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Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A little wear to spine ends. Top edge gilt. Pp.viii,142. Frontispiece and 6 illustrations. Facsimiles of eight deeds and three letters at end of book.This is no.57 of 100 copies. The main part of the book is a biographical and historical sketch of the Mackenzies of Rosehaugh, in particular Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh, Lord Advocate of Scotland and James Stuart Mackenzie, Lord Privy Seal. A typed letter from the author is loosely laid in and a later typed letter from his son is sellotaped to the front fixed end-paper. Scarce.
Published : Privately Printed By T and A Constable, Edinburgh 1906, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in grey covers lettered in black. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[x],143. Includes many titles relating to the Univerity. Entries 54-66 concern golf in St. Andrews. This is Library Publications, I of the University of St. Andrews. Uncommon.
Published : W. C. Henderson & Son, University Press, St. Andrews 1926, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.ix,286. Colour plates. Numerous figures. Tables. In three parts; "Shaping our Island Marine Heritage," "Wildlife and the Marine Heritage," and "Sustainable Use of our Marine Heritage."
Published : HMSO 1994, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little edge foxing. 321 pages. Illustrated. Chapters on "The Military Occupations of Perth", "Stage-Coach Days in Perth", "Perth Signboards and Symbols" "Neil Gow, the Famous Scottish Fiddler" etc. A rather uncommon title.
Published : John M'Kinlay, Perth 1928, First Edition
A good plus copy in limp cream cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Some wear to spine ends. Yapped edges. Lacks tie. Maroon end-papers. Pp.xii,252. 8 illustrations. Essays on St. Andrews, the university and its alumni with some more general essays also. Includes "The House Beautiful", a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Published : T & A Constable at the Edinburgh University Press 1887, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in a full leather binding which has been rebacked. Spine with five raised bands and title in gilt on a red title-piece. Old ownership inscriptions. Browning to a few early and late page ends. 514 pages. The author was Professor of Moral Philosophy at Aberdeen University. In this work he takes issue with the philosophy of David Hume.
Published : Edward and Charles Dilly, and A. Kincaid, W. Creech and J. Bell, London and Edinburgh 1772,
A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Some rubbing to boards. Inscribed on front end-paper; "With the editor's comps." pp.xii,82. The text is reprinted exactly as in the original edition of 1813. Poetry, much of it in the Buchan dialect. Includes an Introduction and Glossary.
Published : James Mackay, Aberdeen 1873,
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper but with the previous owner's name & address label on front fixed end-paper. 295pp. Illustrated.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
A vry good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on upper board. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 128 pages. 20 illustrations. Lists Past Masters from 1759 and office bearers for 1945-46.
Published : Thomson & Cully, Glasgow 1948, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No.441 of 525 copies. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xlix,439,15. The "Record", from 1662 to 1688 "embraces the whole of the last period of Episcopacy as the Established Church in Scotland. From it we obtain a view not merely of the Church and Church life of the period, but also of the social life and manners of the people of that age in a somewhat remote and secluded district of the country."
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1897, First Edition
Hardback. The first two volumes of a four volume set. In good condition overall. Green cloth lettered in gilt. Spines rather faded and worn. Stamps (of a church) on front end-paper of each volume. Vol.I pp.xlviii,373. Vol.II,pp.x,429. Coloured frontispiece map to each volume. Translated from the German, with notes and additions, by D. Oswald Hunter Blair, O.S.B. Monk of Fort Augustus.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1887, First Edition
Pictorial boards. A very good copy. Signed by co-editor Bill Wallace. Top two inches of front free end-paper (which contains a map) have been cut out. Pp.[vi],121. Numerous colour illustrations and route maps. Map end-papers. A Scottish Mountaineering Club guide.
Published : Scottish Mountaineering Trust 1987, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light blueish/green cloth decorated in black on the upper board. Ownership inscription. Generally a clean copy with little foxing. Pp.xiv,336 + 24pp adverts. Folding map (with one inch edge tear but complete). Covers mainly Fife and Kinross-shire.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1888, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on the illustrated upper board. Spine a little marked. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,336. Folding map. Covers West Fife, Kinross-shire and the hillfoots villages.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1888, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c. 1870? A very good copy in dark blue cloth decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Consists of eight double-page steel engravings taken from "The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland" by Billings together with eight pages of text. Some foxing but the plates are quite clean. Lengthy and interesting pencilled note on front end-paper concerning the "Baronial Antiquities". Uncommon.
Published : William Paterson, Edinburgh,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,415. 34 figures. 7 plates in pocket at rear. Numerous tables.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1973, First Edition
A fair copy in rather worn and marked boards. 352 pages. Frontispiece. Good reading copy of an uncommon book.
Published : J and R Parlane, Paisley 1896, First Edition
Softback. A good copy of this 16 page pamphlet. Presentation inscription from the author at head of front cover. Couple of ink marks at page 12. This was a paper read to the Glasgow Archaeological Society.
Published : William Hodge & Company, Glasgow and Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
A fair plus copy in brown paper-covered boards with cloth spine. A fair amount of rubbing to the boards. Small tear in cloth at foot of spine. Lettered in gilt on the spine and in black on both front and rear board. Ppvi,,350 + advertisements. Comprises eight essays including "Homeopathy" by William T. Gairdner, "Progress of Britain in the Mechanical Arts" by James Sime and ""Scottish Ballads" by Alexander Smith.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, Edinburgh 1857, First Edition
A very good copy in reddish-brown cloth which is slightly faded on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Loosely enclosed is a small card (in an envelope addressed to Mrs. Hugh Rose) which states "With Much Love from Miss Clara T. Blackie". Clara was the daughter of Walter W. Blackie. Pp.ix,,170. 6 illustrations. Consists of a selection of Blackie's letters covering his interests other than publishing. Uncommon as it was published for the family.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation By Blackie & Son Ltd 1936, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some light fore-edge foxing. Compliment slip from "the Misses Blackie" loosely enclosed. 178 pages. Frontispiece and two other illustrations. This is a collection of family letters from members of the publishing firm of Blackie which were put into print for circulation among the descendants of the writers of the letters.
Published : Printed for Private Circulation By Blackie & Son Ltd 1932, First Edition
A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Prize label on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xii,412 + 32pp publisher's catalogue at rear dated May 1882. Portrait frontispiece. Folding map at rear. Dwells on Livingstone's character and attempts "to present a more complete history of his life than has yet appeared."
Published : John Murray, London 1882,
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Upper board a little marked at top. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,136. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and two other illustrations. Folding map in rear pocket. Includes material of Jacobite interest additional to the Itinerary including an Appendix entitled "The Prince and Lord George Murray" and a Postscript entitled "Lochgarry's Memorial to Glengarry."
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1897, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a plain white dustwrapper which is a bit soiled. 30 pages. Well illustrated. A short history of the well-known Edinburgh jeweller.
Published : Published Privately By Regimental Headquarters Royal Tank Regiment, Edinburgh 1966, First Edition
Illustrated by Hanslip Fletcher.
Hardback. 4to. A good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt and with gilt decoration to upper board. Top edge gilt. Spine a little faded but lettering clear. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.viii,,263. 75 illustrations, including some full-page with tissue guards.
Published : Sidgwick & Jackson, London 1911, First Edition
A very good copy. Softcover. 56 pages. Many illustrations. Map. This is an introduction to Fife as it was 50 years ago when linen was woven at Dunfermline and linoleum made at Kirkcaldy.
Published : Fife County Council 1951, First Edition
A good copy showing a little wear to spine ends. 239pp. Illustrations in text.
Published : Thomas Fraser, Dalbeattie 1890, First Edition
Nd. c.1898? A very good copy in light green cloth lettered in blue. 81 pages. 8 illustrations. The book comprises "the Speeches delivered on the occasion of the Unveiling of the Memorial, erected to commemorate the Birthplace of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd, at Ettrickhall, on 28th June 1898."
Published : James Lewis, Selkirk, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper with minor edge tears. Bookplate of Compton Mackenzie. Pp.xxviii,520. Illustrations. Maps. This is considered by many to be the best of all Boswell's Journals.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1963,
Hardback. A nice copy in red cloth lettered in gilt with decorations in black. Would be fine but for a little fading to the spine (but the spine lettering remains clear). No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[x],303. 20 illustrations. The author's aim was to place before the public "the principal ballads and stories connected with the Kingdom of Fife."
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1899, First Edition
Softback. A near very good copy in grey covers. Wrappers a little soiled at edges with two small tears.This is an uncorrected proof copy and thus pre-dates the first edition. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Pp.xxix,374 + 2 pages of genealogical tables.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1957,
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's violet paper covered boards with maroon cloth spine lettered in gilt. No inscriptions. Many black and white plates. 224 pages. Very good illustrated dustwapper which is protected in a removable cover. The story of the Scottish Highland regiments.
Published : The Gleneil Press, Scotland 1996,
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,535 + new eleven page introduction to this edition by John Butt and Ian L. Donnachie. First published in 1869 this book is recognised as a masterpiece of mid-Victorian economic writing.
Published : Augustus M. Kelly, New York 1969,
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a little chipping at spine ends. A clean copy internally with no foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.,viii,535 + new 11 page Introduction to this edition by John Butt and Ian L. Donnachie. First published in 1869 this "classic account of Scottish industries has long been recognised as a masterpiece of mid-Victorian economic writing." Much on coal, iron, engineering, transport, textiles, chemicals and much else.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969,
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little faded and marked on the spine. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,535 + unpaginated new Introduction to this edition. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1869, a classic account of Scottish industries and a masterpiece of mid-Victorian economic writing.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Rather lengthy gift inscription which appears to be from someone connected with the Trust. Pp.xiii,306. Numerous colour photographs. Charts the development of the NTS over its first 70 years.
Published : The National Trust for Scotland 2001, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is chipped at the top of the spine. Sketches in colour and black and white of animals, birds, plants etc found on or close to the River Tay.
Published : Harper & Row, New York 1988,
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Would be near-fine but lower ends are a little bumped. 150 paintings, sketches and drawings of the birds, animals, flowers and plants that are to be found along the River Tay.
Published : J.M. Dent & Sons, London 1988, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small tear at the head of the spine. 128 pages. Illustrations, mainly in colour, throughout of the birds and animals of mountain country, in particular the ptarmigan and the mountain hare.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. 152 pages. Many black and white illustrations. Maps. Signed by author.
Published : Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland, Edinburgh 1986, First Edition
A good copy in black cloth which is faded on the spine and edges. Spine lettering dull. Small ownership stamp on front end-paper. Pp.xl,322. 6 illustrations. Includes a biographical sketch and appreciation of the author by Andrew Melrose.
Published : Andrew Melrose, London 1923,
Hardback. A very good copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper which shows some edge wear. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 157 pages. A collection of short stories set on Orkney.
Published : The Hogarth Press, London 1970,
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A bookplate or label of some kind has been rather roughly removed from the front fixed end-paper. Pp.xii,383. The author was a newspaper editor who wrote a monthly paper for his newspaper. He has published several of these papers in this volume. Titles include "The Cairngorm Mountains", "Loch Ness and the Falls of Foyers", "Loss of Life at Sea", "Adders and Poisonous Serpents", "Spirit Rapping, Clairvoyance and Withcraft" etc.
Published : Printed for the Author By James Black, Elgin 1873, First Edition
A good copy in the original red boards which show a little wear at the spine ends. Bevelled edges. Front end-paper loose. 34 pages. Frontispiece and 6 plates. A well-known short story about a dog
Published : Edmonston & Douglas, Edinburgh 1863,
4to. A very good copy in red paper covers lettered in black in a ring-back binding. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiii,87. Includes a list of sources, bibliography etc. Uncommon.
Published : Fife Colleges, Kirkcaldy 1980, First Edition
A very good copy without dustwrapper. A little fading to the board edges. 264pp. 41 illustrations. Map.
Published : Allen Lane the Penguin Press, London 1968, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in the original maroon cloth lettered in gilt. A little patchy fading to boards (not affecting the spine). No ownership inscription. Unopened. Pp.xxvi,211. Contains letters written between 1702 and 1707 concerning the negotiations which led up to the union of the Parliaments of England and Scotland.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1915, First Edition
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