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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 Fringes of Fife

Illustrated by Louis Weierter.
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered and decorated in dark green. No ownership inscription. A little end-paper and edge foxing. Pp.xvi,184 + publisher's catalogue. 30 illustrations.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1894, First Edition
£10.00

Geddie John - The Fringes of Fife

Illustrated by Louis Weierter.
Hardback. A near very good copy in light green cloth lettered and decorated in black. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xvi,184 + 8pp publisher's adverts. 30 illustrations.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1894, First Edition
£9.00

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

Geddie John - The Water of Leith from Source to Sea

Illustrated by Joseph Brown.
Hardback. Small folio. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in red on upper board. Decorated upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Some end-paper foxing. Ownersip inscription. 220 pages. Numerous full-page illustrations including one in colour.
Published : W. H. White & Co, Edinburgh 1896, First Edition
£30.00

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. Uncommon.
Published : His Majesty's Stationery Office, Glasgow 1902, First Edition
£45.00

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

Gibb Andrew Dewar - Scottish Empire

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which shows some browning to the spine. No ownership inscription. Some light edge foxing. Pp.xi,330. 4 illustrations. 5 maps including end-paper maps. This is an attempt to set out the part played by Scots in the building and running of the British Empire. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Alexander Maclehose, London 1937, First Edition
£20.00

Gibb John Philip - An Edinburgh Man's Recollections

A good copy in card covers with portrait of author on front cover. 63 pages. Loosely enclosed is a typed letter from the author to Compton Mackenzie sending this copy to him for review.
Published : Privately Printed for the Author, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£15.00

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 Andrew - New Light on Allan Ramsay

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Presentation copy from the author. Pp.x,152. 6 illustrations. Includes much new information on Ramsay both biographical and bibliographical.
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
£18.00

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 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 John - The Buildings of Scotland : Perth and Kinross

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvii,802. 126 colour plates. Text figures and maps. This is the tenth volume in the Buildings of Scotland series.
Published : Yale University Press, New Haven and London 2007, First Edition
£20.00

Gifford John - The Buildings of Scotland: Fife

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 468 pages. 122 black and white plates. Maps and text figures.
Published : Penguin Books, London 2000, Reprint
£12.00

Gifford John - The Buildings of Scotland: Highland And Islands

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 683 pages. 125 plates. Maps and plans. "Aims to describe every building of importance from prehistory to the present in the Highland region, Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland."
Published : Penguin Books, London 1992, First Edition
£18.00

Gifford John; McWilliam Colin; Walker David - The Buildings of Scotland: Edinburgh

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 732 pages + one page addenda. Numerous maps, ilustrations and figures. The standard work on the architecture of Edinburgh.
Published : Penguin Books 1984, Reprint
£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
£28.00

Giles, James - Drawings of Aberdeenshire Castles

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.xxvii + 85 full-page plates (including 16 in colour) with brief description on facing page. Tissue-guarded frontispiece self-portrait of Giles. Map. List of office-bearers and members of the Third Spalding Club. A nice copy of a sought after book.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1936, First Edition
£120.00

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

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

Hardback. A very good copy in a slightly marked but very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other marking. Pp.xvi,439. 95 illustrations. Folding map at rear. A history of the central Highland area of the upper Tay valley from Aberfeldy in the east to Tyndrum and beyond in the west.
Published : Clunie Press, Strathtay 1987, Reprint
£25.00

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

Gladstone Hugh S. - A Catalogue of the Vertebrate Fauna of Dumfriesshire

Hardback. This is no. 211 of 225 copies. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Stain (water?) to upper board does not affect the book internally. Top edge gilt. Foxing to end-papers. Pp.xiv,80. Some neat marginal ink writing. Folding coloured map at rear. A reasonable copy of a scarce title.
Published : J. Maxwell & Son, Dumfries 1912, First Edition
£50.00

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

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

Goodlad John - The Cod Hunters

Hardback. A very good copy. Vertical crease in boards. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 183 pages. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. Described as "the incredible story of the Shetlanders who fished for cod around Faroe, Rockall, Iceland and Greenland."
Published : Shetland Heritage Publications 2017, First Edition
£20.00

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