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MITCHELL, SIR ARTHUR (EDITOR)
Geographical Collections Relating to Scotland Made by Walter Macfarlane. Edited Fron Macfarlane's Transcript in the Advocates' Library. Vol. III of 3 Only
Edinburgh, Scottish History Society. 1908, 1st Edition. Original Gilt Decorated Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xl+433p; index for the three volumes.MacFarlane's remarkable collection of Scottish topography, history and anecdote published by the Scottish Hstory Society in thre volumes. This volume contains a diverse colection refering to the Orkney Islands, Caithness, Metals, Mining , Lead mining Fife,, Sutherland, berdeen, Galloway, Roxburgh, Lanark, Leith, East Lothian, Mid-lothian, Kirkcudbright, Buchan and etc. VG unmarked condition. Top edge dusty. See scans. Very Good +/No d/w (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008288
GBP 36.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.25 US$ 47.78 | JP¥ 5290]
Keywords: Scottish History Scottish Topography Orkney Islands, Caithness, Metals, Mining , Lead mining Fife,, Sutherland, berdeen, Galloway, Roxburgh, Lanark, Leith, East Lothian, Mid-lothian, Kirkcudbright, Buchan History
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MITCHELL, JOSEPH
Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Vol. 2 Only
London, David & Charles. 1971, Reprint (1st 1874). Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Mitchell was an engineer working on Highland Roads and the Caledonian Canal. This book in two volumes was first published in 1874 but is unobtainable - virtually all the copies of this , the second volume were destroyed at the time of the author's death to avoid litigation. This 268p volume covers gossipy detail of many Highland families- the Frasers, Elices, Countess of Sutherland. Highland Clearences, early Railways, Orkney Roads, Ness floods & etc. Near fine in non price clipped d/w without marks or signatures - but top edge flecked. See scans. Very Good/Very Good +.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008450
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.93 | JP¥ 1763]
Keywords: Biography Scotland Scottish Highlands Thomas Telford Lanark Engineering Caledonian Canal Canals Orkney Engineering Biography, Books & Book Collecting History Transport Family History & Genealogy
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MITCHELL, JOSEPH
Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Vol. 1 & 2
London, David & Charles. 1971, Reprint (1st 1874). Original Plum Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library, Mitchell was an engineer working on Highland Roads and the Caledonian Canal. This book in two volumes was first published in 1874 but this edition is unobtainable - virtually all the copies were destroyed at the time of the author's death to avoid litigation. Covers much Highland History with gossipy detail of many Highland families- the Frasers, Elices, Countess of Sutherland. Highland Clearences, early Railways, Ness floods, Orkney roads & etc. 362 & 268p in unclipped protected d/w's. Good condition - ex-library with evidence. Very Good (as such)/Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008449
GBP 42.00 [Appr.: EURO 48.25 US$ 55.75 | JP¥ 6172]
Keywords: Biography Scotland Scottish Highlands Thomas Telford Lanark Engineering Caledonian Canal Canals Engineering Orkney Biography, Books & Book Collecting History Transport Family History & Genealogy
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WILLIAM MOFFATT
Rough island story, Being Cavalcade of Ultima Thule
London, Heath Cranton Limited. 1936, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Signed by author on the first page. Illustrated. Blue cloth, sunned to spine and top front board. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 46415
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 33.18 | JP¥ 3674]
Keywords: Northern Isles, Scottish Topography, Shetland, Orkney
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WILLIAM MOFFATT
Twilight Over Shetland. The Story of Derli the obdurate. a Notel
London, Heath Cranton Limited. 1939, First Edition. Cloth, 8vo. Signed by author on the second blank end page. Illustrated. Black cloth, sunned to top front board. Owner's name on free front endpaper at top of map. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 46417
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Keywords: Northern Isles, Scottish Topography, Shetland, Orkney
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MOONEY, R.B.
A Business Journey from Orkney to Liverpool in 1789
Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. 1969, Reprint. Wraps, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. reprinted from the transactions of the historic society of Lancashire and Chehire. Vol.121, 1969. 10pp. Very Good Minus/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 23971
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MORCH, O. A. L.
Notice of Dredging by The Late H. P. C. Moller, off Fair Isle, between Orkney and Shetland. A rare original article from the British Association for the Advancement of Science report, 1867.
Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 37th. Meeting, Dundee, 1867. 1867. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 2 pages. A disbound article. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: British Association for the Advancement of Science; Inventory No: 190381.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Biology. British Association for the Advancement of Science; Notice of Dredging by The Late H P C Moller off Fair Isle between Orkney and Shetland A rare original article from the British Association for the Advancement of Science report 1867 O A
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MUIR , EDWIN:
An Autobiography
Hogarth Press 1954 Revised H/Back burgundy cloth boards VG some age wear 288pp 3 pages b/w photos map 9 x 5.5 465g
¶ A famous autobiography by a famous poet of the Thirties generation, who settled in Prague and collaborated in introducing Kafka to English readers .A powerful writer, and considerable influence on the intellectual concsiousness of the time
-- Stort Books -- Book number: 7340
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Keywords: autobiography edwin muir prague orkney student B001KWWH6C
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MYKURA, W.
British Regional Geology. Orkney and Shetland
Edinburgh, HMSO. 1976, First Edition. (ISBN: 0118801619) Pictorial Softcover, 245mm Tall, 8vo. Book, Described by the author as a Handbook, this is a geological account of an area which in its varied geology is certainly one of the most complicated of its size in the United Kingdom. With 16 plates and 30 illustrations. With well rubbed covers a little worn at the edges. Good.
-- Andmeister Books -- Book number: 001992
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Keywords: 0118801619 Science; Geology; Metamorphic Rock; Basement Complex; Plutonic; Old Red Sandstone; Volcanic; Breccias; Vents; Pleistocene; Foula; Eday; Brae; Bressay; Rousay; Lower Devonian; Stromness Flags; Upper Eday Sandstone;
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MYKURA, W.
British Regional Geology: Orkney and Shetland.
Edinburgh: HMSO, 1976 1st edition. 8vo. x, 149pp, 16 plates (7 colour and 3 folding), 30 text figures. Original pictorial colour printed glazed card wraps.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 24409
GBP 11.60 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.4 | JP¥ 1705]
Keywords: Scotland British Regional Geology Orkney Shetland
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NICOLSON, JAMES R.
Shetland [The Island Series]
Published by David & Charles Ltd., Brunel House, Newton Abbot, Devon First Edition 1972. London 1972. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original turquoise paper covered boards, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, turquoise dyed upper edges. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 245 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Wear to the lower spine end, thumb mark to the front lower edge. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with tiny rubs along the edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, it does not adhere to the book or to the dust wrapper. ISBN 0715355481
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.62 | JP¥ 1176]
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OMOND, JAMES:
How to Know the Orkney Birds
Kirkwall, 1925 4to. Pp. 59. Wrappers. Spine ends worn. Staples rusty. At some point it has been folded, but there are no bad creases. Page edges discoloured. With six full-page monochrome plates. The list of illustrations has been ticked by a previous owner. With the signature of J.M. Fisher.
-- Isabelline Books -- Book number: 3123
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 46.45 | JP¥ 5143]
Keywords: Omond Orkney Birds
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EDITED BY PATRICK OTTAWAY (THE ROYAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE)
Orkney - Report and Proceedings of the 155th Summer Meeting of the Royal Archaeological Institute 2009: Supplement to the Archaeological Journal Volume 166 for 2009
Published by The Royal Archaeological Institute, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London First Edition 2010. 2010. First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [soft back]. Quarto 10'' x 7¼''. Contains 81 printed pages of text with colour and monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as issued. ISBN 0903986588
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40.25 US$ 46.45 | JP¥ 5143]
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Orkneyinga Saga: the history of the Earls of Orkney
Hogarth Press, 1978.1st edition thus, 2nd impression.Hard covers, dust jacket.0 7012 0431 1.Fine/Fine.Scarcely used .In English.1 kg.
-- Acanthophyllum Books -- Book number: 14223
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 US$ 37.16 | JP¥ 4115]
Keywords: 0701204311
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PATERSON, REV.JOHN
Memoir of Robert Paterson, D.D.
Edinburgh, Andrew Elliot. 1874, 1st Edition. Original Binding, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 492p, coloured map of Orkney and portait frontis tipped in. Paterson (1795-1870) was born in Dollar but spenrt most of his life in Kirkwall which comprises the bulk of the book. See scans for chapter headings. Ex library with evidence but bound in original boards with gilt titling and motif on front board.Clean but hinges superficially split. Good (as such)/No d/w.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008378
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Keywords: Kirkwall Westray Orkney Shapinsay Eday Shetland History Religion & Philosophy
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PEACH, CHARLES W.
A notice of Natural Printing of Sea-weeds on the Rocks in the vicinity of Stromness, Orkney. A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, 1854.
Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1854. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 7 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 217554.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; A notice of Natural Printing of Seaweeds on the Rocks in the vicinity of Stromness Orkney A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 1854 Charles W Peach
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PEACH & JOHN HORNE, B.N.
The Old Red Sandstone of Orkney. A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, 1878.
Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1878. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 14 pages, 1 plate. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; Inventory No: 217776.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh; The Old Red Sandstone of Orkney A rare original article from the Proceedings of The Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh 1878 BN Peach John Horne
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PETERKIN, ALEXANDER
Rentals of the Ancient Earldom and Bishoprick of Orkney; with Some Other Explanatory and Relative Documents
Edinburgh: John Moir, 1820. Reprint. Brown hardback leather cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 15pp, 101pp, 155pp, 98pp, 32pp, 67pp, 135pp.. G : in good condition without dust jacket. Slight foxing. Later rebind. Spine faded. New eps .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: j6570
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Keywords: Scots History 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian Law
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GEORGE PETRIE
Notice of the Opening of a Tumulus in the Parish of Stenness, on the Mainland of Orkney. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1861.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 18, 1861. 1861. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 6 pages with 1 illustration + 2 plates. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 199539.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Tumulus. Orkney. Archaeological Journal; Notice of the Opening of a Tumulus in the Parish of Stenness on the Mainland of Orkney A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1861 George Petrie
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GEORGE PETRIE
Notice of remains of a Round Church with Semicircular Apse, in the Parish of Orphir, Orkney. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1861.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 18, 1861. 1861. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 4 pages with 2 illustrations + 1 plate. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 199532.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Orkney. Orphir. Archaeological Journal; Notice of remains of a Round Church with Semicircular Apse in the Parish of Orphir Orkney A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1861 George Petrie
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GEORGE PETRIE
Notice of remains of a Round Church with Semicircular Apse, in the Parish of Orphir, Orkney. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1861.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 18, 1861. 1861. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 4 pages with 2 illustrations + 1 plate. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 153613.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Orkney. Orphir. Archaeological Journal; Notice of remains of a Round Church with Semicircular Apse in the Parish of Orphir Orkney A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1861 George Petrie
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GEORGE PETRIE
Notice of the Opening of a Tumulus in the Parish of Stenness, on the Mainland of Orkney. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1861.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 18, 1861. 1861. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 6 pages with 1 illustration + 2 plates. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 153620.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Tumulus. Orkney. Archaeological Journal; Notice of the Opening of a Tumulus in the Parish of Stenness on the Mainland of Orkney A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1861 George Petrie
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GEORGE PETRIE
The Picts'-Houses in the Orkneys. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1863.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 20, 1863. 1863. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 6 pages with 2 illustrations + 2 plates. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 199563.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Picts. Orkney. Archaeological Journal; The PictsHouses in the Orkneys A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1863 George Petrie
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GEORGE PETRIE
The Picts'-Houses in the Orkneys. A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal, 1863.
Archaeological Journal, Volume 20, 1863. 1863. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. This is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or an offprint. Octavo. 6 pages with 2 illustrations + 2 plates. A Disbound article. some spotting, A Disbound article. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 153646.
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Keywords: BZDB395 Picts. Orkney. Archaeological Journal; The PictsHouses in the Orkneys A rare original article from the Archaeological Journal 1863 George Petrie
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MILLER, R & LUTHER-DAVIES, S.
Eday and Hoy - a Developement Sudy
Glasgow, Department of Geography University of Glasgow. 1968, 1st Edition. Ring Bound, Small Quarto. 94p detailed survey of the two islands on the Orkneys. Study commissioned by the Orkney Council to assess depopulation. With charts and maps. Sections on the districts including industries and Tourism. Ring bound book clean and without marks or signatures. Very Good.
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Keywords: Orkney Hoy Eday Northen Isles Agriculture Crofting History Geology Maps & Cartography
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