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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

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

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

McCallien W.J. - Scottish Gem Stones

A very good copy in red cloth. Small ownership inscription. 120pp. 36 figures. A guide for those who want to identify and collect precious stones in Scotland.
Published : University Microfilms 1971, Reprint
£9.00

McCallum Alex - Midlothian

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in black. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,208. Numerous illustrations. Three maps including coloured end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geography" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
£8.00

McCallum Neil - A Small Country Scotland 1700-1830

A very good copy in a dustwrapper which would be very good but for some fading to the spine lettering. Inscribed by the author. Pp.x,224. 16 plates. A book about the totality of Scottish accomplishments in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Published : James Thin The Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£8.00

McCallum Rev. John (Edited By Rev. Archibald McCallum) - Memorial Papers of the Rev. John McCallum, Ardeonaig

Hardback. 16mo. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xii,115. There is a Memorial Sketch, in English, of the author. All the articles by the author are in Gaelic and were originally contributions by him to the "Highland Witness".
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1911, First Edition
£15.00

McCleery, Alistair - The Porpoise Press, 1922-39

Softback. A very good copy. Previous owner's initials on half-title otherwise a clean copy internally. Pp.vii,102. Eight illustrations. "This is the first complete study of the Porpoise Press, an Edinburgh based publishing house which acted as an initial powerhouse of the Scottish Literary Renaissance." Includes a checklist covering all publications under the Porpoise imprint.
Published : Merchiston Publishing, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£20.00

McClelland Rev. Robert - The Church and Parish of Inchinnan A Brief History

Hardback. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Rear board a little marked. Bookplate and ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. 207 pages. 14 illustrations. Folding map. The history of a Renfrewshire parish. Includes chapters on the Knights Templars, the Kirk Session, Schools and Schoolmasters, Antiquities, Sculptured Stones, Witches and Witchcraft, Farms and Farmers etc. Uncomon.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1905, First Edition
£30.00

McCormack D. - Memories of Perth in Verse and Prose

A very good copy in a rather marked dustwrapper. 71pp. These are prose reminiscences of Perth apart from 4 pages of poetry.
Published : Privately Published, Perth 1956, First Edition
£8.00

McCormick Andrew - The Tinkler-Gypsies

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is faded on the spine. No ownership inscription. Some light edge foxing. Pp.xxiv,538,xxx. Many illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of an early 20th century study of gypsies in Galloway, in south-west Scotland.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd., Wakefield 1973, Reprint
£35.00

McCormick Andrew - Words from the Wild-Wood : Sixteen Galloway Tales and Sketches

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original cloth which is decorated on the front board. Smallish ink mark at foot of rear board. Some foxing, mainly to first few pages. 265 pages. Frontispiece and two other illustrations. Described as "a guide to the spirit of Galloway." Some gypsy interest.
Published : Fraser, Asher & Co, Glasgow and Dalbeattie 1913, Second Edition
£25.00