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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
-- Val Waring (formerly Stort Books) -- Book number: 5480
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.79 | JP¥ 852]
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 17.25 US$ 19.46 | JP¥ 2130]
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 33.25 US$ 37.63 | JP¥ 4117]
Keywords: Local History scotland guide railways
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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 4.95 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.42 | JP¥ 703]
Keywords: Scotland, Travel, History, Features Local History
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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 4.10 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.32 | JP¥ 582]
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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$ 11.03 | JP¥ 1207]
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
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$ 6.49 | JP¥ 710]
Keywords: Scottish Topography Orkneys NOISBN
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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$ 6.36 | JP¥ 696]
Keywords: Orkney Scotland
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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 79.75 US$ 90.83 | JP¥ 9938]
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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$ 12.98 | JP¥ 1420]
Keywords: Archaeological Investigation Orkney Vikings Piercebridge
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HARVIE-BROWN, J A; BUCKLEY, T E
A Vertebrate Fauna of the Orkney Islands
Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1891. First Edition. Green hardback cloth cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xxiv, 314pp + ads. Colour map at rear. B/W plates and illustrations within text.. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and edgeworn. Traces of catalogue number at spine, and remnants of label at fep. Presumed ex lib. Rear inner hinge split, also gutter at half title. Shaken .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: e6460b
GBP 140.00 [Appr.: EURO 159.5 US$ 181.67 | JP¥ 19876]
Keywords: Scotland Natural History
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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$ 11.68 | JP¥ 1278]
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$ 3.89 | JP¥ 426]
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$ 2.6 | JP¥ 284]
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$ 19.46 | JP¥ 2130]
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. A rare original article from the Edinburgh Review, 1806.
Edinburgh Review, Longmans, Green & Co. 1806. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 20 Pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 2. Category: Edinburgh Review; Inventory No: 029900.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 029900
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
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 A rare original article from the Edinburgh Review 1806 James Headrick
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HEDGES, JOHN W.
Short Cists Recently Excavated at Lower Ellibister and other Locations in Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1980.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1980. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 28 Pages and 5 figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Quarto (standard book size). Multiple copies available this title. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 205619.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205619
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Short Cists Recently Excavated at Lower Ellibister and other Locations in Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1980 John W Hedges
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HENSHALL, A.S.
Clothing found at Huntsgarth, Harray, Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1969.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1969. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 10 pages, 2 Plates, 9 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: 205453.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 205453
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Clothing.Found.At.Huntsgarth.Harray.Orkney. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Clothing found at Huntsgarth Harray Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1969 AS Henshall
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HERBERT, R.A.
Development of mass blooms of photosynthetic bacteria on sheltered beaches in Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands. An original article from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1985.
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. Octavo. 11 pages, 7 figures. Very Good. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 072980.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072980
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
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 An original article from the Proceedings of the Royal Soci
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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$ 7.79 | JP¥ 852]
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$ 12.98 | JP¥ 1420]
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$ 12.98 | JP¥ 1420]
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
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 11.61 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 15.07 | JP¥ 1648]
Keywords: BZDB37 Sociology & Culture; Scotland; Modern;
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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 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 8.11 | JP¥ 887]
Keywords: Orkney Papa Westray Scotland
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HEWITSON, JIM
Papa Westray: Island at the Rainbow's End (Signed)
Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing. 2005, New Edition. (ISBN: 1851588213). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First appearance under this title having first been published in 1995 under the title Clinging to the Edge, 8vo, 224pp, photo illustrations; line illustrations; VG+ Copy in VG+ DJ; signed by the author on the title page. Laid in is a laminated Westray bookmark. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author.
-- Roger Lucas Booksellers -- Book number: 38726
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.22 | JP¥ 1775]
Keywords: Local History, Orkney Islands, Topography, Scotland, Local History Scotland 1851588213
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