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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

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Place Name Discoveries on Upper Deeside and the Far Highlands

By: Ian Murray; Adam Watson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Paragon Publishing: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006731

ISBN: 1782223274

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear and bookplate of previous owner but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 213, colour illustrations throughout. In this book the authors present many unpublished place names from Upper Deeside and from counties in the Highlands beyond. These were heard from indigenous folk back to 1941. Names are given with phonetic spellings, so that readers can pronounce them accurately, and in most cases with translations from Gaelic, Norse, Scots or Pictish into English. The book is richly illustrated with 130 photographs of places and informan... View more info

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Old Royal Deeside.

By: Jamieson, David & Wilson, W. Stewart.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stenlake: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 524

ISBN: 1840331372

Condition: New


Paperback, new with b&w photographs. Reprint. pp48.Illustrated guide to Old Royal Deeside. S8. View more info

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Simmer Ootin and other Scots writings.

By: Kynoch, Douglas.

Price: £7.99

Publisher: Lumphanan Press, 2013.: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1414

Condition: New


Paperback, in Mint condition. First edition, pp 103. A collection of Scots poetry and prose. S23. 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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Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and The Cairngorms

By: Littlewood, Nick; Chapman, Paul; Francis, Ian; Roberts, Glen; Robinson, Annie; Sideris, Konstantinos

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NESBReC: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100021

ISBN: 1526206692

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New Book. First edition, pp 183, colour illustrations and maps, references, annex, index. The Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and the Cairngorms is a new publication published by NESBReC in Spring 2017. It is a fully-illustrated atlas that maps the 43 mammals that have been recorded in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Moray and the Cairngorms National Park using 77,592 records from 1,472 observers from all over the area and beyond. The total area covered is 11,629 km2, which is around 15% of Scotland’s land area. It tells some fascinating stories of the many ... View more info

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Inverness names: Personal Names and Surnames of the Town of Inverness.

By: Macbain, Alexander.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: The Northern Counties Printing and Publishing Company.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005039

ISBN: 1854373250

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with slight browning to endpapers, otherwise in Fine Condition. With appendices and index. Chapters include: Christian Names and surnames therefrom, Patronyms, Names of rank and occupation, Descriptive names and nicknames, Local or place names, Foreign and doubtful ot difficult names. Appendices: Inverness Town Councils of 1681 and 1651. Names of leading citizens in 1681, Provosts of Inverness from 1720 to 1895. View more info

Lost Deeside.

By: MacCannell, Daniel.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781841589640: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 156

ISBN: 1841589640

Condition: As New


Paperback in mint condition. With pp iv, 252, with b&w photographs and illustrations, acknowledgements, further reading, notes and index. A look at the rich and and varied lost legacy of this haunting part of Scotland. In addition to physical things, he also considers much else that has been 'lost' from the history, landscape and collective memory of the area - such as people who played an important part in its history; the local Gaelic of the area which has now died out; the wolf, which lived freely there until the 1680s; and the ways of life of past generations of Deeside people. The resu... View more info

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The Old Deeside Road Revisited: An Explanation of what Remains.

By: Marr, Graham J; Fraser, G.M.

Price: £11.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2014. 9781907813078: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005920

ISBN: 1907813071

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp viii, 130, b&w photographs and colour maps to rear, index of place names. G.M. Fraser was best known as Head Librarian of the Aberdeen Public Library during the earlier part of the 20th century. He was also a noted local historian with a great interest in both the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire areas, and produced many pamphlets and books on the North-east of Scotland. His largest and probably most significant work was the publication of The Old Deeside Road in 1921, in which he identified and recorded what remained of one of the region's oldest thor... View more info

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The Mounth Passes: My Journey on Old Roads in Speyside, Deeside and Atholl (North-east Scotland Classics Series)

By: Marr, Graham.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books: 2017

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005469

ISBN: 1907813098

Condition: New


The Mounth Passes is a continuation of the author's previous work, The Old Deeside Road Revisited, and both books outline the cultural and historical significance of the region's communication network. The old Deeside road's development was predominantly in an east-west direction, following the course of the River Dee, and is associated with the development of the turnpike system. In contrast, the old Mounth passes predominantly follow a north-south direction, and developed primarily as walking routes over the higher ground. Cattle droving was one of the major uses for these north-south route... View more info

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Donside

By: McConnichie, Alex Inkson

Price: £50.00

Publisher: W. Jolly & Sons: 1901

Seller ID: 006982

Condition: Very Good


Cloth covered thick card boards, some light shelfwear and rubbing to extremities, top corner of front board bumped and creased, some creasing and small chips to spine and small notes in margins written neatly in ink but otherwise in Very Good condition. 1901 edition, pp 134, 15 b&w plates, index, numerous local adverts at either end of the text. View more info

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Lochnagar.

By: McConnochie, Alex & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books 2014. 9781907813009: 2014

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005921

ISBN: 1907813004

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. Pages v, 189, plus the advertisments. A replica of the 1891 first (and only) edition with all of the original illustrations and the map. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of McConnochie and also recommendations on which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. McConnochie highlights the book with many tales and legends of both Lochnagar and the surrounding glens as well as describing the many ways of reaching the summit itself. Other anecdotes relate to illicit whisky distillation and smuggling as w... View more info

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Donside.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813023: 2011

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 23

ISBN: 1907813020

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition.Pages vi, 220, plus all of the original full page illustrations and the 3 maps. The version reproduced here is from the two shilling hardback first edition with its original pagination and advertisments, published in 1900 (the 1985 J.G. Bisset version adpoted the much smaller typeface used in the cheaper one shilling paper board covered edition published in 1901, with the consequent reduction in the number of pages to 134 and a different set of advertisments). McConnochie was an avid hillwalker and a competent local historian, and his guideb... View more info

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Ben Muich Dhui (Ben MacDhui, Mac Dhui) & His Neighbours: A Guide to the Cairngorm Mountains.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813061: 2013

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1290

ISBN: 1907813063

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition. New edition published by Deeside Books, pp 12, xii, 84, map to rear, index. Ben Muich Dhui and his Neighbours is one of the earliest and scarcest of Alex Inkson McConnochie's publications and its printing in 1885 makes it a forerunner of the guide books used by today's hillwalkers. This book outlines the different routes across the Cairngorms along with the best ways of obtaining access, as well as the author providing vivid descriptions of the local scenery. The sport of hillwalking was still in its infancy in the latter part of the 19th cen... View more info

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Strathspey.

By: McConnochie, Alex. Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2013. 9781907813054: 2013

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 831

ISBN: 1907813055

Condition: New


New paperback with card covers that have a cloth veneer in order to retain the original character of the book as much as possible. In mint condition. Republished from the original edition of 1902, with a new introduction by Bryn Wayte of Deeside Books. Pp 181, with original full page illustrations and five maps, advertising and index. Number five in the North East Classics Series. Originally published in 1902, this scarce title by Alex Inkson McConnochie has been reproduced in its original form, including copies of all of the original illustrations and maps. It is the fifth volume in the Nor... View more info

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Loch Kinnord: Its History and Antiquities: New and Revised Edition with The Church of Tullich and Other Papers.

By: Michie, Rev. J.G. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2010. 9781907813016: 2010

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 24

ISBN: 1907813012

Condition: New


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition, pages, xx, 201. First published in 1877, this copy is a replica of the larger and revised second edition of 1910 with all of the original photographic plates, illustrations within the text, and also the coloured frontispiece. There is a new introduction with a brief biography of the Rev. John Grant Michie and also recommendations of which of the current Ordnance Survey maps are best suited to the area. This book gives an historical overview of the Deeside locale right from the early prehistoric period through to the Civil War and up to the 19... View more info

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Cawnpore to Cromar: The MacRoberts of Douneside.

By: Miller, Marion.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Librario Publishing Ltd., 2014. 9781909238091: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2050

ISBN: 1909238090

Condition: New


Paperback, NEW. First Edition, pp206, with b&w illustrations, bibliography and index.The history of the MacRoberts family, their lives, and their involvement in WWII. View more info

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The Daft Days.

By: Munro, Neil.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: House of Lochar, 2002. 189986377X: 2002

Seller ID: 147

ISBN: 189986377X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback reprint, in very good condition. Pp viii, 199. Introduction by Ronnie Renton. First published in 1907, the setting is a small Argyllshire town, easily identified as Inveraray. The novel centres upon a local family and the arrival of a young American niece from Chicago. Thus West Highland beliefs and values are repeatedly contrasted with those of the outside and wider world, yet the patterns and rhythms of life in the town are also seen beside those of a tiny Hebridean island. Kate, maid-of-all-work to the Dyce household, is torn between the sophistication of her new home on the main... View more info