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Curious Scotland : Tales from a Hidden History

By: Rosie, George

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Granta Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035937

ISBN: 1862075336

Condition: Very Good


Unearths and illuminates many neglected aspects of Scottish history ranging from the roots of Arthurian legend to the story of Edinburgh's narrow escape from destruction by urban motorway. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 244 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Game Fishing in Scotland

By: Sandison Bruce

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publsihing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015956

ISBN: 1851581529

Condition: Very Good


312pp inc index. Gift inscription on half title (many signatures on front end paper - given as a gift from work colleagues). Comprehensive guide to salmon, seat-trout and brown trout fishing in Scotland. View more info

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Steam Locomotives, 1955 : 60,000 - 69,999; Eastern, North Eastern and Scotland

By: Sawford, Eric

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Alan Sutton Publishing: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053661

ISBN: 0750904089

Condition: Very Good


Presents a varied selection of superb black & white photographs capturing the railways for those regions during the period. Some faint sunning to page edges else a clean glossy copy in an unclipped d/w showing slightest shelfwear & tear - 184 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Fair Maid of Perth

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047109

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in 14th century Scotland about Catharine Glover, daughter of a glovemaker in Perth, who kisses Henry Smith, the armorer, while he is sleeping, on Valentine's Day. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has been repaired to head of spine with clear tape and has faded spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 474 pages + publisher's catalogue. No 132 in Everyman's Library series. View more info

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Fair Maid of Perth

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, T.C. & E.C. Jack:

Seller ID: 052948

Condition: Good


Novel set in 14th century Scotland about Catharine Glover, daughter of a glovemaker in Perth, who kisses Henry Smith, the armorer, while he is sleeping, on Valentine's Day. Square, tight hardback which has slightly faded spine and foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 8 b/w plates. 395 pages. Undated. Part of the Waverley Novels series Vol 22. View more info

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The Fair Maid of Perth

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Collins Clear-type Press:

Seller ID: 062409

Condition: Very Good


Novel set in 14th century Scotland about Catharine Glover, daughter of a glovemaker in Perth, who kisses Henry Smith, the armorer, while he is sleeping, on Valentine's Day. Very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has light edgewear to ends of spine. Undated circa 1930's 4 b.w. illustrations by Smyth. 632 pp. Bound in burgundy cloth with gilt titles to the spine. View more info

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The Heart of Midlothian

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Marcus Ward & Co: 1878

Seller ID: 066431

Condition: Very Good


Novel in which a young woman walks from Scotland to London in order to gain an audience with the Queen to try and obtain a pardon for her sister who has been accused of infanticide. Very good clean hardback in green cloth boards with gilt lettering and emblem to front cover. Gift inscription to front endpaper. A little foxing to endpapers & edges but text block is clean. Illustrated Waverley. 512 pages. Undated. A very good clean copy. View more info

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Scottish Steam Routes

By: Siviter, Roger

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Bloomsbury Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 053638

ISBN: 1870630068

Condition: Very Good


Magnificent photographic album of the various preserved steam workings that have travelled the scenic lines of Scotland since the early 1970s. Clean large format unpaginated hardback in an unclipped d/w. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Scotland Yard's History of Crime in 100 Objects

By: Skinner, Keith and Moss, Alan

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, The History Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063262

ISBN: 0750962879

Condition: As New


Explores Britain's dark criminal history through the fascinating objects that have been hidden away in the Crime Museum at Scotland Yard, a collection that, although world-famous, is so sensitive it has never before been opened to the public. Clean, bright copy in laminated boards - 400 pages including index. Prompt dispatch View more info

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Survival Without Error, and Other Stories

By: Smith, Iain Crichton

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 044605

ISBN: 0575004231

Condition: Very Good


Collection of short stories nearly all set in contemporary Scotland. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of shelf wear including small closed tears to top edge. Previous owner's details on front endpaper. 223 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 93 Issue 3 Number 311 : July 2008

By: Smith, Joseph ( Edited By )

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2008

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 060344

Condition: Very Good


Contents include: The Iberian Imprint on Medieval Southern Italy; If the Armada had Landed: A Reappraisal of England's Defences in 1588; Religious Toleration in the Wake of Revolution: Scotland on the Eve of Enlightenment (1688-1710s)); Gendering Mobility: Women, Work and Automobility in the United States. Clean, bright booklet - pages run from 311 - 452. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Regional Novel in Britain and Ireland, 1800-1990

By: Snell, K. D. M. ( Edited By )

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambrdige University Press: 2008

Edition: Re-issue

Seller ID: 055821

ISBN: 0521093430

Condition: As New


Interdisciplinary collection of essays from leading literary critics, historians and cultural geographers which addresses the regional novel in Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England. Unread paperback - 300 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Heritable Jurisdictions in Two Volumes VOLUME II ONLY

By: Struthers, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Blackie, Fullarton & Co: 1828

Seller ID: 044488

Condition: Poor


Volume II of Struthers work covering the period from 1733. Sold as a reading copy only as front board is detached. and leather to spine strip along edge of rear board is cracked. worm holes to margins of first few pages, though text block is unaffected. Top corners of a few pages are creased. Rubbing to marbled boards. Engraved frontis of James Graham. 644 pages including general index. 3 engravings. View more info

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Aa My Selves: Poems, 1940-80

By: Sutherland, Stella

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland Times Ltd: 1980

Seller ID: 065117

ISBN: 0900662271

Condition: Very Good


Clean, bright booklet with small crease to top corners. 39 pages. A selection of poems by the local Shetland poet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Culloden : A Guidebook to the Battlefield with the Story of the Battle, the Events Leading to it and the Aftermath

Culloden : A Guidebook to the Battlefield with the Story of the Battle, the Events Leading to it and the Aftermath

By: Taylor, Iain Cameron

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, The National Trust for Scotland: 1968

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 059474

Condition: Very Good


56-page, stapled booklet charting the history of the famous battleground. Clean, tight copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Birds in Scotland

By: Thom, Valerie

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Calton, Staffordshire, T & A D Poyser Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059503

ISBN: 0856610402

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive study and review of Scottish birds with an impressive section on the species accounts reviewing the period from 1950-83, and with 173 distribution maps and many tables of relevant data, as well as 129 species drawings and a section of photographs. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. 382 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Forgotten Railways : Scotland

By: Thomas, John

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 060214

ISBN: 0715381938

Condition: Very Good


Part of the series recalling the heyday of these railways and the battles surrounding their genesis, the lovable eccentricities of their operation and the places where enough still lingers to recapture the atmosphere of earlier years. Previous owner's details to rear blank page else a clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Ramillies and the Union with Scotland - England Under Queen Anne

By: Trevelyan, G. M.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Longmans Green: 1936

Edition: Cheap Edition

Seller ID: 047549

Condition: Good


Good clean hardback with slightly faded spine. Illustrated with 10 maps. Looks at the war in which Marlborough was at the summit of his career and performance at Ramillies, Oudenarde and the reconquest of Belgium, as well as English politics and the Scottish problem. 468 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Tartans of Scotland : An Alphabetical Guide to the History and Traditional Dress of the Scottish Clans

By: Urquhart, Blair

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hove, Apple Press: 2003

Seller ID: 041758

ISBN: 1840923814

Condition: Very Good


A concise guide to over 140 tartans including the main clan and family setts, giving a brief history of the origin of tartans, and a directory listing the tartans in alphabetical order. A clean, crisp copy illustrated with colour photographs. Previous owner's small sticker on front endpaper. 80 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Report: A Constitutional Study

By: Various

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, The Nevis Institute: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065233

ISBN: 0950619701

Condition: Very Good


The results of a report commissioned by the Shetlands Island's Council to examine a variety of arrangements that might be made for Shetland after the traditional way of life's disruption since the discovery of North Sea Oil. Very good clean hardback in dustjacket. Slight tanning to page edges. 223 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info