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1 Right Royal Bastards: The Fruits of Passion
Beauclerk-Dewar, Peter ; Powell, Roger S. ; with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester Burke's Peerage and Gentry 2006 0971196680 / 9780971196681 Soft cover Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. A good reading copy. Some creasing to the covers. Previous owner's name and address written at the top edge of the half-title page. Plates protrude slightly from the textblock edges but the binding is firm. pp. xviii, 206. 308163 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 Review of Scottish Culture 12 1999-2000 [ROSC]
Fenton, Alexander (edited by) ; with Hugh Cheape and Rosalind K. Marshall The Tuckwell Press Ltd 1999 1862321663 / 9781862321663 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean condition - near fine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, 162. 308364 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
2 Clansmen
Boileau, Ethel Hutchinson & Co. 1936 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original green boards. A large faded / pale patch to the rear boards. Light rubs and bruising to spine ends. Previous owner's signature in pencil on the front endpaper and tiny initials in ink at the top edge of the f.e.p. 40th thousand. Pages have tanned / darkened at the edges and there are a few light foxing spots. A very slight forwards lean to the spine. Binding firm. pp. xii, 448, 16. Heavy foxing and browning to the publisher's catalogue pages at the back of the book. A good reading copy. 306998 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
17 Review of Scottish Culture 13 2000-2001 [ROSC]
Fenton, Alexander (edited by) ; with Hugh Cheape and Rosalind K. Marshall The Tuckwell Press Ltd 2000 1862321833 / 9781862321830 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean condition - near fine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. ix, 170. 308365 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
3 Wild Animals of the South
Braun, Dieter Flying Eye Books London 2016 1909263966 / 9781909263963 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 
Beautifully produced and illustrated books from Flying Eye. RRP. 20.00. Brand new. Excellent, fine condition. 141pp. Our world is full of wonderful animals, and the northern hemisphere is home to some truly incredible and diverse species. From the majestic bald eagle to the blue-footed booby, Japanese snow monkeys to the great Asian black bear, Wild Animals of the North takes the reader on an exciting journey of discovery through North America, Europe and Asia. A heavy book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK mainland. Small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands; other overseas destinations are likely to incur an extra charge which will be charged at cost. 305534 
Price: 18.00 GBP

 
18 Directory of Scottish Newspapers
Ferguson, Miss Joan P. S. (compiled by) National Library of Scotland Edinburgh 1984 0902220403 / 9780902220409 Soft cover Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back. Some minor creasing to the cover corners. Very good clean condition inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xviii, 155. 306241 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
4 Towers of Crim Tartary: English and Scottish Architects and Craftsmen in the Crimea, 1762-1853
Brett, C. E. B. Shaun Tyas Donington 2005 1900289733 / 9781900289733 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Both in excellent, clean condition. Binding firm and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Minor bruising to the top edge of the dust jacket. pp. xiv, 154. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - packaged weight may exceed 1KG, in which case a postage supplement will apply outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307434 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
19 Thistledown: A Book of Scotch Humour, Character, Folk-Lore, Story & Anecdote
Ford, Robert ; with illustrations by John Duncan Alexander Gardner Ltd. Paisley 1930 Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Duncan, John 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Brown boards with gilt titles. Top edge gilt. Other edges deckled / untrimmed. Minor bumps to three corners. The boards are bowed / bent. Sixth impression of the new and enlarged edition of 1913. The binding is firm. Foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges. Illustrated with 16 tipped-in colour plates. pp. 463. 041534 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
5 A Royal Duchy: A Portrait of the Duchy of Cornwall [Signed Copy]
Burnett, David; Slatter, Peyto The Dovecote Press Wimborne, Dorset 1996 1874336393 / 9781874336396 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Slatter, Peyto (photographs by) Signed by Author(s)
Signed by the author on the title page, and hand-dated October 1996; signed by the photographer on the opposite page. There is a previous owner's gift inscription written on the front endpaper. Price-clipped. The dust jacket is now protected in a loose film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). Original green boards. Small foxing spots to the outer closed textblock edges and some foxing to the underside of the dust jacket. 24.5cm. 160pp. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. 100127 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
20 The Scottish Countryside in Pictures
Fraser Darling, F. (foreword and introduction by) ; illustrations described by Alasdair Alpin Macgregor Odhams Press Ltd [c.1950] 1950 Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
n.d. Date of publication not stated, but c. 1950 [ref. British Library]. A nice clean copy. No names or inscriptions. Pages clean. The dust jacket is worn - chipped, rubbed and torn at the edges, with minor loss. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve, to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). Not price clipped. 128pp. 301840 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
6 John Anderson's Legacy: The University of Strathclyde and its antecedents, 1796 - 1996
Butt, John Tuckwell Press, in association with The University of Strathclyde East Linton, Scotland 1996 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Both the book and dust jacket are in very good, clean condition. Black cloth with gilt crest on front boards. No names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. viii, 264. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 304294 
Price: 16.00 GBP

 
21 The Last Days of Steam in the Scottish Highlands
Glenn, D. Fereday Alan Sutton 1991 0862998093 / 9780862998097 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Black cloth binding. Second-hand. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good clean condition. There are some minor foxing spots to the top textblock edge and a slight bump to the bottom corners. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 136pp. 25.5cm. 301143 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
7 Clanship to Crofters' War: The Social Transformation of the Scottish Highlands
Devine, T. M. Manchester University Press 1998 0719034825 / 9780719034824 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint, 1st published 1994. Paperback in excellent, little used / barely read condition. There is a slight crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. Clean and tight. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. pp. xiv, 258. 304152 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
22 James Hogg: The Growth of a Writer
Groves, David Scottish Academic Press Ltd Edinburgh 1988 0707304458 / 9780707304458 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Cream boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in excellent condition; clean, tight and unmarked. 160pp. 104255 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
8 Dangerous Work: Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower British Library 2012 0712358641 / 9780712358644 First Thus Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. Both in excellent fine condition. RRP 25.00. In February 1880, when Arthur Conan Doyle was only twenty years old, he embarked upon 'the first real outstanding adventure in my life,' seven months as a ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. The voyage took the young Conan Doyle into unknown regions and plunged him into dangerous and bloody work on the ice floes of the Arctic seas. His unforgettable adventure was echoed in a number of his early landmarks as a writer. It provides a vivid account of the coming of age of the young man who would go on to create Sherlock Holmes, and of a life at sea that no longer exists. This book will feature a facsimile of this remarkable diary, with a transcript, as well as several non-fiction and fiction pieces based on the experience, including the Sherlock Holmes story 'The Adventure of the Black Peter.' It will also include photographs of the ship, its captain, and young Conan Doyle on deck. The publication of this unknown diary will be welcomed by all fans of Arthur Conan Doyle. 368pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. 058103 
Price: 18.75 GBP

 
23 Illustrations of Scottish History, Life and Superstition from Song and Ballad
Gunnyon, William Robert Forrester Glasgow 1879 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original cloth boards, frayed at the spine ends, with loss to the cloth at the base of the spine. Spine and top of board edges faded. Binding is in firm condition. Some foxing. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Foredges untrimmed. pp. viii, 360. 301722 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
 
9 Dangerous Work: Diary of an Arctic Adventure
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan ; edited by Jon Lellenberg and Daniel Stashower British Library 2012 0712358641 / 9780712358644 First Thus Hard Cover New New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
New hardback, with dust jacket. Both in excellent fine condition. RRP 25.00. In February 1880, when Arthur Conan Doyle was only twenty years old, he embarked upon 'the first real outstanding adventure in my life,' seven months as a ship's surgeon on an Arctic whaler. The voyage took the young Conan Doyle into unknown regions and plunged him into dangerous and bloody work on the ice floes of the Arctic seas. His unforgettable adventure was echoed in a number of his early landmarks as a writer. It provides a vivid account of the coming of age of the young man who would go on to create Sherlock Holmes, and of a life at sea that no longer exists. This book will feature a facsimile of this remarkable diary, with a transcript, as well as several non-fiction and fiction pieces based on the experience, including the Sherlock Holmes story 'The Adventure of the Black Peter.' It will also include photographs of the ship, its captain, and young Conan Doyle on deck. The publication of this unknown diary will be welcomed by all fans of Arthur Conan Doyle. 368pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. 058150 
Price: 18.75 GBP

 
24 William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-slave Trade Campaigner
Hague, William HarperPress London 2007 0007228856 / 9780007228850 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Publisher's original red boards. Both the book and dust jacket are in very good condition. Clean and tight though with a very slight forwards lean to the spine. No names, inscriptions or other marks. This copy has been bound into the boards upside down. Not noticeable other than that the writing on the spine underneath the dust jacket is upside down. There is a small dark mark on the rear board. Dust jacket not price clipped. pp. xviii, 582. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - overseas postage will be higher than our standard rate and will be charged at cost; NO extra charges for delivery within the UK mainland; small charge may apply to islands, N. Ireland and Scottish highlands. 305462 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
10 Robert the Bruce, A Ladybird Adventure from History Book (Ladybird Book, Series 561)
Du Garde Peach, L. ; with illustrations by John Kenney Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1964 0721401767 / 9780721401768 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. A later printing from c. 1971. The boards are lightly rubbed at the spine ends and corners. There are a few very light greyish marks to the boards and there is a minor dent in the spine edge of the back cover. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creasing to the pages. A couple of pages have small flattened creases to the tips of the top corners. pp. 51. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 15p on the back cover. Tall of over 290 available Ladybird titles and the last title listed on the back is Joan of Arc, no. 28. 307121 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
25 The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Authorised King James Version
Hardy, E. S. (illustrated by) The Scottish Bible Society | printed by Collins' Clear-type Press Edinburgh Hard Cover Very Good Good 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
Original blue cloth, which is slightly faded at the edges. Blue page edges which are also partially faded and a slight lean to the spine. Very small pocket-sized edition of the KJ V of the New Testament, illustrated throughout with colour plates [16] by E. S. Hardy, an artist who lived for some time in the Holy Land. Date of publication for this edition is not stated but is c. 1950-1955. There is a presentation gift inscription written on the front endpaper and dated 1956. The dust jacket is worn at the edges - rubbed and chipped with minor loss and the DJ is now protective in a loose removable clear film sleeve. 119pp. 014659 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse
Duffy, Carol Ann (edited by) Picador 2016 1509827587 / 9781509827589 First Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New hardback. First impression. RRP 10.00. In Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned a selection of the UK's most loved and lauded poets to each write a poem in celebration of books and bookshops - the worlds they hold, the freedoms they promise, and the memories they evoke. From a basement of forgotten books to the shelves of a cramped Welsh arcade, from the poetry corner of the local bookstore to the last bookshop standing in a post-apocalyptic world, these are poems that pay tribute to all the places that house the stories we treasure. With poems from Carol Ann Duffy, Scottish Makar Jackie Kay, National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke, as well as Clive James, Michael Longley, Don Paterson, Patience Agbabi and many more, this beautiful anthology is a heart-warming reminder of how books nourish us, save us, and inspire us. 58pp. 306531 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
26 Their Name Liveth: The Book of the Scottish National War Memorial
Hay, Ian John Lane The Bodley Head Limited London 1931 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback without dust jacket. Original blue boards. The boards are faded at the spine and top edge of the front board. Rubbed at spine ends with some fraying to the cloth at the head of the spine. A pencil gift inscription fills the front endpaper. Some foxing to pages and to outer closed textblock page edges. pp. xiv, 163. 306567 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
12 The Sporting Scot
edited by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong Birlinn 2003 1841582824 / 9781841582825 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book is new and not previously owned, but the pages have slightly darkened / tanned due to its age. Original RRP 12.99. 314pp. A selection of writing from novels, short stories and light verse, together with some memorable sports journalism. 303707 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
27 Count All Men Mortal: A History of Scottish Provident 1837-1987
Lindsay, Maurice Canongate Publishing Limited Edinburgh 1987 0862411270 / 9780862411275 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 'From the earliest known insurance transaction in 384 BC to the highly sophisticated practices of today's modern business world, [the author] has charted the progress of life assurance against a historical background which covers social, political, and commercial events both in Britain and abroad.' 224pp. In very good, clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 000194 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
13 The Sporting Scot
edited by Brian D. Osborne and Ronald Armstrong Birlinn 2003 1841582824 / 9781841582825 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
This book is new and not previously owned, but the pages have slightly darkened / tanned due to its age. Original RRP 12.99. 314pp. A selection of writing from novels, short stories and light verse, together with some memorable sports journalism. 303708 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
28 More Seasonal Cooking: Claire Macdonald of Macdonald
Macdonald, Claire Bantam Press 1987 0593012933 / 9780593012932 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Green boards. Binding firm and clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Some light, pale foxing to the top outer closed textblock edge. Pages are clean. Dust jacket not price clipped. 224pp. 104816 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
14 Scottish Cathedrals (Historic Scotland)
Fawcett, Richard B. T. Batsford Ltd / Historic Scotland 1997 0713481889 / 9780713481884 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A few small indentations to the front cover. Otherwise clean and tight; in very good condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 128pp. 040199 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
29 Scottish Art 1460-1990
Macmillan, Duncan Mainstream Publishing 1996 1851588620 / 9781851588626 Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large soft back. In excellent, fine, unused condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 432. Reprint. Duncan Macmillan's sumptuous story of art in Scotland from the fifteenth century was the first comprehensive on the subject for 40 years when it was first published in 1990. Rapturously received by the critics, it rapidly became regarded as the definitive book on the subject. A VERY HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK mainland as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. Small surcharge may apply to UK highlands and islands and N. Ireland; larger surcharge for overseas destinations. NO additional charges for sending within the UK mainland. 307369 
Price: 23.00 GBP

 
 
15 Review of Scottish Culture 11 1998-9 [ROSC]
Fenton, Alexander (edited by) ; with Hugh Cheape and Rosalind K. Marshall The Tuckwell Press Ltd 1998 1862320608 / 9781862320604 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. In excellent, clean condition - near fine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xi, 186. 308380 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
30 Prestwick's Pioneer: A Portrait of David F. McIntyre
McIntyre, Dougal Woodfield Publishing 2004 1903953596 / 9781903953594 Soft cover Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
In excellent, fine condition. Appears unread. Printed RRP on the back cover is 25.00. pp. viii, 146. Just 6 years after his first solo flight David McIntyre faced the biggest challenge of his flying career when, piloting an open ockpit Westland Wallace biplane, he flew over Mount Everest on the record-breaking 1933 expedition. 303978 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
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