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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

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

Sandison, Alexander - Tracing Ancestors in Shetland

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership label. 51 pages. Map.
Published : T. and J. Manson, Lerwick 1972, First Edition
£14.00

Sanger, Keith; Kinnaird, Alison - Tree of Strings: Crann Nan Teud. A History of the Harp in Scotland

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,247. Illustrated. This first published history of the harp in Scotland includes "material which has never before been brought to light, from unpublished documents, family papers and original manuscripts."
Published : Kinmor Music, Temple, Midlothian 1992, First Edition
£40.00

Sanger, Keith; Kinnaird, Alison - Tree of Strings: Crann Nan Teud: A History of the Harp in Scotland

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Inscribed presentation copy by both authors with small drawing of a harp by Alison Kinnaird. Pp.vii,247. Illustrated. This first published history of the harp in Scotland includes "material which has never before been brought to light, from unpublished documents, family papers and original manuscripts."
Published : Kinmor Music, Temple, Midlothian 1992, First Edition
£45.00

Saxby J.M.E. - The Lads of Lunda

Hardback. Undated but school prize label on front fixed end-paper is dated 1902. A good copy in decorated red cloth. All edges gilt. Pp.viii,261 + adverts. 4 plates. Map. Stories set in Shetland.
Published : James Nisbet & Co, London, Fifth Edition
£9.00

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

Scarlett, James D. - The Tartans of the Scottish Clans

Hardback. Small 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 176 pages. Illustrated in colour throughout. Double-page map.
Published : Collins, Glasgow 1975, First Edition
£9.00

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 Sir Walter (Editor) - Secret History of the Court of James the First --- with Notes and Introductory Remarks

Hardbacks. Two volumes complete. Modern quarter leather rebind lettered in gilt on spines. New end-papers. Bookplate in each volume. Some foxing especially to early pages. Pp.482;506. Frontispiece to each volume (the frontispiece to Volume II being rather badly foxed). Includes I. Osborne's Traditional Memoirs; II. Sir Anthony Weldon's Court and Character of King James; III.Aulicus Coquinariae; IV. Sir Edward Peyton's Divine Catastrophe of the House of Stuarts. Introduction and Notes to each Work by Sir Walter Scott. Photographs available on request.
Published : John Ballantyne & Co, Edinburgh 1811, First Edition
£150.00