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Robertson Joseph - Scottish Abbeys and Cathedrals

A good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. Pp.xxxix, 110. Frontispiece. Includes a biographical memoir of the author.
Published : D.Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1891, First Edition
£12.00

Robertson Leo - Compton Mackenzie an Appraisal of His Literary Work

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. 230 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : The Richards Press, London 1954, First Edition
£7.00

Robertson Mima - Old Dunfermline

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 144 pages. Illustrated. The story of Dunfermline from its beginnings to the start of the 20th century.
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£8.00

Robertson T.A. - Mair Laeves Fae Vagaland

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper with very small chips and a tear at the spine ends. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 58 pages. Poems in the Shetland dialect.
Published : The Shetland Times, Lerwick 1965, First Edition
£35.00

Robertson William - An Index, Drawn Up About the Year 1629, of Many Records of Charters Granted By the Different Sovereigns of Scotland Between the Years 1309 and 1413, Most of Which Records Have Been Long Missing ---

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a modern brown cloth binding lettered on the spine in gilt on a red title piece. Marbled edges. Folding Table in the Appendix. A few pencilled markings in the margins. Pp.liii,196 + 15pp Appendix. The title continues: "With an Introduction, Giving a State, Founding on Authentic Documents still Preserved, of the Ancient Records of Scotland, which were in that Kingdom in the Year 1292. To which are Subjoined, Indexes of the Persons and Places Mentioned in those Charters, Alphabetically Arranged. Published at the Desire of The Right Honourable Lord Frederick Campbell, Lord Clerk Register of Scotland. With a View to Lead to a Discovery of Those Records which are Missing."
Published : Murray & Cochrane, Edinburgh 1798, First Edition
£65.00

Robertson, Alan - Lion Rampant and Winged: Commemorative History of Scottish Aviation Limited

Hardback. A very good copy in a red leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small previous owner's label on front end-paper. Pp.ix,269. Numerous black and white illustrations. A history of the aircraft company which became the civil aircraft division, Prestwick, of British Aerospace plc.
Published : Published By the Author 1986, First Edition
£28.00

Robinson Mairi (Editor) - The Concise Scots Dictionary

A very good hardback copy without dustwrapper. Pp.xli,819. Includes a short history of the Scots language.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1985, First Edition
£11.00

Robinson Richard - History of the Queen's Park Football Club 1867 - 1917

Hadback. A good plus copy in a green leather binding. Smallish chip at top of spine and some fading to spine but the lettering remains clear. Ownership inscription on front end-paper otherwise a clean, unmarked copy without foxing. Pp.vi,[1],446. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. A history of the oldest association football club in Scotland and one of the oldest in the world.
Published : Hay Nisbet & Co, Glasgow 1920, First Edition
£145.00

Robson James - The Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon quarter leather with some rubbing to spine ends. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.viii,227. Interesting gravestones, lists of ministers etc. A little pencil writing in text.
Published : J & J H Rutherfurd, Kelso 1896, First Edition
£35.00

Robson W.S. - Hawick Place Names a Study of Their Origin and Derivation

Illustrated by Allan Watt Robson.
Softback. A good copy. Pictorial front cover. 82 pages. Includes a series of pictorial reconstructions of Hawick at different periods through the ages. Some pencil marking.
Published : John Murray Hood, Hawick 1947, First Edition
£10.00

Robson, Adam - The Saga of a Ship : The Earl of Zetland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 336 pages. Many illustrations. The story of the ship which became the lifeline of the people of Shetland, her crew and the people who sailed in her.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Robson, Adam - The Saga of the Earls : Earl of Zetland I 1877-1950 Earl of Zetland II 1939 -

Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. Signed by the author. 148 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. A pictorial history of two ships which served the Shetland Isles.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 2002, First Edition
£25.00

Robson, W.S. - The Story of Hawick : An Introduction to the History of the Town

Softback. A good copy. Some wear to edges of covers. No ownership inscription. 142 pages. Illustrations including photographs. Pictorial map of Hawick in rear pocket.
Published : R. Deans & Co., Hawick 1947, Revised and Enlarged Edition
£12.00

Roger Charles - History of St. Andrews with a Full Account of the Recent Improvements in the City

A good copy in blind-decorated boards lettered in gilt on spine. A little wear at spine ends. A corner has been clipped from the front end-paper and half-title. Yellow endpapers. A clean copy internally with virtually no foxing and no inscriptions. 204pp. 15 illustrations including fold-out plan of the city. The tissue-guards for the full-page plates are present. Includes interesting mentions of golf in St. Andrews together with a short description of the game.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1849, Second Edition
£165.00

Roger Charles - The Beauties of Upper Strathearn: Crieff with Six Excursions Around it

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.viii,208 + advertisements. Folding frontispiece map. 18 illustrations mostly showing superficial staining at foot. Includes a chapter on angling at Crieff and another on the geology and botany of Strathearn.
Published : George McCulloch, Crieff 1860, First Edition Thus
£60.00

Rogers Rev. Charles - Estimate of The Scottish Nobility During the Minority of James the Sixth with Preliminary Observations

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. 80 pages. Drawn up by Alexander Hay in 1577 the "Estimate" presents in a succinct form, and for the use of the English court, "an account of the comparative opulence, and of the connections, inclinations, and dispositions of Scottish nobles".
Published : Printed for the Grampian Club, London 1873, First Edition
£14.00

Rogers Rev. Charles - Genealogical Memoir of John Knox and of the Family of Knox

Hardback. A near good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Front hinges tender with sellotape along hinge between pages iv and v. Neat ownership inscription dated 1879. A few light pencil markings in text. 184 pages. Frontispiece. "The family annals presented in these pages reveal not a few of the members exhibiting vast intellectual capacity and moral worth".
Published : Grampian Club, London 1879, First Edition
£45.00

Rogers Rev. Charles - Genealogical Memoirs of the Family of Sir Walter Scott Bart. Of Abbotsford with a Reprint of His Memorials of the Haliburtons

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Pp.lxxii,78. Frontispiece. Bookplate of the 10th Marquess of Tweeddale.
Published : Printed for the Grampian Club, London 1877, First Edition
£40.00

Rogers Rev. Charles - Historical Notices of St. Anthony's Monastery, Leith and Rehearsal of Events Which Occurred in the North of Scotland from 1633 to 1645 in Relation to the National Covenant

A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Top edge gilt. Bevelled edges. An ex-library copy with the usual markings. 65pp. Illustrations in text.
Published : The Grampian Club, London 1877, First Edition
£12.00

Rogers, Rev. Charles (Editor) - Rental Book of the Cistercian Abbey of Cupar-Angus with the Breviary of the Register - [2 Vols. Complete]

Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set in the original cloth. Label of an institutional library on front fixed end-paper of each volume but no other markings. Pp.lvi,372; xl,378. Folding frontispiece to each volume.
Published : British Topographical Society, London 1880, First Edition
£25.00

Romanes Robert - Lauder a Series of Papers ----including Two on "Social and Church Life in Lauder 200 Years ago" Written By the Rev. Thomas Martin

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 238 pages. Chapters entitled "Lauder", "Streets etc," "Local Government", "Criminal and Semi-Criminal Proceedings" "Witchcraft" etc. Uncommon.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation 1903, First Edition
£90.00

Rose Jacqueline (Editor) - The Politics of Counsel in England and Scotland 1286-1707

Hardback. A fine copy. The dustwrapper is near fine with just a small piece rubbed from the surface near the foot of the spine. Pp.xii,303. Frontispiece. A study of who gave counsel and how it operated in England and Scotland between the 14th and 17th centuries. This is no. 204 in the series entitled "Proceedings of the British Academy."
Published : Published for the British Academy By Oxford University Press, Oxford 2016, First Edition
£35.00