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ALEXANDER: MARC BRITISH FOLKLORE, MYTHS AND LEGENDS
London, Book Club Associates, 1982. AS NEW IN D/W 4to hardback. 224pp. Index. Colour & b/w illus. Pictorial e/ps. Brown cloth/gilt. Pictorial d/w. * rich and varied folklore, legends and beliefs provide a unique insight into the islands's turbulent history. . From the mock viking ship funeral in the Orkneys to the fertility trees of Cornwall, examines the survival of different legends and customs in Scotland, Wales and England (Book ref. 117595) £40.00
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Gunn, J. Orkney - The Magnetic North
London: Nelson, 1941. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 286pp. B/W illustrations. Very good - edges slightly rubbed, page edges sl. spotted though interior appears bright and clean with no detraction from main text - dw worn, torn + some loss (Book ref. 096503) £5.00
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Marshall George: In a Distant Isle: The Orkney background of Edwin Muir
Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, Scotland 1987 1st edition approx. 9" x 5.5" format 184pp. with Introduction; References; List of Sources; Index. ISBN 0 7073 0469 5 V.G.+ - original cloth (navy blue) with gilt embossed lettering to spine - head of spine lightly bumped, foot firm - sound and tight and without inscription - in d.w. - a little faint creasing to head of spine o/w Near Fine with b/w photoplate illustration to f.c. Not price-clipped. . (Book ref. 420) £12.00
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Barclay, Robert S.(late) (Ed.) ORKNEY TESTAMENTS AND INVENTORIES 1573-1615 Scottish Record Society New Series 6
GB: Scottish Record Society, 1977. 1st Edition. Paperback. VG. Scottish Record Society New Series Number 6. Published in wrappers with a blank spine on which a previous owner has written title etc. in ink.Inscription of owner at front of book. (Book ref. c167A.020) £39.00
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Brown, George MacKay The Two Fiddlers : Tales from Orkney
GB: Chatto & Windus, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardback. VG+/VG+ DW. 0701150416 Name of owner at front of book. (Book ref. d099A.015) £24.00
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Linklater, Eric Orkney And Shetland. An Historical, Geological, Social And Scenic Survey
GB: Hale, 1965. 1st Edition. Hardback. nrFine/VG DW. Top edge slightly dusty. DW has slight edge wear with small cloesd tear to top of spine. (Book ref. d073.006) £6.00
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ANDERSON IAIN F TO INTRODUCE THE ORKNEYS AND SHETLAND; A PILGIMAGE FROM PICCADILLY
GB: James Clarke. 1st Edition. Hardback. G++/No DW. Inscription of owner at front of book dated 1944. Fairly clean tight book but some edge spotting. (Book ref. kb372.048) £9.00
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Bailey, Patrick Orkney (Pevensey Island Guides)
GB: Pevensey Press, 1995. Paperback. nrFine. 0907115934) (Book ref. kb150.005) £4.00
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Costie, C.M. Benjie's Bodle and Other Orkney Dialect Tales
GB: Kirkwall Press, 1956. 1st Edition. Hardback. VG/No DW. Clean tight copy but a little out of shape. (Book ref. t13.030) £29.00
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ORKNEY STORIES A Specially Commissioned Collection
Matthew Gloag (Highland Park). Illustrated by Blue Peach Design. Hardback. VG+/No DW. 1899736018 Included is a 6 page leaflet, The Highland Park Distillery Exhibition of picture postcards "The Orkney Collection". (Book ref. kb318.014) £17.00
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Steward, B.D. TREASURE OF THULE A Romance of Orkney
GB: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1927. Reissue. Hardback. nrVG/No DW. 312 pages. Fairly clean tight book but edges bit browned. Manchester City News "Queries Competition" stickers attached to front pastedown and endpaper. This is a novel featuring Edward Nichol schoolmaster aged 32 ... (Book ref. f25.067) £34.04
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Ditmas, E.M.R. GARETH OF ORKNEY
GB: Faber, 1956. 1st Edition. Hardback. VG+/VG DW. (Book ref. f21.049) £79.04
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Muir, Edwin.: The Story and the Fable: An Autobiography.
London: George Harrap, 1940. First edition. Muir's autobiography covers his early eyears before the First World War in the Orkneys and industrial Glasgow. Slightly foxed in dw with closed tears and nicks on edges. (Book ref. 267) £12.00
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Thomson, William P L [ed.] Orkney Heritage. Volume 2 - Birsay: A Centre of Political and Ecclesiastical Power
Kirkwall: Orkney Heritage Society, 1983. First Edition. Illustrated laminated card cover. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Details of previous owner on title page. 170pp :: 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6") (Book ref. e1849) £12.60
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Berry, R.J.: ORKNEY NATURE
(T & AD Poyser 2000) 4tox, 308pp.Colour photographs. bw ills and maps. Fine in fine dustwrapper. (Book ref. 9748) £22.00
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Laing, Lloyd Orkney and Shetland: An Archaeological Guide
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974. 1st Edition. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. 8vo. Colour dj. 263 pp. B/w plates and detailed plans and illustrations throughout. Blank ffep removed. Light tape marks to rear endpaper. Overall clean and bright. VG / VG+ (Book ref. 7582) £8.50
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Sutherland, Douglas Against the Wind: An Orkney Idyll
London: Heinemann, 1966. 1st Edition. Hardcover. /Dust Jacket Included. First Edition. 8vo. Colour dj. 210 pp. B/w plates and illustrations. Inscr. to half-title page, otherwise very clean. VG / VG (Book ref. 7375) £10.00
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GRIFFITH, OWEN. ALAN JOHNSTON.
Edinburgh: The Fruitmarket Gallery, 1987. Illustrated Card Covers. Good. 0 947912 11 8 Paperback Catalogue of an exhibition of works by Alan Johnston held at the Pier Arts Centre, Orkney, and the Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh, also seen in Derry, and Bristol.With an Introduction by Owen Griffith, and a text by Erlend Brown.48 pages, with 17 full page plates in colour and b/w + 10 text illustrtations, and follwed by 4 facsimiles produced from originals for this piblication. Note , there are some light pen marks, [ underlining etc ] in the texts, otherwise a very good copy. (Book ref. 002057) £5.00
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Merrill, John. FROM ARRAN TO ORKNEY.
1981; Mc Dougall.. First. Book-Fine; DJ-Fine, protective cover. 9x6"; 355g. 156pp. Numerous b/w photos and maps. An amazing account of the walk from Arran to Orkney, the spectactular scenery, the people he met and the places he visited in the course of this unforgettable journey. Illustrated with beautiful photos to reflect on his incredible journeys. (Book ref. 41323) £18.00
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Paris, Philip: Orkney's Italian Chapel. The True Story of an Icon.
Edinburgh: Black & White Publishing, 2010 8vo Cloth D.w. . 1st Edn. Illus. Map. ix, 240 pp. V.g. (Book ref. 37554) £12.00
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