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Sutherland, Iain - From Herring to Seine Net Fishing On the East Coast of Scotland

. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other internal marking. 232 pages. Numerous illustrations. A study of the revolution in fishing methods on the east coast of Scotland which took place in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Published : Camps Bookshop, Wick 1986, First Edition
£17.00

Swan Elsie - Christopher North - John Wilson

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has two smallish edge tears and which is itself protected by the original glassine wrapper which is a bit torn. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,255. Three portraits. A biography of John Wilson whose pseudonym was Christopher North under which name he wrote Noctes Ambosianae. He wrote much for Blackwood's Magazine and was for many years Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£20.00

Swinton John - An Abridgment of the Public Statutes in Force and Use Relative to Scotland from the Union in the Fifth Year of Queen Anne to the Twenty-seventh Year of His Present Majesty King George 11 Inclusive

A fair to good two volume set in a full leather binding. Small paper labels on spine. The front and rear fixed end-papers of both volumes have come loose and the inner flaps of the leather binding are loose. Otherwise a good set. Unpaginated. With a Table of the statutes abridged and an index.
Published : A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, Edinburgh 1755, First Edition
£60.00

Tayler Alistair and Tayler Henrietta (Editors) - Lord Fife and His Factor Being the Correspondence of James Second Lord Fife 1729-1809

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription (dated 1926) on front free end-paper. Some light edge foxing but a largely clean copy internally. Pp.xi,279. 10 illustrations. Short contemporary review loosely laid in which states: "We get a most vivid picture of the political situation and of life in London, written from the point of view of a very astute spectator--".
Published : William Heinemann, London 1925, First Edition
£30.00

Tayler, Henrietta (Editor) - The Jacobite Court at Rome in 1719

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,261. Frontispiece. Contains the narrative of Lord Pitsligo when he was resident at the Jacobite court in Rome in 1719 together with some letters from the Royal Archives at Windsor which throw "light on the characters and after-lives of the various actors in Pitsligo's Narrative."
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
£25.00

Taylor Andrew G; Gordon John E.; Usher Michael B. (Editors) - Soils, Sustainability and the Natural Heritage

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,316. Colour illustrations. Figures. Consists mainly of papers delivered at a conference organised by Scottish Natural Heritage.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Taylor D.B. - Archaeology of Tayside

Nd.c.1958. A good copy in paper covers. 40pp. 21 plates.
Published : Dundee Museum and Art Gallery, First Edition
£6.00

Taylor Dawson - St. Andrews Cradle of Golf

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper just a little worn at the edges. 207pp. Many illustrations including colour. The story of historical golf tournaments that have been held in St. Andrews and an illustrated guide to the Old Course.
Published : A.S. Barnes & Co, New Jersey 1976, First Edition
£5.00

Taylor James - Curling the Ancient Scottish Game

Illustrated by C.A. Doyle.
A very good copy in blue cloth which is decorated on the spine and upper board. Pp.xii,404. Illustrated. An attempt "to bring together all the scattered information that can be gleaned respecting Scotland's National Game".
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1887,
£85.00

Taylor Rachel Annand - Dunbar the Poet and His Period

A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine which shows some fading. Top edge gilt. This is no. 16 of 125 copies printed on hand-made paper at the Chiswick Press and is signed by the author. 87 pages. William Dunbar was a Scottish makar of the late 15th/early 16th century and closely associated with the court of King James IV. This volume is no.4 of "The Poets on the Poets" series.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1931, First Edition
£28.00

Taylor, Rev.J.W. - Historical Antiquities of Fife, Chiefly Ecclesiastical, Connected with Some of Its Districts [2 Vols. Complete]

16mo. A very good two volume set in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spines and decorated in gilt on upper boards. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper of first volume. Not foxed. Vol. I,pp.xv,336 + 16pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece. Two plans/maps (of Cupar and St. Andrews). Vol. II,pp.xviii,372 + 16pp. publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece. "It was to preserve local facts and traditions that this work was first undertaken--."
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1875,
£75.00

Teall of Teallach Gordon; Smith Philip D. Jr. - District Tartans

A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,262. Numerous colour illustrations of tartans. Map end-papers. Errata and Addenda slip loosely laid in.
Published : Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd, London 1992, First Edition
£12.00

Terry Charles Sanford - An Index to the Papers Relating to Scotland Described or Calendared in the Historical MSS. Commission's Reports

Hardback. A very good copy showing a little wear to board edges. Bookplate of University Department but no other markings. 62 pages. "The Index displays the materials for Scottish History in the volumes published by the Historical Manuscripts Commission from 1870 to the end of 1907 including the single volume so far published in 1908--".
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1908, First Edition
£20.00

Terry Charles Sanford (Editor) - The Forty-Five a Narrative of the Last Jacobite Rising By Several Contemporary Hands

A very good copy. Although the red cloth spine is a bit faded the gilt lettering and decoration are clear. This is a clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp. xii,208. 8 illustrations.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1922, First Edition
£14.00

Terry, Charles Sandford (Editor) - Papers Relating to the Army of the Solemn League and Covenant 1643-1647 (two Volumes Complete)

Hardbacks. A very good, bright, two volume set in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Both volumes are largely unopened. 696 pages of text with continuous pagination over the two volumes + introductory material, including a lengthy account of the part played by the Scottish Covenanting army in the English Civil War. Tissue-guarded frontispiece to each volume.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1917, First Edition
£75.00

Thompson D.B.A.; Hester Alison J.; Usher Michael B. (Editors) - Heaths and Moorland: Cultural Landscapes

Hardback. A very good copy. Spine a little faded but the lettering is clear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,400. Colour illustrations. Figures. Tables. Maps. Comprises papers by 70 authors to an annual conference of Scottish Natural Heritage. The majority of papers are about heaths and moorland in Scotland.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Thompson Francis - St Kilda and Other Hebridean Outliers

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 220 pages. Illustrations. Maps. A volume in the publisher's "Island Series."
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1970, First Edition
£14.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

A very good copy in a very good silver coloured dustwrapper lettered in black on spine. Bookplate. Unusual green pages. 179pp. Illustrated.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

A very good copy in a very good, complete and untorn, dustwrapper. A clean copy with no foxing or ownership inscription. 179 pages. Illustrated. So far as possible the book includes "only authentic instances of the paranormal". A striking book with silver dustwrapper and green pages.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. An unusual book with green pages and silver wrapper. A nice clean copy. 179 pages. Chapters on "Ghosts in folklore and legend", "Ghostly noises and lights", "Strange Happenings", "Haunted Houses" etc.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00

Thoms Lisbeth (Editor) - Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal Volume 8, 2002

Softback. 4to. Corner crease to rear cover otherwise a nice copy. 211 pages. Illustrated. "The wide range of papers in this volume include reports on three separate excavations of souterrains in both Angus and Perthshire, a timely summary of all the work that has been undertaken at Wemyss caves in Fife and important new evidence for the location and construction of Cromwell's citadel in Perth".
Published : Tayside and Fife Archaeological Committee, Perth 2002, First Edition
£10.00

Thomson A. Landsborough - Lauder and Lauderdale

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends and small tears to top of spine. Front hinges tender. Quite clean with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xv,380 + index and errata leaf. 62 illustrations (including two maps, a folding family tree of the Maitlands of Thirlestane and a folding Charter). A detailed local history.
Published : Craighead Brothers, Galashiels 1902, First Edition
£75.00