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Tapestry of Tillypronie.

By: Astor, Gavin.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005912

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some very light shelfwear and rubbing but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 101, b&w illustrations, glossary, bibliography, double sided addendum loosely inserted. A look at the history, traditions and people of the Tillypronie area. VERY SCARCE. 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 Till... 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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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 c... View more info

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At The Back o' Benachie.

By: Beaton, Helen.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Central Press, 1915.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1971

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original black cloth covers, some edge and corner wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 219, b&w illustrations, appendices. Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century. S27. Scarce title. 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 P... View more info

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Aye Turriff: A Further Collection of Photographs and Information on the History of Turriff and District Through the Years

By: Bill Simpson

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bill Simpson: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005732

ISBN: 0955069807

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 72, b&w illustrations throughout. A further collection of photographs and information on the history of Turriff and district through the years. View more info

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The Lairds of Arbuthnott.

By: Bing, Christy.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Capability Publishing.: 1993

Seller ID: 004843

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. History of the Lairds of Arbuthnott. With b&w illustrations, chronology, map, appendices, glossary and bibliography. The history of the Lairds of Arbuthnott. With the origin of the name and a description of the Arbuthnott tartan. View more info

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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... 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 behav... View more info