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LIKE A MANTLE, THE SEA

By Shepherd, Stella

London: G. Bell and Sons Ltd, 1971. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0713517034 184pp.

$6.00

TO MOVE WITH THE TIMES: THE STORY OF TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL IN SCOTLAND

By Gordon, Anne

Aberdeen University Press, 1988. PB. very good, wraps (softcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0080363989 248pp.

$7.50

THE FURROW BEHIND ME - THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HEBRIDEAN CROFTER

By MacLellan, Angus (told by); Campbell, John Lorne (translated by)

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1962. HC. good w/lightly chipped and faded dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Lightly chipped and faded dustjacket. 202pp.

$7.50

TALES OF OLD SCOTLAND

By Rampini, Charles

Edinburgh: Macniven & Wallace, 1890. HC. good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover). B&W illustrations. 261pp.

$17.50

THE SCOTTISH PEAKS: A PICTORIAL GUIDE TO WALKING IN THIS REGION AND TO THE SAFE ASCENT OF ITS MOST SPECTACULAR MOUNTAINS 3RD ED

By Poucher, W. A.

London: Constable & Co., Ltd, 1971. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0094515506 450pp.

$6.00

SCOTLAND FOR EVERYMAN

By Piehler, H. A.

Philadelphia, PA: David McKay Company, 1939. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). A Practical & Historical Guide with 24 sectional maps in colour. 220pp.

$7.50

LABOR IN SCOTLAND - A PICTORIAL HISTORY FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT

By Macdougall, Ian (edited by) (foreword by Jimmy Milne)

Edinburgh, Scotland: Mainstream Publishing, 1985. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0906391644 Sheds light on the origins and development of organized labour in Scotland over the past two centuries. 271pp.

$20.00

REMINISCENCES OF SCOTTISH LIFE & CHARACTER - Limited Edition

By Ramsay, Dean

Edinburgh: T. N. Foulis, 1910. HC. very good, full vellum, teg (hardcover) EX-LIB minimal marks. ill. by Henry W. Kerr. Contents include: Scottish Religious Feelings and Observations; On Old Scottish Conviviality; On the Old Scottish Domestic Servant; Scottish Judges; On Humour Proceeding from Scottish Expressions, Including Scottish Proverbs; On Scottish Stories of Wit and Humour. This edition limited to 250 copies on hand-made paper. 387pp.

$45.00

DISCOVERING THE SCOTTISH REVOLUTION, 1692-1746
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DISCOVERING THE SCOTTISH REVOLUTION, 1692-1746

By Davidson, Neil

London: Pluto Press, 2003. PB. fine, wraps (softcover) review press release laid in. ISBN 0745320538 A groundbreaking reassessment of Scottish politics and society in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries. 378pp.

$35.00

REIMAGINING CULTURE - HISTORIES, IDENTITIES AND THE GAELIC RENAISSANCE

By Macdonald, Sharon

Oxford, UK: Berg, 1997. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover). ISBN 1859739857 This book is an ethnographic study of the cultural identity and language in a community the author calls Carnan. Situated on the Isle of Skye, an Inner Hebridean island lying off the north-west coast of Scotland, Carnan was widely regarded as a symbollically important 'test-case' of the Gaelic renaissance. The author looks at ways in which local people express their senses of belonging, and in particular their responses to Gaelic language policies. 297pp.

$50.00

THE CHARM OF THE SCOTT COUNTRY

By Baikie, James

London: A. & C. Black, Ltd, 1927. HC. good, decorated blue cloth (hardcover). ill. by Gordon Home. This volume provides descriptive material to accompany the series of charming pencil drawings in which Major Gordon Home has presented twenty-four of the most characteristic scenes of the Scottish Borderland, and attempts to convey to the mind, as the artist's drawings convey it to the eye, the essential spirit of the land. 128pp.

$25.00

SCOTLAND THE WHAT

By Hardie, Buff and Robertson, Stephen (written by) (lyrics by Buff Hardie; music by George Donald)

Scotland: Gordon Wright Publishing, 1987. HC. very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0903065592 Scotland the What? now established as one of Scotland's top comedy shows, is superbly funny, brilliantly scripted with a penetrating insight into the foibles of human nature. 272pp.

$14.50

THE CITY AND ITS WORLDS - ASPECTS OF ABERDEEN'S HISTORY SINCE 1794

By Brotherstone, Terry; and, Withrington, Donald J. (edited by)

Glasgow, Scotland: Cruithne Press, 1996. PB. very good+, wraps (softcover) owner's name. ISBN 1873448120 Highlights Aberdeen's long-held position as 'the metropolis of northern Scotland' and contributes more generally to the urban history of Britain in the modern age. 244pp.

$8.50

DISASTER AT DUNDEE

By Prebble, John

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1957. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). On the night of December 28, 1879, winds of hurrican force smashed over the River Tay in Scotland. The magnificent new Tay Bridge, stretching from Dundee across the entire estuary, was ripped from its foundations and tossed into the black waters below. 242pp.

$7.00

ON A SCOTTISH ISLAND

By Gehring, Mabel Grey

Cleveland, OH: The World Publishing Co, 1949. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). Sixty stories filled with the charm and flavor of life on the coast of Scotland. 238pp.

$14.50

THE HIGHLANDS & ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND

By McLean, Allan Campbell

New York: Crescent Books, 1976. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 0517205491 Distinguished Scottish author, Allan Campbell McLean, communicates a very personal journey through his homeland, the Highlands and Islands--a land of many contrasts and paradoxes, of landscapes of incomparable beauty, a hard life for the poor, a good life for the rich. 160pp.

$8.00

HISTORICAL AND STATISTICAL ACCOUNT OF DUNFERMLINE - Chalmers' History of Dunfermline

By Chalmers, Peter

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1844. HC. good+, rebacked with original spine (hardcover), new endpapers. B&W plates, colored map. Exceptionally clean and tight copy. Much information on all aspects of the Town and Parish including details of the coal fields. 592pp.

$145.00