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A very good two volume set. Some fading to the spines and a small neat repair at the head of the spine of volume 1. Vol. 1 pp.xvi,307. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. Vol. 11 pp.viii,299. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations.
Published : W & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
Hardback. A just about good two volume set in red cloth lettered in gilt. Spines faded and ink stain to fore-edge of front board of both volumes. Single stamp of a church in each volume. A little foxing. Bindings sound. Vol.I,pp.xvii,528. Vol.II,pp.vii,547. Many illustrations.
Published : Greening & Co, London 1908, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,226. "--the present attempt has been made to survey all the parishes of medieval Scotland and in so doing to trace who in the final instance enjoyed the revenues of each parish."
Published : Scottish Record Society, Edinburgh 1967, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xvi,187. Map. Tables. Figures.
Published : Department of Cetic University of Aberdeen 1999, First Edition
A very good copy in laminated boards. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,184. Figures. Consists of papers relating to the great Scottish geologist given at a conference in Edinburgh in 1997 to mark the bicentenary of his death. Uncommon.
Published : The Geological Society, London 1999, First Edition
Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and with the Society's crest in gilt on the front board. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription, foxing or other internal marking. Pp.xii,497. Frontispiece. This "Treatise on the Union of the British Realms" was written shortly after the union of the Crowns of Scotland and England in 1603. Text in Latin and English with Notes by the editor.
Published : Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1909, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.xxix,1125 + two pages of signatures of some Presidents of the College. 58 illustrations. Described as "an excellently researched and captivating history" which "is a wonderful tribute to three hundred years of public service". [This heavy book weighs more than two kilos and will require additional postage].
Published : Blackwell Scientific Publications 1976, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Smallish ownership inscription. 255 pages. This is a compehensive guide to the materials on which any history of Scottish education up to 1872 would require to be based.
Published : University of London Press 1970, First Edition
Hardbacks. A very good, bright, two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. No ownership inscription and only a little edge foxing. Vol.I,pp.xiii,486. Partly unopened. Vol.II,pp.x,472. Unopened. A history of Scotland from the Union of 1707 to the Disruption of 1843.
Published : William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1901, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,224. Numerous illustrations, many in colour. The history of a championship golf course.
Published : Royal Troon Golf Club 2001, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth. Pp.xi,332. Folding plan at rear.
Published : Bell & Bain, Glasgow 1858, First Edition
A reading copy with a number of faults. Spine very worn, lacks portrait of Creech, the title page is laid down and incomplete, a few mostly pencilled annotations etc. But a cheap copy of a fascinating book for anyone interested in Edinburgh.
Published : John Fairbairn, Edinburgh 1815,
Hardback. A very good, bright, copy still in the original plain white paper wrapper (which is a bit chipped and torn). Top edge gilt. Other edges uncut. A lovely clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,315. 8 illustrations. Includes a List of Subscribers.
Published : Privately Printed for the College By Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1926, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. A little wear to spine ends. Ownership inscription of A. C. Creswell. Pp.xv,315. 8 illustrations. Subscribers' list.
Published : Privately Printed For the College By Oliver and Boyd, Edinburgh 1926, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.ix,351. The author was a leading Scottish psychiatrist and medical psychologist. Included are a number of essays on health matters and more general essays on e. g. "Thomas Carlyle's Student Days", "Claret in Scotland", "The Drama in Scotland" etc.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London, First Edition
A very good copy. Paper covers. 189 pages + 16pp. adverts. A volume in the "Autonym Library" series.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1894, Second Edition
Illustrated by Joseph Pennell.
A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Lacks front end-paper. 327pp. Many illustrations.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1904, Second Edition
A good copy in beige cloth lettered in blue. Top edge gilt. A rather fragile little item. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Rear hinge starting to go. 210 pages. A volume in the publisher's "Autonym Library" series.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1894, First Edition
A very good copy of this soft-cover pamphlet. 49pp. Illustrated. UK postage on this item one pound.
Published : Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh 1965, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 288 pages. Nearly 400 illustrations including many in colour. Prestonpans was the centre of the Scottish pottery industry in the 18th century and the tradition continued up to the 1930s. This is the definitive history of that industry.
Published : Prestoungrange University Press with Burke's Peerage and Gentry, Prestonpans 2007, First Edition
A very good copy in card covers. Pp.xv,201. Frontispiece and 52 illustrations. This is a volume of essays commissioned as a tribute to Professor Eric Forbes. Includes essays entitled "The Legend of Holyrood", "Towards an Oral History of Rosewell" and "Aberdour: The Evolution of a Seaside Resort".
Published : Scotland's Cultural Heritage Unit, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
A very good copy in a chipped and torn dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 68pp. Illustrated. Folding map at rear. The annals of an Aberdeenshire parish.
Published : Privately Published 1934, First Edition
Hardback. Internally a very good, clean copy but externally the spine is detached (and in two pieces) from the half-leather binding. Pp.x,,431. 24 illustrations. Chapters on Iona, St. Kilda, The Quiraing, Legends and Folklore etc. A suitable copy for rebinding.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1883, New Edition
Softback. A near very good copy. 76 pages. Line illustrations and maps. Errata slip tipped-in. A history of the area around Loch Rannoch in Western Perthshire.
Published : Published By the Author, Rannoch 1984, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. c.1870? A near very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt and black. Some wear to spine ends. All edges gilt. Foxing/browning to end-papers but otherwise largely clean. Pp.xliv,679. 43 tissue-guarded steel engravings. Includes the poems of Allan Ramsay, Robert Fergusson and others together with "Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland".
Published : J. S. Virtue & Co, London,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 89pp. Map.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1979, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Ownership inscriptions on front end-papers. Ink writing on rear end-paper. Pp.xi,151. 40 illustratrions. A history of coal mining in Mid and East Lothian. A scarce title.
Published : James Thin / John Orr, Edinburgh 1925, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small chip on the rear panel. Bookplate. 1008 pages. Frontispiece. 24 plates. 38 figures. Folding map. "An intimate picture of the life of Scotland's largest city in the middle of the twentieth century".
Published : Collins, Glasgow 1958, First Edition
Illustrated by Tom Curr.
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Inscribed presentation copy from both author and illustrator. 64 pages. Line illustrations throughout. Poetry written in Edinburgh before and during the Second World War.
Published : Oliver & Bioyd, Edinburgh 1943, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in a white vellum spine lettered in gilt. Blue, paper-covered boards which show wear to the edges. Small label of previous owner on front fixed end-paper. Browning to end-papers otherwise a clean copy internally. Limited edition of 250 copies. Pp.[x],130. Frontispiece. Two folding family trees. The author's object was "to preserve from oblivion the gallant deeds of the Stuarts of Aubigny who commanded the Scots Guards and Scots Men-at-Arms in the great wars of France, from the time of Charles VII to that of Henry IV." Scarce in first edition.
Published : Privately Printed at the Chiswick Press , London 1891, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy although covers a bit dust-soiled. Ink inscription on title page reads: "To John D. Mackie Esq. B. A. with the writer's kind regards." 46 pages. 8 illustrations. Recollections of life in a Galloway village.
Published : J. Maxwell & Son, Dumfries 1908, First Edition
Hardback. Undated but ownership inscription is dated 1904. Probably first edition. A good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in black on upper board. Spine faded with a little wear at foot and chipping at head. Pp.vi,133. Frontispiece of the Old Quad, Edinburgh University. Tales of 19th century student life at Edinburgh University. A decent copy of a scarce title.
Published : William Bryce, Edinburgh,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with two small tears. 336pp. 31 illustrations. A biography based almost entirely on cotemporary sources.
Published : Thames and Hudson, London 1973, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in a rather poor dustwrapper. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Some browning to end-papers and some edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.[xx],93. 12 illustrations. Errata slip. A history of the parish of Liff in Angus. Rather uncommon.
Published : Harley & Cox, Dundee 1940, First Edition
Hardback. 12mo. A good plus copy in a half-leather binding with marbled boards. Some rubbing to boards especially the spine. Bookplate of William Patrick Adam, a British colonial adminstrator and Liberal politician, of Blair Adam in Kinross-shire, and ownerhip inscription of D. Hay Fleming, the Scottish historian and antiquary. Pp.xii,330 + a page of "Words not Understood" and errata page. A few pencil markings in the text.
Published : Printed By A. Murray and J. Cochran for John Balfour, Edinburgh 1770, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. Some light fore-edge foxing. Inscribed presentation copy from the editor. Pp.viii,75. Tissue guarded frontispiece and one other plate. James, Lord Drumlanrig and Lord William Douglas were sons of the 1st Duke of Queensberry. This is an account of a journey they made with their tutor through France and Italy beginning in 1680. A scarce limited printing.
Published : Privately Printed By T. And A. Constable Ltd, Edinburgh 1931, First Edition
Hardback. Small 8vo. A very good copy in olive green cloth which is browned on the spine. Lettered and decorated in gilt on spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Small ownershjip inscription on front free end-paper. 208pp. 18 illustrations including 2 folding maps.
Published : Duncan Anderson, Edinburgh 1852,
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Possible inscription from the author - "To Charles, Best Wishes, David." 328 pages. Numerous black and white illustrations. Front end-paper map. Rear end-paper colour illustration. This is a history of the architectural practice of John Honeyman and Keppie (now Keppie Design) of which Charles Rennie MacKintosh was at one time the thid partner.
Published : Stenlake Publishing 2004, First Edition
A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in silver. Some fore-edge foxing. Pp.xviii,291. Illustrated.
Published : The Faculty of Actuaries, Edinburgh 1956, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xx,372. Frontispiece and 8 plates. A highly regarded study of the Anglicisation of Scottish University education in the 19th century.
Published : Edinburgh Unversity Press 1964, Second Edition
Complete in one volume. A fair copy only in original brown cloth with tears at spine edges. Loose at front but not quite disbound. Bearing stamp of The Hirsel library. 1088pp + 45pp index. A good working copy.
Published : W.H. Lizars, Edinburgh 1853, First Edition
A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Ownership inscription. 75pp + 32 plates at end. Frontispiece. A guide to the geological treasures of Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh's famous landmark.
Published : Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
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