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A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Gift inscription. Pp.xxxv,392. Illustrated.
Published : John Murray, London 1905,
Softback. A good copy in blue card covers lettered in black and with a portrait of the author on the front cover. Corners a little creased. No ownership inscription. 310pp + 10pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and four illustrations. Smillie was an early trade unionist and became President of the Scottish Miners' Federation in 1894. He was a founder member of the Scottish Labour Party in 1888 and eventually became a Labour Member of Parliament in 1923.
Published : Mills & Boon, London 1924, First Edition
Both volumes very good without dustwrapper. Vol.1 is a first edition of 1978 and vol.2 is a reprint of 1982. 548pp with many illustrations.
Published : Charles Skilton Ltd, Edinburgh,
A very good copy. Paperback. 113pp. Short stories
Published : Club Leabhar, Inverness 1976, First Edition
Hardback. Slim 8vo. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Pp.iv,101. Folding plan. Index. Includes more than 1000 mainly 19th century inscriptions. "The great majority of the inscriptions are to the memory of more or less distinguished citizens of Edinburgh."
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1919, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and board tips. Top edge gilt. Pp.xxii,.427. Many illustrations. The story of the Dick and Lauder families and their family homes.
Published : Printed for the Author By T and A Constable, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition
A good copy in yellow paper covers. Upper cover lettered and decorated in red. Two splash marks on upper cover. Rusting to staples. Limited edition, this being number 180 of 220 copies. Unpaginated but 16pp.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1953, First Edition
Wrappers. A very good copy. 24pp. This is number 407 of 600.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1974, First Edition
A very good copy. Softcover in wrapper. 25pp. A poem about Edinburgh commissioned by the BBC.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1965, First Edition
A very good copy in yellow paper covers lettered in red. 36pp.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1943, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. This is a presentation copy from the author to an eminent Scottish judge. Pp.xxxvii,324. Wide ranging studies on Scots Law and the influences on it by a leading Scottish jurist of the 20th century. Essays include "The Union of 1707 as Fundamental Law", "Strange Gods: The Crisis of Scots Law as a Civilian System", "The Contribution of Lord Cooper of Culross to Scottish Law" etc. A nice copy of an uncommon book.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1962, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good complete and untorn dustwrapper which is faded on the spine (but leaving the lettering clear). Inscribed by the author as follows: "For Jock In admiration and with grateful thanks. Tom Smith Oct. 1961". "Jock" was (the first) Lord Cameron, a well-known Scottish judge of the period. Pp.xii,234. The author was professor of civil law in the University of Edinburgh.
Published : Stevens & Sons, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's maroon cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Pp.xii,234. Near very good dustwrapper which is sunned on spine. Not price-clipped. The book is published under the auspices of The Hamlyn Trust.
Published : Stevens & Sons Ltd., London 1961, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy in card covers. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 90 pages. 8 illustrations. 4 maps. An introduction to the economic development of Shetland over the three centuries up to the start of the oil boom.
Published : The Shetland Times, Lerwick 1977, First Edition
Illustrated by Carol Fowke.
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. 125 pages. Black and white illustrations. A novel of growing up in the Hebrides.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1979, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little fore-edge foxing. Pp.xxii,427. Errata leaf. Frontispiece and 22 full-page illustrations. Numerous illustrations in text. A history of the Dick and Lauder families.
Published : Printed for the Author By T. and A. Constable, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. A little wear to spine ends. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.[viii],280. Undated, perhaps1960s? This is a carefully edited reprint of the Four Gospels as they appeared in the third edition of "The New Testament in Braid Scots" published in 1924.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley,
A good copy in greenish-blue cloth lettered in gilt and with illustration of Highland scenery on upper board. Spine darkened and showing some wear at ends. Bookplate on front fixed end-paper. Author's presentation copy inscribed as follows: "Mrs. Morgan from yours ever affectionately The Author." Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. 366 pages. The book is in diary form and first appeared in a newspaper. If the book "helps to recall the salt sea brine and the corry, with all their wonders, to the lover of nature, the Notes will have secured their main purpose, and justified their re-appearance."
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1882, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 119 pages. Numerous colour illustrations. Black and white frontispiece. A biographical assessment of the 20th century Scottish artist and his work.
Published : Atelier Books, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vii,232. Illustrated. Essays on Scotland's maritime history.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
A very good copy in card covers. In the original plain wrapper which has a chip on the rear panel and some pencilled writing on the front panel. Gift inscription on title page. 42 pages. 21 drawings of Dunfermline scenes with accompanying text.
Published : Herbert T. MacPherson, Dunfermline 1917, First Edition
Softback. Nd. c.1985? A very good copy. Pp.[vi],121. Five photographs + illustrated front cover. Consists of "articles relating to incidents connected with the sea [wrecks, lifeboat rescues etc.] in the area from the North Esk to Stonehaven" with some additional information from the compiler. The book was sold to raise funds for the RNLI.
Published : Privately Published, Stonehaven, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A good sound copy in a half-leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Moderate rubbing to the boards. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription. A little foxing (especially to the first plate). Pp.lxx,445. 3 plates. Indexes to persons and places. Preface in English. The Register of the Abbey of Dryburgh and the Charters relating to the Abbey are in Latin. The Register is "a record of great value, not only for the information it contains realting to the immediate district in which the Abbey is situated, but also as to the early holdings of lands, churches and patronages in the counties of Fife, Ayr, Lanark and the Lothians."
Published : Bannatyne Club, Edinburgh 1847, First Edition
4to. A good copy of an attractive edition of this favourite title in fawn boards with illustration of a stag on the upper board. Page edges uncut. Ppxxx,472 + adverts. 50 illustrations including 30 tipped-in colour plates by G.Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander. Introduction and Notes by Sir Herbert Maxwell.
Published : T.N. Foulis, London and Edinburgh 1919,
A very good two volume set in green cloth lettered in gilt. Just a little bubbling to the front board of volume one. Previous owner's smallish ex libris plate on the front fixed endpaper of each volume. Not foxed. Pp.xxvi,296; x,374 + 2pp publisher's adverts. 11 full-page plates + tail-pieces. This second edition has a new Appendix on the Fauna of Sutherland by J.A. Harvie-Brown and T.E. Buckley.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1884,
A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. A new edition with the author's notes and a memoir by the Rev. M.G. Watkins. Pp.xxiii,319. Many illustrations by Harrison Weir, Charles Whymper and others. A nice edition of a classic.
Published : John Murray, London 1893,
Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour and Edwin Alexander.
Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear at spine ends. A clean copy with little foxing. Pp.xxix,472. Well illustrated including many full-page colour plates. A good edition of this classic work on Highland wild life.
Published : Gurney and Jackson, London 1927,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one smallish edge tear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 176 pages. Over 120 colour photographs with accompanying text. A highly regarded book of mountain photography.
Published : Constable, London 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar, although price-clipped dustwraper. Pp.xv,335. 68 illustrations. Lacks the geological map at end. (This is frequently missing). "A comprehensive survey of the nature and physiography of the coastline of mainland Scotland and the islands which border it".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1973, First Edition
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