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McGregor Duncan - A Desert Rat in Holburn Street

Illustrated by Rhoda Howie.
Hardback. A near fine copy in black leatherette lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 140 pages. Illustrated. The autobiography of a Buchan man with several chapters on his experiences with the 1st Royal Tank Regiment in the Second World War, followed by life owning a grocer's shop in Aberdeen.
Published : Ardo Publishing Company, Buchan 1994, First Edition
£20.00

McGregor, Iona; Kidd, Dorothy I. - Bairns : Scottish Children in Photographs

Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. 152 pages. Fascinating photographs, from the late 19th century onwards, from the Scottish Ethnological Archive.
Published : National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£8.00

McGurk Francis (Editor) - Calendar of Papal Letters to Scotland of Benedict XIII of Avignon 1394 - 1419

Hardback. A very good copy. Stamp of a private library on front end-paper but no other markings. Pp.xxxv,456.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£15.00

McKay William D. - The Scottish School of Painting

A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pp.xii,369. Profusely illustrated.
Published : Duckworth, London 1911, Reprint
£10.00

McKelway St. Clair - The Edinburgh Caper a One-Man International Plot

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with a slightly soiled spine. Bookplate of Compton Mackenzie. 190 pages. The American author's story of what happened to him during a visit to Edinburgh in 1959. Humorous fiction.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1963, First Edition
£15.00

McKenzie, William J. (Editor) - The Morayshire Roll of Honour : A Biographical Record of the Men and Women Connected with the Couinty Who Took Part in the Great War 1914-1918

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Some rubbing to spine ends and edges and to lower edge of boards. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,547. 4 pages of illustrations. Foreword by the editor. A very substantial Roll which gives each entrant's date and place of birth, when joined the armed forces, regiment, where served, whether wounded or killed, awards, parents' names and address, and peacetime occupation.
Published : Issued Under Direction of a Representative Committee of the County Council and Town Councils of Morayshire, Elgin 1921, First Edition
£120.00

McKerrow, Mary - The Faeds: A Biography

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Previous owner's inscription on half-title. Pp.xviii,158. Numerous illustrations. The story of a talented Scottish family of Victorian artists. Includes a bibliography, a catalogue of major Faed works and a list of Faed pictures in permanent collections.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1982, First Edition
£45.00

McKissek William - Musings in Verse

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on front board. No inscriptions. Frontispiece photograph of author and one other illustration. 112 pages + advertisements. Protected in a removable cover. The author was a District Inspector in the Aberdeen Cleansing Department. Poems mainly in English with a few in Scots.
Published : John Avery & Co. Ltd., Aberdeen 1902, First Edition
£15.00

McLachlan Gordon (Editor) - Improving the Common Weal Aspects of Scottish Health Services 1900-1984

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xviii,635. Essays in honour of Sir John Brotherston. previous owner's address label on front end-paper.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1987, First Edition
£15.00

McLaren John Nicol - It Taks a Lang Spin

A good copy. Paperback. Would be very good but for cup mark on upper cover. Signed by the author. 138 pages. Illustrated. Anecdotes from the life of a Fifer.
Published : Privately Published 1990, First Edition
£10.00

McLaren Moray - Compton Mackenzie a Panegyric for His Eightieth Birthday Spoken By Moray McLaren in the Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh

A very good copy in wrappers. Inscribed presentation copy form the author. 24 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1963, First Edition
£20.00

McLauchlan Thomas (Editor) - The Book of Common Order Commonly Called John Knox's Liturgy. Translated Into Gaelic Anno Domini1567 By Mr. John Carswell, Bishop of the Isles

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered on the spine in gilt. Spine darkened. Top edge gilt. End-papers browned. Bookplate. Ppp.xxvii,[5],248. This is the 1567 translation into Gaelic of the old Scottish prayer book together with a version in English taken from the Works of Knox edited by David Laing.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition Thus
£60.00

McLean Angus (Editor) - Local Industries of Glasgow and the West of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in black. Generally clean internally biut with some end-paper foxing. Pp.[vii],288. Folding diagram, tables etc. Preface + 10 chapters including chapters on mechanical engineering, marine engineering and shipbuilding, chemical industries and Clyde navigation.
Published : British Association for the Advancement of Science, Glasgow 1901, First Edition
£30.00

McLeish Norrie - Ancestral Voices: The Story of the McLeish Name

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Lower corners a little bumped. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to a person who supplied material for the book. Pp.iv,192. Illustrations. Maps. Family trees. This is "the story of the development of the McLeish surname, together with the stories of some McLeish families and individuals." "Any Mcleish who is interested in tracing their family background should use this book as their starting point."
Published : Alba Publishing, Hawick 1991, First Edition
£35.00

McLeish Norrie and MacKay Fay (Editors) - Lauderdale in the 20th Century

Softback. A near very good copy. Small crease in rear cover. Gift inscription. Pp.xii,412. Numerous illustrations. This book is about Lauderdale in the 20th century and was published to celebrate the 500th anniversary of Lauder receiving its Royal Charter. Chapters on Lauder Common Riding; A History of Police in Lauderdale; Populations and Special Buildings; Songs and Poems of Lauderdale; Agriculture in the 20th Century; Lauderdale at War (and Peace); A Natural History of Lauderdale etc. Also includes chapters of individuals' reminiscences.
Published : Lauderdale Development Forum 2002, First Edition
£40.00

McLeish, Norrie - Ancestral Voices: The Story of the McLeish Name

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Compliment slip signed by the author loosely inserted. Pp.iv,192. Maps. Illustrations. A study of the McLeish surname and of some of those who have born the name. "Any McLeish who is interested in tracing their family background should use this book as their starting point."
Published : Alba Publishing, Hawick 1991, First Edition
£30.00

McLeod Rev. N.K. - The Churches of Buchan and Notes By the Way Being Short Sketches of the Early History of Christianity in Scotland from Its Introduction to the Reformation

A very good copy in quarter green buckram. Top edge gilt. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,148. 18 illustrations.
Published : A & R Milne, Aberdeen 1899, First Edition
£20.00

McLynn, F.J. - The Jacobite Army in England 1745: The Final Campaign

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Top edge foxing but otherwise clean. Pp.ix,210. Map.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£15.00

McMenemy Joe - "A Furnished Room" the History of a Parish the Immaculate Conception (St. Mary's) Kelso 1855-2005

Softback. A fine copy. 63 pages. Many illustrations. The history of a Kelso parish church.
Published : Privately Published, Kelso 2005, First Edition
£10.00

McMichael Archibald C. - Notes By the Way Chiefly in the Counties of Roxburgh, Selkirk, Peebles, Berwick and Haddington

Hardback. 16mo. Nd. but probably 1880's. A good copy in dark green cloth. Some foxing mainly to early and late pages. 176 pages. An account of the villages and towns of the Scottish Borders and East Lothian.
Published : Hugh Henry, Ayr, First Edition
£18.00

McNaught D. (Editor) - Burns Chronicle and Club Directory No. XXXI

Softback. A near very good copy. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. 206 pages. Illustrated. Includes articles on "Annotations of Scottish Songs by Burns", "Robert Tannahill", "Burns Clubs and Burns's Songs" etc. An annual publication of the Burns Federation. Includes a list of Burns Clubs throughout the World.
Published : The Burns Federation, Kilmarnock 1922,
£20.00

McNaughton, David B. - Upper Strathearn from Earliest Times to Today - A Study of Its Places and People

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership niscription or other internal marking. Pp.xii,216. Illustrations. Map end-papers. A history of the area around Comrie in Perthshire.
Published : Jamieson & Munro 1988, First Edition
£15.00

McNaughton, David B. - Upper Strathearn from Earliest Times to Today: A Study of Its Places and People

Softback. A very good copy. Gift inscription. Pp.xii,216. Illustrated. Map end-papers. Essays on Comrie and the surrounding area.
Published : Jamieson & Munro 1988, First Edition
£14.00

McNeill Carol - Kirkcaldy Potteries

A fine copy. Softcover. 96 pages. Many illustrations including colour. Considers both Wemyss Ware and the work of four other Kirkcaldy potteries.
Published : Fife Publicity 2000, Reprint
£18.00

McNeill F. Marian - Iona a History of the Island

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 96pp. Colour illustrations. First published in 1920 this edition is revised and updated.
Published : Lochar Publishing, Moffat 1991, Seventh Edition
£5.00

McNeill F. Marian - Iona: A History of the Island

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper a little foxed on the inside. 106pp. 8 illus. Sketch map. This is a reprint of the fourth edition of this well-known short history of Iona.
Published : Blackie & Son Ltd, London 1955, Reprint
£5.00