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Image for Bon Record. Records and Reminiscences of Aberdeen Grammar School from the earliest times by many writers. In commemoration of the Thirteenth Jubilee of the School 1256-1906. With two photogavure portraits and other illustrations.

Bon Record. Records and Reminiscences of Aberdeen Grammar School from the earliest times by many writers. In commemoration of the Thirteenth Jubilee of the School 1256-1906. With two photogavure portraits and other illustrations.

By: SIMPSON, H.F.MORLAND:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Aberdeen. D.Wyllie and Son. 1906.:

Seller ID: 71928


Size 7.5 x 10.5 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded and bumped with small marks. Small marks to boards. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 313pp. With b/w photographs. History and personal reminiscences of Aberdeen Grammar School with extracts from the records. Authors include Byron. View more info

Image for Earldom of Mar. A sequel to ‘The Province of Mar’. Aberdeen University Studies No.124.

Earldom of Mar. A sequel to ‘The Province of Mar’. Aberdeen University Studies No.124.

By: SIMPSON, W.DOUGLAS:

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Aberdeen. The University Press. 1949 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71921


Size 7.25 x 9.25 inches. In blue hard card covers with gilt to dark blue cloth spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Small chips and tears to edges with a couple of small pieces missing. Foxing spots. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 160pp text. With 70 b/w plates at back and fold out map. A comprehensive history of the Earldom of Mar. Concentrating on the political and religious upheavals up to the 18th century. The author also writes... View more info

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Those WERE the Days. A controversial chronicle and challenging commentary on 20th century local government characters and events.

By: SLOAN, ALEC M.:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: A.M.Sloan. Ayr. 1986 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70943


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 281pp. With b/w photographs. Colourful autobiographical reminiscences of life in Ayrshire in the 20th century. View more info

Image for Natural History & Sport in Moray. Author of ‘Wild Sports of the Highlands,’ ‘Tour in Sutherland,’ Etc.

Natural History & Sport in Moray. Author of ‘Wild Sports of the Highlands,’ ‘Tour in Sutherland,’ Etc.

By: ST. JOHN, Charles;

Price: £70.00

Publisher: Edinburgh David Douglas 1882 ‘new edition’:

Seller ID: 76837


Hardback. Tall 8vo; approx 10.5 x 7 inches. In green cloth with gilt lettering and eagle design to spine, and gilt shield to front. Decorative endpapers. In very good condition. Corners slightly rubbed. Fading to spine and edges of boards. Small rubbed spot to cloth on rear. Tissue guards darkened. Some minor spotting and foxing inside. Page edges darkened. p165 darkened at top from peice of old newspaper. Else inside pages very clean and tight. 323pp; 40 very nice b&w engraved “heliograph” plates (including views) by A. Durand, Paris. Many illustrations within text. View more info

Image for Select Views of The Lakes of Scotland; from Original Paintings. “Swan’s Views of the Lakes of Scotland, With Historical and Descriptive Illustrations. engraved on Steel, in Line, from Paintings in Oil, Done Expressly for this work. To be completed in Sixteen Parts, Parts I, II, & III. Loch Lomond & Loch Katrine Series. (Loch-Lomond to Loch-Auchray.)

Select Views of The Lakes of Scotland; from Original Paintings. “Swan’s Views of the Lakes of Scotland, With Historical and Descriptive Illustrations. engraved on Steel, in Line, from Paintings in Oil, Done Expressly for this work. To be completed in Sixteen Parts, Parts I, II, & III. Loch Lomond & Loch Katrine Series. (Loch-Lomond to Loch-Auchray.)

By: SWAN, Joeseph; LEIGHTON, John M.: FLEMING, John:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Trongate, Glasgow, Joseph Swan, Glasgow no date:

Seller ID: 79945


Hardback, 10 x 7 inches. Textured/pebbled dark green cloth with decorative gilt lettering to front. In very good condition. Boards a little worn, corners bumped and rubbed, small split nr bottom of spine. Some rubbing and minor handling marks. Endpapers darkened with some minor marks, Bookseller label to front “Alex.R Hill, Edinburgh.” Some light foxing spots, some darkening and minor spots to plates edges and pages. Else overall a clean and tight copy. Approx 40pp. + 2pp adverts and prospectus. (pages un-numbered.) Illustrated with 9 engraved plates and an engraved title page vign... View more info

Image for The Breezy Coast. (Berwick to John O’Groats).

The Breezy Coast. (Berwick to John O’Groats).

By: THOMSON, A.A.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins Limited. 1932 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70952


Size 5.0 x 7.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and with blind embossed title to front. Maps to endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Else a clean and tight copy. 288pp. With b/w photographs. The author describes a journey from Berwick to John O’Groats and some of the people he meets along the way. View more info

Image for Aberdeen Awa’. Sketches of its Men, Manners, and Customs as delineated in Brown’s Book-Stall, 1892-4. Revised and largely extended, with Portraits and Illustrations.

Aberdeen Awa’. Sketches of its Men, Manners, and Customs as delineated in Brown’s Book-Stall, 1892-4. Revised and largely extended, with Portraits and Illustrations.

By: WALKER, GEORGE:

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Aberdeen: A.Brown and Co. 1897.:

Seller ID: 70922


Size 5.0 x 7.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 399pp. With b/w portrait frontis and illustrations in text. Reminiscences of Aberdeen in the 19th century. View more info

Image for James Beattie’s London Diary 1773. Edited, with an Introduction, by Ralph S.Walker. Aberdeen University Studies No.122.

James Beattie’s London Diary 1773. Edited, with an Introduction, by Ralph S.Walker. Aberdeen University Studies No.122.

By: WALKER, RALPH S. (ed):

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press. 1946 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71904


Size 7.5 x 10.0 inches. In blue hard card covers with gilt to dark blue cloth spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly darkened with small pieces missing at ends.Small marks and some browning. Rubbed and creased along edges with small tears. Price clipped). Front board slightly warped. Mild foxing to edges. Else a clean and tight copy. 145pp. With b/w illustrations. James Beattie wrote his ‘Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth’ in 1770. It was much admired and in 1773 he was called to London to meet the King. Thi... View more info

Image for The History of Scotland; From The Earliest Period to the Present Time. Illustrated with portraits of eminent Scotsmen and celebrated personages connected with Scottish history.

The History of Scotland; From The Earliest Period to the Present Time. Illustrated with portraits of eminent Scotsmen and celebrated personages connected with Scottish history.

By: WRIGHT, THOMAS:

Price: £240.00

Publisher: London and New York, London Printing And Publishing Co., no date, circa 1873-4:

Seller ID: 81862


3 vols. Hardback, 11 x 7.5 inches. Quarter bound in black polished calf leather to spines and corners, gilt lettering to maroon spine labels, with raised and gilt banding. Textured purple cloth boards. Pale light green endpapers and marbled page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to corners and edges. A couple of small nicks to ends of spines. Some slight fading and handling marks to cloths on boards. A couple of faint spots to endpapers. Some slight darkening to edges of plates, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Excellent copies. 680, 672 & 638pp. Profusely ... View more info

Image for Royal Valley. The story of the Aberdeenshire Dee.

Royal Valley. The story of the Aberdeenshire Dee.

By: WYNESS, FENTON:

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Alex P.Reid and Son. Aberdeen. 1968 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71917


Size 5.75 x 9.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine and heraldic device to front. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed with small chips. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 390pp. With b/w and colour photo plates, fold out maps, plans. The story of Deeside told by an Aberdeen native. View more info