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Dumfries Octo-Centenary 1186 - 1986: Poems and Songs by James Urquhart
Dumfries, James Urquhart. 1985. (ISBN: 0950703397). Hardcover. Self published verse, drawings and music celebrating the history of Dumfries, No 32 of an edition limited to 150. Black cloth very lightly worn, a large x drawn to the ffep, but otherwise VG, no DJ. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12195
GBP 9.78 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.69 | JP 1376]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: 0950703397 Scottish, Scotland, poetry, poems Poetry

 
THE GALLOVIDIAN ANNUAL 1923
The Levellers: Local History Offprint No. 2
Wigtown, GC Books. Soft cover. Reprinted from an article in The Gallovidian Annual 1923. The Levellers knocked down the stone walls built to enclose land in Galloway in 1723. Stapled A4 booklet, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12451
GBP 5.72 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.42 | JP 805]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, local history, enclosure local history

 
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Dumfries and Galloway Doocots
. Hardcover. No author, date or publishing details, printed by Solway Offset, Dumfries. A gazetteer of dove cotes in South-West Scotland, illustrated with photographs and plans. Stapled booklet, sticker ghost to front cover otherwise VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12457
GBP 5.72 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 US$ 7.42 | JP 805]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, local history, pigeons local history

 
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Photographic View Album of Melrose and Vicinty
Aberdeen, G W Wilson and Co. Hardcover. Undated book of black and white photographs. Fair condition, sewn binding coming loose but still attached, worn red boards with gold lettering, age markings but pictures good. Fair.
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Book number: BYB12369
GBP 9.67 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.55 | JP 1360]
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Keywords: Scottish, Local History, Melrose Abbey , Tweed Art

 
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The Transactions and Journal of Proceedings of the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society: No 9, Session 1892 - 93
Dumfries, Courier and Herald. 1894. Soft cover. Much marked and stained, though sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12131
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, archaeology History archaeology

 
ADAM, JAMES S
New Verses for an Auld Sang
Arbroath, The Herald Press. Soft cover. Passionate verses on Scotland. Before a career in journalism, the author was one of the 'Canoe Boys' who, with Alastair Dunnett, took a kayak up the West coast of Scotland in the 1930s. VG, no inscriptions. 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10373
GBP 8.81 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.43 | JP 1239]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, poetry, poems, nationalism Poetry

 
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 32.30 [Appr.: EURO 37.75 US$ 41.92 | JP 4544]
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Keywords: 0900454172 Scottish, Scotland, travel, adventure, nautical, maritime, signed, inscribed Biography Travel

 
ADAMSON, DONALD
The Gift of Imperfect Lives
Kirkcudbright, Markings. 2002. Soft cover. Poems, some in Scots. Stapled booklet, covers lightly worn, no inscriptions, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11473
GBP 6.85 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.89 | JP 964]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, poetry, poems Poetry

 
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 68.49 [Appr.: EURO 79.75 US$ 88.89 | JP 9636]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, biography History Biography

 
CORMACK, ALASTAIR AND ANNE
Days of Orkney Steam
Kirkwall Press. 1971. Hardcover. A history of the steamers that served the Orkney islands. Map end-papers, illustrated with b/w photographs, no inscriptions, VG in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10788
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, Orkney, Orcadian, maritime, nautical Nautical

 
ALEXANDER, WILLIAM
Johnnie Gibb of Gushetneuk
Edinburgh, David Douglas. 1888. Hardcover. Ninth edition. Half bound in dark green leather, worn to the corners, gold decorated raised bands to the spine, leather title label, marbled end-papers, marbled edges to page block, contemporary inscription to prelims, some foxing, tight and sound, generally VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11275
GBP 19.57 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 25.4 | JP 2753]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, novel, fiction Fiction

 
J K ALLAN AND J KNOX
Economic Geology of the Fife Coalfields, Area II: Cowdenbeath and Central Fife, Including Fordell, Lochgelly, Cadham and Kirkcaldy
Edinburgh, HMSO/Geological Survey Memoirs: Scotland. 1934. Hardcover. Tan cloth a little worn and marked, no inscriptions, two fold-out maps and numerous diagrams, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12274
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, geology, economics Economics

 
ALSTON, CHARLES HENRY
Wild Life in the West Highlands
Glasgow, James Maclehose and Sons. 1912. Hardcover. With a coloured frontis and seven plates, one in colour, by A Scott Rankin. Olive cloth, a little marked, worn and sunned, no inscriptions, occasional foxing throughout, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12296
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, nature Nature

 
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
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, biography, autobiography, farming farming Biography

 
ANDERSON, STEPHEN
Moffat Thistle F.C. - 10th Anniversary Handbook
Moffat Thistle. Hardcover. Undated - 1994. Ex-lib, in hard laminated library binding, clean and sound, good. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9969
GBP 11.74 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.24 | JP 1652]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, sport, football

 
ANDERSON, JOSEPH
Scotland in Pagan Times: 2 Vols: The Iron Age; the Bronze and Stone Ages
Edinburgh, David Douglas. Hardcover. The Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1881 and 1882. The Iron Age, published in 1883, is worn to the spine top and tail, boards a little worn and marked, black end-papers, heraldic name plate to front paste-down, tissue-guarded frontis, clean, sound, good. The Bronze and Stone Ages, published in 1886, has boards a little worn and marked, no inscriptions or annotation, very occasional foxing, clean, sound, good. Both vols fully illustrated in b/w. Good.
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Book number: BYB12137
GBP 71.84 [Appr.: EURO 83.5 US$ 93.24 | JP 10107]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, archaeology, arceology archaeology

 
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
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scottish, travel, poetry, biography local history Biography

 
MIDOUGALL, ANDREW AND THE SCOTTISH PRINTING ARCHIVAL TRUST
A Reputation for Excellence - a History of the Edinburgh Printing Industry
Edinburgh, Merchiston Publishing. 1990. (ISBN: 0951126679). Soft cover. Scotland's printing heritage from its beginnings in Edinburgh's Cowgate in the early 16th C. Large stapled booklet, glossy illustrative covers just a little sunned, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9733
GBP 23.32 [Appr.: EURO 27.25 US$ 30.27 | JP 3281]
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Keywords: 0951126679 Scottish, Scotland, Edinburgh, printing, history printing

 
ANON.
The Kirk of Durisdeer
Dumfries and Galloway, Kirk of Durisdeer. Soft cover. Undated. Brief history, architectural features and guide. Small stapled booklet, lightly worn, no inscriptions, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11599
GBP 6.85 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.89 | JP 964]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, local history local history

 
ANON
Old Scotch Gems in Song and Scenery
Glasgow, David Bryce & son. Hardcover. Undated. Traditional songs, with music, illustrated with b/w sketches and photographs of Scottish scenes. Green cloth a little worn and marked, dulled gilt titles with thistle decorations, no inscriptions, pages yellowed, some gathering loosening, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11948
GBP 12.72 [Appr.: EURO 15 US$ 16.51 | JP 1790]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, poetry, song, music Music Poetry

 
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 97.85 [Appr.: EURO 113.75 US$ 127 | JP 13767]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, religion, bigotry Religion History

 
ARMSTRONG, A J
The Cobbler O' Kirkiebrae: A Romance of Galloway
London/Edinburgh/Dumfries, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co/John Menzies/A & T Hunter. 1896. Hardcover. With some Scots dialogue. Green cloth worn and marked, small split to spine, title label almost all worn off and illegible, no inscriptions, occasional foxing and some grubby marks, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11956
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, fiction Fiction

 
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 7.83 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.16 | JP 1102]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, biography Biography

 
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
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, archaeology archaeology History

 
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
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, biography, signed, inscribed Biography signed

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