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The Plaid Peacock

By: Alan, Sandy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Pantheon: 1965

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 43789

Condition: Fair


LIbrary rebind with rubbed corners, 1/2 in. split in foot of frt gutter. Pocket pulled but all pp present. Light finger soil and a few short taped page tears from turning. A headstrong peahen has a tartan tail. View more info

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Tartan Map Of Scotland

By: Bartholomew, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Bartholomew/ Harper Collins:

Seller Id: 45243

ISBN: 0702803138

Condition: Very Good


Nice copy features 96 different tartans arranged around a central map of Scotland showing the lands of the principal clans. It also includes a brief history of tartan and lists over 1000 surnames along with the clans, families and tartans with which each is associated. Opens up to a 20 x 30" wall poster. View more info

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Colin Baxter's Edinburgh Photographs of Scotland's Capital City SIGNED by Author

By: Baxter, Colin

Price: $27.00

Publisher: UK, Colin Baxter Photography: 1989

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 46217

ISBN: 0948661011

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality 2nd printing hardcover in glossy photo illustrated boards. SIGNED by author on half title page: "Colin Baxter '89". Fine copy inside and out with original purchase receipt from Jenners on Princes street laid in. Barely noticeable note on grey endpaper: Visited Edinburgh on 24-25 November 1989. No names, tears or soil present in the 96 pp text. Glossy unclipped dj in new mylar shows stunning photo of Edinburgh castle at dusk. Truly a book of photos of the city for there we saw only a few people in any of the photographs the entire volume. Breathtaking photos of the cas... View more info

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Horses In The Glen

By: Baxter, Gillian

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Evans Brothers Limited: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46576

Condition: Fine


Gift quality hardcover in blue paper covered boards with gold spine title shows sharp tips and bumped (not rubbed) spine ends. Unclipped dj in mylar shows no chips, just some light rubbing at head of spine and head of rear panel, along with some light surface soil on white background rear panel that lists other titles by this author. Original, full color illustrated spine and front panel have wrap around art and show a hint of darkening in the sky area at top 1/3 of frt panel, but still displays beautifully in new mylar. Book is not an exlib. 192 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for ligh... View more info

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The Two Giants

By: Bunting, Eve

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MA, Ginn and Co.,: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29574

ISBN: 0663229898

Condition: Very Good +


Very light surface wear, corners still sharp. Internally fine save for Title 1- ESEA stamped (tiny) on title page. Crossing the Irish Sea between Ireland and Scotland is the Giant's Causeway. It is a long line of tall stone columns that scientists say were formed long ago by hot liquid rock. Irishmen, however, know better. The story of two giants, Finn MacCool the Irish giant and Culcullen, the Scottish giant who each thought they were the only giant in the world. View more info

Tracing the History of Your House

By: Bushell, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Pavilion: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 46087

ISBN: 1851453156

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in a near fine unclipped dj showing negligible color loss at lower tips, now in new mylar and displays beautifully with a stained glass window on a front door. Written by a British author using UK homes but applicable to any country. 1. Dating the Exterior, Journey Into the Interior, Drawing up a House Plan, Pandora's Box - County Record Offices. 2. Census Returns, Helping the Dead to Speak, Compiling a Family Tree. 3. A Suburban Villa, A Victorian Farm, A House in Mayfair. Includes Appendices: County records in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Isle o... View more info

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A Highland Childhood SIGNED

By: Campbell, Aileen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: VA, Knockfarrel Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 38594

ISBN: 0972961828

Condition: As New


Fine 1st edition, twice signed by Author: Presentation copy with author's signature and dedication on title page: "To Meg, My dear friend. Blessings, Aileen Campbell 10.7.05". As new inside and out in bright plaid paper covers with lovely and soft watercolor art on cover and throughout. 63 pp crisp, bright & unmarked. A delightful collection of stories and original artwork by Aileen Campbell, taking you on a journey of her childhood adventures in the Scottish Highlands. View more info

The Laird Of Logan or, Anecdotes and Tales Illustrative Of The Wit And Humour Of Scotland New Edition, with Additions

By: Carrick, J. D. (John Donald, Editor)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Robert Forrester: 1878

Edition: New Edition

Seller Id: 47021

Condition: Very Good


Handsome New edition hardcover is beautifully bound in a 3/4 brown calf leather fine binding over brown cloth. Backstrip of book is firmly attached & displays an ornate five raised band back strip with matching gilt ornamentation in 5 of six partitions. Sixth is the brown title box with block lettered title in gilt that is quite legible despite 4 tiny areas of color loss to the dark brown coloring background. Light rubbing, color loss to calf leather tips and spine ends, but remains a very good looking book that feels great in hand. Internals appear little used. Light foxing on endpapers ... View more info

Ogilvie, J. N., D.D.

By: Castle Memories Twenty Tales of Edinburgh Castle Fourth Edition

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, W. F. Henderson: 1919

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller Id: 47023

Condition: Very Good


4th Edition hardcover in olive green cloth covered boards with black titles, thistles and castle drawing on frt cover. Tips and spine ends bumped with light color loss but no rug through. Small ink name on frt pastedown, pencil name/addy on fep, rest of the 168 pp book is crisp, clean an unmarked showing no tears, and is not a former library book. Twenty stories, or "memories" of factual Scottish history plus tales of folk lore of this legendary "Castle on the Hill." 20 Memories are as follows: 1. The Passing of a Queen, A.D. 1093 2. A Perilous Climb, A.D. 1312 3. The Blac... View more info

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International Folktales Series Mac-The-Rascal from Mull A Tale From Scotland

By: Clarke, Mollie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CA, Lear Siegler, Inc./ Fearon Publishers: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 26381

Condition: Near Fine


Negligible surface wear from storage, white background illust cover yellowed but not brittle, internally as new. View more info

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The Ginger Horse

By: Daly, Maureen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1964

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38981

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated hard boards with moderate shelf wear on extremities. 89 pp. of clean text without noticeable soil or markings; color illustrated title page with b&w illustrations throughout. The story centers around a mining family in Duneen, Scotland. While they are a hardworking bunch there is one member of the family, their 12-yr old son Rob, who hopes more than anything to avoid working in the mines along side his father. While figuring out his own dilemma, he also sets out to rescue a pit-pony from a destiny that seems far too much like his own. View more info

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Fox-Hunting in the Twentieth Century

By: Dixon, William Scarth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Hurst & Blacklett, Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 40012

Condition: Very Good


312 pp.18 b/w photographs. Internally clean and tight w/tiny vint bookstore sticker on frt pastdn and bit of light foxing on preliminaries including title page. Red cloth boards bumped and rubbed at tips, spine sunned but gilt title remains legible. Red cloth slightly soiled, remains a very presentable copy of a valuable hunting reference. An exhaustive compendium covering every aspect of the sport in the 20th cent including hunting on horseback and on foot, hound shows and hound-breeding, farmers and horses. The history of ten years includes: Northumberland, Cumberland, Westmoreland and Durha... View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45193

Condition: Very Good


Oversized green cloth hardcover first edition. Cloth lightly soiled near foot of both boards (no water damage), no names or tears. Foxed endpps, remainder clean. Original age-toned dust wrapper has soil and chips including three pieces missing from backstrip but is now protected in new mylar. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt; each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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Seen From The Saddle

By: Edwards, Lionel R.I.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 45017

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition oversized hardcover in green cloth with gilt title spine, no dj. Faint dust mark half inch up from foot of frt board. Former owners name on fep. Foxed fep, remainder clean. A book of illustrations and descriptions of over 14 hunts in England, Ireland and Scotland. Unpaginated. 45 full-page b&w drawings by Edwards, opposite each of which is a half page of text on that particular Hunt and each text page also carries a small line drawing by Edwards View more info

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McGovern's Horses

By: Elsen, Tim

Price: $48.00

Publisher: London, Methuen London Ltd: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46595

ISBN: 0413501302

Condition: Near Fine


Gift quality first edition hardcover (so stated) in green slick paper covered boards with gilt spine title. Not exlib. Tips and spine ends barely bumped, faint foxing on endpapers, rest of 208 pp text is clean, crisp and unmarked. no names, tears or soil. When horse trainer Mike McGovern was offered the chance to buy a brilliant stable of race horses, including the magnificent El Dorado for the knock-down price of 10 million, he did not hesitate. But with the McGovern stables short of cash, there was no alternative but to go to a shady money-lender for the sum, and that meant putting his ... View more info

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The Grey Dancer

By: Fell, Alison

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, William Collins Sons & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37860

ISBN: 0001842676

Condition: Very Good +


Nice gilt lettering on brown hardcover has negligible wear. Large library label with X through it on fep. Price clipped dust jacket has original price label near lower flap corner, shows a bit of discoloring and an old library sticker otherwise shows well. 89 pages of tight & bright text with no tears or writing. Set in rural Scotland in the 1950's this tale of romance and mystery is beautifully written. the stirring tale of Polly Teapot's rescue by an army of resourceful ants after a fall to the kitchen floor. View more info

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Flash The Sheep Dog

By: Fidler, Kathleen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Cannongate Kelpies: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller Id: 10343

ISBN: 0862410711

Condition: Good +


Moderate surface wear and soil, text tight and bright w/Glasgow school stamp on inside cover but no pocket or evidence of ever having had one. 180 pp. Tom Stokes is an orphan. His sister is going to America to get married, but where can he go? They remember an uncle and aunt they scarcely know who live in the borders of Scotland. After the city bustle of London, Tom finds his uncle's farm barren and lonely. How can he adjust to such a life? Help comes in the form of a sheepdog pup, and his loneliness is forgotten when Tom realizes it is his, to love and to train (maybe to be a champion). Life ... View more info

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The Inside Story of Scotland Yard

By: Firmin, Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 44779

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth hardcover with light color loss at sharp tips and bumped spine ends. First cheap edition 1951. 186 pp. Unclipped professionally reproduced dj in new mylar displays well with light color loss at extremities but no chips or tears/loss. Frt board lightly bowed, no names, tears or soil. 18 illustrations. The story is the equivalent of a personal tour behind the scenes of the world's greatest and most efficient organization for combating crime - Scotland Yard (from front dj flap). View more info

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MacRibbeck of Ribbeck of Havelland

By: Fontane, Theodor; Translated By Bell, Anthea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Picture Book Studio: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 33652

ISBN: 1856180131

Condition: Near Fine


Book in near fine condition . Front and back cover tips slightly bumped. Text is clean, tight and bright. 24 pp. Darling and very rare tale in rhyme of an elderly Scotsman who had a pear tree in his yard and would share the fruit with all his neighbors. When he died, he asked to be buried with one of his delicious pears, knowing that his heir was greedy and wouldn't let anybody near the tree after he was gone. Three years after his death, a pear tree shoot sprang up from his grave and grew into a fine large fruit tree that holds the loving spirit of McRibbeck and continues to drop fruit for a... View more info

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Trains of Recollection Drawn from Fifty Years of Railway Service in Scotland and Canada, and told to Arthur Hawkes

By: Hanna, D. B.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canada, The Macmillan Company of Canada LTD.: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45857

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in ruled blue cloth boards with color loss to bumped spine ends and still fairly sharp tips. Barely legible pencil owner's signature on front blank free endpaper. Not exlib. 340 pages with edges untrimmed. Few newsclippings laid in. Delicate gold on cream illustrated botanical endpapers. Hinges fine, page block tight. This book was published because readers have said they obtained from the chapters that were written for The Toronto Star Weekly sufficient knowledge about railway conditions in Canada, during forty years, to cause them to ask for the material in perma... View more info