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Naismith, Robert J. - The Story of Scotland's Towns

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,181. 93 black and white illustrations. 18 maps.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition

Napier Mark - History of the Partition of the Lennox

A good copy in maroon cloth. Lacking title piece on spine. Bookplate. Pp.xvi,256. Illustrated. A study of the claims to the Earldom of Lennox.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1835, First Edition

Nau Claude (Edited By the Rev. Joseph Stevenson) - The History of Mary Stewart from the Murder of Riccio Until Her Flight Into England. Now First Printed from the Original Manuscripts with Illustrative Papers from the Secret Archives of the Vatican and Other Collections in Rome

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and edges. Front hinges cracked. Pp.ccxiv,350. Two facsimiles (of part of a letter in the author's handwriting and of part of a page of his narrative.) Nau was secretrary to Mary, Queen of Scots. Includes a lerngthy historical preface by the editor.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1883, First Edition

Needham, Nicholas R. - Thomas Erskine of Linlathen: His Life and Theology 1788-1837

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.iii,543. Erskine was one of the most significant figures in early 19th century Scottish theological thought. This book traces his journey from being a moderate Calvinist to his final position as a Liberal Universalist, a decline of Calvinist orthodoxy which was soon to affect Scottish religion in general in the latter part of the 19th century.
Published : Rutherford House Books, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition

Neilson George - Peel: Its Meaning and Derivation: An Enquiry Into the Early History of the Term Now Applied to Many Border Towers

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. Pp.[iv],33 + 4pp adverts. This is one of a limited offprint of 120 copies.
Published : George P. Johnston, Edinburgh 1894,

Neilson George (Introduction) - George Buchanan: Glasgow Quatercentenary Studies 1906

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Rear board a little marked. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxxiii,556. 14 illustrations. A celebration of George Buchanan (the Scottish historian and humanist scholar) on the 400th anniversary of his birth.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1907, First Edition

Nethersole-Thompson, Desmond; Watson, Adam - The Cairngorms Their Natural History and Scenery

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 317 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Tables. A classic work on the natural history and human history of what is decribed as "the finest remaining area of wild country in the British Isles." This edition has a new chapter on "The Modern Story" to bring the book up to date.
Published : The Melven Press, Perth 1981, Second (Enlarged) Edition

Neville, Gwen Kennedy - The Mother Town : Civic Ritual, Symbol and Experience in the Borders of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy by the author to Hamish Henderson, the folklorist. Pp.xiv,150. Illustrated. An American's take on the Borders common ridings with specific refereence to the Selkirk common riding together with a look at the town itself.
Published : Oxford University Press 1994, First Edition

Newton Norman S. - Colonsay and Oronsay

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Inscription on front free end-paper. Browning to early and late pages, which is common with this book. 208 pages. Map frontispiece. Black and white plates and line illustrations. The story of two Inner Hebridean islands. A volume in the publisher's "Islands" series.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1990, First Edition

Nicholls, Sir George - A History of the Scotch Poor Law, in Connexion with the Condition of the People

Hardback. A good plus copy in a half-leather maroon binding. Lettered in gilt on spine with five raised bands. Label of Carlton Club on front fixed end-paper and small gilt logo of the Club at foot of spine. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Some wear to board tips. Pp.x,288. The author had been a Poor Law Commissioner and Secretary to the Poor Law Board.
Published : John Murray, London 1856, First Edition

Nicholson James - Kilwuddie and Other Poems

A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.vii,199. Frontispiece portrait of the author. Short biography of the author. Poems in Scots with a temperance theme.
Published : James Mcgeachy, Glasgow 1895, Fourth Edition

Nicol J. - Her Majesty Queen Victoria Glasgow's in Memoriam

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. 145 pages. 26 illustrations. Published on the death of Queen Victoria and compiled by Glasgow's City Chamberlain apparently for the Lord Provost, Magistrates and Councillors of Glasgow this book sets out Glasgow's connections with the Queen. There are chapters on the Queen's first visit to Glasgow in 1849, her first visit to Loch Katrine to open the water works in 1859, the Queen's Jubilee celebrations in Glasgow in 1887, the memorial funeral service in Glasgow Cathedral etc. Scarce.
Published : Privately Published, Glasgow 1901, First Edition

Nicolson James R. - Hay & Company Merchants in Shetland

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 228pp. 30 illustrations. Map. Includes much on the Shetland fishing industry in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Published : Hay & Company (Lerwick) Ltd. 1982, First Edition

Nicolson James R. - Hay & Company Merchants in Shetland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 228pp. 30 illustrations. Covers Shetland's economic and social history from the early 19th century. Much on the fishing industry.
Published : Hay & Company (Lerwick) Ltd. 1982, First Edition

Nimmo Ian - Scotland at War

4to. A very good copy. Softcover. Unpaginated. 195 photographs and drawings. The story of the Second World War as it affected Scotland and the Scottish people.
Published : Archive Publications 1989, First Edition

Nimmo Ian - Scotland at War

4to. Softcover. A very good copy. A photographic record of the Scottish home front during the Second World War. 195 photographs and drawings.
Published : Archive Publications 1989, First Edition

Nisbett Hamilton More - Oxenfoord and Its Owners

Hardback. A very good copy. Limited edition of 300 copies. 80 pages. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Largely unopened. Frontispiece. The story of a country house in Midlothian and its owners.
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition

Niven Thomas Eric - East Kilbride the History of Parish and Village

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Moderate rubbing/wear at head of spine and board tips. Very good internally with no ownership inscription. 330 pages. 22 plates. Edition limited to 1000 copies.
Published : Wilson Guthrie and Lang Ltd, Glasgow 1965, First Edition

Niven Thomas Eric - East Kilbride: The History of Parish and Village

Hardback. A very good copy in a dark blue leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 330 pages. 22 plates. First published in 1965 in an edition of 1000 copies this reprint is also limited to 1000 copies. The standard history of East Kilbride.
Published : Gavin Watson Ltd., Glasgow 1988, Reprint

Norie W. Drummond - Loyal Lochaber Historical Genealogical and Traditionary with Introductory Poem By Alice C. MacDonell of Keppoch Bardess to the Clan Donald Society

Hardback. A near very good copy in decorated brown cloth boards. Top edge gilt. A little wear to spine ends. Ownership inscription and small label of the Drambuie collection. Pp.xxvii,487. Numerous illustrations. Endeavours to collect "all that is of most interest in the authentic history and traditionary lore of Lochaber and to rescue from possible oblivion its many old-world stories and quaint legends".
Published : Morison Brothers, Glasgow 1898, First Edition

Normand Tom - Scottish Photography: A History

Hardback. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Signed by the author on the title page. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.188 + 3pp index. 142 illustrations including colour.
Published : Luath Press Ltd, Edinburgh 2007, First Edition

Norris Pipe Major W. - The Glendaruel Collection: Bagpipe Music Comprising Marches, Strathspeys & Reels

Nd. c. 1951? Internally good but paper covers are rather worn, marked and torn with ink blot at top corner of first few pages. 61pp. Includes 24 Marches, 12 Strathspeys and 12 Reels.
Published : Mozart Allan, Glasgow,

O'Leary, Patrick - Sir James Mackintosh : The Whig Cicero

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. 13 Black and white illustrations. No inscriptions. Pp.ix, 226. Very good dustwrapper which is protected in a removable cover. Judge, historian, politician, honoured in his lifetime by Oxford, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Harvard and Revolutionary France, James Mackintosh was one of the best loved and worst hated men of his time (1765-1832)
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1989, First Edition