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Marshall James Scott - Old Leith at Work

Softback. A very good copy in card covers. Ownership inscription. 114 pages. Frontispiece. Chapters on "The Incorporations", "Business in Great Waters" and "Other Ways of Earming a Living".
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£10.00

Marshall James Scott - Old Leith at Work

Softback. A good copy in decorated blue covers. Corner crease to front cover. Blind stamp of Leith church on title page. 114 pages. Frontispiece. How the people of Leith earned their living in the 17th to early 19th centuries.
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£10.00

Marshall James Scott - Old Leith the Caring Community

A good copy. Softcover. Gift inscription. 120 pages. Frontispiece. Chapters on education, the poor, the police etc.
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£6.00

Marshall Peter - Burntisland Fife's Railway Port

A fine copy. Softback. 192 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : The Oakwood Press, Oxford 2001, First Edition
£12.00

Marshall William - Historic Scenes in Forfarshire

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Neat ownership inscription on front free end-paper. A little foxing. Pp.xv,304. A parish by parish account of historical scenes.
Published : William Oliphant & Co, Edinburgh 1875, First Edition in Book Form
£30.00

Marshall, James - The Life and Times of Leith

Softback. A very good copy in paper covers. Small ownership inscription. Pp.ix,204. Many illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
£7.00

Marshall, James Scott - Old Leith: The Caring Community

Softback. A good copy in light brown illustrated card covers. Crease at foot of front cover. Blind stamp of Edinburgh church on title page. 120 pages. Frontispiece. Chapters on education, the poor, the Leith police etc.
Published : The Edina Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£7.00

Martin Joanna M. (Editor) - The Maitland Quarto : A New Edition of Cambridge, Magdalene College, Pepys Library MS 1408

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,530. One folding illustration. Poetry by Sir Richard Maitland of Lethington and others from the 16th century.
Published : The Scottish Text Society 2015, First Edition Thus
£30.00

Martin M. - A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear at the top of the spine. Some edge foxing. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xxxi,392. Folding map. Folding plate. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition of 1716. An important early account of the Hebrides and their people.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1976,
£15.00

Martin William - Atholl in the Ice Age

A good copy in green cloth which is faded on the spine. Small ownership inscription. 39 pages. 26 plates.
Published : L. Mackay, Pitlochry 1965, First Edition
£8.00

Martine Roddy - Scotland the Land and the Whisky

Illustrated by Patrick Douglas-Hamilton.
Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 224pp. A book of colour photographs with accompanying text which aims to blend the Scottish landscape with the whisky it produces.
Published : John Murray in Association with the Keepers of the Quaich 1994, First Edition
£18.00

Marwick Sir James D. ) - Glasgow the Water Supply of the City from the Earliest Period of Record; with Notes of Various Developments of the City Till the Close of 1900

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt and with Glasgow's coat of arms embossed in gilt on the upper board. Bevelled edges. Pp.xiii,[3],248 + 124pp Appendix and index. Two large folding maps.
Published : Printed for the Corporation By Robert Anderson, Glasgow 1901, First Edition
£95.00

Marwick W.H. - A Short History of Labour in Scotland

A very good copy in a complete but rather faded dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on inside flap of wrapper. 119pp. Illustrated. Trade unionism and the labour movement in Scotland.
Published : W & R Chambers, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
£6.00

Marwick W.H. - Economic Developments in Victorian Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership stamp of Gordon Donaldson (eminent Scottish historian) on front end-paper. 295 pages. Described as "a pioneer attempt to depict economic development in nineteenth century Scotland." A nice copy.
Published : George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London 1936, First Edition
£15.00

Marwick W.H. - Economic Developments in Victorian Scotland

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Samll ownership inscription. 295pp.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1936, First Edition
£8.00

Masson Alastair H. B. - A College Miscellany an Illustrated Catalogue of Some of the Treasured Possessions of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. All edges silver. Pp.x,102. 160 illustrations, mostly in colour. The book "describes a large selection of the interesting collection of silver, furniture, clocks, books, manuscripts and other items, much of which has been gifted to the College over its long history."
Published : Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£20.00

Masson Alastair H. B. - Portraits Paintings & Busts in the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. All edges gilt. Pp.xxi,244. Full colour illustrations of the collection. Many of the paintings in the collection date from the early 18th century and most are of surgeons. Biographical notes are included. A handsome book.
Published : The Royal College Of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£18.00

Maughan E. W. E. (Editor) - Caithness Bird Report 1991 Including Breeding Bird Atlas 1988-91

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership stamp. 83 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Scottish Ornithologists' Club Caithness branch 1992, First Edition
£6.00

Maxwell Alexander - Old Dundee, Ecclesiastical, Burghal and Social Prior to the Reformation

Hardback. A very good copy which has been rebound in a half-leather binding. Spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Small sticker on front fixed end-paper indicates this copy came from the Drambuie Collection which was sold a few years ago. Pp.xvi,424 + 2pp publisher's advert. Frontispiece. Title-page vignette. Two full-page illustrations. Index. [Note; This book has been bound identically with another work by the same author, "The History of Old Dundee" - which is also available - and with a number 2 on the spine but the books are quite distinct as is made clear in the preface to this volume]. A little end-paper foxing but a nice copy.
Published : David Douglas; William Kidd, Edinburgh; Dundee 1891, First Edition
£45.00

Maxwell Alexander - Old Dundee, Ecclesiastical, Burghal, and Social Prior to the Reformation

A very good copy in quarter leather lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little wear to boards. Pp.xvi,424. Frontispiece and one other illustration.
Published : William Kidd & Sons, Dundee 1891, First Edition
£45.00

Maxwell Alexander - The History of Old Dundee Narrated Out of the Town Council Register with Additions from Contemporary Annals

A good copy in dark blue cloth with bevelled edges. Rebacked with old spine laid down. New endpapers. Some pencilled side-lining. 610pp. Illustration. The folding map at page 169 is a photocopy. The story of Dundee from about 1550 to 1650.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1884, First Edition
£40.00

Maxwell Alexander - The History of Old Dundee, Narrated Out of the Town Council Register with Additions from Contemporary Annals

Hardback. A very good copy which has been rebound in a half-leather binding. Spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece. Small sticker on front fixed end-paper indicates this copy came from the Drambuie Collection which was sold a few years ago. 610 pages. Title page vignette. One illustration. Folding map. Index. A little foxing but a nice copy. (Note: This book has been bound identically with another book on "Old Dundee" by the same author - which is also available - and with a number I on the spine but the books are quite distinct].
Published : David Douglas; William Kidd, Edinburgh; Dundee 1884, First Edition
£58.00

Maxwell Sir Herbert Eustace - The Early Chronicles Relating to Scotland

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.xiii,261. Early Scottish history and the most reliable contemporary chronicles. These were the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1912.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1912, First Edition
£30.00

Maxwell Stuart and Hutchison Robin - Scottish Costume 1550-1850

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has some wear to the spine ends and a 3 inch closed tear to front cover. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 184pp. 4 colour plates. 24 black and white drawings by Kathleen Mann. This is a history of 300 years of costume in Scotland.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1958, First Edition
£12.00

Maxwell, Right Hon. Sir Herbert - A History of the House of Douglas from the Earliest Times Down to the Legislative Union of England and Scotland - Vols. I and II

Hardbacks. Small 4to. A very good two volume set in full vellum lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Limited edition of 150 copies, this copy unnumbered. No ownership inscription. Some spotting to front board and fore-edge of Vol. II but a nice clean set internally. Both volumes largely unopened. Vol. I, pp.xxxi,293. 14 full-page tissue-guarded illustrations. 21 tissue-guarded coloured shields. 38 illustrations in the text. Vol. II,pp.xiii,319. 12 full-page tissue-guarded illustrations. 6 tissue-guarded coloured shields. 63 illustrations in rthe text. The first detailed history of an illustrious Scottish family.
Published : Freemantle & Co, London 1902, First Edition
£180.00

McArthur, Margaret - Bonnie Blackhall: From Quarriers' Village to Garden Suburb

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.v,136. 84 illustrations. The story of how Blackhall village developed into a garden suburb of Edinburgh.
Published : Roxburgh Publications, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£9.00

McArthur, Margaret M. (Editor) - Survey of Lochtayside 1769

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small ownership inscription (of a former Keeper of the Records of Scotland) on front free end-paper otherwise a nice clean copy. Pp.lxxiv,220. Two folding maps. This survey was undertaken in 1769 for the third Earl of Breadalbane of his estates on both the north and south sides of Loch Tay. It gives some indication of Scottish agriculture at that time and includes, in addition to a general index a separate index of persons possessing land.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1936, First Edition
£30.00