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Die Orkney Und Shetland Inseln
Gotha, A Petermann. 1855. 25 x 19cm. Attractive tinted litho map based on British Admiralty surveys of 1853.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 161380
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 US$ 39.82 | JP¥ 4408]
Keywords: Orkney Shetland Map
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MARRUS, DAVID
Pages from My Album - Inverlochy & the Northern Isles
New York, Pubd. By Author. 2005, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, Oblong 4to. Ill.: David Marrus. The Author American photographer David Marrus took a trip to Scotland in 2004, when these monochrome pictures were taken. Pictures of Inverness-shire - Glen Nevis, Inverlochy & Orkney - Sanday Fair Isle Shetland Stronsay Yell Lerwick Invergordon etc. 25 plates, some double page. As new. Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 002563
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 31.85 | JP¥ 3527]
Keywords: Photography David Marrus Scotland Scottish Highlands Inverness-shire Glen Nevis Inverlochy Sanday Orkney Far Isle Shetland Stronsay Yell Lerwick Invergordon David Marrus
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MARWICK, HUGH
Ancient Monuments in Orkney
Edinburgh, Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1959. Paperback, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 5.5 x 8.5"; 38pp + 12 plates; paperback, with fold out map inside rear cover; very good copy; illustrated. Ministry of Works Official Guide-book. Price 2s. 6d. Net;. Very Good.
-- Books & Bygones -- Book number: 7731
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.64 | JP¥ 735]
Keywords: Orkney Scotland Island Ancient Monument Cairn Bronze Age Celtic Mission Kirkwall
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MARWICK, HUGH
Ancient Monuments in Orkney.
Edinburgh H M S O 1952-01-01, 1963. Hardback. 56.00x75.00. 1952 paperback edition.. Fair .
-- Books and Bobs -- Book number: E031879
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.29 | JP¥ 1029]
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MARWICK, HUGH:
The County Books. Orkney.
Robert Hale. London. 1951 1st edition. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Edges rubbed, corners torn, some minor loss to ends of spine. Price clipped). Corners slightly bumped, ends of spine faded on cloth. Inside neat inscription to front endpaper. Else generally a very clean and tight copy. With b/w photographic plates. With fold out map at back. One of a set of books describing the Counties of the British Isles as they existed before 1973. This volume covers Orkney. Chapters on Earliest Settlers, Brochs, Norse, Sagas, Earls Sigurd, Thorfinn, Hakon, Magnus, Rognvald, Harald, Battle of Summerdale, Church, Dialct, place names, traditions. Includes, StMagnus’ Cathedral, Maeshowe, Skara Brae, Stenness, Ring of Brogar, Midhowe Broch, Kirkwall, Birsay, Scapa Flow, and much more.
-- The Antique Map & Bookshop -- Book number: 75131
€  10.00 [Appr.: US$ 11.6 | £UK 8.75 | JP¥ 1284]
Keywords: BRITISH TOPOGRAPHY
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ERNEST WALKER MARWICK
The Folklore of Orkney
Birlinn, 2011. Softcover. Fine Condition. 9781780270081 Fine 1st impression 2011 Birlinn paperback reissue, with some illustrations. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 1780270089. ISBN/EAN: 9781780270081. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
-- 84 Charing Cross Road Books -- Book number: 061070
GBP 65.00 [Appr.: EURO 74.5 US$ 86.27 | JP¥ 9552]
Keywords: BZDB14 Genealogy & Local History; The Folklore of Orkney Ernest Walker Marwick
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MARWICK, ERNEST WALKER
The Folklore of Orkney and Shetland.
Birlinn Ltd, 2000. Edition: New edition. Paperback, Pages: 192. Spine creased. Used; Good. ISBN10: 1841580481. ISBN13: 9781841580487.
-- Bookbarn International -- Book number: 2237274
GBP 20.72 [Appr.: EURO 23.75 US$ 27.5 | JP¥ 3045]
Keywords: ISBN10: 1841580481. ISBN13: 9781841580487.
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MARWICK, ERNEST WALKER; ROBERTSON, JOHN D M [ED.]
An Orkney Anthology. Selected Works. Volume One
Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, 1991. First Edition. Maroon hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 180mm (10" x 7"). 491pp. B/w photographic plates.. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: j9761
GBP 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 43.5 US$ 50.44 | JP¥ 5584]
Keywords: Scotland Scots History
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MASON, JAMES; NEWTON, A.W.; MCKAY, D.W.; KINNEAR, J.A.M.
Fisheries in the Orkney area. A survey of the industry, the types of fish landed, etc. 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. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Octavo. 17 pages, 9 figures, 1 table. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 072983.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072983
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.27 | JP¥ 1469]
Keywords: BZDB395 Science Biology Orcadian Fisheries Royal Society of Edinburgh; Fisheries in the Orkney area A survey of the industry the types of fish landed etc An original article from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 1985 Mason James Newton AW
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CHARLES ALFRED MAXWELL
The Sea Kings of Orkney and other historical Tales
Edinburgh, William P. Nimmo. 1870, First Edition. Decorative Boards, 12mo. Historical tales, Bookplate on front pastedown, some splitting to endpapers at front hinge. Brown decorative cloth, all edges gilt. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 45902
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 46.45 | JP¥ 5143]
Keywords: Orkney, Folklore, Scottish Literature,
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MAXWELL, CHARLES ALFRED:
The Sea Kings of Orkney, and other Tales
Edinburgh, William P, 1870 Full leather binding, gilt lettering to front board 'Harlow College Prize' some wear, splitting towards the top of the front hinge about 1.5 inches, banded spine, gilt ornament to panels, gilt title to black background pasted to spine, full edge red, fading to spine and top edge of closed pages, corners a little bowed and rubbed, feathered endpapers, engraved frontispiece 'The Sea Kings of Orkney',' light foxing to preliminaries otherwise clean and fully readable, 436 pages, hand written dedication on the reverse side of the front endpaper, it reads something like ' Ernest Charlton M Caroghen Prize for great diligence in the second Form at Harlow College, Midsummer 1871 ---Earle,' illustrated with black and white engravings, a very good collectable book with a nice provinence
-- Horsham Rare Books -- Book number: 15069
GBP 33.00 [Appr.: EURO 38 US$ 43.8 | JP¥ 4849]
Keywords: Historic stories, Orkney, Sea Kings of Orkney, history, Literature
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MCCONNELL, BERNIE.
Seals in Orkney. The grey seal and the common seal the historical and current status of Orcadian seals and an outline of some of their interactions with man. 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. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Octavo. 10 pages, 5 figures, 1 tables. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 072985.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072985
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Keywords: BZDB395 Science Biology Orcadian Seals Common Seals Grey Seals Royal Society of Edinburgh; Seals in Orkney The grey seal and the common seal the historical and current status of Orcadian seals and an outline of some of their interactions with man An origi
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MCFADYEN, JOCK & SELF, WILL
From Orkney and Other Places.
Orkney, The Pier Arts Centre. 1999. (ISBN: 0953113132) Paperback, 16mo. Book, A collection of 6 cards, printed in colour, housed in a card portfolio. Unused, a Fine copy. Fine.
-- Colin Martin Books -- Book number: 078126
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.93 | JP¥ 1763]
Keywords: 0953113132 Jock Mcfadyen Paintings
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MCKEE, ALEXANDER,
BLACK SATURDAY.
New English Library, London, 1972, 1st in imprint, 173pp, diagram in text, [iii]ads., wraparound coloured pictorial wrappers by Chris Mayger, an account of the sinking of the battleship Royal Oak in Scapa Flow, the Royal Navy's Home Fleet base in the Orkney Islands, by U-47 under the command of Lieutenant Prien, shortly after the start of WW2 in October 1939 with the loss of over 800 lives, slight roll with light vertical creasing to spine, lightly rubbed at extrems., edges tanned, very good,
-- A Book for all Reasons -- Book number: 40076
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.97 | JP¥ 661]
Keywords: war ww2 navy scapa flow orkney royal oak submarine u-boat battleship prien vf45
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MCLEAN, ALLAN CAMPBELL:
The Highland & Island of Scotland;
Glasgow, Collins, 1976; 1st edition; Hardback; 11.5" x 8"; N fine/ Dj Nr fine; 160pp profusely illustrated; Dark green cober swiht gilt tiotle on spine; Dust jacket has price intact.. " Written with provocative wit and perception the author communicates a very personal journey through the Highlands & Islands---- a land of many paradoxes and landscapes of incomparatible beauty, a hard life for the poor, a good life for the rich."
-- Wheen O' Books -- Book number: 10397
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.27 | JP¥ 1469]
Keywords: Scotland Highlands & Islands, Dunoon, Oban, Fort William, Wester Ross, Sutherland, Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland, Caithness
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MCMINNIES , W G:
Signpost
Larby 1964 H/Back pictorial boards VG profuse colour & b/w photos throughout maps pull-out folded map in cover pocket 560pp 9 x 6 715g
¶ "An intimate and independent guide to Pleasant Ports of call in Britain, The Channel Islands, Orkney and the Scilly Isles. Written to help and hearten not only those searching for, but also those trying to provide, a better hospitality and holiday.."
-- Stort Books -- Book number: 10903
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.95 | JP¥ 1323]
Keywords: holiday traveller accomodation guide hotel guest Britain Scilly Orkney Channel Jersey Guernsey B000S35RDY
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MCMINNIES , W G:
Signpost : Independent Guide to Pleasant Ports of Call
Larby 1959 H/Back green cloth boards Good 401pp many colour and b/w illustrations 9 x 6 790g
¶ Here is a delightful travel book that highlights places to visit and stay in Britain, the Channel Isles, Orkney and Scilly. It provides a fascinating insight into post-war Britain.
-- Stort Books -- Book number: 11070
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.27 | JP¥ 1469]
Keywords: non-fiction travel visit Britain Scilly Channel Isles Orkney hotel Inn
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MCNAUGHTON, WILLIAM D.
Early Congregational Independency in Orkney
Cambridge: United Reformed Church History Society, 2006. First Edition. Soft cover. viii, 100 pages, illustrated, index of persons, subject & place index.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 146685
GBP 5.37 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.13 | JP¥ 789]
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MCNEILL, CAROL.
Scottish Highlands & Islands.
St. Ives: James Pike. 1975. 1st ed. "Part of the magic of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is that everyone sees them a little differently and each visitor finds his own particular favourite spot". Pp 32, 8 b/w illustrations, 1 sketch map. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+.
-- Chilton Books -- Book number: 21689
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.31 | JP¥ 588]
Keywords: Mcneill Scottish Highlands Islands Orkney Shetland A17495 Scotland
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MERRILL, JOHN:
A Walk through the Scottish Islands From Arran to Orkney;
Edinburgh, Spurbooks, 1981; 1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dust jacket Nr fine. 156pp with many illustrations & Maps. Blue covers with gilt title on spine. Protected dust jacket has price intact.
-- Wheen O' Books -- Book number: 21806
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.25 US$ 9.29 | JP¥ 1029]
Keywords: Walks Scotland Scottish Islands Arran Orkney 0715720546
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J. MILLER
"The North Atlantic Front. Orkney, Shetland, Faroe and Iceland at War."
"Berlinn, [Edinburgh, 2003]" "8vo., First Edition, with numerous photographs and maps in the text; cloth, gilt back, a very good, clean copy in the dustwrapper. Already uncommon in this condition."
-- Island Books -- Book number: 12714
GBP 27.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 US$ 35.84 | JP¥ 3968]
Keywords: "mstock, naval, ww2, scotland, iceland, orkney, shetland, faroe, scapa flow"
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MILLER, JAMES,
THE NORTH ATLANTIC FRONT - Orkney, Shetland, Faroe and Iceland at War.
Birlinn, Edinburgh, 2005, 1st edn., 176pp, maps and half tone photo ills. in text, large format (10.5 x 7.5 inches approx.), black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, a description of the North Atlantic Front in two world wars, in WW1 the Northern Patrol from Scapa Flow, the Royal Navy's large naval base in the Orkneys greatley assisted by the great Norwegian mine barrage, and in WW2 with Norway occupied the Allies occupyied the Faroes and Iceland which, with Orkney and Shetland and the armed naval patrol of the intervening seas, created a more westerly barrier. Also covered is information about the Shetland Bus, the clandestine service operated by the Norwegian Navy in exile between Northern Scotland, Shetland and occupied Norway, faint bump lower tip upper board, near fine in a near fine dustwrapper,
-- A Book for all Reasons -- Book number: 40945
GBP 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 US$ 22.56 | JP¥ 2498]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 atlantic orkney shetland faroe iceland a/s
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MILLER P R
Orkney
London: Batsford, 1976. Hardcover. ISBN: 9780713431315. 192pp, illustrated and with a map , xlib, blue cloth, D/W; Octavo. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 57373
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.64 | JP¥ 735]
Keywords: 9780713431315 Scotland British Topography
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MILLER, RONALD
Orkney
Batsford. 1976-09-16. (ISBN: 0713431318) Hardcover, 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). Illustrated in monochrome. Good.
-- M. Godding Ltd. -- Book number: 127920
GBP 5.30 [Appr.: EURO 6.25 US$ 7.03 | JP¥ 779]
Keywords: 0713431318
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MILLER, RONALD (ED.)
The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: The County of Orkney
Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press. 1985. Hard, 8vo. DJ very lightly tanned with light edgewear, else fine. Fine/Very Good Plus.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 56065
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 63 US$ 73 | JP¥ 8082]
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