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Lumsden Harry (Editor) - The Records of the Trades House of Glasgow A.D. 1713-1777

Hardback. 4to. A very good, bright, copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. This is number 452 of 500 copies initialled by the editor. Pp.xlii,632. Frontispiece and four plates. Historical Introduction by the editor "The Trades House 1605 to 1777".
Published : Printed for the Trades House of Glasgow 1934, First Edition
£25.00

Lunan, Murray and Nora - Brief History of the Church in Glencorse

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Unpaginated. c.35 pages. Illustrations. Map. Published to mark the centenary of the present church building.
Published : Glencorse Parish Church 1985, First Edition
£10.00

Lynch Michael (editor) - The Oxford Companion to Scottish History

Uncorrected proof in paper covers. A very good copy. Small ownership inscription. 686pp. An alphabetical list of headwords leads to interesting short articles on all aspects of Scottish history.
Published : Oxford University Press 2001,
£15.00

Lyndsay Sir David ; Chalmers George - The Poetical Works of Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount, Lion King at Arms Under James V. [3 Vols. Complete]

Hardback. A very good three volume set in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Four raised bands on spines which are lettered in gilt on black title-pieces and attractively decorated. Some rubbing to boards. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.viii,470;[ii],420;[ii],524. Includes A Life of the Author; Prefatory Dissertations; and An Appropraite Glossary by George Chalmers.
Published : Longman Hurst, Rees and Orme/ A. Constable & Co, London/Edinburgh 1806, New Edition Corrected and Enlarged
£65.00

Lythe S.G.E - The Economy of Scotland 1550-1625

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a longish closed tear on the front cover. Nice clean copy with no foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,277. Studies both Scotland's internal economy and external trade.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition
£9.00

Lytteil William - Landmarks of Scottish Life and Language

Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt and black. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 320 pages. Concerned with Scotland's ancient history and place-names with particular reference to Arran, Cumbrae and Bute. Uncommon.
Published : J. Moodie Miller, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
£28.00

M'Callum Hugh and John (Editors) - An Original Collection of the Poems of Ossian, Orrann, Ulin, and Other Bards Who Flourished in the Same Age

Hardback. A very good copy in the original plain unlettered boards. Bookplate. 241 pages + Contents and Errata pages and 59 pages of subscribers' names. Includes a Life of Saint Columba, a Description of Staffa, the Names of the Persons who favoured the Editors with the different Poems inserted in this Work" etc.
Published : James Watt, Montrose 1816, First Edition Thus
£72.00

M'Kerlie E. Marianne H. (McKerlie) - Pilgrim Spots in Galloway

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black on the spine and decorated in black on the upper board. Spine a little faded and smallish mark on lower board. Quite clean internally with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xi,248. 16 illustrations. A study of Galloway's early Christian heritage.
Published : Sands & Co, London 1916, First Edition
£20.00

M'Kerlie P. H. (McKerlie) - History of the Lands and Their Owners in Galloway. Illustrated By Woodcuts of Notable Places and Objects. With Historical Sketches of the District [Complete 5 Vol. Set]

A five volume hardback set published between 1870 and 1879 in fair to good condition. Red cloth boards with leather spines lettered in gilt. Some wear and tear to spine ends and some wear to board tips. A damp stain towards the foot of the boards of Volume 4 does not affect the book internally. Ownership inscription in volume 3. Volumes 2 and 5 have new end-papers and volume 5 has been rebacked with the old spine laid down. Volume 4 is unopened and Volume 3 is partially unopened. Some edge foxing to some volumes but generally a clean set internally. Nearly 2500 pages in total. Woodcuts in the text. Gives much information on Galloway familes. Photographs available on request.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1870, First Edition
£145.00

Mac Vine John - Sixty-Three years' Angling From the Mountain Streamlet to the Mighty Tay

Hardback. Just about good in the original red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit darkened with a little wear at ends. Some fading to front board at top. Hinges tender. Bookplate. Pp.x,263 + 16pp adverts. A lifetime's fishing in Scottish rivers. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1891, First Edition
£80.00

Macadam J.H. (Introduction and Notes) - The Baxter Books of St. Andrews. A Record of Three Centuries

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Minor tears at head of spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Some light pencil marking in text. Pp.ciii,338. Frontispiece and six plates. Partly unopened. Comprises the records of the minutes of the proceedings of the Incorporation of Bakers of St. Andrews from 1548 to 1861.
Published : Scottish Association of Master Bakers, Leith 1903, First Edition
£20.00

Macafee, Caroline and Macleod Iseabail (Editors) - The Nuttis Schell : Essays on the Scots Language Presented to A J Aitken

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,247. Frontispiece and three other illustrations. Essays on the Scots language by David Murison, David Daiches, Alexander Fenton etc. in honour of Professor A. J. Aitken.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1987, First Edition
£10.00

Macandrew Major-General Isaac Forsyth - Memoir of Isaac Forsyth Bookseller in Elgin 1768-1859

Hardback. A good copy in the original dark green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear at head of spine. Gift inscription to the Forsyth Association on the half-title. Not foxed. Pp.x,185 + 32pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece. Title page vignette. Partly unopened. The subject of this Memoir was a conspicuous promoter of public improvements in Elgin. Quite scarce in first edition.
Published : Kegan Paul Trench & Co, London 1889, First Edition
£125.00

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