Secondhand books - Winter 2003Sale!

Welcome to the Bookshop. Here you'll find a selection of secondhand outdoor and travel books available for sale by mail order. Books are listed alphabetically by title with a brief description of content and a guide to condition. Details of how to order are at the bottom of the page.

Adventure Sports - Mountain Biking by John Olsen (Salamander Books 1989). A simple guide to the best techniques and equipment. Softback. Good condition. £2.50.

A Companion and Useful Guide to the Beauties of Scotland by Sarah Murray (Byway Books 1982). Reprint of a 1799 travellers' guide to Scotland. Softback. Very good condition. £2.50.

APA Insight Guides (APA Publications). Well illustrated, full colour travel guides. All softback, all very good condition. £3 each/three for £8.00, six for £15.00. Titles we have available are:

  • Thailand (1979)
  • Tunisia (1991)
  • Poland (1992)
  • Singapore (1983)
  • Finland (1992)
  • Brazil (1992)
  • Philippines (1980)
  • Israel (1987)
  • Egypt (1988)
  • Spain (1988)
  • Istanbul (1988)
  • Netherlands (1991)
  • Czech & Slovak Republics (1993)

A View from the Ridge by Dave Brown & Ian Mitchell (Ernest Press 1991). Softback. Good condition, although slight fading on cover. £3.00.

Climbers' Guide to the Cuillin of Skye - Vol 2: Choir'Uisg, Sgurr nan Gillean, Blaven by J.W. Simpson (Scottish Mountaineering Club 1969). Hardback. Good condition. £5.00.

Climbers' Guide to the Northern Highlands Area - Vol 1: Letterewe and Easter Ross by I.G. Rowe (Scottish Mountaineering Club 1969). Hardback. Very good condition. £5.00.

Discovering Galloway by Innes MacLeod (John Donald Publishers, 1986). Softback. Very good condition. £3.00.

Encyclopedia of Mountaineering by Walt Unsworth (Penguin 1977). Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Eye to the Hills, a Scotsman's Memories of an Outdoor Life by Campbell Steve (Breedon Books, 2001). Softback. Excellent condition. £4.00.

Holland - A Phaidon Cultural Guide (Phaidon 1987). Hardback. Excellent condition. £4.00.

Hot-foot Through the Highlands by Alan Plowright (Moorfield Press 1997). A long distance walk from Braemar to John O'Groats, following in the foosteps of A.W. Wainwright. Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Know the Game - Orienteering (Adam & Charles Black 1984). Practical advice for the beginner. Softback. Good condition. £1.50.

Lonely Planet - USSR (Lonely Planet Publications, 1991). First edition. Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Lonely Planet - Poland (Lonely Planet Publications, 1993). First edition. Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Lonely Planet - South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland (Lonely Planet Publications, 1996). Second edition. Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Long Distance Trails Almanac by Colin Elliott (Lochar Publishing 1992). Short descriptions of 63 recognised long distance trails in the UK with sketch maps and fact files. Hardback. Excellent condition. £2.00.

Mountain Bothies Association newsletters - numbers 120, 121, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, 134, 135 and 136 and Annual Reports 1999 and 2000 and MBA Journal 1995. 50p each or five for £2.00.

Mountain Rescue - Training Handbook for RAF Mountain Rescue Teams (HMSO 1968). Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

Mountaineering - A Penguin Handbook by Alan Blackshaw (Penguin 1965). Softback. Fair condition. £4.00.

Munro's Fables by Grant Hutchison and Chris Tyler (TACit Press 1993). Fiction. A collection of humorous short stories. Softback. Good condition. £1.50.

Ride Your Bike - Scotland, the Central Valley by Derek Purdy (Haynes, 1996). 18 mountain bike and cycle routes for all abilities. Softback with spiral binder. Very good condition. £3.00.

Rough Guide - Cyprus (Rough Guides Ltd, 1994). Softback. Excellent condition. £3.00.

Rough Guide - Venice (Rough Guides Ltd, 1994). Softback. Very good condition. £3.00

Scottish Mountaineering Club District Guide - The Southern Uplands by K.M. Andrew and A.A. Thrippleton (SMC 1972). Hardback with dustjacket. Good condition. £12.00.

Second Man on the Rope by Ian Mitchell (Mercat Press 1992). A celebration of the Scottish hills in all seasons and weathers. Softback. Good condition. £3.00.

The Famous Highland Drove Walk by Irvine Butterfield (Grey Stone Books 1996). Softback. Very good condition. £4.00.

The Outdoor Handbook (Hamlyn 1980). Practical information for young people on a range of outdoor activities. Hardback. Very good condition. £4.00.

The Scottish Peaks by W.A. Poucher (Constable 1964). A pictorial guide for walkers and climbers with 200 photos, 31 maps and 72 routes. Hardback, no jacket. Good condition. £6.00.

The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal 1996 (SMC 1996). Softback. Good condition. £2.50.

Tibet's Secret Mountain - The Triumph of Sepu Kangri by Chris Bonington and Charles Clark (Phoenix 1999). Softback. Spine slightly bent but otherwise good condition. £4.00.

Tramping Holidays in Scotland by Tom S. Hall (London Country Life 1933). Rare first edition. Hardback with paper jacket. Good condition, although paper jacket is slightly torn and the jacket paper browning. £6.00.

Tunskeen and 25 Years More by Richard Genner (Mountain Bothies Association 1990). A collection of articles, poems and pictures about bothies and bothy life. Softback. Good condition. £1.50.

Wainwright - The Biography by Hunter Davies (Michael Joseph 1995). Softback. Excellent condition. £4.00.

Walking the Watershed by Dave Hewitt (TACit Press, 1994). Softback. Well read, a little frayed around the edges but okay. £2.00.

Wildcat Trail. A selection of walks in the Newtonmore area. An A5 folder containing full colour sheets for each walk with map, photos, description, etc. Very good condition. £1.50.


To order: Please send details of the book/books you require, along with a cheque/postal order payable to '' to:, 20 Hercules Place, Arbroath, DD11 4HT.

Reservations can be taken by email.

All prices include UK postage and packing. Orders will be sent by Royal Mail. Overseas orders are subject to additional postage charges - please email for details.

All orders subject to availability. Please allow up to 28 days for delivery, although normal delivery time is around 10 days.

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