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AN ISLE CALLED HIRTE: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE ST KILDANS TO 1930
Written by Mary Harman.
Stock no. 1823288
Published by Maclean Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
St Kilda - a spectacular and remote island archipelago comprising of Soay, Boreray with its Stacs, and the main island, Hirte, lies out in the windswept Atlantic, one hundred miles from the Scottish mainland. On Friday 29th August 1930, the Harebell sailed out of the bay carrying the remaining few St Kildans away to new lives on the mainland. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1899272089. Foxing to endpapers. Free front endpaper has a small bookplate to top right corner. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
Based upon letters written by the author while in Jamaica, to his daughter in England, and are the outcome of suggestions made to him that their substance, together with the photographs, may not be uninteresting to the public. Olive green cloth boards with bevelled edges and large pictorial onlay to front. Gilt titles. B/w photos. Spine & corners lightly rubbed. Foxing to colour map frontispiece. Hinges pulled. Text block browned.
B/w photos and illustrations. Republication of the 1900 edition. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Green dustwrapper is grubby.
A VOYAGE TO ST. KILDA: THE REMOTEST OF ALL THE HEBRIDES OR WESTERN ISLES OF SCOTLAND
Written by Martin Martin.
Stock no. 1823240
Published by James Thin. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A facsimile of the 4th edition of 1753. The islands, their natural resources, and the inhabitants and their way of life. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w folding frontis. ISBN: 0901824038. Bookplate to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is in excellent condition.
The fascinating history of this Omani island in the Arabian Sea where, in the 1930s, the RAF established an unmanned staging post, one of a number between Iraq and Aden. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904244300. A few light scuffs to boards. Text block very lightly browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at top of flaps.
New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Brown leather, gilt title to spine. All edges gilt. Limited edition to 150 copies. ISBN: 9780007267378. SIGNED by author on bookplate to front endpaper. This is Copy No. 86. Has plain white (not pictorial) 'jacket' over book. Slip case is near fine - a few small threads to edges.
The story of air services to offshore communities of the British Isles by British European Airways, its predecessors and successors. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951895842. Spine slightly faded.
The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.
New Naturalist series 109. A broad look at the islands that lie off the shore of Britain and Ireland, exploring their biology, geography, geology and climate, and examining changes that have occurred in the past and how these become relevant for future developments. Green cloth boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780007267378. Light scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.
ISLANDS IN TIME: ISLAND SOCIOGEOGRAPHY AND MEDITERRANEAN PREHISTORY
Written by Mark Patton.
Stock no. 1814260
Published by Routledge. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The ecological and cultural development of prehistoric island societies. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0415126592. Name in ink to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.
BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES
Written by Adrian Skerrett; Ian Bullock; Tony Disley. Illustrated by Mark Andrews; Tony Disley.
Stock no. 1811101
Published by Christopher Helm; A. & C. Black. 1st 2001. Very good condition.
Helm Field Guides. Cardwraps. A comprehensive guide to all species in Seychelles. 242 species illustrated. Colour and b/w illustrations. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 0713639733. Crease to rear cover. Contents fine.
THE BIRDS OF SEYCHELLES AND THE OUTLYING ISLANDS
Written by Malcolm Penny. Illustrated by Chloe Talbot-Kelly.
Stock no. 1811000
Published by Collins. 1st 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A complete guide to Seychelles birds. 101 species illustrated. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards. 160 pages including index. ISBN: 0002160609. Tape marks to free endpapers else contents fine. Clipped dustwrapper.