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- 603 City of Edinburgh Fighter Squadron : A Record of Some of Its Achievemants

Softback. Nd. 1943? A good plus copy. Corners a little creased. 63 pages. Numerous illustrations. Includes chapters on the Forth raid of 16th October, 1939, the Battle of Britain, the Battle of Malta etc. Also has a nominal roll of the squadron as at 3rd Septemebr 1939. Published in aid of the squadron's benevolent fund.
Published : Printed By Pillans and Wilson, Edinburgh,
£20.00

- 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
£18.00

- A Century of Papermaking 1820-1920

Hardback. Small 4to. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Boards a little marked. Internally very good. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,143. Numerous illustrations. This is a history of the Scottish papermaking firm of Robert Craig & Sons Ltd. Quite a scarce title.
Published : R & R Clark, Edinburgh 1920, First Edition
£35.00

- A Memorial of Rev. J. Witherspoon's Emigration from Paisley, Scotland to Princeton, U.S.A. In 1768

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. This is "a record of the bicentennial celebrations in Paisley, Scotland of the link established in 1768 between Paisloey and Princeton by the Reverend John Witherspoon." Witherspoon was an outstanding statesman, religious leader and academic who signed the American Declaration of Independence on 4th July 1776 being the only educationalist and clergyman to do this. The book comprises invitation cards, Memorial Service programme, record of a telephone link-up between Paisley and Princeton, after-dinner speeches etc. An interesting and uncommon item.
Published : Paisley College of Technology 1968,
£30.00

- 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
£68.00

- 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
£54.00

- An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Roxburghshire (Two Vols.)

Hardbacks. 4to. A two volume set in good dustwrappers which show a little foxing to the spines. The boards fairly extensively damp-stained (especially volume I) but this is hidden by the wrappers and does not affect the books internally. Ownership inscription on front end-paper of each volume. 506 pages in total. 618 plans and illustrations. Map in pocket at 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
£30.00

- 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, Second Edition
£8.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Ancient Monuments Volume I Kintyre

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. Bookplate on front fixed end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy internally. Pp.xlvi,233. 102 plates. 195 figures.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
£45.00

- Argyll An Inventory of the Ancient Monuments : Volume 1 Kintyre

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. In a very good dustwrapper which has one fore-edge tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlvi,233. 102 plates. 195 figures. Folding map and conversion tables in pocket at rear.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
£54.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Monuments Volume 7 Mid Argyll & Cowal Medieval and Later Monuments

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxviii,592. Hundreds of line drawings and photographs. 6 maps at end.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland 1992, First Edition
£90.00

- Argyll an Inventory of the Monuments: Volume 3 Mull, Tiree, Coll & Northern Argyll (excluding the Early Medieval & Later Monuments of Iona)

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlvi,281 + 109 plates. 263 figures. Folding map in pocket at rear. Map end-papers. A nice copy.
Published : The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£155.00

- Art in the Garden : Installations Glasgow Garden Festival

Softback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in illustrated covers. 119 pages. Comprises photographs of the open air works of art or sculpture installed for the Glasgow Garden Festival of 1988 with various introductory essays.
Published : Graeme Murray, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£14.00

- Bicentenary of the Faculty of Medicine 1726-1926 Records of the Celebration

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
£30.00

- 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
£58.00

- 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, First Edition Thus
£7.00

- 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, First Edition Thus
£7.00

- 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, First Edition Thus
£7.00

- Catalogue of the Pictures, Sculpture and Historical Articles Belonging to the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh and the Institutions Therewith Connected in the Merchants' Hall and Offices, and in The Company's Schools

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth letterted and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 27 pages. 6 portraits.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1908, First Edition
£15.00

- Characteristics of Old Church Architecture Etc in the Mainland & Western Islands of Scotland

4to. A good copy in maroon cloth. Re-backed, Attractive upper board decorated in gilt. Some fading to lower board. Ex-reference library copy with usual markings. Pp.xi,240. Many illustrations and maps. Includes more than a hundred pages on churches in the Hebrides. Rather uncommon in first edition.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£65.00

- 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

- Directory to Noblemen and Gentlemen's Seats, Villages Etc. In Scotland Giving the Counties in Which They are Situated , the Post-Towns to Which Each is Attached and the Name of the Resident

Hardback. Nd but appears to be 1851. A just about good copy in publisher's brown cloth. Piece missing from the top of spine affecting the title and small piece missing at foot of spine not affecting the publisher's name. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Frontispiece map of Scotland which is complete but with one tear. 383 pages + 24 page publisher's catalogue. Some pen and pencil marking beside names and some underlining of names. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Sutherland & Knox, Edinburgh, First Edition
£60.00

- 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
£18.00

- Education Week 1936

A good copy. 244pp. Numerous illustrations. A quite comprehensive account of education in Edinburgh in 1936 together with the programme for "education week" that year.
Published : Edinburgh Corporation Education Committee, First Edition
£8.00

- 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, Reprint
£12.00

- Fasti Aberdonenses Selections From the Records of the University and King's College of Aberdeen 1494-1854

4to. A good copy in olive-green cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth torn at foot of spine. Pp.lxxix,691. Errata slip. Unopened. Frontispiece. Preface by C. Innes.
Published : Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1854, First Edition
£35.00

- 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
£20.00

- Glenlivet Where Romance and Business Meet Being the Annals of the Glenlivet Distillery Founded By George Smith in 1824

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. In the original glacine wrapper which has some tears. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 40 pages. Black and white illustrations.
Published : The Glenlivet Distillery, Scotland 1959, First Edition
£10.00

- 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

- Highland Power: a Report on the Utilisation of the Hydro-Electric Power Envisaged in the Hydro-Electric Development (Scotland) Act 1943

Softback. Nd. c.1944? A very good copy. Some soiling to rear cover. 80 pages. Many illustrations. A study of how hydro-electric power could be used to promote the industrial development of the Scottish Highlands. The book was published for the Scottish area committee of the Association of Scientific Workers".
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow, First Edition
£15.00

- 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
£80.00

- History of South Lochaweside (Eredine, Portsonachan and Cladich)

Softback. Nd. c.1969. Green paper covers lettered in black. Corner creasing to first two pages otherwise very good. 52 pages. Illustrated. Folding map at rear.
Published : The Oban Times, First Edition
£10.00

- 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 : ,
£10.00

- 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
£20.00

- 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,
£45.00

- 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, Reprint
£18.00

- 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,
£10.00

- 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
£25.00

- Liber Sancte Marie De Melros: Munimenta Vetustiora Monasterii Cisterciensis De Melros

Two volumes complete but disbound with only spines and one rear board remaining. Internally good. Vol. I, pp.xxxii,xiv,xix,3-321,xxxvi. Vol. II,pp.xxi,323-695,xxxv +15 plates at end + errata slip. 12 further plates. A compilation of the charters of the Abbacy of Melrose. "The materials thus brought together, forming as they do the finest collection of ancient writs preserved in Scotland, comprising more than a hundred royal charters from David I down to Robert the Bruce, must be regarded with interest by every intelligent student of Scotch history."
Published : Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh 1837, First Edition
£95.00

- Manson's Shetland Almanac and Directory for 1949

Softback. A good copy. Pp.lviii,128. Map loose at rear. Includes a list of fishing vessels, a Lerwick Trades Directory, Scottish lighthouses, A District Directory by parishes, etc.
Published : T & J Manson, Lerwick, First Edition
£40.00

- 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
£45.00

- 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
£25.00