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Jones Kenyon - GPS a Tribute

Hardback. A very good copy in a dark blue leatherette binding. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. 168 pages. Two pages of colour illustrations. Numerous black and white illustrations. Family trees. This is a biography of George Philip Stewart MacPherson who played rugby for Scotland. It covers also his banking career, his military life, his charitable interests etc. A scarce item.
Published : Sutherland Press, Golspie 1993, First Edition
£30.00

Jones Nathaniel (Editor) - Reprint of Jones's Directory; or Useful Pocket Companion for the Year 1787. With an Introduction and Notes of Old Glasgow Celebrities By the "Rambling Reporter"

Hardback. A fair copy externally as the spine is cracked down the centre and at the joins with the boards and lacks small pieces at both ends. Internally very good. Pp.24,84. First published in 1787 this Directory was the first to list the names and addresses of the merchants, traders, manufacturers and shop-keepers in and about the city of Glasgow.
Published : Robert Graham, Glasgow 1868, Reprint
£28.00

Kames (Henry Home, Lord) - Statute Law of Scotland Abridged. With Historical Notes

Hardback. A good copy in a full leather binding. Rebacked with five raised bands to spine which is lettered in gilt. Ex libris plate of Robert Maxtone Graham. Browning to edges of end-papers. Pp.vi,[1],465. A useful reference to the law of the time arranged in the form of a dictionary.
Published : A. Kincaid and J. Bell, Edinburgh 1769, Second Edition
£75.00

Kay Billy (Editor) - The Dundee Book

Hardback. The book celebrates the spirit of Dundee with articles, oral history and photographs by Dundonians and honorary Dundonians. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 256 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£8.50

Kay John - A Series of Original Portraits and Caricature Etchings -- with Biographical Sketches and Illustrative Anecdotes

Hardback. 4to. A good, sound, two volume set in a quarter leather binding with pebbled boards. A small piece of the surface cloth has been rubbed away from the rear board of volume II. Top edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. No ownership inscription and almost free from foxing. Vol.1,ppviii,445. Vol.II,pp.viii,504. 361 etchings with tissue guards. A fascinating record of Edinburgh society at the end of the 18th century.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1877, New Edition
£280.00

Keay, John and Keay Julia (Editors) - Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland

Hardback. First printing. A very good copy in a complete and untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,[7],1046. Numerous illustrations and maps. A mine of information about all things Scottish. [Please note this heavy book will incur extra postage.]
Published : HarperCollins, London 1994, First Edition
£10.00

Keay, John and Keay Julia (Editors) - Collins Encyclopaedia of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,1046. 4000 entries. Nearly 500 illustrations. A mine of information about Scotland.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1994,
£15.00

Keir David (Editor) - The Third Statistical Account of Scotland the City of Edinburgh

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,1044. Many illustrations. A comprehensive account of life in Edinburgh fifty years ago.
Published : Collins, Glasgow 1966, First Edition
£10.00

Keith Alexander - The North of Scotland Bank Limited 1836-1936

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. In a fair to good dustwrapper which has two sizeable chips and one smaller chip. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,188. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. Uncommon in dustwrapper.
Published : Aberdeen Journals Ltd., Aberdeen 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Keith Field-Marshall James - A Fragment of a Memoir of Field-Marshall James Keith Written By Himself 1714-1734

4to. A very good copy. Pp.xv,124. A memoir of a Scottish Jacobite who saw action in the 1715 rising and subsequently in the service of Peter the Great of Russia.
Published : Spalding Club, Edinburgh 1843, First Edition
£40.00

Keith, Isobel - Stones on the Ice : The Story of Curling

Illustrated by Jennifer Cook.
Softback. Nd. c.1980? A very good copy. 56 pages. Numerous drawings. Other illustrations. Contains a number of curling verses in addition to a brief history of the game. Uncommon.
Published : Gordon Bennett Publications, Edinburgh, First Edition
£12.00

Keldie Kathleen - Tankerness Now and Then

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy. Pp.ix,477. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. Maps at end. List of amendments tipped-in at end. Limited edition of 800 copies. "I have tried to paint a picture of Tankerness and many of its inhabitants over the last two hundred years." Tankerness is a district on the Mainland of Orkney. [Please note this is a very heavy book which will require extra postage].
Published : Published By the Author 2012, First Edition
£30.00

Kelly, Kelso - Galloway Men of Mark

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some edge foxing but largely clean internally. No ownership inscription. 135 pages + one page index. Black and white illustrations. Brief studies of 21 Galloway men of distinction.
Published : John F. Brown, Newton Stewart 1919, First Edition
£20.00

Kelman John - The Faith of Robert Louis Stevenson

A very good copy in blue boards with white cloth spine. Gilt lettering on black title label. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.xii,[4],302. A study of Stevenson's unconventional faith.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
£20.00

Kemp Robert - Master John Knox

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.vii,127. This play was written to mark the fourth centenary of the Reformation.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
£14.00

Kennedy Alexander W.M. Clark - Robert the Bruce a Poem Historical and Romantic

Illustrated by James Faed Junior.
A good copy in decorated vellum which is rather rubbed and marked. Bevelled edges. On hand-made paper. Pp.viii,295. 3 plates by James Faed, Junior.
Published : Kegan Paul Trench & Co, London 1884, First Edition
£16.00

Kennedy Dan - Climbing the Galloway Uplands

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 184pp. 8 illustrations. Described as "hill-climbing adventure in the Southern Uplands including a selection of various other articles, poems and sketches".
Published : Privately Published 1972, Third Edition
£11.00

Kenneth Whitton and David A. Jamieson (Editors) - Fifty Years of Athletics - An Historical Record of the Scottish Amateur Athletic Association 1883-1933

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Fairly light edge foxing but clean internally and with no ownership inscription. 160 pages. Illustrations. Includes a historical survey of amateur athletics in Scotland, various short essays and a wealth of statistics.
Published : Scottish Amateur Athletic Association, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£65.00

Keppie L.J.F. And Arnold Beverly J. - Corpus of Sculpture of the Roman World Great Britain Volume 1 Fascicule 4 Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one small tear. 68pp + 42 plates. The book describes 170 items of scuptured material from Roman military sites in Scotland.
Published : Published for the British Academy By the Oxford University Press 1984, First Edition
£15.00

Ker, Rev. William Lee - Kilwinning Abbey: The Church of St. Winning

Hardback. A good plus copy in blueish-green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Spine darkened. All edges red. Inscribed: "With the Author's Kind Regards." Ownership inscription. 199 pages. An actual photograph of the abbey forms the frontispiece and there are three other full-page illustrations and smaller illustrations/decorations.
Published : Arthur Guthrie, Ardrossan, First Edition
£40.00

Kerr Anthony J.C. - Schools of Scotland

A good copy in a good dustwrapper. Moderate dampstaining to part of the boards does not affect the text and is not evident under the wrapper. 213pp. 10 illustrations. A comparative analysis of the Scottish education system.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1962, First Edition
£5.00

Kerr D. Keith - Lodge Clydesdale Glasgow No. 556 1874-1974

Hardback. Nd. c.1974. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.ix,109. Frontispiece and 16 Illustrations. Map.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£25.00

Kerr, John - Life in the Atholl Glens

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has small edge tears. Remains of small label on half-title. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 128 pages. Numerous illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : Perth & Kinross District Libraries, Perth 1993, First Edition
£10.00

Kerrigan Catherine - Whaur Extremes Meet the Poetry of Hugh MacDiarmid 1920-1934

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.x,245. This is a detailed analysis of MacDiarmid's early work.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£8.00

Kilbrandon Lord (Chairman) - The Shetland Report : A Constitutional Study

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 223 pages. Tables, figures and maps. This is a study prepared by the Nevis Institute under the chairmanship of Lord Kilbrandon for Shetland Islands Coucil of possible constitutional arrangements that might be made for Shetland following the discovery of oil in the North Sea.
Published : Nevis Institute, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
£35.00

King Arthur ("Dot") - The Bon Accord Ballads

A good plus copy with card covers illustrated on front and with advertisement on rear. Rather worn cloth spine. Pp xviii, 100 . Browning to end-papers.. "In order to preserve in a handier form the ballads of a purely local nature, which have from time to time appeared in the columns of "Bon-Accord", the Author has at the request of his friends - and enemies - made a selection which he now submits to the public."
Published : The Bon-Accord Printing & Publishing Co., Aberdeen 1891, First Edition
£10.00

King James 1 of Scotland (Rendered Into Modern Scots By Dr. Clement B. Gunn) - Peebles to the Play

Nd. c.1910? A very good copy in an edge-torn glacine wrapper. Small ownership inscription. 82pp. Includes notes on the king's compositions, arguments for and against his being the author of the poem, notes on the poem etc.
Published : James Lewis, Selkirk, First Edition Thus
£15.00

King Jessie M. - The Grey City of the North

A very good copy in stiff card covers with integral dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. A book of illustrations of Edinburgh with a short commentary on each opposite. New foreword to this edition by Anne Barren Skipwith.
Published : Polygon Books, Edinburgh 1984, Reprint
£10.00

King Jessie M. - The Grey City of the North

Illustrated by Jessie M. King.
Softcover. A very good copy with illustrated coloured cover front and rear by Jessie M. King. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Unpaginated. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Polygon Books, Edinburgh 1984, Reprint
£15.00

King, Lillian - Levenmouth at War

Softback. A very good copy with black and white photographs on front and rear covers. No inscriptions. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. "No other area of Britain, far less Scotland, is better suited to tell the story of the Second World War. Many areas have a mining tradition. Many coastal communities have docks. Many areas can boast a rural and urban mix, and many areas welcomed different nationalities during the war years. But Levenmouth combined them all - like no other."
Published : Windfall Books 2005, First Edition
£12.00

Kinloch George R. - Ancient Scottish Ballads, Recovered from Tradition and Never Before Published: With Notes Historical and Explanatory; and an Appendix Containing the Airs of Several of the Ballads

Hardback. A good copy in a dark green half-leather binding with marbled boards and end-papers. Five raised bands on the gilt lettered and decorated spine. Wear to spine edges and board tips. Top edge gilt. Moderate end-paper foxing but overall quite clean. Hinges sound. Pp.xiv,270 + errata page and Appendix of tunes. A worthwhile collection of Scottish ballads collected from outside the Borders area.
Published : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, London 1827, First Edition
£125.00

Kinloch M.G.J. - Studies in Scottish Ecclesiastical History in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Maroon end-papers. Single stamp (of a church) on title page. Pp.xi,347. Includes the covenanting period.
Published : Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co, London 1898, First Edition
£25.00