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Kirkcudbright and Round About
. Soft cover. A hand-book to the Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright, Dundrennan Abbey, Gatehouse-of-Fleet and District. Stapled card boards, no author, date or publisher listed. Poor condition. Cover marked and torn, lower staple part loose. Age markings, and small corner torn on first blank page. Map and illustrations all present, and text clear and legible. Reading copy only. Poor.
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Book number: BYB12314
GBP 6.04 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.58 | JP¥ 816]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: SCOTTISH, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY, LOCAL HISTORY Scottish local history

 
The Summer Meeting at Chester 1937
The Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1938. Soft cover. Reprinted from the Archaeological Journal vol XCIV. With fold-out plans of the City of Chester, Deva, St. John's Church, St. John the Baptist's Collegiate Church, Chester Cathedral, Chester Castle, Valle Crucis Abbey, Vale Royal, Diserth Castle x 2, St Asaph's Cathedral, Denbight Castle, Ewloe Castle, Flint Castle etc. Sewn booklet, internally VG, in worn and marked original card cover. Good.
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Book number: BYB10879
GBP 13.01 [Appr.: EURO 14.5 US$ 16.34 | JP¥ 1757]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY. ARCHEOLOGY. HISTORY, CHESTER archaeology

 
FORUM ALPINUM
Forum Alpinum
Zurich, Forum alpinum. 1965. Hardcover. A detailed study of the seven regions of Switzerland, with text in the four languages. Loosely laid in is an English language translation and a fold-out coloured wood-cut. Covers a little worn and marked, no inscriptions or annotation, generally VG in VG DJ. A heavy book. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11774
GBP 20.92 [Appr.: EURO 23.5 US$ 26.27 | JP¥ 2825]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: SWITZERLAND, SOCIOLOGY, ETHNOLOGY, TRAVEL Travel

 
ANON
A Collection of the Public General Statutes Passed in the Forty-First Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third Being the Fifth Session of the Eighteenth Parliament of Great Britain
London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan. 1800. Hardcover. Full leather marked and worn, decorative spine with raised bands and red and black title labels, contemporary handwritten title pasted to the front cover, small inscription neatly inked out to the front cover verso, foxing and some grubby marks internally, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11543
GBP 56.86 [Appr.: EURO 63.5 US$ 71.39 | JP¥ 7678]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: POLITICS, HISTORY, GOVERNMENT, GEORGE III, 1800 Politics

 
ANON
Scotland's Opposition to the Popish Bill
Edinburgh, David Paterson. 1780. Hardcover. Subtitled 'A collection of all the declarations and resolutions published by the different counties, cities, towns, parishes, incorporations, and societies throughout Scotland against a proposed repeal of the statutes, enacted and forever ratified by the Revolution and Union Parliament, for preventing the growth of popery .'. Original full leather chipped and worn, marbled end-papers, heraldic ownership plate to front paste-down, foxing throughout, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12276
GBP 87.19 [Appr.: EURO 97.25 US$ 109.48 | JP¥ 11773]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, HISTORY, RELIGION, BIGOTRY Religion Scottish

 
ARNOLD, THOMAS
History of the Later Roman Commonwealth Vol I Only
B Fellowes etc London 1845 HB. Hardcover. Volume One only of two. Covers from the end of the Second Punic War to the death of Julius Caesar. By the noted educationalist and headmaster of Rugby school, Thomas Arnold. Ex academic library, covers marked and worn especially to the spine top and tail, small chip to ffep, some grubby marks to pages, but no inscriptions or annotation, tight and sound, apart from a couple of small closed tears, good. 543pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8454
GBP 36.39 [Appr.: EURO 40.75 US$ 45.69 | JP¥ 4914]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: ROMAN HISTORY, REPUBLIC, CARTHAGE, PUNIC WARS, JULIUS CAESAR

 
ASHLEY, W J
James and Philip Van Artevelde
MacMillan & Co. London 1883 HB. Hardcover. Social conflict and liberation in 14th century Flanders. Ex-lib, gold library number to spine and plate to front paste-down but o/w minimal marking, dark blue cloth marked and a little worn, brown eps, clean, tight and sound, good. 244pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8559
GBP 28.79 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 US$ 36.15 | JP¥ 3887]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: HISTORY, FLANDERS, GHENT, BRUGES, FLEMISH, WALLOON, ARTEVELDE, C14

 
BAEHR, PETER
Caesar and the Fading of Roman World: A Study in Republicanism and Caesarism
New Brunswick, Transaction Publishers. 1998. (ISBN: 1560003049). Hardcover. History, political theory and sociology - responses to Caesar from classical times to the nineteenth century. VG, no inscriptions, in slightly sunned VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11359
GBP 29.91 [Appr.: EURO 33.5 US$ 37.56 | JP¥ 4039]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: 1560003049 ARCHAEOLOGY, ARCHEOLOGY, HISTORY, POLITICS, SOCIOLOGY Politics Sociology

 
BAILEY, RICHARD N
Ambiguous Birds and Beasts: Three Sculptural Puzzles in South-West Scotland - 4th Whithorn Lecture
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 1996 PB. (ISBN: 0952572656). Soft cover. Layers of scriptural meaning behind stone-carvings at Minnigaff and Kilmorie; and amended dating for a carving at Wamphrey. The fourth Whithorn Lecture 1995. Stapled booklet, VG. 20pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9125
GBP 6.97 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.75 | JP¥ 941]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: 0952572656 ARCHAEOLOGY, ARCHEOLOGY, SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, GALLOWAY, WHITHORN, MINNIGAFF, WAMPHRAY, KILMORIE, RUTHWELL, ANGLO-SAXON, CARVED STONES, MONUMENTAL SCULPTURE Scottish archaeology

 
BALDWIN, JOHN R, ED.
Caithness: A Cultural Crossroads
Edinburgh, Scottish Society for Northern Studies/Edina Press. 1982. Soft cover. Essays first presented to a conference in Thurso 1979: Donald Oman, The Making of the Caithness Landscape; Edward J Cowan, Caithness in the Sagas; Colleen Batey, The Late Norse Site of Freswick; Barbara E Crawford, Scots and Scandinavians in Medieval Caithness 1266 - 1375; W F H Nicolaisen, Scandinavians and Celts in Caithness, the place-name evidence; Geoffrey Stell, Some Small Farms and Cottages in Latheron Parish; John Porter, An Introduction to the Caithness Flagstone Industry; Jean Dunlop, Pulteneytown and the Planned Villages of Caithness; John R Baldwin, Fishing the Sellag: hand-netting traditions; and Donald Grant, Poems. Illustrative covers slightly foxed, generally VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11990
GBP 19.57 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.57 | JP¥ 2643]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: SCOTTISH, SCOTLAND, HISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY Scottish archaeology

 
BARLEY, M W ED.
Archaeological Bibliography for Great Britain and Ireland - 1965
Council for British Archaeology London 1967 PB. Soft cover. A listing of archaeological publications. Stapled booklet, covers lightly worn, no inscriptions, good. 107pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9035
GBP 6.97 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.75 | JP¥ 941]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: HISTORY, PREHISTORY, ARCHAEOLOGY

 
BARNES, DAVID
The Accies - the Cradle of Scottish Rugby
Edinburgh, Birlinn. 2008. (ISBN: 9781841587714). Hardcover. 150 years of the Edinburgh Academical Football Club. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9918
GBP 22.35 [Appr.: EURO 25 US$ 28.06 | JP¥ 3018]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: 9781841587714 SPORT, RUGBY, EDINBURGH ACADEMICALS Scottish Sport

 
BARROW, GEOFFREY
Saint Ninian and Pictomania - 12th Whithorn Lecture
Friends of the Whithorn Trust 2004 PB. (ISBN: 0954423232). Soft cover. Using place-names to doubt St Ninian's mission to the Picts. The twelfth Whithorn Lecture 2003. Stapled booklet, VG. 20pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9122
GBP 6.97 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.75 | JP¥ 941]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: 0954423232 ARCHAEOLOGY, ARCHEOLOGY, SCOTLAND, SCOTTISH, HISTORY, WHITHORN, GALLOWAY, NINIAN, PICTS, PLACE-NAMES Scottish archaeology

 
DE BAYE, J
The Industrial Arts of the Anglo-Saxons
London, Swan Sonnenschine. 1893. Hardcover. 1st English edition. 135 pages, 17 plates, 31 text figures, attractive gilt stamping, top edge gilt. Occasional very light foxing, cloth rubbed and marked along fore-edges, but otherwise VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10492
GBP 66.84 [Appr.: EURO 74.5 US$ 83.93 | JP¥ 9025]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: ARCHAEOLOGY, ARCHEOLOGY, HISTORY archaeology

 
BENNET, JAMES, ED.
The Atlantic: Celebration of 150 Years
the Atlantic. 2006. Soft cover. Celebrating 150 years of the Atlantic magazine, with quotations from well-known contributors. VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11995
GBP 9.56 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 12 | JP¥ 1291]
Catalogue: History
Keywords: ATLANTIC, MAGAZINE, ANNIVERSARY Politics Writing

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