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

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The Highland Bagpipe and its Music (£10.00)
Roderick D. Cannon
Birlinn, 2008
Paperback, ISBN: 9781841586663
Comments: Ex-lib with first page torn out. I think the date is correct.
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Ayrshire: Its History and Historic Families Volume 1 (£19.00)
William Robertson
The Grimsay Press, 2005
Paperback, ISBN: 1845300254
Comments: Reprint of 1908 edition.
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Seydabraevid (£80.00)
Hardback
Comments: Faroese Sheep Letter. Large size (folio?). Introduction in English. Parallel old Norse, Faroese and English. Please ask if you want further attempts at details. Don't just turn up, we probably won't be able to find it!
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Kintyre: The Hidden Past (£10.00)
Angus Martin
The Grimsay Press, 2014
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845301507
Comments: Like new.
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Colonial Houses of South Africa (£20.00)
Graham Viney
Struik-Winchester, 1987
Hardback, ISBN: 9780947430054
Comments:
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Kirkpatrick Fleming: On the Borders of History (£25.00)
Duncan and Shiela Adamson
D & G Natural History and Antiquarian Society, 2011
Hardback, ISBN: 9781907931055
Comments:
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Scottish Painting 1620 - 1908 (£10.00)
James L. Caw
Kingsmead Reprints, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0901571717
Comments:
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Random Naval Recollections (£10.00)
Angus Cunninghame Graham
Paperback
Comments: Worn condition. Signed by the author. Self published.
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Elshieshields: The Story of a Scottish Tower 1245-2018 (£15.00)
Ann Shukman
Ann Shukman, 2018
Paperback, ISBN: 9781527219298
Comments: Brand new book.
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Historic Glasgow: the archaeological implications of development (£8.00)
Sylvia J. Stevenson & Elizabeth P.D. Torrie
Scottish Burgh Survey, 1990
Paperback
Comments: New book.
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The Story of the Making of Buchanan Street (£15.00)
Daniel Frazier
James Frazer, 1885
Hardback
Comments:
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Municipal Glasgow: Its Evolution and Enterprises (£25.00)
Anon
Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1914
Hardback
Comments:
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Bridge of Weir Memories (£5.00)
Irene McCallum
Privately Published, 2020
Paperback
Comments:

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Renfrewshire

Bridge of Weir Memories (£5.00)
Irene McCallum
Privately Published, 2020
Paperback
Comments:

Paisley - A History (£10.00)
Sylvia Clark
Mainstream Publishing, 1988
Paperback, ISBN: 9781851581108
Comments:

Chronicles of the Stickleback Club - Annals of the Countryside Round paisley (£10.00)
Alexander M. Stewart
Alexander Gardner, 1930
Hardback
Comments:

The Paisley Pattern: The Official Illustrated History (£8.00)
Valerie Reilly
Richard Drew, 1987
Hardback, ISBN: 0862671930
Comments:

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

Three Score Years and Ten - Sherwood Church Paisley 1891 - 1961 (£10.00)
Paperback
Comments:

Golf on the Land of Wallace: The First Hundred Years of Elderslie Golf Club (£10.00)
David Bryden
Hardback
Comments:

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

Jubilee of Paisley Provident Co-operative Society 1860 - 1910 (£10.00)
David Rowat
Hardback
Comments:


Glasgow

Clyde Passenger Steamers 1812 - 1901 (£10.00)
Capt James Williamson
James MacLehose, 1904
Hardback
Comments:

Glasgow the Forming of the City (£15.00)
Peter Reed (ed.)
Edinburgh University Press, 1999
Paperback, ISBN: 9780748612000
Comments:

Clyde River Steamers of the Last Fifty Years (£6.00)
Andrew McQueen
Gowans and Gray, 1923
Hardback
Comments:

Municipal Glasgow: Its Evolution and Enterprises (£25.00)
Anon
Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1914
Hardback
Comments:

Exploring Glasgow: The Architectural Guide (£10.00)
Robin Ward
Birlinn, 2017
Paperback, ISBN: 9781780274546
Comments:

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

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

The Story of the Making of Buchanan Street (£15.00)
Daniel Frazier
James Frazer, 1885
Hardback
Comments:


Scottish

A History of the Scottish Miners (£10.00)
R. Page Arnot
George Allen & Unwin, 1955
Hardback
Comments:

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

A Third Summer in Kintyre (£10.00)
Angus Martin
The Grimsay Press, 2016
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845301583
Comments:

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

A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland Volume I (£12.00)
Samuel Lewis
The Grimsay Press, 2011
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300883
Comments: New

Road From the Isles (£10.00)
D D C Pochin Mould
Oliver & Boyd, 1950
Hardback
Comments:

A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland Volume II (£12.00)
Samuel Lewis
The Grimsay Press, 2011
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300890
Comments: New

Roll of Eminent Burgessesof Dundee 1513-1886 (£50.00)
Order of the Provost etc, 1887
Hardback
Comments:

Albanich: A History of the Galloway Rifle Volunteers (£20.00)
Ian Devlin
G.C. Book Publishers, 1996
Hardback, ISBN: 1872350070
Comments: Number 360 of first 500. Signed.

Rural Eaglesham (£10.00)
Christina Robertson Brown
Privately Published, 1966
Hardback
Comments:

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

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

Ayrshire: Its History and Historic Families Volume 1 (£19.00)
William Robertson
The Grimsay Press, 2005
Paperback, ISBN: 1845300254
Comments: Reprint of 1908 edition.

Scottish Painting 1620 - 1908 (£10.00)
James L. Caw
Kingsmead Reprints, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0901571717
Comments:

Castles and Historic Homes of the Border (£10.00)
Alexander Eddington
The Grimsay Press, 2012
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300999
Comments: New

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

David Keir (£7.00)
The Third Statistical Account of Scotland: Edinburgh
Collins, 1966
Hardback
Comments:

Ships For A Nations: John Brown & Co. Clydebank 1847-1971 (£12.00)
Ian Johnston
West Dunbartsonshire Libraries & Museums, 2000
Paperback, ISBN: 9780953773619
Comments:

Dear Grieve: Letters to Hugh MacDiarmid (£20.00)
John Manson (ed.)
Kennedy & Boyd, 2012
Paperback, ISBN: 9781849210782
Comments: More or less new.

Ships For All Nations: John Brown & Co. Clydebank 1847-1971 (£30.00)
Ian Johnston
Seaforth Publishing, 2015
Hardback, ISBN: 9781848322677
Comments: Brand new.

Elshieshields: The Story of a Scottish Tower 1245-2018 (£15.00)
Ann Shukman
Ann Shukman, 2018
Paperback, ISBN: 9781527219298
Comments: Brand new book.

Sidelights on Highland History (£25.00)
William MacKay
Hardback
Comments:

Fonn: Music and a Sense of Place in Gaelic Family Song Tradition (£15.00)
The Campbell Family
Acair, 2011
Hardback, ISBN: 9780861523535
Comments:

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

Glasgow Girls: Women in Art & Design 1880-1920 (£15.00)
Jude Burkhauser
Canongate, 1990
Paperback, ISBN: 0862413322x
Comments:

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

Historic Glasgow: the archaeological implications of development (£8.00)
Sylvia J. Stevenson & Elizabeth P.D. Torrie
Scottish Burgh Survey, 1990
Paperback
Comments: New book.

Tayside Songs and other Verses (£15.00)
Robert Ford
Alexander Gardner, 1895
Hardback
Comments:

Historic Haunts of Scotland (£8.00)
Alexander MacLehose
Alexander MacLehose, 1936
Hardback
Comments:

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

Historical and Traditional Tales in Prose and Verse Connected with South of Scotland (£15.00)
John Nicholson
The Grimsay Press, 2011
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300913
Comments: New

The Dialects of the Southern Counties of Scotland (£10.00)
James A H Murray
The Grimsay Press, 2010
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300876
Comments: New book.

History of the Burgh of Dumfries (£18.00)
William McDowall
T.C. Farries, 1986
Hardback, ISBN: 0948278013
Comments: 4th revise edition.

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

History of the Counties of Ayr and Wigton: Volume 1, Kyle (£10.00)
James Paterson
The Grimsay Press, 2003
Paperback, ISBN: 9780902664111
Comments: Reprint of 1863 edition. Very good but signs of water damage on top edge.

The History of the Working Classes in Scotland (£15.00)
Thomas Johnston
Unity Publishing, 1946
Hardback
Comments: 4th edition

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

The Kingdom of MacBrayne (£8.00)
Nick S Robins & Donald E Meek
Birlinn, 2006
Hardback, ISBN: 9781841585000
Comments:

Kintail Scrapbook (£10.00)
Brenda G Macrow
Oliver & Boyd, 1948
Hardback
Comments:

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

Kintyre Country Life (£8.00)
Angus Martin
Birlinn, 2005
Paperback, ISBN: 9781841584126
Comments:

The Marchioness of Graham (£10.00)
Richard M Orr
The Grimsay Press, 2010
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300722
Comments:

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

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

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

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

Leith-Built Ships on War Service (£12.00)
Henry Robb
Hardback
Comments:

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

Let's Visit Kintyre (£5.00)
Freddy Gillies
Ardminish Press, 2003
Paperback, ISBN: 9780954280444
Comments:

The Scottish Home (£10.00)
Annette Carruthers (ed.)
National Museums of Scotland, 1996
Hardback, ISBN: 9780948636721
Comments:

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

The Society of Writers to His Majesty's Signet (£10.00)
Edinburgh University Press, 1936
Hardback
Comments:

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

The Statistical Account of Scotland vol 13 Angus (£15.00)
Sir John Sinclair (ed.)
EP Publishing, 1976
Hardback, ISBN: 0715810138
Comments:

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

The Viking Isle (£16.00)
Freddy Gillies
Ardminish Press, 2002
Paperback, ISBN: 9790954280405
Comments:

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

Thomas Muir of Huntershill (£10.00)
Gerard Carruthers & Don Martin (eds.)
humming earth, 2016
Paperback, ISBN: 9781846220517
Comments:

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

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

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

West Highland Steamers (£10.00)
C.L.D. Duckworth & G.E. Langmuir
Richard Tilling, 1935
Hardback
Comments:

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


History

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

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

The Irish Country House - A Social History (£20.00)
Peter Somerville-Large
Sinclair Stevenson, 1995
Hardback, ISBN: 9781856192378
Comments:

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

The Story of the Royal Dublin Society (£8.00)
Terence de Vere White
The Kerryman Ltd., 1955
Hardback
Comments:

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


Literary

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

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

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

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

Is There a Sphygmomanometerist In the House (£3.00)
Frank Livingstone Sinclair
Scottish Cultural Press, 1996
Paperback, ISBN: 9781898218159
Comments: "Comic verse for teachers, anglers and everyone else."

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

Letters of Aldous Huxley (£18.00)
Grover Smith (ed.)
Chatto & Windus, 1969
Hardback
Comments:


Miscellaneous

Building Over the Centuries: A History of McLaughlin & Harvey (£16.00)
Frederick Gilbert Watson
Nicholson & Bass, 2010
Hardback, ISBN: 9781905989508
Comments:

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

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

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

Cross-Channel and Coastal Paddle Steamers (£25.00)
Frank Burtt
Richard Tilling, 1934
Hardback
Comments:

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

French Cathedrals (£8.00)
Elizabeth Robins-Pennell
The Century Co., 1909
Hardback
Comments:

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

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


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