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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

McCrae, Morrice - The National Health Service in Scotland : Origins and Ideals, 1900-1950

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. SIGNED by the author on the title page. Pp.xvi,288. 22 illustrations. Tables and figures.
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 2003, First Edition
£12.00

McCrie Thomas - Life of John Knox: Containing Illustrations of the History of the Reformation in Scotland.

Hardback. A good copy in plain boards. Paper title label to spine has a corner chip but all lettering is present. Small tear in cloth at join of spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Generally clean internally but with foxing to frontispiece. Pp.xvi,539. Frontispiece and one other illustration. The title continues; "With biographical notices of the principal reformers and sketches of the progress of literature in Scotland during the sixteenth century; and an Appendix consisiting of original papers." Photographs available on request.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1839, Sixth Edition
£45.00

McCrorie Ian - Royal Road to the Isles: 150 Years of MacBrayne Shipping

Softback. A near fine copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 189 pages. Map end-papers. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Published to mark the 150th anniversary of the company which was to become Caledonain MacBrayneLtd.
Published : Caledonian MacBrayne Ltd, Gourock 2001, First Edition
£9.00

McCulloch John Herries and Stirling Kenneth J. - The Edinburgh Savings Bank a Review of Its Century of Service 1836-1936

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge spotting. Pp.xiv,120. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations.
Published : H.and J. Pillans & Wilson, Edinburgh 1936, First Edition
£25.00

McDonald Rev. Father Allan of Eriskay (Edited By J.L. Campbell) - Gaelic Words and Expressions from South Uist and Eriskay

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. No previous ownership inscription. 301 pages. Frontispiece. A "collection of words and expressions of great value not only to those interested in Gaelic dialects but also to folklorists, anthropologists and natural historians".
Published : Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies 1958, First Edition
£45.00

McDonell, Colonel John of Scottos - Spanish John Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John McDonell of Scottos Written By Himself

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Bookplate. Private edition. Some edge foxing. Pp.vii,74. Frontispiece. "Throws fresh light on the evil days that followed Culloden." The author lived from 1728 t o1810.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons for the Royal Celtic Society, Edinburgh and London 1931, First Edition
£18.00

McDougall Duncan - A History of The Royal Scots Club (War Memorial)

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on title page. 64 pages. Illustrated. A history of the club published on its 80th anniversary.
Published : J. R. Reid Printing Group Ltd, Blantyre 1999, First Edition
£12.00

McDowall William - History of the Burgh of Dumfries, with Notices of Nithsdale, Annandale and the Western Border

Hardback. A fair copy, the spine being torn at the join with the rear board and to a lesser extent at the join with the front board but still holding. Internally good. Gift inscription, evidently from the author, on the front end-paper. 916 pages. Frontispiece, title-page vignete and coloured lithograph.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1867, First Edition
£48.00