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The Life of Alexander Alexander Written by Himself: Volume 1 (only, of 2)

By: Alexander, Alexander; Howell, John (editor)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood: 1830

Seller ID: 464816


. 339 pages, wood-grain leather with red spine label. 6½ x 4¼ inches. One of several military and nautical memoirs (including "The Life of Alexander Selkirk") edited by John Howell in the wake if his success with "Journal of a Soldier of the Seventy-First". Alexander Alexander was born in the latter part of the 18th century in Dundonald, Ayrshire. In this volume he recounts his experiences in Scotland and as a young man in the West Indies, and on his... View more info

Horae Subsecivae: First Series (Locke and Sydenham etc)

By: Brown, John

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1900

Seller ID: 520449


. lxviii + 468 pages. Mainly biographical pieces by the literary Edinburgh medical doctor and great grandson of John Brown of Haddington. The longest piece is on Locke and Sydenham, other chapters on Dr Andrew Combe; Dr Henry Marshall and Military Hygiene; Art and Science; Our Gideon Grays; Dr Andrew Brown and Sydenham; Free Competition in Medicine; Edward Forbes; Dr Adams of Banchory; Henry Vaughan; Excursus Ethicus; Dr John Scott and his son - Mr Syme - Sir Robert Ch... View more info

A Dictionary of the Holy Bible

By: Brown, John (of Haddington); Smith, Thomas (editor)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester Publishing & Book-Binding Co, Limited: 1870

Seller ID: 467358


. 745 pages, large format volume, some foxing, some wear and tear to extremities, front internal hinge gone. ... Biographical notices of the persons; a geographical and historical account of places; and a literal, critical and systematical description of other objects, whether natural, artificial, civil, religious, or military etc. An entire new edition carefully revised, corrected and improved by the Rev Thomas Smith. Undated but will be before 1876 as it appears the... View more info

Sovereign Service: The Story of SASRA 1838-1988

By: Dobbie, Colonel Ian

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Aldershot, SASRA: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008627


. 143 pages plus 32 pages of b/w photographs. View more info

Lord Roberts of Kandahar, V.C.: The Life-Story of a Great Soldier

By: Jerrold, Walter

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, S W Partridge & Co: 1900

Seller ID: 013569


. 237 pages. Covers dampstained, internally a bit grubby, a few of the plates missing. View more info

Christian Baptism Spiritual, Not Ritual; The Christian Sabbath: or, Rest in Jesus; The Decline of Quakerism: An Enquiry Into the Causes Which Have Led to the Present Moral and Numerical Weakness of the Society of Friends

By: MacNair, Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, Paton and Ritchie; Trübner & Co; Alfred W Bennett: 1860

Seller ID: 464962


. xi + 202 + 83 + xii + 159 pages. Three pamphlets bound together; shiny black leather spine with gilt bands and brown title label. Robert MacNair (1827-1896) was a Church of Scotland minister in Prince Edward Island, Canada and Gourock, Scotland, and military chaplain at Scutari, Crimea, who, embracing views of Baptism similar to those of the Quakers (see Princeton Review, Vol 36 Issue 3 online), left the Church of Scotland; he became a medical practitioner in Leith a... View more info

Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars, Ninety-Seventh Regiment

By: Marsh, Catherine M

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, James Nisbet: 1856

Seller ID: 469472


. 314 out of 316 pages, title page and last page missing. A little grubbiness/foxing/staining. View more info

Ordnance Survey Ten Mile Map of Great Britain Military Edition: Sheet 1: Scotland

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, War Office: 1950

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 504527


. Second edition of Map of Scotland designed for military use. Folded untidily and tatty at one corner. View more info

Way to Glory: Major General Sir Henry Havelock (Historymakers)

By: Pollock, John

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Tain, Christian Focus Publications: 1996

Seller ID: 467379


. 297 pages. Paper a bit browned. Sir Henry Havelock (1795-1857) was a respected soldier in the British Army in India, once well-known throught Britain, and a pioneer of Bible distribution and study amongst soldiers. View more info

The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students

By: Sinclair, Angus

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1947

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 465205


. 102 pages, dust jacket present but in pieces / incomplete; newspaper clipping on the death of Colonel Sinclair in an Edinburgh University Training Corps military exercise in the Cairngorm pasted to front endpaper. View more info

John Simpson Kirkpatrick: Digger or Geordie?: The Untold Story of His Family

By: Yuill, Kelso McEwan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Witton le Wear, Relativity: 2015

Seller ID: 493185


. xiii + 347 pages, illustrated throughout. John Simpson Kirkpatrick (1892-1915) has been well known in Australia for his bravery as the "Man with the Donkey" rescuing wounded soldiers at Gallipoli, Turkey in the First World War. This book tells the largely untold story of the various branches of his family, in Scotland, Wales, Malaga in Spain, and South Shields in the North East of England. View more info