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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 Godfrey - Bothwell and the Witches

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's black cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 13 black and white illustrations. Double-page map. Fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Connected with the witches who concocted schemes in the churchyard of North Berwick and elsewhere was Francis Stewart, Fifth Earl of Bothwell, cousin of the King and godson of Mary Queen of Scots. Was his trial for witchcraft an attempt by James VI to frame a man who by his repeated attempts to kidnap his sovereign had given the impression that he was a rival for the throne?
Published : Robert Hale, London 1975, First Edition
£6.00

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