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

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ii,205. "The papers on which this inventory is based are those of the chiefs of Clan Chisholm, whose lands lay in Strathglass, Glen Cannich and Glen Affric, south west of Inverness and stretching westwards to the boundary of Kintail." Includes an Index of Persons and an Index of Places.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£24.00

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 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, 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

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

Murray J. Clark - The Ballads and Songs of Scotland, in View of Their Influence on the Character of the People

A good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. A little marked on rear board. 205pp + 56pp catalogue. Explores the influence the ballads and songs of Scotland have exerted on the character of the Scottish people.
Published : Macmillan, London 1874, First Edition
£22.00

Murray James - Kilmacolm a Parish History

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine (which shows some fading) and in black on the upper board. Small neat inscription on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xi,356. 12 illustrations. Lacks the map. The history of a Renfrewshire parish.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1907, Revised and Enlarged Edition
£20.00

Murray James - Kilmacolm a Parish History

Hardback. A good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. Gilt lettering a little faded but readable. Quite a clean copy with little foxing and only a pencilled ownership inscription. Pp.x,(i), 356. 12 illustrations. Folding map.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1907, Revised and Enlarged Edition
£28.00

Murray R. D et al - The Breeding Birds of South-East Scotland: a Tetrad Atlas 1988 - 1994

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. Pp.x,357. 8 colour plates. Maps. Graphs. "An authoritative work showing the status of breeding birds in South-east Scotland, including, for the first time, population estimates, and how the current distributions relate to the present habitat and to past knowledge."
Published : The Scottish ornithologists' Club, Edinburgh 1998, First Edition
£18.00

Murray Sir John and Pullar Laurence (Editors) - Bathymetrical Survey of the Scottish Fresh-Water Lochs

Hardbacks. A good to very good six volume set in the original brown half-leather binding. Gilt lettering to spines and upper boards. Four raised bands on spines. A little edge rubbing and Vol. 1 has a half-inch tear at the outer edge of the lower board. Single stamp of previous owner on front end-paper of each volume. "This publication consists of six volumes, two of text and four of maps, and gives an account of the work done, of the observations recorded, and of most of the results obtained, during an inverstigation into the bathymetry of the fresh-water lochs or lakes of Scotland between the years 1897 and 1909". Includes 134 linen-backed folding maps of Scottish lochs together with other plates and figures.
Published : Challenger Office, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£750.00

Murray Sir John and Pullar Laurence (Editors) - Bathymetrical Survey of the Scottish Fresh-Water Lochs Volume 1

A very good copy in an attractive brown half-leather binding with four raised bands on spine. Lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. A little fore-edge foxing. Pp.lviii,785. 18 plates. 75 figures. Volume 1 is complete in itself and consists of articles on Scottish lochs in general giving the result of researches from the topographical, geological, physical, chemical and biological points of view together with a comparison of Scottish lochs with lakes in other parts of the world. There is also an extensive bibliography of books and special papers referring to lakes.
Published : Challenger Office, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
£80.00

Murray Thomas - Biographical Annals of the Parish of Colinton

Hardback. A very good copy in blind decorated maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Bevelled edges. Presentation copy from the author with five hand-written letters from the author inserted at front and rear of book (with a note saying that they were inserted in 1913.) Further ownership inscription dated 1902. Pp.vii,139 + one page Note at end. Scarce in first edition. The annals of Colinton which is now a suburb of Edinburgh.
Published : Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh 1863, First Edition
£60.00