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Mackenzie Sir George (transcribed and Edited By James Irvine and Jean Munroe) - The Families of Scotland

Hardback. A near fine copy in dark blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,200. Colour frontispiece and four black and white plates. Written in the late 17th century this work gives "an insight to the histories of many of the noble and landed familes" of Scotland at that time.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 2008, First Edition
£20.00

Mackenzie W.C. - Lovat of the Forty-Five

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in black on front board and spine. Gift inscription on front endpaper. 186 pages with 6 pages of publisher's catalogue. Poor dustwrapper which has largeish chips to front, rear and spine and one closed tear which is reinforced with sellotape on reverse. Not price-clipped. The book is an abridged form of the author's Life of Lovat published in 1908. This shorter book gives a succinct and well-balanced life of one of the most intriguing figures of Jacobite romance.
Published : Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£10.00

Mackenzie W.C. - The Races of Ireland and Scotland

Nd. but a Note by the author dated June 1916 is appended to the prefix ststing that the book was written before the war broke out. A good copy in red cloth. Blind stamp of D.C. Thomson (the Dundee publishers). A previous owner has pasted in to the front of the book a number of newspaper cuttings relevant to the subject of the book and an article entitled "The Origin of the Scottish People" by Arthur Keith. Pp.xiv,396. This is an enquiry into the origins of the peoples of Ireland and Scotland.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley, First Edition
£28.00

Mackie Albert D. (Foreword) - The Fleeting Years a Collection of Drawings of Incidents and Personalities at Glasgow University

Softback. A near very good copy. Covers a little torn at spine ends. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 48 pages. A book of captioned drawings, mostly humerous.
Published : Glasgow University Graduates Association 1951, First Edition
£8.00

Mackie D.M. - Forfar and District in the War : A Record of Service in the Great Struggle 1914-1919

Hardback. A very good copy with pictorial front cover. A little wear to board tips. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,199. Frontispiece and other illustratrions, some full-page. Includes separate Rolls of Honour and Rolls of Service for Forfar, Inverarity, Kinnettles, Oathlaw, Rescobie and Tannadice.together with a number of war-related articles.
Published : Forfar War Memorial Committee, Forfar 1921, First Edition
£45.00

Mackie J.D. - The University of Glasgow 1451-1951 a Short History

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate of Charles H. Stewart, formerly Secretary of the University of Edinburgh. Pp.vii,[4],341. 4 illustrations. A nice clean copy.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1954, First Edition
£10.00

Mackie J.D., - The University of Glasgow 1451 - 1951 - a Short History

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. 4 black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. Pp.vii 341. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice copy.
Published : Jackson Son & Company, Glasgow 1954, First Edition
£15.00

Mackie James - Annals of Arngask : The Story of a Parish in the Soluth-East Corner of Perthshire

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription. 243 pages. Sketch maps, drawings charts and tables. A rather uncommon history of a Perthshire parish.
Published : Privatekly Published 1958, First Edition
£40.00

Mackie R. L. (Editor) - The Letters of James the Fourth 1505-1513

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription of a former Keeper of the Records of Scotland. Pp.lxxii,338. Frontispiece. Includes a Biographical Memoir ( of Robert Kerr Hannay H.M. Historiographer in Scotland) and Introduction by the editor.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1953, First Edition
£30.00

Mackinlay James Murray - Ancient Church Dedications in Scotland Scriptural Dedications

Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Showing a little wear at spine ends and board tips. Fairly unobtrusive ownership inscription. Pp.xxiii,419. Map. "The object of the volume is two-fold. In the first place, to give some account of the Cathedrals, Parish and Collegiate Churches, Chapels, Hospitals, and Monasteries under the invocation of Saints mentioned in Holy Scripture; and, in the second place, to trace the influence that these Saints have hadon ecclesiastical festivals, usages and symbolism".
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£85.00

MacKinnon, Kenneth - Language, Education and Social Processes in a Gaelic Communtiy

Softback. A very good copy though faded on the spine and a small part of the front cover. Pp.xi,222. Map. Figures. Tables. This is a study of the use of the Gaelic language in the Island of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1977, First Edition
£15.00

Mackintosh Ian M. - Troon Golf Club Its History from 1878

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,137. Numerous illustrations including colour. Folding plans.
Published : The Committee of Troon Golf Club 1974, First Edition
£18.00

Mackintosh John - History of the Valley of the Dee from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,240. Portrait frontispiece.
Published : Taylor and Henderson, Aberdeen 1895, First Edition
£40.00

Mackintosh, Ian M. - Old Troon and District : An Historical Account

Hardback. A very good copy in a green leatherette binding with a fair to good price-clipped dustwrapper whcih shows some edge wear and tear and which has an external sellotape repair to the rear panel. Ownership inscription to the front free end-paper and address in ink on rear free end-paper. 102 pages. Numerous illustrations. Eleven maps and plans including seven folding. For this edition the author has "added several photographs, a story or two, and additional information---".
Published : Published By the Author 1972, Second Edition
£30.00

MacLagan Robert Craig - The Perth Incident of 1396 from a Folk-Lore Point of View

Hardback. A near very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Light edge foxing but a clean copy internally. Pp.vii,(i),403. The Perth incident of 1396 was a fight between 30 men of Clan Chattan and 30 men of Clan Kay. The book, however, delves into much older Scottish history. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
£40.00

MacLean Charles; Sykes, Christopher Simon - Scottish Country

Hardback. Square 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 239 pages. Over 400 colour illustrations. A celebration of Scottish country houses with special sections on gardens, painted ceilings, romantic painting, tartans, tweed, pottery, doocots etc.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 1992, First Edition
£14.00

MacLean Loraine of Dochgarroch (Editor) - The Hub of the Highlands the Book of Inverness and District

A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,406. Frontispiece and 44 illustrations. Covers the history, natural history, land use, folklore etc of the area.
Published : The Inverness Field Club and Paul Harris 1975, First Edition
£7.00

Maclean Sorley - Poems 1932-82

Hardback. A very good copy. In a very good dustwrapper which has a very small tear at the foot of the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,181. Poems by Sorley Maclean (in English only) including some written between 1972 and 1982 published here for the first time. The book also includes short essays on Maclean and his poetry by Iain Crichton Smith, Dr. John MacInnes and Donald A. MacDonald. This is volume 2 in the Columban Celtic Series.
Published : Iona Foundation, Philadelphia 1987, First Edition
£30.00

MacLean, Magnus - The Literature of the Highlands

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership ininscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,270 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Chapters on "MacPherson and his Ossian", "Gaelic Proverbs", "The Gaelic Bards of the Nineteenth Century", etc. This edition has a new chapter on "Popular and Anonymous Songs of the Highlands".
Published : Blackie and Son, Glasgow 1925, New and Extended Edition
£15.00

MacLear G.F. - Conversion of the West the Celts

Nd. c.1890's. Small 8vo. A good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. 189pp. The conversion to Christianity of the Celts of Ireland and Scotland.
Published : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London,
£9.00

MacLeay K. - Historical Memoirs of Rob Roy and the Clan MacGregor; Including Original Notices of Lady Grange. With an Introductory Sketch Illustrative of the Condition of the Highlands Prior to the Year 1745

Hardback. A near very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,324. Frontispiece.
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1881, Third Edition
£40.00

MacLellan Angus - Stories from South Uist

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Faded at spine ends. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxix,254. Frontispiece. Includes Fingalian tales, local traditions, stories of witchcraft, ghost stories etc.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1961, First Edition
£10.00

MacLennan Hugh Dan - Shinty!

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 368 pages. Over 350 illustrations including 65 in colour. Published to celebrate the centenary of the Camanachd Association.
Published : Balnain Books, Nairn 1993, First Edition
£9.00

MacLennan Roderick - The Scottish Highlander: In Anecdote and Story

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 192 pages. Frontispiece. Mainly consists of short humorous sketches.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1905, First Edition
£12.00

MacLennan W. Donald (Editor) - One Hundred Years at Luffness New 1894-1994

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Copy number 887 of a limited edition. Ppvi,153. Illustrated. The history of an East Lothian golf course.
Published : Luffness New Golf Club, Aberlady 1994, First Edition
£12.00

MacLeod Donald - Castle and Town of Dumbarton

Hardback. A fair to good copy in a plain reddish-brown binding which is faded in part, especially on the spine. Smallish tears to spine cloth. Lacks title label on spine where the word "Dumbarton" has been written in its place. Hinges cracked. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,316. Not a great copy but scarce in first edition.
Published : Bennett Brothers, Dumbarton 1877, First Edition
£30.00

MacLeod Kenneth (Edited By Thomas Moffatt murchison) - Sgriobhaidhean Choinnich Mhicleoid: The Gaelic Prose of Kenneth MacLeod

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xlv,186. The main text is in Gaelic with an Introduction in English.
Published : The Scottish Academic Press for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£20.00

MacLeod of MacLeod the Rev. Canon R.C. - The Island Clans During Six Centuries

A good copy but ex-library with the usual markings. 187pp. Chapters on the Norse occupation of the Hebrides, the Clan system, Some Island Folklore etc.
Published : Robert Carruthers and Sons, Inverness, First Edition
£18.00

MacLeod of MacLeod the Rev. Canon R.C. - The MacLeods Their History and Traditions

Hardback. Nd. c.1928? A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 169 pages. Illustrated. "This little volume is at once an abridgment and a continuation of "The Macleods of Dunvegan. --- It is a continuation because the history of the Dunvegan Chiefs is brought down to the present day."[i.e. the 1920s].
Published : The Clan Macleod Society, First Edition
£20.00