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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 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

Grant James - Memorials of the Castle of Edinburgh

Hardback. A near very good copy in red blind-stamped cloth with the castle in gilt on the upper board. Rebacked with the old spine laid down. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Smallish neat logo on title page with crown and motto "honi soit qui mal y pense". Pp.x,[vi],308 + 32pp publisher's catalogue. 12 illustrations. The history of Edinburgh Castle from earliest times to 1779.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1850, First Edition
£45.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Unopened. Light browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxvi,497. James Ogilvie, Earl of Seafield, held various high offices (Solicitor-General, Chancellor, Secretary of Stae for Scotland) throughout most of the period of these letters. They throw light on the various matters, such as the Darien expedition, which led up to the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England. Introduction and Annotations by the editor.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£50.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth which is faded on the spine and part of the upper board. Label on front fixed end-paper of a Coldingham library but no other library markings. Pp.xxvi,497. James Ogilvie, Earl of Seafield, was Solicitor-General from 1693 to 1696, then Secretary of State for Scotland and Lord High Chancellor. The correspondence covers the period up to and just after the Treaty of Union between Scotland and England.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£20.00

Grant James (Editor) - Seafield Correspondence from 1685 to 1708

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. A little superficial damp-staining to the lower board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Unopened. Pp.xxvi,497. Frontispiece. Seafield was variously Secretary of State for Scotland and Lord High Chancellor.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1912, First Edition
£42.00

Grant John - Legends of the Braes O' Mar

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription. Pp.xv,259. The traditional history of the country told round the firesides of Mar in Aberdeenshire.
Published : A. King & Co., Aberdeen 1876,
£18.00

Grant John - Piobearachd Its Origin and Construction

Hardback. Small 4to. A near very good copy in the original binding lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges.Top edge gilt. This is no. 60 of the edition de luxe of 130 copies. Bookplate. Some end-paper foxing. 183 pages + 5 pages adverts. Frontispiece. Music examples. List of patrons, patronesses and subscribers commencing with the King and Queen. Grant was a pipe major who composed piobearachd and ceol beag for members of the Royal Famliy, noblemen etc for more than fifty years. It has been said of this book that it "remains a classic. The first of its kind it still remains the largest compendium of articles on topics relating to the national music of Scotland in bagpipe literature". Scarce in first edition.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1915, First Edition
£240.00

Grant Margaret Wilson - The Parish of Golspie in the Shire of Sutherland 850 to 1850 A.D.

Softback. 4to. A good copy. Small ownership inscription. Pp.156,xx. Frontispiece. Map. The previous owner has added a short pencilled index on a blank page.
Published : Privately Published, Golspie 1977, First Edition
£18.00

Grant Roderick - Strathalder

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate. 151pp. This is a portrait of the Highland estate in the 1920's contrasted with how it is today.
Published : Gordon & Cremonesi, London 1978, First Edition
£7.00

Grant, Roderick - Strathalder : A Highland Estate

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 151 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is protected in a removable cover. Described as "a passionate evocation of a vanishing way of life in the Scottish Highlands."
Published : Gordon & Cremonesi, London 1978, First Edition
£9.00

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

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

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

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