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Thomson Daniel - The Dunfermline Hammermen a History of the Incorporation of Hammermen in Dunfermline to Which is Appended a History of the Convener's Court of Dunfermline

Illustrated by William Thomson.
Hardback. A very good copy in light green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,259. Frontispiece (loose) and 16 illustrations.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1909, First Edition
£50.00

Thomson Daniel - The Weavers' Craft Being a History of the Weavers' Incorporation of Dunfermline with Word Pictures of the Passing times

Illustrated by William Thomson.
Hardback. Overall a good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in black with the Dunfermline coat of arms on the upper board. Half inch closed tear in cloth at foot of front board. Internally very good with no ownership inscription. Some browning to end-papers. 380 pages. 38 illustrations including frontispiece. Goes wider than the title would suggest with much on the history of the Dunfermline area.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1903, First Edition
£40.00

Thomson Daniel - The Weavers' Craft Being a History of the weavers' Incorporation of Dunfermline with Word Pictures of the Passing Times

Illustrated by William Thomson.
Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with Dunfermline's coat of arms in black on the upper board. Some browning to end-papers and pencilled ownership inscription but otherwise a nice clean copy internally. 380 pages. 38 illustrations. Goes wider than the title would suggest with much local and Scottish history. "The story of a little community such as the Weaving Craft of Dunfermline may be made to exhibit, with interesting detail, the daily life of our forefathers and fore-mothers of the olden time."
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1903, First Edition
£45.00

Thomson Edith E.B. - The Parliament of Scotland 1690-1702

A very good copy in stiff card covers. Small ownership label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.viii,198. A study of the constitution. legislative achievement etc. of the old Scottish Parliament shortly before the Union of the Parliaments.
Published : Oxford University Press 1929, First Edition
£30.00

Thomson George - The Butterflies of Scotland: A Natural History

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a removable sleeve. Presentation inscription, possibly from author, on front end-paper - "To Jack with many thanks for all your help. George". Pp.xvii,267. 39 plates (including colour).. 97 figures including distribution maps. This is the first book to deal exclusively with the butterflies of Scotland.
Published : Croom Helm, London 1980, First Edition
£20.00

Thomson George - The Butterflies of Scotland: A Natural History

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.xvii,267. 39 plates (including colour plates). 97 figures including distribution maps. This is the first book to deal exclusively with the butterflies of Scotland.
Published : Croom Helm Ltd, London 1980, First Edition
£20.00

Thomson George (Editor) - Fifty Scottish Songs with Symphonies and Accompaniments, Wholly By Haydn Vol. III

Hardback. Folio. Very worn half-leather binding. Signed by publisher/editor on title page. Title page. Engraved title page with vignette. Preface. Index to the Airs. Index to the Poetry. Fifty songs with words and music by Robert Burns, Mrs. Grant of Laggan, Allan Ramsay etc.
Published : G. Thomson, Edinburgh 1802, First Edition
£80.00

Thomson Isabella - Lays of Ancrum and Alewater

Small 8vo. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,91. Frontispiece and six illustrations. The poems are the author's "sincere expression of her love for her homeland, and her sympathy with nature in all its moods".
Published : William R. Duff & Co., Leith 1922, First Edition
£35.00

Thomson J. Maitland - The Public Records of Scotland

A very good copy in dark blue cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Prize label on front pastedown. Pp.ix,175. Includes chapters on "The Lord Clerk Register's Department; Records of Chancery, of the Treasury, and of the Household; the Land Registers of Scotland; Ecclesiastical Records etc. Rather uncommon.
Published : MacLehose, Jackson & Co, Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£12.00

Thomson James - Doric Lays and Lyrics

Softback. A good copy in grey paper covers lettered in black. Slightly torn at foot of spine. 102 pages. Thomson was a poet of the Scottish Borders particularly Hawick.
Published : E.W.& W. Simpson, Hawick 1914, Third Edition
£9.00

Thomson James - Recollections of a Speyside Parish

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Browning to end-papers but a clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 141 pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author with tissue-guard intact. Recollections of Strathspey in the early to mid-19th century.
Published : The Moray and Nairn Newspaper Co. Ltd., Elgin 1902, Second Edition
£30.00

Thomson Pat - Take One Glen

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little stained. 184 pages. Illustrated. Recipes from the kitchens of crofters, farmers and gamekeepers living in Glenesk with a little bit about the glen thrown in.
Published : Standard Press, Montrose 1973, First Edition
£7.00

Thomson Rev. John H. - The Martyr Graves of Scotland : Being the Travels of a Country Minister in His Own Country - Second Series

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with paper title label on spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16 page publisher's catalogue at the rear. 14 illustrations. Contains an account of visits by the author to 35 graves of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
£45.00

Thomson, Derick S (Editor) - The MacDiarmid MS Anthology ; Poems and Songs Mainly Anonymous from the Collection Dated 1770

Hardback. A very good copy. In a good dustwrapper which has a couple of stains on the rear panel. A clean copy internally without ownership inscription or other marking. 340 pages. Comprises 48 Gaelic poems or songs collected by a Perthshire minister.Includes an introduction, historical and linguistic notes, a very full glossary, bibliography etc.
Published : Scottish Academic Press for the Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Edinburgh 1991, First Edition
£25.00

Thomson, Rev. John H. - The Martyr Graves of Scotland: Being the Travels of a Country Minister in His Own Country

Hardback. A very good copy in brown cloth (possibly rebound with new end-papers) with a paper title label on the spine. Pp.x,(i),312 + 16pp publisher's catalogue. 14 illustrations. This is a record of the author's travels to 22 of the gravestones of martyrs for the covenanting cause in Scotland.
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1875, First Edition
£30.00

Thorburn A.M.C. - The Scottish Rugby Union Official History

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,210. 121 plates. Covers the period from the early days of rugby in Scotland in the 1860's to Scotland's Grand Slam success of 1983/84.
Published : Scottish Rugby Union 1985, First Edition
£18.00

Timperley Loretta R. (Editor) - A Directory of Landownership in Scotland C.1770

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,428. Provides a detailed picture of the landowning class of Scotland around 1770 arranged by county and within each county by parish. With an index of names. A good reference source and not common.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£40.00