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The Harbours of Elie Bay: A History

By: Archibald Louden Rennie

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Elie & Earlsferry History Society: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006183

ISBN: 0955794404

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 102, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. The story of the harbours of Elie Bay from prehistoric times until 1975, in the context of national events and movements. Picts, Romans, Northumbrians, pilgrims, medieval aristocrats... Victorian industrialists... and fugitives from justice -all used the harbours of the bay. The illustrations include 24 historic photographs and 10 other maps, sketches, plans and notices. View more info

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Celtic Scotland.

By: Armit, Ian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford/ Historic Scotland, 1997. 0713475382: 1997

Seller ID: 2270

ISBN: 0713475382

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp 128, with colour and b&w illustrations, with index. Written in a style designed to appeal to general as well as academic readers, this book examines the nature of "Celticness" and, through the evidence of ancient monuments, objects and written accounts, explores the essence of prehistoric Scotland. It traces the development of society in Scotland, from fragmented Iron Age tribes, into Picts, Scots and Britons, and uses reconstruction drawings and photographs to illustrate what Celtic life was like. S30. View more info

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Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

By: Broun, Dauvit.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006300

ISBN: 0748685197

Condition: Fine


Softback in Fine condition. With previous's owner's printed plate and place name and date under the label in ink. First edition, pp 314. The answers put forward in this book provide a fresh perspective on Scotland's relationship with Britain. Broun challenges the idea that the Scots were an ancient nation whose British identity only emerged later on, in the early modern era, and provides new evidence that the idea of Scotland as an independent kingdom in actual fact predated Wallace and Bruce. This leads him to radically reassess several fundamental issues: the fate of Pictish identity and t... 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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Ancient Monuments of Tayside.

By: Coutts, Herbert.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dundee Museum and at Gallery, 1970.: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 776

Condition: Good


Paperback in illustrated blue card covers, stapled binding. First edition, pp 83, with pull out map.With b&w illustrations and maps. Prehistoric and early historic monuments of Tayside. S10. View more info

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The Pictish Trail: A Travellers Guide to the Old Pictish Kingdoms.

By: Jackson, Anthony.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Orkney Press, 1989. 0907618189: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 388

ISBN: 0907618189

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated covers, in very good condition. Fist edition, pp64.With b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and charts, Illustrated end papers, . A guide to the old Pictish Kingdoms,with symbol designs and a key to Pictish symbols. S5. View more info

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Pagan Symbols of the Picts: The Symbology of pre-Christian Belief.

By: McHardy, Stuart.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006293

ISBN: 1908373148

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. First edition, with tipped in book plate 'Gordon Casely Ex-Bibliotheca' on FEP, place and date written underneath. With bibliography, map of sites mentioned in the text, index, appendices and list of symbols. View more info

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The New Caithness Book.

By: Omand, Donald.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: North of Scotland Newspapers: 1989

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006321

ISBN: 1871704006

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition, in an archival wrapper. With b&w illustrations, map, glossary and index. This is a wide-ranging and authoritative book on the county of Caithness, situated on the north-east corner of Scotland. It covers its geology and early inhabitants to its fishing industry and agriculture, its ruined brochs to its shining nuclear buildings. With contributions by respected authorities in their respective fields, the contents have been divided into three parts: natural environment, historic... View more info

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Moray Province and People.

By: Sellar, W.D.H.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Scottish Society for Northern Studies, 1993. 0950599476: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 123

ISBN: 0950599476

Condition: Fine


Paperback in As New condition. First edition. Pp vi, 264, with b&w photographs, maps, charts, illustrations and list of abbreviations. The history, geology and landscape of Moray, with chapters about Macbeth, the Wolf of Badenoch, the Picts and the Sueno stone. It also mentions the historic architecture of Moray and the pattern of Moray building. S3. View more info