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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

Hardback. 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
£25.00

Gunn Neil M. - Morning Tide

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. In a price-clipped dustwrapper which is quite badly foxed especially on the back panel and which has minor chips and tears. 287 pages.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1931, First Edition
£15.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Atom of Delight

Hardback. 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
£30.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Silver Bough

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. 328 pages.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1948, First Edition
£20.00

Gunn Neil M. - Whisky and Scotland : A Practical and Spiritual Survey

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a poor to fair dustwrapper lacking a one inch piece at the foot of the spine and with other minor chips and tears. No ownership inscription. Minor fore-edge foxing. Pp.vii,198. An interesting and worthwhile book on whisky and the Scots by one of Scotland's foremost 20th century novelists who was also, for a time, a Customs and Excise officer. Fairly uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : George Routledge & Sons Ltd, London 1935, First Edition
£50.00

Gunn Neil M. - Butcher's Broom

A fair copy in rather worn and discoloured boards to which a previous owner has added a third impression dustwrapper which is rather worn and soiled but substantially complete. Lacks front end-paper. 429 pages. Gunn's novel of the Highland clearances. Not easy to find a nice first edition in dustwrapper. This copy might do until something better comes along.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£10.00

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
£15.00

Gunn Neil M. - Second Sight

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in red on the spine. In a just about good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine and with minor chips and tearing to the spine ends. Foxing to the top edge and a little foxing to the end-papers. No ownership inscription. 327 pages. Not an easy book to find in dustwrapper. Photographs available on request.
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1940, First Edition
£45.00

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 Poaching at Grianan

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Limited edition of 300 copies, this copy unnumbered. Pp.xxiv,175. First published in serialised form in The Scots Magazine in 1929 this is the first edition in book form.
Published : Merchiston Publishing, Edinburgh 2005, First Edition in Book Form
£25.00

Gunn Neil M. - The Serpent

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 256pp.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1945, Reprint
£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, Reprint
£8.00

Gunn Neil M. - The White Hour and Other Stories

Hardback. 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
£22.00

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
£18.00

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
£15.00

Haig, James - A Topographical and Historical Account of the Town of Kelso, and of the Town and Castle of Roxburgh. With a Succinct Detail of the Occurrences in the History of Scotland Connected with These Celebrated Places, and an Appendix ---

Hardback. A good copy in a modern cloth binding lettered in gilt on the spine. New end-papers. Lacks half-title. No ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,352. 4 plates (one loose). Scarce in first edition. Photographs available on request.
Published : John Fairbairn / James Duncan, Edinburgh / London 1825, First Edition
£85.00

Hajducki, Andrew M. - Haddington, Macmerry and Gifford Branch Lines (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 248 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. A history of the three railway branch lines which served the landward area of East Lothian.
Published : The Oakwood Press, Oxford 1994, First Edition
£17.00

Halcrow Capt. A. - The Sail Fishermen of Shetland and Their Norse and Dustch Forerunners

Hardback. A good copy in light blue cloth. The spine is faded and browned. Internally very good. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xv,187. Many illustrations.
Published : T & J Manson, Lerwick 1950, First Edition
£30.00

Hall Douglas et al - Kalewater: a Miscellany

Softback. A fine copy. 169 pages. Many illustrations including colour. A miscellany of articles which give a vivid picture of life along the Kale in the Scottish Borders in the past and present.
Published : Morebattle Millenium History Group 1999, First Edition
£6.00

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

Hardback. 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, Second Edition
£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, Second Edition
£15.00

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, Reprint
£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
£28.00

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
£30.00

Hamilton, David - Golf - Scotland's Game

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Closed tear across spine near foot. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],269. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. "This book meets the need for a new history of the formative period of the game of golf." Photographs available on request.
Published : Partick Press, Kilmacolm 1998, First Edition
£50.00

Hammerton J.A.(editor) - Stevensoniana An Anecdotal Life and Appreciation of Robert Louis Stevenson

A good copy. Evidence of damp-staining to front inch or so of boards. Top edge gilt. 350pp. 40 illus.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1907, New and Revised Edition
£6.00

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