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Image for The Northern Highlands. The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide. With 34 illustrations, 12 line diagrams and a map.

The Northern Highlands. The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide. With 34 illustrations, 12 line diagrams and a map.

By: HODGE, E.W.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Scottish Mountaineering Club. 1953:

Seller ID: 71900


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon pebbled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends, edges and corners. Not price clipped). Neat inscription to front endpaper. Panorama slightly protruding. Else a clean and tight copy. 162pp. With b/w photographs including fold out panorama. With line diagrams, maps and plans. Third edition of a popular mountaineering guide to the Highlands of Scotland. View more info

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The County of Angus The Third Statistical Account of Scotland. Edited by W.A. Illsley.

By: ILLSLEY, William Allen:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Arbroath, The Herald Press, 1977 1st:

Seller ID: 81634


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Maroon cloth with silver lettering to spine and crest to front. In very good near fine condition. Tiny handling mark to outer page edge, else a very clean and tight copy. 630pp. Illustrated with B&W photo plates, diagrams and maps. View more info

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The Making of the Shetland Landscape.

By: KNOX, SUSAN A.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: John Donald. Edinburgh. 1985 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70951


Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In light grey cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Front part faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 255pp. With maps and plans in text. The author examines the transformation of Shetland’s agricultural economy from one of subsistence to modern stock rearing. This involved not only change of land use, but of land ownership. View more info

Image for Borders of the North-West. Illustrations by the Author.

Borders of the North-West. Illustrations by the Author.

By: LOFTHOUSE, JESSICA:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale. 1980 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77569


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Navy blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrapper. (DW, spine slightly faded, price clipped.) Else an excellent clean and tight copy. 217pp. B&W Illustrations by the Author, with 3 maps. View more info

Image for Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; With Observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders of Scotland.

Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; With Observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders of Scotland.

By: M'NICHOL, Rev. Donald;

Price: £275.00

Publisher: Glasgow. Printed by and for R. Chapman 1817 1st edition (First Published 1779):

Seller ID: 76825


Hardback. Size approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In full calf leather binding. Red morocco leather spine labels. Gilt lettering, Gilt and blind embossed decoration to spine and board egdes. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Edges and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Rubbing to spine. Minor marks to boards. Previous owners bookplate to front endpaper. Edges of endpapers slightly darkened. A couple of spots to page edges else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Pages numbered 262-504. (243pp. + 2pp foreword.) View more info

Image for The Misty Isle of Skye. Its scenery, its people, its story. With introduction by the late Macleod of Macleod.

The Misty Isle of Skye. Its scenery, its people, its story. With introduction by the late Macleod of Macleod.

By: MacCULLOCH, J.A.:

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Eneas Mackay. Stirling. 1936 5th edition.:

Seller ID: 70977


Size 5.0 x 7.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dust wrapper (dw; Spine slightly rubbed with pieces missing from ends. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Handling marks. Price clipped). Corners and edges slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 320pp. With b/w photographs. Guide to the Isle of Skye, including geology, people, crofting, antiquities. View more info

Image for The Misty Isle of Skye. Its Scenery, its People, its Story. With an Introduction by Macleod of Macleod.

The Misty Isle of Skye. Its Scenery, its People, its Story. With an Introduction by Macleod of Macleod.

By: MacCULLOCH, J.A.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Eneas Mackay. Stirling. 1927 3rd edition.:

Seller ID: 71868


Size 5.5 x 7.75 inches. In blue/grey cloth covers with paper title label to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; creased along top edge with pieces missing from ends of spine, creased along top edge with small tears. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. neat inscription to half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 320pp. 8 pp cat. With b/w photographs. Originally published in 1905 and 1910, this edition takes into account changes, especially during the Great War. The author describes the Island, antiquities, geology... View more info

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Scottish Eccentrics.

By: MacDIARMID, HUGH:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons, 1936 1st:

Seller ID: 79019


Hardback, 10 x 6 inches. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Top edges red. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped with some minor rubbing to edges and boards. Some dark marks along spine. Prev. owners inscription and bookplate to front endpaper. Some light foxing spots to endpapers and title page, also some to outer page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 320pp. View more info

Image for Highland Journey. Suil Air Ais.

Highland Journey. Suil Air Ais.

By: MACDONALD, COLIN:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The Moray Press. 1946 repr.:

Seller ID: 71929


Size 5.0 x 7.25 inches. In green cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; in two parts with large pieces missing from slightly darkened spine. Tears to back and front. Foxing marks to back.Slightly rubbed aound edges. Price clipped). Spine part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 159pp. Collection of anecdotes as the author travels in the Scottish Highlands. View more info

Image for The Parallel Roads of Glenroy: Their Origin and Relation to the Glacial Period and The Deluge. Inscribed by the Author.

The Parallel Roads of Glenroy: Their Origin and Relation to the Glacial Period and The Deluge. Inscribed by the Author.

By: MACFADZEAN, James:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & Dumfries John Menzies & Co. & J. Maxwell & Son. 1882 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77221


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. In brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine and decorative line detailing and decorations in black to front and blind embossed on rear. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Ends of spine rubbed, spine slightly faded. Neat inscription to front endpaper “To the Editor of The Aberdeen Journal with the Author’s Compliments.” A couple of very small spots and minor fading else pages very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy. xxi + 149pp. With b&w diagrams. View more info

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Scottish Pageantry.

By: MACKIE, ALBERT:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hutchinson. 1967 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71867


Size 6.0 x 9.25 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Grey endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Small tear to front fore corner. Not price clipped). Else a very clean and tight copy. 256pp. With b/w photographs and colour frontis. Kilts and pipes, Knights of the Thistle, the Highland Games and Scottish Dancing. From Highland and Island tradition to the military pomp of the Edinburgh Tattoo, here is a treasure trove for all who love Scotland. View more info

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Upper Annandale: Its History and Traditions

By: MARCHBANK, Agnes:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, J. & R. Parlane &c., 1901 1st edition:

Seller ID: 80878


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Brown cloth with black lettering to spine and black paneled lettering to front. In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges and ends of spine. A couple of small bumps to edges and corners. Endpapers partly darkened. Relevant newspaper clippings pasted to front dated 1902. Small previous owners label to front “Walter Gow.” Small dark spot to corner of title page and also opposite on frontis, slighty effecting adjacent pages. Otherwise inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 157pp +2pp cat. With B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for The Royal Dee. A description of the river from the wells to the sea written by Alex Inkson McConnochie, Illustrated by J.G.Murray.

The Royal Dee. A description of the river from the wells to the sea written by Alex Inkson McConnochie, Illustrated by J.G.Murray.

By: McCONNOCHIE, ALEX INKSON:

Price: £32.00

Publisher: William Jolly and Sons. Aberdeen. 1898 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71875


Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In grey/green limp cloth covers with black lettering to front. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed. Handling marks. Slightly rubbed around edges. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 161pp. With b/w illustrations. Illustrated guide to the River Dee in Scotland, from its source to the sea. View more info

Image for Scotland Again. With twenty two illustrations and a map. Fourth edition.

Scotland Again. With twenty two illustrations and a map. Fourth edition.

By: MORTON, H.V.:

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London. Methuen and Co. 1934 4th edition.:

Seller ID: 71843


Size 5.5 x 7.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; handling and other small marks. Small tears with small pieces missing fron edges. Creases to front. Not price clipped). Foxing to edges and endpapers with occasional small marks and foxing spots inside. Else a clean and tight copy. 415pp. 8pp cat. With b/w photographs. Companion volume to ‘In Search of Scotland’. This is the author’s second tour of Scotland from the border to John O’Groats. Include... View more info

Image for The Modern Athens: A Dissection and Demonstration of Men and Things in the Scotch Capital. By a Modern Greek.

The Modern Athens: A Dissection and Demonstration of Men and Things in the Scotch Capital. By a Modern Greek.

By: MUDIE, ROBERT:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Knight and Lacey, 1825:

Seller ID: 79728


Hardback, approx 7.5 x 4.5 inches. In Quarter-Bound calf leather binding, marbled boards, raised and gilt banding to spine, with gilt lettering to black leather spine label. Speckled edges. Orange endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to spine and edges of boards, some minor rubbing and handling marks. Neat inscription to main title page “Lady May Dalwymple.” A couple of small spots and minor handling marks, Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 320pp. View more info

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Wanderings in Scotland.

By: PALMER, WILLIAM T.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Skeffington and Son Ltd. London. ca1950:

Seller ID: 56896


Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed along edges with chips and small tears to ends of spine and corners. Price clipped). Else a clean and tight copy. 191pp. With 33 b/w photographs and a map. The author’s accounts of his long walks in Scotland over a period of fifty years with notes on the landscape and wildlife. View more info

Image for The Western Highlands. The Scottish Mountaineering Club. With 34 illustrations and a map.

The Western Highlands. The Scottish Mountaineering Club. With 34 illustrations and a map.

By: PARKER, JAMES A.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Scottish Mountaineering Club. Edinburgh. 1931 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71924


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In maroon limp cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Back part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to font endpaper, dated 1932. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 133pp. With b/w photographs and fold out map at back. The land to the immediate north west of the Great Glen is extremely mountainous. This book describes it and gives guidance to climbers for most of the individual mountains. View more info

Image for A Camera in The Cairngorms. With Ninety-three Photographs by the Author.

A Camera in The Cairngorms. With Ninety-three Photographs by the Author.

By: POUCHER, W.A.:

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chapman & Hall. 1947 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71918


Size 7.25 x 10.0 inches. In cream cloth covers with red lettering to spine and front. Map on endpapers. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; handling marks. Slightly creased along edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). Neat insctiption to front endpaper, dated 1947. else a clean and tight copy. 144pp. With 93 b/w photo plates by the author. Photographs around the Cairngorm Mountains. View more info

Image for "Annals of Three Dumfriesshire Dales"

"Annals of Three Dumfriesshire Dales"

By: PREVOST, W. A. J.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Lockerbie, Herald Press, 1954:

Seller ID: 82035


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Dark green pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good near fine condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Some minor darkening to front endpaper. Inside pages all very clean and tight, else a very clean and tight copy. 115pp. Illustrated with 4 B&W plates. View more info

Image for Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century: Exhibiting the whole of the New Buildings, Modern Improvements, Antiquities, and Picturesque Scenery, of the Scottish Metropolis and its Environs, from original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepherd. With Historical, Topographical and Critical Illustrations.

Modern Athens! Displayed in a Series of Views: or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century: Exhibiting the whole of the New Buildings, Modern Improvements, Antiquities, and Picturesque Scenery, of the Scottish Metropolis and its Environs, from original drawings by Mr. Thomas H. Shepherd. With Historical, Topographical and Critical Illustrations.

By: SHEPHERD, Thomas H.:

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Jones & Co. 1829 1st:

Seller ID: 82172


Hardback, approx 11 x 8.5 inches. In full calf leather binding with black leather spine label lettered in gilt, raised banding and gilt decoration to spine, gilt and blind embossed decorative paneled boards. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some wear to cover, corners bumped and slightly nicked/chipped. Rubbing/nicks to ends of spines. Some darkening and handling marks to boards. Bookplate to front “William Wilfred Cary,” and stamped “Withdrawn, Priaulx Library Guernsey.” No penned inscriptions. Some minor darkening to endpapers,a couple o... View more info