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Image for The Sevens Centenary 9th April, 1983 Souvenir Programme.

The Sevens Centenary 9th April, 1983 Souvenir Programme.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Melrose Rugby Football Club, 1983.: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2943

Condition: Near Fine


A4 sized programme with illustrated card covers, small crease to top front corner and match draw is filled out to reflect the tournaments matches but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 56, b&w illustrations. Featuring numerous articles about the history of Rugby Sevens.S31. View more info

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An Illustrated Record of Red Cross Work in the East of Scotland.

By: Edinburgh Red Cross Committee.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: T. and A. Constable.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005566

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles and red cross flag, some minor wear to head and foot of spine as well as some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, introduction pp viii but largely unpaginated. List of Red Cross Auxiliary Hospitals and Sevices included: Arnsbrae Auxiliary Hospital, Cambus. Battery Auxiliary Hospital, Dunbar. Carriden House Auxiliary Hospital, Bo'Ness, Linlithgowshire. Castlecliff Auxiliary Hospital, St. Andrews, Fife. Ceres Auxiliary Hospital, Cupar, Fife. Craigforth & Elie Auxiliary Hospital, Elie. Cramond Hou... View more info

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Scottish Bodysnatchers: A Gazetteer.

By: Holder, Geoff.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2010. 9780752456034: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 641

ISBN: 0752456032

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine, First Edition, Pp 128, b&w illustrations, Bibliography, Index, Graverobbing was a dark but profitable industry in pre-Victorian Scotland, as criminals, gravediggers, and middle-class medical students alike stole newly-buried corpses for the anatomy schools. Only after the trials of the infamous murderers Burke and Hare did the grisly trade end-murderers whose dissected skeletons are pictured in this book. From burial grounds in the heart of Glasgow and Edinburgh to quiet country graveyards in the Scottish Borders and Aberdeenshire, this book takes you to every cemetery ever ra... View more info

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Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago: New Light on Edinburgh and Border Families

By: Kelsall, Helen & Kelsall, Keith.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: John Donald: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006868

ISBN: 0859761673

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue covers with gilt titles. In Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With pp.224, bibliography and index. With previous owner's bookplate. Scottish Lifestyle 300 Years Ago: New Light on Edinburgh and Border Families. View more info

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The Carrifran Wildwood Story: Ecological Restoration from the Grass Roots.

By: Myrtle Ashmole, Philip Ashmole.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Borders Forest Trust: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007071

ISBN: 0953434648

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good Condition. First edition, with colour photographs. The Carrifran Wildwood Story: Ecological Restoration from the Grass Roots features the development of personal ideals and goals into a thriving and ongoing environmental restoration project in the Scottish Border hills to the east of Moffat. A grand read, full of practical tips and experiences, giving real insight into the processes and time involved in running this sort of project. Get the basics right first, before enbarking on the grand plan. View more info

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Scotland's Lost Railways. 1. The Borders.

By: Smith, Iain R.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Moorfoot Publishing: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006994

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, with b&w illustrations, with pp36. Pictorial guide. Scotland's Lost Railways. 1. The Borders. View more info