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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

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 John - The History of Civilisation in Scotland

Hardbacks. Published between 1892 and 1896. A very good four volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. Unopened. Nearly 1900 pages in total. Described by the author as "the first attempt to present a synthetic narrative of the condition, progress and development of the civilisation of the people from the earliest traces of their occupation of the country down to the present day". A bright, attractive, set.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1892, New Edition
£50.00

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 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 James MacKenzie - Memoirs of a Barra Boy

Softback. A good copy. 21 pages. Frontispiece. Map. First published in serial form in "The London Scottish Regimental Gazette" this edition in book form is limited to 100 copies. There is some pencilled writing on the covers which I have left as this copy came from the library of Sir Compton MacKenzie. These are stories rather than an autobiography.
Published : Hadden Best & Co, London & Ipswich 1959, First Edition in Book Form
£20.00

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

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 Donald - Dumbarton, Vale of Leven and Loch Lomond : Historical, Legendary, Industrial and Descriptive

Hardback. Nd. c.1884. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in black on the upper board. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 220 pages. Frontispiece and two other topographical plates + photographs of eleven local worthies.
Published : Bennett & Thomson, Dumbarton, First Edition
£24.00

MacLeod Fiona - The Divine Adventure Iona: By Sundown Shores - Studies in Spiritual History

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing but largely clean internally. 324 pages. Essays in Celtic spirituality.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1900, First Edition
£25.00

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