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Image for Guide to the David Livingstone Memorial at His Birthplace Blantyre Lanarkshire

Guide to the David Livingstone Memorial at His Birthplace Blantyre Lanarkshire

By: N/A

Price: $9.50

Publisher: David Livingstone Memorial Centre:

Edition: Tenth Edition47lq

Seller ID: 47lq

Condition: Good


36 pages. Pocket booklet. A comfortable copy. The covers have some spots of foxing, some wear. They are secure. The contents are a little aged on the frontis and end pages. The pages are though, clean, clear, convivial, contented, mild-mannered. fk View more info

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Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition : Vol 1 Argyllshire Series ...With Notes on the War Dress of the Celts - Vol 1

By: Campbell, Lord Archibald

Price: $142.50

Publisher: David Nutt, London: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccgf

Condition: Good


98 pages (complete). A resolute copy of this enthusiastic collection of traditional Celtic oral culture. The boards are scuffed, marked from handling and shelving, wear, benign. They are sure and secure. The contents have foxing and age marks fore and aft. The pages have gentle evidence of age and happy use. They are placid, clear, comfortable, certain, generous, constant. fk View more info

Image for Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands : Recounting Highland and Clan HIstory, Traditions, Ecclesiology, Archaeology, Romance, Literature, Humour, Folk-Lore, &c

Wanderings in the Western Highlands and Islands : Recounting Highland and Clan HIstory, Traditions, Ecclesiology, Archaeology, Romance, Literature, Humour, Folk-Lore, &c

By: Donaldson, M E M

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Alexander Gardner, Paisley: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 48lh

Condition: Good


511 pages (complete). A negligently stored copy. The boards are worn, stained, marked all about from storage. They are benign, steady. The contents too afflicted by age fore and aft. The front pastedown has an ex-libris plate (Geo. J Ewen-Watson). The fore and end pages are much foxed, the gutterings weak. However, from the title page onwards the pages are serene, clean, clear, generous, assured, eager. fk View more info

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Ancient Scottish Ballads, Recovered From Tradition, And Never Before Published: with Notes, Historical and Explanatory: and An Appendix, Containing the Airs of several of the Ballads

By: Kinloch, Geo. R.

Price: $171.00

Publisher: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, London ; John Stevenson, Edinburgh: 1827

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ccgl

Condition: Very Good


270 pages plus music scores (complete). Quarter leather, marbled boards. The spine has five ridges. A gratifyingly elderly, clubbable copy. The leathered corners have wear, but are assured. The boards have wear, scuffing, handling marks. The spine is fit, venerable. The contents are most pleasing. They are exceptionally clean and clear given the age of the book. They are healthy, hale, certain, generous, lively. fk View more info

Image for The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners, as preserved among the highlanders: being an historical and descriptive account of the Inhabitants, Antiquities, and National Peculiarities of Scotland; more particularly of the northern, or Gaelic parts of the country, where the singular habits of the aboriginal celts are most tenaciously retained - Volume I

The Scottish Gael; or, Celtic Manners, as preserved among the highlanders: being an historical and descriptive account of the Inhabitants, Antiquities, and National Peculiarities of Scotland; more particularly of the northern, or Gaelic parts of the country, where the singular habits of the aboriginal celts are most tenaciously retained - Volume I

By: Logan, James

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Smith, Elder, and Co., London: 1831

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16rc

Condition: Good


384 pages (complete). An aged, evocative copy. From the library of William Holmes of Brookfield (a lawyer and personage of Arundel): his bookplate is affixed to the front pastedown. A fascinating book about Scottish traditional ways of life after years of being bludgeoned by the Dress Act and the Highland clearances. The years of George IV saw a resurgence of traditional spirit and brand. The green cloth covered boards have been marked and wrinkled from damp and storage. They are scuffed, rubbed, worn all about. They are steady and sure. The contents have storage, age-related marks throu... View more info

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Scenes and Legends of The North of Scotland, or the Traditional History of Cromarty

By: Miller, Hugh

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh / Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, London: 1835

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cbwd

Condition: Good


429 pages (complete). A comfortable, aging copy. The spine has been repaired with a leather strip. The boards are steady and sure. They are worn, marked, scuffed. The spine has a handwritten title label which is much marked from age and handling. The binding is a little creaky. The guttering along the frontispages is cracked. The security of the book is unaffected. The pages are flushed with mild foxing from age. The pages are however, benign, placid, clear, generous, congenial. fk View more info

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The Glen Sketches

By: Rae, Elsie S

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Aberdeen Daily Journal, Aberdeen: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65lt

Condition: Good


54 pages (complete). A placid copy. Card covers with flaps. The covers are much worn, marked, sunned. However, they are sure and secure. The contents are clean, clear, comfortable, benign, kindly. fk View more info

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Edinburgh

By: Stevenson, Robert Louis

Price: $3.80

Publisher: Seeley and Co. Limited, London: 1905

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 3qn

Condition: Fair


190 pages (complete). A benign copy. Full leather, flexicover. The front cover has the arms of Edinburgh in stamped gilt. The covers have wear all about from handling and storage. The spine is much worn all along. The covers are scratched, scuffed. They are yet comfortable. Within, the early and later pages have insect damage about the edges. However, the pages themselves are clean, clear, companionable, amenable. fk View more info

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Clanland : Painted and Described by ...

By: Stewart, William

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London Midland and Scottish Railway Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cgij

Condition: Very Good


52 pages (complete). A comfortable, homely copy. The card covers are much worn, marked and scuffed all about. They are secure and sure. The contents are most pleasing. This travel guide and brief history of the clans of the Highlands was illustrated and written by William Stewart of the Paisley School. An interesting fact about this William Stewart is that he is the only man by that name, or Stewart male whose first name began with the initial "W", to exhibit a work at the Royal Academy Schools in London. Although the frontis and end papers are a little marked and worn, the pages... View more info