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EDITED BY JOHN H. BALLANTYNE & BRIAN SMITH
Shetland Documents : 1580-1611
Joint Publishers-Shetland Islands Leisure & Recreation Department & the Shetland Times Ltd. 1994. (ISBN: 0900662964) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. "This work is a collection of texts & summaries of Shetland documents from the period of the Stewart earls. It comprises deeds relating to sales & mortgage of land, ecclesiastical & commercial documents, court records & many miscellaneous items. The editors have combed public & private collections of papers to locate every significant Shetland document from the period between 1580-1611. A special feature of the work is the large number of items from Court of Session records, virtually unexamined by historians until now. The book contains the names & describes the activities of hundreds of Shetlanders from eventful periods in the islands' history - it will transform our knowledge of the era". HARDCOVER with dust jacket, 329 pages, internally clean & in good condition, the dust jacket is clean & price clipped & there are a few minor scattered spots on the page edges. Delivery of this book to a destination not in the UK will attract additional postage. Good/Good.
-- Discovery Bookshop -- Book number: 027312
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 67 US$ 78.65 | JP¥ 8878]
Keywords: Scotland History 0900662964
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EDMONDSTON, T.; EDITED BY C.F.A. SAXBY
Edmondston's flora of Shetland
Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, 1903.2nd edition.Publisher's boards.Fine/No Jacket.An exceptionally well preserved copy.Owner's signature.Includes biography of the author by his mother.102 pp. In English.1 kg.
-- Acanthophyllum Books -- Book number: 11355
GBP 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 89.5 US$ 104.87 | JP¥ 11838]
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MARY E. EDMONSTON
Adventure in the North
London, Hammond, Hammond and Co.. 1944, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo. Blue cloth, light bumping to top corners, one blotch to front board. Owner's name on free front endpaper. Good/No Jacket.
-- Pend Books -- Book number: 57187
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 26.22 | JP¥ 2959]
Keywords: Shetland, Highlands and Islands, Scottish Literature, Adventure, Children's Books
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HERMANN PALSSON AND PAUL EDWARDS
Orkneyinga Saga: The History of the Earls of Orkney (Penguin Classics Series)
Published by Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex 1981. 1981. Mass market paperback 8vo. 8'' x 5''. In Fine condition, unused new book.
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.49 | JP¥ 1184]
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EVANS ARTHUR H AND BUCKLEY T E:
A Vertebrate Fauna of the Shetland Islands.
Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1899. Hardback. 1st Ed. Rubbed olive-green cloth with faded gilt spine titles. Slight wear to spine-ends & edges. 9" x 6.5". xxx pp. + 248 pp.inc. index + 11 pp. publisher's list. Illus: Tissue-guarded Frontis. + 12 tissue-guarded B/W plates + 2 B/W photos + col. double page map. Wt: 1.0 Kg. Good+
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 22321
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 111.75 US$ 131.09 | JP¥ 14797]
Keywords: Scotland Shetland Fauna Natural History NOISBN
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FANNING, CAPTAIN EDMUND
Voyages & Discoveries in the South Seas 1792 to 1832
Salem, Marine Research Society. 1924, First Thus. Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. One of the rare narratives of an American shipmaster Capt. Edmund Fanning. Sailed for the South Seas in May 1792 for seal skins then during the next 25 years made voyages to the Pacific and around the world. Discovered several hitherto unknown islands. Either commanded or acted as directive agent for almost 70 expeditions to the South Seas and China. Index. End-Paper Maps. Originally published in 1833, the First Edition is very seldom encountered. This is the first reprinting of this important account of the Pacific and Antarctic regions. A handsomely produced volume, it is however slightly marred by the omission of the last three chapters of the original work (these dealing with Fanning's recommendations for exploration towards the South Pole and the report of Pendleton's expedition) and by the incorrect bibliographical information, confusing Fanning's two books, which is given in the introduction, and was uncritically repeated by Ferguson who consequently omits the original edition of this work. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 009824
GBP 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 50.25 US$ 58.99 | JP¥ 6659]
Keywords: South America Anthropology Folklore Ethnology Indians Latin Farming Agriculture Sociology Economics Politics History Geography Government Argentina Falklands Falkland Islands Georgia Shetland Chile Antartica Travel Exploration Cape Horn Fiji Pacific Ocean
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FENTON, ALEXANDER
The Various Names of Shetland
National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland. 1973. wraps, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Wrapper lightly soiled at rear. 26pp. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 23913
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.73 | JP¥ 1776]
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FENTON ALEXANDER
Vernacular Building 23 Shetland Special Issue Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group 1999
Edinburgh, Scottish Vernacular Buildings Working Group. 1999, First Edition. Soft Cover. A clean copy. Includes the following: Lunt Staines by Elizabeth Beaton; Herring Gutters' Bothies in Shetland by Bruce Walker and Chris McGregor etc etc. Very Good/No Jacket.
-- Webbooks, Wigtown -- Book number: 551251
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 6.55 | JP¥ 740]
Keywords: Scottish Architecture
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FERGUSON, DAVID M.
Shipwrecks Of Orkney, Shetland and Pentland Firth
Published by David & Charles Ltd., Brunel House, Newton Abbot, Devon First Edition 1988. Devon 1988. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original colour illustrated glazed boards. 8vo. 8½'' x 6''. Contains 160 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations and photographs throughout. Wear to the upper spine end, light foxing to the closed upper edges, sun fading to the red lettering of the spine. In near Very Good condition, no dust wrapper. ISBN 0715390570
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.49 | JP¥ 1184]
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FIDLER, KATHLEEN, ILLUSTRATED BY VICTOR AMBRUS
Haki the Shetland Pony
Lutterworth, 1972. Book, Very Good/Good-. Small closed tears on d/w - o/w VG.
-- Bertilak's Books -- Book number: 003899
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 5.9 | JP¥ 666]
Keywords: Children; Animals; Ponies Victor Ambrus
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FIDLER, KATHLEEN
Haki the Shetland Pony
UK: Kelpies, 1993. 0862410754. Paperback. ISBN: 0862410754. Pbk; G+. Good+ .
-- Peakirk Books -- Book number: 72614
GBP 3.00 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.93 | JP¥ 444]
Keywords: 0862410754 Children's Catalogue
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FIDLER, KATHLEEN
Haki the Shetland Pony
Lutterworth Press, 1972. 0718808169. Hardcover. ISBN: 0718808169. Hardback in d/w; ex lib copy; sellotape mark inside & outside cover; fep removed; d/w markd and torn at edges; sound reading copy; ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Good+ in Good dust jacket .
-- Peakirk Books -- Book number: 90756
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.24 | JP¥ 592]
Keywords: 0718808169 Children's Pony Stories
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FIDLER, KATHLEEN, ILLUSTRATED BY VICTOR AMBRUS
Haki the Shetland Pony
Knight, 1973. Book, Paperback. Very Good. First Thus.
-- Bertilak's Books -- Book number: 003471
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.28 | JP¥ 370]
Keywords: Children; Animals; Ponies Victor Ambrus
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R. J. BERRY AND H. N. FIRTH
The People of Orkney; Aspects of Orkney 4 (Four)
Published by The Orkney Press Ltd., St. Ola, Kirkwall, Orkney First Edition 1986. Kirkwall 1986. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine, black paper end papers. 8vo. 9'' x 6'' 346 pp. ISBN 0907618081. Colour and monochrome illustrations throughout. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper with very small creases to the corners of the spine tip, not price clipped. Dust wrapper without any tears or chips and supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. This book is not signed by the authors.
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.75 US$ 62.92 | JP¥ 7103]
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COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES
Indian Ocean Fishery Commission (IOFC) Report of the First Session of the Committee for the Development and Management of Fisheries in the Southwest Indian Ocean La Chaland, Mauritius, 22-24 April 1981
Rome, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 9251010978) Paperback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pen number on front cover otherwise an unread copy. Good.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 042833
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 139.5 US$ 163.86 | JP¥ 18497]
Keywords: Sea Maritime Nautical Ships Boats Fishing Economics Scotland Scottish Shetland Islands Newfoundland Canada Italy Merchant Navy Sociology Social History Industry Oceanography Marine Biology Ecology Conservation Geography Topography Environment Natural Hist
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COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES
Report of the Seventh Session of the Fishery Committee For the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF), Lagos, Nigeria 10-14 April 1981
Rome, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 9251011095) Paperback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pen number on front cover otherwise an unread copy. Good.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 042832
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 139.5 US$ 163.86 | JP¥ 18497]
Keywords: Sea Maritime Nautical Ships Boats Fishing Economics Scotland Scottish Shetland Islands Newfoundland Canada Italy Merchant Navy Sociology Social History Industry Oceanography Marine Biology Ecology Conservation Geography Topography Environment Natural Hist
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COMMITTEE ON FISHERIES
Report of the Fourteenth Session of the Committee on Fisheries Rome, 26-30 May 1981
Rome, Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 1981, First Edition. (ISBN: 9251011060) Paperback, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pen number on front cover otherwise an unread copy. Good.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 042831
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 139.5 US$ 163.86 | JP¥ 18497]
Keywords: Sea Maritime Nautical Ships Boats Fishing Economics Scotland Scottish Shetland Islands Newfoundland Canada Italy Merchant Navy Sociology Social History Industry Oceanography Marine Biology Ecology Conservation Geography Topography Environment Natural Hist
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FLINN, DEREK
The Erosion History of Shetland: A Review. An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists' Association, 1977.
Geologists' Association, 1977. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 18 pages and 5 figures. Institutional stamp to first page. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Inventory No: 236042.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236042
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Keywords: BZDB395 Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; The Erosion History of Shetland A Review An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists Association 1977 Derek Flinn
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FLINN, DEREK
Travellers in a Bygone Shetland
Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press. 1989, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0707305241). Black Boards, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. xiv+278p.Illustrated.Fine copy in like unpricecliped d/w. No marks or signatures. Fine/Fine.
-- Creaking Shelves Books -- Book number: 005876
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 26.22 | JP¥ 2959]
Keywords: Shetland Idles Travvelers in Scotland History Natural History Geology 0707305241
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FLYNN, DEREK
Some Aspects of The Geochemistry of The Metamorphic Rocks of Unst and Fetlar, Shetland. An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists' Association, 1970.
Geologists' Association, 1970. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 19 pages, 3 figures and 3 tables. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Octavo (Standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Inventory No: 235851.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 235851
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Keywords: BZDB395 Proceedings of The Geologists' Association; Some Aspects of The Geochemistry of The Metamorphic Rocks of Unst and Fetlar Shetland An original article from the Proceedings of The Geologists Association 1970 Derek Flynn
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FOJUT, NOEL
A Guide to Prehistoric Shetland
Shetland Times. 1981, First Edition First Printing. (ISBN: 0900662328) Soft cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book, No chipping & no splitting to clean covers. Staples firm & fast. Internally very clean with no inscriptions. Small neat printed address label to inside of front cover. Tight textblock. No loose & no missing leaves. Very good+.
-- Lincolnshire Old Books PBFA -- Book number: 7629
GBP 8.45 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 11.08 | JP¥ 1250]
Keywords: 0900662328 Sheltand Isles Islands
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FORSTER, AMANDA K.
Shetland, Steatite and Trade in The Norse North Atlantic: 800-1400. An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2004.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 2004. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. 2 pages. 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: 236525.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 236525
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 13.11 | JP¥ 1480]
Keywords: BZDB395 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; Shetland Steatite and Trade in The Norse North Atlantic 8001400 An original article from the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland 2004 Amanda K Forster
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PITT FRANCES
Shetland Pirates and Other Wild Life Studies
London: George Allen & Unwin, 1923. Hardcover. 248pp, illustrated, bound in blue cloth/gilt with sunned spine; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 72331
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 10.49 | JP¥ 1184]
Keywords: Natural History Flora Fauna Geology
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FRICKE, PETER H. (EDITOR)
Seafarer & Community: Toward a Social Understanding of Seafaring
London, Croom Helm. 1973, First Edition. (ISBN: 0856640417) Hardcover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Includes Shetland, Italian, Newfoundland fishing, fisheries and fishing communities. Problems associated with the selection and training of deck and engineer cadets in the British merchant navy," No Jacket, as Issued. New.
-- Delectus Books -- Book number: 044843
GBP 6.99 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 9.16 | JP¥ 1034]
Keywords: Sea Maritime Nautical Ships Boats Fishing Economics Scotland Scottish Shetland Islands Newfoundland Canada Italy Merchant Navy Sociology Social History Industry Oceanography Marine Biology Ecology Conservation Geography Topography Environment Natural Tran
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HOGG GARRY
The Far-Flung Isles - Orkney and Shetland
London: Hale, 1961. Hardcover. 208pp, illustrated, bound in smart blue cloth with blue endpapers ; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 74483
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.5 US$ 5.24 | JP¥ 592]
Keywords: British Topography
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