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Anderson Joseph - Scotland in Early Christian Times (Second Series): The Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1880

Hardback. A very good copy in olive green cloth lettered in gilt. Small ownership inscription on front end-paper. Largely unopened. Pp.xvii,263. Numerous illustrations. Covers decorative metal-work and stonework.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1881, First Edition
£18.00

Anderson Joseph - Scotland in Pagan Times: The Iron Age

Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in the original cloth. Corner clipped from front end-paper. Pp.xx,314. Numerous illustrations throughout. The book originated as the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1881. Subjects included are Christian, pagan and viking burials, northern burials and hoards, Celtic art of the pagan period, the architecture of brochs and their contents, and lake dwellings, hill forts and earth houses.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1883, First Edition
£35.00

Anderson Marjorie Ogilvie (Editor) - A Scottish Chronicle Known as the Chronicle of Holyrood

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Foxing to end-papers and ownership inscription on front end-paper. Otherwise clean internally. Pp.ix,221. This is one of two Scotttish monastic chronicles surviving from the 12th and 13th centuries. Contains the first accurate text and with an English transltion from 1065-66 onwards. With some additional Notes by Alan Orr Anderson.
Published : T. & A. Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
£24.00

Anderson P.J. (Editor) - Studies in the History and Development of the University of Aberdeen

4to. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 578pp. 4 illustrations. Described as "A Quatercentenary Tribute paid by certtain of her professors and of her devoted sons".
Published : Aberdeen Universoty Press 1906, First Edition
£25.00

Anderson Peter John (Editor) - Rectorial Addresses Delivered in the Universities of Aberdeen 1835-1900

Hardback. A near very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on spine and with Aberdeen University's coat of arms in gilt on upper board. Piece cut from front end-paper. Some foxing to first few pages. Pp.ix,396. Frontispiece and six tissue-guarded plates.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1902, First Edition
£20.00

Anderson R.G.W And Simpson A.D.C. - Edinburgh and Medicine

Softback. Oblong 8vo. A good copy with scratch marks on lower cover. Pp.vii,72. 25 figures. An exhibition catalogue to mark the 250th anniversary of the Foundation of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Edinburgh.
Published : Royal Scottiish Museum, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£9.00

Anderson Rev. John and Grant Francis J (Editors) - Protocol Book of Gavin Ros, N.P. 1512-1532

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 278 pages. Gives brief details of 1374 Instruments together with an index of names.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1908, First Edition
£25.00

Anderson William J. - The Howes o' Buchan, Being Notes, Local, Historical and Antiquarian Regarding the Various Places of Interest Along the Route of the Buchan Railway

Hardback. Nd. c.1865. A very good copy in brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt and black on the upper board. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. No ownership inscription. Very little foxing. Pp.vi,100. Nine mounted photographs including frontispiece. Scarce in first edition. The Formartine and Buchan railway was opened in sections between 1861 and 1903. It closed to passenger serbvices in 1965 and to freight services in 1979.
Published : The "Sentinel" Office, Peterhead, First Edition
£150.00

Anderson, Alan Orr - Early Sources of Scottish History, A.D.500 to 1286 [Two Vol. set]

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers which are complete and untorn. Limited to 600 sets. A clean set with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.clviii,604;pp.xix,[vii],805. Frontispiece to Vol. One. This edition has a Preface by Marjorie Anderson, a Bibliographical Supplement and Corrections, originally compiled by Alan Orr Anderson, re-edited by Marjorie Anderson. An indispensable work for the study of medieval Scottish history. [Please note these two heavy volumes will require extra postage].
Published : Paul Watkins, Stamford 1990,
£95.00

Anderson, Harry - Innerleithen and Traquair: Ancient and Modern

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Signed by the author. Also a lengthy gift inscription (not by the author) on the front free endpaper. Pp.[viii],57. Illustrations of churches at end. A history of two communities in the Scottish Borders.
Published : New Horizon 1984, First Edition
£16.00

Anderson, Ian G. - Scotsmen in the Service of the Czars

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.vii,188. 9 illustrations. 3 maps. This is the first full-scale study of Scotsmen who served the Czars of Russia.
Published : The Pentland Press, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
£7.00

Anderson, Peter D. - Black Patie: Life and Times of Patrick Stewart, Earl of Orkney, Lord of Shetland

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,221. 2 maps. 2 illustrations. A study of one of the most notorious figures in the history of the Northern Isles..
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£65.00

Anderson, Peter John (Editor) - Officers and Graduates of University and King's College Aberdeen MVD-MDCCCLX

Hardback. 4to. No. 441 of 525 copies. A very good copy in the original cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A little rubbing to spine. No ownership inscription. Pp.xvii,399. 4 tissue-guarded plates including coloured frontispiece. Index of names. Covers the period from 1495 to 1860.
Published : New Spalding Club, Aberdeen 1893, First Edition
£38.00

Anderson, R. D. - Education and Opportunity in Victorian Scotland : Schools and Universities

Hardback. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Pp.vi,[4],384. "An authoritative history of Scottish secondary and university education between the 1820s and 1914."
Published : Oxford University Press 1983, First Edition
£40.00

Anderson, R.D. - Education and Opportunity in Victorian Scotland: Schools and Universities

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a single one inch edge tear. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vi,[4],384. Described as "an authoritative history of Scottish secondary and university education between the 1820s and 1914."
Published : Oxford University Press 1983, First Edition
£35.00

Angus William (Introduction) - Miscellany of the Scottish History Society (Fifth Volume)

Hardback. Ex Western Isles library with withdrawn stamps and number in white on spine but otherwise a very decent copy. Pp.viii,400. Includes "Jacobite Papers at Avignon", "Marchmont Correspondence relating to the '45", and "Two Fragments of Autobiography by James Keith, 10th Earl Marischal of Scotland".
Published : Printed at the University Press By T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£14.00

Angus-Butterworth L.M. - Robert Burns and the 18th Century Revival in Scottish Vernacular Poetry

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.ix,309. 4 illustrations. A detailed examination of the 18th century revival in Scottish poetry. Shows that Burns weas a well-read ,cultured man of high principles, great strength of purpose and much wisdom.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1969, First Edition
£12.00

Annan J. Craig (Edited By William Buchanan) - J.Craig Annan ; Selected Texts and Bibliography

Hardback. A fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xx,192. Frontispiece and 32 illustrations. A book celebrating the work of the late 19th/early 20th century Scottish photographer.
Published : Clio Press, Oxford 1994, First Edition
£12.00

Annand J.K. - Two Voices

A good copy in wrappers. 36pp. This is a single long poem in Scots projecting the author in the solitude of the mountains and during watches on the sea.
Published : M. MacDonald, Edinburgh 1968, First Edition
£6.00

Apted Michael R. And Hannabuss Susan - Painters in Scotland 1301-1700 a Biographical Dictionary

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,166.
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
£9.00

Argyll, Duke of - Scotland As It Was and As It Is

Hardback. A good plus copy in a plain binding. Pp.xxii,500. Title page vignette and 10 full-page illustrations. A work on Scotland's history (with much on the Highlands and clan system) from the point of view of one of its great landowners.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1887, Second Edition
£10.00

Aspinwall, Bernard - Portable Utopia: Glasgow and the United States, 1820-1920

Hardback. A very good copy in grey cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear to spine ends and board tips. A clean copy with no ownership inscription, foxing, or other internal marking. Pp.xviii,363. Frontispiece and six illustrations. Includes "a comprehensive biographical list of the Scots and Americans who created the connection."
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1984, First Edition
£15.00

Asquith Stewart - Children and Justice Decision-Making in Children's Hearings and Juvenile Courts

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.vii,258. Provides a detailed comparison between decision-making in Scottish children's panels and in English juvenile courts together with a study of the legal philosophy underlying each system.
Published : Edinburgh University Press 1983, First Edition
£40.00

Atherton David (Editor) - We're Far Fae Hame Now! Aberdeen and the North East's Experience of Military Service Abroad the Great War to the Gulf

4to. A very good copy. Softcover. Previous owner's blind stamp. 224pp. Illustrated. Accounts of their war experiences by soldiers from north east Scotland.
Published : Aberdeen City Council, First Edition
£18.00

Atkinson Thomas - Three Nights in Perthshire with a Description of the Festival of a "Scotch Hairst Kirn" Comprising Legendary Ballads Etc.

A good copy of a scarce publication first published in 1821 in a limited edition of 100 copies. There were 225 copies of this reprint of which this is number 141. 61pp. Original wrappers. Gift inscription. This is a description of a visit made by the author and a friend to the farm of Ledard, on the shores of Loch Ard in the Trossachs area of Perthshire. It "presents a picture of a Highland festival worthy of permanent preservation".
Published : Printed for Private Circulation, Glasgow 1887, Reprint
£35.00

Auckland Bruce - Postal Markings of Scotland to 1808

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little worn at the edges and with a not very intrusive stain on the back cover. Signed by the author. 144 pages. Illustrated. A pioneering work which attempts to produce a comprehensive list of the postmarks of Scotland as a whole up to 1808.
Published : Privately Published 1978, First Edition
£25.00

Aytoun William Edmondstoune - Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and other Poems

Hardback. A good copy in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt and with five raised bands. Boards fairly worn with one inch tear in leather at join of spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. 282 pages. The Lays relate to episodes of Scottish history and each is preceded by an essay or note on the historical episode concerned.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh 1849, First Edition
£12.00

Bain Joseph - The Edwards in Scotland A.D. 1296-1377

A good copy in dark blue cloth showing a little wear at spine ends. Small owership inscription. Pp.x,105. The book is the text of the Rhind Lectures in Archaeology for 1900.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1901, First Edition
£20.00

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
£44.00

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, Second Edition
£35.00

Balfour Graham - The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson

A good two volume set in maroon cloth. Top edge gilt. Decorated end-papers. Title piece of volume 2 not quite complete but a second copy of the title piece is at the rear of the book. Some fore-edge foxing. Vol.1,pp.x,216. 2 illustrations. Vol.11,239pp. Folding map.
Published : Methuen, London 1901, First Edition
£15.00

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

Hardback. 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
£20.00

Ballantine James - The Miller of Deanhaugh

Illustrated by Alex. A. Ritchie.
Hardback. 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
£50.00

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
£40.00

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, First Edition Thus
£20.00

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

Bardgett, Frank D. - Scotland Reformed: The Reformation in Angus and the Mearns

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xi,195. This is a study of the Reformation in Angus and the Mearns between 1560 and 1585.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1989, First Edition
£14.00

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, The Cottage Edition, Second Impression
£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.
Hardback. 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,
£140.00

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, First Edition Thus
£35.00