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HOWARTH, DAVID
The Shetland bus
London, Thomas Nelson, 1951. Used - Very Good. VG hardback (no dust jacket) Reprint. Tidy copy in tight binding; navy cloth with gilt titles on spine, and gilt boat decoration on front board. inscription inked on front free end paper. Scattered foxing on prelims.
-- Cotswold Internet Books -- Book number: BOOKS229267I
GBP 5.05 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.49 | JP 704]
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HOWARTH, DAVID
THE SHETLAND BUS
Thomas Nelson And Sons Ltd. 1953-01-01. Hardcover, 19 to 25 cm tall, Octavo, (8vo). Illustrated. 220 pages. Ink inscription. Good.
-- M. Godding Ltd. -- Book number: 168483
GBP 6.70 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.61 | JP 934]
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HOWARTH, DAVID,
WE DIE ALONE.
Canongate, Edinburgh, ND (circa 2011), 2nd imp., trade paperback, xiv, 242pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., half tone photo pictorial upper wrapper, the story of Jan Baalsrud, the sole survivor of a Norwegian sabotage expedition from Shetland to Norway, who after discovery by the Germans fought a desparate struggle for two months over eighty miles of unmapped mountain peaks to reach Sweden and safety, by the author of The Shetland Bus, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, near fine,
-- A Book for all Reasons -- Book number: 43475
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP 837]
Keywords: war ww2 norway shetland resistance escape
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HOWARTH, DAVID,
WE DIE ALONE.
Reprint Society, London, 1957, club edn., 216pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., map at rear pastedown, red cloth with black title label lettered and bordered in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, decorated dustwrapper, the story of Jan Baalsrud, the sole survivor of a Norwegian sabotage expedition from Shetland to Norway, who after discovery by the Germans fought a desparate struggle for two months over eighty miles of unmapped mountain peaks to reach Sweden and safety, by the author of The Shetland Bus, slightly cocked, edges and endpapers tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed with slight loss at tips, repaired to reverse, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
-- A Book for all Reasons -- Book number: 40892
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9 | JP 976]
Keywords: war ww2 norway shetland resistance escape
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HUME, JOHN R
The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands & Islands
London, B T Batsford Ltd. 1977, 1st. Hard Cover, 22.5 Cms x 14.5 Cms. Hardback first edition, 335 pp including 3-page bibliography, indices arranged by place names & general. Illustrated with 121 black & white photographs & 3 maps. Near fine in VG+ wrapper, sunning to spine. /d/w.
-- The Warrington Book Loft -- Book number: 016608
GBP 14.25 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 18.31 | JP 1987]
Keywords: Archaeology History Scotland Higlands Scottish Islands Aberdeenshire Angus Argyll Banffshire Caithness Inverness-Shire Kincardineshire Moray Nairnshire Orkney Perthshire Ross & Cromarty Shetland Sutherland Engineers Marble Quarrying Joseph Mitchell Foundr
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TULLOCH AND HUNTER
A Guide to Shetland Birds
The Shetland Times Ltd, 1972. Paperback. 66pp, illustrated large map at rear, includes loosely inserted 2 Shetland Bird Club Newsletters, 5 pages foolscap in all for July 1975 and July 1976; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 67589
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9 | JP 976]
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HUNTER, MOLLIE
The Spanish Letters
London: Evans, 1964. 0241892414. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. ISBN: 0241892414. Illustrated by Elizabeth Grant. Hbk with d/w; Vg/Vg-; rear of d/w a bit grubby; childrens story that is set in Edinburghin 1589 - a tale of espionage; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket .
-- Peakirk Books -- Book number: 94361
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.28 | JP 1116]
Keywords: 0241892414 Childrens Shetland Isles Selkie Folk
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HUNTER, JOHN J.:
Taen wi da Trow;
Lerwick, T & J Manson, 1952; Softcover. 1st edition. Very good condition. 275pp with portrait frontis. Blue covers with gilt title on front . "A history of Shetland told in Shetland dialect verse, in the form of an imaginary tour conducted through time and space by a "trow" or lacal supernatural being." Hard to find.
-- Wheen O' Books -- Book number: 18435
GBP 58.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.5 US$ 74.54 | JP 8088]
Keywords: Scotland Scottish Poetry history Shetland dialect verse Rare
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INNES, HAMMOND
North Star.
Collins, 1974. . SIGNED first edition. Dustjacket shows oil rig off Shetland. Price clipped and good throughout..
-- firstpagebooks -- Book number: 674
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 28.27 | JP 3068]
Keywords: first edition innes novels shetland
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INNES, HAMMOND
North Star.
Book Club Associates, 1975. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover, 286pp, the edges browning a little with age, dustjacket with a couple of repaired tears. Original owner's name on flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. Set on an oil-drilling platform in Shetland.. Very Good /Very Good.
-- Hessay Books -- Book number: 8815
GBP 3.50 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.5 | JP 488]
Keywords: Shetland, Oil
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NEVIS INSTITUTE
The Shetland Report: A Constitutional Study
Edinburgh, Nevis Institute. 1978, First Edition. (ISBN: 0950619701) Hardcover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Prepared for the Shetland Islands Council by the Nevis institute under the chairmanship of Lord Kilbrandon. Very Good/Good.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 041841
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 38.55 | JP 4184]
Keywords: Scotland Social History Scottish Devolution Shetland Islands Politics Economics Law Constitution 0950619701
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INTRODUCTION AND NOTES BY TOM HENDERSON
Shetland From Old Photographs
Great Britain, Shetland Library and Museum, 1979. Reprint, Binding: Cloth, Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall Quarto Hardback Hardcover. Shetland From Old Photographs. Slight browning to edges of pages through age. Couple of slight creases to top edge of D/J. Price clipped to D/J. In this published selection - just over one hundred and sixty from a total of ten to twelve thousand - the aim has been threefold: Firstly to publicise the collection, secondly to offer a pictorial contribution to our island's social history, and thirdly, but most importantly, to honour the photographers themselves, be they professional or amateur, known or unknown. Tom He derson, Curator of the Shetland Museum, has in his introduction, placed the photographs in their historical context, whilst hjis captions provide invaluable information on each subject. Illustrated throughout.
-- The London Bookworm -- Book number: 100931
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.85 | JP 1395]
Keywords: Non Fiction History Shetland Old Photographs
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ISBISTER, R.W.
Tales of Foula
Lerwick Shetland, The Shetland Times. 1970, 1st Edition. Original Illust. Card Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Stories from the author first published from 1953 onwards in the "Shetland News" The Stories concern Foula. In original simply illustrated pale green card cover. Authors signature and an apparently unrelated gift inscription on title page dated 1970. 44p photos. A liitle offsetting from iome pressed flowers on one page as seen. Good+/No Jacket.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 008804
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 38.55 | JP 4184]
Keywords: Foula Hebrides Scotland Scottish Highlands Folk Tales Shetland Isles History Literature & Fiction
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JACKSON BILL:
Images of Shetland
Shetland Times Limited 2000 Paperback ISBN 1898852502 A tight and clean book which looks little read. Illustrated. A tour round the orthern isles with Bill Jackson. 74 pages Wt 0.3 Kg Very Good
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 21240
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9 | JP 976]
Keywords: Shetlands 1898852502
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JACKSON, B.
Images of Shetland
Shetland Times Ltd. 2000 74, col photos. . PB. Signed by author. Vg.. . [9781898852506]
-- Pemberley Natural History Books -- Book number: 35144
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 25.7 | JP 2789]
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JAKOBSEN, JAKOB
The Dialect and Place Names of Shetland. Two Popular Lectures
Lerwick, T & J Manson, 1897. First Edition. hardcover. 8vo. Ex-library with neat labels on eps, front hinges repaired with white tape. Sewn binding loosening but all pages intact. Sage green cloth cover, worn at corners, and with taped repair at spine top and tail with gilt lettering on spine. Immediate despatch from the UK. Good .
-- The Victoria Bookshop -- Book number: 90020491
GBP 51.30 [Appr.: EURO 58 US$ 65.93 | JP 7154]
Keywords: Scotland
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JAKOBSEN, JAKOB
An Etymological Dictionary of the Norn Language in Shetland : Parts I & II
Lerwick, Shetland, Shetland Folk Society, 1985, Facsimile Edition. Hard Back , 4to. The facsimile reproduction on a slightly reduced format which stands as the unrivalled source book of information on the origins and usage of the Shetland tongue. First appeared in Danish as four volumes. Clean, bright, large volume hardbacks showing sunning to spine. Part I - 488 pages + Errata. Part II runs from page 489 to page 1,076. Prompt dispatch. Near Fine.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 065239
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 394.75 US$ 449.8 | JP 48808]
Keywords: Germanic Caithness
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JAMESON, ROBERT
An Outline of the Mineralogy of the Shetland Islands, and of the Island of Arran. With an Appendix; Containing Observations on Peat, Kelp, and Coal
Edinburgh: William Creech, 1798. First Edition. Modern Quarter Calf with marbled boards. 240mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). xiv, 202pp. Fold out frontispiece map; single page map and copper plates.. VG : in very good condition. Rebound with new eps. Some browning and offsetting .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: g6145
GBP 600.00 [Appr.: EURO 676.5 US$ 771.09 | JP 83671]
Keywords: Geology Scotland 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian
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JAMIESON, PETER
Letters on Shetland
Edinburgh, The Moray Press, 1949. Used - Good. Good hardback (no dustjacket) 1st ed. Free end papers browned; page fore-edge a little foxed; cloth badly faded on spine & front board.
-- Cotswold Internet Books -- Book number: BOOKS070864I
GBP 15.25 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 19.6 | JP 2127]
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JAMIESON, PETER A.
Viking Isles, The - Pen-Pictures for Shetland
London, Heath Cranton. 1933. Hardback. 180 pages; red cloth cover with black titles; dusty book with some water-marks to front; good reading copy;. Good Reading Copy.
-- Books & Bygones -- Book number: 11639
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 32.13 | JP 3486]
Keywords: Shetland; Viking; Island; Shetlanders;
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JANSON , MIKE & JULIANA KEMBALL-WILLIAMS:
The Complete Book of Horse & Pony Care : Practical Advice on Choosing, Caring, Feeding, Grooming and Health
Parragon 1996 First VG/VG slight edgewear over 90 colour photos 96pp 12 x 9.5 880g
This book takes the reader into the wonderful world of horses where many people have discovered a lifelong passion. Whether you want to compete at the highest levels or simply trek in the hills, this book contains clear and concise advice which will prepare you for any eventuality.
-- Val Waring (formerly Stort Books) -- Book number: 1885
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP 837]
Keywords: Horses ponies equestrian Arabian Chargers Shetland Shire thoroughbred treking tack training showhorses gymkhanas dressage eventing health 072516086
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TUDOR JOHN R.:
The Orkneys and Shetland - Their Past and Present State.
London. Edward Stanford. 1883. HEAVY hardback - before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 702 pages. B.w. illustrations. Maps - some of which fold-out. Very good in navy cloth with gilt lettering to spine, ageing to edge of textblock, some scattered foxing to a few pages and no markings or inscriptions. No d.w. This book has been rebound (recased) in matching blue cloth, textblock, illustrations and maps are original and complete. Now a sound tight clean copy of this scarce title.
-- Virginia Bank Books -- Book number: 8685
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.75 US$ 96.39 | JP 10459]
Keywords: Orkneys. Shetland.
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JOHNS, W E; TREVOR, ELLESTON; ET AL
Boy's Own Paper Vol. 73 No. 7 March 1951 - Includes - Biggles Works It out (Part 1)
UK: Boy's Own Paper, 1951. Magazine. Illustrated by Bowe Et Al. 8vo; a little light creasing to cover; includes part 4 of Biggles works it out (Illus Bowe) amongs many more things including an articles on a flying car, Walt Disneys story of the Alaskan fur seal for his dirst colour documentary & aeromodelling ; vg-; top left hand corner of cover has very small loss, otherwise a nice copy; ; Boys magazine; 8vo; as well as an installment of biggles, and a long Elleston Trevor story 'Devil Disc' this has, amongst other things, features on plans & details for making a 15 foot rigid canoe; George Young captain of glasgow Rangers; Bird watching in the Shetlands; making a garden pond; famous fiction detectives; how to become a radio officer in the merchant navy; and other gems ; Vol. 73: 7; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 80 pages. Very Good .
-- Peakirk Books -- Book number: 96547
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.71 | JP 837]
Keywords: Boy's Own Paper Merchant Navy Biggles Shetland Isles Careers Springboks Biggles
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JOHNS, ROWLAND (ED)
Our Friend the Shetland Sheepdog
London, Methuen & Co. 1961, First Ediiton. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. Fair Copy in illustrated laminated boards. Wear to head/foot of spine, though overall sound. Clean frontis and text.
-- Balfour Books -- Book number: 015308
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.43 | JP 697]
Keywords: 1961 Methuen
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JOHNS, ROWLAND ( ED.):
Our Friends the Sheepdog and Shetland Sheepdogs. Our Friend the Dog Series.
London, Methuen & Co., 1935 1st ed. Small 8vo. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 ins. Orange cloth, black lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed vignette to front. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (Dw minor darkening darkening and rubbing to edges, cut portion to spine, in protective sleeve.) Fading to spine and boards. Some darkening to endpapers, A couple of very minor spots else a very clean & tight copy. Frontispiece. 87pp.
-- The Antique Map & Bookshop -- Book number: 78336
€  48.00 [Appr.: US$ 54.73 | £UK 42.75 | JP 5938]
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::DOGS
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