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These are some of our special/dearer/nicer books. The list is mainly for the benefit of customers who visit the shop however we occasionally post books out. If you plan to visit especially to see one of these books it may be worth getting in touch first to check that we still have it - and can find it!

Feel free to offer a lower price for the dearer books if you think they've been listed for a while and we'll see how that goes!


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The Highland Bagpipe and its Music (£10.00)
Roderick D. Cannon
Birlinn, 2008
Paperback, ISBN: 9781841586663
Comments: Ex-lib with first page torn out. I think the date is correct.
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Seydabraevid (£80.00)
Hardback
Comments: Faroese Sheep Letter. Large size (folio?). Introduction in English. Parallel old Norse, Faroese and English. Please ask if you want further attempts at details. Don't just turn up, we probably won't be able to find it!
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The Paisley Thread Industry (£10.00)
Matthew Blair
The Grimsay Press, 2004
Paperback, ISBN: 9780902664913
Comments: Facsimile of 1907 edition. Currently 2 copies. Essentially new.
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Kintyre: The Hidden Past (£10.00)
Angus Martin
The Grimsay Press, 2014
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845301507
Comments: Like new.
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Colonial Houses of South Africa (£20.00)
Graham Viney
Struik-Winchester, 1987
Hardback, ISBN: 9780947430054
Comments:
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Kirkpatrick Fleming: On the Borders of History (£25.00)
Duncan and Shiela Adamson
D & G Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 2011
Hardback, ISBN: 9781907931055
Comments:
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Journal of Forestry Vols. 1, 2, 3 (£100.00)
J. and W. Rider,
Hardback
Comments: Three volumes from May 1877 to April 1880. Rather poor condition.
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How Greenock Grew (£15.00)
T.J. Hamilton
James McKelvie, 1947
Hardback
Comments:
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History of the Clan Lundy, Lundie, Lundin (£20.00)
Robert Alan Lundie Smith
The Grimsay Press, 2005
Hardback, ISBN: 9781845300241
Comments: Essentially new.
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Scottish Painters At Home and Abroad 1700-1900 (£20.00)
David and Francina Irwin
Faber & Faber, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0571088228
Comments:
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Scottish Painting 1620 - 1908 (£12.00)
James L. Caw
Kingsmead Reprints, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0901571717
Comments:
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Lost Ayrshire (£10.00)
Dane Love
Birlinn, 2005
Hardback, ISBN: 9781841583563
Comments:
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Thornhill and Its Worthies (£10.00)
John Laing Waugh
Hunter, Watson & Co., 1913
Paperback
Comments: 2nd edition.
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Random Naval Recollections (£10.00)
Angus Cunninghame Graham
Paperback
Comments: Worn condition. Signed by the author. Self published.

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Renfrewshire

A Very Pleasant Golfing Place: Kilmacolm Golf Club (£10.00)
Gray Laidlaw & David Mason
Hardback, ISBN: 0951844709
Comments: Copy 826

How Greenock Grew (£15.00)
T.J. Hamilton
James McKelvie, 1947
Hardback
Comments:

Further Selections from the Judicial Records of Renfrewshire (£15.00)
William Hector
Heritage Books, 1999
Paperback, ISBN: 0788413279
Comments: Facsimile of 1876 book.

The Counties of Renfrew & Bute: 3rd Statistical Account (£15.00)
H.A. Moisley et al.
Collins, 1962
Hardback
Comments:

Golf on the Land of Wallace: The First Hundred Years of Elderslie Golf Club (£15.00)
David Bryden
Hardback
Comments:

The Paisley Thread Industry (£10.00)
Matthew Blair
The Grimsay Press, 2004
Paperback, ISBN: 9780902664913
Comments: Facsimile of 1907 edition. Currently 2 copies. Essentially new.

History of Renfrew (£10.00)
J.A. Dunn
Hardback
Comments:

Three Score Years and Ten: The Story of Sherwwod Church Paisley 1891-1961 (£10.00)
Paperback
Comments: Appears undated.


Glasgow

Biographical Sketches of the Hon. The Lord Provosts of Glasgow (£10.00)
John Tweed, 1883
Hardback
Comments: Poor condition.

Post Office Glasgow Directory 1968-69 (£10.00)
Hardback
Comments:

Glasgow Dean of Guild Court : A History (£25.00)
Andrew M. Jackson
Hardback, ISBN: 0950876704
Comments:

The Glasgow Region - A General Survey (£5.00)
Ronald Miller & Joy Tivy
Hardback
Comments:


Scottish

The Great Historic Families of Scotland. 6 divisions (£100.00)
James Taylor
Hardback
Comments:

Scottish Painters At Home and Abroad 1700-1900 (£20.00)
David and Francina Irwin
Faber & Faber, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0571088228
Comments:

A Popular History of the Highlands and Gaelic Scotland (£20.00)
Dugald Mitchell
Alexander Gardner, 1900
Hardback
Comments: Cover very poor.

Scottish Painting 1620 - 1908 (£12.00)
James L. Caw
Kingsmead Reprints, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0901571717
Comments:

Accounts of the Treasuer of Scotland vol. 13 1574-1580 (£10.00)
Charles McInnes (ed.)
HMSO, 1978
Hardback, ISBN: 0114914281
Comments:

Scottish Rivers (£10.00)
Thomas Dick Lauder
Edmonston and Douglas, 1874
Hardback
Comments:

Adventures of an Obscure Victorian (£10.00)
W.G. Riddell
James MacKelvie & Sons, 1964
Hardback
Comments:

Ships for All Nations: John Brown 1847-1971 (£30.00)
Ian Johnston
Seaforth Publishing, 2015
Hardback, ISBN: 9781848322677
Comments: New.

Ayrshire Idylls (£6.00)
Neil Munro
Adam and Charles Black, 1912
Hardback
Comments:

Stirling Observer 150 Years On (£10.00)
Bob McCutcheon
Stirling Observer, 1992
Paperback, ISBN: 0951173618
Comments: Reprint.

Ayrshire Village Sketches and Poems (£7.00)
David Mackie
Dunlop & Drennan, 1896
Hardback
Comments: 2nd edition.

Suas gu Deas: Two Hebrideans Walking from the Butt to Barra Head (£10.00)
Angus Peter Campbell & Cailean MacLean
The Islands Book Trust, 2009
Hardback, ISBN: 9780956076434
Comments:

Clydesdale (£10.00)
A. MacCallum Scott
Thornton Butterworth, 1924
Hardback
Comments:

The City of Edinburgh: An Inventory of the Ancient and Historical Monuments (£20.00)
HMSO, 1951
Hardback
Comments: 13th report of the Royal Commission on the Ancient Monuments of Scotland.

COME TO SCOTLAND: THE BENS AND THE GLENS, THE HILLS AND THE HEATHER (£12.00)
Alex. R. McFarlane
Simmath Press,
Hardback
Comments: Appears undated. 1932?

The Complaynt of Scotlande (Part Two) (£15.00)
James A.H. Murray
Llanerch Publishers, 1998
Paperback, ISBN: 1861430582
Comments: Facsimile reprint of 1872 book.

History of the Clan Lundy, Lundie, Lundin (£20.00)
Robert Alan Lundie Smith
The Grimsay Press, 2005
Hardback, ISBN: 9781845300241
Comments: Essentially new.

The Declaration of Arbroath (£5.00)
Sir James Ferguson
Edinburgh University Press, 1970
Hardback, ISBN: 085224181X
Comments:

Industries of Stirling and District (£10.00)
Stirling Council Library, 1998
Hardback, ISBN: 1870542371
Comments: Reprint of 1909 book.

The Highland Bagpipe and its Music (£10.00)
Roderick D. Cannon
Birlinn, 2008
Paperback, ISBN: 9781841586663
Comments: Ex-lib with first page torn out. I think the date is correct.

Kintyre: The Hidden Past (£10.00)
Angus Martin
The Grimsay Press, 2014
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845301507
Comments: Like new.

The History of Argyll (£10.00)
Colin M. MacDonald
W R Holmes,
Hardback
Comments: Ex-library.

Kirkpatrick Fleming: On the Borders of History (£25.00)
Duncan and Shiela Adamson
D & G Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 2011
Hardback, ISBN: 9781907931055
Comments:

The History of Dumbartonshire from earliest period to present time (£15.00)
Joseph Irving
The Grimsay Press, 2004
Paperback
Comments: New but marks around page 20 - maybe printing fault? Reprint of 1857 edition.

Lost Ayrshire (£10.00)
Dane Love
Birlinn, 2005
Hardback, ISBN: 9781841583563
Comments:

The Lairds of Glenlyon (£25.00)
Duncan Campbell
Clunie Press, 1984
Hardback
Comments:

Marchmont and the Humes of Polwarth (£8.50)
One of Their Descendants
The Grimsay Press, 2004
Paperback, ISBN: 9780902664845
Comments: Reprint of 1894 book.

The Memoirs of Sir David Erskine of Cardross (£5.00)
Mrs Steuart Erskine (ed.)
T. Fisher Unwin, 1926
Hardback
Comments:

Maver's Collection of Genuine Scottish Melodies (£15.00)
Robert Maver,
Hardback
Comments: Some page corners have been folded in through abject carelessmess!

The Minute Book of the Faculty of Avocates Minute BookVol. 4 1783-1798 (£40.00)
Angus Stewart & David Parratt
The Stair Society, 2008
Hardback, ISBN: 9781872517209
Comments:

Memorabilia Domestica: Parish Life in the North of Scotland (£10.00)
Donald Sage
Albyn Press, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0284985724
Comments: Ex-library.

The Minutes of the Justices of the Peace for Lanarkshire 1707-1723 (£12.00)
Charles A. Malcolm
Edinburgh University Press, 1931
Hardback
Comments:

Mitchison's Ghosts (£8.50)
Moira Burgess
humming earth, 2008
Paperback, ISBN: 9781846220197
Comments:

The Regality of Kirriemuir (£35.00)
Alan Reid
John Grant, 1909
Hardback
Comments:

Old and New World Highland Bagpiping (£8.00)
John G. Gibson
Birlinn, 2002
Paperback, ISBN: 9781841583341
Comments: Brand new book.

The Scottish Handloom Weavers 1790-1850 (£18.00)
Norman Murray
John Donald, 1978
Hardback, ISBN: 0859760286
Comments:

Old Faces, Old Places & Old Stories of Stirling (£10.00)
William Drysdale
Eneas MacKay, 1898
Hardback
Comments:

The Scottish Nation (3 volumes) (£50.00)
William Anderson
Fullarton, 1865
Hardback
Comments: 3 volumes: ABE-CUR, DAL-MAC, MAC-ZET Spine loose on vol. 1

Old Glagow Weavers: Revords of the Incorporation of Weavers (£10.00)
Deacon R.B. McEwan
Carson & Nicol, 1933
Hardback
Comments:

The Scottish Pioneers of Upper Canada 1784-1855 (£10.00)
Lucille H. Campey
Natural Heritage Books, 2005
Paperback, ISBN: 9781897045015
Comments:

Portrait of a Parish (£20.00)
Duncan Fraser
Standard Press Montrose, 1979
Hardback, ISBN: 0900871350
Comments:

Thistledown: A Book of Scotch Character, Folklore, Story & Anecdote (£10.00)
Robert Ford
Alexander Gardner, 1913
Hardback
Comments:

Quiet Waters: Essays on Some Streams in Scotland (£20.00)
H.W.H.
J. and R. Parlane, 1884
Hardback
Comments:

Thornhill and Its Worthies (£10.00)
John Laing Waugh
Hunter, Watson & Co., 1913
Paperback
Comments: 2nd edition.

Random Naval Recollections (£10.00)
Angus Cunninghame Graham
Paperback
Comments: Worn condition. Signed by the author. Self published.

Transactions of the Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland vol. XLII (£10.00)
William Blackwood and Sons, 1930
Hardback
Comments: 5th Series. Vol XLII including index to vols 36 - 42

Reminscences of a Highland Parish (£10.00)
Norman Macleod
Charles Burnet & Co., 1891
Hardback
Comments:

Wigtown and Whithorn (£8.00)
Gordon Fraser
The Grimsay Press, 2011
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845301033
Comments:

Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century (£15.00)
Henry Grey Graham
Adam and Charles Black, 1901
Hardback
Comments:


History

English Historical Documents Volume 2: 1042 - 1189 (£15.00)
David C. Douglas & George W. Greenaway
Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1959
Hardback
Comments: Ex-lib.

The Territorial Army 1907-1940 (£20.00)
Peter Dennis
Royal Historical Society, 1987
Hardback, ISBN: 0861932080
Comments: Studies in History 51

Napoleon the Great (£20.00)
Andrew Roberts
Allen Lane, 2014
Hardback, ISBN: 9781846140273
Comments:

The Year-Book of Social Progress for 1913-14 (£20.00)
Thomas Nelson,
Hardback
Comments:

The History of Newcastle Upon Tyne (£20.00)
Henry Bourne
Frank Graham, 1980
Hardback, ISBN: 0859831361
Comments: Facsimile reprint of 1736 edition.

Winchester in the Early Middle Ages (£15.00)
Martin Biddle (ed.)
Oxford University Press, 1976
Hardback, ISBN: 0198131690
Comments: Ex-lib


Literary

A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs (£10.00)
W.H. Logan
Hardback
Comments:

Scott and His Influence (£12.00)
J.H. Alexander & David Hewitt (eds.)
A.S.L.S, 1983
Paperback, ISBN: 0950262935
Comments:

Amusing Prose Chapbooks (£20.00)
Hamilton, Adams, 1889
Paperback
Comments:

The Chouans (£17.50)
H. de Balzac
John C. Nimmo, 1890
Paperback
Comments: Translated by George Saitsbury. No. 64 of 780 copies.

Notre-Dame de Paris (two vols.) (£20.00)
Victor Hugo
Sampson Low et al.,
Hardback
Comments: No. 206 and 223 0f 775 copies. Illust Bieler et al. Trans. Alger

The Mystery of Edwin Drood (£20.00)
Charles Dickens & Margaret Cardwell
Oxford University Press, 1972
Hardback
Comments:


Miscellaneous

Bad 'Uns to beat (£10.00)
Guy Paget (ed.)
Collins, 1936
Hardback
Comments:

Hunting in the Olden Days (£30.00)
William Scarth Dixon
Constable & Company, 1912
Hardback
Comments:

Colonial Houses of South Africa (£20.00)
Graham Viney
Struik-Winchester, 1987
Hardback, ISBN: 9780947430054
Comments:

Iceland: Volcanoes Glaciers Geysers (£10.00)
Ulrich Münzer
Atlantis, 1985
Hardback
Comments:

Gesammelte Schriften (2 volumes) (£50.00)
Emil Lask
J.C.B. Mohr, 1923
Hardback
Comments: In German.

Journal of Forestry Vols. 1, 2, 3 (£100.00)
J. and W. Rider,
Hardback
Comments: Three volumes from May 1877 to April 1880. Rather poor condition.

Highways & Byways in Devon & Cornwall (£5.00)
Pennell & Thomson
Macmillan Press, 1919
Hardback
Comments:

Miscellaneous Works (2 volumes of 3 volume set) (£40.00)
James MacKintosh
Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1854
Hardback
Comments:

Highways & Byways in London (£3.00)
Thomson & Griggs
Macmillan Press, 1902
Hardback
Comments: Poor condition - spine torn.

Seydabraevid (£80.00)
Hardback
Comments: Faroese Sheep Letter. Large size (folio?). Introduction in English. Parallel old Norse, Faroese and English. Please ask if you want further attempts at details. Don't just turn up, we probably won't be able to find it!

Highways & Byways in Middlesex (£10.00)
Hugh Thomson
Macmillan Press, 1909
Hardback
Comments:

Stirring Tales of Colonial Adventure (£8.00)
Skipp Borlase
Frederick Warne, 1894
Hardback
Comments:

Highways & Byways in North Wales (£2.50)
A.G. Bradley
Macmillan Press, 1919
Hardback
Comments: Poor condition.

The Coast of Iceland (£12.00)
Gudmundur Pall Olafsson
Mal og Menning, 1998
Hardback, ISBN: 9789979316879
Comments:

Highways & Byways in the Borders (£5.00)
Hugh Thomson
Macmillan Press, 1913
Hardback
Comments:

The Memoirs of George M. Kahrl (£15.00)
Rosemary O. Joyce (ed.)
Hardback
Comments:

Highways & Byways in the Lake District (£5.00)
Joseph Pennell
Macmillan Press, 1919
Hardback
Comments:

The Summa Theologica (£50.00)
St. Thomas Aquinas
Burns & Oates, 1922
Hardback
Comments: 16 volumes at time of listing! Please ask for details. Ex-lib. Very dusty looking along top edge.


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