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Report By the Crofters Commission As to Their Proceedings. For the Period from 31st December 1890 to 31st December 1891
London, Houses of Parliament. 1892. 225pp. Folio. Blue paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper C6613. Extensive lists of Crofters & rents. Some pages a little browned.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 169086
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Keywords: Nnn Crofter Commission Scotland Crofters Skye Orkney
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Report By the Crofters Commission As to Their Proceedings. For the Period from 31st December 1905 to 31st December 1906
London, Houses of Parliament. 1907. xxiii + 100pp. Folio. Blue paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper Cd3418. Extensive lists of Crofters, land claims & rents. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 168709
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 41.89 | JP¥ 4655]
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Report By the Scottish Land Court As to Their Proceedings Under the Small Landholders Acts for the Year from 1st January to 31st December 1912
London, Houses of Parliament. 1913. xxi + 124pp. Folio. Blue paper wrappers. Paliamentary Paper Cd6864. The first report of the Scottish Land Court. Much on Crofter land claims.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 147469
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 US$ 55.85 | JP¥ 6207]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Land Court Law Orkney Shetland Lewis Crofters
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Report By the Crofters Commission As to Their Proceedings. For the Period from 31st December 1894 to 31st December 1895
London, Houses of Parliament. 1896. 212pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper C8044. Extensive lists of Crofters & rents. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 131545
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Keywords: Nnn Crofter Commission Scotland Crofters Skye Orkney
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Reports By the Commissioners for the Herring Fishery, of Their Proceedings for the Years 1809 to 1829
London, House of Commons. 1811. A consecutive run of 20 reports. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Papers. Each 16 to 27pp. The last report contains plans of boat landing slips or piers at Sarclet, Rockfield and Hilton (Near Cadbol in county of Ross). Much information on quantities of herring handled by the various ports in Scotland. Clean copies. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare.It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 151654
GBP 220.00 [Appr.: EURO 251 US$ 307.18 | JP¥ 34136]
Keywords: Herring Fisheries Fishing Sea Scotland Orkney Shetland Industry
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Return of Copies Or Extracts from All the Presbytery Boooks in Scotland, Including Orkney and Shetland of All the Cases Brought Before Such Presbyteries . Respecting Parochial Schoolmaster
London, House of Commons. 1854. 180pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 511. A very clean copy. Typical charges against schoolmasters seem to have been neglect of dury, drunkenness, brutality, immoral behaviour, abenteeism, improper liberties with young girls, swearing and profane language etc. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 179093
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 41.89 | JP¥ 4655]
Keywords: Parochial Schoolmasters Scotland, Scottish History, Education, Teaching, Educational History Orkney Shetland Local History Interest Presbyteries, Presbytery Abertarff, Annan, Alford, Arbroath, Ayr, Burravoe, Dalkeith, Shetland Islay Jura Orkney
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The Scottish Geographical Magazine Vol. XXXIX No. 3 July 1923 - Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; Antarctica - Weddell Centenary ; Wade Maps; Political Change in Europe; Egyptology.
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Geographical Society. 1923, 1st Edition. Original Wraps, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Single monthly issue of the Journal with contents including "Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; The Weddell Centenary and thev Problems of Antarctica ; the Wade Maps; The Belt of Political Change in Europe; A tipped in flyer on the front wrapper gives notice of a lecture by Mr. Howard Carter on recent discoveries in Egypt. Near VG condtion - internally VG+ but wrappers a little toned and marked. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 007229
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 11.17 | JP¥ 1241]
Keywords: Antarctica Antarctic South Orkney Islands Scott Amusden Scotia Bruce Nansen Arctic Negro-Hamitic People in Uganda; Antarctica - Weddell Centenary ; Wade Maps; Political Change in Europe; Egyptology. Foreign Travel & Topography Maps & Cartography
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Scottish National Antarctic Expedition - Complete List of Subscribers to Funds
Edinburgh, Royal Scottish Geographical Society. 1903, 1st Edition. Disbound, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Disbound from a single monthly issue of the Scottish Geographical Magazine -November 1903 contains from p.589-595 a complete list of all those contributing in money and in kind - to the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition. With map of the region explored by the Swedish Expedition. No marks or signatures. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005834
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 776]
Keywords: Antarctica Antarctic South Orkney Islands Scott Amusden Scotia Bruce Nansen Arctic Foreign Travel & Topography
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Shetland Mail Service. Copy of Contract. Between the Postmaster General and the North of Scotland and Orkney and Shetland Steam Navigation Company
London, House of Commons. 1908. 8pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC41. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 149516
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.76 | JP¥ 1862]
Keywords: Postal History Britain British Post Philately Orkney Shetland Islands
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Supplementary Report of the Committee of the General Assembly on the Management of the Poor in Scotland
London, House of Commons. 1820. 130pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper HC195. Returns on number of poor & financial provision for them for every parish throughout Scotland. Parliamentary reports of this period are rare. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 166406
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.25 US$ 41.89 | JP¥ 4655]
Keywords: Poor Law Scotland Skye Orkney Xxmc
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Welcome to Orkney: The Guide to the Enchanted Isles
Kirkwall: Orkney Tourist Organisation. Paperback. Published around 1980, 46 pages, illustrated, map.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 141418
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 776]
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RITCHIE, ANNA AND GRAHAM
The Ancient Monuments of Orkney
The Stationery Office Books. 1978. (ISBN: 0114913919). Paperback. Paperback in good condition, slight sun fading to cover. 1978 1st edition HMSO. Previous owner has put tiny ink ticks next to the ones he has visited but quite small. - used books, secondhand books, out of print books, hard to find books, for sale, second-hand books, college books, student books, nonfiction, first edition, non-fiction books delivered world wide. Excess postage may be required for books over 1 kg in weight outside the EU. ISBN 0-11-491391-9 0114913919. Good.
-- Lady Lisa's Bookshop -- Book number: 11450
GBP 4.80 [Appr.: EURO 5.5 US$ 6.7 | JP¥ 745]
Keywords: 0114913919
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CHRISTIE-JOHNSTON, A & A.
Shetland Words - a Dictionary of Shetland Dialect
Lerwick, The Shetland Times Ltd. 2010, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 97810904746584). Illustrated Card Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 122p alphabetical listings. Appears comprehensive!. Book near fine without marks or signatures and appears little used. See scans. Near Fine/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008490
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 25.13 | JP¥ 2793]
Keywords: Viking Vikings Norway Scotland Scandanavia Denmark Sweden Shetland Orkney History Language Accent History Literature & Fiction 97810904746584
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ABBOTT, C. C.
The Sand Castle and Other Poems
London, Jonathan Cape. 1946, First Edition. Hard Cover , 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. No dustwrapper, some wear to spine ends and corners of blue cloth-covered boards, silver titles on spine are still bright. Otherwise a good clean tight copy of this little book containing fifty short poems by the author. Signed by the author on f/ep ''To Eric Linklater from C Colleer Abbott / 22 Oct 1946'', and with a hand-written letter from Abbott to Linklater as well. Linklater was quite a well-known novellist around this time. 54pp. Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
-- JimsOldBooks -- Book number: kw5431
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 51.5 US$ 62.83 | JP¥ 6982]
Keywords: Poetry, Aberdeen, Eric Linklater, Orkney
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BERRY, R. J.
The Natural History of Orkney
Published by Collins, London, 1985. illustrated jacket by Clifford and Rosemary Ellis. 1-304 pages, illustrated throughout with charts, maps and photographs, signed by the author on the front free-end, First Edition, first state, the block edges only have very light foxing, this is a lovely copy of this rarity in near fine condition, the wrapper is unclipped and has the faintest of tape marks recto from previous protector, it is in near fine condition, bound in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, 22.3 x 15.5cm, Hardback, SIGNED by the author.
-- Keogh's Books, Secondhand & Antiquarian -- Book number: 70631
GBP 2500.00 [Appr.: EURO 2851.25 US$ 3490.63 | JP¥ 387914]
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ADMIRALTY
Report of the Admiralty, Under Act 14 & 15 Vict. C. 49. Local Acts Hc 41-(21) - Kirkwall Harbour Amendment Bill
London, House of Commons. 1856. 2pp. Folio. British Parliamentary paper. Local Act HC 41-(20). A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 124511
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.98 | JP¥ 776]
Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Admiralty Reports, Bill, Local History, Local Acts Act Admiralty Report Scotland Scottish History Orkney Islands Kirkwall Harbour Bill Improvement Bill Harbour Port Bill Ports Harbours Improvements
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ADMIRALTY
Report of the Admiralty, Under Act 14 & 15 Vict. C. 49. 3. - Kirkwall Harbour Bill.
London, House of Commons. 1859. 2pp. Folio. British Parliamentary paper. HC 50-(7). A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 145448
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.38 | JP¥ 931]
Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper Orkney Scotland Scottish Harbours Local Acts Parliamentary Bill Admiralty Reports Harbours Docks Piers Kirkwall Local History Interest Transport
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ADMIRALTY
Report of the Admiralty, Under Act 14 & 15 Vict. C. 49. - 44. -Orkney Roads Bill.
London, House of Commons. 1857. 2pp. Folio. British Parliamentary paper. HC 26-(44)-Sess.2. A very clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 119115
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.38 | JP¥ 931]
Keywords: Kkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Admiralty Reports, Preliminary Inquiries Act, Orkney Roads Bill,, Pier Port Commissioners, Orkney Local History Interest Scottish Islands Local Acts, Scotland, Scottish History, Stenhouse Lake Creek, Oyce of Peerie Sea, O
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AGER, BARRY
Pierowall, Orkney.
Archaeological Journal of the Royal Archaeological Institute, Vol.156 for 1999, published 2000. 1999. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or reprint. Quarto, 4 pages, 2 illustrations. Disbound. Very Good. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Archaeological Journal; Inventory No: 222624.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 222624
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.96 | JP¥ 1552]
Keywords: BZDB395 Archaeological Journal; Pierowall Orkney Barry Ager
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CORMACK, ALASTAIR AND ANNE
Days of Orkney Steam
Kirkwall Press. 1971. Hardcover. A history of the steamers that served the Orkney islands. Map end-papers, illustrated with b/w photographs, no inscriptions, VG in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
-- Byre Books -- Book number: BYB10788
GBP 25.10 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 35.05 | JP¥ 3895]
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, Orkney, Orcadian, maritime, nautical Nautical
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DEAYTON ALISTAIR
Orkney & Shetland Steamers
Stroud: Tempus, 2002. Paperback. ISBN: 978075243777. 128pp, illustrated NEW softback; Octavo. New .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 053359
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 11.17 | JP¥ 1241]
Keywords: 978075243777 Paddle Maritime Diving Shipwrecks
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ANDERSON, JOSEPH
Notes on The Ornamentation of The Silver Brooches Found at Skaill, Orkney, and Now in The Museum.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 1880. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 13 pages, 23 figures. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Quarto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Inventory No: 238026.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 238026
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.76 | JP¥ 1862]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Notes on The Ornamentation of The Silver Brooches Found at Skaill Orkney and Now in The Museum Joseph Anderson
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ANDERSON P D
Robert Stewart: Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland 1533-1593
John Donald 1982 1st edition viii 245pp pristine hardback and dustwrapper, appears unused As New
-- Rosemary Pugh Books -- Book number: 54066
GBP 27.50 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 US$ 38.4 | JP¥ 4267]
Keywords: 0859760820
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ANDERSON PETER D.:
Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland, 1533-93
John Donald Publishers 1982 Hardback ISBN 0859760820 First edition. Owner's bookplate inside front cover otherwuse clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper is faded on rear panel, now in removeable clearview cover. Illustrated with a map. 245 pages Wt 0.7 Kg Very Good (Very Good)
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 21222
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.75 US$ 25.13 | JP¥ 2793]
Keywords: Orkneys Shetlands History 0859760820
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