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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
Softback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author's widow, Rona Mavor, to Sir Compton Mackenzie. 72 pages.
Published : Constable, London 1950, 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
. 4to. A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 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 and Sons, London 1988, 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,
Illustrated by Simon Fraser.
Hardback. A near fine copy in publisher's bright yellow cloth with title in gilt on spine. 8 colour plates and many black and white illustrations. No inscriptions.136 pages. Near fine dustwrapper, which is not price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover. Letters by the author to a cat
Published : Balnain Books, Nairn, Scotland 1990, First Edition
A fair copy in the original blind-stamped cloth lettered in gilt. Tears to cloth at spine-ends. Amateurish repair to front hinges. No ownership inscription. Pp.lxxxiv,360. Frontispiece, double-page plan of the grounds + 21 illustrations on 20 plates. List of subscribers. Introduction and Notes. Index of Names.
Published : J. Moodie Miller, Edinburgh 1867, First Edition
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
Hardback. Nd. c.1908? A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt with pictorial onlay to upper board. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. 249 pages. 8 illustrations. Sketches on angling and poaching.
Published : A. Walker & Son, Galashiels, First Edition
Paperback. A very good copy. Ownership inscription. 127 pages. 72 illustrations. The story of Montrose's Royalist victory in the Civil War against a Scottish Parliamentary army.
Published : Tempus Publishing 2002, First Edition
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which looks almost pristine but which has been strengthened internally at two points by a previous owner. Some light edge foxing. No ownership inscription and a nice clean copy internally except for a couple of spots of foxing on the rear end-paper. 91 pages. A chronicle of 17th century Orkney in six scenes.
Published : The Hogarth Press, London 1970, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dustwrapper. 153 pages. A collection of short stories, some set in the author's native Orkney.
Published : Chatto & Windus/ the Hogarth Press, London 1983, First Edition
Illustrated by Ian MacInnes.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 121 pages. Line drawings by Ian MacInnes. A tale set in Orkney in which a cat tells a liitle girl about his previous lives.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1980, First Edition
Illustrated by Simon Fraser / Gunnie Moberg.
Hardback. A near fine copy in pictorial boards. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 185 pages. 8 tipped-in colour plates and numerous black and white illustrations by Simon Fraser. 22 black and white photographs by Gunnie Moberg. A play set in Orkney against the background of the slaying of Earl Magnus by Earl Hakon on Easter Monday 1117.
Published : Balnain Books, Nairn 1986,
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xx,273. An authoritative study "which makes a fascinating contribution both to the architectural and cultural history of Scotland, and to the history of one of the country's most distinguished intellectual institutions".
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1989, First Edition
Hardback. A near very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Shows wear at head of spine which has five raised bands and is lettered in gilt. Marbled edges. Pencilled ownershgip inscription. Pp.xiv,450,47. Includes, among others, chapters on the Crichtons, the Covenanters, Social History, Curling and Wanlockhead.
Published : J. Anderson & Son / John Menzies & Co, Dumfries, Edinburgh and Glasgow 1891, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.x,180. Fourteen illustrations taken from original sketches by William Seton Crosbie and one photograph.
Published : The Edinburgth Press 1892, First Edition
A good copy in card wraps. Spine chipped at ends. Previous owner's inscription on title page. 138 pages. Described as "a memento of the men of Bearsden and surrounding districts of New Kilpatrick Parish, who came to the help of King and Country in the Great War---". Includes a photograph and brief details of the men from the District who joined the Armed Forces in the First World War. A scarce item.
Published : Samuel A. C. Todd, Glasgow 1916, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 108 pages. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. An account of the Association's 100 years of participation in planning in Edinburgh.
Published : The Cockburn Association, Edinburgh 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in light brown cloth with decorated upper board. No ownership inscription. Some upper edge and a little fore-edge foxing. 424 pages. Three illustrations, two copied from original engravings and one photograph.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt and with the gilt stamp of the Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow on the front board. Top edge gilt. Pp.x,342. Illustrated.
Published : John Smith & Son, Glasgow 1893, First Edition
A good plus copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Ownership inscription. 96 pages. Frontispiece and two other full-page illustrations. The story of Edinburgh's black friars from 1230 to 1560 when they were dispersed at the Reformation.
Published : T. And A. Constable, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
Hardback. A very good two volume set in the original light brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Vol.I,pp.xii,492. Vol.II,pp.xii,538 + errata page. Illustrations, plans and reproductions of documents. Both volumes partly unopened.
Published : William Green & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1909, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. Nd. c. 1977. A very good copy in the original brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. 328 pages. Numerous illustrations and tables. A detailed survey of the growth of Peterhead as a port, including a comprehensive survey of whaling and sealing, the growth of herring fishing, the general commercial traffic through the harbours, civil engineering developments etc.
Published : Printed By P. Scroggie Ltd, Peterhead, First Edition
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. Bookplate. 387pp. Partly unopened. A biography of the famous novelist.
Published : Cassell, London 1932, First Edition
A good copy in dark blue cloth. A little wrinkling to spine. Gift inscription. 213pp. A study of Scott and his works.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1925, First Edition
Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in silver on the upper board. All edges gilt. Patterned end-papers. Inscribed as follows on the half-title: "Mr. Wm. Miller with the author's kind regards. June 1900". 96 pages. Poems in Scots and English by the father of the more famous John Buchan.
Published : John MacLaren & Son, Edinburgh 1881, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's dark red cloth with title and burning bush emblem in gilt on front board and slightly faded title on spine. No inscriptions. 4 illustrations including frontispiece. 244 pages. "This book has been prepared at the request of the leaders of the Church of Scotland who desired to have in some popular form a memorial of the great events of last year." Buchan wrote two of the three chapters.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton 1930, First Edition
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