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Or Gavin - Tapestry of Tillypronie

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. In a just about good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear and some sellotape repairs but which is virtually complete. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 101 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Addendum page loosely laid in. A compilation of material about the area around the estate of Tillypronie on Donside.
Published : Privately Published 1971, First Edition
£25.00

Owen, D.D.R. - William the Lion, 1143-1214: Kingship and Culture

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,218. 11 illustrations. 2 maps. Genealogical tree. "This is the first biography of independent Scotland's longest-reigning monarch."
Published : Tuckwell Press Ltd, East Linton 1997, First Edition
£15.00

Pagan John H. - Annals of Ayr in The Olden Time 1560-1692

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth. 117 pages. 4 illustrations.
Published : Alex. Fergusson, Ayr 1897, First Edition
£35.00

Parry His Honour Sir Edward - The Persecution of Mary Stewart the Queen's Cause: a Study in Criminology

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription of George Scott Moncrieff. Pp.xvii,364. 8 plates. The story (and a vindication) of Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : Cassell, London 1931, First Edition
£8.00

Paterson James - James the Fifth: The "Gudeman of Ballangeich:" His Poetry and Adventures

Hardback. A fair copy in mauve boards. Spine darkened with wear to ends and edges. New front end-paper. Lacks rear end-paper. Upper rear hinge cracked. Ink writing on rear fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,305. This is a biography of King James Fifth of Scotland who wrote poetry and went among the people as "the gudeman of Ballangeich". An uncommon title.
Published : William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£18.00

Paterson John - Wamphray: Pages from the History and Traditions of a Famous Parish in Upper Annandale

Hardback. A good plus copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Previous owner's inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xiii[iii],206 + corrections/errata leaf tipped-in at end. Frontispiece and five illustrations with tissue-guards. Chapters on history, farm life, the parish school, departed industries of the olden times etc.
Published : Published for the Author By James Halliday, Lockerbie 1906, First Edition
£30.00

Paterson Rev. N. - The Manse Garden

Illustrated by Margaret Waterfield.
Nd. c.1926? A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which is virtually complete but with some internal repairs. 181 pages. Four attractive, tipped-in colour plates by Margaret Waterfield.
Published : Foulis, London, First Edition
£12.00

Paton, E. Richmond and Pike, Oliver G - The Birds of Ayrshire

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt.The book has been tied tightly with string at some point leaving crease marks on the spine and the rear board. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some edge foxing but largely clean internally. Pp.xxi,228. Folding map. Coloured frontispiece and 24 black and white plates. Smaller line drawings.
Published : H. F. & G. Witherby, London 1929, First Edition
£24.00

Paul W. Pratt - The Lowland Regiments Lions Rampant

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 186pp. Illustrated. A history of the Scottish lowland regiments.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1972, First Edition
£9.00

Paul W. Pratt - The Lowland Regiments Lions Rampant

A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in a slightly torn glacine wrapper. Previous owner's blind-stamp on half-title. 186pp. 16 illustrations. A brief history of the Scottish lowland regiments.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1972, First Edition
£10.00

Paul, James Balfour - The History of the Royal Company of Archers the Queen's Body-Guard in Scotland

Hardback. A fair plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Superficial damp-fading to rear board. Rear upper hinge cracked. Partly unopened. Pp.ix,393. 6 colour plates. 6 black and white illustrations. Vignette. Loosely included are four reports of a few pages each connected with visits by the Queen in 1876,1881,1886 and 1888.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1875, First Edition
£60.00

Paxton Roland (Editor) - 100 Years of the Forth Bridge

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in na clear, removable sleeve. Pp.[x],166. Numerous black and white illustrations. "The fascinating story of the Forth Bridge is related here in six complementary chapters, which present the bridge's historical context and a glimpse of its future linked by accounts of its design, construction and maintenance and of the men who created it."
Published : Thomas Telford, London 1990, First Edition
£12.00

Pease Howard - Border Ghost Stories

Hardback. A good copy in publisher's maroon boards with gilt title on spine. Black and white pictorial endpapers. Previous owner's name and date on front endpaper. A little edge wear top and bottom of spine and darkening to rear board. Some foxing to page ends. A nice clean tight copy inside. Pp.xvi,303. Twenty-two ghost stories of the Scottish/English border.
Published : Erskine Macdonald Ltd., London 1919, First Edition
£15.00

Pease Howard - The Lord Wardens of the Marches of England and Scotland Being a Brief History of the Marches, the Laws of March, and the Marchmen Together with Some Account of the Ancient Feud Between England and Scotland

A near very good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Top edge gilt. Foxing to edges and early and late pages. Bookplate. Limited edition of 500 copies. Pp.xv,[i],255. Tissue-guarded frontispiece. 4 double-page maps.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1913, First Edition
£40.00

Pease John M. - Taynish: A History of the Ross Estate

A very good copy. Gift inscription on title page. 127 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. This is the story of an estate on the west coast of Argyll and of its people.
Published : Argyll Publishing, Glendaruel 2010, First Edition
£18.00

Peddie Alexander - Recollections of Dr. John Brown Author of "Rab and His Friends" Etc. With a Selection from His Correspondence

Hardback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription. A little end-paper foxing. Pp.xii,197. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. A biography.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1894,
£6.00

Peffers, William - A Woodman's Trail: Poems of Hawick and Teviotdale

Softback. A very good copy in green card covers in a good dustwrapper. Pp.[vi],50. Poems in Scots.
Published : Hawick Express, Hawick 1943,
£15.00

Pennant, Thomas - A Tour of Scotland in 1769

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp. xiii,[1],388 + 8 page Introduction to this new edition by Barry Knight. Numerous plates. This is a reprint of the third edition (which contained much additional information) of Pennant's first tour of Scotland undertaken at a time of great change.
Published : Melven Press, Perth 1979,
£15.00

Pennecuik, Alexander - The Works Containing the Description of Tweeddale ---a New Edition with Copious Notes, Forming a Complete History of the County to the Present Time. To Which are Prefixed, Memoirs of Dr. Pennecuik, and a Map of the Shire of Peebles, or Tweeddale

Hardback. A fair copy with leather spine lettered in gilt. Wear and minor chipping to spine ends and wear to board tips and edges. New endpapers. Bookplate of William Armstrong. Piece (approx. one inch x half an inch) missing at top of front free end-paper. Some spotting/foxing mainly to end-papers and page edges.Pp. x,319. Folding map (soiled to edges). The book should also include "Miscellaneous Poems" by the author but this copy has been rebound without the poems.
Published : A. Allardice (et al), Leith 1815,
£85.00

Perchard Andrew - The Mine Management Professions in the Twentieth-century Scottish Coal Mining Industry

A very good copy in grey cloth with pictorial onlay to upper board. Gift inscription on front free end-paper from "Andrew," very probably the author. Pp.xix,470. 27 figures. 11 tables. 2 maps. 9 plates. An important and scarce study of Scottish coal mining management.
Published : Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, Lampeter 2007, First Edition
£65.00

Petzsch Helmut - Architecture in Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is now protected. The first few pages are a little creased. 146pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

Petzsch Helmut - Architecture in Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise complete dustwrapper with a number of edge tears. 146pp. Many illustrations. An introductory guide to Scottish architecture.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
£8.00

Philip Kathleen - The Story of Gigha the Flourishing Island

A very good copy. Card covers. Pp.vii,147. Map. Illustrations. Traces the life of the people of Gigha, an island in the Inner Hebrides, through the centuries.
Published : Published By the Author 1979, First Edition
£7.00

Phillips David - Jimmy Shand

A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. 166 pages. Illustrated. A biography of the Scottish accordionist and country dance band leader.
Published : D. Winter & Son Ltd., Dundee 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Pinkerton, Roy M & Windram, William J. - Mylne's Court: Three hundred years of Lawnmarket heritage

Softback. A fine copy in card covers. Inscribed presentation copy from co-author William Windram (Signing "William"). Pp.xii,113. Frontispiece and 13 plates. Built in 1690 Mylne's Court is part of Ediunburgh's Lawnmarket. This is the story of the building, its inhabitants and their lives over a period of 300 years.
Published : University of Edinburgh Information Office, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£25.00

Pollen, John Hungerford (Editor) - Mary Queen of Scots and the Babington Plot

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the Scottish History Society's crest in gilt on the front board. Neat inscription of previous owner (a Keeper of the Records of Scotland) on the front free end-paper. Pp.ccxii,184. The Babington plot was a plan to execute Queen Elizabeth 1 of England and replace her on the English throne with Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£45.00

Porter, William A. - Tarves Lang Syne: the Story of a Scottish Parish

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the aurthor on the front free end-paper. Pp.[xii],216 + index. Numerous black and white illustrations. A history of an Aberdeenshire parish.
Published : Maxiprint, York 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Poucher W. A. - The Magic of Skye

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth. Ownership inscription but otherwise a nice, clean copy. 223 pages. 148 photographs by the author.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1949, First Edition
£12.00

Poulet Sir Amias (Edited By John Morris) - The Letter-Books of Sir Amias Poulet Keeper of Mary Queen of Scots

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Two bookplates. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xliii,401 + 2pp publisher's advertisements. Includes an Introduction, Preface, Index and notes to the letters in addition to the letters themselves.
Published : Burns and Oates, London 1874, First Edition
£35.00