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THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS: REGIMENTAL INFORMATION
No author listed.
Stock no. 2137678
Published by Gale & Polden, Ltd.. Almost very good condition.
Paperwraps. Small format. 15 page pamphlet, which appears to be given to soldiers after they enlist, with space for their army no., rank, name, Member of...Living room number and brief history of the regiment. Some creasing. A few foxspots. This has not been filled in by previous regiment member.
HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE WEST HIGHLANDS
Written by Seton Gordon. Illustrated by D.Y. Cameron.
Stock no. 2137634
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1949. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Extensively illustrated with plates and b/w text illustrations throughout. Fold-out map to rear. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is edge-torn and chipped with some grubby marks; a little loss.
Interesting black and white illustrations throughout. Folding map to rear of the book. Second Pocket edition, revised. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine.
Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Blue cloth gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Dark decoration. 24 colour plates and one in b/w. A and C Black Colour Book in the 6 Shillings Series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning with darkening marks to covers and spine. Small name in ink to front pastedown. Browning to plates at top gutter corner. Browning to contents. Some hinges are pulled.
This book is unique in bringing together the geological context of the region's mineral deposits, the long and varied history of mining and the role of collectors and dealers, as an essential backdrop to a celebration of the minerals themselves. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9781905267019. A nice copy.
A and C Colour Book in the 10 Shillings Series. 40 colour plates plus folding map. Purple decorative cloth. Gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 4 page booklist to rear. Large splits to top and tail of spine one on either side. Some chipping to and fraying of cloth on spine, which is also browned. Corners are bumped. Mark to margin of plate page 66; guard partially detached page 226. Map is creased. Some foxing and marks.
The Story of A.J. Balfour and Whittingehame House. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Limited edition to 750 copies. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0951498509. Spotting to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Brown staining to outer page edges/margins. Small newspaper cutting stuck to rear pastedown with tape.
Green decorative cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. 20 tipped-in colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 7s 6d series. Bumping to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing is heaviest to prelims and outer page edges. Some page browning.
DEATH OF AN OCEAN: A GEOLOGICAL BORDERS BALLAD
Written by Euan Clarkson; Brian Upton.
Stock no. 1823536
Published by Dunedin Academic Press Ltd.. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The Scottish Borders, drained mainly by the River Tweed and its tributaries, is famed for its historical legacy and attendant myths and ballads. The authors here tell of how the once great ocean of Iapetus met its end through the inexorable motion of the tectonic plates bringing the continental masses on either side of it onto a collision course. The impact of these continents spelled the death-knell for Iapetus and formed the Caledonide mountain chain. Matt pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781906716028. Light scuffing to dustwrapper.
Green cloth with orange titles to spine and front cover. Stag vignette to front cover. A & C Blacks 7/6 series. 20 colour plates. Reprint edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Scuffing to covers; some marks. Foxing and some browning. Light marks to page 17.
B/w photos. The story of the Tay Bridge disaster in 1879. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small tears/chips; damp stained to rear panel.