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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

Haldane A.R.B. - The Drove Roads of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Some edge foxing but a clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xiii,266. Frontispiece and 16 plates. Folding map in pocket at end. Deals with the life and work of the cattle drovers and the various routes they took to get the cattle to market.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1952, Reprint
£12.00

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. - Scottish Farming in the Eighteenth Century

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little browned to spine and edges. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 314 pages.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1953, First Edition
£18.00

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

Hanley Clifford - A Skinful Of Scotch

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small chip. Gift inscription on fep.174pp. Many pen & ink drawings. A book about the Scots.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1965, First Edition
£5.00

Hannah Ian C. - The Berwick and Lothian Coasts

Illustrated by Edith Brand Hannah.
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth. Spine faded. Bookplate and ownership inscription. 368 pages. Coloured frontispiece. Many illustrations. End-paper maps. Two plans. An account of the archaeological, historical and literary associations of the coast and coastal communities of Berwick and East Lothian.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1913, First Edition
£9.00

Hannay R. K. (Introduction By Hector L. McQueen) - The College of Justice

A very good copy in dark red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Pp.xv,359. This is a history of the Court of Session, Scotland's supreme civil court, reprinted from the first edition of 1933.
Published : The Stair Society, Edinburgh 1990, Reprint
£20.00

Hannay Robert Kerr (Translator and Editor) - Rentale Sancti Andree Being the Chamberlain and Granitar Accounts of the Archbishopric in the Time of Cardinal Betoun 1538-1546

Hardback. A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A few spots of damp fading to the boards (not affecting the spine). Very good internally and unopened. Pp.lviii,246. Frontispiece.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1913, First Edition
£20.00

Hanson, William S.; Maxwell, Gordon S. - Rome's North West Frontier : The Antonine Wall

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which shows a little fading. Pp.xiv,247. Plates, line drawings and maps. "Relates the planning, building, garrisoning and military effectiveness of Rome's north-west frontier, the Antonine Wall, setting these in the wider context of Imperial strategy and its chief instrument, the Roman army."
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1983, First Edition
£18.00

Hardy Ernest W. - The Land o' the Simmer Dim

Hardback. Nd. c.1912? A good copy in blue cloth, showing some edge wear, and with a pictorial onlay to the upper board. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Edge and end-paper foxing. 247 pages. Frontispiece and six illustrations. A book about Shetland with chapters entitled "The Shetland Dialect", "Legends and Superstitions", "The Herring Fishery of To-day", "The Making of a Shetland Shawl", "The Shetland Pony" etc.
Published : W.A. Hammond, London, First Edition
£50.00

Harkess Claire - St Kilda

A very good copy in card covers. This is a 48 page exhibition catalogue of paintings by Claire Harkess of the scenery and bird life of St. Kilda. Foreword by Louise Johnstone.
Published : Plockton Gallery 2007, First Edition
£20.00

Harper Malcolm McL. - Crockett and Grey Galloway the Novelist and His Works

Illustrated by John Copland.
A very good copy in grey cloth with pictorial upper cover. Gift inscription. Pp.x,184. 39 illustrations. A biography of Samuel Rutherford Crockett, the Galloway novelist.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Harper Malcolm McL. - Rambles in Galloway

Hardback. A good copy in light brown cloth decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xiv,380 + 3pp index. 85 illustrations. This second edition was revised and brought up to date. Double page map at end.
Published : Thomas Fraser, Dalbeattie 1896, Second Edition
£24.00

Harper Marjory - Emigration from North-East Scotland Volume 1 Willing Exiles and Volume 2 Beyond the Broad Atlantic

Hardbacks. A fine two volume set in fine dustwrappers. Volume 1,pp.xi,380. 23 illustrations. 4 maps. Volume 2,pp.xi,317. 20 illustrations. 4 maps. Volume 1 covers the years from 1830 to 1880 looking at emigration to America, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Volume 2 deals specifically with emigration to Canada in the three decades before the First World War.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1988, First Edition
£85.00

Harper, Marjory - Emigration from North-east Scotland: Volume 2 Beyond the Broad Atlantic

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,317. 20 illustrations. 4 maps. This volume "deals specifically with emigration to Canada in the three decades before the First World War and looks at the reasons for Canada's incresing popularity with people from the North-East."
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1988, First Edition
£38.00

Harris Paul - Aberdeen & the North East at War

4to. A very good copy. Softcover. 128pp. A photographic record of the experiences of the north east of Scotland during the Second World War.
Published : Press & Journal 1987, First Edition
£14.00

Harris Paul - Aberdeen and the North East at War

4to. Softback. A good copy. Unpaginated. 236 illustrations with accompanying text.
Published : Lomond Books, Edinburgh 1995, Reprint
£10.00