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North-East Lowlands of Scotland.

By: Allan, John R.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Yeadon's 2009. 9781841588308: 2009

Edition: Modern Reprint

Seller ID: 1309

ISBN: 184158830X

Condition: As New


Hardback with dustwrapper, in MINT condition. Originally published in 1952 by Robert Hale. With pp263, b&w illustrations, map and index. This edition includes an introduction by John R. Allan's son, Charlie Allan, well known in the North-east and beyond as a farmer, writer and ballad singer.This is the classic introduction to the North-east, from the North Esk to John o' Groats, written with the passion and understanding of a man born and bred there. John R. Allan's informative yet intimate account of the area paints a vibrant picture of this fascinating part of Scotland. Fishing and farming... View more info

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Sporting Rhymes and Pictures.

By: Booth, J.L.C.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench Trübner and Co, 1898.: 1898

Seller ID: 981

Condition: Very Good


Hardback with illustrated covers in oblong format: (6.25 inches tall by 10 wide) with some shelf wear on corners and some fading to pages, stain on rear cover and lower portion of front cover, internally unaffected but otherwise in good condition. No dust wrapper. b&w illustrations. Line drawings by the author. Pp 88. Poems of fox hunting and gentlemen's sports. Three sections: Ancient, Fur and Feather; A Bear Hunt and Modern, Transplanted; The Enemy; and Saddle-Room Songs, including King o' Trumps; To Finish the Season and more. S17. View more info

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The Songs of Kappa Alpha

By: Brown, W. Herrick.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kappa Alpha Society: 1955

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004498

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red cloth over boards and gilt titles, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised edition, pp 50. Music and songs of the Kappa Alpha Society. View more info

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Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland, Hitherto Unpublished.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Paterson, 1875.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 715

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in two volumes, in very good condition. Some spine discolouration, SCARCE COPIES. Green cloth covers. No dustwrappers issued. Reprinted from the original edition of 1828. Volume one: ppxx, 315, with a dedication to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, by Peter Buchan, introduction and contents page. Volume two: ppvii, 337, with explanatory notes. Hitherto unpublished ancient Scottish songs and ballads of the North of Scotland. Counter shelf. View more info

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Plays, Poems, Tales and othe Pieces.

By: Burness, John.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Smith & Hill, 1819.: 1819

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1425

Condition: Good


Hardback, with original card covers, significant edgewear, top of spine pulled and chipping to boards with rough cut pages but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, pp 319, index. s22. View more info

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Highland Songs of the Forty-five (Scottish Gaelic Texts ; Volume 15)

By: Campbell, J.L.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press Ltd: 1984

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 006426

ISBN: 0707303494

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some slight creasing to bottom of front hinge, previous owners bookplate on ffep but otherwise in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Second edition, pp xxxvi, 347, fold out map of the Highlands of Scotland to rear. Songs and music of the Highlands. 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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Songs from North East Scotland: A Selection for Performers from the Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection.

By: Campbell, Katherine.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2009. 9781906566012: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 807

ISBN: 1906566011

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiv, 263, bibliography, index. The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection" from North-East Scotland, created in the early years of the twentieth century by Gavin Greig and James Bruce Duncan, is of national and international importance. In its published form it contains 1,933 songs, available in eight volumes arranged thematically. This selection for performers contains 150 songs from the main collection, and takes as its focus 28 of the singers from whom the songs were originally collected. Comes with CD attached. S10. 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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The Songs of Skye: An Anthology

By: Humble, B.H.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Eneas Mackay: 1955

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006744

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original teal cloth covered boards with titles to spine, some small marks to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelfwear and marking, internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. Third edition, pp 180, sepia plates some folding, bibliography. 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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More Songs of Angus.

By: Jacob, Violet.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Country Life Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 395

Condition: Very Good


Scarce hardback in very good condition, grey paper covered boards with cloth covered spine, some light browning toe edges of boards. Second printing, pp 59, glossary. Poems by Violet Jacob, including 'The Lang Road', 'The Water Hen', 'The Gean Trees', 'Logie Kirk', and many more. S5. View more info

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The Scots Musical Museum 1787-1803.

By: Johnson, James & Burns, Robert.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Scolar Press, 1991.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1380

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition with dustwrappers in Very Good condition. Both volumes in original slipcase, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 28, 310, vi, 620, 81, 21, b&w illustrations, index, bibliography. SCARCE. From 1787 Burns became involved in a project of the Edinburgh music-seller James Johnson, to collect and publish the words and music of all Scottish songs. Johnson had published the first volume of 'The Scots Musical Museum' in 1787, and thereafter Burns made a major contribution to the rest of the collection. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO... View more info

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Odyssey: Voices from Scotland's Recent Past.

By: Kay, Billy.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Polygon Bks.: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004856

ISBN: 0904919471

Condition: Very Good


Scottish history. With b&w photos, songs. Knoydart, St Kilda, Fishermen of Kintyre, Lanarkshire Lithuanians and more articles. Stories from oral history collected for the BBC Scotland's Odyssey series. View more info

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Hebridean Folksongs: A Collection of Waulking Songs.

By: MacCormick, Donald; McDonald, Allan; Campbell, J.L.; Collinson, Francis.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006620

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and marking but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 375, b&w illustrations, index. Songs and music from the Hebrides. View more info

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Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

By: Margaret Fay Shaw

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2014

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 003333

ISBN: 1780272553

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New condition. Third thus, b&w illustrations, index. The fruits of a life's work, this marvellous compendium of photographs, stories, folklore and songs has been an established classic since its first publication in 1955. It is a wonderful evocation of the vibrant life and history of South Uist and the Gaelic world in which it played so important a part. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. View more info

Maori Songs.

By: McKinlay, Ernest.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: W.H. Paling & Co. Ltd.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3013

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized with illustrated paper covers, small stamp on front cover of "Gerry Hall Music Salon", some wear to spine area and one small closed tear to front cover, small piece missing from top of rear cover along with some small marks commensurate with age but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition? pp 21, b&w illustrations. A collection of traditional Maori songs and music. View more info

Warriors of the Word: The World of the Scottish Highlanders.

By: Michael Newton.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005065

ISBN: 1841588261

Condition: As New


Paperback, as new. First edition. With ppxvi, 424, with b&w illustrations. With maps, bibliography and index. Words have always held great power in the Gaelic traditions of the Scottish Highlands: bardic poems bought immortality for their subjects; satires threatened to ruin reputations and cause physical injury; clan sagas recounted family origins and struggles for power; incantations invoked blessings and curses. Even in the present, Gaels strive to counteract centuries of misrepresentation of the Highlands as a backwater of barbarism without a valid story of its own to tell. Warriors of t... View more info

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Eilean Fraoich: Lewis Gaelic Songs and Melodies.

By: Morison, Duncan & MacLeod, Mary & Macleod, Jane & Mackenzie, Jessie A.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Acair, 1982. 0861520521: 1982

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 367

ISBN: 0861520521

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in very good condition. Revised print of the 1938 edition.With pp 238, with foreword in both Gaelic and English, with musical scores and index of the songs. A collection of Lewis Gaelic songs and melodies. S3. View more info