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Middlemas Robert Keith - The Clydesiders a Left Wing Struggle for Parliamentary Power

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription hidden by inner flap of wrapper. 307pp. Map. Illustrations. The story of the Independent Labour Party MP's from the west of Scotland.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1965, First Edition
£10.00

Millais John Guille - The Wildfowler in Scotland

4to. A good copy in a half vellum binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Internally very good. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xv,167. Photogravure frontispiece after a drawing by Sir. J.E. Millais, 8 photogravure plates, 2 colour plates and 50 illustrations from the author's drawings and from photographs.
Published : Longmans Green & Co, London 1901, First Edition
£150.00

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

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 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
£32.00

Millar A.H. - The History of Rob Roy

A good copy. Rear board marked. Spine rather darkened and worn. Bookplate. Small inscription on half-title. 286pp + 5pp Appendix. The story of the Scottish Highlands' most famous outlaw.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1883, First Edition
£12.00

Millar A.H. (Editor) - A Selection of Scottish Forfeited Estates Papers 1715;1745 Edited from the Original Documents with Introduction and Appendices

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.xlvii,386.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1909, First Edition
£25.00

Millar A.H. (editor) - The Book of Record a Diary Written By Patrick First Earl of Strathmore and Other Documents Relating to Glamis Castle 1684-1689

Hardback. In the original dark blue cloth which is quite badly damp-faded to the spine (although the lettering is quite readable). Internally very good and unopened. Pp.xlvi,194. Frontispiece and two other illustrations. Introduction and Notes by the editor. Illustrates the social life of the Scottish upper classes in the 1680's.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1890, First Edition
£18.00

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 J.M. - Mesehowe: Illustrations of the Runic Literature of Scandinavia, Translations in Danish and English of the Inscriptions in Mesehowe, Visits of the Northern Sovereigns to Orkney, Notes, Vocabulary, Etc.

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in dark blue pebbled cloth with gilt decoration on upper board. No title lettering (and no indication there ever was any). Some wear to board tips and at joins of spine and boards. Lower board a bit marked. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. Page edges stained red. Gift inscription on front free end-paper and separate gift inscription on title page from the author's sister. 70 pages. Frontispiece and 8 plates. Advertisement for the book pasted to front fixed end-paper. Various items loosely inserted including a number of photographs taken within the chambered cairn at Maeshowe. Scarce in first edition.
Published : R. Grant & Son / John Russell Smith, Edinburgh ? London 1863, First Edition
£65.00

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