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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
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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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Report By the Commissioners for the British Fisheries of Their Proceedings in the Year Ending 5 April 1844; and for the Period from 5 April 1844 to 5 January 1845.
London, House of Commons. 1846. 56pp. Plans x 2 Dunbar Harbour and Sarclet Harbour x 1. Folio. Paper wrappers.Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC 47. Fisheries. Includes 6pp named list of Allowances for poor Fishermen. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 172961
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Commissioners British Fisheries Fishing History Herring Cod Ling Harbours Craignure Pier Island of Mull Lybster Harbour County Caithness Scotland Scottish Fishing Local History
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Returns Relating to Turnpike and Bridge Trusts, Scotland.
London, HMSO. 1852. 6pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 285. A clean copy. Giving Title, date of each existing Local Act, expiry dates and length of Road belonging to each Trust.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 125735
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Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper Return Turnpike Trusts Scotland Turnpikes Scottish History Bridges, Bridge Trusts Local Acts Roads, Local History, Aberdeen, Argyll, Ayr, Banff, Berwick, Bute, Caithness, Clackmannan, Dumbarton, Dumfries, Edinb
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Scotland. Owners of Lands and Heritages . 1872-73. Return I. Of Name & Address of Every Owner of One Acre and Upwards . With Est. Acerage, & Annual Value of the Lands & Heritages of Individual Owners; . Ii. A Similar Return for Municipal Borough
Edinburgh, HSMO. 1874. iv + 211pp. Large folio. Hardback. Attractive wine cloth boards with gold gilt lettering/numbering to spine. Paste down library label to inside front board. Top gilt edging. Odd discrete libary marks. British Parliamentary paper. C.-899. An original publication. Listing land owning individuals/organisations from thirty-four (34) Boroughs containing more than 200,000 inhabitants and for Municpal Boroughs containing more than 20,000 inhabitants. Accounts and Papers 38. 1874. Vol.LXXII Part III. Vol.3743c. N.B. a heavy item. 1.665 Kgs unpacked weight. Please inquire as to post/packing.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 153324
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 79 US$ 93.25 | JP¥ 10373]
Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Scotland, Scottish History, Local Owners Lands Heritages, One Acre, Land Ownership, Acerages Values, Municipal Boroughs, Aberdeen, Argyll, Ayr, Banff, Berwick, Bute, Caithness, Clackmannan, Cromarty, Dumbarton
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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
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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
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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.
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 an offprint or a reprint. Size: Quarto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland;
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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, spine frayed, some foxing to edges and early/latye pages. Bookplate Ex Libris Hew Morrison, signature W Hughes(?), Edinburgh 1911. 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: 429351
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Keywords: Caithness, Biography, Free Church of Scotland, Christianity
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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$ 33.3 | JP¥ 3705]
Keywords: Religion Church History Caithness NOISBN
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BALDWIN, JOHN R
Caithness: a Cultural Crossroads
Edinburgh, Edina Press Ltd. 1982. (ISBN: 0905695267) Paperback , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Edina Press edition. Minor creasing to front cover, also a rusty mark and some small red ink marks thereon. Slight scuffing to top end of spine, otherwise a good clean tight copy of this soft-cover book. The second of the ''Occasional Publications'' of the Scottish Society for Northern Studies, this one lhas articles by different authors on aspects of the history of Caithness. The articles are: ''The Making of the Caithness Landscape'' by Donald Omand, ''Caithness in the Sagas'' by Edward J Cowan, ''The Late Norse Site of Freswick'' by Colleen Batey, ''Scots and Scandinavians in Mediaeval Caithness: a Study of the Period'' by Barbara E Crawford, ''Scandinavians and Celts in Caithness: the Place-Name Evidence'' by W F H Nicholaisen, ''Some Small Farms and Cottages in Latheron Parish, Caithness'' by Geoffrey Stell, ''An Introduction to the Caithness Flagstone Industry'' by John Porter, ''Pultneytown and the Planned Villages of Caithness'' by Jean Dunlop, and ''Fishing the Sellag: Hand-Netting Traditions from Caithness, the Northern and Western Isles'' by John R Baldwin. 215pp, numerous b&w illustrations and diagrams. Good/No Jacket.
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GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 US$ 18.65 | JP¥ 2075]
Keywords: Caithness, Northern-Studies, Scottish-History 0905695267
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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$ 11.99 | JP¥ 1334]
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
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Keywords: Scotland 0748606327
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BB, ILLUSTRATED BY BB,
September Road to Caithness and the Western Sea
Nicholas Kaye, 1st 1962. Hardback, with dustjacket. Almost very good condition in an almost very good dustwrapper. BB has been a-wandering again... Colour frontis and over 70 atmospheric b/w engravings. A memorable book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. Marks and damp to covers. Heavy foxing - mostly to endpapers, but some foxing to outer page edges and a few page margins. Wrapper is also foxed in places, with creasing and chips. [S]
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Keywords: ILLUSTRATED SCOTLAND TOPOGRAPHY (UK) WOOD ENGRAVINGS BB,
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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
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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 .
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Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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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
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Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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BOARD OF FISHERIES, EDINBURGH
Report By the Commissioners for the Herring Fishery, of Their Proceedings, Ended 5th April 1834. Being Fishing 1833
London, House of Commons. 1835. 23pp. Folio. Fold out Plan of Sarclet Harbour. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Paper. HC 10. With List of named Scottish Poor Fisherman given Allowances to repair their boats. Some grubbying to wrappers otherwise a clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 177786
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper British Fishing Trade Herring Fisheries Food Fisheries Commissioner Report Herring Fishery Scotland Scottish Fishing Industry Scottish Fisheries Sarclet Local History Interest the Haven Caithness List Names Named Individ
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BOARD OF TRADE
That the Board of Trade Do Present to This House a Report Upon the Private Bills for Harbours, Docks, Navigations, &C. , in Conformity with the Practice in Force with Respect to Railway Bills. - Pulteney Town Harbour Bill.
London, House of Commons. 1857. 2pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 2-XXIII. A very clean copy. Together with 2pp. Folio. HC26-(38)-Sess.2. 1857. Report of the Admiralty.38.- Pulteney Town Harbour Bill.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 119113
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Keywords: Kkk British Parliamentary Paper, Board Trade, Harbours, Docks, Navigational History, Bills Report, Local Scotland, Scottish Pulteney Town Harbour Bill, Wick, Caithness,
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BOARD OF TRADE
That the Board of Trade Do Present to This House Reports Upon the Several Private Bills Relating to Harbours, Docks, Navigation, &C. Of the Session - Pulteney Harbour Bill
London, House of Commons. 1862. 6pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 92-VI. Pulteney Harbour Bill. A clean copy.
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Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Pulteney Local History Interest Board Trade Report Pulteney Harbour Harbours Docks Navigation Scottish Harbour Bill Wick Bay Caithness Scotland Scottish Fisheries Society Pier Breakwaters
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BRYCE, PROFESSOR THOMAS H.
On the Bones from Graves at Ackergill, Caithness, and an Underground Building at Rennibister, Orkney.
Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1927. 1927. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 17 pages, 3 figures, 2 tables. A disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland;
-- 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 Ork
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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. .
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Keywords: Botany; Caithness; Scotland;
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JAMES T.CALDER
Sketch of the CIVIL and Traditional History of Caithness from the Tenth Century
Glasgow, Thomas Murray and Son. 1861. Quarter Goatskin/cloth Boards, 180x135mm. Ex-Library, xvi, 294pp with folding genealogical chart. Library bound in very good condition but well identified as ex Edinburgh Public Library withdrawn. Very Good.
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GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 107.25 US$ 126.55 | JP¥ 14077]
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CAMPBELL, H F
Cambridge County Geographies: Caithness and Sutherland
Cambridge, The University Press, 1920. First Edition. hardcover. 12mo. Ex-library with labels on front eps, and spine, and a few stamps internally, otherwise a very clean copy. Grey-green cloth cover, with black lettering on slightly sunned spine. Very minor rubbing to front cover spine edge. Immediate despatch from the UK. Good+ .
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GBP 39.90 [Appr.: EURO 45 US$ 53.15 | JP¥ 5912]
Keywords: Scotland
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ROBERT INNES SHEARER; CLARK, HUGH; SELLERS, ROBIN M.
The Birds and Mammals of Caithness: Robert Innes Shearer's Contributions to the Natural History of Caithness,1859-1867
Caithness, Bellfield Publications. 2005. (ISBN: 095491970x) Soft, 4to. Light wear. Very tidy. Very Good Plus.
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Keywords: 095491970x
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CLOSE-BROOKS, JOANNA
Two Bronzes from Caithness.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1975. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 2 Pages and 1 figure. Quarto (standard book size). Very Good. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Quarto (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland;
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205534
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Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Two Bronzes from Caithness
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