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Stewart Agnes M. - Life of Mary Queen of Scots

Small thick 8vo. A good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Bevelled edges. Gift inscription. Pp.xxiii,572. Frontispiece and five illustrations. A rather uncommon biography of Scotland's most famous queen.
Published : Burns and Oates, London 1885, First Edition

Stewart Alexander - Reminiscences of Dunfermline and Neighbourhood, Illustrative of Dunfermline Life Sixty Years Ago--with Chronological Appendix 1064-1888

Hardback. A fair copy in soiled boards. Internally good.,[2],296. Frontispiece and six illustrations. Dunfermline life in the first half of the 19th century. A good reading copy.
Published : Scott & Ferguson and J. Menzies & Co, Edinburgh 1889, Second Edition

Stewart Elizabeth - Dunkeld an Ancient City - Local Lore Persons and Places

Hardback. A very good copy still in the original clear glassine wrapper. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.[xii],150. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. First published in 1926 this is "a short and concise history of Dunkeld, along with other ponits of interest."
Published : Norman Burns, Dunkeld 1979, Reprint

Stewart G.D. (Editor) - Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures Formed in the Year 1785 Incorporated By Royal Charter in the Year 1786 160th Anniversary 1785-1945

Hardback. Nd. c.1945. A near very good copy in green leather covers lettered in gilt. Small tear at join of spine and front cover. No ownership inscription. 80 pages. 4 illustrations. The main part of the book is a brief account of forty historic Edinburgh firms.
Published : , Edinburgh, Second Edition

Stewart John B. - The Moral and Political Philosophy of David Hume

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Lacks dustwrapper. Pp.viii,[2],422. A study of Scotland's foremost philosopher.
Published : Columbia University Press, New York and London 1963, First Edition

Stewart Katharine - A Croft in the Hills

Illustrated by Anne Shortreed.
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Black and white illustrations. Slight foxing to front and rear endpapers only. Foreword by Neil Gunn. 179 pages. Good price-clipped, dustwrapper which is torn and slightly chipped at the foot of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a removable cover. "What drives strangers, not bred in crofting traditions, to make the attempt? Thi is the story of such an attempt with all the questions answered, and it is told so well that I find it absorbing." (from the foreword).
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1960, First Edition

Stewart Lady Marie (Edited By Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe) - Extracts from the Household Book of Lady Marie Stewart,daughter of Esme, Duke of Lenox, and Countess of Mar

Hardback. Nd. [1815]. 4to. A good copy in red cloth which shows some fading and wear to spine. Lettered in gilt on a black title-piece. Very good internally with very little foxing. 59 pages. Two illustrations + head-piece and tail-piece. The entries in the Household Book cover the period 1638-1643. They are preceded by a "biographical notice" of Lady Marie Stewart. According to a pencilled note in the book only 50 copies were printed.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh, First Edition

Stewart Rev. Alexander - 'Twixt Ben Nevis and Glencoe : The Natural History, Legends, and Folk-Lore of the West Highlands

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth which is faded and spotted on the spine. Bookplate. A little edge and end-paper foxing but generally clean internally. Pp.xv,384. Tissue-guarded photographic frontispiece of author.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh 1885, First Edition

Stewart, Ian - The Glasgow Tramcar

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. Small ownership label on front end-paper. 200 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. A "unique and detailed account of the Glasgow tramway fleet".
Published : Scottish Tramway Museum Society, Glasgow 1983, First Edition

Stirling A. M. W. - Fyvie Castle Its Lairds and Their Times

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. The boards are flecked with a few spots of white (paint?). A little wear to spine ends. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xvi,426. Many illustrations.
Published : John Murray, London 1928, First Edition

Stirling A. M. W. - Fyvie Castle Its Lairds and their Times

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in blue cloth with illustration of the castle inlaid on the upper board. Neat gift inscription on front end-paper. Some edge foxing but internally clean. Pp.xvi,426 + 6pp publisher's adverts. Frontispiece and 28 illustrations. The book gives "a brief survey of the successive Lairds of Fyvie [Setons, Gordons, Forbes-Leiths etc] and the times in which they lived; together with some mention of other lives and incidents which have become associated with the story of the old Castle."
Published : John Murray, London 1928, First Edition

Stirling R. McD. - Inveresk Parish Lore from Pagan Times

A very good copy in the original maroon cloth which shows some fading to the spine. 234 pages. 18 illustrations. The story of the ancient and historic parish of Inveresk near Edinburgh.
Published : T.C. Blair, Musselburgh 1894, First Edition

Stirton The Reverend John - Glamis Castle Its Origin and History with the Brief Account of the Early Church of the Parish

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's brown cloth with title and decoration in gilt on front board. No inscriptions. Profusely illustrated throughouit in colour and black and white including tipped-in plates. Good illustrated dustwrapper which has a 2 inch piece missing at top of front panel and which is now protected in a removable cover.
Published : W. Shepherd, Forfar 1938, First Edition

Stirton John (Editor) - Glamis a Parish History

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription. Only foxing is to tissue-guard to frontispiece. Pp.xv,254. Numerous illustrations from photographs by the Lady Maud Bowes-Lyon and others.
Published : W. Shepherd, Forfar 1913, First Edition

Stoddart Anna M. - John Stuart Blackie: a Biography

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Vol.1,pp.xiii,333 + adverts. Frontispiece. Vol.II,pp.viii,368. Frontispiece and one other illustration.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1895, Third Edition

Stoddart Thomas Todd - Angling Songs with a Memoir By Anna M. Stoddart

Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Spine a bit marked. Bookplate. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,324. + 47 pp adverts. Frontispiece portrait. The memoir of the author comprises more than half the book.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1889, First Edition

Story Robert Herbert - William Carstares: A Character and Career of the Revolutionary Epoch (1649-1715)

A very good copy. Presentation copy from the author to Glasgow Archaeological Society with the Society's book plate. Some foxing to end-papers. 385pp plus 54p catalogue of MacMillan's books. Frontis. Carstares was a Scottish adviser to William of Orange.
Published : Macmillan, London 1874, First Edition