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ABBOTT, JACOB
History of Cyrus the Great
University of Michigan. Soft cover. Facsimile reprint, first published in 1850. In the series Michigan Historical Reprint. A rather romantic historical biography. Small crease to front cover, no inscriptions, VG. 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10188
GBP 10.33 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.8 | JP¥ 1376]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, CYRUS, XENOPHON History

 
ADAM, JAMES S
Over the Minch from Kyleakin to Stornoway
Arbroath, Arbroath Herald. 1997. (ISBN: 0900454172). Soft cover. Reprint. Following his adventure by kayak up the West coast of Scotland in the 1930s with Alasdair Dunnett, told in The Canoe Boys, Adam made the first kayak crossing to Lewis. Signed by the author to the title page and with 'To Tom from Seumas' to the front cover verso. VG. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB10378
GBP 29.16 [Appr.: EURO 32.5 US$ 36.12 | JP¥ 3884]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0900454172 SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, TRAVEL, ADVENTURE, NAUTICAL, MARITIME, SIGNED, INSCRIBED Scottish Travel

 
ADAMS, HAZARD
Lady Gregory
Lewisburg, Bucknell University Press. 1973. (ISBN: 083871207x). Soft cover. In the Irish Writers series - a critical reassessment of the playwright and mythologist. Covers lightly worn and marked, no inscriptions, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9183
GBP 7.76 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.61 | JP¥ 1034]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 083871207x IRISH, IRELAND, LITERARY CRITICISM, AUGUSTA GREGORY Literary criticism

 
ROBERT VANS AGNEW
Correspondence of Sir Patrick Waus of Barnbarroch, Knight; Part I and Part II
Edinburgh, Ayr and Galloway Archaeological Association. 1887. Hardcover. Two vols, part I from 1540 - 1584, part II from 1584 - 1597. Part I (No. 183 of an edition of 300), has cream cloth boards a little worn, marked and sunned, internally clean and sound, good in much tattered poor DJ; Part II is in brighter and better condition with many pages unopened, generally VG in marked, chipped and edge-worn, good DJ. The two vols are heavy and may require extra postage. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB12277
GBP 60.80 [Appr.: EURO 67.75 US$ 75.32 | JP¥ 8099]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY History Scottish

 
ANDERSON, GEORGE MURRAY
From the Glens to the Lowlands
Bognor Regis, New Horizon. 1979. Hardcover. A farming memoir. Marks from a paper-clip to the ffep, otherwise VG, no inscriptions, in slightly edge-worn, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB12005
GBP 9.48 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.74 | JP¥ 1263]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, FARMING Scottish farming

 
ANDERSON, D BROWN
The Vale of Anwoth and Other Essays
Edinburgh/London/Perth, John Menzies/Houlston & Sons/Cowan & Co. 1899. Hardcover. Aspects of Scottish life and landscape. Green cloth worn, rubbed and marked, name to prelims, two small ink marks to the table of contents, very occasional grubby marks, otherwise good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12238
GBP 18.03 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 US$ 22.34 | JP¥ 2402]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, TRAVEL, POETRY, BIOGRAPHY Scottish local history

 
DOWAGER DUCHESS OF ARGYLL, ED.
George Douglas, Eighth Duke of Argyll (1823 - 1900), Autobiography and Memoirs Vol I
London, John Murray. 1906. Hardcover. Volume one only of two. Ex-lib, minimal marking (W H Smith subscription library label to front paste-down). Blue cloth with gold coat of arms and badge worn and marked, gilt on top, some creases and occasional grubby marks to page, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11062
GBP 12.89 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 15.97 | JP¥ 1717]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND Scottish

 
ARTHUR, CHRIS
Words of the Grey Wind: Family and Epiphany in Ulster
Belfast, Blackstaff Press. 2009. (ISBN: 9780856408434). Soft cover. Lyrical meditations. Light wear to illustrative covers, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12127
GBP 28.16 [Appr.: EURO 31.5 US$ 34.88 | JP¥ 3751]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 9780856408434 PHILOSOPHY, BIOGRAPHY Philosophy

 
BABORKA, GEOFFREY
H P Blavatsky the Light-Bringer - the Blavatsky Lecture 1970
London, The Theosophical Publishing House. 1970. Soft cover. Biographical and philosophical. Includes a glossary. Stapled booklet, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10235
GBP 8.62 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.68 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, PHILOSOPHY, THEOSOPHY Philosophy

 
LADY GRISELL BAILLIE
Recollections of a Happy Life
Edinburgh, R & R Clark. 1891. Hardcover. Author was a Deaconess of the Church of Scotland, writing about her brother Major Robert Baillie. Blue cloth a little worn, with white marks to the back cover, no inscriptions, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12352
GBP 9.37 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.61 | JP¥ 1248]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: CHURCH OF SCOTLAND, RELIGION, PRAYER Religion Scottish

 
BAKER, MARY
All the Way to Yesterday
Kirkconnel, Kirkconnel Parish Heritage Society. 2006. Soft cover. Memories of childhood in Galston, South Ayrshire, nursing in Glasgow and life in Orkney. Illustrative covers, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12187
GBP 7.76 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.61 | JP¥ 1034]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, BIOGRAPHY Scottish

 
BALDWIN, JAYNE
West over the Waves: The Final Flight of Elsie Mackay
Wigtown, GC Books. 2010. Soft cover. Reprint. An early aviator, lost in an attempt to fly the Atlantic. Signed by the author to the title page. Light wear to illustrative covers, no other inscriptions, generally VG. Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: BYB12229
GBP 11.19 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 13.86 | JP¥ 1491]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, BIOGRAPHY, SIGNED, INSCRIBED Scottish signed

 
BARRETT, JOHN
The Promised Land
Times Commercial Printers Hamilton, NZ 1st 1977 HB. Hardcover. A biography of journalist Colin Wilson, signed by Colin Wilson to the ffep verso. Blue cloth covers a little worn and marked, some slight age-mottling to pages but generally tight, clean and sound, good in good DJ, edge-worn, a little chipped and lightly marked. 208pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB9048
GBP 14.61 [Appr.: EURO 16.25 US$ 18.1 | JP¥ 1946]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, NEW ZEALAND, WAIKATO TIMES

 
BELLIS, H
Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
London, Newnes Educational Publishing. 1953. Soft cover. In the series 'Women of Renown'. Small booklet, some minor grubby marks but generally VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12006
GBP 8.62 [Appr.: EURO 9.75 US$ 10.68 | JP¥ 1148]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, MEDICINE Medicine

 
BONNER, ALAN
The Life of Alexander Murray
Newton Stewart, Galloway Gazette Press. 1974. Soft cover. A biography of the Galloway shepherd boy who became professor of oriental languages. Stapled booklet, illustrative covers lightly marked, erased name to ffep, otherwise clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12223
GBP 9.48 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.74 | JP¥ 1263]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, BIOGRAPHY Scottish

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