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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 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, 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 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

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 (Preface) - The Watsonian War Record 1939-1945

Hardback. A very good copy. A little browning to spine edges. Bookplate and signature of former owner (who is named in the book). Pp.xi,157. Numerous photographs. Gives "a short biographical notice and, when possible, a photograph of each of the two hundred and two former pupils who fell in the war." This is followed by a record of all Watsonians who served in the armed services during the war. A number of enclosures are loosely laid in including a photograph taken at a reunion of Watsonians in 1989 of those who had left the school in 1938-40.
Published : The Watsonian Club, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
£15.00

Mackenzie Colin Scott - St Columba's Ui Church otherwise Eaglais Na H-Aoidhe an Historical perspective

Softback. A fine copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 120 pages. 38 illustrations, many in colour. The story of an ancient church on the Island of Lewis and of how and when Christianity reached Lewis.
Published : Urras Eaglais Na h-Aoidhe, Isle Of Lewis 2012, First Edition
£20.00

Mackenzie Compton - Catholicism and Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Slight fading to spine but lettering clear. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.ix,188.
Published : George Routledge & Sons, London 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Mackenzie Compton - The Lost Cause a Jacobite Play

A very good copy in card covers in a very good dustwrapper. With the bookplate of the author from whose library this copy came. 90 pages. "Almost every scene in "The Lost Cause" is taken verbally from the accounts of eye-witnesses". Rather uncommon.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£145.00

Mackenzie James - The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in the original green cloth with paper title label(which is a little rubbed but remains readable). Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxxix,[v],112,vi. This is a reprint of a work first published in 1750 and concerns a court action raised by several heritors in Orkney against the Earl of Morton. Their main complaint related to the true measure and standard of the Norwegian Weights used in Orkney and Shetland as these were the basis on which feu-duties were paid. Includes a rather short List of Subscribers and new Introductory Notes.
Published : Laing and Forbes, Edinburgh 1836,
£140.00

Mackenzie John (Editor) - The Beauties of Gaelic Poetry and Lives of the Highland Bards --- with an Historical Introduction Containing an Account of the Manners, Habits, Etc of the Ancient Caledonians By James Logan

Hardback. A just about good copy in rather marked red cloth. School prize inscription on front end-paper. Pp.lxxii,447.The historical Introduction and brief lives of the poets are in English with the poems themselves in Gaelic.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1907,
£20.00

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