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1 ADAMS, Ian H. THE MAKING OF URBAN SCOTLAND
London Croom Helm 1978 0856645184 / 9780856645181 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Large octavo,map endpapers, 303pp., figures, mono. illustrations. Dustwrapper only very slightly faded at spine, minimal wear. A very good, clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 17.50 EUR
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2 ARTER, David THE SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT: A SCANDINAVIAN-STYLE ASSEMBLY?
London Frank Cass 2004 0714655678 / 9780714655673 First Edition Hard Cover Fine 
Octavo, xiii + 298pp., tables. Unused. A fine copy in like dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. 
Price: 60.00 EUR
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LAYS OF THE SCOTTISH CAVALIERS AND OTHER POEMS, AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune
3 AYTOUN, William Edmonstoune LAYS OF THE SCOTTISH CAVALIERS AND OTHER POEMS
Edinburgh William Blackwood and Sons 1887 Hard Cover 
Small octavo, full red morocco, gilt lettering at spine, gilt inner dentelles, viii + 280pp., all edges gilt. Very minor wear only, very light foxing at endpapers. Owner's neat signature at second blank. Sound and square. A decent copy. 
Price: 20.00 EUR
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4 BOAG, David (foreword Angela Yeoman) THE GRANITE HILLS OF GLENSANDA & KINGAIRLOCH
Foster Yeoman Limited 2004 Hard Cover VG 
Small quarto, 128pp., illustrated throughout with colour photos. Minimal wear, near fine in like dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. Signed at foreword, "Sandy/Best Wishes/Angela." 
Price: 18.00 EUR
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5 BRANN, Martin, et al EXCAVATIONS AT CAERLAVERLOCK OLD CASTLE DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY 1998-9
D & G Natural History and Antiquarian Society 2004 Soft Cover Munro, Moran and Simon 
(ISSN 0141-1292) Tall quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, 128pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Apparently unused, extremely minor wear only. Near-fine. 
Price: 28.00 EUR
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6 BRODIE, Ian STEAMERS OF THE FORTH
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1976 071537155X / 9780715371558 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, 168pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations. Very minor bumping. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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7 CALDWELL, David H. (ed.) SCOTTISH WEAPONS AND FORTIFICATIONS 1100-1800
Edinburgh John Donald Publishers Ltd 1981 0859760472 / 9780859760478 First Edition Hard Cover Fair 
Large octavo, xvii + 452pp., mono. photo. and line illustrations.Unclipped dustwrapper faded at spine, minimal wear. Book very good. A clean and sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 60.00 EUR
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8 CCUS SCOTTISH SLATE: THE POTENTIAL FOR USE IN BUILDING REPAIR AND CONSERVATION AREA ENHANCEMENT (Research Report)
Historic Scotland 2000 1903570166 / 9781903570166 Soft Cover 
Tall quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, x + 110pp., colour photo. illustrations, plans. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 17.50 EUR
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9 COLSTON, James TRINITY COLLEGE AND TRINITY HOSPITAL: A HISTORICAL SKETCH [two volumes]
Edinburgh Colston and Company for the Magistrates and Town Council 1896 Hard Cover 
Two volumes, quarto, dark green half-leather, gilt titles, armorial gilt at front boards., marbled endpapers; vol. I (1896) fronts. (without tissue-guard), xxviii + 360pp., illustrations complete as called for; vol. II (1897) fronts. (tissue-guard present), xxvii + 452pp; top edges gilt, remainder untrimmed, title pages printed in red and black. Leather at vol. II slightly darker, foxing at untrimmed edges; minmal internal foxing, and minmal all round wear. A very good, sound, clean set. Impression of 400 copies. 
Price: 145.00 EUR
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10 DONNACHIE, Ian, and HEWITT, George HISTORIC NEW LANARK: THE DALE AND OWEN INDUSTRIAL COMMUNITY SINCE 1785
Edinburgh Edinburgh University Press 1993 0748604200 / 9780748604203 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, ix + 245pp., mono. illustrations. A touch of fading adjacent to spine, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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THE JOURNAL OF SIR WALTER SCOTT 1825-32 FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AT ABBOTSFORD, DOUGLAS, David (preface)
11 DOUGLAS, David (preface) THE JOURNAL OF SIR WALTER SCOTT 1825-32 FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT AT ABBOTSFORD
Edinburgh David Douglas 1910 New Edition. Hard Cover 
Thick octavo, dark red crushed half-morocco by Riviere & Son, red cloth boards, gilt lettering and armorial decorations between raised bands, marbled endpapers, mono. portrait fronts., vignette title, viii + 943pp. top edge gilt, one further full-page portrait of Scott. Binding with extremely minor rubbing at edges, text block with edge foxing, less obvious when closed and impinging just slightly on margins. Text and illustrations clean. Bookseller's stamp (Douglas & Foulis, Edinburgh) above that of Riviere. Sound, square, presentable. 
Price: 48.00 EUR
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12 DRUMMOND, Peter SCOTTISH HILL NAMES: THE ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE NAMES OF SCOTLAND'S HILLS AND MOUNTAINS
Scottish Mountaineering Trust 2007 0907521959 / 9780907521952 Hard Cover John Mitchell 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial boards, 240pp., line illustrations. Minimal wear. A near-fien copy. 
Price: 12.50 EUR
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13 FRASER, George MacDonald THE STEEL BONNETS: THE STORY OF THE ANGLO-SCOTTISH BORDER REIVERS
London History Book Club 1972 Book Club Edition Hard Cover Good 
Large octavo, map endpapers, 404pp., monoillustrations, folding map (in very good order) at rear. Dustwrapper with some creasing at tun-ins, and minor marginal chipping; book with foxing at edges (chiefly top edge, just impinging on endpapers and early margins), and no remarkable wear. A good, sound, square copy in removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 25.00 EUR
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14 FRERE, S.S., and WILKES, J.J. STRAGEATH: EXCAVATIONS WITHIN THE ROMAN FORT 1973-86
London Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 1989 0907764118 / 9780907764113 Britannia Monograph Series No. 9 Soft Cover 
Tall quarto, publisher's printed pictorial wraps, xvi + 276pp., profusely illustrated in line, and with folding diagrams, etc; mpnp. photo. plates at rear. Curling at corners, general edge-wear, nothing serious or impeding the use of a good, sound copy. 
Price: 30.00 EUR
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15 HENRYSON, Robert (trans. Seamus Heaney) THE TESTAMENT OF CRESSEID & SEVEN FABLES
London Faber and Faber 2009 0571249280 / 9780571249282 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xix + 183pp. Minimal wear. A near-fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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16 KELSALL, Moultrie R., and HARRIS, Stuart A FUTURE FOR THE PAST
Edinburgh Oliver & Boyd 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 
Octavo, xii + 151pp. A very good, clean and sound copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective wrap. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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17 KIDD, Stewart FIRE RISK MANAGEMENT IN HERITAGE BUILDINGS (Technical Advice Note 22)
Historic Scotland 2001 1900168715 / 9781900168717 Soft Cover 
Tall quarto, publisher's pictorial wraps, x + 57pp., mono. illustrations. Extremely minor wear only. A near-fine copy. 
Price: 15.00 EUR
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18 LONG, Philip WILLIAM GILLIES: WATERCOLOURS OF SCOTLAND
National Galleries of Scotland 1994 0903598485 / 9780903598484 Soft Cover 
Landscape slim quarto, publisher's colour pictorial wraps, map endpapers, 58pp., profusely illustrated in mono. and colour. A very good, sound copy. 
Price: 11.50 EUR
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19 MACQUOID, G.S. (selected, ed.) JACOBITE SONGS AND BALLADS
London Walter Scott 1884 The Canterbury Poets Hard Cover 
Pocket book, light brown decorated cloth, gilt, 360pp., printed inside red borders, genealogical table, adverts., all edges dark red. Darkened at spine, very minor soiling at tail; hinges and a couple of joints tender, no detachments. Early owner's signature (1889) following slightly torn fly-leaf. A good copy. 
Price: 12.00 EUR
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20 MASON, Gordon W. CASTLES OF GLASGOW AND THE CLYDE
Musselburgh Goblinshead 2000 1899874186 / 9781899874187 Soft Cover 
Octavo, publisher's pictorial wraps, 232pp., mono. photos. and line illustrations. A very good, clean and sound copy. 
Price: 10.00 EUR
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