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Image for A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

A Bobby on Ben Macdhui: Life and death on the Braes o' Mar.

By: Duff, John.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Leopard Magazine Publishing, 2008. 9780953453436, 2008

Edition: 2nd Edition


Paperback in Mint condition; pages xv, 160. New and extended version of the original 2001 edition. Double page map and many B&W illustrations. Highlights the policing and mountain rescue aspects of being a bobby in the Cairngorm highlands. View more info

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A Collection of Music for the Great Highland Bagpipe.

By: Potter, Pipe Major Derek W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Self-Published, 2012., 2012

Edition: 1st Edition


Large paperback in Mint Condition. First edition, pp54, with colour illustrations, with a foreword by Brigadier Melville Stewart Jameson CBE DL. S6.A collection of Pipe Major Potter's own music for the bagpipe. View more info

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A Portrait of the River Dee.

By: Shand, Mel.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Pica Design, 2014. 9780956112668, 2014

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, New book. First edition, SIGNED BY AUTHOR, introduction by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales0, pp vii, 160, colour photographs throughout. Portraits those who live with and by the River Dee including ghillies, business people and conservationists. S28. View more info

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Aberdeen Street Names:Their History, Meaning and Personal Associations.

By: Fraser, G.M. & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £14.99

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2012. 9781907813047, 2012

Edition: 2nd Edition


New paperback, republished from the original edition of 1911. Pp xviii,164, with the original b&w photographs and illustrations. It has a new introduction by Bryn Wayte, of Deeside Books. G.M. Fraser's Aberdeen Street Names is the latest in a series of rare and out of print titles to be republished by Deeside Books of Ballater. The original first edition was printed in 1911 by William Smith & Sons of the Bon-Accord Press, Aberdeen, and was one several published by this ... View more info

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Aberdeenshire's Lost Railways.

By: Stansfield, Gordon.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Stenlake Publishing, 2000. 9781840331035, 2000


Paperback, new. Reprint, pp48 with b&w photographs. Illustrated guide to Aberdeenshire's lost railways. S8. View more info

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Albert Road Ballater.

By: Cameron, Ian.

Price: £9.99

Publisher: Pica Design, 2010. 9780956112620, 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Paperback in Mint condition; pages 72; B&W illustrations.Describes the author's views of the history and development of the area of his birth in Ballater, and outlines the life of a typical Highland village and its colourful characters. S5. View more info

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Birding Guide to North-East Scotland: Including Part of the Cairngorms National Park

By: Sullivan, Mark

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Pica Design, 2016

Edition: 1st Edition


NEW. Illustrated paper covers, numerous colour illustrations and maps throughout. S30 North-East Scotland is often overlooked by birdwatchers. Yet just a very brief visit reveals an incredibly rich area for birds and even those living and working here may not know some of the more hidden sites. View more info

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Birds in North-East Scotland then and now.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £24.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing, 2012

Edition: First Edition


Illustrated card covers, New. First edition, pp 185, colour illustrations. Field observations mainly in the 1940s and comparison with recent records. Adam Watson as a schoolboy made field observations on birds in north-east Scotland during the 1940s and early 1950s. These are of special interest because hardly any local ornithologists lived there, and his main set of observations is published here for the first time. As well as accounts for all species seen, there is... View more info

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Birds in North-East Scotland then and now.

By: Watson, Adam.

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Paragon Publishing, 2012

Edition: First Edition


Illustrated boards, New. First edition, pp 185, colour illustrations. Field observations mainly in the 1940s and comparison with recent records. Adam Watson as a schoolboy made field observations on birds in north-east Scotland during the 1940s and early 1950s. These are of special interest because hardly any local ornithologists lived there, and his main set of observations is published here for the first time. As well as accounts for all species seen, there is detailed... View more info

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Bovaglie's Bairn.

By: Munro, Mary.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Self Published, 2011., 2011

Edition: 1st Edition


Paperback, in Mint condition, First Edition, pp115, with b&w illustrations. Mary Munro's first three books were short stories and poems in Deeside Scots - her Mither Tongue. This is her first novel. S8. View more info

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Cawnpore to Cromar: The MacRoberts of Douneside.

By: Miller, Marion.

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Librario Publishing Ltd., 2014. 9781909238091, 2014

Edition: 1st Edition


Paperback, NEW. First Edition, pp206, with b&w illustrations, bibliography and index.The history of the MacRoberts family, their lives, and their involvement in WWII. View more info

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Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

By: Robert Stone

Price: £9.99

Publisher: The History Press, 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Illustrated card covers - New. For two decades Robert Stone made his living on the high seas. A modern-day pirate, he was a pioneer saturation oil-field diver, treasure hunter and smuggler, which brought him more money than he knew how to spend. Stone spent the last ten of his smuggling years in Africa, where he traded in illicit fuel. The murky waters of the Niger delta were his place of business as he operated in the most corrupt regime in the world, a place ruled by ... View more info

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Deeside Tinkers.

By: Stewart, James.

Price: £5.99

Publisher: McKenzie Quality Print, 2007., 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


Paperback in very good condition, first edition, pp84, with glossary.The life story of Deeside tinker James Stewart, with songs and poems written throughout his life. S15. View more info

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Donside.

By: McConnochie, Alex Inkson & Wayte, Bryn.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Deeside Books, 2011. 9781907813023, 2011

Edition: New Edition


New cloth-covered paperback book in mint condition.Pages vi, 220, plus all of the original full page illustrations and the 3 maps. The version reproduced here is from the two shilling hardback first edition with its original pagination and advertisments, published in 1900 (the 1985 J.G. Bisset version adpoted the much smaller typeface used in the cheaper one shilling paper board covered edition published in 1901, with the consequent reduction in the number of pages to ... View more info

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Doric for Abidy.

By: Innes, Brian Peter.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: 2017, Self-published, 0


With b&w illustrations. Stories in the Doric. View more info