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Weir, Tom - Highland Days

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. 31 black and white photographs by the author. 141 pages. A near very good dustwrapper which has 2 small closed tears, is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. A book of the outdoor life, camping and climbing in Highland Scotland in the 1930s.
Published : Gordon Wright, Edinburgh 1984, First Edition Thus

Weir, Tom - The Scottish Lochs 2

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with title in gilt on spine. Many black and white photographs. No inscriptions. 246 pages. Very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. This volume covers some of the most unusual lochs in Scotland and contains detailed information on a wildlife and plant life rich in arctic associations.
Published : Constable, London 1972, First Edition

Welles Edward Randolph - Ardincaple Castle and Its Lairds

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a dark green half-leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine and with a gilt logo on the upper board. Lower board a little spotted.Top edge gilt. Partly unopened. 250 copies printed. Four tissue-guarded plates. Two maps. The story, over about eight centuries, of a castle situated near Helensburgh on the Firth of Clyde and its Lairds who, until the 18th century, were chiefs of Clan MacAulay.
Published : Jackson, Wylie & Co, Glasgow 1930, First Edition

West T.W. - A History of Architecture in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 208pp. 13 plates. 115 drawings by the author. A concise survey of the entire field of architecture in Scotland from prehistoric times to the present day.
Published : University of London Press 1967, First Edition

West T.W. - A History of Architecture in Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription largely hidden by inner flap of wrapper. 208pp. Frontispiece and eight plates.
Published : University of London Press 1967, First Edition

Westwood Peter J. - Jean Armour Mrs Robert Burns an Illustrated Biography Including Sketches on the Lives of Sarah Burns and Jessy Lewars

Illustrated by James Drysdale.
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. No. 145 of 1000 hardback copies. Signed by the author. 180 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. A biography of the wife of the famous poet.
Published : Creedon Publications, Dumfries 1996, First Edition

Whatley Christopher A. (Editor) - John Galt 1779-1979

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 212pp. Map. 8 illustrations. Comprises essays to commemorate the bicentenary of Galt's birth.
Published : The Ramsay Head Press, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition

White Francis Buchanan W. - The Flora of Perthshire

Hardback. A fair copy only with tears to the spine, gilt number on spine and stamps of a Perthshire society. Some neat ink and pencil annotations (generally giving further locations or names for species). Pp.lix,447. Edited with an introduction and life of the author, a list of his scientific publications, and an appendix by James W.H. Trail. Frontispiece portrait. Map. A working copy.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition

Whitehead, W. Y. - Picturesque Pencaitland

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Small ownership inscription on the front free end-paper. 112pp + 2pp index. Frontispiece. A rather uncommon East Lothian parish history.
Published : D & J Croal, Haddington 1953, First Edition

Whitelaw Alex - The Book of Scottish Song; Collected and Illustrated with Historical and Critical Notices, and an Essay on the Song-Writers of Scotland

Hardback. A just about good copy in full leather which shows some wear and which has a small tear at the top of the spine. All edges gilt. Small half-removed label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xliii,8,609. Frontispiece. Engraved title page. Decorated borders to each page.
Published : Blackie & Son , Glasgow 1851,

Wilkie James - The Benedictine Monasteries of Northern Fife in History and Tradition

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Spine lettering dull. Ownership inscription. Pp.x,339. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations. The story of the abbeys of Lindores and Balmerino set against a background of Scottish history.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1927, First Edition

Wilkie Robert Blair - Remembered Radiance

A very good copy in card covers. This was a presentation copy (but not by the author) to Hazel Smith, widow of Sydney Goodsir Smith. 53 pages. Foreword by Hugh MacDiarmid. A book of poetry.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition

Wilkinson-Latham Robert - Scottish Military Uniforms

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with two closed edge tears and a small piece rubbed from surface of front cover. 112pp. 50 plates. 17 figures.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1975, First Edition