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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

Miller William (Edited, with an Introduction, By Robert Ford) - Willie Winkie and Other Songs and Poems

Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.xxviii,83. Portrait of author and one other illustration. Poems and songs, in Scots and English, including some for children and with a Memoir of the author.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1902, First Edition Thus
£14.00

Miller, A.L. - Notes on the Early History and Records of The Lodge, Aberdeen

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original cloth. A little wear to board tips and spine ends. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 74 pages. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. Gives the early history of one of the oldest Masonic Lodges in Scotland.
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1919, First Edition
£25.00

Milne E. O'H - Wi Lowin Fin

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's brown cloth with title in gilt on front board and spine. Small neat ownership inscription on front endpaper. 53 pages + 11 page glosssary. Very good dustwrapper showing a little wear and tear at spine ends. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A nice copy.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Shetland 1962, First Edition
£15.00

Milne Robert (Editor) - The Blackfriars of Perth: The Chartulary and Papers of Their House

4to. A good copy in fawn boards which are darkened on the spine and somewhat marked. Internally very good. This is no. 215 of 250 copies. Pp.xliii,290. Six illustrations including folding map. An account of the blackfriar or dominican "house" in Perth which was founded in AD 1231 and lasted for a period of 328 years. Includes an Introduction by the editor.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1893, First Edition
£65.00

Mitchell Ian - Mountain Footfalls a Calendar of the Scottish Hills

A very good copy. Paperback. Pp.x,125. Illustrated. Further adventures in the bothies and on the hills of Scotland by the co-author of the classic "Mountain Days and Bothy Nights".
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£7.00

Mitchell, Audrey - Kelso Abbey : A Layman's Guide

Softback. A fine copy. 80 pages. Illustrated. Gives a summary of the abbey's history, a short biography of the founder, a desciption of the buildings and possessions of the abbey etc.
Published : Privately Published 2001, First Edition
£6.00

Mitchell, Joseph - Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Volume Two

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 268 pages. First published in 1884, this reprint has a new Introduction, corrigenda and index. Volume Two covers Mitchell's career as a railway engineer.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1971, Reprint
£12.00

Mitchison, Rosalind; Leneman, Leah - Girls in Trouble: Sexuality and Social Control in Rural Scotland, 1660-1780

Softback. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,133. Figures. Tables. "Looks at illegitimacy patterns in different regions of Scotland, at the attitudes of Church and State, and at the behaviour and expectations of the couples."
Published : Scottish Cultural Press, Edinburgh 1998, First Edition
£8.00

Moffatt William - Mostly Shetlanders

Hardback. Nd but this is an inscribed presentation copy from the author with the inscription being dated July 1959. A good plus copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on front board and spine. 139 pages. In a just about good dustwrapper which is chipped at the spine ends and with internal repairs. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. The author is a Shetlander and "in this book he recalls his observations, as a youth, of some of the animals which fascinated him."
Published : The Mitre Press, London, First Edition
£35.00

Monteath John - Dunblane Traditions; Being a Series of Warlike and Legendary Narratives , Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters Etc. ---to Which is Added an Appendix of Original Poems and Songs

Hardback. A very good copy. Paper title-label a little worn and not quite complete at one edge. Neat ownership inscription on front free end-paper. 135 pages. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Originally published in 1835 the book is divided into four sections entitled "Warlike Tales and Anecdotes," Legendary Tales," "Biographical Sketches" and "Original Poetry." Also included is a list of subscribers to the 1835 edition.
Published : John Miller, Glasgow 1887, Reprint
£30.00

Monteath John - Dunblane Traditions; Being a Series of Warlike and Legendary Narratives, Biographical Sketches of Eccentric Characters Etc--to Which is Added an Appendix of Original Poems and Songs

A good copy in blue cloth. Small tear at head of spine. The paper title piece is worn and difficult to read. Internally very good. 135 pages (including list of subscribers). Frontispiece. The book, which was first published in 1835, is said to have been "compiled from anecdotes gleaned from the tales of old people in Dunblane and vicinity". Includes anecdotes of "The Forty-Five".
Published : John Miller, Glasgow 1887, Reprint
£20.00

Montgomerie Alexander (Edited By George Stevenson) - Poems of Alexander Montgomerie and Other Pieces from Laing MS. No. 447 Supplementary Volume

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth boards with maroon leather spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.lxv,392. Three fold-out facsimiles.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons for the Scottish Text Society, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£40.00

Montgomerie Alexander (Edited By George Stevenson) - Poems of Alexander Montgomerie and Other Pieces from Laing MS. No. 447 Supplementary Volume

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth boards with maroon leather spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Some edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.lxv,392. Three folding facsimiles.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons for the Scottish Text Society, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition Thus
£38.00

Montgomery, Capt. Alexander - The Cherrie and the Slae, with Other Poems with Large Notes Selected and Arranged By the Publisher Together with a Memoir of the Author's Life

A good copy in the original paper covers which are somewhat soiled. 76 pages. One of the most famous of 16th century Scottish poems this edition is said to be the first to be published in the South of Scotland. Uncommon in the original paper covers.
Published : John Nicholson, Kirkcudbright 1842,
£40.00

Moody, David - Scottish Towns : A Guide for Local Historians

Softback. A very good copy. 190 pages. Maps. Illustrations. The history and topography of Scottish towns and how to research them.
Published : B. T. Batsford, London 1992, First Edition
£7.00

Mooney John (Editor) - Charters and Other Records of the City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall with the Treaty of 1468 Between Denmark and Scotland

Nd. c.1949? Overall a good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt but there is a one inch wide damp faded line down the rear board with one or two spots on the spine. Internally very good. Pp.xix,126 + 10 illustrations and a folding map at the end of the book.
Published : Published for the Provost Magistrates and Councillors, First Edition
£18.00

Mooney John (Editor) - Charters and Other Records of the City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall with the Treaty of 1468 Between Denmark and Scotland

Hardback. Nd. c.1948. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. This is a presentation copy from the Provost. Magistrates and Councillors of Kirkwall and is signed by the Provost and bears the Kirkwall seal on the front end-paper. Pp.xix,126 + 10 illustrations and folding map at end. A nice copy.
Published : Published for the Provost, Magistrates and Councillors, Kirkwall, First Edition
£45.00

Moore Margaret F. - The Lands of the Scottish Kings in England the Honour of Huntingdon, the Liberty of Tyndale and the Honour of Penrith

Hardback. A good copy in grey cloth. Spine a little faded. No ownership inscription. Just a little fore-edge foxing. Pp.xii,141. Tells for the first time "the full and connected history of the lands in England held by the kings of Scotland" in the 12th and 13th centuries.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1915, First Edition
£20.00

Morgan Edwin - Essays

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper with a hint of fading to the spine. Pp.vi,299. Critical essays by a leading Scottish poet. Rather uncommon.
Published : Carcanet New Press, Cheadle 1974, First Edition
£22.00

Morison Alexander - Historical Notes on the Ancient and Royal Burgh of Queensferry Part I

Hardback. 16mo. A good copy in red cloth letterde in black on upper board and in ink on spine. 132 pages. Notes on South Queensferry compiled from old records and other souces by a former provost of the burgh. An uncommon title.
Published : West Lothian Courier, Bathgate 1927, First Edition
£28.00

Morris David B. - Robert Louis Stevenson and the Scottish Highlanders

A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bookplate. 158 pages. Frontispiece. Endpaper map. A study of Stevenson's interest in the Scottish Highlands and Highlanders and of his novels set in the Highlands.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1929, First Edition
£10.00