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Fenton Alexander - The Shape of the Past 1 Essays in Scottish Ethnology

A very good copy. Paperback. Pp.viii,191. Illustrated. Chapters on "North-East Personality", "The Longhouse in Northern Scotland", "Hand Threshing" etc.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£10.00

Fenton, Alexander - Scottish Country Life

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped but otherwise untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine and lower board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,255. Numerous illustrations. The definitive work on Scottish rural life.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1977, Reprint
£8.00

Fenton, Alexander; Walker, Bruce - The Rural Architecture of Scotland

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,242. 195 figures. "The authors use survey drawings, photographs and a closely documented text to show the splendid variety of Scottish rural architecture and to explore a new approach to the history of the country."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£40.00

Fergus T. David (Editor) - Quoniam Attachiamenta

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lower board tips slightly bumped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,403. A new translation of a Scottish medieval legal treatise with an Introduction by the editor and translator.
Published : The Stair Society, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition Thus
£20.00

Ferguson David M. - Shipwrecks of Orkney, Shetland and the Pentland Firth

A very good copy in glazed boards. 160pp. Illustrations and charts. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1988, First Edition
£14.00

Ferguson J.A. - The King of Morven a Play in One Act

12mo. A very good copy in tissue covered paper covers. Front cover illustrated by Stewart Orr. Signed by the author on title page. 39pp. A play about the Highland Clearances.
Published : Gowans & Gray, London and Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£12.00

Ferguson James - Two Scottish Soldiers : A Soldier of 1688 and Blenheim a Soldier of the American Revolution and a Jacobite Laird and His Forbears

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.ix[iii],176. 8 illustrations including frontispiece and illustrations on front and rear board. Three essays on (1) Brigadier Ferguson who was in the Scots brigade, became a Colonel in the Cameronians and was a Brigadier at Blenheim; (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Ferguson who invented the breechloading rifle and fought in the American War of Independence; and (3) the Forbeses of Blackton, a Jacobite branch of the Forbes family.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1888, First Edition
£80.00

Ferguson James - Two Scottish Soldiers and a Jacobite Laird and His Forbears

A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A loose gathering has been secured with sellotape at some point but it has been done fairly neatly. 162pp. 6 illustrations + cover illustrations. The first of these three sketches is of Brigadier Ferguson, a soldier of 1688 and Blenheim. The second sketch is of Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Ferguson, a soldier of the American Revolution. The third sketch (A Jacobite Laird and his Forbears) concerns the Forbeses of Blackton.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1888, First Edition
£65.00

Ferguson Joan P.S. - Scottish Family Histories

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Pp.xii 254 SIGNED "Best Wishes Joan P.S. Feguson" on front end-paper. Very good price-clipped dustwrapper. This revised edition extends the scope and content of the earlier edition of 1960 and includes for the first time the extensive holdings of the National Library of Scotland.
Published : National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh 1986, Revised Edition
£20.00

Ferguson Joan S. - Scottish Family Histories

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,254. A standard reference for Scottish genealogists with 3,200 entries. Substantially extends the scope and content of the earlier edition of 1960.
Published : National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh 1986,
£10.00

Ferguson John - Dalgarney Goes North

Hardback. A good plus copy in yellow cloth. First word of title lettering on spine a bit faded but clearly readable. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 384 pages. This is a tale set in Scotland in the aftermath of the 1745 Rising. According to the author "except for one or two changes in time and place, this tale adheres to established fact."
Published : Collins, London 1938, First Edition
£45.00

Ferguson Malcolm - A Trip from callander to Staffa and Iona, with Brief descriptive Sketches of the Route By Sea and Land, and the Sacred Rock-Bound Isle of I-Colm-Kill

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Clearly lettered in gilt on the rather faded spine. Boards a little marked. Bevelled edges. Bookplate. Dated presentation inscription from the author. 164 pages. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1894, First Edition
£98.00

Ferguson Malcolm - Rambles in Breadalbane

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Bevelled edges. Patterned end-papers. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. 164 pages + 4pp reviews of the first edition. Frontispiece portrait of the author and six other full-page illustrations including one folding. Sketches and reminiscences of Breadalbane in the latter half of he 19th century.
Published : Thomas Murray & Son, Glasgow 1891, Second Edition
£55.00

Ferguson Thomas - Scottish Social Welfare 1864-1914

A very good copy in dustwrapper but ex-library with the usual markings. Pp.xi,610. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. A good reading/reference copy of a well-regarded work.
Published : E&S Livingstone, Edinburgh 1958, First Edition
£8.00

Ferguson Thomas - The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare a Survey from Medieval Times to 1863

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is chipped at top of spine and with some edge wear and tear. Ownership inscription and school logo on front pastedown. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xi,321. 16 illustrations. A highly regarded and authoritative work on all aspects of Scottish social welfare.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1948, First Edition
£10.00

Ferguson Thomas - The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare a Survey from Medieval Times to 1863

A good copy in original red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Would be very good but for some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xi,321. 16 illustrations. A highly regarded study.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1948, First Edition
£9.00

Ferguson Thomas - The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare; a Survey from Medieval Times to 1863

Generally a very good copy but ex-library with the usual markings. Pp.xi,321. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1948, First Edition
£6.00

Ferguson, Joan P. S. - Directory of Scottish Newspapers

4to. A very good copy in a softback ring-bind format with photocopied pages. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,155. One illustration. This is a revised and much enlarged edition of "Scottish Newspapers Held in Scottish Libraries" published in 1956. "It contains, as at December 1979, the newspaper holdings of 57 Scottish libraries and of many Scottish newspaper publishers, as well as approximately 80% of the Scottish newspaper holdings of the British Library Newspaper Library, Colindale." The list is more than three times the size of the original edition and comprises the varied holdings of some 1,178 individual newspapers. A valuable research tool.
Published : National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh 1984,
£25.00

Fergusson James - Alexander the Third King of Scotland

Hardback. A good plus copy in a fair to good dustwrapper which has smallish edge chips and tears. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,200. Frontispiece. This is the first full-length account of the reign of King Alexander the Third of Scotland who reigned from 1249 to 1286.
Published : Alexander Maclehose, London 1937, First Edition
£15.00

Fergusson R. Menzies - Scottish Social Sketches of tthe 17th Century

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Inscribed in pencil "From the Author" on half-title. Pp.vi,132. Frontispiece (loose). A variety of sketches but including three on witchcraft: ""Witchcraft in Menteith", "The Witch Doctor of Leckie" and "The Witches of Alloa". Uncommon.
Published : R.S. Shearer & Son, Stirling 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Fergusson Robert - The Works of Robert Fergusson

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. No 392 of 750 copies, being a facsimile of the 1807 edition. 364 pages. Includes a sketch of the life of Fergusson, an 18th century Scottish poet who wrote in both Scots and English and who was much admired by Robert Burns.
Published : James Thin - the Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1970,
£15.00

Fergusson Robert - The Works of Robert Fergusson

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver. This is no. 127 of 750 copies of this facsimile of the 1807 edition of Fergusson's works. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership markings. 364 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1970,
£15.00

Fergusson Robert (Edited By William E. Gillis) - The Unpublished Poems of Robert Fergusson

A very good copy in limp card wraps. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 30 pages.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1955, First Edition
£10.00

Fergusson, Sir James - The Declaration of Arbroath

Hardback. A fine copy. Pp.vii,54. 3 illustrations including facsimile of the Declaration in pocket at end. Gives Latin text and English translation of Scotland's famous declaration of independence which is said to have influenced the American Declaration centuries later.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1970,
£18.00

Findlay Alan - Football Boots for Christmas

Softback. Nd. c.2000? A very good copy. 230 pages. Title page vignette. A look at life in Winchburgh, West Lothian, in the late 1940s through the eyes of a ten year old boy.
Published : The Greenshale Publishing Corporation, Winchburgh, First Edition
£8.00

Findlay Ian R. - Education in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 143pp. Covers the historical development of Scottish education but is mainly concerned to describe the system existing at the date of the book.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1973, First Edition
£8.00

Findlay W.H. - Heritage of Perth

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 256pp. A book of photographs, including colour and with accompanying text, celebrating the heritage of Perth. Signed by the author and with a gift inscription which may or may not be from him.
Published : Perth and Kinross Libraries 1996, Second Edition
£23.00

Findlay William - Robert Burns and the Medical Profession

A very good copy in red cloth which is dulled on spine. 162pp (including list of subscribers). Frontispiece and 12 illustrations.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1898, First Edition
£23.00

Finlay Ian - Columba

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 254pp. Illus. An interesting biography of the famous saint.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1979, First Edition
£6.00

Finlay, Ian Hamilton (Edited By Ken Cockburn) - The Dancers Inherit the Party; Early Stories, Plays and Poems

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.xxvi,245. Includes short stories written by Finlay from the late 1940s to the mid-1950s, plays written in the late 1950s, and two poem sequences and several uncollected poems from the early 1960s.
Published : Polygon, Edinburgh 2004, First Edition
£7.00

Finlayson Clarence - The Strath the Biography of Strathpeffer Scotland's Famous Spa and District

A very good copy. Card covers. 96pp. Illustrated.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£6.00

Finlayson Malcolm J. - An Anthology of Carrick

Hardback. A very good copy. A little wear at spine ends. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. 416 pages. An anthology of poems by natives of Carrick and about Carrick.
Published : The Standard Press, Kilmarnock 1925, First Edition
£8.00

Firth C. H. (Editor) - Scotland and the Commonwealth: Letters and Papers Relating to the Military Government of Scotland, from August 1651 to December 1658

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing. Unopened. Pp.lv,383.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1895, First Edition
£50.00

Firth Howie (Editor) - In from the Cuithes; An Orkney Anthology

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 240 pages. One full-page illustration. Tail-pieces.
Published : The Orkney Press, Kirkwall 1995, First Edition
£12.00

Firth, Jack - Scottish Watercolour Painting

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 96 pages. 15 colour illustrations. 45 black and white illustrations.
Published : The Ramsay Head Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£19.00

Fischer Th. A. - The Scots in Germany : Being a Contribution Towards the History of the Scot Abroad

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. Pp.vii,324. Three plates. Chapters on "Commerce and Trade", The Army", "The Church" and ""Statesman and Scholar."
Published : Otto Schulze & Co, Edinburgh 1902, First Edition
£25.00

Fittis Robert Scott - The Mosstrooper. a Legend of the Scottish Border

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Some fading to spine. Ownership inscription. Some foxing to end-papers and early pages. Pp.xv,156. Frontispiece and one other illustration. This is described as a memorial volume to the author and includes an introductory biographical sketch of him by A. H. Millar. A fictional tale of the Scottish border.
Published : Wood and Son, Perth 1906,
£18.00

Fleming David Hay (Editor) - Register of the Minister Elders and Deacons of the Christian Congregation of St. Andrews Comprising the Proceedings of the Kirk Session and of the Court of the Superintendent of Fife Fothrick and Strathearn 1559-1600 Part First and Part Second

Hardbacks. The two volume set, published in 1889 and 1890, in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some damp-spotting/fading to the boards of both volumes. Both volumes very good internally and unopened. Pp.cvi,1016 (continuous pagination). Illustrated. Preface and Notes by the editor.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh, First Edition
£95.00

Flinn Derek - Travellers in a Bygone Shetland: An Anthology

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one closed tear. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. 278pp. Frontispiece map. 22 plates. An anthology of extracts from the writings of visitors to Shetland between 1550 and 1850.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£17.00