Shetland Catalogue March 2021 - Birsay Books

 
Shetland Catalogue March 2021 - Birsay Books
Shetland Catalogue
  March 2021
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                                                   Guide to Shetland. Lerwick: Shetland Times
                                                   Limited, Circa 1971. Staple bound guide
                                                   book packed with adverts and photographs.
                                                   Undated but refers to new publications
                                                   published in 1971. Covers a bit tatty; some
                                                   spotting internally and small crossed out ink
                                                   mark at the front. Fair. Softcover. (4245)
                                                                        £3.00

                                                   Hand-Book to the Shetland Islands. Lerwick:
Birsay Books is a second hand bookshop. We         Thuleprint, 1973. Facsimile. Thuleprint
specialise in Orkney and Shetland, Highlands       facsimile of the first edition of this guide book,
and Islands, natural history and wildlife in       published in Kirkwall in the early 1870’s. Clean
general – plus plenty of easy reading in a         with folding map. Some spotting to foredge.
variety of topics.                                 Very good. Softcover. (4297)

Recently we acquired a library of Shetland
                                                                        £5.00
books, many of which are in dialect. Here in
                                                 Hand-Book to the Shetland Islands. Kirkwall:
is a comprehensive collection of all things
                                                 William Peace & Son, 1885. 4th edition.
Shetland we have available.
                                                 Rather tatty copy in original card binding.
                                                 Spine largely missing and boards scuffed and
If any of these interest you then we can provide
                                                 grubby. Becoming disbound and stitching
high quality images for each and also offer
                                                 failing. With original map which has hole in
postage at cost.
                                                 the middle. Poor. Hardcover. (4307)
To ask for more please contact us on:                                  £30.00
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  Telephone       07496 122 658                    Manson’s Guide to Shetland. Lerwick:
  Email        Birsay@ecrarebooks.co.uk            T & J Manson, 1932. With inscription by Tom
                                                   Manson at the front. In original green card
                                                   binding which has some scuffing at the edges.
                                                   Very clean internally with slightly wobbly
                                                   stitching. With map. Good. Hardcover. (4308)
                                                                       £30.00

                                                   Shetland. Shetland Times Ltd, ?1970’s. Guide
                                                   book with loose map at rear. Some internal
                                                   marking and light wear to covers. Packed with
                                                   photos and adverts. Good. Softcover - staple
                                                   bound. (4305)
                                                                        £0.50
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Shetland in Statistics No 9. Lerwick: Shetland       A True and Exact Description of the island
Islands Council, 1980. ISBN: 0904562115.             of Shetland. Edinburgh: James Thin, 1970.
Stapled booklet packed with detailed                 facsimile reprint of 1753 2nd edition. Sewn
information. Cover clean with some fading            facsimile without binding - in plastic pocket.
around the spine. Contents clean. Good.              Clean. Good. no binding. (4316)
Softcover - stapled. (4284)
                                                                        £5.00
                   £5.00
                                                A T Cluness (editor). The Shetland Book.
Shetland Pocket Guide. Lerwick: Promote Lerwick: Zetland Education Committee,
Shetland. With map, travel info etc. Near fine. The Shetland Times, 1967. 1st Edition.
Softcover. (4019)                               Comprehensive survey of Shetland in the
                                                1960’s. Wrapper very tatty and held together
                      £0.50
                                                with old sellotape. Book clean and sound. Very
                                                good in poor dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4172)
The Shetland Report. A Constitutional Study
prepared for the Shetland Islands Council                            £5.00
by the Nevis Institute. Edinburgh: Nevis
Institute, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0950619701. Adrian J Beenhakker. Hollanders in Shetland.
Scarce. Report produced as North Sea Oil Lerwick: Shetland Times, 1973. 1st Edition.
exploration and development began to impact Very good. Softcover. (2502)
on Shetland life. Book clean and sound with
                                                                     £3.00
slight pulling to spine ends. Stain marks from
old sellotape at the endpapers. Jacket clean
                                                Alexander Fenton. The various names of
with some edge crinkling. Very good + in very
                                                Shetland. Edinburgh: A Fenton, 1973. 1st
good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4195)
                                                Edition. Short staple bound booklet exploring
                     £25.00                     the origins of the various names that Shetland
                                                has been known by. Clean and sound with
Shetland. The Official Guide. Lerwick: light marking to covers. Good +. Softcover -
The Shetland Times Ltd, 1958. Fascinating staple bound. (4304)
guide with adverts from the time. Very good.
                                                                    £12.00
Softcover. (2493)
                   £2.00                             Alexander Fenton. The Northern Isles:
                                                     Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh: John
A Souvenir of Shetland. Lerwick: Ramsay’s            Donald Publishers Ltd, 1978. 1st Edition.
Studios, 1937-1939. A collection of                  ISBN: 0 85976 019 7. Ownership details to
photographs from Shetland. Undated but has           front endpaper. Remains of old label to front
photograph of a De Havilland plane before            of wrapper. Very good + in very good dust-
it was pressed into RAF service. Very good.          jacket. Hardcover. (1494)
Softcover. (2499)
                                                                       £38.00
                  £10.00
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Andrew T Cluness. The Shetland Isles; The            Bobby Tulloch. Bobby Tulloch’s Shetland;
County Books. London: Robert Hale Limited,           An Islander, his islands and their wildlife.
1951. 1st Edition. In nice clean condition           London: Macmillan London Ltd, 1988. 1st
with folding map at the rear. Some fading to         Edition. ISBN: 0 333 45673 4. Very good + in
binding at the bottom of the spine and light         very good + dust-jacket. Hardcover. (223)
spotting to foredge. Very good in fair dust-
                                                                         £8.00
jacket. Hardcover. (216)
                   £12.00                       Bobby Tulloch. Bobby Tulloch’s Shetland; An
                                                Islander, his islands and their wildlife. Lerwick:
Andrew T Cluness. The Shetland Isles; The The Shetland Times Ltd, 1993. Reprint. ISBN:
County Books. London: Robert Hale Limited, 0900662883. Very good. Softcover. (4171)
1951. 1st Edition. In nice clean condition with
                                                                      £3.00
folding map at the rear. Some browning to
wrapper and at endpapers. Very good in good
                                                Bobby Tulloch, Fred Hunter. A Guide to
+ dust-jacket. Hardcover. (1847)
                                                Shetland Birds. Lerwick: The Shetland Times
                    £12.00                      Limited, 1972. Revised Edition. Clean copy -
                                                profusely illustrated and with folding map at
Andrew T Cluness. The Shetland Isles; rear cover. Good. Softcover. (4238)
The County Books. London: Robert Hale
                                                                      £3.00
Limited, 1951. 1st Edition. In library binding
and lacking map. Some stamps on final
                                                C A Goodlad. Shetland Fishing Saga.
leaf. Generally clean with some foxing -
                                                Lerwick: The Shetland Times Ltd, 1971. 1st
particularly to preliminaries and page edges.
                                                Edition. Clean tight binding - some fading to
Poor. Hardcover. (4164)
                                                top of spine and slight warp to front board.
                     £1.00                      Internally very clean. Wrap complete with
                                                some small edge tears. Good + in good dust-
Anna Ritchie. Exploring Scotland’s Heritage. jacket. Hardcover. (4226)
Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh: Royal
                                                                    £20.00
Commission on the Ancient and Historical
Monuments of Scotland, 1985. 1st Edition.
                                                C J Williamson. Skipper Dick and other
ISBN: 0114924589. Good +. Softcover. (2761)
                                                Shetland Stories. Lerwick: The Shetland Times
                     £6.00                      Ltd, 1973. 1st Edition. Fair. Hardcover. (208)
                                                                         £2.00
Anonymous. Shetland Photographs. An
unusual album of 10 original photographs of
                                                     Caroline Cockayne. My Holiday on Orkney and
Shetland mounted on card. Undated but look
                                                     Shetland. Handwritten diary from 1974 of a trip
to be 1890’s. Album in full morocco leather
                                                     to Orkney and Shetland. Caroline looks to be 12-
with gilt title to spine and front board. With
                                                     13 years old. Very neat and possibly done as a
wear but sound. Very good. Full leather. (230)
                                                     school project. With photographs and postcards
                   £50.00                            pasted in. Very good. Softcover. (4110)
                                                                        £25.00
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Catherine Stafford Spence. Earl Rognvald                Daniel Lamont. Sea-Girt Citadel. Surgeon
and his Forebears or Glimpses of Life in                Goes to War in Shetland. Lerwick: The Shetland
Early Norse Times in Orkney and Shetland.               Times Ltd, 1973. 1st Edition. Very good in very
London: T Fisher Unwin, 1896. 1st Edition.              good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4157)
Scarce account by Catherine Spence. In                                     £8.00
original binding which has a lot of wear to
spine ends, joints and corners. Front board             David Howarth. The Shetland Bus. London:
corners bumped. Contents clean - paper                  Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1951. 1st Edition.
lightly toned with occasional foxing. Text with         Nice clean copy. Binding bright and clean with
decorative headpieces and initial capitals. Fair.       a wrinkle to the cloth at the top of the front
Hardcover. (4166)                                       board. Contents clean - old newspaper cutting
                                                        of Howarth’s obituary loose inside. Very good.
                    £12.00
                                                        Hardcover. (4175)
Charles Maclean. The Fringe of Gold. The                                   £8.00
Fishing Villages of Scotland’s East Coast,
Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh: Canongate       Donald J Witherington and Ian R Grant
Publishing Ltd, 1985. 1st Edition. ISBN:        (editors). The Statistical Account of Scotland.
0862410614. Nice clean copy with top corner     Vol XIX Orkney and Shetland; With new
of cover turned. Good +. Softcover. (4100)      introduction by W P L Thomson and J J
                                                Graham. Wakefield: E P Publishing Limited,
                     £4.00                      1978. reprint. ISBN: 0 71 58 1019 7. Sound
                                                copy with a lot of spotting to the foredge.
Charles S T Calder. Cairns, Neolithic Houses Good in good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (486)
and Burnt Mounds in Shetland; Proceedings
of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Vol                      £28.00
XCVI 1962-3. 1962-3. Scarce offprint. Very
                                                Dr Heineberg, Anne Menzies (translator).
good. Original wraps. (228)
                                                Changes in the Economic-Geographical
                    £10.00                      Structure of the Shetland Islands. Highlands
                                                and Islands Development Board, Circa 1972.
Christian Ployen, translated by Catherine Based on detailed research carried out in 1967.
Spence. Reminiscences of a Voyage to Thick photocopy of original typed version. Clean
Shetland, Orkney & Scotland in the Summer internally; front cover a little turned at the corners.
of 1839. Lerwick: T & J Manson, 1984. 1st Folding map at rear. Good. Softcover. (4258)
english edition. A good to very good copy                            £1.00
of Ployen’s Reminiscences. Christian Ployen
lived in Thorshavn, Faroe and found himself E S Reid Tait. Shetland Folk Book Vol II.
constantly comparing his Shetland experience Lerwick: Shetland Folk Society, 1957. 1st
to Faroe - seeing his Faroe neighbours as his Edition. Scarce. Softcover with pages glued
main audience. First published in Copenhagen to backing. Some paper peeling from the top
in 1840. This copy is in a very good decorative of the spine. Front cover faded near spine.
cloth binding. Contents clean if slightly Pasted ownership label to back of front cover.
shaken. Original owner’s details to verso of Contents clean but with a lot of spotting to
half title. Good +. Decorative cloth. (226)     page edges and to preliminary and end leaves.
                                                Fair. Softcover. (4257)
                   £45.00
                                                                           £24.00
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E S Reid Tait. Some Notes on the Shetland            Eric Linklater. Orkney and Shetland. An
Hanseatic Trade. Lerwick: The Shetland Times         Historical, Geographical, Social and Scenic
Ltd, 1955. 1st Edition. Scarce publication.          Survey. London: Robert Hale, 1965. 1st
In card binding with cloth spine and paper           Edition. Clean copy - light wear to binding with
label to front board. Contents on high quality       some fading to spine. Very good. Hardcover.
water-marked paper. Binding clean with some          (4156)
warping to the boards. Contents very clean.
                                                                         £3.00
Good +. Hardcover. (4275)
                   £30.00                         Ernest Marwick. The Folklore of Orkney and
                                                  Shetland. Edinburgh: Berlinn, 2005. Reprint.
Edmund Selous. The Bird Watcher in the ISBN: 1841580481. Illustrated by Gay John
Shetlands; with some notes on seals and Galsworthy. Very good. Softcover. (3618)
digressions. London: J M Dent & Co, 1905.
                                                                      £5.00
1st Edition. Very good clean copy in newer
binding with new endpapers. With 10 plates
                                                  Ernest W Marwick. The Folklore of Orkney
by J Smit - mainly of seals and penguins. Very
                                                  and Shetland. London: B T Batsford Limited,
good +. Hardcover. (309)
                                                  1975. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 7134 2999 2. Bright
                     £20.00                       clean copy inscribed by the author on the front
                                                  endpaper. Wrapper faded as usual. Very good
Elizabeth Balneaves. The Windswept Isles. + in good + dust-jacket. Hardcover. (2460)
‘Shetland and its People’. London: John Gifford,
                                                                      £25.00
1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 70710565x. Very good
+ in fair dust-jacket. Hardcover. (2425)
                                                  Frances Pitt. Shetland Pirates and other Wild
                      £4.00                       Life Studies. London: George Allen & Unwin
                                                  Ltd, 1923. 1st Edition. Nice clean condition,
Elizabeth Balneaves. The Windswept Isles. illustrated with numerous black and white
‘Shetland and its People’. London: John photographs. Light toning to margins, small
Gifford, 1977. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 70710565x. identation at side of initial leaves. Very good.
Lovely clean copy inscribed and signed by the Hardcover. (217)
author at the front endpaper. Book with light
                                                                      £6.00
wear to spine ends and corners - top front corner
turned. Jacket complete and clean. Near fine in
                                                  Fred Irvine. Pictures from Shetland’s Past.
near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4176)
                                                  Lerwick: The Shetland Times Ltd, 1975. 3rd
                      £15.00                      edition. Collection of drawings and articles
                                                  from the Shetland Times. Very good. Softcover
Elizabeth Marshall. Shetland’s Oil Era. - stapled. (4285)
Lerwick: Shetland Islands Council. 1st Edition.
                                                                      £2.00
Interesting research document on preparations
for the development of the oil industry in
                                                  Garry Hogg. The Far-Flung Isles - Orkney
Shetland. Good. Softcover. (2552)
                                                  and Shetland. London: Robert Hale Ltd, 1961.
                       £1.00                      1st Edition. Very good + in very good dust-
                                                  jacket. Hardcover. (2469)
                                                                         £8.00
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George Nelson. Reminiscences of the                         Gordon Donaldson. Shetland Life under
Shetland Fireside. Sandwick: Thuleprint,                    Earl Patrick. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd,
1977. 1st Edition. Clean tight copy. Some                   1958. 1st Edition. A reasonable reading copy.
sellotape stains to half title and final leaf (p 44)        Binding with some staining and bumping to
Good +. Softcover - stapled. (4264)                         top corners. Internally spotty at the endpapers
                                                            and page edges and with the occasional spot
                      £6.00
                                                            elsewhere. Fair. Hardcover. (4231)
George Stewart. Shetland Fireside Tales or,                                     £4.00
the Hermit of Tosswickness. Lerwick: T & J
Manson, 1923. 3rd edition. Scarce. In original              Gordon Donaldson (editor and introduction).
blue cloth binding which has dulling to spine and           The Court Book of Shetland 1602 - 1604.
a lot of wear at spine ends and corners. Sound              Edinburgh: Scottish Record Society, 1954. 1st
but wobbly stitching. Decorative bookplate at               Edition. Binding clean with faded spine and
front endpaper. Some splitting at front endpaper            fading to the top of the boards. Wear to corners.
joint. Messy tippex-ed out signature at the top             Contents clean with some pencil. notes on the
of the title page. Contents otherwise reasonably            index written on the rear endpaper. Good.
clean. Fair. Hardcover. (4310)                              Hardcover. (4267)
                     £30.00                                                     £18.00

Gilbert Goudie. The Celtic and Scandinavian                 Graham Uney. Walking on the Orkney and
Antiquities of Shetland. Edinburgh: William                 Shetland Isles; 80 walks in the Northern Isles.
Blackwood and Sons, 1904. 1st Edition. In the               Cumbria: Cicerone, 2010. Revised edition.
original cloth binding with gilt titles to spine.           ISBN: 9781852845728. Nice clean copy
The binding is bright and clean with light wear at          with only slight wear to cover. Very good +.
spine ends and corners. Original black endpapers            Softcover. (3827)
- small tear at the top of the fep. Contents are very
                                                                                £9.00
clean with some heavy spotting to the foredge.
Good +. Hardcover. (4281)
                                                            H P Taylor. A Shetland Parish Doctor; Some
                     £65.00                                 recollections of a Shetland Parish Doctor
                                                            during the past half century. Lerwick: T & J
Gilbert Goudie (editor). The Diary of the Reverend          Manson, 1948. 1st Edition. In the original
John Mill. Minister of the Parishes of Dunrossness          binding with frontispiece photograph, 4
Sandwick and Cunningsburgh in Shetland 1740-                colour plates, 2 plates of the author’s drawings
1803. With selections from local records and                and 9 photographs. The wrap has had sellotape
original documents relating to the District; Vol            repairs and is grubby with some loss. The
V Scottish History Society. Edinburgh: Scottish             binding is clean with some fading at the top
History Society, 1889. 1st Edition. A lovely copy in        of the spine and the top corners are turned.
newer quarter calf with gilt-lined raised bands; gilt       Internally the endpapers are maps and there
decorative compartments and gilt titles and date.           is some old sellotape marking to the free
Binding is bright and sound with slight scuffing.           endpapers. Contents complete with errata slip,
New endpapers. Contents complete and clean with             and in nice clean condition. Good + in poor
4 pp at the rear on Scottish History Society matters.       dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4266)
Near fine. Quarter calf with cloth boards. (4097)
                                                                               £40.00
                     £55.00
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Hugh Macdiarmid. The Islands of Scotland.    J J Haldane Burgess. Shetland Sketches and
Hebrides, Orkneys and Shetlands. London:     Poems. Including Peeroie Andrew; or, Da
                                             Knowes o’ Pettister, A Nicht in Tammy Scolla’s
B T Batsford Ltd, 1939. 1st Edition. Scarce 1st
edition. Wrap with a lot of tearing. Binding But-End. Lerwick: H Morrison. Undated
with faded blotchy areas. Contents reasonablycopy but in same format as the 2nd edition.
clean and sound. Fair in fair dust-jacket.   From the binding, looks to be late 1800’s. The
Hardcover. (3801)                            binding is full morocco leather with a beautiful
                                             decorative spine and gilt titles and ruled gilt
                   £12.00                    borders to the front board. The word Gracie
                                             is stamped in gilt to the bottom of the front
I H McNicoll and G Walker. The Shetland
                                             board. Yellow endpapers. Contents in near
Economy       1976-77     Structure    and
                                             fine clean condition. All page edges gilted.
Performance. Lerwick: Shetland Islands
                                             Very good +. Full morocco. (4102)
Council, 1979. 1st Edition. Clean copy in
original wraps. Light spotting to covers.                        £80.00
Good. Softcover - staple bound. (4262)
                                             J J Haldane Burgess. The Treasure of Don
                    £1.00                    Andres. A Shetland Romance of the Spanish
                                             Armada. Lerwick: Thomas Mathewson, 1903.
Iain F Anderson. To Introduce the Orkneys
                                             1st Edition. Scarce. Tattered copy - binding
and Shetlands; A Pilgrimage from Piccadilly.
                                             very bumped and worn with some scuffing and
London: James Clarke & Co Ltd, circa 1940.
                                             bubbling to cloth. Internally top section of front
1st Edition. Good. Hardcover. (1530)
                                             endpaper removed. Contents clean with a lot of
                   £10.00                    spotting to foredge. Poor. Hardcover. (4292)
                                                                    £5.00
Iain F Anderson. To Introduce the Orkneys
and Shetlands; A Pilgrimage from Piccadilly.
                                               J J Haldane Burgess. Rasmie’s Buddie. Poems
London: James Clarke & Co Ltd, circa 1940.
                                               in the Shetlandic. Paisley and London:
1st Edition. Binding shaken and worn. College
                                               Alexander Gardner, 1892. 1st reprint.
library stamps to endpapers. Lacks frontispiece
                                               Extremely scarce early printing with what is
photograph but complete otherwise. Contents
                                               probably the original wrap. From the library of
generally clean with the occasional grubby
                                               John Slater of Bridge Street, Kirkwall. Binding
mark. Poor. Hardcover. (3880)
                                               in very good clean condition. Spine cocked
                    £3.00                      to front. Contents bright and clean. Extensive
                                               glossary at the rear. Very good in good dust-
J G F Moodie Heddle and T Mainland. Orkney jacket. Hardcover. (1831)
and Shetland. Cambridge: Cambridge
                                                                  £30.00
University Press, 1920. 1st Edition. Extremely
scarce 1st edition now reprinted. Binding with
some wear but clean. Contents clean. Some
edge nibbling to top margin of initial leaves.
Good. Hardcover. (3826)
                   £8.00
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J J Haldane Burgess. Rasmie’s Buddie. Poems           Jack Renwick. Rainbow Bridge. A collection
in the Shetlandic. Lerwick: The Shetland              of poems in English and Shetlandic. Lerwick:
Publishing Company Ltd, 1979. 4th edition.            The Shetland Times Limited, 1963. 1st Edition.
ISBN: 0906736005. Very clean copy of the              Clean copy with some light spotting to foredge.
4th edition in dustwrapper. Wrap complete             Good +. Softcover - stapled. (4269)
and clean with some fading to spine and front                            £10.00
cover. Book with minimal wear. Illustrated
by Frank Walterson. Near fine in very good +          Jakob Jakobsen. The Dialect and Place Names
dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4169)                        of Shetland. Two Popular Lectures. Lerwick:
                    £8.00                             T & J Manson, 1897. 1st Edition. In the original
                                                      decorative cloth binding with gilt titles to
                                                      spine and blind stamped decoration to the
J Laughton Johnson. A Naturalist’s
                                                      boards. The spine is faded with some pulling
Shetland; Poyser Natural History. London:
                                                      and fraying at the ends, and the corners have
T & AD Poyser Ltd, 1999. 1st Edition. ISBN:
                                                      a lot of wear and bumping. Internally there
0 85661 105 0. Fine in fine dust-jacket.              is a bookplate of George Charles Williamson
Hardcover. (1495)                                     to the front pastedown endpaper. The free
                   £25.00                             endpaper is missing. A couple of loose pieces
                                                      of ephemera are at the front (old bill and book
J Peterson. Shetland - A Picture, in verse, and       review of the work). Contents with tissue-
photography. Lerwick: J Peterson. Slim bound          guarded frontispiece portrait of Jakobsen.
booklet with 6 poems and accompanying                 Internally clean with very toned paper. Fair.
                                                      Decorative cloth. (4286)
photographs. Very clean. Covers slightly
faded. Good +. Softcover. (4272)                                         £45.00
                    £1.00
                                                      James A Mackay. Islands Postal History Series:
                                                      No 8 Shetland. Dumfries: James Mackay, 1979.
J R C Hamilton. Excavations at
                                                      1st Edition. Home produced effort, staple
Jarlshof, Shetland; Ministry of Works                 bound with tape as spine. Typescript contents.
Archaeological Reports No I. Edinburgh:               Bright yellow covers very clean. Contents clean.
HMSO, 1956. 1st Edition. A very good copy             Good +. Softcover - stapled.. (4268)
of a scarce title, in dust wrapper. Profusely
illustrated with photographs, drawings,                        £15.00
plans and sections. Binding with small mark
to back board. Contents in very good to near James and Deborah Penrith. Scottish Islands
fine condition. Near fine in very good dust- Book 2. Orkney & Shetland. Oxford: Vacation
jacket. Hardcover. (3285)                     Work, 2006. New edition, revised and updated.
                                              ISBN: 1854583107. Good. Softcover. (4010)
                   £40.00
                                                                          £4.00
J R Nicolson. Shetland’s Fishing Vessels.
Lerwick: The Shetland Times Limited, 1981. 1st James R Nicolson. Living and Working
Edition. ISBN: 0 900662 31 x. Signature to verso in Shetland. Lerwick: Oil industry, 1970’s.
                                                 Booklet published to encourage oil workers to
front cover. Very good +. Softcover. (1551)
                                                 join the Shetland oil industry in the late 1970’s.
                    £6.00                        Very good. Softcover. (2501)
                                                                          £0.50
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James R Nicolson. Shetland; The Island Series.          James W Irvine. Footprints. Aspects of
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1972. 1st                Shetland Life over the last 100 years. Lerwick:
Edition. ISBN: 0 7153 5548 1. Lovely copy signed        Shetland Islands Council, 1980. 1st Edition.
by the author to the front endpaper. Near fine in       Bespoke work on Shetland history, written for
near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4140)                schools to excite interest in Shetland’s past. Clean
                                                        bright copy. Near fine. Hardcover. (4214)
                    £10.00
                                                                             £10.00
James R Nicolson. Shetland and Oil. London:
William Luscombe Publisher Ltd, 1975. 1st               Jayne Downes and Raymond Lamb. Prehistoric
Edition. ISBN: 08860020870. Nice clean                  Houses at Sumburgh in Shetland. Excavations
copy. Wrapper price-clipped and with a film             at Sumburgh Airport 1967-74. Oxford: Oxbow
covering that has been sellotaped to the jacket         Books, 2000. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1842170031.
internally at one point. Near fine in good dust-        Near fine. Softcover. (3290)
jacket. Hardcover. (4190)
                                                                             £15.00
                    £4.00
                                                        Jessie M E Saxby. Shetland Traditional Lore.
James R Nicolson. Shetland Folklore.                    Edinburgh: Grant & Murray Limted, 1932. 1st
London: Robert Hale, 1981. 1st Edition. ISBN:           Edition. Scarce account of Shetland lore - from
0709188242. Clean and bright copy. With                 trows to traditional weddings. With original
illustrations by Martin Emslie. Slight wear             wrapper which is in very clean condition.
to spine ends and corners. Wrap complete -              Price clipped. Binding bright and clean as are
slight edge crinkling. Near fine in near fine           contents. Some spotting to foredge. Near fine
dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4188)                          in good + dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4186)
                    £8.00                                                    £85.00

James R Nicolson. Traditional Life in Shetland.         Jessie M Saxby. Rock-Bound: A Story of the
London: Robert Hale, 1978. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0         Shetland Isles. Edinburgh: Thomas Gray and
7091 6445 9. Inscription to front endpaper. Near        Company, 1877. 1st Edition. Scarce. In original
fine in good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (1545)             decorative cloth binding. Binding has a bright
                                                        front board with gilt decoration and titles; spine
                    £8.00                               is dulled. There is a small pale mark on the front
                                                        board. Boards with bevelled edges and a lot of wear
James W Irvine. The Giving Years. Shetland              and turning to corners. Internally the original light
and Shetlanders, 1939-1945. Lerwick: The                brown endpapers are present with some marking
Shetland Publishing Company, 1991. 1st                  to the front. Old ownership signature to top of
Edition. ISBN: 0906736153. Near fine in near            title page. Contents in very good clean condition.
fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (2429)                     Good +. Hardcover. (4296)
                    £25.00                                                   £40.00
James W Irvine. The Waves are Free. Shetland/
Norway links 1940-1845. Lerwick: Shetland
Publishing Company, 1988. 1st Edition. ISBN:
0906736102. A near fine clean copy signed by
the author. Near fine in near fine dust-jacket.
Hardcover. (2436)
                   £40.00
10
John Button. The Shetland Way of Oil.              John J Graham. The Shetland Dictionary.
Reactions of a small community to big              Stornoway: The Thule Press, 1979. 1st Edition.
business. Sandwick: Thuleprint Ltd, 1976.          ISBN: 0 906191 33 5. Scarce 1st edition copy
1st Edition. Clean. Some crinkling at cover        inscribed by the author to John Davie Manson
corners and heavy spotting to foredge.             Robertson, a noted collector of works on
Internally inscription to inside of front cover.   Orkney and Shetland. Near fine in near fine
Fair. Softcover. (4225)                            dust-jacket. Hardcover. (1561)
                    £5.00                                             £45.00

John Cumming (editor). White Below. Poems          John J Graham. Let’s see the Shetland Isles.
and Stories from Shetland’s Fishing Industry.      Fort William: W S Thomson. Lovely collection
Stromness: Hansel Co-operative Press, 2010.        of photographs from pre decimilisation era.
1st Edition. ISBN: 978 0 9558414 5 3. Scarce       Very good. Softcover. (2496)
work - most of the poems and stories are in
                                                                       £1.00
Shetland dialect. Near fine. Softcover. (1783)
                   £10.00                 John J Graham. The Shetland Dictionary.
                                          Lerwick: The Shetland Times, 1999. revised
John Graham. Shetland. A Tourist’s Guide. edition. ISBN: 1 898852 58 8. Near fine.
Shetland: Hughson Brothers. Good +. Softcover. (1414)
Softcover. (2495)
                                                                      £25.00
                    £0.50
                                                   John J Graham and Jim Tait. Shetland Folk
John Herries McCulloch. Old Shetland! A            Book Vol VI. Lerwick: Shetland Folk Society,
Tale of Love and Land-Hunger. Lerwick: The         1976. 1st Edition. Clean copy with light stapled
Shetland Times Ltd, 1969. 1st Edition. A clean     card binding and integral jacket with titles.
sound copy. Binding with some bumping to           Some darkening to spine and light wear. Very
corners. Contents very clean. Wrapper with         good +. Softcover. (4252)
some tears and price-clipped. Very good in
                                                                      £15.00
fair dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4213)
                   £12.00                      John J Graham and Jim Tait. Shetland Folk
                                               Book Vol VII. Lerwick: Shetland Folk Society,
John Hunter, Norman A Macleod (editor). 1980. 1st Edition. Clean copy with light card
Shetland Scandals “Laxo’s Lines” done into binding and integral jacket with titles. Near
verse by John Hunter. Sandwick: Thuleprint fine. Softcover. (4251)
Ltd, 1976. 1st Edition. Nice clean copy.
                                                                    £12.00
Originally written in 1720 and historically
based. The notes on the back cover state that
                                               John J Graham and T A Robertson (editors).
it implicates some well-known families of the
                                               Nordern Lights. An Anthology of Shetland Verse
time and so could not be published. Near fine.
                                               and Prose. Lerwick: Shetland County Council,
Softcover. (4236)
                                               1964. 1st Edition. Scarce collection of verse in
                   £6.00                       Shetland dialect. Near fine. Hardcover. (2430)
                                                                      £20.00
11
John Laing. An Account of a Voyage to             John Sinclair. General View of the Agriculture
Spitzbergen; containing a full description of     of the Northern Counties and Islands of
that country, of the Zoology of the North, and    Scotland. Shetland [Shetland part extracted
of the Shetland Isles... Allerthorpe: K Book      and separately bound]. 1795. 1st Edition. In
Editions, 1973. Facsimile of 1815 edition.        plain cloth binding - clearly bound to order
ISBN: 0 85963 009 9. A facsimile printing         to house the 37 page section from the original
taken from the copy in Kingston upon Hull         1795 work. The front endpaper is interesting
libraries. Very good in good + dust-jacket.       because it has a signature of E S Reid Tait to
Hardcover. (459)                                  the top and a note by him giving the detail of
                                                  the extract. In the middle of the page there
                  £40.00
                                                  is a signature of Gilbert Goudie, dated 1878.
                                                  The next preliminary leaf has a typed title and
John R Baldwin (editor). Scandinavian
                                                  final preliminary has a stuck-in extract of the
Shetland. An Ongoing Tradition? Edinburgh:
                                                  Islands of Shetland and population numbers.
Scottish Society for Northern Studies, 1978.
                                                  Numerous additional blank leaves bound at
1st Edition. Compilation of papers. Binding
                                                  the rear. Binding is plain and functional with
faded around the spine and some light corner
                                                  gilt titles to spine. Endpaper joints are taped.
curling of front cover. Internally clean with
                                                  Good. Hardcover. (4313)
the odd mark. Good +. Softcover. (4223)
                                                                       £30.00
                   £14.00
                                                  Jon Leirfall, Kenneth Young (translator). West
John R Tudor. The Orkneys and Shetland;
                                                  Over Sea. Reminders of Norse Ascendency from
Their Past and Present State. With chapters
                                                  Shetland to Dublin. Sandwick: The Thule Press,
on Geology by Benjamin N Peach and John
                                                  1979. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 906191 15 7. Near fine
Horne; Flora of the Orkneys by William Irvine
                                                  in near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (1073)
Fortescue and Notes on the Flora of Shetland
by Peter White. London: Edward Stanford,                                £8.00
1883. 1st Edition. Nice clean copy in clean but
worn binding. All maps, including 3 coloured,     Kaare Iversen. Shetland Bus Man. Lerwick:
present. Comprehensive work. Good +.              The Shetland Times Ltd, 2004. 1st Edition.
Hardcover. (231)                                  ISBN: 1898852944. Scarce and out of print.
                                                  Crease to back cover and small ink note to half
                   £80.00
                                                  title. Good +. Softcover. (3753)
John S Smith. George Washington Wilson                                 £20.00
in Orkney & Shetland. Keighley: Kennedy
Brothers Publishing Ltd, 1986. 1st Edition.       L S V Venables and U M Venables. Birds and
ISBN: 0 9511966 0 x. A lot of staining to the     Mammals of Shetland. Edinburgh: Oliver and
covers. Contents clean but lightly toned. Fair.   Boyd, 1955. 1st Edition. Cited as the first general
Softcover. (1905)                                 study of the zoology of Shetland by naturalists
                                                  living there - the result of 8 years of observation.
                   £3.00
                                                  Near fine in very good dust-jacket. (202)
                                                                       £15.00
12
Lindsey Porter. Shetland Islands - Landmark        Michael P Barnes. The Norn Language
Visitors Guide. Ashbourne: The Horizon             of Orkney and Shetland. Lerwick: The
Press, 2010. 1st Edition. ISBN: 978 1 84306        Shetland Times Ltd, 1998. 1st Edition. ISBN:
501 2. Small edge tear to title page. Near fine.   1898852294. Extremely scarce work on Norn.
Softcover. (1549)                                  Clean internally. Some browning to cover
                                                   edges. Good +. Softcover. (2804)
                    £5.00
                                                                     £65.00
Liv Kjorsvik Schei. The Shetland Isles.
Grantown on Spey: Colin Baxter Photography, Noel Fojut. A Guide to Prehistoric Shetland.
2006. 1st Edition. ISBN: 1 84107 330 x. Near Lerwick: The Shetland Times, 1981. 1st Edition.
fine in near fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (213) ISBN: 0900662328. Some fading to covers.
                                                Contents clean. Very good. Softcover. (3337)
                   £15.00
                                                                     £4.00
Lloyd Laing. Orkney and Shetland. An
                                                   Noel Fojut and Denys Pringle. The Ancient
Archaeological Guide. Newton Abbot: David &
                                                   Monuments of Shetland. Edinburgh: HMSO,
Charles, 1974. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 7153 6305 0.
                                                   1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0114942005. Near
Near fine clean copy. Previously owned by John     fine. Softcover. (3287)
Davie Manson Robertson, who had an extensive
collection of books on Orkney. Near fine in near                     £4.00
fine dust-jacket. Hardcover. (1479)
                                               Paul Murton. The Viking Isles. Travels
                   £12.00                      in Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh:
                                               Birlinn limited, 2019. 1st Edition. ISBN:
Mary Smith and Maggie Twatt. A Shetland 9781780275802. Near fine. Softcover. (4094)
Pattern Book. Lerwick: The Shetland Times
Ltd, 1980. 2nd reprint. First edition was in                      £10.00
1979 and last publication was in 1986. A
sought after collection of patterns. Very good Peter A Jamieson. The Viking Isles. Pen-
+. Softcover. (2500)                           Pictures from Shetland. London: Heath
                                               Cranton Limited, 1933. 1st Edition. Bright
                    £12.00                     copy with faded spine. Some foxing at the
                                               beginning and end of the work, and also to
Maurice Cox. The Shetland Pony. London: page edges. Fair. Hardcover. (4216)
Adam and Charles Black, 1976. 2nd edition.                         £8.00
ISBN: 0713615478. Book in very clean tight
condition with a little spotting to top page Peter D Anderson. Robert Stewart Earl
edges. Wrap with sunned spine and price of Orkney, Lord of Shetland, 1533-1593.
clipped. Near fine in good + dust-jacket. Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers Ltd, 1982.
Hardcover. (4208)                              1st Edition. ISBN: 0 85976 082 0. A detailed
                   £20.00                      and carefully researched account of the life
                                               and times of Robert Stewart, who, among
                                               other deeds, commissioned the building of the
                                               Palace at Birsay. Near fine in near fine dust-
                                               jacket. Hardcover. (39)
                                                                    £20.00
13
Peter Guy. Walking the Coastline of Shetland.  Rev John Willcock. A Shetland Minister of
No 5 Westside. Lerwick: The Shetland Times     the Eighteenth Century, being Passages in
Ltd, 2003. 2nd edition. ISBN: 1 898852 06 5.   the Life of the Reverend John Mill. Kirkwall:
Near fine. Softcover. (1550)                   The Leonards, 1897. 1st Edition. In original
                                               binding with stamped design to front board
                    £6.00
                                               and bevelled edges to boards. Clean copy.
                                               Some splitting at front endpaper joint and
Peter Jamieson. Letters on Shetland.
                                               paper very brown toned, particularly to the
Edinburgh: The Moray Press, 1949. 1st Edition.
                                               edges. Good. Cloth. (3481)
In the original binding which has a very faded
spine and fading to parts of the boards. Some                      £20.00
wear to spine ends and corners and slight
grubbiness. Internally there is a bookplate of Richard Perry. Shetland Sanctuary. Birds on
the British Council with some library numbers the Isle of Noss. London: Faber and Faber
to the front endpaper. Contents complete with Limited, 1948. 1st Edition. Clean copy with 2
a number of photographs. A lot of spotting to folding maps. Binding has a faded spine and
foredge. Fair. Hardcover. (4279)               some bumping to corners. Contents are clean.
                                               Map at the rear is a bit creased and has a small
                    £8.00
                                               tear. Fair. Hardcover. (4233)
R J Berry and J L Johnston. The Natural                               £3.00
History of Shetland; Collins New Naturalist
Series. London: Collins, 1980. 1st Edition.       Robert Cowie. Guide to Shetland with
ISBN: 0002190842. Lovely clean copy. Wrap         illustrations and Map. Aberdeen: Lewis Smith
with light fading to spine. Book with light       & Son, 1896. 4th edition. Nice clean copy in the
wear to spine ends and corners and small          original red card binding. Contents clean with
mark on rear endpaper where a jacket had          folding map. Map clean with small hole in the
been attached. Very good + in near fine dust-     centre fold. Very good. Hardcover. (4315)
jacket. Hardcover. (4150)
                                                                     £40.00
                  £40.00
                                                  Robert L Johnson. A Shetland Country
Rev J A Smith. Sinclair Thomson The               Merchant. A Biography of James Williamson
Shetland Apostle; A Lerwick Baptist Church        of Mid Yell: 1800-1872. Lerwick: Shetland
Publication. Lerwick: The Shetland Times Ltd,     Publishing Company Limited, 1979. 1st
1969. 1st Edition. Book in nice clean condition   Edition. ISBN: 0906736021. Softcover book
with an Inscription to front endpaper and         which has been bound into a hardback case
slight spotting to foredge. Wrap with some        with gilt titles to the front board. Contents
scuffing and edge nibbles. Near fine in good      immaculate. Binding with some fading to
dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4200)                    spine. Fine. Hardcover. (4202)
                   £25.00                                            £14.00
14
Robert S Barclay - transcription and editing.      Roy Gronneberg (editor). Island Futures.
The Court Books of Orkney and Shetland             Scottish Devolution and Shetland’s
1614-1615. Edinburgh: Scottish History             Constitutional Alternatives. Sandwick:
Society, 1967. 1st Edition. Bright copy in         Thuleprint Ltd, 1978. 1st Edition. Clean
original binding without wrapper. Minimal          copy. Wrap slightly creased. Set of essays
wear to binding and contents clean. Near fine.     on Shetland’s options as devolution for
Hardcover. (4240)                                  Scotland came onto the agenda. Good.
                                                   Softcover. (4288)
                    £15.00
                                                                        £1.00
Robin Munro. Shetland, like the world.
Kincardineshire: Triangle Press, 1973. 1st         Samuel Hibbert. A Description of the
Edition. Clean copy in card covers. Contents       Shetland Isles; Comprising an account of
coming loose from backing strip. Covers with       their scenery, antiquities, and superstitions.
some scuffing and wear and a sellotape stain       Lerwick: T & J Manson, 1931. 2nd reprint. A
inside the front cover. Poor. Softcover. (4263)    very good copy of the 2nd reprint of this classic
                                                   work on Shetland by Samuel Hibbert. Half
                     £1.00
                                                   leather binding in very good clean condition
                                                   - light corner wear and some marking to the
Roger Everett (editor). Northern Highlands
                                                   buckram on the back board. Contents in near
Rock and Ice Climbs Vol 2 Strathfarrar to
                                                   fine clean condition with inscription to front
Shetland. Scottish Mountaineering Trust,
                                                   endpaper. Very good +. Half leather. (225)
1993. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0907521401. Nice
clean copy. Some climbing routes highlighted                           £125.00
with dates - presumably a record of successful
climbs. With loose laminated sheet on T A Robertson and John J Graham. Shetland
descending Ben Nevis. Routes include Old Folk Book Vol III. Lerwick: Shetland Folk
Man of Hoy. Front and back cover with a Society, 1957. 1st Edition. Clean copy with light
couple of light scuffs. Old price label on back stapled card binding and integral jacket with
cover. Very good. Softcover. (4135)                titles. Binding is very clean with some fading
                                                   to spine which is losing paper at the top. Pasted
                    £10.00
                                                   ownership note to back of front cover. A lot of
                                                   spotting to page edges and to preliminaries and
Ron McMilllan. Between Weathers. Travels
                                                   end leaves. Fair. Softcover. (4256)
in 21st Century Shetland. Dingwall:
Sandstone Press, 2008. 1st Edition. ISBN: 978                           £18.00
1 905207206. Very good +. Softcover. (2900)
                                                   T A Robertson and John J Graham. Shetland
                    £5.00
                                                   Folk Book Vol IV. Lerwick: Shetland Folk
                                                   Society, 1964. 1st Edition. Clean copy with
Roy Gronneberg. Jakobsen and Shetland.
                                                   light stapled card binding and integral jacket
Lerwick: Shetland Publishing Co Ltd, 1981. 1st
                                                   with titles. Binding is very clean with some
Edition. ISBN: 090673603x. Nice clean copy.
                                                   fading to spine. Pasted prize note to half title.
Scarce biography signed by the author to the title
                                                   Contents clean with some heavy spotting to
page. Good +. Softcover - staple bound. (4309)
                                                   page edges. Good. Softcover. (4255)
                    £16.00
                                                                       £18.00
15
T A Robertson and John J Graham. Shetland           Thos. Edmondston. An Etymological Glossary
Folk Book Vol V. Lerwick: Shetland Folk             of the Shetland & Orkney Dialect with some
Society, 1971. 1st Edition. Clean copy with         derivations of names of places in Shetland.
light stapled card binding and integral jacket      Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1866.
with titles. Paper is peeling from the top of the   1st Edition. Inscribed by the author to the
spine and the staples are pretty rusty. Binding     top of the title page. In the original decorative
is clean with some fading. Contents in very         cloth which has a reasonably bright front
clean condition. Good. Softcover. (4254)            board and a faded spine. The book has been
                                                    rebacked at some time, relaying the spine but
                    £15.00
                                                    sadly leaving the corners unrepaired. They are
                                                    very worn as are the edges. Internally instead
T A Robertson and M Robertson (editors). Da
                                                    of repairing the endpapers, a large strip of
Sangs at A’ll Sing Ta Dee. A book of Shetland
                                                    white tape has been used at front and rear. The
Songs. Lerwick: The Shetland Folk Society,
                                                    half title page is similarly taped in - making it
1973. 1st Edition. Extremely scarce collection
                                                    stiff. There is an old typed ownership label to
of Shetland songs. Near fine. Softcover. (1552)
                                                    the front pastedown. Contents are complete.
                    £18.00                          Paper is very toned and slightly grubby at the
                                                    beginning and end of the work, and some page
T E Buckley and J A Harvie-Brown. A                 corners have been turned. Some individual
Vertebrate Fauna of Scotland - Shetland             decided that sellotaping a typed description at
Islands. Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1899. 1st        the bottom of an in text illustration on p viii
Edition. Bright complete copy with double page      was a good idea. It has left sellotape stains to
colour map at the rear. In the original green       viii and these have bled through to vii. Poor.
cloth binding which is clean with wear at spine     Decorative cloth. (4314)
ends and corners - there is a bad bump to the
                                                                       £60.00
bottom front corner and some indentations
and bumping to the bottom edge of the back
                                                    Thos. M Y Manson. Mansons’ Guide to
board. The front board has a little pale marking.
                                                    Shetland 1936-38. Lerwick: T & J Manson,
Top page edges gilted; remainder untrimmed.
                                                    1936. Revised Edition. In original red cloth
Contents are complete and clean with publisher’s
                                                    covered card binding with large folding map
catalogue at the back. Occasional light spotting
                                                    - packed with adverts on the rear. Binding is
and foxing particularly at the beginning. Good.
                                                    losing its cloth at the corners and is beginning
Hardcover. (4298)
                                                    to separate from the book block at the front.
                    £95.00                          Contents are clean. Map has a hole at a fold.
                                                    Fair. Hardcover. (4278)
Thomas Edmondston, C F Argyll Saxby
                                                                        £28.00
(editor and reviser). Edmondston’s Flora of
Shetland. Edinburgh: Oliphant, Anderson &
                                                    Tom Henderson. Shetland from Old
Ferrier, 1903. 2nd edition. Revised edition with
                                                    Photographs. Lerwick: Shetland Library and
biographical sketch (1st edition was published
                                                    Museum, 1978. 1st Edition. Near fine in very
in 1845). Nice clean copy in card covers. Light
                                                    good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (4241)
wear at the top of the spine. Contents with
frontispiece and portrait of Edmondston. Very                           £5.00
good. Hardcover. (4291)
                   £30.00
16
Ursula Venables. Life in Shetland; A World         W Fordyce Clark. The Shetland Sketch Book.
Apart. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1956. 1st       Folk-Lore, Legend, Humour, Incident.
Edition. A very good copy of a scarce title.       Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1930. 1st Edition.
Wrap has been price clipped but is in good         A lovely clean copy in wrap. Presentation copy
clean condition. Very good + in good dust-         from the author with his signature to the front
jacket. Hardcover. (201)                           endpaper. Binding bright and clean with light
                   £35.00                          pulling to spine. Contents clean - page side
                                                   edges not trimmed so crinkled in some places
Ursula Venables. Life in Shetland; A World         and considerable spotting at the foredge. Some
Apart. Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1956. 1st       light spotting at endpapers. Jacket with some
Edition. A good copy of a scarce title. Binding    edge wrinkling and small tears. Very good + in
with faded spine which is slightly cocked to the   very good dust-jacket. Decorative cloth. (4196)
front. Some light marking to front board and
                                                                   £35.00
the usual spine and corner wear. Contents in
very good clean condition - with a small area
of scuffing to the front free endpaper. Good. W Fordyce Clark. The Story of Shetland.
Hardcover. (4197)                                Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1906. 1st Edition.
                                                 Clean copy in original binding. Binding has
                    £15.00                       bright boards and a faded spine with wear
                                                 at spine ends and corners. Internally there is
Various. A’ll Tell Dee a Story. A Collection spotting to the foredge and a lot of spotting to
of Shetland Folk Tales; Selected and edited the endpapers. Old signature to half title page.
by the Shetland Panel for Primary English. Fair. Hardcover. (4234)
Lerwick: Shetland Islands Council, 1979. 1st
Edition. Very good. Softcover. (1562)                              £20.00
                    £8.00                       W Mykura. British Regional Geology.
                                                Orkney and Shetland. Edinburgh: NERC,
Various. Shetland Tang; An Anthology of 1976. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 11 880161 9. Very
Poems and Prose on the theme of Shetland
                                                good +. Softcover. (1856)
by Primary School Children. Lerwick: The
Shetland Times Limited, 1972. 1st Edition.                          £5.00
Lively writing from Shetland with illustrations
by Frank Walterson. Ownership signature to W P L Thomson. Shetland. Lerwick: Shetland
front endpaper. Scarce. Good +. Paperback Times Ltd, 1969. 1st Edition. Guide book
original. (215)                                 packed with information, photos and ads from
                   £5.00                        the 1960’s. Very good. Softcover. (2494)
                                                                      £2.00
W Fordyce Clark. Northern Gleams. Tales of
the Shetland Isles. Lerwick: T & J Manson,         W P Livingstone. Shetland and the
1898. 1st Edition. Scarce. In original card        Shetlanders. London: Thomas Nelson & Sons
covers which are disintegrating. The stitching     Ltd, 1947. 1st Edition. Very good in fair dust-
of individual sections is holding, but the spine   jacket. Hardcover. (219)
has gone so the book is beginning to come
apart. Contents are clean with light toning to                         £7.50
paper. Poor. Softcover. (4290)
                    £4.00
17
Walter Scott and Richard Palmer. The             William Moffatt. Shetland: The Isles of
Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Shetland       Nightless Summer. London: Heath Cranton
Islands. Lerwick: The Shetland Times ltd,        Limited, 1934. 1st Edition. Clean copy in
1987. 1st Edition. ISBN: 0 900662 56 5. From     reasonable binding which has a faded spine
the Library of C O Badenoch (ex Nature           and a light warp to the front board. A lot of
Conservancy Council) Near fine in near fine      spotting to page edges. Pencil signature to
dust-jacket. Hardcover. (204)                    front endpaper. Signed by the author to the
                                                 half title page. Good. Hardcover. (4232)
                   £50.00
                                                                     £15.00
William Moffatt. Twilight over Shetland; The
Story of Derili the Obdurate. London: Heath      William Moffatt. Shetland: The Isles of
Cranton Limited, 1939. 1st Edition. Scarce -     Nightless Summer. London: Heath Cranton
some of the speech in Shetland dialect. Fair.    Limited, 1934. 2nd edition. Clean copy but
Hardcover. (203)                                 binding very wobbly with webbing visible
                                                 between pages at some points and some
                    £6.00
                                                 splitting around the endpapers.The binding is
                                                 clean and contents are clean with light spotting
William Moffatt. Twilight over Shetland; The
                                                 at the beginning and end and on page edges.
Story of Derili and Obdurate. London: Heath
                                                 Poor. Hardcover. (4244)
Cranton Limited, 1939. 1st Edition. Very good
copy - some inscriptions to front endpaper. Very                     £7.00
good + in good dust-jacket. Hardcover. (221)
                                                 William Sandison (editor). Shetland Verse.
                   £20.00
                                                 Remnants of the Norn. Shrewsbury: William
                                                 Sandison, 1953. 1st Edition. Binding looks
William Moffatt. Mostly Shetlanders. London:
                                                 to be recent. From the library of John Davie
The Mitre Press, nd - 1957. 1st Edition. Bright
                                                 Manson Robertson, who was a noted collector
clean binding with gilt titles to spine. Boards
                                                 of Orkney and Shetland works. Near fine.
with wear at spine ends and corners. Contents
                                                 Hardcover. (1538)
clean with pencil ownership details to front
endpaper. Jacket price-clipped and with                             £30.00
scuffing and wear. Good + in fair dust-jacket.
Hardcover. (4299)
                   £15.00
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