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Lost Badenoch and Strathspey

By: Bishop, Bruce B.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2011

Seller ID: 003342

ISBN: 1841589632

Condition: As New


With b&w illustrations.Badenoch and Strathspey is a land of many contrasts, and in modern times a land of many uses. Not always has it been the playground of winter sports enthusiasts and a mecca for tourists - for centuries the mountains which protected the province of Moray to the north and the Highland glens to the west were an obstacle to travel and a haven for cattle thieves and reivers. In this fascinating book, illustrated with over 100 period photographs, Bruce B. Bishop explores the changing face of the area over millennia, from the Ice Age, Pictish and Celtic times through the coming... View more info

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Old Aberdeenshire Ministers and Their People.

By: Davidson, Rev. John.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Son, 1895.: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1846

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. In Very Good condition. No dust wrapper. First edition, with b&w frontispiece photo with tissue guard, uncut pages, pp 149. Inverurie and the Earldom of the Garioch informed by annual census which he made on foot. S16. View more info

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Falkland Parish Church

By: Duncan, Sandy

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003289

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated covers. SCARCE COPY. With b&w illustrations. A history of Falkland Parish Church. S2. View more info

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The Companion to Churches.

By: Friar, Stephen.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2011.: 2011

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2920

Condition: Fine


Paperback with illustrated card covers, in Fine condition. Reprint of 2003 2nd edition, pp ix, 517, b&w illustrations, index. Stephen Friar's Companion covers all aspects of English parish churches: architecture, fittings and furniture, decorative and allegorical features, stained glass, monuments, brasses and effigies, traditions and folklore, parochial and vestry administration, and the role of the parish church in the history of a community. The book is arranged alphabetically and consists of substantial primary entries on major features. S31.POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1... View more info

Langstene Nou and Syne: Poems, Sangs, Picturs Fae an Uplands Perrish.

By: Imray, William.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Langstene, 1991. 0951837400: 1991

Seller ID: 004818

ISBN: 0951837400

Condition: Near Fine


Large paperback in very good condition, scarce copy, pp74, with music scores and glossary. Published using straight copies of the author's handwritten notes, music and sketches. The author was Senior Lecturer in Classics at Aberdeen College of Education, and Organist-Choirmaster at the Scottish Episcopal Churches of St Balred's, North Berwick. Poems and songs. S8. View more info

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Langstene Nou and Syne: Poems, Sangs, Picturs Fae an Uplands Perrish.

By: Imray, William.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Langstene, 1991. 0951837400: 1991

Seller ID: 590

ISBN: 0951837400

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, scarce copy, pp74, with music scores and glossary. Published using straight copies of the author's handwritten notes, music and sketches. The author was Senior Lecturer in Classics at Aberdeen College of Education, and Organist-Choirmaster at the Scottish Episcopal Churches of St Balred's, North Berwick. Poems and songs. S8. View more info

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The Book of Arran: Archaeology

By: J. A. Balfour

Price: £175.00

Publisher: The Arran Society of Glasgow/Kilbrannan Publishing: 1982

Seller ID: 004919

ISBN: 0907939023

Condition: Fine


Two volumes complete. VERY SCARCE. Originally published by the Arran Society of Glasgow, 1910; this edition by Kilbrannan Publishing Ltd, Brodick, Isle of Arran, 1982. Volume 1: Archaeology, ppxiv, 295, plus 54 pages of plates and numerous b&w illustrations in text. Publisher's book plate tipped in at front stating that this is No.324 of a limited edition of 1000. Fold-out map to illustrate the antiquities on the Island of Arran loosely inserted at rear. (not called for) Chapters: Introduction: The building-up of the island by Sir Archibald Geikie. Prehistoric period: The sepulchral remains.... View more info

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Auld Stirling Punishments.

By: Kinnaird, David.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2011.: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2730

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp127, with bibliography. From the murder of James I and the brutal torture of his betrayers to the beheading of Radical Weavers Baird and Hardie, the history of crime and punishment in Stirling s Royal Burgh has reflected the passions and prejudices of the Scottish nation. Here are shocking tales of the brutal and the bloody, the sad and the seditious, of the thieves, traitors, murderers and martyrs who shaped the destiny of those who dwell upon the Castle Rock. Richly illustrated, and filled with victims and villains, nobles, executioners and tortu... View more info

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A Goodly Heritage: The Story of 100 years, Contlaw Church, Peterculter 1844-1894, Kelman Memorial Church, Peteculter 1895-1945.

By: McKay, Lewis L.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: G. & W. Fraser Ltd: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005902

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with brown paper covers, some creasing to cover and light shelfwear, slight marking to end papers but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 55, b&w illustrations. The history of Churches in Peterculter, Aberdeenshire. View more info

Walking The Line: A Curious Walker's Guide to the Formartine and Buchan Way.

By: McLeman, Janet M.

Price: £9.90

Publisher: Great North of Scotland Railway Association: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003401

ISBN: 0902343289

Condition: New


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, colour illustrations throughout. The Formartine and Buchan Way is the long distance footpath following the disused railway line linking the fishing ports of Fraserburgh and Peterhead with Aberdeen. It traverses the heartlands of rural Aberdeenshire, a land of prehistoric monuments, medieval castles, ruined churches and abbeys, scenes of ferocious religious conflicts, Jacobite strongholds, abandoned mills, the planned villages and elegant mansions of the improving lairds and the only hill carvings in Scotland. A valuable wild life corridor, the Forma... View more info

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By Hill and Loch.

By: Ramsay, Brian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Self Published, c.1991.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1621

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with card covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, unpaginated, b&w illustrations. A history of Guthrie and Rescobie Churches. SCARCE TITLE. S6. View more info

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The African Churches among The Yoruba 1888-1922.

By: Webster, James Bertin.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press.: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004157

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with Very Good dustwrapper. First edition, pp xvii, 217, bibliography, index. View more info

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Scottish Churches Through the Ages.

By: White, Rev. John.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: McKenzie, Vincent and Co., 1950.: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 398

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. P34With foreword by the Very Reverend John White. With b&w photographs. S5.Dalmeny, Whithorn, Dunfermline Abbey, Glasgow Cathedral, Paisley Abbey, Iona, Crathie Kirk, and many more. View more info

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Church History in Buchan.

By: Wilkinson, Rev. Canon John.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: J Wilkinson, 1914.: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1292

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in illustrated cardboard covers and wraps, in very good condition. First edition. SCARCE TITLE. With pp137, with a foreword by the Right Reverend Anthony Mitchell, Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney. Some chapters of church history in Buchan, with special reference to the fortunes of Episcopacy in Peterhead. S21. View more info