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MACKAY BROWN GEORGE:
The Golden Bird - Two Orkney Stories.
London. John Murray. 1987. Hardback. ISBN 0719543851 1st. Ed. EX-LIBRARY Cocked spine in unclipped dustwrapper with clearview library cover. Dusty upper page edges. Free front end paper missing. Usual Library markings to early & latter pages. 8.5" x 5.4". viii pp. + 226 pp. Wt: 0.6 Kg. Reading Copy Only
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 15932
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.09 | JP¥ 564]
Keywords: Scotland. Orkney. Scottish Literature.
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MACKAY BROWN GEORGE:
The Two Fiddlers: Tales from Orkney
Chatto and Windus 1974 Hardback ISBN 0701150416 EX-LIBRARY BOOK with usual stamps and remains of labels. Price clipped dustwrapper. Illustrated with drawings by Ian MacInnes. 163 pages Wt 0.5 Kg Good (Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 17336
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.36 | JP¥ 706]
Keywords: Fiction
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MACKENZIE, JAMES
The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney [Orknay] and Shetland 1836 & Reprint of 1750 Edition
Edinburgh: Laing & Forbes, 1836. [Second Edition]. Leather hardback cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xxxix, 112pp, vi.. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Re-backed. Marbled page block. Original and new eps. Book plate to front paste down. Previous owner inscription to fep. Light browning within .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: d2694a
GBP 130.00 [Appr.: EURO 145.25 US$ 165.46 | JP¥ 18344]
Keywords: Scotland History
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MACKENZIE, JAMES
The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney [Orknay] and Shetland 1836 & Reprint of 1750 Edition
Edinburgh: Laing & Forbes, 1836. [Second Edition]. Green cloth spine hardback board cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xxxix, 112pp, vi.. G : in good condition without dust jacket as issued. Re-backed. Boards rubbed and bumped. New eps. Book plate to front paste down. Light browning within .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: d2694aa
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 US$ 152.74 | JP¥ 16933]
Keywords: Scotland History
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MACKENZIE, JAMES
The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland
Edinburgh: Laing & Forbes, 1836. Second Edition. Brown board cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xxxiv, 112pp, vi. First printed in 1750, this is an edition printed for subscribers.. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. Boards rubbed with splits to spine. Previous owner's inscription in pencil on fep. Slight foxing .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: d2694
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.25 US$ 152.74 | JP¥ 16933]
Keywords: Scotland History
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MACKIE, EUAN W.
Gurness and Midhowe brochs in Orkney: some problems of misinterpretation. An original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1994.
Archaeological Journal of the Royal Archaeological Institute, Vol.151 for 1994, published 1995. 1994. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Quarto, 60 pages, 30 illustrations. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 222575.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 222575
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Keywords: BZDB395 Archaeology Scottish Prehistory Orkney Architecture Archaeological Journal; Gurness and Midhowe brochs in Orkney some problems of misinterpretation An original article from the Archaeological Journal 1994 MacKie Euan W
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MACKIE, EUAN W.
The Megalith Builders
Oxford, Phaidon. 1977, First Paperback Edition. (ISBN: 0714817287) Paperback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A scholarly interpretation and re-assessment of Megalithic architecture with an insight into the minds of the builders of huge chambered tombs, circles and avenues of massive standing stones in the ancient world, from New Grange to Maes Howe to Stonehenge to Carnac, and more. Profusely decorated with 117 illustrations, 16 in full colour; a volume in the Phaidon Archaeology series, editors Paul Johnstone and Anna Ritchie. Some rubbing to edges. An unread copy. Very Good.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 041852
GBP 1.99 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.53 | JP¥ 281]
Keywords: Social History Anthropology Folklore Ethnology Prehistoric Man Neolithic Archcaeology Evolution Sociology Salisbury Plain Wiltshire Druids Stonehenge Religion Topography Megalith Astronomy Europe Malta Scotland Orkney Ireland Spain Portugal France Carnac
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MACLEAN CHARLES:
The Fringe of Gold. The Fishing Villages of Scotland's East Coast, Orkney and Shetland
Edinburgh. Canongate. 1985. Soft cover. ISBN 0862410614 1st Ed. Col. illus. card covers. 11.6" x 8.2". viii pp. + 114 pp. Illus: B/W photos, maps, drawings etc. throughout. Wt: 0.6 Kg. VG+
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 18538
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Keywords: Scotland. Fishing. Topography.
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MACSWEEN, ANN
A Petrographic Study of The Neolithic Pottery From The Site ofPool, Sanday, in The Orkney Islands. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1994.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1994. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 2 pages. 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: 236184.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236184
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Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; A Petrographic Study of The Neolithic Pottery From The Site ofPool Sanday in The Orkney Islands An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 1994 Ann MacSween
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MAITLAND, JAMES
Trials for Witchcraft, Sorcery, and Superstition, in Orkney. Trials of Marable Couper, Anie Tailzeour, Marion Richart, Katherine Cragie, Jonet Reid. 1624-1643
Edinburgh: [Edinburgh Printing Co.], 1837. Reprint. Brown hardback leather cover. 230mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). 53pp. From 'Miscellany of the Abbotsford Club'.. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Rebacked. Slight foxing .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: j6885
GBP 380.00 [Appr.: EURO 424.75 US$ 483.66 | JP¥ 53620]
Keywords: Scots History Law 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian Witchcraft
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GRAY, MALCOLM & WITHRINGTON, DONALD J.
Nortthern Scotland - a Historical Journal Vol. 1 No1 1972
Aberdeen, Centre for Scottish Studies. 1972, 1st Edition. Original Illustrated Card Cove, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 4to in card covers 128p. Articles on the Church in Orkney and Shetland, the Medieval Church in the Diocese of Aberdeen, North East Scots in Muscovy, Anti-slavery in Aberdeen; Crofting and Fishing in the North West Highlands and reviews. VG unmarked. See scans Fine. Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007423
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.09 | JP¥ 564]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish History Church in Orkney and Shetland , Medieval Church in the Diocese of Aberdeen, North East Scots in Muscovy, Anti-slavery in Aberdeen; Crofting and Fishing in the North West Highlands History Religion & Philosophy Ephemera
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MALESZKA, MONIKA
A Viking Age Weight From Cleat, Westray, Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2003.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2003. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 9 pages and 4 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: 236486.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236486
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Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; A Viking Age Weight From Cleat Westray Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 2003 Monika Maleszka
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Kirkwall
London, House of Commons. 1832. 27 x 23cm. Attractive lithographic map with original hand colouring. 1 fold. The map was produced on a scale of 6 inches to the mile, to define the Parliamentary boundaries. A very clean copy sold together with 1p report on the Burgh which accompanied the map in the report.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147032
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 US$ 38.18 | JP¥ 4233]
Keywords: Map Boundary Commission Local History Scotland Kirkwall Orkney
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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 33.75 US$ 38.18 | JP¥ 4233]
Keywords: Orkney Shetland Map
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The Orkney Islands / the Shetland Islands
London, G W Bacon & Co.. 1885. 32 x 44cm. Two attractive coloured litho maps on a single sheet from Bacons Atlas of the British Isles. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 160854
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.09 | JP¥ 2117]
Keywords: Bevkkk Antique Map Shetland Orkney Islands Oxf011
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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
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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$ 6.36 | JP¥ 706]
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 US$ 8.91 | JP¥ 988]
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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
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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 72.75 US$ 82.73 | JP¥ 9172]
Keywords: BZDB14 Genealogy & Local History; The Folklore of Orkney Ernest Walker Marwick
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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 42.5 US$ 48.37 | JP¥ 5362]
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. Octavo. 17 pages, 9 figures, 1 table. 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: 072983.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072983
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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
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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 39.25 US$ 44.55 | JP¥ 4939]
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 37 US$ 42 | JP¥ 4657]
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. Octavo. 10 pages, 5 figures, 1 tables. 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: 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 ori
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