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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 9.75 US$ 11.78 | JP¥ 1303]
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 5.20 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 7.2 | JP¥ 797]
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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 5.75 US$ 6.79 | JP¥ 751]
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$ 6.93 | JP¥ 767]
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$ 7.2 | JP¥ 797]
Keywords: Scotland, Travel, History, Features Local History
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HAMILTON, J. R. C.
Excavations at Jarlshof, Shetland; Ministry of Works Archaeological Reports No. 1 (One)
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London First Edition 1956. London 1956. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 4to. 11½'' x 9''. Contains xiv, 228 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations, plans and fold-out plates throughout. Ex Dagenham Reference Library with book plate to the front paste down, one stamp to the copyright page and lower end paper. Near Fine condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with just short closed tear to the head of the spine, not price clipped. This is not an issued library book and remained in the library as reference stock. Dust wrapper 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.
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 79.5 US$ 96.99 | JP¥ 10734]
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O'HANLON, BERNARD.:
Trawler. A Journey Through the North Atlantic.
Hamish Hamilton 2003 1st. 339pp. Illustared. Maps. 24x16. An unmarked copy:-Fine in Fine d/j. This is the story of a deep-sea fishing trip made by an ordinary Orkney trawler, her five man crew, and the author. In terrible weather conditions the trawler voyaged along the UK continental-shelf edge to within one days steaming of the Ice Cap where the nets descend to a kilometre or more. This book provides a vivid account of the voyage, and the trials and tribulations of the trawler's skipper and crew during terrible weather conditions, including battling through Category One Force 12 hurricane.
-- Gerald Lee Maritime Books -- Book number: 19152
GBP 2.95 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 4.09 | JP¥ 452]
Keywords: 312. ships and the sea; Orkney fishing; North Atlantic fishing; fishing industry; Scottish trawlers 0241140145
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HARDING, DR. A. F. (ED.)
University of Durham & University of Newcastle upon Tyne: archaeological reports for 1979 & 1980 [2 volumes].
Durham: University of Durham, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Pair of clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spines, pages printed one side, no inscriptions, appear little used. 46 & 60 pages respectively, illustrations on plates, references. Good.
-- Aucott & Thomas -- Book number: 56353
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1533]
Keywords: Archaeological Investigation Orkney Vikings Piercebridge
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HAVELOCK-ALLAN, LUCY:
The PIER GALLERY: Stromness, Orkney
Stromness, Orkney: Pier Arts Centre Trust, 1978 . Paper back in pictorial card cover, thread sewn. Size: quarto, (232x214mm). 64 pages heavily illustrated including colour. Includes two essays by Patrick Heron and Alan Bowness. With brief biographies and the provenance for works in the collection. Very Good, cover toned and a little soiled but contents clean and bright. Margaret Gardiner who collected avant-garde painting and scupture between the wars and since now makes her collection a gift to Orkney
-- David Spenceley Books -- Book number: 5831
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 12.47 | JP¥ 1380]
Keywords: Kenneth Armitage, Naum Gabo, William Gear, Hepworth, Patrick Heron, Ben Nicholson, Eduardo Paolozzi,
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HAVELOCK ALLAN, LUCY
The Pier Gallery Stromness Orkney
Stromness Orkney, Pier Arts Centre Centre Trust. 1978. Paperback, Sm Qto. Book, 64 pages, illustrated. a Fine clean, tidy copy. Fine.
-- Colin Martin Books -- Book number: 070367
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 4.16 | JP¥ 460]
Keywords: Stromness Pier Art Gallery Orkney
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HAVELOCK ALLAN, LUCY
The Pier Gallery Stromness Orkney
Stromness Orkney, Pier Arts Centre Centre Trust. 1978. Paperback, Sm Qto. Book, 64 pages, illustrated. a Very Good clean, tidy copy. Very Good.
-- Colin Martin Books -- Book number: 082273
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.77 | JP¥ 307]
Keywords: Stromness Pier Art Gallery Orkney
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HAWKRIDGE, JOHN. SIGNED
Sticks and Stones, An Autobiography
Leeds, J H Productions. 1987, First [& Only ?] Edition. Hardback 145mm x 225mm tall. 189pp + 16pp with 20 colour photo plates. Very good, in the original yellow boards/black spine title and with price-clipped and lightly spotted but good dust-wrapper. SIGNED by the Author on the title-leaf, a presentation copy to one "Roy". Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
-- Christopher Baron -- Book number: 000894
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 20.78 | JP¥ 2300]
Keywords: Lake District Harrison Stickle Jungfraujoch Ballinasloe Lyke Wake Whernside Eiger Ben Nevis Corpach Orkney Great Gable Blencathra Stonehenge Handicap Handicapped Climbing Walking Mountain Mountains Mountaineering Private Publishing Signed Spastic Cerebral
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HEADRICK, JAMES.
Barry's Account of the Orkney Islands, their past and present state, industry and the means of its improvements.
Edinburgh Review, Longmans, Green & Co. 1806. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the quarterly volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Octavo. 20 pages. A disbound article. Edinburgh Review, 1806. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Edinburgh Review; Inventory No: 029900.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 029900
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1533]
Keywords: BZDB395 History. British History. Orkney Islands. Edinburgh Review; Barrys Account of the Orkney Islands their past and present state industry and the means of its improvements Headrick James
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JAMES HEADRICK.
Barry's Account of the Orkney Islands.
Edinburgh Review, Longmans, Green & Co. 1806. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 20 Pages. Octavo. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Edinburgh Review, 1806, Volume 8. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Edinburgh Review; Inventory No: 123603.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 123603
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1533]
Keywords: BZDB395 Edinburgh Review; Barrys Account of the Orkney Islands James Headrick
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HEBDEN, ROSEMARY
Eday Orkney's Best Kept Secret
Carrick Press, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. A heavy item that will require additional shipping for overseas customers on some sites. Personal Inscr by author to fep. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket .
-- Lion Books -- Book number: 64618
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 41.57 | JP¥ 4600]
Keywords: Scotland
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HEDGES, JOHN W.
Short Cists Recently Excavated at Lower Ellibister and other Locations in Orkney.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1980. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 28 Pages and 5 figures. 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; Inventory No: 205619.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205619
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.63 | JP¥ 1840]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Short Cists Recently Excavated at Lower Ellibister and other Locations in Orkney John W Hedges
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HEDGES, JOHN W.
Tomb of the Eagles: a window on Stone Age tribal Britain.
John Murray Publishers Ltd, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 244 pages, 25 photos on plates and 46 illustrations in the text, bibliography, index. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket.
-- Aucott & Thomas -- Book number: 47969
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 11.08 | JP¥ 1227]
Keywords: Isbister Orkney Islands Neolithic burials White-tailed sea eagles
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HENSHALL, A.S.
Clothing found at Huntsgarth, Harray, Orkney.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1969. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 10 pages, 2 Plates, 9 Figures. Note; this is an an original article separated from a bound volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Size: Quarto(standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 205453.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205453
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 10.39 | JP¥ 1150]
Keywords: BZDB395 Clothing.Found.At.Huntsgarth.Harray.Orkney. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Clothing found at Huntsgarth Harray Orkney AS Henshall
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HERBERT, R.A.
Development of mass blooms of photosynthetic bacteria on sheltered beaches in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Section B, 1985, on the Marine Biology of the Orkney Islands. 1985. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Octavo. 11 pages, 7 figures. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 072980.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072980
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Keywords: BZDB395 Science Biology Beach Bacteria Orcadian Beach Bacteria Royal Society of Edinburgh; Development of mass blooms of photosynthetic bacteria on sheltered beaches in Scapa Flow Orkney Islands Herbert RA
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W. S. HEWISON
Orkney
Great Britain, John Menzies. First Thus, Binding: Soft Cover, Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Guide No date. Adverts.probally 50s 60,s Illustrated. 72 pp. Slight finger marks to cover.
-- The London Bookworm -- Book number: 043290
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.31 | JP¥ 920]
Keywords: Non-Fiction/Orkney/History/Guide
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W.S. HEWISON
Scapa Flow in War and Peace. FINE COPY
"Bellavista, [Kirkwall, 1995]" "8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece map, plates, illustrations in the text and a folding map; original pictorial wrappers, a fine copy."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 22122
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1533]
Keywords: "naval, ww1, great war, royal navy, scapa flow, orkneys, orkney islands, stromness"
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HEWISON, W S
This Great Harbour: Scapa Flow (Aspects of Orkney)
Stromness, Orkney Press. 1985, First Edition. (ISBN: 0907618111). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st edition in the Aspects of Orkney series, 8vo, 390pp, photo illustrations; VG+ Copy in VG+ DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
-- Roger Lucas Booksellers -- Book number: 32843
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1533]
Keywords: Local History, Orkney, Topography, Scotland, Scapa Flow, Maritime, Naval Maritime and Naval Scotland 0907618111
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HEWITSON, JIM
Clinging to the Edge: Journals from an Orkney Island.
Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. A clean & tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright priceclipped dustjacket. 224 pages, illustrated by 15 colour & 15 b/w photos on plates, and many b/w drawings and a map in the text, glossary.. Fine in Very Good dust jacket.
-- Aucott & Thomas -- Book number: 11299
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 17.32 | JP¥ 1917]
Keywords: Orkney Papa Westray Scotland
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HEWITSON, JIM
Clinging to the Edge, Journals from an Orkney Island
Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh, 1996. First Edition, Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. 9781851588213 Size: Octavo (standard book size). 223 pp. Price clipped dust jacket, lightly worn and curling at edges. Line drawings and coloured photographs. Contents very clean and sound. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Scotland; Modern; ISBN: 1851588213. ISBN/EAN: 9781851588213. Inventory No: 17903.
-- Bygone Books -- Book number: 17903
GBP 9.61 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 13.32 | JP¥ 1474]
Keywords: BZDB37 Sociology & Culture; Scotland; Modern;
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HEWITSON JIM:
Clinging to the Edge Journals from an Orkney Island (Papa Westray)
Mainstream Publishing. 1996 Hardback ISBN 1851588213 First edition. Looks almost unread. Topo page edges are a little grubby. Pages are clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has slight rubbing and a tiny nick at top of spine, now in removeable clearview cover. 224 pages Brings together eight years of articles, essays and diary jottings which portray a fascinating island battered not just by Atlantic storms but by the pressures of contemporary economics. It provides a series of snapshots of life on the ocean fringe and reveals the strains, stresses and joys of being part of a compact community still living, more than most, in a world apart. Wt 0.6 Kg Very Good (Very Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 21790
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 12.47 | JP¥ 1380]
Keywords: Papa Westray Orkneys 1851588213
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