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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

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 W. - The Border Exploits; or a Historical Detail of Events Relating to the Borders of England and Scotland, from the Reign of Malcolm II to the Rebellion in 1745

Hardback. 12mo. A good copy in the original green boards. Worn title-piece lacks the "B" of "Border". Internally very good with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.iv,379. 4 engravings. Folding map of the parish of Castleton. Chapters on individual border counties + Border exploits, Border anecdotes and ancient Border songs. List of subscribers. This second edition is "enlarged and greatly improved".
Published : Printed for the Author By Charles Thurnam, Carlisle 1832, Second Edition
£120.00

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, 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