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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

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
£45.00

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
£25.00

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
£25.00

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
£10.00

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
£7.00

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
£15.00

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
£28.00

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
£23.00

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
£95.00

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
£15.00

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,
£15.00

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
£18.00

Ogston Derek - The Life and Work of George Leslie Hunter 1877-1931

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Shows a touch of wear at the board tips. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 144 pages. Numerous colour plates. Black and white illustrations. Hunter was one of the four "Scottish Colourists" who added a new dimension to Scottish painting and whose work influenced generations of later artists.
Published : Baillieknowe Publishing, Stichill, Kelso 2002, First Edition
£35.00

Oliphant Mrs. Margaret (Edited By By Mrs. Harry Coghill) - Autobiography and Letters of Mrs. Margaret Oliphant

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which has a stain on the spine. Pp. (34), xiv, 464. Two illustrations. Introduction by Q.D. Leavis. The autobiography of a woman of letters of the 19th century.
Published : Leicester University Press 1974, Reprint
£9.00

Oliphant, Mrs. M.O.W. (Edited By Mrs. Harry Coghill) - The Autobiography and Letters of Mrs. M. O. W. Oliphant

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Bookplate. Pp.xiv,451. Frontispiece and one other plate, both tissue-guarded. Includes a list of Mrs. Oliphant's published works and her contributions to Blackwood's Magazine.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1899, First Edition
£15.00

Oliver John W. And Smith J.C. (Editors) - A Scots Anthology from the Thirteenth to the Twentieth Century

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is frayed and torn at the head of the spine. Some fore-edge foxing. Ppxxxvii,518. Title page designed by Joan Hassall. This is a book of poems in Scots from the 13th to the 20th century.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1949, First Edition
£6.00

Oliver, Mrs. Of Thornwood - Hawick and the Borders Three Hundred Years Ago

Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Inscribed "with the author's king regards." 80 pages. Corner torn from p.79/80 but only two letters (and no words) have been lost. This was a Paper read before the Hawick Archaeological Society on 10th March 1875 and published at the Society's request.
Published : James Haining & Co, Hawick 1875, First Edition
£50.00

Olsen, Judy - Old Jedburgh

Softback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy. 48 pages. A book of photographs of Jedburgh in days gone by.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2003, First Edition
£10.00

Olsen, Judy - Old Melrose, St Boswells and Bowden

Softback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy. 48 pages. A photographic record.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2005, First Edition
£9.00