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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

British Regional Geology : The South of Scotland

By: PRINGLE, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Geological Survey and Museum, Edinburgh, 1965,:

Seller ID: 63968


PRINGLE, J. British Regional Geology : The South of Scotland : Second Edition, Revised. Edinburgh: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Geological Survey and Museum, (1965). Seventh Impression. Pp. (i)-v,[1],1-87,[1], + 6 p. of black and white plates and1 folding map. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Vg. 20.00 View more info

British Regional Geology. Scotland : The Northern Highlands. 2d ed ex-lib.

By: PHEMISTER, J Department of Scientific and Industrial Research. Geological Survey and Museum.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: HMSO, 1948,:

Seller ID: 37636


PHEMISTER, J. British Regional Geology. Scotland : The Northern Highlands (Second Edition). Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Geological Survey and Museum. Edinburgh: HMSO, 1948. Pp 94, 8 pp plates, 2 folding.8vo, printed card covers. Ex-library (adhesive remains, inkstamps, blindst amps), chipping to head and tail of spine, covers detached, rubbed, else good. 20.00 View more info

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British Seas

By: RUSSELL, W. Clark TURNER, J.M.W.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Macmillan, 1892,:

Seller ID: 16910


RUSSELL, W. Clark and other writers. The British Seas : Picturesque Notes. With Etchings & Engravings after J.C. Hook, Colin Hunter, Henry Moore, Hamilton Macallum, and other Artists. N.Y.: Macmillan & Co. / L.: Seeley & Co.,1892. Pp 88. Illustrated. Folio, green gilt illustrated cloth, bevelled ed ges, a.e.g. Contents : The Downs, Down Channel, and The North Sea by W. Clark Russell; The Wight and the Solent Sea by Charles Cagney; St.George's Channel by P.G. Hamerton; The West Coast of Scotland by A.J. Church; The Northern Shores an The Firth of Forth by James Purves. Vg. 160.00 View more info

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Broken Places, The Trade ed.

By: MacBETH, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: 1963,:

Seller ID: 4303


MacBETH, George. The Broken Places : Poems. Lowestoft, Suffolk : (1963). Trade edition of his first book of verse. A small stain to each board, light soiling to cloth ow fine in lightly rubbed dj. (1 surface tear to front panel). 60.00 View more info

Bruach Blend. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BECKWITH, Lillian HALL, Douglas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hutchinson of London, London, 1978, ISBN:0091341205:

Seller ID: 96822


BECKWITH, Lillian. Bruach Blend. Decorations by Douglas Hall. London : Hutchinson of London, (1978). First Edition. Pp (8),9-[192]. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Spring Cleaning. 2. Petsand Pests. 3. 'Lovely Bully.' 4. Fisherman Willy. 5. A 'Right Ceilidh.' 6. Infernal Gulliver. 7. Tinker Tales. 8. Rowan. 9. The Mirror. 10. Christmas Sabbath. Penned gilt inscription, else very good in price-clipped dustjack et. 18.00 View more info

Bruce Davidson Photographs.

By: DAVIDSON, Bruce GELDZAHLER, Henry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Agrinde / Summit Book, New York, 1978, ISBN:0671400673:

Seller ID: 106767


DAVIDSON, Bruce. Bruce Davidson Photographs. Introduction by Henry Geldzahler. (New York) : An Agrinde / Summit Book, (1978). Pp (4),5-165,(3). Illustrated. Oblong 4to, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. Contens : Widow of Montmartre; The Dwarf; Brooklyn Gang; England and Scotland; Sicily; Black Americans; The Bridge; Los Angeles; The New Jersey Meadows - A Trin West Topless - Restaurant; Welsh Miners; East 100th Street; The Cafeteria. Very good. 50.00 View more info

Buccaneer, and Other Poems. wrappers.

By: MALCOLM, John

Price: $280.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale-Court; and G. & W.B. Whittaker, London, Edinburgh, 1824,:

Seller ID: 10120


MALCOLM, John (late of the 42d Regiment). The Buccaneer, and Other Poems. Edinburgh : Oliver & Boyd, Tweeddale-Court; and G. & W.B. Whittaker, London,1824. First Printing. Pp. (4),[v]-vi,[1]-202. Small 8vo, blank brown wrapp ers with printed label to spine. Not in the Dictionary of National Biography. A collection of poem by the early-nineteenth century minor Scottish poet, which largely deals with his time spent as a member of the 42nd Royal Highland Regiment (commonly known as The Black Watch), fighting during the Napoleonic Wars. During the wars with Napoleon (during the years of Malcolm's... View more info