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Worsdall Frank - The Tenement a Way of Life

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription. Pp.ix,165. 59 illustrations (and cover illustration). 15 figures. This is a social, historical and architectural study of housing in Glasgow.
Published : Chambers, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£12.00

Wright Douglas - Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Centenary Book

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Presentation label on front end-paper. 276 pages. Numerous photographs including colour. The history of Peebles' Beltane Queen Festival written for the festival's centenary.
Published : Peebles March Riding and Beltane Queen Festival Committee 1999, Peebles 1999, First Edition
£25.00

Wright J.E.B. - Mountain Days in the Isle of Skye

Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth which is faded to the spine in particular but leaving the lettering clear. Smallish ownership label on front free end-paper but otherwise a nice copy internally. 239 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Climbing on the Black Cuillin in the early 1930s.
Published : The Moray Press, Edinburgh 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Yeoman, Peter - Medieval Scotland an Archaeological Perspective

Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwraper. Ownership inscription. 128 pages. 16 colour plates. 101 black and white illustrations.
Published : B.T. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, London 1995, First Edition
£20.00

Yerbury Trevor; Cant Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Gift inscription on half-title. 192 pagres. Foreword by Richard Demarco. A book of photographs, many of Edinburgh but including some portraits, taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£27.00

Yerbury, Trevor; Cant, Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 192 pages. A fascinating collection of Edinburgh photographs taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers, the earliest dating from the 1850s.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£30.00

Young Douglas - Scotland

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 268pp. The author was a professor of classics and a chairman of the Scottish National Party.
Published : Cassell, London 1971, First Edition
£6.00

Young Douglas - The Puddocks a Verse Play in Scots

Softback. A very good copy. 63 pages. A play translated into Scots from the Greek of Aristophanes.
Published : Published By the Author 1957, First Edition
£6.00

Young, James D. - Women and Popular Struggles: A History of British Working-class Women 1560-1984

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 219 pages.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£9.00

Young, William S - A Spot Supremely Blest: The History, Lore and Legends of Langholm

Hardback. A fine copy in laminated boards. Pp.xii,143. Illustrations. Rear end-paper map. A history of the Scottish border town of Langholm.
Published : Cairndhu Publishing, Langholm 2004, First Edition
£30.00

Youngson, A.J. - After the Forty-five: The Economic Impact on the Scottish Highlands

Hardback. A very good copy in a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy inrternally with no foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,246. 30 illustrations. The story of the social and economic change in the Scottish Highlands in the first eighty years or so after the Rising of 1745.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1973, First Edition
£10.00

Yule, Bill - Matrons, Medics and Maladies : Inside Edinburgh Royal Infirmary in the 1840s

Illustrated by John Johnstone.
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,236. Illustrated. A serious but entertaining study which refers to real cases.
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 1999, First Edition
£7.00