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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

Kinnear A. Balfour - Leith Harbour and Docks: New Works - Western Extension Scheme: Construction of East and West Breakwaters

Softback. A very good copy except for some fading to the rear cover. 38 pages. Illustrated. An account of the western extension scheme to Leith harbour and docks which was undertaken between 1936 and 1942. Uncommon.
Published : Leith Dock Commission 1946, First Edition
£10.00

Kirk James - Her Majesty's Historiographer Gordon Donaldson 1913-1993

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription is hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.viii,291. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. A biography of an eminent Scots historian.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Kirk James (Editor) - The Books of Assumption of the Thirds of Benefices: Scottish Ecclesiastical Rentals at the Reformation

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Previous owner's stamp on front free end-paper. Pp.lxxxviii,896. Folding map at rear. The "Books of Assumption" document in detail the distribution of the church's wealth drawn from a thousand parishes and a population of 800,000 living mainly in small rural communities--." Includes an index of persons and an index of places. An important database for historians.
Published : Published for the British Academy By Oxford University Press 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Kirk James; Tanner Roland J.; Dunlop Annie I. (Editors) - Calendar of Scottish Supplications to Rome: Voljume V 1447-1471

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xv,511. "--a wealth of detail is imparted on so many facets of the late medieval church and of the society which sustained it." Includes a length index.
Published : Scottish Academic Press Ltd, Edinburgh 1997, First Edition
£30.00

Kirk Neville - Custom and Conflict in the "Land of the Gael": Ballachulish 1900-1910

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Upper board tips just slightly bumped. 172 pages. Illustrations, maps and documents. A study of industrial conflicts at the Ballachulish slate quarry at the beginning of the 20th century. Described as "a welcome case study of community action in the Scottish Highlands."
Published : Merlin Press, Monmouth 2007, First Edition
£20.00

Kirk, James (Editor) - Visitation of the Diocese of Dunblane and Other Churches 1586-1589

Softback. Fading to spine otherwise a very good copy. Pp.lviii,115. 8 pages of plates.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition
£9.00

Knight William - Lord Monboddo and Some of His Contemporaries

A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small ownership inscription. 314pp. Frontispiece and four illustrations. A short biographical sketch of Lord Monboddo (a Scottish judge and philosopher) is followed by his letters and those of his friends. The book throws light on philosophical thought in Scotland in the latter half of the 18th century.
Published : John Murray, London 1900, First Edition
£30.00

Knight William - Lord Monboddo and Some of His Contemporaries

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Pp.xv,314. Frontispiece and four illustrations. Comprises mainly correspondence by or to Lord Monboddo in connection with his philosophical interests.
Published : John Murray, London 1900, First Edition
£30.00

Knowles Philip - A History of the Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club 1856-1996 the Clubmakers' Golf Club

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a very good dustwrapper. This is no. 354 of 600 copies and is signed by the author. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,116. Described as "a story of golf and golfers in one of the very cradles of the game."
Published : The Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club, Edinburgh 1997, First Edition
£30.00

Knox Harry - The Scottish Shale Oil Industry & Mineral Railway Lines

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in pictorial boards. A nice clean copy without ownereship inscription or other internal marking. 232 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. A study of the life and times of a fascinating but now largely forgotten industry.
Published : Lightmoore Press, Lydney, Gloucestershire 2013, First Edition
£36.00

Knox, Susan - The Making of the Shetland Landscape

Hardback. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows some fading (but leaving the lettering clear). Pp.x,255. 27 figures (including three in Appendix). This is a study of "the transformation of Shetland's agricultural economy and society from one of 18th century subsistence to a 19th and 20th century one of commercial stock-rearing."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£18.00

Kratzmann, Gregory - Anglo-Scottish Literary Relations 1430-1550

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine including lettering. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xii,282. A study of the rich and extremely varied Scottish poetry of the 15th and early 16th centuries particularly the "Scottish Chaucerians."
Published : Cambridge University Press 1980, First Edition
£20.00

Kyd, James Gray (Editor) - Scottish Population Statistics Including Webster's Analysis of Population 1755

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxxix,107. Frontispiece. Tables. One of the most important documents for the demographic history of Scotland compiled in 1755 almost half a century before the first official census in modern Britain.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1975, Reprint
£15.00

Laffin John - Scotland the Brave the Story of the Scottish Soldier

A very good copy in a rather worn, price-clipped but otherwise complete dustwrapper. Prize label on front end-paper. Previous owner's blind-stamp on half-title and title pages. Pp.xiii, 191. Illustrated.
Published : Cassell, London 1963, First Edition
£8.00