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Tranter, Nigel; Cyprien, Michael - A Traveller's Guide to the Scotland of Robert the Bruce

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A touch of wear at spine ends and a little rubbing to lower board. A clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. 128 pages. Many photographs by Michael Cyprien. Mainly a gazetteer to sites connected with King Robert the Bruce together with 8 special articles on weaponry and armour, knighthood and chivalry etc.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1985, First Edition

Traquair Peter - Freedom's Sword

A near-fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Ends a little bumped. 352pp. Colour illus. Scotland's wars of independence in the late 13th and early 14th centuries and the stories of Wallace and Bruce.
Published : Roberts Rinehart 1998, First Edition

Trenholme Edward Craig - The Story of Iona

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Stamp of "The Ladies' Caledonian Club" on front free end-paper but no other markings. Some foxing to half-title but otherwise a clean copy. Pp.xv,173 + 2pp publishers' adverrts.40 full-page photographic illustrations. 9 drawings in he text. 4 maps and plans. A history of Iona together with its topography with chapteres on the cathedral, carved stones etc. Appendices on the Gaelic place-names of Iona, St. Columba's hymn, an old Irish poem and the island of Staffa.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1909, First Edition

Tullibardine the Marchioness of and macDonald Jane C.C. - A Military History of Perthshire 1899-1902 ---with a Roll of the Perthshire Men of the Present Day Who Have Seen Active Service Under the British Flag

4to. A fair copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some fading to spine and soiling to boards. Browning to end-papers. No ownershjip inscription .Pp.xxi,316. Frontispiece and four illustrations + many pages of portraits of officers, non-commissioned officers and men. 6 maps and plans. A few pages (especially page 242) have tears which have been repaired by sellotape. A few other pages have small edge tears. Contains much biographical material on Perthshire men who fought in the Second Boer War.
Published : R.A. & J. Hay, Perth 1908, First Edition

Turner George - The Ancient Forestry and the Extinct Industries of Argyllshire and Parts of the Adjacent Counties

. A good copy in stapled paper covers which show some soiling to the edges. No date or publisher given. Perhaps 1920s/1930s. 35 pages. A look at the forest industries of Argyllshire, particularly iron-making.
Published : ,

Turnock David - Patterns of Highland Development

A good copy in blue cloth. Browning to top of lower board. Small ownership inscription. Internally very good. Pp.xiii,272. 32 plates. Looks at economic development in the Highlands from 1815 onwards.
Published : Macmillan, London 1970, First Edition

Turreff Gavin - Antiquarian Gleanings from Aberdeenshire Records

A good plus copy in blind-decorated maroon cloth. Spine lettering a little rubbed. Neat ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xv,304. Frontispiece. Ink or pencil lining or writing on a very few pages. This is a compilation of entries from books and newspapers which is intended to comprise "a narrative of the most striking events which have happened in the Town and County of Aberdeen for the last three hundred years, as well as the manners and customs of our forefathers described in their own quaint but graphic language."
Published : George & Robert King, Aberdeen 1859, First Edition

Twydell Dave - Rejected F. C. Of Scotland Volume I Edinburgh & the South

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow laminated boards lettered and decorated in red. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 288 pages. Maps and illustrations. This is a history of ex-Scottish League clubs. Included in this volume are Nithsdale Wanderers, Peebles Rovers, Leith Athletic etc.
Published : Yore Publications 1992, First Edition

Tytler Sarah and Watson J.L. - The Songstresses of Scotland

A good copy in half leather. Two volumes in one. 328pp + 334pp. This is a book about the songstresses rather than a book of songs although examples are given. Not common.
Published : Strahan & Co, London 1871, First Edition

Urquhart Sir Thomas (Edited By Richard Boston) - The Admirable Urquhart Selected Writings

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Embossed stamp of previous owner on front end-paper. 205 pages. Illustrated. A lengthy biographical Introduction is followed by extracts from Urquhart's works.
Published : Gordon Fraser, London 1975, First Edition

Urquhart, Sir Thomas of Cromartie - A Challenge from Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromartie

Softcover. A very good copy in light grey covers lettered in dark blue. No ownership inscription. A little fore-edge foxing. Pp.xxxiii,14. 4 illustrations. This is no. 4 of the Luttrell reprints.
Published : Printed for the Luttrell Society By Basil Blackwell 1948,

Vernon Edward - Glen Etive Sketches

Softback. A fair copy only as the front cover is quite badly marked and as the covers have come loose from the contents. 24 pages. Illustration on title page. Comprises six "sketches" entitled "An Introduction to our Glen," "The Spirits of the Glen," "Life in the Glen," The Romance of the Glen," "Sundays in the Glen," and "Farewell to the Glen." The sketches were reprinted from the Arbroath Herald of 1913/14. Not a nice copy but very scarce.
Published : Published for Private Circulation Only,

Wade James A. - History of St. Mary's Abbey Melrose, the Monastery of Old Melrose and the Town and Parish of Melrose

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A touch of wear at spine ends. Bevelled edges. 400 pages + 8pp. adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. A mid-Victorian history of the town and abbey of Melrose.
Published : Thomas C. Jack, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition

Wade James A. - History of St. Mary's Abbey, Melrose, the Monastery of Old Melrose and the Town and Parish of melrose

Hardback. A little wear at spine ends but overall a very good copy in ribbed brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription .A little edge and end-paper foxing. 400 pages + 8pp adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. A mid-Victorian history of the town and abbey of Melrose.
Published : Thomas C. Jack, Melrose 1861, First Edition

Walker David M. - The Border Pulpit Being a Series of Sketches of a Number of Ministers of Various Denominations in the Border Counties of Past and Present Times with an Introduction on the Church of the Future

A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. 176pp. A little fore-edge foxing. Uncommon.
Published : Published By the Author, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition

Walker Rev. George W. (Editor) - Church and Parish Being Brief Historical Papers on the Parishes Within the Presbytery of Cupar

Externally good but only a fair copy as the pages before the title page are lacking and pages 151-162 are loose. Pp.xii,213. 24 illustrations (including, in one illustration, 24 portraits of ministers on four pages). Chapters on many east Fife parishes by their local minister. A good reading copy of an uncommon book.
Published : Privately Published 1925, First Edition

Walker, David M. - A Legal History of Scotland Volume II the Later Middle Ages

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,794. A ground-breaking work by the former Regius Professor of Law in the University of Glasgow. This volume covers the period from 1286 to about 1488.
Published :, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition

Walker, Ralph S. (Editor) - James Beattie's Day-Book 1773-1798

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green boards with cloth spine lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 227 pages. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. Introduction and Notes by the editor. This is a record of personal and household expenditure of value for its references to people of interest, "to customs, movements and institutions characteristic of another age, to half-forgotten events of national and local significance, to instruments, vehicles, articles and commodities no longer in use now or differently used" and as throwing light on the daily wants and habits of a middle-class urban family in Scotland in the second half of the 18th century. Beattie was a poet, scholar and philosopher and a campaigner against slavery.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1948, First Edition

Walker, William - Peter Buchan, and Other Papers on Scottish and English Ballads and Songs

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,292. This is a reprint of a book first published in Aberdeen in a limited edition of 108 copies. The book gives, for the first time, "a true outline of the career of Peter Buchan with full details of his various manuscript collections." Also included are chapters on "Aberdeenshire's Contributions to Scottish Ballad-Lore" and "Notes on English and Scottish Ballads and Songs".
Published : Norwood Editions, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. 1973,

Wallace James - The Sheriffdom of Clackmannan a Sketch of Its History with Lists of Its Sheriffs and Excerpts from the Records of Court

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge and end-paper foxing. 126 pages. Includes "prefatory notes on the office of sheriff in Scotland, his powers and duties".
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1890, First Edition

Wallace Joyce M. - The Historic Houses of Edinburgh

A fine copy except for an ownership inscription. Paperback. Pp.viii,264. Many illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1998,

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith

A fine copy. Paperback. Pp.ix,166. 44 illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith

A very good copy. Paperback. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,240. Illustrated.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1997,

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith and Further Traditions of Trinity and Leith

Softbacks. Two volumes, both in very good condition, published in 1985 and 1990 respectively. 166 and 147 pages. Many illustrations. A two-part history of Trinity, the western dormitory suburb of the Port of Leith.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh, First Edition

Wallace William (editor) - Scotland Yesterday Some Old Friends

A very good copy. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,240. Sketches of 19th century life in an east of Scotland village and a west of Scotland country town.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1893, First Edition

Wallace, George - Thoughts on the Origin of Feudal Tenures and the Descent of Ancient Peerages in Scotland

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a modern quarter leather binding lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. New end-papers. No ownership inscription. Pp.ix[i],306. There are a small number of neat ink corrections/ amendments to the text, two of which are to correct errata mentioned on the errata page. Photographs available on request.
Published : W. Strahan / T. Cadell, Edinburgh / London 1783, First Edition

Walsh, Lorraine - Patrons Poverty & Profit : Organised Charity in Nineteenth-Century Dundee

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.v,65. A study of philanthropy in Dundee including the establishment of the Dundee Infirmary, the Orphan Institution and medical, reforming and benevolent spcieties.
Published : Abertay Historical Society, Dundee 2000, First Edition