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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, 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
£30.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bookplate of an Edinburgh Club but no other markings. Pp.x,368. The principal entries are "History of the MacDonalds" and "Papers Relating to the MacLeans of Duart 1670-1680" each of which extends to approximately 100 pages.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1914, First Edition
£28.00

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

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

Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. One inch tear in cloth at join of spine and lower board. Some wear to spine ends and edges. Upper front board tip bumped. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xiv,375. 3 folding illustrations. Articles on "The Genealogie of the Surname of McKenzie Since Ther Coming Into Scotland", "Ane Accompt of the Genealogie of the Campbells", "Writs Relating Chiefly to the Lands of Glassarie and Their Early Possessors" etc.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1916, First Edition
£20.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bookplate of an Edinburgh Club on front fixed end-paper but no other markings. Pp.xiv,375. Three folding illustrations. Includes genealogies of the MacKenzies and the Campbells, a lengthy article entitled "Writs Relating Chiefly to the Lands of Glassarie [i.e. Glassary in Argyll] and their Early Possessors" etc.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1916, First Edition
£30.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed (although some browning to end-papers). Pp.viii,338. 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 Iain Mhor" (i.e. the southern branch of Clan Donald).
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1920, First Edition
£28.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,290. Frontispiece. Biographical introduction relating to the editor by W.K. Dickson. Papers in this volume are: "Campbell of Strachur Writs," "The Campbells of Auchinbreck," "An Account of the Name of McLea," "The End of the Active Resistance to William of Orange in Scotland, " "The Appin Murder," "Vatican Transcripts," and "Miscellaneous."
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£35.00

MacPherson Abbe Paul (Edited By Rev. William James anderson) - The History of the Scots College Rome (1600-1792) [in the Innes Review 1961 Vol.XII]

Softback. A very good copy. Spine a little slanted. Inscription of previous owner on front cover. Two smallish stamps on front fixed end-paper. No other markings. 172 pages. 33 illustrations. Written in 1810 this copy is printed from the original autograph manuscript. The Scots College, Rome was the principal training college for Scottish Catholic clergy.
Published : John S. Burns & Sons, Glasgow 1961,
£30.00

MacPherson Angus - A Highlander Looks Back

Hardback. Nd. c.1955? A good plus copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Lacks dustwrapper. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Boards slightly splayed. Pp.[x],[ii],84. 6 illustrations. Forword by Seton Gordon. The autobiography of a Highland "piper, angler, seannachaidh and sheep farmer."
Published : Oban Ti Mes, Oban, First Edition
£45.00

MacPherson Hector - The Cameronian Philosopher : Alexander Shields

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Pp.viii,[iv],244. Four illustrations. A biography of one of the greatest of the Covenanting leaders who was at various times a prisoner on the Bass rock, a field-preacher, chaplain to the Cameronian regiment and minister to the Scots colony in Darien.. Quite scarce.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1932, First Edition
£45.00

MacPherson James - Fragments of Ancient Poetry

A good copy. Softcover. 53 pages. Frontispiece. Foreword by Derek S. Thomson. This was the first of MacPherson's books of Ossianic poetry. This is a reprint of the enlarged second edition.
Published : Clarsach Publications, Dundee 1979, Reprint
£10.00

MacPherson James - Fragments of Ancient Poetry - A Reprint of the First Edition of 1760 with a Photo-Lithographic Facsimile of the Original Title Page

Hardback. A good copy in the original boards. Title-piece a little rubbed but readable. This is no. 56 of 100 copies. Signed and dated by J. Norman Methuen. Pp.[vi],70. This is a reprint of the first edition of what became known as MacPherson's "Ossian".
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1917,
£40.00

MacPherson James - The Poems of Ossian

Hardbacks. 12mo. A two volume set in fair condition. Paper-coverd boards with cloth spine. Title-pieces worn and chipped although title remains complete. Wear to board tips. A good set internally. Vol.I,pp.xxxix,330. Vol.II,pp.[vi],374. Frontispiece to each volume. Includes a brief life of MacPherson and two quite lengthy Dissertations on the poems, one by Hugh Blair.
Published : Richard Griffin & Co/ Thomas Tegg, Glasgow/London 1824,
£30.00