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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
£28.00

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
£20.00

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

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

Hardback. A good copy in reddish-brown pebbled cloth. No ownership inscription. Very little foxing. Pp.xxxi,619 + 20pp adverts. Includes a memoir of the author and a glossary.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£25.00

Irwin, David and Francina - Scottish Painters: At Home and Abroad 1700-1900

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Boards a little marked. Lacks dustwrapper. 508 pages + 208 black and white illustrations at the end. 8 colour plates. 13 figures in the text. An attempt " to re-set Scottish painting in its broader context of British and European art."
Published : Faber and Faber, London 1975, First Edition
£25.00

Jack A.A (Prefatory Note) - Verses from New King's By Some Former Students of Aberdeen University

Hardback. A very good copy in light grey boards lettered in black. Original chipped glassine wrapper present. Small gift inscription on front free end-paper. 62 pages. Limited edition of 300 copies of which 200 were for sale. Poems by Nan Shepherd, Eric Linklater, George Bruce, Agnes Mure Mackenzie etc.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1938, First Edition
£8.00

Jack R. D. S. (Editor) - The History of Scottish Literature Volume I Origins to 1660 (Mediaeval and Renaissance)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,310.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1988, First Edition
£20.00

Jackson Robin - The Parish of Drumoak

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 114 pages. 9 colour plates. Map. Resulting from a millennium project this book is described by the author as a series of cameos - short descriptive sketches of the Aberdeenshire parish of Drumoak.
Published : Published By the Author 2001, First Edition
£25.00

Jackson, Kenneth - The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and not foxed. One ink and a very few neat pencilled notes in the text. Pp.xv,164. The author give the text and tramslation of the Notes together with discussion, notes and a glossary. He also gives a historical commentary on the Monatery of Deer and on the notes (which are in 12th century Buchan Gaelic and are the earliest surviving Gaelic text.)
Published : Cambridge University Press 1972, First Edition
£25.00

Jacob Violet - Tales of My Own Country

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth. Spine lettering dull. Lacks front free end-paper. Gift inscription on front fixed end-paper. Some edge foxing. Pp.vii,312. Short stories, mostly set in Angus. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : John Murray, London 1922, First Edition
£18.00

Jacob Violet - The Lum Hat & Other Stories

Softback. A very good copy with marled turquoise covers with illustration of ship on front cover and title in white on front cover and on spine. 4 black and white full page illustrations. No inscriptions. 155 pages. The book includes two novellas and seven short stories.
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Jakobsen Jacob - The Dialect and Place-Names of Shetland: Two Popular Lectures

Hardback. A very good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends. 125 pages. Tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait of the author. Lectures on the old Norse language in Shetland. Index to place-names at end.
Published : T & J Manson, Lerwick 1897, First Edition
£58.00

James Rev. Richard F. - Lauder Its Kirk and People

Softback. A very good copy. 109 pages. Illustrated. Folding plan of church. A study of Lauder and Lauderdale.
Published : Privately Published 1973, First Edition
£12.00

James, Alwyn - Scottish Roots : A Step-By-Step Guide for Ancestor Hunters in Scotland and Overseas

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Small ownership stamp on front end-paper. 181 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Jameson John and Jameson Margaret - Andrew Jameson 1916 - 1934

Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Gift inscription from authors on front free end-paper:"For Graham Wilson from J.G.J. and M.J. July 1935." Pp.[xii],153,[iii]. Photographic frontispiece + 37 photographs. Title page woodcut vignette with tissue guard. Andrew Jameson was the only son of Major John Gordon Jameson (who was a member of Parliament) and Margaret Jameson and was the grandson of the Court of Session judge, Lord Ardwall and of A.L. Smith, Master of Balliol. He died on his 18th birthday. This is an affectionate and moving recollection of him by his parents.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation By Douglas & Foulis, Edinburgh 1935, First Edition
£35.00

Jamieson George - Tay Square Church Dundee a Centenary Retrospect

4to. A very good copy in blue ribbed cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription, probably from the author. 187 pages. Many illustrations. Erratum slip. A well-produced church history.
Published : Paul & Matthew, Dundee 1932, First Edition
£35.00

Jamieson Lynn and Toynbee Claire - Country Bairns; Growing Up 1900-1930

Hardback.A very good copy in a very good unclipped dustwrapper. 245 pps.This is a unique record of rural childhood - a fascinating glimpse into the lives of children in the Scottish countryside in the early years of the 20th century. Many black and white photgraphs.
Published : Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£6.00

Jamieson Peter - Letters on Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows some rubbing at the edges. No ownership inscription. Light edge foxing. 272 pages. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations. "These letters cover all aspects of Shetland life and work."
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1949, First Edition
£20.00

Jamieson Peter - Letters on Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in the original light green cloth. Gift inscription. Edge foxing. 272 pages. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1949, First Edition
£15.00

Jamieson Robert (Editor) - Popular Ballads and Songs, from Tradition, Manuscripts, and Scarce Editions; with Translations of Similar Pieces from the Ancient Danish Language and a Few Originals By the Editor Vol.II

Hardback. A fair copy in a maroon half leather binding lacking the title piece. Boards very worn. Lacks title page. The half-title states "Songs and Ballads, Tragic, Humorous and Miscellaneous." 409 pages.
Published : 1806,
£20.00

Jamieson Stanley (Editor) - The Water of Leith a Collection of Essays About the River By Various Authors

Illustrated by C.A. Hope.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 194 pages. Line drawings and other illustrations. Includes chapters on the geology, natural history, industry, literary associations etc of the riverside.
Published : The Water of Leith Project Group 1984, First Edition
£14.00

Janet Hunter - Islanders and the Orb: The History of the Harris Tweed Industry 1835-1995

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 375 pages. Illustrated. Described as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging account ever written of the Harris Tweed industry."
Published : Acair Ltd., Stornoway 2001, First Edition
£12.00

Jenkins Robin - Dust on the Paw

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. Some edge spotting but a clean copy internally. 384 pages. Inter-racial marriage is the central theme of this dramatic novel by a noted Scottish 20th century author.
Published : Macdonald, London 1961, First Edition
£25.00

Jenkins Robin - The Awakening of George Darroch

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is faded from yellow to white on spine. Page ends a little browned. 269pp.
Published : Waterfront, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£8.00