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

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

Anson, Peter F. - Fisher Folk-Lore : Old Customs, Taboos and Superstitions Among Fisher Folk, Especially in Brittany and Normandy, and on the East Coast of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is a little rubbed on the front panel and which shows a little edge-wear. A clean copy internally without foxing or ownership inscription. 176 pages. Frontispiece.
Published : The Faith Press, London 1965, First Edition
£20.00

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,
£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
£9.00

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

Bain Joseph and Rogers Rev. Charles (Editors) - Liber Protocollorum M. Cuthberti Simonis Notarii Publici et Scribae Capituli Glasguensis A.D. 1499-1513 Also Rental Book of Diocese of Glasgow A.D 1509-1570 [2 Vols. Complete]

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. A clean set without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.563;537. Folding frontispiece to each volume. Index of persons and index of places.
Published : Grampian Club, London 1875, First Edition
£24.00

Bain, George - The Methods of Construction of Celtic Art

Hardback. 4to. A good copy in cream cloth boards decorated in gilt on the upper board and lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine. Bookplate. 166 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout + 40 plates at the end including three in colour. Colour frontispiece and further colour illustration of the Tara Brooch. An important and influential book which contributed to the revival of interest in Celtic art.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1951, First Edition
£70.00

Bain, George - The Methods of Construction of Celtic Art

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Not foxed. 166 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout including colour frontispieces of the Tara Brooch and of the cruciform page from the Lindisfarne Gospels and three further colour illustrationbs among 40 plates at the end. An important and influential book which contributed to the revival of interest in Celtic art.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1951, First Edition
£90.00

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
£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,
£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 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

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 - 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 - 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 James - The Northern Highlands in the Nineteenth Century. Newspaper Index and Annals 2 Vols.

Hardback. 4to. Two volumes in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Vol. 1 covers the period 1800 to 1824 and was published in 1903. Pp.xliii,299. Frontispiece and 2 illustrations. Vol.II, which is unopened, covers the period 1825 to 1841 and was published in 1907. Pp.xliv,352. Folding map of Inverness in 1832 at end of volume. Consists of newspaper extracts in chronological order so as to form the annals of the Northern Highlands for the period covered.
Published : Robert Carruthers & Sons, Inverness 1907, First Edition
£35.00

Barron Rev. Douglas Gordon (Editor) - The Court Book of the Barony of Urie in Kincardineshire 1604-1747

Hardback. Original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Considerable damp fading to spine and, to a lesser extent, boards. Internally very good. Unopened. Pp.lvii,208. Frontispiece. Two maps.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1892, First Edition
£16.00

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

Begg, Tom - 50 Special Years: A Study in Scottish Housing

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has two edge tears. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.x,302. Illustrated including colour. A detailed and comprehensive history.
Published : Henry Melland, London 1987, First Edition
£12.00

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