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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
£18.00

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

Macrae-Gilstrap Ella - The Clan MacRae with Its Rolls of Honour and of Service in the Great War

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and with a tartan panel on the upper board. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xiv,256. 26 illustrations including 4 colour plates + "portraits of many members of the Clan who fell in the Great War." There is an index of regiments and an index of names.Some ephemera loosely enclosed including a flier for the book. Photographs available on request.
Published : Rosemount Press, Aberdeen 1923, First Edition
£170.00

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
£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

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
£12.00

Malcolm, Sir Ian of Poltalloch - Highland Lore and Legend

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear. Inscribed presentation copy from the author dated April 1938. A little edge foxing. Pp.xv,90 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece. A book of verse which retells old Highland stories.
Published : Macmillan, London 1938, First Edition
£15.00

Manuel Rev. D.G. - Dryburgh Abbey in the Light of Its Historical and Ecclesiastical Setting

A good copy. A little scuffed on the spine. Bookplate. Small ownership inscription. 375pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£16.00

Marchbank Agnes - Upper Annandale: Its History and Traditions

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in black. Some fading to spine and edges of rear board. Bookplate. 157 pages + 2pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 20 illustrations.
Published : J. And R. Parlane, Paisley 1901, First Edition
£25.00

Marioreybanks George - Annals of Scotland from the Yeir1514 to the Yeir 1591 [ Bound with "A History of the Rencounter at Drumclog and Battle at Bothwell Bridge in the Month of June 1679 --- By William Aiton]

A near very good copy in a green half-leather binding lettered in gilt on spine. Some rubbing to spine but not bad. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some foxing to title page. Pp.iv,62. Preface by John Graham Dalyell who has added a few notes to the text. A little pencil marking in text. Bound with Aiton's "History of the Rencounter at Drumclog --" published in 1821. Lacks all before title page including frontispiece and also the loose engraving of the battle. 131 pages.
Published : Archibald Constable & Co, Edinburgh 1814,
£65.00

Marshall James Scott - Old Leith at Work

Softback. A very good copy in card covers. Ownership inscription. 114 pages. Frontispiece. Chapters on "The Incorporations", "Business in Great Waters" and "Other Ways of Earming a Living".
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£10.00

Marshall James Scott - Old Leith at Work

Softback. A good copy in decorated blue covers. Corner crease to front cover. Blind stamp of Leith church on title page. 114 pages. Frontispiece. How the people of Leith earned their living in the 17th to early 19th centuries.
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£8.00

Marshall, James - The Life and Times of Leith

Softback. A very good copy in paper covers. Small ownership inscription. Pp.ix,204. Many illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
£7.00

Martin Joanna M. (Editor) - The Maitland Quarto : A New Edition of Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library MS 1408

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,530. One folding illustration. Poetry by Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington and others from the 16th century.
Published : The Scottish Text Society 2015,
£30.00

Martin William - Atholl in the Ice Age

A good copy in green cloth which is faded on the spine. Small ownership inscription. 39 pages. 26 plates.
Published : L. Mackay, Pitlochry 1965, First Edition
£8.00

Martine Roddy - Scotland the Land and the Whisky

Illustrated by Patrick Douglas-Hamilton.
Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 224pp. A book of colour photographs with accompanying text which aims to blend the Scottish landscape with the whisky it produces.
Published : John Murray in Association with the Keepers of the Quaich 1994, First Edition
£18.00

Marwick W.H. - A Short History of Labour in Scotland

A very good copy in a complete but rather faded dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on inside flap of wrapper. 119pp. Illustrated. Trade unionism and the labour movement in Scotland.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
£6.00

Marwick W.H. - Economic Developments in Victorian Scotland

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Samll ownership inscription. 295pp.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1936, First Edition
£8.00

Marwick, Alastair B. - Costa Heritage

Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 80 pages. 15 photographs. Black and white cartoons. Folding map. Two family trees. Stories of trhe people and place of Costa in Orkney.
Published : Published By the Author, Costa, Evie, Orkney 2001, First Edition
£20.00

Masson Alastair H. B. - A College Miscellany an Illustrated Catalogue of Some of the Treasured Possessions of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. All edges silver. Pp.x,102. 160 illustrations, mostly in colour. The book "describes a large selection of the interesting collection of silver, furniture, clocks, books, manuscripts and other items, much of which has been gifted to the College over its long history."
Published : Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£15.00

Masson Alastair H. B. - Portraits Paintings & Busts in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. All edges gilt. Pp.xxi,244. Full colour illustrations of the collection. Many of the paintings in the collection date from the early 18th century and most are of surgeons. Biographical notes are included. A handsome book.
Published : The Royal College Of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£18.00