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Drummond Andrew L. And Bulloch James - The Church in Victorian Scotland 1843-1874

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 367pp. The Scottish church in mid-Victorian history after the Disruption.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh 1975, First Edition
£18.00

Drummond Andrew L. And Bulloch James - The Church in Victorian Scotland 1843-1874; and The Church in Late Victorian Scotland 1874-1900

Hardbacks. Published in 1975 and 1978 respectively. A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers which show some fading to the spine (but with the lettering very clear). Neat ownership inscription in each volume is largely hidden by the front inner flap of the dustwrapper. 367 and 342 pages respectively. A well-regarded history of the Scottish church in Victorian times.
Published : The Saint Andrew Press, Edinburgh, First Edition
£25.00

Drummond Maldwin (Editor) - John Bute : An Informal Portrait

A near fine copy in a price-clipped but otherwise fine dustwrapper. The half-title has a gift inscription from "Jamie" who is likely to be Sir Jamie Stormonth Darling. There is also the small ownership label of the recipient of the gift. 136 pages. Numerous illustrations. Reminiscences of John, 6th Marquess of Bute, by a substantial number of contributors.
Published : Michael Russell, Norwich 1996, First Edition
£14.00

Duke, John A. - The Columban Church

. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. Small neat ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xii,200. The first critical work on the church of St. Columba rather than on the saint himself.
Published : Oxford University Press 1932, First Edition
£18.00

Dumont-Wilden L. - The Wandering Prince Charles Edward Last of the Stuarts

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little torn and chipped at the top of the spine. Ownership inscription. Some fore-edge foxing. Ink side-lining on one page only. Pp.viii,286. Four illustrations. A biography of Prince Charles Edward Stuart.
Published : G. Bell & Sons, London 1934, First Edition
£20.00

Duncan D.L. - Hamespuns Poems and Songs (Mostly Scots)

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 96 pages. Poems and songs in Scots and English by an exiled Scot.
Published : Eneas Mackay, Stirling 1934, First Edition
£15.00

Duncan John M. - Treatise on the Parochial Ecclesiastical Law of Scotland

A good copy which has been rebound with marbled boards and endpapers. Small ownership inscription. Pp.viii,864. A comprehensive work on Scottish church law.
Published : Bell and Bradfute, Edinburgh 1864, First Edition
£28.00

Dunlop Eileen and Kamm Antony - A Book of Old Edinburgh

4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little faded at the edges. 128pp. Profusely illustrated. A portrait of 18th and 19th century Edinburgh by writers of the time matched with contemporary engravings.
Published : Macdonald Publishers, Edinburgh 1983, First Edition
£12.00

Dunlop John Charles and Dunlop Alison Hay - The Book of Old Edinburgh with Historical Accounts of the Buildings Therein Reproduced and Anecdotes of Edinburgh Life in the Olden Time

Illustrated by William Hole.
Hardback. 12mo. A very good copy in red cloth with logo of Edinburgh in gilt on upper board. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge foxing. Pp.xii,160. Numerous illustrations.
Published : Oliphant Anderson and Ferrier, Edinburgh 1893,
£12.00

Easson D.E. And MacDonald, Angus (Editors) - Charters of the Abbey of Inchcolm

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xliv,300. Two folding maps. Includes lengthy Notes by the editors, a substantial index and various Appendices relating to Inchcolm and its abbey. Inchcolm is an island in the Firth of Forth. Its Augustinian abbey is Scotland's most complete surviving monastic house.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1938, First Edition
£20.00

Easson Ian - The Scottish Gliding Union A History 1934-2008

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.[xii],iv,435. Illustrated.
Published : IKE Publishing 2008, First Edition
£9.00

Edmondston Arthur - A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands; Including Their Civil, Political and Natural History; Antiquities; and an Account of Their Agriculture, Fisheries, Commerce, and the State of Society and Manners - Two Volumes

A very good, two volume set in half leather bindings with marbled boards. Lettered in gilt on red title-pieces. No ownership inscription. Some foxing, mainly to early and late pages. Pp.xiv,364;vii,345. Frontispiece map to vol.I. Half-title present in both volumes. A pencilled note in vol.I indicates that a previous owner has collated this copy with the copy in the National Library of Scotland. Photographs available on request.
Published : Longman, Hurst, Reesand Orme/ John Ballantyne & Co, London/Edinburgh 1809, First Edition
£480.00

Edwards Lionel - My Scottish Sketch Book

4to. A very good copy. Clean externally and internally with no ownership inscription, foxing etc. Title piece on upper board. Pp.vii,32. Colour frontispiece and 15 attractive colour illustrations on each right-hand page with text on left-hand pages. Also smaller black and white illustrations.
Published : Country Life, London 1929, First Edition
£68.00

Edwards-Moss John E. - A Season in Sutherland

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 1.5 inch closed tear at join of spine and back board. Some spine lean. Bookplate. Pp.7,170 + 2pp publisher's adverts. Angling, grouse-shooting etc but also something on the inhabitants, superstitions, death warnings etc.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1888, First Edition
£25.00

Elder John R. - The Highland Host of 1678

. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. The spine is a little worn and has ink marks towards the foot. A better copy internally with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.vi,[i],156. This is the story of the billeting of Highland soldiers in the Covenanting areas of the west of Scotland in support of King Charles II's preference for episcopacy over presbyterianism.
Published : James Maclehose & Sons, Glasgow 1914, First Edition
£15.00

Elgood L.A. - Natural Resources in Scotland Symposium at the Royal Society of Edinburgh ,24 George Street Edinburgh 31st October to 2nd November 1960

A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. 796pp. Signed by L.A. Elgood who was Chairman of the Symposium. A substantial and detailed work on Scotland's natural resources.
Published : Scottish Council (Development and Industry) 1961, First Edition
£12.00

Ermisch John F. And Wright Robert E. (Editors) - Changing Scotland Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey

A fine copy. Hardback. Pp.xv,310. Numerous tables and figures. This book provides data to a devolved Scotland to inform policy formulation and evaluation. Published at �65 this is a review copy.
Published : The Policy Press, Bristol 2005, First Edition
£40.00

Erskine John - The Principles of the Law of Scotland: In the Order of Sir George Mackenzie's Institutions of That Law

Hardback. A fair copy in a worn leather binding. Two volumes in one. Lacks front and rear end-papers. Some wear/fraying to edges of first and last few pages. Pp.viii,509 + index (which is unpaginated). Some worming to the edges of pages 169-186. Text generally quite clean. The first edition of a classic work by one of the Institutional writers of Scots Law.
Published : Hamilton, Balfour and Neill, Edinburgh 1754, First Edition
£240.00

Erskine of Marr the Hon Ruaraidh - Mac Beth Being a Sketch of the Historical Figure as Opposed to That of Some Tradition and the Drama

A good copy in light green paper wraps lettered and decorated in silver. Small ownership inscription. Some foxing mainly to endpapers. Rear cover a bit marked. 90pp. Frontispiece. Some pencilled annotations. This is a short history of the real Macbeth and his times. Uncommon.
Published : Robert Carruthers and Sons, Inverness 1930, First Edition
£12.00

Erskine of Marr, the Hon. Ruaraidh - The Stout Adventure of Mary Stewart

A very good copy in publisher's black and green boards. No inscriptions. 191 pages. Described as "an attempt to explain [Mary Queen of Scots] by means of the ideas by which I believe she was influenced during the whole time of her brief tenure of the capital power in Scotland."
Published : Eyre & Spottiswoode, London 1937, First Edition
£10.00

Eunson, Jerry - Words, Phrases and Recollections from Fair Isle

Softback. A very good copy. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.x,57. Illustrated. Described in the Foreword as "a most worthy contribution to folk history providing in a very real sense the roots of contemporary being."
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Eyre-Todd George (Editor) - Ancient Scots Ballads with the Traditional Airs to Which They Were Wont to be Sung with Harmonies for The Pianoforte Arranged By Emile Berger

Large 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in red. Some mainly end-paper and edge foxing. 218 pages. Includes the words and music to many of the finest Scots traditional ballads together with a Note on each ballad. As the editor says: "Probably no country in Europe was richer than mediaeval Scotland in popular minstrelsy".
Published : Bayley & Ferguson, London, First Edition
£60.00

Eyre-Todd George (Editor) - Scottish Poetry of the Seventeenth Century

Hardback. A near very good copy in publisher's dark green cloth with title in gilt on front board and on spine. Spine ends and board tips a little rubbed. Dark green endpapers. Inscribed by previous owner on half-title. Pp.viii,296. Protected in a removable cover. This volume contains works by Sir Robert Aytoun, Sir David Murray, Sir Robert Ker, Sir William Alexander, William Drummond, The Marquis of Montrose and The Semples of Beltrees
Published : William Hodge & Co., Glasgow 1895, First Edition
£18.00

Fabian, Derek J.; Little, Graham E.; Williams, D. Noel - The Islands of Scotland : Including Skye

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. Pp.x,406. 107 illustrations including colour. Maps. The definitive guidebook to mountaineering on the islands of Scotland.
Published : Scottish Mountaineering Trust 1989, First Edition
£12.00

Fairfax Denis - The Basking Shark in Scotland: Natural History, Fishery and Conservation

A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp. xvii,206. Frontispiece and 61 illustrations. 9 maps. Includes the basking shark's history, anatomy and biology together with shark hunting and conservation.
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 1998, First Edition
£35.00

Farquhar, Very Rev. George T.S. - Three Bishops of Dunkeld: Alexander, Rose and Watson 1743-1808

A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Bookplate of Restenneth Library. No other markings except for some writing on the front end-paper. 4 illustrations. A fairly uncommon title which is effectively two volumes in one.
Published : Privately Published 1915, First Edition
£42.00

Faulkner Harry and Phinney Richard - A Golden Tyme Indeid : 200 Years of Golf History at Royal Montrose

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by both authors on title page. Pp.x,219 + three pages of adverts. Numerous illustrations. Includes lists of Captains, 1817-2010; original gold medal winners,1818-2009; and club members in 2010. The club is the second in the world to have played over the same golfing ground for two centuries and the third to receive Royal Patronage. It hosted the Open in 1866 and remains the longest course ever used for an important professional golf event. Described as "a fascinating and historically important story.".
Published : The Royal Montrose Golf Club 2010, First Edition
£25.00

Federer Charles A. (Editor) - The Ballad of Flodden Field a Poem of the XVIth Century

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on upper board. Light yellow end-papers. No ownership inscription. 160 pages. Includes a contemporary account of the battle and a list of Craven men who fought at the battle.
Published : Henry Gray, Manchester 1884, First Edition
£20.00

Fenton Alexander - The Island Blackhouse and a Guide to "The Blackhouse" No. 42 Arnol

A very good copy. Softcover booklet. 54 pages. Many illustrations. Descibes the blackhouses of Arnol on Lewis with particular reference to No. 42.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, Edinburgh 1978, First Edition
£6.00

Fenton Alexander - The Shape of the Past 1 Essays in Scottish Ethnology

A very good copy. Paperback. Pp.viii,191. Illustrated. Chapters on "North-East Personality", "The Longhouse in Northern Scotland", "Hand Threshing" etc.
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1985, First Edition
£10.00

Fenton, Alexander - Scottish Country Life

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good, price-clipped but otherwise untorn dustwrapper which shows some fading to the spine and lower board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,255. Numerous illustrations. The definitive work on Scottish rural life.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1977,
£8.00

Fenton, Alexander; Walker, Bruce - The Rural Architecture of Scotland

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is not price-clipped and which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.xi,242. 195 illustrations. "The authors use survey drawings, photographs and a closely documented text to show the splendid variety of Scottish rural architecture and to explore a new approach to the history of the country."
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1981, First Edition
£40.00

Fergus T. David (Editor) - Quoniam Attachiamenta

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lower board tips slightly bumped. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,403. A new translation of a Scottish medieval legal treatise with an Introduction by the editor and translator.
Published : The Stair Society, Edinburgh 1996,
£15.00

Ferguson David M. - Shipwrecks of Orkney, Shetland and the Pentland Firth

A very good copy in glazed boards. 160pp. Illustrations and charts. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1988, First Edition
£14.00

Ferguson J.A. - The King of Morven a Play in One Act

12mo. A very good copy in tissue covered paper covers. Front cover illustrated by Stewart Orr. Signed by the author on title page. 39pp. A play about the Highland Clearances.
Published : Gowans & Gray, London and Glasgow 1922, First Edition
£12.00

Ferguson James - Two Scottish Soldiers : A Soldier of 1688 and Blenheim a Soldier of the American Revolution and a Jacobite Laird and His Forbears

A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.ix[iii],176. 8 illustrations including frontispiece and illustrations on front and rear board. Three essays on (1) Brigadier Ferguson who was in the Scots brigade, became a Colonel in the Cameronians and was a Brigadier at Blenheim; (2) Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Ferguson who invented the breechloading rifle and fought in the American War of Independence; and (3) the Forbeses of Blackton, a Jacobite branch of the Forbes family.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1888, First Edition
£65.00

Ferguson James - Two Scottish Soldiers and a Jacobite Laird and His Forbears

A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A loose gathering has been secured with sellotape at some point but it has been done fairly neatly. 162pp. 6 illustrations + cover illustrations. The first of these three sketches is of Brigadier Ferguson, a soldier of 1688 and Blenheim. The second sketch is of Lieutenant-Colonel Patrick Ferguson, a soldier of the American Revolution. The third sketch (A Jacobite Laird and his Forbears) concerns the Forbeses of Blackton.
Published : D. Wyllie & Son, Aberdeen 1888, First Edition
£65.00

Ferguson John - Dalgarney Goes North

Hardback. A good plus copy in yellow cloth. First word of title lettering on spine a bit faded but clearly readable. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 384 pages. This is a tale set in Scotland in the aftermath of the 1745 Rising. According to the author "except for one or two changes in time and place, this tale adheres to established fact."
Published : Collins, London 1938, First Edition
£25.00

Ferguson Malcolm - A Trip from callander to Staffa and Iona, with Brief descriptive Sketches of the Route By Sea and Land, and the Sacred Rock-Bound Isle of I-Colm-Kill

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth ruled, lettered and decorated in gilt on upper board. Clearly lettered in gilt on the rather faded spine. Boards a little marked. Bevelled edges. Bookplate. Dated presentation inscription from the author. 164 pages. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations.
Published : John Leng & Co, Dundee 1894, First Edition
£70.00

Ferguson Malcolm - Rambles in Breadalbane

A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and lettered and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Bevelled edges. Patterned end-papers. No ownership inscription and very little foxing. 164 pages + 4pp reviews of the first edition. Frontispiece portrait of the author and six other full-page illustrations including one folding. Sketches and reminiscences of Breadalbane in the latter half of he 19th century.
Published : Thomas Murray & Son, Glasgow 1891,
£48.00

Ferguson Niall - The Arbroath and Forfar Railway: The Dundee Direct Line and the Kirriemuir Branch (Oakwood Library of Railway History)

A near fine copy. A nice clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 240 pages. Numerous illustrations. Maps. The story of an early Scottish railway which opened in 1838.
Published : The Oakwood Press 2000, First Edition
£12.00

Ferguson Thomas - The Dawn of Scottish Social Welfare a Survey from Medieval Times to 1863

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is chipped at top of spine and with some edge wear and tear. Ownership inscription and school logo on front pastedown. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xi,321. 16 illustrations. A highly regarded and authoritative work on all aspects of Scottish social welfare.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London 1948, First Edition
£10.00