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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 Nellie (Preface) - Comrie Our Village

Softback. A very good copy. 71 pages. Numerous illustrations. An account of the history, traditions and characters of the village of Comrie in Perthshire.
Published : Comrie Women's Rural Institute 1966, First Edition
£12.00

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

Taylor, Simon (with Gilbert Markus) - The Place-names of Fife: Volume Three St Andrews and the East Neuk

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.xii,644. 27 maps. This is the third of a five volume survey of the place-names of Fife "which sets new standards in county place-names research". This volume covers the parishes of eastern Fife in the East Neuk including St. Andrews.
Published : Shaun Tyas, Donington 2009, First Edition
£30.00

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

Terry Charles Sanford (Editor) - The Forty-Five a Narrative of the Last Jacobite Rising By Several Contemporary Hands

A very good copy. Although the red cloth spine is a bit faded the gilt lettering and decoration are clear. This is a clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp. xii,208. 8 illustrations.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1922, First Edition
£14.00

Thompson D.B.A.; Hester Alison J.; Usher Michael B. (Editors) - Heaths and Moorland: Cultural Landscapes

Hardback. A very good copy. Spine a little faded but the lettering is clear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,400. Colour illustrations. Figures. Tables. Maps. Comprises papers by 70 authors to an annual conference of Scottish Natural Heritage. The majority of papers are about heaths and moorland in Scotland.
Published : HMSO, Edinburgh 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Thompson Francis - St Kilda and Other Hebridean Outliers

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A nice clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 220 pages. Illustrations. Maps. A volume in the publisher's "Island Series."
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1970, First Edition
£18.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

A very good copy in a very good silver coloured dustwrapper lettered in black on spine. Bookplate. Unusual green pages. 179pp. Illustrated.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. An unusual book with green pages and silver wrapper. A nice clean copy. 179 pages. Chapters on "Ghosts in folklore and legend", "Ghostly noises and lights", "Strange Happenings", "Haunted Houses" etc.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00

Thompson Francis - The Ghosts, Spirits and Spectres of Scotland

A very good copy in a very good, complete and untorn, dustwrapper. A clean copy with no foxing or ownership inscription. 179 pages. Illustrated. So far as possible the book includes "only authentic instances of the paranormal". A striking book with silver dustwrapper and green pages.
Published : Impulse Books, Aberdeen 1973, First Edition
£5.00