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ADDINGTON  A.C: THE ROYAL HOUSE OF STUART. The Descendants of King James VI of Scotland James I of England 2VOLUMES Charles Skilton Ltd., London. 1969 First EDition. Volumes I and II only.  Hardcover, Quarto, 430 + 409pp. Biege/Grey cloth with Gilt Decoration. Slight bumping to corners, otherwise Very Good+. Large and Heavy tomes, Please enquire as extra postage required.  (Stock ref 327) £95.00
 
ANDERSON, ALEXANDER: BALLADS AND SONNETS Macmillan and Co. London. 1879 Firstv Edition. Hardcover, 12mo, 199pp. Green cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering to spine. Boards very slightly bumped  and inner front hinge starting to crack. Contents clean, bright and tight. Overall: Very Good  (Stock ref 359) £65.00
 
BROWNE, JAMES.: A HISTORY OF THE HIGHLANDS AND OF THE HIGHLAND CLANS (WITH SELECTIONS FROM THE STUART PAPERS) ORIGINAL 30 PARTS COMPLETE Fullarton & Co. no date. 30 softcover volumes as originally issued. This book is most often found as a single bound volume, however what I have here is the original 30 parts, as issued at a price of 1/- each. circa 1880. THe parts are mixed in their state. Some have covers missing, some are complete and in very good condition.  Likewise the contents are all complete, some very good, some have slight staining or spotting. Each part measures approx 9" x 5.5" with a frontispiece and approx 65pp.To find a complete 30 part set is very rare, please feel free to ask for further information or scans.  (Stock ref 221) £195.00
 
BRYDSON, THOMAS.: A SUMMARY VIEW OF HERALDRY IN REFERENCE TO THE USAGES OF CHIVALRY AND THE GENERAL ECONOMY OF THE FEUDAL SYSTEM Printed by Mundell & son, Sold by Messrs Nicol, Egerton, Edwards, Faulder... 1795 A unique copy with original watercolour frontispiece of the heraldic symbols of the Mackenzie Family of Ross-Shire in Scotland. Scans available on request.Original Full calf boards with new spine. Five raised bands to spine. Contents very good.  (Stock ref 129) £650.00
 
CAMPBELL, AGNES: THOUGHTS BY THE WAYSIDE W. Jolly & Sons, Ltd. Aberdeen. 1921. second edition Hardback, 12mo, 180pp plus "appreciations" Blue cloth with Gilt lettering. Slight bumping to corners ans small inscription on ffep, otherwise very good.  (Stock ref 771) £22.00
 
CAMPBELL M.A. REV. MURDOCH.: IN ALL THEIR AFFLICTION Scottish Free Church. Resolis, Conon. 1965 No Date given but small inscription dadted 1965. Hardcover, 12mo, 159pp. Unclipped jacket slightly grubby. Boards very good. Contents otherwise very good but there is light spotting to foredge.  (Stock ref 707) £25.00
 
CONNELL , CHARLES G. AND . JOHNSTON, CHARLES H: THE AGRICULTURAL HOLDINGS (SCOTLAND)  ACTS William Hodge & Company Limited. 1951, fourth edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 400pp. Unclipped jacket slightly grubby with small closed tear to top front, and edgewear. Boards and contents very good with only an owners name to ffep. But there is a slight lean to the spine thus making it a very good Reading Copy.  (Stock ref 724) £10.00

DODS, MARCUS: EARLY LETTERS OF MARCUS DODS, D.D. Late Principle of New College, Edinburgh. (1850-1864) Hodder and Stoughton, London. 1910. First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 390pp. Very good green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Corners very slightly bumped. Conte nts near fine with several pages still uncut. No inscriptiuons or writing etc. Overall: Very Good  (Stock ref 746) £10.00
 
FINLAY, IAN: THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS B.T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1976 First Edition. Hardcover with Jacket. Very Good. Jacket price clipped and very slight shelfwear. Boards and contents near fine.  (Stock ref 961) £3.50
 
GALBRAITH (EDITOR): SERMONS BY THE LATE REVEREND ANGUS GALBRAITH MINISTER OF THE FREE CHURCH, RAASAY AND AFTERWARDS OF FERINTOSH AND LOCHALSH. WITH A SHORT BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH AND APPRECIATION CONTRIBUTED BY VARIOUS FRIENDS Northern Counties Newspaper, Inverness. 1914 First Edition Hardcover with Unclipped Jacket. Octavo, 257pp. Jacket has some small closed tears to front and edgewear but is still very good. Boards very good. Contents have inscription to ffep, otherwise near fine. Overall Very Good / Very Good  (Stock ref 281) £65.00
 
GLENNIE, EVELYN.: GOOD VIBRATIONS. My Autobiography (signed by author) Hutchinson, 1990. First Edition Hardcover, 8vo, 179pp.  Unclipped jacket (now in protective sleeve) has very slight shelfwear. Boards and contents near fine. Signed on pre-title page "With best wishes. Evelyn E. A. Glennie"  (Stock ref 723) £28.00
 
GRANT, WILL: PENTLAND DAYS AND COUNTRY WAYS  A Walker's Wallet Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd. No Date Hardcover with Jacket. 12mo, 189pp. Jacket has small chips and edgewear.  Boards and contents near fine. Walking guide in Scotland.  (Stock ref 360) £8.00

HAMILTON, ADAM: THE SCOTTISH ORPHEUS. A Collection of the Most Admired Songs of Scotland Paterson & Sons, Edinburgh. No Date Decorated Red Cloth with Gilt, Red and Black Decoration. Boards a little bumped with edgewear and slight fading. Contents very good, clean and tight with the pages just starting to show some age browning. Overall Good+  (Stock ref 239) £7.00

HENDERSON, THOMAS: A SCOTS GARLAND An Anthology of Scottish Vernacular Verse Grant & Murray no date. Blue cloth with gilt decoration. Boards bumped. No Jacket. Good.  (Stock ref 145) £5.00
 
INGLIS, ANNIE.  MARTIN, IAIN.   ROCHFORD, GERARD.: SETTING OUT New Poems from Aberdeen Triangle Press, 1972. First Edition Softcover, 12mo, 53pp. Very good covers have only slight scraping to spine. Contents very good, clean and tight without inscriptions etc.  (Stock ref 680) £7.00
 
LOCKHART, HOWARD.: ON MY WAVELENGTH (with signed letter) Impulse Books, Aberdeen. 1973, First Edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 140pp. Unclipped Jacket (now in protective sleeve) Very Good but has very slight sunning to top front. Boards and contents very good, clean without inscriptions etc. Letter laid in from Mr Lockhart about the book and meeting people in Aberdeen etc.  Written on Howard Lockhart headed paper.  (Stock ref 704) £24.00
 
LOCKHART, R.H.BRUCE.: MY SCOTTISH YOUTH Putnam, London.  November 1937. First Printing. Hardcover, 8vo, 372pp.  Blue cloth boards show slight bumping and edgewear. Contents have name to ffep and half title page missing. Also very slight lean to spine. Overall very good Reading Copy  (Stock ref 725) £4.00

MACDONALD OF MACDONALD, CLAIRE .: LADY MACDONALD'S CHOCOLATE BOOK Ebury Press, London. 1988, First Impression. Signed by the Author Hardcover with Jacket,  8" x 8", 96pp. Price clipped jacket has edgewear but NO tears.Boards have one bump to lower edge and contents are very clean and tight. There is an inscription, "with best wishes from Claire Macdonald of Macdonald" on the FFEP.Overall: Very Good / Very Good  (Stock ref 468) £15.00
 
MACGREGOR, FORBES.: DORIC SPICE The Pinetree Press, Edinburgh. No Date. Hardcover, 16mo, 135pp. No Jacket. Boards very slightly faded and bumped. Contents very clean and tight. Illustrated by IAIN.  (Stock ref 470) £5.00

MACLAURIN, COLIN: THE POETICAL AND DRAMATIC WORKS OF COLIN MACLAURIN AND OF THE LATE GEORGE MACLAURIN VOL II Guthrie & Co. Constable & Co., and J. Anderson.1812 First Edition Full Calf binding, 16mo, 343pp plus list of subscribers to rear. Full calf with Gilt decoration to boards and spine. Original calf with spine re-laid. Owners bookplate to front of Edwin Cadman. Marbled page edges and the very occasional spot to pages. Overall Very Good .  (Stock ref 812) £190.00
 
MACLEOID, CALUM.: AN IUCHAIR OIR, SEARMOINEAN STIRLING TRACT ENTERPRISE 1950. First Edition The Golden Key, Gaelic Sermons by The Rev. Malcolm Macleod. Hardcover with Jacket. Jacket Grubby, but boards and contents very good.  (Stock ref 160) £8.00

McLOUD, SUSAN EVANS: RAVENWOOD Bookcraft, Salt Lake City. 1992 First Printing (stated) Inscribed by the Author. Hardcover, 8vo, 184pp. Inscribed "to Marie with the most tender affection, fond greatings from Skye....and warm memories. Susan McLeod Dec 92"  to ffep. Unclipped jacket has very slight edgewear but book and contents near fine. A lovely collectible copy  (Stock ref 920) £27.00
 
MACPHEE, GRAHAM: CLIMBER'S GUIDE TO BEN NEVIS THE SCOTTISH MOUNTAINEERING CLUB, 1954, FIRST EDITION. hARDCOVER 16MO, 155PP.  Ex Library with all the usual labels etc. Blue cloth boards bumped to corners. Contents clean and tight.  (Stock ref 960) £4.00
 
MAITLAND CLUB: LIBER ECCLESIE DE SCON.  MUNIMENTA  VETUSTIORA MONASTERII SANCTE TRINITATIS ET SANCTI MICHAELIS DE SCON Maitland Club, Edinburgh. 1843. Hardcover, quarto, 284pp. Blue boards are slightly bumped with edgewear but still very good. Contents have some light pencil annotations and rough cut foredge. Overall Very Good.  (Stock ref 705) £85.00

MARTIN, ISA  H.: THE FIELD-CLUB FLORA OF THE LOTHIANS William Blackwood & Sons Ltd. 1934 Hardcover.16mo, 318pp plus map to rear. Green cloth boards very good with only very slight edgewear. Contents near Fine.  (Stock ref 486) £8.00
 
MOFFATT, ALISTAIR: ARTHUR AND THE LOST KINGDOMS Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London.1999 First Edition Hardcover, 8vo, 282pp. Very good unclipped jacket has just the most minor shelfwear. Boards and contents near fine, without inscriptions etc. Overall: Very Good / Very Good  (Stock ref 691) £8.00
 
MONTAGUE SCOTT, B.: A' WEDE AWAY Hutchinson & Co., no date, Reprint, 68th Thousand. Unclipped jackethas wear and chipps. (now in protective sleeve) good only. Boards and contents very good, clean and tight.  (Stock ref 203) £5.00

n/a: TIOMNADH NUADH ar TIGHEARN AGUS AR SLANUIGHIR IOSA CRIOSD An Comunn-Bhiobull Duthchail Na H-Alba. 1906. Black cloth bumped with edgewear  Contents very clean except for grubby eps, if well read. Overall: Good  (Stock ref 355) £5.00
 
PEACE: PEACE'S  ALMANAC AND COUNTY DIRECTORY FOR 1923 Kirkwall, The Orkney Herald. 1923 Softcover, 16mo, 172pp. Orange paper covers have some small chips and edgewear. Contentsgood with many local adverts etc. Nice Copy  (Stock ref 720) £60.00
 
KRAVITZ, PETER: THE PICADOR BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY SCOTTISH FICTION Picador, 1997, First Edition Hardcover with Unclipped Jacket. First Edition, First Printing. Near Fine/Near Fine.  (Stock ref 198) £5.00
 
QUINTIN, JARDINE.: HEAD SHOT Headline, London. 2002. (signed by the author) First Printing. Softcover, 8vo, 310pp. Card covers have slight shelfwear with slight bumping to corners. Sticker to front "Ottakar's signed copy".  Light creasing to spine, the book has been read but overall; good.  (Stock ref 919) £12.00
 
SHAW: THE SCOTS REVISED REPORTS. COURT OF SESSION First Series VOLS 1 - 6 (SHAW Vols I - 16) 1821-38 William Green & Sons, Edinburgh. 1900 6 volume set. Quarter Leather, 10" x 6.5", approx 950pp per vol. Boards rubbed with edgewear and some chipping. Contents very good . Overall: Good. Scarce set.  (Stock ref 345) £360.00
 
SMITH, WALTER C.: SELECTIONS FROM THE POEMS OF WALTER C. SMITH James MacLehose and Sons, Glasgow. 1893 First Edition Hardcover, 12mo, 176pp. Green cloth boards bumped with some scrapes and marks. Contents have some age browning to paper, but still tight. Overall: Good  (Stock ref 346) £25.00
 
THOMAS, E.J.: JOHNSON A JOURNEY TO THE WESTERN ISLANDS OF SCOTLAND University Tutorial Press Ltd. London. nd. Softcover, 12mo, 183pp. Thick paper covers bumped with slight creasing, however the spine is partially missing. Contents complete with fold out map are very good if a little shaken. Shame about the spine, scarce edition.  (Stock ref 863) £17.00
 
VARIOUS: THE ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 1928-1929 Aberdeen, University Press. 1928. Hardcover, 12mo, 856pp plus274pp appendices, plus adverts. Green cloth boards with black lettering and coat of arms to front. Boards have slight edgewear with spine very slightly faded. Inner front hinge cracked, contents otherwise clean and tight. Excellent reading copy.  (Stock ref 901) £8.00

WALKER, ROBERT.: SERMONS ON PRACTICAL SUBJECTS VOL 1 THOMAS KAY, LONDON. and CREECH, EDINBURGH, 1796 New Edition. original full calf, approx 8.5" x 5.5". 474pp. Calf rubbed and cracking.  contents grubby with frontispiece loose. Very good reading copy.  (Stock ref 176) £18.00

ANDREW DOWSETT, JAMES A MOORE and RUSSELL TURNER: EILEAN DUBH – THE BLACK ISLE Bassman Books, 2011, Reprint New Unread Copy, Fine (Book ref 1196) £19.99

ANON: WHO'S WHO IN SCOTLAND 1996 Carrick Media, 1995. Hardcover with Jacket, 12mo, 480pp.  Very Good unclipped jacket over Very Good book. Clean and tight without any inscriptions, stamps, labels etc. (Book ref 1099) £10.00

HENLEY W.E. and HENDERSON, T.F. (editor's). Illustrated by William Hole: THE POETRY OF ROBERT BURNS. VOLUME 1 T. C. and E.C. Jack. Edinburgh. 1896. Hardcover, 8vo, 464pp.  Biege cloth with elaborate Gilt decoration. Boards a little grubby and dulled to spine.  Rough cut pages with gilt top edge.  Page edges browned. Black eps have book plate of  J. Macdonald to front paste down. Binding very slightly shaken, but pages otherwise nice and clean with most tissue guards still intact, without ant spotting. Overall: Good-.  Volume 1 only. (Book ref 1136) £12.00

KIDD, W: DUNDEE PAST AND PRESENT William Kidd & Sons. 1910. (reprint) Landscape Folio, Quarter Morrocco Binding hazs front Board Partially Disbound. However this is a presentation copy to The Rev Henry Williamson from the Dundeeill and Factory Operatives Union. Williamson being the founder of the union. (scans available)Overall: Disbound (Book ref 1010) £120.00

LINKLATER, Eric.: THE ROYAL HOUSE. Doubleday & Company, New York. 1970 First Edition. Signed Hardcover, 8vo, 276pp. Lovely book about the royal house of Scotland. No Jacket. Boards clean with very slight edgewear. Contents near fine. Inscribed by Marjorie Linklater to ffep. (Book ref 1053) £15.00

M'DIARMID, HUGH: PENNY WHEEP William Blackwood & Sons ltd. Edinburgh. 1926. Hardcover with scarce jacket. Inscribed by the author on ffep.  Very Good/Very Good.Scans avialable on request. Very Rare SIGNED copy (Book ref 1180) £275.00

MACBEAN, L: DUGALD BUCHANAN'S SPIRITUAL SONGS. translated into English Maclachlan & Stewart, Edinburgh. 1884 first edition. Hardcover 12mo, 76pp plus adverts to rear.Red cloth boards with black decoration and gilt lettering. Boards a little grubby. Black end papers. Contents clean and tight without inscriptions, stamps etc. although there is the occasional grubby fingermark. Overall: Good (Book ref 1145) £18.00

R. H. M. BUDDLE ATKINSON AND G. A. JACKSON: BROUGHAM AND HIS EARLY FRIENDS LETTERS TO JAMES LOCH 1798-1809 WITH NOTES AND APPENDICES. IN THREE VOLUMES (COMPLETE) Privately Printed 1908. Quarter Vellum, 4to. Very Good. 380, 376, 351pp.  Just the occasional light blemish to the vellum and slightly grubby rough cut page edges stop this from being near fine.  3 volumes complete. Being letters this is a wonderfull set for just dipping into without having to read the whole thing. Great  Scottish Books from a Scottish Seller. (Book ref 1185) £95.00

TIM STENTON: MORAY FIRTH DOLPHINS Bassman Books, 2013, First Edition New Unread Copy, Fine. (Book ref 1197) £15.00

WEBSTER, JAMES: NORTHERN PAINTERS THE ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF OUR DAY. (LTD ED) Maclure, MacDonald and Company, Glasgow. 1901 Limited edition of 500 of which 100 are De Luxe and this is No. 26. Folio. Green cloth with Black and Gilt Decration and Gilt Lettering. Boards bumped with a stain to lower board corners.Also dgewear as expected. Contents lovely and clean with only the frontis tissue guard showing light spotting. Overall a very good working copy . (Book ref 1190) £195.00

 

 

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