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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1987.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1987.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 561

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp148, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. With insert ed programme and prize list. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1986, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, by Peter Downing, on the 50th anniversary of Her Majesty's Coronation, Victoria at Balmoral, Mount Keen, by Gillian Zealand; Ayo Gurkhali, by Major John Grimes, Highland Dancing- what the judges look for, by... View more info

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The Book of the Braemar Gathering and Scottish Annual, 1990.

By: N/A

Price: £6.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1990.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 567

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 110, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1989; The History of Strawberry Bank, by Elizabeth Adair; HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother's 90th birthday; David Kennedy- Scotland's 'sweetest singer'; What to see at the Gathering; Balmoral's architect; the Royal Victorian Order; James Giles; the ballads of Deeside; and many more. View more info

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Matthew and the Highland Rescue.

By: Muir, Sabine

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Publishamerica, 2005.: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 1293

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition. Signed Copy. pp130, with sources of research. The first book in the Time Gate Series. Children's novel, based on real life characters King Malcolm III and Queen Margaret.Matthew Walker is a troubled boy. He's being bullied at school, his father has been missing for nearly a year, and his mother is romantically involved with the man who is supposed to be looking for him. During a fishing trip at Loch Kinord, whilst on holiday in Scotland, Matthew and his cousin, Rory, discover something strange about the historic island in the loch. When they r... View more info

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Edward Seago.

By: Ranson, Ron.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: David & Charles: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007571

ISBN: 0715390015

Condition: Fine


Hardback grey covers in Fine condition, with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. First edition. With pp96, colour illustrations. Edward Seago was an English artist known for both his watercolors and oil paintings of beachscapes and street scenes. Working in a late Impressionistic style reminiscent of John Singer Sargent, Seago's work is characterized by its carefully observed color modulation and grounded sense of realism. Born on March 31, 1910, in Norwich, England, he went on to briefly study with the painter Sir Alfred Munnings, but was largely self-taught. During World War II, Seago was ... View more info

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That Woman: The Life of of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor.

By: Sebba. Anne.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, 2011. 9781407234380: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 304

ISBN: 1407234382

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, illustrated end papers and front and back inside cover, complete with dustwrapper in very good condition. First edition, pp xi, 344. With preface, notes, select bibliography and index.One of Britain's most distinguished biographers turns her focus on one of the most vilified women of the twentieth century. Historian Anne Sebba has written the first full biography by a woman of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor. 'That woman', as she was referred to by the Queen Mother, became a hate figure for ensnaring a British king and destabilising the monarchy. S5. View more info