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MacArthur Iain C. - The Caledonian Steam Packet Co Limited : An Illustrated History

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xxiv,290. Map end-papers and one other map. Coloured frontispiece and 138 plates (including a colour plate showing timetables and guidebooks). The story of a mainly Firth of Clyde steamship company initially set up by the Caledonian Railway Company.
Published : Clyde River Steamer Club, Glasgow 1971, First Edition
£22.00

Macarthur Sir William - The Appin Murder and the Trial of James Stewart a New Survey of a Historic Mystery

Hardback. A very good copy in reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks the dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. 118 pages. Folding map. Deals with the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure in 1752 and the trial of James Stewart (James of the Glen) for the offence.
Published : J.M.P. Publishing Services, London 1960, First Edition
£10.00

Macaskill John (Editor) - The Highland Destitution of 1837: Government Aid and Public Subscription

Hardback. A very good copy. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.lxxi,313. One illustration. Two maps. Two tables. A study of famine and famine relief in the Highlands of Scotland in 1837.
Published : Scottish History Society 2012, First Edition
£10.00

Macaulay, James - The Classical Country House in Scotland, 1660-1800

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Light foxing to top edge. Pp.xxii,217. 178 illustrations. A well-regarded study, based on extensive research over a number of years, of the fine classical country houses of Scotland of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1987, First Edition
£24.00

Macaulay, Ronald K.S. - Locating Dialect in Discourse : The Language of Honest Men and Bonnie Lassies in Ayr

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good, complete and untorn, dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Pp.xiv,293. "The most comprehensive study ever made of a Scottish dialect, this work charts and analyzes variation in the speech of individuals in different social classes in the town of Ayr".
Published : Oxford University Press 1991, First Edition
£12.00

MacCallum Neil R. - Portrait of a Calvinist Poems in Scots and English

Softback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Hazel Smith, wife of the poet, Sydney Goodsir Smith. 49 pages.
Published : Scots Independent, Stirling 1991, First Edition
£5.00

MacColl Ewan - Folk Songs and Ballads of Scotland

Softback. 4to. A good copy. No ownership inscription or other marking. 96 pages. Described as "an outstanding collection of Scottish folksongs and ballads. Here are 70 songs, complete with words, music, historical notes and appropraite guitar chords (supplied by Peggy Seeger." Illustrated. An interesting work from the early days of the Scottish folk-song revival.
Published : Oak Publications, New York 1965, First Edition
£10.00

MacColla Fionn - Scottish Noel (1500's)

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 68pp. A small masterpiece about life in 16th century Scotland.
Published : Privately Published, Reprint
£5.00

MacCormick J. M. - The Flag in the Wind: The Story of the National Movement in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has superficial damp stains on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 222 pages. The story of the early stages of the movement for Scottish independence.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1955, First Edition
£16.00

MacCulloch Donald B. - The Island of Staffa

Hardback. 12mo. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded and worn at top. 64 pages. Illustrations. Map. Much on Fingal's cave.
Published : Alex. MacLaren & Sons, Glasgow 1927, First Edition
£20.00

MacDiarmid Hugh - Aesthetics in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front end-paper. 100pp. Illus. Macdiarmid's view as to the aesthetic implications of the artistic revolution he had brought about in Scotland.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition
£6.00

MacDiarmid Hugh (Edited By Alan Bold) - The Thistle Rises an Anthology of Poetry and Prose By Hugh MacDiarmid

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Some writing on front end-paper by previous owner. Pp.xxxv,463. Includes previously unpublished prose and poetry.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1984, First Edition
£15.00

MacDiarmid Hugh (Edited By R. Crombie Saunders) - Selected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid

A very good copy in a chipped dustwrapper. 59pp. Frontispiece portrait. A selection of the best of Macdiarmid's early poems.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1944, First Edition Thus
£15.00

MacDiarmid J.M. - The Deer Forests and How They are Bleeding Scotland White

Softback. A good plus pamphlet. Ownership inscription on front cover. One inch tear at foot of spine. 24 pages + one page Appendix. An argument against millions of acres of Scottish land being kept as deer forests.
Published : The Scottish Home Rule Association, Glasgow 1925, Second Edition Revised and Corrected
£10.00

MacDonald Alasdair A. (Editor) - The Gude and Godlie Ballatis

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,413. Frontispiece. This "is a printed collection of short texts - mostly verse, but also some prose - of the Scottish Reformation."
Published : The Scottish Text Society 2015, First Edition Thus
£30.00

MacDonald Angus - A Family Memoir of the MacDonalds of Keppoch

A good copy. This is number 31 of 150 copies. Externally very good but internally there are traces of a damp stain affecting the top outer corner of the pages. Ownership inscription. Pp.xii,153. The book was written between 1800 and 1820 . It is edited by Clements R. Markham with some notes by the late Charles Edward Stuart, Comte D' Albanie. Scarce in first edition.
Published : A & C Black 1885, First Edition
£95.00

MacDonald Angus - The Place-Names of West Lothian

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears and some foxing to the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xl,179. Two folding maps. A detailed account of the place names of a Scottish lowland county, "very fully documented from printed and manuscript sources."
Published : Oliver & Bioyd, Edinburgh 1941, First Edition
£30.00

MacDonald Hugh - Days at the Coast: a Series of Sketches Descriptive of the Firth of Clyde - Its Watering Places, Its Scenery, and Its Associations. With Memoir of the author

Nd. The Memoir is dated 1878 but I think this is later, perhaps c. 1910. Hardback. A very good, bright copy in light green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxiv,390. 6 illustrations. Sketches of numerous localities on the Firth of Clyde.
Published : C.L. Wright, Glasgow, New Edition
£20.00

MacDonald James - Place Names of West Aberdeenshire

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No. 441 of 525 copies. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxvii,347,15.
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1899, First Edition
£85.00

MacDonald John A. - Blairgowrie and Strathardle 1886

A very good copy. Softcover. This is a facsimile reproduction of a hand-written manuscript found at the bottom of a box of books bought by the publisher at auction. It runs to 178pp mostly, but not entirely, in rhyme. There are 8 rather attractive hand-drawn illustrations. The publisher believes the author may have been John A Reid-MacDonald who wrote "The History of Blairgowrie". A fairly uncommon oddity.
Published : Lorien Press 1985, First Edition
£18.00

MacDonald John D. - Fife from Kirkcaldy to Kincardine

4to. Softcover. A very good copy. 41 pages. Maps. Illustrations. Described as "a combination of walking and car tours of one to two hours' duration.
Published : Albany Press, Dunfermline 1981, First Edition
£10.00

MacDonald John M. - Highland Ponies and Some Reminiscences of Highlandmen

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has some edge tears and minor chipping. Two newspaper clippings tipped-in to front end-paper but otherwise a clean copy internally. 205pp + 3pp adverts. 12 illustrations. Foreword by The Duke of Atholl. Includes 10 chapters on ponies from the different islands of Scotland, 12 chapters on Highland ponies from the mainland and 8 chapters headed "Reminiscences of Sixty Years Ago" being "random reminiscences of ponies and men, and of life in Skye in the days now almost forgotten."
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1937, First Edition
£35.00

MacDonald Martin - Skye Camanachd : A Century Remembered.

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. The book would be fine but for a gift inscription on the front free end-paper. Numerous black and white illustrations. Pp.[x],140,[ii]. The story of the first 100 years of a Skye shinty club.
Published : Skye Camanachd, Portree 1992, First Edition
£18.00

MacDonald Norman H. - The Clan Ranald of Knoydart & Glengarry : A History of the MacDonalds or MacDonells of Glengarry

Hardback. A fine copy in a complete, untorn dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 200 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. Maps. A history of the Glengarry branch of Clan Donald.
Published : Published By the Author, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£50.00

MacDonald Norman Malcolm - Calum Todd

A very good copy in a slightly worn but otherwise very good dustwrapper. 106 pages. Thirteen stories tracing the growth of a young man from the Hebrides.
Published : Club Leabhar, Inverness 1976, First Edition
£8.00

MacDonald of Castleton, Donald J. - Clan Donald

4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with one or two edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,467. Many illustrations (including colour), genealogical charts, maps and plans. A history of perhaps the greatest of the Highland Clans.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1978, First Edition
£40.00

MacDonald Rev. Archibald Editor) - The Poems and Songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald and Some of the Minor Uist Bards

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth letterd in gilt on the spine. Rear board a little marked. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 220 pages + 16pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece. Introductory material and notes in English. Text of the poems in Gaelic. An uncommon title in first edition.
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1894, First Edition
£35.00

MacDonald Stuart - Back to Lochaber : A Search for Historic Events, Travels, Tales and Customs

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 299 pages. Illustrations. Maps. A trawl through various episodes of Lochaber's history.
Published : The Pentland Press 1994, First Edition
£30.00

MacDonald, Donald Farquhar MacLeod (Editor) - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation Volume X Ministers of the Church from 1 January 1955 to 31 December 1975

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a couple of small tears. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,517. Gives details, by charge, presbytery and synod, of persons who were Ministers of the Church of Scotland during the years covered. Includes an index of charges and an index of ministers.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£40.00

MacDonald, Donald J. of Castleton - Clan Donald

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Bookplate. Pp.xv,467. Numerous illustrations. Genalogical charts. Maps and plans. "This book covers the lives and times of the Lords of the Isles from Somerled, "Rex Insularum" down to the fall of the Lordship in 1493, and tells the story of the branches which thereafter rose to prominence down to the time of the Forty-Five."
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1978, First Edition
£48.00