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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

Hunter, James - Culloden and the Last Clansman

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A little ink underlining on one page. 238 pages. Map. The story of the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure in 1752 and the hanging of James Stewart of the Glens for that murder.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£8.00

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

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

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 Guthrie - Mining - Ayrshire's Lost Industry

Softback. 4to. A very good copy with front cover showing miners wearing breathing apparatus. No inscriptions. Many black and white photographs throughout.. 112 pages. Good glassine wrapper showing 4 closed tears. An illustrated history of the Mines and Miners of Ayrshire and Upper Nithsdale.
Published : Richard Stenlake Publishing, Cumnock, Ayrshire 1996, First Edition
£9.00

Hutton Laurence - Literary Landmarks of Edinburgh

Hardback. A very good copy. Maroon cloth spine lettered and decorated in gilt. Decorated upper board which is a little marked. . No ownership inscription and little foxing. 80 pages. 32 illustrations.
Published : James R. Osgood, McIlvaine & Co, London 1891, First Edition
£15.00

Hutton, Guthrie - Scotland's Millennium Canals: The Survival and Revival of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A nice, clean, unmarked copy. 160 pages. Numerous colour and black and white illustrations. The story of two of Scotland's canals.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2002, First Edition
£15.00

Hutton, Guthrie - Scotland's Millennium Canals: The Survival and Revival of the Forth & Clyde and Union Canals

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper (which has a small mark at the foot of the spine which can only be seen internally). No ownership inscription. A few early pages are just a little wrinkled. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. The story of the Forth and Clyde, and Union canals "from their early years, through decline and demise, to ultimate revival."
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2002, First Edition
£12.00

Inglis John A. - Sir Adam Otterburn of Redhall King's Advocate 1524 - 1538

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded. Moderate edge foxing but clean internally and with no ownership inscription. 130 pages. Otterburn held a number of important posts in Scottish affairs. He was a member of the Scots Parliament and a Privy Counsellor. He was also a judge of the Court of Session and was seven times Provost of Edinburgh. He was King's Advocate and was sent on many diplomatic missions to England. Despite this "he might have had to wait to eternity for a full-length biography had it not been that the present writer is descended from him." A scarce title.
Published : Jackson Wylie & Co, Glasgow 1935, First Edition
£45.00

Inglis John A. - Sir John Hay "The Incendiary" 1578-1654 Clerk Register of Scotland Provost of Edinburgh

A very good copy in maroon cloth. Small ownership inscription. Pp.v,133. This is the biography of a Royalist Scot of the first half of the 17th century.
Published : Jackson, Son & Company, Glasgow 1937, First Edition
£35.00

Inglis Ralston - The Dramatic Writers of Scotland

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in the original green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 156 pages. This "an attempt towards the compilation of a Scottish Biographica Dramatica i.e. a Biographical and Bibliographical Catalogue of Scottish Authors who have written any dramatic pieces which have been either printed or acted". Uncommon.
Published : G.D. Mackellar, Glasgow 1868, First Edition
£40.00

Inglis Rev. W. Mason - An Angus Parish in the Eighteenth Century

A good copy in maroon cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Externally very good. Front hinges tender. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. 200 pages. Illustrated. The story of the parish of Auchterhouse in the 18th century.
Published : Privately Published, Dundee 1904, First Edition
£18.00

Innes Cosmo - Lectures on Scotch Legal Antiquities

A fair copy only with much wear and tear to the spine including pieces missing from the cloth. Piece cut from top corner of half-title otherwise a sound copy internally. 326pp. Rather uncommon.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1872, First Edition
£18.00

Insh George Pratt - Carmina Glottiana

A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. 15pp. Respected Scottish historian tries his hand at poetry.
Published : Lindsay & Co, Edinburgh 1928, First Edition
£7.00

Insh George Pratt - Scottish Colonial Schemes 1620-1686

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 283 pages. 4 illustrations. Chapters on Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island, Stuart's Town, South Carolina etc. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : MacLehose, Jackson & Co, Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£50.00

Insh George Pratt - The Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 343 pages. 5 illustrations. 4 maps. The story, from its beginnings in 1693 to its dissolution in 1707, of the company which became best known for the Darien disaster but which also traded to Africa and the East Indies.
Published : Charles Scribner's Sons, London and New York 1932, First Edition
£24.00

Insh George Pratt - The War-Time History of the Scottish Branch British Red Cross Society

Hardb ack. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper with edge tears and smallish chips. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,207. Frontispiece and 13 illustrations. Covers work transporting the wounded, in hospitals, with prisoners of war etc.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1952, First Edition
£25.00

Insh George Pratt (Editor) - Papers Relating to the Ships and Voyages of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies 1696-1707

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxiv,281. Folding chart frontispiece and one illustration. Papers concerning the Scottish Parliament's Darien Scheme the failure of which led to the Treaty of Union of 1707.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1924, First Edition
£40.00

Ironside Robert and Douglas Harry - A History of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club 1774-1999

Hardback. Nd. c.1999. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.v,213. Many colour and black and white illustrations. "This is the story of one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. For 150 years its members played over one of the oldest courses in the world for one of the oldest trophies in the world."
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£30.00

Irvine David - The Lives of the Scottish Poets with Preliminary Dissertations on the Literary History of Scotland and the Early Scottish Drama

Hardbacks. A two volume set in matching half-leather bindings. Both spines are chipped towards the head but only one letter has been lost from the title lettering. Front board of volume II is detached. . Clean copies internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.447;507. Frontispiece to each volume.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1810, First Edition
£20.00

Irvine James W. - The Waves are Free Shetland/Norway Links 1940 to 1945

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a removeable sleeve. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Small ownership label on front end-paper. Pp.xiv,257. 63 illustrations.
Published : The Shetland Publishing Company, Lerwick 1988, First Edition
£40.00

Irving David (Edited By John Aitken Carlyle) - The History of Scottish Poetry

Hardback. A near good copy. Some fading and a little wear to spine. The book's cracked hinges have been strengthened with sellotape. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxxi,619. Includes a Memoir of the aurhor and a glossary.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£20.00