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Murray Thomas - Biographical Annals of the Parish of Colinton

Hardback. A very good copy in blind decorated maroon cloth with bevelled edges. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Bookplate. Pp.vii,139,[i]. Biographical notices of eminent persons connected with the parish of Colinton, which was at the time a country parish but which is now a suburb of Edinburgh.
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1863, First Edition
£40.00

Murray W.H. - The Hebrides

Uncorrected proof. Softback. 246 pages. 16 pages of photographs. 14 maps + map end-papers. The index has not been done. Loosely enclosed is a typed note: "Heinemann sent me this to read and to forward to you, in the hope that you could find something nice to say about it. Love, Joyce." The note would have been addressed to Compton Mackenzie from whose library the book came but his name is not mentioned.
Published : Heinemann, London 1966,
£12.00

Murray, Arch. K. - History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

Hardback. A near very good copy in a half leather binding with dark green boards. A little wear/scuffing to board tips and spine ends. Small bookplate and ownership inscription. 416 pages. Frontispiece and 46 plates, mostly in colour. (All plates present but a few mis-placed). 4 folding battle plans. A regiment by regiment history of the Scottish regiments
Published : Thomas Murray & Son, Glasgow 1862, First Edition
£120.00

Murray, Colonel Hon. Arthur C. - The Five Sons of "Bare Betty"

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a just about good dustwrapper which has small edge chips and tears and with some fading and marking to the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 211 pages. Frontispiece and ten illustrations. A biography of the five sons of the fourth Lord Elibank and his wife, known as "Bare Betty," being an 18th century family history of their branch of the Murray family. Preface by Lord Tweedsmuir (John Buchan).
Published : John Murray, London 1936, First Edition
£18.00

Murray, Rev. James G. - The Book of Burgie

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Some patchy fading. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 125 pages. 15 full-page illustrations. Folding family tree of Alexander Dunbar, Dean of Moray and Katherine Reid of Aikenway. Much on the family of Dunbar of Burgie.
Published : Printed By John Wilson for Private Circulation, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
£65.00

Myers, John A. - The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh Its Pharmacy Through the Ages

Softback. A very good copy. Illustrated front cover. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Prelims + 123 pages. Numerous illustrations. A history of the Pharmaceutical Department of the Royal Infimary of Edinburgh. An uncommon title.
Published : Firs Publishing, Lincoln 2003, First Edition
£20.00

Mykura W. And Phemister J. - The Geology of Western Shetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn and now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,304. 30 plates. 30 figures in text. 5 tables.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£8.00

Nairne Campbell - The Trossachs and the Rob Roy Country

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which is complete but with external sellotape repairs. Pp.vii,144. 20 illustrations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1961, First Edition
£8.00

Nairne D. - Memorable Floods in the Highlands During the Nineteenth Century with Some Accounts of the Great Frost of 1895

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth with paper title label on spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Some browning to end-papers but not foxed. Pp.xi[i],177. Frontispiece and text illustrations.
Published : The Northern Counties Printing and Publishing Company, Inverness 1895, First Edition
£45.00

Naismith, Robert J. - Buildings of the Scottish Countryside

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224 pages. 131 photographic illustrations. 30 diagrams. 4 maps. A study of the architectural heritage of the Scottish countryside with particular emphasis on the development of Scottish buildings in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Published : Victor Gollancz, London 1985, First Edition
£20.00

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
£12.00

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

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.xi,181. 93 illustrations. 18 maps.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£12.00

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
£20.00

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
£44.00

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
£30.00

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,
£30.00

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
£15.00

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
£10.00

Neville, Cynthia J and Simpson, Grant G. (Editors) - The Acts of Alexander III King of Scots 1249-1286 [Regesta Regum Scottorum Volume IV, Part I)

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,273. Map at end. Includes an index of persons and places and an index of subjects. "---contains the full texts of some 175 Acts issued under the seal of King Alexander III together with notes on a further 155 "lost acts" that survive only in notices."
Published : Edinburgh Unversity Press, Edinburgh 2013, Reprint with Corrections
£65.00

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
£28.00

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
£15.00

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
£50.00

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
£10.00