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1.BILLINGS, R. W.: The Baronial and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Scotland. Edinburgh. Oliver and Boyd. 1901. Reprint 4 vols 4to, 240 plates, many appear to be engraved, and others obviously photo litho reprints for this edition, with an appreciation by R. Rowand Anderson, quarter morocco gilt, some scratches & rubbing of corners, but a tight binding . £180

2.BROWN, A. K. GLASGOW ART CLUB: 1867-1917. A Retrospective read at the Jubilee Dinner in the Club House 185 Bath Street, 30th November 1917. Glasgow First issued 1918 Reprinted. 1945. Pamphlet, pp.19, wrappers. Ink name "J. C. Annan" on front wrapper, most likely James Craig Annan, Art Club member and Photographer. £22

3.CATALOGUE.: of the Collection of Pictures of the British, French & Dutch Schools belonging to John Reid. With notes by James L. Caw. Glasgow. Maclehose. 1913. Folio, pp.xvii,139, 83 photogravures by Craig Annan, TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY COPIES OF THIS VOLUME HAVE BEEN PRINTED FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION. Contemporary half red morocco gilt extra by Maclehose of Glasgow. £180

4.CAW, JAMES L.: Scottish Painting Past and Present 1620-1908. Edinburgh. T. C. & E. C. Jack. 1908. 4to pp.503, 76 b/w plates, tear in margins of frontispiece, slight cracking outer hinge, original cloth slightly marked, bookplate of John Annan. £65

5.CAW, JAMES L.: Scottish Painting Past and Present 1620-1908. Bath. Kingsmead Reprints. 1975 Reprint of 1906 edition. 4to pp.503, 76 b/w plates, original cloth gilt, with dust wrapper. £45

6.CRAWHALL, JOSEPH: The Man and the Artist by Adrian Bury, A.R.W.S., foreword by Sir Alfred Munnings KCVO. London. Charles Skilton.1958 4to pp.251, coloured frontispiece, 6 coloured plates, 32 b/w, 26 illustrations in text, No 851 of 975 copies, original cloth gilt, with coloured plate on front board, cloth lightly marked. £95

7.EARDLEY, JOAN.: An exhibition at Third Eye Centre. Glasgow. Scottish Arts Council. [1975] Sq. pp.24, 5 coloured illustrations, 23, b/w. Original paper covers, corners creased. £18

8.FENWICK, HUBERT.: Architect Royal. The life and works of Sir William Bruce 1680-1710. Kineton. Roundwood Press. 1970. Pp.129, coloured frontispiece, 95 illustrations, plus 2 fold out, original cloth with dust wrapper. £28

9.FERGUSSON, J. D.: Modern Scottish Painting. Glasgow. Maclellan. 1943. Small 8vo, pp.151,[3] publisher's catalogue, foxing of front end papers, original decorative cloth. Ink presentation inscription to "Robert Wilkie from J D Fergusson with best wishes 1944." Wilkie was a neighbour of Fergusson's in Clouston Street, Glasgow. £45

10.GEDDES, PATRICK.: The Evergreen a Northern Seasonal. The Book of Autumn. Edinburgh. Patrick Geddes and Colleagues. 1895. Small 4to, pp.147,[5], rubricated title page, numerous b/w illustrations, headpieces and tailpieces, ordinary binding, quarter cloth gilt, paper boards, some abrasion of boards. Part 2 of 4 volumes published. £55

11.GEDDES, PATRICK.: The Evergreen a Northern Seasonal. The Book of Summer. Edinburgh. Patrick Geddes and Colleagues. 1896. Small 4to, pp.141,[1], rubricated title page, numerous b/w illustrations, headpieces and tailpieces, ordinary binding, quarter cloth gilt, paper boards, some abrasion of boards. Part 3 of 4 volumes published. £55

12.GLASGOW PORTRAITS.: Catalogue of the Exhibition of Portraits on loan in the New Galleries of Art, Corporation Buildings, Sauchiehall St. Glasgow. William Munro. 1868. Pp.[6],142, some foxing, blank card at rear, original cloth gilt. It was intended that you purchased small photographs of the portraits (taken by Thomas Annan) that were of interest. £35

13.GLASGOW.: History of the Glasgow Society of Lady Artists' Club. Glasgow. Privately Printed 1950. Pp.40, original paper boards,. £28

14.HONEYMAN, T. J.: Introducing Leslie Hunter.London. Faber. 1937. Pp. 223, frontis, 42 illustrations, some in colour, 2 transposed, original cloth gilt, presentation copy from T. J. Honeyman. £65

15.HONEYMAN, T. J.: Three Scottish Colourists. S. J. Peploe, F. C. B. Cadell, Leslie Hunter. Edinburgh.T. Nelson. 1950. 17 coloured plates, 24 b/w, pencil notes in margins, ink notes on end papers, original cloth, slight discolouration of boards, backstrip faded. Presentation copy from author to James Craig Annan, loosely inserted is the 1949 Catalogue of the R. S. A. Festival Exhibition of the colourists. £95

16.HONEYMAN, T. J.: Three Scottish Colourists. S. J. Peploe, F. C. B. Cadell, Leslie Hunter. Edinburgh.T. Nelson. 1950. 17 coloured plates, 24 b/w, original cloth, with dust wrapper £55

18.KING, JESSIE M. Jessie M King 1875-1949. Selection and Catalogue by Cordelia Oliver. Edinburgh. Scottish Arts Council. 1971. 4to pp.58, 4 b/w illustrations, original card covers, ink name & small stain on front cover. £18

19.KING, JESSIE M. and E. A. Taylor: The Property of Miss Merle Taylor, which will be sold by Auction on Tuesday, 21st June, 1977. By Sotheby, Parke Bernet & Co. in association with the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, at Queens Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow. Sotheby Parke Bernet. 1977. Sq, pp. 94, 379 lots, profusely illustrated, few in colour, original paper wrappers with Sale price list. £28

20.MACKAY, AGNES E.: Arthur Melville Scottish Impressionist (1855-1904) Leigh-on-Sea. F. Lewis. 1951. 4to, pp.151, 4 tipped in coloured plates, 42 b/w illustrations, lists 442 "Pictures believed to have been Exhibited." No 63 of 500, original cloth gilt. £85

21.McCULLOCH, HORATIO.: Horatio McCulloch 1805 - 1867. By Sheenah Smith. Glasgow. Museums & Art Galleries.1988. Pp.112, 62 coloured illustrations, numerous b/w, original paper covers. £14

22.McKINSTRY, SAM.: Rowand Anderson. The premier architect of Scotland. Edinburgh. University press. 1991. Pp.[8], 223, 94 b/w illustrations, original cloth with d/w. £18

23.MORRIS, MARGARET.: Creation in dance and life. London. Peter Owen. 1972. Pp.125, 12 b/w illus., original cloth with dust wrapper. £30

24.MORRIS, MARGARET.: The Art of J. D. Fergusson. Glasgow. Blackie. 1974. Pp.223, 8 coloured plates, 10 illustrations in text, foreword by Hugh MacDiarmid, original cloth with dust wrapper, signed presentation "To Robert Wilkie with all good wishes & love from Meg & Fergus, March 1974 Glasgow." J. D. Fergusson died in 1961 but Wilkie was a neighbour of Meg & Fergus (The Fergussons) £50

25.ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY.: The Royal scottish Academy 1826 1916. A complete list of the exhibited works by Raeburn and by Academicians, Associates and Hon. Members. Glasgow. James Maclehose. 1917. 4to, frontispiece, 7 b/w plates, some foxing, inner hinge cracking, original cloth gilt slightly stained, presentation copy to JAMES CRAIG ANNAN, with his etched book plate by D. Y. Cameron. £95

26.RUSKIN SOCIETY OF GLASGOW.: Catalogue of Books belonging to the Ruskin Society of Glasgow. Society of the Rose. Glasgow. Hon. Secretary's Office. James G. Borland. N.D. Circa 1895. Small pamphlet, pp.8, listing 157 items, original paper wrappers. £8

27.WEST OF SCOTLAND WOMEN ARTISTS.: 25th Anniversary Loan Exhibition 1950-1976 Arranged by the Helensburgh & District Art Club. Glasgow. Art Gallery. 1976. Oblong pamphlet,, pp. 244 b/w illustrations, introduction by Ailsa Tanner, original paper wrappers. £12


28.[BURT, Capt. EDWARD]: Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to his friend in London......The Fifth Edition with a large appendix...introduction and notes by R. Jamieson...History of Donald the Hammerer by Walter Scott. London. S. Birt. 1754. 2 volumes, without half titles, some foxing, Vol. 1 frontis map, 5 plates, Vol. 2, 3 plates, contemp full calf, sometime rebacked, unfortunately hinges splitting again,. £140

29.[DOUGLAS, S. B.]: Through an old city for children. Edinburgh Privately Printed. Douglas & Foulis. 1925. Sq 8vo, pp.50, A trip through Edinburgh for children, by the son of David Douglas, Publisher, original cloth gilt. £20

30.[HARPER, WILLIAM]: The Advice of a Friend to the Army and People of Scotland. Drop-head title, No imprint. [1745]. Pp.32, foxing, ESTC variant, later half blue morocco titled in gilt. £85

32.[PENNANT, THOMAS]: A Tour in Scotland 1769 The Second Edition. [With] The Additions to the quarto edition of the Tour in Scotland, 1769. And the new appendix. Reprinted for the accomodation of the purchasers of the first and second editions. London. B. White 1772 1774. 2 volumes, 8vo, vol. 1, 18 plates, vol 2, 21 plates, some folding, slight offsetting, recent half calf, bands gilt, black label. Publishers note "Purchasers of the quarto edition of the Tour 1769, who are desirous of having the eighteen plates of the octavo edition, on a quarto paper, to bind with the last edition, may be supplied with leaving their names before Christmas next, with Mr White, Bookseller, Fleet-street." £120

33.[SWINTON, Lord.John or Patrick Murray.]: Queries relating to the proposed plan for altering the Entails in Scotland. In a letter to – Edinburgh. N.P. 1765. Pp.19, uncut, disbound with recent paper cover and tape backstrip. £38

34.ACT OF UNION: Act of Parliament. Anno Regni Annae Reginaae Anglia, Scotia, Francia & Hibernia, Quinto. At the Parliament bugun at westmister the fourteenth day of June, Anno Dom 1705....An Act for an Union of the Two Kingdoms of England and Scotland. London. Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb. deceas'd; Printers to the Queens most excellent Majesty. 1706 Folio, pp.[ii], 87-118, disbound, small loss in margin of title page, not affecting text, ESTC N53521. £150

35.ADAM (Rt. Hon. WILLIAM, of Blair-Adam): Remarks [Observations, &c.] on the Blair-Adam Estate. Blair-Adam Press.] 1834. Privately Printed. 6 Vols. in 1, 8vo., as below; A Letter to Rear-Admiral [Charles] Adam, M.P. from his Father, introductory to Observations on the Blair-Adam Estate. 1834. Pp.xxi +[3]blank. Blair-Adam,from MDCCXXXIII to MDCCCXXXiV.] Remarks on the Blair-Adam Estate. With an Introduction, and Appendix, pp.lii-(53)-116,[8], with 3 very large folding coloured plans, depicting the estate in 1748, 1792 & 1834 (few tears without loss, creased, lacking 2 litho. plates of views (one folding) and 2 litho. plates of the key to Queen Mary's apartments in Loch Leven Castle (one folding). Observations on the Woods and Plantations of Blair-Adam. Woods of Succession and Selection, and their Appendages. 1834.Pp.[5]-109, verso blank. Observations on the Woods and Plantations of Blair-Adam. Woods of Ornament and Policy. Garden. Clumps. Woods open to Pasture. Woods at Old Places. 1834. Pp.[3]-126,+26, Appendix, with 2 folding litho. plans and 3 litho. plates of scenery. Observations on the Grass Parks; Farms in Lease; Houses and Buildings, &c. Population, and the Coal. 1834. Pp.[3]-67, verso blank, [3]-12, with 2 litho plates. Blair-Adam Garden, with a Plan and Views. 1834. Pp.[3]-35, verso blank, [12], with 12 litho. plates of views and 5 folding litho. views or plans, one being a duplicate of the large 1834 plan belonging to the Remarks, repairs at folds, recent half calf lines gilt, black label. £2000

36.ALISON, ARCHIBALD: Sermons chiefly on particular occasions. Edinburgh. G. Ramsay. 1814. Pp.xvi,466, [1], advt, with half title, contemporary full calf, backstrip gilt, minor rubbing, ink ownership "William Tullis 22nd September 1876" £50

37.ANDERSON, WILLIAM.: The Scottish Nation; or the surnames, families, literature, honours, and biographical history of the people of Scotland. Edinburgh. Fullarton & Co. 1867. 3 volumes, 4to, 20 engraved portraits, 10 genealogical tables, uncut, original decorative cloth gilt, boards blind. A REMARKABLY FRESH SET. £120

38.ANDERSON, WILLIAM.: The Scottish Nation; or the surnames, families, literature, honours, and biographical history of the people of Scotland. Edinburgh. Fullarton & Co. 1869. 3 volumes, 4to, 20 engraved portraits, 10 genealogical tables, contemporary half green morocco, gilt extra, thistles in compartments, slight rubbing at extremities, occasional light foxing. £180

40.BAYNE, ALEXANDER.: Notes for the use of students of the Municipal Law in the University of Edinburgh: Being a supplement to Sir George MacKenzie's Institutions. Edinburgh. Printed by W. Cheyne. 1749 Small 8vo, Pp.iv,156. [BOUND WITH] BAYNE, ALEXANDER. Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland. Edinburgh. Printed for and sold by Gideon Crawford. 1748. Pp[2], 70, manuscript notes on "British Acts" dated 1754 by Jas Macneal on front free endpaper, contemp full calf, slight splitting of hinges but holding, small piece missing top of backstrip. £85

41.BAYNE, ALEXANDER., J.P.: Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland. Edinburgh. Thomas and Walter Ruddiman. 1730. Small 8vo, pp.191, circular stamp on front free endpaper and p.99, of the Society of Solicitors of Clackmannanshire, some foxing of prelims, contemp full calf, red label, armorial engraved bookplate of Robert Jameson, Alloa. £85

42.CAMPBELL, ALEXANDER.: A Journey from Edinburgh through parts of North Britain: Containing remarks on Scottish Landscape; and observations on rural economy, natural history, manufactures, trade and commerce; interspersed with anecdotes, traditional, literary....London. Longman and Rees. 1802. 2 volumes, 4to, 44 aquatint plates, some offsetting from plates, foxed & dusty title pages, some repairs, half calf, rubbed & scratched, lacking parts of marbled paper on boards, corners bumped. £120

43.CARRICK, Rev. J. C.: Around Dalkeith and Camp Meg. Dalkeith. P & D Lyle. 1912. Pp.195, fold out map, ink sketch of Hawtornden dated 19-10-12, opposite title page, original paper boards, cloth backstrip. £28

44.COCKBURN, Lord [Henry.]: An examination of the Trials for Sedition which have hitherto occurred in Scotland. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1888. 2 vols, original cloth gilt, slightly scratched, corners rubbed, few pages carelessly opened. £45

45.CRAWFORD, Alexander Earl of. and Balcarres, Lord Lindsay, etc.: The Earldom of Mar in sunshine and in shade during five hundred years.....In reply to an adress to the Peers of Scotland by Walter Henry Earl of Kellie, May 1879. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1882. 2 vols, original cloth gilt, small reapir at top of backstrip vol 1, corners bumped, inner hinge cracked but holding, newspaper review of publication of front paste down, ink inscription "Eudocia Maria Brooke Smith a birthday gift from her loving mother Maria Smith. February 26th 1882" £75

46.CURLE, ALEXANDER O.: The Treasure of Traprain a Scottish hoard of Roman Silver Plate. Glasgow. Maclehose Jackson and Co. 1923. 4to pp. xv, 131, gravure frontis40 plates, 70 illus in text, original cloth gilt, bookplate removed from front pastedown end paper. £55

47.DALLAS, GEORGE. Of Saint-Martins.: System of Stiles, as now practicable within the Kingdom of Scotland: And reduced to a clear Method, not heretofore. Edinburgh. Heirs and successors of Andrew Anderson. 1697. 4to, pp.[4], 669 verso jumps to 700 to 717, then 689 - 904, [12] index, duplicate pages 89/90, 185, 393, 693, 863, Book headings, some staining mainly in margins, slightly dusty, name erased from title page, contemporary full calf, rubbed & scratched, lacks top of backstrip, hinges cracked but holding £55

48.DALLAS, JAMES.: The history of the family of Dallas and their connections and descendants from the twelfth century. With illustrations and genealogical trees. Edinburgh. Privately Printed. 1921. 4to pp.xi, 611, frontis portrait, 17 illustrations, original cloth gilt, very slight fading of backstrip. £120

49.DICK LAUDER, Sir Thomas.: An Account of the Great Floods of August 1829, in the province of Moray, and adjoining districts. Second Edition. Edinburgh. Adam Black. 1830. Pp.xi,434, 2 fold out maps, some tears, 64 illus, later half morocco gilt. £125

50.DUNDAS, HENRY. [Viscount Melville]: Heads of Mr Dundas's speech On the 25th of February 1793. [with] Substance of the speech of the Rt Hon. Henry Dundas on Mr Grey' motion for an inquiry into the state of the Nation on Wednesday March 25 1801. [with] The substance of the speech of Lord Viscount Melville in the House of Commons, on the 11th June 1805 3 items in one, 1st item; Drop head title, pp.47,[1],26, some fold out, different in pagination from 193 edition in ESTC, 2nd item; London. C. Whittingam for F & C. Rivington. 1801. Pp. [4], 70, with half title ink name "John A Murray 1801," on half title, 3rd item London for John Stockdale. 1805. Pp.[2], 104, title page repaired, dusty and laid down, ink name "Mr Murray 59 George St." on title page, later ink name on prelim, "Mr Macmath 31st October 1903." and at foot "From the Library of John Archibald Murray, (Lord Murray)." Recent half calf, green label, gilt. £120

51.ECHT-FORBES: Echt-Forbes Family Charter 1345-1727 Records of the Forest of Birse Notarial Signs 926-1786 by the Right Rev. G F Browne. Edinburgh. Chambers 1923. 4to, pp.xi,[2], 291, fold out coloured map, 12 plates at rear, original cloth gilt, slightly torn dust wrapper. £70

52.EDINBURGH: Bye-laws for regulating the Hackney carriages of Edinburgh, and the owners and drivers thereof. Edinburgh. Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. 1887Pp. iv, 192, original cloth gilt £28

53.ENTAILS. DALRYMPLE, JOHN: Considerations upon the Policy of Entails in Great Britain; occasioned by a Scheme to apply for a Statute to let the Entails of Scotland die out, on the demise of the Possessors and Heirs now existing. Edinburgh. A. Kincaid & J. Bell. 1764. Pp.118,[2] errata, uncut, recent paper wrappers. £45

54.FERGUSON, JAMES.: Ferguson's Lectures on select sujects, in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Optics, Geography, Astronomy, and Dialing. With notes and an David Brewster, A.M. The Second edition. Edinburgh. Bell & Bradfute. 1806. 3 vols., 2 vols text, 1 vol of 50 plates, feint ink name on title page, uncut, original paper boards, rubbed at extremities, plates quarto size folded, slight foxing of plates . £185

55.FITTIS, ROBERT SCOTT.: Sports and pastimes of Scotland. Paisley Alexander Gardner. 1891. Pp.212, original cloth slightly faded, corners bumped, includes Golf, Curling & Bowls. £35

56.FORBES, MARGARET.: Beattie and his friends. London. Constable. 1904. Pp.332, frontispiece, slight foxing, original cloth gilt, ink presentation inscription "D Rorie Ex dono Miss Mary Forbes great grandniece of Beattie 1916." £28

57.FORBES, WILLIAM. Advocate.: The duty and powers of Justices of Peace, in this part of Great Britain called Scotland. With an appendix concerning weights and measures. Edinburgh.Heirs and successors of Andrew Anderson. 1707. Small 8vo, pp. [16] 71, [9] advert and License, another part was published in 1708. some worming in margins, contemp full calf, small pieces missing top & foot of backstrip, corners bumped. £65

58.FRASER, G. M.: Historical walks and Names (Broadcast Lectures in Aberdeen). Aberdeen. D. Wylie. 1927., 195, frontispiece, original paper boards, cloth backstrip, slight cracking top of inner hinge. £28

59.GREGORY, James. M.D.: Conspectus Medicinae Theoreticae, or a view of the Theory of Medicine. In two parts...Translated from the original latin. Edinburgh. Stirling & Slade. 1823. Pp.viii, 535, with half title, staining pages 452-455, tear p 291/2, contemporary half calf, rubbed & scratched, corners bumped. £45

60.GRIERSON, FLORA.: Haunting Edinburgh. Illustrated by Katharine Cameron. London. John Lane. [1929] Pp.[xi],178, coloured frontis., 15 coloured plates, 6 b/w plates, 8 others, original cloth gilt with slightly dusty pictorial dust wrapper, chipped at foot of backstrip. £35

61.GRIERSON, Major-General J M.: Records of the Scottish Volunteer Force 1859-1908. Edinburgh. William Blackwood. 1909. 4to pp. xxvi,372, 47 coloured plates, original cloth gilt. £80

62.HEATLEY, D. P.: Frederick William Maitland. Reprinted from the juridicial Review, April 1907. Edinburgh. Wm. Green. [1907] Pp.20, tipped in autograph letter from author to Ramsay of Kildalton, contemporary half morocco gilt, bound by Brown, Edinburgh, bookplate of Ramsay of Kildalton £48

63.HENDERSON, RICHARD. Coldstream Berwickshire.: Manual of Agriculture; including the applications thereto of Chemistry, Geology, Botany, Animal Physiology, and Meteorology. Published with the sanction of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland. Edinburgh. Blackwood. 1877. Pp.[4],107, original cloth on paper boards, slight bubbling of cloth, front inner hinge cracked but holding. £28

64.HILSON, J Lindsay.: Border Typography [with] Kelso Typography [with] Jedburgh Typography [Berwickshire Naturalists Club. 1915] 3 items, 1st is pages 463 to 634 excised from Transactions, Kelso consists of pp.7 and Jedburgh pp.6. ink note on latter 2 states "Reprinted from Transactions of Berwickshire Naturalists Club." 1st item disbound others with paper wrappers, loose in a calf blotter. £38

65.INSH, GEORGE PRATT: The Company of Scotland trading to Africa and the Indies. London. Scribner's. 1932. Pp.343, frontispiece, 3 plates, 4 maps, original cloth with dust wrapper £28

66.JOHNSTON, GEORGE P.: William Mitchel the Tincklarian Doctor, a Bibliography: 1711-39. reprinted from the Papers of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society Vol. XI. Edinburgh. Printed for Private Circulation. 1921. 4to. pp.25, [bound with] The Tinklarian Bibliography: Addenda. 1 leaf, 2 facsimile leaves, 1 printed on old paper. [bound with] William Mitchel, Tinklarian Doctor: Additions to a Bibliography. By George P. Johnston. Reprinted from the Papers of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society, Vol. XII. Edinburgh. Printed for Private Circulation. 1925. 3 items in one, original wrappers with ink presentation inscription from Johnston, recent cloth £45

67.JOHNSTONE, JOHN: An account of the most approved mode of Draining Land; according to the system practised by Mr Joseph Elkington,....with an appendix, containing hints for the further improvement of bogs and other marshy ground, after draining. Edinburgh. Printed by Mundell & Son...1797. 4to, pp.xv, lacks half title, 182, [1], 16 plates, some folding, engravings in text, contemporary full calf, gilt lines red label, some rubbing of backstrip & front board, corners bumped, discolouration of 1 plate. £280

68.KERR, JOHN.: The history of Curling and fifty years of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1890. Royal 8vo,edition, with photogravure plates, pp.xiv,[ii],440, [16], publisher's catalogue, frontispiece, vignette on title page, 14 plates, (2 in colour of granite samples) Royal 8vo edition, with photogravure plates, original red morocco decorative gilt backstrip, decorative paper covered boards, slight rubbing at top & foot of backstrip, slight scratching of boards. £145

69.KING HEWISON, JAMES.: The Covenanters. A history of the Church in Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution. Glasgow. John Smith. 1908. 2 vols, 4to, Vol 1, Frontis + 16 plates, Vol 2, Frontis + 18 plates, No 58 of 250 copies, half blue morocco gilt, gilt arms on boards. bookplate of George Sherriff. Fine set. £200

70.LINDSAY, IAN G. & Mary Cosh: Inveraray and the Dukes of Argyll with a foreword by the Eleventh Duke of Argyll. Edinburgh. University Press. 1973. 4tp pp.xvii, 487, 48 plates, 114 illustrations in text, fold out genealogical table at rear, original cloth with dust wrapper, marks on rear wrapper. £45

71.MACGIBBON, DAVID and ROSS, Thomas.: The Castellated and domestic Architecture of Scotland from the Twefth to the Eighteenth century. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1887-1892. 5 volumes, profusely illustrated, original cloth gilt, volumes 4 & 5 a slightly different hue of cloth. Ink signature of John Gershon Adams, Architect on f.f.e.p. volume 1. £400

72.MACGIBBON, DAVID and ROSS, Thomas.: The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Scotland from the earliest Christian times to the seventeenth century. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1896-1897. 3 volumes, profusely illustrated, original cloth gilt, slight staining of margins pages 350, 351 probably offsetting from a previously inserted newspaper cutting. £300

73.MACMATH, WILLIAM.: Memorial volume. The Gordons of Craichlaw. Edited by Thomas Fraser. with a biographical sketch by Frank Miller. Dalbeattie. Thomas Fraser. 1924. 4to, pp.viii,108, iv, publisher's catalogue, original cloth gilt, newspaper cuttings pasted on to front endpapers. £48

74.MAIDMENT, JAMES: Genealogical Fragments. Berwick. Printed for Private Circulation. 1855. Pp.16, "Large paper Copy", pencil note states 1 of 12, later card wrappers, splitting at inner hinges £28

75.MAITLAND CLUB: Illustrations of Scottish History, from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century; selected from unpublished manuscripts in the British Museum, and the Tower of London. Glasgow. Maitland Club 1834. 4to pp.[viii], viii,160, contemporary plain half morocco gilt, bookplate of David Murray £85

76.MAITLAND CLUB: Notices of original unprinted Documents preserved in the Office of the Queen's Remembrancer and Chapter-house, Westminster Glasgow Printed for the Maitland Club. 1842. 4to, pp. xv-143,contemporary half plain morocco gilt, bookplate of David Murray £95

77.MAITLAND CLUB: The Life and Death of King James the First of Scotland Glasgow. Printed for the Maitland Club. 1837. 4to, pp.xxii,[2],82, Presented to the Club by George Macintosh, bookplate of David Murray, contemporary half plain morocco gilt. £95

78.MORAY: A survey of the Province of Moray; historical, geographical, and Political. By Rev J. Grant & Rev. J. Leslie. Aberdeen. Printed for Isaac Forsyth. Elgin. 1798. Pp.viii, 353, lacking map & view, pages dusty & creased with few marks, recent half calf, lines gilt, red label. £45

79.MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS: General Report of the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the state of Municipal Corporations in Scotland. London. William Clowes for H.M.S.O.1835.2 volumes, small folio, a "General Inquiry into the State and condition of the several Cities, Burghs, and Towns of Scotland." later half calf gilt, red label, backstrips faded. £140

80.MURRAY, DAVID: Miss Janet Ann Galloway and the Higher Education of Women in Glasgow. Glasgow. Maclehose 1914. Pp.16, slight foxing, contemporary half green calf, red label, author's daughter's copy, with her bookplate on rear paste down. £38

81.MURRAY, DAVID.: Bull of Pope Adrian VI. Granting a Pension for Provand. Glasgow. Privately Printed by James Maclehose & Sons. 1887. Pp. [2], 20, Privately printed for the author from the Regality Club Papers, not reproducing the plate, contemporary half calf gilt, with author's signature on paste down end paper. £48

82.MURRAY, DAVID.: International general average. (Reprinted from the Journal of Jurisprudence) Edinburgh. Muir and Paterson. [1877] Pamphlet, pp.8, original printed paper wrapper, dated in pencil on front wrapper, with blank pages, contemporary half calf gilt £28

84.NAPIER, Archibald. First Lord Napier.: Memoirs of Archibald First Lord Napier: Written by himself. Published from the original manuscript, in the possession of the present Lord Napier. Edinburgh. 1793. Small 4to, pp. viii, 100, with half title, recent half calf, backstrip gilt extra red label, marbled paper boards, in period style £120

85.OLIPHANT, Mrs. [And Mrs Gerald Porter.]: Annals of a Publishing House. William Blackwood and his sons their Magazine and friends. Edinburgh. William Blackwood. 1897-98. 3 vols, 1 & 2 are LARGE PAPER COPIES, limited to 150 copies, Vol 3 apparently was not published in large paper, Vol 1 frontis, vols 2 & 3 frontis's & 2 plates, original cloth gilt, vol 1 slight splitting at top of outer hinges, volume 3 lighter shade of blue. £95

86.ORIGINES PAROCHIALES SCOTIAE: The Antiquities Ecclesiastical and Territorial of the Parishes of Scotland. Edinburgh. Bannatyne Club. 1850-54-55. 4to. 2 vols in 3, vol 2 in 2 parts, 6 fold out maps, edited by Cosmo Innes, with the assistance of W. Anderson, Joseph Robertson, James B. Brichan, and J. M'Nab, half blue morocco gilt extra, very light fading of backstrips, bound by Fleming, Glasgow, bookplate of George Sherriff. Fine set £385

87.PAMPHLETS. Ramasay of Kildalton.: A letter to the Right Honourable the Lord Advocate of Scotland, on the state of Education in the Outer Hebrides in 1862. Glasgow. Wm Gilchrist. 1863. 3 items in one, 1st pp.17, [with] Speech of John Ramsay, Esq., M.P. on moving the second reading of the Valuation Bill. Delivered in the House of Commons, Wed February 13, 1878. Extracted from "Hansard's Parliamentary Debates." London. C. Buck. 1878. Pp.6, [with] Endowed Institutions Commission. Mr. Ramsay's Draft Report. N.p. N.d. Pp.11, some corrections in text, later half calf, titled in gilt, bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton. £65

88.PENNECUIK, ALEXANDER.: The Works of containing the Description of Tweeddale, and miscellaneous poems. A new edition, with copious which are prefixed memoirs of Dr Pennecuik, and a map of the Shire of Peebles, or Tweeddale. Leith. Printed by and for A. Allardice. 1815. Pp. erratic prelims 10 leaves, possibly lacking half title, 413, fold out map coloured in outline, bookplate of J Dawson Brodie, full morocco gilt extra by Grieve of Edinburgh, slight rubbing of extremities. £180

89.PERIODICAL.: The Scots Magazine. MDCCLXXXIII. Volume XLV. Edinburgh. Murray and Cochran. 1783. Pp. [iv], 715, [9], January to December, contemporary full calf gilt, red label, slight rubbing & loss of gilt, small tear at top of backstrip. £85

91.RIDDELL, JOHN: Stewartiana, containing the case of Robert II. and Elizabeth Mure, and question of legitimacy of their issue...Edinburgh. T G Stevenson. 1843. Pp.[ii],xi,[i],146, corrigenda leaf, 1 of 150 copies, recent quarter calf, red label gilt, period style £65

92.RIDDELL, JOHN: The Riddell Papers: A catalogue of the annotated Books and Manuscripts of the late John Riddell, Esq., Advocate. Edinburgh. Privately Printed. 1863. Small 8vo, pp.xxiv, 71, "Impression Limited to Fifty Copies for Private Circulation." later cloth, original photograph of John Riddell pasted on to verso of front free end paper, unfortunately laminated. £65

93.ROBERTSON, JOHN.: The Macaulay Election of 1846; or the designs of the Ministry. Second edition containing comments on the Macaulay rejection of 1847. London. J. Johnston. 1847. Pp.20, title page stained, ink signature of John Ramsay Islay on title page, later half morocco gilt, bookplate of Iain Ramsay of Kildalton. £38

94.ROBSON, J. O.: The Uniform of the London Scottish 1859-1959. London. Ogilby Trust. 1960. 4to pp. 64, 5 coloured plates, 52 b/ w illustrations, original cloth plain dust wrapper £22

95.ROGERS, Rev. CHARLES.: Historical notices of St. Anthony's Monastery, Leith and rehersal of events which occurred in the North of Scotland from 1635 to 1654 in relation to the National Covenant. London. Printed for the Grampian Club. 1877. Pp.65, original cloth gilt. £30

96.RUTHERFORD or Cockburn, Mrs Alison: Letters and Memoir of her own Life also 'Felix,' a biographical sketch and various songs. Notes by T. Craig-Brown. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1900. Pp.xxxii, 281, thick paper, one of 150 copies, presentation inscription from editor, original cloth gilt £55

97.SAINT-FOND, B. FAUJAS.: Travels in England, Scotland, and the Hebrides; undertaken for the purpose of examining the state of the Artas, the Sciences, Natural History and manners of Great Britain. London. James Ridgway. 1799. 2 vols, half title in vol. 1, 6 plates, extra plate p161 vol. 1, half calf with new lighter coloured backstrips. £285

98.SWINTON, JOHN.: A free disquisition concerning the law of entails in Scotland. occasioned by some late proposals for amending that law. Edinburgh. A Kincaid and J Bell. 1765Pp. [2], 101, uncut, disbound, recent paper covers, taped at backstrip. £35

99.TERRY, CHARLES SANFORD.: John Graham of Claverhouse Viscount Dundee. 1648-1689. London. Constable & Co. 1905Pp.ix,[3],377, 3 portraits, 2 fold out maps, half blue calf gilt, thistles and crowns in compartments, red labels, front board Royal arms, backstrip and part of front board slightly faded. £65

100.WILSON, GEORGE: Memoir of George Wilson M.D., F.R.S.E. Regius Professor of Technology in the University of Edinburgh and Director of the Industrial Museum of Scotland by his sister Jesse A Wilson. Edinburgh. Edmonston and Douglas. 1860. Pp.xii,536, frontis portrait, stained, contemp half calf gilt, blue label £55

102.WISHART, Rev. GEORGE.: I. G. De Rebus Auspiciis Serenissimi, et Potentissimi Caroli Dei Gratia Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Regis, etc. Sub imperio illustrissimi Jacobi Montirosarum Marchionis, Comitis de Kincardin, &c. N.P. [Amsterdam?] 1647. Smal 8vo, pp.[24], 248, near contempory ink note on title page "Authore Wishart Episcopus Edinburgensis.", small repair to top of title, slightly later full panelled calf, red label, front hinge cracked but holding, paper repair to inner hinge, chipped at top & foot of backstrip. £200

103.WOOD, JOHN: Account of the Edinburgh Sessional School, and the other Parochial Institutions for Education established in that City in the year 1812 with strictures on education in general. Second edition. Edinburgh. Wardlaw. 1829. Pp.xii,273, advt leaf, some staining at top edge margin, splitting at inner hinge, original paper boards cloth backstrip, corners rubbed £40

104.WYNTOUN, Andrew of.: The Original Chronicle.. Printed on parallel pages from the Cottonian and Wmyss MSS, with the variants of other texts. Edited with introduction, notes and glossary by F J Amours. Edinburgh. [Scottish Text Society.] Printed for the Society by William Blackwood & Sons. 1903-1914. 6 volumes, the 5 volumes of text, Vols 2-6 were published 1903-08, volume 1 was published in 1914, text volumes quarter calf, bands titled in gilt, vellum tipped corners, vol 1 quarter roan gilt, standard S.T.S. binding. £285


105.[BARCLAY, Sheriff H.]: Rambling Recollections of Old Glasgow by Nestor. Glasgow. John Tweed. 1880. Pp.[4],192,[4] adverts, original cloth gilt. £28

106.[CUTHBERTSON, D.]: Addresses, delivered at the Annual Distributions of Prizes, to the Pupils of the Glasgow Grammar School, from 1828 to 1833, inclusive. Glasgow. Edward Khull. 1833. Small 8vo, pp.[6],111, ink presentation inscription "To Henry Cockburn Esqr. Lord Rector of the University of Glasgow with the Author's very respectful compliments." original cloth gilt, tears at top & foot, inner hinge cracked, but holding, bookplate of James Orr Burns over older bookplate. £30

107.[DOBIE, WILLIAM.]: The Parish Churches and Burying-grounds of Ayrshire. Glasgow. Robert Malcolm. 1847. 4to, pp.[2],36, ink presentation inscription on verso of title page, "To John Fullarton Esq of Overton with Mr Dobie's best respects. Grangevale 6th April 1847 (Only 50 copies printed.)" Stitched pamhlet, original marbled paper wrapper, previous centrefold. Copac lists Guildhall, N.L.S. and Glasgow University Library. Largs and Ardrossan Churchyards only. £95

108.[NICHOLSON, J.]: Historical and traditional tales in Prose and Verse connected with the South of Scotland. Original and select. Kirkcudbright. Printed and published by John Ncholson. 1843. Pp.[ii]viii,450, later cloth with slightly torn printed paper label, £48

109.[SMITH, Rev. John.]: The Chronicles of Gotham; or the facetious history of Official Proceedings. Glasgow. To be had of the Booksellers. 1856. 12mo, pp.239, frontispiece, 23 plates, original cloth slightly faded. An amusing history of Glasgow life in 1850's. £40

110.BAILLIE'S LIBRARY. [W S]: A note on two recent bequests. Glasgow. George Outram. 1923. Pamphlet, pp 8, printed paper wrapper, Reprinted from galley proofs from the Glasgow Herald. £6

111.BROWN, Andrew: History of Glasgow ; and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow. Glasgow. Printed by William Brown and sold by Brash & Reid, John Smith et al. 1795-97. 2 vols in 1, with scarce Appendix to volume 1 at rear, some pencil notes, slight foxing of title page, later full calf, red label, rubbing of extremities £95

112.BROWN, Andrew: History of Glasgow ; and of Paisley, Greenock, and Port-Glasgow. Glasgow. Printed by William Brown and sold by Brash & Reid, John Smith et al. 1795-97. 2 vols in 1, with scarce Appendix to volume 1 at rear, some staining in margin, later half calf, gilt rubbing of extremities £55

113.CLELAND, JAMES.: Enumeration of the inhabitants of the City of Glasgow and County of Lanark. For the Government Census of 1831. With Population and statistical tables relative to England and Scotland. Second edition. Glasgow. John Smith & Son. 1832. Small folio, pp.viii,, 318, this the Second Edition greatly enlarged, the First in 1820 was only 41 pages, original cloth, skiver label, corners bumped cloth bubbled £65

114.CLELAND, JAMES.: Historical account of the Grammar School of Glasgow, with a list of the Duxes, from 1782 till 1825. Glasgow. Khull Blackie & Co. 1825. Pp.55, [1], lacking half title, 2 engraved plates, slightly later half green morocco gilt, some rubbing, backstrip faded, book plate of Peter Forbes. £38

115.CRAIG, ROBERT.: A short History of Glasgow Choral Union. 1843 - 1943. Centenary Festival. Glasgow. Craig & Wilson. 1943. Pp.64, 22 b/w illustrations, mainly portraits, original cloth. £18

116.CROMEK, R. H.: Remains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song: With historical and traditional notices relative to the manners and customs of the Peasantry. London. Cadell & Davies. 1810. Pp.xxxii,370,2, (advert for Stothard's Canterbury Pilgrims.) title page, foxed, on different paper, later half calf red label, slightly rubbed. Contains in appendix " History of Witchcraft , sketched from the popular tales of Nithsdale and Galloway," and "Character of the Scottish Lowland Fairies." £55

117.DUMFRIES. SINGER, Dr.: General view of the Agriculture, state of property, and improvements, in the County of Dumfries; Drawn up under the direction of The Board of Agriculture. and at the request of the Landholders of the County. Edinburgh. John Ballantine & Co. 1812. Pp.xxvi, 696, [errata leaf], fold out coloured map, 9 plates, 4 of which are coloured, contemporary half calf gilt, bookplate of "Archibald Earl of Eglinton." Scarce £140

118.ECCOTT, W. J.: The Second City. Edinburgh. Wm. Blackwood. 1912. 8vo, pp.371, 64, publisher's catalogue, a Glasgow novel, original decorative cloth gilt, very fresh, slight cracking of front inner hinge. £20

119.GLASGOW: Black's guide to Glasgow and its environs........Sixteenth edition. Edinburgh. A & C Black. 1888. Small 8vo, pp.305-391, 128 adverts, fold out map, slight cracking at gathering at map, original green paper boards, paper backstrip most likely an addition, map on rear board. Obviously the sheets from Black's Guide to Scotland with a new title, most likely for the Glasgow Exhibition of 1888. £28

120.GLASGOW Merchants House.: View of the Merchants House of Glasgow; containing historical notices of its origin, constitution and property...Glasgow. Bell & Bain. 1866. 4to, pp.xi,672, extra engraved title page, 11 plates, some fold out, half morocco, with gilt arms on front board, extremities rubbed. £65

122.GLASGOW.: Memoirs and Portraits of one hundred Glasgow Men who have died during the last thirty years, and in their lives did much to make the City what it now is. Glasgow. James Maclehose and Sons. 1886. 2 volumes, large 4to, 101 gravure portraits, (additional is of James Maclehose.) with list of subscribers, No 375 of 400 copies, original quarter red morocco gilt, gilt arms on boards, slight rubbing at foot of backstrip vol 2. £180

123.GLASGOW.: Notes on Educational and other Mortifications connected with the City of Glasgow, and wholly or partially under the administration of the Magistrates or Magistrates and Council. Glasgow. Printed for the Lord Provost, Magistrates and Council. 1878. 8vo pp. 123, original cloth gilt. £20

124.GOVAN [Craig, Archibald.]: The Elder Park Govan. An account of the gift of the Elder Park and of the erection and unveiling of the Statue of John Elder. With notices of the lives of David Elder and John Elder and historical sketches of Govan. Glasgow. Maclehose. For Private Circulation. 1891. 4to pp.xii,207, fine paper, 9 plates, 2 of which are coloured, 4 d.p. maps, photogravures by Annan, half morocco gilt, gilt arms on boards. £120

125.GRAY, John: Biographical notice of the Rev. David Ure; With an examination, critical and detailed, of his history of Rutherglen and East Kilbride. Glasgow. Hugh Hopkins. 1865. Pp.vii,59, blue litho frontispiece, contemporary full red morocco. £48

126.GREENHORNE, WILLIAM.: History of Partick 550 - 1912. Glasgow. Tomlinson. 1928. Pp.xiii,155, frontis 50 b/w illus,, original cloth gilt, slight fading of backstrip. £45

127.GUTHRIE SMITH, John.: Strathendrick and its inhabitants from early times: Aa account of the parishes of Fintry, Balfron, Killearn, Drymen, Buchanan and Kilmaronock. Glasgow. James Maclehose. 1896. 4to., pp.xxv,[3],410, frontispiece portrait, 26 illustrations, some foxing at front and rear, 1 of 440 copies, original cloth, slight fraying at top and foot of backstrip slight fading. £120

128.GUTHRIE SMITH, John.: The Parish of Strathblane and its inhabitants from early times: A chapter of Lennox history. Glasgow. James Maclehose. 1886. Small 4to., pp.xi,[1],394, frontispiece, 19 plates, 2 maps, 1 plan, illustrations in text, 1 of 200 small paper copies, original decorative cloth gilt, small tear at top edge of front board, slight fading of backstrip. £85

129.HADDOW, GEORGE. Summit Schoolhouse.: Pictorial guide to Upper Clydesdale. Port-Glasgow. Illustrated and Published by Norman Hunter. The Studio. 1907 Pp.95, of which pages 84-95 are adverts, fold out map, 13 full page illustrations, , numerous in text, original paper covers, new backstrip, covers chipped at extremities. Covers Sanquhar to Moffat in south up to Lanark and Elsrickle Elsrickle £24

130.HAMILTON: Souvenir of the Grand Demonstration at Hamilton held on Thursday 28th August 1884 in favour of the Franchise Bill. N.P. [Hamilton 1884] Small 4to pp.43, drop head title, galley proofs? appears to have been published by the Hamilton Liberal Association, with a list of Office bearers, original cloth gilt, front boards stained & bowed. £28

131.HANNA, Rev. WILLIAM.: Memoirs of the life and writings of Thomas Chalmers, D.D. LL.D. Edinburgh. Constable. 1849-1852. 4 volumes, 2 engraved portraits, 4 extra engraved title pages, fold out facsimile, ink initials of previous owner on printed title pages, contemporary half calf, blind tooled in compartments, red skiver labels, some light discolouration of cloth boards, corners rubbed. £55

132.HARLEY, WILLIAM.: The Harleian Dairy System; and an account of the various methods of Dairy Husbandry pursued by the Dutch. Also a new and improved mode of ventilating Stables. With an appendix. London. James Ridgway. 1829. Pp.xxxvi,288, [1], pub advts, with half title, frontispiece portrait, 6 plates, 2 of which are fold out, uncut, some foxing, recent quarter calf, red labels. £50

133,HEDDERWICK, JAMES.: Backward Glances or some personal recollections.. Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons. 1891Pp.ix,309, portrait frontis., later half calf, backstrip lightly faded. £38

134.HOPKIRK, THOMAS.: Flora Glottiana. A catalogue of the indigenous plants on the banks of the river Clyde, and in the neighbourhood of Glasgow. Glasgow. John Smith & Son. 1813. Pp.[ii],iv-170, [2] publishers catalogue, uncut, original boards rubbed, corners bumped, new paper backstrip & paper label £85

135.HUNTER, WILLIAM.: Biggar and the House of Fleming. An account of the Biggar district, archaeological, historical and biographical. Biggar. David Lockhart. 1862. Pp.xv,[1],376, extra title page, 5 litho plates, some tinted, 18 illustrations in text, slight foxing mainly in margins at rear, half calf gilt, red label. £100

137.IRVING, G V & Alexander Murray: The Upper Ward of Lanarkshire described and delineated. The Archaeological section by Irving the Statistical and Topographical by Murray. Glasgow. Thomas Murray & Son. 1864. 3 volumes, 8vo, over 90 illustrations, many full page including maps, original blue cloth gilt, minor scuffing at top & foot of backstrips, corners bumped. Nice set. £240

138.LAURIE, DAVID.: A project for erecting Public Markets, and a Grand Academy, on improved principles, in the Gorbals; and for improving the general establishments of that Barony, ....illustrating the advantages of instituting a Royal Academical Society, in the City. Glasgow. Printed by R. Chapman. 1810. Pp.ccviii,271, verso errata, 2 fold out maps with some repairs, recent half green morocco gilt, slight fading of backstrip. Scarce £150

139.M'KERLIE, P. H.: History of the Lands and their Owners in Galloway. Paisley. Alexander Gardner. 1906. 2 vols, New edition, 2 frontispieces, 8 plates, original cloth gilt, with dust wrappers. Fine set. £120

140.M'URE, JOHN.: The History of Glasgow. A new edition, with notes and illustrations, and an appendix. Glasgow. D. McVean & J. Wylie & Co. 1830. THICK PAPER COPY, pp.xii,376, frontispiece portrait, 2 plates, engravings in text, later half morocco gilt extra, thistles in compartments, bound by J. Larkins, marbled paper boards rubbed at edges. £140

142.MACKENZIE, PETER.: Old Reminiscences of Glasgow and the West of Scotland. Glasgow. James P. Forrester. 1890. 2 volumes, Vol 1, frontispiece portrait & 1 other, Vol 2, frontispiece portrait & 1 other, original decorative cloth gilt Fine set. £55

143.MACLEHOSE, James.: The Glasgow University Press 1638-1931. With notes on Scottish Printing in the last three hundred years. Glasgow. University Press. 1931. 8vo, pp. 286, frontis portrait of Tassie medallion of Robert Foulis, 6 plates, some marking from rusted paper clip on half title & frontispiece original quarter cloth rubbed & faded, book plate of "Blackie & Son Limited Private Library." £30

144.MASON, THOMAS.: Public and Private Libraries of Glasgow. Glasgow. T. D. Morison. Printed for Subscribers and Private Circulation. 1885. Pp.448, limited to 450 copies, recent full calf, paper labels. A fascinating account of the Public and more interestingly the Private Libraries of Glasgow in the nineteenth century. £55

145.McVIE, JOHN.: Burns and Stair. Kilmarnock. Standard Press. 1927. Pp.105, frontis + 3 plates, original cloth gilt. £28

146.MILROY, A.: John Snell, his Schools, Schoolmasters and Scholars. Ayr Advertiser. 1923. 12mo, pp. 186, some pencil notes in margins, printed from galley proofs, original printed wrapper, small tears at corners. £12

147.MUIRHEAD, JAMES PATRICK.: The life of James Watt, with selections from his correspondence. Second edition revised. London. John Murray. 1859. Pp.xvi,572, engraved frontispiece portrait, 3 other engraved plates, contemorary full calf Glasgow University Prize binding with arms on front board, red label, prize label on pastedown end paper signed by "Gul. Thomson." Lord Kelvin, also with Year Certificate for Zaccheus Walker 1867.signed by Thomson. Some spots on boards. £140

148.MURRAY, DAVID.: Memories of the Old College of Glasgow. Some chapters in the History of the University. Glasgow. Jackson, Wylie and Co. 1927. 4tp pp.xv,631, coloured frontispiece, 62 illustrations, many full page, original cloth gilt. £65

149.MURRAY, DAVID.: Some early Grammars and other School Books in use in Scotland more particularly those printed at or relating to Glasgow. Part First and Second. Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow. 1903, 19062 vols., Pp. 34, [with] Part II pp.52, part 1 half calf rubbed, upper hinge cracked but holding, loss of gilt, Part II half polished calf gilt, red skiver label. £48

150.MURRAY, DAVID.: The York Buildings Company a chapter in history. Read before the Institute of Bankers and Chartered Accountants, Glasgow 19th February 1883. Glasgow. James Maclehose & Sons. 1883. Large paper, pp.131, untrimmed, previous owner's note states "The author's own copy specially bound for him.” £55

151.NAPIER, JAMES.: Notes and reminiscences relating to Partick. Glasgow. Hugh Hopkins. 1873. Pp.[vi],ix,[1],270, tinted frontis view, engraved Arms, fold out map, 1 full page, 17 tinted views, LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, contemporary full calf gilt extra. Fine copy, presentation copy from author to W. J. Kenwood, bookplates of James Cowan of Rosshall & William Sinclair. £140 £140

152.NICOL, JAMES.: Vital Social, and Economic Statistics of the City of Glasgow, 1881-1885 with observations thereon. Glasgow. Maclehose for Town Council. 1885. Pp.xiv,[2],304, original cloth gilt. £28

153.OLIVER, GEORGE.: Report of the Naval & military Banquet, held at Glasgow, 21st June, 1849, and summary of the Peninsular War, with detail of the services of the Invited Officers. Glasgow. John Mackie. 1849. Small 8vo pp.135, [1], errata, engraved frontispiece on china clay paper heavily offset on to title page, original cloth, faded, tear at top of backstrip, etched book plate of "James Adair" a view of the Trongate by James Macintyre. £48

154.PAISLEY: The Paisley Wallet and Literary Album 1856. Paisley. Parlane. 1856. Pp188, No's 1 to 12, dated monthly, with general title page, pages slightly grubby, inner hinges cracking, original cloth stained, backstrip faded £22

155.PATERSON, JAMES: Autobiographical Reminiscences: Including recollections of the Radical Years, 1819-20 in Kilmarnock; the first election for Kilmarnock Burghs, Kay's Edinburgh Portraits- how they were got up in 1837-9. Glasgow. Ogle. 1871. Pp.v,[3],262 frontispiece portrait, 3 illustrations in text, lithographic plate of Sergeant Ewart of the Scots Greys capturing the Standard at Waterloo, contemporary half blue calf, gilt label. £48

156.PATERSON, JAMES.: History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton. Edinburgh. James Stillie. 1863-66. 3 volumes in 5, Kyle 2 volumes, Carrick 1, Cunningham 2 vols, illustrations in text,, mixed set (different coloured cloth, original cloth paper labels, labels rubbed, PLEASE NOTE AYRSHIRE ONLY The Wigton referred to was part of south Ayrshire. £120

157.PATERSON, JAMES.: History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton. (With) Addenda. Edinburgh. James Stillie. 1863-66, (Addenda) 1871. 3 volumes in 4, Kyle 2 volumes, Carrick 1, Cunningham 2 in 1, with rare "Addenda" published in 1871, bound in at rear of volume 2, 2 plates, (1 fold out), illustrations in text, half red morocco gilt extra by G S smith, Edinburgh. PLEASE NOTE AYRSHIRE ONLY The Wigton referred to was part of south Ayrshire. £385

158.PATERSON, JAMES.: History of the County of Ayr and Wigton: With a genealogical account of the families of Ayrshire. Ayr. John Dick. 1847-52 REPRINT 1895. 2 volumes, some ink and pencil notes in margins mainly on families in the Parish of Dalry, original cloth gilt, ownership inscription "James M'Cosh, Swinlees, Dalry." in pencil, original cloth gilt. £120

159.PATERSON, JAMES.: History of the County of Ayr and Wigton: With a genealogical account of the families of Ayrshire. Ayr. John Dick. 1847-52. 2 volumes, some ink notes in prelims and margins, contemporary half red calf, gilt in compartments, rubbed, corners scratched. £95

160.RENFREW - ARGYLE: The New Statistical Account of Scotland. Edinburgh. Blackwood. 1845. 2 items in one, Renfrew pp.[8],570, double page map, 2 engraved plates, fold out map, Argyle, pp.[4],728, double page map, contemporary half calf, red & brown labels, rebacked, corners rubbed. £80

161.RICHMOND PATON, E. & OLIVER G. PIKE.: The Birds of Ayrshire. With twenty-five plates, numerous text illustrations and a map. London. Witherby. 1929. Pp.xx,[1], 228, coloured frontispiece, 24 b/w photographs, fold out coloured map, illustrations in text, original cloth gilt £35

162.ROBERTSON, GEORGE.: A Genealogical account of the Principle Families in Ayrshire, more particularly in Cunninghame. Irvine. E. Macquistan. Cunninghame press. 1823-1827. 4 vols, with supplement, uncut, Vol 1 2 fold out genealogical charts, 3 double page sheets of arms, wood cuts in text, single leaf advert from Maxwell Dick, Bookseller in Irvine, loosely inserted 4pp advert for Volume 2 stating it is "proposed to limit the impression to 120 copies." Dunlop of Dunlop entry has various pencil notes in margins, what may be original boards with later brwown paper , remains of original paper label. Vol 2. Bookplate of Wilson Dobie Wilson, large fold out map of Cunninghame after Pont, (foxed), 5 plates of arms, loosely inserted Funeral Intimation of Dr. Robert Patrick of Hazelhead, whose family is mentioned in the text, some pencil or ink annotations, original printed paper boards, boards loose but holding, remains of backstrip. Vol 3 Dobie Wilson bookplate, engraved frontis., 4 plates of arms, pencil & ink annotations, original printed paper boards, front board loose, remains of backstrip.Supplement Volume, ink presentation inscription to "Robert Gray Esq of Carntyne with respect from G[eorge] R[obertson].", page 102 has an overprinted slip, two ink annotations in margins, original paper wrappers. Forty years in the trade third set handled. £650

163.ROBERTSON, WILLIAM.: Ayrshire Its History and Historic Families. Kilmarnock. Dunlop & Drennan. Ayr. Stephen & Pollock. 1908. 2 volumes, vol 1 pp.[vi],385, vol 2, [[vi],414,[2]. original cloth gilt, corners bumped. £50

164.STEWART, WILLIAM.: The first Glasgow Newspaper "The Glasgow Courant" afterwards the "West Country Intelligence." Glasgow. Published for the Author by Maclehose, Jackson & Co. 1924. Small 4to, pp.29, [1], 2 illus in text, No 36 of 100, original paper wrappers. slight foxing throughout. Appears to be an Offprint from Glasgow Bibliographical Society Transactions. £14

165.STRANG, JOHN.: Glasgow and its Clubs; or glimpses of the condition, manners, characters, & oddities of the City, during the past and present centuries. Second edition, revised, corrected and enlarged. Glasgow. Richard Griffin and Company. 1857. 2nd edition, Pp.viii, lacking half title, 496, slightly later full panelled calf, gilt extra, green labels, bound by Hopkins, Glasgow, apart from slight staining in lower margins at rear, not affecting text, a fine copy £125

166.STRANG, JOHN.: Glasgow and its Clubs; or glimpses of the condition, manners, characters, & oddities of the City, during the past and present century. Glasgow. Richard Griffin and Company. 1856. 1st edit, pp.viii, 599, [1] errata leaf, later quarter mor gilt, green label. £55

167.TAIT, JOHN.: John Tait's directory, for the City of Glasgow, Villages of Andeston, Calton and Gorbals, also for the Towns of Paisley, Greenock, Port-Glasgow, and Kilmarnock.... 1783. Glasgow. Robert Forrester. 1871. Reprint of the first Glasgow Directory, pp.103,[1], erratic at beginning but signatures correct, contemporary full morocco gilt backstrip, boards gilt & blind tooled. £35

168.TAYLOR, CHARLES.: Partick - Past and Present. Glasgow. William Hodge. 1902. Pp.[12],176, frontispiece portrait, 9 b/w plates, printed on poor quality paper, slight discolouration, original cloth gilt, slightly marked. £28

169.The GALLOVIDIAN: An illustrated Southern Counties Magazine. Dalbeattie 1899- Dumfries 1940. 24 volumes, 4to a quarterly magazine profusely illustrated, some original covers bound in, lacking volume for 1906, unfortunaely water damage to paper and cloth on boards, with some staining, but still readable. Bound in half calf, bands gilt, red skiver label. Loosely inserted letter to "Captain Elliot" from Norman Mckie of Newton Stewart, regarding the volumes. £450

170.WEIR, WILLIAM.: The First Hundred Years 1851-1951. A sketch of the history of the Glasgow Pawnbrokers' Association. Glasgow. A. Duncan & Son. [1951] Pp.95, 8 pages of photographs, (portraits) original cloth gilt. £20

171.WILSON, JAMES ALEXANDER.: A contribution to the history of Lanarkshire. Glasgow. J Wylie & Co. 1936. 2 volumes, 213 b/w illustrations, few fold out maps, original cloth gilt, slight fading of backstrips. £55

172.YOUNG, DAVID.: Rules for regulating the conduct and duties of the Officers and Constables of the Govan Police Force. Andrew Blair. Govan. 1879. Pp, [iv], 64, full calf, COPAC N.L.S. only. £28


173.ARMSTRONG.: Archie Armstrong's Banquet of Jests....together with Archy's Dream. Edinburgh. William Paterson. 1872. Pp.xxix, verso blank, xii, 383, No 12 of 25 copies on Whatman paper, full red morocco gilt extra by Andre Grieve Edinburgh, minor rubbing, ink signature David Fyfe Anderson on f.f.e.p £65

174.BALLAD-BOOKS.: Four Books of Choice Old Scottish Ballads, MDCCCXXIII-MDCCCXLIV. Edinburgh. Reprinted for Private Circulation. [T. G. Stevenson] 1868. 1. A Ballad Book. 2. A North Countrie Garland. 3. The Ballad-Book. 4. A new Book of Old Ballads, edited originally by Charles Kirkpatrick Sharpe, James Maidment, and George Ritchie Kinloch, portraits of Kirkpatrick Sharpe and Charles Leslie, alias "Mussel Mou'd Charlie, the celebrated Ballad-singer in Aberdeen." LIMTED TO 150 COPIES, slightly later full tree calf gilt extra, with large gilt rampant Lion on front board, etched bookplate of Arthur Kay by Kate Cameron, gilt stamped heraldic device of R. T. Hamilton Bruce opposite, bound by Zaehnsdorf, some rubbing of backstrip. £140

175.BELL, ROBIN.: Radio Poems. Calstock. Peterloo poets. 1989. Pp.56, original paper wrappers, £10

176.BLACKWOOD, JOHN: A selection from the Obituary Notices of the late John Blackwood editor of Blackwood's Magazine. Edinburgh. Printed for Private Circulation. 1880. Pp.[6],148, ink inscription from William Blackwood, staining in top left hand margins, original cloth gilt, slightly faded £28

177.BOLD, ALAN.: A perpetual motion machine. London. Chatto & Windus. Hogarth Press. 1969. Pp. 69, original cloth, with dust wrapper. £12

178.BOLD, ALAN. Julie O'Callaghan, Gareth Owen: Bright lights blaze out. Three poets. General editor. Michael Harrison. Oxford University Press. [1986] Pp. 48, original cloth, with dust wrapper. £10

179.BOSWELL, JAMES.: Boswell in Holland 1763-1764. Yale edition of the Private Papers. London. Henemann. 1952. Pp.xix, 428, frontis., 33 illustrations, De luxe edition, No 666 of 1050 copies, original quarter vellum £65

180.BOSWELL, JAMES.: Boswell in search of a wife. Yale edition of the Private Papers. London. Henemann. 1957. Pp.xxxi, 425, frontis., 23 illustrations, De luxe edition, No 247 of 400 copies, original quarter vellum £65

181.BOSWELL, JAMES.: Boswell on the Grand Tour. Germany & Switzerland. 1764. Yale edition of the Private Papers. London. Henemann. 1953. Pp.xxiv,352, 16 plates, De luxe edition, No 973 of 1000 copies, original quarter vellum £65

182.BOSWELL, JAMES.: Boswell on the Grand Tour. Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-1766.Yale edition of the Private Papers. London. Henemann. 1955. Pp.xxviii,[2],383, Frontis., 20 plates, De luxe edition, No 42 of 400 copies, original quarter vellum £85

183.BOWES LYON, LILIAN.: A rough walk home and other poems. Jonathan Cape. 1946. Pamphlet, pp.31, original paper wrappers, previous fold, slightly dusty. £8

184.BROWN, JOHN.: Letters of Dr John Brown with letters from Ruskin, Thackeray, and others. Edited by his son and D W. Forrest. With biographical introductions by E T M'Laren. London. A & C Black. 1907. Pp.xi, [iv], 367,[1], frontis portrait, 11 other illustrations, half green calf gilt, slight staining of front board, bound by Maclehose, Glasgow. £28

185.BUCHAN, John.: The Causal and the Casual in History. Cambridge. 1929. Pp.46, original paper boards, a nice copy, post card from Buchan undated from Corrie, Brodick, Isle of Arran to R. W. Jeffrey, Manningham, Yorkshire, thanking him for note and congratulations, etc. £55

186.BUCHAN, JOHN.: The King's Grace 1910-1935. London. Hodder & Stoughton. 1935. Large 8vo,Pp.284, mainly unopened, coloured frontis portrait, numerous sepia plates at rear, No 448 of 500 copies signed by Buchan, original white cloth gilt, some minor marks on cloth £85

187.CARLYLE, Rev. Dr. ALEXANDER: Autobiography of the Rev. Dr. Alexander Carlyle Minister of Inveresk. Contatining memorials of the men and events of his time. Edinburgh. William Blackwood & Sons. 1861. 3rd edition, Pp.x, 576, engraved frontis. portrait,slightly later full panelled calf gilt extra, red & green labels by Ramage, ink inscription David Fyfe Anderson on half title. £120

188.CHALMERS, GEORGE: Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland: Being a collection of his pieces relative to that country; with historical notices, and a life of the author: Ornamented with Churchyard's arms and a facsimile of his writing and signature. London. Longman Hurst et al. 1817. Pp.[iv],211, facsimile signature and engraved arms, large paper copy, later quarter morocco gilt extra, apart from occasional foxing on title page and in margins a fine copy £80

189.CHAPBOOK: The Dominie Deposed, with the sequel by William Forbes, A.M. late schoolmaster at Petercoulter. To which is added Maggy Johnston's Elegy. Glasgow. Printed for the Booksellers. N.D. [Circa 1850] Pp. 2, disbound, crude wood engraving on title, decorative border, numbered 141 at foot £8

190.CHAPBOOK: The History of Rob Roy Macgregor embellished with engravings on wood. Glasgow. Archibald Paterson. [!825-43] 14x9cm pp. 12, 3 wood engravings in text, two partially coloured, but not amateurish, blue printed paper wrappers, engraving on front wrapper, rear wrapper with publisher's advert. £85

181.CHAPBOOK: The Hunting of Chevy-chase. Printed for the Booksellers. N.D. N.P. [circa 1850] Pp. 8, disbound, wood engraving of a bowman on title. £8

182.CHAPBOOK: The Old Scottish Tragical Ballad of Sir James the Rose. Printed for the Booksellers. N.D. N.P. [circa 1850] Pp. 8, disbound, crude wood engraving of highlander on title. £8

183.CHAPBOOK: The Tragical History of Gill Morice, an ancient Ballad. Printed for the Booksellers. N.D. N.P. [Circa 1850] Pp. 8, disbound, crude wood engraving of a bird on title. £8

184.CROCKETT, S. R.: Kit Kennedy: Country boy. London. James Clarke & Co. 1899. 1st edition, pp. vi,384, De-luxe edition on hand made paper limited to 100 copies, signed by author, frontispiece is an original photograph of Crockett by James Craig Annan, others uncut, original decorative cloth gilt slightly faded, rubbed on front board £85

185.FRASER, G.S.: Conditions. Nottingham. Byron Press. 1969. Pamphlet, pp.46, original wrappers, signed and dated by the author October 1969. £12

186.[GALT, JOHN]: Annals of the Parish or the Chronicles of Dalmailing during the Ministry of the Rev. Micah Balwhidder written by himself. Edinburgh. William Blackwood. 1821. 1st edition, pp.[iv],400, 2 publisher's advts., with half title, uncut, slight foxing, later half calf gilt by Bayntun, small bump at foot of backstrip. £95

187.GENT, R. F.: Ajax his speech to the Grecian Knabbs....atempted in broad Buch. To which is added a Journal to Portsmouth, and a Shop bill in the same dialect. With a key. Aberdeen. A. Brown & Co. 1869. Pp.30, [2] advts, recent paper wrapper £20

188.GLEN, DUNCAN.: A Cled Score: Poems. Preston. Akros.1974. Pp. 40, ink presentation "To Jim with best wishes from Duncan 8/4/74." on front free end paper, original cloth, with dust wrapper. £20

189.GLEN, Duncan.: A Cled Score: Poems. Preston. Akros Publishing. 1974. Pp.40, signatutre of author on front free end paper, original boards. £12

190.GLEN, DUNCAN.: Buits and wellies a sequence of poems. With illustrations by George Hollingworth. Preston. Akros Publications. 1976. Pamphlet, pp28, signed presentation to "Jim Burns from Duncan 9th july 1976." on title page, original paper wrappers. £20

191.GLEN, DUNCAN.: Clydesdale a sequence o poems. Preston. Akros Publications. 1971. Pp.29, on tinted paper, No 2 of 50 copies, signed by author, stapled, original paper wrappers, slightly rubbed. £10

192.GLEN, DUNCAN.: Feres. Poems. Preston. Akros Publications. 1971. Pamphlet, pp.33,, No 66 of 100 signed by author, original paper wrappers. creased with tears. £6

193.GLEN, DUNCAN.: Mr & Mrs J. L. Stoddart at home. A poem. Preston. Akros Publications. 1975. Pamphlet, pp44, signed presentation to "Jim Burns from Duncan 11th July 1975." on title page, original paper wrappers. £20

194.GLEN, DUNCAN.: On Midsummer evenin merriest of nichts? Nottingham. Akros Publications. 1981. Pamphlet, pp62, no 12 of 50 copies signed by author, orig wrappers. £15

195.GLEN, DUNCAN.: The stones of time. A sequence of poems. Nottingham. Duncan Glen. 1984. Pp.42, signed by Duncan Glen, original wrappers, corner turned. £10

196.GLEN, DUNCAN. & John Brook.: Preston's new buildings. With photographs by Myra Jones and John Brook. Preston. Harris. 1975. Pp.[16], signed by Duncan Glen, stapled, original paper wrappers, slightly rubbed. £10

197.GOODSIR SMITH, Sydney: Figs and Thistles. Edinburgh. Oliver & Boyd. 1959. 1st edition. Pp.79, with loosely inserted "Word leet." large ink inscription from author to Grant Peterkin on front free end paper, original cloth with dust wrapper, small tear at top of wrapper. £30

198.[GRAHAME, Rev. JAMES]: Poems in English, Scotch, and Latin. Paisley. Printed by J. Neilson, for the Author. 1794. Pp. xiii[2],17-118,[2],123-140, the Author's first publication, uncut & unopened, original boards, lacking parts of blue paper on front & rear boards some staining in margins, obviously some water damage interesting as Grahame in his poem The Poet's Address to his new Book, "When gliding down th[e] Ismenian river's stream,......May ne'er thy page be injur'd by the flood, but like the swan's fair breast remain undrench'd." £85

199.HENRYSON, ROBERT.: The Poems and Fables of, now first collected, with notes, and a memoir of his life. By David Laing. Edinburgh. William Paterson. 1865. Pp.lx,331, 1 plate, later half red morocco gilt extra, almost uniform with Montgomery's Poems which is bound by Ramage. This unsigned. £120

200.HOGG, JAMES: Tales and Sketches Edinburgh. William P. Nimmo. 1878. 6 volumes, life of the author and 41 tales etc, half calf gilt extra, red & green labels, slight rubbing. Confessions of a Justified Sinner called Confessions of a Fanatic £85

201.HOWISON, WILLIAM: An essay on the sentiments of attraction, adaptation, and variety. Edinburgh. Blackwood. 1821. 12mo pp.iv,47, uncut, from David Laing's Library, with paper label, & ink note from "Laing's Sale Catalogue II p.114, item 1918, J. L. Weir." with J. L. Weir's book label, recent marbled paper boards £48

202.INGLIS, RALSTON.: The Dramatic Writers of Scotland. Glasgow. Mackellar. 1868. Pp.155, [1] errata, interleaved with blanks, recent cloth, bookplate of J. L. Weir. £28

203.JAMIESON, MORLEY: Ten Poems. Edinburgh. [Tragara Press] for Bruntons. 1978. Pamphlet, pp[24], frontis by Mary Parker Rhodes, card wrapper. No 26 of 210 copies signed by author, printed at Tragara Press, large ink inscription from author on front free end paper. £20

204.LAW ORR, ALEXANDER.: Poems of Alexander Law orr, Hurlford-Kilmarnock; with a sketch of the life of the author by Rev. William Reid. Kilmarnock. M'Kie & Drennan. 1875. Pp.xxi,128, photographic portrait frontis., original cloth, backstrip faded, some foxing but mainly on tissue guard of portrait. £28

205.LEE, JOHN.: Wild Flowers of Solitude. Montrose. G W Laird. 1847. Small 8vo pp. 102, poetry, original printed paper boards, stained, upper hinge cracked but holding, NLS only in Copac £20

206.LINDSAY, Maurice. [Editor] Guest Editor Hugh Macdiarmid.: Poetry Scotland, Number Four. Edinburgh Serif Books. 1949 Pp.65,[3] original cloth, ink underlining of "vocabularly" sic., in MacDiarmids "Words to the wise. £10

207.MACDIARMID, HUGH.: In Memoriam James Joyce. From a vision of World Language. With decorations by John Duncan Fergusson. Glasgow. Published on behalf of subscribers by William Maclellan. 1955. 4to.1st edition, Pp.147, subscribers list, with the quote from Eliot on wrapper, original cloth, slight crease, with slighty marked dust wrapper, chipped at top and foot of wrapper, some offsetting on free end papers from wrapper. £140

208.MACDIARMID, HUGH.: Poems addressed to and presented to him on his seventy-fifth birthday. Preston.Akros. 1967. 4to, pp.67, Subscribers copy David Fyfe Anderson, No. 283 of 350, signed by editor Duncal Glen & illustrator Leonard Penrice, also signed & dated Hugh MacDiarmid Set. 1967 on front free end paper, original quarter calf paper boards, some fading of boards & light abrasion,, calf lightly rubbed £85

209.MACDIARMID, HUGH.: Stony Limits and Scots Unbound & Other Poems. Edinburgh. Castle Wynd Printers. 1956. Pp.156, original cloth with dust wrapper, 1st combined edition. £12

210.MACDIARMID, HUGH.: The kind of poetry I want. Edinburgh. K D Duval. 1961. 4to pp. 57, [6], No 68 of 300 SIGNED BY MACDIARMID, printed by Mardersteig at the Officina Bodoni in Verona, original quarter vellum small marks on backstrip, decorative paper boards, in slightly marked slipcase. Receipt from Dawson to Lord Perth, December 1992 inserted £285

211.[MAIDMENT, JAMES]: A packet of Pestilent Pasquils. [Edinburgh. Privately Printed. Paterson. 1868.] Pp.31, interleaved with blanks, recent cloth, bookplate of J. L. Weir and James Maidment, lampoons on Rev. David Williamson minister of St Cuthbert's or West Kirk, Edinburgh, who apparently outsripped Henry VIII in the number of his wives. £55

212.MAIDMENT, JAMES: Scottish Ballads and Songs, historical and traditionary. Edinburgh. William Paterson. 1868. 2 vols, rubricated title pages, half red morocco gilt, Ex Libris J. L. Weir. £140

213.MAIDMENT, JAMES: Scottish Ballads and Songs, historical and traditionary. Edinburgh. William Paterson. 1868. 2 vols, rubricated title pages, full blue morocco gilt extra, slight fading of backstrips, bookplates of "James Forester" and "From the Library of John Charles Hardy." £180

214.MAIDMENT, JAMES [Edited by]: Analecta Scotica: Collections illustrative of the Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Literary History of Scotland chiefly from original MSS. Edinburgh. T. G. Stevenson. 1834. Pp.xii,410, 117 items, with index, small piece torn from p233/234 loss of end of two lines of text, 1 of 106 copies, recent cloth, book label of J. L. Weir. £65

215.MONRO, ROBIN.: The line of the morning. Keepsake poem 27. Wood engravings by Juilius B. Stafford-Baker. Richmond. Keepsake Press. 1976. Pamphlet, pp.[4], original paper wrappers, £10

216.MONTGOMERY, ALEXANDER: The Poems of, with biographical notices by David Irving. [Edited by David Laing.] Edinburgh. James Ballantyne for W & C Tait. 1821. Pp.xxix,319 misnumbered 119, facsimile title page of a 1597 edition of "The Cherrie & the Slae, " edited by David Laing, with notes, later half red morocco gilt extra bound by Ramage £120

217.MONTGOMERY, ALEXANDER: The Poems of, with biographical notices by David Irving. [Edited by David Laing.] Edinburgh. James Ballantyne for W & C Tait. 1821. Pp.xxix,319 misnumbered 119, facsimile title page of a 1597 edition of "The Cherrie & the Slae, " edited by David Laing, with notes, later full morocco gilt, bound by Andrew Grieve, Edinburgh. £85

219.OSSIAN: The Poems of Ossian. Translated by James Macpherson, Esq; in three volumes. The engravings by James Fittler from pictures by Henry Singleton. London.Printed for William Miller by George Ramsay & Co. Edinburgh. 1812. 3 volumes, small 8vo, engraved frontispiece, vol 1, 5 engraved plates vol 2, 6 engraved plates vol 3, uncut, foxing of prelims from end papers, not affecting text, later half red roan, titled in gilt. £55

221.RAMSAY, ALLAN: The Tea -Table Miscellany a collection of choice songs Scots & English. Reprinted from the fourteenth edition. Glasgow. Robert Forrester. 1876. 2 vols, half morocco titled in gilt, bound by Ramage £85

222.RAMSAY, ALLAN.: The Gentle Shepherd, with the original music. To which are added the Familiar Epistles, and a complete glossary. Brown's Edition. Perth. Printed by J. Brown. Printer to the Perth Antiquarian Society. 178612mo, pp.x, 132, some staining in margins, musical notation within text, contemp full calf, red label, slightly rubbed. £65

223.RICHARDSON, [William.]: Essays on Shakespeare.'s dramatic characters of Richard the Third, King Lear, and Timon of Athens..... London. J. Murray. 1774. Pp.[6][, vi,170,[4], publishers catalogue, with half title, contemporary full calf, slight rubbing, cracking of hinges, but holding, lacks label, numbered "2" this forms a second series of the “Philosophical Analysis.”, which was published in 1774, hence the volume number on backstrip. Heraldic bookplate of Plummer of Middlestead, and small shelf label of "Sunderland Hall." £45

224.[SCOTT, Sir WALTER,]: The Monastery. A Romance. By the author of Waverley. Edinburgh. Longman Hurst, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown London: And for Archibald Constable & Co.......Edinburgh. 1820. 1st edition, 3 vols., with half titles, paper fauklt page 295 vol 1, no loss, uncut, original boards, paper labels, boards of vol 1 loose but holding, chipped at top & foot of backstrip vol. 1 , contemporary ink 'St. Martins' top of title pages,, Edinburgh Booksellers label "William Whyte" on front pastedown, original receipt dated 1944 from John Grant, Bookseller, Edinburgh. £180

225.[SCOTT, Sir WALTER.]: Tales of the Crusaders. By the author of "Waverley, Quentin Durwatrd," &c. Edinburgh. Constable & Co. 1825. 1st edition, 4 volumes, uncut, with half titles, collates as Todd & Bowdon, some foxing throughout, and slight staining rear of vol 1., small ink stamp "J Smith" on title pages, original paper boards, new paper backstrips with ink titles, small booksellers ticket on front board "Rich'd M Tims, Bookseller, Grafton St. Dublin." £140

226.SCOTT EXHIIBITION: Catalogue of the Exhibition held at Edinburgh in July and August 1871. on the occasion of the commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Sir Walter Scott. Edinburgh. N.p. 1872. 4to. pp.xiv,206, 33 plates, illustrations in text, manuscript facsimiles, few pages loose, original cloth gilt slightly faded. £55

227.SCOTT, ALEXANDER.: Cantrips: Poems Preston. Akros Publications. 1968.. Pp.61original paper boards with dust wrapper. £15

228.SCOTT, SIR WALTER.: Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. Edited by T. F. Henderson. Edinburgh. Blackwood and Sons. 1902. 4 vols. frontispiece portrait vol 1., contemporary half morocco, raised bands gilt extra, titled direct bound for Sotheran Piccadilly, some fading of backstrips but uniform, slight fading of cloth on volumes 3 & 4. £200

229.SHANKS, HENRY.: The Peasant poets of Scotland. And musings under the beeches by Henry Shanks, the Blind Poet of the Deans, with a memoir and portrait of the author. Bathgate. Laurence Gilbertson. 1881. Pp.xi,386, original portrait photograph, underneath is an ink signature of the author that does not appear to be printed, half calf, gilt, red label. £38

230.SKELTON, JOHN.: A Ballade of the Scottish Kynge. Reproduced in facsimile with an historical and biographical introduction by John Ashton. London. Elliot Stock. 1882. Pp.(8) 96, original cloth gilt, slightly darkened, bookplate "W. Harry Rylands" and "R. C. Fiske." £38

231.SKINNER, Rev, JOHN: Amusements of leisure hours: Or Poetical Pieces, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. To which is prefixed, a sketch of the author's life with some remarks on Scottish Poetry. Edinburgh. Stuart Cheyne. 1809. Pp.144, untrimmed, few pages unopened, original boards scratched, new matching backstrip & paper label, corners rubbed £45