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Old Irish & Highland Dress and That of the Isle of Man, Old Highland Dress and Tartans

by MCCLINTOCK, H. F.

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1950
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Second Edition
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Dundalk: Dundalgan Press (W. Tempest) Ltd., 1950. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Second Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Two volumes published and bound together. Quarter red cloth, gilt, on brown boards, corners and spine bumped. Brown dust jacket, red and black lettering, bumped and chipped corners and spine, faint soiling and small tears to the bottom. Second, enlarged… Read more
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An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of the City of Edinburgh With the Thirteenth Report of the Commission

by Royal Commission on the Ancient Monuments of Scotland

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Published
1951
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Edinburgh: His Majesty's Stationary Office, 1951. Book. Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Blue cloth, gilt. First edition. Pictorial dust jacket, faintly soiled and lightly bumped bottom front corner. Clean and crisp interior. lxxviii, 289pp. Contains 77 plates. .
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The MacDiarmids. A Conversation. Hugh MacDiarmid and Duncan Glen with Valda Grieve and Arthur Thompson. Recorded at Brownsbank, Candymill on 25th October 1968

by MACDIARMID, HUGH AND GLEN, DUNCAN

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
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First Limited Edition, Signed
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Penwortham: Akros Publications, 1970. Book. Illus. by Jim Bamber, Geoff Green and Arthur Thompson. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). First Limited Edition, Signed. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Black and white pictorial wraps, bumped top corners and head, soiling to the rear cover. Limited first edition (#8 of 55), signed on the limitations page. Small chip in… Read more
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Greek City-States

by Freeman, Kathleen

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Published
1950
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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London: Macdonald, 1950. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, gilt, edges gently rubbed. Pictorial dust jacket, price clipped, sticker residue front cover, bumped corners, head and heel and soiled rear cover. First edition. Interior crisp and clean. Contains 9 maps, one for each city-state. Freeman wrote about the dangers of unity,… Read more
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Sun, Cloud & Snow in the Western Highlands From Glencoe to Ardnamurchan, Mull and Arran

by GARDNER, ARTHUR

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Published
1933
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Edinburgh: Grant & Murray, 1933. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Dark blue cloth, gilt, Lightly bumped head and heel. Top edge gilt. First edition. Foxing on page edges, but otherwise clean. Contains 116 photographs. A classic travel volume that is still relevant today..
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An Historical Account and Delineation of Aberdeen.

by WILSON, ROBERT M.

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Published
1822
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Good
Edition
First Edition
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Aberdeen: James Johnson, 1822. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Half leather, gilt, covers and spine lightly scuffed, and edges rubbed. First edition. Bookplate on and small tear to front free endpaper, overprinting and foxing on the plates, bookbinder's sticker inside rear cover, otherwise clean. This book gives insight into the history of Aberdeen,… Read more
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Stirling, London: Eneas Mackay. Gibbins & Company, Limited, 1901. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Collected Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Green cloth, gilt, minor soiling on covers and scuffed joints. First collected edition. Bookseller's sticker inside cover, former owner's name on front free endpaper, minor foxing to endpapers, p16-17 starting but holding, and occasional soiling. 64, 8pp publisher's… Read more
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The Architect of the Roman Empire: (44-27 B.C.), 27 B.C.-A.D. 14

by HOLMES, T. RICE

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1928
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First Edition
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1928. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Set of two volumes, 1928 and 1931. Red cloth, gilt. Dust jackets price clipped, lightly bumped on the head and sunned. First edition. Ex-lib. Stamp on top edges, title pages and p100, but otherwise interiors crisp and clean. (i) 5 fold-out maps, (ii)… Read more
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Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone: a Sketch of the Conquest of Liguria and the Roman Province

by HALL, W. H. (WILLIAM HENRY BULLOCK)

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Published
1898
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London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1898. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Dark blue pictorial cloth, gilt, lightly bumped head and heel. Map pasted inside front cover, foxed endpapers, otherwise interior clean. Contains 4 colour maps, including one inside the front cover and a fold-out map with a small tear on the mounting fold, plus… Read more
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Roman Society in Gaul in the Merovingian Age

by DILL, SAMUEL

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Published
1926
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1926. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, gilt, scuffed joints, torn spine head, minor scratches on the rear. First edition. Browning on the final page, otherwise crisp and clean interior. Rather than portraying accurate history, this book studies culture and life in moral and spiritual decay..… Read more
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The Conquest of Gaul

by CAESAR (JULIUS)

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Published
1951
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Very Good
Edition
First This Translation
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Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin, 1951. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First This Translation. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Red cloth, gilt. Dust jacket browned with sticker residue on the front flap. "R" on the top edge and foxing all edges. First this translation. Former owner's name inside cover, foxed endpapers, but otherwise clean. Translated by S. A. Hanford. Caesar's… Read more
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Roman Society in the Last Century of the Western Empire

by DILL, SAMUEL

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Published
1921
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Near Fine
Edition
Second Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co Ltd, 1921. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Second Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, gilt, minor scuffing on the spine and bumped head and heel. Second edition. Crisp and clean interior. Rather than portraying accurate history, this book tells the story of the Roman Empire in moral and spiritual decline..
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Maxwell Macmillan International, Vision, Lozzi Roma, Vision, 1991. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 4 books with pictures and transparencies. Pompei has spots on the covers, otherwise clean. Clean interiors. Published 1991, 2002, n.d., 1996. Differing sizes, ranging from 8vo to oblong 32mo. Beautiful books with pictures of ancient archaeological sites with transparencies to… Read more
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Six Greek Sculptors

by GARDNER, ERNEST A.

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Published
1925
Condition
Poor
Edition
Third Edition
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London, New York: Duckworth and Company, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Book. Poor. Hardcover. Third Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Tan cloth, gilt and blind-stamped, sunned, minor soiling front and rear and bumped corners, head and heel. Third edition. Foxed and smelling of mildew. Contains many plates. Gardner was an archaeologist and Vice-Chancellor at the University of London… Read more
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History of Hannibal the Carthaginian

by ABBOTT, JACOB

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Published
1849
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall. Red cloth, gilt and blind-stamped, light soiling, darkened spine and bumped corners, head and heel. First edition. Soiling inside cover, front endpaper missing, joint starting but holding p16, occasional foxing and dog-ear and soiled rear endpapers. Contains 7 plates. Abbott… Read more
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The Civilization of Greece in the Bronze Age (the Rhind Lectures 1923)

by HALL, H. R.

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Published
1928
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Methuen & Co., 1928. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Blue cloth, gilt and blind-stamped, bumped head and heel. First edition. Remnants of a bookplate, blacked out text and bookseller's sticker inside cover, shadows on the front free endpaper, rare marks in the margins of the interior, otherwise the text block is… Read more
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Selected Poems

by COLERIDGE, SAMUEL TAYLOR

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Published
2003
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Folio Society, 2003. Book. Illus. by Miriam Macgregor. Near Fine. One Quarter Leather. First Edition. Quarter blue faux leather gilt over patterned paper boards. Housed in blue cardboard slipcase. pages v and vi which are contents pages have half page torn out with loss of info. Otherwise this is a near fine copy of this title..
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The Highland and Islands of Scotland

by MONCRIEFF, A. R. HOPE

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Published
1907
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: A. & C. Black, 1907. Book. Illus. by W. Smith Junior. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Lavishly decorated pictorial brown cloth, gilt, sunned and bumped head and heel. First edition. Occasional foxing inside. Contains a fold-out map, 40 beautiful colour plates plus 4pp publisher's adverts..
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An Abridgement of Portlock's and Dixon's Voyage Around the World, Performed in 1785, 1786, 1787, and 1788.

by DIXON, GEORGE

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Published
1789
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
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London: John Stockdale and George Goulding, 1789. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Thus. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Half leather, gilt, on marbled boards, minor scuffing and some wear to the joints. First thus. Bookplate (Lord Sandys) inside cover with offset on the front endpaper and sporadic foxing. Contains a fold-out map of part of Captain Dixon's journey… Read more
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Lolita

by NABOKOV, VLADIMIR

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Published
1955
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Near Fine
Edition
5th or later Edition
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1955. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 5th or later Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Quarter black cloth, gilt, on light gray zebra boards, light bumping at the head and heel and yellowing on the edges. Dust jacket is soiled, lightly bumped at corners, head and heel, and price clipped. Tenth Printing. Interior… Read more
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