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Markus Thomas A. (Editor) - Order in Space and Society: Architectural Form and Its Context in the Scottish Enlightenment

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 322 pages. Numerous illustrations. "These essays examine the role of architecture and planning as integral components of the social order of late eighteenth and early nineteenth century Scotland. "
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£12.00

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 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 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
£40.00

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 M. - A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. In a dustwrapper which would be very good but for a price written in ink on the front cover. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxxi,392. Folding map. Folding illustration. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition of 1716. An important early account of the Hebrides and their people.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1976, Reprint
£12.00

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

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

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. - Scotland in Modern Times. An Outline of Economic and Social Development Since the Union of 1707

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper. 209pp. 4 maps. Provides an outline of Scottish economic development since 1707.
Published : Frank Cass & Co, London 1964, First Edition
£6.00

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

Matheson Charles - Moray and Nairn

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in black. Some fading to spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,139 + 4pp adverts. Numerous illustrations. Maps including coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geographies" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1915, First Edition
£15.00

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 - Scottish Gardens Being a Representative Selection of Different Types Old and New

Illustrated by Mary G. W. Wilson.
Hardback. A very good copy in decorated red cloth which is lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and just a little fore-edge foxing. Pp.x,252. 32 tissue-guarded colour plates. Describes 33 Scottish gardens.
Published : Edward Arnold, London 1908, First Edition
£28.00