Blacket Books


Archaeology ( 69 )
Art / Architecture ( 319 )
Biography / Autobiography ( 554 )
Children ( 639 )
Country Life / Sports ( 176 )
England & Wales ( 312 )
First Editions ( 526 )
Foreign Countries ( 450 )
Illustrated ( 461 )
Ireland ( 143 )
Literature / Fiction ( 518 )
Maritime / Naval ( 222 )
Military ( 651 )
Miscellaneous ( 333 )
Mountaineering ( 121 )
Natural History / Botany ( 290 )
Religion ( 278 )
Science / Medicine ( 323 )
Scotland ( 1929 )
Sport ( 145 )
The Arts ( 231 )
Transport ( 93 )


Contact Us
Postal Address:

Blacket Books
1 Leadervale Terrace
EH16 6NX


Within UK :
0131 666 1542
Outwith UK :
44 131 666 1542


Tulloch Peter A. - A Window on North Ronaldsay

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 195 pages + Appendices. Map end-papers. The history of an Orkney island.
Published : The Kirkwall Press 1974, First Edition

Turnbull William B. - Scottish Parochial Registers Memoranda of the State of the Parochial Registers of Scotland Whereby is Clearly Shown the Imperative Neccesity for a National System of Regular Registration

A very good copy. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,179. Includes the information on the state of the parochial records provided by the Minister of each parish in the New Statistical Account of 1845. The Introductory Remarks point to the inconsistency of the records and the need for a proper system of registration. Loosely inserted is a photocopy of a letter dated 1764 to the Scots Magazine on the same subject.
Published : Thomas George Stevenson, Edinburgh 1849, First Edition

Turner George - The Ancient Forestry and the Extinct Industries of Argyllshire and Parts of the Adjacent Counties

Softback. A good copy in stapled paper covers which show some soiling to the edges. No date or publisher given. Perhaps 1920s/1930s. 35 pages. A look at the forest industries of Argyllshire, particularly iron-making.
Published : ,

Turnock David - Patterns of Highland Development

A good copy in blue cloth. Browning to top of lower board. Small ownership inscription. Internally very good. Pp.xiii,272. 32 plates. Looks at economic development in the Highlands from 1815 onwards.
Published : Macmillan, London 1970, First Edition

Turreff Gavin - Antiquarian Gleanings from Aberdeenshire Records

Hardback. A good plus copy in blind-decorated maroon cloth. Spine lettering a little rubbed. Neat ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xv,304. Frontispiece. Ink or pencil lining or writing on a very few pages. This is a compilation of entries from books and newspapers which is intended to comprise "a narrative of the most striking events which have happened in the Town and County of Aberdeen for the last three hundred years, as well as the manners and customs of our forefathers described in their own quaint but graphic language."
Published : George & Robert King, Aberdeen 1859, First Edition

Twydell Dave - Rejected F. C. Of Scotland Volume I Edinburgh & the South

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow laminated boards lettered and decorated in red. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 288 pages. Maps and illustrations. This is a history of ex-Scottish League clubs. Included in this volume are Nithsdale Wanderers, Peebles Rovers, Leith Athletic etc.
Published : Yore Publications 1992, First Edition

Tytler Sarah and Watson J.L. - The Songstresses of Scotland

A good copy in half leather. Two volumes in one. 328pp + 334pp. This is a book about the songstresses rather than a book of songs although examples are given. Not common.
Published : Strahan & Co, London 1871, First Edition

Upton, Brian - Volcanoes and the Making of Scotland

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,247. Numerous figures including colour. A study of the part played by volcanoes in the making of Scotland's landscape.
Published : Dunedin Academic Press, Edinburgh 2004, First Edition

Urquhart Sir Thomas (Edited By Richard Boston) - The Admirable Urquhart Selected Writings

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Embossed stamp of previous owner on front end-paper. 205 pages. Illustrated. A lengthy biographical Introduction is followed by extracts from Urquhart's works.
Published : Gordon Fraser, London 1975, First Edition

Urquhart, R.M. - Scottish Civic Heraldry: Regional - Islands - District

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy. Pp.viii,101. "The heraldry of Scotland's new Local Authorities is here described. All the coats of arms of the new Regional Councils, Island Councils and District Councils are illustrated and blazoned and the reasons for their adoption are given."
Published : Heraldry Today, London 1979, First Edition

Urquhart, Sir Thomas of Cromartie - A Challenge from Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie

Softcover. A very good copy in light grey covers lettered in dark blue. No ownership inscription. A little fore-edge foxing. Pp.xxxiii,14. 4 illustrations. This is no. 4 of the Luttrell reprints.
Published : Printed for the Luttrell Society By Basil Blackwell 1948,

Vernon Edward - Glen Etive Sketches

Softback. A fair copy only as the front cover is quite badly marked and as the covers have come loose from the contents. 24 pages. Illustration on title page. Comprises six "sketches" entitled "An Introduction to our Glen," "The Spirits of the Glen," "Life in the Glen," The Romance of the Glen," "Sundays in the Glen," and "Farewell to the Glen." The sketches were reprinted from the Arbroath Herald of 1913/14. Not a nice copy but very scarce.
Published : Published for Private Circulation Only, First Edition Thus

Vernon Ernest Ralph - A Narrative of the Royal Scottish Volunteer Review in Holyrood Park on the 7th of August 1860 --- With a List of the Names of All the Volunteers Who Were Present on the Occasion

Softback. A poor copy of a scarce item. Lacks rear cover and spine. Label of some kind removed from title page. Pages browned. 116pp + adverts. Frontispiece plan. Useful as a reading/reference copy.
Published : William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh 1860, First Edition

Vernon J.J. And McNairn J. - Pictures Frrom the Past of Auld Hawick

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in light grey cloth lettered in black. Some wrinkling to cloth. Lacks top third of blank front end-paper. 144 pages. Many illustrations. Aspects of life in Hawick in the early-mid 19th century.
Published : Vair & McNairn, Hawick 1911, First Edition