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Wade James A. - History of St. Mary's Abbey, Melrose, the Monastery of Old Melrose and the Town and Parish of melrose

Hardback. A little wear at spine ends but overall a very good copy in ribbed brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription .A little edge and end-paper foxing. 400 pages + 8pp adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations. A mid-Victorian history of the town and abbey of Melrose.
Published : Thomas C. Jack, Melrose 1861, First Edition
£48.00

Wainwright A. - Scottish Mountain Drawings Volume 3 the Western Highlands

Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in green rexine covers lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has minor edge tears and chipping. Drawings 151-225 with accompanying text and maps. Undated. Probably a later impression of the first edition.
Published : Westmorland Gazette, Kendal,
£15.00

Walker David M. - The Border Pulpit Being a Series of Sketches of a Number of Ministers of Various Denominations in the Border Counties of Past and Present Times with an Introduction on the Church of the Future

A good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. 176pp. A little fore-edge foxing. Uncommon.
Published : Published By the Author, Edinburgh 1877, First Edition
£18.00

Walker N.H. - The Seven Castles in Kinross-shire

A very good copy. Softcover. 87 pages. Many illustrations. Map. Foreword by Nigel Tranter. The story of Lochleven Castle and six others.
Published : Privately Published 1993, First Edition
£8.00

Walker Rev. George W. (Editor) - Church and Parish Being Brief Historical Papers on the Parishes Within the Presbytery of Cupar

Externally good but only a fair copy as the pages before the title page are lacking and pages 151-162 are loose. Pp.xii,213. 24 illustrations (including, in one illustration, 24 portraits of ministers on four pages). Chapters on many east Fife parishes by their local minister. A good reading copy of an uncommon book.
Published : Privately Published 1925, First Edition
£15.00

Walker, David M. - A Legal History of Scotland Volume II the Later Middle Ages

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xxii,794. A ground-breaking work by the former Regius Professor of Law in the University of Glasgow. This volume covers the period from 1286 to about 1488.
Published : W.Green, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£95.00

Walker, Ralph S. (Editor) - James Beattie's Day-Book 1773-1798

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green boards with cloth spine lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 227 pages. Frontispiece and 16 illustrations. Introduction and Notes by the editor. This is a record of personal and household expenditure of value for its references to people of interest, "to customs, movements and institutions characteristic of another age, to half-forgotten events of national and local significance, to instruments, vehicles, articles and commodities no longer in use now or differently used" and as throwing light on the daily wants and habits of a middle-class urban family in Scotland in the second half of the 18th century. Beattie was a poet, scholar and philosopher and a campaigner against slavery.
Published : Third Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1948, First Edition
£25.00

Walker, William - Peter Buchan, and Other Papers on Scottish and English Ballads and Songs

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,292. This is a reprint of a book first published in Aberdeen in a limited edition of 108 copies. The book gives, for the first time, "a true outline of the career of Peter Buchan with full details of his various manuscript collections." Also included are chapters on "Aberdeenshire's Contributions to Scottish Ballad-Lore" and "Notes on English and Scottish Ballads and Songs".
Published : Norwood Editions, Eugene, Oregon, U.S.A. 1973,
£45.00

Wallace James - The Sheriffdom of Clackmannan a Sketch of Its History with Lists of Its Sheriffs and Excerpts from the Records of Court

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge and end-paper foxing. 126 pages. Includes "prefatory notes on the office of sheriff in Scotland, his powers and duties".
Published : James Thin, Edinburgh 1890, First Edition
£18.00

Wallace Joyce M. - The Historic Houses of Edinburgh

A fine copy except for an ownership inscription. Paperback. Pp.viii,264. Many illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1998, Second Edition
£6.00

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith

A fine copy. Paperback. Pp.ix,166. 44 illustrations.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£5.00

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith

A very good copy. Paperback. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,240. Illustrated.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1997,
£5.00

Wallace Joyce M. - Traditions of Trinity and Leith and Further Traditions of Trinity and Leith

Softbacks. Two volumes, both in very good condition, published in 1985 and 1990 respectively. 166 and 147 pages. Many illustrations. A two-part history of Trinity, the western dormitory suburb of the Port of Leith.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh, First Edition
£10.00

Wallace William (editor) - Scotland Yesterday Some Old Friends

A very good copy. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,240. Sketches of 19th century life in an east of Scotland village and a west of Scotland country town.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1893, First Edition
£8.00