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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


5598. : The Confession of Faith; The Larger and Shorter Catechisms, with the Scripture Proofs at Large...

Edinburgh: 1815. 18 by 11 cm. 600 pp. in original calf boards. General condition is good apart from a page with the top half inch removed without loss of text. The boards are quite worn so the book would be a good choice for rebinding. Published by The Church of Scotland. 20.00


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. 95.00


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. 25.00


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. 45.00


1514. Aberdeen Corporation Transport Department: Tourist Guide Round the Town and Country by Motor Coach.

Aberdeen: Corporation Transport Department, 1940s? 32pp illustrated, in decorative card covers. Library book-plate on inside front cover, otherwise good. 5.00


15002. Adamson, Peter and R. Lamont-Brown: Victorian and Edwardian Dundee & Broughty Ferry from rare photographs.

St Andrews: Alvie Publications, 1981. 19pp. 25.5 x 19 cm. 141 photographs. Gold-blocked brown boards. The dustwrapper has a sunned spine, and is neatly price-clipped. 28.00


8926. Allison, Hugh G: Roots of Stone The Story of those who Came Before.

Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing: 2006. 240 pp. 20 x 13 cm. Illustrated with fourteen plates. Pictorial glazed card covers. Very good condition. 7.50


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. 15.00


14738. Astaire, Lesley, Martine, Roddy, and von der Schulenberg, Fritz: Living in Scotland.

London: Thames & Hudson, 2003. 240 pp. 26 x 25 cm. A sumptious celebration of gracious living in Scotland. Twenty-eight houses are beautifully photographed, some with their owners. "287 colour illustrations". Pictorial glazed card covers. Good condition. Unpackaged weight 1.3 kg. 21.50


5840. Augustin, Andreas and Martine, Roddy: The Caledonian Edinburgh.

Edinburgh: n.d. 127 pp. illustrated very good in dustwrapper. The most famous hotels of the world series. A very lavishly produced book. 15.00


14841. Barbour, John: The Bruce.

London: Adam and Charles Black 1909. edited from the best texts with literary and historical introduction, notes and appendices and a glossary by W. M. Mackenzie. xxlll+547 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper, showing fair wear, boards rubbed, a little discoloured, owners bookplate on the ffep. A long late medieval poem about the Bruce preserved in only two manuscripts. 15.00


10308. Bassin, Ethel edited by Bowman, Derek: The Old Songs of Skye Frances Tolmie and her Circle.

London: Routledge and Kegan Paul 1977. 227 pp. illustrated, hardback with dustwrapper, ffep missing, small library catalogue no. on the title page, the dw is attatched to the boards by small folded over piece of sellotape, overall good. Tolmie was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong specialists, the book contains a selection of the songs she heard and wrote down. 8.00


3796. Bonar, Rev. Andrew A: Memoir and Remains of the Rev Robert Murray M'Cheyne, Minister of St Peter's Church, Dundee

Edinburgh: Oliphant Anderson & Ferrier, 1883 598 + xvi pp, 19 x 12.5 cm, in very worn bevelled boards, dusty, hinges weak. 8.00


7877. Britton, John and Shepherd, Thomas H.: Modern Athens. displayed in a series of views, or Edinburgh in the Nineteenth Century exhibiting the whole of the new buildings, modern improvements, antiquities and picturesque scenery of the Scottish Metropolis and its environs.

New York: Arno Press 1978. From original drawings by Mr Thomas H. Shepherd, with historical, topographical, and critical illustrations by John Britton. This is a reprint of the first edition of 1831. 26 by 20.5 cms. vi+ii+88pp. illustrated, hardback, in a rubbed, partly faded dustwrapper with some chipping to top edge, owners small inscription on rear paste down, otherwise very good. An excellent survey of city and buildings in 1831, with beautiful engravings. 20.00


1490. Brougham Eleanor M. ed.: News Out of Scotland.

London William Heinemann 1926 1st ed. Pp.283, d.w.(chipped and torn bottom of spine with loss) Internally v.g. Being a miscellaneous collection of verse and prose sacred and profane from the XIV to the XVIII century. 6.50


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. 135.00


6870. Buckley, Robert J: Cassell's Nation's Music - A Representative Collection of the Songs of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, Sacred and Secular... Volume II Scotch.

London: The Waverley Book Company, Limited, c1900. 16 + 160 pp.+ plates. 36.5 x 25.5 cm. One volume from the Waverley edition. Six full-page illustrations by A Nasmyth, J Pettie RA, W Ralston, WB Hole RSA, Thomas Duncan ARA and Mary L Gow. Prepared for subscribers, and not available through booksellers. The volume comprises, in effect, the sheet music of 70 of the best-loved Scottish songs, preceded by an introduction and notes on most of the songs, interleaved with illustrations. Gold-blocked dark-red boards, with additional blind-stamped decoration on front board. Two illustrations missing, o/w good. 15.00


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. 42.00


14309. Burns, Robert: Fac-Simile of the Kilmarnock Edition of Burn's Poems 1786.

Glasgow: Souvenir Empire Exhibition, 1938. 24 by 14.5 cms. viii+240 pp. Plain card covers, contained in a box. The box shows a little wear but the book is in very good condition. The box is a souvenir of the Empire Exhibition Glasgow, 1938. 20.00


12610. Burns, Robert: The Poetical Works of Robert Burns.

Edinburgh: James Nichol, London James Nisbet, Dublin W. Robertson 1856. With Memoir, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes by the Rev. George Gilfillan. In two Volumes. Vol. 1, xxxii+320 pp. Vol. II, xxxi+342 pp. 22 x 14cm. Half leather and cloth boards, five panelled spine with raised bands, gilt decorative panels, original spine labels, marbled foreedges and endpapers, minor light spotting to prelims of Vol II Despite a little wear a handsome set, in good condition. 42.00


9100. Burns, Robert: The Works of Robert Burns illustrated by an extensive series of portraits and authentic views with a complete life of the poet; an essay on his genius and character by Professor Wilson.

Glasgow, Edinburgh and London: Blackie & Son 1866. 24 by 17 cms. Two volumes in one. cclxxvi+iv+149+xix+412 pp. illustrated with 42 engravings, half-leather and cloth, green, six panelled spine with raised bands, original label,some gilt decoration and a blind stamped thistle on each panel, marbled foreedges, foxing on first title page and frontispiece portrait, some spotting on margins of some plates, one page, listing plates has a cut across it now repaired but generally good. This is a heavy item. 45.00


1511. Caledonian Publications,: The History of Dundee.

Dundee: Caledonian Publications, 1960s? 96pp, 24 x 19 cm, paperback. A very good local history with lots or contemporary and modern illustrations. 8.00


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


11537. Campbell, Thomas: The Poetical Works of Thomas Campbell.

London: Edward Moxon 1854. With notes and a biographical sketch by Rev. W.A. Hill. 16.5 by 11 cms. lxvii+465pp. illustrated by thirty seven woodcuts from designs by Harvey. In a contemporary polished calf binding, six panelled spine, with raised bands, red and gilt spine label, gilt rulings and borders to spine and gilt border rulings to boards, marbled endpapers and foreedges, spine joints rubbed and a bit worn small area of damage about 1cm to lower spine joint with rear board with loss of a small area of leather. Internally tight bright clean. Thompson 1777-1844 was born in Glasgow but moved to London in 1803. He was a friend of Sir Walter Scott, and many of his poems were popular repitition pieces for Victorians. He was responsible for the oft quoted line, "'Tis distance lends enchantment to the view." 42.00


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


12472. Chambers, Robert: Traditions of Edinburgh.

London: Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, c1920. New Edition. xvi+391 pp. 19 x 13.5 cm. Illustrated, hardback, no dw. Originally published in 1869 but this later reprint is undated. Owner's inscription on the half title. 8.00


12473. Chambers, William and Chambers, Robert: Chamber's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts.

Edinburgh: William and Robert Chambers, 1845. 18 x 11 cm. Two vols published as one. Tracts no. 22-39. each tract paginated separetely. Illustrated. This is the second of the published seven volumes. Half leather and marbled boards, six panelled spine with gilt lining and original spine label. Contents include The Life of Nelson, The Temperance Movement, Story of Peter Williamson, Joan of Arc, Maid of Orleans, Annals of the Poor - Female Industry and Intrepidity, Slavery in America, A Visit to Vesuvius, Pompeii and Herculaneum, Story of Baptiste Lulli, Select Poems of Kindness to Animals, Wallace and Bruce, Cases of Circumstantial Evidence, Story of Richard Falconer, Byron's Narrative, The Goldmaker's Village, The Last Earl of Derwentwater, The Heroine of Siberia, Domestic Flower-Culture, Insurrection in Lyons, The Hermit of Warkworth, and other Ballads. Showing a little wear to boards, edge rubbing, corners bumped, internally a little dusty, otherwise fair/good. The observations on slavery in America are particularly interesting. 45.00


12217. Chandler, C: George Skene Keith: Rev. Alexander Jolly: Rev. John Skinner: Rev. Patrick Torry: Rev James Anderson: and others: Pamphlets.

Aberdeen 1789, 1811, 1814, 1815, 1826: Edinburgh, 1812, 1819: Forfar, 1824: Peterhead 1827: Inverness 1823: A contemporary bound volume of nine locally printed pamphlets. "A Sermon on the Trinity preached in Aberdeen Nov. 1st, 1789, by C. Chandler, published Aberdeen 1789, 31 pp. "Act, Declaration and Testimony for the Doctrine, Worship, Discipline, and Government of the Church of Scotland...." pub. Edinburgh 1789, 106pp. "The Union of the Social Affections with Religious Principles, A Sermon in two parts from Col. iii. preached in the Trinity Chapel Aberdeen on Sun. 14th May 1815, by G. S. Keith, pub. Aberdeen 1815, 51pp. "A Friendly Address to the Episcopalians of Scotland on Baptismal Regeneration." by Rev. Alex. Jolly, pub. Aberdeen 1826, 56pp. "Observations on some of the Characteristic Doctrines of the Gospel, A Charge delivered in June 1819 to the Clergy of the Episcopal Communion of Brechin." by Rev. George Gleig, pub. Edinburgh 1819, 52pp. "The House of God, its State and Strength." by Rev. J. Skinner, pub. Forfar 1824, 36 pp. "The Duty, Dignity, and Beneficial Effects of regularly frequenting The Public Worship of Almighty God A Sermon." by Rev. Patrick Torry, pub. Aberdeen 1815, 27pp. "A Sermon preached in the Church of Glenbervie Jan. 13, 1814." by John Charles, pub. Aberdeen 1814, 28pp. "Charity to the Poor... A Sermon preached in the Church of Peterhead on the evening of May 11, 1823 in behalf of the Peterhead Female Society" by Rev. J. Anderson, and "Love to an Unseen Saviour A Sermon," by Rev. S. Hayward, pub. Peterhead 1827, 48 pp. "A Sermon preached in St. John's Chapel Inverness on Wed. June 18th 1823. by Rev. D. Low, pub. Inverness 1823, "A Sermon preached in St. Andrews church Edinburgh on Fri. 21st Feb. 1812 for the Benefit of The Lancastrian School by Sir H.M. Wellwood, pub. Edinburgh 1812, 89 pp. "The Difference Stated betweixt the Presbyterian Establishment and Episcopal Church of Scotland by Rev. James Milne." pub. Aberdeen 1811, 80pp. In a contemporary cloth binding with gilt spine title, very tight, no marking or browning but one page offset, some title pages a little dusty, overall in very good condition. More details on request. A very good collection of early pamphlets from the Aberdeen area. Scarce. Copac records two/three copies for Skinner and Milne, only one copy for, Chandler, Skene, and Charles but none for Low or Torry. 595.00


1666. Christie, Guy: Harbours of the Forth.

London: Christopher Johnson, 1955. 160pp, 15 photographs, and map. Price cut from slightly torn dw, otherwise good. He writes vividly of ports and harbours from St Andrews to Eyemouth. A useful book of urban history and seafaring. 8.99


380. Clark, J: Historical Record and Regimental Memoir of the Royal Scots Fusiliers formerly known as the 21st Royal North British Fusiliers.

Edinburgh Banks & Co.1885. Containing an account of the formation of the Regiment in 1678 and its subsequent services until June 1885. xxii+185 pp. illustrated with six chromolithographs, limited to 1000 copies. Dark green boards with crest and battle honours gilt to front board, a.e.g. a little edge rubbing to boards, minor wear to spine extremities, a little foxing to endpapers and title page, but a good tight copy overall. The coloured illustrations are particularly attractive. Scarce. 85.00


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


12568. Coloquhon, John: The Moor and the Loch containing minute instructions in all highland sports with wanderings over crag and correl, "Flood and Fell."

Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons third edition 1851. xvii+406+24pp illustrated with fourteen engravings. Dark brown boards with decorative blind stamping, lettered gilt, a gilt stags head vignette on front board. Some wear and rubbing to the boards, spine professionally restored, gilt a bit faded, internally a slight dustiness to the first few pages otherwise very tight, bright, unmarked. In good condition. 42.00


11141. Cook, Thos. & Son: How to see Scotland 1925.

London: Thos. Cook & Son, 1925. 132 pp. illustrated, folded map, paper covers. The covers are quite edgeworn, a few annotations otherwise in fair/good condition. 15.00


13604. Croal, D: Sketches of East Lothian.

Haddington: Printed and published at the Courier Office 1873. vii+216 pp. woodcut illustation as frontispiece of Whittingham Tower, hardback, with plum coloured boards with a gilt stamped design to the front board and blindstamping to the rear board, original spine relaced to match, some old ink annotation, mostly correcting errors in the text or expanding information, in very good condition. 15.00


13365. Cunningham, R.R.: Portpatrick through the Ages.

Portpatrick: author published, 1993. Revised edition. 51 pp. 21.5 x 15.5 cm. Illustrated with plates, maps, and reproduced advertisements. Pictorial glazed card covers. In very good condition. 6.00


12622. Daiches, David: Robert Burns The Poet.

Edinburgh: The Saltire Society 1994. First published in 1950 as Robert Burns. 334 pp. softcovers, in very good condition. Traces the poet's creative journey, his context in the Scottish literary tradition, the social setting, and his cast of mind. 10.00


12966. Daiches, David, editor: The New Companion to Scottish Culture.

Edinburgh: Polygon, 1993. 1993 edition of 1980 work. v + 385 pp. 24.5 x 19 cm. "A compendium of information about all significant aspects of Scottish culture". A very useful book, with Further Reading, and Index. Pictorial glazed card covers. Covers are slightly bruised, o/w in good condition. 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


9297. Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce. and Langmuir, Graham Easton.: Clyde River and other Steamers.

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson second edition 1946. xi+260 pp. illustrated, a previous owner has inserted some six newspaper cuttings relating to these ferries, some having been neatly taped to margins. The cuttings are now loose but there are some six pages with a small brown mark from old tape. There are also some six neat pen annotations relating to dates of scrapping of boats, bringing information up to date. Otherwise the book is in good condition. 7.50


1401. Eyre-Todd, G.: The Story of Glasgow From the Earliest Times to the Present Day.

Glasgow : Blackie and Son 1911. vi+183pp. illustrated, decorative front cover and spine, t.e.g. in very good condition. 12.00


1756. Ferrier, Walter M.: The North Berwick Story.

North Berwick Community Council 2nd imp 1981. viii+ 102pp.illustrated with 39 plates d.w. v.g. A comprehensive history of the town from the earliest times to the 1930's. 8.00


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


3790. Forsyth, Renee: Memories of Dunoon and Cowal.

Kirn: Argyll Reproductions Limited, 1983. 160pp, 20.5 x 15 cm, paperback. Inscription cut from title page removing top of page above title. Nice local history. 6.00


12315. Gall, James: Tracts.

Edinburgh: E.Gall Scottish Sabbath School and Tract Repository 24 Niddry Street n.d. c. 1828. 10.5 by 6.5 cms. n.p. ( 284 ) A bound collection of 71 religious tracts printed for this Society, each are 4pp. with a woodcut illustration at the top of the first page. The printer of 34 of them is James Gall, but on the rest is Hay, Gall & Co. Each has a title, "The Roaring Lion", "The Worldling","The Conjuror", "The Blind Frenchman", "The Inundation", "The Modern Saint", "The Negro", "The Pious Servant", and so on. Half leather and marbled boards, The faded gilt spine title reads Tracts 1 There is no title page and no indication of there having been one. The first tract has Vol 1 printed on the lower margin. Boards are a bit edgeworn and faded, internally tight and clean. There is an owner's name on the ffep, "R. Black January 1829" underneath a later hand has written "unknown to me", as well as a further name on the front pastedown. These small tracts were among the most ephemeral of publications and have a low survival rate. A bound collection of this size with typical woodcut engravings offers an important opportunity to examine popular piety and evangelisation in the 1820's. James Gall, 1784?-1874 was a significant promoter of the same. Copac only lists one bound vol of 36 tracts by Hay Gall & Co. in the NLS. 150.00


11440. Geddes, Arthur: The Isle of Lewis and Harris A Study in British Community.

Edinburgh: The University Press 1955. xvi+340 pp. illustrated, diagrams, folded coloured map. Hardback, in a slightly worn, rubbed dustwrapper, in very good condition. A classic study, the fruit of a lifetime's study. Edinburgh University Publications Geography and Sociology no. 2. 40.00


14284. Geddie, John: The Water of Leith Source to Sea.

Edinburgh: W.H. White & Co. 1896. 32.5 by 24.5 cms. 220 pp. with illustrations by Joseph Brown. one coloured plate and 47 other black and white illustrations, many full page, t.e.g. Dark green boards with decorative pictorial panel with red titling, and gilt spine titling. Some light foreedge spotting, old small white paint stain on the front board margin, some light toning on some pages. A fair copy. An artistic journey along this small river. 35.00


12156. Gilfillan, Rev George: The National Burns, including The Airs of All the Songs in the Staff and Tonic Sol-Fa Notation; Edited, With an Original Life of Burns, by the Rev. George Gilfillan.

London: William McKenzie, c1896. Gilfillan's National Burns was produced as a "Centenary Edition", celebrating the centenary of the death of Burns in 1796. The work was published as two Volumes, or four Divisions, or fifteen Parts. This is the De Luxe edition in four Divisions. Each Division is prefixed by a number of superb engravings, tissue-guarded, and there are hundreds of further illustrations in the text. Div. 1. Prospectus. Plates: Burns, Birthplace, Lochlea, Mossgiel, and four pastoral scenes illustrating poems. Pp i - cxx + pp 1 - 88: Poems and Songs, with Music. Div. 2. Mrs Burns, Statue at Kilmarnock, Ellisland, Friars Carse, and four pastoral scenes. Pp 89 - 232, + 80pp, Songs of Burns with Music in Tonic Sol-Fa Notation. Div. 3. Rev. George Gilfillan, Statue at Glasgow, Brow, Dumfries, and four pastoral scenes. Pp 1 - 200. Div. 4. Statue at Kilmarnock, Mausoleum, Old and New Brigs of Doon, three pastoral scenes, coloured Map of Land of Burns, and facsimile of handwriting of Burns. Pp 201 - 408, including 22pp Glossary, + 8pp Index of First Lines, Index of Correspondence, and List of Plates. Dark-green boards lavishly decorated with impressed gilt motifs, edge band and impressed floral background in black. Central cameo portrait of Burns, gilt on red background with gilt surround. 25.5 x 21 cm. All edges gilt. In Division 2 two pages have been neatly repaired with peelable tape. Note: All of the engraved Plates are present. 95.00


13316. Gillespie, Raymond and W.G. Neely editors.: The Laity and the Church of Ireland, 1000-2000 All Sorts and Conditions.

Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2002. xvi+368 pp. 24 x 16 cm. Twelve essays breaking new ground by asking not how the institution worked but what it was like to be a member of that church in the past. Hardback, in a very good dustwrapper. In very good condition, almost as new. 45.00


1957. Gillies, Charles: Lizars 150 Years of Service and Progress 1839-1980.

Glasgow: Lizars 1980. 16 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Gold-blocked front board. A famous Scottish optical firm. Biographical details and photographs of John Lizars, Matthew Ballantine, Arthur Ballantine, Robert Stanley Ballantine, Matthew Dumfries Ballantine, Peter S Ballantine and RP Burnet, and photographs of the Lizars shop fronts in Glasgow (2), Edinburgh, Paisley, Strathaven, Gourock, Motherwell, Aberdeen, Greenock, and Belfast. 20.00


13349. Grant, I.F. and Cheape, Hugh: Periods in Highland History.

London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1997. xiii+306 pp. 23 x 15.5 cm. A structured history of the Highlands and Islands, charting continuity and change from pre-Christian times to the present day. Pictorial glazed card covers, in very good condition. 10.00


1162. Grant, Julia M. editor: St. Leonards School 1877 - 1927.

Oxford: University Press 1927. x+178 pp. illustrated, spine a bit faded otherwise v.g. A famous Scottish Girls School. 10.00


12860. Groome, Francis H., editor: Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical.

Edinburgh: Thomas C. Jack, 1885. We are offering Volumes 1, 2, 5, and 6 of this six-volume set primarily for the superb quality of their engravings, plans, and coloured county maps. The volumes are 27 x 18 cm, and the bindings of Volumes 5 and 6 are good, and the bindings of Volumes 1 and 2 need attention. Some of the maps and plans are large, folding, and a few of the engravings have slight foxing. Artists include S Bough, J Fleming, JA Houston, D Mackenzie and A Paterson. Engravers include W Forest, T Watt, A Thom, and P Justyne. The coloured plans by J Bartholemew were commissioned for the work, and the lovely coloured county maps were engraved on steel by WH Lizars. Volume 1: A - Corv, 1 - 288 pp, 17 engravings, coloured plans of Dundee and the Estuary of the Clyde, and county maps of Aberdeenshire, Ayrshire, Banffshire, Berwickshire, and Argyllshire. Volume 2: Cor - Edn, 289 - 552 pp, 17 engravings, coloured plans of Greenock and the Firths of Beauly, Cromarty, and Moray, and county maps of Buteshire, Caithnesshire, and Dunbartonshire. Volume 5: Lib - Pet, 509 - 567 and 1 - 204 pp, 9 engravings, coloured plans of Tweed Manufacturing Districts and Mineral Districts of Ayrshire, and county maps of Lanarkshire, Western Islands, Perth and Clackmannonshire, Peebleshire, Orkney Islands, and Linlithgowshire. Volume 6: Pet - Zet, 205 - 503 and 134 pp, 1 engraving, coloured plan of Edinburgh, and county maps of Wigtownshire, Sutherlandshire, Shetland Islands, Selkirkshire, Sirlingshire, Roxburghshire, Ross and Cromartyshire, and Renfrewshire. These four volumes are 30 EACH, and are very heavy. 30.00


12986. Howie, John: The Scots Worthies.

Edinburgh: Johnstone, Hunter and Company 1870. xxxii+627pp. illustrated with steel engravings. Revised from the authors original edition by Rev. W.H. Carslaw. Half leather and marbled boards, six panelled spine with raised bands decorative gilt panels, blind stamping and narrow gilt edge to boards, marbled endpappers, a.e.g. A little rubbing and edgewear otherwise a very good edition of this famous work. 32.00


8857. Hutton, Guthrie: Mining From Kirkintilloch to Clackmannan & Stirling to Slamannan.

Ayrshire: Stenlake Publishing 2000. 27 by 21 cms. 112 pp. illustrated, paperback, in very good condition, almost as new. Superb photographs. 12.00


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


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


13320. Kirk, John M. and Donall P.O Baoill, editors.: Language Links The Languages of Scotland and Ireland.

Belfast: Clo Ollscoil na Banriona, Queen's University 2001. xix+289 pp. softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 2. Conference papers from the August 2000 conference on the languages of Ireland and Scotland. 18.00


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


7937. Lindsay, Maurice: The Burns Encyclopedia.

London: Hutchinson 2nd ed. rev. and enlarged 1970. 414 pp. very good in dustwrapper which has a slightly worn top edge.. Revised in accord with the latest findings of Burns Scholarship. 10.00


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


8479. Littlejohn, J.H.: The Scottish Music Hall 1880-1990.

Wigtown: G.C.Book Publishers Ltd., 1990. 118 pp. 21.5 x 15 cm. Thirty-two plates. An in-depth account of music hall in Scotland. Silver-blocked blue boards. Mint. No dj. 4.50


13319. Longley, Edna, Eamonn Hughes and Des Rawe, editors.: Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: Concepts, Contexts, Comparisons.

Belfast: Clo Ollscoil na Banriona, Queen's University 2003. xvi+254 pp. softcovers, in very good condition, almost as new. Belfast Studies in Language, Culture and Politics 7. Conference papers from the Sept.2002 conference of the Irish-Scottish Academic Initiative. 18.00


2722. Macaulay, J.S.A., editor: St Leonards School 1877-1977.

St. Andrews: St Leonards School in association with Blackie & Son Ltd, 1977. vi + 85pp. 23.5 x 17 cm. This is the Centenery Book of this famous Scottish school for girls, published "For Private Circulation". Gold-blocked blue boards, with School badge in gilt on front board. Nine platees. Spine of dustwrapper slightly sunned, otherwise very good. 10.00


12961. MacDonald, Micheil: The Clans of Scotland The History and Landscape of the Scottish Clans.

London: Brian Trodd Publishing House Limited, 1991. 192 pp. 28.5 x 22.5 cm. "Combines history of clan and country to give a true perspective on Scottish history". Over 160 photographs. Extensive, and very useful, section on tartans. Gold-blocked green boards in good dw. 8.50


7233. MacLeod, Fiona. (William Sharp): Phairis. The Mountain Lovers.

London: William Heinemann Ltd. 1924. xiv+401 pp. Frontispiece portrait. Foreword by Mrs Sharp. Phairais was the first book written under his nom de plume published in 1895. The Mountain Lovers was first published in 1897. Both reprinted in 1907. This first vol. of the 7 vol. uniform edition arranged by Mrs. Sharp first appeared in 1910. In very good condition in a brown dustwrapper. Sharp (1855-1905) was associated with the Pre-Raphaelites in London, with Patrick Geddes in in the Celtic movement in Edinburgh and had support from W.B. Yeats. His visionary novels set in the ancient Celtic world, under this feminine alter-ego, created something of a never-never land of faery and fable but were quite popular as part of the Celtic Revival movement. 12.00


7232. MacLeod, Fiona. (William Sharp): The Dominion of Dreams. Under the Dark Star.

London: William Heinemann Ltd., 1910. x+428 pp. 20 x 13.5 cm. Frontispiece plate. The Dominion of Dreams was first published in 1899. This third volume of the seven-volume uniform edition arranged by Mrs. Sharp first appeared in 1910. Sharp (1855-1905) was associated with the Pre-Raphaelites in London, with Patrick Geddes in the Celtic movement in Edinburgh, and had support from W.B. Yeats. His visionary novels set in the ancient Celtic world, under this feminine altar-ego, created something of a never-never land of faery and fable but were quite popular as part of the Celtic Revival movement. Gold-blocked faded green boards. No dw. In good condition. 12.00


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


11374. MacMillan, Samuel: The Beauties of Boston A Selection of the Writings of Thomas Boston.

Inverness: Christian Focus Publications 1979. xiv+616 pp. hardback, no dustwrapper, in good condition. First published 1831. Boston, 1676-1732 was a Scottish Divine. 15.00


247. MacQuoid G.S. editor: Jacobite Songs and Ballads (selected).

London: Walter Scott 1887. 360 pp. The paper label on the spine is worn and chipped but otherwise in very good condition. 18.00


10974. Manson, Thos. M. Y: Mansons' Guide to Shetland.

Lerwick: T. & J. Manson Revised edition1936. 16.5 by 10.5 cms. lv+288 pp. 97 illustrations, folded road map, red boards, in very good condition. contains a folded leaflet, 12.5 by 9.5 cms, for holiday trips to Caithness, Orkney, & Shetland by the North of Scotland and Orkney and Shetland Steam Navigation Company Aberdeen. Articles include, A description of Lerwick Burgh, notes on trout waters, the bird life of Shetland, the Floa, the geology, the archaeology and trout and sea fishing in Shetland 45.00


10313. Maxwell, Stuart and Hutchinson, Robin: Scottish Costume 1550 -1850.

London: Adam & Charles Black 1958. 184 pp. with four colour plates and 24 drawings by Kathleen Mann. Hardback, ex-library with a few old small library stamps, no dustwrapper ffep missing, internally clean, unmarked, otherwise good. 10.00


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


14407. McKay, JG: The Tale of the Cauldron.

Dundee: Malcolm C. MacLeod, 1927. Ancient Legends of the Scottish Gael. 64pp. 20 x 25 cm. "Gaelic and English Arranged by J.C. McKay ". Sixteen paintings by Gordon Brown, R.I. Each of the text pages has the English with the Gaelic under it, and facing a painting. The final seventeen pages are questions and answers based on each of the paintings. The book could be used as a story book, in English or Gaelic, or used as a very attractive teaching aid. Contents are very clean and bright. The boards are showing some wear, with some loss to the picture printed on the front board. 17.50


6623. McLaren, Alan: Face to Face with Old Loanhead.

Loanhead: Loanhead Children's Sports & Gala Day Association, 1991. 56 pp. 29.5 x 21 cm. One hundred-and-eleven fascinating illustrations of life in Loanhead. Card covers. A little wear otherwise very good. 15.00


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. 95.00


15243. Miller, Hugh: Scenes and Legends of the North of Scotland; or, the Traditional History of Cromarty.

Edinburgh: W.P.Nimmo, Hay and Mitchell, 1902? Centenary edition. xii+487 pp. 19.5 x 13cm. Gold-blocked green boards, no dw. Edge rubbing to boards and spine extremities, a top right corner of the half title has been snipped off, presumably to remove a name. Overall in good condition. 15.00


13171. Millman, RN: The Making of the Scottish Landscape.

London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, 1975. 264 pp. 22.5 x 14.5 cm. 29 plates. 15 maps. Brown-blocked gray boards. Price-clipped DW, and neat signature on ffep, o/w in good condition. 7.00


3518. Moir, Peter and Crawford, Ian: Clyde Shipwrecks.

Moir Crawford, 1988. 15 by 21 cms 192 pp. maps, illustrated, paper covers. Describes over 350 shipwrecks. 10.00


10851. Montrose Air Station Museum Trust: Montrose Airfield from 1913 A History in Words and Pictures.

Montrose Air Station Museum Trust n.d. c. 1990's. 29.5 by 21 cms. 146 pp. illustrated, softcover, in very good condition. Montrose was the first operational airbase in the UK, and now has a fine museum. this book gives an excellent history of a base which will celebrate its centenary in a few years. The photographs are quite superb utterly absorbing, local history at its best. 20.00


1508. Munro, Robin.: Shetland, Like the World.

Kincardineshire: Triangle Press, 1973. 42 pp. paperback, very good. 5.00


13429. Pearson, The Rev. John Norman: The Whole Works of the Most Reverend Father in God, Robert Leighton, D.D. Archbishop of Glasgow. To which is prefixed a life of the Author.

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1859. Vol II only, of two vols. vi+673 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, six panelled spine with raised bands, decorative gilt panels , gilt lining, both original spine labels, blindstamped lining to board margins, marbled endpapers and foreedges. In very tight bright clean condition. Contents include Meditations critical and practical on Psalm iv, xxxii, cxxx. a fragment on Psalm viii, Expository lectures on Psalm xxxix, Isaiah vi, Rom. xii, Lectures on the first nine chapters of St Matthew's gospel, 33 Sermons, Expositions, Theological lectures, and Exhortations. Leighton, 1611-1684, was a noted Scottish prelate and scholar. He was Bishop of Dunblane, Archbishop of Glasgow, and Principal of Edinburgh University. He was noted for Christian piety, humility, gentleness and devotion to his calling. He was referred to as "Scotland's Apostle of Peace". His library and papers form the Leighton Library at Dunblane. 55.00


1403. Peat, John T.: Milngavie and its Parish Church.

Glasgow: 1966. 49pp. illustrated, softcover, in very good condition. Milngavie is on the outskirts of Glasgow and this history covers not only the church but also the town. 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


431. Reid, Alan: Howetoon, Records of a Scottish Village by a Residenter.

Paisley: J. & R. Parlane, n.d. c.1898. 193 pp. frontispiece drawing of the village postmaster. Other drawings through the text along with decorative capitals at the start of each chapter.Chapter headings include, our village, our laird, our kirk, our school, our neighbours and the like. A charming read. 10.00


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


14882. Robertson, David, and others: Whistle-Binkie: A Collection of Songs for the Social Circle.

Glasgow: David Robertson & Co., 1890. 14.5 by 9 cms. xii+498 pp. vol. 1. hardback, a little wear but overall good. 8.00


8524. Robertson, William: The Works of William Robertson D.D. to which is prefixed an account of his Life and Writings by the Rev. Alex. Stewart.

London: Printed for Richardson & Co. 1822. A set of 12 vols. In full polished calf with all over blind tooling, ornamented with gilt blocking, marbled foreedges. Includes, History of Scotland, A Critical Dissertation on the murder of King Henry, The History of the Reign of Emperor Charles V. The History of America. Folding maps of South America, North America, folded illustration thereto, An Historical Disquisition concerning Ancient India, folding map of south east Asia. Frontispiece portrait. Bears the bookplate, crest of John Green, on front pastedown. Robertson, 1721-93, was one of the most attractive figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, a friend of David Hume, and these histories written in 1759,1769 and 1777 were long standard works as popular as Gibbon's. In generally very good condition, some rubbing and wear to spine extremities, a little damage to top of spine of vol 11, some very light spotting occassionally in a few vols but internally bright, tight, clean copies, owners signature on a few vols. More details on request. 350.00


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. 35.00


5055. Ross, Pipe-Major William: Logan's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music containing Marches: Quicksteps: Strathspeys: Reels: and Jig: Book 1.

London: Paterson's Publications 1947 revised edition. 17.5 by 25.5 cms, 47 pp. paper covers, contains 69 musical items. Former owner's name on title page, and earlier owner' name, (Pipe-Major Wm. H. R. Wood) stamped on the title page. In good condition. 20.00


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


11497. Scott, Sir Walter: The Heart of Midlothian

Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black 1871 One of The Waverley Novels Centenary edition Vol. VII.. 570 pp. illustrated, half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, six panelled spine with raised bandssome rubbing to fore edges, one joint growing weak but holding, a bit of foxing on tissue guards otherwise a good copy. 20.00


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


11498. Scott, Sir Walter: The Talisman A Tale of the Crusaders and The Chronicles of The Canongate.

Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black 1871. One of The Waverley Novels Centenary edition Vol. XX. 419 pp. illustrated, half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers and fore edges, six panelled spine with raised bands, gilt device in panels, gilt initials to spine bottom, J.E. F., some rubbing to fore edges, a bit of foxing on endpapers, otherwise a very good copy. 20.00


2519. Scott, Sir Walter: Waverley Novels Pocket Edition.

Edinburgh: A. & C. Black c.1874. A set of thirteen volumes.Dark red half leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers and foreedges. Six panelled spine with raised bands and extensive gilt tooling. Two spine labels, black with gilt lettering. The upper containing, Waverly Novels 1. - 2. through to 24 - 25. The bottom the novel titles, Waverley, Guy Mannering etc. Illustrated with frontispieces and other engravings. Some old minor scuffing and small damage to six spine labels. internally tight, bright, clean, no foxing. Illustrations also bright. Gilding unfaded, bright and clear. Owner's signature on the first volume to rear of half title. Although Scott is nowadays largely unread, this is a very handsome, bright set of his novels which would look splendid in a mahogany bookcase. Further details on request. 275.00


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. 45.00


13096. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley" and "Guy Mannering".): The Antiquary.

Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Browne, London 1816. In three volumes. 18.5 by 11 cm. The first edition. Vol. 1. viii+336 pp. Vol. II. 348 pp. Vol. III. 378 pp. In half calf and plain boards, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, good bright spine, some gilt tooling and blindstamping, gilt lettered. There is a handsome bookplate on the front pastedowns of each vol. for, "Clare". This was Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava. Some rubbing to board edges and corners, the final endpaper of vol I has some old creasing and there is a tear on pages 361 and 363 of vol III, the glossary, but without loss, otherwise internally tight, and bright. A nice copy of this first edition. 195.00


13099. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley", Peveril of the Peak", &c.): Quentin Durward.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Co. London 1823. In three volumes. 18.5 by 10.5 cms. The first edition, second issue. Vol. I. lxiii+273 pp. Vol. II. 331 pp. Vol. III. 360 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, red original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central thistle surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. Some minor shelfwear mostly a small scuff mark to the bottom of the rear board on vol II which is beside a one inch joint split. Internally tight, and bright. The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 195.00


13101. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley", Quentin Durward", &c.): St. Ronan's Well.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and co. London 1824. 18.5 by 10.5 cms. In three volumes. The first edition. Vol. I. 310 pp. Vol. II. 325 pp. Vol. III. 323 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central thistle surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. Some edgewear to spine joints, and slight scuff to rear board of vol II. Upper hinges of vol I professionally repaired. Internally tight, and bright. The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching, but not entirely uniform, binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 195.00


13100. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley", Tales of the Crusaders", &c.): Woodstock; or, The Cavalier. A Tale of the Year Sixteen Hundred and Fifty-One.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown and Green London 1826. In three volumes. 18.5 by 10.5 cms. The first edition, second issue. 18.5 by 10.5 cms. Vol. I. xvi+315 pp. Vol. II. 332 pp. Vol. III. 315 pp. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, red original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central thistle surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. Some edgewear and scuffing to spine joints of vols I and II. Internally tight, and bright, but occasional pages have a margin corner torn off, no text loss of course. The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching, but not uniform, binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 195.00


13098. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley, Kenilworth", &c.): Peveril of the Peak.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson and Co., London 1822. In four volumes. 18.5 by 12 cms.The first edition, first issue. Vol. 1. xxxii+302 pp. Vol. II. 319 pp. Vol. III. 315 pp. Vol. IV. 320 pp. Half titles present. Printed erratum strip pasted on page 315 of vol III. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, two red original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central rose surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. Some minor shelfwear mostly a few small scuff marks to joints, and one to the top of the rear board of vol IV. The spine labels are a little sun faded, making them lighter than similar bindings. Internally tight, and bright but occasional pages have the bottom corner of the lower margin torn off, mostly very small but a couple a little bigger, no loss of text of course. Presumably the owner using them as bookmarks. A nice copy of this first edition, The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. This is the second issue of the first edition. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 210.00


13102. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley, Kenilworth", &c.): The Fortunes of Nigel.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; and Hurst, Robinson and Co., London 1822. 18.5 by 12 cms. In three volumes. The first edition. Vol. 1. xlviii+313 pp. Vol. II. 334 pp. Vol. III. 349 pp.Half titles present. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central rose surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. There is a very small old ink stain on the top rear board of vol II and the front board joint of this vol has been professionally repaired, some rubbing to the outer edge of the front board of vol. 1, and to the back board of vol III. Internally tight, and bright. There are a few pages with margin corners torn off, no text loss. The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. This is the second issue of the first edition. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 195.00


13097. Scott, Walter ( by the author of "Waverley, Kenilworth", &c.): The Pirate.

Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.; and Hurst, Robinson and Co., London 1822. In three volumes. 18.5 by 12 cms. The first edition, second issue. Vol. 1. vii+322 pp. Vol. II. 332 pp. Vol. III. 346 pp. Half titles present. In a contemporary polished calf binding, with a six panelled spine with raised bands, two red original spine labels with gilt lettering, highly decorative gilt decorated panels of a central rose surrounded by four panels of oak leaves and acorns, the boards have double gilt edge lining and blindstamping with a small central gilt coronet over a boar, board edges are gilt stamped. Marbled foreedges and matching endpapers. There is a scuff mark on the rear board of vol I. Internally tight, and bright. A nice copy of this first edition. The contemporary binding has been carried out to create a matching binding for the first owner's collection of Scott. We have several other Scott first editions in this binding. This is the second issue of the first edition, page17 has the corrected, there, and is a cancel as are several other pages. The crest to the boards, boar passant, Gules bristled or charged on the body with three annulets d'or, was that of Richard Hobart Fitzgibbon 3rd Earl of Clare, 1795-1864. He was MP for Co. Limerick 1818-1841 and Lord Lieutenant of the county from 1831. The family home was Mountshannon at Castleconnell, where he had a good reputation as landlord.The line became extinct on his death, his son having died at the charge of the Light Brigade, Balaclava 250.00


13363. Shepherd, J.H.: Introduction to the History of the Church in Scotland.

London S.P.C.K. 1906. 207+8 pp. red boards with decorative black stamped design on front board with gilt titling. Bears an old bookplate and a foreedge library stamp along with a small stamp on title page, otherwise good. 10.00


1498. Sinclair, Charles ("Auld Monk"): Radnoristoun Chimes A Collection of Poems and Songs.

Govan: John Cossar, 1910. vi + 100, 25 x 16cm, photographs of author, and the Wallace Monument, and a group photograph of the Clydeside Poets' Club. Gold and black-stamped red cloth, with damp stain to lower front cover. 12.00


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. 45.00


12625. Smith, Grant F.O.: The Man Robert Burns.

Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1966. First published in 1940, this is the first paperback edition. xviii+396 pp. Illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition. The author reveals Burns true worth as the peer of any of the literary lions of the day. A geneological tree of direct descendants of the poet is also included. 10.00


1335. Smith, W.J.: A History of Dundee.

Dundee:David Winter & Son. 1973 a reprint of the 1873 ed. 151 pp. illustrated with 33 lithographs, paperback, in very good condition. 8.00


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. 45.00


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. 30.00


322. Tennant: Records of the Incorporation of Barbers, Glasgow formerly the Incorporation of Chirurgeons and Barbers.

Glasgow: Wilson Guthrie 1930. extracted and narrated by James B. Tennent. Supplement by J.R. Anderson. xii+372 pp, illustrated dark green bevelled boards with marbled endpapers, some rubbing and wear otherwise very good. All the original documents which would relate to the Incorporation along with such excerpts from the minute books and others as would bring to light and illustrate its past history. Scarce. 52.00


1495. The Corporation of the City of Glasgow: Glasgow A Short Account of the Municipal Undertakings of the Corporation of the City of Glasgow.

Glasgow: The Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1934. 151pp, 90 or so full-page and half-page good photographs, and city arms in colour. Dusty paper covers. 23.00


12316. The Incorporation of Bakers of Glasgow.: The Incorporation of Bakers of Glasgow.

Glasgow: William McLellan & Company, 1931. 212 pp. 23 x 15 cm. Illustrated, hardback, includes as an insert a 32 pp. booklet, Rules and Bye-Laws of the Incorporation of Bakers of Glasgow reprinted 1933, a letter of Aug. 1931 enclosing this presentation copy from James and R. Ralton Ness joint clerks. The bookplate of Col. John Vincent Forrest. Showing some fading to boards, some fore edge spotting otherwise good. A valuable trades history with useful genealogical material. 20.00


12862. The Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of Redgauntlet for the Members of theThe Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland 1876.

The Royal Association for Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1876. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates: Sunset on the Solway Sands - Storm Rising - Horsemen Huntin Salmon - Sam Bough, The Supper Party at Redgauntlet's Cottage - Robert Herdman, Redgauntlet and Darsie Latimer on Their Way to Shepherd's Bush, Intercepted by Joshua Geddis - John Smart, Steenie Steenson Demanding a Receipt for His Rent from Sir Robert Redgauntlet (Wandering Willie's Tale) - WB Hole, The Smuggler Brig, "Jumping Jenny," Lying to, Delivering Her Cargo to Boats Alongside - ET Crawford, and Peter Peebles Capturing Alan Fairford - George Hay, with accompanying text. Engravers are, respecively, W. Forrest, Thomas Brown, W. Forrest, Thomas Brown, Robert Anderson, and Robert Anderson. 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


12089. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: "The Dowie Dens o' Yarrow" illustrated by Noel Paton R.S.A.

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1860. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates by Noel Paton Green. Blind-stamped boards with gilt title, front hinge tender and detatching, minor spotting to pages but not plates. All but one of the plates are in bright fresh condition. The text of the poem is given. This could be a suitable subject for a repair 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. 55.00


12061. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Portrait of Sir Walter Scott and Five Engravings in Illustration of "The Pirate."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1871. 42 x 30 cm. Five steel engraved plates. Painters are Sir J. Watson Gordon, Robert Herdman, Sam Bough, John A. Houston, Keeley Halswelle and W.E. Lockhart, with accompanying text. Engravers are R.C.Bell, Thomas Brown, William Richardson, and John 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 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


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


12065. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "Old Mortality."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1869. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates. Paintings by John McWhirter, William Douglas, Robert Herdman, William Crawford, and Sam Bough, with accompanying text. Engravers are Wm. Richardson, John Le Conte, Francis Holl, Thomas Brown, William Forrest, 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


12067. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "Rob Roy."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1868. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates. Paintings by Gourlay Steell, Robert Herdman, J.B. Macdonald, John McWhirter, and Sam Bough, with accompanying text. Engravers are, William Miller, William Forrest, R.C. Bell, James Stephenson, Thomas Brown and John 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 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


12062. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "The Heart of Midlothian."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1873. 42 x 30 cm. Six steel engraved plates. Paintings by Hugh Cameron, Robert Herdman, Sam Bough, J.B. MacDonald, and W.E. Lockhart, with accompanying text. Engravers are R. Anderson, W. Forrest, William Richardson, John Le Conte, James Faed, 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


12088. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "Waverley."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1865. 42 x 30 cm. Eight steel engraved plates. Paintings by W.L. Leitch, Robert Herdman, J.B. Macdonald, Peter Graham, and James Eckford Lauder, with accompanying text. Engravers are William Miller, Francis Holl, William Forrest, R.C. Bell, James Stephenson, and Lumb Stocks. Dark blue boards,with the title and the device of the Association gold-blocked on the front board. Front hinge tender and detatching, minor spotting to pages but not plates, which are in bright fresh condition. This could be a suitable subject for a repair 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. 55.00


12066. The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland: Six Engravings in Illustration of "Waverley."

The Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland, 1865. 42 x 30 cm. Eight steel engraved plates. Paintings by W.L. Leitch, Robert Herdman, J.B. Macdonald, Peter Graham, and James Eckford Lauder, with accompanying text. Engravers are William Miller, Francis Holl, William Forrest, R.C. Bell, James Stephenson, and Lumb Stocks. 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 . 45.00


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


10521. The Scottish Historical Review: The Scottish Historical Review No. 27 April 1910.

Edinburgh: James MacLehose and Sons 1910. pp. 217-324, soft covers, rubbing and some loss to spine bottom extremity otherwise good. Articles include, The Parish Church and its Privileges during the Medieval Period, The Irish Parliament in the Seventeenth Century, James Watson Kings Printer, The Seal of the Borough of Rothesay, Chronicle of Lanercost, Discovery of a lost portrait of George Buchanan, The Learning of the Scots in the Eighteenth Century. 8.00


12852. Thomson, Derick S: The Companion to Gaelic Scotland.

Oxford: Basil Blackwell Publisher Limited, 1983. First edition. xx + 363pp. 26.5 x 20 cm. "The Companion covers every aspect of Gaelic life and culture from art, literature, language, music and architecture to politics, agriculture, the economy and archaeology. The accounts of figures from past and present amount to a dictionary of Scottish Gaelic biography - again the first to be published. Professor Thomson has commissioned the articles from more than sixty experts. The articles are arranged alphabetically, referenced to a comprehensive bibliography, and often illustrated. There is a full index, guide to articles by subject, and a chronology. Gold-blocked green boards, in protected dw. The ex-library evidence seems to be restricted to a small square on the illustrated ffep, the Dewey Decimal Number on the dw, and a very discreet stamp on the title. This is the first edition, hardback. 45.00


441. W.A.S: The Pentland Hills, Their Pathes and Passes.

Edinburgh: n.d. 11th ed. 64 pp. map. Published for the Scottish Rights of Way and Recreation Society. 10.00


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


8920. Wauchope Stewart, G. and Pritchard, T.C. L. editors.: The Scottish Psalter 1929 Metrical Version and Scripture Paraphrases With Tunes.

Oxford University Press n.d. 18 by 12.5 cms. viii+287 pp, black boards very edge rubbed, but internally very good. 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


9205. Wilson, Nina Tweedie. ed.: Poems by Matthew Lawson.

London: n.d. 43 pp. frontispiece portrait, blue boards, with a biographical sketch by Nina Tweedie Wilson and an introduction by Sir Archibald Denny Bart. Signed by Wilson on the ffep. Lawson was born in 1843 in Pinmore Ayrshire, joined the Post Office at Girvan, then moved to Ayr and Greenock. From there he was appointed Postmaster in Dumbarton in 1885, and became a familiar figure in the town, a member of the Dumbarton Burns Club, and an original member of Dumbarton Golf Club. He died 1893 at the age of 53. Poems include, Golfing at Dumbarton, The Merry Postman, To Renfrew Burns Club, Anti Free Trade, On the Unveiling of Burn's Statue at Kilmarnock. A scarce item.etc 23.00


13369. Withall, Mary: Villages of Northern Argyll.

Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers 2004. 214 pp. illustrated, softcovers, in very good condition, as new. A valuable survey of some 21 villages. 6.00


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

London: H.R.Allenson second edition revised and enlarged March 1915. 424pp. maps, hardback, boards a little faded and worn, some light spotting, showing a little wear but ortherwise good. A scarce title which appeared during the Home Rule Crisis and the outbreak of the Great War. An important title in understanding the self perception of this section of the population. 50.00


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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