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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 Alasdair - Lanark : A Life in Four Books

Hardback. A near fine copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Only light top edge foxing prevents the book from being fine. In a very good plus dustwrapper which has one small closed tear at the top edge. The wrapper, which is not price-clipped, is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. SIGNED by the author on the front free end-paper. Photographs available on request.
Published : Canongate Publishing, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£300.00

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 James - History of the Royal Medical Society 1737-1937

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Pp.xi,355. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations. A detailed history of the oldest medical society in Britain.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1952, First Edition
£10.00

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 Malcolm - The Highland Economy 1750-1850

Hardback. A ner very good copy in the original cloth which shows fading at top of spine. In a good dustwrapper which has some edge chips and tears. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.viii,280. Map. 18 statistical tables. Detailed bibliography. The first book to treat the economic history of the Highlands as a distinct area with a distinctive history.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1957, First Edition
£28.00

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 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 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

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 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

Green Charles E. - East Lothian

Hardback. A very good copy in light brown boards. Some darkening to spine as usual. Top edge gilt. Patterned end-papers. Some edge foxing but clean internally. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,398. Numerous illustrations. Folding map at rear. A well regarded work on "one of the most charming of Scottish counties."
Published : William Green & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1907, First Edition
£48.00

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

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

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

Gunn Dairmid and Murray Isobel (editors) - Neil Gunn's Country

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected. 176pp. Illustrated. Essays in celebration of one of Scotland's most distinguished 20th century novelists.
Published : Chambers, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£7.00

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. - Highland River

Hardback. A near very good copy. A little wear to spine ends. No ownership inscription. 348 pages. One of Gunn's best loved novels.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1937, First Edition
£18.00

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