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Travel, Geography & Exploration:British Isles:Scotland

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...<b>Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.</b>, Newnes, George
1 Newnes, George ...Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.
London: Newnes, 1935 Hardcover,
 
Dark red with black tones simulated leather boards with guilt titles and decorations.
Bindings square and firm though a bit shaken. Text clean and toned. Maps in full color. Some minor spotting to front board. 11 inches tall.

 
Price: 20.00 USD

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...<b> The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland </b><br>, Snyder, Henry L.; Orel, Harold; Marilyn, Stokstad. [Editors]
2 Snyder, Henry L.; Orel, Harold; Marilyn, Stokstad. [Editors] ... The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland

New York: Abrams, 1981.
 0810916304
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover in Dust Jacket.
 Folio; 328 pages : illustrations (some color), map, portraits ; bibliographies and index; 32 cm
 294 illustrations, including 60 plates in full color and 2 maps.
 
A group of scholars deeply versed in the history, art and literature of Scotland bring their knowledge to bear in a sweeping and highly readable survey that both chronologically and thematically reveals Scotland's culture and character.

Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Giftable. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket has light shelf handling and sun-fading on the spine.

Texts by the editors and Leslie Alcock and Alexander Morrison [and others].
 
Price: 19.95 USD

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...<b> The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland </b><br>, [Fly-Fishing] Calderwood, W. L.
3 [Fly-Fishing] Calderwood, W. L. ... The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland

London: Edward Arnold, 1909.
 First Trade issue following a Limited Edition of 350.
 Hardcover.
 Illustrated with a color frontispiece of the Falls of Tummel by Ernest Briggs; and four additional color plates. Plus 34 B/W plates and 18 maps on color plates
 
From the Preface: "In preparing this volume, my desire has been, not merely to describe the various rivers and lochs of Scotland in which the salmon angler may cast his line, but also ...to refer to points connected with the conservation or improvement of the salmon fisheries.

I know full well that suggestions given officially in blue books do not generally reach the notice of those to whom ...they will be of interest, so I take this opportunity of offering a few opinions and pointing a few morals based upon what I conceive to be the broad lines of salmon fishery regulation. ...my business is really to study the general interests of our salmon fisheries."

Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning with occasional foxing. Moderate handling wear with rubbed spine bands and corners. Top edge gilt.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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…<b>Through the Trossachs.</b>, [Scotland: Travel guide.] Author Unknown.
4 [Scotland: Travel guide.] Author Unknown. Through the Trossachs.
Scotland: [Unknown] 1913. 14 page stapled booklet. [Including the covers.] 
Front and rear cover in color. Inside rear is a color map/Advertisement for a rail tour. Each page of text describing travel routes and sight to see has b/w photo illustration. Light Handling wear. Date of 1913 established from advertisement of tour company advertisement. Each season a book/booklet was produced into the 1930’s. This is a very early example and not located in OCLC.

The Trossachs is a small woodland glen in the Stirling council area of Scotland. It lies between Ben A'an to the north and Ben Venue to the south, with Loch Katrine to the west and Loch Achray to the east. However, the name is used generally to refer to the wider area of wooded glens and braes with quiet lochs, lying to the east of Ben Lomond. The Lake of Menteith, in the strictest sense Scotland's only natural lake, lies about six miles (10 km) to the south east of the glen, on the edge of the Trossachs area.

 
Price: 45.00 USD

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...<b>The Harp of Renfrewshire :<BR> a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original) ; Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.  </b>, [Scotland; Ballads] Motherwell, William (1797-1835)
5 [Scotland; Ballads] Motherwell, William (1797-1835) ...The Harp of Renfrewshire :
a Collection of Songs and Other Poetical Pieces (Many of Which Are Original) ; Accompanied with Notes, Explanatory, Critical, and Biographical, and a Short Essay on the Poets of Renfrewshire.

Paisley: Alex. Gardner, 1873. Hardcover.

 
A collection of Scottish songs, local ballads, and poetry by poet and journalist Robert Motherwell.

Polished brown cloth over boards with paste-on spine title. Spine title darkened. Bindings very tight and Square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Bumped lower corners. 8 inches tall. vii, 494pp plus xxxiv, notes and index, and viii list of subscribers.

 
Price: 125.00 USD

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...<b>Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.<br> Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.  </b>, [Scotland] Herd, David [Editor]
6 [Scotland] Herd, David [Editor] ...Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, Etc.
Collected by David Herd, Reprinted from the Edition of 1776, with an Appendix, Containing the pieces Substituted in the Edition of 1791 For Omissions from that of 1776.

Glasgow: 1869. Kerr & Richardson, 1869. Two Volumes – Complete. Hardcover.

 
Patterned cloth over boards. Wear along all spine joints, with some loss volume 1. Moderate edgewear with some sunning. Bookseller label to front endpages. Bindings sound. Text clean, minor toning.
ix, 312 pages ; 283 pages ; plus 74 page appendix.

 
Price: 85.00 USD

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...<B>A Description of the Strata Which Occur in Ascending from the Plains of Kincardineshire to the Summit of Mount Battoc, One of the Most Elevated Points in the Eastern District of the Grampian Mountains.</b>, [Scotland] Ninian, Imrie.
7 [Scotland] Ninian, Imrie. ...A Description of the Strata Which Occur in Ascending from the Plains of Kincardineshire to the Summit of Mount Battoc, One of the Most Elevated Points in the Eastern District of the Grampian Mountains.
Edinburgh: Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1806. First Edition. Soft cover.
 Contains in-text illustrations and large fold-out plate that measures approximately 38in. x 10.5in 
Sewn Binding. 19 pages. 12 inches tall. 9 ¼ inches wide.
Description: Paper read March 5, 1804. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Vol. VI, Part I.
Condition: Antique journal article has been sewn into modern protective boards with cloth backing. Paper label appears on front board. Modern boards show lightly bumped outside corners. Original Pages show sporadic foxing with toning.

 
Price: 195.00 USD

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...<b>The New History of Orkney  </b>, [Scotland] Thomson, William P. L.
8 [Scotland] Thomson, William P. L. ...The New History of Orkney
Edinburgh, Scotland: Birlinn Ltd., 2008 184158696X / 9781841586960 Second Edition. Softcover.

 Illustrated throughout with B/W photos, maps, and diagrams.

 
No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.

In this long-awaited second edition, sheding light on the Picts, the Vikings, medieval Orkney, the Reformation and the Stewart earldom, as well as many aspects of more recent centuries.

 
Price: 39.95 USD

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…<b>Border Reminiscences: Annals of Thornlea.</b><br>, [Scotland] [A. Thomson]
9 [Scotland] [A. Thomson] Border Reminiscences: Annals of Thornlea.

Scotland: D. Craighead "Border Advertiser" Office, 1899.
 First Edition, First Printing.
 Hardcover.
 Illustrations: A. M. Traill.
 
Inscribed: “With the Author’s Compliments” at the top of title page. [A. Thomson]

Tales and a glimpse into the Scottish border at the turn of the century.

Deep wine colored cloth boards with stamped titles in gilt and black decorations. Bindings square and tight. Moderate handling wear. Small rib lower spine tip. Text clean with mild even toning. Previous owner’s name.

Originally published serially in the "Border magazine", Sept. 1897-Sept. 1898. 112 pages, [7] leaves of plates: illustrations; 9 inches tall. Quaritch, 678
 
Price: 40.00 USD

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