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Swain Margaret - Scottish Embroidery Medieval to Modern

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. This is an inscribed presentation copy from the author. 190pp. 10 colour photographs. 133 black and white illustrations. A history of Scottish embroidery and embroiderers from the sixteenth century to the present day.
Published : B.T. Batsford, London 1986, First Edition
£15.00

Swain, Margaret - Scottish Embroidery: Mediaeval to Modern

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which is otherwise complete and untorn. Ownership inscription on front fixed end-paper. 190 pages. 10 colour photographs. 133 black and white illustrations. A history of Scottish embroidery and embroiderers from the sixteenth century to the present day.
Published : B.T. Batsford, London 1986, First Edition
£10.00

Swan Elsie - Christopher North - John Wilson

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a near very good dustwrapper which has two smallish edge tears and which is itself protected by the original glassine wrapper which is a bit torn. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,255. Three portraits. A biography of John Wilson whose pseudonym was Christopher North under which name he wrote Noctes Ambosianae. He wrote much for Blackwood's Magazine and was for many years Professor of Moral Philosophy at Edinburgh University.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£20.00

Swinton John - An Abridgment of the Public Statutes in Force and Use Relative to Scotland from the Union in the Fifth Year of Queen Anne to the Twenty-seventh Year of His Present Majesty King George 11 Inclusive

A fair to good two volume set in a full leather binding. Small paper labels on spine. The front and rear fixed end-papers of both volumes have come loose and the inner flaps of the leather binding are loose. Otherwise a good set. Unpaginated. With a Table of the statutes abridged and an index.
Published : A. Kincaid and A. Donaldson, Edinburgh 1755, First Edition
£60.00

Tayler Alistair and Tayler Henrietta - The Stuart Papers at Windsor Being Selections from Hitherto Unprinted Royal Archives with Introduction and Notes

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some edge foxing. Pp.ix,290. 8 illustrations.
Published : John Murray, London 1939, First Edition
£24.00

Tayler Alistair and Tayler Henrietta (Editors) - Lord Fife and His Factor Being the Correspondence of James Second Lord Fife 1729-1809

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription (dated 1926) on front free end-paper. Some light edge foxing but a largely clean copy internally. Pp.xi,279. 10 illustrations. Short contemporary review loosely laid in which states: "We get a most vivid picture of the political situation and of life in London, written from the point of view of a very astute spectator--".
Published : William Heinemann, London 1925, First Edition
£30.00

Tayler, Alistair and Henrietta - Jacobites of Aberdeenshire and Banffshire in the Rising of 1715

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing, ownershjip inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxviii,255. 8 illustrations. Set out alphabetically the book gives such details as are available of men of Aberdenshire and Banffshire who were involved in the 1715 Rising. There is also an Index of names.
Published : Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£58.00

Tayler, Henrietta (Editor) - The Jacobite Court at Rome in 1719

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,261. Frontispiece. Contains the narrative of Lord Pitsligo when he was resident at the Jacobite court in Rome in 1719 together with some letters from the Royal Archives at Windsor which throw "light on the characters and after-lives of the various actors in Pitsligo's Narrative."
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
£25.00

Taylor Andrew G; Gordon John E.; Usher Michael B. (Editors) - Soils, Sustainability and the Natural Heritage

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvii,316. Colour illustrations. Figures. Consists mainly of papers delivered at a conference organised by Scottish Natural Heritage.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£12.00

Taylor D.B. - Archaeology of Tayside

Nd.c.1958. A good copy in paper covers. 40pp. 21 plates.
Published : Dundee Museum and Art Gallery, First Edition
£6.00

Taylor Dawson - St. Andrews Cradle of Golf

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper just a little worn at the edges. 207pp. Many illustrations including colour. The story of historical golf tournaments that have been held in St. Andrews and an illustrated guide to the Old Course.
Published : A.S. Barnes & Co, New Jersey 1976, First Edition
£5.00

Taylor James - Curling the Ancient Scottish Game

Illustrated by C.A. Doyle.
A very good copy in blue cloth which is decorated on the spine and upper board. Pp.xii,404. Illustrated. An attempt "to bring together all the scattered information that can be gleaned respecting Scotland's National Game".
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1887, Second Edition
£85.00

Taylor Joseph - A Journey to Edenborough in Scotland---Now First Printed from the Original Manuscript. With Notes By William Cowan

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth letterted in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 182 pages. Edition limited to 425 copies. An account by an English barrister of a journey from London to Edinburgh in 1705. "The most interesting and valuable portion of the narrative is that in which the writer describes the part of Scotland through which he travelled, and the manners and customs of the people with whom he came into contact."
Published : William Brown, Edinburgh 1903, First Edition
£25.00

Taylor Rachel Annand - Dunbar the Poet and His Period

Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine which shows some fading. Top edge gilt. This is no. 16 of 125 copies printed on hand-made paper at the Chiswick Press and is signed by the author. 87 pages. William Dunbar was a Scottish makar of the late 15th/early 16th century and closely associated with the court of King James IV. This volume is no.4 of "The Poets on the Poets" series.
Published : Faber & Faber, London 1931, First Edition
£32.00

Taylor, Rev.J.W. - Historical Antiquities of Fife, Chiefly Ecclesiastical, Connected with Some of Its Districts [2 Vols. Complete]

Hardbacks. 16mo. A very good two volume set in brown cloth lettered in gilt on spines and decorated in gilt on upper boards. Neat ownership inscription on front end-paper of first volume. Not foxed. Vol. I,pp.xv,336 + 16pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece. Two plans/maps (of Cupar and St. Andrews). Vol. II,pp.xviii,372 + 16pp. publisher's catalogue. Frontispiece. "It was to preserve local facts and traditions that this work was first undertaken--."
Published : Johnstone, Hunter & Co, Edinburgh 1875, Second Edition
£85.00

Teall of Teallach Gordon; Smith Philip D. Jr. - District Tartans

Hardback. A near fine copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,262. Numerous colour illustrations of tartans. Map end-papers. Errata and Addenda slip loosely laid in.
Published : Shepheard-Walwyn (Publishers) Ltd, London 1992, First Edition
£12.00

Terry Charles Sanford - An Index to the Papers Relating to Scotland Described or Calendared in the Historical MSS. Commission's Reports

Hardback. A very good copy showing a little wear to board edges. Bookplate of University Department but no other markings. 62 pages. "The Index displays the materials for Scottish History in the volumes published by the Historical Manuscripts Commission from 1870 to the end of 1907 including the single volume so far published in 1908--".
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1908, First Edition
£20.00