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MacLear G.F. - Conversion of the West the Celts

Nd. c.1890's. Small 8vo. A good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. 189pp. The conversion to Christianity of the Celts of Ireland and Scotland.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£9.00

MacLeay K. - Historical Memoirs of Rob Roy and the Clan MacGregor; Including Original Notices of Lady Grange. With an Introductory Sketch Illustrative of the Condition of the Highlands Prior to the Year 1745

Hardback. A near very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,324. Frontispiece.
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1881,
£30.00

MacLennan Roderick - The Scottish Highlander: In Anecdote and Story

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 192 pages. Frontispiece. Mainly consists of short humorous sketches.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1905, First Edition
£8.00

MacLennan W. Donald (Editor) - One Hundred Years at Luffness New 1894-1994

A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Copy number 887 of a limited edition. Ppvi,153. Illustrated. The history of an East Lothian golf course.
Published : Luffness New Golf Club, Aberlady 1994, First Edition
£12.00

MacLeod Donald - Castle and Town of Dumbarton

A fair plus copy in a plain reddish-brown binding which is faded in part, especially on the spine. Smallish tears to spine cloth. Lacks title label on spine where the word "Dumbarton" has been written in its place. Hinges cracked. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,316. Not a great copy but scarce in first edition.
Published : Bennett Brothers, Dumbarton 1877, First Edition
£30.00

MacLeod Kenneth (Edited By Thomas Moffatt murchison) - Sgriobhaidhean Choinnich Mhicleoid: The Gaelic Prose of Kenneth MacLeod

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xlv,186. The main text is in Gaelic with an Introduction in English.
Published : The Scottish Academic Press for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£15.00

MacMillan Duncan - Scotland's Shrine : The Scottish National War Memorial

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 192 pages. 152 illustrations including many colour photographs by Antonia Reeve.
Published : Lund Humphries, Farnham 2014, First Edition
£28.00

MacMillan Hugh - Rothiemurchus

A good copy in green cloth showing some wear at the spine ends. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. 145 pages. 12 illustrations. Chapters on Loch an Eilean, Lairig Ghru, Kinrara etc as well as Rothiemurchus itself.
Published : J.M. Dent, London 1907,
£20.00

MacMillan, Duncan - Scottish Art In The 20th Century 1890-2001

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is a little sunned on the spine. 208 pages. Frontispiece and 211 plates mostly in colour. The story of modern Scottish painting and sculpture. This updated edition appears to be les common than the first edition.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 2001,
£18.00

Macnair Peter - Perthshire

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Some wear to head of spine which shows some fading. Internally very good with the bookplate of the Buteshire Natural History Society. Pp.xii,180 + 4pp publisher's adverts. Numerous illustrations. Five maps including two coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geographies" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
£8.00

MacNalty Sir Arthur S. - Mary Queen of Scots the Daughter of Debate

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 247pp. A straightforward biography.
Published : Johnson Publications Ltd., London 1971,
£8.00

MacNeice Louis - I Crossed the Minch

Illustrated by Nancy Sharp.
Hardback. A good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear to cloth at head of spine. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. 248 pages. 8 illustrations. The author's impressions of a visit to the Hebrides.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1938, First Edition
£65.00

MacNeill Duncan H. - The Historical Scottish Constitution

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 123pp. Described as "essential for understanding the democratic make-up of the Scots".
Published : The Albyn Press, Edinburgh 1973,
£7.00

MacPherson Abbe Paul (Edited By Rev. William James anderson) - The History of the Scots College Rome (1600-1792) [in the Innes Review 1961 Vol.XII]

Softback. A very good copy. Spine a little slanted. Inscription of previous owner on front cover. Two smallish stamps on front fixed end-paper. No other markings. 172 pages. 33 illustrations. Written in 1810 this copy is printed from the original autograph manuscript. The Scots College, Rome was the principal training college for Scottish Catholic clergy.
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1961,
£30.00

MacPherson Angus - A Highlander Looks Back

Nd. c.1955? A good plus copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Boards slightly splayed. Pp.[x],[ii],84. 6 illustrations. Forword by Seton Gordon. The autobiography of a Highland "piper, angler, seannachaidh and sheep farmer."
Published : Oban Ti Mes, Oban, First Edition
£45.00

MacPherson Hector - The Cameronian Philosopher : Alexander Shields

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Pp.viii,[iv],244. Four illustrations. A biography of one of the greatest of the Covenanting leaders who was at various times a prisoner on the Bass rock, a field-preacher, chaplain to the Cameronian regiment and minister to the Scots colony in Darien.. Quite scarce.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1932, First Edition
£45.00

MacPherson James - Fragments of Ancient Poetry

A good copy. Softcover. 53 pages. Frontispiece. Foreword by Derek S. Thomson. This was the first of MacPherson's books of Ossianic poetry. This is a reprint of the enlarged second edition.
Published : Clarsach Publications, Dundee 1979,
£10.00

MacPherson James - The Poems of Ossian

12mo. A two volume set in fair condition. Paper-coverd boards with cloth spine. Title-pieces worn and chipped although title remains complete. Wear to board tips. A good set internally. Vol.I,pp.xxxix,330. Vol.II,pp.[vi],374. Frontispiece to each volume. Includes a brief life of MacPherson and two quite lengthy Dissertations on the poems, one by Hugh Blair.
Published : Richard Griffin & Co/ Thomas Tegg, Glasgow/London 1824,
£25.00

MacPherson John - Critical Dissertations on the Origin, Antiquities, Language, Government, Manners and Religion of the Ancient Caledonians, Their Posterity the Picts, and the British and Irish Scots

Hardback. A very good copy in a modern quarter leather binding with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. New end-papers. Pp.xxiv,[2],382 + 2pp publishers' catalogue. The author was Minister of Sleat on the Isle of Skye. Photographs available on request.
Published : T. Becket and P. A. De Hondt in the Strand and J. Balfour in Edinburgh 1768, First Edition
£250.00

MacPherson Sir Aeneas (Edited By Rev. Alexander D. Murdoch) - The Loyall Dissuasive and Other Papers Concernnig the Affairs of Clan Chattan 1691-1705

Hardback. Dark blue boards lettered in gilt. Damp-staining to the boards especially the spine. Very good internally. Unopened. Pp.civ,253. Frontispiece. One other illustration. The author's literary controversy with the Mackintoshes on behalf of his chief, Cluny MacPherson.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1902, First Edition
£12.00

MacPherson, J.I. - Twenty-one Years of Corporate Life at Edinburgh University Being a Short History of the Students' Representative Council and an Account of Its Majority Celebrations

Hardback. A good plus copy in a full calf binding with five raised bands on the spine. Some fading to spine but the gilt lettering is clear. University logo in gilt on upper board. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 126 pages. Illustrated. Scarce in first edition.
Published : Students' Representative Council, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
£50.00

Macqueen John - The Enlightenment and Scottish Literature Volume One Progress and Poetry

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 158pp.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£10.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1639-1651

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,254.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1943, First Edition
£18.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1652-1661

A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,278. Introduction by James D. Ogilvie.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1944, First Edition
£20.00

MacTavish Duncan C. (Editor) - Minutes of the Synod of Argyll 1652-1661

A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,278. Introduction by James D. Ogilvie.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1944, First Edition
£18.00

Mair Norman - Muirfield: Home of the Honourable Company, 1744-1994

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. 168 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Described as "a celebration of one of the world's greatest golf courses and the Honourable Company who play there."
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£20.00

Mair, Craig - Mercat Cross and Tolbooth : Understanding Scotland's Old Burghs

Softback. A very good copy except for crease to corner of front cover. Ownership inscription. Pp.vii,232. Illustrated.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1997,
£6.00

Mair, Craig - Stirling : The Royal Burgh

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.viii,255. Numerous illustrations including colour.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£10.00

Maitland P. S; Boon P. J; McLusky D. S. (Editors) - The Fresh Waters of Scotland : A National Resource of International Significance

Hardback. A fine copy in laminated pictorial boards. Pp.xiv,639. Numerous figures (including illustrations and maps). Tables. "For the first time comprehensive information on the fresh waters of Scotland has been brought together in one volume." The book "examines the extent of the fresh waters, their value and uses, threats to Scotland's rivers and lochs, and possible remedial measures."
Published : John Wiley & Sons 1994, First Edition
£28.00

Maitland, P.S., Boon, P.J. And McLusky, D.S. (Editors) - The Fresh Waters of Scotland : A National Resource of International Significance

Hardback. A near fine copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,639. Numerous figures (including illustrations) and tables. "For the first time comprehensive information on the fresh waters of Scotland has been brought together in one volume."
Published : John Wiley & Sons, Chichester 1994, First Edition
£20.00

Maitland, Peter S. - Studies on Loch Lomond IIThe Fauna of the River Endrick

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed "With Best Wishes, Peter". Pp.vi,194. Plates, figures and tables. A study of the vertebrate and invertebrate fauna of the River Endrick, the major water flowing into Loch Lomond.
Published : Blackie and Son for the University of Glasgow, Glasgow 1966, First Edition
£10.00

Maitland, Peter S. (Editor) - The Ecology of Scotland's Largest Lochs: Lomond, Awe, Ness, Morar and Shiel

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,297. Many photographs, figures and tables. A multi-disciplinary scientific study of five of Scotland's largest lochs.
Published : Dr. W. Junk, The Hague - Boston - London 1981, First Edition
£25.00

Malcolm William K. - A Blasphemer and Reformer : A Study of James Leslie Mitchell-Lewis Grassic Gibbon

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xv,212. Described as "a substantial and important increase in Gibbon criticism".
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1984, First Edition
£10.00