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A vertebrate fauna of Forth

By: ,Rintoul, L.J. & Baxter, E.V.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh: 1935

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 16419


A lightly used copy with no inscriptions, corners not bumped, fold-out col. map (of the Forth catchment) at rear is intact. Lv, 397 pp. View more info

Oil over troubled waters: a report and critique of oil developments in North East Scotland

By: Aberdeen Peoples' Press

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Aberdeen Peoples' Press: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8225


With the benefit of hindsight, this pamphlet can be seen to have hit the spot in a number of ways that would perhaps have surprised the authors. Thoroughly subversive. (3), 56 pp. including rear cover. View more info

A history of Scottish Forestry (2 vols.)

By: Anderson, M.L. (ed. C.J. Taylor)

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Nelson: 1967

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 15020


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Sutherland birds

By: Angus, S.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Northern Times: 1983

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14216


Small tear to lower edge of jacket, otherwise fine, with no inscriptions. View more info

Poetical descriptions of Orkney

By: anon. (various authors)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: The Castlelaw Press: 1971

Edition: New edition

Seller ID: 16813


Limited edition of 500 coopies. View more info

John Anthony's flora of Sutherland

By: Anthony, John; edited by J.B. Kenworthy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Botanical Society of Edinburgh: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11462


A clean copy with no inscriptions. The first flora of the County of Sutherland, situated a the northernmost extremity of the mainland of Scotland. ix, 201 pp. View more info

John Anthony's flora of Sutherland

By: Anthony, John; edited by J.B. Kenworthy

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Botanical Society of Edinburgh: 1976

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 11606


A clean copy with no inscriptions. The first flora of the County of Sutherland, situated a the northernmost extremity of the mainland of Scotland. ix, 201 pp. View more info

Wild flowers of Kinross

By: Ballantyne, G.H.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Scottish Wildlife Trust, Kirkcaldy: 1985

Edition: 2nd edition (first published 1977)

Seller ID: 474


Paper covers with buckram strip around spine concealing staples; crease in rear cover, otherwise fine. Reproduced from typescript, this checklist of the flora of Kinross (which includes the botanically interesting wetland, Loch Leven) was written by the Botanical Society of the British Isles' local recorder, an expert in the genus Rubus, whose microspecies are treated in full. Foreword by E.F.B. Spragge; index. Now superseded by the author's Wild Flowers of Fife and Kinr... View more info

Wild flowers in Fife and Kinross

By: Ballantyne, G.H.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Fife Nature, Glenrothes: 2002

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13692


A concise checklist. View more info

Remembered remedies: Scottish traditional plant lore

By: Barker, Anne

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn: 2011

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 8448


xvi, 128 pp. A compendium of ethnobotanical information gleaned mainly from personal informants; though I would question the statement in its blurb that it is ideal for reference and for those who want to identify plants where they grow. It is also highly selective, there being for instance no mention of Angelica (see The Orkney Naturalist, 1994 by Howie Firth for details). View more info

Foula, Shetland, vol. 2: the flora of Foula

By: Barkham, J.P., Gear, S., Hawksworth, D.L. & Messenger, K.G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Brathay Centre, Ambleside: 1981

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13706


Includes two pages of notes and corrections by Guy Messenger. View more info

Species management: challenges and solutions for the 21st century

By: Baxter, J.M. & Galbraith, C.A.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: Scottish Natural Heritage: 2010

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13785


Little used. View more info

The Status and Distribution of Wild Geese and Wild Duck in Scotland. (Two copies)

By: Berry, J.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 1939

Edition: International Wildfowl Inquiry, Vol. II.

Seller ID: 16444


Jacket intact. Scarcely used. View more info

Assessment of climatic conditions in Scotland, parts 1-3

By: Birse, E.L. & Dry, F.T.

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Mackaulay Institute: 1970-71

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13680


Each of the three memoirs contains a folded map together with an introductory section with statistical data and list of monitoring sites. Part 1 also includes a gridded plastic overlay sheet. View more info

Assessment of climatic conditions in Scotland. 2. Based on exposure and accumulated frost

By: Birse, E.L. & Robertson, L.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Macaulay Institute for Soil Research, Craigiebuckler: 1970

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 3793


Staples rusted, map sl. dusted at edges. (2), 41 pp., map in pocket at rear, transparent overlay loosely inserted. View more info

The birds of Orkney

By: Booth, C., Cuthbert, M. & Reynolds, P.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Orkney Press: 1984

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 14217


Little used. View more info

Life among the Scots

By: Borthwick, Alastair

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Scotland's Magazine: 1958

Seller ID: 6527


Spine of jacket frayed at extremities. An anthology of ten years' contributions by Alastair Borthwick to Scotland's Magazine. xviii, 80, xix-xlviii pp. View more info

A railway flora of Teviotdale

By: Braithwaite, M.E.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: The author, Hawick: n.d. (c. 1975)

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13681


Little used. One of the sponsors' names has been 'redacted', possibly because they did not come up with the goods? View more info

The botanist in Berwickshire

By: Braithwaite, M.E. & Long, D.G.

Price: £24.00

Publisher: The Berwickshire Naturalists Club: 1990

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 13691


Slight edge wear. Includes bryophytes (by David Long). View more info

Geologists Association Guides no. 13: the Tertiary igneous geology of the Isle of Skye

By: Brown, G.M.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Benham, Colchester: 1969

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: 19857


Slight corner wear. View more info