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SCHEI, LIV KJORSVIK AND MOBERG, GUNNIE
The Orkney Story
London, Batsford Ltd. 1987. (ISBN: 0713447710) Soft Cover, 9.25 x 6.25 inches. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to front cover or to spine, creasing to rear. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, slightly mottled effect to foot of page edges and no bumping to corners. 224pp. An informative, very well illustrated guide which traces the history and development of Orkney from prehistoric to modern times with the culture, archaeology and folklore of the islands. Very Good.
-- Godley Books -- Book number: 014376
GBP 4.95 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.51 | JP¥ 730]
Keywords: Scotland, History, Language, Orkney Isles, Culture, Archaeology, Folklore Archaeology 0713447710
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SCHRANK GILBERT
An Orkney Estate. Improvement at Graemeshall 1827-1888
East Lothian, Tuckwell Press, 1995. xii incl map, 131pp plus 8pp plates, bibliog. Pictoral wraps, 21x14. Fine. Based largely upon estate papers previously unpublished. Details of the planned village of St Mary's, begun 1829, and various estate improvements
-- Inch's Books -- Book number: 19947
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.15 | JP¥ 1474]
Keywords: NEW COMMUNITIES & GARDEN CITIES Graemeshall.
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ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF SCOTLAND
The Archaeological Sites and Monuments of Scotland Shapinsay, St Andrews and Deerness, Orkney Islands Area
Edinburgh: Royal Commission On the Ancient Historical Monuments of Scotland, 1987. Paperback. 45pp, 2 folding maps, bound in grey card covers with white plastic spine. Nice copy; The archaeological sites and monuments of Scotland; Large quarto. Very Good+ .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 66590
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 32.88 | JP¥ 3685]
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CHILDREN IN SCOTLAND
Protecting Children: Cleveland to Orkney - More Lessons to Learn?
Stationery Office Books. 1993-08-01. (ISBN: 0114942625) Hardcover, 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). 107 pages. Good.
-- M. Godding Ltd. -- Book number: 161992
GBP 4.86 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.39 | JP¥ 716]
Keywords: 0114942625
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SCOTT-MONCRIEFF, GEORGE:
The Scottish Islands.
Edinburgh, Oliver And Boyd, 1963 H/B blue cloth bds, VG, sl. line crease in cloth on upper bd, unclipped d/w, VG, the slightest of rubbing at edges in places, tiny closed tear at front corner, contents crisp and tight, maps to endpapers, b/w illustrations throughout. A nice copy. In this new edition the author has brought his descriptions up-to-date and has chosen a completely new set of photographs to illustrate the text.
-- Little Owl Books -- Book number: 5151
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 884]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Islands travel topography geography study history Hebrides Inner Outer Shetland Orkney
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JOHN SHEARER, W. GROUNDWATER, J.D.MACKAY
The New Orkney Book
London, Nelson. 1967, Reprint. Paper Covered Boards, 8vo. Articles on Norse invastion, population, place names, personal names, orcadians in Canada, Geology of Orkney, bird life , flora, and articles by Llinklater, Muir, George MacKay Brown. Illustrated. 183pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 30646
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.92 | JP¥ 663]
Keywords: Orkney, Scottish Topography,
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SHEARER JOHN ET ALIA (ED):
The New Orkney Book.
London. Thomas Nelson. 1967. Hardback. 3rd Imp. Illus. orange boards in matching unclipped, removeable, clearview protected dustwrapper. Dustwrapper has tears and creasing at top of spine. . Map. illus. Front endpapers. 8.7" x 5.6". viii pp. + 183 pp. inc. index. Illus: 2 col. plates + 16 B/W plates. Wt: 0.6 Kg. Very Good+ (Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 17836
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.26 | JP¥ 590]
Keywords: Scotland. Islands. Northern Isles. Orkney. Scottish Topography. NOISBN
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SHEARER JOHN, GROUNDWATER W. & MACKAY J. D.:
The New Orkney Book
Nelson 1966 Hardback Slightly marked illustrated cloth coverswith fading on spine. No dustwrapper. Owners name at top of title page. This book was prepared for use in the schools of Orkney and Part 1 looks at the history and natural history of the islands. Part 2 is a compilation of modern writing about Orkney. 183 pages Illus. Wt 0.6 Kg Good
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 14291
GBP 4.90 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.44 | JP¥ 722]
Keywords: Orkneys Scottish Topography
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SHEARER, JOHN, W. GOUNDWATER AND J. D. MACKAY [COMPILED AND EDITED BY]
The New Orkney Book
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 36 Park Street, London First Edition 1966. London 1966. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original illustrated burnt orange paper covered boards, maps to the end papers. 8vo. 8½'' x 5½''. Contains 183 printed pages of text with colour frontispiece and monochrome photographs throughout. Foxing to the closed upper edges. Near Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with tiny chips to the spine tips and corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper.
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.84 | JP¥ 1326]
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SHEARER , JOHN , W GROUNDWATER & J D MACKAY:
The New Orkney Book
Nelson 1967 VG/VG edgewear protective covered decorative endpapers183pp 2 color photos & 29 b/w photos 9 x 6 440g
¶ A short but scholarly description of an island county that belonged for 500 years to Norway and in this century was the northern base of the Royal Navy during the two World Wars.
-- Val Waring (formerly Stort Books) -- Book number: 622
GBP 10.75 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 14.14 | JP¥ 1584]
Keywords: Royal Navy Norway World Wars Orkney history authors poets B000NWWUOO
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SIMPSON, W DOUGLAS
The Bishop's Palace and Earl's Palace: Kirkwall, Orkney
Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. Historic Scotland. 2001. (ISBN: 9781900168687). paperback. Used, Softcover. Covers in very good, clean condition, with just very slight wear to spine foot. Pages white and clean. Text bright and tight. Extensive black and white illustrations. AF. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.
-- PsychoBabel Books -- Book number: 261153
GBP 1.92 [Appr.: EURO 2.25 US$ 2.52 | JP¥ 283]
Keywords: 9781900168687
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SIMPSON, CHARLES
Charles Simpson Orkney to Venice
Edinburgh, Bourne Fine Art. 2007. Paperback, Oblong Qto. Book, 20 pages, illustrated in colour. Fine.
-- Colin Martin Books -- Book number: 53965
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.78 | JP¥ 1769]
Keywords: Charles Simpson Contemporary British Asrt
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MOONEY AND SIMPSON
Charters and Other Records of the City and Royal Borough of Kirkwall and Notland Castle
Third Spalding Club, 1952. Hardcover. xxiii + 175pp,+ plates, Illustrated, green cloth spine /green boards. nice copy; Tall 8vo. Fine .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 053081
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.15 | JP¥ 1474]
Keywords: Orkney Isles Shetland Islands Scotland British Topography
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SINCLAIR, SIR JOHN
General View of the Agriculture of the Northern Counties and Islands of Scotland; including the Counties of Cromarty, Ross, Sutherland, and Caithness, and the Islands of Orkney and Shetland. With Observations on the Means of their Improvement. ...Drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement.
Colin Macrae, 1795. First Edition, Softcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Good sound copy with dust soiling and creasing to outermost leaves. Without the publisher's paper wrappers but with the half-title present. This copy has two full page hand-coloured maps ( Black Isle, Northern Counties ) but no other plates. The text is complete and has the usual eccentric pagination found in all copies. xxi + 281pp + 45pp appendix. Approx. size 10.5" by 8.5". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Farming & Rural Life; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 25970.
-- Steve Liddle -- Book number: 25970
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 221.75 US$ 256.44 | JP¥ 28739]
Keywords: BZDB28 Agriculture Farming Farm farmer farmers farms scotland scots scottish Farming & Rural Life; General View of the Agriculture of the Northern Counties and Islands of Scotland including the Counties of Cromarty Ross Sutherland and Caithness and
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SKEA, BETTY
A Countrywoman's Diary from the Pages of the Orkney Herald and the Orcadian
Edinburgh, Gordon Wright. 1983. (ISBN: 090306541x). Hardcover. Essays on nature in the Orkney Islands. Laminated illustrative covers very lightly worn, no inscriptions or annotation, foxing to prelims, slight foosty smell, good. Good.
-- Byre Books -- Book number: BYB11977
GBP 11.10 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.6 | JP¥ 1636]
Keywords: 090306541x Scottish, Scotland, nature Nature
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SMITH, HANCE D.
The Making of Modern Shetland
Published by The Shetland Times Limited, Lerwick, Shetland First Edition November 1977. Shetland 1977. First edition in publisher's original illustrated card wrap covers [softback]. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 90 printed pages of text with monochrome maps and monochrome photographs to the centre. Minimal rubs and in very near Fine clean condition, no dust wrapper as published.
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.44 | JP¥ 1842]
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VIKING SOCIETY
Orkney and Shetland Records and Sasines. Volume II Part III. 1923. Old Lore Series
London: The Viking Society, 1909. First Edition. Grey paper cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 16pp.. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: ols303r
GBP 9.60 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.62 | JP¥ 1415]
Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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SOLVER, CARL V
Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney, Shetland, Caithness and Sutherland, Volume X Part VII. 1946. Old-Lore Series
London: The Viking Club, 1946. First Edition. Grey paper cover. 230mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 28pp.. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: ols927
GBP 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 20.51 | JP¥ 2299]
Keywords: Myth Scots History Scotland
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SOTHEBY'S
European and Oriental Rugs, Carpets and Textiles. London, Wednesday 24th April 1991
Paperback Sotheby's, London, 1991. First edition, Softcover (Perfect Bound). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. 293 lots. 102 pages. With coloured illustrations. Bottom corners slightly creased. Light wear to spine, covers & corners. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Paperback. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Auction Catalogues; Antiques & Collectables; ; Britain/UK; 1990s; Arts, Architecture & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 020880.
-- Literary Cat Books -- Book number: 020880
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 32.88 | JP¥ 3685]
Keywords: BZDB273 MILLER NORTH ATLANTIC FRONT NORTHERN ISLES AT WAR ORKNEY SHETLANDS ICELAND FAROES Auction Catalogues; Antiques & Collectables; ; Britain/UK; 1990s; Arts, Architecture & Design. European and Oriental Rugs Carpets and Textiles London Wednesday 24t
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SOTHEBY'S
Valuable Printed Books comprising Natural History, Atlases, Travel, Early Printed and Continental Books. London Thursday 30th November 1995
Paperback Sotheby's, London, 1995. First edition, Softcover (Perfect Bound). Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. 355 lots. 182 pages. With b/w & coloured illustrations. Slight creasing to corners. Light wear to spine, covers & corners. Size: Quarto. Item Type: Paperback. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Auction Catalogues; Book History, Book Binding & Book Collecting; ; Britain/UK; 1990s; Arts, Architecture & Design. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 020879.
-- Literary Cat Books -- Book number: 020879
GBP 11.00 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.47 | JP¥ 1621]
Keywords: BZDB273 MILLER NORTH ATLANTIC FRONT NORTHERN ISLES AT WAR ORKNEY SHETLANDS ICELAND FAROES Auction Catalogues; Book History, Book Binding & Book Collecting; ; Britain/UK; 1990s; Arts, Architecture & Design. Valuable Printed Books comprising Natural Histo
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SPENCE SHEILA (ED):
Old Orkney Trades.
Kirkwall. Orkney Press. 1988. Hardback. ISBN 0907618197 1st Ed. "Aspects of Orkney" series No. 5. Red cloth with gilt spine titles in unclipped D/W with sunned spine. In clearview protected cover. Signed by editor on Ffep. 8.7" x 5.8". x pp. + 86 pp. inc. index. Illus: 32 pp. B/W plates + drawings& diagrams. Wt: 0.5 Kg. Fine (VG+)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 22355
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.3 | JP¥ 2948]
Keywords: Scotland Orkney Trades Occupations 0907618197
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SPENCE, RHODA
Reading by Lamplight - a Scottish Bedside Book
The Orkney Press Kirkwall 1st. 1991. (ISBN: 0907618278). Soft cover. Stories of Edinburgh, Orkney and places in between, by the editor, for twentythree years, of Scotland's Magazine, the daughter of Lewis Spence. Signed 'To dear Percy from Rhoda and Claire' (Claire being her younger sister, to whom the collection is dedicated). Corners very slightly bent, generally VG 145pp. Very Good. Signed by the editors.
-- Byre Books -- Book number: BYB6083
GBP 11.32 [Appr.: EURO 13 US$ 14.89 | JP¥ 1668]
Keywords: 0907618278 Orkney, Rhoda Spence, Scotland's Magazine, Scottish, Scotland
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STAMP, L. DUDLEY (EDITOR)
The Land of Britain. The Report of the Land Utilisation Survey of Britain. Vol. I Scotland (Highlands and West). Parts 1. Ayrshire 2. Moray and Nairn 3. Sutherland 4. Orkney 5. Zetland 6. Banffshire 7. Kirkcudbright 8. Wigtown 9-12 The Highlands 13. Buteshire
Published for the Survey by Geographical Publications, London, 1937-1944. First edition thus, Original Cloth. Very Good-/No dustjacket. 692 pages. With maps, tables & diagrams. With library stamps & labels. Spine, covers & corners slightly worn & slightly soiled. Spine somewhat faded. Slight scuffing to front cover Size: Quarto. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: British History & Topography; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 018234.
-- Literary Cat Books -- Book number: 018234
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.5 US$ 52.6 | JP¥ 5895]
Keywords: BZDB273 STAMP LAND BRITAIN REPORT LAND UTILISATION SURVEY VOLUME I SCOTLAND HIGHLANDS WEST 1937 1944 AYRSHIRE MORAY NAIRN SUTHERLAND ORKNEY ZETLAND BANFFSHIRE KIRKCUDBRIGHT WIGTOWN HIGHLANDS BUTESHIRE British History & Topography; The Land of Britain The
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STEVEN, CAMPBELL
The Island Hills
London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. 1955, 1st Edition. As Issued, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed By Author, 190p plates, endpaper maps. A Scottish hill classic, this copy neatly signed on title page by the author. The book is tight and clean though edges are flecked. Previous owners name on fep in margin of map. Protected unclipped d/w has edge wear sustained before protection. See scans.No. Very Good/Good.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007338
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 28.93 | JP¥ 3242]
Keywords: Scottish Island Hills Munros Mountaineering Skye Cullin Rum Cullin Rhum Coll Tiree Islay Jura Lewis Harris Batrra Uist Orkney Shetland Mountaineering Maps & Cartography
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STEVENS & MELISSA MELIKIAN & SARAH JANE GRIEVE, TIM
Excavations at an Early Medieval Cemetery at Stromness, Orkney. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2005.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2005. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 23 pages, 9 illustrations and 5 tables. 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: 236540.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236540
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.78 | JP¥ 1769]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Excavations at an Early Medieval Cemetery at Stromness Orkney An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 2005 Tim Stevens Melissa Melikian Sarah Jane Grieve
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