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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, 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

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

Seath J.W. & R.E. - Dunbarney a Parish with a Past

A very good copy. Paperback. 128pp. Many illustrations. The history of a south Perthshire parish encompassing Bridge of Earn.
Published : Perth and Kinross District Libraries 1991, Second Edition
£10.00

Seaton Douglas C. - Bass Rock Golf Club 1873-1998 The First 125 Years

Softback. Large 4to. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],135. Illustrated. The history of a North Berwick golf club.
Published : Bass Rock Golf Club, North Berwick 1999, First Edition
£25.00

Seed, Nelda - Strathkinness : A Glimpse of a Scottish Village

Illustrated by Keith Robson.
Softback. A good copy in light blue stapled paper covers. Lacks the spine cover. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 171 pages. Line drawings. Two maps. The story of a village in east Fife.
Published : Privately Published 1986, First Edition
£20.00

Sellar, E.M. - Recollections and Impressions

Hardback. Externally a very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Some internal and edge foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.xii,[1],335 + 32pp publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece and eight illustrations. These are the recollections of a grandmother originally written for her grand-children. She was married to William Young Sellar, a professor at Edinburgh University for much of the second half of the 19th century, and she speaks of her contact with many well-known people of the time.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1907, Fourth Impression
£14.00

Selway G. Upton - A Mid-Lothian Village Notes on the Village and Parish of Corstorphine

Softback. A good copy. Small corner crease. 48 pages. Illustrations. Maps. This is a reprint of the first edition of 1890.
Published : Edinburgh City Libraries 1984, Reprint
£7.00

Seton, George - St. Kilda

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. Ownership inscription erased from front end-paper. Pp.xiv,346. 12 plates. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1878
Published : James Thin, the Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1980,
£14.00

Seton, George - The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Rear hinges tender. Pp.xxvii,548 + list of subscribers and publisher's adverts. 14 tissue-guarded plates including four in colour. 105 woodcuts in the text. A comprehensive account of heraldry in Scotland.
Published : Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh 1863, First Edition
£140.00

Shankie David - The Parish of Colinton from an Early Period to the Present Day

Hardback. A near very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Some foxing/browning to end-papers. 170 pages. Frontispiece and other illustrations.The lore of the parish of Colinton in Edinburgh.
Published : John Wilson, Edinburgh 1902, First Edition
£25.00

Sharp James J. - The Flower of Scotland: a History of Scottish Monarchy

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192pp. 33 illustrations. The story of Scottish monarchs from Kenneth MacAlpin to James VI.
Published : Melven Press, Perth 1981, First Edition
£6.00

Sharp L.W. (Editor) - Early Lettters of Robert Wodrow 1698-1709

Hardback. Ex Western Isles Library with withdrawn stamps and number in white on spine but otherwise a decent copy. Some spine lean. Pp.lvi,332.
Published : Printed at the University Press By T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1937, First Edition
£15.00

Shaw David - Tragedy of the Salmon: The Scottish Fishery and the 1986 Salmon Act

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Just a little bumped to lower board tips. Pp.xiv,341. Illustrations, maps and tables. A study of the decline of the wild Atlantic salmon and what might be done to remedy the situation.
Published : The Hillfield Press 1995, First Edition
£10.00

Shaw Margaret Fay - Folksongs and Folklore of South Uist

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on trhe upper board. Lacks dustwrapper. A little light edge foxing. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xiv,290. 32 illustrations. Map. Includes 109 songs with music. Also includes prayers, ballads, proverbs and sayings, old cures, recipes for dyeing wool etc. An interesting and highly regarded book.
Published : Routledge and Kegan Paul, London 1955, First Edition
£25.00

Shaw, Frances J. - The Northern and Western Islands of Scotland : Their Economy and Society in the Seventeenth Century

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.ix,270. 5 maps. 6 tables. A study of the 17th century economy and social structure of the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£20.00

Shaw, Frances J. - The Northern and Western Islands of Scotland : Their Economy and Society in the Seventeenth Century

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Date stamped on half-title but no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,270. Maps. Tables. A study of the economy and social structure of the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland in the 17th century.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1980, First Edition
£18.00