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Image for Journal of Beastial Stock and Farm Work on Lairney (Learney) 1849-1853.

Journal of Beastial Stock and Farm Work on Lairney (Learney) 1849-1853.

By: N/A

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1849

Seller ID: 006082

Condition: Very Good


Two Volumes. Half leather binding with what appears to be marbled cloth covered boards, marbled edges and marbled endpapers, some shelfwear, some worm holes to hinges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Two handwritten farm journals detailing livestock, crop yields and other farm work. Unnumbered volumes, one volume has 80 pages of Farm Journals then 58 pages of Monthly Farm inventories, this totals around 2/3 of the pages, the rest of which are blank. The second volume contains crop and grain stocks, 239 numbered pages and a contents page, the book is not full but most pages are ruled wit... View more info

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Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Volume XCV 1961-62.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005688

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in quarter cloth binding with paper covered boards, some light shelfwear but in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp iv, 334, b&w illustrations and plates to rear, index. Contents include: Late Fifteenth Century Church paintings from Guthrie and Foulis Easter, The Date of the Medieval Coin-Hoard from Tom a'Bhuraich in Aberdeenshire, Two Pictish Symbol Stones: (i) Flemington Farm, Aberlemmo, Angus View more info

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The Scottish Country Woman: Her Interests, Hobbies, Pursuits.

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeenshire County Federation of the Scottish Women's Rural Institute: 1930

Seller ID: 007326

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with oversize illustrated card covers, staples rusted, some light shelfwear, small marks to covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. C.1930s, pp 108, b&w illustrations and adverts throughout. Contents: Aberdeenshire in Scottish History, W.R.I. Drama, Scottish Country Dancing, Music in the Aberdeenshire Federation, Entertainments in the Institutes, Woman and the Home, Beekeeping for Women, Poultry on the Farm, How to get continuity of Bloom in Small Gardens, Soft Cheeses, Embroidery, A Pulpit Fall, New Pitsligo Lace, Handicrafts, Advantages of Electricity in the Home, Gard... View more info

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Farm Buildings for Scotland.

By: A Committee appointed by the Secretary of State for Scotland.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ministry of Works, 1946.: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1237

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 90, b&w illustrations with several fold out plans. Post-war building studies No. 22. S20. View more info

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The Vikings in Islay: The Place of Names in Hebridean Settlement History

By: Alan Macniven

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005385

ISBN: 1906566623

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp xi, 419, maps, notes, bibliography, indices. The Hebridean island of Islay is well-known for its whisky, its wildlife and its association with the MacDonald Lords of the Isles. There would seem to be little reason to dwell on its fate at the hands of marauding Northmen during the Viking Age. Despite a pivotal location on the 'sea road' from Norway to Ireland, there are no convincing records of the Vikings ever having been there. In recent years, historians have been keen to marginalise the island's Viking experience, choosing instead to focu... View more info

Them That Live the Longest: More from the North-East Farm.

By: Allan, Charlie.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2010. 9781841588902: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1310

ISBN: 1841588903

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. First edition, with pp272, b&w illustrations, postscript and index. In this, the sequel to the successful The Truth Tells Twice, Charlie Allan continues the story of his family farm and surrounding community in the North-east of Scotland, as the running of the farm comes under his guidance. Filled with the same warmth and humour as its prequel, Them that Live the Longest explores the changing face of farming in the latter half of the 20th century, as well as examining the varied life of Charlie Allan himself - from teaching economics in economics i... View more info

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Farming the Red Deer.

By: Blaxter, K.L., Kay, R.N.B. and Sharman, A.M.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: HMSO: 1974

Seller ID: 006213

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, 30 x 21cm, in illustrated card covers, fourth imprint,with diagrams, pp92, b&w illustrations and one colour photo of deer at Glensaugh Experimental Farm. The first report of an investigation by the Rowett Research Institute and the Hill Farming Research Organisation. View more info

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Bred in the Highlands: Ponies, Cattle and Folk.

By: Coutts, Ben.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Mercat Press, 1997. 187364468X: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 510

ISBN: 187364468X

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp viii,124, with b&w photographs and illustrations, with list of illustrations, dedication and acknowledgements. A lifetime of experience of the Highland cattle and Highland poney breeds is distilled in this book. The worlds of the showground, the stud-farm and the sale ring and the characters met there. S8. View more info

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Culpin's Farm Machinery

By: Culpin, Claude

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crosby, Lockwood & Son: 1969

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 006570

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in brown cloth covered boards with gil titles on spine in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with faded spine and rubbed extremities but otherwise in Very Good condition. 8th Revised & Enlarged edition, ppxii, 788, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, adverts at either end of text. 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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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1930-31.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & W. Lindsay.: 1931

Seller ID: 003795

Condition: Good+


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Some discoloration of front cover. Slight foxing of front and rear end papers. Rough top edges and top corners. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Braemar Isolation Hospital, Estimates 1919 - 1920, Repair of Dinnet Newkirk Road, Excessive wood traffic, General Road Management, Housing of the Working Classes,Tuberculosis, Central Midwives Board for Scotland Report, Repairs for Crathie Kirkyard, Royal Sanitary Institute, Destruct... View more info

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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1918 - 19

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1920

Seller ID: 003794

Condition: Good+


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Some discoloration of front cover. Slight foxing of front and rear end papers. Rough top edges and top corners. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Braemar Isolation Hospital, Estimates 1919 - 1920, Repair of Dinnet Newkirk Road, Excessive wood traffic, General Road Management, Housing of the Working Classes,Tuberculosis, Royal Sanitary Institute, Destruction of Rats, Nuisances at Dalwhing Farm Glentanar, Nuisances at Ordie Din... View more info

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Minutes and Proceedings of the Deeside District Council 1940 - 41.

By: Deeside District Council (County of Aberdeen)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: G. Cornwall & Sons: 1942

Seller ID: 003756

Condition: Good+


Slight shelf wear. Large format in green boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top and corners of cover damaged. With index, tables and appendices. Minutes and proceedings of the Deeside District Committee. (County of Aberdeen) Contents: Deeside Churchyards and burial grounds, Learney Hall Topphins, Logie-Coldstone Special Water District, Mar Divisional Road Sub-Committee, Leakage at Curblelack, Haugh Farm Kincardine O'Neil, Tarland, and more. View more info

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Under the Crusie or Saturday Nights at a Buchan Farm in the Middle of the Last Century

By: Gibson, Alexander.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: D. Wyllie & Sons: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003874

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with original green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and illustrations, some very light edgewear but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 144. A collection of North-East poetry. View more info

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Pittyvaich: The History of an Old Mortlach Farm

By: Mitchell, Stuart.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & North-East Scotland Family History Society: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005253

Condition: Very Good


Laminated card covers with some light shelfwear, some small marks to rear cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 66, b&w illustrations throughout, appendices. Scarce Title. View more info

Farm Life 1900-2000

By: Murray, Harold Morrison.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005801

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card cover, some slight shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 40, b&w illustrations. Farm Life 1900-2000: One Hundred Years of Rural Life. View more info

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Tales of the Braes of Glenlivet.

By: Roberts, Alasdair.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2012. 9781841580289: 2012

Seller ID: 515

ISBN: 1841580287

Condition: New


Paperback in Fine condition. Reprint, pp171. With b&w illustrations, and maps of the braes of Glenlivet and the Glenlivet and Tomintoul. Stories by Isobel Grant and others. This is a delightful portrait of everyday country life on the eastern edge of the Grampian mountains in which school, church, farm work, and family life are all featured. It is a fascinating social document of a district that lost most of its people between the two world wars. The stories and memories collected here span nearly a century and describe a way of life now changed forever. S8. View more info

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Forty Years in Kincardineshire 1911-1951: A Bothy Loons Life Story.

By: Smith, Alexander.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Caledonian Books, 1990. 1853490008: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 657

ISBN: 1853490008

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback, Near Fine condition, second impression with corrections, pp 284, b&w illustrations, glossary. The author of the book was born at Pitbeadlie, Marykirk on the 11th September, 1911 and moved around as his father worked on various farms, including Thornyhill, Fettercairn; Burn Home Farm, Edzell; Lower Powburn, Fordoun; Gossesslie and Cauldcots, Fettercairn. He then bothied at Bogmuir and Tilltoghills, Fettercairn; Ferniebrae and Easttown of Glenbervie, Stonehaven; Drumyocher and Cushnie, Fordoun and Hallhill, Kinneff. He then cottard at Broombank, Drumlithie; Chapelton, Dellevaird; Litt... View more info

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The Book of the Farm Detailing the Labours of the Farmer, Farm-Steward, Ploughman, Shepherd, Hedger, Farm-Labourer, Field-Worker, and Cattleman.

By: Stephens, Henry; MacDonald, James.

Price: £375.00

Publisher: William Blackwood & Sons Ltd.: 1891

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 006080

Condition: Very Good


Six Volumes complete. Hardcovers bound in original brown cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt plough illustration on front board, some light shelfwear but overall in Very Good condition. 1889-1891. This Fourth Edition has now been split into six volumes, revised, and in great part rewritten by James MacDonald. 38 Animal plates all with tissue guards as called for but not bound chronologically, plus 8 plates of Farm Buildings. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 5KG, SO ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Division I: pp xviii (including prefactory notes and contents), 1-256, ... View more info

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The British Sundial Society Bulletin No. 95.2,June 1995.

By: Various.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The British Sundial Society: 1995

Seller ID: 005246

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet in illustrated glossy card covers with black lettering, pp52, size: 21 x 29.5cm. In Very Good condition. With b&w illustrations. Articles include:Bewcastle Cross, Brackenwaite Farm Dial, Foundation of Belgian Sundial Society and many more. View more info