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Thomson Isabella - Lays of Ancrum and Alewater

Small 8vo. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,91. Frontispiece and six illustrations. The poems are the author's "sincere expression of her love for her homeland, and her sympathy with nature in all its moods".
Published : William R. Duff & Co., Leith 1922, First Edition
£25.00

Thomson J. Maitland - The Public Records of Scotland

A very good copy in dark blue cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Prize label on front pastedown. Pp.ix,175. Includes chapters on "The Lord Clerk Register's Department; Records of Chancery, of the Treasury, and of the Household; the Land Registers of Scotland; Ecclesiastical Records etc. Rather uncommon.
Published : MacLehose, Jackson & Co, Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£12.00

Thomson James - Recollections of a Speyside Parish

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Browning to end-papers but a clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 141 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue-guard intact. Recollections of Strathspey in the early to mid-19th century.
Published : The Moray and Nairn Newspaper Co. Ltd., Elgin 1902,
£30.00

Thomson Pat - Take One Glen

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little stained. 184 pages. Illustrated. Recipes from the kitchens of crofters, farmers and gamekeepers living in Glenesk with a little bit about the glen thrown in.
Published : Standard Press, Montrose 1973, First Edition
£7.00

Thomson Rev. John H. - The Martyr Graves of Scotland : Being the Travels of a Country Minister in His Own Country - Second Series

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with paper title label on spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. 14 illustrations. Contains an account of visits by the author to 35 graves of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
£45.00

Thomson, Derick S (Editor) - An Dealbh Briste

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Ownership inscription on the front free end-paper. 64 pages. Poetry in Scots Gaelic with some translations to English. This is the author's first book of poetry. The author, who was Professor of Celtic at Glasgow University for many years, was a major Gaelic poet of the twentieth century.
Published : Serif Books, Edinburgh 1951, First Edition
£14.00

Thomson, Derick S (Editor) - The MacDiarmid MS Anthology ; Poems and Songs Mainly Anonymous from the Collection Dated 1770

Hardback. A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which has a couple of stains on the rear panel. A clean copy internally without ownership inscription or other marking. 340 pages. Comprises 48 Gaelic poems or songs collected by a Perthshire minister.Includes an introduction, historical and linguistic notes, a very full glossary, bibliography etc.
Published : Scottish Academic Press for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£25.00

Thomson, Isabella - Lays of Ancrum and Alewater

Hardback. A good plus copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Lacks front free end-paper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.viii,91. Seven photographic illustrations. Poems in English and Scots which are the author's "sincere expression of her love for her homeland, and her sympathy with nature in all its moods."
Published : William R. Duff & Co., Leith 1922, First Edition
£20.00

Thomson, Rev. John H. - The Martyr Graves of Scotland: Being the Travels of a Country Minister in His Own Country

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with a paper title label on the spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16pp publisher's catalogue. 14 illustrations. This is a record of the author's travels to 22 of the gravestones of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1875, First Edition
£30.00

Thorburn A.M.C. - The Scottish Rugby Union Official History

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,210. 121 plates. Covers the period from the early days of rugby in Scotland in the 1860's to Scotland's Grand Slam success of 1983/84.
Published : Scottish Rugby Union 1985, First Edition
£18.00

Tinch, Dave - "The Shore" and Roond Aboot: Growing Up in Wartime Kirkwall

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,130. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Map end-papers. The story of the author's childhood in wartime Kirkwall.
Published : Orcadian Ltd, Kirkwall 2003, First Edition
£18.00

Todd, Adam B. - Poems, Lectures and Miscellanies

Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Some wear and tear to cloth at spine ends and board tips. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.xi,199. Poems for first 31 pages, thereafter lectures etc. on Robert Burns, the poetry of Thomas Campbell and various other subjects. Uncommon.
Published : John Forsyth, Edinburgh 1876, First Edition
£18.00

Toulmin David - Collected Short Stories

A near fine copy in a similar price-clipped dustwrapper. 334pp. Tales of country life in Buchan.
Published : Gordon Wright, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£8.00

Tranter N. L. (Editor) - The Urquhart Censuses of Portpatrick 1832-1853

Softback. A very good copy in light grey card covers. A clen copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.v,161. After an Introduction includes three Registers of households or population in the parish of Portpatrick taken in the years 1832, 1844 and 1846, followed by the 1852 census entries for Portpatrick. There is also an index of persons and an index of occupations.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£28.00

Tranter Nigel - Argyll & Bute

This is a very good copy in a very good protected dustwrapper which is slightly sunned on the spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription.This is the scarcest title in the Queen's Scotland Series.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1977, First Edition
£28.00

Tranter Nigel - Cheviot Chase

A good copy in red cloth with a few faded patches on spine and rear board. Some foxing. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 256 pages.
Published : Ward Lock & Co, London 1953,
£6.00

Tranter Nigel - Fast and Loose

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth lettered in black. Some fairly light foxing to endpapers and edges. No inscriptions. 250 pages. A good dustwrapper showing some signs of edge wear and tear with sellotape put along inside edges by a previous owner. Not price-clipped. A fictional tale of the boldest and baddest of Highland chiefs, An Colin Mor, Chieftain of the Clan MacColl.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1951, First Edition
£15.00

Tranter Nigel - Fast and Loose

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth. Gift inscription on f.e.p.. 250 pages. Good plus, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear.
Published : Ward Lock, London 1951, First Edition
£15.00

Tranter Nigel - Fire and High Water

Hardback. A very good copy in yellow cloth lettered in red in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear at spine ends. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 192 pages. Map. Four illustrations. A novel set on Skye involving conflict between the local crofter-fishermen and deep sea trawlers.
Published : Collins, London 1967, First Edition
£14.00

Tranter Nigel - Gold for Prince Charlie

A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has fairly minor edge chipping and some soiling to the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removabe sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 253 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1962, First Edition
£12.00

Tranter Nigel - Island Twilight

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing, ownership inscription or other internal marking. 191 pages.
Published : Richard Drew Publishing, Glasgow 1981,
£8.00

Tranter Nigel - Kenneth

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper that is not price-clipped. Some spine lean. 381pp. A late and rather elusive Tranter title about the early Scottish king, Kenneth mac Alpin.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1990, First Edition
£50.00

Tranter Nigel - Mail Royal

A near fine copy in a similar but price-clipped dustwrapper. Signed by Nigel Tranter on the title page. 320 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1989, First Edition
£40.00

Tranter Nigel - Mail Royal

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Corner clipped from front end-paper. 320 pages.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1989, First Edition
£20.00