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Maxwell Stuart and Hutchison Robin - Scottish Costume 1550-1850

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has some wear to the spine ends and a 3 inch closed tear to front cover. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 184pp. 4 colour plates. 24 black and white drawings by Kathleen Mann. This is a history of 300 years of costume in Scotland.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1958, First Edition
£12.00

McArthur, Margaret M. (Editor) - Bonnie Blackhall: From Quarriers' Village to Garden Suburb

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.v,136. 84 illustrations. The story of how Blackhall village developed into a garden suburb of Edinburgh.
Published : Roxburgh Publications, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£9.00

McCallum Alex - Midlothian

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,208. Numerous illustrations. Three maps including coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geography" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
£8.00

McCallum Neil - A Small Country Scotland 1700-1830

A very good copy in a dustwrapper which would be very good but for some fading to the spine lettering. Inscribed by the author. Pp.x,224. 16 plates. A book about the totality of Scottish accomplishments in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£8.00

McCallum Rev. John (Edited By Rev. Archibald McCallum) - Memorial Papers of the Rev. John McCallum, Ardeonaig

Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xii,115. There is a Memorial Sketch, in English, of the author. All the articles by the author are in Gaelic and were originally contributions by him to the "Highland Witness".
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1911, First Edition
£12.00

McClelland Rev. Robert - The Church and Parish of Inchinnan A Brief History

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Rear board a little marked. Bookplate and ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. 207 pages. 14 illustrations. Folding map. The history of a Renfrewshire parish. Includes chapters on the Knights Templars, the Kirk Session, Schools and Schoolmasters, Antiquities, Sculptured Stones, Witches and Witchcraft, Farms and Farmers etc. Uncomon.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1905, First Edition
£25.00

McCormack D. - Memories of Perth in Verse and Prose

A very good copy in a rather marked dustwrapper. 71pp. These are prose reminiscences of Perth apart from 4 pages of poetry.
Published : Privately Published, Perth 1956, First Edition
£8.00

McCormick Andrew - Words from the Wild-Wood : Sixteen Galloway Tales and Sketches

A good plus copy in the original cloth which is decorated on the front board. Smallish ink mark at foot of rear board. Some foxing, mainly to first few pages. 265 pages. Frontispiece and two other illustrations. Described as "a guide to the spirit of Galloway." Some gypsy interest.
Published : Fraser, Asher & Co, Glasgow and Dalbeattie 1913,
£25.00

McCrie Thomas - Life of John Knox: Containing Illustrations of the History of the Reformation in Scotland.

A good copy in plain boards. Paper title label to spine has a corner chip but all lettering is present. Small tear in cloth at join of spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Generally clean internally but with foxing to frontispiece. Pp.xvi,539. Frontispiece and one other illustration. The title continues; "With biographical notices of the principal reformers and sketches of the progress of literature in Scotland during the sixteenth century; and an Appendix consisiting of original papers." Photographs available on request.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1839,
£45.00

McCrorie Ian - Royal Road to the Isles: 150 Years of MacBrayne Shipping

A near fine copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 189 pages. Map end-papers. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the company which was to become Caledonain MacBrayneLtd.
Published : Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock 2001, First Edition
£9.00

McCulloch John Herries and Stirling Kenneth J. - The Edinburgh Savings Bank a Review of Its Century of Service 1836-1936

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge spotting. Pp.xiv,120. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations.
Published : H.and J. Pillans & Wilson, Edinburgh 1936, First Edition
£18.00

McCulloch, Stuart J. - Thornhill and Its Environs: A Social History

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 149 pages. 62 illustrations. A history of the Stirlingshire village ofThornhill and parish of Norrieston.
Published : Munro Trust in Association with Stirling Libraries 1996, First Edition
£15.00

McDaniel Iain - Adam Ferguson in the Scottish Enlightenment : The Roman Past and Europe's Future

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.x,276. Described as a major re-assessment of the 18th century Scottish historian and political thinker.
Published : Harvard University Press 2013, First Edition
£30.00

McDonell, Colonel John of Scottos - Spanish John Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John McDonell of Scottos Written By Himself

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Bookplate. Private edition. Some edge foxing. Pp.vii,74. Frontispiece. "Throws fresh light on the evil days that followed Culloden." The author lived from 1728 t o1810.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons for the Royal Celtic Society, Edinburgh and London 1931, First Edition
£15.00

McDougall Duncan - A History of The Royal Scots Club (War Memorial)

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. 64 pages. Illustrated. A history of the club published on its 80th anniversary.
Published : J. R. Reid Printing Group Ltd, Blantyre 1999, First Edition
£9.00

McDowall William - History of the Burgh of Dumfries, with Notices of Nithsdale, Annandale and the Western Border

Hardback. A fair copy, the spine being torn at the join with the rear board and to a lesser extent at the join with the front board but still holding. Internally good. Gift inscription, evidently from the author, on the front end-paper. 916 pages. Frontispiece, title-page vignete and coloured lithograph.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1867, First Edition
£38.00

McElroy Rennie et al (Editors) - Advocating Libraries: Essays Presented to Robert Craig

. A very good copy in a black quarter leather binding with light blue boards. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 221 pages. Frontispiece. Essays on the book and libraries in Scotland.
Published : The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland, Hamilton 2002, First Edition
£30.00

McEwan Deacon Robt. D. - Old Glasgow Weavers: Being Records of the Incorporation of Weavers

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white. Spine lettering dull. Small ownership inscription. Pp.viii,166. 8 plates.
Published : Carson & Nicol, Glasgow 1905, First Edition
£20.00

McEwen R.F. (Preface) - Nelson Hall Concerts - Edinburgh a List of the Programmes (1901-1914) Together with an Analysis of Their Contents

N.d. c.1914. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white. 116 pages. These concerts appear to have been free and aimed at improving the musical taste of the ordinary citizens of Edinburgh. An uncommon title.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£22.00

McGhee Nevin - Killermont the Home of Glasgow Golf Club

4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the spine ends and board tips. No.975 of 1500 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 231 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. This is a history of the estate of Killermont from earliest times and of the Glasgow Golf Club which is the ninth oldest in the world.
Published : Glasgow Golf Club 2003, First Edition
£45.00

McGowan Iain - Hebridean Images

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 128pp. A fine book of photographs of the landscape and people of the Hebrides.
Published : Creative Monochrome Ltd. 1993, First Edition
£12.00

McGregor Duncan - A Desert Rat in Holburn Street

Illustrated by Rhoda Howie.
Hardback. A near fine copy in black leatherette lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 140 pages. Illustrated. The autobiography of a Buchan man with several chapters on his experiences with the 1st Royal Tank Regiment in the Second World War, followed by life owning a grocer's shop in Aberdeen.
Published : Ardo Publishing Company, Buchan 1994, First Edition
£15.00

McGregor, Iona; Kidd, Dorothy I. - Bairns : Scottish Children in Photographs

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. 152 pages. Fascinating photographs, from the late 19th century onwards, from the Scottish Ethnological Archive.
Published : National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£6.00

McGurk Francis (Editor) - Calendar of Papal Letters to Scotland of Benedict XIII of Avignon 1394 - 1419

Hardback. A very good copy. Stamp of a private library on front end-paper but no other markings. Pp.xxxv,456.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£12.00

McKay William D. - The Scottish School of Painting

A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pp.xii,369. Profusely illustrated.
Published : Duckworth, London 1911,
£10.00

McKelway St. Clair - The Edinburgh Caper a One-Man International Plot

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with a slightly soiled spine. Bookplate of Compton Mackenzie. 190 pages. The American author's story of what happened to him during a visit to Edinburgh in 1959. Humorous fiction.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1963, First Edition
£10.00

McKerrow, Mary - The Faeds: A Biography

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Previous owner's inscription on half-title. Pp.xviii,158. Numerous illustrations. The story of a talented Scottish family of Victorian artists. Includes a bibliography, a catalogue of major Faed works and a list of Faed pictures in permanent collections.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£45.00

McKissek William - Musings in Verse

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on front board. No inscriptions. Frontispiece photograph of author and one other illustration. 112 pages + advertisements. Protected in a removable cover. The author was a District Inspector in the Aberdeen Cleansing Department. Poems mainly in English with a few in Scots.
Published : John Avery & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen 1902, First Edition
£10.00

McLachlan Gordon (Editor) - Improving the Common Weal Aspects of Scottish Health Services 1900-1984

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,635. Essays in honour of Sir John Brotherston. previous owner's address label on front end-paper.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1987, First Edition
£15.00

McLaren John Nicol - It Taks a Lang Spin

A good copy. Paperback. Would be very good but for cup mark on upper cover. Signed by the author. 138 pages. Illustrated. Anecdotes from the life of a Fifer.
Published : Privately Published 1990, First Edition
£10.00

McLaren Moray - Compton Mackenzie a Panegyric for His Eightieth Birthday Spoken By Moray McLaren in the Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh

A very good copy in wrappers. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 24 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1963, First Edition
£15.00

McLauchlan Thomas (Editor) - The Book of Common Order Commonly Called John Knox's Liturgy. Translated Into Gaelic Anno Domini1567 By Mr. John Carswell, Bishop of the Isles

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered on the spine in gilt. Spine darkened. Top edge gilt. End-papers browned. Bookplate. Ppp.xxvii,[5],248. This is the 1567 translation into Gaelic of the old Scottish prayer book together with a version in English taken from the Works of Knox edited by David Laing.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1873,
£45.00