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Battle of Bannockburn : A Study of Medieval Warfare. Reprint in dustjacket

By: MACKENZIE, W.M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Strong Oak Press, Stevenage, Herts, 1989, ISBN:1871048036:

Seller ID: 113349


MACKENZIE, W.M.. The Battle of Bannockburn : A Study of Medieval Warfare. (Stevenage, Herts) : The Strong Oak Press, (1989). Pp (4),v-[ix],(1),1-[114],(4). 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. A reprint of the 1913 Maclehose edition The Battle of Bannockburn (24 June 1314)was a significant Scottish victory in the First War of Scottish Independen ce, and a landmark in Scottish history. "This work, first published in 1913, represents a radical re-assessment of the tactics employed by the Englishand Scottish Armies at Bannockburn. W. M. Mackenzie had made a long and... View more info

Beating Winter. signed

By: DEVINE, J.F

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Goshen Democrat Pr. Co., 1932,: 1932

Seller ID: 41047


DeVINE, J.F. Beating Winter : This is the Account of the Principal Rovings of a Mediterranean Cruise Party; and an Added Appendix of a Tour into Sixteen Countries in Central Europe. Goshen, New York : Goshen Democrat Printing Company, n.d. [1934]. First Edition. Illustrated. Pp (),v-xix,(1),1-336,(2) + portrait frontispiece + [55] leaves plates, [6] leaves maps. 8vo, textured red cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Map on inside rear cover. "This is an account of the principal rovings of a Mediterranean cruise party, and an added appendix of a tour into sixteen countries in C... View more info

Beautiful Just! First Edition in dustjacket

By: BECKWITH, Lillian HALL, Douglas

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, 1975,:

Seller ID: 8824


BECKWITH, Lillian. Beautiful Just! London : (1975). Vg in vg dj. 27.50 View more info

Beggars Banquet. signed

By: RANKIN, Ian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Orion, 2002, ISBN:0752852388:

Seller ID: 69263


RANKIN, Ian. Beggars Banquet. (L): Orion, (2002). Pp. 310. 8vo, black illustrated card covers. A collection of twenty-one short stories from the modern-day master of crime writing. Includes seven tales featuring Rankin's gritty detective, Inspector Rebus. Vg. Signed by Rankin on the title page, accompanied by a stern looking "smiley-face" doodle. 35.00 View more info

Bel Lamington

By: STEVENSON, D.E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1961,:

Seller ID: 78127


STEVENSON, D.E. Bel Lamington. London: Collins, 1961. First UK Printing. Pp. (6),7-255,(1). 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Library stampto ffep, faint spotting to fore-edge, else vg in nicked, edgeworn dj. 35.0 0 View more info

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Beyond the Atlantic Roar : A Study of the Nova Scotia Scots. First Edition

By: CAMPBELL, D. and R.A. MacLEAN Carleton Library 078

Price: $10.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart, Toronto, 1974, ISBN:0771097786:

Seller ID: 23200


CAMPBELL, D. and R.A. MacLEAN. Beyond the Atlantic Roar : A Study of the Nova Scotia Scots. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1974). First Printing. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,[1]-328. 12mo, white and orange paperback. The Carleton Library, No.78. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 22, Spadoni & Donnelly 2531. "This all-embracing survey of the long and eventful history of the Scots in Nova Scotia is in the vanguard of a new wave of writing on ethnic studies. Blending the skills of sociology and history, the authors focus on the changing values of the Scots and the threatened disappearance of thei... View more info

Beyond the Atlantic Roar: A Study of the Nova Scotia Scots. 2nd printing

By: CAMPBELL, D. and R.A. MacLEAN Carleton Library 078

Price: $8.50

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited, Toronto, 1975, ISBN:0771097786:

Seller ID: 16514


CAMPBELL, D. and R.A. MacLEAN. Beyond the Atlantic Roar : A Study of the Nova Scotia Scots. (Toronto) : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1975). SecondPrinting. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,[1]-328. 12mo, paperback. The Carleton Library , No.78. Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana 22, Spadoni & Donnelly 2531. "This all-embracing survey of the long and eventful history of the Scots in Nova Scotia is in the vanguard of a new wave of writing on ethnic studies. Blending the skills of sociology and history, the authors focus on the changing values of the Scots and the threatened disappearance of their distinctive li... View more info

Bibliographia Lectures, 1975-1988 : Marc Fitch Prize for Bibliography. in mylar dj.

By: HORDEN, John (ed.) TODD, William B. JUEL-JENSEN, Bent NIXON, Howard M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leopard's Head Press Limited, Oxford, 1992, ISBN:0904920216:

Seller ID: 68660


HORDEN, John (ed.). Bibliographia Lectures, 1975-1988 : The Marc Fitch Prize for Bibliography. By recipients of the Marc Fitch Prize for Bibliography.Edited by John Horden. (Oxford): Leopard's Head Press Limited, 1992. Pp. [ i]-xiii,(3),[1]-160. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Contents: William B. Todd's "Editing Adam Smith and Edmund Burke: some preliminary considerations, Bent Juel-Jensen's "A bookman in the land of Prester John", Howard M. Nixon's "The literature of English bookbinding", Bernhard Fabian's "The first English books... View more info

Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties of England and in Scotland. Large Paper Copy. 3 vols. 3 ALS

By: DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall

Price: $6,000.00

Publisher: James Bohn, London, 1838,:

Seller ID: 50737


DIBDIN, Recerend Thomas Frognall. A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in the Northern Counties of England and in Scotland. [In Three Volumes] London : Printed for the Author by C. Richards, St. Martin's Lane; and sold by James Bohn, 12, King William Street, Strand, London; Laing and Forbes, Edinburgh; John Smith and Son, Glasgow; and E. Charnley, Newcastle, MDCCCXXXVIII [1838]. Pp (4),[v]-xv,(11),[1]-436; (6),439-814; (2),[815]-1090,[i]-xxx,(2),[1]-18. Profusely Illustrated with Plates including a lithographed frontispiece portrait of Dibdin, 44 engraved or lithograved plates in... View more info

Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, A.

By: CHAMBERS, Robert, ed.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: 1855,:

Seller ID: 1191


CHAMBERS, Robert, ed. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen. In four volumes. New ed. Revised under the Care of the Publishers. With a supplemental volume, containing the biographies to the present time; by the Rev. Thos. Thomson. Glasgow: Blackie, 1855. 5 volumes in 9. Frontis + numerous plates. Brown pressed cloth; gilt to front and spine. Vg condition. 300.00 View more info

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Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. First Edition

By: RYAN, Judith Hoegg

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited,, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0887802923: 1995

Seller ID: 32791

ISBN: 0887802923


RYAN, Judith Hoegg. The Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated throughout. Double column. 4to, art- and photo-illustrated light brown cardcovers. Contents: 1. To 1887. Early Settlement; Developing the New Colony; 2. 1827-1867. The Cradle of Industry; Two Cultures, Two Futures; Institutions to Bond and To Build; 3. 1867-1919. Building Canadian Enterprise; ... View more info

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Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. First Edition, Signed copy

By: RYAN, Judith Hoegg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited,, Halifax, 1995, ISBN:0887802923: 1995

Seller ID: 75441

ISBN: 0887802923


RYAN, Judith Hoegg. The Birthplace of New Scotland : An Illustrated History of Pictou County, Canada's Cradle of Industry. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (1995). First Edition. Pp [1]-128. Illustrated throughout. Double column. 4to, art- and photo-illustrated light brown cardcovers. Contents: 1. To 1887. Early Settlement; Developing the New Colony; 2. 1827-1867. The Cradle of Industry; Two Cultures, Two Futures; Institutions to Bond and To Build; 3. 1867-1919. Building Canadian Enterprise; ... View more info

Bit of Scotland

By: MacDONALD, H.C. MacDONALD, Helen C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1948,:

Seller ID: 95157


MacDONALD, H.C. “Bit of Scotland.” N.pl,.: n.pub., n.d. [1940s-1950s?]. Pp (20). 8vo, blue printed stapled cardcovers. A collection of poems about Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, by Helen C. MacDonald. Laugher p.335, Tennyson, Cape Bretoniana.5397. Not in Watters or Rhodenizer. Contents : Bit of Scotland; Highland Heart; Cape-Breton-by-the-Sea; The Old Church; Louisburg; Sprig of Heather; The Pioneers of St. Ann's; The Old Precentor; Cape BretonCaleidh; The Highlanders; The Pipes at Tobruk; Sons of the Gaels; Scotland ; Robbie Burns. Creased, else very good. 25.00 View more info

Black Arrow. in dj.

By: STEVENSON, Robert Louis MAXTON, J.K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins Clear-Type Press, London, 0,:

Seller ID: 74923


STEVENSON, Robert Louis. The Black Arrow . Illustrated by J.K. Maxton. London : Collins Clear-Type Press, [n.d.]. Pp. (2),[i]-xiii,(1),1-300,(4) + frontispiece, + 4 pages of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, orange-brown cloth with gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. An adventure novel for young adults. Very good in rubbed, spine-chipped, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00 View more info

Black Saturday : The Death of the Royal Oak. in dj.

By: McKEE, Alexander

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1960,:

Seller ID: 90296


McKEE, Alexander. Black Saturday [dj adds : The Death of the Royal Oak]. New York : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1960). First Edition. Pp [i]-viii,(2),[1]-211,(3),+ 8 pp plates. Index Endpaper Maps. 8vo, mustard cloth spine, black paper covered boards, black lettering to spine. “In the early hours of Saturday, October 14, 1939, a few weeks after the outbreak of World War II, the British Royal Navy suffered a stunning loss. The battleship Royal Oak, while lying inside thye main base of the Home Fleet at Scapa Flow, northof Scotland, was shaken by four mysterious explosions. She became a furna... View more info

Image for Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the rocess of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the

By: BLACKER, William

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: William Blacker, Fishing Tackle Maker, London, 1855,: 1855

Seller ID: 101997


BLACKER, [William]. Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c., Comprising Anglng & Dyeing of Colours, With Engravings of Salmon & Trout Flies shewing the process of the gentle craft as taught in the pages. With descriptions of flies for the season of the year as they come out on the water. Rewritten & Revised by the author Blacker, himself. London : [William Blacker] Fishing Tackle Maker, 1855. Third Edition [early issue without the reviews]. Pp [i]-xi,(1),1-259,(1), frontispiece + engraved title page + 20 plates (mostly coloured). Each plate faces a corresponding blank leaf. 8vo, original green... View more info

Bluenose : A Portrait of Nova Scotia. Cdn no dj

By: DUNCAN, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, 1946,:

Seller ID: 26741


DUNCAN, Dorothy. Bluenose : A Portrait of Nova Scotia. Illustrated. Tor.: Collins, (1946). Pp (12),1-273,(3),+ 16 pp.photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Map end-papers. Vaison p.9, Tennyson 14. Chapters : Atlantic Peninsula; Acadia; Outpost of Empire; Eastern Canadian Port; Many Havens; Farmers under Sail; Timber, Gold and Fish; Land for a Heritage; New Scotland [pp.231-256, on Cape Breton]. With a bibliography and an index. Edgeworn, else vg. 25.00 View more info

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Bluenose : A Portrait of Nova Scotia. First Canadian Edition

By: DUNCAN, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1946,: 1946

Seller ID: 95501


DUNCAN, Dorothy. Bluenose : A Portrait of Nova Scotia. Illustrated. Toronto : Collins, (1946). First Canadian Edition. Pp (12),1-273,(3) + 16 pages of b&w photos. 8vo (155 x 220 mm), blue cloth, with white lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Dorothy Duncan (b. 1903, East Orange, New Jersey - d. April 22, 1957). Vaison p.9, Tennyson 14, Tennyson Cape Bretoniana 1956, Watters p.958, Rhodenizer p.692, Dagg, The Feminine Gaze : A Canadian Compendium of Non-Fiction Women Authors and Their Books, 1836-1945. pp.92-93. Not in Laugher. Pr... View more info

Book of Dumfriesshire : History, Lore, Names, Places, Worthies. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: RUSSELL, James Anderson.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Blacklock Farries & Sons Ltd., Dumfries, 1964,:

Seller ID: 103700


RUSSELL, James Anderson. The Book of Dumfriesshire : History, Lore, Names, Places, Worthies. Dumfries: Blacklock Farries and Sons Ltd., 1964. First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-viii,(2),[1]-283,(3), folding map, + 28 p. of black andwhite plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "A page or two of 'The Book of Dumfriesshire' will be enough to prove that you are dealing with no ordinary shire. Dumfriesshire, in fact, is a sadly underrated county. Not alone does it lack nothing in glamour compared with the neighbouring Galloway, but, in respect of Border associations, it is... View more info

Book of Inverness and the Highlands. Paperback.

By: Scotland - Inverness].

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Inverness Advertising Board and John Menzies & Co. Ltd., Glasgow, 1938,:

Seller ID: 111167


[Scotland - Inverness]. The Book of Inverness and the Highlands. Glasgow: published for The Inverness Advertising Board and John Menzies & Co. Ltd., [n.d. - ca. 1938]. Pp. (1),2-266, + 3 folding maps. With many black and white photos to text. Illustrated. With many ads. 8vo, cream card covers with orange and black illustration to front cover, black lettering to spine [reads: "Stay at the Caledonian Hotel, Inverness"], yapped edges. Contents: Map of Motor Routes in the Highlands; Inverness as Centre of the Highlands; TheTown of Inverness; Aviation in the Highlands; Map of Inverness Dist... View more info