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The New Shetlander No.180, Hugh MacDairmid Centenary Issue.

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: The New Shetlander, 1992.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3150

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine with illustrated covers stain to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 31, b&w illustrations, adverts to rear. S5. View more info

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The New Shetlander No.180, Hugh MacDairmid Centenary Issue.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The New Shetlander, 1992.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3149

Condition: Very Good


Stapled magazine with illustrated covers in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 31, b&w illustrations, adverts to rear. Relevant clipping from the Shetland Times and letter from the Shetland Islands council. S5. View more info

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My Little Town of Cromarty: The History of a Northern Scottish Town.

By: Alston, David.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2006. 1841585270: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 994

ISBN: 1841585270

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxvi, 372, b&w plates and illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. Presents a history of the small town of Cromarty, north of Inverness at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula. Although it has less than 750 inhabitants, Cromarty is viewed by its residents as a town rather than a village, which reflects the settlement's beginnings as a royal burgh and its days as a leading port for the northern Highlands. S15. View more info

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Inverness and the MacDonalds.

By: Barron, Evan MacLeod.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Robert Carruthers& Sons.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with considerable loss to the top of the spine and back cover, small chip missing from bottom of spine, enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 126. The History of the MacDonalds in Inverness. View more info

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The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century: Newspaper Index & Annals, 1800-1856.

By: Barron, James.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Carruthees & Sons, 1903-1913: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1245

Condition: Very Good


3 Volumes Complete: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition but with some fading to the spines. First editions, pp xliii, 299, xliv, 352, xlix, 420, index. An index of articles from the Inverness Courier between 1800 and 1856. VERY SCARCE. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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The Natural History of Orkney.

By: Berry, R. J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1985.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 924

Condition: Very Good


Softback, with some creasing to the spine, but otherwise in very good condition, First edition, with 20 colour photographs, and over 100 b&w photographs and diagrams. With index. This is the first survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Old Iona and Staffa.

By: Byrom, Bernard.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing: 2007

Seller ID: 006929

ISBN: 1840334061

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in Near Fine condition. With pp57, b&w illustrations. Illustrated book of Old Iona and Staffa. View more info

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Days of Orkney Steam.

By: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kirkwall Press, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 923

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original cloth covers, gilt title on spine, in very good condition With dustwrapper in very good condition. In clear archival wrapper. First edition, SCARCE COPY, with b&w photographs and ink illustrations. Map of Orkney on end papers. With appendices, bibliography and index. An interesting and well-researched history of the steam-powered boats that had served the islands and communities of Orkney for over 100 years, ending in July 1969 when the last of the breed was finally replaced by diesel-engined vessels. It includes detailed fleet lists, timetables, Rescue Services and ope... View more info

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Bred in the Highlands: Ponies, Cattle and Folk.

By: Coutts, Ben.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mercat Press, 1997. 187364468X: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 510

ISBN: 187364468X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp viii,124, with b&w photographs and illustrations, with list of illustrations, dedication and acknowledgements. A lifetime of experience of the Highland cattle and Highland poney breeds is distilled in this book. The worlds of the showground, the stud-farm and the sale ring and the characters met there. S8. View more info

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God's Islanders: A History of the People of Gigha.

By: Czerkawska, Catherine.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2006. 1841582972: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 479

ISBN: 1841582972

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, signed copy, ppxvi, 295. With b&w photographs and illustrations, maps of Gigha, list of illustrations, acknowledgements, notes, select biography and index.The island of Gigha lies just off Tayinloan on the Kintyre peninsula and is the most southerly of the true Hebridean islands. This book presents the story of this part of Scotland and God's Island. Offering an exploration of the history of its people, it is also an examination of the issues, trends and challenges affecting the whole area. S8. View more info

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Island Years.

By: Darling, F. Fraser.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: G.Bell & Sons: 1944

Seller ID: 007136

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some light fading to top edge but otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, some chips missiong from top edge of front cover, head and foot of spine, some rubbing to hinges but otherwise in Good Condition, with a clear archival wrapper. With pp306, b&w illustrations, maps of the islands of North Rona, Eilean a'Chleirich, The Treshnish Isles, The Summer Isles and the West Coast of Scotland. View more info

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Scotland's Empire, 1600-1815.

By: Devine, T.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0713994983

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, Some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp474, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Imperial Scotland provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Austr... View more info

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Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle.

By: Eunson, Jerry.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: The Shetland Times Ltd.: 1976

Seller ID: 003605

Condition: Very Good


With book plate of previous owners name. With b&w illustrations. Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle. S31. View more info

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Highland Heritage.

By: Fairweather, Barbara.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Glencoe and North Lorn Folk Museum, 1984.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3070

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with slighly edgeworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp vii, 244, b&w illustrations. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S2. View more info

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Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

By: Fasken, R. A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Highlands and Islands Development Board.: 1977

Seller ID: 005959

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Booklet with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. With pp28 and b&w illustrations. Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Occasional Bulletin No. 7. View more info

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Extracts from Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate.

By: Fraser-Tytler, Neil.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 005034

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with some creasing and small tears to covers. pp14, circa 1920's. Tales of Old days on the Aldourie Estate. View more info

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The Herring Fishing, Stronsay, Volume I.

By: Gibson, W. M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: B.P.P., 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: 1190

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with illustrated covers, some fading to spine but otherwise in very good condition. With pp90 and b&w photographs, charts and figures. A fascinating history of the herring industry in Orkney, from 3000BC to the 20th Century. View more info

The Shetland Bus.

By: Howarth, David.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons: 1955

Seller ID: 006900

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, price-clipped, with some shelfwear and tears, otherwise in Good condition. With a clear archival wrapper. With previous owner's label. Reprinted in 1955. With pp220. The story of the Special Norwegian Naval unit based on Shetland. View more info

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The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland Volume 1: The Lowlands and Borders & Volume 2: The Highlands & Islands

By: Hume, John R.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Batsford: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006870

ISBN: 0713432349

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes. SIGNED COPIES. Hardbacks in light blue cloth covers with gilt titles, with previous owner's bookplate, otherwise in Very Good condition, with dustwrappers, also in Very Good condition. With, b&w illustrations and map. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland Volume 1: The Lowlands and Borders, pp280 Volume 2: The Highlands and Islands, pp336 (Top edge text block red) The Industrial archaeology of the British Isles. View more info

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Early Medieval Sculpture in the West Highlands and Islands

By: Ian Fisher

Price: £110.00

Publisher: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007454

ISBN: 090390330X

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some light shelfwear and slight bumping to outer edge but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xiii, 178, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, index. View more info