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Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Truck System
London, Houses of Parliament. 1871. British Parliamentary Papers. Blue paper wrappers. Vol I REPORT, SCHEDULES, AND SUPPLEMENT. C326. cv + 169pp. together with Vol II. MINUTES OF EVIDENCE. C327. 914pp. Very fine copies. The report reveals the extent of the truck system in a number of trades including Iron, Coal, Nail making, hoisery. watchmaking, lead mining, railways. Special reports cover Welsh mines, Scottish industries (Including Shetland which in the following year was the subject of a very detailed investigation as a result of evidence presented in these reports). The Truck system involved the payment of wages by other means than cash and was widely seen as a way of exploiting and underpaying the work force.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 169416
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 141.75 US$ 163.31 | JP¥ 18373]
Keywords: Yyy Truck System Coal Mining Shetland Wales South Staffordshire Sociology Employment Welfare Industry Industrial
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Report on Shetland Islands Petition
London, House of Commons. 1804. 2pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper.HC42. John Scott, a resident of Valey in Shetlands reports distress following failures of crops and fisheries. 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: 166261
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 45.73 | JP¥ 5144]
Keywords: Shetland Islands Scotland
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Report By the Scottish Land Court As to Their Proceedings Under the Small Landholders (Scotland) Act, 1886 to 1931, for the Year from 1st January to 31st December 1931
Edinburgh, HMSO. 1932. 36pp. 8vo. Paper wrappers. British Paliamentary Paper. Cmd.4081. Neat library mark. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 139107
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.06 | JP¥ 1470]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Scotland Scottish Land Court Law Orkney Shetland
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Report Respecting the British Fisheries.
London, House of Commons. 1798. 237pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper.Much of the report covers the Herring fishing industry. 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: 171145
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 US$ 78.39 | JP¥ 8819]
Keywords: British Fisheries Fishing Herring Shetland Tobermory Ullapool
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Reports from the Committee on the Survey and Report of the Coasts and Central Highlands of Scotland
London, House of Commons. 1803. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Papers. FIRST REPORT. - EMIGRATION. 13pp. The committee investigated measures to increase employment at home to avoid them having to consider emigration. together with SECOND REPORT - ROADS AND BRIDGES.3pp together with THIRD REPORT. - CALEDONIAN CANAL. 58pp. Examination of Thomas Telfords proposals for the canal. An act of Parliament establishing the Caledonian Canal Commissioners was passed a few weeks after the publication of these reports. Very clean copies..
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 140754
GBP 90.00 [Appr.: EURO 102 US$ 117.58 | JP¥ 13228]
Keywords: Scotland Thomas Telford Caledonian Canal Emigration Orkneys Shetland Islands Xxcan
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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 249.5 US$ 287.42 | JP¥ 32336]
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 US$ 39.19 | JP¥ 4409]
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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Scottish Journal of Geology No. 92 Vol. 27 Part 1 Pages 1-80
Edinburgh & Glasgow, Geological Societies of Edinburgh & Glasgow. 1991, 1st Edition. Original Illustrated Card Cove, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Illustrated Card covers. Articles on Uinst & Fetlar in Shetland, older granites in SE Scotland, Dallraidian Stratiography , native sulphur near Craignish, Argyll and etc. See scans. Very Good/No Jacket (as issued).
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 006621
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.53 | JP¥ 735]
Keywords: Illustrated Card covers. Articles on Uinst & Fetlar in Shetland, older granites in SE Scotland, Dallraidian Stratiography , native sulphur near Craignish, Argyll Geology of Scotland Geology
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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$ 15.68 | JP¥ 1764]
Keywords: Postal History Britain British Post Philately Orkney Shetland Islands
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Shetland
Lerwick, Shetland Tourist Association. First Edition. Card Covers, 8vo. Illustrated tourist guide, stapled binding. Photographs and advertisements. Blue illustrated card covers. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 31115
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.88 | JP¥ 661]
Keywords: Shetland, Tourist Guide, Tourism, Guide Books, Scottish Topography
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Third Report of the Commissioners of Religious Instruction, Scotland.
London, Houses of Parliament. 1837. 270pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary Paper. The reports lists "teinds" or tithes of the various parishes in Scotland. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 170981
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 32.66 | JP¥ 3675]
Keywords: Scotland Churches Religion Religious Instruction Orkneys Shetland Skye Mull Western Isles
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Third Report of the Highlands and Islands Medical Service Board Being for the Year Ended 31st December 1914
London, Houses of Parliament. 1915. 32pp. Folio. Paper wrappers Bound in card covers.Paliamentary Paper Cd.8519. A very clean coy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 168234
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.68 | JP¥ 1764]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Scotland Highlands and Islands Medical Service Committee Coll Shetland Crofters Skye Dentistry Scottish Health Disease List Names Named Individuals Family History Interest Genealogy List Doctors Practitioners
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EDITOR
A Voyage to Shetland, the Orkneys, and the Western Isles of Scotland
London: C. Corbet, 1751. First Edition. Half leather marbled board cover. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). 71pp.. G : in Good condition. Some soiling and spotting. Small hole near fore edge of title page. Book-plates on paste-down and fep .
-- Barter Books -- Book number: e9633
GBP 500.00 [Appr.: EURO 566.75 US$ 653.23 | JP¥ 73491]
Keywords: Travel Scotland 1750 - 1850 Antiquarian
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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 20.5 US$ 23.52 | JP¥ 2646]
Keywords: Viking Vikings Norway Scotland Scandanavia Denmark Sweden Shetland Orkney History Language Accent History Literature & Fiction 97810904746584
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LOVICK ELIZABETH:
Magical Shetland Lace Shawls.
Tunbridge Wells. Search Press. 2015. Paperback. Fine in a fine papercover. No markings or inscriptions.
-- Virginia Bank Books -- Book number: 9256
GBP 6.99 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.13 | JP¥ 1027]
Keywords: Crafts. Knitting. Shawls. Shetland Lace.
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DR. ALBERT GUNTHER, F.R.S.
Appendix to the Fourth Report on Dredging among the Shetland Isles. A rare original article from the British Association for the Advancement of Science report, 1867.
Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 37th. Meeting, Dundee, 1867. 1867. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 3 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: British Association for the Advancement of Science; Inventory No: 210262.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 210262
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.6 | JP¥ 2205]
Keywords: BZDB395 Zoology. Shetland. British Association for the Advancement of Science; Appendix to the Fourth Report on Dredging among the Shetland Isles A rare original article from the British Association for the Advancement of Science report 1867 Dr Albert
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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$ 10.45 | JP¥ 1176]
Keywords: 978075243777 Paddle Maritime Diving Shipwrecks
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ANDERSON, PETER D.
Black Patie : Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland
Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd, 2001, First Edition. (ISBN: 0859763552) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Tells the story of Patrick Stewart, one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles whose menacing legend lives on today in popular traditions. Clean crisp hardback in unclipped dustjacket. Appears unread. 221 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. Near Fine/Near Fine.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 065115
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 68 US$ 78.39 | JP¥ 8819]
Keywords: , Local History, Scotland, Shetlands Biography: : Royalty0859763552
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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 31.25 US$ 35.93 | JP¥ 4042]
Keywords: 0859760820
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ANDERSON, PETER D.
Robert Stewart: Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland, 1533-93
London, John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1982, First Edition. (ISBN: 0859760820) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Detailed examination of the life of Robert Stewart - illegitimate son of James V - who became the First Earl of Orkney and Lord of Shetland. Very good clean hardback in unclipped dustjacket. 245 pages. Prompt dispatch. Very Good/Very Good.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 065114
GBP 23.50 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 US$ 30.7 | JP¥ 3454]
Keywords: , Biography, History, Scotland, Shetlands 0859760820
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O'DELL ANDREW
St Ninian's Isle Treasure a Silver Haord Discovered on St Ninian's Isle Zetland on 4th July 1958
Aberdeen University Press, 1963. Paperback. 47pp, illustrated bound in original card covers; Folio. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 71797
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.06 | JP¥ 1470]
Keywords: Shetland Archaeology and Ancient History
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ANGUS BUTTERWORTH, L.M.
Norse Sculptured Stones from Papil, West Burra Isle, Shetland. An original article from the Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, London 1971.
Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, London 1971. 1971. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 11 pages, 3 plates. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ancient Monuments Society; Inventory No: 072527.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 072527
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.84 | JP¥ 882]
Keywords: BZDB395 Architecture Shetland Viking Monuments Ancient Monuments Society; Norse Sculptured Stones from Papil West Burra Isle Shetland An original article from the Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society London 1971 Angus Butterworth LM
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ANON
Transactions of the Philological Society
London and Berlin, The Philological Society By Asher Co. 1866, First Edition. Hardcover. In three parts. Part 1 contains various articles including: Daughter and Fille,- Are They Connected by T Hewitt Key. On French Homonyms by Professor Cassall. The Index and Errata Sheets for this part are bound at the front of it instead of at the end. Part 2 is a long article - The Dialect of Banffshire with a Glossary of Words not in Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by the Reverend Walter Gregor (232 pp). Part 3 - An Etymological Glossary of the Shetland Dialect by T Eddmondston 166 pp. According to the contents list there should be an appendix being a list of Members, Minutes, etc but this is lacking from this volume. From an academic library, library label and barcode and check-out sheet on front end papers. Library bibding, maroon loth with gilt titles to spine and gilt library cartouch to front board. Some ink and pencil notes in the glossaries and the dictionary. Good/No Jacket.
-- Webbooks, Wigtown -- Book number: A00006847
GBP 175.00 [Appr.: EURO 198.5 US$ 228.63 | JP¥ 25722]
Keywords: Medicine Etymology Shetland and Orkney Banffshire
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CLUNESS ANTHONY
Shetland
Hale, 1951. Hardcover. 308pp plus fold-out map, illustrated, bound in green cloth , Sl exlib evidence COUNTY BOOK SERIES; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 051686
GBP 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.15 | JP¥ 1029]
Keywords: Scottish Islands Books British Topography
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SAXBY C F ARGYLL
Edmondston's Flora of Shetland. Comprehending a List of the Prevalent Wild Flowers, Horse-Tails, Club Mosses and Ferns of the Shetland Isles. Second Edition - Natural Classification
Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, 1903. Hardback. 102pp. Frontispiece and one plate, with dedication from Author [Saxby] on endpaper.bound in green paper covered boards; Octavo; Signed by Author(s). Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 63607
GBP 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 31.36 | JP¥ 3528]
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