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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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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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Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin - A History (£12.00)
Kenneth Milne
Four Courts Press, 2010
Paperback, ISBN: 9781846822704
Comments:
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A New Anatomy of Ireland (£10.00)
Toby Barnard
Yale University Press, 2003
Hardback, ISBN: 9780300096699
Comments:
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A History of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (£20.00)
Barra Boydell
The Boydell Press, 2004
Hardback, ISBN: 9781843830443
Comments:

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Renfrewshire

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

Paisley Patterns - A Design Source Book (£10.00)
Valerie Reilly
Studio House, 1989
Hardback, ISBN: 9781851703067
Comments:

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

Seams Sewn Long Ago (£12.00)
Brain Coats
Createspace, 2013
Paperback, ISBN: 9781490408262
Comments:

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

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

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

The Five-Hundred Year Book of the University of Glasgow 1451-1951 (£10.00)
Ian R Hamilton (ed.)
Glasgow University,
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:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Scots Plays of the Seventies (£18.00)
Bill Findlay (ed.)
Scottish Cultural Press, 2001
Paperback, ISBN: 9781840170283
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.

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

An' then the world came tae oor doorstep: Lockerbie Lives and Stories (£10.00)
Jill S. Haldane
The Grimsay Press, 2008
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300630
Comments:

Scottish Painting 1620 - 1908 (£10.00)
James L. Caw
Kingsmead Reprints, 1975
Hardback, ISBN: 0901571717
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 Rivers (£10.00)
Thomas Dick Lauder
Edmonston and Douglas, 1874
Hardback
Comments:

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

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

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

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

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

Sidelights on Highland History (£10.00)
William MacKay
Hardback
Comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

In the Hills of Breadalbane (£10.00)
V A Firsoff
Robert Hale, 1954
Hardback
Comments:

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:

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

The Minutes of the Justices of the Peace for Lanarkshire 1707-1723 (£10.00)
Charles A. Malcolm
Edinburgh University Press, 1931
Hardback
Comments:

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

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

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

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

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

The Snell Exhibitions 1679-1900 (£12.00)
W. Innes Addison
James MacLehose, 1901
Hardback
Comments:

Ladies First - A History of the Queen Margaret Union of the University of Glasgow (£10.00)
Gary R. Brown (ed.)
The Grimsay Press, 2010
Paperback, ISBN: 9781845300616
Comments:

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

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

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

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

The Story of Edinburgh University Athletic Club (£12.00)
C M Usher
University of Edinburgh, 1966
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 Viking Isle (£16.00)
Freddy Gillies
Ardminish Press, 2002
Paperback, ISBN: 9790954280405
Comments:

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

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

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

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:

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


History

History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain & Ireland (£30.00)
Sir Bernard Burke
Harrison and Sons, 1894
Hardback
Comments: Ex-lib. Binding cracked.

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

The History of England Volume 1 (£10.00)
David Hume
University of Michigan Library,
Paperback, ISBN: 9781425559458
Comments: Reprint of 1856 edition.

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

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


Literary

Amusing Prose Chapbooks (£15.00)
Hamilton, Adams, 1889
Paperback
Comments:

Let Burns Speak (£8.00)
Clark Hunter
J & J Cook, 1961
Hardback
Comments:

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."

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


Miscellaneous

A History of Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (£20.00)
Barra Boydell
The Boydell Press, 2004
Hardback, ISBN: 9781843830443
Comments:

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

A New Anatomy of Ireland (£10.00)
Toby Barnard
Yale University Press, 2003
Hardback, ISBN: 9780300096699
Comments:

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

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

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin - A History (£12.00)
Kenneth Milne
Four Courts Press, 2010
Paperback, ISBN: 9781846822704
Comments:

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

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

The History of Freemasonry (£10.00)
Albert Mackay
Gramercy Books, 1996
Hardback, ISBN: 9780517149829
Comments:

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

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

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


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