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Williams Ian - A Moment in Time on Skye

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver in a very good slip-case. Inscribed (probably by author) "To Sheila Best Wishes Ian". 60 pages. A book of watercolour sketches done on Skye of mainly animals and birds.
Published : Ian Williams Publishing, Waternish Isle of Skye 2008, First Edition
£40.00

Williams Janet Hadley (Editor) - Duncane Laideus Testament and Other Comic Poems in Older Scots

Hardback. A fine copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.xiv,264. Frontispiece. " This volume contains eleven poems freshly established from early manuscripts and prints" which "are valuable examples of particular kinds of humorous writing in Older Scots - comic, parodic and satiric."
Published : The Scottish Text Society 2016, First Edition
£30.00

Williamson C.J. - Skipper Dick and Other Shetland Stories

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A lovely clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 217pp. Short stories from Shetland.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd. 1973, First Edition
£7.00

Williamson George - Memorials of the Lineage, Early Life, Education and Development of the Genius of James Watt

A very good copy in a half-leather binding. Five raised bands. Moderate wear to the spine. 262 pages. 16 illustrations including folding map of the River Clyde, double page view of Greenock and folding plan of the steamship "Atrato". (Loosely inserted is a folding plate of the same ship which does not appear to come from the book).
Published : Printed for the Watt Club By Thomas Constable Printer to Her Majexty 1856, First Edition
£55.00

Williamson Rev. Alex - Glimpses of Peebles or Forgotten Chapters in Its History

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Pp.xv,322 + 2pp publisher's adverts. 6 illustrations.
Published : George Lewis & Co, Selkirk 1895, First Edition
£35.00

Williamson, Duncan - Don't Look Back Jack : Scottish Traveller Tales

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Some browning to page ends. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,162. Twelve tales of the Scottish travelling people concwerning "Jack", the archetypal character in folklore.
Published : Canongate, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£10.00

Willis R. L. - Journal of a Tour from London to Elgin Made About 1790 in Company with Mr. Brodie, Younger Brother of Brodie of Brodie

Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing. One of only 250 copies. 84 pages. "The writer of this Journal being an educated and travelled gentleman, his observations do not lack merit and they are seldom dull".
Published : Thomson Brothers, Edinburgh 1897, First Edition
£55.00

Wilson Alexander - The Chartist Movement in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.ix,294. 14 plates. 8 figures.
Published : Manchester University Press 1970, First Edition
£12.00

Wilson Andrew (Editor) - The Parish of Killearn

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. Small ownership label on half-title. 160 pages. Over 100 illustrations. Maps. The story of this Stirlingshire parish from earliest times.
Published : Killearn Trust 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Wilson Grant F. - A Bibliography of Iain Crichton Smith

A very good copy. Softback. 228pp.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1990, First Edition
£5.00

Wilson John B. (Editor) - The Lochmaben Court and Council Book 1612-1721

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,309. Records 404 meetings of Lochmaben Town Council.
Published : The Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£20.00

Wilson Rev. William - Airlie a Parish History

A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to the spine and evidence of a small label having been removed from the spine. The front end-paper has been stamped "Rl HQ Reserve Stock" but there are no other library markings. 359pp. 20 illustrations. The history of an Angus parish.
Published : Alex. Pettigrew Ltd, Coatbridge 1917, First Edition
£45.00

Wilson Sir Daniel - Memorials of Edinburgh in the Olden Time: Two Volume Set

Hardbacks. 4to. A very good, two volume set in a red half-leather binding with marbled boards. Spines lettered and decorated in gilt with five raised bands. Marbled end-papers. Top edge gilt. This is no. 73 of 150 large paper copies and is signed by author and publisher in both volumes. This is "a new edition with extensive alterations and additions and with fresh illustrations from the author's drawings." Vol. I,pp.xxii,282. 20 full-page plates. Folding plan - "Bird's Eye View of Edinburgh in 1647." Numerous wood-engravings etc. Vol. II,pp.xii,316. 21 full-page plates. Numerous wood engraqvings etc. A nice, clean set without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh and London 1891, Large Paper Edition
£145.00