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Grierson Rev. James - Delineations of St. Andrews; Being a Particular Account of Every Thing Remarkable in the History and Present State of the City and Ruins, the University, and Other Interesting Objects --

Hardback. 12mo. A fair copy in brown cloth boards. The paper title label on the spine is badly rubbed and there is some wear to the spine ends and edges. Ownership inscriptions (one scored out) on front end-papers. Pp.xii,224 + 4pp index. Plan of St. Andrews and three illustrations (two of which have come loose at some point and been re-attached with sellotape). An interesting early work on the history of St. Andrews with much on the University and ecclesiastical ruins. The final chapter title is "Company of Golfers"and is eleven pages long. An uncommon title. This copy would benefit from rebinding.
Published : G. S. Tullis, Cupar 1833, New Edition
£320.00

Hall Duncan W. - A History of the Whitecraigs Golf Club 1905-2005

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,148. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. The history of a Giffmock golf club, one of the premier clubs in the west of Scotland.
Published : Whitecraigs Golf Club 2004, First Edition
£15.00

Hall Duncan W. - A History of the Whitecraigs Golf Club 1905-2005

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which has a little minor edge wear and tear. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,148. Numerous illustrations with some in colour. The history of a Giffnock golf club.
Published : Whitecraigs Golf Club 2004, First Edition
£15.00

Hall, Duncan W. - A History of The Whitecraigs Golf Club 1905-2005

Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in publisher's green cloth with title and logo in gilt on front board and title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Endpapers showing plan view of the original clubhouse superimposed on the present outline. Profusely illustrated in colour and black and white. 148 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper with minimal rubbing at top and foot of spine.
Published : The Whitecraigs Golf Club 2004, First Edition
£22.00

Hamilton, David - Golf - Scotland's Game

Softback. 4to. A very good copy. Closed tear across spine near foot. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[viii],269. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. "This book meets the need for a new history of the formative period of the game of golf." Photographs available on request.
Published : Partick Press, Kilmacolm 1998, First Edition
£50.00

Haver A. G. et al - How to Improve Your Golf: Lessons By British Masters

Hardback. Nd. c.1934? A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 89 pages. Many illustrations. Chapters by Percy Alliss, Bert Hodson, Ted Ray and others. "The book is distinguished from all other published golf lessons by the number and excellence of the photographs which illustrate each section."
Published : Hutchinson, London,
£40.00

Henderson Ian T. And Stirk David I - Golf in the Making

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with an adhesive protective plastic sleeve. Spine of wrapper a little faded. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xv,332. Numerous black and white illustrations. Described as "the first complete history ever to be published of the evolution of golf." The story is taken up to 1914.
Published : Henderson and Stirk Ltd 1979, First Edition
£15.00

Henderson John W. - Hayton Coulthard : One Hundred Years of Haulage 1916-2016

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. SIGNED by nine members of the Coulthard family. Pp.xviii,278. Numerous photographs, many in colour. Map. "This book records the family and transport history of five separate generations [of the Coulthard family] ---the author also looks at four generations of the Coulthard family who have made their mark in separate motorsport disciplines ."
Published : Hayton Coulthard Transport Ltd, Twynholm 2016, First Edition
£45.00

Henderson Willie - Forward with Rangers

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in white on the spine. No ownership inscription and not foxed. 91 pages. 25 illustrations. The former Rangers legend talks of his time with the club and with Scotland.
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1966, First Edition
£20.00

Herbert Ivor - Red Rum

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy with very little foxing and no ownership inscription. 272pp. Illustrated including colour. The story of one of the greatest ever Grand National winners.
Published : William Luscombe Publisher Ltd., London 1974, First Edition
£10.00

Hitchcock Jimmie - Master Golfer

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which has one small nick at foot of spine. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 192pp. Illustrated. Hitchcock's autobiography.
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1967, First Edition
£10.00

Hughes Gareth - One Hundred Years of Scarlet

Hardback. 4ro. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.viii,282. Many illustrations. A celebration of Llanelli rugby club.
Published : Llanelli Rugby Football Club 1983, First Edition
£20.00

Hutton Len - Just My Story

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped at head of spine and with a little edge wear and tear. A photograph signed by Len Hutton (and which shows him entering a cricket pavilion), has been pasted onto the front end-paper. Gift inscription. 192 pages. Illustrated.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1956, First Edition
£12.00

Ironside Robert & Douglas Harry - A History of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club 1774-1999

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine distwrapper. Pp.v,213. Numerous illustrations, some in colour. The history of one of the oldest golf clubs in the world.
Published : Privately Published 1999, First Edition
£18.00

Ironside Robert & Douglas Harry - A History of Royal Musselburgh Golf Club 1774-1999

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.v,213. Many colour and black and white illustrations. The history of a very old East Lothian golf club.
Published : Musselburgh Golf Club, First Edition
£15.00

James Brian Ll. - England v Scotland

A very good copy in a very good, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 271 pages. 34 illustrations. All the facts and figures of the footballing fixtures between the two nations from 1872 to 1968.
Published : Pelham Books, London 1969, First Edition
£7.00

Jones Bobby - Golf is My Game

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has small edge tears. Moderate edge foxing but clean internally and with no ownership inscription. 270 pages. 24 illustrations. 12 figures. Foreword by Bernard Darwin.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1961, First Edition
£25.00

Keir Richard - Scotland the Complete International Football Record

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192 pages. Illustrated. The definitive guide to Scottish International matches from the first game in 1872 to the end of the 2000/01 season.
Published : Breedon Books, Derby 2001, First Edition
£40.00

Keith, Isobel - Stones on the Ice : The Story of Curling

Illustrated by Jennifer Cook.
Softback. Nd. c.1980? A very good copy. 56 pages. Numerous drawings. Other illustrations. Contains a number of curling verses in addition to a brief history of the game. Uncommon.
Published : Gordon Bennett Publications, Edinburgh, First Edition
£12.00

Kenneth Whitton and David A. Jamieson (Editors) - Fifty Years of Athletics - An Historical Record of the Scottish Amateur Athletic Association 1883-1933

Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. In a good plus dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Fairly light edge foxing but clean internally and with no ownership inscription. 160 pages. Illustrations. Includes a historical survey of amateur athletics in Scotland, various short essays and a wealth of statistics.
Published : Scottish Amateur Athletic Association, Edinburgh 1933, First Edition
£65.00

Kerr, John - History of Curling Scotland's Ain Game and Fifty Years of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club

Hardback. Dark blue cloth which shows a little wear and tear to the spine ends and edges. Front hinges tender. Internally there are a number of library stamps but no erxternal library markings. Pp.xv,440 + publisher's catalogue. Numerous illustrations.
Published : David Douglas, Edinburgh 1890,
£30.00

Knowles Philip - A History of the Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club 1856-1996 the Clubmakers' Golf Club

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a very good dustwrapper. This is no. 354 of 600 copies and is signed by the author. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.ix,116. Described as "a story of golf and golfers in one of the very cradles of the game."
Published : The Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club, Edinburgh 1997, First Edition
£25.00

Knowles, Philip - A History of the Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club 1856-1996 : The Clubmakers' Golf Club

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. This is copy number 253 of 600 and is signed by the author. A clean copy with no other inscription or internal marking. Pp.ix,116. Full-page colour plate and black and white illustrations. Foreword by Alex Hay. The story of a golf club, which in its earliest days was largely made up of club and ball makers.
Published : The Bruntsfield Allied Golf Club, Edinburgh 1997, First Edition
£25.00

Laidlaw Gray and Mason David - A Very Pleasant Golfing Place a Centenary History of the Kilmacolm Golf Club

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.ix,165. Many illustrations. Introduction by Bernard Gallacher. This is copy no. 301 but the limitation is not given.
Published : The Kilmacolm Golf Club 1991, First Edition
£38.00

Laird Dorothy - Royal Ascot

A very good copy in a poorish dustwrapper missing a two inch by one inch piece from the rear panel. 288pp. many illus. This is a history of Royal Ascot from its founding by Queen Anne and includes Appendices of races, winners, records etc.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1976, First Edition
£5.00

Law Ernest - Valsing on Ice Described & Analysed with Hints for Attaining Proficiency in the Art Together with the Rules and Regulations for Competitions

Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth which is faded on the spine and an area of the boards next to the spine. Lettered in silver on the upper board. No ownership inscription. A little edge foxing but otherwise clean. 71 pages. 12 plates. 9 diagrams. A scarce early work on dancing on ice.
Published : Hugh Rees, London 1911, First Edition
£50.00

Longhurst Henry - Never on Weekdays

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 182 pages. A selection of the author's pieces on golf from the Sunday Times.
Published : Cassell, London 1968, First Edition
£9.00

Low John L. - F. G. Tait a Record Being His Life, Letters and Golfing Diary

Hardback. A rebound ex-library copy. 304 pages. 18 tissue-guarded illustrations. Foreword by Andrew Lang. Tait was a leading amateur golfer in the late 19th century.
Published : J. Nisbet & Co, London 1900, First Edition
£25.00

Low, Shona; Lugton, Connie; McLean Rass, Kay; Sneddon, Margaret; Jack, Ethel - Gullane Ladies' Golf Club the First One Hundred Years: 1904-2004

Hardback. A fine copy in a dark blue leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Pp.viii,124. Numerous illustrations. The history of a ladies' golf club of which many of the most outstanding Scottish lady golfers of the 20th century were members.
Published : Shona Low, Gullane 2003, First Edition
£20.00

Low, Shona; Lugton, Connie; McLean Rass, Kay; Sneddon, Margaret; Jack, Ethel - Gullane Ladies' Golf Club the First One Hundred Years: 1904-2004

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,124. Numerous illustrations. The history of a ladies' golf club of which many of the most outstanding of the Scottish lady golfers of the 20th century were members.
Published : Shona Low, Gullane 2003, First Edition
£18.00

MacCabe J.O. (Foreword) - The First Eighty Years: Douglas Park Golf Club

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's blue cloth with title in gilt on spine. No inscriptions. Illustrated endpapers. Many black and white illustrations. 145 pages. A nice clean copy.
Published : Douglas Park Golf Club 1982, First Edition
£20.00

MacDonald Martin - Skye Camanachd : A Century Remembered.

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. The book would be fine but for a gift inscription on the front free end-paper. Numerous black and white illustrations. Pp.[x],140,[ii]. The story of the first 100 years of a Skye shinty club.
Published : Skye Camanachd, Portree 1992, First Edition
£18.00

MacKay, David J; Crawford, Graeme C; George, Dr. Jane L; Barclay, Andrew W. - The Merchants' Tale : The Story of the Merchants of Edinbburgh Golf Club 1907 to 2008

Hardback. A fine copy. Signed by all four authors on half-title. Pp.xiii,[vii],242. Numerous illustrations with a section in colour.
Published : Birlinn, Edinburgh 2009, First Edition
£15.00

Mackechnie Alastair M. - Longniddry Legacy a History of Longniddry Golf Club 1921-1996

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.viii,232. Many illustrations including colour. The Longniddry course has hosted the World Seniors Championship and the Ladies Home Internationals. This tells the first 75 years of the club's history.
Published : Longniddry Golf Club 1998, First Edition
£25.00

Mackenzie Richard - A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole a History of the St. Andrews Caddie

A near-fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Signed by the author. 134pp. Many illustrations.
Published : CollinsWillow, London 1998, First UK Edition
£10.00

Mackintosh Ian M. - Troon Golf Club Its History from 1878

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xiv,137. Numerous illustrations including colour. Folding plans.
Published : The Committee of Troon Golf Club 1974, First Edition
£18.00

MacLennan Hugh Dan - Shinty!

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 368 pages. Over 350 illustrations including 65 in colour. Published to celebrate the centenary of the Camanachd Association.
Published : Balnain Books, Nairn 1993, First Edition
£9.00

MacLennan W. Donald (Editor) - One Hundred Years at Luffness New 1894-1994

Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Copy number 887 of a limited edition. Ppvi,153. Illustrated. The history of an East Lothian golf course.
Published : Luffness New Golf Club, Aberlady 1994, First Edition
£12.00

MacLennan W.Donald (Editor) - One Hundred Years at Luffness New 1894-1994

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has one small closed tear at top of front cover. This copy is number 255. Pp.vi,153. Illustrated. The history of an East Lothian golf course.
Published : Luffness New Golf Club 1994, First Edition
£10.00

Mair Lewine - One Hundred Years of Women's Golf

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in publisher's grey cloth with title in gilt on spine. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. Many black and white photographs throughout. 208 pages. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which is price-clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
£20.00

Mair Norman - Muirfield: Home of the Honourable Company, 1744-1994

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's ex libris plate on front free end-paper. 168 pages. Numerous illustrations with many in colour. Described as "a celebration of one of the world's greatest golf courses and the Honourable Company who play there."
Published : Mainstream Publishing, Edinburgh 1994, First Edition
£20.00

Mair Norman - Pillars of the Temple Men and Memories of Duddingston Golf Club 1895-1995

A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.x,185. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : 1996, First Edition
£10.00

Mair Norman - Pillars of the Temple Men and Memories of Duddingston Golf Club 1895-1995

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with a small tear on rear panel. 185pp. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Duddingston Golf Club, Edinburgh 1996, First Edition
£9.00

May C A. N. - More Wheelspin: Post-War Competition Motoring from the Driver's Seat

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which has minor closed edge tears. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 192 pages. Illustrations. Mainly deals with motor trials shortly after the Second World War.
Published : G. T. Foulis, London 1948, First Edition
£15.00

McColl Graham - Celtic the Official Illustrated History 1888-1995

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 208 pages. Many illustrations including colour. The official history of Celtic from the early days to the end of the 1994-95 season.
Published : Hamlyn 1995, First Edition
£9.00

McGhee Nevin - Killermont the Home of Glasgow Golf Club

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear to the spine ends and board tips. No.975 of 1500 copies. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 231 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. This is a history of the estate of Killermont from earliest times and of the Glasgow Golf Club which is the ninth oldest in the world.
Published : Glasgow Golf Club 2003, First Edition
£50.00

McNee Gerald - The Story of Celtic: An Official History

Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has an edge tear and some fading to the spine (although the lettering is clear). Not foxed and no ownership inscription. Small brown stain at edge of later pages. 245 pages. Illustrated. When this book was written Celtic had had only four managers in 90 years!
Published : Stanley Paul, London 1978, First Edition
£10.00

Meek, C.F.U. - Winners of the Past and Their Breeding: Together with Statistics Relative to the Figure System of Bruce Lowe

Hardback. A good plus copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Ownership inscription on front free end-paper. Some foxing to end-papers. Some pencilled and a little ink writing to rear end-papers. 304 pages. Folding tables. Deals with the identification of winning strains of race-horses.
Published : The International Horse Agency and Exchange, London 1907, First Edition
£25.00

Melford Michael & Fenning Bob - Denham Described a History of Denham Golf Club 1910-1992

A very good copy in a very good complete and untorn dustwrapper. This is number 528 of 750 copies and is signed by Bob Fenning. Pp.xiv,110. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Grant Books, Droitwich 1992, First Edition
£22.00