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Stephen Rev. R.M. (Edited By Morison Rev. R.) - Glimpses of Portrona Being Pictures True to Life of Stornoway People of a Generation Well Nigh Past

Nd. 1920s? A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. The front end-papers show the remains of a label and a pocket indicating a library provenance but there are no other library markings. Pp.vii,280. Portrait frontispiece. Reminiscences of Stornoway and its people followed by poetical reflections. Includes also a biographical sketch of the author by the editor. Uncommon.
Published : William Grant Stornoway Gazette, First Edition
£40.00

Stephen, William - History of the Queen's City of Edinburgh Rifle Volunteer Brigade

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Previous owner's inscription on half title. Pp.viii,413. Includes accounts of "the City of Edinburgh and Mid-Lothian rifle association, the Scottish Twenty Club etc."
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1881, First Edition
£40.00

Steuart Robert - Legends from the Lothians Pastoral and Otherwise

Hardback. Nd. c. 1900? A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription. Pp.vii,209. Appears to be short stories of country life in the Lothians rather than folk-tales or legends.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh, First Edition
£18.00

Steven Campbell - The Story of Scotland's Hills

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in silver on spine. Previous owner's bookplace on front fixed end-paper.. Many black and white photographs. 192 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which has no teasrs and is not price-clipped.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1975, First Edition
£7.00

Steven William - History of George Heriot's Hospital, with a Memoir of the Founder, Together with an Account of the Heriot Foundation Schools New Edition Revised and Enlarged By Frederick W. Bedford D.C.L.,

Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in a full leather binding lettered and decorated in gilt. Some tearing at joins of spine and boards but boards holding although a little loose. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Pp.xxii,[i],390. Five illustrations including folding pedigree and double-page map.
Published : Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh 1859,
£35.00

Steven William - Memoir of George Heriot; with the History of the Hospital Founded By Him in Edinburgh; and an Account of the Heriot Foundation Schools

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in a full leather binding decorated in gilt on spine and lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. Five raised bands on spine. School motto and coat of arms of George Heriot embossed on upper and lower boards. Marbled edges and end-papers. Not foxed and no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,256. Frontispiece, title page vignette, one other illustration and folding plan. A nice, clean copy.
Published : Bell & Bradfute, Edinburgh 1845, First Edition
£35.00

Stevenson Robert Louis - Underwoods

Hardback. A very good copy. A little wear at spine ends. No ownership or other inscription. Moderate, mainly, fore-edge, foxing. Pp.xv,138 + 32pp adverts dated July 1887. Poems in Scots and English.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1887, First Edition
£18.00

Stewart Agnes M. - Life of Mary Queen of Scots

Small thick 8vo. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. Gift inscription. Pp.xxiii,572. Frontispiece and five illustrations. A rather uncommon biography of Scotland's most famous queen.
Published : Burns and Oates, London 1885, First Edition
£25.00

Stewart Alexander - Reminiscences of Dunfermline and Neighbourhood, Illustrative of Dunfermline Life Sixty Years Ago--with Chronological Appendix 1064-1888

Hardback. A fair copy in soiled boards. Internally good. Pp.vi,[2],296. Frontispiece and six illustrations. Dunfermline life in the first half of the 19th century. A good reading copy.
Published : Scott & Ferguson and J. Menzies & Co, Edinburgh 1889,
£14.00

Stewart Elizabeth - Dunkeld an Ancient City - Local Lore Persons and Places

Hardback. A very good copy still in the original clear glassine wrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.[xii],150. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. First published in 1926 this is "a short and concise history of Dunkeld, along with other ponits of interest."
Published : Norman Burns, Dunkeld 1979,
£15.00

Stewart G.D. (Editor) - Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures Formed in the Year 1785 Incorporated By Royal Charter in the Year 1786 160th Anniversary 1785-1945

Hardback. Nd. c.1945. A near very good copy in green leather covers lettered in gilt. Small tear at join of spine and front cover. No ownership inscription. 80 pages. 4 illustrations. The main part of the book is a brief account of forty historic Edinburgh firms.
Published : , Edinburgh,
£8.00

Stirling A. M. W. - Fyvie Castle Its Lairds and Their Times

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are flecked with a few spots of white (paint?). A little wear to spine ends. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,426. Many illustrations.
Published : John Murray, London 1928, First Edition
£25.00

Stirling R. McD. - Inveresk Parish Lore from Pagan Times

A very good copy in the original maroon cloth which shows some fading to the spine. 234 pages. 18 illustrations. The story of the ancient and historic parish of Inveresk near Edinburgh.
Published : T.C. Blair, Musselburgh 1894, First Edition
£28.00

Stirton The Reverend John - Glamis Castle Its Origin and History with the Brief Account of the Early Church of the Parish

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's brown cloth with title and decoration in gilt on front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated throughouit in colour and black and white including tipped-in plates. Good illustrated dustwrapper which has a 2 inch piece missing at top of front panel and which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : W. Shepherd, Forfar 1938, First Edition
£30.00

Stirton John (Editor) - Glamis a Parish History

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription. Only foxing is to tissue-guard to frontispiece. Pp.xv,254. Numerous illustrations from photographs by the Lady Maud Bowes-Lyon and others.
Published : W. Shepherd, Forfar 1913, First Edition
£58.00

Stodart, Robert Riddle - Memorials of the Browns of Fordell Finmount and Vicarsgrange

Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xii,240.+ 45 pages of armorial escutcheons in colour at end. 6 illustrations and a further 37 armorial escutcheons in colour. A Scottish family history uncommon in first edition.
Published : Privately Printed By T & A Constable Ltd., Edinburgh 1887, First Edition
£150.00

Stoddart Anna M. - John Stuart Blackie: a Biography

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Vol.1,pp.xiii,333 + adverts. Frontispiece. Vol.II,pp.viii,368. Frontispiece and one other illustration.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1895,
£18.00

Stoddart Thomas Todd - Angling Songs with a Memoir By Anna M. Stoddart

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit marked. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,324. + 47 pp adverts. Frontispiece portrait. The memoir of the author comprises more than half the book.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1889, First Edition
£20.00

Story Robert Herbert - William Carstares: A Character and Career of the Revolutionary Epoch (1649-1715)

A very good copy. Presentation copy from the author to Glasgow Archaeological Society with the Society's book plate. Some foxing to end-papers. 385pp plus 54p catalogue of MacMillan's books. Frontis. Carstares was a Scottish adviser to William of Orange.
Published : Macmillan, London 1874, First Edition
£16.00

Strawhorn John - The History of Prestwick

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,278. Many illustrations including colour. A history of the oldest burgh in Ayrshire.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£35.00

Strawhorn, John - The History of Ayr : Royal Burgh and County Town

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. There is a stain at the foot of the wrapper which is only visible internally. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vi,[ii],302. Illustrated in colour and black and white. "This history is an authoritative yet fascinating account of eight centuries of the royal burgh and county town."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£15.00

Strong John - A History of Secondary Education in Scotland

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bookplate and one stamp of the Dominican Fathers, Edinburgh. Pp.viii,288 + adverts. This is an account of Scottish secondary education from early times to the Education Act of 1908.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford 1909, First Edition
£14.00

Stuart Andrew - Letters to the Right Honourable Lord Mansfield

A good working/reference copy lacking the upper board. Leather spine and lower board. A few library stamps. Some old damp-staining to endpapers. Possibly worth rebinding. Letters on the famous Douglas Cause.
Published : , London 1773, First Edition
£25.00

Stuart John (Editor) - The Miscellany of the Spalding Club Volume Third

4to. A very good copy. Pp.xxx,257. Contains ten articles including "Letters of Lord Grange", "Process against the Egyptians at Banff", "List of Goods Plundered from Tenants in Cromar 1644-47", "The Gordon Letters" etc.
Published : Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1846, First Edition
£35.00

Sunter, Ronald M. - Patronage and Politics in Scotland, 1707-1832

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper with just a touch of fading to the spine. Pp.vii,254.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
£15.00