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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 Donald - The Counter-Reformation in Scotland 1560-1930

A very good copy apart from some foxing mainly to endpapers. 324pp.
Published : James Clarke & Co, London 1931, First Edition
£8.00

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

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

Hardback. N d. c.1930? A near very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spine lettering dulled but readable. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Stain (approx. 3cm by 1cm) at foot of later pages not affecting the text. 187 pages. Chapters on "The Norse Occupation of the Hebrides," "The Clan System," ""Some Island Folklore" etc.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness, First Edition
£25.00

MacLeod of MacLeod, The Rev. Canon R. C. - The MacLeods of Dunvegan from the Time of Leod to the End of the Seventeenth Century

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original cloth. Lettered in gilt on spine. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xx,220. Frontispiece and 24 illustrations. Based on the Bannatyne MS. and on the papers preserved in the Dunvegan charter chest. Foreword by Sir John Lorne MacLeod.
Published : Privately Printed for the Clan MacLeod Society 1927, First Edition
£42.00

MacMillan Duncan - Scotland's Shrine : The Scottish National War Memorial

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 192 pages. 152 illustrations including many colour photographs by Antonia Reeve.
Published : Lund Humphries, Farnham 2014, First Edition
£28.00

MacMillan Hugh - Rothiemurchus

A good copy in green cloth showing some wear at the spine ends. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. 145 pages. 12 illustrations. Chapters on Loch an Eilean, Lairig Ghru, Kinrara etc as well as Rothiemurchus itself.
Published : J.M. Dent, London 1907,
£20.00

MacMillan Hugh - The Highland Tay from Tyndrum to Dunkeld

Illustrated by A. Scott Rankin.
Hardbhack. 4to. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xix,170. 57 (of 58) plates, lacking the plate of Marshall Wade's Bridge at p.110. Apart from this quite a nice copy.
Published : H. Virtue & Company, London 1901, First Edition
£30.00

MacMillan, Duncan - Scottish Art 1460-1990

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 432 pages. 347 plates including many in colour. A standard and highly regarded work on Scottish art.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£20.00

Macnair Peter - Perthshire

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Some wear to head of spine which shows some fading. Internally very good with the bookplate of the Buteshire Natural History Society. Pp.xii,180 + 4pp publisher's adverts. Numerous illustrations. Five maps including two coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geographies" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
£8.00

MacNalty Sir Arthur S. - Mary Queen of Scots the Daughter of Debate

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. 247pp. A straightforward biography.
Published : Johnson Publications Ltd., London 1971, Second Impression
£8.00

MacNeice Louis - I Crossed the Minch

Illustrated by Nancy Sharp.
Hardback. A good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear and tear to cloth at head of spine. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. 248 pages. 8 illustrations. The author's impressions of a visit to the Hebrides.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1938, First Edition
£90.00

MacNeill Duncan H. - The Historical Scottish Constitution

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 123pp. Described as "essential for understanding the democratic make-up of the Scots".
Published : The Albyn Press, Edinburgh 1973, Reprint
£7.00

MacNeill Duncan H. - The Scottish Realm an Approach to the Political and Constitutional History of Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. 283pp + Appendices and Index. A nationalist interpretation of Scottish history and constitutional development.
Published : A & J Donaldson Ltd., Glasgow 1947, First Edition
£12.00

MacNeill, Seumas; Richardson, Frank - Piobaireachd and Its Interpretation : Classical Music of the Highland Bagpipe

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is a little "sunned" to the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.v,130. Descibed as the first serious attempt to explain piobaireachd (pibroch) to the general public "and to convey the old tradition of playing it for the benefit of pipers and enthusiasts".
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1987, First Edition
£50.00

MacPhail J.R.N. (Editor) - Highland Papers Volume III

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the Scottish History Society's logo in gilt on the upper board. Bookplate of Francis James Grant, Rothesay Herald and Lyon Clerk. Pp.viii,338 + a list of the Society's Publications etc. Frontispiece. Includes "Papers Relating to Witchcraft" and "Papers Relating to Kintyre" but much of the book comprises extracts from the collection of early 17th century manuscripts made by Sir James Balfour of Denmylne and Kinnaird. "A great amount of this material--deals with the final ruin of clan Ian Mhor." (i.e. the southern branch of Clan Donald).
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1920, First Edition
£25.00