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DALGLEISH, JOHN JAMES
Note on the Occurrence of the Tree Sparrow in Argyllshire, and its Distribution in Scotland. A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, 1881.
Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1881. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 7 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 250591.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; Note on the Occurrence of the Tree Sparrow in Argyllshire and its Distribution in Scotland A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 1881 John James Dalgleish
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DALMAU, JOHN
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 from Liverpool to Leith returning by Rail. In an attractive blue illustrated thick card cover with gilt outlines. Folding map ; many monochrome full page plates and text vii+ 47p. Undated but likely about 1895. Steamers mentioned are Princess Royal, Princess Maud, Princess Alice and Princess Beatrice. Book in VG condition for age - some wear of edges and corners and the map has a ragged but blind tear which is easily repairable. Few plates are loosening.but this copy is as good as is likely to be found of this rare piece of late Victorian Steam Boat Ephemera. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005729
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 97 US$ 110.3 | JP¥ 12067]
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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CAMPBELL, DUNCAN & MACBAIN, ALEXANDER
The Highland Monthly - a Magazine - Forming a Centre of Literary Brotherhood for Scoto-Celtic People Both at Home and Abroad
Inverness, Northern Chronicle Office. 1890, 1st Edition. Cloth, Thick 8vo. 764p. Bound copy of "The Highland Monthly" Vol. I complete coantaining the first twelve monthly parts - April 1889 to March 1890. Diverse collection of articles include "Old Highland Graveyards", "The Raising of H.M.S. Sultan", " The Revolution of 1688", "Golf in the Far North" by James Crabb Watt, "Castle Girnigoe and the Sinclairs of Ratter", "A Lochaber Fairy Song", "Two Gaelic Political Songs of the Seventeenth Century", "The Home of the Aryans", "Hints on Deer Stalking" and etc. Condition VG - pages slightly toned a a few finger marks.No other marks or signatures. Rebound professionally by Bovill in plum cloth with gilt titling on spine. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 003930
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 165.25 US$ 188.16 | JP¥ 20586]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish History Highland History Gaelic Gaeldom Inverness GolfFolk Tradition Folklore Folk Lore Celtic Gael Glenelg MacFies Cameron Camerons Glendessary Argyll Argyllshire Roads Athol Deer Stalking Kingussie Old Highland Graveyards Raising of H.
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DUNLOP, THOMAS
Notes on Dunoon and Neighbourhood: A Paper Read to Glasgow Cowal Society on 30th Oct. , 1885
Glasgow Cowal Society. 1st Edition. Library Buckram Binding, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 32p inc. appendix. Printed by Robert MacKenzie, Rutherglen. Glasgow Cowal Society " Mr. Thomas Dunlop then read his paper " Notes on Dunoon and Neighbourhood", tracing the history of the disctrict from the earliest records downwards. The paper was exceedingly interesting, and in the course of discussion which followed the opinion was expressed that it should be printed, as it is a valuable contribution to the history of the district". Original copy in firm library binding . Clean and appears littrle read. Uncommon.See scans. Very Good (as such)/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008173
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 41 US$ 46.71 | JP¥ 5111]
Keywords: Dunoon Cowal Argyll Argyllshire Scotland Scottish Local History Loch Holy Kirn Ardentinny History
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DURRANCE, E. M.
Photoelastic Stress Studies and Their Application to a Mechanical Analysis of The Tertiary Ring-Complex of Ardnamurchan, Argyllshire. An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists' Association, 1967.
Geologists' Association, 1967. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 30 pages and 14 figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (Standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Inventory No: 235763.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Photoelastic Stress Studies and Their Application to a Mechanical Analysis of The Tertiary RingComplex of Ardnamurchan Argyllshire An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists Associatio
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FORD, A., H.M. INSPECTOR OF EXPLOSIVES
No. Cxv. Report to the Right Hon. The Secretary of State for the Home Department on the Circumstances Attending an Explosion Which Occurred in the Pellet Press House of Kames Gunpowder Factory, Argyllshire, on 12th September 1895.
London, Houses of Parliament. 1896. 6pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. C.-7951. A very clean copy.
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Explosion Explosives Report Kames Gunpowder Factory Tigh-Na-Bruaich Local History Interest Kyles of Bute Argyllshire Scotland Scottish History Factory Health Safety
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FRASER, CHRISTINE MARION
Noble Beginnings
London, Harper Collins. 1994, First Edition. (ISBN: 0002241013). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A novel set in 19th century Argyllshire, Scotland and centred around a powdermill. Young Anna McIntyre's vivacity and beauty have won her many friends in the community, Miss Priscilla, her teacher, encourages her budding artistic talent, Lord and lady Noble, owners of the powdermill that employs so many, their young nephew, Peter, who falls deeply in love with her. She is loved by all, except by her father, Roderick, the under-manager of the powdermill, a God fearing Christian to his neighbours, but in reality, he is a pompous, brutal man, with an insatiable taste for women. Anna longs to escape and when Lady Pandora Noble asks her to be her companion, she sees a chance to fulfil her dreams, but so does her scheming father, who has long nurtured a passion for Lady Pandora. NOT EX LIB. Fine/Near Fine.
-- Goldring Books -- Book number: 002326
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Keywords: 19th Century Argyllshire, Powdermill 0002241013
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GILLIES, PATRICK
Netherlorn Argyllshire and It's Neighbourhood
London, Virtue and Co. 1909. Blind Stamped Cloth Boards, 8vo Square. Ill.: Rankin, Scott. Boards a little bumped and rubbed, edges dinted. Tanning and spotting to PP, c/e deckled, otherwise PP clean and clear. Good/No Jacket.
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Keywords: Rankin, Scott
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GRANT, K.W.
Myth, Tradition and Story from Western Argyll
Oban Argyll Scotland, The Oban Times. 1925, 1st Edition. Gilt Lettered Green Cloth, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 112p, illustrated compilation of local history and folklore of Western Argyll. Chapters on Appin, Fionn and etc. Chapter on David Livingstone's family connections in Lochaber together with a genealogical chart. A West Highland galley in gilt on front board. Internally tight and clean and unmarked. Boards show some fading toward the spine and some splash marks on the lower front board and rear board near spine. Not too bad. See scans and email for several more.. Near Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008184
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Keywords: Scotland Scottish Highland History West Highlands Appin Duror Lorn Ballachulish David Livingstone Family History Genealogy Argyll Argyllshire History
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J. HIGGITT
Early Mediaeval Sculpture in Britain and Ireland (British Archaeological Reports (Bar))
Oxford, British Archaeological Reports. 1986, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0860543838). Original Blue Card Covers, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. ix+197p. Illustrated. See scan for contents page. Book in near fine condition in original blue card cover. Unmarked. BAR Series 152. Could require extra postage overseas. See scans.. Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 006820
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Keywords: West Medieval Sculpture Crosses Rrligion Iona Islay Scotland Scottish Islands Highland Highlands Argyll Argyllshire Cowall Dunoon Islay Ireland St. David David & Goliath Cumbria Clonmacnois Donegal Keills Cross Knapdale Scottish Topography & Local History
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HILL, REV. JOHN
Innellan
Glasgow, Pubd. By Author. 1943, 1st Edition. Red Cloth, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 104p; small detailed illustrated local history in nice hardback - unusual for wartime. Many persons mentioned. Book VG without marks or signautiures. D/w tanned but at least good with 1cm tear at top of spine. Very Good/Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004262
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.5 US$ 49.31 | JP¥ 5395]
Keywords: Innellan Clyde Glasgow Scotland Scottish Local History Argyll Argyllshire Dunoon Family History & Genealogy
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KNILL, J. L.
Joint-Drags in Mid-Argyllshire. An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists' Association, 1961.
Geologists' Association, 1961. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 7 pages and 3 figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (Standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Inventory No: 235606.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; JointDrags in MidArgyllshire An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists Association 1961 J L Knill
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BOYD, J.M & BOYD, I.L.
The Hebrides
London, Collins New Naturalist Series. 1990, 1st Edition. Green Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A very nice copy of one of rarer New Naturalists. 21 colour and over 159 b/w photos, plates & diagrams. 416p.The book is in near fine or better conditionin in unmarked and unread condition without marks or signatures. The unpriceclipped d/w is equally near fine and protected without a hint of fading of the spine (which is common). See scans and email for more. Near Fine/Near Fine.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008801
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 450 US$ 512.57 | JP¥ 56078]
Keywords: Collins New Naturalist Series Scotland Scottish Highlands and Islands Argyll Argyllshire Invernessshire Natural History Hebrides Islay Jura Mull Natural History Collins New Naturalist Series
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MACDOUGALL, J [ED. AND TR.]
Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition. III. Argyllshire Series. Folk and Hero Tales
London: David Nutt, 1891. First Edition. Beige hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xxix, 311pp.. G+ : in good condition plus without dust jacket .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: g6201b
GBP 86.00 [Appr.: EURO 98 US$ 111.6 | JP¥ 12209]
Keywords: Myth & Folklore Scotland 1850 - 1900 Antiquarian
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MACINNES, D [ED. AND TR.]
Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition. II. Argyllshire Series. Folk and Hero Tales
London: David Nutt, 1890. First Edition. Beige hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). xix, 497pp, + ads.. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and soiled with some fading. Text block shaken .
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Keywords: Myth & Folklore Scotland 1850 - 1900 Antiquarian
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MACMILLAN, SOMERLED (EDITOR)
Bygone Lochaber
Glasgow, Printed for Private Circulation. 1971, 1st Edition. Original Blue Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288p. Illustrated. Printed for Private Circulation by K. & R. Davidson. Detailed and meticulous survey of the history of Lochaber, with particular reference to local clans and families - much local history and anecdote not to be found elsewhere, but unfortunately without references.Particularly attention to MacMillans and Camerons about Lochaber - Glendessary, Glen Pean, and Loch Arkaigside.Also MacDonalds and others in Brae Lochaber, the Forty-five and Forfeited Estates, forced emigration, evictions and the Clearances. Lochaber legends and Superstitions; Passenger lists of Emigrants to Canada in 1802; Place Names of Lochaber - with a bibliography and index. In fine condition in original blue boards without marks or sigantures - as new. See scans. Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008603
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Keywords: Cameron Clearences Clan History Scotland Scottish Highland Highlands MacMillan Lochaber MacMillans Galloway Ayrshire Loch Tay Argyllshire Argyll Invernessshire MacDonalds and others in Brae Lochaber, the Forty-five and Forfeited Estates, forced emigration
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MACNAIR, PETER
Argyllshire and Buteshire [Cambridge County Georgraphies Series]
Published by Cambridge at the University Press First Edition 1914. London 1914. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, black lining, title and author lettering to the spine and to the front cover, publisher's device to the foot of the front cover, colour physical and geological end paper maps, rounded corners. 8vo. 7'' x 4½''. Contains [xii] 161 printed pages of text with monochrome maps, diagrams and photographs throughout. Spine not faded, without any faults and in Very Good clean and sharp condition, no dust wrapper. We currently hold in stock over 25 other titles from this series.
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MACTAVISH, DUNCAN C. (EDITOR)
The Commons of Argyll - Name Lists of 1685 and 1692
Lochgilphead, James M.S.Annan. 1935, 1st Edition. Thick Card Covers, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Author's Presentation Copy, 62 pages; includes "List of Rebells in Argyll Shyr and Tarbert Shyr", List of the Gigha Men 1685, List of Rebels Forfeited 1685, A List of Pressed Rebels 1685 and List of Fencible Men 1692. Card covers lightly faded at the edges and very light toning of the endpapers but no foxing and otherwise VG+ without marks or signatures. See scans. Near Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 009110
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Keywords: Duke of Argyl Inverary Macrihanish Campbeltown Kintyre Peninsula Argyll Argyllshire Scotland Scottish Local History Family History Military Family History & Genealogy
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MAPLETON, REV. R.J.
Notice of The Examination of a Cist, on The Banks of The River Add - at Crinan, Argyllshire. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1880.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1880. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 10 pages, 12 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: 238009.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Notice of The Examination of a Cist on The Banks of The River Add at Crinan Argyllshire An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1880 Rev RJ Mapleton
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CAMPBELL MARION
Argyll the Enduring Heartland
Colonsay: House of Lochar, 2001. Paperback. ISBN: 1899863826. xiv + 202pp, fine softback . New book originally published at £9.99; Quarto. New .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 053371
GBP 6.95 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.02 | JP¥ 987]
Keywords: 1899863826 Argyllshire British Topography
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MARTIN, A
Kintyre Country Life
Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd. 1987, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 201p illustrated. Original 1st Edition. Small amount of creasing beside spine through usage. Clean without marks or signatures. Near Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 002364
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Keywords: Duke of Argyl InveraryMacrihanish Campbeltown Kintyre Peninsula Argyll Argyllshire Scotland Scottish Local History Family Family History & Genealogy
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MASKELL JEAN:
Kilmun Monumental Inscriptions pre 1855. Kilmun Parish Church near Dunoon Argyllshire
Scottish Genealogy Society 1997 Paperback ISBN 0901061875 Apart from an ink stamp on the title page this is a tight and clean book. 112 ppages Wt 0.25 Kg Very Good
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Keywords: Argyllshire 0901061875
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MCCALLIEN, W.J. AND LACAILLE, A.D.
The Cambeltown Raised Beach and its Contained Stone Industry. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1940.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1940. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 38 pages, 7 figures . Very Good. 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: 072664.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Archaeology Scottish Excavations Argyllshire Preneolithic Stone Industry Stone Artefacts Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; The Cambeltown Raised Beach and its Contained Stone Industry An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of
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ANGUS MCLEAN
Chronicles of Cowal, Argyll
Edinburgh, The Pentland Press. 2001, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 1858218748). Original Blue Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 449p The definitive history of the area. Clean, unmarked and VG. Spine of unpriceclipped d/w slighly sunned but still VG. See scans. Very Good +/Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008509
GBP 64.00 [Appr.: EURO 73 US$ 83.05 | JP¥ 9086]
Keywords: Dunoon Cowal Argyllshire Argyll Scottish Local History History Military Transport Family History & Genealogy 1858218748
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MCWILLIAM, JOHN MORELL
The Birds of the Firth of Clyde: Including Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, Buteshire, Dumbartonshire and South Argyllshire
London: H F & G Witherby Ltd, 1936. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 164pp.. G: in Good condition without dust jacket. Some light foxing .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: g2946
GBP 56.00 [Appr.: EURO 64 US$ 72.67 | JP¥ 7950]
Keywords: Birds First Editions
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