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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 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 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 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

Hume John R. - The Industrial Archaeology of Scotland 1. The Lowlands and Borders

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 279pp. 70 photographic illustrations. A detailed gazetteer of industrial sites.
Published : B. T. Batsford Ltd, London 1976, First Edition
£12.00

Hume Margaret Amd Boyd Sydney (Edited By E. F. Catford) - Queensberry House Hospital a History

Hardback. A fine copy in a dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine but which is complete and untorn. Signed by both authors and editor. Pp.viii,91. 15 illustrations. The story of an Edinburgh hospital in the Royal Mile which today looks after more than 200 elderly people.
Published : The Directors of Queensberry House Hospital, Edinburgh, First Edition
£15.00

Humes Walter M. And Paterson Hamish M. (editors) - Scottish Culture and Scottish Education 1800-1980

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 277pp. Twelve essays on Scottish education.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£10.00

Hunt, John Dixon - Nature Over Again : The Garden Art of Ian Hamilton Finlay

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 197 pages. 154 illustrations, mostly in colour. "Brings the work of this contemporary artist to vivid life, making it an essential read for landscape designers, historians and horticulturists alike."
Published : Reaktion Books, London 2008, First Edition
£25.00

Hunter D. L. G. - Edinburgh's Transport

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Not foxed. Small ownership label on title page. 398 pages. Numerous illustrations. Two double-sided folding transport maps loosely laid in at rear. Covers tram, bus and suburban railway.
Published : The Advertiser Press Ltd., Huddersfield 1964, First Edition
£9.00

Hunter D.L.G. - The Highland Railway in Retrospect

Softback. A very good copy. 80 pages. Many illustrations. "This book is an attempt to highlight some of the unusual features of the Highland Railway and its operations, and to offer illustrations of some of its structures and equipment, which may be of use to a model-maker".
Published : Moorfoot Publishing, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Hunter Margaret - Shetland Ponies from Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Lower board tips just a little bumped. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,157. Numerous illustrations including a few in colour. Described as "a slice of history as well as a tribute to this unique breed and its devotees."
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 2000, First Edition
£12.00

Hunter Margaret (Translator) - Jo. Ben's Orkney

Illustrated by Caroline Hunter.
Softback. 4to. A very good copy in stapled, illustrated, covers. 24 pages. Numerous illustrations. This is a translation of "A Description of the Orchadian Islands" written in Latin between 1529 and 1657 by an unknown author who may have been John Bellenden or one of three other people.
Published : Privately Printed, Stromness 1987, First Edition
£10.00

Hunter Rev. John et al - Chronicles of Strathearn

Illustrated by W.B. Macdougall.
A very good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in black and red. Lacks front end-paper. 400 pages + 37 page Appendix. 15 illustrations.
Published : David Philips, Crieff 1896, First Edition
£45.00

Hunter Thomas - Woods, Forests, and Estates of Perthshire with Sketches of the Principal Familes in the County

Hardback. A near very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated on the spine and upper board. Neat ownership inscription on half-title. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Partly unopened. Pp.xvi,564. 30 illustrations.
Published : Henderson, Robertson & Hunter, Perth 1883, First Edition
£75.00

Huntly, Charles XI Marquis of, Earl of Aboyne - The Records of Aboyne MCCXXX - MDCLXXXI

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth. Lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription. Some browning to end-papers. Pp;.xliii,589. Illustrations as called for. Includes an Index of Places and an Index of Names. [Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1894, First Edition
£62.00

Hutchison A.F. - The Lake of Menteith : Its Islands and Vicinity with Historical Accounts of the Priory of Inchmahome and the Earldom of Menteith

Illustrated by Walter Bain.
Hardback. A good copy in light green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Foxing to edges and early and late pages. Pp.xxxiv,368. 31 illustrations including pen and ink drawings. List of subscribers.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1899, First Edition
£28.00

Hutchison A.F. - The Lake of Menteith:its Islands and Vicinity with Historical Accounts of the Priory of Inchmahome and the Earldom of Menteith

Illustrated by Walter Bain.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Some browning to end-papers but not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxxiv,368. 20 illustrations. 8 seals. 3 signatures. List of subscribers.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1899, First Edition
£34.00

Hutchison Isobel W. - The Calling of Bride

Hardback. Nd. c.1918? A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper. 32 pages. One illustration. "This play is founded upon the Gaelic legend that St. Bride was transported by angels from the Hebrides to Bethlehem on the first Christmas Eve to become the foster-mother of Christ." It was published to raise funds for a memorial Church and Hospice in Jerusalem. Uncommon.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling, First Edition
£20.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Hardback. 12mo. Nd. c. 1930? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£15.00

Hutton Florence - Scottish Fairy Tales

Nd. c. 1930? Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Signed by the author. 59 pages. Nine Scottish fairy tales. Uncommon.
Published : David MacDonald Ltd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£20.00