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The Deeside Field: Seventh Number (7).

By: Bentley Philip, J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1935.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2264

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original red cloth covered boards in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 96, b&w illustrations. Hardcover copy of the Deeside Field, featuring articles of local interest. S29. View more info

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Turriff: A Pictorial Record of the Town of Turriff Through the Twentieth Century, Including Local Poetry and Historical Items

By: Bill Simpson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Turriff and District Heritage Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007177

ISBN: 0953963101

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and rubbing but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 68, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Old Inverugie: A Lecture Delivered to the Peterhead Mutual Improvement Society.

By: Boyd, William.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: W.L.Taylor.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005031

Condition: Good+


Hardback with red leather covers, gilt title, all edge gilt, with some rubbing to the cover, otherwise in Very Good condition.With real b&w photographs by J. Chivas, tissue guarded. First edition, VERY SCARCE. Old Inverugie and its associations, Social, Domestic and Political; with legends and local sketches, connecting the old times with the new. Photographs include: the Marshal Keith Statue, Ravenscraig, Gateway of Inverugie Castle, Inverugie Castle, Dowcatt, Inverugie from Mount Pleasant, Potsunkaun. View more info

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Old Inverugie: A Lecture Delivered to the Peterhead Mutual Improvement Society.

By: Boyd, William.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: W.L.Taylor.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005030

Condition: Good+


Hardback with red leather covers, gilt title, all edge gilt, with some rubbing to the cover and a bit missing at the bottom of the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition.With real b&w photographs by J. Chivas, tissue guarded. First edition, VERY SCARCE. Old Inverugie and its associations, Social, Domestic and Political; with legends and local sketches, connecting the old times with the new. Photographs include: the Marshal Keith Statue, Ravenscraig, Gateway of Inverugie Castle, Inverugie Castle, Dowcatt, Inverugie from Mount Pleasant, Potsunkaun. View more info

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When The Alps Cast Their Spell: Mountaineers of the Alpine Golden Age.

By: Braham, Trevor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: The In Pinn, Neil Wilson Publishing, 2004. 1903238749: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2026

ISBN: 1903238749

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condtion, complete with dust wrapper, also in Very Good condtion. First edition, with colour and b&w illustrations, pp314, notes to chapters, list of Alpine first ascents, map endpapers and index. The sport of mountaineering was pioneered 150 years ago by a diverse cross-section of Victorians, following in the footsteps of earlier local explorers who ventured into the upper regions of ice and snow in search of game and minerals. By the early years of the 19th century, a growing interest in the study of geological and glaciological phenomena attracted scientific interest ... View more info

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Where the Land Meets the Sea.

By: Bryan, Tom, Gualtieri, Orlando.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeenshire Council, 1997. 1901275019: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2457

ISBN: 1901275019

Condition: Very Good


A4 size with illustrated paper covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 62, b&w photographs throughout. A collection of photographs of the North-East of Scotland with accompanied by poems by local authors. S30. View more info

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Heirskip '91: The Buchan Heritage Society.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Buchan Heritage Society.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 582

Condition: Very Good


Large stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. First edition, pp42, with b&w illustrations and advertising. With index. Collection of stories, local folk tales and poems, set in and around Buchan. S8. View more info

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Golf Road Ballater: Plus the Story of a Lost Bus Garage.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £6.99

Publisher: Fast Print Publishing, 2014.: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2396

Condition: New


Paperback. NEW. FIRST EDITION. Pp57, with b&w illustrations. Following on from his popular book about Albert Road, Golf Road is the next book in his series of Ballater roads and streets as he remembers them in his youth. S5 View more info

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Albert Road Ballater.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2010. 9780956112620: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 4

ISBN: 0956112625

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 72; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's views of the history and development of the area of his birth in Ballater, and outlines the life of a typical Highland village and its colourful characters. S5. View more info

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Plant & Roots: A Social History of Ballater before the Beatles and Dr. Beeching.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112606: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 5

ISBN: 0956112609

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 160; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's childhood during the years of WWII and growing up in the typical highland village of Ballater until his call up in the 1960's. Includes sections on the forestry work done in the area by the Newfounland lumberjacks during the war. S5 View more info

The Railways of Scotland Volume 1: The Kingdom of Fife.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1824

Condition: New


(New DVD) This comprehensive video record, transferred from colour film taken by local cameramen looks at some of the long closed lines and stations which formed part of the Fife's intricate railway network, which existed until the early 1970s. Filmed in a wide variety of locations, the programme features many locomotives that were the 'standard' steam types found in Fife. These include Class A4, A3, B1 V2 J36, J37, J38 AND WD's, plus early diesel railcars and shots of the short lived 'Clayton' diesel locomotives. Industrial steam at work on the Wemyss Private Railway and the British Aluminium... View more info

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Kinminity - through the Ages.

By: Cochran, Hugh.

Price: £10.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2008. 9780956112613: 2008

Seller ID: 81

ISBN: 0956112617

Condition: New


Paperback, reprint in fine condition with slight shelf wear. Pp94, with colour and b&w photos and illustrations, maps, appendix and index. A study of Kinminity through the ages. S3. View more info

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A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

By: Duff, John.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leopard Magazine Publishing, 2008. 9780953453436: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8

ISBN: 095345343X

Condition: New


Paperback in New condition; pages xv, 160. New and extended version of the original 2001 edition. Double page map and many B&W illustrations. Highlights the policing and mountain rescue aspects of being a bobby in the Cairngorm highlands. View more info

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Town, Gown and Gun.

By: Duffus, JB.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: James B Duffus, 2012. 9780957190009: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 861

ISBN: 095719000X

Condition: New


Paperback, Mint condition. First edition, pp 437, b&w illustrations. A Centennial history of Aberdeen Universities Officer Training Corps 1912-2012. S11. View more info

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Nairn War Memorial 1914-1918.

By: Farrell, Stuart.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Fishertown Press, 2009. 9780956175007: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1907

ISBN: 0956175007

Condition: As New


Soft cover in Mint condition. First edition, pp 335, colour illustrations. Records and information of service personell listed on the Nairn War Memorial. S15. View more info

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The Food of the Scots: Scottish Life and Society Volume 5, A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology Volume 5 (Scottish Life & Society)

By: Fenton, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005685

ISBN: 0859766969

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxviii, 491, b&w illustrations, index. Food, like procreation, is one of the major concerns of the human race. It affects every aspect of life, at all social levels. In Scotland, as elsewhere, the farther back in time we go the more the daily diet is related to the local environment. This book explores the nature of food in the past, including game and wild plants, cereals and dairy products, flesh and drink, whether home-brewed ale or wines from abroad. Through extensive research and examination of long-held customs, th... View more info

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Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

By: Fraser, G.M. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2012. 9781907813047: 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 115

ISBN: 1907813047

Condition: New


New paperback, republished from the original edition of 1911. Pp xviii,164, with the original b&w photographs and illustrations. It has a new introduction by Bryn Wayte, of Deeside Books. G.M. Fraser's Aberdeen Street Names is the latest in a series of rare and out of print titles to be republished by Deeside Books of Ballater. The original first edition was printed in 1911 by William Smith & Sons of the Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen, and was one several published by this author on the local area. George Milne Fraser (1862-1938) was born in the Parish of Methlick, Aberdeenshire and started his ... View more info

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Scenery of the Dee: A Study of the Dee Valley from Drawings of the 1850's and Black & White Photographs Taken 150 Years Later.

By: Henderson, Jim.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813030: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 14

ISBN: 1907813039

Condition: New


Large paperback format in Mint condition, 64 pages with 110 B&W illustrations; images of Royal Deeside spanning 150 years. A comparison of views taken from the mouth of the Dee along the valley as far as the Linn of Dee and beyond by local photographer Jim Henderson of Kincardine O'Neil. 2nd revised edition with some updating of the text but retaining all of the original photography to enable a direct comparison to be made based on the 150 year time span.. View more info

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Byways Round Aberdeen.

By: Henry, W. M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Wylie & Son, 1926.: 1926

Seller ID: 453

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, some shelfwear on cover and minor foxing to the end papers. Scarce copy, pp 100, with pull-out OS map of district at the front. With an introduction by F. C. Thomson, introduction, prefatory note. With pull-out map at the rear of Old and new Aberdeen. This publication looks into the history of the roads around Aberdeen, with chapters on the local scenery, on maps and walking, the best view of Aberdeen, along the rocks, a corner of Donside, Clochandighter, Cairncry, Kingshill and much more. S9. View more info

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Palaeography for Family and Local Historians

By: Hilary Marshall

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Phillimore & Co.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006636

ISBN: 186077072X

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 205, bibliography, Latin vocabulary, Anglo-Norman French Vocabulary, 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