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Image for The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 1999. 0953748006: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004150

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: New


Hardback in Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper with slight edgewear; first edition, pages vi, 145 and two fold-out maps in pocket at rear; numerous B&W and colour illustrations. This title is now out of print. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary rivers and glens. S36. View more info

Image for The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 1999. 0953748006: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 28

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper with slight edgewear; first edition, pages vi, 145 and two fold-out maps in pocket at rear; numerous B&W and colour illustrations. This title is now out of print. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary rivers and glens. S36. View more info

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In The Shadow of Lochnagar: History, Music and Folklore from a corner of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2001. 1873891105: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 25

ISBN: 1873891105

Condition: New


Large paperback edition in Mint condition; pages vi, 148 with numerous B&W illustrations and pages of music; signed copy. The author has skilfully woven into his text local stories, legend and folklore, and has done a great deal to preserve these for future generations. Shop shelf. View more info

Image for The Cairngorms and their Folk: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

The Cairngorms and their Folk: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications, 2010. 9781873891988: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 26

ISBN: 1873891989

Condition: New


Hardback in Mint condition with Mint dustwrapper; pages vi, 154 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. Ian Murray has explored the glens which reach out from Ballater, Braemar and Aviemore and has recorded the voices of many of the older folk to present a history of the Cairngorms in their own words by their own firesides - represents the authentic voice of the Cairngorms. Shop shelf. View more info

Image for The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

The Dee from the Far Cairngorms: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Lochnagar Publishing, 2010. 0953748006: 2010

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 27

ISBN: 0953748006

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. Large format; pages vi, 145 with numerous B&W and colour illustrations; signed copy. History and folklore from the source of the Dee and its tributary streams and glens. Shop Shelf. 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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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

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Italian Frescoes: The Flowering of the Renaissance 1470-1510

By: Steffi Roettgen

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006096

ISBN: 0789202212

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in As New condition with Fine dustwrapper. Third printing of First edition, pp 471, colour illustrations throughout, appendices, index. Professor Roettgens concise and authoritative text illuminates such celebrated sites as the Tornabuoni Chapel in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, and the Camera degli Sposi in Mantua. She also reveals the charm of lesser-known works, such as those in the tiny northern town of Issogne, which capture fifteenth-century men and women bargaining and flirting at an outdoor market. Descriptive and interpretive essays on each of the seventeen c... View more info

Image for Rick Stein's French Odyssey: Over 100 New Recipes Inspired by the Flavours of France

Rick Stein's French Odyssey: Over 100 New Recipes Inspired by the Flavours of France

By: Stein, Rick.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: BBC Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006259

ISBN: 0563522135

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, with colour illustrations, with conversion charts, bibliography and index. Inspired by his gastronomic journey through the waterways of Southern France, Rick Stein's French Odyssey is a delightful exploration of French culinary traditions. Rick's gastro-tour took him along the Canal du Midi, from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean, as he sampled the local delicacies. Among the recipes he's gathered here are the classics-Pissaladière, Bouillabaisse, Cassoulet, Tarte Tatin-as well as new takes on tradi... View more info

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Deeside Tinkers.

By: Stewart, James.

Price: £5.99

Publisher: McKenzie Quality Print, 2007.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 965

Condition: New


Paperback 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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Birding Guide to North-East Scotland: Including Part of the Cairngorms National Park

By: Sullivan, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003220

ISBN: 0956112676

Condition: New


NEW. Illustrated paper covers, numerous colour illustrations and maps throughout. S30 North-East Scotland is often overlooked by birdwatchers. Yet just a very brief visit reveals an incredibly rich area for birds and even those living and working here may not know some of the more hidden sites. 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