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Douglas James - Scottish Banknotes

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good price-clipped dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Previous owner's smallish ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xiv,257. Numerous illustrations of banknotes. "Here for the first time is a catalogue of the entire range of Scottish banknotes from 1695 to the present day--." Includes a valuation guide for each note.
Published : Stanley Gibbons Publications Ltd, London 1975, First Edition
£10.00

Douglas Ronald MacDonald - The Scots Book

A very good copy in a good, complete, but rather torn dustwrapper. 367pp. Illus. Maps. All about Scotland- folklore, tales, poems, even some facts!
Published : W & R Chambers, London 1949, Reprint
£6.00

Douglas Sir George - The New Border Tales

Illustrated by James Torrance.
Nd.c.1900? Possibly first edition. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and uper board. Top edge gilt. 284 pages + adverts. Frontispiece. 12 tales set in the Scottish Borders.
Published : Walter Scott Ltd., London,
£9.00

Douie Robert - Chronicles of the Maltmen Craft in Glasgow 1605-1879--- Revised and Brought Down to 1895 By Franc. Gibb Dougall Clerk to Incorporation of Maltmen

4to. A very good copy. Dark maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Ownership inscription. One library stamp. 214pp. 6 illustrations. Includes the names, enrolment numbers and dates of entry of all those who entered the craft from 1605 to 1895. Also gives names of all members at 1 August 1879 with a complete list from that date to 14 February 1895 in the order of their enrolment and with their craft genealogy.
Published : Robert Anderson, Glasgow 1895, First Edition
£55.00

Dow, Derek A. (Editor) - The Influence of Scottish Medicine: An Historical Assessment of Its International Impact

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,209. Illustrated. The book is based on papers presented at the 11th British Congress of the History of Medicine.
Published : The Parthenon Publishing Group 1988, First Edition
£12.00

Drinan Adam - The Men of the Rocks

Hardback. Nd. [1942]. A very good copy in orange cloth. Some fading to spine but gilt lettering remains readable. Bookplate of the author and poet, Maurice Lindsay on front fixed end-paper. Small gift inscription (possibly from Maurice Lindsay) on front free end-paper. 35 pages. Adam Drinan was the pseudonym of Joseph MacLeod. Loosely inserted is a postcard with MacLeod's name and address printed on it. An extract from "The Scotsman" of 14 May 1953 is pasted on it explaining that "Adam Drinan" was Joseph MacLeod. There is also a hand-written ink note on the card from MacLeod (signed "Joseph") and presumably intended for Lindsay.
Published : The Fortune Press, London, First Edition
£45.00

Drummond Andrew L. And Bulloch James - The Church in Victorian Scotland 1843-1874

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 367pp. The Scottish church in mid-Victorian history after the Disruption.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1975, First Edition
£18.00

Drummond Andrew L. And Bulloch James - The Church in Victorian Scotland 1843-1874; and The Church in Late Victorian Scotland 1874-1900

Hardbacks. Published in 1975 and 1978 respectively. A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers which show some fading to the spine (but with the lettering very clear). Neat ownership inscription in each volume is largely hidden by the front inner flap of the dustwrapper. 367 and 342 pages respectively. A well-regarded history of the Scottish church in Victorian times.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh, First Edition
£30.00

Drummond Maldwin (Editor) - John Bute : An Informal Portrait

Hardback. A near fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dustwrapper. The half-title has a gift inscription from "Jamie" who is likely to be Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling. There is also the small ownership label of the recipient of the gift. 136 pages. Numerous illustrations. Reminiscences of John, 6th Marquess of Bute, by a substantial number of contributors.
Published : Michael Russell, Norwich 1996, First Edition
£14.00

du Feu, Leo - Landscapes and Birds of Scotland - an Artist's View

Softback. Large 4to. A fine copy. Pictorial front cover. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to John Lloyd (perhaps the writer and television producer). The author's busines card loosely inserted. Pp.ix,113. Numerous coolour paintings and black and white sketches of Scottish scenery and birds with some accompanying text.
Published : Northern Arts Publications, Huddersfield 2013, First Edition
£18.00

Duff David - Victoria in the Highlands the Personal Journal of Her Majesty Queen Victoria with Notes and Introductions and a Description of the Acquisition and Rebuilding of Balmoral Castle

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 398 pages. Many illustrations, including a folding genealogical table of Queen Victoria. 4 maps.
Published : Frederick Muller, London 1968, Second Impression
£6.00

Duffin Andrea - Jardine History

Hardback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xiv,194. Illustrations. Maps. Folding family tree of the Jardines of Applegirth. A history of the Scottish border family of Jardine and where they fit in to Border and Scottish history.
Published : Privately Published 2017, First Edition
£30.00

Duke, John A. - The Columban Church

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Small neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xii,200. The first critical work on the church of St. Columba rather than on the saint himself.
Published : Oxford University Press 1932, First Edition
£20.00

Dumont-Wilden L. - The Wandering Prince Charles Edward Last of the Stuarts

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little torn and chipped at the top of the spine. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. Ink side-lining on one page only. Pp.viii,286. Four illustrations. A biography of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Published : G. Bell & Sons, London 1934, First Edition
£20.00

Dunbar E. Dunbar (Editor) - Documents Relating to the Province of Moray

A very good copy. Part of lower board a little faded. Bevelled edges. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,179.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1895, First Edition
£20.00

Dunbar John Telfer - History of Highland Dress

Hardback. A good copy overall. The boards are only fair as there is spotting to upper and lower boards (although not the spine) and there is some wear to the board tips. Internally very good. Bookplate. Pp.xii,248. Frontispiece and 58 plates (some in colour). Sub-titled: "A definitive study of the history of Scottish costume and tartan, both civil and military, including weapons: With an Appendix on Scottish Dyes by Annette Kok."
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh and London 1962, First Edition
£18.00

Dunbar, John Telfer - The History of Highland Dress: A definitive study of the history of Scottish costume and tartan,both civil and military,including weapons

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xii,248. Frontispiece and 58 plates including colour. Includes an Appendix on Early Scottish Dyes by Annette Kok.
Published : B.T. Batsford, London 1979, Second Edition
£28.00

Duncan D.L. - Hamespuns Poems and Songs (Mostly Scots)

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 96 pages. Poems and songs in Scots and English by an exiled Scot.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Duncan John M. - Treatise on the Parochial Ecclesiastical Law of Scotland

A good copy which has been rebound with marbled boards and endpapers. Small ownership inscription. Pp.viii,864. A comprehensive work on Scottish church law.
Published : Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh 1864, First Edition
£35.00

Duncan Thomas O. - Athelstaneford A Poet-haunted Parish in East Lothian

A very good copy in a quite badly chipped dustwrapper. 168pp. 4 plates.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£9.00

Dunlop Eileen and Kamm Antony - A Book of Old Edinburgh

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded at the edges. 128pp. Profusely illustrated. A portrait of 18th and 19th century Edinburgh by writers of the time matched with contemporary engravings.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£12.00

Dunlop John Charles and Dunlop Alison Hay - The Book of Old Edinburgh with Historical Accounts of the Buildings Therein Reproduced and Anecdotes of Edinburgh Life in the Olden Time

Illustrated by William Hole.
Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in red cloth with logo of Edinburgh in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. Pp.xii,160. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1893, New Edition
£15.00

Dunlop, A. Ian - The kirks of Edinburgh: the congregations, churches and ministersof the Presbytery of Edinburgh, Church of Scotland 1560-1984

Softback. A fine copy. 517 pages. Illustrated. "This book attempts to record something of the history of the congregations of the Presbytery of Edinburgh of the Church of Scotland as they are in 1984, four hundred years after the Church began to be organised into Presbyteries."
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£20.00

Dunn J. A. - History of Renfrew

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has one small closed edge tear. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 219 pages. 30 illustrations. The history of one of the oldest Royal Burghs in Scotland.
Published : Town Council of Renfrew 1971, First Edition
£20.00

Durkan John and Ross Anthony - Early Scottish Libraries

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. In a fair to good dustwrapper which has a chip at the foot of the front panel and other minor chipping and edge tears. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Sellotape marks to rear end-papers. 196 pages. Frontispiece and 48 plates. The book brings "together information about fifteenth and sixteenth-century printed books , existing in the libraries of Great Britain, which can be proved to have been in Scottish libraries in late medieval times."
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1961, First Edition
£34.00

Duval K. D. and Smith Sydney Goodsir (Editors) - Hugh MacDiarmid a Festschrift

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of Sir Compton MacKenzie. Loosely enclosed is a typed letter from the publisher to MacKenzie sending him this copy of the book and thanking him for the use of a photograph reproduced in the book. 221 pages. 30 illustrations. This is a book of critical essays, tributes and personal reminiscences produced to celebrate MacDiarmid's 70th birthday. The contibutors include Norman MacCaig, Edwin Morgan, Sydney Goodsir Smith etc.
Published : K. D. Duval, Edinburgh 1962, First Edition
£40.00

Easson Ian - The Scottish Gliding Union A History 1934-2008

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.[xii],iv,435. Illustrated.
Published : IKE Publishing 2008, First Edition
£9.00

Edgar Andrew and Rogers Charles (Editors) - Genealogical Collections Concerning the Scottish House of Edgar. With a Memoir of James Edgar Private Secretary to the Chevalier St. George

Hardback. A poor copy externally the front board in particular being badly marked. A good copy internally. Pp.iv,103. Frontispiece.
Published : Grampian Club, London 1873, First Edition
£20.00

Edmondston Arthur - A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands; Including Their Civil, Political and Natural History; Antiquities; and an Account of Their Agriculture, Fisheries, Commerce, and the State of Society and Manners - Two Volumes

Hardback. A very good, two volume set in half leather bindings with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on red title-pieces. No ownership inscription. Some foxing, mainly to early and late pages. Pp.xiv,364;vii,345. Frontispiece map to vol.I. Half-title present in both volumes. A pencilled note in vol.I indicates that a previous owner has collated this copy with the copy in the National Library of Scotland. Photographs available on request.
Published : Longman, Hurst, Reesand Orme/ John Ballantyne & Co , London/Edinburgh 1809, First Edition
£680.00

Edwards Lionel - My Scottish Sketch Book

Hardback. Folio. Original boards with title label on upper board. Front hinges cracked. Childish pencil drawings on four blank pages. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,32. 16 colour plates which are clean and attractive.
Published : Country Life, London 1929, First Edition
£55.00

Edwards Lionel - My Scottish Sketch Book

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. Clean externally and internally with no ownership inscription, foxing etc. Title piece on upper board. Pp.vii,32. Colour frontispiece and 15 attractive colour illustrations on each right-hand page with text on left-hand pages. Also smaller black and white illustrations.
Published : Country Life, London 1929, First Edition
£58.00

Edwards, Owen Dudley; Shepperson, George (Editors) - Scotland, Europe and the American Revolution

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Some browning to pages as usual. 138 pages. A study of the European, and particularly Scottish, connections to the American Revolution.
Published : EUSPB, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£18.00

Edwards-Moss John E. - A Season in Sutherland

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 1.5 inch closed tear at join of spine and back board. Some spine lean. Bookplate. Pp.7,170 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Angling, grouse-shooting etc but also something on the inhabitants, superstitions, death warnings etc.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1888, First Edition
£28.00

Elder John R. - The Highland Host of 1678

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. The spine is a little worn and has ink marks towards the foot. A better copy internally with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.vi,[i],156. This is the story of the billeting of Highland soldiers in the Covenanting areas of the west of Scotland in support of King Charles II's preference for episcopacy over presbyterianism.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1914, First Edition
£15.00

Elgood L.A. - Natural Resources in Scotland Symposium at the Royal Society of Edinburgh ,24 George Street Edinburgh 31st October to 2nd November 1960

A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 796pp. Signed by L.A. Elgood who was Chairman of the Symposium. A substantial and detailed work on Scotland's natural resources.
Published : Scottish Council (Development and Industry) 1961, First Edition
£12.00

Ermisch John F. And Wright Robert E. (Editors) - Changing Scotland Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey

A fine copy. Hardback. Pp.xv,310. Numerous tables and figures. This book provides data to a devolved Scotland to inform policy formulation and evaluation. Published at �65 this is a review copy.
Published : The Policy Press, Bristol 2005, First Edition
£40.00

Erskine John - The Principles of the Law of Scotland: In the Order of Sir George Mackenzie's Institutions of That Law

Hardback. A fair copy in a worn leather binding. Two volumes in one. Lacks front and rear end-papers. Some wear/fraying to edges of first and last few pages. Pp.viii,509 + index (which is unpaginated). Some worming to the edges of pages 169-186. Text generally quite clean. The first edition of a classic work by one of the Institutional writers of Scots Law.
Published : Hamilton, Balfour and Neill, Edinburgh 1754, First Edition
£350.00

Erskine of Marr the Hon Ruaraidh - Mac Beth Being a Sketch of the Historical Figure as Opposed to That of Some Tradition and the Drama

A good copy in light green paper wraps lettered and decorated in silver. Small ownership inscription. Some foxing mainly to endpapers. Rear cover a bit marked. 90pp. Frontispiece. Some pencilled annotations. This is a short history of the real Macbeth and his times. Uncommon.
Published : Robert Carruthers and Sons, Inverness 1930, First Edition
£12.00

Erskine of Marr, the Hon. Ruaraidh - The Stout Adventure of Mary Stewart

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black and green boards. No inscriptions. 191 pages. Described as "an attempt to explain [Mary Queen of Scots] by means of the ideas by which I believe she was influenced during the whole time of her brief tenure of the capital power in Scotland."
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1937, First Edition
£10.00

Eunson, Jerry - Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle

Softback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.x,57. Illustrated. Described in the Foreword as "a most worthy contribution to folk history providing in a very real sense the roots of contemporary being."
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 1976, First Edition
£15.00