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Richards, Eric - History of the Highland Clearances, Vol. 1: Agrarian Transformation and the Evictions, 1746-1886

A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[xxvi],532. Maps. Tables. "Vividly illustrates the realities of the Highland experience in the age of the clearances."
Published : Croom Helm, London 1982, First Edition
£35.00

Richards, Eric and Clough, Monica - Cromartie : Highland Life 1650-1914

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A nice, clean unmarked copy with no foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvii,518. Frontispiece and 68 illustrations. 6 maps. This is a detailed and scholarly study of a Ross-shire Estate. It "penetrates to the core of Highland change in a story enlivened by developments both typical and atypical in Highland development. Most of all it reaches as far as possible into the lives of the people of the Highlands".
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1989, First Edition
£45.00

Richards, Eric; Clough, Monica - Cromartie: Highland Life, 1650-1914

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,518. Frontispiece and 68 illustrations. 6 maps. Family tree of the MacKenzies of Tarbat and Cromartie. A study of a Highland estate, its land, people and owners.
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1989, First Edition
£45.00

Richardson Adam B. - Scottish Coins a New Edition of the Catalogue of Scotish Coins in the National Museum of Antiquities, Edinburgh

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.viii,397 + 8 plates at end (containing 180 illustrations). Top edge gilt. A lovely bright, clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. First published in 1901 this reprint of 2000 copies includes a December 1977 price-list loosely inserted.
Published : Andrew Publising Company, London 1977,
£20.00

Richardson Ralph - The County of Edinburgh or Mid-Lothian : Its Geology, Agriculture and Meteorology, with an Aghricultural Map of the County; Statistics Showing the Acreage and Annual Value of the Chief Landed Estates Etc. Etc.

A very good copy in green flexible linen covers lettered in black on front cover. No ownership inscription. 36 pages. Folding frontispiece map. An interesting look at some aspects of the Edinburgh area in the mid-Victorian period. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1878, First Edition
£25.00

Ridpath George (Edited with Notes and Introduction By Sir James Balfour Paul) - Diary of George Ridpath Minister of Stitchel 1755-1761

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear at spine ends and board tips. Pp.xxii,410.
Published : Printed at the University Press By T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£8.00

Ritchie Robert Peel - The Early Days of the Royall Colledge of Phisitians, Edinburgh

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Spine browned but lettering clearly readable. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,313. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations.
Published : George P. Johnston, Edinburgh 1899, First Edition
£24.00

Robb, Jady - The Border Fox of the '45

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Pp.ix,147. Frontispiece map. A historical novel dealing with the exploits of Mungo Dixon, a Northumbrian shepherd, during the Jacobite rising of 1745.
Published : Vantage Press, New York 1989, First Edition
£10.00

Robbie William - Mains of Yonderton a Story of Domestic Life in the Buchan District

Softcover. A good copy in brown paper wraps. Spine lean. Pp.viii,185. Frontispiece. A genuine Buchan story with much use of the local dialect.
Published : Milne & Hutchison, Aberdeen 1928, First Edition
£12.00

Roberts Fergus and MacPhail I.M.M. - Dumbarton Common Good Accounts 1614-1660

A very good copy. 312pp. 4 maps and illustrations.
Published : The Lennox Herald, Dumbarton 1972, First Edition
£8.00

Robertson William - An Index Drawn Up About the Year 1629, of Many Records of Charters Granted By the Different Sovereigns of Scotland Between the Years 1309 and 1413, Most of Which Records Have Been Long Missing. With an Introduction ---

Hardback. 4to. Half-leather bound but split down the spine and with the upper board barely attached. Internally very good. Bookplate. Pp.liii,196 + 15pp Appendix. The title continues: "With an Introduction giving a State, Founded on Authentic Documents Still Preserved, of the Ancient Records of Scotland, which were in that Kingdom in the year 1292. To which are Subjoined, Indexes of the Persons and Places Mentioned in those Charters, Alphabetically Arranged. Published at the Desire of the Right Honourable Lord Frederick Campbell, Lord Clerk-Register of Scotland. With a View to Lead to a Discovery of Those Records which are Missing." Rebinding or working copy.
Published : Murray & Cochrane, Edinburgh 1798, First Edition
£35.00

Robertson Alexander - A Course of Lectures on the Government, Constitution, and Laws of Scotland from the Earliest to the Present Time

Hardback. A good copy in brown ribbed cloth lettered in gilt. One inch tear in cloth at join of spine and lower board. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xii,347. A chronological survey of the governance of Scotland.
Published : Stevens and Haynes, London 1878, First Edition
£14.00

Robertson Anne S. - The Roman Fort at Castledykes

Hardback. Externally only good as there is a damp-stain at the top of th rear board. Internally very good. Not foxed and with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. In a near good price -clipped dustwrapper showing some edge wear and tear and with a piece missing at the top of the rear panel. Pp.xii,288. Frontispiece and 12 plates. 48 text figures (including maps and folding plans). A fascinating account of the site of one of the most important Roman Forts in South Scotland and an account of the finds made during excavations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh & London 1964, First Edition
£12.00

Robertson D. - South Leith Records Compiled from the Parish Registers for the Years 1588 to 1700; and from Other Original Sources

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. Some edge and end-paper foxing. 222 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£34.00

Robertson Derek - Highland Sketchbook a Year in Glen Esk

4to. A fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Pp.ix,165. Numerous illustrations by the author, mostly in colour. A sketchbook, (mainly) of the wild life of a Highland glen.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1992, First Edition
£10.00

Robertson Forbes W. And Mckelvie Alastair - Scottish Rock Gardening in the 20th Century

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,272. Frontispiece and 243 illustrations nearly all in colour. "Covers all aspects of the development of rock gardening in Scotland".
Published : The Scottish Rock Garden Club 2000, First Edition
£9.00

Robertson Forrest and Ross David - The First 100 Years of Hampden

Nd. 2003? A very good copy in illustrated card covers. 218pp. Many colour and black and white ilustrations. This is the official centenary book which tells Hampden's story in words and pictures.
Published : First Press Publishing, Glasgow, First Edition
£10.00

Robertson George - Tennis in Scotland 100 Years of the Scottish Lawn Tennis Association 1895-1995

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 317 pages. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Scottish Lawn Tennis Association, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£11.00

Robertson John F. - The Story of Galloway

A very good copy without dustwrapper. 214pp. 45 plates. This is "an attempt to give an account in narrative form of life in Galloway at different stages in its development".
Published : George Outram & Co, Castle Douglas 1971,
£5.00

Robertson Joseph - Scottish Abbeys and Cathedrals

A good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. Pp.xxxix, 110. Frontispiece. Includes a biographical memoir of the author.
Published : D.Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1891, First Edition
£12.00

Robertson Leo - Compton Mackenzie an Appraisal of His Literary Work

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 230 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : The Richards Press, London 1954, First Edition
£7.00

Robertson Mima - Old Dunfermline

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 144 pages. Illustrated. The story of Dunfermline from its beginnings to the start of the 20th century.
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£8.00

Robertson William - An Index, Drawn Up About the Year 1629, of Many Records of Charters Granted By the Different Sovereigns of Scotland Between the Years 1309 and 1413, Most of Which Records Have Been Long Missing ---

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a modern brown cloth binding lettered on the spine in gilt on a red title piece. Marbled edges. Folding Table in the Appendix. A few pencilled markings in the margins. Pp.liii,196 + 15pp Appendix. The title continues: "With an Introduction, Giving a State, Founding on Authentic Documents still Preserved, of the Ancient Records of Scotland, which were in that Kingdom in the Year 1292. To which are Subjoined, Indexes of the Persons and Places Mentioned in those Charters, Alphabetically Arranged. Published at the Desire of The Right Honourable Lord Frederick Campbell, Lord Clerk Register of Scotland. With a View to Lead to a Discovery of Those Records which are Missing."
Published : Murray & Cochrane, Edinburgh 1798, First Edition
£65.00

Robertson, Alan - Lion Rampant and Winged: Commemorative History of Scottish Aviation Limited

A very good copy in a red leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small previous owner's label on front end-paper. Pp.ix,269. Numerous black and white illustrations. A history of the aircraft company which became the civil aircraft division, Prestwick, of British Aerospace plc.
Published : Published By the Author 1986, First Edition
£25.00

Robinson Mairi (Editor) - The Concise Scots Dictionary

A very good hardback copy without dustwrapper. Pp.xli,819. Includes a short history of the Scots language.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1985, First Edition
£11.00

Robson James - The Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon quarter leather with some rubbing to spine ends. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.viii,227. Interesting gravestones, lists of ministers etc. A little pencil writing in text.
Published : J & J H Rutherfurd, Kelso 1896, First Edition
£25.00

Robson W.S. - Hawick Place Names a Study of Their Origin and Derivation

Illustrated by Allan Watt Robson.
Softback. A good copy. Pictorial front cover. 82 pages. Includes a series of pictorial reconstructions of Hawick at different periods through the ages. Some pencil marking.
Published : John Murray Hood, Hawick 1947, First Edition
£8.00

Robson, Adam - The Saga of a Ship : The Earl of Zetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 336 pages. Many illustrations. The story of the ship which became the lifeline of the people of Shetland, her crew and the people who sailed in her.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 1982, First Edition
£9.00