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Image for John Fyfe: One Hundred and Fifty Years, 1846-1996.

John Fyfe: One Hundred and Fifty Years, 1846-1996.

By: Ango, A. C & Downie, Duncan A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 005530

ISBN: 1899966013

Condition: Fine


Softback, 21 x 21 ", in Fine condition. With b&w illustrations, With foreword of John M Hume, Managing director. Frontispiece portrait of John Fyfe, by John Singer Sargent from the City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collection. The story of John Fyfe and the quarrying industry. View more info

Image for Julian Cooper - Earthly Powers: Paintings of a Sacred Mountain and Forgotten Quarries

Julian Cooper - Earthly Powers: Paintings of a Sacred Mountain and Forgotten Quarries

By: Cooper, Julian

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Art Space Gallery: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005552

ISBN: 0954962389

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 30, colour illustrations throughout. Scarce Signed copy. View more info

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The Granite City and the Men Who Built it.

By: Hay, William A.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Time Pieces, 1998.: 1999

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 427

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Limited first edition: No 20 of 95 copies. Ppiv, 56, with introduction, b&w photographs and illustrations, maps, and plans.Aberdeen is a city quarried out of enduring stone by masons who, by their skills, raised buildings worthy of the name of architecture. This account , with some observations on the granite itself, focuses on the men who built the granite city of Aberdeen. S11. View more info

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Secret Underground Cities.

By: McCamley, N.J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Leo Cooper, 1999. 0850525853: 1999

Seller ID: 917

ISBN: 0850525853

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. Reprint, pp xi, 273, b&w illustrations, index. A history of tunnels and mines used by the government in the run up to the Second World War to proctect munitions. S13. View more info

Image for Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

By: Pyne, W.H.; Hill, J.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: R. Ackermann: 1817

Seller ID: 007474

Condition: Very Good


Large (35x30cm) half leather binding with marbled paper over boards, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some light shelfwear, light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. Dated 1817 on title page and spine however some plates dated 1823 and 1824, 77 tinted engraved plates including frontis. 77 Plates: Tanning Pl.1, Army Pl.1, No.1, Inland Navigation Pl.14, No.11, Mills Pl.1, Camp Scenes Pl.5, Gleaners Pl.6, No. 2, Iron Foundry Pl. 6, No. 2, Masonry Pl.7 No.2, Pl.49 No.13, Misc Pl.5, Pl.52, Mowers Pl.9, Pottery and Leather Dres... View more info

St Valery and its Aftermath: The Gordon Highlanders Captured in France in 1940.

By: Stewart Mitchell.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pen & Sword Military: 2017

Seller ID: 005119

ISBN: 1473886589

Condition: New


Hardback new, with dust wrapper, New. First edition. With b&w illustrations and maps. With appendix: Gordon Highlanders Captured or killed in France in 1940. ppxvii, 238. During the German May 1940 offensive, the 51st (Highland) Division, including the 1st and 5th Battalions Gordon Highlanders, became separated from the British Expeditionary Force. After a heroic stand at St Valery-en-Caux the Division surrendered when fog thwarted efforts to evacuate them. Within days, scores of Gordons had escaped and were on the run through Nazi-occupied France. Many reached Britain after feats of great ... View more info