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Brander Michael - The Scottish Highlanders and Their Regiments

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, Revised Edition
£12.00

Bremner David - The Industries of Scotland Their Rise Progress and Present Condition

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, Reprint
£15.00

Bremner David - The Industries of Scotland Their Rise Progress and Present Condition

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, Reprint
£15.00

Bremner David - The Industries of Scotland Their Rise, Progress and Present Condition

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, Reprint
£15.00

Bremner David - The Industries of Scotland Their Rise, Progress and Present Condition

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.viii,535 + the new Introduction to this edition by Dr. John Butt and Ian Donnachie. This is a reprint of a classic work on Scottish mid-Victorian industries first published in 1869.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, Reprint
£15.00

Bremner Douglas - For the Benefit of the Nation the National Trust for Scotland: The First Seventy Years

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
£12.00

Bridie James - Mr. Gillie a Play in Two Acts

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
£35.00

Brockie Keith - Mountain Reflections

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. Illustrated endpapers.Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Profusely illustrated in colour throughout. 128 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is complete and untorn, not price-clipped and protected in a removable cover. Paintings of mountain hare, ptarmigan, red deer, grouse etc.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£9.00

Brockie Keith - One Man's River Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

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, First USA Edition
£15.00

Brockie Keith - The Silvery Tay Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

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
£7.00

Brockie, Keith - Mountain Reflections

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
£10.00

Brockie, Keith - The Silvery Tay: Paintings and Sketches from a Scottish River

Hardback. 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
£8.00

Brogden W.A. - Aberdeen an Illustrated Architectural Guide

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
£7.00

Brooke, Christopher J. - Safe Sanctuaries: Security and Defence in Anglo-Scottish Border Churches, 1290-1690

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xix,(i),408. 174 figures. 7 maps. "This book examines the archaeology and history of the fortified churches which form a remarkable and unique feature of the Anglo-Scottish border."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 2000, First Edition
£23.00

Brooke, Daphne - Wild Men and Holy Places: St.Ninian, Whithorn and the Medieval Realm of Galloway

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is compolete, untorn and not price-clipped. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,216. Numerous illustrations. Maps. A study of Galloway in the early Christian era.
Published : Canongate Press, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£15.00

Brown Charles Hilton and Sommerville Duncan M.Y. (Editors) - Seekers After a City Reveries and Recreations of St Andrews Men

A good copy in rather soiled cream coloured boards. Top edge gilt. Pp.xiv,141. Unopened. Prose and poetry taken from "College Echoes" the magazine of St. Andrews University and written by its undergraduates. Includes "The Gowfer's Lament", "Links Song" and "An Examination Paper in Golf".
Published : Ballantyne Hanson & Co, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£11.00

Brown Charles Hilton and Sommerville Duncan M.Y. (Editors) - Seekers After a City: Reveries and Recreations of St. Andrews Men

Hardback. A very good copy in cream cloth lettered and decorated in gilt in a good plus dustwrapper. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.xiv,140. This is a selection of pieces by St. Andrews undergraduates culled from the University magazine.
Published : Published for St. Andrews University By Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press 1921, Second Impression
£20.00

Brown George Douglas - The House with the Green Shutters

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, Memorial Edition
£10.00

Brown George Mackay - A Calendar of Love and Other Stories

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, Third Impression
£10.00

Brown George Mackay - Letters to Gypsy

Illustrated by Simon Fraser.
Hardback. A near finecopy 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
£18.00

Brown George Mackay - Under Brinkie's Brae

A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper which is price-clipped. Gift inscription. 151pp. Illustrated. A selection of Brown's weekly essays for the "Orcadian" newspaper.
Published : Gordon Wright Publishing, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£10.00

Brown James - The Epitaphs and Monumental Inscriptions in Greyfriars Churchyard, Edinburgh

Hardback. 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
£25.00

Brown James - The Round Table Club: Or, Conversations, Scenical, Scientific, Historical and Social

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
£16.00

Brown John - Rab and His Friends

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, Second Edition
£18.00

Brown M. Et al (Edited By R.D. Kerr) - A Glossary of Mining Terms Used in Fife

Softback. 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
£25.00

Brown Malcolm and Meehan Patricia - Scapa Flow the Reminiscences of Men and Women Who Served in Scapa Flow in the Two World Wars

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
£10.00

Brown P. Hume (Editor) - Letters Relating to Scotland in the Reign of Queen Anne By James Ogilvy, First Earl of Seafield and Others

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
£10.00

Brown W. Sorley - The Ne'er-Do-Weel

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
£45.00

Brown, Chris - The Battle for Aberdeen 1644

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
£10.00

Brown, George MacKay - A Spell for Green Corn

Hardback. 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
£20.00

Brown, George MacKay - Time in a Red Coat

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn, slightly faded on the spine, and which is now protected by a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Some browning to page ends. 249 pages.
Published : Chatto & Windus/ the Hogarth Press, London 1984, First Edition
£14.00

Brown, George MacKay - Under Brinkie's Brae

Hardback. A near fine copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt. In a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. A clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing, or other internal marking. 151 pages. Illustrated. A collection of essays about life in Stromness, Orkney which originally appeared in the "Orcadian" newspaper.
Published : Gordon Wright Publishing, Edinburgh 1979, First Edition
£12.00

Brown, Iain Gordon - Building for Books : The Architectural Evolution of the Advocates' Library, 1680-1925

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
£35.00

Brown. George Mackay - A Time to Keep and Other Stories

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good, untorn, dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Gift inscription on front end-paper. 182 pages. A short story collection of both ancient and modern life in Orkney.
Published : The Hogarth Press, London 1969, First Edition
£18.00

Browne John Hutton - Glimpses Into the Past in Lammermuir

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
£25.00

Browne John Hutton (Edited By Norrie McLeish) - Glimpses Into the Past in Lammermuir

Softback. A very good copy. One small corner crease. Pp.xi,126. Illustrated. Map. This edition of a work first published in 1892 omits some of the poems and essays in the original edition as they did not relate to the main themes of Longformacus amd the Lammermuirs. The editor has also shortened some paragraphs.
Published : Alba Publishing, Jedburgh 1998,
£8.00

Bruce George - Some Practical Good: The Cockburn Association 1875-1975

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
£7.00

Bruce George - Wrecks and Reminiscences of St Andrews Bay: With the History of the Lifeboat and a Sketch of the Fishing Population in the City, with a Glance at Its Early History

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
£135.00

Bruce John - History of the Parish of West or Old Kilpatrick and of the Church and Certain Lands In the Parish of East or New Kilpatrick

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
£40.00

Bryce W. Moir - The Black Friars of Edinburgh

Hardback. 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
£15.00

Bryce William Moir - The Scottish Grey Friars Vol.I History and Vol.II Documents

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
£100.00

Buchan Alex R. - The Port of Peterhead from Its Establishment to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century

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 Thus
£40.00

Buchan John - Sir Walter Scott

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
£7.00

Buchan John - The Man and the Book Sir Walter Scott

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
£6.00

Buchan John - Tweedside Echoes and Moorland Musings

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
£90.00