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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

Omand Donald (Editor) - The Argyll Book

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,304. 42 plates. 30 figures. 11 maps. An excellent introduction to one of the most beautiful and interesting parts of Scotland.
Published : Birlinn Ltd, Edinburgh 2004, First Edition
£20.00

Omand Donald (Editor) - The Borders Book

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xvi,272. 34 plates. 12 figures. A collection of essays which "provides the definitive story of the Scottish Borders".
Published : Birlinn, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£14.00

Omand Donald (Editor) - The Caithness Book

Hardback. A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at the spine ends. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing but clean internally. Pp.xvi,271. 40 plates. 22 figures/maps. Foreword by Neil Gunn.
Published : Highland Printers, Inverness 1972, First Edition
£12.00

Omand Donald (Editor) - The Caithness Book

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,271. 40 plates. 22 figures. Foreword by Neil Gunn.
Published : Highland Printers, Inverness 1972, First Edition
£14.00

Or Gavin - Tapestry of Tillypronie

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. In a just about good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear and some sellotape repairs but which is virtually complete. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 101 pages. Illustrations. Maps. Addendum page loosely laid in. A compilation of material about the area around the estate of Tillypronie on Donside.
Published : Privately Published 1971, First Edition
£25.00

Orchel, Jack - Forest Merlins in Scotland Their Requirements and Management: a Report on the Galloway Forests Merlin Project (1986-89)

Softback. A near fine copy in illustrated covers. Pp.x,121. 25 photographs, mostly in colour. 23 figures. 17 tables.
Published : The Hawk and Owl Trust, London 1992, First Edition
£12.00

Owen, D.D.R. - William the Lion, 1143-1214: Kingship and Culture

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,[ii],218. Eleven illustrations. Two maps. The first biography of independent Scotland's longest-reigning monarch. The book offers "a new and more rounded view of both the domestic conditions and the reputation abroad of William the Lion's Scotland."
Published : Tuckwell Press Ltd, East Linton 1997, First Edition
£11.00

Pagan John H. - Annals of Ayr in The Olden Time 1560-1692

Hardback. A very good copy in the original cloth. 117 pages. 4 illustrations.
Published : Alex. Fergusson, Ayr 1897, First Edition
£35.00

Parry His Honour Sir Edward - The Persecution of Mary Stewart the Queen's Cause: a Study in Criminology

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription of George Scott Moncrieff. Pp.xvii,364. 8 plates. The story (and a vindication) of Mary Queen of Scots.
Published : Cassell, London 1931, First Edition
£10.00

Paterson James - James the Fifth: The "Gudeman of Ballangeich:" His Poetry and Adventures

Hardback. A fair copy in mauve boards. Spine darkened with wear to ends and edges. New front end-paper. Lacks rear end-paper. Upper rear hinge cracked. Ink writing on rear fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,305. This is a biography of King James Fifth of Scotland who wrote poetry and went among the people as "the gudeman of Ballangeich". An uncommon title.
Published : William P. Nimmo, Edinburgh 1861, First Edition
£18.00

Paterson John - Wamphray : Pages from the History and Traditions of a Famous Parish in Upper Annandale

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xiii,[3],206. Frontispiece and five illustrations. Chapters on history, farm life, the parish school, departed industries of the olden times etc. A fairly uncommon parish history.
Published : Published for the Author By James Halliday, Lockerbie 1906, First Edition
£35.00

Paterson Rev. N. - The Manse Garden

Illustrated by Margaret Waterfield.
Nd. c.1926? A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which is virtually complete but with some internal repairs. 181 pages. Four attractive, tipped-in colour plates by Margaret Waterfield.
Published : Foulis, London, First Edition
£12.00

Paterson, Rev. T. Whyte - The Wyse-Sayin's O' Solomon the Proverbs Rendered in Scots

Hardback. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,184.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1916, First Edition
£10.00

Paton, E. Richmond and Pike, Oliver G - The Birds of Ayrshire

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt.The book has been tied tightly with string at some point leaving crease marks on the spine and the rear board. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Some edge foxing but largely clean internally. Pp.xxi,228. Folding map. Coloured frontispiece and 24 black and white plates. Smaller line drawings.
Published : H. F. & G. Witherby, London 1929, First Edition
£28.00

Paul Rev. William - Past and Present of Aberdeenshire or Reminiscences of Seventy Years

A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Pp.viii,160. Photographic frontispiece. Some pencilled sidelining in text. Some foxing.
Published : Lewis Smith and Son, Aberdeen 1881, Second Edition
£11.00

Paul Sir James Balfour - Heraldry in Relation to Scottish History and Art

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth with cream spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Small ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xix,231. Frontispiece and 86 illustrations. The book seeks to point out "first, the interesting manner in which Heraldry is interwoven with, and illustrative of, Scottish history; and second, how it has entered into the artistic development of the country in a way which, perhaps, has not hitherto been fully recognised." The author was the Lord Lyon King of Arms and the work began as the Rhind lectures on archaeology for 1898.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1900, First Edition
£35.00

Paul W. Pratt - The Lowland Regiments Lions Rampant

A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and in a slightly torn glacine wrapper. Previous owner's blind-stamp on half-title. 186pp. 16 illustrations. A brief history of the Scottish lowland regiments.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1972, First Edition
£10.00