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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1981.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1981.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 550

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 184, xvi, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. (The usual ragged edges are due to the oversized paper wraps)Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1980, Royal Treasures at Balmoral, Braemar and rouns about, Man of Mar: Bob Scott, the Black Officer, Ospreys on view, Highland Games the World over, Running: the story of a historic games event, The Laird and the Auld Alliance. View more info

Them That Live the Longest: More from the North-East Farm.

By: Allan, Charlie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588902: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1310

ISBN: 1841588903

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. First edition, with pp272, b&w illustrations, postscript and index. In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the same warmth and humour as its prequel, Them that Live the Longest explores the changing face of farming in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as examining the varied life of Charlie Allan himself - from teaching economics in economics i... View more info

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LMS Engine Sheds: Volume 7 - The Glasgow & South Western Railway

By: Chris Hawkins; George Reeve; James Stevenson

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Irwell Press: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007906

ISBN: 1871608104

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 130, b&w illustrations. History of the engine sheds of the Glasgow and South Western Railway, a line inherited by the LMS. A small line with a very mixed lot of running stock that wandered through some pretty rough and wild highlands, the GSWR still had some of the most elegant sheds in Britain. Designed by Andrew Galloway, Engineer from 1875-1885, they had high roofs that carried off the smoke while the yards were arranged with a meticulous eye for workability, allowing for methodical processing of engines through the serv... View more info

Archive Series Volume 14 Scottish Steam: The A4's Final Years.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1841

Condition: New


(New DVD) In September 1935, the first of the Class A4 Pacifics emerged from the London North Eastern Railway's Doncaster Locomotive Works. With their futuristic streamlined design and high-speed running, they quickly established themselves as favourites amongst both the travelling public and rail enthusiasts. View more info

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Manchester Marathons: 1908-2002.

By: Hill, Ron, Shuttleworth, Neil.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Ron Hill Running Enterpises, 2003. 0950788244: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1031

ISBN: 0950788244

Condition: Fine


Paperback, in Fine condition. First edition, pp vi, 282, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. A comprehensive history of the Manchester Marathon. SCARCE. INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR. S16. View more info

Modern Motor Cars: Their Construction, Maintenance, Management, Care, Driving, and Running Repairs.

By: Judge, Arthur.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Caxton Publishing Co.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007325

Condition: Very Good


Three volumes complete, in original box. Hardcovers in original blue cloth, gilt titles, some light rubbing to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrappers with some shelfwear and small tears, internally repaired and now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 247, vii, 238, vii, 323, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 5KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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British Independent Bus Companies since the 1970's.

By: Law, John.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Fonthill, 2012.: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2729

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp96, with colour illustrations. In the 1970s the main UK bus groups were the National Bus Company, the Scottish Bus Group, the Passenger Transport Executives and various council owned concerns. Today we have Stagecoach, First and Arriva, plus several smaller groups, with just a handful of councils still owning bus operations. Throughout these major changes to the bus industry, there have been hundreds of smaller independent bus companies running stage carriage services on the roads of the United Kingdom. In this book we look at these, from the small... View more info

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The Carrifran Wildwood Story: Ecological Restoration from the Grass Roots.

By: Myrtle Ashmole, Philip Ashmole.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Borders Forest Trust: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007071

ISBN: 0953434648

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good Condition. First edition, with colour photographs. The Carrifran Wildwood Story: Ecological Restoration from the Grass Roots features the development of personal ideals and goals into a thriving and ongoing environmental restoration project in the Scottish Border hills to the east of Moffat. A grand read, full of practical tips and experiences, giving real insight into the processes and time involved in running this sort of project. Get the basics right first, before enbarking on the grand plan. View more info

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It Was Fun! My Fifty Years of High Performance.

By: Rudd, Tony

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Haynes Pub Group: 2000

Seller ID: 006052

ISBN: 1859606660

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. 2000 Haynes Reissue, pp 352, b&w illustrations, index. This book provides an insight into one of the best respected automotive engineers and motor racing team managers, firstly into the BRM years and the development of Grand Prix racing from its reintroduction after the war, and secondly into the Lotus organisation from 1969 to 1991 including the De Lorean saga, the abortive venture into power boats, and the purchase of the company by General Motors. A revealing account of the BRM epic - the cars, and the people who designed, built and drove... View more info