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The Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway in the Fifties: Omnibus Edition.

By: Peters, Ivo.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007493

Condition: Near Fine


Large Hardback in light grey covers and gilt titles, in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near Fine condition. First edition. Unpaginated, with b&w illustrations, map of the lines on inside cover. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. This new omnibus edition combines two of Ivo Peters' justifiably renowned photographic portraits of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway. By popular demand we bring together the author's The Somerset and Dorset in the Fifties Volume One - 1950-54 and Volume... View more info

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A Collection of Music for the Great Highland Bagpipe.

By: Potter, Pipe Major Derek W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Self-Published, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1883

Condition: As New


Large paperback in Mint Condition. First edition, pp54, with colour illustrations, with a foreword by Brigadier Melville Stewart Jameson CBE DL. S6.A collection of Pipe Major Potter's own music for the bagpipe. View more info

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The Pageant of Morayland.

By: Ritchie, J.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Moravian Press Ltd.: 1953

Seller ID: 006465

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in light blue cloth covers, in Very Good condition, with previous owner's name and stamp, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. In a clear wrapper. With pp244 Local history and lore of Morayshire. View more info

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Lexical Variation and Attrition in the Scottish Fishing Communities

By: Robert McColl Millar; William Barras; Lisa Bonnici

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003217

ISBN: 0748691774

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with slightly bumped corners but otherwise in Fine condition. S31 Over the last half century many scholars have recorded, analysed and theorised language death. At the same time, many sociolinguists have considered how rapid and dependable transport, mass education and increasingly globalised work patterns have affected how dialects in industrial and post-industrial societies are constructed and perceived; more often than not, these changes have been detrimental to the integrity of traditional dialects. The forces involved are most perceptible in loss of local lexis; this has been ... View more info

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Tales of the Braes of Glenlivet.

By: Roberts, Alasdair.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2012. 9781841580289: 2012

Seller ID: 515

ISBN: 1841580287

Condition: New


Paperback in Fine condition. Reprint, pp171. With b&w illustrations, and maps of the braes of Glenlivet and the Glenlivet and Tomintoul. Stories by Isobel Grant and others. This is a delightful portrait of everyday country life on the eastern edge of the Grampian mountains in which school, church, farm work, and family life are all featured. It is a fascinating social document of a district that lost most of its people between the two world wars. The stories and memories collected here span nearly a century and describe a way of life now changed forever. S8. View more info

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That Guy Fae the Corries

By: Ronnie Browne

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sandstone Press Ltd: 2015

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003247

ISBN: 1910124362

Condition: New


New hardcover, b&w illustrations. With his musical partner, Roy Williamson, Ronnie Browne became a national and international figure as one half of The Corries. His autobiography describes his childhood in war time and the austerity Britain of the 1950s and 60s, his musical career including Scotland's unofficial national anthem, Flower of Scotland, the death of Ronnie Williamson, and the following years as a solo artist. Through all of this time he has been an active and sought after painter and portraitist. Ronnie's account of his life is both funny and fascinating. S14. View more info

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Ours the Harvest: A life of Charles Murray.

By: Scott, Alex R.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Charles Murray Memorial Fund, 2004. 0954568214: 2004

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 116

ISBN: 0954568214

Condition: New


Limited edition hardback, in fine condition, signed by the author in our shop. With dustwrapper in fine condition. Endpapers illustrated with colour photograph of The Union Buildings, Pretoria. Pp xii, 227, with b&w photographs, maps and illustrations. With foreword by James A.D. Michie, Chairman of the Charles Murray Memorial Fund. Story about the life of Alford-born poet Charles Murray and the legacy of verse about Donside he left behind. S3. View more info

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A Portrait of the River Dee.

By: Shand, Mel.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pica Design, 2014. 9780956112668: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2191

ISBN: 0956112668

Condition: New


Hardcover, New book. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, introduction by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales0, pp vii, 160, colour photographs throughout. Portraits those who live with and by the River Dee including ghillies, business people and conservationists. S28. View more info

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John Skinner Collected Poems.

By: Skinner, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: The Buchan Field Club,: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006875

ISBN: 0951273639

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition. With pp436. With index of first lines. Edited bt David M. Bertie, curator of Local History for Aberdeenshire Council at the Arbuthnot Museum, Peterhead. The Poems of John Skinner. View more info

Deeside Tinkers.

By: Stewart, James.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: McKenzie Quality Print, 2007.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007898

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, slightly rusted staples, some light shelfwear but otherwise in very good condition, first edition, pp84, with glossary.The life story of Deeside tinker James Stewart, with songs and poems written throughout his life. S15. View more info

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Transactions of the Buchan Field Club 1907-1908, Vol. IX, Part 2.

By: Various Authors

Price: £20.00

Publisher: P. Scrogie, 1908.: 1908

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2459

Condition: Very Good


Oversized paper covers with darkened top edge and frayed bottom edge and one small tear near spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 80 with loose index sheet to rear. Part 2 of Vol. IX, featuring various articles and local stories.S31 View more info

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Transactions of the Buchan Field Club 1914-1915: Vol. XI Part 2.

By: Various Authors.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1915.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2467

Condition: Very Good


Paper covers with some browning to top edge and slightly frayed edges due to oversized covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 79-124, b&w frontis. Part 2 of Volume XI featuring various articles and local storiesS31. View more info

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The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume II November 1917 No. 4.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1917.: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3140

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp85-112, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. Articles include: Interamna Borealis by W. Keith Leask, A Seventeenth Century Panel: Anderson-Guild Family Panel, and more. S5. View more info

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The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume III November 1919 No.2.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1919.: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3139

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp33-60, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. Articles include: William Robbie: Historian, The Dear Auld Hame, and others. S5. View more info

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The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume V November 1926 No. 4.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1926.: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3143

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, small penned note on cover, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp93-120, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. S5. View more info

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Ballads Old and New of Local and General Interest.

By: Various.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: John Avery: 1886

Seller ID: 007142

Condition: Very Good


Small stapled booklet, staples rusted, otherwise in Very Good condition. 18 x 12cm, pp68. View more info

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The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume III November 1921 No. 6.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1921.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3144

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, pages detatched from covers, covers repaired with tape, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp153-189, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. S5. View more info

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The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume I May 1913 No. 1.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1913.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3145

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp20, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. S5. View more info

The Aberdeen Book Lover: Volume II May 1917 No.3.

By: Various.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1917.: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3138

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated covers, rusty staple, some shelfwear and fading and marks on front cover, some names underlined in pen throughout booklet, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp57-84, with b&w illustrations and local advertising. Articles include Sir George Reid, Alexander Mackie: Prose and Verse, The Braemar Poacher. S5. View more info

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Great North Review. Volume 30, No. 119.

By: Various.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Great North Railway Association: 1993

Seller ID: 003538

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in card wraps, with illustrated covers. The Journal of The Great North Railway Association. November 1993. With b&w illustrations. Pages 446 - 471. Contents: Elgin in 1885 by Ed Nicoll; High Speed train - Great North Style; Some Details of Traders' Wagons by A. Simpson; Railways and the Local Media: Pembroke; Steam Rail Cars Nos 29 and 31 Drawings and Notes by Hugh Gordon; Cambusomay; Deeside Queries, Coach Abstract by Keith Fenwick; Station Heights Above Sea Level; Farewell to the 'Tillynaught Express' . S36 View more info