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Doric: Alive an Kickin 2

By: Leslie, Deborah

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Argo Publishing: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007797

ISBN: 0954615328

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Signed by Author, pp 95. Doric Short Stories. View more info

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Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and The Cairngorms

By: Littlewood, Nick; Chapman, Paul; Francis, Ian; Roberts, Glen; Robinson, Annie; Sideris, Konstantinos

Price: £15.00

Publisher: NESBReC: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 100021

ISBN: 1526206692

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New Book. First edition, pp 183, colour illustrations and maps, references, annex, index. The Mammal Atlas of North-East Scotland and the Cairngorms is a new publication published by NESBReC in Spring 2017. It is a fully-illustrated atlas that maps the 43 mammals that have been recorded in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Moray and the Cairngorms National Park using 77,592 records from 1,472 observers from all over the area and beyond. The total area covered is 11,629 km2, which is around 15% of Scotland’s land area. It tells some fascinating stories of the many ... View more info

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From an Antique Land: Visual Representations of the Highlands and Islands 1700-1880

By: MacLeod, Anne

Price: £50.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003334

ISBN: 1906566534

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. First edition, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. This book looks at visual images as an alternative and undervalued source of evidence for ideas about the Scottish Gàidhealtachd in the period 1700-1880. Illustrated with 100 plates, it brings together many little known and previously unrelated images. Addressing the textual bias inherent in Scottish historical studies, the book examines a broad range of maps, plans, paintings, drawings, sketches and printed images, arguing that the concept of antiquity was the single most powerful influence ... View more info

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A New Latin Leader: One Hundred Short Passages from Latin Authors.

By: Marchant, E.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: G. Bell and Sons.: 1937

Seller ID: 005274

Condition: Very Good


Small hardback on brown cloth with gilt title on spine, in Very Good condition, 11 x 17cm, pp130. One Hundred Short Passages from Latin Authors. Chapters include: Metre of verse, Hints for translating, Prose pieces, Couples of prose and verse, Pieces of prose and virgil, vocabulary. View more info

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The Gordon Schools: A Short History 1800-2001.

By: McBurnie, Peter.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Peter McBurnie, 2002.: 2002

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3093

Condition: Fine


Large paperback in Fine Condition, SCARCE COPY, pp87, with colour and b&w illustrations. A history of the Gordons schools from the 18th century to the present day. S14. View more info

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J. & B. Rare Whisky Book of the Woodcock.

By: McKelvie, Colin Laurie.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Debretts Peerage Ltd.: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005330

ISBN: 0905649834

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in some light shelfwear but in Very Good condition. With dust wrapper, price clipped, small closed tear on rear cover internally repaired and covered in a clear archival wrap, otherwise also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 208 with b&w and colour illustrations. A celebration, in words and art, of the natural history of the woodcock and its place in sport. Includes much solid information and advice useful to the practical shooter. Chapters include: Introducing the woodcock; Woodcock roding; Woodcock at the nest; Do woodcock carry their young?; Woodcock migration; The woodco... View more info

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Drumorty Revisited

By: Mike Gibb

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hame Press: 2019

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007671

ISBN: 095643889X

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New condition.First edition, Signed by Author, pp 130, adverts at front and rear. Drumorty Revisited is a book of short stories, funny, sad and moving, set in the fictional Scottish town of Drumorty created by author and Hollywood screen writer Lorna Moon. View more info

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Short Stories of To-day and Yesterday.

By: Morrison, Arthur.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Harrap, 1929.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1019

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 216. Contains 14 short stories by Arthur Morrison. SCARCE. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. S15. View more info

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The Westcountrymen: Ketches and Trows of the Bristol Channel.

By: Mote, Gordon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Badger Books: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005817

ISBN: 0946290121

Condition: As New


Soft cover 20x20',with b&w illustrations and maps. As New. With pp96. A short introduction and a comprehensive register of these vessels from 1780 to 1986. View more info

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The Law: Scottish Life and Society Volume 13: A Compendium of Scottish Ethnology

By: Mulhearn, Mark A.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005684

ISBN: 1906566046

Condition: As New


As New hardcover in As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xxiv, 790, b&w illustrations, index. The law comes from, and runs through, society at all levels. It regulates human interactions and touches individuals at key moments in their lives. This volume provides an easily comprehensible account of the law in Scotland, beginning with its historical development and professional structure before going on to consider the law as an institution. To understand the law as a cultural phenomenon it has also to be considered in application. The book reflects on the impact of the law on communities and... View more info

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Old Deeside Ways: Folklore and History from the Glens of Royal Deeside and Beyond.

By: Murray, Ian.

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Lochnagar Publications: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 100001

ISBN: 0953748014

Condition: New


Hardback, new, with dust wrapper. Signed by the author. With references and bibliography, maps, b&w and colour illustrations. Description by the author: The ways through the hills and glens are many as are the old ways of life. The title of this book can be taken to mean both but mainly ways of life. There would not have been roads and paths through the hills and glens if there were not reasons behind people’s movements. The more subtle connections are among folk, their families and their occupations. Although this is a Deeside book, it connects through the people and their folklore f... View more info

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A Short History of the Royal Air Force: Air Publication 125.

By: Nicholson

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Air Ministry: 1929

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004817

Condition: Very Good


Thick card covers with cloth spine, stain to front and rear covers but internally unaffected, edges lightly bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, pp iv, 489, index. An early history of the Royal Air Force (it only formed 11 years prior to this publication). View more info

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Poems Upon Several Occasions

By: Parnell, Thomas

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Bell: 1778

Seller ID: 006545

Condition: Very Good


Small hardcover 13.5x8cm bound in full leather, gilt title on red label to spine, gilt decorations to spine and edges of boards, leather rubbed at head and foot of spine, hinges and corners, top edge of boards darkened, some browning to rear end paper and title page, lacks front end paper, bookplate of Alex Brebner Esq, in Very Good condition commensurate with age. 1778, pp x, 120. A short life history of the author and collected poems. View more info

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Scottish Pewter 1600-1850

By: Peter Spencer Davies

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006138

ISBN: 1906566720

Condition: As New


Large hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. First edition, pp xiii, 306, colour illustrations, appendices, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. After a lifetime of study, Peter Spencer Davies has now produced what will be the definitive guide to the subject. Drawing upon the extensive archival material that has survived, the book traces the history of the craft of the pewterers from its origins in the early years of the sixteenth century, and shows how they came to dominate the craft guilds for much of the next three hundred years. The evolution of pewter wares and the regi... View more info

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The Mineworkers

By: Robert Duncan

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005835

ISBN: 1841583650

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp 280, b&w illustrations, notes index. As coal mining was always the largest sector, the main focus of attention is on coal miners, concentrating on the work, working conditions and struggles of generations of men, women and children who laboured underground and at the pit-head. Short studies of working lives in the three other significant sectors of mining - lead, ironstone and shale - are incorporated into the chronological framework alongside the experience of coal miners across the principal mining areas of west, central and eastern Scotlan... View more info

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Selected Short Stories

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Ramsay Head Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007240

ISBN: 0902859641

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine. First edition, pp 264. View more info

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Jock Tamson's Bairns: Essays on a Scots Childhood.

By: Royle, Trevor.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, 1977.: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1857

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, dustwrapper with faded spine but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp x, 150. A collection of short stories on being a Scottish child. S5. View more info

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The Days Grow Short: The Life and Music of Kurt Weill.

By: Sanders, Ronald.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1980. 0297777831: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1507

ISBN: 0297777831

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Very Good+ condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 469, b&w illustrations, index. Biography of German composer Kurt Weill. S24. View more info

Image for The Art of Deer-Stalking; Illustrated by A Narrative of a Few Days' Sport in The Forest of Atholl, with some Account of The Nature and Habits of Red Deer and a short description of The Scottish Forests; Legends; Superstitions; Stories of Poachers and Freebooters &c.

The Art of Deer-Stalking; Illustrated by A Narrative of a Few Days' Sport in The Forest of Atholl, with some Account of The Nature and Habits of Red Deer and a short description of The Scottish Forests; Legends; Superstitions; Stories of Poachers and Freebooters &c.

By: Scrope, William.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1839

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 004345

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original cloth covered binding with tooled details and gilt illustration and titles to spine, some light shelfwear and one stain to rear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. New Edition, pp xix, 440, b&w illustrations, appendix. 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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A Short History of Tarves.

By: Simpson, W. Douglas.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: W. & W. Lindsay.: 0

Seller ID: 003949

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles in Very Good condition, original glassine wrapper with small chip missing on rear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp63, b&w illustrations. View more info