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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 US$ 45.42 | JP¥ 4969]
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 37.75 US$ 42.82 | JP¥ 4685]
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.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072985
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
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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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$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
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$ 5.84 | JP¥ 639]
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$ 12.98 | JP¥ 1420]
Keywords: Scotland Highlands & Islands, Dunoon, Oban, Fort William, Wester Ross, Sutherland, Western Isles, Orkney, Shetland, Caithness
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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.
-- Val Waring (formerly Stort Books) -- Book number: 11070
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.79 | JP¥ 852]
Keywords: non-fiction travel visit Britain Scilly Channel Isles Orkney hotel Inn
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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 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.79 | JP¥ 852]
Keywords: holiday traveller accomodation guide hotel guest Britain Scilly Orkney Channel Jersey Guernsey B000S35RDY
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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$ 5.19 | JP¥ 568]
Keywords: Mcneill Scottish Highlands Islands Orkney Shetland A17495 Scotland
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MERRILL JOHN:
From Arran to Orkney: A Walk through the Scottish Islands
Spurbooks 1981 Hardback ISBN 07157 20546 EX-LIBRARY with label and book pocket inside front cover, remnants of library label on front end paper and ink stamp. INk stamp on cotents page. Dustwrapper is slightly creased with wrinkles on back. Text is clean. Illus. 156 pages. Wt 0.5 Kg Good (Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 12592
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.19 | JP¥ 568]
Keywords: Scottish Topography
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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 US$ 9.08 | JP¥ 994]
Keywords: Walks Scotland Scottish Islands Arran Orkney 0715720546
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MILLER RONALD (ED):
The County of Orkney. The Third Statistical Account of Scotland. Volume XX A
Edinburgh. Scottish Academic Press. 1985. Hardback. ISBN 0707304326 1st Ed. Crimson cloth with gilt spine titles in complete dustwrapper, now in removeable protective clearview cover.. Dusty upper page edges. Looks little read with clean text. 9.1" x 5.7". xvi pp. + 256 pp. inc. index. Illus: 16 pp. B/W plates. Wt: 0.75 Kg. VG+ (VG+).
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 18409
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 US$ 45.42 | JP¥ 4969]
Keywords: Scotland. Orkney. Third statistical account. Scottish Topography.
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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$ 22.06 | JP¥ 2413]
Keywords: war ww1 ww2 atlantic orkney shetland faroe iceland a/s
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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 30.75 US$ 35.04 | JP¥ 3833]
Keywords: "mstock, naval, ww2, scotland, iceland, orkney, shetland, faroe, scapa flow"
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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 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.54 | JP¥ 497]
Keywords: 0713431318
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MILLER RONALD:
Orkney.
London. B.T. Batsford. 1976. Hardback. ISBN 0713431318 1st Ed. Blue cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper with some wear to edges. 8.7" x 5.7". 192 pp. inc. index. Illus: 16 pp. B/W plates + 7 maps. Wt: 0.5 Kg. VG (VG)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 18013
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.38 | JP¥ 1136]
Keywords: Scotland. Islands. Orkney. Scottish Topography.
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MILLER P R
Orkney
London: Batsford, 1976. Hardcover. ISBN: 0713431318. 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$ 6.49 | JP¥ 710]
Keywords: 0713431318 Scotland British Topography
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MILLER RONALD (ED):
The Third Statistical Account of Scotland - The County of Orkney. Vol: XX A.
Edinburgh. Scottish Academic Press. 1985 Hardback. ISBN 0707304326 1st Ed. Maroon cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped dustwrapper with slight wear to edges. Minor fading at extreeme bottom edge of spine and minor bumping at top corner. 9" x 5.8". xvi pp. + 256 pp. inc. index. Illus: 16 pp. B/W plates + map & tables. Wt: 0.75 Kg. Very Good (Very Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 16224
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68.5 US$ 77.86 | JP¥ 8518]
Keywords: Scotland. Third Statistical Account of Scotland. Orkney. Scottish Topography.
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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 62.75 US$ 71.37 | JP¥ 7808]
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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 US$ 46.71 | JP¥ 5111]
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. 1 & 2 Complete
London, David & Charles. 1971, Reprint (1st 1874). Original Plum 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 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 d/w's. Both very good condition at least. See scans. Very Good/Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008755
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.75 US$ 71.37 | JP¥ 7808]
Keywords: Biography Scotland Scottish Highlands Thomas Telford Lanark Engineering Caledonian Canal Canals Engineering Orkney Biography, Books & Book Collecting History Transport
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MITCHELL, JOSEPH
Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Vol. 1 of 2 Only
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. This is Volume I only covering much Highland History with gossipy detail of many Highland families and local West Highland History - potato blight, cattle markets, the Highlander and "the dram" and etc. 362p in unclipped unmarked d/w' but the book is ex-library with evidence and well used. See scans. Good/Very Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008560
GBP 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 19.5 US$ 22.06 | JP¥ 2413]
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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MITCHELL, JOHN
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$ 15.57 | JP¥ 1704]
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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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 28.5 US$ 32.44 | JP¥ 3549]
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
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 US$ 45.42 | JP¥ 4969]
Keywords: Northern Isles, Scottish Topography, Shetland, Orkney
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