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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 - 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

Rush, Christopher - Into the Ebb : A New Collection of East Neuk Stories

Softback. A very good copy in illustrated covers. No inscriptions. 213 pages. "In this latest collection of stories, Christopher Rush's poetic imagination continues to push back the literary frontiers as it explores every nook and cranny of his East Neuk of Fife, where all the stories are set."
Published : Aberdeen University Press, Aberdeen 1989, First Edition
£6.00

Rusk J. M. - History of the Parish and Abbey of Glen Luce with a Historical Commentary on the Settlement of the Romans in Galloway and the Introduction of Christianity Into Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper. Inscribed on front end-paper "With the author's compliments" followed by his initials. Pp.xv,147. 14 illustrations. Folding map at end.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
£30.00

Rusk J.M. - History of the Parish and Abbey of Glen Luce with a Historical Commentary on the Settlement of the Romans in Galloway and the Introduction of Christianity to Scotland

A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership and gift inscription. A clean copy without foxing. Pp.xv,147. 14 illustrations. Folding map.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1930, First Edition
£25.00

Russell James - Reminiscences of Yarrow

Illustrated by Tom Scott.
4to. A good copy in rather dull green boards which are lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. No.22 of 425 copies of the edition de luxe. List of subscribers at end. Pp.xxi,[3],340,vii. Frontispiece and 12 full-page illustrations. 8 illustrations in text.
Published : George Lewis & Son, Selkirk 1894, Edition De Luxe
£35.00

Russell Valerie - Shetland Ponies

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 224 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Map.
Published : Whittet Books Ltd, Stowmarket, Suffolk 1998, Reprint
£12.00

Russell William - A History of Craigmillar Park Golf Club 1895-1995

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which has one three-quarter inch tear on the rear panel. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],95. Numerous plates, mostly in colour. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Craigmillar Park Golf Club, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Ruthen, Lord - Some Particulars of the Life of David Riccio, Chief Favourite of Mary, Queen of Scots. To Which is Added the Relation of His Death, Written By the Lord Ruthen, One of the Principals Concerned in That Action

Hardback. Small 4to. A good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Spine fairly heavly rubbed but title lettering clear. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. Marbled end-papers. Fairly heavy foxing to end-papers and frontispiece but otherwise quite clean. 35pp + one page Notes. Frontispiece of Riccio (or Rizio). Printer's device on title page.
Published : Robert Triphook, London 1815, First Edition
£75.00

Rutherford or Cockburn, Mrs. Alison (Notes By T. Craig-Brown) - Letters and Memoir of Her Own Life By Mrs. Alison Rutherford of Cockburn Also "felix" a Biographical Sketch and Various Songs

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edge gilt. Black end-papers. Ownership inscription on half-title. Not foxed. Pp.xxxii,281. 10 illustrations. The letters and memoir of an 18th century Scots lady who was a friend of many eminent Scots including David Hume, Rovert Burns and Sir Waler Scott, who said she "spoke both wittily and well; and maintained an extensive correpondence which, if it continues to exist, must contain many things highly curious and interesting."
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1900, First Edition
£50.00

Sage, Reverend Donald - Memorabilia Domestica; or Parish Life in the North of Scotland

Hardback. A very good ccopy in dark green boards lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has tears to spine ends and lacks a piece (approx. 2 inches by 1/2 inch) at top of rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.15,xvi,332. Coloured frontispiece. Black and white illustration. New Introduction by Donald Withrington. A first-hand account of everyday life in the Scottish Highlands of the nineteenth century which has been described as "a little classic." This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition of 1899 and is number 284 of 750 copies.
Published : Albyn Press, Edinburgh 1975, Reprint
£25.00

Saint Columba (ascribed to): Translated By Edwin Morgan - The Maker on High

A fine copy in green sewn wrappers lettered in black. This is no. 134 of 300 copies and is signed by Edwin Morgan. An eight page poem ascribed from a very early date to Saint Columba. The poem is described as "a concentrated, relentless blast of fearful praise for the "altus prosator" of the opening line. Text in Latin and English.
Published : The Mariscat Press, Glasgow 1997, First Edition Thus
£28.00

Salmon Isabel - Looking Back at Caithness

Nd. c. 1975? Softcover. 20 pages. Poetry by an exile from Caithness, with some poems in English and others in the Caithness dialect.
Published : Privately Published, First Edition
£7.00

Salmon, Thomas James - Borrowstounness and District Being Historical Sketches of Kinneil, Carriden and Bo'ness c. 1550-1850

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Fairly heavy edge foxing but largely clean internally. Pp.xi,476. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. The history of a West Lothian parish.
Published : William Hodge & Co, Edinburgh and London 1913, First Edition
£65.00

Salmond, J.B. - Wade in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in yellow on the spine. In a good dustwrapper which has a few small chips/tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 307 pages. Illustrations. Maps. This is largely an account of the roads made by General Wade in the Scottish Highlands between the 1715 and 1745 Jacobite Risings.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh & London 1938, New and Enlarged Edition
£20.00

Sandeman R.G. - A Mountaineer's Journal

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has minor chipping at top of the spine and a two inch closed edge tear. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 168 pages. 14 illustrations. A miscellany of British mountaineering experiences mainly in the Highlands of Scotland but also including chapters on Wales.
Published : The Druid Press, Carmarthen 1948, First Edition
£20.00

Sanderson Robert - Frae the Lyne Valley Poems and Sketches

Hardback. A very good copy in light grey cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Browning to end-papers. 167 pages. Includes a chapter entitled "Reminiscences of Notable Characters Connected with Carlops."
Published : J. and R. Parlane, Paisley 1888, First Edition
£15.00