by the Gracious Permission of His Majesty The King

By: Tayler, Henrietta

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006596

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles, some light shelfwear, very light foxing to prelims but otherwise in Very Good condition, unclipped dustwrapper with some internal repairs consisting of contemporary paper inserts, some marks from a previous owners repair efforts on spine and flaps, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper and in otherwise Good condition. First edition, pp 331, b&w illustrations, index. View more info