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Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Scotland

Proceedings Of the Society Of Antiquaries Of Scotland

by Scotland, Society Of Antiquaries Of

Freedom\'s Sword

Freedom's Sword

by Traquair, Peter

Report of the speeches delivered at the public meeting of the inhabitants of Edinburgh opposed to the government scheme of education, held in the Music Hall, on Wednesday evening the 31st March 1847.

Report of the speeches delivered at the public meeting of the inhabitants of Edinburgh opposed to the government scheme of education, held in the Music Hall, on Wednesday evening the 31st March 1847.

Edinburgh: Grant & Taylor, 1847. 8vo. 34 pp. Uncommon: Speeches objecting to "Government interference in the matter of education," by Edward Baines, Jr., Bailie Duncan, the Rev. Andrew Thomson, the Rev. J.R. Campbell, Dr. Lindsay Alexander, Duncan McLaren, etc.         NSTC 2E4287. Removed from a nonce volume. Title-page with small inked numeral in upper outer corner.
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$90.00
Ritson's Bibliographia Scotica.  Reprinted from PMLA  . . . quarterly  Volume LII, March 1937, Number 1

Ritson's Bibliographia Scotica. Reprinted from PMLA . . . quarterly Volume LII, March 1937, Number 1

by Bronson, Bertrand H

N. Y.: Modern Language Association. Fine. N.D.. Softcover. Abstract; printed, stapled tan wrappers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122-159 pages; "During the last decade of his life, Joseph Ritson compiled a catalogue of Scottish authors, a Bibliographia Scotica. He had brought it nearly to completion by 1801, and intended to publish it as a companion volume to his Bibliographia Poetica. On Jan. 31, 1801, he sent the prefaces of both works to Thomas Park for correction. But he circulated the... Read more
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$25.00
Charles Edward Stuart The Life and Times of Bonnie Prince Charles

Charles Edward Stuart The Life and Times of Bonnie Prince Charles

by Daiches, David

London: Thames & Hudson. 1973. Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates and black and white maps. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. The Flight from Culloden is mapped on the endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 336 pages. A distinguished biography. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$18.00
Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Lands

Pleasant Memories of Pleasant Lands

by Mrs. L. H. Sigourney

373 Pages. Stated 2nd Edition.This book's exterior is in blue cloth with gold printing. The printing is all in very good and well-preserved condition and there is only very slight wearing on 2 of the corners. The interior book, however, has lots of foxing throughout the book with a concentration of this on the title page and the pages that precede it. There is an inscription to a past owner dated January 1st, 1844 on the front pages. The printing throughout is in well-preserved condition as are the... Read more
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$17.00
The Making of the Crofting Community

The Making of the Crofting Community

by Hunter, James

John Donald Publishers Ltd. Fair. 2000. Paperback. 0859765377 . Covers bright, wear to corners and edges, a few faint creases: No ownership mark, top corner of half-title page clipped out, internally clean and free from annotation; Binding tight. ; 9.1 X 6.1 X 1.0 inches; 288 pages .
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£10.00
Robert The Bruce King of Scots

Robert The Bruce King of Scots

by Ronald McNair Scott

254 pages. Stated First American Edition.This book's Dust Jacket has worn areas on all edges and corners, small tears, creases and the spine of which is all faded. The interior book, however, other than a former owner's nameplate sticker inside the front cover, has no other visible markings throughout and thus is well preserved.This book is a fascinating study on Robert the Bruce's struggle for the independence of Scotland and his rise to power.This book will be shipped promptly to you after we receive... Read more
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$15.00
DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION IN SCOTLAND 1984

DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION IN SCOTLAND 1984

by Proudfoot, Edwina V. W

United Kingdom: The Council for British Archaeology Scotland. Near Fine. 1984. Paperback. A Near Fine softcover in clean, slighly edge-worn yellow stapled card wrappers. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. An annual survey of Scottish Archaeological discoveries, excavation and fieldwork. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£3.50
The Kirk and its Worthies

The Kirk and its Worthies

by Nicholas & D. Macleod Malloch (editor) Dickson

T. N. Foulis Ltd, Edinburgh, 1912. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. grey end-papers; tissue-guarded, tipped-in colour frontis; titles; lists of chapters & illustrations & editorial note to the front. 15 further tissue-guarded, tipped-in colour illustrations. Originally published as four small books this edition is a condensation of that material with a large amount of new material added, beginning with an entirely new chapter on "The Auld... Read more
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£25.00
Length of Days: Scottish Mutual Assurance Society, 1883-1983

Length of Days: Scottish Mutual Assurance Society, 1883-1983

by Magnusson, Mamie

United Kingdom: H Melland. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0907929036 . A Near Fine First Edition hardcover in a Very Good Plus dustjacket. Book is in clean brown boards, with lightly bumped spine ends, and sharp corners. Internally, no writing or stamps, clean pages. The unclipped dustjacket is a touch rubbed and creased to the edges - supplied in a new removable archival sleeve. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£4.95
Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1975

Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1975

by Margaret Stewart and Charlotte Lythe

United Kingdom: The Scottish Regional Group.. Good. 1975. Paperback. A Good softcover in slightly foxed, creased and edge-worn light blue card wrappers. Internally without writing or stamps, unmarked pages. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£4.95
Early Travellers in Scotland

Early Travellers in Scotland

by P. Hume Brown

James Thin (bookseller), Edinburgh, 1973. Facsimile Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. first thus of a facsimile of the original edition of 1891 & number 206 of an edition limited to 500 copies. 26-pages of preface, contents list & introduction to the front; Limited & Numbered Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 26 + 300 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Price clipped... Read more
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£30.00
The Lyon In Mourning or A Collection Of Speeches Letters Journals etc. Relative to the Affairs of Prince Charles Edward Stuart by The Rev. Robert Forbes. A. M. Bishop of Ross and Caithness 1746-1775 (In Three Volumes)

The Lyon In Mourning or A Collection Of Speeches Letters Journals etc. Relative to the Affairs of Prince Charles Edward Stuart by The Rev. Robert Forbes. A. M. Bishop of Ross and Caithness 1746-1775 (In Three Volumes)

by Henry (editor) Paton

Scottish Academic Press, Edinburgh, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Very Good. published for the Scottish History Society & the first reprint since the original publication in 1895 these three volumes are the society's publication numbers XX, XXI & XXII. Facsimile of original manuscript title page following 22-page preface by the editor to volume one plus contents list to front of each volume & an index to the rear of volume three. This is a collection... Read more
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£95.00
Traditions of Edinburgh

Traditions of Edinburgh

by Robert Chambers

Chambers, Edinburgh, 1931. Reprint. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: James Riddel. grey end-papers; 24 pages of frontis. illust.; titles; introductions; contents; illustrations list; map in red, back & white with keys to streets & buildings & objects of interest; plus 29 further colour plates & 64 pen & ink drawings by James Riddel in the text. A fascinating cornucopia of people, places, buildings, traditions & events in the history... Read more
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£15.00
Men I remember

Men I remember

by MacGillivray, William

London and Edinburgh: T.N. Foulis. Very Good. 1913. Hardback. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed, spine darkened to uniform brown, scattered foxing, frontis and three additional portrait illustrations, 28 page publisher's catalogue at rear, VG copy, scarce. ; 6" x 8"; 162 pages .
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£10.00
DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION IN SCOTLAND 1973

DISCOVERY AND EXCAVATION IN SCOTLAND 1973

by Stewart, Dr Margaret E. C

United Kingdom: The Council for British Arch. Good+. 1973. Paperback. 0901352055 . A Good softcover in heavily foxed, lightly creased and edge-worn yellow light card wrappers. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages. An annual survey of Scottish Archaeological discoveries, excavation and fieldwork. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. .
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£4.95
Precious Cargo  Scots and the China Trade

Precious Cargo Scots and the China Trade

by Leiper, Susan

NMSE - Publishing Ltd. Very Good. 1997. Paperback. 0948636904 . Stiff card wrappers, unmarked. Text clean, no ownership markings, b&w and colour photographs, binding tight. ; 23 x 17 x 0.6 cm; 96 pages .
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£5.00
SCOTTISH STEAM TODAY

SCOTTISH STEAM TODAY

by Ransom, P. J. G

United Kingdom: Richard Drew Publishing Limited. Good+. 1989. Paperback. 0862672511 . A Good paperback with uncreased spine, lightly creased and edge-worn covers, writing to front endpaper. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; 144 pages .
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£3.75
Patronage and Profit : Scottish Networks in the British West Indies, c.  1763-1807

Patronage and Profit : Scottish Networks in the British West Indies, c. 1763-1807

by Hamilton, Douglas J

Aberdeen: Thesis. Very Good. 1999. Paperback. Please note this is a heavy item and may incur extra shipping charges for international orders.; Bound by British Library thesis service, paper wrappers, photocopy of author's thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen in 1999, clean copy, no ownership marks, binding firm. ; 8" x 11"; 354 pages .
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£35.00
Our Club: Being a Short Sketch of the Boys' Club in the Canongate

Our Club: Being a Short Sketch of the Boys' Club in the Canongate

by Wright, Ronald Selby

United Kingdom: Oliver & Boyd. Good+. 1969. Hardcover. A Good New Enlarged Edition hardcover without dustjacket. Book is in clean blue boards, with large faded area to the front board, bumped spine ends, and sharp corners. Internally, no writing or stamps, unmarked pages, a little tanned to the text-block edges. Black and white illustrations. Carefully packaged and posted within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; B&W Illustrations .
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£4.95
The Gay Gordons

The Gay Gordons

by John Malcolm. Bulloch

295 Pages.This absolute classic recounting some of the Gordon Clan of Scotland's history's exterior has worn areas at the top and bottom, and along the verticle sides of the spine and it seems to have repaired tears on the spine. The four corners have worn areas on them and the bottom and top book edges have wearing on them. Lastly, the front cover has two small worn spots, a lightly stained upper left corner area, and both the front and back covers have areas of wearing on them. The gold lettering on... Read more
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$50.00
Some considerations on the educational system of the Scottish universities as compared with those of England, with a particular reference to the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. In a letter to the Rev. A.C. Fraser....

Some considerations on the educational system of the Scottish universities as compared with those of England, with a particular reference to the Universities of Edinburgh and Oxford. In a letter to the Rev. A.C. Fraser....

by Black, Robert Couper

Edinburgh: W.P. Kennedy, 1850. 8vo. 34 pp. First edition.         NSTC 2B35830. Removed from a nonce volume. Title-page with small inked numeral in upper corner.
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$60.00
A Scottish Ballad Book

A Scottish Ballad Book

by Buchan, David (Editor)

London and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1973. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected inour purpose-made plastic sleeve. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xi, 232 pages. Illustrates the development of the Scottish tradition of ballads from the oral stage to the modern. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$18.00
Vindication of the ancient independence of Scotland.

Vindication of the ancient independence of Scotland.

by Allen, John

London: Charles Knight, and Oliver & Boyd; Edinburgh: Atkinson & Co., 1833. 8vo. 97, [1] pp. First edition. This copy has an inked presentation inscription on the front fly-leaf: "Mrs. Fletcher from the Author"; the erratum leaf is present.         NSTC 2A8991. Removed from a nonce volume; title-page verso stamped by an institution.
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$150.00
Prices, Food and Wages in Scotland 1550-1780

Prices, Food and Wages in Scotland 1550-1780

by Alex J. S. & T. C. Smout Gibson

Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/No Dust Jacket. This is the first study of Scottish price history to be published and a major contribution to the economic and social history of early modern and pre-industrial Britain. Using the remarkable series of 'fiars' prices for grains and other contemporary sources, The authors focus, in particular, on the prices of grain, meal and animal products, and assess how Scots artisans and labourers... Read more
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£35.00
In My End is My Beginning: A Life of Mary Queen of Scots

In My End is My Beginning: A Life of Mary Queen of Scots

by Mackay, James

Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing,. Hardback. 320pp. Biography of Mary Queen of Scots from a Scottish perspective. Black boards are very clean and neat. Dust wrapper is creased to top of spine with hint of edge wear elsewhere. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. 1999.
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£7.00