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Cawdor Castle - A Guide

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scotland, Cawdor Castle Tourism Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 061979

ISBN: 0952572850

Condition: Very Good


36 page booklet being a guide to the Scottish castle. Illustrated with colour photos and including a booklet of room notes to the rear. Also includes two newspaper articles about a dispute involving the 7th Earl of Cawdor and his stepmother. View more info

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The Railway Magazine January and Februrary 1948

By: N/A

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, 1948

Seller ID: 054040

Condition: Reading Copy


Contents include:- The Up - Flying Scotsman entering Newcastle; Mixed Gauge at Eggesford; British Railways; Scottish Night Mails of the L.M.S.R; The Grouping Era; Top Link Drivers; Scenes on Rural British Branch Lines; Winter Scenes on the G.W.R. ion South Wales. Railways Coats of Arms. Stapled paper wraps have been repaired with clear tape to spine strip and front cover along edge. Front cover is stained to edge. . Illustrated with b/w photographs. View more info

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Curriculum for Pupils of Twelve to Fifteen Years (Advanced Division)

By: N/A

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, University of London: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054208

Condition: Very Good


Results of an investigation into the nature of the curriculum for post-primary pupils in non-secondary courses. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Includes a letter from the Scottish Council for Research in Education to one of the panel. A little foxing to page edges but text block is clean. 343 pages including index. View more info

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The Scottish Road Book

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Hay Nisbet & Company Limited:

Edition: Forty-Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 058879

Condition: Very Good


Annually issued pocket guide for cyclists, motorists, and motor cyclists. Miniature, stapled paperback with all the popular routes in Scotland, hotel directory, with tariff, lamp-lighting tables, etc. Not dated - cover price of three pence. 128 pages including numerous advertisements of the day. View more info

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Select Pieces of the Ancient Popular Poetry of Scotland No V Containing Roswall and Lillian; & Tays-Bank

By: Anon

Price: £17.50

Seller ID: 047190

Condition: Poor


Facsimile copies of the two poems originally published in 1663. Spine strip is missing and both front and rear cover have been attached with clear tape.A little foxing. Undated but publisher's errata note dated Edinburgh March 1822. Previous owner's name and notes on rear endpaper. View more info

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Highland Pearls (SIGNED COPY)

By: Bee, Jay (S. Barker Johnson)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gairloch, Ross-Shire, Barker Johnson: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 065897

Condition: Very Good


Deals further with Western Ross and the western area of Sutherland as far north as Cape Wrath, vividly capturing Highland life and the old Clearance days 'midst the ageless unsullied scenery of these parts. SIGNED by the author to the title page in green felt-tip with, below (Bee Jay). Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and internal repairs - 308 pages. Includes, laid in, a note on the author's letter-heading SIGNED Cordially, Bee Jay. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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'The Triumph of the Royal Scot' Souvenir Reprint

By: Binnie, David

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Diss, Silhouette Printers: 1977

Seller ID: 046179

Condition: Very Good


36 page booklet being a facsimile reprint of the North American Tour of the Royal Scot Train and London Midland and Scottish Railway. A very good clean copy illustrated with b/w photographs. Next post UK dispatch View more info

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Let's Try Some Scottish Cooking

By: Blacklock, Patricia

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Jarrold: 1977

Seller ID: 023738

Condition: Very Good


A very good, clean, uncreased copy of this booklet produced in association with the National Trust for Scotland and containing traditional Scottish recipes including:- Nettle Soup, Salmon Roe Pate; Stuffed Trout, Mussel Stew, Rabbit in Lentils, Haggis, Whipt Syllabub etc. 32 pages View more info

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The Scottish Terrier

By: Buckley, Holland

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Dog World:

Seller ID: 064511

Condition: Fair


Some black ink marks to rear cover, but otherwise a good clean hardback with a little foxing. 89 pages + breeders' adverts to the rear. Contents include:- Origin, History, Breeding, The Stud Dog, The Brood Bitch, Standard of Points, The Kennel, Care of Puppies, Exercise, Bathing & Grooming, Preparing for Show, Showing & Handling, and Distemper. View more info

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Snyivveries - Shetland Poems

By: Bulter, Rhoda

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Shetland Times Ltd: 1986

Seller ID: 065118

ISBN: 0900662549

Condition: Near Fine


57 page booklet of poetry illustrated by the author. Glossary of local dialect to rear. A very good clean booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Poetical Works of Robert Burns

By: Burns, Robert

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, W & R Chambers: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062270

Condition: Very Good


Very good clean hardback with 17 illustrations. Edited & with a biographical sketch by William Wallace. 553 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Poetical Works and Letters of Robert Burns with Copious Marginal Explanations of the Scotch Words and Life

By: Burns, Robert

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Gall and Ingliss:

Seller ID: 053678

Condition: Good


Wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Front hinge cracked. Decorated green cloth boards. All edges gilt. xxxii + 642 pages. Illustrated with 4 steel engravings. Decorated page borders. Part of the Landscape Series of poets. View more info

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History : The Journal of the Historical Association - Volume 100 Issue 3 No 341 July 2015

By: Charmley, John (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Oxford, The Historical Accociation and Blackwell Publishing: 2015

Edition: Quarterly Edition

Seller ID: 063589

Condition: Very Good


Articles include:- Enforcing Religious Repression in an Age of World Empires: Assessing the Global Reach of the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions; James VII's Multi-confessional Experiment and the Scottish Revolution of 1688-1690; Arson, Treason and Plot: Britain, America and the Law, 1770-1777; Pilgrims, Paupers or Progenitors: Religious Constructions of British Emigration from the 1840's to 1870s; Diehard Conservatives and the Appeasement of Nazi Germany 1935-1940. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Printed Books Including Scottish Topography, Travel and Natural History, Bibliography and Modern Literature

By: Christie's

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd: 1983

Seller ID: 060120

Condition: Very Good


Catalogue for the sale held in London on Wednesday 20 July 1983 and referred to as 'Bothwell-2726'. 46 page, stapled booklet. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Scottish Diesels : A Colour Portfolio

Scottish Diesels : A Colour Portfolio

By: Cross, David

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Hersham, Surrey, Ian Allan Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 061858

ISBN: 0711030820

Condition: Very Good


The second volume of the author's late father Derek's photographs of diesel Locomotives at work north of the border. Foreword by Bob Avery. Clean, glossy copy in pictorial laminated boards - 80 pages. View more info

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Scottish Abbeys : An Introduction to Mediaeval Abbeys and Priories of Scotland

By: Cruden, Stewart

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1970

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 052719

ISBN: 0114904758

Condition: Very Good


Provides a background guide to Scottish abbeys by describing monasticism, its origins, its development and its ideals. Clean bright booklet in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 96 pages plus 32 b/w glossy plates and an attached, fold-out diagram. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Limeys

By: David I. Harvie

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Sutton Publishing Ltd: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064408

ISBN: 0750927720

Condition: Very Good


The dramatic history of how Dr James Lind, a Scottish Naval Surgeon, attempted to find a cure for scurvy, the dreaded disease which killed at least two million sailors over three centuries. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which has slightly faded spine. 314 pages. 8 pages of b/w illustrations. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Scottish National War Memorial Official Guide

By: Deas F.W.

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, David MacDonald Ltd:

Seller ID: 015402

Condition: Very Good


Grey stapled paper wraps with black lettering and decoration. 36 page guide to the Edinburgh War Memorial. Undated but errata inserted into front is dated 1928. A very good, clean, bright copy. View more info

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A Northern Commonwealth: Scotland and Norway

By: Donaldson, Gordon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, Saltire Society: 1990

Seller ID: 065120

ISBN: 0854110445

Condition: Good


Looks at the historical importance of Scandinavia in Scottish life by placing Scotland at the centre of a powerful and dynamic northern world. Sunning to covers at edges and spine strip, else a good clean paperback. 170 pages. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Collins Dictionary of Scottish History

By: Donnachie, Ian & Hewitt, George

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 019514

ISBN: 0007121857

Condition: Near Fine


All entries fully referenced with guidance to further reading on each major topic or personality. 384 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info