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Millar A.H. (editor) - The First History of Dundee 1776

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Cloth a little faded at foot of spine. Smallish ownership inscription. Pp.xxviii,272. Frontispiece. Folding map at rear. This is the first publication of this manuscript which is anonymous but was probably written by Alexander Nicoll. It includes a very interesting description of Dundee in the middle of the 18th century. Includes a short bibliography of Dundee histories.
Published : David Winter & Son, Dundee 1923, First Edition
£30.00

Millar D.A. (Editor) - George Buchanan: a Memorial 1506-1906

Hardback. A good copy in cream cloth. Spine darkened with lettering difficult to read. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. A little foxing. Pp.xix,490. 36 illustrations. Part I of the book consists of essays on Buchanan and Part II contains examples of his own writings in Latin with English translation.
Published : W.C. Henderson & Son, University Press, St. Andrews 1907, First Edition
£20.00

Millar Robins (Foreword) - Glasgow Its Character Romance and Charm

Illustrated by Robert Eadie.
Nd. c. 1926. A very good copy. Upper board a little marked. This is number 343 of a limited edition of 500 copies on hand-made paper. 16 full-page tipped-in illustrations of Glasgow scenes with a brief commentary on the facing page.
Published : H&J Pillans & Wilson , First Edition
£25.00

Millar W. J. - The Clyde from Its Source to the Sea

Hardback. A good plus copy in the original decoarated cloth. Smallish cup mark on rear board. Neat ownership inscription. Pp.xii,324. Illustrated. Deals with the development of the Clyde "as a navigable river, the rise and progress of marine engineering and shipbuilding on its banks, and the leading historical, geological, and meteorological features of the Clyde valley."
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1888, First Edition
£25.00

Miller Hugh - Edinburgh and Its Neighbourhood Geological And Historical with the Geology of the Bass Rock

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Half inch tear in cloth at join of spine and lower board. Moderate foxing to early pages and foxing to two plates but overall this is a decent copy. Hinges sound. Pp.xi,313 + 2pp of author's works and 24 pages of adverts. Three plates. Preface by the author's widow.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1864, First Edition
£40.00

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

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

Mochrum Kirk Session - Mochrum: A Parish History, 1794-1994

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. 345 pages + advertisements. Map. Numerous illustrations. The history of a Galloway parish.
Published : GC Book Publishers Ltd, Wigtown 1994, First Edition
£18.00

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

Moncrieff A. R. Hope - The Heart of Scotland

Illustrated by Sutton Palmer.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with colour illustration and title in gilt on front board and on spine. Tiny closed tears in cloth at top of spine. Top edge gilt. Small gift inscription on blank free endpaper. Some edge and end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. 24 colour plates. Fold out map at rear. 206 pages + 2 page publisher's catalogue. Protected in a removable cover.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1909, First Edition
£40.00

Monro Donald (Edited By R.W. Munro) - Monro's Western Isles of Scotland and Genealogies of the Clans 1549

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy with no ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.x,172. Frontispiece. Map + end-paper maps. Folding genealogy of Clan Donald. This is the first known description of the western isles of Scotland written from personal observation. The author was Archdeacon of the Isles before the Reformation and subsequently a leading churchman in the Reformed Church.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh and London 1961, First Edition
£20.00

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