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McVeigh, Patrick - Scottish East Coast Potteries, 1750-1840

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other marking. Pp.xiii,194. 100 illustrations of which 85 are in colour. Described as "a volume that will be of great value to students and collectors of Scottish pottery."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£30.00

McWilliam Colin - The Buildings of Scotland: Lothian Except Edinburgh

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small chip. The dustwrapper is not price-clipped and is now protected. 523pp. 116 illustrations. Describes all buildings of note in Lothian.
Published : Penguin Books 1978, First Edition
£14.00

McWilliam John Morell - The Birds of the Firth of Clyde Including Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, Buteshire, Dumbartonshire and South Argyllshire

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A little darkened on spine. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some, mainly edge, foxing. 164pp. 14 plates. Map.
Published : H.F.& G.Witherby, London 1936, First Edition
£30.00

Mechie Stewart - The Church and Scottish Social Development 1780-1870

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows minor edge wear and tear. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,181. The story of the part played by the churches in Scottish social welfare during the period studied.
Published : Oxford University Press, London 1960, First Edition
£7.00

Meikle Henry W. - Scotland and the French Revolution

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xix,317. This is a study, first published in 1912, of the influence of the French Revolution on Scotland.
Published : Frank Cass, London 1969, Reprint
£20.00

Meikle, Henry W. - Scotland and the French Revolution

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xix,317. Includes Appendices, a bibliography and an index. This is a study of the influence of the French Revolution on Scotland.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1912, First Edition
£20.00

Meiklejohn Grace - The Settlements and Roads of Scotland: A Study in Human Geography

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A nice, clean, copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,144. 20 full-page plates. 15 illustrations in text. Road map of Scotland in front pocket. Geological map of Scotland in rear pocket.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
£20.00

Methven Cathcart W. - Sketches of Greenock and Its Harbours in 1886

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Boards show a little wear. A clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Unpaginated. Comprises 43 captioned full-page sketches.
Published : James McKelvie & Sons, Greenock 1886, First Edition
£150.00

Michie Greta (Editor) - A Glen Anthology

Softback. A very good copy in wraps which have one closed tear on the back cover. A lovely clean tight copy. Pp.[xiv],69. An anthology of verse concerning or connected in some way with Glenesk and district.
Published : Privately Published for the Glenesk Trust 1962, Second Edition
£15.00

Michie, Rev. John Grant (Editor) - The Records of Invercauld MDXLVII- MDCCCXXVIII

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Small closed tear in spine cloth. No. 441 of 525 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,[iv],523. 8 full-page tissue-guarded plartes. One double-page map. Includes a genealogy of the Clan Farquharson.
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1901, First Edition
£90.00

Middlemiss, N.L. - Gathering of the Clans: The History of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd.

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a fair, rather worn and sellotape repaired dustwrapper. Pp.xii,111 + 68 pages of illustrations. Gives details of the 254 vessels owned by the company and the 35 vessels managed by it..
Published : Shield Publications, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1988, First Edition
£12.00

Milais John Everett (Edited By Mary Lutyens and Malcolm Warner) - Rainy Days at Brig O' Turk : The Highland Sketchbooks of John Everett Millais 1853

Hardback. A near fine copy in tartan covers lettered in black on white title-pieces on the spine and upper board. This is number 156 of an edition limited to 475 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 84 pages. Sketches by Millais on most pages.Loosely laid in is a compliment slip signed by the publisher. Millais holidayed with John Ruskin and Ruskin's wife Effie at Brig O' Turk in 1853. Effie and Millais fell in love and after her marriage to Ruskin was annulled they married.
Published : Dalrymple Press, Westerham, Kent 1983, First Edition
£95.00

Millais John Guille - The Wildfowler in Scotland

4to. A good copy in a half vellum binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Internally very good. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xv,167. Photogravure frontispiece after a drawing by Sir. J.E. Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 colour plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and from photographs.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1901, First Edition
£150.00

Millar A H. (Editor) - The Compt Buik of David Wedderburne Merchant of Dundee 1587-1630 Together with the shipping Lists of Dundee 1580-1618

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without ownershipo inscription or other marking. Unopened. Pp.lxxii,323. Described as "the first book issued which contains authentic details of the imports, exports, and home trade of a busy Scottish seaport between 1587 and 1630."
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition
£40.00

Millar A. H. (Editor) - The First History of Dundee 1776

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xxviii,272. Frontispiece. Folding map at rear. This is the first publication of this manuscript which is anonymous but was probably written by Alexander Nicoll. It includes a very interesting description of Dundee in the middle of the 18th century. Includes a short bibliography of Dundee histories.
Published : David Winter & Son, Dundee 1923, First Edition
£32.00

Millar A.H. (editor) - The Book of Record a Diary Written By Patrick First Earl of Strathmore and Other Documents Relating to Glamis Castle 1684-1689

Hardback. In the original dark blue cloth which is quite badly damp-faded to the spine (although the lettering is quite readable). Internally very good and unopened. Pp.xlvi,194. Frontispiece and two other illustrations. Introduction and Notes by the editor. Illustrates the social life of the Scottish upper classes in the 1680's.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1890, First Edition
£18.00

Millar D.A. (Editor) - George Buchanan: a Memorial 1506-1906

Hardback. A good copy in cream cloth. Spine darkened with lettering difficult to read. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. A little foxing. Pp.xix,490. 36 illustrations. Part I of the book consists of essays on Buchanan and Part II contains examples of his own writings in Latin with English translation.
Published : W.C. Henderson & Son, University Press, St. Andrews 1907, First Edition
£20.00

Millar Robins (Foreword) - Glasgow Its Character Romance and Charm

Illustrated by Robert Eadie.
Nd. c. 1926. A very good copy. Upper board a little marked. This is number 343 of a limited edition of 500 copies on hand-made paper. 16 full-page tipped-in illustrations of Glasgow scenes with a brief commentary on the facing page.
Published : H&J Pillans & Wilson , First Edition
£25.00

Millar W. J. - The Clyde from Its Source to the Sea

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original decoarated cloth. Smallish cup mark on rear board. Neat ownership inscription. Pp.xii,324. Illustrated. Deals with the development of the Clyde "as a navigable river, the rise and progress of marine engineering and shipbuilding on its banks, and the leading historical, geological, and meteorological features of the Clyde valley."
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1888, First Edition
£25.00

Millar, A.H. - Roll of Eminent Burgesses of Dundee 1513-1886

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in a full brown morocco binding lettered in gilt on the spine and with Dundee's crest in gilt on the upper and lower boards. Spine a little rubbed and some wear to board tips. Top edge gilt. Patterned end-papers. Pp.viii,347 + 1 page "Corrections and Additions." Frontispiece. Many of the entries contain a good amount of information on the burgess concerned. Also has a list of provosts, deans of guild and treasurers of Dundee, the provosts going back to 1286.
Published : Provost, Magistrates and Town Council, Dundee 1887, First Edition
£50.00

Miller Hugh - Edinburgh and Its Neighbourhood Geological And Historical with the Geology of the Bass Rock

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Half inch tear in cloth at join of spine and lower board. Moderate foxing to early pages and foxing to two plates but overall this is a decent copy. Hinges sound. Pp.xi,313 + 2pp of author's works and 24 pages of adverts. Three plates. Preface by the author's widow.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1864, First Edition
£40.00

Miller Hugh - Essays Historical and Biographical, Political and Social, Literary and Scientific

A very good copy in green pebbled cloth, the only fault being small tears in the cloth at the spine ends. Pp.xiii,495 + 16pp. adverts. These essays were originally published in the "Witness" newspaper and were brought together for publication in book form after the author's death.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1862, First Edition
£40.00

Miller James - Caithness

A very good copy in laminated boards. 112pp. Plates. Drawings by Elliot Rudie.
Published : Skilton & Shaw, London 1979, First Edition
£6.00

Miller James - Dougie Episodes in the Life of a Caithness Crofter.

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership label. 59 pages. A short story of crofting life in Caithness.
Published : Published By th Author 1985, First Edition
£7.00

Miller James - Swords for Hire : The Scottish Mercenary

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,292. 7 maps + end-paper maps. 26 illustrations. Leslie family tree. A fascinating study of the Scots mercenary soldier.
Published : Birlinn, Edinburgh 2007, First Edition
£30.00

Miller Ronald (Editor) - The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: The County of Orkney

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xiv,[1],256. Map. 19 photographs. A parish by parish account of Orkney in the 1950's with an updating Introduction written in 1983.
Published : Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£70.00