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Muir Edwin and Brown George Mackay - Edwin Muir Selected Prose Chosen Introduced and with a Memoir By George Mackay Brown

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy inmternally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,215.
Published : John Murray, London 1987, First Edition
£15.00

Muir James Hamilton - John Anderson Pioneer of Technical Education and the College he Founded

A very good copy in a very good dusytwrapper. 162pp. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations. The story of the Glasgow scientist who founded "Anderson's Institution".
Published : John Smith & Son (Glasgow) Ltd. 1950, First Edition
£6.00

Muir T. S. - Linlithgowshire

Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in black. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,142. 33 illustrations. Four maps including end-paper maps. A volume in the "Cambridge County Geographies" series.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1912, First Edition
£18.00

Muir Willa - Imagined Corners

Hardback. Nd. 1931. A good plus copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Trace of smallish ring mark on upper board. Some light edge foxing. No ownership inscription. 361 pages. This is the first and best-known of the two novels that Muir wrote. It is set in a small town on the east coast of Scotland and is concerned with the conventions and restrictions (especially for women) of life in that setting. An uncommon title in first edition.
Published : Martin Secker, London, First Edition
£40.00

Muir, Edwin (edited By P. H. Butter) - Selected Letters of Edwin Muir

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is a little spotted on the spine. No ownership inscription. 221 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : The Hogarth Press, London 1974, First Edition
£10.00

Mumby Frank Arthur - The Fall of Mary Stuart: A Narrative in Contemporary Letters

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing but quite clean internally. Pp.xiv,[1],368. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations.
Published : Constable & Co., London 1921, First Edition
£15.00

Munro Jean (Editor) - The Inventory of Chisholm Writs 1456-1810

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.ii,205. This is an Inventory of papers which belonged to the Chiefs of Clan Chisholm. There is also an index of persons and an index of places.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£10.00

Munro Jean (Editor) - The Inventory of Chisholm Writs, 1456-1810

Softback. A fine copy. Pp.ii,205. The papers of a Highland clan.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£12.00

Munro Jean (Editor) - The Lochiel Inventory 1472-1744

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 128 pages. "This inventory is virtually all that remains of the writs of the family of Cameron of Lochiel dating from before 1746."
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
£15.00

Munro Neil - The Clyde River and Firth

Illustrated by Mary Y and J. Young Hunter.
Hardback. A near very good copy in dark blue decorated cloth which is letterd in gilt. Top edge gilt. Front hinge tender. Pp.xi,206. 67 colour plates. Folding map at end. This is an A & C Black colour book from the 20/- series.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, London 1907, First Edition
£35.00

Munro Neil - The Looker-On

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with minor chips and tears. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 307 pages. Foreword by George Blake. Essays with a west of Scotland flavour by the creator of Para Handy.
Published : The Porpoise Press, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£14.00

Munro Neil (Introduction) - The Old Highlands Being Papers Read Before the Gaelic Society of Glasgow 1895-1906

A good copy in green cloth which is darkened on the spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.xii,351. Introduction and 12 papers including papers on "Ancient Gaelic Poetry", "Hymns of the Gael", The Legend of the Fiann in the Highland Bards", "the Clan System as a Legal Entity" etc.
Published : Archibald Sinclair, Glasgow 1908, First Edition
£50.00

Munro Robert - Prehistoric Scotland and Its Place in European Civilisation

A good copy in red cloth which is a little faded and marked on the spine. Ownership inscription. Pp.xix,502. 18 plates. 262 figures. This volume is intended as a general introduction to the "County Histories of Scotland" series.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1899, First Edition
£10.00

Munro, Neil - The History of the Royal Bank of Scotland `1727 - 1927

Hardback. A very good copy of the limited edition, this copy being number 156 of 250 such copies. Cream spine (which is a little marked) lettered in gilt with blue cloth boards. Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. Some fore-edge foxing but a clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xviii,417. 12 tissue-guarded portraits in photogravure. 8 views of bank buildings.
Published : Privately Printed By R & R Clark Ltd., Edinburgh 1928,
£20.00

Munro, R. W. - Scottish Lighthouses

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 307 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. This is the first comprehensive account of the Scottish lighthouse service.
Published : The Thule Press, Stornoway 1979, First Edition
£25.00

Murdoch James Barclay (editor) - The Geology and Palaeontology of the Clyde Drainage Area

A very good copy in stiff card covers. 168pp. This is a reissue, with corrections and additions, of the geological portion of the handbook of the fauna, flora and geology of the Clyde area issued in 1901.
Published : The Geological Society, Glasgow 1904, First Edition Thus
£12.00

Murison W. - Sir David Lyndsay Poet and Satirist of the Old Church in Scotland

A very good ex-library copy with the usual markings. Pp.xiii,227. A study of Lyndsay's poems and his charges against the pre-reformation clergy.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1938, First Edition
£8.00

Murray C. De B. - Duncan Forbes of Culloden

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.x,221. Frontispiece and one other illustration. Forbes was Lord President of the Court of Session and a Hanoverian who pleaded for leniency towards the Jacobites after the 1745 Rising. In the author's view "of all the men of his time in Scotland none did more to help his country".
Published : International Publishing Company, London 1936, First Edition
£20.00

Murray C.W. - Check List of the Plants of the Islands of Skye and Raasay as Known to the End of 1973

Original wrappers. Some tears to the spine but otherwise a good copy. Pp.iv,72 + index. 2 maps.
Published : Published for the Botanical Society of the British Isles By Portree High School 1974, First Edition
£30.00

Murray Captain George Wolfe (Compiled and Edited By) - the Tweeddale Shooting Club: A Sesqui-Centennial Memoir 1790 - 1940

Hardback. 4to. Nd. c.1950? A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,304. 24 illustrations. Lists members, rules, activities etc. A large part of the book consists of short biographies of deceased members who seem to have been mainly gentry from Peeblesshire and neighbourhood. Also includes material on coursing, game preserrvation and poaching, the Tweeddale Ball etc.
Published : Privately Printed for the Tweeddale Shooting Club By Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh, First Edition
£80.00

Murray Charles - A Sough O' War

A good copy in wraps. 56 pages. Poems in Scots on the theme of the First World War. Glossary.
Published : Constable, London 1917, First Edition
£7.00

Murray Colonel Hon. Arthur C. - The Five Sons of "Bare Betty"

Hardback. A good copy in grey boards which are a little marked on the spine. Inscribed presentation copy from the author who has also added (and signed) a few lines at the foot of page 126. Reviews of the book tipped-in to the front end-paper. Preface by John Buchan. 211 pages. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations. The story of five illustrious Murray brothers in the 18th century.
Published : John Murray, London 1938, Reprint
£18.00

Murray Frances - Summer in the Hebrides : Sketches in Colonsay and Oronsay

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Hinges a little tender. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing. Pp.xi,175. 8 illustrations including a map and two coloured plates. A charming Victorian book about the place and people of Colonsay and Oronsay. This first edition was printed for private circulation and is uncommon.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1887, First Edition
£50.00

Murray Frances - Summer in the Hebrides Sketches in Colonsay and Oronsay

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,175. Eight illustrations including two in colour and a folding map. This is no. 405 of 500 of a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1887 which was published for private circulation. A charming Victorian book about the place and people of Colonsay and Oronsay.
Published : Colonsay Books, Isle of Colonsay 1994, Reprint
£25.00