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Studies in Scots and Gaelic. Proceedings of the Third Internatio nal Conference on the Languages of Scotland

By: N/A

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Canongate Academic, Edinburgh: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003647

ISBN: 1898410119

Condition: Fine


Card covers, with very slight edgewear otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, b&w illustrations.S13. View more info

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The Book of the Braemar Gathering, 1984.

By: N/A

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Herald Press, 1984.:

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 564

Condition: Very Good


Annual publication for the Braemar Games, the largest Highland Games event in Scotland; pp 168, viii, including many advertisements, colour and b&w illustrations, particularly of the Royal Family, and numerous articles of Scottish interest. In very good condition. Articles include: The Braemar Gathering of 1983; John Brown, by Michael Dey; Ayo Gurkhali: a welcome to our visitors, by Major John Grimes; Gardens by the Dee, by E. Adair, The Highland Fling, by Charlie Mill; The Cave of Raitts, by Affleck Gray; Clochnaben, by Gillian Zealand; Scots in Canada, by Douglas B. Lowe, and many more. View more info

Gibbon, Lewis Grassic.

By: A Scots Quair.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Jarrolds: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005493

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, price-clipped, otherwise also in Very Good condition. In an archival dustwrapper. With pp 144. Classic novel. View more info

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Leaves from the Scrap-Book of a Scottish Exile

By: Adam, Frank

Price: £25.00

Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006481

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original decorative green cloth with gilt titles on front board and spine, floral endpapers, some rubbing and shelfwear to head and foor of spine and corners of boards, small red marks to front board but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xii, 295. Poems, dances, music, anecdotes and scottish scenes for Scots in exile. View more info

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The History of Scotland, Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan; with Notes, and a Continuation to the Union in the Reign of Queen Anne. Four Volumes Bound in Two.

By: Aikman, James.

Price: £165.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Blackie, Fullarton & Co.: 1827

Seller ID: 005622

Condition: Very Good


Four Volumes Bound in Two, bound in half leather with marbled boards, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles on red label and gilt tooling, all edges burnished red, some rubbing and scuffing to edges, corners and spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp ci, 630, 622, frontispieces of George Buchanan & Mary Queen of Scots, fold out map to front of first volume. 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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Awa Fae Ballater

By: Allan, Betty.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004944

Condition: Very Good


Card covered stapled pamphlet, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 35. A collection of poems in the Doric. View more info

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Lookin Back Tae Ballater

By: Allan, Betty.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004945

Condition: Very Good


Card covered stapled pamphlet, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 29. A collection of poems in the Doric. 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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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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The Tower of Babel: Poems fae the Muckle Furth, A Wheen Owersettins in Scots.

By: Blackhall, Sheena.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Thistle Reprographics, 2004.: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 286

Condition: Good


Stapled pamphlet. In good condition, but covers slightly marked. . Scarce first edition. Pp30. Several of these poems have been published by Lallans Nr 63. A selection of poems by the North-East poet Sheena Blackhall. s3 View more info

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Scottish Independence and the Idea of Britain: From the Picts to Alexander III

By: Broun, Dauvit.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006300

ISBN: 0748685197

Condition: Fine


Softback in Fine condition. With previous's owner's printed plate and place name and date under the label in ink. First edition, pp 314. The answers put forward in this book provide a fresh perspective on Scotland's relationship with Britain. Broun challenges the idea that the Scots were an ancient nation whose British identity only emerged later on, in the early modern era, and provides new evidence that the idea of Scotland as an independent kingdom in actual fact predated Wallace and Bruce. This leads him to radically reassess several fundamental issues: the fate of Pictish identity and t... View more info

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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info

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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to discover the stories of these other townships. Frederick Bull actually travelled 95,438 miles to visit no less that 30 Aberdeens. ... View more info

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Tinkers: Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller.

By: Burke, Mary.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, 2009. 9780199566464: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2039

ISBN: 0199566461

Condition: As New


Hardback, in As New condition with dustwrapper in As New condition. First edition, pp x, 329, bibliography, index. The history of Irish Travellers is not analogous to that of the 'tinker', a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by sixteenth-century British and continental Rogue Literature that came to be seen as an Irish character alone as English became dominant in Ireland. By the Revival, the tinker represented bohemian, pre-Celtic aboriginality, functioning as the cultural nationalist counter to the Victorian Gypsy mania. Long misunderstood as a portrayal of actual Travellers, J.M. Synge'... View more info

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Dunadd: An Early Dalriadic Capital (Cardiff Studies in Archaeology).

By: Campbell, Ewan & Lane, Alan.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxbow Books: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005927

ISBN: 1842170244

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in Near Fine condition. As issued, no dustwrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp 295, bibliography and index. The kingdom of "Dal Raita" emerged in Argyll in the early centuries AD, after the Romans had abandoned Scotland. Unlike the Picts to the North and the British Celtic tribes to the South, the rulers of Argyll were Gaelic speakers who had crossed the sea from Ireland. This book describes the results of new excavations at Dunadd, the rocky hill on which these early Scots built a citadel. The authors also review past research at the site, and discuss what we know of Dalriad... View more info

Archive Series Volume 6 North from Carlisle.

By: Cinerail.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Cinerail, 2004.: 0

Seller ID: 1838

Condition: New


(New DVD) The programme follows the WCML from Carlisle to Glasgow starting with 1960s scenes at Carlisle's Citadel station and three MPDs with-amongst others-Duchesses, Princesses, Scots, Patriots, Jubilees, A4s, A3s, B1s -a Glen-plus early diesels! After film of the Waverley Route at Newcastleton, the WCML is traced northwards and the infamous Beattock incline is shown with bankers at work. Followed by views of Carstairs, Lanark, the 'Clayton-operated' Morningside branch, Motherwell, Polmadie and Glasgow Central, this is a superb visual record of the route that includes a special feature reca... View more info

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The Games: A Night Wi' Burns and Other Poems.

By: Coutts, W.G.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005642

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in half leather with marbled boards and marbled end papers, all edges gilt, 5 raised bands to spine, with gilt titles and tooling, some wear to edges, scuffing and marking to leather, corners rubbed but otherwise in overall very good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on first blank page after marbled end papers to Pipe Major Donald MacPherson from W.G. Coutts, pp 159. Poems in Scots with two songs and music to rear on unpaginated pages. View more info

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A Scots Grammar: Scots Grammar and Usage

By: David Purves

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Saltire Society: 2002

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005340

ISBN: 0854110798

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. Second Revised and Enlarged Edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations, appendix. View more info

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Leaves from the Book of Scots

By: Davidson, Morrison

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Civic Press: 1914

Seller ID: 006718

Condition: Good+


Card covers, some rubbinf and wear, foxing to pages but otherwise in Good+ condition. Reprinted from "Forward", pp 50. View more info

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Scotland's Empire, 1600-1815.

By: Devine, T.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006853

ISBN: 0713994983

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, Some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, with pp474, with index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Scots had an enormous impact on the global development of the British Empire as emigrants, soldiers, merchants and colonial administrators. Imperial Scotland provides a comprehensive examination of their crucial role during the formative era of the long eighteenth century. The book ranges from the Americas to Austr... View more info