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Hay, Alice Ivy - Valiant for Truth Malcolm Hay of Seaton

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear. Compliments card from the author loosely inserted. 224 pages. The subject of this biography was in charge of the Cryptology Department of the War Office from 1915 to 1919. He subsequently wrote a number of books on Catholic church history, Anti-semitism etc.
Published : Neville Spearman, London 1971, First Edition
£24.00

Hayes, A. J.; Gowland, D. A. (Editors) - Scottish Methodism in the Early Victorian Period : The Scottish Correspondence of the Reverend Jabez Bunting, 1800-1857

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Pp.viii,144. 18 plates.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1981, First Edition
£5.00

Haynes Dorothy K. - Haste Ye Back

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Many black and white photographs. Not foxed. 191 pages. Near very good dustwrapper showing a little edge wear and tear and with a couple of internal repairs. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "This refreshingly unsentimental story of the author's life as a child in Aberlour Orphanage, Banffshire, is unusual because it shows that an orphanage can also be a home - and a happy one at that."
Published : Jarrolds, London 1973, First Edition
£35.00

Haynes Nick - Perth & Kinross an Illustrated Architectural Guide

A fine copy. Paperback. 240 pages. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : The Rutland Press, Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
£10.00

Hedderwick, Mairi - Sea Change: The Summer Voyage from East to West Scotland of the anassa

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 167 pages. Numerous illustrations including fold-out colour plates. The story of a six weeks voyage through the Caledonian canal and up part of the west coast of Scotland in a "small, antiquated sailing boat."
Published : Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh 1999, First Edition
£15.00

Heintze Sarah et al - Pro Patria Mori the Edinburgh Academy at War 1914-1918

Hardback. A very good copy. Inscription "To Alan With Best Wishes Sarah" may be from the Executive Editor to the Associate Editor. 292 pages. Illustrated. A First World War Roll of Honour with brief biographies, and often photographs, of former Edinburgh Academy pupils who died in the conflict.
Published : The Einburgh Academy and the Edinburgh Academy Foundation, Edinburgh 2015, First Edition
£45.00

Heiton John - The Castes of Edinburgh

Hardback. A near very good copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on a red title-piece and with five raised bands on spine. Leather showing some wear but a very decent copy. Pp.ix,386. Frontispiece. Chapters on "Our Edinburgh Ladies", "Our Men of Genius", "The Jolly-Topers of Edinburgh," Our Retired Indians," etc. An irreverent look at the citizens of Edinburgh in the mid-19th century.
Published : William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh 1861, Third Edition, Much Enlarged
£30.00

Henderson G.D And Porter H.H. (Editors) - James Gordon's Diary 1692-1710

Hardback. A near very good copy in green boards. The gilt spine lettering is part-faded but readable. A nice, clean copy internally with no ownewrship inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,204. 10 illustrations. Gordon was an Episcopalian minister from north-east Scotland.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1949, First Edition
£28.00

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 T. F. - Mary Queen of Scots Her Environment and Tragedy - A Biography [2 Vols. complete]

Hardbacks. A just about good two volume set in the original bevelled cloth which shows some discolouring and chipping to the top of the spine of vol. I. Top edges gilt. Bookplate in Vol. I. Small ownership inscription in each volume. 690 pages in total. Numerous illustrations. Errata slip in each volume. A better set inside than out.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1905, First Edition
£22.00

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, 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

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.
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