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Simpson Myrtle - Skisters the Story of Scottish Skiing

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 160 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : Landmark Press, Carrbridge 1982, First Edition
£10.00

Simpson Myrtle - Skisters the Story of Scottish Skiing

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 160 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations.
Published : Landmark Press, Carrbridge 1982, First Edition
£10.00

Simpson T. B. - Right Left

Hardback. A very good two volume set in the original boards. Leather title-pieces. Top edges gilt. Ownership inscription in each volume of a former Scottish judge. 986 pages. This is a day-to-day account of the war years from the outbreak of war in September 1939 to victory in Europe in May 1945. The author was, I think, an Edinburgh advocate, Thomas Blantyre Simpson. Much of the diary consists of the day-to-day news of the war but there is also much of "home front" interest, particularly relating to Edinburgh. A scarce book.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation, Edinburgh, First Edition
£40.00

Simpson W. Douglas - Dundarg Castle a History of the Site and a Record of the Excavations in 1950 and 1951

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is slightly torn/chipped at head of spine. Small ownership label on front end-paper. Some paper adhesion (from wrapper) to upper board. Pp.xii,95. Illustrations. Text figures. Includes a full historical account of the castle and a full account of the excavations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1954, First Edition
£7.00

Simpson W. Douglas - Dunstaffnage Castle and the Stone of Destiny

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,136. 16 plates. 3 figures. The legendary lore, architectural importance and history from the 13th century onwards of Dunstaffnage Castle with a final chapter on the history of the Stone of Destiny and its traditional associations with Dunstaffnage.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1958, First Edition
£10.00

Simpson W. Douglas - On Certain Saints and Professor Watson

A very good copy. Softcover. 33 pages. This is the author's response to a detailed criticism by Professor W.J. Watson of his book "The Historical Saint Columba".
Published : Milne & Hutchison, Aberdeen 1928, First Edition
£15.00

Simpson W. Douglas - The Castle of Bergen and the Bishop's Palace at Kirkwall a Study in Early Norse Architecture

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor edge chips/tears. Small ownerhip label on front end-paper. Pp.xii,77. Frontispiece and 30 illustrations.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1961, First Edition
£15.00

Simpson W. Douglas - The Historical Saint Columba

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper which is slightly faded on spine. Sellotape mark on f.e.p. 125pp. Frontispiece. First published in 1927 this edition is thoroughly revised.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1963, Third Edition
£6.00

Simpson W. Douglas (Editor) - The Viking Congress Lerwick, July 1950

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few chips. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxvi,294. 28 illustrations. Reproduces the principal papers delivered at the Congress which focussewd on the Norse occupation of the northern isles of Scotland. Papers on brochs, Shetland folk-tales, castles of Shetland, udal law, Shetland sea language etc.
Published : Published for the University of Aberdeen By Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1954, First Edition
£28.00

Simpson, Bro. William - History of St. Stephen's Lodge, Edinburgh No. 145 Written & Compiled to Commemorate Its Ter-Jubilee (1777-1927)

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Boards a little marked. No ownership inscription. Light edge foxing. 94 pages. Illustrated. Appendices include a Roll of Honour and a "List of Past Right Worshipful Masters." The history of an Edinburgh masonic lodge.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
£35.00

Simpson, Bro. William - History of St. Stephen's Lodge, Edinburgh No. 145 Written and Compiled to Commemorate Its Ter-Jubilee (1777-1927)

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription. A little light edge and end-paper foxing. 94 pages. Illustrated. Appendices include a Roll of Honour and a list of "Past Right Worshipful Masters." The history of a masonic lodge.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition
£40.00

Simpson, W. Douglas - Saint Ninian and the Origins of the Christian Church in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows some fading and marking and with minor edge tears. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xii,112. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. Two folding maps at rear.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1940, First Edition
£28.00

Sinclair Alexander - Fifty Years of Newspaper Life 1845-1895: Being Chiefly Reminiscences of That Time

A good copy in ochre cloth lettered in gilt. Inscribed presentation copy from the author to Thomas Reid who was the Herald's chief reporter in 1897. Bookplate of the Institute of Accountants and Actuaries in Glasgow. 207pp. Illustrated. Newspaper life in Glasgow in the latter half of the 19th century.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation, Glasgow 1897, First Edition
£50.00

Sinclair Catherine - Scotland and the Scotch; or, the Western Circuit

A fair copy. Spine ends a little chipped. Hinges have beeen strengthened with sellotape. Ownership inscriptions. Pp.viii,348. An account of a journey through the West Highlands before the days of mass tourism.
Published : William Whyte & Co, Edinburgh 1840, First Edition
£25.00

Sinclair Donald - The History of the Aberdeen Volunteers Embracing Also Some Account of the Early Volunteers of the Counties of Aberdeen, Banff and Kincardine

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little edge wear. End-papers browned but a very decent copy internally as well as externally. Pp.xxii,[1],387. Many illustrations. List of subscribers. Part 1 of the book deals with military volunteers in Aberdeen from earliest times up to the Battle of Trafalgar. Part II deals with the volunteer movement in Aberdeen after 1859.
Published : Aberdeen Daily Journal Office 1907, First Edition
£150.00

Sinclair John - Scenes and Stories of the North of Scotland

Hardback. A near very good copy in the original cloth which is decorated on the upper board. Small label of previous owner on front fixed end-paper. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. 242 pages. Three coloured and eight lithograph illustrations. Chapters on Lewis, Assynt, Caithness Coast,the Town of Thurso, the Shetland Islands etc.
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1891, New Edition
£30.00

Sinclair Sir John (editor) - The Statistical Account of Scotland 1791-1799: Vol. I General

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp i-.lxxiv,432,lxxv-lxxvii. This volume "contains all the material not pertaining to a specific county, and also the university accounts, together with a new general introduction to the whole series--."
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1983, First Edition Thus
£22.00

Sinclair Sir John (editor) - The Statistical Account of Scotland Drawn Up from the Communications of the Ministers of the Different Parishes Volume Seventh

A very good copy in a modern brown cloth binding lettered in gilt on the spine. New end-papers. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. This volume gives an account of 55 Scottish parishes. The first Statistical Account is an incomparable source work for those interested in Scottish history.
Published : William Creech, Edinburgh 1793, First Edition
£50.00