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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

McElroy Rennie et al (Editors) - Advocating Libraries: Essays Presented to Robert Craig

Hardback. A very good copy in a black quarter leather binding with light blue boards. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 221 pages. Frontispiece. Essays on the book and libraries in Scotland.
Published : The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals in Scotland, Hamilton 2002, First Edition
£35.00

McEwan Deacon Robt. D. - Old Glasgow Weavers: Being Records of the Incorporation of Weavers

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white. Spine lettering dull. Small ownership inscription. Pp.viii,166. 8 plates.
Published : Carson & Nicol, Glasgow 1905, First Edition
£20.00

McEwen R.F. (Preface) - Nelson Hall Concerts - Edinburgh a List of the Programmes (1901-1914) Together with an Analysis of Their Contents

N.d. c.1914. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white. 116 pages. These concerts appear to have been free and aimed at improving the musical taste of the ordinary citizens of Edinburgh. An uncommon title.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£22.00

McFadzean John et al - Mochrum: A Parish History, 1794-1994

Hardback. A near fine copy in laminated boards with pictorial upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 344 pages + adverts. 34 illustrations (including a map). The history of a Galloway parish written by members of Mochrum Kirk Session to celebrate the 200th anniversary of their parish church.
Published : GC Book Publishers Ltd, Wigtown 1994, First Edition
£20.00

McGhee Nevin - Killermont the Home of Glasgow Golf Club

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the spine ends and board tips. No.975 of 1500 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 231 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. This is a history of the estate of Killermont from earliest times and of the Glasgow Golf Club which is the ninth oldest in the world.
Published : Glasgow Golf Club 2003, First Edition
£50.00

McGowan Iain - Hebridean Images

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 128pp. A fine book of photographs of the landscape and people of the Hebrides.
Published : Creative Monochrome Ltd. 1993, First Edition
£12.00

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 Margaret M. (Editor) - The Rev. Dr. John Walker's Report on the Hebrides of 1764 and 1771

Hardback. A fine copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 2 black and white plates and 11 maps. 256 pages. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. "John Walker, minister of Moffat, was already a pioneer of scientific botany and geology when he was sent by the Commission for Annexed Estates to visit the Hebrides and report on their economic potential. He was asked to give an account of agriculture, population, possible developments in manufactures and fisheries, and social conditions".
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£28.00