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Johnston Alfred W. And Johnston Amy (Editors) - Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Vol. IV

Hardback. A good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription. 238 pages. 12 illustrations. Articles on "A Visit to Shetland in 1832," "Ackergill Tower, Caithness," "Rob Doun," "A Peep into an Orkney Township in the Olden Time" etc.
Published : Privately Printed for the Viking Club 1911, First Edition
£40.00

Johnston Alfred W; Johnston Amy; Paton Rev. Henry(Editors) - Caithness & Sutherland Records Vol.I Part IV

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth. Includes a section of Vol. I Part III, (pages 49-64) covering the years 1282 to 1296; and a section (or the whole) of Vol. I, Part IV (pages 65-208) covering the years 1296 to 1422. Includes a translation into English of documents in Latin.
Published : Viking Club, London 1910, First Edition
£25.00

Johnston G. Harvey - Scottish Heraldry Made Easy

Hardback. A very good copy in beige cloth lettered in black and decorated in red. Top edge gilt. Patterned end-papers. Ownership inscription on half-title. Pp.xv,221. 8 colour plates. 41 figures in the text. Much has been added to the first edition to make this edition more complete.
Published : W & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh & London 1912,
£28.00

Johnston Ian - Ships for a Nation: John Brown & Company Clydebank

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. A history of perhaps the most famous of the Clyde shipbuilding companies. Includes a list of all ships built by the company with dates, details and the ship's fate.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
£15.00

Johnston James R. - Place-Names of Scotland

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little edge foxing. Pp.cxi,308 + 2pp. publisher's adverts. Lengthy Introduction on the origin of Scottish Place-names followed by an alphabetical list oif place-names.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1903,
£12.00

Johnston, Ian - Ships for a Nation: The History of John Brown & Company Clydebank

4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. The story of a famous Clyde shipbuilding yard. Includes details of all ships built by the company.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
£12.00

Johnston, J. Laughton - Scotland's Nature in Trust : The National Trust for Scotland and Its Wildland and Crofting Management

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvii,266. Many illustrations including colour. Includes individual chapters on many Trust properties including, St. Kilda, Canna, Glencoe, Torridon, Fair Isle etc.
Published : T & A D Poyser 2000, First Edition
£10.00

Johnstone C.L. - History of the Johnstones - Supplement

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription or otherr internal marking. Pp.xviii,108. Contains eight chapters + Appendices, including chapters on the Johnstones of Westerhall, the Johnstones of Graitney and the Johnstones of Elsieshields. This is a Supplement to the author's "History of the Johnstones" published in 1909.
Published : Jackson, Wylie & Co, Glasgow 1925, First Edition
£30.00

Jones Kenyon - GPS a Tribute

A very good copy in a dark blue leatherette binding. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. 168 pages. Two pages of colour illustrations. Numerous black and white illustrations. Family trees. This is a biography of George Philip Stewart MacPherson who played rugby for Scotland. It covers also his banking career, his military life, his charitable interests etc. A scarce item.
Published : Sutherland Press, Golspie 1993, First Edition
£30.00

Jones Nathaniel (Editor) - Reprint of Jones's Directory; or Useful Pocket Companion for the Year 1787. With an Introduction and Notes of Old Glasgow Celebrities By the "Rambling Reporter"

Hardback. A fair copy externally as the spine is cracked down the centre and at the joins with the boards and lacks small pieces at both ends. Internally very good. Pp.24,84. First published in 1787 this Directory was the first to list the names and addresses of the merchants, traders, manufacturers and shop-keepers in and about the city of Glasgow.
Published : Robert Graham, Glasgow 1868,
£28.00

Kames (Henry Home, Lord) - Statute Law of Scotland Abridged. With Historical Notes

Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Rebacked with five raised bands to spine which is lettered in gilt. Ex libris plate of Robert Maxtone Graham. Browning to edges of end-papers. Pp.vi,[1],465. A useful reference to the law of the time arranged in the form of a dictionary.
Published : A. Kincaid and J. Bell, Edinburgh 1769,
£65.00

Kay Billy (Editor) - The Dundee Book

Hardback. The book celebrates the spirit of Dundee with articles, oral history and photographs by Dundonians and honorary Dundonians. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 256 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£8.50

Keay, John and Keay Julia (Editors) - Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland

Hardback. First printing. A very good copy in a complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,[7],1046. Numerous illustrations and maps. A mine of information about all things Scottish. [Please note this heavy book will incur extra postage.]
Published : HarperCollins, London 1994, First Edition
£10.00

Keay, John and Keay Julia (Editors) - Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,1046. 4000 entries. Nearly 500 illustrations. A mine of information about Scotland.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1994,
£15.00

Keith Alexander - The North of Scotland Bank Limited 1836-1936

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. In a fair dustwrapper which has two sizeable chips and one smaller chip. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,188. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Aberdeen 1936, First Edition
£25.00

Keith Field-Marshall James - A Fragment of a Memoir of Field-Marshall James Keith Written By Himself 1714-1734

4to. A very good copy. Pp.xv,124. A memoir of a Scottish Jacobite who saw action in the 1715 rising and subsequently in the service of Peter the Great of Russia.
Published : Spalding Club, Edinburgh 1843, First Edition
£40.00

Keith, Isobel - Stones on the Ice : The Story of Curling

Illustrated by Jennifer Cook.
Softback. Nd. c.1980? A very good copy. 56 pages. Numerous drawings. Other illustrations. Contains a number of curling verses in addition to a brief history of the game. Uncommon.
Published : Gordon Bennett Publications, Edinburgh, First Edition
£12.00

Kelly, Kelso - Galloway Men of Mark

. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge foxing but largely clean internally. No ownership inscription. 135 pages + one page index. Black and white illustrations. Brief studies of 21 Galloway men of distinction.
Published : John F. Brown, Newton Stewart 1919, First Edition
£20.00

Kelman John - The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson

A very good copy in blue boards with white cloth spine. Gilt lettering on black title label. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.xii,[4],302. A study of Stevenson's unconventional faith.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
£20.00

Kemp Robert - Master John Knox

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.vii,127. This play was written to mark the fourth centenary of the Reformation.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
£14.00

Kennedy Alexander W.M. Clark - Robert the Bruce a Poem Historical and Romantic

Illustrated by James Faed Junior.
A good copy in decorated vellum which is rather rubbed and marked. Bevelled edges. On hand-made paper. Pp.viii,295. 3 plates by James Faed, Junior.
Published : Kegan Paul Trench & Co, London 1884, First Edition
£16.00

Kennedy Dan - Climbing the Galloway Uplands

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 184pp. 8 illustrations. Described as "hill-climbing adventure in the Southern Uplands including a selection of various other articles, poems and sketches".
Published : Privately Published 1972,
£11.00

Kenneth Whitton and David A. Jamieson (Editors) - Fifty Years of Athletics - An Historical Record of the Scottish Amateur Athletic Association 1883-1933

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Fairly light edge foxing but clean internally and with no ownership inscription. 160 pages. Illustrations. Includes a historical survey of amateur athletics in Scotland, various short essays and a wealth of statistics.
Published : Scottish Amateur Athletic Association, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£65.00

Keppie L.J.F. And Arnold Beverly J. - Corpus of Sculpture of the Roman World Great Britain Volume 1 Fascicule 4 Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one small tear. 68pp + 42 plates. The book describes 170 items of scuptured material from Roman military sites in Scotland.
Published : Published for the British Academy By the Oxford University Press 1984, First Edition
£15.00

Ker, Rev. William Lee - Kilwinning Abbey: The Church of St. Winning

A good plus copy in blueish-green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine darkened. All edges red. Inscribed: "With the Author's Kind Regards." Ownership inscription. 199 pages. An actual photograph of the abbey forms the frontispiece and there are three other full-page illustrations and smaller illustrations/decorations.
Published : Arthur Guthrie, Ardrossan, First Edition
£30.00

Kerr Anthony J.C. - Schools of Scotland

A good copy in a good dustwrapper. Moderate dampstaining to part of the boards does not affect the text and is not evident under the wrapper. 213pp. 10 illustrations. A comparative analysis of the Scottish education system.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1962, First Edition
£5.00

Kerr D. Keith - Lodge Clydesdale Glasgow No. 556 1874-1974

Nd. c.1974. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.ix,109. Frontispiece and 16 Illustrations. Map.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£20.00

Kerr, John - History of Curling Scotland's Ain Game and Fifty Years of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club

Hardback. Dark blue cloth which shows a little wear and tear to the spine ends and edges. Front hinges tender. Internally there are a number of library stamps but no erxternal library markings. Pp.xv,440 + publisher's catalogue. Numerous illustrations.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1890,
£30.00

Kerr, John - Life in the Atholl Glens

Small 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has small edge tears. Remains of small label on half-title. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 128 pages. Numerous illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : Perth & Kinross District Libraries, Perth 1993, First Edition
£10.00

Kerrigan Catherine - Whaur Extremes Meet the Poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid 1920-1934

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.x,245. This is a detailed analysis of MacDiarmid's early work.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£8.00

Kilbrandon Lord (Chairman) - The Shetland Report : A Constitutional Study

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 223 pages. Tables, figures and maps. This is a study prepared by the Nevis Institute under the chairmanship of Lord Kilbrandon for Shetland Islands Coucil of possible constitutional arrangements that might be made for Shetland following the discovery of oil in the North Sea.
Published : Nevis Institute, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
£35.00

Kilgour, Wm. T. - Lochaber in War and Peace Being a Record of Historical Incidents, Traditions, and Folk-Lore with Notes on the Topography and Scenic Beauties of the Whole District

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Fairly light edge foxing. Some browning to end-papers. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 346 pages + 10pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece and 22 illustrations.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1908, First Edition
£65.00

King Arthur ("Dot") - The Bon Accord Ballads

A good plus copy with card covers illustrated on front and with advertisement on rear. Rather worn cloth spine. Pp xviii, 100 . Browning to end-papers.. "In order to preserve in a handier form the ballads of a purely local nature, which have from time to time appeared in the columns of "Bon-Accord", the Author has at the request of his friends - and enemies - made a selection which he now submits to the public."
Published : The Bon-Accord Printing & Publishing Co., Aberdeen 1891, First Edition
£10.00

King James 1 of Scotland (Rendered Into Modern Scots By Dr. Clement B. Gunn) - Peebles to the Play

Nd. c.1910? A very good copy in an edge-torn glacine wrapper. Small ownership inscription. 82pp. Includes notes on the king's compositions, arguments for and against his being the author of the poem, notes on the poem etc.
Published : James Lewis, Selkirk,
£15.00

King Jessie M. - The Grey City of the North

A very good copy in stiff card covers with integral dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. A book of illustrations of Edinburgh with a short commentary on each opposite. New foreword to this edition by Anne Barren Skipwith.
Published : Polygon Books, Edinburgh 1984,
£9.00