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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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North-East Lowlands of Scotland.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Yeadon's 2009. 9781841588308: 2009

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 1309

ISBN: 184158830X

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. Originally published in 1952 by Robert Hale. With pp263, b&w illustrations, map and index. This edition includes an introduction by John R. Allan's son, Charlie Allan, well known in the North-east and beyond as a farmer, writer and ballad singer.This is the classic introduction to the North-east, from the North Esk to John o' Groats, written with the passion and understanding of a man born and bred there. John R. Allan's informative yet intimate account of the area paints a vibrant picture of this fascinating part of Scotland. Fishing and farming... View more info

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Green Heritage.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Ardo Publishing Company, 1991. 095184640X: 1991

Seller ID: 302

ISBN: 095184640X

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, no dustwrapper as issued. Gold lettering on green cover. Foreword by Charles Calder, Dept. of English, University of Aberdeen. Editorial Note, prologue, and glossary. S5. View more info

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The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.

By: Allardyce, Mrs. Forgue

Price: £25.00

Publisher: William Smith & Sons.: 1918

Seller ID: 005294

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in cellophane cover. First edition, 1918. With some shelf wear and large tear in the title page, otherwise in Very Good condition, pp45. With b&w illustrations. With frontispiece drawing of an Aberdeen fishing lass, colourized. The Goodwife at Home: Footdee in the 18th Century.With the song 'Fiar in Kinrara' View more info

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Fae Rosehearty tae Fittie.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004624

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 306, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of North East fishing villages THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Looking Back: A Collection of Photographs and Historical Images, with Comments and Thoughts, Gathered by the Author Over a Lifetime.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 273, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of Peterhead Whaling and North East fishing villages. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Lochnagar Collection: 308 Original Compositions.

By: Anderson, Paul.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Highland Music Trust, 2009. 9780955930621: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1400

ISBN: 0955930626

Condition: As New


Paperback, in Mint condition. First edition, pp viii, 128, b&w illustrations, index. A collection of fiddle sheet music by the fiddler Paul Anderson. S22. View more info

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Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Peter John.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1890.: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 654

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition. Green cloth covers. SCARCE COPY, FIRST EDITION. Number 320 of 500 copies printed. With frontispiece illustration of King William the Lion's Charter to the Burgesses of Aberdeen. With fold-out map of Aberdeen at the rear. Ppxxxv, 466. S7. Charters Relating to the Burgh of Aberdeen. S11. 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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Images of Aberdeen.

By: Anderson, Raymond.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Breedon Books, 2004. 1859834426: 2004

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 2447

ISBN: 1859834426

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, in Near Fine condtion, Signed By Author. Third edition, pp 190, b&w photographs. A photographic look at Aberdeen throughout the years. S30. View more info

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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

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Voices from Their Ain Countrie: The Poems of Marion Angus and Violet Jacob (ASLS Annual Volumes)

By: Angus, Marion; Jacob, Violet

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Association for Scottish Literary Studies: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004814

ISBN: 0948877758

Condition: As New


Hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xi, 402, glossary, bibliography. The year 2006 marks the 60th anniversary of the deaths of two major 20th-century Scottish poets: Marions Angus and Violet Jacob. Both women hailed from the North-East of Scotland, and both produced poetry coloured by the voices and music of the region - although they also drew on influences from across Europe and beyond. Serious and whimsical, radical and emotional, the poetry of Angus and Jacob continues to enthrall. More than 200 poems are included in this comprehensive anthology, and ... View more info

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Tapestry of Tillypronie.

By: Astor, Gavin.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004475

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth with gilt title, some slight shelf wear otherwise FINE. VERY SCARCE COPY. Previous owner's small address label on front pastedown. Slight edge rubbed dustwrapper with some small closed tears repaired internally otherwise complete and VERY GOOD. Double sided addendum loosely inserted. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 101, b&w illustrations, glossary and bibliography. A look at the history, traditions and people of the Tillypronie area. View more info

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Work, Welfare and the Price of Fish: Life in Aberdeen 1925-1955.

By: Atherton, David & Davies, Trevor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1995. 0900017473: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 172

ISBN: 0900017473

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelfwear. First edition, pp 120, with b&w photographs. A look at life in Aberdeen from 1925 to 1955, and the housing conditions, the fishing industry, farming, engineering, welfare. Life during the slump and the resulting effect on the population of Aberdeen. S2. View more info

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Shipwrecks of the North of Scotland.

By: Baird R.N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Birlinn, 2003. 9781841582337: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3

ISBN: 1841582336

Condition: As New


Hardback in mint condition with mint dustwrapper; 1st edition 2003; pages xviii, 381 with maps and B&W illustrations. 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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Royal and Ancient Banff.

By: Banff Preservation Society.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Banff Preservation Society, 1998.: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 482

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Fourth edition, with pp 27, with colour and b&w photographs, with map of Banff Bay and key. This booklet, written by the Banff Preservation Society contains a history of Banff, indicating the wealth of fine 18th century architecture which makes the ancient town of Banff unique in the north of Scotland. S5. View more info

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Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen.

By: Bannerman, W.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Lewis Smith and Samuel Maclean.: 1840

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007384

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in card covers, with some shelf wear, small piece missing from head of spine, hinges rubbed, some foxing to the FEPs, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp127. Aberdeen Worthies: Sketches of Characters resident in Aberdeen during the end and the beginning of the present century. Statio Ross, Deaf Joe, Willie o' the Wall, Mr Jacob Blackwell, Feel Peter, and many more. View more info

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A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... View more info

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Buchan Poetry: Fruits of Time Parings.

By: Beattie, William.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: James Mackay, 1873.: 1873

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 382

Condition: Very Good


Scarce hardback in green cloth cover with gilt lettering and illustration on front cover. In very good condition, with some foxing on edges of pages. Reprint, text reprinted exactly as it appeared in the 1813 edition. Pp 82, with an introduction and glossary. Poems by William Beattie. S5. View more info

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Records of the Meeting of the Exercise of Alford.

By: Bell, Reverend Thomas.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: New Spalding Club, 1897.: 0

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 341

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, with some uncut pages, some slight shelfwear. Original olive green cloth cover. Gilt title to spine and gilt motif to front cover. Only 525 copies printed, Number 370. Edited by the Rev. Thomas Bell, Minister of Keig and Clerk to the Presbytery of Alford and to the Synod of Aberdeen. With pp 437 introduction, records of the meeting of the exercise of Alford, notes and index. S5. 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

The Deeside Field: Seventh Number (7).

By: Bentley Philip, J.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1935.: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2264

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with original red cloth covered boards in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 96, b&w illustrations. Hardcover copy of the Deeside Field, featuring articles of local interest. S29. View more info