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The book of the Highlands.
Glasgow, Inverness Board of Advertising, nd.. Illustrated guide for visitors to the Highlands. Pull-out map of motor routes. Essays by different authors : Seton Gordon on Skye and the Cairngorms, fishing, Mortimer Batten on birds and beasts, Dona ld A. MacKenzie on folklore. Map of Inverness. Many contemporary advertisements. Yellow illustrated paper covers which project beyond text block and have been folded along this line. Pen initials on f ront cover. Otherwise Good.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 1444
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.4 | JP¥ 605]
Keywords: Highlands, Inverness, Scottish Scotland, Topography
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Empire Theatre, Inverness - Program - Duncan Macrae in "the World's Wonder" 1955
Inverness, Empire Theatre. 1955, 1st Edition (as such). Folding Leaflet, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Theatre Program - Inverness- . Folded A4 printed in red on pink paper. Cast list for "The World's Wonder" by Alexander Reid. week beginning 3rd October 1955. Bit creased - good condition. See scans. Fair/Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008331
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.8 | JP¥ 1209]
Keywords: Duncan MacRae the Stage Theatre Inverbess Drama Literature & Fiction Z-Others Art, Crafts, Jewelry, Wood & Metalwork & Painting
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Excursions by the West, North and East Coasts of Scotland
Glasgow & Liverpool, M.Langlands & Sons. Illustrated Coloured Boards, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A rare excursion guide for Langlands Steamers offering 5 Itineraries, between Liverpool and Aberdeen via Orkney, Liverpool to Inverness by the Caledionian Canal, Liverpool to Glasgow, Leith to Oban and a circular tour tofrom Liverpool to Leith returning by Rail. In an atractive blue illustrated thick card cover with gilt outlines. Folding map ; many monochrome full page plates and text vioi+ 47p. Undated but likely about 1895. Steamers mentioned are Princess Royal, Princess Maud, Princess Alice and Princess Beatrice. Book in VG condition fopr gae - some wear of edges and the maop has a ragged but blind tear which is sily rep[aiarable. Few plates are loosening.but this copy is as good as is likely to be found of this rare piece of late Voictorian Steam Boat Ephemera. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005729
GBP 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 186.5 US$ 222.69 | JP¥ 24938]
Keywords: Inverness Cruising Langland Transport Western Isles Argyllshire Invernessshire Ross & Cromarty Scotland Scottish Highlands Glasgow Oban Lewis Skye Stornoway Portree Scottish Topography & Local History Transport Ephemera
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Hand-Book to the Skye Railway, with Excursions to Lochs Maree and Torridon. Gairloch, Skye, &C.
Inverness, Inverness Advertiser Office. 1883, 3rd Edition. Sewn Binding, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 32p (16p adverts) Guide to the Inverness - Skye Railway, though at the time of this guides publication the line constituted "The Dingwall and Skye Railway" and terminated at Strome Ferry. The paper wrappers are absent - which would dispay the title "Sixpenny Guide to the Skye Railway". Condition Good + - exposed title page a little grubby but booklet is otherwise VG with 16 pages of local period adverts with an engraving of the Station Hotel Inverness. Rare in any condition. See scans. Good+/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005966
GBP 46.00 [Appr.: EURO 52 US$ 62.08 | JP¥ 6952]
Keywords: Kyle of Lohalsh Inverness Skye Hghland Railway Highland Railways Scottish Railways Skye Portree Broadford Loch Maree Loch Torridon Gairloch Skye Skye Ferry History Transport
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Highland Railway Journal - Continuous Run of 32 Quarterly Journals - Nos 69-100 2004-2012
UK, The Highland Railway Society. 1st Editions. Stapled Bindings, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A continuous run of 32 issues of the quarterly "Highand Railway Journal". Each issue substantial with 30-44 pagw and many photos, many coloured. All clean and unmarked. Heavy - extra postage may be necessary at cost. See scans. Near Fine.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007716
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.5 US$ 128.21 | JP¥ 14358]
Keywords: The Highland Railway History Postcards Inverness Kyle History Transport Ephemera
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The International Piper (Magazine) - Single Issue Vol. 1 Number 2 June 1978
The International Piper Ltd. 1978, 1st Edition. Stapled Binding, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A single issue of this much respected piping magazine largely the work of John A.MacLellan. 24 pages illustrated. It ran from May 1978 to around 1982. Articles on Bagpipe music on record or tape, the changing styles of Pibroch playing, great champion players, Piping in Papua, the Army and its Pipers, Women in Piping and etc. Clean, tight and unmarked but has been read. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004429
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.8 | JP¥ 1209]
Keywords: Clan Genealogy Family History Scotland Scottish Local History MacCrimmons Skye Piping Bagpipe Archibald Campball Kilberry H. B. Galloway, Captain, Seaforth Highlanders A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music Inverness Northern Meeting Mod General Bagpipes and Pip
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Inverness and the '45 - Bound Collection of 4 Pamphlets 1886- 1902 : 1) Tulloch "the '45" 1902 2) Memorabilia of Inverness 1887 3) the Highland Skectch Book 1892 4) Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin Nonagenarian 1886.
. Blue Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 4 pamphlets bound together : 1) Tulloch "The '45" 1902 59p plate, map of Culloden battlefeld 2nd edition.; 2) Memorabilia of Inverness 1887 (republished from 1822) A chronological list of remarkable occurences .. in Inverness 84p; 3) The Highland Sketch Book - views and descriptions of Inverness, River Findhorn, Aviemore, the Cairngorms, Strathpeffer. 100p engravings and map 1892 4) Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin nonagenarian 1886. (reprinted from 1842 original) 110p. Book is clean and tight though both folding maps have suffered in the binding and though all there, are detached and split along folds. Each pamphlet is signed by the owner Robert D.F.Sherriff. Bright blue boards show a very little wear at edges only.; rather inadequate gilt titling on spine reads "Culloden. The '45". See scans and email for many more. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007077
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 US$ 101.22 | JP¥ 11336]
Keywords: Jacobite Rising The Forty-five Rince Charles Edward Battle of Culloden Inverness Invernessshitre Local History Hoghand History 1) Tulloch "The '45" 1902 2) Memorabilia of Inverness 1887 3) The Highland Skectch Book 1892 4) Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin
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Inverness Courier Guide to Inverness Culloden Moor Clava Circles
Robert Carruthers & Sons, N.D.. First Edition. Softcover. No date, circa 1950, sl darkening to spine, minor spotting marks to cover, 12mm tear and sl wear to head of spine, wear to tail of spine and corners, small crease to some corners, minor sl curling to some leaves at corner.; 185x125mm; 127 pages. Very Good .
-- Lion Books -- Book number: 69161
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.75 | JP¥ 756]
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Inverness Royal Academy Magazine 1966
Inverness, Pubd. By the School. 1966, 1st Edition (as such). Illustrated Card Cover, Tall 8vo. School Magazine - 1966. 84p illustrated. Article, photos, poetry etc. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008399
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.5 | JP¥ 1511]
Keywords: Inverness Royal Academy School Highlands of Scotland Scottish Education History
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Inverness Gathering... At the Northern Meeting Park Saturday 25th July 1953
Glasgow, Carter & Pratt. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Program for the Inverness Gathering (Highland Games) of 1953.16p leaflet with list of events and participants named and a few local adverts. Stapled, light toning but otherwise clean and unmarked. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004759
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.2 | JP¥ 1814]
Keywords: Scotland Highlands Scottish Highland Games Scotland Scottish Caber Shot Putting Inverness General Family History & Genealogy
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Inverness Royal Academy Magazine 1972
Inverness, Pubd. By the School. 1972, 1st Edition (as such). Illustrated Card Cover, Tall 8vo. School Magazine - 1972. 80p illustrated. Article, photos, poetry etc. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008400
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Keywords: Inverness Royal Academy School Highlands of Scotland Scottish Education History
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Inverness and Round About. An Album of Photographic Studies of Inverness and Round About.
Dundee, J. B. White. Pictorial Card Covers, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Oblong. Ill.: Black and White Photographs. Paperback, 37 full page photographs, 2 pages introductory text.Staple bound, staples rusted. No inscriptions. Bright, tight, clean copy. Near Fine.
-- Matilda Mary's Books -- Book number: 006386
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.75 | JP¥ 756]
Keywords: Scotland Inverness Scottish Interest Black and White Photographs
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Inverness courier guide to Inverness and Culloden Moor
Inverness, Inverness Advertising Board. 1932, First Edition. Paper Covers, 12mo. Contemporary advertisements, photographs and guided tours. Piece of paper tape covering spine. Some dog earing to lower corner. Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 18282
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.4 | JP¥ 605]
Keywords: Official Guides, Scotland, Scottish Highlands, Scottish Topography
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The Islands, Inverness Monochrome Postcard
Post Office Dated 1929. 1929. 5½'' x 3½'' used monochrome post card. Post Office mark and date, stamp, address and personal message to the reverse. In Very Good condition.
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.75 | JP¥ 756]
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"It's a Pleasure" - 1945 Film. Original Hand Painted Poster for Display in Cinema C. 1945
. A hand coloured small poster (8" x10") with titling and the actors names only for the film "It's a Pleasure" - a 1945 film by director William A. Seiter and starring Sonja Henie and Michael O'Shea. The brightly coloured poster was hand made for display at a cinema in the North of Scotland - no identifying marks but was with a bundle of cinema programs from that area - Inverness, Elgin, Nairn, Tain. Similar poster listed for the film "They were expendable". See scans. Very Good +.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007516
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.1 | JP¥ 907]
Keywords: Movie History Movie Memorabilia Jihn Wayne Tain Inverness Nairn Its a Plesaure A hand coloured small poster (8" x10") with titling and the actors names only for the film "It's a Pleasure" - a 1945 film by director William A. Seiter and starring Sonja Heni
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Mac Beth - Being a Sketch of the Historical Figure As Opposed to Tat of Some Tradition and the Drama
Inverness, Robert Carruthers. 1930, 1st Edition. Original Wraps Pasted on Board, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very good copy in light blue paper wraps lettered and decorated in silver. 90pp. Attractive Frontispiece. This is a short history of the real Macbeth and his times. No marks or signatures. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 001841
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.8 | JP¥ 1209]
Keywords: Inverness Shakespeare Scotland Scottish History King Kings MacBeth History Literature & Fiction
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The Middle Ages in the Highlands
Inverness, Inverness Field Club. 1981, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0950261211). Illustrated Card Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 180p inc. index A series of articles - The Lordship of the Isles, Education in the Highlands, The Clarsach, Medieval Inverness, Gaelic Poetry, the Clan System and etc.Book clean tight and unmarked - though slight edgewear to the card covers and a little wear to the lower end of the spine. See scans. Near Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007879
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 24.29 | JP¥ 2721]
Keywords: Inverness Highk=lands of Scotland Scottish History Middle Ages Medieval Scotland Lords of the Isles The Lordship of the Isles Education in the Highlands The Clarsach Medieval Inverness Gaelic Poetry the Clan System History Religion & Philosophy Gaelic Poe
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Murrays' Scottish Tourist Describing All the Railway, Steamer and Coach Routes with Maps Ilustrations's Royal Tourist Handbook to the Highlands and Islands
Glasgow, Thomas Murray & Sons. 1875, 8th Edition. Thick Card Covers, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Near fine copy of this Victorian Guide Book . In green beige cloth with gilt titling on spine - and ? contemporary paper label on spine. Compact book with multiple routes recomended by Road, Railway and Steamer. Detail of various itineraries wih many blue engavings as small plates. Undated but adverts suggest1875. Rare especially in such near fine condition. See scans. Near Fine/No Jacket (?as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005731
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.25 US$ 74.23 | JP¥ 8313]
Keywords: Scottish Guide Book Scotland Muas' Guide Thomas Cook Guide Nelson Guide Glas Gow Edinburhj Inverness History Angling Natural History Geology Maps & Cartography Family History & Genealogy
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On Either Side : depicting & describing features of interest to be seen from the Train between London (King's Cross) & Edinburgh (Waverley), Fort William, Inverness & Aberdeen.
London & North Eastern Railway, no date [c. 1925]. No edition stated (softcover). 8vo (22cm by 19cm), 75pp. Illustrated throughout in b&w, plus a folding map. Original printed card wrappers. Some creasing of the front cover, light foxing of the endpapers, some chipping of the yapped edges to the covers. Overall, this copy is in good condition.
-- Cornell Books Ltd. -- Book number: 45832
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.5 | JP¥ 1511]
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Ordnance Survey One-Inch Map of Great Britain Sheet 28 Inverness
Chessington, Ordnance Survey, 1958. Soft Cover . Very good clean copy. Printed on paper. Scale one inch to one mile. Very Good.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 056256
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.5 | JP¥ 1511]
Keywords: Maps, Os, England, Wales, Scotland
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The Piper's Delight
London, Paterson's Publications Limited. Coloured Illustrated Card Cove, Oblong 8vo. Not dated ? 1930's; priced 3/6. 24p of bagpipe music. In original pale blue (? faded) card covers. No marks or signatures. Very good collectable condition. Near Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004460
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 20.24 | JP¥ 2267]
Keywords: Clan Genealogy Family History Scotland Scottish Local History MacCrimmons Skye Piping Bagpipe Archibald Campball Kilberry H. B. Galloway, Captain, Seaforth Highlanders A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music Inverness Chanter Northern Meeting Mod General Bagpipes
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Piping Memorabilia - "the Silver Chanter" - 7 Programs for This Competition - 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1984 & 1991
1st Editions. Stapled Binding, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 8 Early programs for "The Silver Chanter" annual piping cometition at Dunvegan Castle, Skye. The MacRimmon Memorial Competition. Early ones are typewritten or duplicated; later are printed. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 006685
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 20.24 | JP¥ 2267]
Keywords: Clan Genealogy Family History Scotland Scottish Local History MacCrimmons Skye Piping Bagpipe Archibald Campball Kilberry H. B. Galloway, Captain, Seaforth Highlanders A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music Inverness Northern Meeting Mod Dunvegan Skye History Ba
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Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin Nonagenarian 1886.
Inverness, Donald MacDonald. 1886. Blue Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin Nonagenarian 1886. (reprinted from 1842 original) 110p. Ex-library in a clean library binding. See scans. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008105
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 32.39 | JP¥ 3627]
Keywords: Inverness history Reminiscences of a Clachnacuddin Nonagenagenarian Highland Railway . Biography, Books & Book Collecting History Family History & Genealogy
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The Reminiscences of Anthony Duncan Hunter, D.S. O. & Bar.
UK, Privately Published By Author. 1st Edition. Original Green Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Author's Presentation Copy, 61p + plates + Addendum. Undated c.2003 Hard Back probably self published autobiography - bound by The Studio Bindery, Epsom. Text printed on single sided art paper & photographic illustrations on single sided gloss paper. Title page informs "is compiled inaccurately by him in his 96 & 97th year (2001 & 2002 )" . The dedication page states his father (died 1930) left no written reminiscences or papers of his pre 1st world war exploits in Egypt. He ensures he will leave his story here. Introduction, early life, at Castle Combe, Halls Farm. Sledmere, Marks Hall; Education ant St.Neots, Wellington College, RMA Sandhurst, Cambridge University; first postings at Longmoor, Fort George Inverness, Aldershot; WWII in Tripoli, Salerno landings, Volturno crossing, Normandy landings, Singapore, Palestine; Portugal - Sintra; Personal life - Marriages and family. A dedication is written by the author on rear endpaper "For My Friend and gallant old comrade Geoffry Giddings..from Tony. Detailed biography available on line in "Daily Telegraph" obituary. Book in fine unmarked condition. See scans. Fine/No Jacket (?as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007580
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.25 US$ 74.23 | JP¥ 8313]
Keywords: Egypt. He ensures he will leave his story here. Introduction, early life, at Castle Combe, Halls Farm. Sledmere, Marks Hall; Education ant St.Neots, Wellingtoj College, RMA Sandhurst, Cambridge University; first postings at Longmoor, Firt George Inverness
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Reports... . Relief of Destitution in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland
1st Editions. Green Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Full title: Reports of the Edinburgh Section of the Central Boards for the Relief of Destitution in the Highlands & Islands of Scotland, for 1850. viii+ 120p inc. very large folding map ; Bound with the second report for 1850, pp.52. with folding tables; and the Appendix to second report containing documents connected with relief in 1850. pp.165. Covers agreements with proprietors, improvement of crofts, roads, fishing. Book clean, tight and unmarked newly rebound by Bovill in green cloth with gilt titling to spine. Near Fine/Near Fine.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004103
GBP 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 152.5 US$ 182.2 | JP¥ 20404]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish History Highland Inverness Folk Tradition Folklore Folk Lore Celtic Gael Cameron Camerons Glendessary Argyll Argyllshire Roads Clearences Crofters Crofting History Maps & Cartography
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