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Image for Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

By: Anderson, Peter D.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, John Donald Publishers Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065115

ISBN: 0859763552

Condition: Near Fine


Tells the story of Patrick Stewart, one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles whose menacing legend lives on today in popular traditions. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 221 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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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Thin Air

By: Cleeves, Ann

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065227

Condition: Very Good


Book 6 in the Shetland series featuring Jimmy Perez & Willow Reeves. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 389 pages. Appears unread. Number line 135798642. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Isles

By: Cluness, A. T.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Ltd: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065164

Condition: Very Good


Part of the County Books Series edited by Brian Vesty-Fitzgerald. Explains the individuality of this remote part of the British Isles. Gift inscription and newspaper cutting to ffep else a clean, square copy in an unclipped, sunned d/w showing some sellotape repair - 308 pages including index plus an attached, fold-out map. Prompt map. View more info

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Isles of Home : Sixty Years of Shetland

By: Donaldson, Gordon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, Paul Harris Publishing: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065177

ISBN: 0862280699

Condition: Very Good


The author writes with warmth and affection of his Isles of Home. Illustrated with sixty b/w photographs, many previously unpublished. Slight lean to spine else a clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 188 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Court Book of Shetland : 1615-1629

By: Donaldson, Gordon ( Edited By )

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Library and Museum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065252

ISBN: 1873998007

Condition: As New


Professor Donaldson's work throws light on the period of Shetland history following the downfall of Earl Patrick Stewart. Clean, bright copy which appears unread - 216 pages including a fully calendared version with a glossary, and index of names and places. Lightest shelfwear to d/w. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Shetland Anthology: poetry from earliest times to the present Day

By: Graham, John J; Graham, Laurence

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland Publishing Company: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065116

ISBN: 0906736196

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive anthology of Shetland poetry from the very earliest to modern times, in both dialect and English. Clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 268 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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An Etymological Dictionary of the Norn Language in Shetland : Parts I & II

By: Jakobsen, Jakob

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Folk Society: 1985

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 065239

Condition: Near Fine


The facsimile reproduction on a slightly reduced format which stands as the unrivalled source book of information on the origins and usage of the Shetland tongue. First appeared in Danish as four volumes. Clean, bright, large volume hardbacks showing sunning to spine. Part I - 488 pages + Errata. Part II runs from page 489 to page 1,076. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Dictionary

By: John J. Graham

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland Publishing Co: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 066533

ISBN: 1898852588

Condition: Very Good


English-Shetland dialect dictionary. Clean crisp paperback - 134 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Genealogists' Magazine - Vol 15 No 13 March 1968

By: Leete-Hodge, Lornie (Editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, The Society of Genealogists: 1968

Seller ID: 038251

Condition: Very Good


Principle contents are:- Clements Inn Passage; Surnames found in Shetland in 1804 and 1954; Genealogical Sidelights on History; The Sussex Marriage Index 1538-1837; The Will of a Child. A very good clean copy. Pages run from 477 to 544. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Story

By: Schei, Liv Kjorsvik

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065254

ISBN: 0713455128

Condition: Very Good


Acclaimed collaboration which draws a picture of the real Shetland with 75 b/w photographs, 4 line drawings, and 16 colour photos. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light sunning to page edges & spine - 273 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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 A Shetland Parish Doctor : Some Recollections of a Shetland Parish Doctor During the Past Half Century

A Shetland Parish Doctor : Some Recollections of a Shetland Parish Doctor During the Past Half Century

By: Taylor, Harry Pearson

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Lerwick, Shetland, T. & J. Manson: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065159

Condition: Very Good


Memories from the Medical Officer for Yell and Fetlar from June 1890 to November 1935 with a foreword by Thomas Edmondston Saxby. Xmas gift inscription to ffep else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 136 pages including appendix. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Shetland Report: A Constitutional Study

By: Various

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Glasgow, 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