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ART & ARCHITECTURE

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 £220

2. CAMERON, D. Y.: An illustrated catalogue of his etched work with introductory essay & descriptive notes on each plate by Frank Rinder. Glasgow. Maclehose and sons. 1912. 4to, 434 illustrations, No 156 of 200 copies ORIGINAL PENCIL SIGNED ETCHING of the Lion and the Unicorn, card mounted as frontispiece, original quarter vellum gilt. £250

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 b/w plates, TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY COPIES OF THIS VOLUME HAVE BEEN PRINTED FOR PRIVATE CIRCULATION. Contemporary half red morocco gilt extra by Maclehose of Glasgow. £240

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. CAW, JAMES.: William McTaggart. R.S.A., V.P.R.S.W. A biography and an appreciation. Glasgow. Maclehose. 1917 4to. pp.302, 51 b/w plates, slight foxing of prelims and title, original cloth gilt, rear board slightly scratched, corners rubbed. £120

7. CRAWHALL, JOSEPH: The Man and the Artist by Adrian Bury, ARWS, 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

8. FENWICK, HUBERT.: Architect Royal. The life and works of Sir William Bruce 1680-1710. Kineton. Roundwood Press. 1970 8vo, 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, original decorative cloth. Ink inscription to Cyril Wilson from W.D. £35

10. 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., you could purchase small photographs of the portraits (taken by Thomas Annan) that were of interest £35

11. GLASGOW STAINED GLASS: War Memorial windows.

Glasgow. City Glass Co. Abbey Studio. [1930] 34x21cm, pp.8, 4 coloured plates of windows tipped on to brown paper with tissue guards, printed on fine thick paper, brown pictorial paper wrapper stitched. Pencil note states "Printed and produced by Samuel A C Todd Ltd. in 1930." Based in Charing Cross Mansions £38

12. 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

13. 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

14. 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. £20

15. 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 copies, original cloth gilt. £85

16. MACNAB, IAIN,: Nicht at eenie. T he Bairns Parnassus with wood-engravings by Iain Macnab. Warlingham. Samson Press. 1932. Small 4to, pp.37, [1], No 25 of 170 copies, original cloth, stained, rubbed at top & foot of backstrip. £18

17. 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

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

19. NEW SCOTTISH GROUP.: Modern Scottish Painters. Book One. Glasgow. William Maclellan. 1947. 4to pp. 77, 9 tipped in coloured plates illustrations by Isabel Babianski, John Morrison, Millie Frood, Anne Cornock-Taylor, Marie de Banzie, Donald Bain, Betty Simpson, L. Richard Annand & George Hannah, 17 monochrome by above and Margaret Morris, Margaret Brown, Tony St. Clair, Sheila MacArthur, Leslie Nurse, T S Halliday, Geo. B Innes & Helen Biggar, original cloth with J D Fergusson design on cover, with repaired dust wrapper. Foreword by J D Fergusson, introductions by Robert Melville, Naomi Mitchison, Prof. Boase, Maurice Lindsay & William Montgomerie. £65

20. 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. £120

21. WYLIE & LOCHEAD.: Manufacturers of Artistic Furniture, House Furnishers and decorators. [Catalogue of furniture.] Glasgow. Circa 1908. Oblong 240x365mm Pp.[6] 225, [3], illustrated throughout, many illustrations to a page, room settings and carpets, 12 extra coloured plates, 10 extra b/w, original printed boards, corners rubbed, loss of lettering on front board, front board creased, first few pages dusty, contents slightly loose but holding. Dated from an illustration of furniture supplied for a Yacht built in 1908. £280


22. WYLIE & LOCHEAD.: Manufacturers of Artistic Furniture, House Furnishers and decorators. Illustrations of Furniture and interior decorations. Glasgow. Wylie & Lochead. 1903 Oblong 290x440mm Pp.88 then jumps to 105/06 illustrated throughout, many illustrations to a page, room settings etc., orig printed boards, corners rubbed, marked & rubbed on front board, pages creased, first few pages dusty, contents slightly loose but holding. Dated from a printed slip pasted in that has 1900 scored through and amended in ink Feb. 1903. £300

GENERAL ANTIQUARIAN

23. ACT OF UNION: Act of Parliament. Anno Regni Annae Reginaae Anglia, Scotia, Francia & Hibernia, Quinto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster 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. ESTC N53521 £250

24. 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" £65

25. 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 backstrip, boards blind. A REMARKABLY FRESH SET. £120

26. ARNOT, HUGO.: A Collection and abridgement of Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland, from A.D. 1536, to 1784. With historical and critical remarks. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author. 1785. 4to pp.xxiii,[1],406, slight foxing of title page, Adam Smith listed as a Subscriber, much later full sprinkled calf gilt extra, red label, bookplate of Sir Edmund Antrobus. £280

27. BELLENDEN, JOHN.: The First five books of the Roman History: Translated from the Latin of Titus Livius. Edinburgh. Printed for W and C Tait. 1822. 4to pp. xii, [ii],viii,479, [i] may lack half title, contemporary half calf gilt, corners rubbed, bookplate of Ogilvy of Corrimony. £140

28. BLAIR, HUGH. D.D.: Sermons. In five volumes. Twenty-fourth edition. London. A Strahan for T Cadell Jun. & W Davies. & W Creech. Edinburgh. 1802 5 volumes, appear to be mixed editions, vol 1 stating 24th edition, vol 2, 21st , vol 3, 13th , vol. 4, 9th, vol 5, 2nd. A very nice set in contemporary full tree calf, gilt lines red labels, vol 3, some worm holes at upper hinge, minor rubbing. £200

29. BRUNTON, G. and HAIG, D.: An historical account of the Senators of the College of Justice, from its institution in MDXXXII. Edinburgh. Thomas Clark. 1832. Pp.xlvii,567, some staining in bottom margin page 289, repairs to pages 304 & 384, slightly later half calf, red & black labels, gilt. book label of J. L. Weir. £95

30. 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. £140

31. CLARKE, SEYMOUR.: The Boyds of Penkill and Trochrig their ancestors and descendants with other notes relating to the family of Boyd. Edinburgh. Blackwood. 1909. 4to pp. ix,51, frontis +1 plate, some genealogical tables, original cloth gilt. £38

32. 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

33. 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 address to the Peers of Scotland by Walter Henry Earl of Kellie, May 1879. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1882. 2 vols, original cloth gilt, small repair 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" £85

34. 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

35. 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. £140

36. DALRYMPLE, DAVID. Lord Hailes.: Volume of six items Edinburgh. Sands Murray. 1760-1771. 4to The additional case of Elisabeth, claiming the title and dignity of Countess of Sutherland, by her guardians. To be heard at the Bar of the House of Lords, upon the day of (blank) 177(blank). pp[2],21,70,177, fold out pedigree, slight tear. [WITH] A catalogue of the Lords of session, from the institution of the College of Justice, in the year 1532. With historical notes. Edinburgh. Sands, Murray. 1767. pp.[iv],17, 26, correction slip pasted on to verso of advertisement leaf.. [WITH] DALRYMPLE, DAVID. Historical Memorials concerning the provincial councils of the Scottish Clergy. Edinburgh Murray and Cochran. 1769. pp. [2], 41. [WITH] Canons of the Church of Scotland. Drawn up in the provincial Councils held at Perth, A.D. 1242. and A.D. 1269. Edinburgh. sands, Murray, and Cochran. 1769. pp. [2], 48. [WITH] DALRYMPLE, Sir DAVID. An examination of some of the arguments for the high antiquity of Regiam Majestatem; and an inquiry into the authenticity of Leges Malcolmi. Edinburgh. Murray and Cochran. 1769. pp.52. [WITH] The Private correspondence of Dr Francis Atterbury, Bishop of Rochester, and his friends. Never before published. No place. Printed in the Year 1768. pp.iv, 10, lacking an engraved leaf of facsimile ms. contemporary quarter calf, red label, rebacked (probably in 19th century, bookplates of Fullerton of Carstairs, and David Murray (2) £440

37. 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 disbound, recent paper cover £65


38. DOUGLAS CAUSE: Archibald James Edward Stewart, alias Douglas...Appellant. His Grace George James duke of Hamilton and Brandon....Respondents. Case of the Respondents The Duke of Hamilton, &c. [London.] [1768-69] Small folio, Docketed title, pp.[iv],119, iii, some light staining in margins, few corners turned, original quarter calf, paste paper on boards, corners rubbed, lacking piece at top of backstrip, hinges cracked but holding. £65

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

40. 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 in period style, green label, gilt. £140

42. 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 £85

43. FORBES of Pitsligo, Sir WILLIAM: Memoirs of a Banking-House. (Messrs Coutts) Second edition. Edinburgh. W & R Chambers. 1860. Pp.ix,94, frontispiece portrait, slightly loose, 1 other portrait, later quarter morocco, titled in gilt, paper boards, slightly rubbed, corners bumped. £48

44. 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

45. FORREST, GEORGE.: George Forrest, V.M.H. Explorer and Botanist who by his discoveries and plants successfully introduced has greatly enriched our gardens. 1873-1932 Edinburgh. Scottish Rock Garden Club. 1935 Sq 8vo pp.89, frontispiece portrait, 26 illustrations, original cloth part of front dust wrapper £28

46. FORSYTH, WILLIAM.: A Treatise on the Culture and Management of Fruit-trees; in which a new method of pruning and training is fully described........ London. Nichols & Son for Longman & O. Rees, T. Cadell Jun. and W Davies and J Debrettt. 1802. 4to 1st edition, pp. viii,371, verso errata, 13 fold out engraved plates, contemporary full tree calf , gilt lines red label, lower corners of boards bumped but a nice copy. Ink signature of "J Leveson Gower." on title page £600

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

48. GILFILLAN, Rev G., Duncan Campbell and Professor J S Blackie: The Massacre of Glencoe and the Campbells of Glenlyon Stirling. Eneas Mackay. 1912 Small 8vo, pp.106,[1] advert, 6 plates, few pages unopened, original cloth with dust wrapper £20

49. GOUDIE, GILBERT.: David Laing, LL.D. a memoir of his life and literary work. Edinburgh. Printed for private circulation. 1913. Pp.xlii317, Frontis + 4 plates, 1 of 250 copies, original cloth gilt. £48

50. 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 £95

51. 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 £55

52. 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

53. HERRING FISHERIES: Herring Fishery (Scotland) Acts Edinburgh. T & a Constable. 1870 Pp.[iv],360, 13 Acts from 1808 to 1868, prelims foxed, inserted printed slip regarding repealed Acts, contemporary full calf, red label, slight scratching of boards, ink stamp on front free end paper "Withdrawn from Scottish Office Library" £65

54. HILSON, J Lindsay.: Border Typography [with] Kelso Typography [with] Jedburgh Typography [Berwickshire Naturalists Club. 1915] 3 items, 1st are 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

55. HOLLINSHEAD, RAPHAEL.: The Scottish Chronicle; or, a complete history and description of Scotland...In Two Volumes. Arbroath. Printed by J Finlay. 1805. 4to 2 volumes in one, pp.8,472, 2nd volume, pp.490, with half titles & List of Subscribers, paper faults, (tears) in Vol 1 pp77/78 and Vol 2 pp.119/120, some foxing throughout, contemporary ink signature "William Tullis, Rothes" on free end paper, small ink stamp "Rev George Walker." dated beneath "14 Nov 1820," on verso of title page, slightly later full tree calf, gilt lines and black label on backstrip, binder's ticket "Bound by P. Wilson, Bookseller Arbroath." Patrick Wilson, Arbroath, (1820-46.) According to Lowndes it requires a portrait but National Library of Scotland's copy lacks portrait. £280

56. HOME, FRANCIS.: The Principles of Agriculture and Vegetation. The Second edition with additions. London. A. Millar. 1759. Pp.viii,207, foxing on title page and further 6 leaves, lacks front free end paper, contemporary full calf, red label, scratch on front board, corners slightly bumped. £85

57. [HOME, HENRY. Lord Kames.]: Statute Law of Scotland abridged. With historical notes. The Second edition. Edinburgh. A. Kincaid and J. Bell. 1799. Pp.vi,[1], 465, possibly lacking half title, error in preliminary pagination, contemporary full calf, bands gilt, red label, minor rubbing. £120


58. [HOME, HENRY. Lord Kames.]: Elements of criticism. The fifth edition. Edinburgh. A. Kincaid & W. Creech. 1774. 2 volumes, vol 1, pp.xvi, 518, with half title, vol 2, pp.536,[34], lacks half title, front free end paper loose, uniform darkening of pages, quality of paper? Contemporary full calf, red labels gilt lines, repair to backstrip volume 1, corners bumped and rubbed. £120

59. HOOKE, [Nathaniel, Colonel.]: The secret history of Colonel Hooke's negotiations in Scotland, in favour of the Pretender; in 1707.... London. T. Beckett. 1760 Pp.viii,236, fine contemporary calf, gilt , red label, floral ornament in corners of boards. Translated from the French, Macbean P123. £180

60. 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

61. [INNES, COSMO]: Memoir of Thomas Thomson, Advocate. Edinburgh. [Bannatyne Club] 1854 2 items in one, pp.xi, 251,[1], frontispiece portrait, some foxing at edges of portrait, [with] Record Commission Scotland Correspondence of C. P. Cooper, Esq Secretary to the Board with Thomas Thomson, Esq. Deputy Clerk Register - Memorial of Robert Pitcairn, Esq. Writer to the Signet. - Reports of the Deputy Clerk Register from 1822 - 1831. London N.p. 1835. Pp.xii,109, contemporary full calf, red label, slight rubbing of extremities, David Murray's copy, with his bookplate & signature. £95

62. 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 £30

63. 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 Tincklarian 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 presentation inscription from Johnston, recent cloth £45

64. JOHNSTON, JAMES F. W. Catechism of Agricultural Chemistry and Geology. Twentieth edition. Edinburgh. William Blackwood. 1847. 12mo, pp.63, some illustrations in text, original cloth wrappers with printed paper label on front board, small booksellers label David Bryce, Glasgow, on front pastedown. £12

65. KERR, JOHN.: The history of Curling and fifty years of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club. Edinburgh. David Douglas. 1890. Large 8vo, 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. £185

66. 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, slight marks on rear of wrapper £55

67. LOUDON, J. H.: James Scott and William Scott, Bookbinders. Scolar Press in association with National Library of Scotland. 1980. Pp.xxvi, 414, coloured frontispiece, numerous b/w plates & illustrations, original cloth with dust wrapper. £25

68. 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. £50

69. 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

70. [MAIDMENT, JAMES.] edited by.: Historical Fragments relative to Scottish affairs from 1635 to 1664. Edinburgh. Thomas Stevenson. 1833 Pp.vi, 90, ONE OF SIXTY COPIES, (Maitland Bibliography) recent quarter calf, marbled paper boards, book label of J. L. Weir. £65


71. 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

72. 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

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

74. MAITLAND CLUB: The Life and Death of King James the First of Scotland 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

75. MAYBOLE: Heir followeth the coppie of the ressoning which was betwix the Abbote of Crosraguell and John Knox, in Mayboill concerning the Masse, in the yeare of God, a thousand five hundred thre scoir and two yeares. Imprinted at Edinburgh by Robert Lepreuik....1563. [Edinburgh Reprinted by Geo Ramsay 1812] 4to. pp.[88], Facsimile reprint for Alexander Boswell from a copy in Auchinleck House Library, Black letter facsimile printed on fine paper, recent quarter calf gilt extra in period style. Alexander Boswell states that it was after Ramsay acquired the font that he set up the printing press at Auchinleck. £250

76. 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. £180


77. MURRAY, DAVID: Lawyers' Merriments Glasgow. Maclehose. 1912. Pp.xi,302, frontispiece, 6 illustrations, original quarter parchment, lacking strip at backstrip, parchment faded. £20

78. 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. £48

79. 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

80. 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 £38

81. 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

82. 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

83. PAMPHLETS. Ramsay 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. £95

84. 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. £100

85. 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 £85

86. 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

87. 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. £48

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

89. ROGERS, Rev. CHARLES.: Genealogical Memoirs of the family of Sir Walter Scott, Bart , of Abbotsford with a reprint of his Memorials of the Haliburtons. London. Printed for the Grampian Club. 1877. Pp.65lxxii, 78, frontispiece, facsimile title page to Memorials, original cloth gilt. £50

90. 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


91. STEVENSON, J. H.: Heraldry in Scotland. Including a recension of the law and practice of Heraldry in Scotland by the late George Seton, Advocate. Glasgow. James Maclehose. 1924. 2 vols. 4to, 37 plates, numerous illustrations in text, original cloth , slightly stained, some plates in vol 1 slightly stained, bookplates of "Campbell of Succoth" with ink note "These volumes are the property of Ilay M Campbell Yr of Succoth. Given to him by his Paternal Parent on Christmas day 1942." £140

92. STEWART, DUGALD.: Philosophical Essays. Second edition. Edinburgh. George Ramsay & Co for Archibald Constable and Co. Et al. 1816. Pp.xii,615, with half title and Errata slip, some staining of title page, contemporary full calf, with blind Greek key border, backstrip gilt bands, blind & gilt in compartments, top corner of front board bashed with slight loss, others rubbed, hinges fine, book plate of Thomas Spotswood Ash. £125

93. STUART, GILBERT.: A view of society in Europe, in its progress from rudeness to refinement: Or inquiries concerning the history of Law, Government, and Manners. The second edition. London. J. Murray. 1783. 2nd edition, 4to. pp.xx,433, corrections leaf, some slight foxing, original contemporary boards, scratched & rubbed at corners, new backstrip with Greek key roll in compartments, red label. Bookplates of Baron Sondes & Baron de Spon. £250

94. 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. 1765. Pp. [2], 101, uncut, disbound, recent paper covers, taped at backstrip. £35

95. [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

96. WILSON, DANIEL.: Prehistoric annals of Scotland. Second edition. London and Cambridge. Macmillan & Co. 1863. 2 volumes, 25 tinted plates, many pages unopened, original decorative cloth gilt. Fine set. £85

97. 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, frontispiece portrait, stained, contemporary half calf gilt, blue label £55

98. WILSON, Rev. WILLIAM.: The House of Airlie. John Murray. 1924. 2 volumes, frontispieces, 16 plates, original cloth gilt. £55

99. WRIGHT, LESLIE C.: Scottish Chartism. Edinburgh. Oliver & Boyd. 1953. Pp 242, loosely inserted "Economist Newspaper" printed slip to G. S Pryde, asking for a review of this publication, also typewritten review, unsigned, bookplate of G. S. Pryde, original cloth, with dust wrapper, small nicks at top of backstrip, slightly dusty. £18

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100. ANON: Nell's Locket and what came of it. A story without a murder. Greenock. James M'Cunn. 1873. 12mo, pp.[2],95, original cloth gilt, Ink inscription "To my Aunt in memory of my Dear father Oct 24th 1888. Isabella Duncan Hendry." on front free end paper, a newspaper cutting tipped in identifies in verse the author as a Tailor in Greenock. Not traced in COPAC or N.L.S. £55

101. BLAIR, MATTHEW.: The Paisley Shawl and the men who produced it. A record of an interesting epoch in the history of the town. Paisley. Alexander Gardner. 1904. 4to pp.84, frontis & 14 b/w plates, foxing of end papers, original decorative cloth gilt slightly marked. £55

102. 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 vol 1, later full calf, red label, slight rubbing of extremities £140

103. BRUCE, JOHN.: History of the Parish of West or Old Kilpatrick and of the Church and certain lands in the Parish of East or New Kilpatrick. Glasgow. John Smith & Son. 1893. Small 4to pp.[6],341, then [vi]-ix, (table of contents) 21 plates, 2 fold out, illustrations in text, contemporary half morocco slight fading of backstrip. £80

104. CAMPBELL, Rev. George.: Eastwood notes on the ecclesiastical Antiquities of the Parish. Paisley. Alexander Gardner. 1902. 4to pp.154, [1], addenda, frontis portrait, 2 illustrations, original cloth gilt, faded, corners bumped. £55

105. 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. £48

106. 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

107. CURRIE, RONALD: The Place-names of Arran Glasgow. John Smith. 1908 Pp.95, fold out map, original cloth gilt Sold

108. [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 Esq. 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. £45

109. DENHOLM, JAMES.: The History of the City of Glasgow and suburbs...To which is added, a sketch of a tour to Loch Lomond and the Falls of Clyde. Forming a guide for the use of strangers. Glasgow. Printed by and for R. Chapman, and Stewart & Meikle. 1798. Small 8vo,pp. 272, frontis view 12 engraved plates, fold out map, later half brown morocco gilt, rubbed at extremities. Includes a visit to New Lanark. £85

110. DOWNIE, Walker.: The Medico-chirurgical Society of Glasgow 1814-1907. Presidential address delivered at the opening meeting of the session on 6th Oct 1907. Glasgow. A. Macdougall. 1908. Pp.vii,96, Frontispiece portrait and 3 others, original cloth, slightly marked. £28

111. 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 £180

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

113. EXHIBITION: Exhibition illustrative of Old Glasgow 1894. Glasgow. Institute of Fine Arts. 1894. Pp.[8],449, pages unopened, cloth gilt, the 8vo edition., 2,811 exhibits. £20

114. FORBES IRVINE, Alexander: Report of the Trial of Madeleine Smith before the High Court of Justiciary at Edinburgh June 30th to July 9th, 1857 for the alleged poisoning of Pierre Emile L'Angelier. Edinburgh. T & T Clark. 1857. Pp. xi,307, 2 litho plans of the house in Blythswood Square. Recent cloth binding paper label. £85

115. G & J WEIR Ltd.: Weir Pumps for Power Plants. Sectional Catalogue No IV 1904 Glasgow G & J Weir. 1904. Pp. 67, [1], b/w illustrations, some specifications printed on yellow paper, original paper wrappers slightly faded and small tears at edges, stitched . £28

116. GASKELL, PHILIP.: The early work of the Foulis Press and the Wilson foundry. London. Bibliographical Society. June & September 1952 2 items in one, 1 b/w plate, illus in text. reprinted by the University Press Oxford from the Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, The Library June & September 1953. library cloth, book labels of Philip Gaskell & J. L. Weir £65

117. 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

118. GLASGOW EXHIBITION: Scottish Exhibition of National History, Art & Industry. Glasgow 1911. Palace of History Catalogue of Exhibits. Glasgow. Dalross. 1911 2 volumes 8vo, pp. 1162, 140 b/w illustrations, blue cloth gilt, t.e.g. £85

119. GLASGOW EXHIBITION 1888: [International Exhibition Glasgow 1888. Catalogue of Exhibitors.] [Glasgow. 1888] Pp[37]-300, lacking adverts at front & rear, LIST OF EXHIBITORS ONLY, double page map, 2 plans, full supple calf gilt. £30

120. GLASGOW Lord Provosts: Biographical sketches of the Hon. the Lord Provosts Of Glasgow. With appendix. Glasgow. John Tweed. 1883. '4to pp.v,[2],381,52, frontis, 2 plates, facsimiles, illus in text, original cloth gilt. Biographies of 18 Lord Provosts from 1833-88 £45

121. 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 PRINTING: Pastorals by Mr Ambrose Philips.. Glasgow. Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis. 1763 Pp.35, thumbed throughout, ownership inscription "David Murray Glasgow" on free end paper, later quarter red morocco cloth boards. Gaskell 421 £28

123. GLASGOW PRINTING: Plays: Viz The Orphan: and Venice Preserved by Thomas Otway Glasgow Printed by Robert Urie 1767 Pp.viii,then [8]-256,[2,] front free end paper & prelims, damaged & torn, inner hinges cracked but holding contemp full speckled calf, slightly scratched £35

124. GLASGOW PRINTING: The Dramatic works of the late Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Esq. Glasgow Printed for R Urie 1760 Pp.xiii,,then [15]-272, ink owner's name on title page, contemporary full calf, rubbed & scratched £35

125. GLASGOW.: Constitution and regulations of the Glasgow and Clydesdale Statistical Society, [Glasgow. 1836.] 4to, pp.15 then follows Transactions of the Glasgow and Clydesdale Statistical Society.. Pp98,[5], lists of office Bearers and members, Account of Glasgow by Cleland and Statistics of popular Education in Bristol by Charles Bowles Fripp. Slightly later half calf, bookplate of "John William Burns" and "J. L. Weir." £85

126. 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

127. 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. 1887. 8vo pp. 123, original cloth gilt. £20

128. 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 double page maps, photogravures by Annan, original half morocco gilt, gilt arms on boards. £120

129. 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. £55

130. GREENHORNE, WILLIAM.: History of Partick 550 - 1912. Glasgow. Tomlinson. 1928. Pp.xiii,155, frontispiece, 50 b/w illustrations, original cloth gilt. fine copy. £48

131. GUTHRIE SMITH, John.: Strathendrick and its inhabitants from early times: An 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

132. 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

133. 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

134. 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. £75

135. 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. £65

136. 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

137. 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, 18 illustrations in text, some staining mainly in margins at rear, half calf gilt, red label. £120

138. HUNTER, WILLIAM.: Biggar and the House of Fleming. An account of the Biggar district, archaeological, historical and biographical. Second edition. Edinburgh. William Paterson.1867. 4to Pp.xi,[1],623, 4 adverts, 43 illustrations many full page, extra title page, LARGE PAPER EDITION, wide margins, Presentation copy with inscription "To the Rev. Thomas Smith DD... Adam Sim Coulter Mains 1867." Original cloth gilt, slightly dusty, small stains & tear on backstrip £160

139. IRVING, JOSEPH.: The Book of Dumbartonshire: A History of the County, Burghs, Parishes and Lands, memoirs of families, and notices of industries carried on in the Lennox district. Edinburgh. W & A K Johnston. 1879 3 vols. 4to, Vol 1, 13 illustrations, maps & views, mainly full page, Vol 2, 24 illustrations, maps, views, mainly full page, Vol 3, 33 portraits & 20 views of local Houses, all full page. Original decorative cloth gilt, very light rubbing of corners. £150

140. KEDDIE William.: Highland Route No III. Oban to fort William & Banavie by Ballahulish and Glencoe Glasgow. Maclure Macdonald. [1875] Pp. 38, [4], 8 litho views, fold out map, numerous pages of adverts at rear, original green wrappers, passengers on board a steamer, slightly dusty, small tears on backstrip and at top & foot, corners turned. £48

141. 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 errata2 fold out maps with some repairs, recent half green morocco gilt, slight fading of backstrip. Scarce £185

142. M'KAY, Archibald.: The History of Kilmarnock. Fifth edition revised and brought down to date by William Findlay. Kilmarnock. Standard Printing Works. 1909. Frontis portrait, 2 fold out maps, some spotting of end papers, original cloth gilt. £48

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

144. 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, eng., in text, later half morocco gilt extra, thistles in compartments, bound by J. Larkins, marbled paper boards rubbed at edges. £140

145. MACKENZIE, PETER.: Glasgow Characters. Glasgow. John Tweed. N.d. [circa 1860] Small 8vo, pp.112, illustrations in text,, original cloth gilt, slightly marked. £14

146. 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 £55


147. 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." £40

148. MARCHBANK, Agnes.: Upper Annandale: Its history and traditions. Paisley. J & R Parlane. 1901. Small 8vo, pp.157, [2] pub adverts, frontis, & 20 illustrations, original cloth, slightly rubbed at foot of backstrip and rear board. £28

149. MILROY, A.: Reminiscences and remarks in my search for the Snells. Ayr. Ayr Advertiser. 1913. 12mo pp.99, printed from galley proofs, binder's cloth with original printed wrappers bound in. £12

150. MUIR, JAMES HAMILTON.: Glasgow in 1901 illustrated by Muirhead Bone. Glasgow. William Hodge. 1901. Photogravure frontispiece, 12 plates, illus in text, fold out map at rear which has become detached, text by James Bone, A. H. Charteris & Muirhead Bone, original full calf gilt, rubbing foot of backstrip and corners, endpapers foxed. £35

151. 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, contemporary 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

152. 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. £85

153. 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." Contemporary half morocco £55

154. 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, bevelled edges, slight bumping of rear board lower corner, bound by Grieve of Edinburgh. Fine copy £120

155. 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 £160

156. 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, slight tear at top of backstrip, etched book plate of "James Adair" a view of the Trongate by James Macintyre. £48

157. 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

158.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. £55

159. 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, illus 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. £150


160. 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

161. 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. £140

162. 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, some rubbing, corners scratched. £100

163. RENFREW - ARGYLE: The New Statistical Account of Scotland. Vol VII. 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. £95

164.RENWICK, ROBERT.: Glasgow Memorials. Glasgow. Maclehose. 1908. 4to pp.xxiv, 353, frontispiece view, 27 plates, numerous illustrations in text, 15 of 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES, on hand made paper, plates on Japanese vellum, original quarter red morocco gilt, arms of City on front board, and backstrip. £65

165. RICHARDSON, T. Geographer & Surveyor.: Guide to Loch Lomond, Loch Long, Loch Fine, and Inverary. To which is added a succint detail of a trip to the Falls of Clyde and extensive Cotton Mills of David Dale, Esq......Second edition with improvements. Glasgow. Printed for John Murdoch. 1799. Pp.[4], viii, [9]-162, [2], publisher's adverts. 7 plates, 7 maps, uncut, in original paper boards, small piece missing top of backstrip, outer hinges cracked but holding. Scarce in original boards. £140

166. 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, col’d frontispiece, 24 b/w photographs, fold out col’d map, illustrations in text, original cloth gilt £40

167. 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. £65

168. ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS AND CONSTRUCTIONS OF SCOTLAND.: Fourth Report and inventory of Monuments and Constructions in Galloway.. Vol I County of Wigtown. Volume II Stewartry of Kirkcudbright. Edinburgh. H.M.S.O. 1912-1914. 2 volumes, profusely illustrated, fold out maps at rear, original printed paper wrappers, piece missing at foot of backstrip vol I, tape repair and corner turned, ink stamps of "Kintyre Antiquarian Society" on verso of front covers, and in ink handwriting on title pages. £75

169. RUTHERGLEN. MUIR, HUGH.: Reminiscences and sketches: Being a topographical history of Rutherglen and Suburbs. Glasgow. Bell & Bain. 1890. 8vo pp. 256, frontispiece portrait, 7 b/w plates, contents slightly dusty, original cloth, slight fading of backstrip. £35

170. SIMPSON, WILLIAM.: Glasgow in the forties. By the late William Simpson R. I. Revised, with notes and a biographical sketch by A. H. Millar. Glasgow. Morison Brothers. 1899. 4to pp.[144], frontispiece, 47 plates, some photogravure, No 159 of 500 copies, original decorative cloth gilt, backstrip slightly faded, in card slipcase which is rather rubbed £65

171.[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

172. STIRLING: Stirling and the Scottish Lakes. Engraved views Edinburgh. Banks & Co. Circa 1850's Oblong, 143x220mm, engraved title & 26 steel engraved views, original cloth gilt, faded £28

173. 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. 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 £135

174. 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 edition, pp.viii, lacking half title, 599, [1] errata leaf, slightly later quarter morocco gilt, green label. £65

175. STUART OF CASTLEMILK.: State of the evidence, for proving that the present Sir John Stuart of Castelmilk (sic) is the lineal heir male and representative of Sir William Stuart of Castelmilk who lived during part of the 14th and 15th centuries. N.p. 1794. 4to pp.{2],42, drop head title, slightly dusty. £35

178. TAIT, JOHN.: John Tait's directory, for the City of Glasgow, Villages of Anderston, 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. £45

179. TAYLOR, CHARLES.: Partick Past and Present. Glasgow & Edinburgh. William Hodge. 1902 Pp.xv, 176, frontis portrait, 9 b/w plates, text printed on poor quality paper, (slightly browned) original cloth gilt, backstrip faded, slight staining of boards. £28

180. WILLIAMSON, GEORGE.: Memorials of the lineage, early life, education, and development of the genius of James Watt. [Edinburgh] By Thomas Constable Printed for the Watt Club. 1856. 4to, pp.x,[ii],xi-262, portrait frontis, large fold out map,14 other plates, some fold out & colour tinted, includes a fine litho of the Steamship Atrato, facsimile letter from Balmoral, acknowledging a copy sent to the Queen tipped in, slightly later half blue morocco gilt extra, red label, by W. Smith, Dundee, book plate of Peter Carmichael. £140

181. 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

LITERATURE

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

183. 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

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

185. 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 slightly torn dust wrapper. £10

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

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

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

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

190. BOSWELL, JAMES.: Boswell's Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson. Now first published from the original manuscript. Prepared for the press, with prefaces and notes by Frederick A Pottle and Charles H Bennett. New York. Viking Press, London. Heinemann. 1936. Pp.xxxixviii,435, fold out map, 5 illustrations, Private Papers of James Boswell from Malahide Castle. Isham Collection, No 686 of 790 copies, original paper boards, cloth backstrip, in slipcase, paper label, some minor marks, Ink inscription on front free end paper. £55

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

192. BUCHAN, John.: The Causal and the Casual in History. Cambridge. 1929. Pp.46, original paper boards, spine slightly cracked & darkened, but still a nice copy. £20

193.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

194. CHAPBOOK: A grand history on curious subjects, both entertaining and pleasant, never before published. By a Craftsman in this town, in November 1793. [Edinburgh] Printed in the present year 1793. Pp.24, wood cut on title, 8 poems in Scots, titles include "The Weaver and the Laird." "Custom of Country Fairs." mentions Carnwath Fair. Trimmed at top and foredge, previous stab holes, disbound, poor quality paper. ESTC T166211, NLS, BL & Oxford Bod. £280

195. CHAPBOOK: Hills o' Gallowa; to which are added, Last may a braw wooer, Green grow thye rashes O, Sweet the rose blaws. Stirling. Printed by W. Macnie. 1826 Pp.8, woodcut on title page, opened at top other edges uncut, unstitched, printed on poor quality paper. £48


196. CHAPBOOK: The celebrated History of the renowned Robin Hood, Captain of the merry Outlaws of Sherwood Forest.. Montrose. Published by James Watt. [Circa 1850] 115x75mm pp. 30, wood engravings in text, original printed paper wrappers, engraving on front wrapper, rear wrapper with publisher's advert, some loss at corners of prelims, and on rear wrapper, small booksellers ticket "James Robertson Bookseller Blairgowrie." on title page £55

197. 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

198. CHAPBOOK: The History of the renowned Sir William Wallace. 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 wrapper, engraving on front rear wrapper with publisher's advert. £85

199. CRICHTON SMITH, IAIN.: River River. Poems for children. Edinburgh. Macdonald. 1978. Pp.39, [1], original card wrapper, slightly faded at foot. £10

200. DAVIDSON, JOHN.: The Testament of a Prime Minister. London. Grant Richards. 1904. 1st edition, pp.103[4] pub cat, original cloth gilt, backstrip faded. £14

201. DAVIDSON, JOHN.: The Theatrocrat a tragic play of Church and Stage. London. Grant Richards. 1905. Pp.195,[1], original cloth gilt, backstrip faded, scratches on front board, corners bumped. £12

202. DICK LAUDER, Sir Thomas.: Legendary Tales of the Highlands. A sequel to Highland Rambles. London. Henry Colburn. 1841. 3 vols, with half titles, 6 engraved plates stained & offsetting, some foxing, half red calf gilt extra, corners rubbed £120


203. DOUGLAS, GAVIN. Bishop of Dunkeld.: The Poetical works of. With memoir, notes, and glossary by John Small. Edinburgh. William Paterson. 1874. 4 vols, frontispiece and 9 plates, illustrations in text, contemporary full polished calf gilt extra, red labels, bound by Andrew Grieve, Edinburgh. Slight rubbing with loss of gilt at foot of upper board of vol 2 and lower board of 3. £240

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

205. [GALT, JOHN.]: The Entail: Or the Lairds of Grippy. Edinburgh. William Blackwood. 1823. 1st edition, 3 volumes, lacks half titles, imprint at rear of volumes states "Printed by George Ramsay & Co. Edinburgh, 1822." slightly later half calf gilt, red labels £95

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

207. 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

208. 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

209. GLEN, DUNCAN.: Feres. Poems Preston. Akros Publications. 1971. Pamphlet, pp.33,, No 66 of 100 signed by author, original paper wrappers. creased with tears. £8

210. GLEN, DUNCAN.: Geeze. A sequence of poems. Leeds. John Henderson. 1985. Pamphlet, pp.32,, author's signature on front end paper, original paper wrappers. £15

211. 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

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

213. GLEN, DUNCAN.: Realites Poems Nottingham. Akros Publications. 1980. Pamphlet, pp191, original wrappers, rear creased. £10

214. GLEN, DUNCAN.: The individual & the twentieth century Scottish literary tradition. Preston. Akros Publications. 1971. Pamphlet, pp.58,[2],, No 24 of 25 signed by author, on tinted paper, original paper wrappers. £15

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

216. 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

217. 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

218. GOODSIR SMITH, Sydney.: Kynd Kittock's Land. Edinburgh. 1965. Pp.24,[1], original card covers & dust wrapper. £12

219. HENDERSON, T. F.: Scottish Vernacular Literature a succint history. Third revised edition Edinburgh. John Grant. 1910 Pp.xiv,462, contemporary half calf gilt, thistles in compartments, bound by Henderson & Bissett £55

220. HENRY the Minstrel: The Actis and deidis of the illustere and vailzeant champion Schir William Wallace knight of Ellerslie. Edited by James Moir. Edinburgh. Scottish Text Society. 1889. Pp.liv,[1],567, bookplate of David Macbrayne, full calf gilt extra with arms of Macbrayne, red & green labels, some loss & rubbing at foot of backstrip. £55


221. 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

222. HOGG, JAMES: Tales of James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd. Library edition. Glasgow. Thomas D. Morison. 1886 2 volumes, life of the author and 38 tales etc, half calf gilt extra, red labels, slight rubbing. £95

223.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

224. JACOB, VIIOLET.: Bonnie Joann and other poems. John Murray. 1921. 1st edition, small 8vo pp.viii,56], original blue paper boards, gilt titled on front board, faded on backstrip. £12

225. JACOB, VIIOLET.: The Northern Lights and other poems. John Murray. 1927. 1st edition, small 8vo pp.viii,43,[1], original blue paper boards, gilt titled on front board, faded on backstrip. £14

226. 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

227. KING, DANIEL.: The Auchmountain warbler: Songs and poems &c. Paisley. J and R Parlane. 1893. Pp.[2],222, frontispiece portrait, original cloth gilt £14

228. LAING, R D.: Sonnets London. Michael Joseph. 1979. 1st edition, pp.63, original cloth with dust wrapper. £12

229. 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

230. LINKLATER, ERIC.: A Spell for Old Bones. London. Cape. 1949. Pp.223, 1st edition, original cloth, with author's ink presentation inscription to Douglas Young on front free endpaper. £28

231. LUMSDEN JUVENILE: The way to be happy: Or the history of the family at Smiledale. To which is added, the story of little George. Glasgow. J Lumsden & Son. 1819. 135x90mm. pp.47, verso blank, frontis & 15 engravings in text, original pink paper wrapper, paper label on front, slight loss at foot of backstrip, Roscoe & Brimmel 136. £285

232. [MACDIARMID, HUGH.] GRIEVE, C. M.: Albyn or Scotland and the future. London. Kegan Paul. 1927 Pp.95, 19, original paper boards, paper label, slight fading of boards, with dust wrapper, small piece missing top of backstrip and at lower hinge of wrapper £55

233. MACDIARMID, HUGH.: A Drunk Man looks at the Thistle. Edinburgh. 200 Burns Club. 1962. Pp.116, Fourth edition, Alexander Scott in ink on front free end paper, original cloth with dust wrapper. £12

234. MACDIARMID, HUGH.: A Drunk Man looks at the Thistle. With an introduction by David Daiches. Glasgow. Caledonian Press.1953 Pp.100, new edition, original card boards with dust wrapper. £10

235. MACDIARMID, HUGH.: A lap of honour. London. Macgibbon & Kee. 1967. 1st edition, pp.68, [1],, original cloth with dust wrapper, slightly rubbed at top. £14

236. 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

237. 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 loosely inserted. inserted £285


238. MACDONALD, GEORGE.: The Portent: A story of the inner vision of the Highlanders, commonly called the Second Sight. London. Smith Elder and Co. 1864. 1st edition, pp.viii, 290, lacks adverts, Michael Sadleir's copy with his label later full calf, bound by Zaehnsdorf, backstrip faded, some bumps on boards. £280

239. MACQUORN RANKINE, William J.: Songs and Fables. With illustrations by J. B. Glasgow. James Maclehose. 1874. Small 8vo, pp.ix,[3], 95, [8] publishers adverts, frontispiece albumen photograph of author, 10 full page illustrations by Jemima Blackburn, original cloth gilt £30

240. [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 outstripped Henry VIII in the number of his wives. £55

241. 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

242. 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

243. MEIKLE, JAMES.: The Traveller; or, meditations on various subjects. written on board a man of war. To which is added, converse with the world unseen, to which is prefixed, the life of the author. Second American edition. Albany. Published by E Torrey and W Seaver. 1812. Small 8vo, pp.372with half title, some foxing & staining, poor quality paper. contemp full calf, rubbed at corners, gouge at top and foredge of rear board, small piece missing foot of backstrip, but contents sound. Ink inscription "Sarah S Churchill given her by her Papa on the 1st day of Jan 1840." also signature of Silas Churchill. £55

244. MILLER, WILLIAM.: Scottish Nursery Songs, and other poems. Glasgow. William Macrone for the Author. 1863. Small sq. 4to. pp.69, offsetting on title page, slight foxing, throughout. PRESENTATION COPY FROM AUTHOR "To Mr James Mitchell... William Miller 2nd July 1863." Original cloth gilt, boards slightly bowed backstrip faded. James Mitchell's bookplate. £65

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

246. 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

247. 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

248. MUIR, EDWIN.: Essays on literature and society. London. Hogarth Press. 1949. Pp.167,[1], original cloth with dust wrapper, faded backstrip, small tears at top of wrapper £8

249. MUNRO, RONALD EADIE. (Duncan Glen): Kythings and other poems. Caithness Books. 1969. Pp.48, signed by author with real name and pseudonym, original cloth with dust wrapper £20

250. MURRAY, CHARLES.: Hamewith. With introduction by Andrew Lang and two illustrations by R. Douglas Strachan. Constable & Co. 1909. 1st edition, pp.xv,119, some pencil notes in text, original cloth gilt, slight fading of extremities. £25

251. 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

252. PEFFERS, WILLIAM: A Woodman's trail. Poems of Hawick and Teviotdale. Hawick Express. 1943. Pp.[6],49, slight stain pages 6&7, original printed paper wrappers. £8

253. RAMSAY, ALLAN: The Ever Green a collection of Scots Poems Wrote by the Ingenious before 1600 reprinted from the original edition Glasgow. Robert Forrester. 1876 2 volumes, fine half morocco titled in gilt, bound by Ramage £95

254. RAMSAY, ALLAN: The Tea -Table Miscellany a collection of choice songs Scots & English. Reprinted from the fourteenth edition Glasgow. Robert Forrester. 1876 2 volumes, fine half morocco titled in gilt, bound by Ramage £95

255. RAMSAY, ALLAN.: The Ever Green being a collection of Scots Poems. Edinburgh. Alexander Donaldson. 1761. 12mo 2 vols, vol 1. pp.xiv,272, then pages 287 & 288 which are the contents pages for volume 2, volume 2 pp.286, contemp full calf, lacking title labels, with volume number labels, cracking of upper hinges, chipped top & foot of backstrips. £38

256. 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, 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." £95

257. [SCOTT, Sir WALTER.]: Tales of the Crusaders. By the author of "Waverley, Quentin Durward," &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." £180

258. 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

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

260. 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

261. SMITH, ALEXANDER: Poems London. David Bogue. 1853 Pp.[8[,238, 24 pub cat, original cloth gilt, backstrip slightly faded, nice copy, slight cracking of upper inner hinge, bookplate of John Sawers, ( Skeleton playing a stringed instrument, sitting on two books.) £48

262. SMITH, ANDREW. (New Stevenston, Holytown): Short Poems. Glasgow. Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society. [1893] 12mo, pp.78, original cloth, front board stained. £28

263. SOUTAR, WILLIAM.: Conflict. London. Chapman & Hall 1931. Pp.41, original cloth with dust wrapper. £30

264. [TENNANT, M. W.]: Papistry stormed; or, the dinging' down o' the Cathedral. Ane poem, in sax songs. M. W. T. Imprentit at Edinbrogh, be Oliver and Boyd. 1827. Small 8vo pp. xv,224, later full calf, slightly rubbed lacking label, inner hinges strengthened, £28

265. TURNBULL, GAEL.: Finger cymbals Edinburgh. SATTS. 1971 Pamphlet, pp[16], stapled, card wrapper. No 185 of 350 copies. £10

266. VOLLMAR, JIM: Hoy: The seven postcards. Knotting. Sceptre Press. 1979. Pamphlet, pp.[4],[2], No 39 of 50 signed by author, original paper wrapper stapled. £6

267. VOLLMAR, JIM: Orkney poems. Knotting. Sceptre Press. 1979. Pamphlet, pp.[4],3, No 15 of 50 signed by author, original paper wrapper, stapled. £6

268. WALKER, WILLIAM.: The Bards of Bon-Accord. 1375-1860 Aberdeen. Edmond & Spark. 1887. Pp.x,673, original cloth gilt, small tears at top & foot of backstrip. Loosely inserted letter from Bruntons of George Street, Edinburgh, dated 1970 offering a copy of this book. £55

269. WATSON, JAMES: James Watson's choice collection of Comic and serious Scots Poems. Glasgow. Reprinted for Private Circulation. [M. Ogle] 1869 Pp.xxvii, verso blank, [iv],146,[ii],viii,117,[[ii], [iv],120, 3 separate facsimile title pages, 1 of 155 copies, 2 inch half circle from foredge of blank missing, contemporary full morocco gilt, titled direct. £95

270. WEIR, J. L. [Edited by]: A North Country Garland. Some lesser known Songs and Ballads of Scotland Brechin. D. H. Edwards. 1938 Pp.31, original wrappers bound in, quarter morocco gilt With book label of author. £25

271. YOUNG, A. J.: The new shepherd. J & E Bumpus. 1931. Pp.47, original cloth, paper label. £20

ADDENDA

272. 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, fairly recent quarter morocco, raised bands skiver label by Sangorski & Sutcliffe Book label of J. L. Weir. £140

273. BOLTON, ARTHUR T. The Architecture of Robert & James Adam (1758-1794) London. Country Life. 1922. 2 vols, small folio 395 x 280 mm. Pp. xvi, 344.; xiii, 361, 92, viii. numerous full page b/w illustrations and in text, vol 2 has 1 colour plate, original cloth gilt, some minor bumping of corners. £240

274. 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. £180


275. ADAM, Rt. Hon. WILLIAM, of Blair Adam. Remarks (Observations etc.) on the Blair Adam Estate. [Blair-Adam. Blair-Adam Press.] 1834. Privately Printed, 6 vols in one. Recent half calf, gilt lines black label in period style. £2000

1. A letter to Rear-Admiral [Charles] Adam, M.P. from his Father, introductory to Observations on the Blair-Adam Estate. Pp.xxi,[3]

2. [Half-title: 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 where misfolded), 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)

3. Observations on the Woods and Plantations of Blair-Adam. Woods of Succession and Selection, and their Appendages. 1834.

Pp.[5]-109, verso blank.

4. 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

5. 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

6. 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.


CHARLES RENNIE MACKINTOSH

HAUS EINES KUNSTFREUNDES

(House for an Art Lover)

Alexander Koch. Darmstadt.1902.

Folio, 3 pages of text by Hermann Muthesius, 14 plates of designs, 12 of which are in colour, 3 with additional silver or gold printing, the North elevation plate supplied in facsimile, in original card portfolio with remains of linen ties. New drop-over cloth box with facsimile of title page on front board. £5,500 £5,500

In 1901 the Zeitschrift fur Innendekoration organised a competition for the design and decoration of a House for a Lover of Art. A competition to design a house for the new age, Mackintosh failed to submit the complete designs required, although he was awarded a special prize of 600 Marks.

Mackintosh’s designs were published in 1902 by Alexander Koch of Darmstadt, each of the fourteen plates were framed and exhibited by Koch at the International Exhibition of Decorative Art at Turin 1902.

This is the only substantial publication of his work to appear in Mackintosh’s lifetime. The designs were used as a blueprint for the House for an Art Lover which was built in Glasgow in 1996.