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Image for The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

The Illustrated London News: The Complete Second World War, September 1939 - December 1945 - 13 Volumes Complete.

By: N/A

Price: £7,500.00

Publisher: The Illustrated London News and Sketch, Ltd.: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005629

Condition: Near Fine


13 Volumes. Large hardcovers (36x26cm) in blue cloth, bound for the Library of The Gordon Highlanders, gilt titles on spines, Gordon Highlanders cap badge in gilt on front covers, some light shelfwear but overall in Near Fine condition. This large, complete and unique set of 13 volumes of the weekly London Illustrated News covers every aspect of the Second World War in great detail. Volume 1: 2 September - 30 December 1939, pp 614, Covers the first four months, including countless articles and illustrations mainly concerning the beginning of the Second World War which officially began the d... View more info

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Traditions of Sea-Bird Fowling in the North Atlantic Region

By: N/A

Price: £70.00

Publisher: The Islands Book Trust: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007442

ISBN: 0954623835

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very minor shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 215, b&w illustrations and maps, references. Very Scarce. View more info

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Springs in the Sea.

By: Adair, Elizabeth.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Herald Press: 1994

Seller ID: 004931

Condition: Very Good


Softcover with some rubbing and slight shelf wear, otherwise Very Good. Signed by the Author, with dedication. First edition. pp119, b & w illustrations. View more info

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Offshore: A North Sea Journey.

By: Alvarez, A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986. 0340373474: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2003

ISBN: 0340373474

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED COPY, pp 191. With front and rear end paper maps of the North Sea, North Sea Basin and the Shetland Islands. With b&w illustrations. The Story of offshore drilling, featuring the discovery and development of offshore drilling in the North Sea. S27. View more info

A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007934

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... 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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Dunadd: An Early Dalriadic Capital (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology).

By: Campbell, Ewan & Lane, Alan.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005927

ISBN: 1842170244

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition. As issued, no dustwrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp 295, bibliography and index. The kingdom of "Dal Raita" emerged in Argyll in the early centuries AD, after the Romans had abandoned Scotland. Unlike the Picts to the North and the British Celtic tribes to the South, the rulers of Argyll were Gaelic speakers who had crossed the sea from Ireland. This book describes the results of new excavations at Dunadd, the rocky hill on which these early Scots built a citadel. The authors also review past research at the site, and discuss what we know of Dalriad... 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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Flight of the Paraffin Budgie: A North Sea Chronicle

By: Fyvie, John F.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Offshore Industry Liaison Committee: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004172

ISBN: 0952010003

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp vii, 53, b&w illustrations. View more info

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Mountains and Rivers: Dee Valley Poems from Source to Sea.

By: Lawrie, Brian.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Malfranteaux Concepts: 2015

Seller ID: 003787

Condition: New


Mountains and Rivers: Dee Valley Poems from Source to Sea. Dedicated to all those who defend the wild places of the earth. View more info

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Deep Sea Voices.

By: Lazenby, Craig.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Tempus: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006261

ISBN: 075241836X

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in Near Fine condition. First edition. With pp128, b&w illustrations. Reminiscences of women from the fishing communities of Fleetwood, Grimsby, Hull, Milford Haven & North Shields accompanied by photographs. View more info

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The Northseamen: Story of the Fishermen, Yachtsmen and Shipbuilders of the Colne and Blackwater Rivers

By: Leather, John

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004169

ISBN: 0900963220

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some slight shelfwear and bumped corners but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 336, b&w illustrations, glossary, index. View more info

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Fisherman's Map of Salmon Pools on the River Don.

By: Lewis, John R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Waverly Press.: 0

Seller ID: 15

Condition: New


Researched and edited by Dr. John R. Lewis of Cults. Folding map showing all of the beats and their individual pools from the North Sea to Candacraig. S3. View more info

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Fisherman's Map of the Salmon Pools of the River South Esk.

By: Lewis, John R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Waverly Press.: 0

Seller ID: 18

Condition: New


Researched and edited by Dr. John R. Lewis of Cults. Folding map showing all of the beats and their salmon pools from the North Sea to Glen Clova. S3. View more info

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Fisherman's Map of the Salmon Pools on the Aberdeenshire Dee

By: Lewis, John R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Waverly Press.: 0

Seller ID: 19

Condition: New


Researched and edited by Dr. John R. Lewis of Cults. Folding map showing all of the beats and their individual salmon pools from the North Sea to Mar Lodge Water. S3. View more info

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Fisherman's Map of the Seatrout and Salmon Pools on the River Ythan.

By: Lewis, John R.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: ., Waverly Press.: 0

Seller ID: 20

Condition: New


Researched and edited by Dr. John R. Lewis of Cults. Folding map showing all of the beats and their seatrout and salmon pools from the North Sea to Fyvie Castle. S3. View more info

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Rum: A Landscape Without Figures.

By: Love, John A.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006299

ISBN: 1841581305

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in green cloth covers, with gilt titles, in Fine condition. With pp302, with maps on FEP, with previous owner's label on title page, with colour and b&w illustrations. This is an account of Rum, one of the Hebrides and the people who contributed to its story. The site of some of the earliest settlements in Scotland, Rum's history extends back to the Mesolithic period. It was also an isolated haven for the early Celtic Church in the figure of Beccan the Solitary, and later formed part of the territories of the Vikings and Clanranalds, and ultimately the Macleans of Coll. Its populat... View more info

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Black Gold: Britain and Oil in the Twentieth Century.

By: More, Charles.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cintinuum, 2009. 9781847250438: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 503

ISBN: 1847250432

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp viii, 247, with notes, sources, bibiography and index. Until the discovery of North Sea oil in the early 1970s, Britain had virtually no known oil of its own. Yet by 1914, British or part-British companies were producing oil in Persia, Russia, Romania, Mexico, Peru, Burma, Borneo and the USA. This history explains how that happened and how the two main companies, BP and Shell, remained world leaders in the oil industry, and examines how the industry has evolved and its role in the Second World War ... View more info

Image for Beyond Courage: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Seas 1942-1945.

Beyond Courage: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Seas 1942-1945.

By: Norman Franks.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Grub Street Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 005121

ISBN: 190401030X

Condition: As New


Hardback, As New, with dust wrapper, As New. With b&w illustrations and index. This book covers the adventures of 283, 284, 293 and 294 Walrus Squadrons, operating from North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Sardinia. The pilots, like their counterparts in England, knew of the dangers of landing on the sea. It was a daunting task attempting to rescue downed airmen as they had often to operate in bad weather, and near hostile coasts. Airmen who were bobbing about in dinghies, or even just in their Mae West life jackets, were difficult to locate. Rescues from the cold sea needed to be speedy affairs... View more info

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Hjortspring: A Pre-Roman Iron Age Warship in Context (Ships & Boats of the North)

By: Ole Crumlin-Pedersen; Athena Trakadas

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Viking Ship Museum: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007437

ISBN: 8785180521

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on ffep to a previous owner - signed "Ole", pp 293, b&w and colour illustrations, references, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Hjortsping boat, fully excavated in the 1920s, is arguably the most important archaeological find from early Iron Age Scandinavia. This volume forms the first English-language analysis of the find and its context, beginning with the background to the discovery and excavation of th... View more info