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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: 10188
GBP 9.57 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.02 | JP 1536]
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: 10378
GBP 38.17 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 US$ 47.92 | JP 6126]
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: 9183
GBP 9.54 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 11.98 | JP 1531]
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: 12277
GBP 78.25 [Appr.: EURO 92.75 US$ 98.24 | JP 12559]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY History Scottish

 
ALLEN, ARTHUR B
The Spacious Days of Queen Elizabeth - the Background Book
Barrie & Rockliffe London HB. 1963. Hardcover. A 'Background Book' in the Rockliff New Project Series. Orange cloth, faded spine, ex-lib, o/w good. 252pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 3339
GBP 7.63 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.58 | JP 1225]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: GENERAL, HISTORY, ELIZABETHAN BIOGRAPHY General

 
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: 12238
GBP 22.90 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 28.75 | JP 3675]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, TRAVEL, POETRY, BIOGRAPHY Scottish Local history

 
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: 12127
GBP 37.22 [Appr.: EURO 44.25 US$ 46.73 | JP 5974]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 9780856408434 PHILOSOPHY, BIOGRAPHY Philosophy

 
AUSTIN, MARY S
Philip Freneau, the Poet of the Revolution
Gale Research Co. Detroit 1968 HB. Hardcover. Reprint. Cover a little worn, partially erased pencil marks to ffep, o/w VG, no DJ. 285pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 7773
GBP 16.22 [Appr.: EURO 19.25 US$ 20.36 | JP 2603]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: GENERAL, HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, USA, AMERICAN REVOLUTION General

 
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: 10235
GBP 7.65 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.6 | JP 1228]
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: 12352
GBP 12.41 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 US$ 15.58 | JP 1992]
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: 12187
GBP 9.54 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 11.98 | JP 1531]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, BIOGRAPHY Scottish

 
BAKEWELL, JOAN
The Heart of the Matter
BBC Books London 1st edition 1996 HB. Hardcover. The Land, sex in the classroom, forgiveness of child murder, prejudice, are some of the topics examined in this "searching and thought-provoking" book. VG in Good DJ 253pp 0. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 1291
GBP 8.59 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 10.78 | JP 1379]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: TV, POLITICS, BROADCASTERS, CURRENT AFFAIRS, BIOGRAPHY

 
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: 12229
GBP 14.31 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 17.97 | JP 2297]
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: 9048
GBP 19.09 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 23.97 | JP 3064]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: BIOGRAPHY, NEW ZEALAND, WAIKATO TIMES

 
BEGAMUDRÉ, VEN
Isaac Brock - Larger Than Life
XYZ Publishing Quebec 2000 PB. (ISBN: 0968360173). Soft cover. The author sets Brock's adventurous life story in the context of the larger struggle between Britain and France, as well as Canadian history in 1812. VG - inscribed by previous owner on FFEP. 179pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 6315
GBP 19.09 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 23.97 | JP 3064]
Catalogue: Biography
Keywords: 0968360173 GENERAL, BIOGRAPHY, WAR OF 1812, BATTLE QUEENSTON HEIGHTS, DETROIT General

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