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Baird George F. - 1901 Census Household Sizes - Persons and Rooms Family Composition Age Distribution Birthplaces Occupations for Jock's Lodge Restalrig Village Restalrig Road Lochend Road Craigentinny Portobello - 1 Leith Road 4 and 6 King's Road

A very good copy in card covers. 28pp. Front end-paper map.
Published : Privately Published 2003, First Edition
£6.00

Baird George F. - A Study of Meadowbank, Parson's Green, Willowbrae, Jock's Lodge and Piershill at the 1901 Census

A very good copy in stapled card covers. 88pp. Map end-papers. Many tables. Background, occupation, marital status etc of the population of certain areas of Edinburgh as revealed in the 1901 census.
Published : Privately Published 2002, First Edition
£9.00

Baird James William - Thunder Over Scotland the Life of George Wishart Scottish Reformer 1513-1546

A very good copy. Paperback. 206pp. 14 illustrations.
Published : Green Leaf Press, California 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Baird William - Annals of Duddingston and Portobello

A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Front upper hinge cracked. Small ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,509 + 5pp index. Illustrations and maps. A comprehensive local history.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition
£40.00

Baird William - Annals of Duddingston and Portobello

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. A little wear to board tips. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Not foxed. Hinges sound. Pp.xviii,509 + 5pp Index. Numerous illustrations including map frontispiece. A history of the Burgh of Portobello and the parish of Duddingston in which it is situated.
Published : Andrew Elliot, Edinburgh 1898, First Edition
£34.00

Baird William - The One Pound Note: Its History, Place and Power in Scotland, and Its Adaptability for England

A good copy in card covers with dark blue cloth spine. Ownership name at top of upper board and at top of title page. Endpapers browned. 61 pages + adverts.
Published : Andrew Baxendine, Edinburgh 1901,
£20.00

Balfour John Hutton - Flora of Edinburgh Being a List of Plants Found in the Vicinity of Edinburgh

A good copy in green cloth with title-pieces to spine (rather worn) and front board. Pp.vii,174 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Folding frontispiece map. Some pencilling to text and rear end-paper. The author was professor of Botany at Edinburgh University.
Published : Adam and Charles Black, Edinburgh 1863, First Edition
£18.00

Ballantine James - The Miller of Deanhaugh

Illustrated by Alex. A. Ritchie.
A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Small ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. 312 pages. 13 plates + smaller engravings.
Published : Seton & Mackenzie, Edinburgh 1869,
£30.00

Ballingall William - Scenes of Scottish Story

Illustrated by Walter R, POaton, R.S.A. Sam Bough,A.R.S.A. W.F.Vallance and Other Artists.
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's green cloth with illustration and title in gilt on front board and with gilt logo of Mr. Gibb's School Picardy Place on rear board. Some wear to board tips. All edges gilt. Prize label on front fixed end-paper. No inscriptions. Unpaginated. Fine illustrations in black and white with accompanying text and poetry. The book was intended as a souvenir of Scotland. Uncommon in first edition.
Published : T. And A. Constable at Edinburgh University Press for the Author, Edinburgh 1873, First Edition
£42.00

Ballingall William - Scenes of Scottish Story

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt and attractively decorated in gilt on upper board. All edges gilt. Prize label on front fixed end-paper from a "private school for the daughters of gentlemen". A little foxing. Unpaginated - approx. 86 pages. Illustrations of Scottish scenes throughout engraved by Ballingall and drawn by Sam Bough and other artists with accompanying text and poetry. "In the present work, intended as a Souvenir of Scotland, I have endeavoured to portray some of the more remarkable Scenes of Scottish Story."
Published : Edmonston and Douglas, Edinburgh 1874, First Edition
£30.00

Ballingall William - The Kingdom of Fife in Days Gone By

Hardback. 4to. Undated, A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little marked on the front panel. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Unpaginated. Many illustrations. This is an edited facsimile reprint of "The Shores of Fife" which was published in 1872 and edited by William Ballingall.
Published : Lang Syne Publishers Ltd., Newtongrange, Midlothian,
£18.00

Barclay Robert S. (Editor) - Orkney Testaments and Inventories 1573-1615

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,198. Gives deceaseds' names, family information, address, items in Inventory with values, details of debts etc. Includes an index and glossary.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1977, First Edition
£30.00

Barkham J. P. Et al - Foula, Shetland Volume 2 the Flora of Foula

4to. A very good copy in a ring-bind format. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xii,71. Figures, text maps and tables.
Published : Brathay Hall Trust 1981, First Edition
£10.00

Barnet John Guthrie - Life and Complete Works of Michael Bruce Poet of Lochleven

A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Pp.xv,304. 20 illustrations. Two newspaper cuttings taped to pages.
Published : Marshall Brothers, London 1927,
£8.00

Barrett Michael - Footprints of the Ancient Scottish Church

A good copy in light blue cloth which is unevenly darkened on the spine. Pp.x,264. An interesting book about the remaining traces of the pre-reformation Catholic Church in Scotland. Chapters on hospitals, fairs, holy wells etc.
Published : Sands & Co 1914, First Edition
£20.00

Barrie J.M. - A Window in Thrums

Illustrated by William Hole.
4to. This is no. 275 of 550 copies of the large paper edition. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xiv,217. 18 tissue-guarded etchings. Tales of "Thrums" (i.e. Barrie's home town of Kirriemuir) told in Scots.
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1892,
£110.00

Barron Eveline (Introduction) - Old Inverness : A Collection of Prints in Colour and Black and White

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few edge tears. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Fold-out colour rfrontispiece, full-page colour illustrations and black and white illustrations. This book contains most of the prints from Delavault's "Pictures of Old Inverness" published in 1903 together with several others. "The text of the Delavault book has been revised and where necessary amended and brought up to date." An attractive book.
Published : Robt. Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1967,
£35.00

Barron, Evan MacLeod - The Scottish War of Independence : A Critical Study

Hardback. A very good, bright copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xciv,[ii],526. Three maps. A detailed study of the Scolttish War of Independence which culminated in the Battle of Bannockburn in 1314. This second edition has a new and lengthy Introduction.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1934,
£25.00

Barrow, G.W.S. (Editor) - The Acts of William I King of Scots 1165-1214 (Regesta Regum Scottorum Volume II)

Hardback. A very good copy. In a fair dustwrapper which has some edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,549. Folding family tree. Map at end. Contains 527 Acts of William the Lion with a calendar of 70 or more "lost acts". Includes an index of persons and places and an index of subjects.
Published : Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh 1971, First Edition
£40.00

Bartholomew Robert G. - The MacDonalds of Sutherland: The Descendants of Alexander Sinclair MacDonald

Softback. A very good copy. Small ownership stamp. Pp.x,30. Illustrated. Map. 30 genealogical charts. Short Introduction. A letter from the author to the previous owner is enclosed.
Published : Privately Published By the Author, Edinburgh 2002, First Edition
£12.00

Barty J. W. - Ancient Deeds and Other Writs in the Mackenzie-Wharncliffe Charter Chest with Short Notices of Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh; the First Earls of Cromarty; the Right Honourable James Stewart Mackenzie, Lord Privy Seal of Scotland; and Others

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
£50.00

Baxter J. H. - Collections Towards a Bibliography of St. Andrews

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
£34.00

Baxter John M. and Usher Michael B. (Editors) - The Islands of Scotland: A Living Marine Heritage

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
£15.00

Baxter Peter - Perth: Past and Present Glimpses of Bygone Days and Those That are

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
£40.00

Baynes Thomas Spencer and Campbell Lewis (Editors) - Alma Mater's Mirror Saint Andrews 1887

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
£24.00

Beattie James - An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism

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,
£130.00

Beattie James (Edited By Ralph S. Walker) - James Beattie's London Diary 1773

Hardback. A very good copy in a clean, good plus dustwrapper with minor chipping. A nice copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 145 pages. Map frontispiece and 19 illustrations. Beattie was a Scottish philosopher and poet who became Professor of Moral Philosophy at Aberdeen University, his best-known work being his "Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth."
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1946, First Edition
£25.00

Beattie William - Buchan Poetry : Fruits of Time Parings

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,
£15.00

Beauchamp Elizabeth - The Braes O' Balquhidder a History and Guide for the Visitor

A very good copy. Softcover which a previous owner has covered with clear adhesive material. Pp.x,272. 10 illustrations. This edition has a postscript telling of the most recent developments in the glen.
Published : Heatherbank Press 1986,
£7.00

Bell Ian - Robert Louis Stevenson Dreams of Exile

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
£9.00

Bell Thomas A. - History of Partick St. Mary's Lodge No. 117 -- Together with "Founding of the Craft of Masonry" and "Early Scottish Lodges"

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
£20.00

Bell, Peter (Compiler) - Ministers of the Church of Scotland: 1560-1929: An Index to Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticanae

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 576 pages including 28 pages of reproductions of photographs by Hill and Adamson of ministers. Title page illustration. Limited edition of 200 copies.
Published : Portsburgh Press, Edinburgh 2004, First Edition
£42.00

Bell, Rev. Thomas (Editor) - Records of the Meeting of the Exercise of Alford MDCLXII - MDCLXXXVIII

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
£25.00

Bellesheim Alphons - History of the Catholic Church in Scotland Volume I from the Dawn of Christianity to the Death of King Alexander III, A.D.400-1286 and Volume II from the Death of Alexander III to the Suppression of the Catholic Religion A.D. 1286-1560

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
£30.00

Bennet Donald and Wallace Bill (Editors) - Ski Mountaineering in Scotland

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
£25.00

Berry R.J. And Firth H.N (editors) - The People of Orkney

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 346pp. 36 illustrations. 44 figures. 28 tables. Chapters on genetic affinities, length of life in Orkney, traditions and customs, the lairds and 18th century Orkney, Scandinavian and Celtic contacts in the Earldom of Orkney etc. A volume in the "Aspects of Orkney" series.
Published : The Orkney Press, Kirkwall 1986, First Edition
£25.00

Beveridge David - Between the Ochils and Forth a Description Topographical and Historical of the Country Beween Stirling Bridge and Aberdour

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
£30.00

Beveridge David - Between the Ochils and the Forth A Description, Topographical and Historical, of the Country Between Stirling Bridge and Aberdour

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
£28.00

Beveridge, David - Between the Ochils and Forth : A Description, Topographical and Historical, of the Country Between Stirling Bridge and aberdour

Hardback. A very good copy in the original light blue pictorial cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking,. Pp.xiv,336. Folding map at rear.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1888, First Edition
£30.00

Billings R.W. - Linlithgow Palace and Church: Their Architectural Beauties

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,
£25.00

Birks, H. J. B. - Past and Present Vegetation of the Isle of Skye a Palaeoecological Study

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
£32.00

Bisset Alex. M. - The Poets and Poetry of Linlithgowshire an Anthology of the County

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
£18.00

Black William George - The Civil and Ecclesiastical Parish in Scotland: Its Origin and Development

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
£6.00

Blackie John Stewart et al - Edinburgh Essays By Members of the University. 1856

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,[1],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
£20.00

Blackie Walter W. - Walter Graham Blackie Ph.D, LL.D. (1816-1906)

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,[3],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
£50.00

Blackie Walter W. (Introduction and Notes) - A Scottish Student in Leipzig Being Letters of W.G. Blackie, His Father and His Brothers in the Years 1839-40

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 ffom 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
£50.00

Blaikie William Garden - The Personal Life of David Livingstone -- Chiefly from His Unpublished Journals and Correspondence in the Possession of His Family

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,
£25.00