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Complete Hill Walker, Rock Climber and Cave Explorer.

By: PALMER, W.T.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 99910


PALMER, W.T. The Complete Hill Walker, Rock Climber and Cave Explorer. London : Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1934. Pp [i]-x,(2),1-219,(1),[1]-28 (publisher's catalogue). Illustrated. Index. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering and blind-stamped border to front board and spine. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The Hill Walker. 3. The Way to the Hill-Tops. 4. Leading Up to a Long Tour. 5. The Best Ridge Walks in the British Isles. 6. Camping Among the Mountains. 7. The Rock Climber's Equipment. 8. Schooling of the Novice. 9. The Moderate Climber. 10. Where to Find the Best Rock Climbs. 11. Women Amo... View more info

Complete Richard Allen, Volume Two : Skinhead Girls, Sorts, and Knuckle Girls. 1st pr.

By: ALLEN, Richard MOFFAT, James)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: S.T. Publishing, Argyll, 1993, ISBN:0951849751:

Seller ID: 75656


ALLEN, Richard. The Complete Richard Allen, Volume Two : Skinhead Girls, Sorts, and Knuckle Girls . (Argyll, Scotland: S.T. Publishing, 1993). First Printing. Pp. [1]-288. 8vo, illustrated pale card covers with white spine. An omnibus of three short pulp punk/skinhead-scene novels by Canadian-Australian James Moffat (written under pseudonym). The works under the Richard Allen moniker were among the most popular in this niche. Slight spine roll, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Complete Works of Robert Burns. Poems and Songs. Three Volumes. Edition De Luxe.

By: BURNS, Robert.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: McKinlay, Stone & MacKenzie, New York, 1924,:

Seller ID: 115358


BURNS, Robert. The Complete Works of Robert Burns. Gebbie Self-InterpretingEdition. New York : McKinlay, Stone & MacKenzie, MDCCCCXXIV. Edition de Lu xe. IN THREE VOLUMES. I. Pp. (4),[v]-xvii,(1),[1]-402,(2), including frontispiece; II. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),[1]-400,(2), including frontispiece; III. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),[1]-384, frontispiece. 8vo, grey cloth with black lettered paper spine labels, top edges gilt. The first three volumes of a six-volume set. These three books contain the entirety of Burns's poems and songs. Slight browning and spotting to spines, bookplates affixed inside front boards, ... View more info

Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. First Printing in dustjacket

By: LAVERY, Brian

Price: $20.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, New York, 2013, ISBN:9781465408419:

Seller ID: 111530


LAVERY, Brian. The Conquest of the Ocean : The Illustrated History of Seafaring. (New York) : DK Publishing, (2013). First American Printing. Pp (7),8-400. Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, white cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Brian Lavery MA, (b. July 18, 1945, Scotland) is a British naval historian, author, and Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. "For many years, the oceans that cover most of our planet were considered unimportant - eve as late as the 19th century the naturalist Charles Darwin dismissed them as "a tedious waste, a desert of wate... View more info

Constant Star : A Novel. in dj

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 23925


BLAKE, George. The Constant Star: A Novel. Toronto : Collins, (1946). Pp 319. 8vo, blue cloth. "When young Julius Oliphant stepped from his father's lowly Highland cart into the trim eight-oared gig of one of his uncle's manyprivateers, the lad was entering an exciting new world of luxury and power far beyond his wildest dreams; the world of the early 19th century, ripe a s a plum for plucking by the aggressive Scottish shipping firm of Oliphant...Through the clashing personalities of three generations of Oliphants, theupheaval of the Industrial Revolution, and the impact of new social ide... View more info

Constitution of the North British Society in Halifax, Nova Scotia

By: North British Society - Halifax, Nova Scotia

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Halifax , 1972,:

Seller ID: 88297


(North British Society - Halifax, N.S.). Constitution of the North British Society in Halifax, Nova Scotia. N.pl.: n.pub., n.d. [1972]. Pp 1-11,(1). 8vo, blue stapled card covers. Very good. 8.00 View more info

Contemporary Scottish Studies

By: GRIEVE, C. M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leonard Parsons, 1926,:

Seller ID: 51443


GRIEVE, C. M. Contemporary Scottish Studies : First Series. L: Leonard Parsons, (1926). Pp. 344. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt to spine. Essays on Scottish writers including John Buchan, Neil Munro and Charles Murray. Spine sunned to brown with ends nicked, rear cloth mottled, front rubbed, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Convicted

By: FITZGERALD, Jack FLEMING, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Jesperson Press, St. John's, 1983, ISBN:09205022327:

Seller ID: 11560


FITZGERALD, Jack. Convicted. St. John's : Jesperson Press, 1983. Pp [1]-136. Illustrated. 8vo, trade paperback with white spine. John Joseph Fitzgerald (b.1945) in DNLB pp.108-9. Chapters : Shootout at Whitbourne [1964]; Who Killed Mary Allen? [1950]; The Feud [trouble within the Assyrian community in 1908]; How Bishop Fleming Helped Scotland Yard [1900 robbery of a Manchester Bank]; Murder on the High Seas [1912, John Duke's killing of John Sears aboard the Lake Simcoe, en route to South America]; Invasion by the RoyalNavy [Christmas, 1942 British sailors vs the Chinese owners of the Imperia ... View more info

Covenants and the Covenanters : Covenants, Sermons and Documents of the Covenanted Reformation. With Illustrations. Introduction on the National Covenants by Rev. James Kerr, D.D.

By: KERR, James, Rev. (intro.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: R.W. Hunter, Glasgow. Edinburgh, 1895,:

Seller ID: 90523


KERR, James, Rev. (intro.). The Covenants and the Covenanters : Covenants, Sermons and Documents of the Covenanted Reformation. With Illustrations. Introduction on the National Covenants by Rev. James Kerr, D.D., Glasgow. Edinburgh : R.W. Hunter, n.d. [1895]. Pp [1]-442,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Contents : THE NATIONAL COVENANTS : Introduction. THE NATIONAL COVENANT : THE NATIONAL COVENANT, OR CONFESSION OF FAITH - EXHORTATION TO LORDS OF COUNCIL - SERMON AT ST. ANDREWS (by Alexander Henderso)n - EXHORTATION AT INVERNESS (by Andrew Cant... View more info

Cradle of Confederation: Some Reflections

By: MacQUARRIE, Heath Dalhousie Review 37:1 HALIBURTON, Thomas C.) CHITTICK, V.L.O.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: 1957,:

Seller ID: 12577


MacQUARRIE, Heath. "The Cradle of Confederation : Some Reflections". An article in the The Dalhousie Review, Vol.37, No.1, Spring 1957. Pp 57-62. Also: P.B. Waite's "Halifax Newspapers and the Federal Principle, 1864-1865" ( 7284); William J. Deadman's "For Whom the Bell Tolls"; Donald J. Heasman's "The Middle East"; F.W. Gray's "The Springhill Mines Explosion" (37-39); Gordon Dickie's "Cultural Origins in Colonial Life"; Abigail Ann Hamblen's "Lady Who Lived by Her Wit" [on Aphra Behn]; Alexander M. Kinghorn's "Romantic History and P... View more info

Crime, Protest, Community and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain. First Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, Boston and Henley, 1982, ISBN:0710090080:

Seller ID: 110147


JONES, David. Crime, Protest, Community and Police in Nineteenth-Century Britain. London, Boston and Henley : Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1982). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xi,(1),1-247,(1). Figures. Maps. 8vo, orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Based largely on new literary and statistical evidence, including important and little used collections of records at New Scotland Yard, this study is concerned with the nature of crime in nineteenth-century Britain. It also deals with the response of the community and the police authorities, thus contributing significantly to our re-discovery of t... View more info

Crinan Canal : Puffers and Paddle Steamers. Second Printing

By: HUTTON, Guthrie

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Richard Stenlake, Ochiltree, Ayrshire, 1995,: 1995

Seller ID: 29827

ISBN: 1872074375


HUTTON, Guthrie. Crinan Canal : Puffers and Paddle Steamers. (Ochiltree, Ayrshire : Richard Stenlake Publishing, 1995). Second Printing. Pp 1-52. With 54 b&w photos as well as other illustrations in the text. Oblong 8vo (239 x 175 mm), photo-illustrated cardcovers, with white lettering to purple spine. A brief pictorial history of this Scottish canal, based on contemporary postcard views. The Crinan Canal between Crinan and Ardrishaig in Argyll and Bute in the west of Scotland is operated by Scottish Canals. The canal, which opened in 1801, takes its name from the village of C... View more info

Cruise of the Betsy. US ed.

By: MILLER, Hugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gould and Lincoln, Boston, 1862,:

Seller ID: 76239


MILLER, Hugh. The Cruise of the Betsy : or Summer Ramble Among the Fossiliferous Deposits of the Hebrides; with Rambles of a Geologist, or Ten Thousand Miles Over the Fossiliferous Deposits of Scotland. Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1862. Authorized Edition. Pp. 524 + 6 p. of ads. 8vo, brown pressed cloth with lettering to spine. Toy 0861. The story of a geological research project in Scotland's Hebrides, unearthing fossiliferous deposits on severalof the islands in the group. Bulk of spine gone or barely detached, hinges tender, boards soiled. Save some edge-browning, the volume is internally c ... View more info

Cruise of the Midge. 2 vols.

By: SCOTT, Michael BRANGWYN, Frank Sea Stories of Michael Scott series)

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Gibbings and Co., London, 1894,:

Seller ID: 36818


SCOTT, Michael. The Cruise of the Midge. With illustrations by Frank Brangwyn. London : Gibbings and Co., (1894). In Two Volumes. I: Pp [8],(1)-398,[2], + 2 p. of plates; II: Pp. [8],(1)-387,[1], + 2 p. of plates.. Small 8vo,blue cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to front and spine, pale bl ue gilt patterned illustration block to front boards. Limited to 1500 copies. Two volumes in the Sea Stories of Michael Scott series. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2156. Included in J.K. Lilly's list, Eighty-Nine Good Novels of the Sea, The Ship and the Sailor. Very light wear to spine ends, els... View more info

Cruise of the Midge. ex library

By: SCOTT, Michael BRANGWYN, Frank

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Gibbings and Co.,, London, 1894,:

Seller ID: 21844


SCOTT, Michael. The Cruise of the Midge. With illustrations by Frank Brangwyn. London : Gibbings and Co., (1894). In Two Volumes. Pp (8),[1]-[398],(2),[1]-32(ads dated 1898),+ 2 plates;(8),[1][387],(1),+ 2 plates. Sm 8vo, gilt illustrated blue cloth, t.e.g. Limited to 1500 copies. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 2156. Included in J.K. Lilly's list, Eighty-Nine Good Novels of the Sea, The Ship and the Sailor. Ex-library (ascension number to flyleaves and title-pages, bookplate removed from front pastedowns, numbers removed from spine), light wear to covers, else very good. 150.00 View more info

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Cure of Souls

By: CUNNINGHAM, W.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1908,:

Seller ID: 59649


CUNNINGHAM, W. The Cure of Souls : Lectures on Pastoral Theology Delivered in the Lent Term 1908 in the Divinity School Cambridge and Other Addresses.Cambridge: at the University Press, 1908. Pp. 236. 8vo, black cloth. Conte nts: I) The Cure of Souls ; II) The Ministerial Commission ; III) Blended Aims in Missionary Work ; IV) The Service of God in Church and State ; V) College Life ; VI) On Taking Orders ; VII) Christianity and Modern Social Ideals ; VIII) The Clergy and Party Politics ; IX) Passive Resistance ; X) Some Differences Between Scotch and English Christianity. Head of spine chippe... View more info

Dancing. By Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and Other Writers. With Musical Examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings prints and photogravures. Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes

By: GROVE, Lilly, Mrs.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co, London , 1895,: 1895

Seller ID: 84823


GROVE, Lilly, Mrs. Dancing. By Mrs. Lilly Grove, F.R.G.S., and Other Writers. With Musical Examples. Illustrated by Percy Macquoid and by numerous reproductions of engravings prints and photogravures. London : Longmans, Green, and Co., 1895. First Edition. Pp (2),[i]xvii,(1),[1]-454,(2), frontispiece + 37 plates. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, illustrated brown cloth. In the Badminton Library of Sports and Pastimes series. Contents : I. Introduction. II. The Dances of Antiquity. III. The Dances of Savages. IV. The Ritual Dance. V. English... View more info

Daniel Rowland and the Great Evangelical Awakening in Wales. First Edition in dustjacket

By: EVANS, Eifion ROWLAND, Daniel

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Banner of Truth Trust, Edinburgh, Scotland / Carlisle, Pennsylvania, 1985, ISBN:0851514464:

Seller ID: 112502


EVANS, Eifion. Daniel Rowland and the Great Evangelical Awakening in Wales.. ( Edinburgh, Scotland / Carlisle, Pennsylvania) : The Banner of Truth Trust, (1985). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xviii,(2),1-391,(5),+ 16 pp plates.Endpaper maps. Index. 8vo, navy cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge d yed navy. "Daniel Rowland (1711-90) has been described by J.C. Ryle as 'oneof the spiritual giants of the eighteenth century'. Lady Huntingdon consid ered him to be 'second only to Whitefield'. Howel Harris wrote of him, 'In his pulpit he is a second St Paul', while others acclaimed him as 'the ... View more info

Daughter of the Regiment : A Story from my Grandmother's Journal

By: HOPE, Ascott R. MURRAY, C.O.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sunday School Union, 0,:

Seller ID: 34414


HOPE, Ascott R. Daughter of the Regiment : A Story from my Grandmother's Journal; With Nine Illustrations by C.O. Murray. London : Sunday School Union, [ca. 1880]. Pp 148. 8vo, decorated purple cloth. Ascott Robert Hope Moncrieff (B. 1846, Scotland - d. 1927, Lewisham, London). Initial leaves (frontispiece, title-page) loose, hinges starting, heavily rubbed and worn at extremities, spine sunned, smudging internally, bookplate, else g. As is. 25.00 View more info

David Livingstone and Africa. Proceedings of a Seminar held on the occasionof the Centenary of the Death of David Livingstone, at the Centre of Afric an Studies, University of Edinburgh, 4th and 5th May 1973.

By: LIVINGSTONE, David SHEPPERSON, George HAIR, P.E.H. SIDDLE, D.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, 1973,:

Seller ID: 93335


(LIVINGSTONE, David). David Livingstone and Africa. Proceedings of a Seminar held on the occasion of the Centenary of the Death of David Livingstone, at the Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, 4th and 5th May 1973. (Edinburgh) : Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh, (1973). Pp (4),[1]-202. 4to, black cloth tape spine, pink card covers. Contents : David Livingstone, Scotland and Africa : A Public lecture delivered on 3rd May 1973 (by Professor George Shepperson); Livingstone as African Historian (by P.E.H. Hair); Livingstone's Value to the Historian of African Soci... View more info