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- A Book of George Square Verse

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Contains the following unsigned ink inscription on the front end-paper: "Presented to Sir Compton Mackenzie on the occasion of his visit to George Watson's Ladies' College, to address the Literary and Debating Society. October 25,1960". Pp.viii,108. Many original drawings. Brings together a selection of work contributed by pupils to the school magazine between 1910 and 1933.
Published : The George Square Chronicle, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£14.00

- A Memorial Record of the Staff of the Commercial Bank of Scotland Limited Who Served in the Great War 1914-18

Hardback. Nd. c.1921. A very good copy in cream cloth boards lettered in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 76 pages. Double-page colour illustration of the entrance to the Bank's head office showing its memorial to the fallen. Lists names, rank and regiment, honours and date of death where appropriate and branch in which the member of staff served.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£35.00

- Accents of Fife Stories and Poems of the East Neuk

A very good copy. Softcover. 37 pages. Contributions from a dozen poets/authors belonging to a group known as "St. Andrews Writers".
Published : Privately Published 1986, First Edition
£6.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Roxburghshire

Hardback. A two volume set still in the original box. Both volumes are fine as is the dustwrapper of volume I. The dustwrapper of volume II has two small tears. Vol.I,pp.xxxii,264. Vol.II,pp.v,265-506. 618 plans and illustrations. Folding map in pocket at end of volume II. A nice set.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£54.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Roxburghshire - Volumes I and II

Hardbacks, 4to. A near very good two volume set in good dustwrappers, the wrapper of volume I having a chip on the rear panel. Both wrappers are now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Moderate superficial damp-fading to the outer edge of the boards of each volume. 506 pages in total. 618 plans and illustrations. Map in pocket at the end of Volume II.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£45.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Selkirkshire with the Fifteenth Report of the Commission

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Fairly extensive, but superficial, damp-staining, to the boards which does not affect the book internally and which is concealed by the good, complete, dustwrapper. Some foxing to spine of wrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. A very good copy internally. Pp.xxiv,185. 142 plans and illustrations. Folding map in pocket at rear.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1957, First Edition
£25.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of the City of Edinburgh

A good copy without dustwrapper. Boards a little worn and marked. 289pp. 431 plans and illustrations.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
£35.00

- An Inventory of The Ancient And Historical Monuments of the City of Edinburgh

4to A very good copy in a rather chipped and torn dustwrapper. Ends bumped. Pp. lxviii +289. 431 plans and illustrations. An inventory in the series produced by the Royal Commission on the Ancient Monuments of Scotland.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
£42.00

- Ardnamurchan Annals of the Parish

A very good copy. Soft cover. 64pp Illustrated. This is a collaborative effort by the people of the parish. The second edition is revised and enlarged.
Published : 1990,
£6.00

- Bicentenary of the Faculty of Medicine 1726-1926 Records of the Celebration [University of Edinburgh]

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Top edge gilt. Pp.vii,124.
Published : Published for the University By James Thin, Edinburgh 1926, First Edition
£18.00

- Brown's Bookstall 1894

A good copy. This is a hardback bound copy of the 12 monthly issues for 1894 of a magazine published by Brown's Bookstall which was situated in Union Street, Aberdeen. 204 pages. Many adverts. Frontispiece and other illustrations (mainly items for sale at the book-stall). Aberdeen interest in the articles.
Published : A. Brown & Co., Aberdeen 1894, First Edition
£20.00

- Bye- Laws for Regulating the Hackney Carriages of Edinburgh and the Owners and Drivers Thereof

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription of a police constable. Pp.ix,269. Includes the bye-laws, a very lengthy table of fares and a list of Edinburgh and Leith streets together with the area in which they are to be found. There seem to have been both motor and horse-drawn hackney carriages in 1910 and some, at least already had meters. An interesting book historically.
Published : Printed By Ballantyne, Hanson & Co, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£42.00

- Caithness: Canisbay 1793

Softback. Nd. 1970's? A very good copy. 36 pages. Map. Illustration. This is a reprint from the First Statistical Account of Scotland edited by Sir John Sinclair. Includes a "series forward" and an Introduction.
Published : The Pentland Press, Thurso,
£6.00

- Caithness: Dunnet Olrig and Reay 1793-4

Softback. Nd. 1970's? A very good copy. 40 pages. Three maps. This is a reprint from the First Statistical Account of Scotland edited by Sir John Sinclair. Includes a "series forward" and an Introduction.
Published : The Pentland Press, Thurso,
£6.00

- Caithness: Wick 1794

Softback. Nd. 1970's? A very good copy. Small ownership label. 34 pages. Map. Illustration. This is a reprint from the First Statistical Account of Scotland edited by Sir John Sinclair. Includes a "series forward" and an Introduction.
Published : The Pentland Press, Thurso,
£7.00

- Dinner in Honour of Charles Murray (Hamewith)

A fair copy in dustwrapper. Unfortunately a previous owner has covered the book and wrapper in clear adhesive. There is also sellotape between some pages. Endpapers foxed. This is number 93 of 155 copies printed. 38pp. Portrait frontispiece and title page illustration. Includes a speech by Murray and a poetical tribute by Dr. Rorie. A very uncommon and interesting little item despite its condition.
Published : Privately Published, Aberdeen 1913, First Edition
£15.00

- Edinburgh & Glasgow Union Canal Joint Working Party Survey and Report on Development Proposals

4to. A very good copy in a red paper binding. Pp.ii,44 + Appendices.
Published : British Waterways Board, Leeds 1973,
£12.00

- Edinburgh University Worthies: Biographies of Selected Pre-1901 Alumni and Staff of the University of Edinburgh

Softback. Oblong 4to. A very good clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.v,56. Numerous photographs. Gives brief biographies of 37 worthies many of whom are well-known names.
Published : Edinburgh University Library 1999, First Edition
£15.00

- Eilean Fraoich Lewis Gaelic Songs and Melodies

A very good copy without dustwrapper. 238pp. Foreword, preface to the original edition of 1938 and some short notes to the songs in English. Text of the songs in Gaelic only.
Published : Acair Ltd., Stornoway 1982,
£12.00

- Galashiels a Modern History

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 180 pages. Illustrated. The history of a Scottish Borders town.
Published : Galashiels History Committee and Ettrick and Lauderdale District Council, Galashiels 1983, First Edition
£18.00

- Glasgow as an Industrial Centre

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth. Bookplate of the Colquhoun Library but no library marks. 120 pages. Illustrations. Many adverts. Glasgow's industrial development, shipping etc.
Published : United Publishing Co., Glasgow 1936, First Edition
£14.00

- Highland Dancing The Official Textbook of The Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing

A very good copy in a quite badly torn but almost complete dustwrapper. Gift inscription to previous owner on front end-paper. 85pp. 75 photographic illus.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1955, First Edition
£6.00

- History of Leith (Extracts) Selected and Printed for the Town Council of Leith

Small folio. A good copy in the original maroon flexible cloth covers lettered and decorated in gilt. Small tear in cloth at head of spine. Front upper hinge cracked. Pp.20,257. The book consists of documents and reports, or extracts, some dating from the 18th century but mainly from the 19th century, dealing with various aspects of the history and governance of Leith. The extracts were selected and printed for the Town Council of Leith by the Town Clerk of Leith. Quite a scarce title.
Published : William Nimmo & Co, Leith 1896, First Edition
£65.00

- History of the Infirmary 1730 - An Account of the Rise and Establishment of the Infirmary or Hospital for Sick-Poor Erected at Edinburgh

A very good copy of a small, modern booklet which reprints a small work of 1730. No details of publisher, date etc are given and there is no Introduction or other explanatory material. 32 pages. Gives a brief account of the establishment of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 1729/30; lists the rules for the management of the infirmary, the managers for the year 1730, the original subscribers and other donors to he infirmary, and the parishes which contributed to the infirmary. Finally on a single fold-out sheet names patients who were taken in to the infirmary, the disease from which they suffered, "when recovered, cured, dismisssed or dead" etc.
Published : ,
£9.00

- Inventory of Original Documents in the Archives of George Heriot's Hospital

Hardback. A fair copy in a worn leather binding lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Lacks much of spine. All edges gilt. 52 pages. Title page vignette. Frontispiece of George Heriot (quite badly stained). Facsimile folding document and numerous facsimile signatures. Compliment slip dated 1st January 1858 and signed "With Mr. Dick's Compliments" on the notepaper of Treasurer's Chambers, George Heriot's Hospital loosely inserted.
Published : Prined for the Governors, Edinburgh 1857, First Edition
£15.00

- Island Heroes: The Military History of the Hebrides

Softback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xv,205. 24 illustrations including colour. Comprises papers delivered at a conference on Lewis on the Hebridean contribution to UK military history.
Published : The Islands Book Trust, Isle Of Lewis 2010, First Edition
£12.00

- John Cheap the Chapman's Library: The Scottish Chap Literature of Last Century, Classified, with Life of Dougal Graham Comic and Humorous

Hardback. Green cloth with red leather spine. Lacking a piece, approx. 1.5 inches by 1 inch at top of spine including part of title. Tears in cloth at foot of spine. A good copy internally with the bookplate of Compton Mackenzie (at both the front and back of the book!). This is a reprint of 19 separate chapbooks plus a life of Dougal Graham to whom the original Scottish chap-books are attributed.
Published : Robert Lindsay, Glasgow 1877,
£25.00

- John Tait's Directory for the City of Glasgow, Villages of Anderston, Calton, and Gorbals; Also for the Towns of Paisley, Greenock,Port-Glasgow and Kilmarnock from the 15th May 1783 to the 15th May 1784

Hardback. Slim 8vo. A fair copy in paper covered boards. Spine split down one side and lacking bottom inch. A good copy internally with the bookplate and embossed stamps of the Old Glasgow Club (to whom it was gifted by James R. Anderson). 103 pages. (There are no pages 6,7,or 8 but this appears to be a printing error which appears also in other copies). A note at the end indicates that the Kilmarnock list has not been received in time and that it is therefore not included. This is a facsimile reprint of the first Glasgow Directory of which only one copy of the original is known to exist.
Published : Robert Forrester, Glasgow 1871,
£14.00

- Kelso Local Plan Written Statement

Softback. 4to. 43 pages. 3 figures (of 4 - lacking the proposals map for the built-up area). Various loose enclosures including a booklet entitled "Kelso The Issues".
Published : Border Regional Council 1981,
£7.00

- Legends of the North the Guidman O' Inglismill and the Fairy Bride with Glossary and Introductions, Historical and Legendary

A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Some superficial damp-staining towards the top of the boards. 88 pages. Lengthy Introduction followed by "The Guidman O' Inglismill" in Scots and "The Fairy Bride" in English.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition
£18.00

- Miscellany of the Scottish History Society - Eleventh Volume

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in silver. 413 pages. 2 illustrations. Contents include: "A Plea Roll of Edward I's Army in Scotland, 1296"; "Letters of John Graham of Claverhouse"; "Correspondence Relating to Millburn Tower and its Garden, 1804-1829" etc.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£8.00

- Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (First Volume)

Hardback. A very good copy in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A few spots of damp fading towards top of spine. A little edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Unopened. Pp.lxxv,595. Six illustrations. There are nine parts to this Miscellany including "The Library of James VI"; "Documents Illustrating Catholic Policy in the reign of James VI"; "Civil War Papers 1643-1650"; "Papers about the Rebellions of 1715 and 1745"etc.
Published : T and A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1893, First Edition
£20.00

- Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (Second Volume)

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.vii,472. 5 illustrations. Contents include: "The Scottish Nation in the University of Orleans, 1336-1538"; "Muster-Roll of the French Garrison at Dunbar"; "Narratives Illustrating the Duke of Hamilton's Expedition to England in 1648" etc.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1904, First Edition
£18.00

- Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (Second Volume)

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Unopened. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,472. 5 illustration. Contains eleven pieces including: "The Scottish King's Household and Other Fragments from a 14th Century Manuscript"; "The Scottish Nation in the University of Orleans 1336-1538"; "Muster-Roll of the French Garrison at Dunbar, 1553"; "The Antiquity of the Christian Religion among the Scots, 1594."
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1904, First Edition
£16.00

- Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (Third Volume)

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. A little light edge foxing. Pp.vi,343. Contents include: "Dundee Court-Martial Records, 1651"; "Instructions for the Trial of Patrick Graham 1476"; "The Scottish Contributions to the Distressed Church of France, 1622" etc.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1919, First Edition
£18.00

- National Library of Scotland Catalogue of Manuscripts Acquired Since 1925 Volume II

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,904.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
£20.00

- Notes from the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh Vol. II. Including Numbers VI-X

Hardback. A very good copy in a dark green half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on the spine which is lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Some rubbing to spine edges. Marbled end-papers. Small museum label on front fixed end-paper and one stamp of the museum on verso of garden plan. Pp.x,497. Folding coloured plan of the garden. The principal item in this volume (pp.21-481) is entitled: "History of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Botanical Excursions Made By Professor John Hutton Balfour, in the years from 1846 to 1878 Inclusively."
Published : His Majessty's Stationery Office, Glasgow 1902, First Edition
£60.00

- Old Aloysians in the World War 1939-1945

Hardback. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Small tear in cloth at head of spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[xii],245,xx. Numerous photographs. Brief biographies of Old Aloysians who served in the armed forces during the Second World War with an index of their names and a separate index of ships, regiments, squadrons and places in Great Britain.
Published : St. Aloysius' College, Glasgow 1951, First Edition
£30.00

- Old Govan Club Transactions Volume 2 Parts I-4

. A very good copy of the four Parts of the second Volume of these Transactions covering the years 1918-1922. Bound with their covers in a red cloth binding dully lettered in gilt on the spine. 171 pages. Frontispiece to each Part. Cards etc tipped-in at rear. Contains articles relating to Govan.
Published : John Cossar, Govan, First Edition
£70.00

- Old Govan Club Transactions Volume I Parts I-4

A very good copy of the four parts of Volume I of these Transactions covering the period 1914-1918. Bound with their original covers in a maroon quarter leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt Pp.37;44;33;38. Illustrated. Tipped-in at the end are four invitation cards to the annual "At Home" of the Club for the years of this volume. These are attractively drawn by the artist and author T.C.F. Brotchie. Contains Articles relating to Govan.
Published : John Cossar, Govan, First Edition
£80.00

- Ordnance Survey Map Sheet 26 Rothesay Scotland

Very good cloth-backed cream coloured map. c.1909. Two miles to the inch.
Published : Ordnance Survey,
£9.00

- Our Bank the Story of the Commercial Bank of Scotland Ltd. 1810-1941

Hardback. A very good copy in a slightly rubbed but near very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.ix,91. 10 illustrations. Signed and dated by John M. Erskine, general manager of the Bank, beneath his frontispiece portrait.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd. 1941, First Edition
£9.00

- Peeblesshire an Inventory of the Ancient Monuments Volume II

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper showing a little wear and tear at top edge. Pp.xviii,195-391 + plates 12-143 at end. Frontispiece (Plate 11). Figures 215-313.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
£24.00

- Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Volumes 95-109

A complete run of fifteen volumes from volume 95 to volume 109 covering the years 1961 to 1978. All are in very good condition and are bound in blue cloth and lettered on the spine in silver. Some have a bookplate on the front paste-down.
Published : National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland, Edinburgh,
£100.00

- Reay: Looking at the Past with Reay School Pupils

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership stamp. 52 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Reay School, Reay 1991, First Edition
£6.00

- Roll of Honour Arbroath and District 1914-1919

Hardback. Nd. c.1920? A good plus copy in the original cloth. Upper board tips a little bumped and a little wear to spine ends. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Horizontal tear at pp.113/114 but without loss of text. Pp.[vi],243. Includes 466 photographs and about 700 entries of Arbroath men who died in the war with a good amount of biographical information. Quite scarce.
Published : T. Buncle & Co, Arbroath,
£58.00

- Roxburghshire Monumental Inscriptions Vol. No. XX Kelso Cemetery Rosebank

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ringbind format. 202 pages. 10 illustrations.
Published : Borders Family History Society 2005, First Edition
£9.00

- Rutherfurd's the Southern Counties' Register and Directory

Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,751 + adverts at end. Two folding maps.This is a facsimile reprint of the 1866 edition "containing much useful and interesting information, and very complete lists connected with the counties of Roxburgh, Berwick and Selkirk."
Published : Borders Regional Library, Selkirk 1990,
£24.00

- Scottish Biographies 1938

A good copy in blue cloth faded on spine. Bookplate. Pp.xii,808. This is a Who's Who in Scotland.
Published : Jackson, Son & Company, Glasgow, First Edition
£10.00

- Second Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into the Truck System (Shetland)

Softback. Small folio. A fair copy only as the covers are splash-marked and there is a 1.5 inch tear at the foot of the front cover and title page. Pp.viii,56. Introduction by Hance D. Smith. First published in 1872 the Report gives an interesting insight into the Shetland economy at that time and the circumstances in which barter rather than cash was the basis of business.
Published : Thuleprint Ltd, Sandwick Shetland 1978,
£8.00