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Pennant, Thomas - A Tour of Scotland in 1769

Hardback. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is clean, complete and untorn. No ownership inscription. 388 pages. Illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of the third edition of 1774 of Pennant's first tour in Scotland in 1769. New Introduction by Barry Knight.
Published : Melven Press, Perth 1979,
£22.00

Pennant, Thomas - A Tour of Scotland in 1769

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp. xiii,[1],388 + 8 page Introduction to this new edition by Barry Knight. Numerous plates. This is a reprint of the third edition (which contained much additional information) of Pennant's first tour of Scotland undertaken at a time of great change.
Published : Melven Press, Perth 1979,
£20.00

Penny, George - Traditions of Perth

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on he spine. In a good dustwrapper which has small tears at head of spine and which is price-clipped. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,335. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1836 with illustrations (which are period engravings) added. Described as "a classical local history" written by a weaver and working journalist.
Published : Wm. Culross & Son, Coupar Angus 1986,
£22.00

Perchard Andrew - The Mine Management Professions in the Twentieth-century Scottish Coal Mining Industry

Hardback. A very good copy in grey cloth with pictorial onlay to upper board. Gift inscription on front free end-paper from "Andrew," very probably the author. Pp.xix,470. 27 figures. 11 tables. 2 maps. 9 plates. An important and scarce study of Scottish coal mining management.
Published : Edwin Mellen Press Ltd, Lampeter 2007, First Edition
£65.00

Petzsch Helmut - Architecture in Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is now protected. The first few pages are a little creased. 146pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
£10.00

Petzsch Helmut - Architecture in Scotland

4to. A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise complete dustwrapper with a number of edge tears. 146pp. Many illustrations. An introductory guide to Scottish architecture.
Published : Longman, London 1971, First Edition
£8.00

Philip Kathleen - The Story of Gigha the Flourishing Island

A very good copy. Card covers. Pp.vii,147. Map. Illustrations. Traces the life of the people of Gigha, an island in the Inner Hebrides, through the centuries.
Published : Published By the Author 1979, First Edition
£7.00

Phillips David - Jimmy Shand

A very good copy in a price-clipped but otherwise very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. 166 pages. Illustrated. A biography of the Scottish accordionist and country dance band leader.
Published : D. Winter & Son Ltd., Dundee 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Pieri, Joe - The Scots-Italians : Recollections of an Immigrant

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vi,150. 16 illustrations.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 2005, First Edition
£15.00

Pilkington Stephen M. - With a Gun to the Hill Thirty Years of Sport in the Highlands of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. 190 pages. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. Deer stalking, grouse shooting etc.
Published : Herbert Jenkins, London 1948, First Edition
£20.00

Porter, William A. - Tarves Lang Syne: the Story of a Scottish Parish

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the aurthor on the front free end-paper. Pp.[xii],216 + index. Numerous black and white illustrations. A history of an Aberdeenshire parish.
Published : Maxiprint, York 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Pottinger, Morris - Parish Life on the Pentland Firth

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Small ownership label on half-title. Pp.xix,191. Illustrated. Stories, drawn from old records, of Caithness people and events of 300 years ago.
Published : Whitemaa Books, Reay, Thurso 1997, First Edition
£10.00

Poucher W. A. - The Magic of Skye

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth. Ownership inscription but otherwise a nice, clean copy. 223 pages. 148 photographs by the author.
Published : Chapman & Hall, London 1949, First Edition
£15.00

Poulet Sir Amias (Edited By John Morris) - The Letter-Books of Sir Amias Poulet Keeper of Mary Queen of Scots

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Two bookplates. Some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xliii,401 + 2pp publisher's advertisements. Includes an Introduction, Preface, Index and notes to the letters in addition to the letters themselves.
Published : Burns and Oates, London 1874, First Edition
£50.00

Price Norrie - They Wore the Dark Blue: A Complete Record of Dundee FC in League and Cup

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 236 pages. Numerous illustrations, mainly black and white but with a few in colour. League, Scottish Cup, League Cup etc results up to and including season 1994-95. Also articles on "The Story of Saeson 1993-94" and "The Story of Season 1994-95."
Published : Norrie Price 1995, First Edition
£10.00

Pride Glen L. - Glossary of Scottish Building

Hardback. A very good copy in a black leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has an internal sellotape repair. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Typed letter of thanks to the author loosely laid in. 96 pages. Illustrated. A unique work recording the vocabulary of Scottish Building. Described as "a fascinating account of Scots words connected with the building trade."
Published : Privately Published 1975, First Edition
£25.00

Pringle W. J. - Melrose Abbey in Twelve Photographic Views

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in a green half-leather binding which shows a little scuffing. Raised bands on spine. Titled in gilt on upper board. All edges gilt. Foxing to end-papers and title page (which has a photographic vignette) but the 12 full-page photographic plates are clean. Quite scarce.
Published : Marion & Co, London 1870, First Edition
£110.00

Pringle, John Douglas - The Last Shenachie

Softback. A very good copy. 47 pages. 3 illustrations. This is a memoir of Angus MacDonald who was born in North Uist in 1900 and who died in Sydney, Australia in 1975. "He was almost certainly the last fully trained "seanachaidh" in Scottish Gaeldom and probably the last in the Celtic world. With him there died a tradition of oral history which stretched back to the days before the Roman Empire". Quite scarce.
Published : Wentworth Books, Sydney 1976, First Edition
£50.00

Professor Knight (Editor) - Andreapolis Being Writings in Praise of St. Andrews

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Cloth a little marked. Label "With the Compliments of the Lord Rector" pasted to front fixed end-paper. Pp.xxii,199. A selection of tributes to the town of St. Andrews in Fife.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
£20.00

Pugh, R.J.M. - Swords, Loaves and Fishes: A History of Dunbar from Earliest Times to the Present (Birthplace of John Muir, the Father of Conservation)

Softback. 4to. A very good copy in pictorial covers. Small corner crease in rear cover. A clean copy without ownsership inscription, foxing or other marking. Pp.xvi,436. Frontispiece and 156 illustrations + cover illustrations. 18 figures. Errata slip. "This book is the culmination of many years of research and, while essentially an academic work, it is written in an easy style and brings to life many aspects of the history of Dunbar in a way that only a native could portray."
Published : Harlaw Heritage, Balerno, Midlothian 2003, First Edition
£28.00

Pullar, Polly - Further Afield With a Camera

Hardback. Large 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 136 pages. A book of fine colour photographs of Scottish country scenes, animals, birds etc.
Published : Langford Press, Wigtown 2004, First Edition
£20.00

Purser, John - Scotland's Music: A History of the Traditional and Classical Music of Scotland from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 311 pages. 30 colour plates. 64 black amd whire plates. More than 200 music examples. A highly regarded work encompassing the whole of Scotland's music from the eighth century BC to the present day.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£32.00