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FAIR ISLE'S GARDEN BIRDS
Written by John Holloway. Illustrated by John Holloway.
Stock no. 1810991
Published by The Shetland Times. 1st 1984. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations. Where else but the Fair Isle could one expect to look out of the window and see an Olive-backed Pipit? ISBN: 0900662395. Light browning to dustwrapper.

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SKYE: WALKING, SCRAMBLING AND EXPLORING
Written by Ralph Storer.
Stock no. 1810960
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author introduces us to the mountains of Skye, leads us on a series of wonderful coastal walks ranging from short strolls to adventurous expeditions, takes us underground to explore a mysterious hidden landscape and retraces the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie in flight across the island from the Redcoats. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0715392239. Hinge between half-title page and front endpaper pulled but binding tight. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge-creased.

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THE BOOK OF BURGIE
Written by James G. Murray.
Stock no. 2116749
1930. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles. Printed for John Wilson, for Private Circulation. B/w photos. Spine and a few cover edges are faded. Splash marks and spotting to covers. Crossed out inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing. Contents are very good.

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THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SHETLAND (NN 64)
Written by R.J. Berry; J.L. Johnston.
Stock no. 2116228
Published by Collins. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive account of Shetland's plants and animals. Colour and b/w photos. New Naturalist No. 64. Green cloth boards. ISBN: 0002190419. Bumping to spine. Small stain to bottom of front cover. Foxing to outer page edges. Page browning. Wrapper is price-cut with publisher clear film over and stuck to edges on verso. A few marks and some creasing to wrapper.

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STORIES OF SCOTLAND AND ITS ADJACENT ISLANDS
Written by Mrs. Thomas Geldart.
Stock no. 2115957
Published by Jarrold & Sons. Circa 1872. Almost very good condition.

3rd edition. Dark purple cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 3rd edition. Spine is browned, with a couple of nicks to top and tail; small amount of fraying to cloth. Marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page browning, with a bit of foxing.

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CRAIGENDORAN STEAMERS
Written by Alan Brown.
Stock no. 1606316
Published by Humber Paddle Steamer Group. 1975. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Some browning / foxing to covers.

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SCOTTISH SAIL A FORGOTTEN ERA
Written by Robert Simper.
Stock no. 2115577
Published by David & Charles. 1ST 1974. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 071536703X. Light page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small marks.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 1810090
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author with dedication to title page ('from the author'). Boards scuffed and marked. Spine browned. Some grubby marks/foxing to contents but generally a clean copy. Map still in rear pocket.

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SCOTTISH CARS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2115304
Published by The Corporation Of Glasgow, Museums And Art Galleries Department. 2nd 1968. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Second edition. Their History and a Descriptive Guide to Those In The Museum of Transport, Glasgow. B/w photos. Some wear to spine and a couple of edges.

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SCOTTISH COASTAL STEAMERS 1918-1975
Written by Brian Patton.
Stock no. 2115289
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1997. Very good condition.

The lines that linked the lochs. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1857940563. Spine is bumped and faded.

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ABERDEEN AGAIN!
Written by Allan Junior.
Stock no. 2114964
Published by Valentine & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1928. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations. Staples have rusted. Wrapper is badly torn to top and tail of spine, with loss; other smaller tears.

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THE GRANITE HILLS OF GLENSANDA & KINGAIRLOCH
Written by David Boag.
Stock no. 1809560
Published by Foster Yeoman Ltd. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A fine example of David Boag's photographic talent and knowledge of wildlife. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour photos throughout. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed and edge-creased.

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