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Image for <b> The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland  </b><br>[Fly-Fishing]

The Life of the Salmon: With Reference More Especially to the Fish in Scotland
[Fly-Fishing]

By: Calderwood, W. L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1907.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007365


A very good early manual on the study of Atlantic salmon including scale-reading and much on tagged fish and the knowledge obtained from their recapture. Includes chapters on smolts, grilse, salmon marking, scale samples, feeding of salmon, water conditions. Blue cloth covered boards with stamped silt titles and decoration of a salmon on the front. Bindings firm. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with rubs at corners and spine edges. 160 pa... View more info

Image for <b>The Land of Scott  </b><br> Scotland

The Land of Scott
Scotland

By: Ker, J. Inglis ; Introduction by Sir George Douglas

Price: $34.95

Publisher: London, J. Burrow and Comp: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 009983


First Edition, First Printing. [1931]. Issued by The Royal Automobile Club 12mo; 19 cm.;7.5 inches tall; 209 pages illustrations, maps 19 cm. Not particularly common with 22 copies in universities worldwide. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with sun-fading on the spine. A well-planned and delivered travel guide book with easy to read maps of day-trips that would be possible with details of places of in... View more info

Image for ...<b>Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.</b>

...Newnes Motorists Touring Maps and Gazetteer. Complete Section Maps of the British Isles.

By: Newnes, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Newnes,: 1935

Seller ID: 004220


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. View more info

Image for <b> The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland </b>

The Scottish World: History and Culture of Scotland

By: Snyder, Henry L.; Orel, Harold; Marilyn, Stokstad. [Editors]

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Abrams,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008837


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 ... View more info

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The Romance of Scotland

By: Sutton, Graham

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London:, British & Irish Railways,: 1938.

Seller ID: 009006


An illustrated promotional brochure to encourage tourism in Scotland via the British Railroad. Light handling wear. View more info

Image for <b> The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide. 
Volume I Section A  </b>

The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide. Volume I Section A

By: Young, James Reid: Editor

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scottish Mountaineering Club: 1921

Seller ID: 010072


[Topics, From the front:] Geology; Meteorology; Botany; Bird-Life; Equipment; Maps; Rock & Snow Craft; Photography. Sir Hugh Munro’s Classified Tables of the 3000 Ft Mountains of Scotland. Softcover; Stiff glued wraps; wear on the spine with some loss. Age-toned wraps. Textblock tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. A few signatures are still unopened. First Edition, First Printing. [Revised in 1933] 144 pp. plates illustra... View more info

Image for ...<b> The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland </b><br>

... The Salmon Rivers and Lochs of Scotland

By: [Fly-Fishing] Calderwood, W. L.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London:, Edward Arnold,: 1909.<br>

Edition: First Trade issue following a Limited Edition of 350.<br>

Seller ID: 007370


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 opin... View more info

Image for <b>Hotels Boarding Houses and Restaurants in Great Britain with explanatory notes in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.  </b>

Hotels Boarding Houses and Restaurants in Great Britain with explanatory notes in English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.

By: [Not specified]

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, New York, Paris:, Travel Association of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 1937.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 009001


Blue stiff stapled paper wraps, minimal handling wear. Lists all establishments in the British Isles with season and off-season prices. Small pencil notes top of title pages, a few prices underlined on several pages. One copy found OCLC at Yale. View more info

Image for ...<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>

...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.

By: [Scotland; Ballads] Motherwell, William (1797-1835)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Paisley:, Alex. Gardner,: 1873.

Seller ID: 006177


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. View more info

Image for ...<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>

...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.

By: [Scotland] Herd, David [Editor]

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Glasgow: 1869., Kerr & Richardson,: 1869.

Edition: Two Volumes – Complete.

Seller ID: 006178


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. View more info

Image for <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><br>

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.

By: [Scotland] Ninian, Imrie.

Price: $595.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:, Royal Society of Edinburgh,: 1806

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001186


This was the first commissioned report by the society. “The object of Col Imrie is to describe the appearances which he discovered in ascending along the bed of the river and this he seems to have done with great minuteness The most remarkable circumstances brought to view in the cleft through which the Esk flows are the gradual elevation of the sandstone from the horizontal to the vertical position and the manner in which the strata are intersected by whinstone.” [G... View more info

Image for ...<b>The New History of Orkney  </b>

...The New History of Orkney

By: [Scotland] Thomson, William P. L.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland:, Birlinn Ltd.,: 2008

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 006921


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. View more info