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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

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
£195.00

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

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

Ross John D. (Editor) - Robert Burns and His Rhyming Friends

A very good copy. This is an inscribed presentation copy from the editor. Some fore-edge foxing. 117pp. Includes many poems written to Burns including one by the celebrated engineer, Thomas Telford.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1928, First Edition
£14.00

Ross William - Gaelic Songs

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which has neat internal repairs to small edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xxxii,352. This new edition has a metrical translation, memoir, glossary, and notes by George Calder.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1937, New Edition Revised
£32.00

Ross William C. A. - The Royal High School

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pp.viii,148. 14 illustrations. A book about Edinburgh's Royal High School rather than an official history of the school.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£10.00

Roughead William - Bad Companions

Hardback. A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Front board a bit marked. Internally very good and with the ownership inscription of a former Scottish judge. Pp.xiii,301. Frontispiece and eight illustrations. A mixed bag of Scots and English crimes by a master story-teller.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
£20.00

Roughead William - Bad Companions

Hardback. A very good copy in the original brown cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership niscription and only a little light foxing. Pp.xiii,301. Eight tales of true crime by a master story-teller.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
£20.00

Roughead William - Glengarry's Way and Other Studies

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,307. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. Essays mostly on Scottish crimes but including an essay on Lord Braxfield.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£18.00

Roughead William - Glengarry's Way and Other Studies

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xv,307 + 3pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece (of Lord Braxfield) and eight illustrations. Essays on Scottish true crimes plus an essay on Lord Braxfield all told in the author's attractive and inimitable style.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1922, First Edition
£18.00

Roughead William - In Queer Street

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Neat gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xiii,259. 8 illustrations. A study of a number of Scottish murders and other crimes told in the author's inimitable manner.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
£17.00

Roughead William - Malice Domestic

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Inscription on front end-paper of a Scottish judge. Pp.xv,309. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations.
Published : W. Green & Son, Edinburgh 1928, First Edition
£20.00

Roughead William - Rascals Revived

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a fair, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has two largeish chips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Some edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,332. Six illustrations. True stories of mainly Scottish criminals told in the author's inimitable style.
Published : Cassell, London 1940, First Edition
£15.00

Roughead William - Rogues Walk Here

Hardback. A good copy in red cloth which is faded on the spine (although the lettering is readable). Very good internally with no foxing and only a pencilled ownership inscription (of a former Scottish judge). Pp.xv,301. Frontispiece and four illustrations. Essays on (mostly) Scottish crimes of days gone by in the author's beautifully simple style.
Published : Cassell, London 1934, First Edition
£28.00