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Williams Ian - A Moment in Time on Skye

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver in a very good slip-case. Inscribed (probably by author) "To Sheila Best Wishes Ian". 60 pages. A book of watercolour sketches done on Skye of mainly animals and birds.
Published : Ian Williams Publishing, Waternish Isle of Skye 2008, First Edition
£15.00

Williamson C.J. - Skipper Dick and Other Shetland Stories

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 217pp. Short stories from Shetland.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd. 1973, First Edition
£7.00

Williamson George - Memorials of the Lineage, Early Life, Education and Development of the Genius of James Watt

A very good copy in a half-leather binding. Five raised bands. Moderate wear to the spine. 262 pages. 16 illustrations including folding map of the River Clyde, double page view of Greenock and folding plan of the steamship "Atrato". (Loosely inserted is a folding plate of the same ship which does not appear to come from the book).
Published : Printed for the Watt Club By Thomas Constable Printer to Her Majexty 1856, First Edition
£55.00

Williamson, Duncan - Don't Look Back Jack : Scottish Traveller Tales

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Some browning to page ends. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,162. Twelve tales of the Scottish travelling people concerning "Jack", the archetypal character in folklore.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£9.00

Willis R. L. - Journal of a Tour from London to Elgin Made About 1790 in Company with Mr. Brodie, Younger Brother of Brodie of Brodie

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. One of only 250 copies. 84 pages. "The writer of this Journal being an educated and travelled gentleman, his observations do not lack merit and they are seldom dull".
Published : Thomson Brothers, Edinburgh 1897, First Edition
£45.00

Wilson Alexander - The Chartist Movement in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,294. 14 plates. 8 figures.
Published : Manchester University Press 1970, First Edition
£10.00

Wilson Andrew (Editor) - The Parish of Killearn

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Small ownership label on half-title. 160 pages. Over 100 illustrations. Maps. The story of this Stirlingshire parish from earliest times.
Published : Killearn Trust 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Wilson Grant F. - A Bibliography of Iain Crichton Smith

A very good copy. Softback. 228pp.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1990, First Edition
£5.00

Wilson John B. (Editor) - The Lochmaben Court and Council Book 1612-1721

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,309. Records 404 meetings of Lochmaben Town Council.
Published : The Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£15.00

Wilson Rev. William - Airlie a Parish History

A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to the spine and evidence of a small label having been removed from the spine. The front end-paper has been stamped "Rl HQ Reserve Stock" but there are no other library markings. 359pp. 20 illustrations. The history of an Angus parish.
Published : Alex. Pettigrew Ltd, Coatbridge 1917, First Edition
£45.00

Wilson Sir Daniel - Memorials of Edinburgh in the Olden Time: Two Volume Set

Hardbacks. 4to. A very good, two volume set in a red half-leather binding with marbled boards. Spines lettered and decorated in gilt with five raised bands. Marbled end-papers. Top edge gilt. This is no. 73 of 150 large paper copies and is signed by author and publisher in both volumes. This is "a new edition with extensive alterations and additions and with fresh illustrations from the author's drawings." Vol. I,pp.xxii,282. 20 full-page plates. Folding plan - "Bird's Eye View of Edinburgh in 1647." Numerous wood-engravings etc. Vol. II,pp.xii,316. 21 full-page plates. Numerous wood engraqvings etc. A nice, clean set without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh and London 1891,
£120.00

Wilson, Alexander - The Chartist Movement in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows some rubbing to the spine. A nice clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,294. 14 plates. 8 figures.
Published : Augustus M. Kelley, New York 1970,
£9.00

Withrington Donald J and Grant Ian R. (General Editors) - The Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799 Edited By Sir John Sinclair Volume V Stewartry of Kirkcudbright and Wigtownshire

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xxxvi,575. This volume of the modern facsimile reprint of the first Statistical Account of Scotland has a new introduction by John R. Hume.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1983,
£20.00

Wood Emma - The Hydro Boys: Pioneers of Renewable Energy

. A fine copy in a price-clipped but fine dustwrapper. Pp.x,206 + 8pp publisher's adverts. 32 illustrations. The story of hydro-electric schemes in the Scottish Highlands.
Published : Luath Press Ltd, Edinburgh 2002, First Edition
£18.00

Wood, Marguerite (Editor) - Foreign Correspondence with Marie De Lorraine Queen of Scotland from the Originals in the Balcarres Papers 1537-1548

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Partly unopened. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp. xxxix, 256. Frontispiece. Marie de Lorraine was the second wife of King James V of Scotland and mother of Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1923, First Edition
£20.00

Wood, Marguerite (Editor) - Foreign Correspondence with Marie De Lorraine Queen of Scotland from the Originals in the Balcarres Papers 1548-1557

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Partly unopened. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lxi,329. Marie de Lorraine was the second wife of King James V of Scotland and the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1925, First Edition
£24.00

Wright Douglas - Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Centenary Book

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Presentation label on front end-paper. 276 pages. Numerous photographs including colour. The history of Peebles' Beltane Queen Festival written for the festival's centenary.
Published : Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Committee 1999, Peebles 1999, First Edition
£25.00

Wright J.E.B. - Mountain Days in the Isle of Skye

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which is faded to the spine in particular but leaving the lettering clear. Smallish ownership label on front free end-paper but otherwise a nice copy internally. 239 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Climbing on the Black Cuillin in the early 1930s.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Yeoman, Peter - Medieval Scotland an Archaeological Perspective

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwraper. Ownership inscription. 128 pages. 16 colour plates. 101 black and white illustrations.
Published : B.T. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, London 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Yerbury Trevor; Cant Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Gift inscription on half-title. 192 pagres. Foreword by Richard Demarco. A book of photographs, many of Edinburgh but including some portraits, taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£27.00

Young Douglas - Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 268pp. The author was a professor of classics and a chairman of the Scottish National Party.
Published : Cassell, London 1971, First Edition
£6.00

Young Douglas - The Puddocks a Verse Play in Scots

Softback. A very good copy. 63 pages. A play translated into Scots from the Greek of Aristophanes.
Published : Published By the Author 1957, First Edition
£6.00