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MacDiarmid Hugh - Aesthetics in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's name on front end-paper. 100pp. Illus. Macdiarmid's view as to the aesthetic implications of the artistic revolution he had brought about in Scotland.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition
£6.00

MacDiarmid Hugh (Edited By Alan Bold) - The Thistle Rises an Anthology of Poetry and Prose By Hugh MacDiarmid

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Some writing on front end-paper by previous owner. Pp.xxxv,463. Includes previously unpublished prose and poetry.
Published : Hamish Hamilton, London 1984, First Edition
£15.00

MacDiarmid Hugh (Edited By R. Crombie Saunders) - Selected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid

A very good copy in a chipped dustwrapper. 59pp. Frontispiece portrait. A selection of the best of Macdiarmid's early poems.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1944, First Edition Thus
£15.00

MacDiarmid J.M. - The Deer Forests and How They are Bleeding Scotland White

Softback. A good plus pamphlet. Ownership inscription on front cover. One inch tear at foot of spine. 24 pages + one page Appendix. An argument against millions of acres of Scottish land being kept as deer forests.
Published : The Scottish Home Rule Association, Glasgow 1925, Second Edition Revised and Corrected
£10.00

MacDonald Alasdair A. (Editor) - The Gude and Godlie Ballatis

Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,413. Frontispiece. This "is a printed collection of short texts - mostly verse, but also some prose - of the Scottish Reformation."
Published : The Scottish Text Society 2015, First Edition Thus
£30.00

MacDonald Angus - A Family Memoir of the MacDonalds of Keppoch

A good copy. This is number 31 of 150 copies. Externally very good but internally there are traces of a damp stain affecting the top outer corner of the pages. Ownership inscription. Pp.xii,153. The book was written between 1800 and 1820 . It is edited by Clements R. Markham with some notes by the late Charles Edward Stuart, Comte D' Albanie. Scarce in first edition.
Published : A & C Black 1885, First Edition
£95.00

MacDonald Angus - The Place-Names of West Lothian

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has a couple of closed edge tears and some foxing to the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xl,179. Two folding maps. A detailed account of the place names of a Scottish lowland county, "very fully documented from printed and manuscript sources."
Published : Oliver & Bioyd, Edinburgh 1941, First Edition
£30.00

MacDonald Hugh - Days at the Coast: a Series of Sketches Descriptive of the Firth of Clyde - Its Watering Places, Its Scenery, and Its Associations. With Memoir of the author

Nd. The Memoir is dated 1878 but I think this is later, perhaps c. 1910. Hardback. A very good, bright copy in light green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black. Ownership inscription. Pp.xxiv,390. 6 illustrations. Sketches of numerous localities on the Firth of Clyde.
Published : C.L. Wright, Glasgow, New Edition
£20.00

MacDonald James - Place Names of West Aberdeenshire

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No. 441 of 525 copies. No ownership inscription. Pp.xxvii,347,15.
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1899, First Edition
£85.00

MacDonald John A. - Blairgowrie and Strathardle 1886

A very good copy. Softcover. This is a facsimile reproduction of a hand-written manuscript found at the bottom of a box of books bought by the publisher at auction. It runs to 178pp mostly, but not entirely, in rhyme. There are 8 rather attractive hand-drawn illustrations. The publisher believes the author may have been John A Reid-MacDonald who wrote "The History of Blairgowrie". A fairly uncommon oddity.
Published : Lorien Press 1985, First Edition
£18.00

MacDonald John D. - Fife from Kirkcaldy to Kincardine

4to. Softcover. A very good copy. 41 pages. Maps. Illustrations. Described as "a combination of walking and car tours of one to two hours' duration.
Published : Albany Press, Dunfermline 1981, First Edition
£10.00

MacDonald John M. - Highland Ponies and Some Reminiscences of Highlandmen

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has some edge tears and minor chipping. Two newspaper clippings tipped-in to front end-paper but otherwise a clean copy internally. 205pp + 3pp adverts. 12 illustrations. Foreword by The Duke of Atholl. Includes 10 chapters on ponies from the different islands of Scotland, 12 chapters on Highland ponies from the mainland and 8 chapters headed "Reminiscences of Sixty Years Ago" being "random reminiscences of ponies and men, and of life in Skye in the days now almost forgotten."
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1937, First Edition
£35.00

MacDonald John M. - Highland Ponies and Some Reminiscences of Highlandmen

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little spine lean. 205pp + 3pp adverts. 12 illustrations. Foreword by the Duke of Atholl. Includes 10 chapters on ponies from the different islands of Scotland, 12 chapters on Highland ponies from the mainland, and 8 chapters headed "Reminiscences of Sixty Years Ago" being "random reminiscences of Ponies and Men, and of life in Skye in the days now almost forgotten."
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1937, First Edition
£22.00

MacDonald Keith Norman - MacDonald Bards from Mediaeval Times

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine but lettering clear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 126 pages. This is a re-issue of the first edition published in 1900 following serialisation in the Oban Times.
Published : Alex. MacLaren & Sons, Glasgow 1929,
£20.00

MacDonald Martin - Skye Camanachd : A Century Remembered.

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. The book would be fine but for a gift inscription on the front free end-paper. Numerous black and white illustrations. Pp.[x],140,[ii]. The story of the first 100 years of a Skye shinty club.
Published : Skye Camanachd, Portree 1992, First Edition
£18.00

MacDonald Norman Malcolm - Calum Todd

A very good copy in a slightly worn but otherwise very good dustwrapper. 106 pages. Thirteen stories tracing the growth of a young man from the Hebrides.
Published : Club Leabhar, Inverness 1976, First Edition
£8.00

MacDonald of Castleton, Donald J. - Clan Donald

4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with one or two edge tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,467. Many illustrations (including colour), genealogical charts, maps and plans. A history of perhaps the greatest of the Highland Clans.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1978, First Edition
£40.00

MacDonald Rev. Archibald Editor) - The Poems and Songs of John MacCodrum, Archibald MacDonald and Some of the Minor Uist Bards

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth letterd in gilt on the spine. Rear board a little marked. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 220 pages + 16pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece. Introductory material and notes in English. Text of the poems in Gaelic. An uncommon title in first edition.
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1894, First Edition
£35.00

MacDonald Stuart - Back to Lochaber : A Search for Historic Events, Travels, Tales and Customs

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. 299 pages. Illustrations. Maps. A trawl through various episodes of Lochaber's history.
Published : The Pentland Press 1994, First Edition
£30.00

MacDonald, Alan - Jacobean Kirk, 1567-1625: Sovereignty, Polity and Liturgy

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Lengthy gift inscription on front end-paper from several persons including the author. Pp.xvi,217. 7 maps. A study of the Reformed Church of Scotland just after the Reformation. This is a volume in the "St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History" series.
Published : Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot 1998, First Edition
£50.00

MacDonald, Donald Farquhar MacLeod (Editor) - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation Volume X Ministers of the Church from 1 January 1955 to 31 December 1975

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has a couple of small tears. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,517. Gives details, by charge, presbytery and synod, of persons who were Ministers of the Church of Scotland during the years covered. Includes an index of charges and an index of ministers.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£40.00

MacDonald, Donald J. of Castleton - Clan Donald

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Bookplate. Pp.xv,467. Numerous illustrations. Genalogical charts. Maps and plans. "This book covers the lives and times of the Lords of the Isles from Somerled, "Rex Insularum" down to the fall of the Lordship in 1493, and tells the story of the branches which thereafter rose to prominence down to the time of the Forty-Five."
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Loanhead 1978, First Edition
£48.00

MacDonald, George - The Roman Wall in Scotland

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. Small corner clipped from front end-paper. Pp.xv,[i],413. Frontispiece and 55 plates (including folding plans of forts). 16 illustrations in the text. Folding map at end. A study of the Antonine Wall.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1911, First Edition
£40.00

Macdonald, John - Rogart: The Story of a Sutherland Crofting Parish

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xv,[i],484. Numerous photographic illustrations. Double-page map. The story of the Highland parish of Rogart in the 20th century.
Published : Rogart Heritage Society 2007, Reprint
£22.00

MacDonald, Joseph - Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe

Hardback. Folio. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.vi[xi],36. First published in 1803 this is a facsimile reprint of the 1927 edition. Music examples. New Introduction by Seumas MacNeill. Described as "the earliest authentic record of a piper's view of his music -- which has undoubtedly provided much source work for later preparations."
Published : S. R. Publishers Ltd., Wakefield, Yorkshire 1971,
£35.00

MacDonald, Mairi A. - By the Banks of the Ness : Tales of Inverness and District

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. . A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 159 pages. Essays on the history, lore and legend of the Highland capital.
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£7.00

MacDonald, Rev. A. And MacDonald, Rev. A. - The Clan Donald Vol. I

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth with green cloth spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear to spine ends. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. New end-papers. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xxviii,570. Numerous illustrations including two in colour. This volume includes the history of Clan Donald from its beginnings to 1545. [This is a heavy book which will require extra postage outside the UK].
Published : The Northern Counties Publishing Comapny, Inverness 1896, First Edition
£125.00

MacDonell, Josephine M. Of Keppoch - An Historical Record of the Branch of "Clan Domhnuill" Called the MacDonells of Keppoch and Gargavach

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A few spots of superficial damp-fading to spine. Internally very good. 146 pages. Scarce.
Published : Archd. Sinclair, Glasgow 1931, First Edition
£45.00

MacDonell, Josephine M. Of Keppoch - An Historical Record of the Branch of "Clann Domhnuill" Called the MacDonells of Keppoch and Gargavach

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.145 + one page index.
Published : Archd. Sinclair, Glasgow 1931, First Edition
£50.00