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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1984.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1984.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 564

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 168, viii, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1983; John Brown, by Michael Dey; Ayo Gurkhali: a welcome to our visitors, by Major John Grimes; Gardens by the Dee, by E. Adair, The Highland Fling, by Charlie Mill; The Cave of Raitts, by Affleck Gray; Clochnaben, by Gillian Zealand; Scots in Canada, by Douglas B. Lowe, and many more. View more info

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Broths to Bannocks: Cooking in Scotland 1690 to the Present Day.

By: Brown, Catherine.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Murray Pubs Ltd: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006087

ISBN: 0719547806

Condition: As New


Hardback As New, with dustwrapper, price clipped, otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 274, b&w illustrations and index. Cooking in Scotland 1690 to the Present Day. View more info

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Minchmoor

By: Brown, John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edmonston & Douglas: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004011

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated paper wraps, some light edgewear and creasing to covers and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 23, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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The Flea.

By: Donne, John.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Circle Press: 1980

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 004373

Condition: Fine


Folded thick brown card wraps, section sewn binding in Fine condition. Second edition limited to 150 copies, printed on 300gsm Somerset rag-made paper, unpaginated (4), embossed relief illustration by Willow Legge. Very Scarce. View more info

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George Mackay Brown: The Life

By: Fergusson, Maggie

Price: £50.00

Publisher: John Murray: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003214

ISBN: 0719556597

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with slight edgewear, internally repaired and enclosed in clear archival wrapper. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. DEDICATION FROM AUTHOR. S16 Maggie Fergusson interviewed George Mackay Brown several times and is the only biographer to whom he, a reluctant subject, gave his blessing. Through his letters and through conversations with his wide acquaintance, she discovers that this particular artist's life was not only fascinating but vivid, courageous and surprising. View more info

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Brown on Resolution.

By: Forester, C. S.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: John Lane, The Bodley Head Ltd.: 1929

Seller ID: 005538

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers with yellow titles, fading to the covers and spine, otherwise in Very Good condition. Second impression of First Edition, pp272, publishers adverts to rear. View more info

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The Collected Poems of George Mackay Brown

By: George Mackay Brown

Price: £75.00

Publisher: John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006191

ISBN: 0719565537

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with some very slight shelfwear, unclipped dustwrapper with some extremely light marking to covers and shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Very Scarce First edition, pp xxii, 547, index. 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

The History of Orkney Literature.

By: Hall, Simon W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2010. 9781906566210: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1878

ISBN: 1906566216

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. Reprinted edition, pp x, 224, with b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. Since the middle ages, Orkney has proved remarkable for the volume and the quality of its literary output. From the skalds and sagamen of the Viking age, through to the colourful folklorists, polemicists and translators of the Victorian era, and the internationally acclaimed poets and novelists of the twentieth century, Orkney has continually and self-consciously developed a unique literary culture of its own. This clearly defined artistic territory resembles a sub-nation at t... View more info

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The Making of the Crofting Community.

By: Hunter, James.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: John Donald: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006892

ISBN: 0859760146

Condition: Fine


Hardback in brown cloth covers with previous owner's label on FEP, otherwise in Fine condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition, in a clear archival wrapper. First edition. With pp310, maps and index. The Making of the Crofting Community. View more info

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ShipCraft Special: Allied Torpedo Boats

By: John Lambert; Les Brown

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004657

ISBN: 1848320604

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with illustrated boards in As New condition. First edition, pp 127, colour illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

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John Brown, Queen Victoria's Highland Servant.

By: Lamont-Brown, Raymond.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: The History Press. 2010. 9780750927383: 2010

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 68

ISBN: 0750927380

Condition: New


New paperback, fifth edition 2010; pp xii, 234 with chronology, appendix 1, 2 and 3, notes, bibliography, index and B&W photographs. An account of the life of Queen Victoria's Highland servant John Brown. S2. View more info

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The Faithful Mohawks

By: Lydekker, John Wolfe

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006591

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, front and rear board faded, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear, internally repaired by a previous owner with some brown glue marks internally but otherwise in Good condition and enclosed in a clear archival wrap. Presumed First edition, pp xii, 206, b&w illustrations, maps, index. View more info

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History of the Valley of the Dee.

By: Mackintosh, John.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Taylor & Henderson, 1895.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2186

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in original brown cloth covered boards, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 240, frontispiece, index. A detailed history of many areas in Deeside. SCARCE. S28. View more info

Philip the King.

By: Masefield, John.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005186

Condition: Very Good


Large format in dark brown cloth covers, with gilt illustration, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w mounted plates (printed on tissue paper). Old pencil marks on title page. Hand cut pages, pp 46, b&w illustrations. In Very Good condition. SIGNED by author and illustrator. Limited edition of 360 copies (of which 350 were for sale) With internally repaired paper dust wrapper. The poem: Philip the King. View more info

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The Rise of the Pelhams.

By: Owen, John B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005608

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards, some light bumping to corners and edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp x, 357, index. A look at English politics immediately following the fall of Sir Robert Walpole and the following Prime Minister Henry Pelham. View more info

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The Sportsman's Dictionary Containing Instructions For Various Methods To Be Observed In Riding, Hunting, Fowling, Setting, Fishing, Racing, Farrier, Hawking, Breeding And Feeding Horses For The Road And Turf; The Management Of Dogs, Game And Dunghill-Cocks, Turkeys, Geese, Ducks, Doves, Singing Birds, Etc; And The Manner Of Curing Their Various Diseases And Accidents.

By: Pye, Henry James.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale: 1807

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 005368

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover (27x22), original half leather binding with brown paper covered boards, gilt titles and tooling, marbled endpapers, previous owners bookplate on front end paper, leather hinge slightly split at top and bottom of front and rear, some rubbing to edges and slight marking to boards but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. Fifth edition, pp 547, Frontispiece+16 plates as called for. 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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Don Quixote De La Mancha.

By: Saavedra, Miguel De Cervantes, Jarvis, Charles (Translator)

Price: £325.00

Publisher: J.J. Dubochet & Co, 1837.: 1837

Seller ID: 2020

Condition: Very Good


3 Volumes. Hardback in full brown embossed leather boards with beveled edges and 5 raised bands on spine, marbled end papers with small bookplate of John Kinshaw and all edges dyed red, some bumping to corners, rubbing to edges and spine, very minimal foxing throughout, otherwise in Very Good condition. pp liv, 434, 534, 538, numerous b&w illustrations in text throughout. View more info

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A Queen's Country .

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Limited, 2000. 0859765334: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0859765334

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very good, First Edition, pp xiii, 175, b&w illustrations, Deeside is intimately connected with the Royal family. This account of one of Scotland's most beautiful and evocative areas is the story of Royal Deeside and how it acquired its name. S2. View more info

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Poachers and Poaching.

By: Watson, John.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Chapman and Hall.: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005440

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition. In brown cloth covers and gilt lettering. First edition, pp327. With frontispiece picture of lurchers. With chapters: Poachers and poaching, Badgers and Otters, Couriers of the air, The snow-walkers, Water poachers, Field and covert poachers, Minor British game Birds, and much more. View more info