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Wallace, Joyce M. - Historic Houses of Edinburgh

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.ix,239. Many illustrations. Foreword by Basil Skinner.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1987, First Edition
£6.00

Walsh, Lorraine - Patrons Poverty & Profit : Organised Charity in Nineteenth-Century Dundee

Softback. A very good copy. Pp.v,65. A study of philanthropy in Dundee including the establishment of the Dundee Infirmary, the Orphan Institution and medical, reforming and benevolent spcieties.
Published : Abertay Historical Society, Dundee 2000, First Edition
£8.00

Wanlock Robert - Moorland Rhymes

Hardback. A good, sound, copy in dark blue cloth which is a little marked. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.vi,256. Poems in Scots and English from the south of Scotland.
Published : John Anderson & Son, Dumfries 1874, First Edition
£18.00

Warrack Alexander - The Scots Dialect Dictionary

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 717pp. Originally published in 1911 the book includes over fifty thousand words and phrases in use in Scotland since 1650.
Published : Tantallon Books, Edinburgh 1988, Reprint
£8.00

Warrand Duncan (Editor) - More Culloden Papers Vol. II 1704 to 1725

Hardback. The dark green boards are quite badly damp-stained on the front board and spine. Internally the book is very good. Largely unopened. Pp.[xii],370. 4 illustrations. Letters etc. relating to early 18th century Scottish history including the 1715 and 1719 Jacobite Risings.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1925, First Edition
£20.00

Warrand Duncan (Editor) - More Culloden Papers Vol. IV February 1744 to February 1746

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unopened. Pp.xxiii,241. Frontispiece portrait of Duncan Forbes of Culloden. Letters etc. concerning the 1745 Jacobite Rising.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1929, First Edition
£65.00

Warrand Duncan (Editor) - More Culloden Papers Vol. V February 1746 to December 1747

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Unopened. Pp.xviii,307. Letters etc. concerning the 1745 Jacobite Rising.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1930, First Edition
£65.00

Warrender Margaret - Marchmont and the Humes of Polwarth

Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt on upper board. Bevelled edges. Dark maroon end-papers. Hinges sound. No ownership inscription. Some edge foxing. Pp.xiv,193. Illustrated including colour frontispiece. Includes a pedigree of the Humes of Polwarth. The story of a family from the Berwickshire parish of Polwarth.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1894, First Edition
£38.00

Warrender Margaret (Editor) - Illustrations of Scottish History. Sixteenth Century. Letters and Documents of Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, James VI, Bothwell Etc

Hardback. 4to. A good plus copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little wear to spine ends and board tips. Top edge gilt. Some foxing to end-papers. Gift inscription from the author. Pp. xi,59. 12 illustrations, some double page others tissue-guarded. Errata slip tipped-in.
Published : James Stillie, Edinburgh 1889, First Edition
£60.00

Warwick James David - Charters and Other Documents Relating to the City of Edinburgh 1143-1540

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 231 pages. Frontispiece. Text of documents in Latin with English translation. This is a reprint of a book first published in 1871.
Published : Isha Books, New Delhi 2013, Reprint
£14.00

Watson George - The Roxburghshire Word-Book Being a Record of the Special Vernacular Vocabulary of the County of Roxburgh, with an Appendix of Specimens

Hardback. A near very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. The spine is a little faded but the lettering is clear. Edge and end-paper foxing. No ownership inscription. Pp.vii,[i],344.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1923, First Edition
£30.00

Watson George - The Roxburghshire Word-Book: Being a Record of the Special Vernacular Vocabulary of the County of Roxburgh, with an Appendix of Specimens

Hardback. A very good copy in the original maroon cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. Pp.vii,[1],344. Loosely inseted is a hand-written note from David Murison, editor of the Scottish National Dictionary, thanking the previous owner of this book for his help regarding the dialect of the Kelso district.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1923, First Edition
£34.00

Watson J & W - Morayshire Described: Being a Guide to Visitors - - -

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 350pp + 16pp advertisements. Folding map. Illustrations. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1868. An invaluable portrait of Morayshire half-way through the Victorian age.
Published : Moray District Libraries 1983, Reprint
£15.00

Watson J. Carmichael (editor) - Gaelic Songs of Mary MacLeod

A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Gift inscription and poem of exile "London Scottish" written in ink on front end-papers. Pp.xxxiv,158. Introduction, translation and notes by the editor. This is the first complete collection of the surviving songs of Mary MacLeod, described as "probably the best of our minor Gaelic bards".
Published : Blackie & Son, London 1934, First Edition
£18.00