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Softback. A very good copy. Spine a little slanted. Inscription of previous owner on front cover. Two smallish stamps on front fixed end-paper. No other markings. 172 pages. 33 illustrations. Written in 1810 this copy is printed from the original autograph manuscript. The Scots College, Rome was the principal training college for Scottish Catholic clergy.
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1961,
Nd. c.1955? A good plus copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Boards slightly splayed. Pp.[x],[ii],84. 6 illustrations. Forword by Seton Gordon. The autobiography of a Highland "piper, angler, seannachaidh and sheep farmer."
Published : Oban Ti Mes, Oban, First Edition
A good copy. Softcover. 53 pages. Frontispiece. Foreword by Derek S. Thomson. This was the first of MacPherson's books of Ossianic poetry. This is a reprint of the enlarged second edition.
Published : Clarsach Publications, Dundee 1979,
12mo. A two volume set in fair condition. Paper-coverd boards with cloth spine. Title-pieces worn and chipped although title remains complete. Wear to board tips. A good set internally. Vol.I,pp.xxxix,330. Vol.II,pp.[vi],374. Frontispiece to each volume. Includes a brief life of MacPherson and two quite lengthy Dissertations on the poems, one by Hugh Blair.
Published : Richard Griffin & Co/ Thomas Tegg, Glasgow/London 1824,
Hardback. A very good copy in a modern quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. New end-papers. Pp.xxiv,,382 + 2pp publishers' catalogue. The author was Minister of Sleat on the Isle of Skye. Photographs available on request.
Published : T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt in the Strand and J. Balfour in Edinburgh 1768, First Edition
Hardback. Dark blue boards lettered in gilt. Damp-staining to the boards especially the spine. Very good internally. Unopened. Pp.civ,253. Frontispiece. One other illustration. The author's literary controversy with the Mackintoshes on behalf of his chief, Cluny MacPherson.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1902, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in a full calf binding with five raised bands on the spine. Some fading to spine but the gilt lettering is clear. University logo in gilt on upper board. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 126 pages. Illustrated. Scarce in first edition.
Published : Students' Representative Council, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 158pp.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,278. Introduction by James D. Ogilvie.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1944, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy except for crease to corner of front cover. Ownership inscription. Pp.vii,232. Illustrated.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1997,
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. Pp.viii,255. Numerous illustrations including colour.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in laminated pictorial boards. Pp.xiv,639. Numerous figures (including illustrations and maps). Tables. "For the first time comprehensive information on the fresh waters of Scotland has been brought together in one volume." The book "examines the extent of the fresh waters, their value and uses, threats to Scotland's rivers and lochs, and possible remedial measures."
Published : John Wiley & Sons 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,639. Numerous figures (including illustrations) and tables. "For the first time comprehensive information on the fresh waters of Scotland has been brought together in one volume."
Published : John Wiley & Sons, Chichester 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed "With Best Wishes, Peter". Pp.vi,194. Plates, figures and tables. A study of the vertebrate and invertebrate fauna of the River Endrick, the major water flowing into Loch Lomond.
Published : Blackie and Son for the University of Glasgow, Glasgow 1966, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,297. Many photographs, figures and tables. A multi-disciplinary scientific study of five of Scotland's largest lochs.
Published : Dr. W. Junk, The Hague - Boston - London 1981, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xv,212. Described as "a substantial and important increase in Gibbon criticism".
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1984, First Edition
A good copy. A little scuffed on the spine. Bookplate. Small ownership inscription. 375pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
A near very good copy in a green half-leather binding lettered in gilt on spine. Some rubbing to spine but not bad. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some foxing to title page. Pp.iv,62. Preface by John Graham Dalyell who has added a few notes to the text. A little pencil marking in text. Bound with Aiton's "History of the Rencounter at Drumclog --" published in 1821. Lacks all before title page including frontispiece and also the loose engraving of the battle. 131 pages.
Published : Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1814,
Softback. A very good copy in card covers. Ownership inscription. 114 pages. Frontispiece. Chapters on "The Incorporations", "Business in Great Waters" and "Other Ways of Earming a Living".
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy in paper covers. Small ownership inscription. Pp.ix,204. Many illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth which is faded on the spine. Small ownership inscription. 39 pages. 26 plates.
Published : L. Mackay, Pitlochry 1965, First Edition
Illustrated by Patrick Douglas-Hamilton.
Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 224pp. A book of colour photographs with accompanying text which aims to blend the Scottish landscape with the whisky it produces.
Published : John Murray in Association with the Keepers of the Quaich 1994, First Edition
A very good copy in a complete but rather faded dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on inside flap of wrapper. 119pp. Illustrated. Trade unionism and the labour movement in Scotland.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 80 pages. 15 photographs. Black and white cartoons. Folding map. Two family trees. Stories of trhe people and place of Costa in Orkney.
Published : Published By the Author, Costa, Evie, Orkney 2001, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. All edges silver. Pp.x,102. 160 illustrations, mostly in colour. The book "describes a large selection of the interesting collection of silver, furniture, clocks, books, manuscripts and other items, much of which has been gifted to the College over its long history."
Published : Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. All edges gilt. Pp.xxi,244. Full colour illustrations of the collection. Many of the paintings in the collection date from the early 18th century and most are of surgeons. Biographical notes are included. A handsome book.
Published : The Royal College Of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy which has been rebound in a half-leather binding. Spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Small sticker on front fixed end-paper indicates this copy came from the Drambuie Collection which was sold a few years ago. Pp.xvi,424 + 2pp publisher's advert. Frontispiece. Title-page vignette. Two full-page illustrations. Index. [Note; This book has been bound identically with another work by the same author, "The History of Old Dundee" - which is also available - and with a number 2 on the spine but the books are quite distinct as is made clear in the preface to this volume]. A little end-paper foxing but a nice copy.
Published : David Douglas; William Kidd, Edinburgh; Dundee 1891, First Edition
A very good copy in quarter leather lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little wear to boards. Pp.xvi,424. Frontispiece and one other illustration.
Published : William Kidd & Sons, Dundee 1891, First Edition
A good copy in dark blue cloth with bevelled edges. Rebacked with old spine laid down. New endpapers. Some pencilled side-lining. 610pp. Illustration. The folding map at page 169 is a photocopy. The story of Dundee from about 1550 to 1650.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy which has been rebound in a half-leather binding. Spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Small sticker on front fixed end-paper indicates this copy came from the Drambuie Collection which was sold a few years ago. 610 pages. Title page vignette. One illustration. Folding map. Index. A little foxing but a nice copy. (Note: This book has been bound identically with another book on "Old Dundee" by the same author - which is also available - and with a number I on the spine but the books are quite distinct].
Published : David Douglas; William Kidd, Edinburgh; Dundee 1884, First Edition
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.xiii,261. Early Scottish history and the most reliable contemporary chronicles. These were the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1912.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1912, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has some wear to the spine ends and a 3 inch closed tear to front cover. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 184pp. 4 colour plates. 24 black and white drawings by Kathleen Mann. This is a history of 300 years of costume in Scotland.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1958, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.v,136. 84 illustrations. The story of how Blackhall village developed into a garden suburb of Edinburgh.
Published : Roxburgh Publications, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,208. Numerous illustrations. Three maps including coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geography" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
A very good copy in a dustwrapper which would be very good but for some fading to the spine lettering. Inscribed by the author. Pp.x,224. 16 plates. A book about the totality of Scottish accomplishments in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
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