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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1984.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1984.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 564

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 168, viii, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1983; John Brown, by Michael Dey; Ayo Gurkhali: a welcome to our visitors, by Major John Grimes; Gardens by the Dee, by E. Adair, The Highland Fling, by Charlie Mill; The Cave of Raitts, by Affleck Gray; Clochnaben, by Gillian Zealand; Scots in Canada, by Douglas B. Lowe, and many more. View more info

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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to discover the stories of these other townships. Frederick Bull actually travelled 95,438 miles to visit no less that 30 Aberdeens. ... View more info

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Adventurers And Exiles: The Great Scottish Exodus

By: Marjory Harper

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Profile Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006441

ISBN: 1861973047

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with blue cloth covers and gilt titles on spine in Fine condition, dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed to a previous owner by the Author, pp x, 422, b&w illustrations, notes bibliography, index. 'The Scots have always been a restless people', says leading Scottish historian Marjory Harper 'but in the nineteenth century their restlessness exploded into a sustained surge of emigration that carried Scotland almost to the top of a European league table of emigrant exporting countries.' This is the first book to provide a comprehensive account of that 'Gre... View more info