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Orkney 1: 100 000
United Kingdom: Bartholomew, 1978. Map. ISBN: 0702800619. A Very Good map, with some light bumping to extremities. Internally, no writing or stamps. A very nice bright, crisp map. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; National Map Series; Vol. 61; Charts. Very Good .
-- The Old Bookshelf, UK -- Book number: 57572
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Keywords: 0702800619 Orkneys
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An Account Showing the State of the Establishments for Parochial Education in Scotland
London, House of Commons. 1826. 985pp. Folio. British Parliamentary Paper. HC95. Contemporary half-leather binding. Front board detatched. Schoolmasters throughout Scotland provide information on educational facilities.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 132123
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Keywords: Scotland Education Orkney
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A Bill to Make Fresh Provision with Respect to the Reorganisation, Development and Regulation of Crofting in the Crofting Counties of Scotland; .
London, HMSO. 1961. iv pp + 25pp + i pp + 28pp (as amended by the Scotish Standing Committee). 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary papers. Bill 59 and Bill 140. Crofters (Scotland) Bill. Very clean copies. Neat library mark on title pages.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 153747
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Scotland Crofters Cottars Commission Argyll Caithness Inverness Orkney Local History Interest Ross Cromarty Sutherland Zetland Scottish Loand Court Absentee Crofers Feu Rights Dwelling Houses Scotish Law
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A Bill (As Amended By the Scottish Standing Committee) to Authorise the Secretary of State to Assist Persons Wholly Or Mainly Concerned with the Provision of Sea Transport Services Serving the Highlands and Islands; . . . .
London, HMSO. 1960. 4pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. Bill 72. Together with Bill 45, i + 4pp, ordered to be Printed, 27 November 1959. Neat library marks. Rebound in card covers.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 140587
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Keywords: Scotland Highlands Islands Shipping Services Scottish Ships Charters Public Transport North Isles Orkney Messrs. David Macbrayne Ltd. ,
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A Bill to Confirm a Provisional Order Under the Sea Fisheries Act, 1868, Relating to a Several Oyster and Mussel Fishery at the Bay of Firth
London, HMSO. 1908. 3pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound. British Parliamentary paper. HC 249. With named local undertakers of the ORKNEY OYSTER FISHERY SYNDICATE. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 155962
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Scotland Oyster Mussel Fisheries Sea Fisheries Act 1868 St. Ola Firth Local History Interest Steness Orkney Finstown Broad Taing Crookness Rendall Orkney Oyster Fishery Syndicate
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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 1313.5 US$ 1544.83 | JP¥ 168689]
Keywords: "topography, orkney, zetland, shetland, pightland, caithness, john brand"
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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 9¾" - 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
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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 9¾" - 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
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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 1994
George Square, Glasgow, The Scottish Civic Trust on Behalf of Historic Scotland. 1994, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 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
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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 9¾" - 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
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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 9¾" - 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
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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 9¾" - 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
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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 9¾" - 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
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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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Census of Scotland, 1911. Report on the Twelfth Decennial Census of Scotland. Volume I. Parts 20 - 37.
London, HMSO. 1912. p1143 - p.2301. Folio. Hard cover. Quarter leather with blue marbled boards. Red spine label. British Parliamentary Paper. Cd.6097. Covering Inverness, Kinross, Kirkcudbright, Lanark, Linlithgow, Nairn, Orkney, Peebles, Perth, Renfrew, Ross and Cromarty, Roxburgh, Selkirk, Sheltland, Stirling, Sutherland, and Wigtown. Odd discrete library mark. Loosened boards, some leather disintegration but internally a very clean and tight copy. N.B. a heavy item. 3.42 kgs unpacked weight. Please inquire as to post/packing.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 160617
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 38.62 | JP¥ 4217]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper 1911 Census Scotland Scottish History Occupations Islands Highlands Scotch Local Interest Inverness Kinross Kirkcudbright Lanark Linlithgow Nairn Orkney Peebles Perth Renfrew Ross Cromarty Roxburgh Selkirk Shetland Stirl
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Copy of the Warrant Under the Royal Sign Manual, Issued in the Year 1825, Placing the Management of the Crown Estate in Orkney Under the Barons of Exchequer in Scotland, and Returns Relating to the Said Estate
London, House of Commons. 1852. 8pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC535. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 134365
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Keywords: Orkney Islands Scotland
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A Copy of Any Treasury Minute Authorising the Establishment of a Contract Packet for the Conveyance of the Mail from the Coast of Scotland to the Orkney Islands
London, House of Commons. 1854. 3pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC42. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 149205
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 23.17 | JP¥ 2530]
Keywords: Postal History Britain British Post Philately Orkney Islands
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Correspondence from July 1846 to February 1847, Relating to the Measures Adopted for the Relief of the Distress in Scotland
London, House of Commons. 1847. xv + 361pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. A very clean copy. British Parliamentary Paper. Extensive correspondence on the effects of potato crop failure in the Western Islands.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 140747
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 131.5 US$ 154.48 | JP¥ 16869]
Keywords: Scotland History Distress Western Islands Skye Islay Stromness Tiree Harris Uist Barra Orkney Shetland Benbecula Eigg Iona Lewis St Kilda Xxlw
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Crofters (Scotland). A Bill (As Amended By the Scottish Standing Committee) to Make Provision for the Reorganisation, Development and Regulation of Crofting in the Crofting Counties of Scotland; . . . . .
London, House of Commons. 1955. ii + 45pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Paliamentary Paper. Bill 57. Neat library mark to title wrappers. Together with earlier Bill of the Session, Bill 31, iv + 44pp, Very clean copies. The establishment of the Crofters Commission ...
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 138426
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Scotland Crofters Cottars Scottish History Agriculture Agricultural History Landholders Acts Argyll Caithness Inverness Orkney Ross Cromarty Sutherland Zetland Local History Interest
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David Laing, LL. D. A Memoir of His Life and Literary Work... With Introduction by Lord Guthrie. Privately Printed Limited Edition 19131913
Edinburgh, T & A.Constable. 1913, 1st Edition. Original Red Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Privately Printed, xlii+318pm Illustrated.teg Limited edition of 250 copies and privately printed. for "David Laing (1793-1878) was the son of an Edinburgh bookseller, who became the leading Scottish expert on early books and manuscripts. In many ways he could be described as a consulting bibliographer- a man who tried to help anyone with a question about books. He travelled across Europe to buy precious volumes, but also rescued countless important papers from offices and family homes. When he died, his library of printed books was sold at and is scattered throughout the world. His collections of art works and objects are now held in the National Galleries of Scotland and the National Museums of Scotland. However, his manuscript collection was gifted to Edinburgh University Library. Book in near fine condition apart from some light superficial scatching on asn unevenly faded rear board. Not obtrusive. Book tight and clean without any other marks, signatures or foxing. See scans and email for more. Very Good/No d/w.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008375
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 US$ 83.68 | JP¥ 9137]
Keywords: Biography Orkney Shetland Biblioraphy Book Collecting Manuscripts Biography, Books & Book Collecting History Literature & Fiction
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Eighth Report of the Congested Districts Board for Scotland, for the Year from 1st April 1905 to 31st March 1906.
London, Houses of Parliament. 1906. xxxv + 35pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper Cd2946. Much on emigration. Settlement of Crofters & Cottars.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 164222
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Keywords: Scotland Congested Districts Board Harris St Kilda Stroma Uist Orkney Crofters Western Islands. Harris South Uist Vatersa Barra Lewis Skye
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First and Second Reports of the Congested Districts Board for Scotland
London, Houses of Parliament. 1899. Each . Folio. Blue paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Papers C9165 & Cd177. 24pp & 29pp. Much on emigration. Settlement of Crofters & Cottars.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 177331
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Keywords: Scotland Congested Districts Board Harris St Kilda Stroma Uist Orkney Crofters Western Islands.
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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 5¾" - 6¾" 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 23 US$ 27.03 | JP¥ 2952]
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 82.25 US$ 96.55 | JP¥ 10543]
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
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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 7¾" - 9¾" 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
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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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