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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

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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

Blue Water : A Tale of the Deep Sea Fishermen. Second Musson Edition in dustajcket

By: WALLACE, Frederick William

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Musson Book Company: 1935

Seller ID: 41702


WALLACE, Frederick William. Blue Water : A Tale of the Deep Sea Fishermen. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Ltd., 1935. Second Musson Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-x,(2),[1]-322,(2). 8vo (138 x 195 mm), blue cloth, with ship in gilt on front board, with gilt lettering to front & spine. Watters p.411, Rhodenizer p.758. First edition was 1914. Frederick William Wallace (b. December 11, 1886, Glasgow, Scotland – d. July 15, 1958, Montreal, Quebec) Canadian journalist, photographer, historian and novelist, with a devotion to things nautical. A novel arra... 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

Book of Secrets. Paperback.

By: McLEOD, Norman). KIDMAN, Flora.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Vintage, Auckland, New Zealand, 1999, ISBN:1869412192:

Seller ID: 115195


(McLEOD, Norman). KIDMAN, Flora. The Book of Secrets. (Auckland, New Zealand) : Vintage, (1999). ©1987, later printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,(2),3-311,(1). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with white lettering to front cover, white and beige lettering to spine. Fiona Kidman, b. March 9, 1940, Hawera,New Zealand, writer, teacher and librarian. "In 1854, a group of settlers, led by stern preacher Norman McLeod, established a community at Waipu in t he northern part of New Zealand. The community had followed him from Scotland in 1817 to found a settlement in Nova Scotia [St. Ann's, Cape Breto... View more info

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Booke of ye Bazaar of ye Auld Kirke of Aberbrothock

By: JACK, James, F.L.S. (compiled by)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Presse of Masters Brodie & Salmond, Brothock, 1895,: 1895

Seller ID: 101906


JACK, James, F.L.S., (compiled by). Booke of ye Bazaar of ye Auld Kirke of Aberbrothock. Brothock : Presse of Masters Brodie & Salmond, MDCCCXCV [1895]. First Edition. Pp (86). Ilustrated. Numerous Advertisements. Large 8vo, red cloth, gilt lettering and crest to front board, spine blank, bevelled edges, all edges gilt. Arbroath or Aberbrothock (Scottish Gaelic: Obar Bhrothaig is a former royal burgh and the largest town in the council area of Angus in Scotland. Contents : Prefatory Note (by James Jack); Patrons and other Officials; The Old Church of Arb... View more info

Books on Scots and Scotland

By: North British Society) SINCLAIR, D. M. (foreword) Halifax City Regional Library Staff)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: North British Society, Halifax, 1971,:

Seller ID: 67431


(North British Society). Books on Scots and Scotland. Presented by the North British Society to the Halifax City Regional Library, 1952-1971. Compiledby Halifax City Regional Library Staff. Halifax : North British Society, 1 971. No printer given. Pp. (4),5-40. 12mo, illustrated stapled yellow cardcover, with a drawing of a Scottish scene on front. Foreword by D. M. Sinclair, dated June 1, 1971. Sections: The Scottish Landscape; The Highlands; The Lowlands; Scottish History; County Histories; Reliving the Past; Appraising the Affluent Society; Portrait and Self Portrait; A Few Novels. With ind... View more info

Boswell's Life of Johnson. 1 vol., abridged.

By: JOHNSON, Samuel). CROKER, John Wilson CROKER, John Wilson BOSWELL, James. JOHNSON, Samuel)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1876,:

Seller ID: 35950


(JOHNSON, Samuel). CROKER, John Wilson, ed. Boswell's Life of Johnson Including Their Tour to the Hebrides. New Edition. L: John Murray, 1876. Pp 874,port. frontis. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt to front and spine. Rear inner hing e broken, front hinge tender, rubbed with slight edgewear, lightly soiled, spine sunned, clipping taped to ffep, top edge dusty, else vg. 50.00 View more info

Bridal Nightt; The First Poet; and Other Poems

By: MOORE, Dugald

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Blackie, Fullarton, & Co., 1831,:

Seller ID: 30169


MOORE, Dugald. The Bridal Night; The First Poet; and Other Poems. Glasgow :Blackie, Fullarton, & Co., 1831. Pp (8),[1]-[256]. Sm 8vo, green cloth, pa per label to spine. Covers rubbed, spine label chipped, heavily foxed throughout, small waterstain to corner of front endpapers, paper label with no.11 to bottom of spine, else vg. 300.00 View more info

Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie. 1st in dj.

By: REYBURN, Wallace RENNIE, John)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1972, ISBN:0245508880:

Seller ID: 78043


REYBURN, Wallace. Bridge Across the Atlantic : The Story of John Rennie . London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),[7]-160, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Previous owner's name stamp to front pastedown, else vg in nicked, spine- and edge-sunned, price-clipped dj. 25.00 View more info

Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution. First Edition in dustjacket

By: de MADARIAGA, Isabel BEMIS, Samuel Flagg

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962,:

Seller ID: 115456


de MADARIAGA, Isabel. Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780 : Sir James Harris's Mission to St. Petersburg during the American Revolution.With a Foreword by Samuel Flagg Bemis. New Haven : Yale University Press, 1962. First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xiv,(4),3-496,+ 4 pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Isabel de Madariaga (b. August 27, 1919, Glasgow, Scotland - d. June 16, 2014, London) "Within the framework of an accountof the mission of Sir James Harris to Russia in the years 1777-1783, Isabe l de Madariaga has written a detailed and penetrating history of the Eur... View more info

Britannia : A Patriotic Exercise.

By: LELEAN, Edith GROVES, Edith Lelean

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Educational Publishing Company, Toronto , 2005,:

Seller ID: 98751


LELEAN, Edith. Britannia : A Patriotic Exercise. Toronto : The Educational Publishing Company, 1899. Pp [1]-7,(1) including covers. Small 8vo, white printed self wraps. See Spadoni & Donnelly 303 and Watters p.435 for a 1917 McClelland, Goodchild & Stewart edition, for what is possibly the same text. “The curtain rises on a statue of Britannia, placed in the centre of the stage. The girl who is chosen to represent Britannia should be dressed in white, wearing a helmet, and holding a trident in one hand and a shield in the other. A high, rounded pedestal with a sheet wound around it adds to t... View more info

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British Calendar Customs : Scotland Vol. I

By: BANKS, M. MacLeod, Mrs. MACCULLOCH, J. A. (preface)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: WilliamGlaisher Ltd., 1937,:

Seller ID: 51414


BANKS, Mrs. M. MacLeod. British Calendar Customs : Scotland Vol. I : Movable Festivals - Harvest - March Riding & Wapynshaws - Wells - Fairs. With a Preface by The Rev. Canon J. A. MacCullloch. L: published for The Folk-Lore Society, WilliamGlaisher Ltd., 1937. Pp. 202. With eight plates. Errata slip tipped in at the index. 8vo, red-brown cloth, narrow black borders, gilt decoration to front, gilt to spine. Spine rubbed with ends bumped and sticker remainder, light wear to corners, bookplate to front paste-down, previous owner's name inked to ffep, else vg. 50.00 View more info

British Calendar Customs : Scotland. Vol. I, II, III

By: BANKS, M. MacLeod, Mrs. MACCULLOCH, J. A. (preface) Publications of the Folk-lore Society C, CIV, CVIII

Price: $100.00

Publisher: William Glaisher Ltd., London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 112979


BANKS, Mrs. M. MacLeod. British Calendar Customs : Scotland. Vol. I : Movable Festivals - Harvest - March Riding & Wapynshaws - Wells - Fairs. Vol. II: The Seasons - The Quarters - Hogmanay - January to May. Vol. III : June to December - Christmas - The Yules. With a Preface by The Rev. Canon J. A.MacCullloch. London : Published for The Folk-Lore Society, WilliamGlaisher Ltd., 1937, 1939, 1941. Pp (4),v-xix,(1),1-202,(2), with eight plates, and errata slip tipped in at the index; (4),v-xii,1-253,(3), with eight plates ; (4),v-xii,1-266,(2), with eight plates. Indexes. 8vo, red-brown cloth, nar... View more info

British Fisheries Society 1786-1893. in dj.

By: DUNLAP, Jean

Price: $60.00

Publisher: John Donald, 1978,:

Seller ID: 38852


DUNLAP, Jean. The British Fisheries Society 1786-1893. Edinburgh: John Donald, (1978). Pp 239, [8] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "The British Fisheries Society was founded in 1786. With the support of Parliament, and through the energies of a band of public-spirited leaders, it created new communities in remote areas, experimented with farming methods, built roads, and organised a series of fishing villages at Ullapool, Tobermory, Lochbay in Skye, and Pulteneytown in Caithness. Much new and graphic detail emerges about the founding of these settlements.... The methods employed are fully disc... View more info

British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2

By: MAILLET, Antonine) DINWOODIE, Catriona HEBERT, Anne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: British Association for Canadian Studies, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1988,:

Seller ID: 115766


(MAILLET, Antonine). British Journal of Canadian Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2. (Edinburgh, Scotland : British Association for Canadian Studies, 1988). Pp (6),205-398,(12). 8vo, white card covers, lettered in black. This issue features an article on Acadian writer Antonine Maillet : "Tentative Orality: TheRole of Pointe-aux-Coques and On a Mangé La Dune in Antonine Maillet's Sea rch for a Narrative Strategy" (by Catriona Dinwoodie, pp 234-243). Other content : Cedric May (by Alan F Williams); Anglicisation as a Theme in Lower Canadian History 1807-1843 [and] Afterthoughts on Anglicisation (b... View more info

British Regional Geology : The Midland Valley of Scotland, Second Edition

By: MacGREGOR, M. and A. G. MacGREGOR MacGREGOR, A. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, Natural Environment Research Council, Institute of Geological Scien, Edinburgh, 1968,:

Seller ID: 63967


MacGREGOR, M. and A. G. MacGREGOR. British Regional Geology : The Midland Valley of Scotland, Second Edition , Revised. Edinburgh: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Natural Environment Research Council, Institute of GeologicalSciences, Geological Survey and Museum, (1968). Sixth Impression. Pp. (i)- vii,[1],1-95,[1], + 9 p. of plates, maps, and charts (most folding). Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Light edgewear, else vg. 20.00 View more info