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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

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 398pp + 9pp index. "If not the earliest guide book to Scotland, this cis certainly the earliest to go into such detail for the whole country, covering places worthy of a visit for the sight-seer, together with a commentary on houses and buildings, local families of note, natural history, industry and trade." This is a facsimile reprint (limited to 500 copies) of the first edition of 1799.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1975, Reprint
£20.00

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

Herries J. W. and Tudsbery Francis - The Robin Chapel of the Thistle Foundation

Hardback. This is no.49 of 300 copies. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine a little faded. Top edge gilt. Smallish corner clipped from front end-paper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Small tape marks to end-papers. Pp.xiv,133. Many illustrations. The story of a chapel built in Edinburgh by Sir Francis and Lady Tudsbery to commemorate their son, Robin, who was killed in the Second World War.
Published : The Thistle Trust, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
£14.00

Hewat Rev. Kirkwood - A Little Scottish World as Revealed in the Annals of an Ancient Ayrshire Parish

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit darkened and a little spotting and wear to boards. Pp.vi,[3],289. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. A history of the parish of Monkton and Prestwick in Ayrshire. Includes chapters on "Superstitions and Legends", "Robert Burns and the Parish", "Golf" etc.
Published : Stephen & Pollock, Ayr 1908, Second Edition
£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
£190.00

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 very good copy in a green half-leather binding lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription on front endpaper. Pp.viii,82. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Scarce in first edition.
Published : Robert Somerville, Edinburgh 1874, First Edition
£40.00

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 John Paul - The Episcopal Chapel at Muchalls

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper. 128pp. 12 illustrations. A chronicle of church life in two fishing villages in the north-east of Scotland whose population remained faithful to episcopacy throughout the Jacobite risings and later.
Published : A.R. Mowbray & Co, London 1956, First Edition
£14.00

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

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 Shepherd's Guide : Being a Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Sheep, Their Causes, and the Best Means of Preventing Them; with Observations on the Most Suitable Farm-Stocking for the Various Climates of This Country

Hardback. Nd.c.1997. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vi,338. This is a facsimile reprint of a book first published in 1807 by an author known as "the Ettrick Shepherd" and now much better known as an author of fiction and in particular "The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner." This work is described as "a practical, knowledgeable - and well written - treatise on the diseases of sheep."
Published : British Veterinary Association, London,
£25.00

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

Howlett Hamilton - Highland Constable the Life and Times of Rob Roy MacGregor

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a chip at the top of the spine. Gift inscription. Fairly light edge foxing. Pp.xii,292. Frontispiece and six illustrations including a folding family tree. Map end-papers.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1950, First Edition
£10.00

Humble Roy - The Voice of the Hills: The Story of Ben Humble, MBE

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. The wrapper shows a little wrinkling but there is no obvious damage. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,233. Illustrations. Maps. A biography of the mountaineer, mountaineering instructor and author who became a pioneer of mountain rescue in Scotland.
Published : The Pentland Press 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Hume David (Edited By Ernest C. Mossner and John V. Price) - A Letter from a Gentleman to His Friend in Edinburgh (1745)

Hardback. A very good copy in a verry good dustwrapper. Pp.xxv,42. This was Hume's response to a pamphlet, apparently written by the Principal of Edinburgh University accusing him of "Heresy, Deism, Scepticism, Atheism etc". This copy contains a gift inscription to "Monty" i.e. Sir Compton Mackenzie and came from his library.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1967, First Edition
£15.00