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An Inside Job.

By: Sissons, Beverley.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Freshfileds, 1984.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2972

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, alo in Very Good condition, in clear archival wrapper. First edition, SIGNED COPY, with dedication, pp106. Foreword by Lord Longford. A fascinating account of five years' imaginative teaching of 'Scotland's toughest' prisoners in HM Prison, Peterhead. S30. View more info

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The Free West: A Record of the West Church of St. Andrew, Aberdeen 1843-1961.

By: Skea, J. Ogilvie.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1963.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 957

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition in original red cloth with gold lettering on spine. First edition. SIGNED COPY, pp242, with b&w illustrations. Roll of office bearers. History of a Scottish Free Presbyterian church in Aberdeen established following the Disruption in the Church of Scotland in 1843, as explained in the first chapter. Following chapters cover the various ministers who presided over the church up to 1961, with much detail of the church's activities, organisation and administration. The church rejoined the Church of Scotland in 1929. S14. View more info

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Braemar Castle.

By: Skinner, Basil.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press, 1975.: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1998

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet in illustrated cardboard covers. In Very Good condition, first edition, pp16, unpaginated, with colour photographs and map. Official guide to Braemar Castle, fortress of the Earls of Mar and Hanoverian Garrison-Post. Historic seat of the Farquharsons of Invercauld. S27. View more info

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Braemar Castle, Aberdeenshire.

By: Skinner, Basil.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The Pilgrim Press Ltd.: 0

Seller ID: 003387

Condition: Very Good


Booklet with colour and b&w illustrations, unpaginated. Official Guide of Braemar Castle. Fortress of the Earls of Mar and Hanoverian Garrison - Post. The historic seat of the Farquharsons of Invercauld. S36. View more info

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Songs and Poems.

By: Skinner, Reverend John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: William L. Taylor.: 1859

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004409

Condition: Very Good


17x11cm small hardcover in original green cloth, gilt title to spine; mild rubbing and slight bumping to corners, two tiny pieces missing from ffep due to old paper clip holding in a newspaper article from the Buchan Observer (12 Oct 1971) about Rev. John Skinner, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxxvi,98, publishers advertisements to rear. View more info

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Glamis Castle (Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London, 63)

By: Slade, Harry Gordon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of London: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004229

ISBN: 0854312773

Condition: Fine


A4 sized hardcover with illustrated boards in Fine condition. First edition, pp 128, b&w illustrations, family tree in pocket to rear, notes, bibliography, index. View more info

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Forty Years in Buchan and Banff 1951-1991: A Sequel to Forty Years in Kincardineshire.

By: Smith, Alexander.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Caledonian Books, 1991. 1853490016: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 97

ISBN: 1853490016

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback, Pp 309, with b&w photographs and glossary. Fine condition, with some shelfwear. Social history account of forty years in Buchan and Banff, written in Buchan and Kincardineshire Doric. S2. View more info

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Fairmin' the Wey it Wis: 1925-1926.

By: Smith, Alexander.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Self-Published, 1992. 9780952025603: 1992

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1555

ISBN: 0952025604

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, slightly edge rubbed but otherwise in very good condition. First edition. SIGNED COPY. pp284 plus 4-page glossary. View more info

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Where and What is Kildrummy.

By: Smith, Hilda.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Hilda Smith, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: 424

Condition: Good


Paperback with illustrated paper covers and illustrated end papers. Ppiv, 55, with colour and b&w illustrations, acknowledgements, bibliography, preface, maps and a genealogical table of the Gordon family. Author Hilda Smith of Kildrummmy writes: Where and What is Kildrummy? It is a community of farms, it nurtures its families of all ages. It has been so since the first centuries. The story of Kildrummy in medieval days, the Gordons of Wardhouse, Beldorney and Kildrummy and the story of the remarkable Ogstons. S5. View more info

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The Gordon's Mill Farming Club: 1758-1764.

By: Smith, J.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, 1962.: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 659

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, Very Good condition, dust wrapper in Very Good condition with clear archival wrap; First edition, pp viii, 156, references. Few first hand accounts of the activities of 18th century farming clubs remain today and it is important that those which are still in existence should be made available to all interested in the history of British Agriculture.S6. View more info

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The Sparkling Cage.

By: Smith, John S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Keith Murray Pub, 1989. 1870978137: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 997

ISBN: 1870978137

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very Good condition with a minor crease on back cover. First edition, pp v, 95, b&w illustrations, A pictoral history of Aberdeen. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, SCARCE. S15. View more info

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Fermfolk and Fisherfolk: Rural Life in Northern Scotland in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries.

By: Smith, John S. & Stevenson, David.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1989. 0080377335: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 111

ISBN: 0080377335

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback in Fine condition. Pp ix,101, with b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and tables. An account of the changes and developments in the housing of the rural communities of northern Scotland - in new crofts, planned villages and fishing settlements, mostly designed to house labourers, craftsmen, merchants and fishermen and thus aid economic development. S3. View more info

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Adamston Agricultural Museum.

By: Smith, McCall Hew.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Moravian Press, circa 1972.: 0

Seller ID: 546

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers in very good condition, unpaginated, pp16, with sepia and white illustrations. A guide to the Adamston Agriculrtural Museum. S8. View more info

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Grampian Ways: Journey over the Mounth

By: Smith, Robert

Price: £6.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, John Donald: 2002

Seller ID: 163

ISBN: 0859765709

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition, with slight selfwear, reprint, pp vii,216. With colour photographs, b&w maps, bibliography and index. Rising from the North-east coastal plain just south of Aberdeen, the Grampians grow steadily in grandeur as they roll westwards, providing some of the most dramatic scenery in Britain. This work is both an exploration and celebration of the geography and history of this part of Scotland, as well as a practical guide for those who wish to explore the area themselves. It is based around the central theme of the Mounth - the main gateway which enabled travel fro... View more info

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The Road to Maggieknockater: Exploring Aberdeen and the North-East Through its Place Names.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781841583211: 2011

Seller ID: 1317

ISBN: 1841583219

Condition: As New


Paperback in MINT condition. Reprint, first published in 2004. With pp 226; with b&w illustrations, with map of North-east Scotland. The study of names and their origin has developed over the years and it examines various aspects of the place-name game, among them field names (one retired naval commander called his fields after the battleships he served on), and place-name rhymes, which were used by country folk to mock their rivals on other farms and villages. It takes you to Old Groddie, where illicit stills were busy in the old days, and to old tracks where 50,000 Hielanmen went marching t... View more info

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A Queen's Country .

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Limited, 2000. 0859765334: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 598

ISBN: 0859765334

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very good, First Edition, pp xiii, 175, b&w illustrations, Deeside is intimately connected with the Royal family. This account of one of Scotland's most beautiful and evocative areas is the story of Royal Deeside and how it acquired its name. S2. View more info

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Grampian Ways: Journey over the Mounth.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Melven Press, 1980. 0906664012: 1980

Seller ID: 66

ISBN: 0906664012

Condition: Very Good


First edition hardback in very good condition in dust wrapper. Pp269, with b&w illustrations and 44 photographs taken by the author and maps. S2. View more info

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The Royal Glens.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1990. 0859763161: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 512

ISBN: 0859763161

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. Price clipped. SIGNED COPY. With pp viii, 125. With introduction, colour and b&w photographs and illustrations and index. The setting for The Royal Glens is an area spreading from Deeside and Donside to the Spey, west to the Drumochter Pass, south to Blair Atholl and Dunkeld. and north again by the old Cairnwell Pass to the hills of Mar. S8. View more info

Image for Grampian Ways: Journey Over the Mounth.

Grampian Ways: Journey Over the Mounth.

By: Smith, Robert.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Melven Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007258

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some shelf wear and marking in centre edge of last few pages, otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in very Good condition. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Grampian Ways: Journey Over the Mounth. View more info

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Towiemore: Its Railway, Lime Works and Distillery.

By: Smith, Ron.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association: 2009

Seller ID: 005477

ISBN: 0902343203

Condition: New


Small softback with illustrated covers. With colour and b&w illustrations. With map, pp46. Towiemore Its Railway, Lime Works and Distillery. View more info