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Mackay Sheila S. - Inverness Our Story: v. 1: "Mind Thon Time"

A near very good copy. Minor corner creasing. Small ownership label. 400 pages. Described as "an unashamedly nostalgic look back at the "Town" and the lives of its people during the first fifty years of the 20th century."
Published : Inverness Local History Forum, Inverness 2004, First Edition
£18.00

Mackay Wiliam - Urquhart and Glenmoriston : Olden Times in a Highland Parish

A good copy in plain dark green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. The binding, which shows some wear to edges, may not be the original binding. Top edge gilt. Bookplate of Fort Augustus Abbey. Some end-paper foxing. Pp.xxi,[3],594. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. A further (attractive) illustration of Urquhart Castle has been pasted to the rear end-paper. A comprehensive local history with chapters on education and culture, folklore, industrial and social life etc.
Published : The Northern Counties Newspaper and Printing and Publishing Company Limited, Inverness 1893, First Edition
£50.00

Mackay William (Editor) - Records of the Presbyteries of Inverness and Dingwall 1643-1688

A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. One board tip a little bumped. Bookplate. A little edge and end-paper foxing and a little light pencilled underlining and side-lining. Pp.lii,384. One illustration.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1896, First Edition
£20.00

MacKay, David J; Crawford, Graeme C; George, Dr. Jane L; Barclay, Andrew W. - The Merchants' Tale : The Story of the Merchants of Edinbburgh Golf Club 1907 to 2008

Hardback. A fine copy. Signed by all four authors on half-title. Pp.xiii,[vii],242. Numerous illustrations with a section in colour.
Published : Birlinn, Edinburgh 2009, First Edition
£15.00

Mackay, Moray S. - Doune : Historical Notes

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[xiv],113,viii + illustrations, maps and pedigrees at end.
Published : Forth Naturalist and Historian, Stirling 1984,
£20.00

Mackay, Moray S. - Doune : Historical Notes

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.[14],113,viii + 12pp of illustrations and two family pedigrees at end. This is a reprint of a book written by the author in 1952.
Published : Forth Naturalist and Historian, Stirling 1984,
£20.00

Mackenzie Alexander - The History of the Highland Clearances

A good copy in red cloth lettered in black. Faded on spine but the lettering is clear. 286pp.
Published : P.J. O'Callaghan, Glasgow 1914,
£10.00

Mackenzie Alexander (Preface) - The Watsonian War Record 1939-1945

A very good copy. A little browning to spine edges. Bookplate and signature of former owner (who is named in the book). Pp.xi,157. Numerous photographs. Gives "a short biographical notice and, when possible, a photograph of each of the two hundred and two former pupils who fell in the war." This is followed by a record of all Watsonians who served in the armed services during the war. A number of enclosures are loosely laid in including a photograph taken at a reunion of Watsonians in 1989 of those who had left the school in 1938-40.
Published : The Watsonian Club, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
£15.00

Mackenzie Colin Scott - St Columba's Ui Church otherwise Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe an Historical perspective

A fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 120 pages. 38 illustrations, many in colour. The story of an ancient church on the Island of Lewis and of how and when Christianity reached Lewis.
Published : Urras Eaglais Na h-Aoidhe, Isle Of Lewis 2012, First Edition
£15.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Lost Cause a Jacobite Play

A very good copy in card covers in a very good dustwrapper. With the bookplate of the author from whose library this copy came. 90 pages. "Almost every scene in "The Lost Cause" is taken verbally from the accounts of eye-witnesses". Rather uncommon.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£125.00

Mackenzie James - The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland

A very good copy in the original green cloth with paper title label(which is a little rubbed but remains readable). Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxxix,[v],112,vi. This is a reprint of a work first published in 1750 and concerns a court action raised by several heritors in Orkney against the Earl of Morton. Their main complaint related to the true measure and standard of the Norwegian Weights used in Orkney and Shetland as these were the basis on which feu-duties were paid. Includes a rather short List of Subscribers and new Introductory Notes.
Published : Laing and Forbes, Edinburgh 1836,
£120.00

Mackenzie John (Editor) - The Beauties of Gaelic Poetry and Lives of the Highland Bards --- with an Historical Introduction Containing an Account of the Manners, Habits, Etc of the Ancient Caledonians By James Logan

Hardback. A just about good copy in rather marked red cloth. School prize inscription on front end-paper. Pp.lxxii,447.The historical Introduction and brief lives of the poets are in English with the poems themselves in Gaelic.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1907,
£15.00

Mackenzie W.C. - Lovat of the Forty-Five

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on front board and spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 186 pages with 6 pages of publisher's catalogue. Poor dustwrapper which has largeish chips to front, rear and spine and one closed tear which is reinforced with sellotape on reverse. Not price-clipped. The book is an abridged form of the author's Life of Lovat published in 1908. This shorter book gives a succinct and well-balanced life of one of the most intriguing figures of Jacobite romance.
Published : Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£10.00

Mackenzie W.C. - The Races of Ireland and Scotland

Nd. but a Note by the author dated June 1916 is appended to the prefix ststing that the book was written before the war broke out. A good copy in red cloth. Blind stamp of D.C. Thomson (the Dundee publishers). A previous owner has pasted in to the front of the book a number of newspaper cuttings relevant to the subject of the book and an article entitled "The Origin of the Scottish People" by Arthur Keith. Pp.xiv,396. This is an enquiry into the origins of the peoples of Ireland and Scotland.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley, First Edition
£28.00

Mackie Albert D. (Foreword) - The Fleeting Years a Collection of Drawings of Incidents and Personalities at Glasgow University

Softback. A near very good copy. Covers a little torn at spine ends. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 48 pages. A book of captioned drawings, mostly humorous.
Published : Glasgow University Graduates Association 1951, First Edition
£6.00

Mackie D.M. - Forfar and District in the War : A Record of Service in the Great Struggle 1914-1919

Hardback. A very good copy with pictorial front cover. A little wear to board tips. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,199. Frontispiece and other illustratrions, some full-page. Includes separate Rolls of Honour and Rolls of Service for Forfar, Inverarity, Kinnettles, Oathlaw, Rescobie and Tannadice.together with a number of war-related articles.
Published : Forfar War Memorial Committee, Forfar 1921, First Edition
£45.00

Mackie J.D. - The University of Glasgow 1451-1951 a Short History

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate of Charles H. Stewart, formerly Secretary of the University of Edinburgh. Pp.vii,[4],341. 4 illustrations. A nice clean copy.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1954, First Edition
£10.00

Mackie J.D., - The University of Glasgow 1451 - 1951 - a Short History

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. 4 black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. Pp.vii 341. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice copy.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1954, First Edition
£12.00

Mackie R. L. (Editor) - The Letters of James the Fourth 1505-1513

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription of a former Keeper of the Records of Scotland. Pp.lxxii,338. Frontispiece. Includes a Biographical Memoir ( of Robert Kerr Hannay H.M. Historiographer in Scotland) and Introduction by the editor.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1953, First Edition
£30.00

Mackinlay James Murray - Ancient Church Dedications in Scotland Scriptural Dedications

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Showing a little wear at spine ends and board tips. Fairly unobtrusive ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,419. Map. "The object of the volume is two-fold. In the first place, to give some account of the Cathedrals, Parish and Collegiate Churches, Chapels, Hospitals, and Monasteries under the invocation of Saints mentioned in Holy Scripture; and, in the second place, to trace the influence that these Saints have had on ecclesiastical festivals, usages and symbolism".
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£65.00

MacKinnon, Kenneth - Language, Education and Social Processes in a Gaelic Communtiy

Softback. A very good copy though faded on the spine and a small part of the front cover. Pp.xi,222. Map. Figures. Tables. This is a study of the use of the Gaelic language in the Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1977, First Edition
£12.00

Mackintosh Ian M. - Troon Golf Club Its History from 1878

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,137. Numerous illustrations including colour. Folding plans.
Published : The Committee of Troon Golf Club 1974, First Edition
£18.00

Mackintosh John - History of the Valley of the Dee from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,240. Portrait frontispiece.
Published : Taylor and Henderson, Aberdeen 1895, First Edition
£40.00

Mackintosh, Ian M. - Old Troon and District : An Historical Account

Hardback. A very good copy in a green leatherette binding with a fair to good price-clipped dustwrapper whcih shows some edge wear and tear and which has an external sellotape repair to the rear panel. Ownership inscription to the front free end-paper and address in ink on rear free end-paper. 102 pages. Numerous illustrations. Eleven maps and plans including seven folding. For this edition the author has "added several photographs, a story or two, and additional information---".
Published : Published By the Author 1972,
£30.00

MacLagan Robert Craig - The Perth Incident of 1396 from a Folk-Lore Point of View

Hardback. A near very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Light edge foxing but a clean copy internally. Pp.vii,(i),403. The Perth incident of 1396 was a fight between 30 men of Clan Chattan and 30 men of Clan Kay. The book, however, delves into much older Scottish history. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
£30.00

MacLean Loraine of Dochgarroch (Editor) - The Hub of the Highlands the Book of Inverness and District

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,406. Frontispiece and 44 illustrations. Covers the history, natural history, land use, folklore etc of the area.
Published : The Inverness Field Club and Paul Harris 1975, First Edition
£7.00

Maclean Sorley - Poems 1932-82

A very good copy. In a very good dustwrapper which has a very small tear at the foot of the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,181. Poems by Sorley Maclean (in English only) including some written between 1972 and 1982 published here for the first time. The book also includes short essays on Maclean and his poetry by Iain Crichton Smith, Dr. John MacInnes and Donald A. MacDonald. This is volume 2 in the Columban Celtic Series.
Published : Iona Foundation, Philadelphia 1987, First Edition
£30.00

MacLean, Magnus - The Literature of the Highlands

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership ininscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,270 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Chapters on "MacPherson and his Ossian", "Gaelic Proverbs", "The Gaelic Bards of the Nineteenth Century", etc. This edition has a new chapter on "Popular and Anonymous Songs of the Highlands".
Published : Blackie and Son, Glasgow 1925,
£15.00

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

MacLellan Angus - Stories from South Uist

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Faded at spine ends. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxix,254. Frontispiece. Includes Fingalian tales, local traditions, stories of witchcraft, ghost stories etc.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1961, First Edition
£8.00

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
£12.00