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Image for Book of the Braemar Gathering 1961.

Book of the Braemar Gathering 1961.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Herald Press, 1961.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2146

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 292, lxiv, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. (The usual ragged edges are due to the oversized paper wraps). Includes numerous local intrest stories and tales of the Royals. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Farming and the Land: Scottish Life and Society Volume 2: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Alexander Fenton; Kenneth Veitch

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005683

ISBN: 1906566054

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xlii, 1172, b&w illustrations, maps and diagrams throughout, indices. An interest in rural life and culture has long been a feature of ethnology in Scotland. This multi-author volume explores a variety of topics on the broad theme of farming and the land. The 43 chapters are divided into ten thematic sections: the environmental setting; settlement, society and landscape; crops and livestock; buildings; the workforce; types of land use; tools, techniques and processes; industry, engineering, communications and trade; writing, museu... View more info

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My Little Town of Cromarty: The History of a Northern Scottish Town.

By: Alston, David.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2006. 1841585270: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 994

ISBN: 1841585270

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxvi, 372, b&w plates and illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index. Presents a history of the small town of Cromarty, north of Inverness at the tip of the Black Isle peninsula. Although it has less than 750 inhabitants, Cromarty is viewed by its residents as a town rather than a village, which reflects the settlement's beginnings as a royal burgh and its days as a leading port for the northern Highlands. S15. View more info

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A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess.

By: Bell, Gilbert Torrance.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 004842

ISBN: 1874744254

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess, with 4 b&w illustration plates, bibliography. View more info

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The Natural History of Orkney.

By: Berry, R. J.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1985.: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 924

Condition: Very Good


Softback, with some creasing to the spine, but otherwise in very good condition, First edition, with 20 colour photographs, and over 100 b&w photographs and diagrams. With index. This is the first survey of the islands' natural history, complete in one volume. Because Orkney is exceptional, it is vital reading for the serious naturalist, as well as for being a comprehensive and absorbing guide for every visitor. Counter Shelf. View more info

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The Fishertown of Nairn.

By: Bochel, Margaret.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Nairn Fisheries: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004389

Condition: Very Good


Large format stapled booklet with illustrated paper covers in Very good condition. First edition, pp 19, b&w illustrations. A look at the history of Nairn. View more info

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The West Highland Railway: Map of the Route, Fort William to Mallaig

By: British Railways.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: British Railways, c.1960s: 0

Seller ID: 006767

Condition: Very Good


Folding souvenir or information pamphlet (triple folding - printed both sides) of the route between Fort William and Mallaig, colour map of the the route. 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

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Highland Songs of the Forty-five (Scottish Gaelic Texts ; Volume 15)

By: Campbell, J.L.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006426

ISBN: 0707303494

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some slight creasing to bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate on ffep but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Second edition, pp xxxvi, 347, fold out map of the Highlands of Scotland to rear. Songs and music of the Highlands. 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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Strange Things: Father Allan, Ada Goodrich Freer and the Second Sight

By: Campbell, Trevor John Lorne

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2006

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 003349

ISBN: 1841584584

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. New edition, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The supernatural has always played a prominent part of the life and culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands, with ghosts, seers and second-sight featuring in countless stories and in the collective memory of the people. In the late 1890s, Fr Allan McDonald, parish priest of the island of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides, made a collection of such stories which he entitled "Strange Things". View more info

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Mine Eyes to the Hills.

By: Chalmers, Patrick V.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: A & C Black, Ltd.: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005445

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with some foxing throughout, otherwise in Very Good condition.With dustwrapper, Some marking and foxing, with small pieces missing from top and bottom of spine, minor chipping and tears. Internally repaired, otherwise complete, not price clipped, otherwise Very Good. First edition, with b&w illustrations and colour plates, pp368. With index, bibliography and index of authors. An anthology of the Highland Forest, arranged by Patrick R. Chalmers. Illustrated by V. R. Balfour-Browne. View more info

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On Tour with Thomas Telford

By: Chris Morris

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Amberley Publishing: 2015

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 005559

ISBN: 1445650576

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. Third edition, pp 160, colour illustrations, index of place names. Born into poverty in the Scottish Border country in 1757, Thomas Telford rose to become a towering figure of the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the pre-eminent engineer of his day. Incorporating material from the author's earlier book Thomas Telford's Scotland, this new edition is a visual celebration of Telford's architectural and engineering legacy, from the mighty Menai Bridge to the harbours, manses and chapels of the remote Scottish Highlands. View more info

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The Railways of Scotland Volume 5: The Western Highlands.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1828

Condition: New


(New DVD) The West Highland line from Glasgow to Fort William and Mallaig is famed for its rugged scenery.Steam Class 5's, B1's, K1's and K2's plus a C15 powering the push/pull service to Arrochar, are featured plus NB Type 2's, Class 20, 25 and 26 diesel locos in the early 1960s. The Lochaber and Kinlochleven narrow gauge railways are featured in a 1958 film. The line from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh is portrayed on a circular journey in 1971, crossing to Skye at Kyle and returning via Mallaig. The third main Highland route linked Dunblane to Oban, via Callander and Killin Junction, where s... View more info

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From Rebel to Hero: The Image of the Highlander, 1745-1830.

By: Clyde, Robert.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 1998. 9781862320277: 1998

Seller ID: 7

ISBN: 1862320276

Condition: Fine


Paperback reprint in fine condition; pages vi, 201; full page map, B&W illustrations, extensive bibliography and index. S2. Explores the rehabilitation of the Scottish Gaels from the time of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745 up to 1830 and their theoretical assimilation into model British society. Exposes many of the romantic myths and outlines the reality of famine and mass emigration of the period. View more info

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Days of Orkney Steam.

By: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kirkwall Press, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 923

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original cloth covers, gilt title on spine, in very good condition With dustwrapper in very good condition. In clear archival wrapper. First edition, SCARCE COPY, with b&w photographs and ink illustrations. Map of Orkney on end papers. With appendices, bibliography and index. An interesting and well-researched history of the steam-powered boats that had served the islands and communities of Orkney for over 100 years, ending in July 1969 when the last of the breed was finally replaced by diesel-engined vessels. It includes detailed fleet lists, timetables, Rescue Services and ope... View more info

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Scotch Deer-Hounds and Their Masters.

By: Cupples, George.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004480

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in publishers original dark red buckram over boards with beveled edges, motif of deer hound in gilt on front cover with gilt titles to spine, some light wear to head and foot of spine and corners of boards, small name plate of previous owner on front pastedown and small book sellers sticker in lower corner of front pastedown of Foyles bookshop, London but otherwise bright and in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp xvii, 336, frontispiece with tissue guard plus three b&w plates with tissue guards, list of subscribers to rear. A scarce look at the history of Scottish Deerhounds. ... View more info

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Scotland's Empire, 1600-1815.

By: Devine, T.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0713994983

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, Some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp474, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Imperial Scotland provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Austr... View more info

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A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

By: Duff, John.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leopard Magazine Publishing, 2008. 9780953453436: 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 8

ISBN: 095345343X

Condition: New


Paperback in New condition; pages xv, 160. New and extended version of the original 2001 edition. Double page map and many B&W illustrations. Highlights the policing and mountain rescue aspects of being a bobby in the Cairngorm highlands. View more info

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A Season in Sutherland.

By: Edwards - Moss, John E.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: MacMillan & Co.: 1888

Seller ID: 006088

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue covers with gilt lettering on cover and spine and gilt illustration of bell heather on front cover in Very Good condition. First edition. No dustwrapper. pp 170. A Season in Sutherland, mainly about shooting. View more info

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Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board.

By: Fasken, R. A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Highlands and Islands Development Board.: 1977

Seller ID: 005959

Condition: Very Good


Stapled Booklet with illustrated card covers, in Very Good condition. With pp28 and b&w illustrations. Highland Agriculture and Land Use: Past activities and Future Policies of the Highlands and Islands Development Board. Occasional Bulletin No. 7. View more info