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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
£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

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

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

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

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

Gordon Seton - The Land of the Hills and the Glens Wild Life in Iona and the Inner Hebrides

A good copy in green cloth. A little wear at head of spine. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xii,223. Many illustrations. One of the author's best-known books.
Published : Cassell, London 1920, First Edition
£14.00

Gordon Seton - Thirty Years of Nature Photography

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Cloth a little faded in places and with a wrinkle to the front cover. Small ownerahip inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xi,99 + 108 photographs mostly taken in the Scottish Highlands.
Published : Cassell, London 1936, First Edition
£25.00

Gordon, Anne - Candie for the Foundling

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xi,720. "This meticulously researched and fascinating book covers every aspect of the work" of the Kirk Sessions of the Church of Scotland." Covers education, morals, burial of the dead, witchcraft and superstition, relief of poverty etc. Mainly deals with the 18th and 19th centuries.
Published : The Pentland Press 1992, First Edition
£25.00

Gordon, Anne - Candie for the Foundling

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. One corner slightly bumped. In a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,720. Covers every aspect of the work of the Kirk Sessions of the Church of Scotland in the days before the welfare state. Described as "an invaluable record, which will delight both academic and amateur alike."
Published : The Pentland Press 1992, First Edition
£25.00

Gordon, Ian A. - John Galt: The Life of a Writer

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without ownjership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,170. Frontispiece and four plates.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1972, First Edition
£9.00

Gordon, Major Jim - Newstead : Cameos of Eighty Years 1916-1996

Softback. A near fine copy. 197 pages. Illustrations. Maps. The author was born in Newstead in 1916. This book looks back at the village in the time of his youth.
Published : Privately Published, Melrose 1997, First Edition
£8.00

Gordon, Seton - Highways and Byways in the West Highlands

Illustrated by Sir D.Y. Cameron.
Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Rear board a little marked. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xix,428. Numerous illustrations. Folding map at rear.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1935, First Edition
£8.00

Gourlay Robert and Turner Anne - Historic Montrose the Archaeological Implications of Development

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 13 pages. 4 maps at end (3 folding). One of a series of Reports for the Scottish Burgh Survey.
Published : Department of Archaeology University of Glasgow 1977,
£8.00

Graham Angus - Skipness: Memories of a Highland Estate

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 141pp. Illustrated. An account of a Highland estate from the Victorian period until well into the 20th century.
Published : Canongate Academic, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£7.00

Graham John - Condition of the Border at the Union : Destruction of the Graham Clan

Hardback. A near very good copy. with paper title label lettered in black. Some edge foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xx,202. 8 illustrations. A study of Border history with particular reference to the Graham Clan.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1907, Second Edition
£30.00

Graham John J. - The Shetland Dictionary

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small closed edge tear. A clean copy with almost no foxing and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxvii,124. This is both an authoritative reference book on the Shetland dialect and a working dictionary.
Published : The Thule Press, Stornoway 1979, First Edition
£30.00

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

Grant Elizabeth (Edited By Lady Strachey) - Memoirs of a Highland Lady; the Autobiography of Elizabeth Grant of Rothiemurchus Afterwards Mrs. Smith of Baltiboys 1797-1830

A fair to good copy in the original cloth. Lacks blank front end-paper. Front hinges cracked. Pp.xix,495. Folding pedigree of the Grants of Rothiemurchus.
Published : John Murray, London 1899, Fourth Impression
£8.00

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

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