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Saxby, Jessie M. - Daala-Mist; or, Stories of Shetland

Illustrated by John T. Reid.
Hardback. A poor copy which has been rebound in black cloth. Remains of a label on upper board. Wear to board tips. Ownership inscription. Lacks all before title page. Pp.viii,[iv], 314 + one page publisher's adverts. 13 of 15 illustrations lacking the frontispiece and the illustration at page 233. A reading copy.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1876, First Edition
£20.00

Sayers Doreen - 100 Years of Golf 1857-1962 - Ben Sayers North Berwick : Dorothy Sayers's Scrap Book

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Trace of a corner crease at foot of front cover. Pp.[x],133. Numerous old photographs. The author was the third generation to carry on the golf clubmaking firm of Ben Sayers in North Berwick. This is her account of the Ben Sayers golfing family and its long association with North Berwick in particular.
Published : Stephenson Press, North Berwick 1994, Second Impression
£40.00

Scarlett Meta Humphrey - A Space of Flowers : a Celebration of Some of the Fabulous Flowers That Grow in Our Highland Glens and Gardens

Softback. A very good copy. This is no. 76 of 100 copies. Signed by the author. Unpaginated - approx. 80 pages. Text on each left-hand page with sketch of flowers on each right-hand page. A scarce item by the author of the much better known "In the Glens Where I Was Young."
Published : Privately Published 1994, First Edition
£24.00

Scarlett Meta Humphrey - In the Glens Where I Was Young

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. Pp.xi,148. 32 plates. Illustrations in text. Map. Tells of the history, foklklore and traditions of the district of Badenoch.
Published : Siskin, Moy 1988, First Edition
£16.00

Schofield William Henry - Mythical Bards and the Life of William Wallace

A very good copy in maroon cloth which is a little worn at the spine ends. Ownership inscription. Pp.xiii,381. This is an academic study of "The Life of William Wallace" by Blind Harry.
Published : Harvard University Press 1920, First Edition
£15.00

Scotland A.W. et al (Editors) - The Streets of Edinburgh

Softback. A very good copy. The paper covers have been laminated by a previous iwner. Ownership inscription. 287 pages. 300 illustrations and maps. Explains the origins and derivations of the streets and closes of Edinburgh. There are a small number of ink annotations by the previous owner who was herself an author of Edinburgh local history works.
Published : Edinburgh Impressions 1984, First Edition
£18.00

Scott Moncrieff M.C. - Makers of Scotland Book 1 Earliest Times to 1093, Book 11 1093-1603

A very good copy. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. Inscribed presentation copy from author.Two volumes in one. Pp.96,127. Many illustrations.
Published : Oxford University Press 1940, Reprint
£8.00

Scott Paul Henderson - Walter Scott and Scotland

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. 99pp. Frontispiece. This is a study of the effect on Scott and his writing of Scotland's loss of independence.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£6.00

Scott Roy - The Trades House of Glasgow: 50 Years of Deacon Conveners

Hardback. Nd. c.2003? A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Inscribed by the author. Pp.vi,362. Many illustrations in colour and black and white. Errata slip. Records the recent history of the Trades House and honours the 36 Deacon Conveners between 1950 and 2000.
Published : Published By the Author, Glasgow, First Edition
£25.00

Scott Tom - Dunbar a Critical Exposition of the Poems

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Smallish ownership inscription hidden by inner flap of wrapper. Pp.ix,389. This is the first complete critical study of the poems of William Dunbar, Scotland's greatest medieval poet.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
£8.00

Scott Tom - Dunbar a Critical Exposition of the Poems

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper a bit marked on the spine and the upper board. Previous owner's name and address on f.e.p. 389pp. This is the first complete critical study of the poems of William Dunbar.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
£5.00

Scott Walter and Palmer Richard - The Flowering Plants and Ferns of the Shetland Islands

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,468. Colour frontispiece and 16 colour plates. 26 maps. Lists 827 species with distribution, habitat and frequency of each. Described as "the most complete account of the higher plants of the Shetland Islands that has yet appeared."
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 1987, First Edition
£45.00

Scott, Alex R - Ours the Harvest: A Life of Charles Murray

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other marking. Pp.xii,227. Illustrations. Map. A life of the Alford-born Scots poet.
Published : Charles Murray Memorial Fund, Aberdeen 2004, Limited Reprint
£10.00

Scott, Hew - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae : The Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation Volume IV Synods of Argyll and of Perth and Stirling

Softback. Nd. A very good copy. 414 pages. This is a modern reprint which contains a "Printing Statement" to the effect that the quality of the printing leaves something to be desired. It is mostly readable but rather faint in places.
Published : Kessinger Publishing, Reprint
£15.00

Scott, Hew - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae the Succession of Ministers in the Church of Scotland from the Reformation Volume II Synods of Merse and Teviotdale Dumfries, and Galloway

Hardback. A very good, bright copy in the original black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.viii,468. Gives biographical information on ministers by synod and presbytery. Includes an index of parishes and chapels and an index of ministers. The remains of the dutwrapper are loosely inserted.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1917, Revised and Enlarged Edition
£50.00

Scott, John; Hughes, Michael - The Anatomy of Scottish Capital: Scottish Companies and Scottish Capital 1900-1979

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. 291 pages. Tables. Figures. "Gives a concrete description of the development of Scottish companies and Scottish capital through the twentieth century, based on empirical study."
Published : Croom Helm, London 1980, First Edition
£10.00

Scott, Sir Walter - Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border : Consisting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in the Southern Counties of Scotland; With a Few of Modern Date Founded Upon Local Tradition

A very good two volume set in a contemporary full leather binding lettered in gilt on red title-pieces. Some tearing at the join of spine with boards on Volume II. Bookplate of Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo on the front fixed end-paper of Volume I. Some pages show browning but overall a decent set internally and externally. Frontispiece to Volume I. Vol. I Pp.cxxxviii,[iv],258 + errata page. Vol. II, pp.[viii],392 + errata page. This collection of Border Ballads was compiled by Sir Walter Scott and published anonymously in the first edition. Photographs available on request.
Published : T. Cadell Jun. And W. Davies, London 1802, First Edition
£1,850.00

Scott,Hew - Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae The Succesion of Ministers in the Church of Scotland Since the Reformation Volume 1 Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale

Hardback. A very good copy except for some fading to the top three inches or so of the spine. The dustwrapper is present, but lacking the top three inches of the spine. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xviii,452. Frontispiece (which shows some staining). Arranged by presbytery and then alphabetically by church within the presbytery. Provides much useful information to the biographer, the genealogist and the historian. There is an index of parishes and chapels and an index of ministers.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1915, Revised and Enlarged Edition
£48.00

Scott-Moncrieff, Robert (Editor) - The Household Book of Lady Grisell Baillie 1692-1733

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Some wrinkling towards the foot of most pages. Pp.lxxx,443. Frontispiece and 10 illustrations (all except one with tissue-guard, some of which are loose).
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£30.00

Scott-Moncrieff, W.G. (Editor) - The Records of the Proceedings of the Justiciary Court Edinburgh Volume 1 1661-1669 and Volume 11 1669-1678

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Volume 1, which is largely unopened, is an inscribed presentation copy from John W. Weston who owned the Manuscript from which these records are taken and who provided additional notes for these volumes. Vol. 1,pp.xxxiii,349; Vol. 11, pp.viii,352. The Justiciary Court (now the High Court of Justiciary) dealt with criminal proceedings in pre-union Scotland.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1905, First Edition
£50.00

Scrope William - Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. Pp.xvii,[2],298. 13 lithographs. 9 vignettes. This is a facsimile of the 1843 edition.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1975, Reprint
£25.00