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A Balmy Breeze Frae Alford: a Collection of Poems.

By: Birnie, A.R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Donside Community Council, 1983.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 971

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers, in very good condition. First edition, with pp46, with b&w illustrations. With glossary. A collection of poems in the Doric, by station master A. Birnie from Donside. View more info

Lost Badenoch and Strathspey

By: Bishop, Bruce B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 003342

ISBN: 1841589632

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations.Badenoch and Strathspey is a land of many contrasts, and in modern times a land of many uses. Not always has it been the playground of winter sports enthusiasts and a mecca for tourists - for centuries the mountains which protected the province of Moray to the north and the Highland glens to the west were an obstacle to travel and a haven for cattle thieves and reivers. In this fascinating book, illustrated with over 100 period photographs, Bruce B. Bishop explores the changing face of the area over millennia, from the Ice Age, Pictish and Celtic times through the coming... View more info

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Glimpses of Moray.

By: Black, Emma.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Courant and Courier, 1937.: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 757

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, slight shelfwear, but otherwise in Very Good condition. Scarce Copy. First edition. Previous owner's name on front end page. Pp 47, with colour plates inserted and b&w illustrations of the scenery of Moray. Introduction by Emma Black. History of the hospital by Thomas H. W. Alexander. A collection of poems and paintings. This book was compiled to raise funds to build an extension for the Gray's Hospital. Shelf 10. View more info

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The Spik O' The Lan'

By: Blackhall, Sheena.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1986.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2055

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with illustrated cardboard covers. In Very Good condition. First edition, pp59, with b&w illustrations and glossary. Poems in the Doric. S8. View more info

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The Tower of Babel: Poems fae the Muckle Furth, A Wheen Owersettins in Scots.

By: Blackhall, Sheena.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thistle Reprographics, 2004.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 286

Condition: Good


Stapled pamphlet. In good condition, but covers slightly marked. . Scarce first edition. Pp30. Several of these poems have been published by Lallans Nr 63. A selection of poems by the North-East poet Sheena Blackhall. s3 View more info

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Hame-drauchtit.

By: Blackhall, Sheena.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Rainbow Books, 1987.: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1042

Condition: Fine


Paperback in illustrated card covers, in very good condition. First edition, pp60, b&w illustrations and glossary of Doric words. Poems in the Doric. S16. View more info

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Royal & Ancient Banff.

By: Blair, John L., Sharp, Peter O.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Banffshire Journal Ltd.,1966.: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 285

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet. In Very Good condition. First edition, pp 30 with b&w photographs, with map and key to various locations. Illustrated guide to Royal & Ancient Banff. S5. View more info

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A Breiffe Narration of The Services Done to Three Noble Ladyes.

By: Blakhal, Gilbert.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: The Spalding Club, 1844.: 1844

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 828

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, rebound for The Gladstone Library, Fasque House, quarter-leather with stamped gilt lettering on spine and marbled paper-covered boards, Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxx, 224, index. The work is a valuable addition to the history of the eventful times in which Blackhall lived. It was edited by Mr. John Stuart from the original in the possession of Bishop Kyle, and printed at Aberdeen for the Spalding Club in 1844. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Salt Herring on Saturday: The Fishertown of Nairn Last Century.

By: Bochel, Margaret M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2004. 1862322465: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 506

ISBN: 1862322465

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, ppvii, 95, b&w photographs and illustrations. With list of illustrations, introduction, appendix1: Nairn in the Moray Firth, Appendix 2: Culbin Sands and glossary.This book is about the fisher folk of Nairn in the 1920s and 1930s. They had a distinctive way of live, being to some extent detached from the rest of the townspeople by the nature of their exacting trade. They lived like a large family, observing a code of behaviour and set of customs and values prescribed by their seagoing forebears and handed down through generations. S8. View more info

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Poems.

By: Bonnyman, Jessie.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: John Cossar Ltd.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 354

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, issued without a dustwrapper, red cloth covers. In very good condition. Scarce first edition, no date, 1920's-30's. pp122, with a b&w photograph of the author. Verses about the Moray area. S5. View more info

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Old Inverugie: A Lecture Delivered to the Peterhead Mutual Improvement Society.

By: Boyd, William.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: W.L.Taylor.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005031

Condition: Good+


Hardback with red leather covers, gilt title, all edge gilt, with some rubbing to the cover, otherwise in Very Good condition.With real b&w photographs by J. Chivas, tissue guarded. First edition, VERY SCARCE. Old Inverugie and its associations, Social, Domestic and Political; with legends and local sketches, connecting the old times with the new. Photographs include: the Marshal Keith Statue, Ravenscraig, Gateway of Inverugie Castle, Inverugie Castle, Dowcatt, Inverugie from Mount Pleasant, Potsunkaun. View more info

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Old Inverugie: A Lecture Delivered to the Peterhead Mutual Improvement Society.

By: Boyd, William.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: W.L.Taylor.: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005030

Condition: Good+


Hardback with red leather covers, gilt title, all edge gilt, with some rubbing to the cover and a bit missing at the bottom of the spine, otherwise in Very Good condition.With real b&w photographs by J. Chivas, tissue guarded. First edition, VERY SCARCE. Old Inverugie and its associations, Social, Domestic and Political; with legends and local sketches, connecting the old times with the new. Photographs include: the Marshal Keith Statue, Ravenscraig, Gateway of Inverugie Castle, Inverugie Castle, Dowcatt, Inverugie from Mount Pleasant, Potsunkaun. View more info

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People and Places in Newmachar, Past and Present.

By: Bridges, Roy.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Parish of Newmachar Community Council, 2001. 0954070100: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1040

ISBN: 0954070100

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with very slight shelfwear, otherwise in Near Fine condition. First editio, pp xvi, 224, with b&w illustrations, preface by Robert Loughridge, appendix and list of sources. With map of the Parish of Newmachar. This book is the first history of the area, with testimonies from present and former residents. S16. View more info

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The City and its Worlds: Aspects of Aberdeen's History since 1794.

By: Brotherstone, Terry & Withrington, Donald.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Cruithne Press 1996. 1873448120: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 53

ISBN: 1873448120

Condition: Fine


First edition paperback in fine condition with just slight shelfwear. Pp 244, b&w illustrations and photos. Thirteen studies explore different aspects of the physical, socio-political and cultural expansion- and explosion- which characterised city development in the nineteenth century. Edited by Brotherstone, Terry & Withrington, Donald. S2. View more info

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On Some Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Dunecht House, Aberdeenshire.

By: Browne, G.F.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1921.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 891

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with quarter leather binding and top edge gilt, Very Good condition with some fading. First edition, pp 170, LXIII, 63 b&w plates. A catalogue of antiquities in the surrounding area of Dunecht House. S13. 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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Where the Land Meets the Sea.

By: Bryan, Tom, Gualtieri, Orlando.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeenshire Council, 1997. 1901275019: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2457

ISBN: 1901275019

Condition: Very Good


A4 size with illustrated paper covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 62, b&w photographs throughout. A collection of photographs of the North-East of Scotland with accompanied by poems by local authors. S30. View more info

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The Peterhead Whaling Trade.

By: Buchan, Alex R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Buchan Field Club, 1993. 0951273612: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1427

ISBN: 0951273612

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback with laminated card covers, in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 80, 27 b&w illustrations and 7 tables, glossary of whaling terms. S23. View more info

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Annals of Peterhead from its Foundation to the Present Time Including an Account of The Rise, Progress, Improvements, Shipping, Manufacturing, Commerce, Trade, Wells, Baths &c. of the Town.

By: Buchan, P.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Peterhead, Auchwedden Press: 1819

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005671

Condition: Good


Hardcover in original printed paper covered boards, boards are worn, spine split, front board loose but still holding, lacks multi folding frontis but other 4 plates present, roughcut pages, a Good reading copy of this Scarce title. Presumed First edition, ppxii, 144, b&w plates. View more info

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Heirskip '91: The Buchan Heritage Society.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Buchan Heritage Society.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 582

Condition: Very Good


Large stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. First edition, pp42, with b&w illustrations and advertising. With index. Collection of stories, local folk tales and poems, set in and around Buchan. S8. View more info

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An Historical and Authentic Account of the Ancient and Noble Family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: G. & W.B. Whittaker, 1820.: 1820

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1959

Condition: Very Good


An historical and authentic account of the ancient and noble family of Keith, Earls Marichal of Scotland : from their origin in Germany, down to 1778: including a narrative of the military atchievements of James Francis Edward Keith, Field-Marshal in Prussia, &c.; also, a full and circumstantial account of all the attainted Scottish noblemen, who lost their titles and estates in 1715 and 1745, for their adherence to the Stuart cause. Hardback, private binding, green quarter leather with marble boards, spine and boards edge rubbed and some scuff marks to rear but otherwise in overall Very Good ... View more info