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Wood, Marguerite (Editor) - Foreign Correspondence with Marie De Lorraine Queen of Scotland from the Originals in the Balcarres Papers 1548-1557

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Partly unopened. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.lxi,329. Marie de Lorraine was the second wife of King James V of Scotland and the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1925, First Edition
£24.00

Wood, Sydney - The Shaping of Nineteenth Century Aberdeenshire

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn but with some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear) and with a little damp-staining (which is barely noticeable externally) to the spine ends. A nice clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,312. 25 illustrations. Maps/plans. Tables. The first Part deals with Aberdeenshire in general while the next two Parts look in more depth at Inverurie and Fraserburgh.
Published : SPA Books, Stevenage 1985, First Edition
£9.00

Wright Douglas - Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Centenary Book

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Presentation label on front end-paper. 276 pages. Numerous photographs including colour. The history of Peebles' Beltane Queen Festival written for the festival's centenary.
Published : Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Committee 1999, Peebles 1999, First Edition
£25.00

Wright J.E.B. - Mountain Days in the Isle of Skye

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which is faded to the spine in particular but leaving the lettering clear. Smallish ownership label on front free end-paper but otherwise a nice copy internally. 239 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Climbing on the Black Cuillin in the early 1930s.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Yeoman, Peter - Medieval Scotland an Archaeological Perspective

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwraper. Ownership inscription. 128 pages. 16 colour plates. 101 black and white illustrations.
Published : B.T. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, London 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Yerbury Trevor; Cant Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Gift inscription on half-title. 192 pagres. Foreword by Richard Demarco. A book of photographs, many of Edinburgh but including some portraits, taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£27.00

Young Douglas - Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 268pp. The author was a professor of classics and a chairman of the Scottish National Party.
Published : Cassell, London 1971, First Edition
£6.00

Young Douglas - The Puddocks a Verse Play in Scots

Softback. A very good copy. 63 pages. A play translated into Scots from the Greek of Aristophanes.
Published : Published By the Author 1957, First Edition
£6.00

Young, James D. - Women and Popular Struggles: A History of British Working-class Women 1560-1984

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 219 pages.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£9.00

Young, William S - A Spot Supremely Blest: The History, Lore and Legends of Langholm

A fine copy in laminated boards. Pp.xii,143. Illustrations. Rear end-paper map. A history of the Scottish border town of Langholm.
Published : Cairndhu Publishing, Langholm 2004, First Edition
£25.00

Yule, Bill - Matrons, Medics and Maladies : Inside Edinburgh Royal Infirmary in the 1840s

Illustrated by John Johnstone.
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,236. Illustrated. A serious but entertaining study which refers to real cases.
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 1999, First Edition
£7.00