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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

Jermy, A.C.; Crabbe, J.A. (Editors) - The Island of Mull : A Survey of Its Flora and Environment

Hardback. A very good copy in a dark blue leatherette binding lettered in gilt on the spine and with the British Museum Natural History logo in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and not foxed. Numerous figures (including illustrations and maps) and tables. Map end-papers. A substantial and authoritative work with 19 chapters covering flora (including fungi, algae and diatoms), terrestrial asnd marine ecosystems, geology, geomorphology and soils, climate etc.
Published : British Museum (Natural History), London 1978, First Edition
£65.00

Jervise Andrew - Memorials of Angus and Mearns: An Account Historical, Antiquarian and Traditionary Vol.II

Illustrated by W. B. Hole.
Hardback. Overall a good copy in the original brown cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Some wrinkling to cloth on spine and trace of old water damage to rear board which does not affect the book internally beyond the rear end-papers. Not foxed. 367 pages. Vignette title page and 6 illustrations.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1885,
£40.00

Jervise Andrew - The History and Traditions of the Land of the Lindsays in Angus and Mearns, with Notices of Alyth and Meigle

Hardback. A good copy in blind-stamped blue cloth which is a little marked to upper board. Some fading to spine and wear and tear to spine ends. Stamp of Fettercairn House on front free end-paper. Some foxing mainly to first few pages. Pp.viii,359 + one page of errata and addenda. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. Folding map.
Published : Sutherland & Knox, Edinburgh 1853, First Edition
£45.00

Jessop Ralph - Carlyle and Scottish Thought

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,266. Argues that Carlyle was crucially influenced by Scottish philosophy by reference to a discussion of Hume, Reid and Sir William Hamilton.
Published : Macmillan Press Ltd, London 1997, First Edition
£35.00

Johnston Alfred W. And Johnston Amy (Editors) - Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Vol. III

Hardback. A just about good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. An area of damp-marking at the top of the rear board does not affect the book internally. Ownership inscription. 288 pages. 14 illustrations. Articles on "The Days of the old Shetland Sixern", "Fetlar Folk in 1716", "Scandinavian Place-Names in Sutherland" etc.
Published : The Viking Club 1910, First Edition
£50.00

Johnston Alfred W. And Johnston Amy (Editors) - Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Vol. IV

Hardback. A good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription. 238 pages. 12 illustrations. Articles on "A Visit to Shetland in 1832," "Ackergill Tower, Caithness," "Rob Doun," "A Peep into an Orkney Township in the Olden Time" etc.
Published : Privately Printed for the Viking Club 1911, First Edition
£50.00

Johnston Alfred W. And Johnston Amy (Editors) - Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Vols. I-VI

A good hardback set of six volumes in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt published between 1907 and 1913. The first volume, entitled "Orkney and Shetland Miscellany" covers the two years 1907 and 1908. The first volume is a darker blue than the others and the boards are a bit marked. Vol. 1 352 pages. 20 illustrations. Vol. II, 275 pages. 26 illustrations. Vol.III,288 pages. 14 illustrations. Vol.IV,238 pages. 12 illustrations. Vol.V,,228 pages. 10 illustrations. Vol. VI,226 pages. 27 illustrations. Contains a wealth of interesting articles on the Norse part of Scotland, e.g. "The Odal Families of Orkney", "Some Old-Time Shetlandic Wrecks", "Bibliography of Caithness and Sutherland", "A Visit to Shetland in 1832", "A Review of Sutherland Place-names", "The days of the Old Shetland Sixern" etc. Quite scarce.
Published : Viking Club, First Edition
£540.00

Johnston Alfred W. And Johnston Amy (Editors) - Old-Lore Miscellany of Orkney Shetland Caithness and Sutherland Volume II

Hardback. A good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Boards a bit marked with some superficial damp staining which does not affect the book internally. End-papers browned. Ownership inscription. 275 pages. 26 illustrations.
Published : The Viking Club, London 1909, First Edition
£50.00

Johnston Alfred W; Johnston Amy; Paton Rev. Henry(Editors) - Caithness & Sutherland Records Vol.I Part IV

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth. Includes a section of Vol. I Part III, (pages 49-64) covering the years 1282 to 1296; and a section (or the whole) of Vol. I, Part IV (pages 65-208) covering the years 1296 to 1422. Includes a translation into English of documents in Latin.
Published : Viking Club, London 1910, First Edition
£30.00

Johnston G. Harvey - Scottish Heraldry Made Easy

Hardback. A very good copy in beige cloth lettered in black and decorated in red. Top edge gilt. Patterned end-papers. Ownership inscription on half-title. Pp.xv,221. 8 colour plates. 41 figures in the text. Much has been added to the first edition to make this edition more complete.
Published : W & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh & London 1912, Second Edition
£28.00

Johnston Ian - Ships for a Nation: John Brown & Company Clydebank

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. A history of perhaps the most famous of the Clyde shipbuilding companies. Includes a list of all ships built by the company with dates, details and the ship's fate.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
£40.00

Johnston James R. - Place-Names of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little edge foxing. Pp.cxi,308 + 2pp. publisher's adverts. Lengthy Introduction on the origin of Scottish Place-names followed by an alphabetical list oif place-names.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1903, Second Edition
£12.00

Johnston Tom and Tullis Ramsey (Editors) - Muckhart Clackmannanshire

A very good copy in paper covers. 97pp. Map. Line drawings. A modern parish history.
Published : Muckhart and Glendevon Amenity Society 1988, First Edition
£8.00

Johnston, Ian - Ships for a Nation: The History of John Brown & Company Clydebank

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. The story of a famous Clyde shipbuilding yard. Includes details of all ships built by the company.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
£18.00