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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$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
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$ 12.98 | JP 1420]
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 222.25 US$ 253.04 | JP 27684]
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 11.37 [Appr.: EURO 13 US$ 14.75 | JP 1614]
Keywords: 090306541x Scottish, Scotland, nature Nature
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SMITH H. L. NORTON
A Collection of Armorials of the County of Orkney [ Limited to 200 Copies ]
Printed for the Author. 1902. Half Calf, Large 8vo. Ill.: A. M. Traill. Limited to 200 copies.Book measures 24.5. x 18.5. cm. [16],182pp, 46 plates, plus coloured frontis. Bound in original publishers half calf, calf corners, cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lettering. Hinge joints rubbed, slightly cracked, but boards firmly attached. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, previous owners name. Pages in very good clean condition. A very good clean copy. Very Good.
-- George Jeffery Books -- Book number: 098723
GBP 180.00 [Appr.: EURO 205 US$ 233.57 | JP 25555]
Keywords: orkney. A. M. Traill
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SMITH, BEVERLEY
Isbister, an Orkney Islands Council Guardianship Monument.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, London, 1989. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 4 Pages and 4 Figures Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 292599.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 292599
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Isbister an Orkney Islands Council Guardianship Monument Beverley Smith
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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. 8'' 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$ 16.22 | JP 1775]
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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$ 12.46 | JP 1363]
Keywords: Myth & Folklore 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 18 US$ 20.24 | JP 2215]
Keywords: Myth & Folklore 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$ 32.44 | JP 3549]
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 12.75 US$ 14.27 | JP 1562]
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 23 US$ 25.95 | JP 2839]
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 11.59 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 US$ 15.04 | JP 1645]
Keywords: 0907618278 Orkney, Rhoda Spence, Scotland's Magazine, Scottish, Scotland
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SPENCE, MAGNUS
Standing Stones and Maeshowe of Stenness
Carluke Scotland, T.Spence. 1946, 2nd Edition. Original Card Cover, 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 32p with a folding map of the environs of Maeshowe and alignments with the Ring of Brodgar and the Standing Stones of Steness. In 1893 Spence had published an article in the Scottish Review reprinted as a booklet (1894). In it he reorganised (and was partly supported by Lockyer in recognising) a number of solstitial linkages in the relative placement of monuments around Lochs Stenness and Harray including, implicitly, the midwinter sunset alignment of the Maeshowe passage. The date of publication of this second edition is uncertain but ? 1920. In original card covers which have two blind tears repaired with archival tape but visible as seen. Boards dusty but otherwise clean , tight and a without other marks or signatures. See scans.. Good +.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 009081
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 62.75 US$ 71.37 | JP 7808]
Keywords: Maeshowe Ring Og Brodgar Standing Stones of Steness Orkney Scotland Scottish Islands Highland Highlands Argyll Architecture Archaerology Orkney Shetland History Religion & Philosophy Maps & Cartography
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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 45.75 US$ 51.91 | JP 5679]
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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NOT STATED
Dissent in Wales and Orkney, and The Congregational Magazine.
The Church of Scotland Magazine, Glasgow, 1834. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 7 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Church of Scotland Magazine; Inventory No: 290072.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 290072
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Church of Scotland Magazine; Dissent in Wales and Orkney and The Congregational Magazine Not Stated
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NOT STATED
United Secession Synod, with Petitions from Orkney and Longtown.
The Church of Scotland Magazine, Glasgow, 1835. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 3 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Church of Scotland Magazine; Inventory No: 290140.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 290140
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Church of Scotland Magazine; United Secession Synod with Petitions from Orkney and Longtown Not Stated
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NOT STATED
Voluntary Statistics of Orkney Exposed.
The Church of Scotland Magazine, Glasgow, 1835. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 3 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Church of Scotland Magazine; Inventory No: 290172.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 290172
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Church of Scotland Magazine; Voluntary Statistics of Orkney Exposed Not Stated
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STEVEN, CAMPBELL
The Island Hills
London, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. 1955, 1st Edition. As Issued, 8vo - over 7" - 9" 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 25.25 US$ 28.55 | JP 3123]
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.
Proceedings of The 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$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
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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STEVENSON, ROBERT B. K.
The Celtic Brooch from Westness, Orkney and Hinged Pins.
Proceedings of The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, London, 1989. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 31 Pages and 25 Figures Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 292612.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 292612
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.57 | JP 1704]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; The Celtic Brooch from Westness Orkney and Hinged Pins Robert B K Stevenson
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ASQUITH STEWART
Protecting Children Cleveland to Orkney More Lessons to Learn
HMSO, 1993. 0114942625. 1st edn. 8vo. Original laminted boards (Fine). Pp. xii + 107 (no inscriptions). .
-- Rothwell & Dunworth Ltd -- Book number: 48679
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.49 | JP 710]
Keywords: Misc
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STEWART , MARY:
The Wicked Day
Hodder & Stoughton 1983 First VG/VG slight edgewear faded on top edges 527pp 9.5 x 6.5 665g
For the thousands of readers who enjoyed Stewart's Merlin trilogy, the Wicked Day is a magnificent storytelling bonus, a novel of passions and purposes told with the clarity of detail of an illuminated page from a medieval Book of Hours. A marvellous book from an enchantress of an author.
-- Val Waring (formerly Stort Books) -- Book number: 640
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.79 | JP 852]
Keywords: Merlin story Dark Ages King Arthur Mordred incest Orkney Islands Morgause witches 0340322373
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CAPT. R.N. SURTHERLAND
Will Your Anchor Hold? : The Story of an Orkney Seafaring Family 1850-2000
Kirkwall Orkney, Dalhanna Press. 2002, 1st Edition. Illustrated Card Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Pp.vi,164. Illustrated. An account of the author's family history. Fine apart from an inked second hand price on foretitle - could easily be clipped. Near Fine/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 003169
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 23.36 | JP 2555]
Keywords: Family History Genealogy Orkney Leslie Sutherland Stronsay Fair Isle Sea Maritime History Local History Stromness Kirkwall Transport Family History & Genealogy
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ORDNANCE SURVEY
Ordnance Survey Road Map 1 Northern Scotland Orkney and Shetland One Inch to 4 Miles
Southampton: Ordnance Survey, 2001. Paperback. ISBN: 0319230406. 1:250, 000 scale, tourist map, contours, place name index, bound in green card covers; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 59169
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.89 | JP 426]
Keywords: 0319230406 Maps
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