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Graham E. Maxtone - The Maxtones of Cultoquhey

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. In a fair dustwrapper with some minor chips, tears and sellotape repairs. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Tipped-in is an advert. for the sale of the Cultoquhey Estates in 1955. 240 pages. 10 illustrations, most with tissue-guards. Two folding family trees at end (one with a tear but complete). The history of a notable Scottish family.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1935, First Edition
£45.00

Graham H.D. - Antiquities of Iona

Hardback. 4to. A good copy. Re-backed with new end-papers. Gift inscription dated 1851 from Rev. Donald MacVean of Iona. Two page list of subscribers headed by Prince Albert. Some foxing/ soiling although plates fairly clean. Some wear to board tips. 28 pages of text + 52 full-page plates of the abbey, carved stones etc. Map of Iona. Photographs available on request.
Published : Day & Son, London 1850, First Edition
£150.00

Graham William - Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach - A Scoto-Irish Romance of the First Century A. D.

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in white on upper board and lettered in white on spine. The spine lettering is faded but readable. Bookplate. Pages rather browned. Some ink writing on rear end-paper. 91 pages. Frontispiece. The story, told in prose, of Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach.
Published : J. Gardner Hitt, Edinburgh 1908, First Edition
£25.00

Graham, Angus - Skipness : Memories of a Highland Estate

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,141. Illustrations. Maps. "An affectionate and gently humerous account" of an estate in Kintyre from the Victorian period until well into the 20th century.
Published : Canongate Academic, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£7.00

Graham, R.B. Cunninghame - The District of Menteith

Illustrated by Sir D.Y. Cameron.
Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in cloth boards with leather spine. Lettered in gilt on the spine and on a leather title-piece on the upper board. This is number 199 of the 250 copies of the de luxe edition and is signed by author and artist. With an original etching by Sir D.Y. Cameron and ten reproductions of wash drawings, all tissue-guarded. 64 pages.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1930, Edition De Luxe
£250.00

Grant Francis J. (Editor) - The Commissariot Record of Dunblane. Register of Testaments 1539-1800 ; and the Commissariot Record of Dunkeld. Register of Testaments 1682-1800

Hardback. Two vols in one. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.v,181; iv,54.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
£35.00

Grant I.F. And Cheape Hugh - Periods in Highland History

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Small printed ownership label on front pastedown. Pp.xiii,306. 50 illustrations. 3 maps. A history of the Scottish Highlands and Islands from the beginning of written history to the present day.
Published : Shepheard-Walwyn, London 1987, First Edition
£12.00

Grant James - History of the Burgh and Parish Schools of Scotland Vol.1 Burgh Schools

Hardback. A good copy in the original brown cloth which is a little torn. Ownership inscriptions on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,571. It seems that the intended second volume on parish schools was never published.
Published : William Collins, Sons & Co, London and Glasgow 1876, First Edition
£25.00

Grant James - Memoirs and Adventures of Sir William Kirkaldy of Grange, Knight, Commander of French Horse, Lord of the Secret Council, and Governor of the Castle of Edinburgh for Mary Queen of Scots

Hardback. A fair copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. There is an extensive but superficial damp stain to the upper board and the boards have been covered in a clear, adhesive, material. The hinges have been sellotaped. Ownership stamp on title page and one other page and ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Some spine lean. Pp.x,383. A biography of a Scottish notable of the time of Mary Queen of Scots. A good reading copy.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1849, First Edition
£35.00

Grant James - Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh

Hardback. A near very good copy in red blind-stamped cloth with the castle in gilt on the upper board. Rebacked with the old spine laid down. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Smallish neat logo on title page with crown and motto "honi soit qui mal y pense". Pp.x,[vi],308 + 32pp publisher's catalogue. 12 illustrations. The history of Edinburgh Castle from earliest times to 1779.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1850, First Edition
£45.00

Grant James - Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh

Small 8vo. A very good copy in soft red leather lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate and ownership inscription. 198pp. Illustrated.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1862, Second Edition
£25.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Unopened. Light browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxvi,497. James Ogilvie, Earl of Seafield, held various high offices (Solicitor-General, Chancellor, Secretary of Stae for Scotland) throughout most of the period of these letters. They throw light on the various matters, such as the Darien expedition, which led up to the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Introduction and Annotations by the editor.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£20.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth which is faded on the spine and part of the upper board. Label on front fixed end-paper of a Coldingham library but no other library markings. Pp.xxvi,497. James Ogilvie, Earl of Seafield, was Solicitor-General from 1693 to 1696, then Secretary of State for Scotland and Lord High Chancellor. The correspondence covers the period up to and just after the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£15.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. A little superficial damp-staining to the lower board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Unopened. Pp.xxvi,497. Frontispiece. Seafield was variously Secretary of State for Scotland and Lord High Chancellor.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£15.00

Grant Jamie - Winter in Glen Lyon

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unpaginated. (Approx. 130 pages). A collection of black and white photographs of Glen Lyon in Winter. "Taken over ten long winters, this book is a unique celbration of the landscapes, people and spirit of Scotland's longest glen."
Published : Watermill Books, Aberfeldy 2013, First Edition
£18.00

Grant Margaret Wilson - The Parish of Golspie in the Shire of Sutherland 850 to 1850 A.D.

Softback. 4to. A good copy. Small ownership inscription. Pp.156,xx. Frontispiece. Map. The previous owner has added a short pencilled index on a blank page.
Published : Privately Published, Golspie 1977, First Edition
£18.00

Grant Roderick - Strathalder

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate. 151pp. This is a portrait of the Highland estate in the 1920's contrasted with how it is today.
Published : Gordon & Cremonesi, London 1978, First Edition
£7.00

Grant, Graham - Laggan Remembers : A Tribute to the Young Men Named on the Laggan War Memorial Who Gave Their Lives in Two World Wars 1914-1918 and 1939-1945

Softback. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,414. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. "The stories of the men from the Parish of Laggan who lost their lives in two World Wars. It also tells the stories of their families and of life in a Highland community in times of war and peace." Maps. Family trees.
Published : Published By the Author 2014, First Edition
£20.00

Grant, Roderick - Strathalder : A Highland Estate

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 151 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. Described as "a passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands."
Published : Gordon & Cremonesi, London 1978, First Edition
£9.00

Gray Alasdair - A Life in Pictures

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. In a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.[viii],304. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white. "This autopictography shows [Gray's] portrait, mural and graphic work and tells how these were made and how friends helped to make them."
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 2010, First Edition
£50.00

Gray Alexander - Gossip a Book of New Poems

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper a little worn at the edges. 48pp. Includes the well-known: "To A Cat, Ageing".
Published : Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1928, First Edition
£14.00

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, Second Edition
£30.00

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. Softcover. 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
£25.00

Gray W. Forbes - East Lothian Biographies

Softback. A very good copy in red covers lettered in black. Some foxing to page edges and first few pages. 136 pages. "More than 300 short biographies of eminent men and women from earliest times to the present day who were either natives of East Lothian, or, though born elsewhere, were prominently identified with its public work". Limited to 250 copies.
Published : Printed By D&J Croal for East Lothian Antiquarian and Field Naturalists' Society, Haddington 1941, First Edition
£20.00

Gray, Alasdair - Poor Things

Hardback. A fine copy of the first printing in a fine dustwrapper. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.xiv,317. Illustrated by the author. The erratum slip is loosely laid in.
Published : Bloomsbury Publishing, London 1992, First Edition
£40.00

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, First Edition Thus
£50.00

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

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

Grierson Flora - Haunting Edin Burgh

Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which is a little frayed at head of spine. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.x,178. 22 illustrations by Katharine Cameron of which 16 are in colour. 8 facsimiles of title pages of books. Chapters on "The Spirit of Edin burgh", "The Mediaeval Town", "Life in the Streets" etc.
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1929, First Edition
£45.00

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, New Edition
£320.00

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
£14.00

Groundwater William - Birds and Mammals of Orkney

Hardback. 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

Gruamach, Domhnull - The Foundations of Islay (To the End of the B.C. Era )

Softback. A very good copy. Author's inscribed presentation copy. 99 pages. Illustrated. States, in a flier for the book which has been tipped-in: "Of interest to all people of Celtic origin - with notes upon the ancient history of the Celtic race and of the Gaelic tongue.".
Published : Published by the Author, Isle of Islay 1964, First (Limited) Edition
£30.00