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Sing it Aince for Pleasure.

By: Annand, J. K.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: MacDonald Publishers, 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: 543

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers in very good condition, in clear archival wrapper. Reprint, scarce copy, pp44, with illustrations by Dennis Carabine. Delightful collection of bedtime rhymes for children. S8. View more info

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J. D. Fergusson in Glasgow 1939-1961.

By: Annand, Louise.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Alex Parker: 2003

Seller ID: 005930

ISBN: 0954548108

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover with some very minor shelf wear, otherwise in Near Fine condition, previous owner's book plate on inside cover. Limited edition of 500. With pp 128, b&w and colour illustration, with index. J. D. Fergusson in Glasgow 1939-1961. View more info

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Gaitherins Far Annie's Kist: A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland

By: Annie Shirer

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen & N.E.Scotland Family History Society: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006850

ISBN: 190017345X

Condition: Fine


Stapled booklet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Includes Signed note from the Editor to the previous owner, pp39. A Selection of Poems and Sayings from the Buchan Area of N. E. Scotland View more info

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Celtic Scotland.

By: Armit, Ian.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: B.T.Batsford/ Historic Scotland, 1997. 0713475382: 1997

Seller ID: 2270

ISBN: 0713475382

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp 128, with colour and b&w illustrations, with index. Written in a style designed to appeal to general as well as academic readers, this book examines the nature of "Celticness" and, through the evidence of ancient monuments, objects and written accounts, explores the essence of prehistoric Scotland. It traces the development of society in Scotland, from fragmented Iron Age tribes, into Picts, Scots and Britons, and uses reconstruction drawings and photographs to illustrate what Celtic life was like. S30. View more info

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Tapestry of Tillypronie.

By: Astor, Gavin.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004475

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth with gilt title, some slight shelf wear otherwise FINE. VERY SCARCE COPY. Previous owner's small address label on front pastedown. Slight edge rubbed dustwrapper with some small closed tears repaired internally otherwise complete and VERY GOOD. Double sided addendum loosely inserted. In a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 101, b&w illustrations, glossary and bibliography. A look at the history, traditions and people of the Tillypronie area. View more info

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Work, Welfare and the Price of Fish: Life in Aberdeen 1925-1955.

By: Atherton, David & Davies, Trevor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1995. 0900017473: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 172

ISBN: 0900017473

Condition: Very Good


Large paperback in very good condition, with some slight shelfwear. First edition, pp 120, with b&w photographs. A look at life in Aberdeen from 1925 to 1955, and the housing conditions, the fishing industry, farming, engineering, welfare. Life during the slump and the resulting effect on the population of Aberdeen. S2. View more info

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Ancient Uists : Exploring the Archaeology of the Outer Hebrides.

By: Badcock, Anna.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Comhairle nan Eilean Siar: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006325

ISBN: 0951949012

Condition: Fine


Softcover in Fine condition. First edition, pp83, with colour illustrations, maps and diagrams. Ancient Uists : Exploring the Archaeology of the Outer Hebrides. View more info

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Shipwrecks of the North of Scotland.

By: Baird R.N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, United Kingdom, Birlinn, 2003. 9781841582337: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3

ISBN: 1841582336

Condition: As New


Hardback in mint condition with mint dustwrapper; 1st edition 2003; pages xviii, 381 with maps and B&W illustrations. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Scottish Steam in Colour.

By: Ballantyne, Hugh.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Ian Allan Ltd: 1987

Seller ID: 006827

ISBN: 0710604033

Condition: Fine


Two volumes Hardback in Fine condition. Volume One: With pp96, Volume Two: pp80. With colour photographs. Scottish Steam in Colour. View more info

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Royal and Ancient Banff.

By: Banff Preservation Society.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Banff Preservation Society, 1998.: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 482

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers, in very good condition. Fourth edition, with pp 27, with colour and b&w photographs, with map of Banff Bay and key. This booklet, written by the Banff Preservation Society contains a history of Banff, indicating the wealth of fine 18th century architecture which makes the ancient town of Banff unique in the north of Scotland. S5. View more info

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A Lairdship Lost: The Mowats of Balquholly, 1309-1736.

By: Baptie, Diane.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003840

ISBN: 1862320527

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, bibliography, index. This is very much a family history, with the main emphasis on the seventeenth century. It follows the fortunes of the Mowat family in the North-East of Scotland as they struggled to retain their lands in very difficult times. It is a story of real people having to cope with change, and gives a readable picture of the interactions between family members over a wide geographical canvas - North-East Scotland, the Northern Isles, the Edinburgh area, and France. It shows the relative ease with which people... 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

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Inverness and the MacDonalds.

By: Barron, Evan MacLeod.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Robert Carruthers& Sons.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005158

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with considerable loss to the top of the spine and back cover, small chip missing from bottom of spine, enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. First edition, pp 126. The History of the MacDonalds in Inverness. View more info

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The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century: Newspaper Index & Annals, 1800-1856.

By: Barron, James.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: Carruthees & Sons, 1903-1913: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1245

Condition: Very Good


3 Volumes Complete: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition but with some fading to the spines. First editions, pp xliii, 299, xliv, 352, xlix, 420, index. An index of articles from the Inverness Courier between 1800 and 1856. VERY SCARCE. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE. View more info

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Scottish Land-Names.

By: Bart, Herbert Maxwell.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Blackwood & Sons, 1894.: 1894

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1946

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with gilt motif and titles, some light edgewear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ix, 219, 32, index, catalogue. S23. View more info

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Bartholomew's Reduced Ordnance Maps of Scotland: County of Forfar

By: Bartholomew, John.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Adam & Charles Black: 1880

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006366

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover linen backed segmented map (21 segments) of the County of Forfar, some light rubbing to boards and spine, interior spine paper chipped and split, linen on folds slightly delicate and one small ink mark on map (see photo) but otherwise in Very Good condition. Presumed First edition, no date but this series was published for Adam & Charles Black between 1875 and 1886. View more info

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At the Back O' Benachie or Life in the Garioch in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Beaton, Helen.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: The Central Press: 1923

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005792

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original maroon textured cloth with gilt titles on spine, slight rubbing and wear to head and foot of spine and corneres of boards, small blemish on front board, free end papers slightly browned but otherwise in Very Good condition. Second edition, pp vii, 246, b&w plates, appendices containing Scots words and phrases and their meanings. View more info

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Buchan Poetry: Fruits of Time Parings.

By: Beattie, William.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: James Mackay, 1873.: 1873

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 382

Condition: Very Good


Scarce hardback in green cloth cover with gilt lettering and illustration on front cover. In very good condition, with some foxing on edges of pages. Reprint, text reprinted exactly as it appeared in the 1813 edition. Pp 82, with an introduction and glossary. Poems by William Beattie. S5. View more info

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Stranraer in World War Two.

By: Bell, Archie.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stranraer and District Local History Trust, 1999. 0953577600: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1413

ISBN: 0953577600

Condition: Very Good


Stapled pamphlet with laminated card covers, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 18, b&w illustrations. The story of Stranraer during the Second World War. S22. View more info

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A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess.

By: Bell, Gilbert Torrance.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 004842

ISBN: 1874744254

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. A Prospect of Sutherland: The Building of a Castle and the Making of a Duchess, with 4 b&w illustration plates, bibliography. View more info