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Gardyne Lt.-Colonel C. Greenhill - The Life of a Regiment : The History of the Gordon Highlanders from Its Formation in 1794 to 1816

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the slightly faded spine. A little wear to the spine ends. Bookplate states "From the Mollo Collection." Pp.xx,438. Numerous illustrations including maps and plans. This is the first volume of the history of the Gordon Highlanders.
Published : The Medici Society, London 1929, Reprint
£20.00

Garioch Robert - Chuckies on the Cairn

A very good copy of this pamphlet in yellow paper covers lettered in black. A couple of very small tears in the covers. Pp.[3],16. Printed by hand-press. Garioch's second publication and the first to be solely by him. Garioch was a major figure in the Scottish 20th century literary renaissance and was the supreme poet of the Edinburgh scene in the second half of the 20th century. Scarce.
Published : Chalmers Press 1949, First Edition
£80.00

Garioch Robert - The Masque of Edinburgh

Softback. A very good copy. Signed by author on title page; "To Kentra Robert Garioch (Grommet)." 37 pages. A play in Scots.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1954, First Edition
£12.00

Gaskell Philip - Morvern Transformed: a Highland Parish in the Nineteenth Century

Hardback. A very good copy in a fair to good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Sellotape marks on end-papers. Ownership inscription. Pp.xix,273. 16 plates. 10 maps. A book about the evictions in one Highland parish, the coming of sheep farming and its eventual replacement by deer forests.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1968, First Edition
£18.00

Gaskell, Philip - A Bibliography of the Foulis Press

Hardback. A very good copy in a complete, untorn dustwrapper which has a couple of smallish marks on the front panel. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 420 pages. A detailed bibliography of this 18th century Scottish publisher.
Published : Rupert Hart-Davis, London 1964, First Edition
£8.00

Gaskin Maxwell - The Scottish Banks a Modern Survey

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 224pp. 25 tables. A full account of Scottish banking as it existed in 1965.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1965, First Edition
£10.00

Gauldie Enid - The Scottish Country Miller 1700-1900 a History of Water-Powered Meal Milling in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Pp.x,254.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£15.00

Gayre of Gayre and Nigg - Who is Who in Clan Gayre

A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in silver on spine. One of a limited edition of 250 copies. 75pp. Portrait frontispiece + 5 full-page plates of Arms. 41 figures in text. Sub-titled "an authoritative account of the Clan council, its members, the armigerous gentry of the Clan, their arms and biographies with a directory of names and addresses of others taking an active interest in the life of the clan".
Published : The Armorial, Edinburgh 1962, First Edition
£25.00

Geddes W.G.N. et al - Structural Engineering in Scotland : A Review of Developments 1931-1981

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Lettering on spine of wrapper a little faded. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 143 pages. Illustrated. Five chapters by different authors on dams, buildings, foundations, offshore structures and bridges. Prepared for the golden jubilee symposium of the Scottish branch of the Institution of Structural Engineers. Uncommon.
Published : Pentech Press, London 1981, First Edition
£25.00

Geddie John - The Home Country of R. L. Stevenson - Being the Valley of the Water of Leith from Source to Sea

Illustrated by Joseph Brown.
Hardback. Small folio. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Some light edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xv,220. Many illustrations including one in colour. This edition has a new title and a new chapter on The Home Country of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Published : W. H. White & Co, Edinburgh 1898, Second Edition
£30.00

Geddie John - The Shores of Fife

Illustrated by E.W. Haslehust, R.B.A..
Hardback. N.d. Late 1940's? A very good copy in publisher's light grey cloth with title in green on front board and on spine. Ownership inscription.12 full page coloured illustrations including frontispiece. 68 pages. Very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper showing minor edge wear. Price-clipped. This is a volume in the Beautiful Scotland Series.
Published : Blackie & Son, London, First Edition
£7.00

Geikie Sir Archibald - A Long Life's Work : An Autobiography

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper of David Landsborough Thomson. Pp.xii,426 + 4pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and one other illustration. The author was a leading geologist of his day and was the first Director of the Geological Survey of Scotland and later became Director-General of the Geological Survey.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1924, First Edition
£30.00

Geikie Sir Archibald - The Geology of Eastern Fife with an Appendix of Fossils By B. N. Peach

A very good copy in slate grey boards lettered in gilt on the spine. Ownership inscription. Pp.xv,421. 12 plates. Folding map at end. 71 figures. A volume in the "Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Scotland" series.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, Glasgow 1902, First Edition
£30.00

Geikie Walter - Etchings Illustrative of Scottish Character and Scenery

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in a quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Some rubbing to spine and board tips and edges. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Bookplate. Some end-paper foxing but generally a clean copy internally. Sir Thomas Dick Lauder's edition with additional plates and letterpress. No.268 of 366 copies with proof impressions of the plates. Frontispiece and 92 plates with accompanying text. Biographical Introduction by Sir Thomas Dick Lauder. Fine studies of Scottish characters from the early part of the 19th century.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1885,
£140.00

Gemmell Peter - A Short History of the Old Green Markets and of the Waverley Market

A very good copy. 64pp. Frontispiece. The story of Edinburgh's vegetable markets. Uncommon.
Published : Privately Published 1906, First Edition
£12.00

Gibbon Lewis Grassic - A Scots Hairst

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 261pp. Essays and short stories.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1969, Second Impression
£8.00

Gibbon Lewis Grassic - Clay

Illustrated by Ishbel Shand.
Softback. A very good copy in wraps. 15 pages. 5 illustrations. This is booklet No. 1 of The Grassic Gibbon Centre. "Clay" is one of Gibbon's best-known short stories.
Published : Arbuthnott Community Enterprises 1993,
£5.00

Gibson James - Inscriptions on the Tombstones and Monuments Erected in Memory of the Covenanters with Historical Introduction and Notes

Hardback. Nd. c.1881. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Gift inscriptions on front free end-paper and verso of frontispiece. 291 pages + 16pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and four illustrations.
Published : Dunn & Wright, Glasgow, First Edition
£30.00

Gibson Robert - An Old Berwickshire Town : History of the Town and Parish of Greenlaw from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Smallish marks to upper board and some indentations to the cloth (not breaking the surface). Internally very good with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xii,308. Frontispiece portrait of the author.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
£54.00

Gibson Tom - The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow: A Short History Based on the Portraits and Other Memorabilia

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 301 pages. Illustrated with many in colour.
Published : Macdonald Publishers 1983, First Edition
£9.00

Gibson, John S. - Deacon Brodie : Father to Jekyll and Hyde

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. 158 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "The High Court trial under Lord Braxfield, perhaps Scotland's most famous criminal judge, locked in conflict the political adversaries and legal lights of old Edinburgh. Appropriately, Lord Cameron, the distinguished judge of today , contributes a Foreword in which he brings out the high importance of the trial and his respect for the great Braxfield."
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£10.00

Gifford William - An Ancient Seaport on the Shores of the Forth

Hardback. A good copy in the original blind-stamped maroon boards which are lettered in gilt on the spine. Newspaper clippings attached to end-papers. Pp.viii,271 + 2pp adverts. Pages browned. A book about Limekilns, near Dunfermline in Fife. The book appears to have been poorly produced on cheap paper and is now scarce. Chapters on the port, social life, education, peculiar people, the Elgin family etc.
Published : The Journal Printing Works, Dunfermline 1914, First Edition
£85.00

Gilchrist George (Editor) - Annan Parish Censuses 1801-1821

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,139. "Contains the accounts of the population of the parish of Annan in Dumfriesshire taken for the censuses of 1801, 1811, and 1821 by Richard Forrest, schoolmaster." Includes indices of persons, places and trades.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1975, First Edition
£20.00

Gillespie Robert - Round About Falkirk: With an Account of the Historical and Antiquarian Landmarks of the Counties of Stirling and Linlithgow

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Boards a little dusty. A nice copy internally - hinges sound, no ownership inscription. 236 pages.
Published : James Maclehose, Glsgow 1868, First Edition
£40.00

Gillespie, James - Details of Scottish Domestic Architecture

Hardback. Folio. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1922 and is no. 140 of 1000 copies. A very good copy with brown leatherette spine and blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,34,xix,-xxi,+ 124 plates of measured drawings and six plates of collotype reproductions of photographs. Described as "a series of selected examples from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, of stonework, woodwork, furniture, plasterwork and metalwork" with introductory and descriptive text by James Gillespie.
Published : Heritage Press (Scotland), Aberdeenshire 1980,
£50.00

Gillies Patrick H. - Netherlorn Argyllshire and Its Neighbourhood

Illustrated by A. Scott Rankin.
Hardback. A fair to good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some fading to spine. Cloth creased at top corner of front board. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Top edge gilt (and with previous owner's name written on it). A fair amount of internal foxing although the plates are clean. Pp.xvi,154 + 6pp publisher's adverts. Numerous full-page illustrations including tissue-guarded frontispiece. Includes Easdale, Seil, Luing, the Garvellachs, Scarba, Craignish, Kilmartin etc.
Published : Virtue & Co, London 1909, First Edition
£45.00

Gillies W. and Harding D.W. (Editors) - Celtic Connections Volume Two - Archaeology, Numismatics and Historical Linguistics

Softback. A very good copy. Neat ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,202. Numerous illustrations. Contains papers from the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies held at Edinburgh in 1995.
Published : University of Edinburgh 2005, First Edition
£22.00

Gillies, H. Cameron - The Place-Names of Argyll

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth. Spine faded and a little marked but title lettering still legible. Bookplate. Pp.xxvi,273. Preface by the Duke of Argyll.
Published : David Nutt, London 1906, First Edition
£34.00

Gillies, William A. - In Famed Breadalbane: The Story of the Antiquities, Lands and People of a Highland District

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,439. Numerous illustrations. Folding coloured map at end. The text is unaltered from the first edition of 1938 but 10 illustrations have been replaced. A history of the area around Loch Tay in Perthshire.
Published : Clunie Press, Strathtay 1980, Second Edition
£18.00

Godfrey A.M. - Civil Justice in Renaissance Scotland : The Origins of a Central Court

Hardback. A fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to a former Keeper of the Records of Scotland. Pp.xiii,[iii],486. Described as providing "a fundamental reassessment of the origins of a central court in Scotland."
Published : Brill, Leiden, Netherlands 2009, First Edition
£150.00

Goldman Martin - Lister Ward

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 167pp. Illustrated. This is an account of what it was like to be a patient in a Victorian hospital - the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh - at the time when Lister was pioneering the use of antiseptics.
Published : Adam Hilger , Bristol 1987, First Edition
£5.00

Good James - A Directory and Concise History of Berwick- Upon-Tweed [James Good's Berwick Directory of 1806]

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No. 68 of 400 copies. 192 pages. Folding frontispiece map. Title page vignette. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. This is a facsimile reprint of the original edition of 1806 whose title continues: "whereby every tradesman, merchant, carrier, and the shipping, connected with the commerce of that ancient borough, will readily be found; likewise farm steads twelve miles round the country."
Published : The Berwick History Society, Berwick-upon-Tweed 1999,
£40.00

Goodchild Doris Ann - Pen Portraits of Edinburgh

A very good copy. Softcover. 68 pages with several drawings on each page. Subtitled "a closer look at some of the city's charms and features. 500 grouped drawings and concise comments".
Published : Privately Published 1981, First Edition
£7.00

Goodchild, Doris Ann - Hills of Edinburgh

Softback. A very good copy of this attractive small book. Signed by the author. One word ownership inscription. Unpaginated (16 pages). Drawings and text relating to the seven hills of Edinburgh.
Published : Tantallon Press, North Berwick 1979, First Edition
£8.00

Goodferllow, J. Cumming - Hawick's Annual Festival and Other Verses

Hardback. A good plus copy in yellow cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,118,[i]. Frontispiece. Some of the poems are prefaced by explanatory notes.
Published : J.C. Goodfdellow & Son, Hawick 1911, First Edition
£15.00

Goodlad James A - Scotland and the Antarctic

4to. Softback in ring-bind format. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 119 pages. Numerous illustrations and maps. Includes a bibliography and index. The book was produced "to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04."
Published : Royal Scottish Geographical Society, Edinburgh 2003, First Edition
£50.00

Gordon General Patrick - Passages from the Diary of General Patrick Gordon of Auchleuchries

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxxvi,244. Gordon was a Scottish soldier of fortune who achieved high office under Czar Peter the Great of Russia. This is a facsimile of the Spalding Club edition of 1859.
Published : Frank Cass & Co Ltd 1968, Reprint
£28.00

Gordon George and Dicks Brian (editors) - Scottish Urban History

A very good copy in a similar dustwrapper. Ownership inscription hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.x,281. Nine studies into various aspects of Scottish urban history.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1983, First Edition
£8.00