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[J. BRAND]
"A Brief Description of Orkney, Zetland, Pightland-Firth and Caithness, wherein after a Short Journal of the Author's Voyage thither, these Northern Places are first more generally more described. FIRST DEDICATED PUBLISHED ACCOUNT"
"George Mosman, Edinburgh, 1701" "Sm. 8vo., First Edition, eighteenth century inscription on title, title and several following leaves age-stained, title neatly mounted without loss of text, final leaf of Appendix mounted with loss of half text; strongly and attractively bound in half calf, marbled boards, back with five flat gilt bands, second compartment with red leather label lettered and ruled in gilt, a most attractive copy. This copy was formerly in the McIntosh Library, Dunkeld, and carries the MS press-mark A8.51 and bookplate (numbered 493) on front paste-down. A sound and complete (save last leaf) copy of the first dedicated published account of Orkney and Zetland. RARE. Anderson, p.402."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 26069
GBP 1200.00 [Appr.: EURO 1350.5 US$ 1577.98 | JP¥ 176972]
Keywords: "topography, orkney, zetland, shetland, pightland, caithness, john brand"
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Caithness Paperweights- Collectors Guide
Caithness Glass. Ring Bound, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Over 170 of the first Caithness paperweights here illustrated, both sides printed on glossy card with a photograph, name and date of issue and number issued where appropriate. Cards are bound in a loose leaf brown folder with titling on front board. Clean and tight with an index. A part II followed in the 1980's. This is the original first part running from No.1 "Mars" in 1969 to No.176 "Kaleidoscope" in 1979. on card. VG unmarked conditon - see scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007583
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 28.93 | JP¥ 3244]
Keywords: Caithness Glass Caithness Paperweights Art Scotland Wick Glass Workk Ornaments Collecting Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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(Distress Committee for Scotland) Report by the Local Government Board for Scotland As to the Proceedings of Distress Committees in Scotland for the Year Ended 15th May 1909
Edinburgh, Morrison & Gibb for HMSO. 1909, 1st Edition. Original Wrappers, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 21p with text and tables. The Committee ran from 1905 to 1914.With perceantadges of "paaseed " deserving cases in dufferent area with some local details - "In Aberdeen stone breakinhg has again been th chief occupation"... In original condition without covers (? as issued) Neat library stamp on front cover; corners show some wear. Good +/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004380
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.83 | JP¥ 1327]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Poverty Poor Law Edinburgh Social Study Sutherland Caithness Highland History Paupers Distress Committe Poverty in Scotland General Medicine
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Dunrobin Castle, Sutherlandshire; Sketches of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Caithness; Wick; Berrydale, etc. Issue No. 214. Supplement. October, 1835. A complete rare weekly issue of the Saturday Magazine, 1835.
The Saturday Magazine. Johh William Parker, London. 1835. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 8 pages. Approximately A4 size, with a front woodcut 6 x 8.5 inches in size, plus other smaller illustrations. Size: Small Folio. 8 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Saturday Magazine; Inventory No: 249031.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 249031
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Keywords: BZDB395 Saturday Magazine; Dunrobin Castle Sutherlandshire Sketches of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland Caithness Wick Berrydale etc Issue No 214 Supplement October 1835 A complete rare weekly issue of the Saturday Magazine 1835
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Highland Roads and Bridges... . Twenty Fourth Report of the Commissioners (Scotland)
London, House of Commons. 1838, 1st Edition. Original Leaves, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 17p report with detail on roads and bridges, mostly in Inverness-shire. Mention of the building of Toll Houses. Detail of areas near Fort William - Three Mile Water; Bridge over the River Arkaig and at Glenfinnan. Original tied folio sheets. Covers little browned with some light foxing. Good +/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 003894
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 21.04 | JP¥ 2360]
Keywords: Highland Highlands Roads Transport Communications Inverness Inverness-shire Moy Badenoch Boleskin Slock Slockmuicht Fort William Torlundy Ross Sutherland Caithness Fort William Loch Arkaig Glenfinnan Transport
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Highland Roads and Bridges... . Twenty Second Report of the Commissioners (Scotland)
London, House of Commons. 1836, 1st Edition. Original Leaves, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 21p report with detail on roads and bridges, mostly in Inverness-shire. Detail of areas near Fort William - Corran Ferry , Torlundy. Arisaig etc.Original tied folio sheets. Covers little browned but still near VG. Near Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 002577
GBP 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.25 US$ 21.04 | JP¥ 2360]
Keywords: Highland Highlands Roads Transport Communications Inverness Inverness-shire Moy Badenoch Boleskin Slock Slockmuicht Fort William Torlundy Ross Sutherland Caithness History Military Transport
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Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh Vol. III 1862-63
Edinburgh (ORIGINAL EDITION), Printed for the Society By Neill and Company. 1867, 1st Edition. Half-Leather, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 426p, 3 plates (?some missing), folding table and many woodcuts in text.Proceedings from 1862-66 and 65-66. Contains articles on Bituminous shales in Linlithgowshire, orinithological notes; remarks on torn of digits in man; a young otter from Calaber; fossils in Caithness;fireball observed near Auchterarder; bronze implement from Currie, Mid-Lothian; origin of Granite; gold field of Ballarat; glacial drift. Bound in old half calf with marbled boards and gilt labelling on spine with raised bands; bookplate of Glasgow Geological Society. Binding rubbed at corners and edges but book tight, clean and impressive. See scans. Several other matching early volumes available as illustrated - email for details. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 006460
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.75 US$ 36.82 | JP¥ 4129]
Keywords: Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh experimental biology and natural History Bituminous shales in Linlithgowshire, orinithological notes; remarks on torn of digits in man; a young otter from Calaber; fossils in Caithness;fireball observed near Auchterarde
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A Skull found in North Caithness. An article from the Meetings of The Architectural Societies, 1901.
Meetings of The Architectural Societies, London, 1901. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 1 page, 1 plate. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Architectural Societies; Inventory No: 282731.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 282731
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Keywords: BZDB395 Architectural Societies; A Skull found in North Caithness An article from the Meetings of The Architectural Societies 1901 STW
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AIKEN, MARGARET
Twelve Light Years
Haddington, Albyn Press. 1988, First Edition. (ISBN: 028498776X) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ill.: Ian Macinnes. Account of life inside Scottish lighthouses Stroma in Pentland Firth and Buchan Ness off the Aberdeenshire coast. New/New.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 032077
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.72 | JP¥ 2212]
Keywords: Lighthouses Coast Guards Navigation Maritime Naval Sociology Sea Nautical Rivers Trinity House Social History Scotland Stroma in Pentland Firth Buchan Ness Aberdeenshire Caithness 028498776X Ian Macinnes
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BORTHWICK ALASTAIR
Sans Peur the History of the 5th Caithness and Sutherland Battalion the Seaforth Highlanders
Eneas Mackay, 1946. 1st edn. 8vo. Original gilt lettered green cloth (corners a little bumped - otherwise VG), no dustwrapper. Pp. xi + 420, illus with b&w photos and maps (bottom corners of pp.415-418 torn away; no inscriptions). .
-- Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd -- Book number: 93566
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.75 US$ 164.37 | JP¥ 18435]
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ANDERSON, JOSEPH
Notices of a Sculptured Stone With Ogham Inscription, From Latheron, Presented to The National Museum by Sir Francis Tress Barry, Bart., M.P., Hon. F.S.A. Scot., Keiss Castle, Caithness; and of Two Sculptured Stones, Recently Discovered by Rev. D. Macrae, B.D., at Edderton, Ross-shire. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1903.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1903. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 8 pages, 3 figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Quarto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 238074.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 238074
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.78 | JP¥ 1770]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Notices of a Sculptured Stone With Ogham Inscription From Latheron Presented to The National Museum by Sir Francis Tress Barry Bart MP Hon FSA Scot Keiss Castle Caithness and of Two Sculptured Stones Recently
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AULD, ARCHIBALD
Memorials of Caithness Ministers: Being Memoirs and Sermons of Rev W Ross Taylor, D D, Thurso, and Rev Alexander Auld, Olrig, with Brief Notices of Some of their Co-Presbyters
Edinburgh, W F Henderson. 1911. Cloth. 392 pages, cloth spine detached from back cover, edges grubby/foxed, some neat pencil underlining and marginal annotation. Contains: Memoir of Taylor (68 pp); Sermons etc of Taylor (156 pp); Memoir of Auld (74 pp including 12 pp on contemporaries); Sermons etc of Auld (90 pp). Scarce. Average.
-- Peter & Rachel Reynolds -- Book number: 493207
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 32.87 | JP¥ 3687]
Keywords: Caithness, Biography, Free Church of Scotland, Christianity
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REV ALEXANDER AULD
Ministers and Men of the Far North
Edinburgh, Nisbet. 1111, Reprint. Hardcover, 8vo. Missing title page and final page. Blue cloth, with spotting and marking to boards, wear to corners and head and tail of spine. Some pencil marks. Fair/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 66139
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.3 | JP¥ 2950]
Keywords: Caithness, Minister, Church of Scotland, Presbyterian,
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AULD REV ALEXANDER:
Ministers and Men in the Far North Second Edition
Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland, 1956 Hardback Second Edition Blue cloth covers are slightly stained at lower edge of cover. No dustwrapper. Owners details inside front cover. Wt 0.4 Kg Good
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 17332
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 32.87 | JP¥ 3687]
Keywords: Religion Church History Caithness NOISBN
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AULD, ALEXANDER
Ministers and Men in the Far North
Edinburgh, John Menzies & Co. 1891, Second Edition. Cloth. 300 pages, disbound and grubby/foxed/tatty. Evangelical biographies from Caithness, with introductory historical chapter. Lives of 5 ministers, 50 godly men, and 9 godly women, together with a few sermons and letters. Poor.
-- Peter & Rachel Reynolds -- Book number: 424288
GBP 3.75 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.93 | JP¥ 553]
Keywords: Church History, Biography, Caithness, Wick, Thurso, Halkirk, Watten, Bower, Canisbay, Latheron, Evangelical, Presbyterian, Scottish, Christianity
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BALDWIN, JOHN R, ED.
Caithness: A Cultural Crossroads
Edinburgh, Scottish Society for Northern Studies/Edina Press. 1982. Soft cover. Essays first presented to a conference in Thurso 1979: Donald Oman, The Making of the Caithness Landscape; Edward J Cowan, Caithness in the Sagas; Colleen Batey, The Late Norse Site of Freswick; Barbara E Crawford, Scots and Scandinavians in Medieval Caithness 1266 - 1375; W F H Nicolaisen, Scandinavians and Celts in Caithness, the place-name evidence; Geoffrey Stell, Some Small Farms and Cottages in Latheron Parish; John Porter, An Introduction to the Caithness Flagstone Industry; Jean Dunlop, Pulteneytown and the Planned Villages of Caithness; John R Baldwin, Fishing the Sellag: hand-netting traditions; and Donald Grant, Poems. Illustrative covers slightly foxed, generally VG. Very Good.
-- Byre Books -- Book number: BYB11990
GBP 18.50 [Appr.: EURO 21 US$ 24.33 | JP¥ 2728]
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, archaeology archaeology History
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JOHN R.BALDWIN
Caithness. A Cultural Crossroads
Edinburgh, Scottish Society for Northern Studies. 1982, First Edition. Paperback, 8vo. Black and white card covers, creasing to spine. Book plate of owner to front inside cover and owner's name to half title page. (ISBN: 095099417) , Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 66270
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 23.67 | JP¥ 2655]
Keywords: Caithness, Scottish Topography, Scottish Highlands 095099417
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BATEY COLLEEN E ET AL
Freswick, Caithness Excavations and Survey at Freswick Links and Freswick Castle 1979-80 Summary Report
Durham, Not Stated. 1981, First Edition. Paperback. Ex library with the usual blemishes. 31 pages. Front cover bears inscription Ian - Compliments of the authors. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Webbooks, Wigtown -- Book number: B00000643
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.83 | JP¥ 1327]
Keywords: History Scotland
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BATEY, COLLEEN E.; JESCH, JUDITH; MORRIS, CHRISTOPHER D.
The Viking Age in Caithness, Orkney and the North Atlantic
Edinburgh University Press. 1995. (ISBN: 0748606327) Soft, 8vo. Some light shelfwear, else very tidy. Very Good Plus.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 62917
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.5 US$ 65.75 | JP¥ 7374]
Keywords: Scotland 0748606327
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BEATON, DONALD [ED.]
Caithness and Sutherland Records. Volume I Part XI. 1928. Old Lore Series
London: The Viking Club, 1928. First Edition. Grey paper cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). viii, 32pp... G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: ols111c
GBP 9.60 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.62 | JP¥ 1416]
Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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BEATON, DONALD [ED.]
Caithness and Sutherland Records. Volume I Part IX. June 1922. Old Lore Series
London: The Viking Club, 1922. First Edition. Grey paper cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 56pp.. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: ols109c
GBP 9.60 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.62 | JP¥ 1416]
Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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BEATON, DONALD [ED.]
Caithness and Sutherland Records. Volume I Part X. 1928. Old Lore Series
London: The Viking Club, 1928. First Edition. Grey paper cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 52pp.. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Covers rubbed .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: ols110c
GBP 9.60 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.62 | JP¥ 1416]
Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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BRYCE, PROFESSOR THOMAS H.
On the Bones from Graves at Ackergill, Caithness, and an Underground Building at Rennibister, Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1927.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1927. 1927. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 17 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 085317.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 085317
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Keywords: BZDB395 History Scottish History Orkney Archaeology Orkney Excavations Caithness Graves Society Of Antiquaries Of Scotland Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; On the Bones from Graves at Ackergill Caithness and an Underground Building at Rennibister Or
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BULLARD, E.R.; BUTLER, J.K.; GUNN, J.M.; HEWISON, V.
The Wild Flowers of Caithness A Check List
Caithness Field Club 1977 32, . . PB. Vg. .
-- Pemberley Natural History Books -- Book number: 20623
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 885]
Keywords: Botany; Caithness; Scotland;
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CALDER, J.T.
History of Caithness
Wick, Caithness, Caithness Reprints. 1973. Hard, 12mo. Dust jacket bumped at corners with small loss, small chip to head of spine, spine browned and stained in places, edgeworn along head of d-j with small chip to front cover, boards clean and tidy, pp very bright and clean, enclosed map and family tree in very good condition, binding sound. Good/Good Minus.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 64515
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 39.45 | JP¥ 4424]
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