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Colville James (Editor) - Ochtertyre House Booke of Accomps 1737 - 1739

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Lower board a little marked. Ownership inscription. Largely unopened. Pp.li,259. A little side-lining on a very few pages. Introduction and Glossary by the editor. Lists food purchases by the family of Murray of Ochtertyre in a few years of the mid-18th century.
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1907, First Edition
£15.00

Colville James (Editor) - Ochtertyre House Booke of Accomps 1737-1739

Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. A little damp-fading to the spine. No ownership inscription. Unopened. Pp.li,259. Glossary. An account of sums spent on food which gives a clear "picture of the standard of living in an average baronial establishment just before the 'Forty-five".
Published : T & A Constable for the Scottish History Society, Edinburgh 1907, First Edition
£15.00

Conner Alex - Coal in Decline

Hardback. A near very good copy in a similar dustwrapper. Boards a little spotted. Internally a nice clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 135 pages. A history of the coal industry in Scotland after nationalisation.
Published : William MacLellan, Glasgow 1962, First Edition
£15.00

Connor, R. D.; Simpson, A.D.C.; Morrison-Low, A. - Weights and Measures in Scotland : A European Perspective

Hardback. Small 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,842. Numerous illustrations including colour. Figures Tables. A scholarly, comprehensive and definitive study of Scotland's weights and measures set against a Europesn background. A very heavy book which will require extra postage.
Published : National Museums of Scotland and Tuckwell Press , Edinburgh 2004, First Edition
£45.00

Conway James - Forays Among Salmon and Deer

Hardback. Nd. c.1890? A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Wear to spine ends. Boards now protected by a clear removable sleeve. Pencilled ownership inscription. A little edge and end-paper foxing. 252 pages + 16pp publisher's adverts (with tear across one page of the adverts). Frontispiece. An English sportsman's reminiscences about hunting, shooting and fishing in the Highlands of Scotland.
Published : Simpkin Marshall Hamilton Kent & Co, London, New Edition
£18.00

Cooper Derek - Hebridean Connection a View of the Highlands and Islands

A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper which is now protected. Gift inscription on half-title. 184pp. Illustrations. 4 maps. A frank and unsentimental report about living in the Highlands.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1977, Reprint
£9.00

Cooper, Derek - Skye Remembered

Softback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 96 pages. A book of old photographs of Skye with a reasonable amount of accompanying text.
Published : West Highland Publishing Co Ltd, Breakish, Isle of Skye 1983, First Edition
£9.00

Coppock, J. T. - An Agricultural Atlas of Scotland

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xv,242. 283 figures. 89 tables. "This new atlas --- provides an up-to-date survey in map form of the state of agriculture in Scotland in 1965 with comparisons with the situations in 1938 and 1870."
Published : John Donald, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
£9.00

Cormack Alexander A. - Colin Campbell 1686-1757 Merchant, Gothenburg, Sweden His Will - Annotated : A Scoto-Swedish Study

Softback. A very good copy. Limited edition of 300 copies. A clean copy - not foxed and only a pencilled previous owner's inscription. 74 pages. 20 illustrations. Campbell was a Scottish merchant who fell into debt following the collapse known as "The South Sea Bubble". He had to flee his creditors, first to Austria and then to Sweden where he co-founded the Swedish East India Company. He succeeded in regaining his fortune and repaying his debts.
Published : Printed By Aberdeen Journals Ltd. For the Author 1960, First Edition
£20.00

Cormack Alexander A. - Teinds and Agriculture an Historical Survey

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth which is a little marked at top of spine. Pp.xi,206. A history of teinds in Scotland.
Published : Oxford University Press 1930, First Edition
£20.00

Corp Edward - The King Over The Water: Portraits Of The Stuarts In Exile After 1689

Softback. A fine copy. 112 pages. 95 figures including many in colour. Published to accompany an exhibition in the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.
Published : Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh 2001, First Edition
£16.00

Cotton Bernard D. - Scottish Vernacular Furniture

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 304 pages. 544 illustrations of which 412 are in colour. An authoritative study founded on thirty years of research.
Published : Thames & Hudson, London 2008, First Edition
£30.00

Coventry Martin - The Castles of Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,658. Numerous black and white illustrations. Maps. Described as "the bible of Scottish castles."This fourth edition is completely revised, expanded and updated and covers more than 3000 castles.
Published : Birlinn, Edinburgh 2006, Fourth Edition
£30.00

Cowan Samuel - Life of the Princess Margaret, Queen of Scotland 1070-1093

A fair to good copy in the original red cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. The spine is darkened with a small tear in the cloth at the join with the upper board. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Three stamps from the library of a newspaper. 249pp. 18 illustrations.
Published : Mawson Swan & Morgan, Newcastle Upon Tyne 1911, First Edition
£12.00

Cowan Samuel - The Lord Chancellors of Scotland from the Constitution of the Office to the Treaty of Union

A very good two volume set in red cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on upper board. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription. Vol. 1, pp.xvi,306. Frontispiece and eight plates. Vol. 11,pp.viii,299. Frontispiece and eight plates. Plates collated. Covers the period from the 10th century to the early 18th century.
Published : W & A.K. Johnston, Edinburgh 1911, First Edition
£45.00

Cowan Samuel - The Lord Chancellors of Scotland from the Institution of the Office to the Treaty of Union

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
£35.00

Cowan Samuel - The Royal House of Stuart; from Its Origin to the Accession of the House of Hanover

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
£20.00

Cox E.H.M. - A History of Gardening in Scotland

Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth which is a little faded on spine but leaving lettering clear. No ownership inscription and not foxed. Pp.xvi,229. 21 plates.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1935, First Edition
£16.00

Cox, Richard A.V. - The Language of the Ogam Inscriptions of Scotland : Contributions to the Study of Ogam, Runic and Roman Alphabet Inscriptions in Scotland

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
£30.00

Craig G.Y. And Hull J.H. (Editors) - James Hutton - Present and Future

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
£30.00

Craig, W. S. - History of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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
£25.00

Craigie, James - A Bibliography of Scottish Education Before 1872

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
£8.00

Craik Sir Henry - A Century of Scottish History from the Days Before the '45 to Those Within Living Memory

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
£25.00

Crampsey R.A. - The Breezy Links o' Troon: A History of Royal Troon Golf Club 1878 - 2000

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
£25.00

Crawford Barbara E. (editor) - Essays in Shetland History: Heidursrit to T.M.Y. Manson

Hardback. A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.xiii,271. 32 illustrations. This is a collection of essays written in honour of Dr. Manson's 80th birthday.
Published : Shetland Times Ltd., Lerwick 1984, First Edition
£18.00

Crawfurd George - A Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Trades' House of Glasgow, Its Constitution, Funds and Bye-Laws

Hardback. A good copy in the original cloth. Pp.xi,332. Folding plan at rear.
Published : Bell & Bain, Glasgow 1858, First Edition
£25.00

Creech William - Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces: With Letters Containing a Comparative View of the Modes of Living, Arts, Commerce, Lierature, Manners Etc of Edinburgh at Different Periods

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,
£18.00

Creswell Clarendon Hyde - The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Historical Notes from 1505 To1905

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
£15.00

Creswell Clarendon Hyde - The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh: Historical Notes from 1505 to 1905

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
£15.00

Crichton-Browne James - Stray Leaves from a Physician's Portfolio

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
£12.00

Crockett S.R. - Mad Sir Uchtred of the Hills

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
£15.00

Crockett S.R. - Raiderland All About Grey Galloway Its Stories, Traditions, Characters, Humours

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
£10.00

Crockett S.R. - The Playactress

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
£12.00

Crowther Joan - The "Old Schoolhose" of Cramond, Edinburgh and Education in Cramond 1653-1875

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
£5.00

Cruickshank Graeme - Prestonpans Pottery a Definitive Study of Scotland's Heritage

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
£60.00

Cruickshank Graeme (Editor) - A Sense of Place Studies in Scottish Local History

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
£8.00

Cruickshank James - Newhills the Annals of the Parish

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
£35.00

Cumming C. F. Gordon - In the Hebrides

Hardback. Internally a very good, clean copy but externally the spine is detached (and in two pieces) from the half-leather binding. Pp.x,[2],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
£50.00

Cunningham Allan - The Songs of Scotland, Ancient and Modern; with an Introduction and Notes, Historical and Critical, and Characters of the Lyric poets

Hardbacks. Four volumes in two. A good set in a half leather binding with marbled boards. Some wear to boards. Five raised bands and gilt decoration to spines. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Lengthy introduction and interesting notes.
Published : John Taylor, London 1825, First Edition
£125.00

Cunningham Allan and Mackay Charles (Editors) - Ramsay and the Earlier Poets of Scotland to Which is Added Ancient Ballads and Songs

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,
£45.00

Cunningham M.H. & Kenneth A.G. - The Flora Of Kintyre

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 89pp. Map.
Published : EP Publishing Ltd. 1979, First Edition
£5.00

Cunnison J. And Gilfillan J.B.S. (Editors) - The Third Statistical Account of Scotland Glasgow

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
£14.00