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Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Ownership inscription erased from front end-paper. Pp.xiv,,323. 16 colour illustrations. 25 monochrome illustrations. 3 maps. The story of an Inner Hebridean island written by its then owner.
Published : Oxford University Press 1984, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy. Board tips slightly bumped. In a near very good dustwrapper which has a small chip on the rear panel. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Inscribed presentation copy from the editor who has also written a three line ink annotation at the foot of page xxvi. Pp.xxxvi,327. Decorative head-pieces. Folding map at rear. Text in Gaelic with an English translation by the editor who has also provided a Glossary and Notes. A nice copy.
Published : John Grant, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
Hardback. A fine and specially bound copy in a quarter leather binding lettered in gilt on the spine which has five raised bands and decorated in gilt on the upper board. All edges gilt. In a complete and untorn glassine wrapper and housed in a near fine box. Pp.xvi,186. Colour frontispiece and eight colour portraits. 8 black and white illustrations. This copy formerly belonged to Lord Cameron who wrote the Foreword to the book but there is no evidence of ownership within it.
Published : The Royal Society of Edinburgh 1983,
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the front board. Light edge foxing but internally clean. No ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,279. 6 illustrations. Chapters on the Red Cross, the Seaforths, Prisoners of War, War Honours etc.
Published : T & A Constable, Edinburgh 1925, First Edition
A very good copy. Paperback. Signed by the author. Pp.xi,238. Illustrated. The history of two districts in South Edinburgh.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1990, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which has one smalish edge tear. Signed by the author on the half-title. Pp.xii,132. A collection of photographs, with commentary, including a section in colour.
Published : Malcolm Cant Publications, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. No ownership inscription. Edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xv,312. Numerous illustrations. Includes a number of papers presented at the meeting on savings banks.
Published : T & A Constable, Edinburgh 1910, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,292 + 4pp publisher's adverts. Extracts from newspapers etc. demonstrating what life was like in 18th and early 19th century Scotland.
Published : Norman MacLeod, Edinburgh 1893, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with one or two very small tears. 182pp. Frontispiece.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1968, First Edition
Illustrated by Louis B. Carragher.
Hardback. A good plus copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Some fading to spine but lettering clear. Small (private library?) label on front fixed end-paper together with date stamp but no other markings. Some end-paper foxing but otherwise clean internally. 135 pages. Illustrated. "The present volume claims to be the first to do justice to the town's picturesque individuality, or to give to its fascinating story the exclusive treatment it has so long demanded."
Published : Archd. Wallace, Saltcoats 1909, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy. In a near fine dustwrapper which shows a little wear to upper board tips. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. 232 pages. 230 illustrations (with a few in colour). The book reveals "the true diversity of Scottish houses and the way that Scots have lived in them over the last four centuries."
Published : National Museums of Scotland Publishing, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
A good copy in dark green cloth. Pp.xi,237. Short biographical studies of six late 19th century Scots including John Stuart Blackie, Keir Hardie, Henry Drummond etc.
Published : Constable, London 1927, First Edition
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 193pp. Essays addressing the central question as to what is the "real" Scottish University tradition.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Gift inscription on f.e.p. 128pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Chambers, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with a small chip at the foot of the spine. 287pp. 27 illustrations. Map and plan. The story of the development of Edinburgh and the famous people who have lived there.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In the original clear plastic wrapper. Pp.xi,258. Frontispiece. Head and tail pieces. The extracts here are described as "nuggets of concise, distilled excellence." Also included are four short stories.
Published : Angelika Cawdor, Cawdor Castle 2000, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xviii,462. 18 charts, etc. some folding. A serious and substantial study with chapters on sanitation, housing and all the main diseases.
Published : The Corporation of the City of Glasgow 1930, First Edition
Hardback. 16mo. Nd. c.1883. A good plus copy in the original cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Would be very good but for a smallish patch of fading on the rear board. Decorated end-papers. No ownership inscription. Pp.iv,74 + 2 pages of publisher's adverts. Boards now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve.
Published : A & g Brown, Edinburgh,
Hardback. This is a bound copy of two papers read before the Archaeological Institute in Edinburgh in July 1856 and probably dates from shotly after that time. Maroon boards with black leather spine lettered in gilt. Horizontal crease across rear board. Pencilled inscription on front fixed end-paper reads "Bought by me at sale of the Powfoulis library." 36 pages. Illustrated. A good copy.
Published : Privately Published,
Small 8vo. A very good copy in a modern cloth rebind with new end-papers. Pp.xvi,319. The title page refers to illustrations but there is no indication of any ever having been present. Includes rhymes on families of distinction, slogans of families and towns, rhymes appropriate to superstitions etc. This first edition is uncommon.
Published : William Hunter, Edinburgh 1826, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Upper board tips a little bumped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xx,285. Tables, figures, plates and maps. Essays which together provide a comprehensive view of health care in Glasgow and the West of Scotland from 1830 to 1980.
Published : Aberdeen University Press 1982, First Edition
A fine copy. Softcover. 130pp. Many illustrations including colour. Focuses on the cultural impact of the Stuarts as poets, musicians, scholars and patrons of art and architecture rather than on politics.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1987, First Edition
4to. Softback. A very good copy. 22 pages. Illustrated. Folding map. The story of three Fife villages.
Published : Norman Fotheringham - Charlestown, Limekilns and Pattiesmuir Community Council 1979, First Edition
Hardback. A very good ccopy in a very good dustwrapper. Red lettering on dustwrapper spine is faded but readable. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 201 pages.
Published : Croom Helm, London 1986, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth which is faded on the spine and with some wear to spine ends. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,198. Illustrations. Plans. This second edition contains additional illustratioins. Gives inforamtion on Glasgow hospitals, lunatic asylums, dispensaries, convalescent homes, medical societies etc.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1889, Second Edition
A very good copy. Softcover. Inscribed by the author. 48 pages. Poetry in the dialect of north-east Scotland.
Published : Culter Community Council 1982, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Spine lettering faded. Trace of a damp stain to upper board. Some red staining near the top fore-edge of the front fixed and free end-papers. This is no. 202 of 300 copies. Pp.xiii,178. Four black and white plates. Uncommon.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1921, First Edition
Nd. c. 1930's? A good copy in the original pictorial wraps which show some soiling. Ownership inscription. Pp.xi,173. Tales from Shetland.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, New Issue
A very good copt in a near vg dustwrapper with a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 151pp. 6 figures. 5 tables. This is the first history of the part played by Scots in the development of science, medicine and engineering from the Renaissance onwards.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1961, First Edition
Illustrated by Dafilla Scott.
Hardback. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small edge tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.vii,,260. Original drawings by Dafila Scott. Plates, tables and figures. The book "synthesises existing knowledge of the behaviour, ecology and population dynamics of Scottish red deer---".
Published : Blackwell Scientific Publications 1989, First Edition
A good copy in grey cloth lettered in gilt on spine. 275pp. Not so much a book of tales as a book about persons who travelled to Scotland and wrote about their experiences.
Published : Alexander Gardner, Paisley 1913, First Edition
Hardback. 12mo. A near very good copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Spine lettered in gilt on a maroon title-piece and with five raised bands. Bookplate. Not foxed. 264 pages. This is esentially a vindication of Scotland and its people in the face of prejudice in England.
Published : Published at 11 Bolt Court, Fleet Street, London 1833, First Edition
A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Some browning to end-papers. Pp.viii,200 + 24pp. adverts. Frontispiece. Chapters on agriculture, manufactures, fisheries, taxation, revenue, trade, commerce, weights and measures.
Published : James Maclehose, Glasgow 1892, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xi,130. Foreword by Lord Sands. (Loosely enclosed is a letter to a more recent Scots judge - the former owner of this book - enclosing a hand-written recollection of Sir Walter Scott copied from Margaret Hope's Recollections of 1891 and not published with other Recollections).
Published : Grant & Murray, Edinburgh 1932, First Edition
Hardback. A fair copy in the original boards which show some wear and tear at the spine ends. The front and back hinges have been strengthened with tape. Pp.viii,540,liii. Frontispiece.
Published : William Ridgway., London 1874, First Edition
A very good copy in the rather fragile dustwrapper which has a few tears and chips. Ownership inscription. Pp.viii,216. Maps. Illustrations. The book endeavours "to fit the early history of religion in Dunblane into its place in the Celtic Church of Scotland".
Published : The Society of Friends of Dunblane Cathedral 1954, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 212 pages.
Published : Gowans & Gray, Glasgow and London 1926, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 277 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. The history of the fourth oldest golf club in the world. (Please note this is a very heavy book so extra postage will be required.)
Published : St Andrews Golf Press 2012, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 277 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. The history of the fourth oldest golf club in the world. [Please note this is a very heavy book so extra postage will be required.]
Published : St. Andrews Golf Press 2012, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in the original glacine wrapper. Pp.x,255. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. The history of an Edinburgh golf club.
Published : Privately Published, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which is a little chipped and torn at the foot of the spine. A clean copy with little foxing and no ownership inscription. Pp.xv,191. Plates, figures and tables. A "scholarly, far-sighted and illuminating" study of the traditional form of land-holding in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1953, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in dark green cloth lettered in gilt on the upper board. Inscribed presentation copy "from the Author" dated 1876. Comprises four individual lectures which have been bound together as follows: "Lecture on "Sport", 1874, 36 p.p. on field sports; "Lecture on Instinct and Reason", 1874, 31pp, dealing with instinct in animals and whether it deserves to be called reason; "Lecture on the Ferae Naturae of the British Islands," (1873), 46pp; and "Lecture on the Natural History of the British Islands" (1856),30pp. Some foxing to early and late pages but a decent copy of a scarce item.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1874, First Edition Thus
Hardback. A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and decorated in black on upper board. Large corner clipped from front end-paper and half-title. Pp.xxiii,496. Frontispiece and 15 illustrations. A wide-ranging book covering all manner of hunting, shooting and fishing.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh and London 1888, New Edition
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