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Gray John G. - Highway Planning Edinburgh 1947-1997

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 88pp. This is an examination of traffic management and highway engineering in Edinburgh.
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
£8.00

Gray Joseph - Lowrie Being a Humorous Account in the Dialect of Incidents in the Life of a Shetland Crofter

Hardback. A very good copy in a slightly soiled but good dustwrapper with very minor chips and tears. A little edge foxing. 160 pages. Frontispiece portrait of author and two other illustrations. Humorous tales in the Shetland dialect first published in book form in 1933.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 1949,
£20.00

Gray Robert Q. - The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Ownership inscription hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.ix,220. Tables, figures and maps. This is an analysis of the social position, behaviour and ideology of artisans in nineteenth century Edinburgh.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1976, First Edition
£14.00

Gray Robert Q. - The Labour Aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh

A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is very good but for fading to spine. Ppix,220. Tables. Figures. Maps. This is an analysis of the social position, behaviour and ideology of artisans in 19th century Edinburgh.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1976, First Edition
£8.00

Gray Sir Alexander - Sir Halewyn Examples in European Balladry and Folk Song

A good copy. Some foxing to end-papers. 87pp. Author's signed presentation copy. European ballads translated into Scots.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1949, First Edition
£6.00

Gray W. Forbes - East Lothian Biographies

4to. A very good copy in red card covers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 136 pages. Limited to 250 copies.
Published : East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists' society, Haddington 1941, First Edition
£17.00

Gray, John M.(Editor) - Memoirs of the Life of Sir John Clerk of Penicuik, Baronet Baron of the Exchequer Extracted By Himself from His Own Journals 1676-1755

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription or other inernal marking. Pp.xxxi,278 + Scottish History Society List of Members etc. 10 illustrations. Sir John Clerk was one of the Scottish negotiators of the Treaty of Union with England of 1707 and gives "a full and well-considered account" of these negotiations. His Memoirs also "contain a detailed record of the Rebellion of 1715, and an estimate of the causes out of which it arose." There are also "some twenty very readable pages on the 1745 Jacobite Rising. Not common in first edition.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1892,
£50.00

Greenwood Cedric - Glasgowtrammerung the Twilight of the Glasgow Tram

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in boards with leatherette spine. Gilt decoration on upper board. Tram ticket bookmark. 71 pages. A photographic celebration of the last days of the Glasgow trams.
Published : Heritage Press (Scotland), Turriff 1986, First Edition
£19.00

Greenwood Cedric - Glasgowtrammerung the Twilight of the Glasgow Tram

Oblong 4to. A very good copy. Leatherette spine. Gilt decoration on upper board. 72 pages. Many photographs.
Published : Heritage Press (Scotland), Turriff 1986, First Edition
£19.00

Grierson Rev. James - Delineations of St. Andrews; Being a Particular Account of Every Thing Remarkable in the History and Present State of the City and Ruins, the University, and Other Interesting Objects --

Hardback. 12mo. A fair copy in brown cloth boards. The paper title label on the spine is badly rubbed and there is some wear to the spine ends and edges. Ownership inscriptions (one scored out) on front end-papers. Pp.xii,224 + 4pp index. Plan of St. Andrews and three illustrations (two of which have come loose at some point and been re-attached with sellotape). An interesting early work on the history of St. Andrews with much on the University and ecclesiastical ruins. The final chapter title is "Company of Golfers"and is eleven pages long. An uncommon title. This copy would benefit from rebinding.
Published : G. S. Tullis, Cupar 1833,
£240.00

Grieve Professor Sir Robert - Grieve on Geddes

Softback. Nd. c.1990? A fine copy. Pp.iv,53. Frontispiece. Diagram. This is an Appreciation by the author of the effect of Sir Patrick Geddes's thinking on his planning work in Scotland.
Published : The Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial Trust, Edinburgh, First Edition
£10.00

Groundwater William - Birds and Mammals of Orkney

A very good copy. Good dustwrapper which is marked with cup circles on the front panel. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 299 pages. Illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : The Kirkwall Press, Kirkwall 1974, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn Dairmid and Murray Isobel (editors) - Neil Gunn's Country

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected. 176pp. Illustrated. Essays in celebration of one of Scotland's most distinguished 20th century novelists.
Published : Chambers, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£7.00

Gunn Neil - Highland Pack

Illustrated by Keith Henderson.
Hardback.A very good copy in publisher's bright red cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. Black and white illustrations. 274 pages. The good dustwrapper which is illustrated on the front panel, has some edge chips and tears. The wrapper is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Notes on country life in the Highlands of Scotland
Published : Faber & Faber Ltd., London 1949, First Edition
£9.00

Gunn Neil M. - Blood Hunt

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which has a little wear and tear to spine ends. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 250 pages.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Atom of Delight

A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removabnle sleeve. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 304 pages. A volume of autobiography by one of the finest Scottish writers of fiction of the 20th century.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1956, First Edition
£25.00

Gunn Neil M. - Highland River

Hardback. A good copy in the original blue cloth which shows some wear to the edges. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 348 pages. One of Gunn's best-loved novels.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1937, First Edition
£12.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Green Isle of the Great Deep

A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 256pp. A striking and very readable novel about authoritarianism.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1944, First Edition
£5.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Key of the Chest

A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at the spine ends and board tips and with internal sellotape repairs. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and almost no foxing. 262pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1945, First Edition
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Serpent

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 256pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1945,
£5.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Shadow

A good copy in a poor dustwrapper which lacks a substantial piece of the back cover. A very good, clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 240pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1948,
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The White Hour and Other Stories

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a small chip and small tears to spine ends. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 285 pages. This is a selection of the author's best short stories.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1950, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn, Neil M. - The Lost Glen

Hardback. A good copy. Some fading to spine and boards but spine lettering clear. Rear upper board tip slightly bumped. No ownership inscription. 351 pages. "The defeatism of the contemporary Highlander is the agony which inspires this strange and moving story--." An early title by one of the finest Highland novelists of the 20th century.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
£15.00

Guthrie James Cargill - The Vale of Strathmore: Its Scenes and Legends

A fair copy missing a small piece along the top of the spine and with a little tearing at the foot of the spine. Front hinges loose. Pp.xv, 524. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1875, First Edition
£28.00

Guthrie Lord - Robert Louis Stevenson: Some Personal Recollections

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's cream cloth with title in gilt on spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. Small signature of previous owner dated 1920 on front free endpaper. 17 black and white illustrations. This is number 207 of an Edition limited to 500 copies which is signed by the Chairwoman of the Publishers. 72 pages. Protected in a removable cover. Lord Guthrie was a judge of the Court of Session and High Court of Justiciary in Edinburgh.
Published : W. Green & Son Ltd., Edinburgh 1920, First Edition
£14.00

Guthrie Thomas - "Out of Harness" Sketches Narrative and Descriptive

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Some fading to spine but lettering clear. Stamp of a church on front free end-paper but no other markings. Not foxed. 388 pages + 3pp publisher's adverts. Sketches include "The Edinburgh Original Ragged School" and six "Sketches of the Cowgate" (Dr. Chalmers and the Cowgate;Old Houses and Old Inscriptions;The Blind Organist; The Orphan; The Convict; and Evangelistic Efforts). The author was a Minister and philanthropist whose most enduring legacy was as a founder of "Ragged Schools" for poor children.
Published : Alexander Strahan, London 1867, First Edition
£30.00

Guthrie Thomas - Out of Harness

Nd. c.1890's. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription. 388pp. Includes a chapter on"The Edinburgh Original Ragged School" and several chapters headed "Sketches of the Cowgate". Essentially about the Christian mission to the poor in Victorian times mainly in Scotland.
Published : E.B.Treat, New York,
£12.00

Haig Lady (Editor) - A Scottish Tour: An Account of the Freedoms of Cities and Burghs in Scotland and University Honours Conferred on Sir Douglas Haig After the Great War

Hardback. A good copy in blue and silver cloth with photograph of Sir Douglas Haig laid on to upper board. Water stain at top of spine does not affect the book internally. No ownership inscription. 108 pages. An account of the speeches given at the various ceremonies.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1935, First Edition
£10.00

Hall Duncan W. - A History of the Whitecraigs Golf Club 1905-2005

4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which has a little minor edge wear and tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,148. Numerous illustrations with some in colour. The history of a Giffnock golf club.
Published : Whitecraigs Golf Club 2004, First Edition
£15.00

Halliday Robert S - The Disappearing Scottish Colliery a Personal View of Some Aspects of Scotland's Coal Industry Since Nationalisation

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. Pp.viii,199. 6 tables. 7 diagrams.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£10.00

Halsby Julian and Harris Paul (Editors) - The Dictionary of Scottish Painters, 1600 to the Present

Softback. 4to. A fine copy. 242 pages. Many colour and black and white illustrations. An alphabetically arranged reference work outlinig the careers of Scottish painters.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1998,
£10.00

Halsby, Julian and Harris, Paul - The Dictionary of Scottish Painters, 1600 to the Present

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 242 pages. Numerous illustrations mostly in colour. Contains entries on 2000 painters who have worked in Scotland.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1998,
£12.00

Hamilton Henry - The Industrial Revolution in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one closed edge tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 300pp. 10 illustrations. Folding map at end. A valuable work on the economic changes in Scotland in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Published : Frank Cass & Co, London 1966,
£15.00

Hamilton Henry (Editor) - The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: The Counties of Moray and Nairn

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has one smallish chip at the foot of the spine and a few spots of foxing. 462pp. 18 plates. 10 text figures.
Published : Collins, Glasgow 1965, First Edition
£20.00

Hamilton Henry (Transcribed and Edited by) - Life and Labour on an Aberdeenshire Estate 1735-1750 (Being Selections from the Monymusk Papers}.

Hardback. A very good copy in green boards with dark green cloth spine lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xl,184. Frontispiece + 8 folding plates. Includes sections on expenses, labour, farming and linen manufacture.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1946, First Edition
£25.00

Hancock P.D. - A Bibliography of Works Relating to Scotland 1916-1950

A very good two volume set. A little wear to spines. Bookplates. Vol.1,pp.x,244. Vol.11,pp.viii,370.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1959, First Edition
£30.00

Handley James E. - The Navvy in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a closed edge tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some browning to end-papers otherwise a nice, clean copy internally. 378 pages. Described as "the first detailed account of the work of the navvies in nineteenth century Scotland--."
Published : Cork University Press 1970, First Edition
£12.00

Hanley Clifford - A Skinful Of Scotch

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small chip. Gift inscription on fep.174pp. Many pen & ink drawings. A book about the Scots.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1965, First Edition
£5.00

Hannah Ian C. - The Berwick and Lothian Coasts

Illustrated by Edith Brand Hannah.
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth. Spine faded. Bookplate and ownership inscription. 368 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Many illustrations. End-paper maps. Two plans. An account of the archaeological, historical and literary associations of the coast and coastal communities of Berwick and East Lothian.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1913, First Edition
£7.00