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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,
£18.00

Wilkie James - Bygone Fife from Culross to St. Andrews: Traditions, Legends, Folklore and Local History of "the Kingdom "

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in black. In a good plus dustwrapper which has a smallish stain near the foot of the spine. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,393. Colour frontispiece. Described as "a charming collection of old legends and stories."
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh & London 1931, First Edition
£25.00

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
£40.00

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
£12.00

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
£9.00

Willcock John - A Scots Earl in Covenanting Times: Being Life and Times of Archibald 9th Earl of Argyll (1629-1685)

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Small ownerahip inscription. Moderate edge foxing. Pp.xix,[ii],448. Frontispiece and 14 illustrations.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Williams Andrew Gibbon and Brown Andrew - The Bigger Picture a History of Scottish Art

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224pp. Many illustrations including colour. The book concentrates on the development of Scottish art from 1603 to the present day.
Published : BBC Books 1993, First Edition
£6.00

Williams Andrew Gibbon and Brown Andrew - The Bigger Picture a History of Scottish Art

4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one one inch tear. Previous owner's name and address label on end-paper. 224pp. Many illustrations including colour. A history of the development of Scottish art from 1603 to the present day.
Published : BBC Books 1993, First Edition
£10.00

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