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Image for Fifeshire Coast and Royal Deeside.

Fifeshire Coast and Royal Deeside.

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Midland Red, 1955.: 1955

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2409

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with textured board and red titles. First edition? pp 45, b&w illustrations. A booklet to accompany a tour bus journey. S15. View more info

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Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Volume LXXIX 1944-1945

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005690

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth, some light shelfwear but in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp xxxii, 189, b&w illustrations, index. Contents include:Old Windmills in Scotland, with Special Reference to the Windmill Tower at Dunbarney, Perthshire, The robes of the feudal baronage of Scotland, Opening of the Exhibition 'From the Stone Age to the '45' in the National Museum, An Unusual Cinerary Urn from Droughdool, near Dunragit, Wigtownshire. View more info

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The City and Royal Burgh of Aberdeen Survey and Plan 1949 - Survey Report.

By: N/A

Price: £250.00

Publisher: W. Dobson Chapman and Partners: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006787

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover (34x24cm), some rubbing and wear to corners, edges and boards but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp iv, 369, 45, 29 fold out maps, 14 diagrams, 10 pages of photographs, appendix. A detailed survey of Aberdeen, Chapters: I. Aberdeen Yesterday and Today. II. Regional Setting and Physical Background. III. Communications. IV. Public Utilities. V. Social Services. VI. Existing Uses. VII. Population. VIII. Communal Facilities and Physical Amenities. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 3.5KG, SO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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If Hitler Comes: Preparing for Invasion: Scotland 1940.

By: Barclay, Gordon.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2013. 9781843410621: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1881

ISBN: 1843410621

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition with slightly faded front cover. First edition, ppxviii, 318, b&w illustrations, maps and figures. With notes and index. Between May 1940 and the summer of 1941 the British people expected a German invasion that, had it succeeded, would have enslaved them into the Nazis racist war. This period saw an unparalleled effort to prepare the defence of the UK against invasion. Scotland s nationally important heavy industries, vital Royal Navy bases, and one of the UK s key ports, were very vulnerable to the sort of airborne attack that had devastated the defences of B... View more info

The Campbells of the Ark: Men of Argyll in 1745 - The Inner Circle & The Outer Circle - 2 Volumes Complete

By: Black, Ronald

Price: £35.00

Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006136

ISBN: 1906566895

Condition: As New


2 Volumes Complete. Both volumes As New. First editions, pp xiii, 689, xiii, 679, colour and b&w illustrations, appendices, indices. In the course of his long poem An Airce, 'The Ark', the Jacobite poet Alexander MacDonald shows the Campbells being subjected to trial by water for the part they played in defeating Prince Charles's army in 1745 - 6. Some will be drowned outright, he says, some just given a good ducking - and some will be honourably treated. He names forty individuals; Ronald Black puts their lives and deeds under the microscope to see how far they deserved their allotted fate.... View more info

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Keepers: The Ancient Offices of Britain

By: Bruce, Alastair

Price: £170.00

Publisher: Julian Calder Publishing: 2013

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003249

ISBN: 0955325331

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some bumping to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited edition, signed by author and phtographer, pp 253, very high quality full page colour photographs, index, making of the book. The new edition of the classic book celebrating the ancient offices of Britain has been commissioned to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne. Upon her accession, 60 years ago, Queen Elizabeth II inherited the most ancient office in the land. At her Coronation, the serried ranks of the realm gathered around her together held most of the other gre... 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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Curious Gardeners: Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens.

By: Cooper, Guy & Taylor, Gordon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Headline Book Publishing: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003639

ISBN: 0747236143

Condition: Very Good


With colour illustrations, bibliography and index. As seen on BBC Two. Obsession and Diversity in 45 British Gardens. The packed weight of this book is over 1KG so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. S14. View more info

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The Musket Wars: A History of Inter-Iwi Conflict 1806-45.

By: Crosby, R. D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Raupo Publishing (NZ) Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: 006072

ISBN: 0790007975

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition. Second edition, with pp400, with b&w and colour illustrations The major event which was to dominate the history of New Zealand in the summer of 1829/30 was the launching of a major assault by Te Rauparaha on the Marlborough Sounds iwi and the Ngai Tahu about Kaikoura. The raids on the Marlborough Sounds led to well-nigh total annihilation of the inhabitants of those districts, and the almost complete depopulation of the Sounds apart from members of the invading northern tribes. The Musket Wars records in graphic detail how the arrival of the musket and new food so... View more info

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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1944 - 45.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1945

Seller ID: 003791

Condition: Good+


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight staining on front end papers. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Lettering of Braemar War Memorial, Agricultural Pests, Deeside District Clerk, Learney Hall Torphins, Wiring of Lumphanan Hall, Deeside District Council Audit, Waterworks Valuation. View more info

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Argyll in the Forty-Five.

By: Fergusson, James.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Faber and Faber: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006428

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original green cloth covers, gilt titles on spine, some light shelfwear, light foxing to end papers, previous owners bookplate but otherwise in Very Good condition, price clipped dustwrapper with small chip from head of spine, some shelfwear and rubbing to edges but othewise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp264, b&w illustrations, with pull-out map of castles, forts and barracks. With label with previous owner's name. Argyll in the Forty-Five. View more info

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Wolfe in Scotland: In the '45 and from 1749 to 1753.

By: Findlay, J.T.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Longmans & Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003863

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with gilt titles, some light shelfwear and some slight fading to head of spine and some foxing to edge of text block but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp viii, 328, bibliography, index. View more info

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The Roe Deer. Leaflet Nr 45.

By: Forestry Commission.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Forestry Commission.: 1970

Seller ID: 006453

Condition: Very Good


Stapled and perforated leaflet with illustrated covers, with some shelf wear, otherwise in Very Good condition. With pp26, b&w illustrations. Forestry Commission leaflet View more info

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Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender.

By: Gibson, John S.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Hutchinson & Co. Ltd.: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006429

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper, some rubbing to bottom edge but otherwise in Very Good condition. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp172, b&w illustrations, with frontispiece photo of a painting of Antoine Walsh with Prince Charles on the shores of Loch nan Uamh. With a preface by Sir James Ferguson. Ships of the '45: The Rescue of the Young Pretender. View more info

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On the Frontiers of Islam: Two Manuscripts Concerning the Sudan Under Turco-Egyptian Rule, 1822-45 (Study in African Affairs)

By: Hill, Richard.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004248

ISBN: 0198216610

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxx, 234, fold out map to rear, notes, index. View more info

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Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War 1944-45.

By: Holland, James.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007132

ISBN: 0007176457

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. With pp606, b&w illustrations. Italy's Sorrow: A Year of War 1944-45. 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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The Bartholomew Survey Atlas of Scotland, 1912

By: J.G. Bartholomew

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 007111

ISBN: 1841588644

Condition: New


300mm x 456mm Hardback with protective slipcase, sewn binding with ribbon marker, quarter-bound with cloth cover in New condition. Limited edition of 800, pp 192, full colour page maps. Publisher's description: When the Bartholomew Survey Atlas of Scotland, 1912 atlas was originally published, it received rapturous reviews. Dr Walter Scott Dalgleish wrote in the Scottish Geographical Magazine; It is a boon to Scotsmen to have placed within their reach such a splendid delineation of their country in its varied physical aspects - a delineation so comprehensive in conception, so elaborate in i... View more info

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Dancing in the Dark.

By: Lane, Arthur.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kenmore Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004522

ISBN: 0918298008

Condition: Fine


Dark blue over sized card wraps with tipped on illustration on front board and paper title label on spine, some light wear to edges but otherwise in Fine condition. Limited edition of 350, Signed by Author, pp 45, colour illustrations. Scarce title. View more info

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Dancing in the Dark.

By: Lane, Arthur.

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Kenmore Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 004523

ISBN: 0918298008

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth covered boards with tipped on illustration on front board and paper title label on spine, some light fading to spine but otherwise in Fine condition. Limited edition of 26, this is letter "O", Signed by Author & Illustrator, contains an autographed manuscripts in a pocket on the rear pastedown, pp 45, colour illustrations. Scarce title. View more info

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Dancing in the Dark.

By: Lane, Arthur.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Kenmore Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 004524

ISBN: 0918298008

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth covered boards with tipped on illustration on front board and paper title label on spine, some light fading to spine but otherwise in Fine condition. Limited edition of 124, this is number 104, Signed by Author, pp 45, colour illustrations. Scarce title. View more info