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Henderson James Bell - Borgue: Its Parish Churches, Pastors and People

A good copy in flexible green covers lettered in red on upper cover. Fading to spine and edges of covers. Ownership inscriptions. 84 pages. Frontispiece and four illustrations. An ecclesiastical history of the Galloway parish of Borgue.
Published : Adam Rae, Castle Douglas 1898, First Edition
£24.00

Henderson John A. - Annals of Lower Deeside Being a Topographical, Proprietary, Ecclesiastical and Antiquarian History of Durris, Drumoak and Culter

Hardback. A good copy in blueish-green cloth which shows some wear. Gift inscription on half-title. Pp.xv,271. Lacks map. A local history of the parishes of Durris, Drumoak, Peterculter and Maryculter.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1892, First Edition
£18.00

Henderson John W. - Hayton Coulthard : One Hundred Years of Haulage 1916-2016

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. SIGNED by nine members of the Coulthard family. Pp.xviii,278. Numerous photographs, many in colour. Map. "This book records the family and transport history of five separate generations [of the Coulthard family] ---the author also looks at four generations of the Coulthard family who have made their mark in separate motorsport disciplines ."
Published : Hayton Coulthard Transport Ltd, Twynholm 2016, First Edition
£45.00

Henderson Thomas - The Findhorn the River of Beauty

Illustrated by John Cameron.
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Gift inscription. Some fairly light foxing. 231 pages + one page publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : Grant & Murray, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
£35.00

Henderson Thos. - Lockerbie: A Narrative of Village Life in Bygone Days

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Light fore-edge foxing. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.viii,[i],242. 21 plates.
Published : Herald Press, Lockerbie 1937, First Edition
£45.00

Henderson, Capt. John - General View of the Agriculture of the County of Sutherland , with Observations on the Means of Its Improvement. ---to Which is annexed a Particular Account of the More Recent Improvements in That County

Hardback. A very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,[i], 238 + 3pp list of publications of the Board of Agriculture + 2pp catalogue of agricultural seeds. 10 plates including a folding map frontispiece. An interesting account of the agriculture and people of Sutherland at an early stage of the Clearances. The survey was drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture along with similar accounts for other counties.
Published : B. McMillan, London 1812, First Edition
£120.00

Henderson, John A. - Aberdeenshire Epitaphs and Inscriptions : With Historical, Biographical, Genealogical, and Antiquarian notes

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Only 250 copies were printed. Bookplate. A little foxing. Pp.x,[ii],555. 9 full-page illustrations. 6 illustrations in the text. Index. A valuable source of genealogical information. Although stated to be Volume 1 on the spine no further volume was published.
Published : Printed for the Subscribers, Aberdeen 1907, First Edition
£120.00

Henderson, The Rev. Robert - Ninety Years in the Master's Service : Reminiscences of a Pioneer Evangelist

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little fore-edge foxing. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,336. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. Sketch map. The author was a Scottish Christian evangelist. There is a chapter on his activities in Ireland but much of the book concerns his time in Australia including a chapter on aborigines. A scarce title.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£85.00

Hendrie William F. - Linlithgow Six Hundred Years a Royal Burgh

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 187pp. Illustrated. The story of the birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£7.00

Hendrie William F. - Linlithgow Six Hundred Years A Royal Burgh

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 187pp. Illus. The history of the birth place of Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : John Donald Ltd., Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£5.00

Hendrie, William F. and Mackie Allister (Editors) - The Bathgate Book: A History of Bathgate

Softback. A very good copy. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.x,269. Over 100 photographs. Maps. Foreword by Tam Dalyell. A rather uncommon history of a West Lothian burgh.
Published : Bathgate 2000 Trust 2001, First Edition
£30.00

Hendry Hamish - A Scots Dominie with Some Other Poems

A very good copy with just a little wear at board tips. This is number 1 of 50 copies of the large-paper edition signed by the author. 105pp. Poems in both Scots and English.
Published : Gowans & Gray, Glasgow 1924, First Edition
£20.00

Henryson Robert (Edited By H. Harvey Wood) - The Poems and Fables of Robert Henryson Schoolmaster of Dunfermline

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which has internal repairs and is chipped at the top of the spine. A nice, clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xliii,304. 4 illustrations. This is the definitive edition of the works of the great fifteenth century Scottish poet.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£8.00

Herdman John (Editor) - The Third Statidtical Account of Scotland : The County of Roxburgh

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.viii,377. 28 illustrations. Sketch map showing parish boundaries. This Account covers the period from the early 1950s to the late 1980s.
Published : Scottish Academic Press Ltd, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£25.00

Heron R. - Scotland Delineated, or a Geographical Description of Every Shire in Scotland, Including the Northern and Western Isles

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in silver. In a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 398 pages + 9 page index. Folding map. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition of 1799. Only 500 copies of this edition were printed. "A lively and colourful picture of Scotland at the end of the 18th century."
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1975,
£20.00

Hewitt David (Editor) - Scott on Himself a Selection of the Autobiographical Writings of Sir Walter Scott

A fine copy in a very good, complete dustwrapper. Pp.xxx,298. Includes letters,essays, a verse epistle, memoirs and extracts from the Journal.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£8.00

Hewlett William Oxenham - Some Reasons Against the Transfer of the Jurisdiction of the House of Lords in Regard to Scottish Titles of Honour to the Court of Session of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy. Pp.vi,227. Makes reference to many Scottish peerage cases. Loosely inserted is a review of the book from the "Scotsman" of 26 April 1883. Uncommon.
Published : Wildy and Sons, London 1883, First Edition
£100.00

Hibbert Samuel - A Description of the Shetland Islands, Comprising an Account of Their Scenery, Antiquities, and Superstitions

Hardback. Overall a good copy in a worn black half-leather binding. Boards a bit marked. Internally a very good clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,294. Frontispiece and one other (small) illustration. This work was first published in 1822. This reprint omits the plates (except for one), maps and geological section of the original work and adds the music of two native airs.
Published : T & J Manson, Lerwick 1891, Reprint
£130.00

Higgins Rev. J.C. - Life of Robert Burns

A very good copy in flecked green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. 260 pages. 34 illustrations. Notes, Appendices and illustrations have been added to this edition. The author was minister of Tarbolton for 44 years.
Published : "Standard" Press, Kilmarnock 1928, Reprint
£15.00

Hill C.W. - Scotland in Stamps: a Guide to the Postal History, Postage Stamps and Postmarks of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.ix,147. 12 pages of plates.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1972, First Edition
£10.00

Hill Cumberland - Reminiscences of Stockbridge and Neighbourhood

Hardback. A near very good copy in a dark green cloth binding which is a little torn at the head of the spine. The original paper covers have been bound in. Ownership inscription of William Macmath, F.S.A, scholar and collector of Scottish ballads. Pp. viii,82. Frontispiece. Bound in at the end is a newspaper obituary of the author.
Published : Robert Somerville, Edinburgh 1874, First Edition
£40.00

Hill George Birkbeck - Footsteps of Dr. Johnson (Scotland)

Illustrated by Lancelot Speed.
Small folio. Wraps. A good copy in a very good slip-case. Spine creased with closed tear across spine and near three inch tear at join of spine and lower board. De Luxe limited edition of 160 copies signed by Birkbeck Hill. Pp.xviii,318. Numerous illustrations including full-page plates which appear in two states the first of which are signed in pencil by Speed. Other illustrations include a facsimile letter by Johnson and a folding route map.
Published : Sampson Low Marston, Searle & Rivington, London 1890, Edition De Luxe
£130.00

Hill George Birkbeck - Footsteps of Dr. Johnson (Scotland)

Illustrated by Lancelot Speed.
Hardback. [1972]. Large 4to. A fine copy in a quarter brown leather binding with a complete and untorn glassine dustwrapper. Limited edition of 500 copies. Pp.xviii,318. Frontispiece and numerous illustrations. Facsimile letter. Coloured map at rear. Reprint of a work first published in 1890. This is an account of the journey round Scotland made by Johnson and Boswell in 1773.
Published : E. J. Morten, Manchester, Special Commemorative Edition
£35.00

Hill William H. - History of the Hospital and School in Glasgow Founded By George and Thomas Hutcheson of Lambhill A.D. 1639-41 with Notices of the Founders and of Their Family, Properties and Affairs

4to. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 150 copies. Some wear and marking to boards and two tears to cloth at spine. Pp.xiii,326. 20 illustrations.
Published : Published By Instruction of the Preceptor and Patrons of the Royal Incorporation of Hutchesons' Hospital, Glasgow 1881, First Edition
£40.00

Hilson, Sydney - Minto Past and Present

Softback. A just about good copy in card covers. Some spotting to covers and a crease in rear cover. 10 pages. This pamphlet is described as having been written for the Jedburgh Ramblers Cub meeting at Minto, 10th September 1898.
Published : Privately Published, Minto 1898, First Edition
£6.00

Hog, Rev. David - Life of Allan Cunningham with Selections from His Works and Correspondence

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Pp.xii,373. Frontispiece. Decorated title page. A biography of the Galloway poet and author.
Published : John Anderson & Son, Dumfries 1875, First Edition
£45.00

Hogg, James - The King's Anthem ; and, Mary Gray: Two Poems

Softcover. A near fine copy in blue paper covers lettered in black. 12 pages. Introduction by Douglas S. Mack. This is believed to be the first publication of "Mary Gray". Only 100 copies of this pamphlet were printed.
Published : University of Stirling Bibliographical Society 1981, First Edition Thus
£10.00

Holbourn Ian B.S. - Wind and Wave

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 104 pages. Poems, many relating to Foula where the author lived.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 1967, First Edition
£30.00

Holden Alexander Edward - Plant Life in the Scottish Highlands

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little torn and scraped on the front panel. Ownership inscription. Pp.xv,319. 64 photographic plates by Robert M. Adam. An excellent companion for walkers in the Highlands.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1952, First Edition
£7.00

Holmes, W. Kerley - Tramping Scottish Hills

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded. In a good dustwrapper with smallish chips to the spine ends and with the red lettering faded. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Pp.ix,181. 12 plates. Reminiscences of days spent on the Scottish hills.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1946, First Edition
£12.00

Hood, Neil; Litt, M.; Draper, P. R.; Smith, I. W.; Stewart, W. J. - The Scottish Financial Sector

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little creased and which has one edge tear. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,347. Described as "an authoritative and indispensable reference work gathering together for the first time information on Scottish financial institutions and markets".
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Hook Andrew - Scotland and America a Study of Cultural Relations 1750-1835

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.xi,260. Illustrated. A study of the Scottish influence on the intellectual and cultural history of the USA in the years covered with some new perspectives on Scotland's own cultural history.
Published : Blackie, Glasgow 1975, First Edition
£15.00

Hook Andrew (Editor) - The History of Scottish Literature Volume 2 1660-1800

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.ix,337.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1987, First Edition
£15.00

Howard, Deborah - Scottish Architecture : Reformation to Restoration, 1560-1660

Hardback. Small 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,270. Profusely illustrated. A volume in "The Architectural History of Scotland" series.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1995, First Edition
£12.00

Howat, Patrick - The Lochaber Narrow Gauge Railway

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth with pictorial upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 72 pages. Numerous illustrations. The railway, which ran between Fort William and Loch Treig, was operational from 1925 to 1977 and was operated first by Balfour, Beatty & Co Ltd and latterly by the British Aluminium Co. Ltd.
Published : Narrow Gauge Railway Society, Huddersfield 1980, First Edition
£10.00