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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 9.31 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.37 | JP¥ 1379]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: 0950703397 Scottish, Scotland, poetry, poems Poetry

 
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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
GBP 9.54 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.67 | JP¥ 1413]
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 8.90 [Appr.: EURO 10.5 US$ 11.82 | JP¥ 1319]
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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 29.66 [Appr.: EURO 34.75 US$ 39.39 | JP¥ 4394]
Catalogue: Scottish
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 6.47 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.59 | JP¥ 959]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, poetry, poems Poetry

 
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
GBP 28.17 [Appr.: EURO 33 US$ 37.41 | JP¥ 4173]
Catalogue: Scottish
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 18.65 [Appr.: EURO 22 US$ 24.77 | JP¥ 2763]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, novel, fiction Fiction

 
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 9.70 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.88 | JP¥ 1437]
Catalogue: Scottish
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 11.47 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.23 | JP¥ 1699]
Catalogue: Scottish
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 65.95 [Appr.: EURO 77.25 US$ 87.59 | JP¥ 9770]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, archaeology, arceology archaeology

 
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 21.41 [Appr.: EURO 25.25 US$ 28.44 | JP¥ 3172]
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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 6.47 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.59 | JP¥ 959]
Catalogue: Scottish
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 11.78 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.65 | JP¥ 1745]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, poetry, song, music Music Poetry

 
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
GBP 9.82 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.04 | JP¥ 1455]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, fiction Fiction

 
ASCHERSON, NEIL ED.
The Bulletin of Scottish Politics No. 1 Autumn 1980
Edinburgh, BSP. 1980. Soft cover. The first issue of this magazine, with articles by Ascherson, Michael Spens, Stephen Maxwell, Tom Nairn and Edwin Morgan, among others. VG, no inscriptions. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11350
GBP 6.47 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.59 | JP¥ 959]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, politics Politics

 
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 7.45 [Appr.: EURO 8.75 US$ 9.89 | JP¥ 1104]
Catalogue: Scottish
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
GBP 19.41 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 25.78 | JP¥ 2876]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, history, archaeology archaeology History

 
BALLANTYNE, R M
Hunted and Harried: A Tale of the Covananters
London, James Nisbet & Co. Hardcover. Undated. The 'Killing Times' in South West Scotland. Red cloth, illustrated with a sailing ship to the front and spine, a little worn to the spine top and tail and the spine discoloured, prize label to the front paste-down, tissue-guarded frontis, three other illustrations, occasional foxing, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12030
GBP 19.53 [Appr.: EURO 23 US$ 25.94 | JP¥ 2893]
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Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, fiction, children's, juvenile Fiction children's

 
BARCLAY, J B
Viewing Tastes of Adolescents in Cinema and Television
Glasgow, Scottish Educational Film Association. 1961. Soft cover. The results of a questionnaire distributed to Scottish youth between 14 and 18 - does mass media appeal to the lower instincts and instil false values? Stapled booklet, covers a little sunned, name and 'Jordanhill College' label to front cover, no other inscriptions, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB11115
GBP 10.70 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.21 | JP¥ 1585]
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Keywords: film, movies, cinema, TV, television, Scottish, Scotland

 
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
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Keywords: 9781841587714 sport, rugby, Edinburgh Academicals Sport History

 
BELL, HARRY
Forgotten Footsteps Charted for the First Time in 4,000 Years
East Kilbride, Ley-line Publications. 1977. Soft cover. The paperback edition of this classic of Scottish geomancy. Stapled booklet, illustrative covers a little worn, name and small tippex mark to ffep, fold-out map of leys in the Central Belt, clean and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB12222
GBP 23.00 [Appr.: EURO 27 US$ 30.55 | JP¥ 3407]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, folklore, Forteana, geomancy, leylines, leys, Old Straight Track folklore

 
BENNETT, MARGARET
The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland
Edinburgh, Canongate. 1989. (ISBN: 0862411971). Soft cover. A vivid, scholarly account of the remaining Gaelic speakers from the Codroy Valley of Newfoundland. Illustrative card covers a little sunned, no inscriptions, VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10422
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Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: 0862411971 folklore, folklife, oral history, Canada, Codroy Valley, Newfoundland, Bennett, Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic

 
BENNETT, MARGARET
Oatmeal and the Catechism - Scottish Gaelic Settlers in Quebec
Edinburgh/Montreal, John Donald Publishers/McGill-Queen's University Press. 1998. (ISBN: 0859764613). Hardcover. The folk-culture of the Hebridean settlers in eastern Quebec, a scholarly study of folklore and history, with transcriptions of interviews and detailed notes. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ, not price-clipped. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB10348
GBP 29.36 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 US$ 38.99 | JP¥ 4350]
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Keywords: 0859764613 folklore, Canada, Quebec, Scottish, Scotland, Gaelic, Hebrides

 
BLACK, C W, CITY LIBRARIAN
Catalogue of Robert Burns Collection in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow
Glasgow, The Mitchell Library. 1959. Soft cover. Listing the collection of works by and about Burns, started in 1877 and now exceeding 3,500 volumes. Light wear to original covers, coloured frontis, occasional marginal markings, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB10794
GBP 12.11 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 16.08 | JP¥ 1794]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, Burns, Mitchell Library, catalogue, catalog Poetry

 
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 9.20 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 12.22 | JP¥ 1363]
Catalogue: Scottish
Keywords: Scottish, Scotland, biography Biography

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