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Letters and Journals: Written by the Deceased Mr Robert Baillie, Principal of the University of Glasgow Carefully Transcribed by Robert Aiken by Robert Baillie (£406.00)Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed for W. Gray, Edinburgh; and J. Buckland and G. Keith, London — 1775Binding: Hardback [¼ Leather] Condition: Poor. Raised bands and spine ends worn. Marbled boards now faded and rubbed heavily. Dunnichen Library plates to both pastedowns. Previous owners' gift inscription to the first blank and title page. Pages lightly age-tanned. Slightly fragile with age now, with scattered spotting and some toning to the leaves. Description: Complete in II volumes. Containing an impartial account of public transactions, civil, ecclesiastical, and military, both in England and Scotland, from 1637 to 1662; a period, perhaps, the most remarkable that is to be met with in the British history. With an account of the author's life, prefixed; and a glossary, annexed. Baillie, Robert (1602–1662), was a Church of Scotland minister and author, son of James Baillie, merchant burgess of Glasgow, and Helen Gibson, and born in Saltmarket Street, Glasgow, on 30 April 1602. He attended Glasgow grammar school and between 1617 and 1620 the University of Glasgow, graduating MA.Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5¼". [VIII] 456/462 pages. Tags: baillie robert 1599-1662 correspondence family scotland history 17th century sources britain civil war 1642-1649
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Souvenir of Scotland: Its Cities, Lakes and Mountains by Anon. (£229.00)Publisher: London, Edinburgh & New York: T. Nelson & Sons — 1895Binding: Hardback Condition: Poor. Upper board near detached with fraying to the leather. The vingette to the upper board is now faded and somewhat rubbed. Heavy reading creases to the spine. Leans a great deal. Text complete, clean and tight but with a little light marginal spotting. Plates are nice, bright and clean. A fragile copy but uncommon in this binding. Description: Mauchline Ware binding: Wooden boards with tartan design and a chromolithograph vignette to the upper board. Contains One hundred and twenty chromolithograph views: The Forth Bridge (Frontispiece); City of Edinburgh (12); Edinburgh and Environs (15); City of Glasgow (12); Scenery Of The Clyde – 1st Series (12); Scenery Of The Clyde – 2nd Series (12); Trosachs and Loch Katrine [12); Loch Lomond [12); West Highlands (12); Caledonian Canal {12); Perth To Braemar (12);Notes: Size: 8" x 6". Tags: anon edinburgh clyde katrine hlghlands braemar caledonian lomond trosachs scotland travel descriptions topography travels
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Sermons, by Thomas Laurie, D.D. Minister of Newburn by Thomas Laurie (£81.00)Publisher: Edinburgh: Printed by Walker and Greig, for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, London — 1811Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding with the spine joins starting to fray. Private book plate to the pastedown. Edges of the textblock heavily tanned. Hinges starting fore and aft. Pages gently tanned with scattered spotting throughout. Description: Notes: Size: 8½" x 5¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 483 pages. Tags: church scotland sermons 19th century, books written thomas laurie
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Culloden: 1746 The Last Highland Charge by John Sadler (£56.50)Publisher: Cromwell Films — 1993Binding: Paperback Condition: Very Good.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “These are the memoirs of James Johnstone, who served in the Jacobite Rebellion in 1746, first as an Aide de Camp to Lord Murray, then as a Captain of Artillery. Included here is the complete and unabridged text, minus only the footnotes, from the start of Johnstone’s adventure until immediately after the Battle of Culloden.”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). In the Campaigns in History series. 91 pages. Tags: culloden battle scotland 1746 jacobite rebellion 1745-1746 highlander operations hanoverian campaigns victories military massacre england battles britain kingdom history defence century british europe united irish great 18th 1800 king war rebellions 1700 1900 john prebble 0140025766
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The Search for Morag by Elizabeth Montgomery Campbell & David Solomon (£53.00)Publisher: London: Tom Stacey — 1972Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0854680934]Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is slightly soiled. Dust wrapper now protected in a removable mylar sleeve. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: This book establishes that the Lock Ness monster is not a unique phenomenon.Notes: Jacket designed by Melvyn Gill. 192 pages. Tags: solomon 0854680934 investigations zoological loch ness morar scotland morag sea monsters monster animal lore serpents
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The Winter Queen: The Life of Elizabeth of Bohemia 1596-1662 by Rosalind K. Marshall (£53.00)Publisher: The Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland — 1998Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0903598795]Condition: Very Good+. A very nice copy of an uncommon title. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Genealogical Tables; Published for the exhibition The Winter Queen - The life of Elizabeth of Bohemia held at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh 10th July – 4th October 1998.

From the cover: “The Winter Queen is the dramatic story of Elizabeth of Bohemia (1596-1662), daughter of James VI and Anne of Denmark. Regarded as one of the most romantic figures in the history of the seventeenth century, she was the crucial link between the Stewart kings and the House of Hanover. Elizabeth -was successively a royal princess in Linlithgow, then in London, an adored bride in Heidelberg, a Queen Consort in Prague, an impoverished exile in The Hague, and finally the respected aunt of Charles II in Restoration London. The author, the distinguished historian Dr Rosalind K. Marshall, has published widely on the Stewarts, including biographies of Mary of Guise and Mary, Queen of Scots.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 6½". 111 pages. Tags: elizabeth queen bohemia 1596-1662 exhibitions consort frederick king queens czech republic biography princesses great britain portrait painting 17th century portraits royal scottish national gallery edinburgh catalogues british isles scotland autobiography 1500 1600 1700 architecture individual architect royalty historical women rosalind marshall 0903598795
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Wet Wet Wet Pictured by Mal Peachey (£53.00)Publisher: London: Virgin Books — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 1852275332]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Produced with the co-operation of the band, this illustrated book captures Wet Wet Wet both on and off stage, and portrays their personal and private moments. Signed by the band members on the first blank and front pastedown — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Black & White Photographs; Colour Photographs;Notes: Illustrated by Simon Fowler (Photos.). Size: 10½" x 10". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 0 pages. Tags: photos wet wet wet musical group rock groups scotland musicians portraits britain music pop genres styles
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The Type Faces Of Morrison & Gibb Limited by Anon. (£43.00)Publisher: Morrison & Gibb — 1967Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the dust wrapper a little rubbed and frayed. Edges of the text block lightly spotted and tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: From the cover: “THIS book contains information regarding type faces available for mechanical composition on our Monotype plant and also those for filmsetting on our Monophoto installation. This is, in fact, our prime purpose — to provide our customers — and our potential customers — with a handy-sized workmanlike book which gives the information they want regarding the faces we hold.

For good measure we have written up a condensed version of our house style procedures and have given a potted history of the firm which is 130 years old this year.

A page of typographic tables has been added, and last, but certainly not least, we have given specimens of the more common book faces in the most common sizes. We hope you find the ‘two-page opening’ layout useful.

The volume is dedicated to you, the customer, as a result of whose constant pleading this up-to-date edition has been produced.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Black boards with White titling to the Upper Board. 63 pages. Tags: and edinburgh gibb morrison scotland specimens type type-founding
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The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King by Colin White (£37.00)Publisher: Edinburgh: Canongate — 1989Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 086241363X]Condition: Very Good. Description: Contains: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables [1]; Colour plates; Black & white drawings;

From the cover: “JESSIE M. KING was an illustrator of dreams. She created a world in which both fantasy and reality blended together to delight and arrest the mind. She drew slender knights and princesses, fairies and nymphs. She dressed them in gowns of the finest linen and armour of burnished silver in fashions borrowed from the Middle Ages that had inspired the pre-Raphaelites, from the Far East that had inspired the Aesthetic movement and from the lands of Mists and Fairies that had inspired the Celtic revival.

Her book bindings and illustrations were in high demand from publishers in Britain and on the Continent. Her fabric and jewellery designs were commissioned by Liberty’s and widely exhibited. Her experiments with the batik process brought brilliant new concepts of colour to her many outstanding landscapes and to the large number of ceramic works she decorated.

Lavishly illustrated throughout with the most comprehensive list of bibliographic information yet collected, The Enchanted World of Jessie M. King is the first major book to have been published on the life and work of one of the most important illustrators of the 20th century.”
Notes: Size: 10¾" x 8½". [XII] 164 pages. Tags: white 086241363x king jessie marion illustrators scotland britain scottish visual arts biographies book illustration british isles 20th century 9780862413637
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Gretna Green by Robert Kemp (£33.00)Publisher: W. & R. Chambers — 1961Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with several short tears, some loss, most notably to the top corner of the lower panel. Agent's lable to the pastedown. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Pages lightly age-tanned. Description: From the cover: “When Reggie Fairfax and Katina Christodoulides met at a party in London and decided, on a brief acquaintance and in face of parental disapproval, to get married, they found that as they were both minors it couldn’t be done — not in England at least. So they set out for Gretna Green in Reggie’s old red two-seater, having been informed on the very dubious authority of a law student friend that in Scotland the law is more obliging. But Katina’s father, a shipowner of French citizenship, Greek extraction, and the outlook of a village headman, had another idea for the disposal of his daughter. How Reggie and Katina found themselves entangled not only in the law of Scotland but also in a series of petitions and counter-petitions is told in this sparkling tale of youth, which has about it all the freshness of a spring day in the Border country. When the law did not seem to be serving his purpose with sufficient speed, Mr. Christodoulides sent in his bodyguard, a formidable posse more at home in the dockland of Marseilles than the West End of Edinburgh or the Highlands of Scotland.

How the lovers might have fared without the assistance of Alastair Pattullo, an apprentice in his father’s law office, or Pamela Wamphray, a girl who failed her exams but succeeded at everything else, or Captain Chisholm, the dreamy host of the Hopscotch Hotel in a forgotten square of Scotland’s capital, is a moot point. Some believe they might have got married in half the time, others in a quarter. They would certainly have missed ordeal by the law of Scotland, by the press, and by the bossy methods of the friends who espoused their cause. Love, adventure, laughter — they are all to be found in Gretna Green. And as a manual of what to do in a difficult situation, no eloping couple, whatever their nationality, ought to be without this useful handbook.”
Notes: Jacket designed by Biro. Size: 8" x 5½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 252 pages. Tags: scottish writers fiction scots plays
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Measurement of Responsibility: A Study of Work, Payment and Individual Capacity by Elliott Jaques (£33.00)Publisher: Tavistock Publications — 1956Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with several short tears, a little loss at the spine ends and a 1" closed tear to the head of the upper panel. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Small name sticker to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned.Description: From the cover: “THE MEASUREMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY presents perhaps the most funda mental approach yet achieved to the recurring individual and social stresses which disturb the industrial scene. Its theme is that one of the central factors underlying these disturbances is the absence of any objective and agreed method of assessing the re sponsibility carried by individuals at their work.

In the course of practical work by the author in collaboration with members of the Glacier Metal Com pany (an engineering concern), a re definition of the problem has emerged. What is experienced by individuals as level or weight or size of responsi bility has been observed to be con nected solely with the discretion they are required to exercise in doing their work. It has furthermore been dis covered that level of responsibility can be measured objectively and pre cisely by the maximum span of time during which an individual is expected to exercise discretion on his own account until his use of discretion is subjected to review.

By using this measurement — which he terms the time-span of discretion — Dr. Jaques has noted that individuals carrying the same maximum time-span in their work demand—quite independently — as a fair and just return for their work, precisely the same earnings and the same status, regardless of the type of work con cerned. He concludes from these findings that an unrecognized wage and salary structure is operated in tuitively in industry. But because it is unrecognized, departures from it are likely. And it is precisely such de partures which lead to trouble.

In the light of his findings, the author re-examines the meaning of work, of payment for work, and of the capacity of individuals to exercise discretion and discharge responsibility.

The methods described, and the results already obtained from their use, may indicate a route towards the resolution of some aspects of the industrial unrest and individual dis satisfaction with work which are such a crippling feature of modern industrial life. The book, in style as well as in content, is intended for economists, sociologists, political scientists, psychologists, and other social scientists — as well as industrial ists, trade unionists, government officials, and other administrators who are concerned with these problems.”
Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XIII] 143 pages. Tags: analysis ayrshire benefits company employee evaluation fixing fringe general glacier industrial industries job kilmarnock metals metal-workers method occupational personnel psychology rate remuneration responsibility science scotland social sociology span time wages work
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Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe: Signing the Land by Richard Bradley (£33.00)Publisher: Routledge — 1997Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0415165369]Condition: Very Good. Gently rubbed at the edges of the spine and wrappers. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Diagrams; Maps; Tables;

From the cover: “Along the Atlantic seaboard, from Scotland to Spain are numerous rock carvings made 4-5000 years ago, whose interpretation poses a major challenge to the archaeologist. This full-length treatment of the subject is based largely on recent fieldwork and asserts that these carvings should be interpreted as a series of symbolic messages that are shared between monuments, artefacts and natural places in the landscape. The author discusses the cultural setting of the rock carvings and the ways in which they can be interpreted in relation to ancient land use, the creation of ritual monuments and the burial of the dead.”
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 6¾". [XIV] 238 pages. Tags: rock paintings europe atlantic coast prehistory prehistoric archaeology art peoples petroglyphs lad zbs dso lhr coastal man antiquities primitive anthropology history social science richard bradley 0415165369
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The Story of King Robert the Bruce by R. L. [Robert Laird] Mackie (£33.00)Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co. — 1913Binding: Hardback Condition: Very Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding which is a little dull. Prize plate to the pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Plates [16];Notes: Illustrated by M. Meredith Williams. Size: 8½" x 5¾". Decorative Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 255 pages. Tags: robert king scotland history scots juvenile literature
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September Road to Caithness and The Western Sea by BB (£31.00)Publisher: London: Nicholas Kaye — 1962Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with the price clipped. Blanks and endpapers spotted. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: Contains: Black & white plates; Black & white drawings; Maps; Colour frontispiece; Chapter headpieces; Chapter tailpieces;Notes: Illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford. Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 168 pages. Tags: birds scotland highlands, first edition books, books written bb, books illustrated denys watkins-pitchford
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Round the Old Home: Letters and Speeches by John Horne (£26.00)Publisher: Wick: John o'Groat Journal — 1935Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding which is somewhat dulled. Edges of the textblock heavily spotted. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: Contains: Portrait to the frontispiece;Notes: Size: 7¾" x 5". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 135 pages. Tags: author canny countryside, john homes, haunts scotland caithness, correspondence, description travel, personal narratives, books written john horne
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Victorian Britain and Ireland in Colour by Janice Anderson & Reinhard Schultz (£26.00)Publisher: Carlton — 2005Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1844425584]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Leans slightly otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: From the cover: “The Victorian age was one of expansion in many areas, none more so than that of JM travel. With the success of explorers worldwide people’s curiosity grew, and the advent of the railroad in Great Britain and Ireland, which at that time was part of the United Kingdom, meant that the general public could do their own exploring. Many parts of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales that had, at one time, seemed remote were now within relatively easy travelling distance.

This collection of unique polychrome colour photographs, which have never been seen before, captures many of the vistas that became so popular with Victorian holidaymakers -from the quaint and picturesque snapshots of Devon and Cornwall to the tranquillity of the Irish countryside via the beautiful coastline of Wales or the hustle and bustle of London, up to the broads of Norfolk and further north to the wild, heather-strewn hills and awe-inspiring lochs of Scotland.

Many of these sites are still highly popular holiday venues and with good reason, since for the most part they have been protected for historical or environmental reasons. What they share is an abundance of charm and character and, in the cases of those rural and coastal locations, a measure of, peace and tranquillity.

Accompanied by informative, and often thought-provoking captions, these pictures will transport the reader back to a time when the pace of life was, for all its new inventions, a little calmer and more leisurely. Victorian Britain & Ireland in Colour is a thoroughly engaging window on to a bygone age that will captivate readers.”
Notes: Size: 11¼" x 9¼". Burgundy boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 256 pages. Tags: 19th alongside and anglia britain british burgeoning century cities clydeside connacht customs dickensian docks east england english europe general great history industrial ireland irish landmarks leinster life looked lovers midlands munster newspapers north penny photographs photography pictorial scotland slums social south southeast southwest teeming the they time ulster victoriana wales wessex works
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Exit Music by Ian Rankin (£24.00)Publisher: Orion — 2007Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 9780752868608]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, mostly at the head, with a couple of small indentations to the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Signed by the author on the title page alongside a noughts and crosses doodle consistent with other examples of Rankin signed materials.Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Red titling to the Spine. 380 pages. Tags: 9780752868608 fiction novels literature stories story novella shortfirst editions firsts first printings 1st signed books author signatures inscriptions presentation copies copy 0752868608 823.914 rebus inspector fictitious character police scotland edinburgh detective mystery
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The Cloud and the Fire: His Path for Me by Fraser McLuskey (£23.00)Publisher: The Pentland Press — 1994Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1858211506]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper.Description: Reprint. Illustrated with black and white photographs & maps. From the cover: “The Cloud and The Fire tells the intriguing story of the author’s life and work as a Church of Scotland Minister.

Throughout his ministry Fraser McLuskey has played many parts which are vividly described with modesty and gentle humour. Known in earlier years as the Parachute Padre and a regular religious broadcaster, Dr Johnson’s noblest prospect must have caught his eye because he eventually took the high road to England and stayed there for twenty-six years as the Minister of St. Columba’s Church of Scotland in Pont Street, London. In retirement he has returned to Edinburgh where a series of Locums, including an Interim Chaplaincy in Loretto School, has comforted a Reluctant Retirer.”
Notes: Size: 8½" x 6". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 166 pages. Tags: biography britain chaplains church churches clergy fraser great james mcluskey military presbyterian scotland
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Castles from the Air: An Aerial Portrait of Britain's Finest Castles by Paul Johnson (£22.00)Publisher: London: Bloomsbury — 2006Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747587469]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Boards Lightly rubbed at head and tail of the spine. Text bright and tight. A nice, tight, copy.Description: Contains a glossary. Contains a glossary of terms. Jacket illustration: Ludlow Castle, Shropshire. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;

From the cover: “The castles of Britain are icons of history. They were built to mark the domains of the powerful, and stood as symbols of authority. Their structures reflect the highest technology of the day — solid against battering rams, siege and cannon fire. And their locations identify the prevailing understanding of how the lie of the land could be turned to advantage. But imposing as the view from the ground can be, nothing shows their form and purpose better than the view from above.

Castles from the Air traces the origin and evolution of British castles from their Norman and earlier beginnings, through the great age of castle building in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries to the slow decline of castles as an architectural form in the fifteenth century. Through the Civil War in the seventeenth century, and the Napoleonic wars at the turn of the nineteenth century, although no longer the imposing bulwarks of earlier times, castles continued their important defensive role.

In Castles from the Air, hundreds of years of history are captured at a glance in more than 150 photographs of outstanding quality, revealing the past in a new and illuminating way. No better, nor more beautiful portrait of the castles of England, Scotland and Wales has ever been published before.”
Notes: Illustrated by Adrian Warren & Dae Sasitorn (Photos.). Size: 14" x 10½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 216 pages. Tags: aerial photography castles great britain pictorial works artillery fortresses portcullis battlements castellan drawbridge towers mangonel motte bailey castle fortify fortification palisade pele tower siege quatrefoil history
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The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide: The Western Highlands by James A. Parker (£22.00)Publisher: Edinburgh: The Scottish Mountaineering Club — 1931Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding with heavier tanning to the spine. Previous owners' gift inscription to the first blank. Blanks tanned. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: Illustrated by way of: Frontispiece; Black & White Photographs; Fold-Out Maps [1];Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [VI] 133 pages. Tags: mountaineering scotland highlands western climbers guides travel morvern ardgour ardnamurchan moidart locheil morar glen garry knoydart kintail moriston cluanie strathfarrar monar strathconon
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The Scottish Scene by ANON. (£22.00)Publisher: Glasgow Herald — UndatedBinding: Paperback Condition: Good. Wraps a little rubbed at the edges and somewhat dulled. Centrefold is detached. Internally clean & bright.Description: The 50 photographs in colour that compose this book are an attempt co present some aspects of the Scottish scene. To Scots and others who know che councryside these pictures will be evocative. To visitors they may stimulate curiosity to learn more of Scodand at first hand. Tipped on colour plate to upper wrap. 52pp. Notes: Size: 10½" x 13".
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Dad's Favourites: Village History Through Folk-Song by Barbara Standsure (£21.50)Publisher: Clover Press — 1999Binding: Paperback Condition: Very Good. Slight, uneven, fading to the spine and covers otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Notes: Size: 11¾" x 8¼". 118 pages. Tags: aller andrew arrow athol australia australian before bush came child county creek drummond family farm from head inland lambton led marsh melbourne near langport scotland sheep somerset station the their west woodman
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Steam: An Evocative Tribute to the Last Days of Steam Trains by Colin Garratt (£21.00)Publisher: London: Bounty Books — 2006Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9780753713990]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and the top corners of the boards with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight but the last leaf slightly mis-trimmed at the bottom corner. Description: Contains: Colour photographs;

From the cover: “This book is the finest visual tribute to the steam locomotive ever published. Colin Garratt’s text and photography reflects his unique odyssey to document, in pictures and words, the Last Steam Locomotives of the World. With hundreds of matchless photographs, this book vividly portrays real working steam eking out its final moments amid the great landscapes of the world.

No preserved or tourist revival trains appear within these pages for they lie outside the scope of Colin Garratt’s work. The vast majority of locomotives depicted in this book will be, or more likely have been, broken up. This book covers all continents and includes subjects from all the main schools of locomotive design, vividly depicted in every conceivable mood and environment.

The steam locomotive is a sensuous and beautiful creation. It is the one truly living machine and Colin Garratt’s unparalleled photography captures every nuance of its personality. In the course of his expeditions, he has visited some of the remotest places on earth and some of the adventures described in words in this volume are truly breathtaking. He continues to scour the ends of the earth in search of imperilled survivors.”
Notes: Size: 11½" x 11½". Matching Pictorial boards. 288 pages. Tags: garratt railroads steam locomotives britain history 20th century british rail trains railways industrial dockland main line pennyvennie scotland mine wales wreck tithorea greece coalfields goldfields south africa sumatra 9780753713990
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Castles from the Air: An Aerial Portrait of Britain's Finest Castles by Paul Johnson (£20.50)Publisher: London: Bloomsbury — 2006Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747587469]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper faded at the top edge with a little rubbing to the edges. Small gift sticker covering the price. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise. Description: Contains a glossary. Contains a glossary of terms. Jacket illustration: Ludlow Castle, Shropshire. Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;

From the cover: “The castles of Britain are icons of history. They were built to mark the domains of the powerful, and stood as symbols of authority. Their structures reflect the highest technology of the day — solid against battering rams, siege and cannon fire. And their locations identify the prevailing understanding of how the lie of the land could be turned to advantage. But imposing as the view from the ground can be, nothing shows their form and purpose better than the view from above.

Castles from the Air traces the origin and evolution of British castles from their Norman and earlier beginnings, through the great age of castle building in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries to the slow decline of castles as an architectural form in the fifteenth century. Through the Civil War in the seventeenth century, and the Napoleonic wars at the turn of the nineteenth century, although no longer the imposing bulwarks of earlier times, castles continued their important defensive role.

In Castles from the Air, hundreds of years of history are captured at a glance in more than 150 photographs of outstanding quality, revealing the past in a new and illuminating way. No better, nor more beautiful portrait of the castles of England, Scotland and Wales has ever been published before.”
Notes: Illustrated by Adrian Warren & Dae Sasitorn (Photos.). Size: 14" x 10½". Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 216 pages. Tags: aerial photography castles great britain pictorial works artillery fortresses portcullis battlements castellan drawbridge towers mangonel motte bailey castle fortify fortification palisade pele tower siege quatrefoil history
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The Cistercian Abbeys of Britain: Far from the Concourse of Men by Edited by David Robinson, with Contributions By Janet Burton, Nicola Coldstream, Glyn Coppack, Richard Fawcett & David Robinson (£20.50)Publisher: London: B. T. Batsford with English Heritage, Historic Scotland, Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments — 1998Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 071348392X]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the spine ends and corners with commensurate wear to the dust wrapper which has a small nick to the head of the spine. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Maps; Plans; Gazetteer;Notes: Size: 10¼" x 8½". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 224 pages. Tags: britain monasteries cistercian order architecture abbeys history wales norman gothic cistercians medieval scotland england religious buildings british irish roman catholicism catholic church christian communities monasticism religion christianity europe
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The Pope in Britain: The Official Record by Peter Jennings; Eamonn Mccabe; (£20.50)Publisher: The Bodley Head — 1982Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0370309251]Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good DJ. Top edge of DJ a little ruffled otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: This book is the official record of the visit to England, Scotland and Wales, incorporating extracts from the Pope's major speeches and superb colour photographs of all the principal events. Cardinal Hume and Cardinal Gray sum up the impact of those remarkable six days. In an introductory section the author sets the visit in the framework of the life and Papacy of John Paul II, and describes the many months of preparation.Notes: Size: 12" x 8½". 128 pages. Tags: papal visits church england catholic
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Stories of the Wild by B.B.; A. Windsor-Richards; Eugenie Fenton; (£19.50)Publisher: Ernest Benn — 1975Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Heavily bruised at the head, tail and corners of the boards with commensurate rubbing to the dust wrapper. Dust wrapper sealed in mylar and slightly wrinkled. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: First in this edition. [First: 1961,1962] .Contains: “Lepus : The Brown Hare — ‘B. B.’ illustrated by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford; The Birds of the Lonely Lake — A. Windsor-Richards, illustrated by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford; Sher: Lord of the Jungle — Eugénie Fenton, illustrated by Joan Kiddell-Monroe;”Notes: Jacket designed by David Parry. Size: 8½" x 6¾". Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 96 pages. Tags: adolescents full-length naturalists molesworth king-smith historical corrupting children’s pre-school destroying curriculum bestseller adolescent literature himalayas childrens charlotte catherine carpenter bookshelf education cresswell christian adventure youngster beautiful foothills imaginary children humphrey andersen coolidge kathleen language national mystical enduring pleasure classics margaret european republic coniston juvenile literary brothers scotland villages american animals fantasy
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A Dark and Distant Shore by Reay Tannahill (£19.00)Publisher: Century — 1982Binding: Paperback (Uncorrected Proof) Condition: Very Good. Cover slightly grubby with a few marks on the back.Description: A full-blooded historical saga set in Scotland in the years 1815 - 1914. Includes tipped in family tree relating to the book. Size: Medium Octavo
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The Big House by Mitchison (£19.00)Publisher: London: Faber & Faber — 1950Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good — in Poor Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with a short, closed, tear to the head of the upper panel and heavily tanned on the verso. Spotting to the blanks. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5½". Green boards with Red titling to the Spine. 169 pages. Tags: mitchison fantasy scottish fiction children fairies magic scotland english stories historical
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The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle Volume 27 1852 by Edited by Clyde de L. Ryals & Kenneth J. Fielding (£18.00)Publisher: Durham & London: Duke University Press — 1999Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 9780822324102]Condition: Very Good. Spine a little grubby. Leans very slightly. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Portrait to the frontispiece;

From the cover: “The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle offer a window onto the lives of two of the Victorian world’s most accomplished, perceptive, and unusual inhabitants. Scottish writer and historian Thomas Carlyle and his wife, Jane Welsh Carlyle, attracted to them a circle of foreign exiles, radicals, feminists, revolutionaries, and major and minor writers from across Europe and the United States.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Grey boards with Gilt on Green Title Plate titling to the Spine. [XXIX] 426 pages. Tags: carlyle thomas correspondence jane welsh authors scottish 19th century historians britain spouses women intellectuals wives author scotland intellectual sources literary english criticism 9780822324102
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Bringing Down the Krays: Finally the Truth About Ronnie and Reggie by the Man Who Took Them Down by Bobby Teale with Alfie & David Teale (£17.00)Publisher: London: Ebury Press — 2013Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 9780091946623]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;

From the cover: “Bobby Teale and his brothers, David and Alfie, were the three men the Kray twins trusted most. They weren’t in The Firm, they were closer than that. They were old family friends, confidants, companions…

But then things changed. Witnessing Ronnie and Reggie become increasingly psychotic — taking murder, torture and rape to sickening new levels — Bobby knew he had to take action. Unknown to his brothers, he became a police informer; risking not just his own life but those of the people dearest to him too.

Using the codename ‘Phillips’, he was forced to live on his wits, feeding back information to Scotland Yard. With bent cops on their side the Krays knew they had a grass in their midst, but before they could flush him out, Bobby’s evidence saw the gangsters get locked up for life.

Bobby fled the country, but now 40 years on he’s back. And he wants to set the record straight. With the help of his brothers, the man brave enough to stand up to the Krays has rewritten history as we know it; dispelling the myths and tearing apart the gangsters’ glamorous veneer to reveal the true, sadistic nature of Ronnie and Reggie.

Crammed full of explosive, new revelations, Bringing Down The Krays is the last great untold story of Britain’s most infamous crime family.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Yellow titling to the Spine. 312 pages. Tags: gangsters england london biography, organized crime history 20th century, true crime, personal memoirs, social science criminology, crime, first edition books, books written bobby teale alfie david teale, 9780091946623
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Marching on Together: My Life at Leeds United by Eddie Gray with Jason Tomas (£17.00)Publisher: London: Hodder & Stoughton — 2001Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0340819758]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Price Clipped. Pages very gently age-tanned. Description: Signed by the author on the title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;

From the cover: “A fascinating account of an extraordinary career — Eddie Gray and his life at Leeds.

Eddie Gray is synonymous with Leeds United. One of the most skilful and exciting players in the club’s history, his links with the club have been further strengthened by his roles as |manager, youth team coach, reserve team coach and now assistant manager.

Here he talks candidly about his childhood in Glasgow, the development of his skills as a boy and his determination to succeed as a footballer. Widely looked upon as a player in the same class as George Best and Jimmy Johnstone, the performance for which he is best remembered came in the 1970 FA Cup Final against Chelsea, when his dribbling skills won him the Man of the Match award.

Providing a unique insight into the factors behind Leeds’ emergence as a major player in European football under the management of Don Revie, Gray discusses his experiences under five subsequent managers, and his own period of time in the job.

No less intriguing is Gray’s account of his life in the ten years he was not affiliated with Leeds, and the resurgence of Leeds and himself since he returned there in 1995.”
Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XV] 237 pages. Tags: tomas gray eddie leeds united a.f.c. soccer team players england scotland football association sport sports recreation managers 0340819758
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British Towns by Oliver Benn (£16.50)Publisher: London: Bouverie House — 1999Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0953277119]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;

From the cover: “Having explored every aspect of Britain’s capital in his recent Benn’s London, photographer Oliver Benn casts his original eye over some of the most attractive and popular towns of England, Scotland and Wales. As with his previous books, people, activities and the contemporary scene are seen alongside the architecture, interiors and brief history. The 260 stunning colour photographs are complemented by lively essays from local authors in each town.

The towns featured in this book are chosen for their pictorial evocation of urban lifestyle throughout the ages, and are grouped under five thematic headings. The Medieval and Renaissance towns of Cambridge, Oxford and Warwick with their striking panoramas and atmospheric interiors are like a time capsule of an earlier age, but very much alive today as seats of learning and cultural attractions. The Georgian and Regency towns of Edinburgh, Bath and Brighton seem to retain the gracious air of eighteenth century life. The Cathedral Cities of Salisbury, Exeter and Lincoln remind us of the importance of our Christian heritage in the development of our urban centres.

As Peter Richards points out in his Introduction: “In essence, all towns are clusters of streets and houses that depend for their survival on commerce”. Ludlow, Richmond in Yorkshire and Saffron Walden are fine examples of traditional but flourishing Market Towns. Finally, the identity of our island has always been bound up with the sea, with its lure to adventure and economic significance. This aspect is revealed by the historic but still active Ports of Cardiff, Conwy and Dartmouth.

Benn’s photographs explore unfamiliar corners of towns we thought we knew and familiar places from unfamiliar angles: from above, from street-level and from the inside. The British town is shown as: “a magnificent diversity of buildings and townscapes”.”
Notes: Illustrated by Oliver Benn. Size: 10" x 10½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 175 pages. Tags: benn oliver 0953277119 cities towns britain architectural photography british isles depictions england views topography
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Drinks All Round: The Autobiography by Kevin Drinkell with Scott Burns (£16.50)Publisher: Edinburgh: Black & White — 2010Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 9781845023270]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs;Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Olive boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [IX] 262 pages. Tags: grimsby town norwich glasgow rangers falkirk stirling albion soccer players england scotland managers sport football association sports recreation
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Everybody's Boswell: Being the Life of Samuel Johnson Abridged from James Boswell's Complete Text and from the Tour to the Hebrides by James Boswell (£16.00)Publisher: Ware: Wordsworth Editions — 1989Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 1853269417]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is gently sunned at the spine. Pages lightly age-tanned, heavier toward the margins.Description: First in this edition. From the cover: “Dr. Samuel Johnson was already a famous man bv the time he met the young James Boswell in a London bookshop in 1763, Johnson being by then 54, while Boswell was an eager youth of 23. The two fell into close friendship instantly, and it was this happy meeting which brought English biography — indeed biography in any language — one of its finest treasures.”Notes: Jacket designed by Tony Selina. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XX] 608 pages. Tags: boswell ernest shepard 1853269417 johnson samuel authors english 18th century lexicographers britain scotland travel hebrides criticism literature biographies england journalist rambler spectator poet queen anne george iii royal library banelagh
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Britain Beside the Sea by Christopher Somerville (£15.50)Publisher: Grafton — 1989Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 0246130318]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Very slightly ruffled edges of DJ.Description: Signed by the author on small plate to ffep - 'To Nancy Williamson - Happy armchair walking with best wishes from Christopher Summerville. 7th November 1991' - unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Around the shores of Britain stretch a range of large and small coastal communities - varying from bright, traditional resorts like Blackpool and Ramsgate to elegant old watering-holes like Scarborough and Tenby, and from fishing villages to industrial townships. This rich variety is reflected in Britain Beside the Sea, a fresh and vivid reminder that living by the sea may be occupationally bracing as well as therapeutically peaceful. Its affectionate portrayal of over thirty shoreline settlements in England, Scotland and Wales, laced with historical anecdotes, will encourage many readers to set out on their own journey of rediscovery.Notes: 288 pages.
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England Under the Stuarts by George Macaulay Trevelyan (£15.50)Publisher: The Folio Society — 1996Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good Slipcase. A few marks to the case and spine (which many well clean up in fact) otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: Blue cloth with title plate to slipcase, similar to spine with additional gilt titling. Illustrated frontispiece with other illustrations.Notes: Size: 10" x 6¼". 503 pages. Tags: gloucester navigation donnington winstanley devonshire mandeville jacobitism invitation succession monopolies revolution harrington conference buckingham discipline deposition sunderland reputation toleration opposition chancellor episcopacy knighthood shrewsbury instrument zuylestein government abjuration winnington assessment dissenters archbishop settlement cottington fitzharris malplaquet portsmouth manchester importance lauderdale authorized recruiting commission commercial engagement tyrconnell indulgence blue-water nottingham puritanism uniformity
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Fanfare by Andrew Macallan (£15.50)Publisher: Headline — 1992Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0747204764]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges. Pages very gently age-tanned, slightly more so at the margins.Description: From the cover: “The senseless slaughter of 40,000 in the retreat from Kabul sees just two survivors — Douglas Kintyre and the orphan baby he brings safely into the world at the expense of its mother’s life. Named Benjamin Fanfare Bannerman, because his birth coincides with a desperate bugle call to arms, the boy is unofficially adopted by Kintyre. They eventually return to Scotland where life takes an unexpected turn, and Ben clings to his mother’s only legacy , her ruby ring.”Notes: Jacket designed by Steve Crisp. Size: 9½" x 6¼". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 376 pages. Tags: afghanistan and army band city’s company’s conjuror country courage danger dangerous east epic extraordinary fanfare fighting for foreign fortune from future has heart his india indian journey kabul land life lis madams makes most moving mutiny newgate notorious prison puti retreat ring romance ruby saga scotland secret set she showmen slaughter survivors that the tragic travelling upheaval wandering weapon
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Forward For England by Bobby Charlton (£14.50)Publisher: Pelham Books — 1967Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Good+ — in Good Dust Wrapper. Gently bruised at the head of the spine and top corners with commensurate ruffling to the dust wrapper, minor loss at the spine ends and a 1" closed tear to the foot of the lower panel. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “As a boy he had one ambition, to be a professional footballer and to play for England. He achieved not only this boyhood ambition but the footballer’s dream and the final accolade when England won the World Cup at Wembley on July 30th, 1966. From the coal-mining village of Ashington to becoming one of the greatest forwards England has ever produced has been a long, hard road and the journey makes a deeply compelling story. He rose to fame on the wave of sentiment which swept Europe following the tragic air disaster at Munich in 1958… a disaster which decimated the Manchester United team which had been so carefully moulded by Matt Busby. Since then Bobby has never faltered. He tells, with the help of Neil Burden-Smith, of his life, thoughts, of Manchester United, of three World Cups and what it was like to wear England’s white shirt and play with and against some of the greatest footballers the world has ever seen. He also describes in detail those feverish weeks last summer when the World Cup competition gripped the hearts and imaginations of people all over the world.”Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5¾". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 184 pages. Tags: czechoslovakia ceskoslovensky northumberland internazionale wolverhampton international middlesbrough winterbottom professional strzalkowski stringfellow huddersfield blanchflower mazurkieviez championship fotheringham schnellinger soendergaard substitutes bournemouth association northampton chamberlain goalkeepers southampton discovered' dermendjiev shepherdson footballers preliminary beckenbauer switzerland mcguinness schoolboys manchester kumpulampi sunderland canhoteiro shackleton eyzaguirre hodgkinson workington footballer gloucester lilleshall anderlecht birmingham bloomfield yugoslavia nottingham midlothian
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Tinker's Pride by Nigel G Tranter (£14.50)Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. — 1947Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Very Good - in Poor DJ. DJ generally soiled, edgeworn, nicked with notable loss to lower portion of spine. Internally bright and clean.Description: Set in the wewstern highlands of Scotland "Tinker" of no fixed abode, had only his pride, he fought for and cherished it, and had it stolen from him in the end and by a woman. 224pp. Size: 8vo Crown (7½" x 5") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
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A Regional Guide to Fishing in Britain by Anon. (£14.00)Publisher: Marshall Cavendish — 1979Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0856856967]Condition: Very Good — in Good+ Dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a little sunned at the spine, ruffled at the edges. Top edges of text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight.Description: Illustrated with colour photographs, tables and maps. From the flap: “A Regional Guide to Fishing in Britain supplies all the information the angler needs to know about fishing grounds m this country, presented in an interesting and straightforward manner. Each chapter includes several detailed maps of the area concerned and colour photographs to provide a flavour of the surroundings. The book also supplies details of the roads by which access may be gained to the water, the species to be found and information on licences and tickets, local clubs, associations and tackle dealers. Whether you are planning a whole fishing holiday, a weekend or just a day out, A Regional Guide to Fishing in Britain will prove invaluable.”Notes: Size: 9" x 6". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 317 pages. Tags: abberton annan avon ayr elms reservoirs beaulieu bolton bury canal bridgwater canal broadstairs bude canal caernarfon chelmer clwyd coniston water colne derwent dover straits duddon eire sea fishing ennerdale water fishguard fazeley canal frome grand union canal grantown-on-spey great yarmouth
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Arthur's Britain: The Land and the Legend by Derek Brewer (£14.00)Publisher: The Pevensey Press — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0907115268]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Facsimiles; Colour Photographs; Maps;

From the cover: “In British folktale, legend and literature, King Arthur, the saviour hero of the land, lives on. He takes his origin from a possible heroic warrior of the Celtic races who was the dominant leader of the resistance movement against the invading English. But in the Middle Ages the English themselves came to adopt him as their representative king, and the stories of his exploits, of his knights — Lancelot, Gawain, Kay and the rest — and of his beautiful Queen Guinevere and her fatal love affair with Lancelot all took their settings from Britain.

Nowhere are these stories more vividly perpetuated than on the face of the British landscape. From Loch Lomond to St Michael’s Mount, from Wookey Hole to the Brecon Beacons, striking natural features throughout England, Scotland and Wales have tales of Arthur and his knights attached to them; and so do man-made monuments, from prehistoric stone circles and burial chambers to medieval fortified castles and inaccessible hermits’ cells.

In all their variety of shape and mood the major Arthurian sites of Britain are illustrated here, in colour throughout, by Ernest Frankl (well known as the photographer of the Pevensey Press souvenir guidebooks), who evokes their quintessential character. In his commentary, the distinguished medieval scholar Derek Brewer first traces the growth of Arthurian stories in literature, and then takes a refreshingly direct look at the tales surrounding each site — without minimising the power of the legends, and of the locations that have fostered them, to stir the imagination.

Usefully divided into four main regions to serve as a guide for planning holidays and as a gazetteer whilst travelling, this handsome book will be welcomed as a unique compilation by all lovers of Britain’s heritage.”
Notes: Illustrated by Ernest Frankl (Photos.). Size: 11" x 8½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 144 pages. Tags: arthur king homes and haunts great britain studies celtic antiquities celts arthurian legend romances history criticism guid description travel 1066 topography pictorial works derek brewer ernest frankl photos 0907115268 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Glasgow on a Plate 2 by Ferrier Richardson (£14.00)Publisher: Black & White Publishing — 2000Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 1902927125]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper with a small nick to the head of the spine. Description: Illustrated by way of: Colour Photographs; Illustrated endpapers and blanks;

From the cover: “In a city as stylish and thriving as Glasgow, one cookery book covering its restaurants and talented chefs was never going to be enough. Volume 2 of Glasgow on a Plate is packed full of new characters, their culinary anecdotes and inspiring recipes. As well as mouth-watering recipes from previous contributors, such as One Devonshire Gardens and Gamba, there are also contributions from many of the exciting new restaurants which have opened recently in Glasgow. With lots more helpful hints and insights into life behind the scenes in Glasgow’s favourite restaurants, Glasgow on a Plate 2 is a superb new collection of recipes from some of the city’s finest chefs.”
Notes: Illustrated by Alan Donaldson (Photos.). Size: 10" x 7¾". Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [VIII] 134 pages. Tags: cooking scottish scotland glasgow 9781902927121 cooks restaurants guid cookery restaurant pub guides travel europe great britain regional ethnic english welsh central national cuisine fiction recipes cafe ferrier richardson alan donaldson photos 1902927125 first editions firsts printings 1st
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Lean Tales by James Kelman, Agnes Owens & Alasdair Gray (£14.00)Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape — 1985Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0224022628]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Top edge of the text block tanned. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned. Description: Illustrated by way of: Portraits;Notes: Jacket designed by Alasdair Gray. Size: 8" x 5¼". Decorative Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 286 pages. Tags: fiction novels literature stories story novella editions firsts first printings 1st short english scottish authors 20th century scotland social customs writers anthologies
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BBC Weather Resource Pack by John Corn (£13.50)Publisher: London: BBC Educational — 1998Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0563462493]Condition: Very Good.Description: Includes worksheets, posters and cards. This pack provides direct and practical support for weather studies with 7-9-year-olds (Key Stage 2A and Scotland 5-14 level B/C). It encourages a hands-on enquiry approach to investigating the weather through local fieldwork. This helps pupils to develop the skills of observing and predicting, collecting and recording and analysing evidence and drawing conclusions. The pack is divided into three sections covering Weather, Seasons and Climate.Notes: Size: 12" x 8¼". 32 pages. Tags: adiabatic adjustments ages air-trap albedo alidade altimeter altitude altocumulus altostratus analogues analysis anemobiagraph anemogram anemometers anemometry anticyclones appearance assessment atmosphere atmospheric auroral azimuth babometee balance ballot’s bar barogram barograph barometers beaufort besson's biennial boundary breezes brunt bulb buys centres charts circulation cirrostratus classification clear-air climate climatic climatological clocks clouds cobrections code
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Oot the Windae: Aboard My Tramcar of Rhyme: Memories of a Childhood in Glasgow by David Reilly (£13.00)Publisher: Lindsay Publications — 2000Binding: Paperback Signed by the Author.[ISBN: 1898169241]Condition: Very Good. Description: First in this, paperback, edition. Signed by the author on the ½-title page — unverified and reflected as such in the lack of premium. Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;Notes: Size: 9¼" x 6¼". 96 pages. Tags: 9781898169246 glasgow scotland social life and customs poetry english humor humour collections reilly david childhood youth 1898169241
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Rusty by Joyce Stranger (£13.00)Publisher: Harvill Press — 1969Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. DJ very slightly faded with some slight wear at top edge.Description: Born in one of the worst storms the North West Highlands of Scotland has ever known, orphaned by fire, savaged by beast and man, Rusty, the red deer calf, knew little of security. .
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Sea Fishing by Eric Cooper (£13.00)Publisher: Adam & Charles Black — 1957Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. Condition: Good - in Poor DJ. Edges of DJ somewhat ruffled, nicked and chipped at the head of the spine, stained on the reverse. Mildly bumped at head & tail of spine and corners. Edges of the textblock lightly spotted.Description: 3rd Edition. Illustrated with black and white photographs. A guide to the most modem methods employed today in the capture of sea fish in British waters. Chapters describe boat fishing, rock fishing, shore fishing, harbour, pier and estuary fishing; and include sharks, tope, bass, mackerel, tunny, grey mullet, conger, bream, pollack, flatfish, skate and cod, whiting and pouting.Notes: Size: 8¾" x 5½". 186 pages. Tags: thresher-shark middlesbrough rotten-bottom paternoster fisherman's portsmouth guidebooks techniques salt-water eastbourne small-eyed cuttlefish mevagissey groundbait after-dark pirk-style stranraer tynemouth saltwater thornback porbeagle yorkshire technique lymington caithness sand-eels fishguard sting-ray edinburgh festivals dumfries shetland mackerel monkfish american plymouth coalfish keyhaven trolling flatfish spinning flounder hebrides hastings festival southend nuisance scotland skegness blue-fin estuary
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The Highland Regiments: Tigers In Tartan by W. [William] Pratt Paul (£13.00)Publisher: Impulse Books — 1971Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Very Good. Protective mylar wrapper is a little scuffed and creased. Text complete, clean and tight. A nice copy. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs;Notes: Size: 9¾" x 5½". Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 220 pages. Tags: great britain army scottish regiments gordon highlanders argyll and sutherland black watch queen own soldiers scotland highlands history military highland 1970 william pratt paul first editions firsts printings 1st
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Who's Who in Scotland by ANON. (£13.00)Publisher: Carrick Media — 1995Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. [ISBN: 0946724350]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Slightly shelf-cocked otherwise a very well presented copy.Description: 6th Edition. From the cover: “Who’s Who in Scotland is a biographical dictionary featuring people of achievement and influence from all sections of Scottish society. Represented in the book are leading figures in politics, law, the churches, education, business and finance, the civil service and local government, science and medicine, the arts and sport. About 5,000 prominent individuals are listed.”Notes: Size: 8¼" x 5¼". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 480 pages. Tags: who’s who scotland scottish scots politics religion education finance science medicine scottish council for clvil llberties scottish constitutional convention consumer council town conservation scottish civic trust ancestry research society
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