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MacGregor Forbes - Salt-Sprayed Burgh a View of Anstruther

A very good copy. Illustrated grey card covers. A little wear at edges of spine. 48 pages. Historical events in the life of a Fife burgh.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£7.00

MacInnes Hamish - West Highland Walks: One Ben Lui to the Falls of Glomach; and Two Skye to Cape Wrath

A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers of these pocket sized books. Both clean copies without foxing or ownership inscription. Approx. 500pp. Numerous illustrations and maps.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1979, First Edition
£14.00

Macintosh Rev. W. M.A., PHD. - Burns in Germany: Scoto-German Studies

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine which is very slightly faded., No inscriptions. 4 black and white illustrations. 107 pages. Protected in a removable cover. Three essays. The title essay and others entitled "Scotch and German: Their Original Identity" and "Literature as a Bond of International Friendship." An uncommon title.
Published : Milne & Hutchison, Aberdeen 1928, First Edition
£40.00

Macintyre Lorn - Sir David Russell: A Biography

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,259. Illustrated. A biography of a Fife papermaker who was also a cultured humanist, a pioneer of New Age thinking, an archaeologist and an instigator of the Iona Retreat.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£9.00

Macintyre Robert (Foreword) - Goldberry War Memorial 1939-1945

Card covers. A very good copy. Unpaginated - 42 pages. Two illustrations. Gives brief biographies of former pupils of Kilmarnock Academy who died in the Second World War.
Published : Printed By Smith Bros. (Kilmarnock) Ltd, Kilmarnock,
£10.00

Mackay A.J.G. - A History of Fife and Kinross

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xiv,404. Two folding maps (with tears but complete). A volume in "The County Histories of Scotland" series.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1896, First Edition
£18.00

Mackay A.J.G. - A History of Fife and Kinross

Maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Would be very good but lacks one of the two maps. The other is present but loose. Prize label. Pp.xiv,404. A volume in the County Histories of Scotland series.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1896, First Edition
£10.00

Mackay Ae..J.G. - A History of Fife and Kinross

A good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Prize label Some foxing. Pp.xiv,404. Two folding maps one of which is quite torn and appears to have been removed from page 138 and inserted at end of book. A volume in the "County Histories of Scotland" series.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1896, First Edition
£12.00

Mackay Charles - The Gaelic Etymology of the Languages of Western Europe and More Especially of the English and Lowland Scotch, and of Their Slang, Cant, and Colloquial Dialects

Hardback. A very good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards and five raised bands on the spine which is lettered in gilt. Marbled edges and end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xxxii,604. List of subscribers (approx. 200 names). A very significant attempt to show the Gaelic origin of many English words. A nice copy of a book which is uncommon in first edition. Photographs available on request.
Published : Published for the Author By N. Trubner & Co, London 1877, First Edition
£140.00

Mackay Charles - The Legendary and Romantic Ballads of Scotland

12mo. A very good copy in blue cloth blind tooled on upper and lower boards and with gilt lettering and design on spine. 354pp. A very nice, clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Griffin, Bohn & Co, London 1861, First Edition
£25.00

Mackay David N. - The Appin Murder: The Historical Basis of "Kidnapped" and "Catriona"

A near very good copy in brown card covers lettered in black. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. 62 pages. The story of the murder of Colin Campbell of Glenure and the trial of James Stewart of the Glen.
Published : William Hodge & Co, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£10.00

Mackay Frank Forbes - Macneill Of Carskey His Estate Journal 1703-1743

A fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustwrapper. 123pp. Frontis.and 6 illus. Folding map. The Compt Book of a Highland gentleman in the 40 years prior to the 1745 rising.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1955, First Edition
£20.00

Mackay H.M. - Old Dornoch : Its Traditions and Legends

Hardback. A very good copy in the original reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription. Some browning of end-papers. Pp.vii,151. Foreword by Millicent, Duchess of Sutherland. Quite a scarce title.
Published : Published By the Author 1920, First Edition
£40.00

Mackay J.G. - The Romantic Story of the Highland Garb and the Tartan with an Appendix By Lieut.-Colonel Norman MacLeod Dealing with the Kilt in the Great War

4to. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. 208 pages. 30 illustrations including colour. Limited to 575 copies with Subscribers' List.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1924, First Edition
£65.00

Mackay John - History of the Barony of Broughton (Now the New Town of Edinburgh , Etc.)

Hardback. A very good copy in purple cloth lettered and blocked in gilt on the upper board and with a typed paper title-piece added to the spine. A little wear to spine ends. Some foxing to end-papers. No ownership inscription. 127 pages. Title page vignette.
Published : John Menzies & Co, Edinburgh 1869, Second Edition
£28.00

Mackay John (Editor) - The Celtic Monthly: a Magazine for Highlanders

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in green cloth which is a bit marked. Lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription. Bookplate removed from front fixed end-paper. Bottom corner missing from front free end-paper. 192 pages. Illustrated. Includes the 12 issues from October 1892 to September 1893. Includes a wide variety of material, both fact and fiction, relating to the Highlands and Highlanders.
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1893, First Edition
£35.00

Mackay N. D. - Aberfeldy Past and Present

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,228. Illustrations, maps and line drawings. Subtitled "The story of a small Highland town and some notes on the district immediately surrounding".
Published : The Town Council of Aberfeldy 1954, First Edition
£18.00

Mackay N.D. - Aberfeldy Past and Present : The Story of a Small Highland Town and Some Notes on the District Immediately Surrounding

Hardback. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xiv,228. Illustrations. Maps. The story of a Perthshire town.
Published : The Town Council of Aberfeldy 1954, First Edition
£15.00

Mackay R. L. - The History of the Clan Mackay. Its Origin, History and Dispersal

Softback. A very good copy of this pamphlet of 30 pages. Map. Loosely enclosed is a signed, typed letter from the author to the historian, John Prebble, enclosing this as a complimentary copy.
Published : Published By the Author 1977, First Edition
£12.00

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

Softback. 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
£22.00

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

Hardback. 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, Inverness 1893, First Edition
£125.00

Mackay William - Urquhart and Glenmoriston Olden Times in a Highland Parish

Hardback. A very good copy in olive green cloth decorated in gilt on the upper board and lettered in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. Author's presentation copy. Pp.xxi,[3],596. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. 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, Inverness 1914, Second Edition
£145.00

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

Hardback. 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
£24.00

Mackay William and Boyd Herbert Cameron (Editors) - Records of Inverness Volume I. Burgh Court Books: 1556-86

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Top edge gilt. Stamp on front end-paper but not ex-public library and no other markings. Pp.cvii,309. 5 illustrations (including two maps and a plan).
Published : University of Aberdeen 1911, First Edition
£45.00

MacKay, Angus - Collection of Ancient Piobaireachd or Highland Pipe Music

Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 208 pages. This is a facsimile reprint of the first editioin of 1838 with a new Foreword by Seumas McNeill in which he says of the book that "it records the heritage of the MacCrimmons for all time in a form which can be understood and used by succeeding generations of pipers." Includes historical information on the tunes and on the families of pipers.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd., Wakefield 1972,
£120.00

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, Reprint
£25.00

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, Reprint
£25.00

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, Second Edition
£10.00

Mackenzie Alexander - The History of the Highland Clearances

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 286 pages. Probably the best known account of the clearances.
Published : Alex. MacLaren & Sons, Glasgow 1966, Reprint
£6.00