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R. J. BERRY AND H. N. FIRTH
The People of Orkney; Aspects of Orkney 4 (Four)
Published by The Orkney Press Ltd., St. Ola, Kirkwall, Orkney First Edition 1986. Kirkwall 1986. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine, black paper end papers. 8vo. 9'' x 6'' 346 pp. ISBN 0907618081. Colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper with very small creases to the corners of the spine tip, not price clipped. Dust wrapper without any tears or chips and supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. This book is not signed by the authors.
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.75 US$ 61.09 | JP¥ 6773]
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FIRTH, JOHN
Reminiscences of an Orkney Parish: Together with Old Orkney Words, Riddles and Proverbs
Stromness Orkney, John Rae. 2nd Edition. Original Grey Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 160p portrait frontis of author and several other plates complete.Book clean, fresh and tight without significant marks or signtures - a very collectable or presentable copy. Only defect is a little discolouration alongside the front hinge - ? from original binding. No evidence of repair. See scans. Very Good +/No d/w (as issued?).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008300
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 84 US$ 95.46 | JP¥ 10583]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish History Orkney History Literature & Fiction
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FLAWS, MARGARET & LAMB, GREGOR
The Orkney dictionary
Orkney Language & Culture Group, 2005. Used - Very Good. VG paperback New edition. A very nice bright, clean copy. ISBN: 0952932423
-- Cotswold Internet Books -- Book number: BOOKS243678I
GBP 24.50 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 31.18 | JP¥ 3457]
Keywords: 0952932423
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FLETT, "JOHN S,"
On the Discovery in Orkney of the John o'Groat's Horizon of the Old Red Sandstone. A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, 1894.
Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1894. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 3 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 218013.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 218013
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.27 | JP¥ 1693]
Keywords: BZDB395 Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; On the Discovery in Orkney of the John oGroats Horizon of the Old Red Sandstone A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 1894 John S Flett
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FORSYTH, KATHERINE
The Ogham-Inscribed Spindle-Whorl From Buckquoy: Evidence For The Irish Language in Pre-Viking Orkney? An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1995.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1995. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 20 pages and 2 illustrations. 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: 236205.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236205
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.27 | JP¥ 1693]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; The OghamInscribed SpindleWhorl From Buckquoy Evidence For The Irish Language in PreViking Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1995 Katherine Forsyth
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GARSON GEORGE
Orkney All the Way Through
Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd. 1992, First Edition. (ISBN: 0859763625). Paperback. Clean tight copy. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Webbooks, Wigtown -- Book number: C00003197
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.36 | JP¥ 706]
Keywords: Scotland 0859763625
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GARSON,GEORGE
ORKNEY ALL THE WAY THROUGH
John Donald Publishers: Edinburgh, 1992 This is a personal celebration of the spirit of Orkney, it's islands, it's customs and folklore, it's people and it's language. 90pp. A very good+ copy in soft covers
-- Magis Books -- Book number: 1157
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.36 | JP¥ 706]
Keywords: occult esoteric new age 0859763625
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GEDDES, TEX
Hebridean Sharker
London, Herbert Jenkins. 1960, 1st Edition. Original Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. p.183. 13 illustrations on 12 plates. Original dark grey-green cloth, gilt titling on sine. Book is clean and tight without marks or signatures - fine but for linear toning of the inner fep as usual. The striking d/w is unpriceclipped and is VG with no chipping or loss; there is a little creasing at the top of the spine and light edge and corner wear. It is toned at the edges when examined from inside. There is a small 1cm superficial abrasion on the front - hardly noticeable. A very collectable copy .- see scans. Very Good +/Very Good +.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 004692
GBP 185.00 [Appr.: EURO 206.75 US$ 235.47 | JP¥ 26105]
Keywords: Basking Sharks Tex Geddes Cruising in the Hebrides Highlands Scotland Western Isles Sailing Tour Small boats Orkney Orkneys Shetland Isles Cape Wrath Smoo Cave Maeshowe Stromness Kirkwall Foula Papa Stour Out Skerries Lighthouse Whales Stornoway Whaling S
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BARRY GEORGE
The History of the Orkney Islands
1805. Hardcover. Viii + 509pp, 11 plates, map is a photostat, smartly rebound in half calf/marbled boards, raised bands, leather title lbel to spine. Authors presentation copy, some old water staining on odd page, few small repairs. Nice looking copy ; Sm 4to -; Shelf 7. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 56953
GBP 310.00 [Appr.: EURO 346.5 US$ 394.57 | JP¥ 43743]
Keywords: Orkneys Scotland British Topography
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GIBSON W M
Auld Peedie Kirks
Kirkwall: BPP, 1991. Paperback. ISBN: 9780951839201. 110pp, illustrated fine in original illustrated card covers; Octavo. Fine .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 053077
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.73 | JP¥ 1411]
Keywords: 9780951839201 Scotland Orkney British Topography
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GIBSON, W. M.
Herring Fishing, The - Stronsay Vol. 1
Edinburgh, B.P.P. 1989, First Edition. Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 90 pages. A fascinating history from 3000BC to the 20th Century. Black and white illustrations and photographs. Good.
-- Books & Bygones -- Book number: 23809
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.46 | JP¥ 2822]
Keywords: Fishing Fish Herring Boats Orkney Islands
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H.A. GILBERT AND ARTHUR BROOK:
Watchings and Wanderings Among Birds.
London, Arrowsmith, 1931.. First. 30 photograph and photographic frontispiece. 207pp. Reddish boards, slightly bleached on spine. Traces of foxing to end-papers. Glued on inner front cover is a colour painting of pheasants. VG. No dj.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 1036
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.27 | JP¥ 1693]
Keywords: Ornithology, Bird-Watching, Orkney, Natural History
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GOODIER, R. (ED.)
The natural environment of Orkney
Nature Conservancy Council, Edinburgh, 1975.1st edition.Paper covers, comb bound.Good/No Jacket.Little used. In English.1 kg.
-- Acanthophyllum Books -- Book number: 16365
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.73 | JP¥ 1411]
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RITCHIE ANNA & GRAHAM
The Ancient Monuments of Orkney
Edinburgh: HMSO, 1993. 0114924783. Paperback. ISBN: 0114924783. Good to very good in thin board-clean copy; B&W Illustrations; 8.03 X 5.75 X 0.24 inches; 71 pages. Very Good .
-- Ryans Books -- Book number: 41045
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.09 | JP¥ 564]
Keywords: 0114924783
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GRAHAM RITCHIE, J.N.
Two New Pictish Symbol Stones from Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1969.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1969. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 4 pages, 2 Figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Quarto(standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 205450.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205450
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Keywords: BZDB395 Two.New.Pictish.Symbol.Stones.From.Orkney. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Two New Pictish Symbol Stones from Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1969 JN Graham Ritchie
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GRANT, JAMES
Scheme for the Re-Organisation of the Constabulary Force of the County of Orkney
Kirkwall: William Peace & Son, Printers, 1883. Reprint. Brown hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 20pp. Excerpt from Minutes of a Meeting of the Police Committee of the Commissioners of Supply of the County of Orkney held upon 20th March 1883.. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Modern Rebind. Cover lightly rubbed. Sunning to spine. New eps. Previous owner inscription to title page. Title page professionally restored. Browning to pages .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: e5072a
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 45.82 | JP¥ 5080]
Keywords: True Crime 1850 - 1900 Antiquarian Scots History
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GREIG, ANDREW
In Another Light
Near fine/VGC. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004. A Phienix House Book. First UK edition-first printing. Green hardback(gilt lettering to the spine) in near fine condition, with Dj(watermark/stain inside the edge of the front Dj cover, a couple of small nicks, scratch and crease on the edges of the Dj cover) in VGC. Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark and light shelf wear on the outer edges, a couple of small nicks and creases on the edges of the pages. Nice and clean book except for the stain mark inside the edge of the Dj cover. 388pp. Price un-clipped. Near Fine/Very Good. ISBN: 9780297848783
-- Alpha 2 Omega Books -- Book number: 1199
GBP 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.82 | JP¥ 1975]
Keywords: Fathers and sons Orkney (Scotland) Island (Pinang) & 9780297848783
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GRIMOND , JO:
Memoirs
Heinemann 1979 First VG/VG edgewear price clipped 316pp 35 b/w photos 9.5 x 6.5 780g
¶ When Jo Grimond was leader of the Liberal party and much in the public eye, he impressed his fellow countrymen as an honest and engaging man with original views, wisdom and powers of persuasion. These memoirs bear out this impression
-- Stort Books -- Book number: 5480
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14 | JP¥ 1552]
Keywords: memoirs jo grimond liberal party public affairs orkney shetland asquith 0434306002
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GROAT WILLIAM:
Sea under my counter.
Paul Harris Publishing 1980 Hardback ISBN 0904505952 First edition. Blue cloth covers. A clean book apart from the owner's name on front end paper. Dustwrapper is slightly faded on spine. The author describes his experiences operating a 6½ ton cabin cruiser acting as a mobile bank for the remote islands of the Orkneys. 96 pages Wt 0.4 kg Very Good (Very Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 16990
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.09 | JP¥ 2117]
Keywords: Banking Scottish Topography Orkney
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RAILWAY GUIDE.
Handbook to the Highland section of the London Midland and Scottish Railway and to the West Coast, Orkney Islands, &c. Season 1938.
Inverness: Northern Chronicle, [1938] 57th edition. 18cm. [8], 180pp, [4], xii pp adverts, plates, maps, text illustrations, multi-folding map tipped in to rear. Original pictorial colour-printed paper wraps, endpaper adverts. Wraps lightly soiled and rubbed.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 43036
GBP 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 US$ 36.91 | JP¥ 4092]
Keywords: Local History scotland guide railways
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GUNN, J. (ASSOCIATION COPY, BEING FROM THE LIBRARY OF JEFFERY BOSWALL).
Orkney the Magnetic North. With Contributed Chapters.
London. Nelson. Reprint of revised edition. 1949. Hardback. 8vo. 286 pages. Photo frontis and 26 photo illustrations. Maps on end papers. Publishers blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt Coat of Arms on front cover. Blue top edge. Pages clean and bright throughout, and no foxing spots. Sound binding and covers. Very light shelf rub to edges, and small, light, bumps to two corners. Attractive book plate on front paste-down. Book in VG condition. No D.w. - .##. - Association copy. The most attractive bookplate, with an illustration of a peregrine falcon on a cliff face, is that of Jeffery Boswall, author of "Birds for All Seasons", "British Birds" etc. Boswall had a long association with the BBC, in connection with many natural history programmes. Named his son Peregrine. - .##. -
-- Clevedon Books (Member of PBFA) -- Book number: 7012
GBP 8.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.82 | JP¥ 1199]
Keywords: travel, Orkney, topography, history, scenery, local history, buildings, architecture, antiquities, social, society, Scapa Flow, association copy,
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GUNN, J
Orkney The Magnetic North
Thomas Nelson and Son. 1945-01-01. Hardcover, 17 to 19 cm tall (12mo). Illustrated in monochrome. Foxing on edges. 286 pages. Good.
-- M. Godding Ltd. -- Book number: 134300
GBP 5.10 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.49 | JP¥ 720]
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GUNN J.:
Orkney: the Magnetic North.
Thomas Nelson 1946 reprint Hardback Rubbed cloth covers with gilt titles. Owners name in ink on frotn end paper. B & W plates. Maps on end papers. 286 pages 5" x 7.5" Wt 0.5 Kg Good
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 8528
GBP 4.90 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.24 | JP¥ 691]
Keywords: Orkney Scotland
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GUNN J.:
Orkney: The Magnetic North
Nelson 1946 Hardback Reprint Blue cloth covers. Owners name on front end paper. Dustwrapper with wear at edges and small sections missing. 286 pages Wt 0.5 Kg Good (Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 17942
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.36 | JP¥ 706]
Keywords: Scottish Topography Orkneys NOISBN
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GUNN, J.
Orkney : The Magnetic North
London, Thomas Nelson And Sons Ltd. 1945. Hard Cover, 7.5 x 5 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, very slight foxing to page edges and no bumping to corners. 286pp. Detailed guide to the Orkney Islands, to the north of Scotland's mainland. Very Good (+)/No Jacket.
-- Godley Books -- Book number: 013000
GBP 5.20 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.62 | JP¥ 734]
Keywords: Scotland, Travel, History, Features Local History
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