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9576. : Jeems Kaye: His Adventures and Opinions.

Glasgow: The Bailie Office n.d. c. 1880-1890. Two titles bound as one, Jeems Kaye, and Jeems Kaye second series, all reprinted from this Scottish magazine founded in 1872. 95 +79 pp. +advertisements. Illustrated with a total of 32 full page illustrations. Illustrators include, David Murray, J. Henderson, W. Young, R.C. Crawford, J.A. Aitken, A.K. Brown, J.E. Christie, Tom McEwan, A. Davidson, S. McAdam, A. Black, Duncan McKellar, J.D. Taylor, A. Finlay, Wellwood Rattray, A.S. Boyd, J. Guthrie, E.A. Walton, John Lavery and others. Superb illustrations by significant Scottish artists and illustrators such as A.S. Boyd, "Twym" and Sir David Murray, Alex Davidson, E.A. Walton, and Ireland's Sir John Lavery who trained in Glasgow. Clearly this magazine was tapping into the best artists and illustrators working or studying in the city. Brown boards, minor wear but otherwise very good. The articles, though amusing are perhaps less interesting than the illustrations. 45.00


1497. : Cabinet Album of Edinburgh

Edinburgh? Local stationer/tobacconist? 1890s? Twenty-five superb sepia photographic views, of which seven open to 22 x 31.5 cm, with eight pages of descriptive letterpress. Worn gold-stamped blue covers, and some wear to contents and folds. 20.00


10056. : The Aberdeen Prognosticator, or Farmer's Pocket-Book for the year of our Lord 1832 being Leap Year.

Aberdeen: 1832. 12pp. paper covers, 17 by 10 cms. containing, list of the Royal Family, perpetual Tide table, Sixteen Scots Peers, Eclypses during the present year, common notes and moveable feasts, Termly quarters, Sun's rising and setting to a minute, the 15th day of each month, changes of the moon, Correct list of all the Scots Fairs, numbers of Synods and Presbyteries in Scotland, list of the Members of Parliament for Scotland &c &c &c. . A little edgewear but overall in good condition. A fragile survivor, scarce. 30.00


2878. : The Clyde Navigation Acts from 32 George II cap 62. to 41 Victoria cap. 47

London Eyre and Spottiswoode 1882. 490 pp and includes the separately paginated Acts from 1883 to 1897, 14 in all, Half leather with six panelled spine raised bands and original spine label, some wear to boards, internally a very bright clean copy. 15.00


9574. A. Guthrie & Sons: Photographic View Album Ardrossan and District.

Ardrossan: A. Guthrie & Sons n.d. c.1900. 17 by 22.5 cms. 16 pp. paper covers. An album of 16 photographs of Ardrossan and Saltcoats. Guthrie was based at 64 Princes street Ardrossan. The photographs are by Valentine & Sons Dundee. They are, Ardrossan, - The Crescent, Glasgow street, Castle Arch and South Beach, From Cannon Hill, North beach, Arran Place, South Crescent, Princes street. Saltcoats,- East end, Windmill street from the harbour, Winton circus, Quay street, Raise street, Saltcoats from harbour, Hamilton street, West end. The front cover is dusty with a small repaired tear in top left corner otherwise good. A scarce item of local ephemera. 25.00


5675. Agnew, Sir Andrew, Bart, of Lochnaw: The Heriditary Sheriffs of Galloway, Their "Forebears" and Friends Their Courts and Customs of Their Times...

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1893. Volume 2 only. xi + 477 pp, 23 x 14.5 cm. Brown boards, front cover gold-blocked with Arms of Agnew. Contents page inscribed "May from her Loving Aunt Rose 7th March 1909." May was the daughter of the photographer George Agnew Carruthers, and Rose Carruthers, the water-colourist, was his aunt. From the library at Mullartown House, Annalong, Co Down. 40.00


19675. Alison, Sir Archibald: Tytler's History of Scotland.

London and Glasgow: William Mackenzie n.d. (1876-1877) New and Greatly Enlarged Edition. With illustrative notes from recently discovered State documents, and a continuation of the history from the union of the crowns to the present day...also an essay on Scottish Ecclesiastical History by the Rev. Professor Eadie and an original memoir of the author. 28 x 23 cm. In four parts in two volumes. Vol. I. 452 pp. 12 plates, one of which is a map. Vol 2, 456 pp. 12 plates, two of which are maps. Vol. 3, 392+xxvi,12 plates, one of which is a map. Vol. 4. 364+39 pp.17 plates 2 of which are maps. Half leather and textured cloth boards,six panelled spine with raised bands and gilt titling and decoration, heavy thick boards, original spine labels, marbled foreedges, four chromolithographic decorative coloured title pages, in very good condition, plates clean and unmarked. These are two large and heavy volumes, unpacked weight 6.5 kilos. Extra charges for overseas postage would be required. Overseas customers should check shipping costs before ordering. 100.00


17925. Allan, John S.: My Picture Gallery of Memory.

North Berwick: Tantallon Press Limited, 1970. (5) + 115 pp. 22 x 15.5 cm. Gold-blocked cream boards, in very good condition, in a good dw. Neat inscription on ffep from "John & Margaret Allan". Autobiography of Captain in King's Own Scottish Borderers, and native of Berwickshire. Lots of interesting county history. 24.00


16211. Anderson, William. (Editor Peterhead Sentinal): The Howes O' Buchan, being notes local, historical, and antiquarian, regarding the various places of interest along the route of the Buchan Railway.

Edinburgh: W.P. Nimmo; Aberdeen: Lewis Smith; Peterhead: "Sentinal Office", 1865. vi+100+4 pp. 17 x 11 cm. Nine tissue-guarded mounted albumen prints. Blue cloth bevelled boards with gilt lining and titling. A.e.g. Images are 6 x 9.5 cm. They include Peterhead from the Links, Howes o' Buchan House, Inverugie, The Castle etc., Ravenscraig, Pitfour House, Fraserburgh from the south, Cairnbulg Castle, Strichen Village and Strichen House. The spine has been professionally relaid, and this is a good tight copy. The photographs are mounted on heavier paper than the text and remain unfaded and very fresh. The Fraserborough photograph shows the railway line down to the Harbour with various railway building and sailing ships in the distance. This is the only illustration to include a view of the railway. Owner's name R.R. Henderson, Viewmount, Blackhill, on the ffep. This is a lovely example of an early Railway guide, three years after opening, albeit without details of timetables, fares etc. and of quite early photographs of scenes en route. A scarce item. The Buchan Railway was opened in 1862 but fell foul to Beeching cuts, and finally closed in the 1970s. There are now serious efforts to reopen it for much the same reasons as the Borders Railway was partly reopened recently. Good Luck. (We cannot supply scans or copies of the illustrations.) 125.00


13335. Ansdell, Douglas: The People of the Great Faith The Highland Church 1690-1900.

Stornaway: Acair, 1998. vi+234 pp. 21.5 x 14 cm. Profusely illustrated, with photographs, maps, diagrams, newpapercuttings, letters, etc. Pictorial card covers, in very good condition. Almost as new. 11.50


18326. Armit, Ian: The Loch Olabhat Project, North Uist 1989 4th Interim Report.

Edinburgh: Department of Archaeology, University of Edinburgh Project Paper No. 12, 1990. 40 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. 17 illustrations, including maps. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 10.00


20197. Beattie, William: The Scottish Tradition in Printed Books

London: Association of Assistant Librarians 1958. 18 x 12 cm. 8 pp. 26 illustrations,Card covers, in very good condition. 8.00


16461. Beveridge, Erskine: Coll and Tiree Their Prehistorical Forts and Ecclesiastical Antiquities with Notices of Ancient Remains on the Treshnish Islands.

Edinburgh: Printed by T. and A. Constable at the University Press, 1903. First edition. xxvi + 206 pp. 26 x 20.5 cm. "Seventy-seven full-page illustrations and two maps". T.e.g. Dark green boards with sunned leather spine strip, gilt titling, and a gilt vignette on front board. Bookplate of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology at Queen's University, Belfast. There is also the gilt-and-white leather crested oval bookplate of Alexander McGrigor on the front pastedown, otherwise in very good condition. The book weighs 2,000g. Apparently one of 300 copies privately printed. Scarce. 350.00


16457. Browne, The Right Reverend G.F.: On Some Antiquities in the Neighbourhood of Dunecht House Aberdeenshire.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1921. 170 pp. + 63 Plates. 29 x 23 cm. Dunecht was their Scottish estate, and Anne Viscountess Cowdray was involved in investigating the stones, and the letters "A C" are on the front board, under a peer's coronet. In addition to the 63 Plates there are five Figures in the text. T.e.g. Gold-blocked purple boards, sunned, and lightly edge-rubbed. o/w in good condition. 75.00


336. Buchanan, George: The History of Scotland from the earliest Accounts of that Nation to the Reign of King James VI

Glasgow: 7th ed. 1799. Translated from the Latin of George Buchanan. To which is annexed, A Genealogy of all the Kings from Fergus 1 to James Vi. Revised and Corrected from the original by Mr Bond. In two volumes. Vol 1 - 417pp. frontispiece portrait of the author, and Vol 2 - 502, in a contemporary calf binding with original spine labels, boards worn and rubbed, spine extremities worn with edge loss to vol. 1, joints cracking but holding. internally quite good for the age. Buchanan, 1506-1582 was tutor to James VI. A classic sixteenth century account of Scottish history from Fergus in 330 BCE, to James VI / James I. 75.00


3580. Burns R: Guid Bits Frae Robert Burns.

Edinburgh, Nimmo n.d. c 1900? 16.5 by 10.5 cms. 217pp, with 25 original illustrations by W. Fulton Brown, includes a glossary. Bits witty, humorous, serious, pathetic & pithy. 20.00


14568. Callander, Robin Fraser: Drystane Dyking in Deeside A Dyker's Notebook.

Haughend, Finzean: Robin Callander, 1986. Revised Edition. 88 pp. 21 x 15 cm. Fourteen plates and one diagram. History of local dykes and dykers, and much else. Pictorial glazed card covers, in near-mint condition. 25.00


14058. Carney, James and David Greene: Celtic Studies Essays in memory of Angus Matheson 1912-1962.

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul reprinted 1969. 22.5 by 14.5 cms. x+182 pp. hardback, in a dustwrapper, minor foreedge light spots, a little wear but otherwise good. 10.00


8823. Clydesdale Museums Forum: Discover Historic Clydesdale.

Lanark: Clydesdale Museums Forum, 1993. 32 pp, in pictorial glazed- card covers. 21 x 15 cm. Coloured centrefold of fifteen small plates and map. 6.50


20021. Cormack, Ian L.: Tramways of Scotland.

Scottish Tramway Museum Society n.d. 21.5 x 14 cm. 16pp. card covers. A photographic survey. In very good condition. 12.00


17194. Devine, T. M. and David Dickson, editors: Ireland and Scotland 1600-1850 Parallels and Contrasts in Economic and Social Development.

Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers, 1983. 283 pp. 23.5 x 16 cm. Twenty essays on Irish and Scottish economic and social development, 1600-1850. Gold-blocked black boards, in very good condition, in a sunned dustwrapper. 15.00


9577. Don, Robert Erskine: A Book of Verses and Causes, to Confront Glitches in British Public Life.

Glasgow: Robert Erskine 1997. 216 pp. illustrated, an unconventional autobiography published by the author. 8.00


14627. Douglas, Sir George, editor: Contemporary Scottish Verse.

London: Walter Scott, c1893. 13.5 by 10.5 cms. xxii+348+12 pp. Tissue guarded photographic frontispiece. Published in the Canterbury Poets Series. A sumptuously produced little book, one third red cloth with gilt patterning and titling, and decorative cloth with gilt patterning, a.e.g. decorative endpapers. In very good condition. We have a matching volume, "Scottish Minor Poets", no. 14628. 30.00


14628. Douglas, Sir George, editor: Poems of the Scottish Minor Poets, from the Age of Ramsay to David Gray.

London: Walter Scott, c1891 13.5 by 10.5 cms. xliii+327+8 pp. Tissue guarded photographic frontispiece. Published in the Canterbury Poets Series. A sumptuously produced little book, one third red cloth with gilt patterning and titling, and decorative cloth with gilt patterning, a.e.g. decorative endpapers. In very good condition. We have a matching volume, "Scottish Verse", no 14627. 30.00


8671. Dow, John: New Scone The By-Gone Life.

Perth: n.d. 16 pp. illustrated, card covers, very good. By John Dow from the notebook of James Young in the City of Perth Co-Operative Pioneer. An interesting local history. 10.00


16720. Ferguson, Joan PS: Scottish Family Histories.

Edinburgh: National Library of Scotland, 1986. Second edition. xii + 254 pp. 25 x 19 cm. Brief entries for c3,200 publications dealing with Scotish families. Silver-blocked green boards, in dw. Tthe book, itself, is in very good condition, and there is one short closed tear in the dw. 11.50


13339. Fisk, William Lyons: The Scottish High Church Tradition in America An Essay in Scotch-Irish Ethnoreligious History.

Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1995. x+157 pp. 21.5 x 13.5 cm. Card covers, in very good condition. 18.00


19460. Gow, Ian: Scottish Houses and Gardens from the Archives of Country Life.

London: Aurum Press, 2007. 192 pp. 30.5 x 25 cm. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial glazed card covers. Minor shelfwear, otherwise in good condition. 35.00


18333. Harding, D.W. and P.G. Topping: Callinish Archaeological Research Centre First Annual Report 1986.

University of Edinburgh 1986. 30 x 21 cm. 37 pp. 6 figures card covers, black plastic spiral binder, in very good conditiion 10.00


18065. Hill, George: An Historical Account of The Macdonnells of Antrim: including Notices of some other Septs, Irish and Scottish.

Cushendall: The Glens of Antrim Historical Society, 1976. Reprint. ii + 510 pp. 24.5 x 20 cm. A photolithographic facsimile of the first edition of 1873. Introduction by E.R.R. Green. Gold-blocked green boards, in good condition, in a good dustwrapper. An important study of this great Antrim family, from the time they separated from the senior branch of the Clan Donald, the Lords of the Isles, until 1873. 55.00


11646. J. Dick & Co: Biographia Scoticana; or A Brief historical account of the lives, characters and memorable transactions, of the most eminent Scots Worthies.

Edinburgh: J. Dick & Co, 1823. Second edition 17.5 by 11 cms. vii+347 pp. frontispiece portrait of Knox. Professionally recased in brown cloth, six panelled spine with gilt lining and new black and gilt spine label. The frontispiece is repaired, otherwise despite a bit of wear in very good condition. 65.00


19645. John Howie of Lochgoin: The Scots Worthies originally compiled by John Howie of Lochgoin with the Testimonies Appended to each Life.

Glasgow: Blackie and Son 1851. 25 x 16.5 cm. lxxii+748 pp. with over 110 illustrations, half leather and textured cloth boards, six panelled spine with raised bands and original gilt blocked dark red spine label, marbled foreedges, in very good condition. A heavy book, which may incur extra postage charges. Overseas customers should contact us about shipping issues and costs before ordering. (Ladies of the Covenant is not included in this publication) 45.00


20478. Keiller, Alexander: Megalithic Monuments of North-East Scotland.

London: Reprinted for The Morven Institute of Archaeological Research 1934 23 x 18cm. 25pp softcovers in good condition. 10.00


13314. Kelly, William and John R. Young, editors.: Ulster and Scotland 1600-2000 History, Language and Identity.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2004. 189pp. hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition. The first of a series planned by the Institute of Ulster Scot Studies. 35.00


16018. Kvaerne, Per: Singing Songs of the Scottish Heart William McTaggart 1835-1910.

Edinburgh: Atelier Books, 2003. Reprint. 288 pp. 26.5 x 23.5 cm. A beautifully-illustrated study of one of Scotland's most popular and distinctive nineteenth-century artists. 214 illustrations, mostly in colour. Includes, as a loose insert, an errata page. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 23.00


10719. Laing, John: Miscellaneous Poems Chiefly Scottish.

Irvine and Troon: Charles Murchland Printed for the author, 1894. vi+160 pp. dark blue boards, showing a little wear and some fingering. Contains, miscellaneous poems, epistles, Troon water question, and epitaphs. Laing was born 26/12/1850 and died 17/02/1931. A street in Troon is named after him. This privately printed work appears to be very scarce. 75.00


13325. Linehan, John C: The Irish Scots and the "Scotch-Irish" An Historical and Ethnological Monograph with some reference to Scotia Major and Scotia Minor.

Heritage Books 2003. 138 pp. softcovers, in very good condition almost as new. Originally published by the American-Irish Historical Society. 10.00


18361. MacLachlan, Patricia: Song of the Past An Acount of the MacDougalls and the Biddulphs and of their Celtic, Saxon, Norse, Norman and Anglo-Irish Origins.

Printed for the author, c 2014 185 pp. 20 x 14 cm. 17 illustrations. Maps. Family trees. Inscribed by author on title page. Semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 15.00


11506. MacLeod, Norman: Parish Papers.

London Alexander Strahan first edition 1862. viii+328 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, six panelled spine with small raised bands and extensive gilt decoration, gilt ruled edge borders to boards, aeg, a little edge rubbed but internally tight, bright, clean. On the front pastedown is a school prize bookplate from Coldstream Academy, July 29th 1863, presented by William Pearson. MacLeod, 1812-1872, was one of Her Majesty's Chaplains for Scotland. A noted preacher and liberal minded minister he was editor of "Good Words" from 1862 to his death. "in all his writing there is a clarity of expression and lightness of touch that made him one of the most sought after clerical writers of his day." 35.00


12980. McIan, R.R.: Highland Life in Days Gone By The Famous Prints of R.R. McIan.

Newtongrange, Midlothian: Lang Syne Publishers Ltd., 1975. 48 unnumbered pages. 17.5 x 12.5 cm. "edited facsimile" of the 1900 edition of McIan's Highlanders at Home or Gaelic Gatherings, published 1845. Sixteen illustrations. Words by James Logan. "Withdrawn" stamp and date on first illustration, o/w good condition. 10.00


9972. McLaren, E. T: Dr. John Brown and his sisters Isabella and Jane.

London: Adam & Charles Black 1901. 15.5 by 10.5 cms. xvii+80 pp. with nine plates, a.e.g. in dark red embossed leatherette boards with gilt lining and title. In a card slipcase as issued. Some light foxing scattered through text otherwise very good. 10.00


9293. McLellan, R.S.: Anchor Line 1856-1956.

Glasgow: Anchor Line Limited, 1956. 184 pp. illustrated, hardback, no dustwrapper, boards a little faded, owners bookplate to front pastedown, otherwise very good. A history of this Glasgow shipping company with illustrations of their ships. 16.00


10055. Miller W. & W: Miller's Town and Country Almanack for 1835.

Glasgow Printed by W. & W. Miller 43 Trongate. 16pp. paper covers, 18 by 10 cms. containing calendar, sun's rising and setting, weather forecasts, celestial phenomena, the fairs in Scotland, His Majesties Ministers, members of Parliament for Scotland, Scots Peers, household hints. A little edgewear but really in good condition. A fragile survivor, scarce. 25.00


15678. Miller, Hugh: Tales and Sketches

Edinburgh: W.P.Nimmo, 1883. Tenth edition. xiv+389 pp. 19.5 x 13cm. Contents include: Recollections of Ferguson, Recollections of Burns, The Salmon Fishers of Udoll, Letters on the Herring Industry, The Lykewake, Bill Whyte, The Young Surgeon, and A True Story of the Life of a Scotch Merchant of the Eighteenth Century. Black-blocked brown bevelled boards, no dw. Edge rubbing to boards and spine extremities. Overall in good condition. 20.00


18308. Newall, Frank: Excavations at Walls Hill Renfrewshire.

Paisley: Paisley Museum and Art Galleries, 1960. 39 pp. 27 x 21 cm. 10 plates. 6 folding plans. Semi-matt card covers, in very good condition. 15.00


16466. Ogston, Sir Alexander: The Prehistoric Antiquities of The Howe of Cromar.

Aberdeen: Printed for The Third Spalding Club, 1931. xxvi + 128 pp. 25.5 x 19.5 cm. Eighty-six illustrations, including maps and plans. Gold-blocked dark-green boards. Crest of the Spalding Club on the front board. The spine is a little faded. Bookplate of DDA Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, on front pastedown. In very good condition. Scarce. 75.00


18703. Ordnance Survey.: 1:50,000 Second Series Sheet 9 Cape Wrath.

Chessington:Revised 1973. Published 1976. 22.5 x 13.5 cm. 2 centimetres to 1 Kilometre, paper, folded, index map on rear cover, coloured, map in very good condition. This scale is the relacement of the old one inch edition. 10.00


18696. Ordnance Survey.: One-Inch Map of Great Britain (Seventh Series) Sheet 125, Fakenham.

Chessington: Fully Revised 1950 with corrections to 1958. Published 1954. 20.5 x 12 cm. 1 inch to a Mile, linen backed, folded,index map on rear cover, coloured, light University Dept. stamp on front cover, minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


18694. Ordnance Survey.: One-Inch Map of Great Britain (Seventh Series) Sheet 34 South Skye and Arisaig.

Chessington: Fully Revised 1954-55 major roads revised 1961, Published 1957. 20.5 x 12 cm.1 inch to a Mile, linen backed, folded, index map on rear cover, coloured, minor spots and owner's name on front cover, minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. 10.00


18700. Ordnance Survey.: Popular Edition One-Inch Map of Scotland Glen Aberdeen Sheet 45.

Chessington: First published 1929. Full Revision 1942 with later corrections. 20.5 x 12 cm. paper, folded,index map on rear cover, coloured, owner's name on front cover, minor wear to covers, otherwise in good condition. 12.00


13331. Porter, James, editor: After Columbus - After Calvin Community and Identity in the religious Traditions of North East Scotland.

Aberdeen: The Elphinstone Institute, 1997. Occasional Publications 1. 188 pp. 25 x 17 cm. Proceedings of a conference held at Kings College, University of Aberdeen, 18-19 October 1997. Card covers, in very good condition. 25.00


13195. Rankin, Margaret M: Morag Maclean A Perthshire Story of Fifty Years Ago.

London: Andrew Melrose n.d. c.1900 175 pp, frontispiece, decorative panels at chapter headings and decorated capitals, blue decorative boards, in very good condition. Part of the Publisher's Blue Cover Library. 15.00


13338. Reid, Stuart: Culloden 1746 Battlefield Guide.

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Books 2005. 154 pp. maps, softcovers, in very good condition apart from a small cover crease. A graphic historical guide to the pre-eminent Scottish battle. 10.00


13120. Ross, Alexander J: Memoir of Alexander Ewing, D.C.L. Bishop of Argyll and The Isles.

London: C. Kehgan Paul & Co., 1879. Second edition. xiii+643+31 pp. IIlustrated. In a modern library binding, with new endpapers, bears a very small library stamp on the bottom of the title page, and another on the rear. A tight copy, very clean and bright. Ewing, 1814-1873, was a Scottish Episcopal Curch leader. This biography throws much light on the Scottish world in which he laboured. 15.00


7613. Scott, Sir Walter: Rokeby, in six cantos; The Vision of Don Roderick.

Edinburgh: Robert Cadell 1836. 14 by 9 cms. 320 pp. half calf with marbled boards and calf corners, 6 panelled good bright spine, some gilt tooling, original spine label, rubbing and some scuffing to board edges, internally tight, and bright. A nice copy. The work was first published in 1812. 30.00


13248. Scott, Sir Walter: The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott including introduction and notes.

London: Frederick Warne and Co. 1877. The Lansdowne Poets viii+625 pp. with full page engravings. Five panelled spine with raised bands and black tooling, boards with black stamping, a.e.g. Pages are double columned with a red margin border round text. Marbled endpapers. A little edge rubbing, a good copy. 15.00


10745. Scott, Walter: Rokeby A Poem.

Edinburgh: John Ballantyne & Co. and London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne 1813. The eighth edition, 27 by 21 cms. 330+cxvi+3 pp. Recently professionally rebound in, mid-brown, half calf with marbled boards and endpapers, seven panelled spine with raised bands gilt lining and gilt decorative devices to panels, a narrow blindstamped pattern to calf. Internally very tight and bright, there are a few very light spots here and there and former owner's names, Wm. C. Sherrard, Catherine st. Limavady and William Dysart, Londonderry 1813 are found on several pages. The marbled foreedges are a bit faded, but this is overall a very handsome copy. Rokeby was first published in 1808 and was probably one of the less popular of his historical poems. 225.00


276. Scott, Walter: The Lay of the Last Minstrel - A Poem

London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown 1812 . 13th edition. 22 x 13.5 cm, 350 pp. Volume 1 of the complete works but complete in itself. In worn, decorated, gilt-stamped calf with gilt lining and borders, five panelled spine with raised bands and gilt decorative panels. Spine relaid and professionally restored. 25.00


1739. Smith Hance D. editor: Second Report of the Commissioners Appointed into the Tuck System (Shetland)

Edinburgh: 1872 (C 555) Reprinted by the Thuleprint Ltd. Sandwick Shetland 1978 33 by 21.5 cms. viii+56pp. A limited edition of 100 handbound copies. No number on this one. Dark red cloth and marbled boards. A handsome book in fine condition. Introduction by Hance D. Smith University of Wales. 25.00


9282. Somner, Graeme: Ben Line fleet List and Short History

Kendal: The World Ship 1967. 59 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition, fully illustrated Fleet list. 6.00


3989. St John, Charles: A Sportsman and Naturalist's Tour in Sutherlandshire.

London Simpkin, Marshall & Co. Popular Edition 1891. vi + 320 pp. illustrated. A new spine has been professionally laid down with new endpapers and the original red boards restored. Internally tight and fresh. 25.00


14157. Strickland, Agnes: Life of Mary Queen of Scots.

London: G. Bell and Sons 1913; 1914. Two volumes Vol. 1. xi+462 pp. vol 2. xii+508 pp. frontispiece tissue guarded portraits, hardback, some rubbing to boards, a few pages have been roughly cut otherwise good. 25.00


16677. The Old Edinburgh Club: The Book of The Old Edinburgh Club Eleventh Volume.

Edinburgh: The Old Edinburgh Club, 1922. xi + 176 + 37 + v pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Five articles on the history of Edinburg, Illustrated with 17 plates, and 8 illustrations in the text. Map "Edinburgh in Mid-Eighteenth Century", 45 x 97 cm, folded into rear pocket. Index. Twelfth and Thirteenth Annual Reports. Members. Libraries. Constitution. Contents of previous volumes. Gold-blocked bevelled dark-blue boards, in very good condition. No dustwrapper. 20.00


16792. The Old Edinburgh Club: The Book of The Old Edinburgh Club Fifteenth Volume.

Edinburgh: The Old Edinburgh Club, 1927. 225 + 45 + vi pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Six articles. Three plates, and 6 illustrations in the text. Index. Eighteenth and Nineteenth Annual Reports. Members. Libraries. Constitution. Contents of previous volumes. Gold-blocked bevelled dark-blue boards, in very good condition. No dustwrapper. 20.00


16793. The Old Edinburgh Club: The Book of The Old Edinburgh Club Fourteenth Volume.

Edinburgh: The Old Edinburgh Club, 1925. 191+ 37+ vpp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Eight articles. Three plates, and 17 illustrations in the text. Index. Seventeenth Annual Report. Members. Libraries. Constitution. Contents of previous volumes. Gold-blocked bevelled dark-blue boards, in very good condition. No dustwrapper. 20.00


16794. The Old Edinburgh Club: The Book of The Old Edinburgh Club Sixteenth Volume.

Edinburgh: The Old Edinburgh Club, 1928. xxxix + 228 + 42 + vi. pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Six articles. Index. Twentieth Annual Report. Members. Libraries. Constitution. Contents of previous volumes. Gold-blocked bevelled dark-blue boards. In very good condition. No dustwrapper. 20.00


16678. The Old Edinburgh Club: The Book of The Old Edinburgh Club Twelfth Volume.

Edinburgh: The Old Edinburgh Club, 1923. v + 250 + 55 + v pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. Four articles on the history of Edinburgh, Illustrated with 4 plates. These plates are streetscapes which concertina out of the volume. Fourteenth and Fifteenth Annual Reports. Members. Libraries. Constitution. Contents of previous volumes. Index to one article loosely inserted at rear. Gold-blocked bevelled dark-blue boards, in very good condition. No dustwrapper. 20.00


12228. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings for the Members of theThe Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland 1863.

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1863. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates: A Balcony at the Roman Carnival - Robert Herdman, A Highland Loch - Horatio Macculloch, Leaving Home - R.T. Ross, The Port of London - Sam Bough, Remonstrance - Hugh Cameron, and Fra Angelico - Peter Graham, with accompanying text. Engravers are H. Robinson, W. Forrest, R.C. Bell, W. Miller, H. Robinson, J. Le Conte. Disbound, no boards, still sewn, the plates are in bright fresh condition. This could be a suitable subject for a rebinding or as a breaker, the plates are capable of looking very good mounted and framed. it could be rebound with others which we have in this series . 42.00


12064. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "Guy Mannering."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1866. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates. Paintings by John McWhirter, Robert Herdman, J.B. MacDonald, Gourlay Steell, Clark Stanton, and William McTaggart, with accompanying text. Engravers are Wm. Richardson, Lumb Stocks, James Stephenson, John Le Conte, Francis Holl and R.C. Bell. Disbound, no boards, still sewn The plates are in bright fresh condition. This could be a suitable subject for a rebinding or as a breaker as the plates are capable of looking very good mounted and framed. it could be rebound with others which we have in this series. 42.00


12063. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "The Fair Maid of Perth."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1878. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates. Paintings by Robert Herdman, Sam Bough, J.B. MacDonald, George Reid, W.E. Lockhart, and James Doherty, with accompanying text. Engravers are Lumb Stocks, W. Forrest, John Le Conte, John Saddler and Thomas Brown. Disbound, no boards, still sewn. The plates are in bright fresh condition. This could be a suitable subject for a rebinding or as a breaker as the plates are capable of looking very good mounted and framed. It could be rebound with others which we have in this series. 42.00


12951. The Scots Language Society: Lallans The Journal o Scots airts a letters Nummer 57 Hairst 2000.

Belfast: Ulster-Scots Language Society, 2004 143 pp. illustrated, card covers, in very good condition as new. Articles and poetry in lowland Scots dialect. Interesting for those promoting Ullans the Ulster Scots dialect/language. 10.00


18451. Thompson, J: TheTraveller's Guide Through Scotland with accurate maps, views, &c.

Edinburgh: printed for John Thompson, with an Itinerary on a new plan, 1828. Ninth edition. xii + 479 + 192 pp. 18.5 x 11 cm. Illustrated with maps and views, in a full red leather, gold-blocked, binding. Minor edge rubbing, Frontispiece plate not present. The folded, hand-coloured map of Scotland, preceding the Itinerary, is a contemporary map by S. Leigh but is not the original map which at some stage has been removed and replaced with this attractive, loose insert. All other plates and maps are present. Internally bright and clean, and all maps are neatly folded and most attractive. A very good, nice, copy despite the couple of flaws mentioned. 95.00


18293. Thoms, Lisbeth M., editor: Early Man in the Scottish Landscape.

Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1977. Scottish Archaeological Forum 9. vii + 85 pp. 23.5 x 17 cm. Maps, graphs, tables, and bibliographies. Semi-matt card covers. In very good condition. 9 essays. 10.00


16815. Tytler, Patrick Fraser: History of Scotland.

Edinburgh: William Tait, 1841-1843. Second edition. 21 x 12.5 cm. volume 9 of 9 volumes. Vol IX xii + 395 pp. 1586-1603 James VI. Copious footnotes. "Notes and illustrations", later "Proofs and illustrations", are further notes at the end the volume, often unpublished documents, here printed at length. Gold-blocked and blind-stamped maroon boards, with some fading. Partly un-opened. Bookplates of D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast. In very good condition. 15.00


15687. Tytler, Patrick Fraser: Memorable Wars of Scotland.

Edinburgh: William P. Nimmo, c1870. 208+8 pp. 17 x 11 cm. Frontispiece illustration. Heavily bevelled boards. Gold-blocked front board and spine. A.e.g. Some rubbing, particularly at the extremities. A good copy for its age. 12.00


17166. W.R. & S.: Views of Glasgow and the River Clyde.

Edinburgh: W.R.& S., c1910. Reliable Series. 24 pp. 21.5 x 29.5 cm. 41 views in landscape format, including four named steamers on the Clyde. Elaborately gold-blocked blue cloth boards. Some rubbing and fading to boards, but internally very good. William Richie and Sons of 17 Princes Street, Edinburgh, published postcards and photographs. 23.00


17839. Warrand, Duncan, editor: More Culloden Papers Vol. III 1725 to 1745.

Inverness: Robert Carruthers & Sons, 1927. First edition. vii + 256 pp. 26 x 19.5 cm. 2 full-page portraits. Index. Gold-blocked green boards. Bruised corners, o/w fresh copy in good condition.. 50.00


13252. Watson, Angus: The Ochills Placenames, History, Tradition.

Perth and Kinross District Libraries, 1995. 25.5 by 19 cms. 159 pp. illustrated maps, softcovers, in very good condition. The first detailed study of the placenames of this part of Scotland. 20.00


11909. Wharton, Thomas editor: The Union: or Select Scots and English Poems.

Edinburgh printed for Archibald Monro & David Murray 1753. 15.5 by 10 cms. 144 pp. in a contemporary calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, decorative gilt panels and original spine label, red and gilt. Showing relatively minor wear to boards, internally tight, clean and fresh, a very nice copy of this title. It was actually published in Oxford by William Jackson. It contains an early printing of Grey's Elegy, poems written by Dr. Samuel Johnson under the pseudonym, Mr Hammond, and Tears of Scotland by Smollet. 250.00


14286. Whitelaw, Alex.: The Book of Scottish Ballads. Collected and Illustrated with Historical and Critical Notices.

Glasgow, Edinburgh, London and New York, 1857. xv+576 pp. Decorative border surrounding the text on each double-columned page. These borders are variously coloured, lake, green, lilac, sepia, lemon, blue. Half leather and marbled boards, five panelled spines with raised bands with decorative gilt panels and an original spine label. Engraved frontispiece picture of Jedburgh, and an engraved title page with vignette of Aikwood, residence of Michael Scott. Second, printed, title page. Marbled foreedges, marbled endpapers. Board edges rubbed, some small areas of scuffing / shelf wear to marbled papers on boards, spine lightly rubbed at extremities otherwise v.g. Despite a little wear this is a rather nice edition in good condition overall. 45.00


12699. Woodburn, Rev. James Barkley: The Ulster Scot His History and Religion.

London: H.R.Allenson, Limited, 1915. Second edition, revised and enlarged. 424pp. 20 x 13cm. 5 full-page maps, of which 2 are coloured. Bibliography. Index. Gold-blocked blue boards, faded. Some light foxing. Showing a little wear, but ortherwise good. A scarce title which appeared during the Home Rule Crisis and the outbreak of the Great War, and an important title in understanding the self-perception of this section of the population. 45.00


17391. Woodburn, Rev. James Barkley: The Ulster Scot His History and Religion.

London: H.R.Allenson, Limited, 1915. First edition. 424pp. 20 x 13 cm. 5 full-page maps, of which 2 are coloured. Bibliography. Gold-blocked faded blue boards. Some light foxing. Ffep removed. A scarce title which appeared during the Home Rule Crisis and the outbreak of the Great War, and an important title in understanding the self-perception of this section of the population. 45.00


10004. Yeadon, James D: Grand Photographic View Album of Elgin & Vicinity.

Elgin & Lossiemouth: James D. Yeadon n.d. c. 1890. 17 by 22.5 cms. 20 photographic views. Brown boards, new spine and endpapers. Photos by Valentine, Distant view of Elgin with haycart in foreground field, High street looking west, High street, Town Hall, Elgin Academy, Elgin Cathedral, Anderson's Institution,Elgin Hospital, Pluscarden Abbey, Spynie Castle, Lossiemouth Harbour, At the Golf Course Lossiemouth, Covesea Lighthouse, Gow's Castle, Burghead Harbour from north, Gordon Castle Fochabers, Craigellachie Bridge, On the Findhorn. Overall in very good condition, excellent local history interest. 55.00

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