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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 1387.25 US$ 1506.64 | JP 166703]
Keywords: "topography, orkney, zetland, shetland, pightland, caithness, john brand"
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) June 1994
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1994, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 108p profusly illustrated . The seventh Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007624
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) Ffebruary 1993
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1993, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 112p profusly illustrated . The fifth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007623
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) December 1995
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1995, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 104p profusly illustrated . The ninth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Also restoration in progress and buildings saved. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007626
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) March 1999
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1999, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 128p profusly illustrated . The twelth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Also restoration in progress and buildings saved. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007628
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) March 1995
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1995, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 104p profusly illustrated . The eighth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Also restoration in progress and buildings saved. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007625
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) April 1997
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1997, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 128p profusly illustrated . The tenth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Also restoration in progress and buildings saved. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007627
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Buildings at Risk Bulletin ( Scotland ) June 1992
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1992, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. 128p profusly illustrated . The fourth Bulletin published. Region by region a number of buildings - from dwelling houses to launderies, railway stations and hospitals - all at risk from ruinous to good condition each have a page with details - including availability for sale or other circumstances preventing renovation - often pointedly directed at the named owner. Updates on previous listings and builings listed for demolition. Clean and unmarked. Note - several other editions listed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007622
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Architecture Buildings at Risk in Scotland Borders Highland Edinburgh Glasgow Rerth & Kinross Strathclyde Lewis Orkney History Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Guide to the Orkney Islands (Orkney Official Guide Book on Front Board)
Dundee, The Simmath Press. 1st Edition ?. Illustrated Coloured Cover, 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 72p including adverts at beginning and end. Blue cover with an inset of Kirkwall Harbour; not dated but likely early 1920's (reference to a new edition of Firth's Reminiscenmces in an advert by John Rae Bookseller. Well illustrated including four plates of stuffed trout - the largest a rather ageing replica of a 29lb trout from Loch Stenness.Few advertisers mention a telephone number. Tight and clean though covers shelf worn. Near Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 001671
GBP 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.5 US$ 26.37 | JP 2917]
Keywords: Scotland Fishing Angling Trout Scottish Islands l History Highland Highlands Orkney Stromness Kirkwall Ephemera
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Hand-book to the Orkney Islands.
Kirkwall, William Peace. 1872. Hard Cover. 12mo. 16 x 10 cms. 153pp. folding tissue map, b/w. plates. Browned, map torn with old repair, very good in shabby, rubbed boards with cloth spine, presumably added by bookbinders whose ticket is inside. Very Good.
-- Toby English -- Book number: 28489
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 86.75 US$ 94.16 | JP 10419]
Keywords: Topography
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The History of the Orkney Islands: in which is comprehended an Account of their Present as well as their Ancient State; together with the Advantages they possess for several Branches of Industry, and the Means by which they may be improved.
Eclectic Review, Vol 2, Part 1. February 1806. 1806. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 13 pages. Some browning throughout. A disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Eclectic Review;
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 194193
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: BZDB395 Eclectic Review; The History of the Orkney Islands in which is comprehended an Account of their Present as well as their Ancient State together with the Advantages they possess for several Branches of Industry and the Means by which they may be
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The Literary and Statistical Magazine for Scotland Vol. III 1819
Edinburgh, MacRedie, Skelly & Co. 1819, 1st Editions. Half-Leather, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A quarterly Georgian Scottish periodical - a bound run from No. X to XIII Vol III p.113-462 and Vol.IV p1-112. May 1819 to Feb 1820; In half leather with marbled boards and red title label on spine in gilt reads "Literary Magazine". Contains articles on the Statistical Account of the parishes of Evie and Rendall in Orkney, Dunsyre in Lanarkshire and Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho, St. Lawrence River, an Account of the Superstitions of the Highlands, Usury Laws, Water Kelpie, Antiquities of Orkney, Calculus, Journal of a tour through Lower Canada, Greenland - lost colony, Dress of the Scottish Peasantry, Halloween, Quebec, Phrenology, Capture of a pirate in Orkney - and etc. Bound in half leather which is rubbed and worn at corners with some loss of leather and marbling. Book firm and tight however and internally clean with original endpapers; some old owners signatures. Near Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005716
GBP 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.5 US$ 42.69 | JP 4723]
Keywords: Statistical Account of the parish'es of Evie and Rendall in Orkney, Dunsyre in Lanarkshire and Broughton, Glenholm and Kilbucho, St. Lawrence River, an Account of the Superstitions of the Highlands, Usury Laws, Water Kelpie, Antiquities of Orkney, Calculu
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Ordnance Survey Aviation Map (Sheet 9 Scotland,The Orkney Islands)
London, Authority of the Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries. First Edition. Soft cover, 8vo - over 5" - 7" Tall. Book, This is a Very Good Copy of this folding map within mounted card,Colour map Scale Four Miles to One Inch.Card covers.Contents remain clean.This is one of a series of 21 Civil Air Maps.No date Circa 1940's The map was acquired from the private collection of Victor D Valentine Flt Lt of the R.A.F who seved in Burma. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Richard Thornton Books -- Book number: 49724
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 18.83 | JP 2084]
Keywords: Aviation Maps Ordnance Survey
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Orkney Miscellany Vol. 5 King Hakon Commemerative Number
Kirkwall, Orkney, Orkney County Library. 1973, 1st Edition. Original Gilt Boards, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. "Orkney Miscellany - King Hakon Commemeraive Number.56p illustrated. Includes "The Battle of Largs"; "Norwegian Consolidation and Expansion during the Reign of King Hakon Hakonsson". Near fine apart from neat previous owners signature on foretitle. See scans. Very Good +/No Jackets.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007985
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Islands Highland Highlands Argyll Architecture Buildings Archaerology Orkney History
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The Orkney View No. 56 Oct/Nov 1994
1994, 1st Edition. Coloured Illustrated Card Cove, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 48p illustareated. Covers worn but intact and no marks or signatures. Good +/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 003232
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.02 | JP 556]
Keywords: Stromness Hudsons Bay Company Scotland Scottish History Orkney George MacKay Brown Old Man of Hoy History Foreign Travel & Topography Family History & Genealogy
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Orkney Miscellany Vol. 4
Kirkwall, Orkney, Orkney Herald Office. 1957, 1st Edition. Original Gilt Boards, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. "Orkney Miscellany being Orkney Record and Antiquarian Society papers".64 Illustrated card cover and title page. George Eunson - Orkney's 18th century firebrand, thecase of Rev. James Tyrie, the Baikies of Tankness, Scapa Flow in 1812 and Orkney letters from 1329. Double newspaper columns. Near fine apart from neat previous owners signature on foretitle.See scans. Very Good +/No Jackets.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007984
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.07 | JP 1667]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Islands Highland Highlands Argyll Architecture Buildings Archaerology Orkney "Orkney Miscellany being Orkney Record and Antiquarian Society Papers George Eunson - Orkney's 18th century firebrand, thecase of Rev. James Tyrie, the Baikies
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Orkney's Italian Chapel [1]
Published by P. O. W. Chapel Preservation Committee. Publisher's original stapled card covers. 8vo 9'' x 6'' 16 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published.
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 695]
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Orkney Islands. An Article From the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Edinburgh, 6th edition, c.1820. 1820. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Quarto. 8pp. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Encyclopaedia Britannica;
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 014069
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.56 | JP 1389]
Keywords: BZDB395 Geography Encyclopaedia Britannica; Orkney Islands An Article From the Encyclopaedia Britannica
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Orkney's Italian Chapel
Published by P. O. W. Chapel Preservation Committee. Publisher's original stapled card covers. 8vo 9'' x 6'' 16 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings and in Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published.
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 695]
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The Pier Gallery, Stromness, Orkney
Kirkwall, Orkney, Scotland, The Pier Arts Centre Trust. 1978. Paperback. Used, Paperback. Covers are lightly marked and scored. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped. Pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HJW. Good.
-- PsychoBabel Books -- Book number: 425041
GBP 3.47 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 4.36 | JP 482]
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Poetical Descriptions of Orkney (1652)
West Linton: Castlelaw Press, 1971. Limited Edition. Wraps. Marbled wraps, light wear to spine ends and corners, internally clean and bright, one of an edition of 500 copies, Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall, 32 pp. VG+ .
-- Double - B - Books Ltd. -- Book number: 11186
GBP 11.94 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 14.99 | JP 1659]
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[J. FEA]
"The Present State of the Orkney Islands considered: with an Account of their Situation and Conveniences for Trade, the Improvements they are capable of, etc. The Whole to shew by what Means their Usefulness may be increased. THE ORIGINAL EDITION"
"[Holy-Rood House, Edinburgh, 1775]" "Sm. 8vo., First Edition, on laid paper, WANTING TITLE, first leaf browned; attractively bound in twentieth century half calf, marbled boards, back with five flat bands ruled in gilt, second compartment with red leather label lettered in gilt, a very good, bright, crisp copy. This copy comprises 66pp. RARE. Not recorded by Anderson."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 26657
GBP 900.00 [Appr.: EURO 1040.5 US$ 1129.98 | JP 125027]
Keywords: "topography, scotland, orkney, orkneys, james fea"
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The Scottish Geographical Magazine Vol. XXXIX No. 3 July 1923 - Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; Antarctica - Weddell Centenary ; Wade Maps; Political Change in Europe; Egyptology.
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Geographical Society. 1923, 1st Edition. Original Wraps, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Single monthly issue of the Journal with contents including "Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; The Weddell Centenary and thev Problems of Antarctica ; the Wade Maps; The Belt of Political Change in Europe; A tipped in flyer on the front wrapper gives notice of a lecture by Mr. Howard Carter on recent discoveries in Egypt. Near VG condtion - internally VG+ but wrappers a little toned and marked. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007229
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.04 | JP 1111]
Keywords: Antarctica Antarctic South Orkney Islands Scott Amusden Scotia Bruce Nansen Arctic Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; Antarctica - Weddell Centenary ; Wade Maps; Political Change in Europe; Egyptology. Foreign Travel & Topography Maps & Cartography
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Scottish National Antarctic Expedition - Complete List of Subscribers to Funds
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Geographical Society. 1903, 1st Edition. Disbound, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Disbound from a single monthly issue of the Scottish Geographical Magazine -November 1903 contains from p.589-595 a complete list of all those contributing in money and in kind - to the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. With map of the region explored by the Swedish Expedition. No marks or signatures. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005834
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.28 | JP 695]
Keywords: Antarctica Antarctic South Orkney Islands Scott Amusden Scotia Bruce Nansen Arctic Foreign Travel & Topography
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Welcome to Orkney: The Guide to the Enchanted Isles
Kirkwall: Orkney Tourist Organisation. Paperback. Published around 1980, 46 pages, illustrated, map.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 141418
GBP 0.90 [Appr.: EURO 1.25 US$ 1.13 | JP 125]
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