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Motherwell William - Minstrelsy: Ancient and Modern, with an Historical Introduction and Notes

Hardback. A good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Some rubbing mainly to spine ends and edges and board tips. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Very little foxing and only a pencilled ownership inscription. Pp.cv,390 + 24pp Appendix + 7pp tunes + errata page. Decorated title page, two other illustrations and a coat of arms. A few pencilled marks and comments. A book of mainly Scottish ballads with an excellent historical Introduction.
Published : John Wylie , Glasgow 1827, First Edition
£80.00

Mowat Ian R.M. - Easter Ross 1750-1850: The Double Frontier

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,270. A study of Easter Ross in a century of change.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£15.00

Mowat J.D. - A Text-Book of Scottish Church History

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Some fore-edge foxing. 176pp. Frontispiece. Map.
Published : Robert Grant & Sons, Edinburgh 1939, First Edition
£10.00

Mrs Gordon - "Christopher North": A Memoir of John Wilson Late Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Edinburgh [2 Vols. complete]

Hardbhacks. A very good two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Spines darkened and showing a little wear at ends. A clean set without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. Vol. I,pp.xii,[4],335. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. Vol.II,pp.ix,399. "Christopher North" was a Scottish advocate, author and Professor of Moral Philosophy. This Memoir is compiled from family papers and other sources by his daughter.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1863, New Edition
£40.00

Mrs. Oliphant - Royal Edinburgh Her Saints, Kings, Prophets and Poets

Illustrated by George Reid.
Hardback. Dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Would be very good but hinges tender. Pp.xiii,486. Many illustrations.
Published : Macmillan, London 1890, First Edition
£8.00

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 R.W. (editor) - Monro's Western Isles of Scotland and Genealogies of the Clans 1549

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which has a couple of smallish edge tears. Internally a nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.x,172. Frontispiece, map end-papers, map of Loch Finlaggan and folding genealogy of Clan Donald. Written in 1549 by Donald Monro, Deacon of the Isles this is the first known description of the Western Isles of Scotland from personal observation. Traces the five main branches of Clan Donald and contains an account of the Council of the Isles which met at Finlaggan on Islay.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1961, First Edition
£28.00

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, Jean and R.W. (Editors) - Acts of the Lords of the Isles 1336-1493

Hardback. A very good copy in light blue cloth lettered in silver on the spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lxxxviii,377,45. Map. 5 tables. Family tree of Angus Og of Islay.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
£25.00

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