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Hume David (Edited By Ernest C. Mossner and John V. Price) - A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh (1745)

Hardback. A very good copy in a verry good dustwrapper. Pp.xxv,42. This was Hume's response to a pamphlet, apparently written by the Principal of Edinburgh University accusing him of "Heresy, Deism, Scepticism, Atheism etc". This copy contains a gift inscription to "Monty" i.e. Sir Compton Mackenzie and came from his library.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1967, First Edition
£12.00

Hume Margaret Amd Boyd Sydney (Edited By E. F. Catford) - Queensberry House Hospital a History

Hardback. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but which is complete and untorn. Signed by both authors and editor. Pp.viii,91. 15 illustrations. The story of an Edinburgh hospital in the Royal Mile which today looks after more than 200 elderly people.
Published : The Directors of Queensberry House Hospital, Edinburgh, First Edition
£10.00

Humes Walter M. And Paterson Hamish M. (editors) - Scottish Culture and Scottish Education 1800-1980

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 277pp. Twelve essays on Scottish education.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£10.00

Hunter D. L. G. - Edinburgh's Transport

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Not foxed. Small ownership label on title page. 398 pages. Numerous illustrations. Two double-sided folding transport maps loosely laid in at rear. Covers tram, bus and suburban railway.
Published : The Advertiser Press Ltd., Huddersfield 1964, First Edition
£8.00

Hunter D.L.G. - The Highland Railway in Retrospect

Softback. A very good copy. 80 pages. Many illustrations. "This book is an attempt to highlight some of the unusual features of the Highland Railway and its operations, and to offer illustrations of some of its structures and equipment, which may be of use to a model-maker".
Published : Moorfoot Publishing, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Hunter Margaret - Shetland Ponies from Shetland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Lower board tips just a little bumped. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,157. Numerous illustrations including a few in colour. Described as "a slice of history as well as a tribute to this unique breed and its devotees."
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 2000, First Edition
£12.00

Hunter Margaret (Translator) - Jo. Ben's Orkney

Illustrated by Caroline Hunter.
4to. A very good copy in stapled, illustrated, covers. 24 pages. Numerous illustrations. This is a translation of "A Description of the Orchadian Islands" written in Latin between 1529 and 1657 by an unknown author who may have been John Bellenden or one of three other people.
Published : Privately Printed, Stromness 1987, First Edition
£10.00

Hunter Rev. John et al - Chronicles of Strathearn

Illustrated by W.B. Macdougall.
A very good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in black and red. Lacks front end-paper. 400 pages + 37 page Appendix. 15 illustrations.
Published : David Philips, Crieff 1896, First Edition
£45.00

Hutcheson, Robt. T. (Editor) - Roll of Honour : Roll of Members of the University of Glasgow Who Lost Their Lives in the Service of Their Country 1939-1945

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,26. Frontispiece and one other full page illustration. Gives rank, unit, subject of study or degree etc.
Published : University Court, University of Glasgow 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Hutchison A.F. - The Lake of Menteith:its Islands and Vicinity with Historical Accounts of the Priory of Inchmahome and the Earldom of Menteith

Illustrated by Walter Bain.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Some browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxxiv,368. 20 illustrations. 8 seals. 3 signatures. List of subscribers.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1899, First Edition
£34.00

Hutchison Isobel W. - The Calling of Bride

Hardback. Nd. c.1918? A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper. 32 pages. One illustration. "This play is founded upon the Gaelic legend that St. Bride was transported by angels from the Hebrides to Bethlehem on the first Christmas Eve to become the foster-mother of Christ." It was published to raise funds for a memorial Church and Hospice in Jerusalem. Uncommon.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling, First Edition
£15.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Nd. c. 1930? Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Signed by the author. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£20.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Hardback. 12mo. Nd. c. 1930? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£15.00

Hutton Guthrie - Mining - Ayrshire's Lost Industry

Softback. 4to. A very good copy with front cover showing miners wearing breathing apparatus. No inscriptions. Many black and white photographs throughout.. 112 pages. Good glassine wrapper showing 4 closed tears. An illustrated history of the Mines and Miners of Ayrshire and Upper Nithsdale.
Published : Richard Stenlake Publishing, Cumnock, Ayrshire 1996, First Edition
£9.00

Hutton Laurence - Literary Landmarks of Edinburgh

Hardback. A very good copy. Maroon cloth spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Decorated upper board which is a little marked. . No ownership inscription and little foxing. 80 pages. 32 illustrations.
Published : James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, London 1891, First Edition
£12.00

Hutton, Guthrie - Scotland's Millennium Canals: The Survival and Revival of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A nice, clean, unmarked copy. 160 pages. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. The story of two of Scotland's canals.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2002, First Edition
£10.00

Hutton, Guthrie - Scotland's Millennium Canals: The Survival and Revival of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper (which has a small mark at the foot of the spine which can only be seen internally). No ownership inscription. A few early pages are just a little wrinkled. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. The story of the Forth and Clyde, and Union canals "from their early years, through decline and demise, to ultimate revival."
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2002, First Edition
£10.00

Inglis John A. - Sir John Hay "The Incendiary" 1578-1654 Clerk Register of Scotland Provost of Edinburgh

A very good copy in maroon cloth. Small ownership inscription. Pp.v,133. This is the biography of a Royalist Scot of the first half of the 17th century.
Published : Jackson, Son & Company, Glasgow 1937, First Edition
£35.00

Inglis Ralston - The Dramatic Writers of Scotland

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in the original green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 156 pages. This "an attempt towards the compilation of a Scottish Biographica Dramatica i.e. a Biographical and Bibliographical Catalogue of Scottish Authors who have written any dramatic pieces which have been either printed or acted". Uncommon.
Published : G.D. Mackellar, Glasgow 1868, First Edition
£40.00

Innes C. (Preface) - The Black Book of Taymouth with Other Papers from the Breadalbane Charter-Room

Hardback. Nd [1986?] A fine copy in a black leather (or leatherette) binding lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. In a near fine slip-case with tartan interior. All edges gilt. Tartan end-papers. Blue silk page-marker.This is no. 69 of 1000 copies. Pp.xxxviii,443. Colour and black and white illustrations. [Please note this is a heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : Kilchurn Heritage,
£50.00

Innes Cosmo - Lectures on Scotch Legal Antiquities

A fair copy only with much wear and tear to the spine including pieces missing from the cloth. Piece cut from top corner of half-title otherwise a sound copy internally. 326pp. Rather uncommon.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1872, First Edition
£18.00

Insh George Pratt - Carmina Glottiana

A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. 15pp. Respected Scottish historian tries his hand at poetry.
Published : Lindsay & Co, Edinburgh 1928, First Edition
£7.00

Insh George Pratt - Scottish Colonial Schemes 1620-1686

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 283 pages. 4 illustrations. Chapters on Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Stuart's Town, South Carolina etc. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : MacLehose, Jackson & Co, Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£50.00

Insh George Pratt - The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 343 pages. 5 illustrations. 4 maps. The story, from its beginnings in 1693 to its dissolution in 1707, of the company which became best known for the Darien disaster but which also traded to Africa and the East Indies.
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons, London and New York 1932, First Edition
£20.00

Insh George Pratt - The War-Time History of the Scottish Branch British Red Cross Society

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper with edge tears and smallish chips. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,207. Frontispiece and 13 illustrations. Covers work transporting the wounded, in hospitals, with prisoners of war etc.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1952, First Edition
£20.00

Insh George Pratt (Editor) - Papers Relating to the Ships and Voyages of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies 1696-1707

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxiv,281. Folding chart frontispiece and one illustration. Papers concerning the Scottish Parliament's Darien Scheme the failure of which led to the Treaty of Union of 1707.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1924, First Edition
£20.00

Ironside Robert & Douglas Harry - A History of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club 1774-1999

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.v,213. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. The history of one of the oldest golf clubs in the world.
Published : Privately Published 1999, First Edition
£18.00

Irvine James W. - The Waves are Free Shetland/Norway Links 1940 to 1945

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a removeable sleeve. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Small ownership label on front end-paper. Pp.xiv,257. 63 illustrations.
Published : The Shetland Publishing Company, Lerwick 1988, First Edition
£30.00

Irving David (Edited By John Aitken Carlyle) - The History of Scottish Poetry

Hardback. A near good copy. Some fading and a little wear to spine. The book's cracked hinges have been strengthened with sellotape. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxxi,619. Includes a Memoir of the aurhor and a glossary.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£20.00

Irving David (Edited By John Aitken Carlyle) - The History of Scottish Poetry

Hardback. A good copy in reddish-brown pebbled cloth. No ownership inscription. Very little foxing. Pp.xxxi,619 + 20pp adverts. Includes a memoir of the author and a glossary.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£25.00

Jack R. D. S. (Editor) - The History of Scottish Literature Volume I Origins to 1660 (Mediaeval and Renaissance)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,310.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1988, First Edition
£15.00

Jackson Robin - The Parish of Drumoak

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 114 pages. 9 colour plates. Map. Resulting from a millennium project this book is described by the author as a series of cameos - short descriptive sketches of the Aberdeenshire parish of Drumoak.
Published : Published By the Author 2001, First Edition
£20.00

Jackson, Kenneth - The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. One ink and a very few neat pencilled notes in the text. Pp.xv,164. The author give the text and tramslation of the Notes together with discussion, notes and a glossary. He also gives a historical commentary on the Monatery of Deer and on the notes (which are in 12th century Buchan Gaelic and are the earliest surviving Gaelic text.)
Published : Cambridge University Press 1972, First Edition
£25.00

Jacob Violet - Tales of My Own Country

. A good copy in red cloth. Spine lettering dull. Lacks front free end-paper. Gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. Some edge foxing. Pp.vii,312. Short stories, mostly set in Angus. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : John Murray, London 1922, First Edition
£18.00

Jacob Violet - The Lum Hat & Other Stories

Softback. A very good copy with marled turquoise covers with illustration of ship on front cover and title in white on front cover and on spine. 4 black and white full page illustrations. No inscriptions. 155 pages. The book includes two novellas and seven short stories.
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Jakobsen Jacob - The Dialect and Place-Names of Shetland: Two Popular Lectures

Hardback. A very good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends. 125 pages. Tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author. Lectures on the old Norse language in Shetland. Index to place-names at end.
Published : T & J Manson, Lerwick 1897, First Edition
£48.00