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 1. The Lordship of the Isles by I.F. Grant. Wanderings in the Lost Lordship. H.B. Published in 1935. 1st Edition. Contents: Crinan and the Kingdom of Dalriada, Iona, The Continuity of Its Traditions, Colonsay, The Vikings and the Gall Gadhael, Morvern, Somerled, The Lordship of the Isles In Relation to the King and to its vassals, Arran: The Closed Door, Connel Ferry and the Lordship of Lorn, Knapdale: The Lordships Feudal Setting, Kintyre, Islay: The Centre of the Lordship, An Island Cruise. 514 Pages. Includes a newspaper cutting about Finlaggan Castle, a Pamphlet IF Grant Memorial Appeal and an article from the Scots Magazine from January 2008. H.B £65

2.   The Lordship of the Isles. Wanderings in the Lost Lordship by I.F. Grant. H.B. With D/J Published in 1935. 1stEdition. 10 Chapters as above. 514 Pages. £65

3.  More Leaves From My Game Book by Augustus Grimble. H.B. Fully Rebound Published in 1917. A diary from the Years 1899 to 1916. Includes 45 Illustrations. 270 Pages. Only 250 Copies of this book were printed. £100

4. An Etymological Glossary of Some Place Names of Shetland by James Stout Angus. H.B. Published in 1910. 1stEdition. 76 Pages. £85

5. Memoirs of a Highland Lady. The Autobiography of Elizabeth Grant of Rothiemurchus Afterwards Mrs Smith of Baltiboys 1797-1830. Edited by Lady Strachey. H.B. First Published in 1898, this Edition is from 1911. 22 Chapters, Ilustrations, Notes, Index. 427 Pages. £45

6. Jura Red Deer.  Some Account of Jura Red Deer. Facsimilie Reprint of the book originally published in 1890 by H. Evans. H.B. Published in 1993. Only 200 copies were printed of which this is no 9. 38 Pages. £65

7. The Crofter In History by Dalriad. H.B. Published in 1885. Contents: 7 Chapters: Decline of Feudalism, Powers of a Chief Under the Clan System, Conditions of the Highlands and Islands in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Conditions of the Highlands and Islands During The Eighteenth Century, Buchanan’s Account of the Western Hebrides, 1782, Origin of the Modern Crofter, The Policy of Sheep Walks. 104 Pages. £65

8.  Wild Nature in Strathearn by D.J. Thomson. Illustrated. H.B. Published in 1902. 16 Chapters. 184 Pages. £85

9. The Highland Sportsman by Robert Hall. A comprehensive Guide to the Highlands of Scotland For the Sportsmen and Tourist. With Map and Numerous Illustrations. Corrected, Revised and Enlarged. H.B Published in 1883. Contents include; General Description, Area, Concerning Guns, Dogs. The Deer Forests, Concerning Game, Close Time for Game, Concerning Angling, Close Time for Salmon, Fisheries Commisioners, The Great Landowners, Principal Places, Post and Telegraph Officers, Railway Stations, Mileage of Railways, Coaches, Steamers, Hotels and Tariffs, Sportsman’s Calendar, Different areas are covered and shootings. Includes Adverts. 236 Pages. £85

10. The Verge of the Scottish Highlands by William T.Palmer. Illustrated with 32 Photographs by Robert M. Adam. 43 Chapters. 335 Pages. £65

11. The Lady of Hirta. A Tale of the Isles by W.C. Mackenzie. H.B. Published in 1905. 1st Edition. Twenty Three Chapters. 323 Pages. £35

12. The General Turnpike Road Act, 3 Geo. IV. Cap. 126. With an Appendix of Forms and The Standing Orders of Both Houses of Parliament with respect to Private Road Bills, &c. TO Which Are added An Index and Notes by J.Bateman Esq of Lincoln’s Inn. Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1823. 126 Pages. £85

13. Memories of Skye. 36 Camera Studies in Sepia Tone, Reproduced from Exclusive Copyright Negatives. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown.  £45

14. The Blue Guides Scotland. Edited by L. Russell Muirhead. With Complete Atlas of Scotland and 34 other Maps and Plans. H.B. Published in 1949. This Third Impression is from 1956. Contents Include; A Summary of Scottish History, Rulers of Scotland, Glossary of Lowland Scots, Glossary of Gaelic Roots, Books About Scotland, Railways and Other Conveyances, Postal, Hotels, Motoring, General Hints, Routes to Scotland, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Southern Scotland, Stirling, Perth and the Perthshire Highlands, Fife, Aberdeen and Eastern Scotland, Oban and Western Scotland, Northern Scotland and the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland, Maps & Plans. 453 Pages. £45

15. Notes and Sketches Illustrative of Northern Rural Life in the Eighteenth Century by the Author of Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk.  H.B. Published in 1877. 26 Chapters and Appendix. 221 Pages. £65

16. Memorials of the Bass Rock by Robert MacGregor.  H.B. Published in 1881. Contents: St Baldred of the Bass, The Lauders of the Bass - Early Annals of the Rock, The Fortress Annals till 1650, Church Records sent to Bass, The Killing Time, The Prisoners 1673-1677 Gillespie, Peden Bell Dick, The Captives of 1677, From 1678 to the Revolution, The Siege of the Bass, Natural History of the Bass.  136 Pages. £85

17. Souvenir of the Highlands With Guide Book. Tourists Guide to the Trossachs. And Guide to Loch Lomond. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. 13 Chapters on the Trossachs, 7 Chapters on Loch Lomond. 23 Photographs. 78 Pages. £65

18. Arthur Anderson A Founder of the P&0 Company by John Nicolson. H.B. Published in 1932. 9 Chapters and Illustrations. The original book was published in 1914, but this is a revised and updated edition. 110 Pages. £35

19. The Marine Algae of the Orkney Islands by George W. Traill. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh Vol.   XVIII.  Printed in 1890. Booklet type Publication. 43 Pages. £35

20.Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Arbroath Celebration. On Tuesday, 22nd June, 1897. A Record of the Day’s Proceedings, with Portraits of Prominent Citizens, Photographs of Public Buildings.  H.B. Published in 1897. 104 Pagers plus numerous pages of Photographs. £65

 

21. Land of the Mountain and the Flood  Scottish Scenes and Scenery Delineated by Rev James Marrat. H.B Dtae of Printing Unknown. 224 Pages. £85

 

22. A Sketch of the Geology of Fife and the Lothians Including Detailed Descriptions of Arthur’s Seat and Pentland Hills by Charles Maclaren. H.B. Published in 1839. This looks like a reprint but not dated.  Contents: Arthur’s Seat, Calton Hill, Castle Hill, Lower Basin of the Forth, Pentland Hills, Theory of the Hills, Geological Age of the Hills, Alluvial Phenomenia in Pentland Hills and Mid Lothian Generally, Rise in the Bed of the Forth.  235 Pages and includes Maps. £45

 

23. The Camera Series Album of Inverness Views. H.B. Date of printing unknown. 14 Photographs. £25

 

24. Forestry Commission. Britain’s Forests -Culbin. H.B. Published in 1949. 17 Pages. £20

 

25. Little Journey’s to Scotland and Ireland. H.B. Published in 1901. For Intermediate and Upper Grades. Scotland by Clara E. Whitcomb. Ireland by Marian M. George. Includes journeys to Orkney, Shetland and St Kilda. 82 Pages. £25

 

26. Scientific Survey of Aberdeen and District. Prepared for the Aberdeen Meeting 1934. By Various Authors. H.B. Published in 1934. 18 Chapters in Total. 123 Pages. £45

 

27.A Topographical Descripton of the Middle Division of Scotland. Consisting of the Following Counties: Nairn, Murray, Banff, Aberdeen, Mearns, Angus, Perth, Fife, Kinross, Clackmannan, Stirling, Dunbarton, Argyll, Bute. H.B. Date of printing unknown. It has been fully rebound. 288 Pages. £45

 

28. The New Deeside Guide by James Brown. P.B. Published in 1876. With Copious Notes and Additions. 126 Pages and a Map. 126 Pages. £85

 

29. Bradshaw’s Tours Through the Northern Counties of Hertford, Buckingham, Northampton, Warwick, Stafford, Chester, Lancaster, York, Cumberland, Westmoreland, Northumberland, Dumfries, Lanark, Ayr, and the Northern Counties of Scotland. H.B. Published in 1861. 2nd Edition. Couple of Hundred Pages and Maps. £65

 

30. A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson. H.B. With D/J Published in 1924. With an Introduction by John Freeman. 240 Pages. £45

 

31. Official Programme of the Victory Celebrations 8th June 1946.  Booklet 18 Pages. £15

 

32. Annals and Recollections of Sunart by Alastair Cameron ‘North Argyll’ P.B. Published in 1961. Contents: Salen to Woodend, Woodend to Strontian, and Two Appendixes. 72 Pages. £15

 

33. Saint Magnus of The Orkneys. Booklet, printed in 1887. 32 Pages. £20

 

34. The Population of Orkney 1755-1961. A Record of the Parishes and Islands by Robert S. Barclay. Booklet, printed in 1965. Contents: Introduction, The County as a Whole, The Mainland Parishes, The North Isles, The South Isles, The Two Burghs, Summary. 28 Pages. £20

 

35. The Island parish of Jura by John D. Porteous. Booklet, printed in 1968. Reprinted from the Scottish Geographical Magazine Vol 84. No 1, April 1968. 14 Pages. £12

 

36. Donald M’Leod’s Gloomy Memories in the Highlands of Scotland Versus Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Sunny Memories In (England) A Foreign Land: Or a Faithful Picture of the Extirpation of the Celtic Race From the Highlands of Scotland. A Facsimilie copy of the 1892 Edition.  212 Pages. £25

 

37. ‘Pateas Amicis’ The Story of the House of Graemeshall In Orkney. H.B. Published in 1936. H.B. 64 Pages. £25

 

38. Memories of an Orkney Family by Henrietta Groundwater. Booklet, printed in 1967. 42 Pages. £20

 

39. The Gaelic Topography of Scotland and What It Proves, Explained; With Much Historical, Antiquarian, and Descriptive Information, Illustrated with Map. By James A. Robertson. H.B. Published in 1869. 17 Chapters. 544 Pages. £85

 

40. Familiar Scottish Animals by A. Nicol Simpson. H.B. Published in 1906. Contents: Land Animals, Sea Animals, Reptiles, Amphibians, Once Familiar Animals, Familiar Animal Haunts. 192 Pages. £35

 

41. Anderson’s Guide to Orkney. With Description of Ruined Orkney Churches and The Bells of St Magnus by the Late Sir Henry Dryden, Bart. P.B. Date of Printing Unknown. A new and updated Edition. 194 Pages. £25

 

42. Five Sermons Addressed to Emigrants On Subjects Relative to Their Future Religious Course And Duties To Which are Subjoined Prayers by James Fairlie. Booklet, Printed in 1852. 112 Pages. £25

 

43. A Shetland Minister of the Eighteenth Century being Paffages in the Life of Reverend John Mill AD 1712 -AD 1805.  Edited by John Willcock. Seven Chapters and Appendices. H.B. Published in 1897. 174 Pages. £85

 

44. Boswell’s Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson, With Notes by Scott, Croker, Chambers, and Others. In Two Volumes. Vol 1. H.B. Published in 1906. 251 Pages. £25

 

45. Scenes and Stories of the North of Scotland by John Sinclair. With Three Coloured and Eight Lithograph Illustrations. New Edition. H.B. Published in 1891. Contents: Loch Duich, The Black Rock, The Island of Lewis, Assynt in Sutherland, The Caithness Coast, The Town of Thurso, The Shetland Islands. 242 Pages. £65

 

46. Funzie, Fetlar: A Shetland Run Rig Township in the Nineteenth Century by William P.L. Thomson. Reprinted from the Scottish Geographical Magazine Vol 86, No 3 December 1970. Booklet, 16 Pages. £12

 

47. The Prisoner of Papa Stoer. A Shetland Incident by John Nicolson. Booklet, 47 Pages. Date of Printing Unknown.  £20

 

48.  Standing Stones and Maeshowe of Stenness by Magnus Spence. With a plan of Maeshowe. Booklet, Date of Printing Unknown. 16 Pages. £15

 

49. The Cabinet Album Views of Edinburgh. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. £20

 

50. Photographs of Orkney by G.W. Wilson & Coy Aberdeen. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. £20

 

51.Scapa Flow A Naval Retrospect by Captain  D.J. Munro. With an Introduction by Admiral Sir Herbert W. Richmond. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. Possibly about 1920. 14 Chapters, Illustrations and Index. 235 Pages. £65

 

52. The Cairngorms. The Scottish Mountaineering Club Guide. By Sir Henry Alexander. With Panoramas by H.C. Dugan, J.A. Parker, Gordon Wilson. Second Edition With Appendix by G.R. Symmers on New Climbs on Lochnagar and Notes on Other Ascents. H.B. Published in 1938. 20 Chapters, Appendices, Index and Illustrations. 232 Pages. £35

 

53. Caithness Events. A Discussion of Captain Kennedy’s Historical Narrative and An Account of the Broynach Earls To Which is added A Supplement of Emendations of 1899 by Thomas Sinclair. With Portrait and Appendix. Second Edition. Contents: The Kennedy Manuscripts’ Opening, A Bishop’s Death, The Cheyne Family, Keith and Gunn Feud, The Second Sinclair Earl of caithness, Battle of Summerdale in Orkney, John, Master of Caithness and his Father, Revenge on Justice, Pedigrees, Castles and the Caithness Estate, Battle of Altimarlach, The Breadalbane Rights in Caithness, The Broynach Question, Broynach and Janet Ewing, David, Earl James His Son, and Donald, James the Chamberlain and his Descendants. 3 Appendixes, Explanation. H.B Published in 1899. 198 Pages. £125

 

54. Morayshire Described. Being A Guide to Visitors Containing Notices of Ecclesiastical and Military Antiquities; Topographical Descriptions of the Principal Country Residences, Towns and Villages, and Genealogical Notes of the Leading Families in the County with Map and Illustrations by J & W. Watson. H.B. Published in 1868. Contents: Introduction, Ecclesiastical and Military Antiquities, Country Residences, The Town of Elgin, The Town of Forres, Villages, Guide to Visitors, Index. 350 Pages. £175

 

55. Arran And How To see It by the Rev David Landsborough, Kilmarnock. With Numerous Engravings on Wood, and Carefully Prepared Map. Fourth and Improved Edition. Booklet, Printed in 1896. 8 Chapters, front cover has bottom right hand corner torn out and cover shows other tears. Back cover also has tears., with bottom corner missing. 68 Pages. £20

 

56. Short sketches of the Wild Sports and Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John. H.B. Published in 1846. 36 Chapters, 281 Pages. £45

 

57. Shetland: Descriptive and Historical; Being A Graduation Thesis on the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands; and A Geographical Description of that Country by Robert Cowie. H.B. Published in 1874. Second Edition. 56 Chapters in Total. 323 Pages. £65

 

58. Diary of Thomas Brown Writer in Kirkwall 1675-1693. Edited, With Preface and Notes by A. Francis Steuart, Advocate. H.B. Published in 1898. 72 Pages. £45

 

59. Ultima Thule or Orkney round the Shetland Islands. 2 Books Combined. A Lecture To Accompany A Set of Photographic Transparencies. 36 slides in total with a bit about each slide. Booklet, possibly printed late 1880’s -90’s. Cover very worn and some writing in pencil throughout. 23 Pages. £10

 

60.The Wondrous Isle of Staffa  Its History, Geology, Features and Associations by Donald B. MacCulloch. H.B. With D/J Published in 1957. Third Edition. Twelve Chapters, Appendixes and Index. Also includes Illustrations. 205 Pages. £25

 

61. St Kilda by Norman Heathcote. With 80 Illustrations From Sketches and Photographs of the People, Scenery and Birds by the Author. H.B. With D/J Originally Published in 1900, this edition was republished in 1985. Contents: St Kilda in the Past, St Kilda and the St Kildans, Boating and Climbing in St Kilda, The Birds of St Kilda, St Kilda in the Future. 229 Pages. Includes a newspaper review cutting from 1986, plus a pamphlet from the publishers about the book and a letter to the purchaser from the publishers. £45

 

62. Scottish Population Statistics Including Webster’s Analysis of Population  1755. Edited by James Gray Kyd. H.B. With D/J Originally Published in 1952, this reprint is from 1975. Contents: Foreword, Introduction, Webster’s Census, 3 Appendixes and Index. 107 Pages. £25

 

 

63. Johnson’s Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland and Boswell’s Journal of a tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. Edited by R.W. Chapman. H.B With D/J Published in 1930. Contents: Introduction, A Journey to the Western Islands. The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides Contents of Journey and Tour, Indexes: Subjects, Names of Persons and Books, Names of Places. 447 Pages. £25

 

64. Boswell’s Life of Johnson. In Two Volumes. Volume II. 1776-1784. H.B Published in 1931. Contents: Life of Samuel Johnson (March 1776-December 1784), Index. 704 Pages. £25

 

65. The Cathedral and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall. By John Mooney. Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1947. Contents: Part One: The Church, Part Two: The Town, Part Three: The Earldom, 3 Appendixes and Illustrations. 251 Pages. £25

 

66. The Moray Floods. The Great Floods of August 1829, In the Province of Moray and Adjoining Districts by Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, Bart. With an Introductory Note by Miss Dick Lauder. Third Edition. H.B. Published in 1873. 26 Chapters, Concluding Remarks, Appendixes, Plates. 230 Pages. £45

 

67. Woods, Forests, and Estates of Perthshire With Sketches of the Principal Families in the County by Thomas Hunter. H.B. Published 1883. 1st Edition.  52 Chapters, Index to the Old and Notable Trees. Illustrations.  564 Pages. £85

 

68. The High Girders by John Prebble. ‘Appalling Catastrophe in Dundee’ H.B. Published in 1956. 1st Edition. Contents: Overture, Act One, Entr’acte, Act Two, Finale. Includes Illustrations. 219 Pages. £20

 

69. Scots Fisherfolk by Peter F. Anson. With Illustrations by the Author. H.B. Published in 1950. 1st Edition.8 Chapters, Maps, Comparative Statistical Tables for 1938 and 1948, Bibliography, Details of Old Types of Scottish Fishing Vessels, Index.  166 Pages. £30

 

70. The Topography of the Basin of the Tay. Intended as a Companion to the Map of the Basin of the Tay by James Knox. With Three Beautiful Engravings. H.B. Published in 1831. Includes a list of Subscribers to the Map and the Basin of the Tay. 236 Pages Plus Appendixes. £125

 

71. A New and Copiuos Vocabularly in Two parts: The First Part Consisting of English and Gaelic; The Second of Gaelic and English; With a few directions for reading the Gaelic, Both with the different parts of Speech, and In Alphabetical Order. By P. Macfarlane. H.B. Published in 1815. 152 Pages. £85

 

72. A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language. Gaelic -English English Gaelic by Malcolm Maclennan D.D. H. B. Published in 1925. 1st Edition. 613 Pages. £65

 

73. On The Hills of the North by J. Hubert Walker. H.B. Published in 1948. 1st Edition. Contents: The Northern Highlands, The North West Highlands, The West Highlands, A Part of the Central Highlands, The Cuillin and the Small Isles, Appendices, Photographs and Sketch Maps. 182 Pages. £65

 

74. Fishing Boats and Fishing Folk On the East Coast of Scotland. Written and Illustrated by Peter F. Anson. H.B. Published 1930. 1st Edition. Contents: Historical Notes on the Fisheries of the East Coast of Scotland, Methods of Fishing, Types of Fishing Craft on the East Coast of Scotland, Religion and Superstition, Berwickshire, The Lothians, Fife, Angus, The Mearns, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeenshire, Banffshire (1), Banffshire (11),Moray and Nairn, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland & Caithness, Appendices: Statistical Tables, Bibliography, Index. Includes Illustrations in Colour and Black and White. 294 Pages. £65

 

75. James Fraser Laird of Brea. Parish Minister of Culross Bass Rock, Blackness, and Newgate Prisoner, and Author of ‘The Book of the Intricacies of my Heart and Life’ By Alexander Whyte. H.B. Published in 1911. 28 Chapters, Illustrations. 273 Pages. £85

 

76.  A Glossary of the Shetland Dialect by James Stout Angus. H.B. Published in 1914. 1st Edition. 170 Pages. £65

 

77.The School Gaelic Dictionary. Prepared for the Use of Learners of The Gaelic Language by Malcolm Macfarlane. H.B. Published in 1912. 1st Edition. 189 Pages. £35

 

78. Nether Locahber The Natural History, Legends and Folk Lore of the West Highlands by The Rev Alexander Stewart. H.B. Published in 1883. 63 Chapters. 417 Pages. £45

 

79. Seaweed Utilisation by Lily Newton. With Contributions by J.B. Speakman, S.M. Marshall, A.P. Orr, K.A. Pyefinch, M. Knight. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. Includes Figures and Plates. 9 Chapters, Appendixes and Glossary. 188 Pages. £35

 

80. A Bibliography of Caithness With Notes by John Mowat. H.B Published in 1940. Contents: Books and Pamphlets Relating to Caithness, Law Cases Connected With Caithness, List of Books and Pamphlets printed or published in Caithness, A Classified List of Magazine and Periodical Articles Relating to Caithness, A List of Authors Connected With Caithness. 178 Pages. £45

 

81. Esquisse De La Geographie Et De La Vegetation Des Highlands D’Ecosse Par Marcel Hardy University College Dundee. P.B. Published in 1905. This book is in the French Language. 184 Pages and Index. £85

 

82. The Island Clans During Six Centuries by The Rev Canon R.C. Macleod of Macleod. Contents: The Norse Occupation of the Hebrides, The Clan System, The Clansmen, Home Life, Internal and External Warfare, Scottish Kings and Island Chiefs, The Passing of the Old Order, Employment and Unemployment, A West Highland Estate During Four Centuries, Some Island Folklore, Index. 187 Pages. £65

 

83. Grammar and Usage of the Shetland Dialect by T.A. Robertson and John J. Graham. Booklet, Printed in 1952. 10 Chapters, Glossary -Index on Spelling. 46 Pages. £35

 

84. The Flora of the Clyde Area. A Handbook of the Flowering Plants And Ferns Occurring Wild or Established Within the Drainage Area Of the River and Firth of Clyde by John R. Lee. H.B. Published in 1933. 33 Chapters and Index. 391 Pages. £45

 

85. Smuggling in the Solway and Around the Galloway sea board by Maxwell Hood. Illustrated by John Copland. H.B. Published in 1908. Twelve Chapters, Appendixes and Index. 208 Pages. £35

 

86. A Nook in Galloway by Thomas Newbigging. H.B. Published in 1911. 100 Pages. £35

 

87. Highways & Byways in Galloway & Carrick by C.H. Dick. With Illustrations by Hugh Thomson. H.B. Published in 1938. Second Edition.  36 Chapters, Notes on Ptolemy’s Place Names, Notes on the Galloway Church Window, Notes on the Galloway Hydro Electric Scheme, Index. Includes Illustrations. 558 Pages. £25

 

88. The Field Club Flora of The Lothians by the Botanical Committee of the Edinburgh Natural History Society. Edited by Isa. H. Martin. With Descriptions, Keys, Ecological Lists, Illustrated Glossary, and Map of the Lothians. H.B. Published in 1934. 318 Pages. £45

 

89. Poems Lyrics and Sketches by David Vedder. With Essay on his Life and Writings By Rev George Gilfillan. Published by William Peace & Son Kirkwall. Not Dated. 370 Pages. £35

 

90. A Description Of the Isles of Orkney by The Rev James Wallace. Minister of Kirkwall. Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1693, with Illustrative Notes from an interleaved copy in the Library of the University of Edinburgh formerly the property of Malcolm Laing, the Scottish Historian, together with the additions made by the Author’s son, in the Edition of 1700. Edited by John Small. H.B. Published in 1883. Includes newspaper cuttings about the book. 251 Pages. £150

 

91. The Flora of Uig (Lewis) A Botanical Exploration. Edited by M.S. Campbell. H.B. Published in 1945. 9 Chapters, Explanation of Plates.  63 Pages. £45

 

92. Scottish Motor Tours. No 1 Edinburgh. Contains text and Photographs of all the local tours. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. £65

 

93.A Scots Dialect Dictionary. Comprising The Words in Use From the Latter Part of the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day. Compiled by Alexander Warrack. With an Introduction and a Dialect Map by William Grant. H.B. Published in 1911. 717 Pages. £65

 

94. The Flora of Forfarshire by William Gardiner. H.B. Published in 1848. 348 Pages. £125

 

95. Galloway The Spell of its Hills & Glens by Andrew McCormick. To Which is Added The Geology of the Merrick Region by R.J.A Eckford. With 25 Illustrations and Map. H.B. With D/J Published in  1937 (Second Cheaper Edition)23 Chapters In Total, Epilogue, Outline of Walks, Index. 283 Pages. £25

 

96. Sketches of the Coasts and Islands of Scotland and of The Isle of Man. Descriptive of the Scenery and Illustrative of The Progressive Revolution in the Economical, Moral and Social Condition of the Inhabitants of those regions in Two Volumes By Lord Teignmouth. H.B. Published in 1836. Volume I has Thirteen Chapters, appendixes and Etymology of Names of Places derived from Gaelic. 322 Pages. Volume Two: Twenty Six Chapters, Appendixes. 426 Pages. £250 for the Two Volumes.

 

97. Glasgow. Sketches by Various Authors. Edited by J. Graham Kerr. British Association for the Advancement of Science. H.B. Published in 1928. 18 Chapters and Illustrations. 357 Pages. £35

 

98. Handbook & Guide to Dundee and District. Prepared for the Members of the British Association for the Advancement of Science on the occasion of their visits to Dundee, under the direction of the Local Publications Committee. A.W. Paton Editor of Section I, A.H. Millar Editor of Section II. Contents: Social Services and City Problems, Public Services, As an Educational Centre, Industrial and Commercial Life, Biographical, Scientific, Art in Dundee. Maps and Illustrations. 683 Pages. £35

 

99. General View of the Agriculture of the Northern Counties of Scotland; Including the Counties of Cromarty, Ross, Sutherland, and Caithness and the Islands of Orkney and Shetland. With Observations on the Means of their Improvements by Sir John Sinclair, Bart. H.B. Published in 1795. Fully Rebound. Contents: Preliminary Observations, Cromarty, Ross, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney Isles, Shetland Isles, Conclusion, Appendix. 281 Pages. £250

 

100.The Scottish Naturalist: A Magazine of Scottish Natural History Edited by F. Buchanan White. Volume I. 1871-1872. H.B. Published in 1872. 384 Pages. £35

 

101.Shetland: Descriptive and Historical: Being a Graduation Thesis on the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands; and A Topographical Description of that County by Robert Cowie. Second Edition With Map and Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1874. 56 Chapters in Total. 323 Pages. £65

 

102. Ailsa Craig: Its History and Natural History by the Rev R. Lawson. P.B. Published in 1888. This is a reprint from 1997. Nine Chapters. 80 Pages. £20

 

103. The Place Names of Arran by Ronald Currie, Skelmorlie. H.B. Published in 1908. 95 Pages. £45

 

104. The Cairngorm Mountains by John Hill Burton. H.B. Published in 1864. 120 Pages. £45

 

105. The Parish of Lerwick 1701-1901 An Ecclesiastical Sketch by James. M. Crawford. H.B. Published in 1901. 7 Chapters, Appendices and Illustrations. 95 Pages. £65

 

106.Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands by Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe. Illustrated from Designs by Hammatt Billings. In Two Volumes, Vol I. Eighteen Chapters. 326 Pages. £65

 

107. Galloway Gossip or the Southern Albanaich 80 Years Ago by R.De Bruce Trotter. H.B. Published in 1901. 12 Chapters and Index. 477 Pages. £85

 

108. Isle of Arran by Rev Charles A. Hall. H.B. Published in 1912. Five Chapters, Index, Introduction. 62 Pages. £45

 

109. Island Going to the Remoter Isles, Chiefly Uninhabited, off the North West Corner of Scotland by Robert Atkinson. Contents: Handa Island, North Rona- Shiant Isles- Canna, Flannan Isles, North Rona, Eigg, North Uist, Monach Isles, St Kilda, Sulasgeir, Lewis Remembered, The Hebrides Regained. Includes Illustrations and Plates. 384 Pages. £35

 

110. The Geology of Arran by G.W. Turell. H.B. Published in 1928. 18 Chapters, Bibliography, Index and Illustrations. 292 Pages. £65

 

111.Baily’s Magazine of Sports & Pastimes. Volume The Forty Second. H.B. Published in 1884. Includes Plates. 454 Pages. £45

 

112. Baily’s magazines of Sports and Pastimes. Volume Forty Three. 1885. 446 Pages. Includes Plates. £45

 

113. A Perthshire Naturalist: Charles Macintosh of Inver by Henry Coates, F.S.A. Scot. Introduction by J. Arthur Thomson. With a Chapter on Scottish Folk Music by Herbert Wiseman. Illustrated with a map of Central Strathtay, 41 Sepia Reproductions of Portraits and views around Inver, and 14 Musical Compositions. H.B. Published in 1923. 15 Chapters, 2 Appendixes, Index. 244 Pages. £65

 

114. Scottish Estate Tweeds. Johnstons of Elgin. By EP Harrison H.B. With D/J Published in 1995. Contents: Introduction, Preface, The Story of Scottish Estate Tweeds, The story of Johnstons of Elgin, The Estate Tweed Plates, A Glossary of Spinning and Weaving Terms, Index. Includes a large Selection of Photographs. 192 Pages. £20

 

115. The Scottish Naturalist. A Quarterly Magazine of Natural Science. Edited by J.W.H. Trail. Volume II New Series. 1885-86. 384 Pages. £30

 

116. Northern Lichts. An Anthology of Shetland Verse & Prose. Compiled and Edited by John J. Graham and T.A. Robertson. H.B. Published in 1964. Contents: Foreword, Acknowledgements, Verse, Songs With Music, Prose, Notes on Authors. 60 Pages. £25

 

117. Highland Route No V. Oban to the Isle of Skye, Gairloch, Loch Maree to Inverness. With descriptions of the topography and Notices of the Natural History and authentic information for Tourists as to Routes, Conveyances, by William Keddie. H.B Possibly Published in 1863, as some of the advertisments are dated that year. 74 Pages. £45

 

118. Description of the Islands of Orkney and Zetland by Robert Monteith of Englisha and Gairsa, 1633. Reprinted from the Edition of 1711, Published Under the Superintendence of Sir Robert Sibbald, K.N.T. M.D. H.B. Published in 1845. Looks as if only 145 copies of this edition were published. 82 Pages. £125

 

119. A Tour in Sutherlandshire With Extracts from the Fieldbooks of A Sportsman and Naturalist by Charles St John. With Woodcuts. In Two Volumes. Vol I. 20 Chapters and Illustrations. 296 Pages. Vol II. 17 Chapters and Illustrations. 373 Pages Vol I Published in 1849, Vol II Published in 1884. Looks as if a mouse has been chewing the top edges of some of the pages of Vol I, but no text is missing as a result of this. £150 for both volumes.

 

120. Department of Agriculture for Scotland. Report of the Commission of Enquiry Into Crofting Conditions. Presented by the Sexretary of State for Scotland to Parliament by Command of Her Majesty April 1954. Contents: Introduction, Historical and Descriptive, General Crofting Conditions, Obstacles in the Way of Full Agricultural Production, Discussion of Remit, The Land Problem, Agricultural Aspects, Legal Aspects, Economic Aspects, Auxiliary Employments, Administrative Proposals, Summary of Recommendations and Conclusion, Two Appendixes. 100 Pages. £35

 

121.Sketches and Tales of the Shetland Islands by Eliza Edmondston. H.B. Published in 1856. Twenty One Chapters. 256 Pages. £85

 

122. Collections and Recollections of natural History and Sport In The Life of a country Vicar by The Rev. G.C. Green. H.B. Published in 1886. 11 Chapters, 221 Pages. £175

 

123. The Feuds Among the Clans by the Rev Alexander MacGregor. Together with the History of the Feuds and Conflicts Among The Clans In The Northern Parts of Scotland and in the Western Isles, From The Years MXXXI unto MDCXIX. H.B Published in 1907. Contents: The Feuds of the Clans, The Description of Sutherland, Conflicts -34 in Total.  176 Pages. £125

 

124. An Etymological Dictionary of the Norn Language in Shetland by Jakob Jakobsen. Part I. H.B. This Publication was first published in 1928, this Second Edition is from 1985. Part I. 488 Pages. Includes Newspaper Cuttings. £35

 

125. The True Romance of Busta by Frances Scott of Busta. P.B. Published in 1934. Nine Chapters. 73 Pages. £25

 

126. Fifty Years and More Of Sport in Scotland: Deerstalking, Salmon Fishing, Grouse Shooting and Other Pleasent Memories 1880-1932 by the Duke of Portland. H.B. Published in 1933. Contents: Preface, Introduction, The Caithness Estates, Deerstalking, Stalkers, Salmon Fishing: The Garry; The Tay; The Helmsdale, Grouse, Hawking, Wild Life In Caithness, Travel: Then and Now, Odds and Ends, Appendixes and Illustrations & Maps. 173 Pages. £85

 

127. The Young Shetlander or Shadow over the Sunshine: Being Life and Letters of Thomas Edmondston. Edited by His Mother. H.B. Published in 1868. 329 Pages. £85

 

128. Black’s Tourist Guide to Scotland. Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1873. 134 Pages. £45

 

129.The Church in Arran From the Earliest Period to the Presnt Day by the Rev J. Kennedy Cameron. H.B. Published in 1912. Contents: The Arran People, Paganism, Early Christianity, Mediaeval Christianity, The Reformation, Episcopacy, Moderatism, Erastianism, Ecclesiastical Activity, Voluntarvism, The Present Prospect, Appendix, Index. 188 Pages. £85

 

130      Wild Drumalbain Or, The Road to Meggernie and Glen Coe by Alasdair Alpin MacGregor. With a Series of 40 Beautiful Photographs. H.B. Published in 1927. Twenty Six Chapters, Glossary, General Index. 341 Pages. £25

 

131. The Book of Buchan. A Scientific Treatise, In Six Sections, On the Natural History of Buchan, Prehistoric Man in Aberdeenshire, and the History of the North East in Ancient, Medieval and Modern Times, By Twenty Nine Contributors. Edited and Arranged by J.F. Tocher. H.B. Published in 1910. Contents: Section I: The Natural History of Buchan, Section II: Prehistoric Buchan, Section III. Ancient Buchan, Section IV: Medieval and Stuart Buchan, Section V: Burghal Buchan, Section VI: Modern Buchan. Includes Illustrations. 508 Pages. £125

 

132. The Dialect and Place Names of Shetland. Two Popular Lectures by Jakob Jakobsen. H.B. Published in 1897. 125 Pages. £45

 

133.The Birds of Ayrshire and Wigtownshire by Robert Gray and Thomas Anderson. With a Lithographic Illustration. H.B. Published in 1869. Fully Rebound. 62 Pages. £85

 

134. Chambers Miscellany of Useful & Entertaining Tracts. Contents William Tell and Switzerland. The Herring and the Whale, Scottish Traditionary Stories, Selections from American Poetry. Booklet, Revised Edition. Part 6. Date of Printing Unknown. £25

 

135. Gaelic Names of Beasts (Mammalia) , Birds, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, Etc. In Two Parts 1. Gaelic-English II. English Gaelic. Part I. Contains Gaelic names or Terms for Each of the Above, With Gaelic Meanings. Part II. Contains all the English Names for which Gaelic is given in Part I., With Gaelic, Other English Names, Etymology, Celtic Lore, Prose, Poetry, and Proverbs Referring to Each Thereto Attached. All now brought together for the first time by Alexander Robert Forbes Edinburgh (Formerly of Sleat Skye). H.B Published in 1905. Contents: Roimh Radh, Introduction, Part I. Gaelic_English. Part II> English -Gaelic.  424 Pages. £85

 

136.The Striding Dales By Halliwell Sutcliffe. With Twelve Plates from Water Colour Drawings and Seventy Four Line Illustrations by A. Reginald Smith. H.B. Published in 1933. Second Edition. Twenty Two Chapters. 238 Pages. £35

 

137. Viscount Leverhulme By His Son. With Many Illustrations. H.B. With D/J Published in 1927. Thirty Five Chapters, Index. 325 Pages. £30

 

138. My Holidays by The Right Hon William Chambers of Glenmoriston Lord Provost of Edinburgh. H.B. Printed for Private Circulation 1897. 110 Pages. £85

 

139.Bute and the Cumbraes by R. Angus Downie. H.B. With D/J Published in 1934. Thirteen Chapters, 4 Appendixes, Bibliography, Index, Plates and maps. 132 Pages. £25

 

140. A Survey of the Antiquities of North Rona by Helen C. Nisbet and R.A. Gailey. The Royal Archaeological Institute. Reprinted from the Archaeological Journal, Volume CXVII and Published by The Royal Archaeological Institute. Booklet, Printed June 1962. Includes a Signed Letter from Helen C. Nisbet. 30 Pages. Includes Plates. £25

 

141. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Vol. LXII-Part III (No 19) 1954-55. The Late Glacial History of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland by J.K. Charlesworth. With One Folding Map and Twenty Three Text Figures) Magazine type Publication. Printed in 1956. 160 Pages. £25

 

142. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles. Ninth Report With Inventory of Monuments and Constructions in the Outer Hebrides, Skye and the Small Isles. H.B. Published in 1928. 10 Chapters, Index and Maps. 230 Pages. £250

 

143.   The Whisky Distilleries of the United Kingdom by Alfred Barnard. A Reprint with a new Introduction by Miss I.A. Glen. H.B. With D/J Published in 1969. A book originally published in 1887. 457 Pages. Includes Newspaper cuttings and A seperate pamphlet on a DIY Guide Make Your Own Scotch Whisky. £35

 

144. Afoot in the Hebrides by Seton Gordon. With Photographs by the Author and His Wife. H.B. 1st Edition Published in 1950. Contents include; The People, Religion, Language and Dress, Fishing Croftinga nd Other Pursuits, Skye, Raasay, Mull, Iona, Tiree, Coll, Islay, Jura, Colonsay, Gigha, The Small Isles, Lewis, Harris, North Uist and Benbecula, South Uist, Barra, St Kilda and four chapters titled Historical. Twenty Eight Chapters in Total. Includes newspaper article by the author dated June 1964 on a trip to North Uist. 322 Pages. £25

 

145. The Crofting Problem by the Late Adam Collier. With a Foreword by A.K. Cairncross. H.B. With D/J Published in 1953. 10 Chapters, 4 Appendixes, Index. Contains Tables, Figures and Plates.  191 Pages. £35

 

146. M’Dowall’s New Guide In Edinburgh.  Being a Description of all the Localities, Antiquities, and Buildings of any interest in the City and Vicinity with A Plan of the City A Map of the Country Ten Miles Round and other Engravings. Twelfth Edition. H.B. Published in 1851. 130 Pages. £35

 

147. The Land Birds About St Andrews by George Bruce. Including a Condensed History of the British Land Birds, With Extracts From the Poets and Observations and Anecdotes on Natural History. H.B. Published in 1895. Contents: Introduction, Moulting, Migration, Flight, Classification and Nomenclature, Technical Names, Divisions -Land and Water Birds. Order I. Raptores or Tearers, Order II. Incessores or Perchers Synoptical Table, Order III. Rasores or Scrapers. 563 Pages. £65

 

148. Place Names in Glengarry and GlenQuoich and Their Origin by Edward C. Ellice. H.B. Published in 1898. Contents: Introduction, The Glengarry District, The Aberchalder District, The Ardochy District, The Glenquoich District. 127 Pages. £85

 

149. Glen – Albyn Or Tales of the Central Highlands With Illustrations from Original Sketches and Photographs.H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. Contents: Twixt Spean and Gairlochy, On The Banks of Loch Lochy, Under the Shadows of Ben Tigh, The Raven’s Rock, Saint and Sinner, Round about Kilcumein. Contains Illustrations, Pen and Ink Sketches. 104 Pages. £65

 

150. A Summer in Skye by Alexander Smith. With Illustrations by John Blair. H.B. Published in 1912. 17 Chapters and Colour Illustrations. 574 Pages. £35

 

151. Selections from the Inchkeith Lyre 1914-1915. H.B. Published in 1920. Edited by J.C. Stewart.  42 Pages and Index. £35

 

152. Records of the Priory of the Isle of May. Edited by John Stuart. H.B. Published in 1868. Contents: The Preface. Mote A. The Gilleserfs of Clackmannan, Note B. Extracts From the Accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland, Appendix to the Preface, Rotulus Cartarum Et Munimentorum Scocie, Tabula Munimentorum In Appendice, List of Plates, Carte Prioratus Insule de May, Index to the Preface, Index to the Charters. £85

 

153. The Stent Book And Acts of The Balliary of Islay 1718-1848. H.B. Published in 1890. Privately Printed 250 Copies. 292 Pages. £250

 

154. An Historical Description of the Zetland Islands by Thomas Gifford. Originally Printed in 1836. This reprint is from 1986. 104 Pages. £65

 

155. Plant Communities of the Scottish Highlands. A Study of Scottish Mountain, Moorland and Forest Vegetation by Donald N. McVean and Derek A. Ratcliffe. Monographs of the Nature Conservancy Number One. H.B. Published in 1962. 13 Chapters, Plates and Index. 445 Pages. £45

 

156.  Scotland: A Wealthy Country By Archie Lamont. A Scientists’s Survey of Scots Resources. Booklet, printed in 1945. 64 Pages. £15

 

157. The Historical Geography of the Shetland Islands by Andrew O’ Dell. H.B. With D/J Published in 1939. Part I: The Physical Habitat, Part II, Aspects of the Development, Part III. Historical Review of the Development. Tables, Illustrations. 327 Pages. £35

 

158. The Estuary of the Forth and Adjoining Districts Viewed Geologically By David Milne Home. H.B. Published in 1871. 126 Pages and Illustrations. £65

 

159. Summer Tours in the Western Highlands & Islands of Scotland. Columba, Iona, &c. P.B. Published in 1913. New Edition. 221 Pages. £45

 

160. Twenty Six Years Reminiscences of Scotch Grouse Moors by W.A. Adams. The Illustrations Drawn by C. Whymper. H.B. Published in 1889. Contents: Introduction, Seasons 1863-1888, A Hare Day, Remark on the Outcome of Disease, Heather Burning and Draining, Surface Draining, Dogs, Disease, Wildfowl, Conclusion, Summary. 114 Pages. £125

 

161. The Geology of Northern Skye. Explanation of the Portree (80) and Parts of the Rubha Hunish (90), Applecross (81) and Gairloch (91) Sheets By F.W. Anderson and K.C. Dunham. H.B. With D/J Published in 1966. Thirteen Chapters, Appendix, Index. Illustrations, Index and Plates. 216 Pages. £35

 

162. Shearer’s Tourist Guide to Stirling and District. P.B. Published in possibly 1888. 232 Pages and Adverts. £45

 

163. Last Will and Testament And Codicil Thereto of George Heriot and the Original Statutes of his Hospital by Dr Balcanquall. H.B. Published in 1835. Contents: Last Will and Testament, Codicil of Last Will and Testament, 22 Chapters, Doquet by Dr Balcanquell, 13th July 1627, Doquet by Lord Provost, Magistrates and Ministers, Same date. 90 Pages. £85

 

164.Arthur’s Seat A ruined Volcano by T. Cuthbert Day. H.B. Published in 1933. 8 Chapters, Epilogue, 2 Appendixes and Plates. 75 Pages plus pages of Plates. £65

 

165. Sketches from Nature by John M’Diarmid. H.B. Published in 1830. Part I Contains 17 Chapters. Part II Contains 18 Chapters. 388 Pages. £150

 

166. The History of St Kilda by Kenneth Macaulay 1764. This is a facsimilie of the 1764 Edition, H.B. With D/J Published in 1974. 14 Chapters and Conclusion. 278 Pages. £45

 

167. Highland Naturalist Again. A Gamekeeper’s observation’s & discoveries by Dugald Macintyre. With a Foreword by Eric Parker. With Illustrations. The book is in 10 Parts and has an Index. 220 Pages. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. £20

 

168. Souvenir of Scotland Its Cities, Lakes and Mountains. One Hundred and Twenty Chromo Views. H.B. Published in 1895. 11 Chapters with Chromo Views. £35

 

169. Shetland Descriptive and Historical; and Topographical Description of that Country by Robert Cowie. Third Edition with Map and Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1879. 42 Chapters. 227 Pages. £45

 

170.Emeralds Chased in Gold; or, The Islands of the Forth: Their Story, Ancient and Modern by John Dickson. H.B. Published in 1899. Part One: The Greater Emeralds: Inchgarvie, Inchcolm, InchKeith, The Bass Rock, The Isle of May,. Part Two: Cramond Island, Inchmickery, Fidra, Craigleith and Lamb, Index. Illustrations. 323 Pages. £65

 

171. Edmondston’s Flora of Shetland. Comprehending A list of TheFlowering And cryptogamic Plants of The Shetland Islands, with Remarks on their Topography, Geology and Climate, &c,&c By Thomas Edmonston. H.B. Published in 1845. 67 Pages. £85

 

172. Edmondston’s Flora of Shetland. With Biographical Sketch of the Author. Second Edition. Natural Classification Edited and Revised by C.F. Argyll Saxby. Also A Biographical Sketch Compiled From His Mother’s Life of Thomas Edmonston. H.B. Published in 1903. Contents: Editorial Preface, Biographical Sketch Compiled by Jessie M.E. Saxby, Introduction, Flora of Shetland, Index to Genera. 102 Pages. £65

 

173. The Statistical Account of Caithness by The Ministers of the Respective Parishes. H.B. Published in 1841. Contents:Bower, Canisbay, Dunnet, Halkirk, Latheron, Olrick, Reay, Thurso, Watten, Wick. 187 Pages. £175

 

174. Catalogue of the National Museum of Antiquities of Scotland. New and Enlarged Edition With Illustrations. P.B. Published in 1892. 27 Chapters. 380 Pages. £65

 

175. Fiona M’Iver. A Romance of the Western Isles by Arthur Jenkinson and Emily J. Jenkinson. H.B. Published in 1898. Twenty Six Chapters. 376 Pages. £45

 

176. A Topographical Description of the Northern Division of Scotland Consisting of the Following Counties: Inverness, Cromarty, Ross, Sutherland And Caithness. Containing an account of their Situation, Extent Rivers, Minerals, Fisheries, Manufactures, Commerce, Agricultural History Civil and Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions By George Alexander Cooke. H.B. Date of Printing not given. 143 Pages. £350

 

177. Leigh’s New Pocket Road Book of Scotland. Containing an Account of All the Direct and Cross Roads Together with A Description of every Remarkable Place, Its Curiosities, Manufactures, Commerce, Population and Principal Inns; To Which are added Pleasure Tours To the Most Picturesque parts of the Country. Illustrated with A Panorama of the remarkable objects in Edinburgh and a Map of Scotland. H.B. Published in 1829. 384 Pages. £175

 

178. Guide to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, Including Orkney and Zetland, Descriptive of Their Scenery, Statistics, Antiquities And Natural History: With Numerous Historical Notices. By George Anderson and Peter Anderson. With A Very Complete Map of Scotland. H.B. Published in 1834. The book is in Nine Sections, Table of Distances, List of Books Relating to the Highlands and Islands, Index.  759 Pages. £175

 

179. Guide to the Highlands and Islands of Scotland Including Orkney and Zetland Descriptive of their Scenery, Statistics, Antiquities, and Natural History. Containing Also Directions for Visiting the Lowlands of Scotland With Descriptive Notices And Maps, Views, Tables of Distances, Notice of Inns by George Anderson and Peter Anderson. Third Edition Carefully Revised, Enlarged and Remodelled. H.B. Published in 1851. 9 Sections and 4 Appendixes, Note to Section II, Table of Distances, Index. 808 Pages. £125

 

180. Robert Dick Baker of Thurso Geologist and Botanist by Samuel Miles. With a Portrait Etched by Paul Rajon, and Numerous Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1878. Twenty Four Chapters and Illustrations. 436 Pages. £45

 

181. Black’s Picturesque Tourist of Scotland. Twenty Fourth Edition. H.B. Published in 1882. Includes Maps, Charts and Plates. Twenty Fourth Edition Contents: Edinburgh, Dumfries, Wigtown and Kirkcudbright Shires, Fife and Kinross, Perthshire, Highland Railway, Forfar and Kincardine Shires, Aberdeen and Banff Shires, West Coast, Argyllshire, Ross Shire, Sutherland, Caithness, Orkney and Shetland. 651 Pages. £85

 

182. The County of Caithness. Edited by John Horne. Contents: The County Described, Place Names, An Account of the People, Dialect, Folklore, Social Expansion, Progress of Commerce, Rise and Spread of Education, Literature, Ecclesiastical History, Antiquities, Geology, Flora, Fauna, Leading Dates and Events, The Earldom, Justiciarship, Political Representation, Volunteer Companies, Distinguished Visitors, Distribution of natives Throughout Scotland, Appendix, Index and Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1907. 470 Pages. £275

 

183.Young Rasmie’s Kit. A Book of Verse by J.J. Haldane Burgess. H.B. Published in 1928. 34 Pieces of Poetry. 94 Pages. £35

 

184. The New Statistical Account of Scotland by The Ministers of the Respective Parishes, Under the Superintendence of a Committee of the Society for the Benefit of the Sons and Daughters of the Clergy. Vol XIV. Inverness -Ross and Cromarty. H.B. Published in 1845. Contents: Alvie, Ardersier, Barray, Boleskine and Abertarff, Bracadale, Cromdale, Croy and Dalcross, Daviot and Dunlichity, Dores, Duirinish, Glenelg, Harris, Inverness, Kilmallie, Kilmonivaig, Kilmorack, Kilmuir, Kiltarlity, Kingussie, Kirkhill, Laggan, Moy and Dalarossie, North Uist, Pettie, Portree, Sleat, Small Isles, Snizort, South Uist, Strath, Urquhart and Glenmoriston. 476 Pages. £450

 

185. The Parallel Roads of Glenroy Their Origin And Relation to the Glacial Period and The Deluge by James MacFadzean. H.B. Not Dated but looks like a first edition. A presentation copy from the Author signed. 20 Chapters. 149 Pages. £65

 

186. The Rulers of Strathspey. A History  of The Lairds of Grant and Earls of Seafield b y The Earl of Cassillis. H.B. Published in 1911. 22 Chapters, 6 Appendixes and Illustrations. 211 Pages. £125

 

187. St Kilda by George Seton. H.B. With D/J This is a facsimilie of the 1878 Edition. Thirteeen Chapters and Illustrations. 346 Pages. £45

 

188. The Book of Ellon. Edited by Alex Inkson McConnachie. H.B. Published in 1901. Contents: The Ellon Victoria Hall, Ellon, Place Names, The Mammals and Birds, Ellon and the Trigonometrical Survey, On Some Geological Features, The Botany, Forvie Sands, Lyric Buchan, The Newburgh Salmon Dinner Song, The Sands of Forvie, Slains, Cruden: Celtic and Saxon, Cruden Bay, Dean Quixote’s Visit to Ellon in 1420o. Includes many Portraits. 197 Pages. £125

 

189. Annals of Garelochside. Being an Account Historical and Topographical of the Parishes of Row, Roseneath and Cardross by William Charles Maughan. With Illustrations by Alexander M’Gibbon. H.B. Published in 1897. Section I Row: Five Chapters, Section II: Rosneath Four Chapters,  Section III. Cardross 4 Chapters and Illustrations. 326 Pages. £150

 

190. Highland Ponies and Some Reminiscences of Highlandmen by John M Macdonald. H.B. Published in 1937. Part One: Island Ponies -Ten Chapters, Part Two: Mainland Ponies -11 Chapters, Part Three: 7 Chapters. Also Includes Illustrations. 205 Pages. £65

 

191. A Description of the Western Islands of Scotland by M. Martin. Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1970. Only Five Hundred Copies were Printed and this is no 424.  392 Pages. £25

 

192. The Old and New Bridges Over the River Don At Inverurie 1791 and 1924.Compiled by Tawse & Allan, C.E. H.B. Published in 1925. 14 Chapters, 14 Appendices, Illustrations and Plates. 172 Pages. £125

 

193. The Story of Helensburgh by George McLachlan. H.B. Date of Publishing not given but possibly 1895. Only 100 Copies of this edition printed of which this is No 62. 19 Chapters, 4 Appendixes, Illustrations.  240 Pages. £85

 

194. Inverness in the Fifteenth Century by Evan M. Barron. H.B. Published in 1906. 8 Chapters and Index. 129 Pages. £25

 

195. The Gaelic of Arran by Nils M. Holmer. H.B. Published in 1957. Contents: Preface, References, Number of Speakers and Dialects, Phonology, Historical Retrospect of the Sounds, Texts, Glossary and Index. 211 Pages. £35

 

196. Mountain Days in the Isle of Skye by J.E.B. Wright. H.B. Published 1934. 1st Edition. 16 Chapters, 4 Appendices, Illustrations. 239 Pages. £35

 

197. Memoirs Of Travel, Sport and natural History by the late Henry John Elwes. Edited by Edward G. Hawke. With an Introduction by The Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell And a Chapter on Gardening by E.A. Bowles. H.B. Published in 1930. 24 Chapters, 2 Appendices, Index and Illustrations. 317 Pages. £85

 

198. Notes on The Fauna and Flora of The West of Scotland. Contents: I. Mammalia by Edward R. Alston, II Birds by Robert Gray, III. Insects by Peter Cameron, IV. Vascular Flora by James Ramsay, V. Cryptogamic Flora by J. Stirton. H.B. Published in 1876. 148 Pages. £125

 

199. Glasgow Sketches by Various Authors. Edited by J. Graham Kerr. British Association For the Advancement of Science. H.B. Published in 1928. 18 Chapters and Illustrations. 357 Pages. £35

 

200.Sunny Memories of Foreign Lands. By Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe. Illustrated with Designs by Hammatt Billings. In Two Volumes. Vol II. H.B. Published in 1854. 43 Chapters. 432 Pages. £65

 

201. The Guidebook To Isle of Skye And Adjacent Islands by Alexander Nicolson. Numerous Illustrations, Map and Descriptive Tours Throughout the Island. P.B. Date of Printing Not Given. Contents: Introduction, Gateway To Skye, Derivation of Name, Skye, Portree, The Trotternish Tour, Duirinish, Minginish, Soay, The Cuillins, The Braes, Sconser, Luib, etc, The Broadford District, Raasay, Rona, History, Geology, Literature, Illustrations. 120 Pages. £35

 

202. Gunsmoke at Graemeshall. Glimpses of Orkney before the ‘45 by R.P. Fereday. Booklet, printed in 1978. Reprinted from articles which appeared in “The Orcadian” in 1976 and 1977. 35 Pages. £15

 

203. Summer Life on Land and water by William Wallace Fyfe. Illustrated With Numereous Engravings. H.B. Published in 1851. 4 Chapters, Ballads of Scottish History, Illustrations. 338 Pages. £65

 

204. Observations on the Present State of the Highlands of Scotland With a view of the Causes and Probable Consequences of Emigration., By The Earl of Selkirk. Second Edition. Published in 1806. H.B. 12 Chapters, Appendix. 232 Pages and Appendixes. £175

 

205.The Scotch Itinerary, Containing The Roads through Scotland on a New Plan. With Copiuos Observations for the Instruction and Entertainment of Travellers and A Complete Index by James Duncan. With a Beuatiful Map. H.B. Published in 1805. Contents: Aberdeen, Arbroath, Ayr, Banff, Berwick, Beauly, Boroughbridge, Carlisle, Coldstream, Cupar Fife, Dingwall, Dumfries, Dundee, Dunferemline, Dungisbay Head, Dunkeld, Edinburgh, Eyemouth, Falkirk, Fort Augustus, Fort George, Fort William, Glasgow, Greenlaw, Greenock, Jedburgh, Inverary, Inverness, Kilmarnock, Lanark, Manchester, Montrose, Newburgh, Northallerton, Perth, Port Patrick, St Andrews, Stirling, Stonehaven, Whithorn, Wigton, York. 62 Pages. £350 

 

206.The Scottish Tourist and Itinerary ; or A Guide to the Scenery and Antiquities of Scotland and the Western Islands with a description of the Principal Steam Boats Tours. Fourth Edition. With very considerable additions and improvements Illustrated by Maps, Views and Engraved Routes. H.B. Published in 1832. Contents: Altitude of Mountains, Statistics of Scotland, Edinburgh, First Tour, Notes, Second Tour, Notes, Third Tour, Notes, Fourth Tour, Notes, Guide to the Principal Steam Boat Tours. 432 Pages. £200

 

207. Jottings About Birds by Charles Dixon. With Coloured frontispiece by F. Smit. H.B. Published in 1893. Contents: The Birds of Algeria, Representative Species, Remarks on the Song and Notes on Birds, The Cuckoo and His Kindred, The Bass Rock and Its Birds, A Visit to St Kilda, The Artist’s Birds, In Devonshire Lanes, Natural Selection and the Nesting of Birds. 239 Pages. £85

 

208.Good Words for 1884. Edited by Donald Macleod D.D. One of Her Majesty’s Chaplains for Scotland. H.B. Published in 1884. Contents: Serial Stories, Biographical and Historical Papers, Out of Door Papers, Religious Papers Biblical and Practical, Science, Social and Philanthropic, Travel, Miscellaneous, Poetry. Includes Illustrations. 860 Pages. £85

 

209. Monro’s Western Isles of Scotland And Genealogies of The Clans 1549 Edited From a Hitherto Unpublished MS. With Introduction and Notes By R.W. Munro. H.B. With D/J Published in 1961. Contents: Foreword, Introduction, The Islands, The Author, The Book, Monro’s Western Isles, Appendixes; The Council of the Isles, Identifying the Islands, Principal Sources, Glossary, Index. 172 Pages. Includes newspaper cuttings with a review of the book. £45

 

210. The Geology of the Island of Arran from Original Survey by Andrew Crombie Ramsay. Illustrated by Engravings. H.B. Published in 1841. 6 Chapters and Explanation of the Sections. 78 Pages. £125

 

211. Arran of the Bens The Glens & The Brave By Mackenzie Macbride, F.S.A. (Scot) With Illustrations in Colour by J. Lawton Wingate, R.S.A. P.B With Rubber Cover Published in 1910. Contents: The Charm of Arran, Historical Remains, Arran in the Eighteenth Century, The Brandani, Our Early Ancestors in Arran, Arran -The Battle Ground of The Viking Age, The Days of Wallace, How the Arran Men Sheltered King Robert Bruce, What the Brandanes Did For the Stewarts, The Later Lords of Arran. Illustrations Reproduced from Oil Paintings by J. Lawton Wingate. 231 Pages. £125

 

212.The History of the Kirkwall United Presbyterian Congregation. From Its Formation in 1796 to its Union With the Free Church in 1900 by the Rev David Webster. H.B. Published in 1910. Contents: The Introduction of Dissent Into Orkney, The Congregation Under Mr Broadfoot’s Ministry, Congregations Formed in Orkney During Mr Broadfoot’s Time, The Congregation During the Vacancy, 1817-1820, The Congregation Under Mr Paterson, Congregations Formed in Orkney During Dr Paterson’s Time, The Joint Pastorate, The Congregation Under Mr Webster’s Ministry From 1870-1896, Kirkwall United Presbyterian Church Centenary Celebration Services, Closing Years of Mr Websters Ministry, Appendices. Includes Illustrations. 328 Pages. £85

 

213. “The Lone Sheiling” Or Boatsong of Highlander Exiles. Transcribed From Blackwood Of September 1899 By Walter G.F. Dewar With a Musical Setting Composed by Alan Burr And Renderings In Greek Verse by Harold A. Perry And in Latin by Lord Francis Hervey and  a Critical Inquiry by the last named Into the Authorship of the Poem. H.B. Originally Published in 1925, this Edition Published in 1931. This was a presentation copy to Seton Gordon in November 1931. Includes Illustrations. 27 Pages. £25

 

214.    The Isle of Lewis and Harris A Study in British Community by Arthur Geddes. H.B. With D/J Published in 1955. Contents: Island, Work and People, The Season’s Plant Life and The Crofter’s Year, The Island Home: Homestead Township and Burgh and Their Population, Community From Past to Present, The Evolution of Economy and Society In The Island Environment, Family Farm Group and Township The Continuing Community and Its Social Economy to 1815, Clanship, People, Chief and Tacksmen, The Spiritual Life of the Community, Changes in Religious and Social Customs, Economic Changes: 1750-1919, Between Two Wars and After: 1918-1952, Conclusion, Appendices: Economic Statistics of Lewis and Harris, Tweed Industry, Recent Statistics, The Stornoway Trust A Communal Opportunity, The Lewis Association, Selected Bibliography, Index. Includes Illustrations and Figures.  340 Pages. £65

 

215.  Pre Historic Remains of Caithness By Samuel Laing With Notes on the Human Remains by Thomas H. Huxley. H.B. Published in 1866. 161 Pages. £125

 

216. Moidart & Morar. Wanderings in the West Highlands by Wendy Wood. H.B. With D/J Published in 1950. With 26 Illustrations From Photographs and Maps. Eleven Chapters. 216 Pages. £25

 

217. Kilcumein and Fort Augustus by Dom Odo Blundell, O.S.B. H.B. Published in 1914. Contents: Kilcumein, Fort Augustus: War, Fort Augustus: Peace, Forgotten Veterans, Appendix. Includes Illustrations. 72 Pages. £85

 

218. Sailing Directions For The East Coasts of Scotland From Flamborough Head To Cape Wrath And the Shetland Isles. P.B. Published in 1854, with an Addenda to 1856. Fourth Edition. 82 Pages. £65

 

219. The Island of staff by Donald B. MacCulloch. With 12 Photographs, Two Plans and One Map By the Author. H.B. Published in 1927. Ten Chapters. 64 Pages. £45

 

220. Orkney Journeys. With Twenty Nine Illustrations, two maps and two pen sketches by John Wilson. H.B. Published in 1961. 51 Journeys in Total. 98 Pages. £35

 

221. The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh Written and Illustrated by Chiang Yee. H.B. Published in 1948. 18 Chapters and Illustrations. 196 Pages. £35

 

222. Outer Isles By A. Goodrich Freer. With Illustrations by Allan Baraud. H.B. Published in 1902. 18 Chapters. 448 Pages. £45

 

223. St Kilda by Norman Heathcote. With 80 Illustrations From Sketches and Photographs Of The People, Scenery, And Birds By The Author. H.B. Published in 1900. Contents: St Kilda In The Past, St Kilda and The St Kildans, Boating and Climbing in St Kilda, The Birds of St Kilda, St Kilda In The Future. 229 Pages. £125

 

224. The Natural History Diaries of Robert H. Read. 100 Copies Privately Printed in Leeds England by J. Whitaker 1998. Includes Diary Entries of Visits to St Kilda (1888), Speyside 1889, Speyside 1892 and 1893, Appendix Summer Birds in Shetland. 222 Pages. £85

 

225. The Landowners by Douglas Sutherland. H.B. Published in 1968. Thirteen Chapters, Appendixes. Includes Illustrations and Index. 180 Pages. £25

 

226. The Geology of the Orkneys by G.V. Wilson and Wilfred Edwards, John Knox, R.C.B. Jones, J.V. Stephens. With chapters on the Fossil Fishes by Prof D.M.S. Watson, Fossil Plants by Prof W.H. Lang, Petrogrophy by Sir John S. Flett. H. B. Published in 1935. 17 Chapters, 2 Appendixes, Plates and Text Figures. 205 Pages. £45

 

227. Grantown of Spey. A Valetine & Sons Series of Collotype View Books. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. 16 Views of the area. £25

 

228. Ealadhna Duthchasach na H-Alba. Scottish Home Industries. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. Contents: Old Scottish Home Industries, Northern Counties Branch, Lady Dunsmore’s Harris Work, Mrs Thomas’s Harris Work, Ross Shire, Sutherland, Notes, Shetland, Eastern Counties Branch, Including accounts of Aberdeenshire Industries, New Pitsligo Lane, Kirriemuir Linen, Laurencekirk Linen, Central Counties Branch, Western Counties Branch. Includes many Illustrations. 184 Pages. £85

 

229. A Sporting Tour Through The Northern Parts of England And Great Part of the Highlands of Scotland by Colonel T. Thornton. A New Edition with Coloured Plates by G.E. Lodge. Portraits and Selections from the Original Illustrations. H.B. Fully Rebound Published in 1896. Thirteen Chapters and Illustrations. 332 Pages. £175

 

230. Place Names of Glengarry and Glenquoich and their associations by Edward C. Ellice. Second and Revised Edition. H.B. With D/J published in 1931. Contents: Introduction, The Glengarry District, The Aberchalder District, The Ardochy District, The Glenquoich District, Extracts from Glenquoich Visitors Book, Extracts from Glenquoich Game Book, The Birds of Glengarry by Murdoch Matheson, Index. Includes Illustrations. Includes Map. 163 Pages. £85

 

231. Sporting Days by John Colquhoun. H.B. Published in 1866. Contents: Introduction, Sea Fowl Shooting in the Firth of Forth, Deer Driving in Mull, Loch Salmon Fishing, Seal Shooting, Natural History and Sport of Bute, Glenfalloch Roes, Autumn Angling on the Lyon, A Ptarmigan Day, The Common Dotterel, The Wilds of Sutherland: Altnaharra, Durness, Scourie, Inchadamff. 255 Pages. £125

 

232.The Scenery of Scotland. Viewed in Connection With Its Physical Geology By Sir Archibald Geikle. 1st edition With Four Maps and Numerous Illustrations. H.B Published in 1865. Part I: Land Sculpture in General, Part II. The Highlands, Part III. The Southern Uplands, Part IV. The Midland Valley. Appendix, Index and Illustrations. 540 Pages. £65

 

233. The Scenery of Scotland Viewed in Connection With Its Physical Geology By Archibald Geikle. 3rd Edition. H.B. Published in 1901. Contents as Above. 540 Pages. £35

 

234. Johnson’s Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland and Boswell’s Journal of A Tour of the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, L.L.D. Edited by R.W. Chapman. H.B. Published in 1924. Contents: Introduction, A Journey to the Western Islands, The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Authorities, Notes: The Journey, The Tour, Appendixes: Bibliography, The Stay with Sir Alexander Macdonald, A Critic of the Journey, Martin’s Description of the Western Islands, Indexes: Subjects, Names of Persons and Books, Names of Places. Includes Illustrations. 511 Pages. Includes a newspaper cutting about the book from 1936. £45

 

235. The Life and Times of Henry Lord Brougham. Written By Himself. In Three Volumes. Vol.III. H.B. Published in 1871. 10 Chapters and Index.  524 Pages. £30

 

236. Sketches of The Coasts of Scotland, and of The Isle of Man. Descriptive of the Scenery and Illustrative of The Progressive Revolution in the Economical, Moral and Social Condition of the Inhabitants of these Regions. In Two Volumes. By Lord Teignmouth. Volume The Second.

H.B. Published in 1836. Thirteen Chapters, Five Appendixes. 426 Pages. £45

 

237. Land Nationalisation Its Necessity and Its Aims. Being a Comparison of the System of Landlord and Tenant With That of Occupying Ownership In Their Influence on the Wellbeing of the People By Alfred Russel Wallace. W          ith Appendix on the Nationalisation of House Property. H.B. Published in 1892. Eight Chapters and Appendix. 251 Pages. £35

 

238. The Life of Lord Selkirk. Coloniser of Western Canada by George Bryce. Centennial Volume. Illustrated. H.b. Published circa 1912. Twenty One Chapters and Illustrations. 95 Pages. £45

 

239. Inverness and the Caledonian Canal. Published by Clegg Inverness.  H.B. Date of Publishing unknown. Photographic View Album. 20 Photographs in Total. £25

 

240. A Shetland Merchamt’s Day Book in 1762 by William Sandison. Illustrated with Sketches by the Author. H.B. Published in 1934. Ten Chapters and Illustrations. 95 Pages. £45

 

241. Geographical Field Group Regional Studies No 11. The Island of Unst Shetland by P.T. Wheeler and Members of the Geographical Field Group. H.B. Published in 1964. 8 Chapters, Maps and Diagrams. Includes a letter from Phil Wheeler. 92 Pages. £65

 

242. Merchant Lairds of Long Ago. Being studies of Farming and Trading conditions in the early 18th Century. Part II Agriculture and Commerce. By Hugh Marwick. P.B. Published in 1939. Contents: Farming in Orkney, 1700-1730, Appendix 1: Old Orkney Weights, Appendix II Balance Sheet of Elsness Estate, Trades and Traders. 4 Appendixes, Index and Illustrations. 94 Pages. £45

 

243.The Place Names of Birsay. By Hugh Marwick. Edited and introduced by W.F.H. Nicolaisen. P.B. Originally Published in 1970, this reprint is from 1989. 135 Pages. £12

 

244. A Glossary of Shetland Dialect by James Stout Angus. H.B. Published in 1914. 170 Pages. £30

 

245. Travelling naturalist by Anthony Buxton. H.B. Published in 1948. Eleven Chapters. Illustrations. 224 Pages. £25

 

246. A Description of the Isles of Orkney by The Rev James Wallace. Minister of Kirkwall. Reprinted from the Original Edition of 1693, with Illustrative Notes from an interleaved copy in the Library of the University of Edinburgh, formerly the property of Malcolm Laing, the Scottish Historian, together with the additions made by the Author’s son in the Edition of 1700. Edited by John Small. H.B. Published in 1883. 260 Copies Printed of which 250 are for sale. Number 78. 251 Pages. £125

 

247. Memoirs of the Life and Works of the Late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair Bart by his son The Rev John Sinclair. In Two Volumes. Vol I. H.B. Published in 1837. 362 Pages. £85.

 

248. The Misty Isle of Skye by J.A. MacCulloch. H.B. Its Scenery, Its People, Its Story. H.B. Published in 1905.18 Chapters, Appendix, Index and Illustrations. 320 Pages. £85

 

249. Skye: Iochdar -Trotternish and District. Traditions, Reflections and Memories by William Mackenzie. Seventeen Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1930. 37 Chapters. 176 Pages. £65

 

250. Boswell’s Journal of A Tour To The Hebrides with Samuel Johnson. Now First Published from the Original Manuscript. Prepared for the Press, with Preface and Notes by Frederick A. Pottle and Charles H. Bennett. H.B. Published in 1936. Contents: Publisher’s Note, Preface, Table of Illustrations, Extract from Sir Richard Baker’s Chronicle of the Kings of England, Text of Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Correspondence between Boswell and Lord Elibank, Index. 435 Pages. £85

 

251. Old Skye Tales. Further Traditions, Reflections and Memories of an Octogenerian Highlander by William Mackenzie Culnacnoc. Illustrated. H.B. Published in November 1934. 20 Chapters in Total. 161 Pages. £45

 

252. St Kilda Past and Present  by George Seton. H.B. Published in 1878. 1st Edition.  Contents: The Hebrides or Western Isles, Published Accounts on St Kilda, Early History and Ownership, Local Incidents Since the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century, Natural Features of the Island, Physical Characteristics of the Inhabitants, Their Dress, Food and Houses, Climate, Crops and Livestock,Population of St Kilda, Surnames, Occupations, etc, Sea Birds and Cragsmen, Diseases of the Islanders, Education, Morals and Religion, Music, Custom and Antiquities, The Future of St Kilda, Recent Newspaper Correspondence, etc. Includes Illustrations. 346 Pages. £175

 

253. Catholicism and Scotland by Compton Mackenzie. H.B. Published in 1936. Eight Chapters. 188 Pages. £25

 

254. Notice of a Charter of Confirmation By King Frederick The Third of Denmark and Norway (1662) and Other Documents in the Norse Language Relating to Shetland by Gilbert Goudie. Booklet, date of printing unknown. 45 Pages. A presentation copy signed by the Author. £30

 

255. The History and Traditions of the Isle of Skye by Alexander Cameron. H.B. With D/J Published in 1994. Original Published in 1871. 25 Chapters. 161 Pages. £15

 

256. The History and Traditions of the Isle of Skye by Alexander Cameron, Solicitor, Procurator Fiscal at Lochmaddy. H.B. Published in 1871. 1st Edition. Twenty Five Chapters. 161 Pages. £125

 

257. Kinlochbervie -Being the Story and traditions of a Remote Highland parish and its people by Alexander Macrae. H.B. Date of printing unknown. Contents: Kinlochbervie, Civil History, Religious History, Education, Kinlochbervie Today. Appendices: Great War Roll of Honour, Free Church Elders, The Present Tenantry. 82 Pages. £65

 

258. Anglers & Sketches Guide to Sutherland by Archibald Young, Advocate. H.B. PB. In 1880. 1st Edition. Contents: Contrast Between the County of Sutherland in the 17th and 18th Centuries and in the Present Day, Flies, Fishing Tackle, etc, Altnahrra to Riconich, Riconinch to Lochinver, Lochinver, Inchnadamph and Altnakealgach. Includes newspaper cuttings by the author from the Scotsman in the 1880’s. 119 Pages. £125

 

259. Scenes and Stories of the North of Scotland by John Sinclair. H.B. Published in 1890. Contents: Loch Duich, Ross Shire, The Black Rock, Ross Shire, The Island of Lewis, Assynt in Sutherland, The Caithness Coast, The Town of Thurso, The Shetland Islands. List of Illustrations. 242 Pages. £150

 

260. Notes on Early Iron Smelting in Sutherland by Daniel William Kemp. H.B. Published in 1887. 25 Pages. Includes a handwritten letter by A.Polson and some Plates. £65

 

261. Wild Life of the Highlands. Shooting, Fishing Natural History and Legend by Dugald MacIntyre. H.B. Published in 1936. 1st Edition. Seventeen Chapters, Index and Illustrations. 303 Pages. £25

 

262. R.S.G.S Survey of The Trossachs and District Lochs, 1900. Loch Leven etc, 1901. 128 Pages. Includes Maps and a newspaper cutting. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. £65

 

263. The Earldom of Mar. Being a Sequel to the ‘Provence of Mar’ by W. Douglas Simpson. H.B. Published in 1948. H.B. Contents: The Province and Earldom, The Struggle for Independence, Alexander Stewart and the “Red Harlaw”, The Break Up of the Earldom, Restoration  and Ruin, The Castles of Mar and the Garioch, Corgraff Castle, Index of Names and Places. Illustrations. A Presentation copy signed by the Author. 160 Pages. £35

 

264. Church Life in South Ronaldsay and Burray. By J. B. Craven.  10 Chapters. H.B. Published in 1911. 131 Pages. £85

 

265. Brodick Old and New (Illustrated) by James C. Inglis. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown. Includes Illustrations.  167 Pages. £85

 

266. Sport and Natural History in the Scottish Highlands by John Colquhoun. H.B Published in 1876. Also contains a Lecture on the Natural History of the British Islands Delivered in Ulbster Hall, Edinburgh, March 1856 by John Colquhoun. 76 Pages in Total. (Very Scarce) £125

 

267. Eilean a’ Cheo. A Factual Record of an Island & its People. Annals of Skye. Compiled by Donald Gillies. 5  in Total, covering the years 1939-40, 1941-42, 1943-44, 1945-46, 1947-48. A5 Size Publications. £45 for the 5 Editions.

 

268. The Highlands and Isles. Their Regional Planning by Arthur Geddes and F.D.N. Spaven. Booklet, printed in 1949. 10 Chapters, 4 Plates and 2 Maps. 55 Pages. £35

 

269. Report from the Select Committee on the Western Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, Appendices and Index. Chairman -R.Roy Wilson M.P. July 1928. H.B. Published in 1928. 172 Pages, plus other pages not numbered. Includes a newspaper cutting. £85

 

270. Sketch of the Civil and Traditional History of Caithness From the Tenth Century by James T. Calder. Second Edition With Historical Notes. Map and Illustrations. H.B. Fully Rebound  Published in 1887. 15 Chapters, Appendix, Postscript and Notes to Second Edition, Miscellanous, Caithness IX 1887. Includes Illustrations. 368 Pages. £150

 

271.    Harpoon at a Venture by Gavin Maxwell. H.B. With D/J Published in 1952. 11 Chapters, 3 Appendices, Maps and Photographs. 272 Pages. £20

 

272. The Former Days by Norman Maclean. H.B. With D/J Published in April 1945. 1st Edition. 17 Chapters. 186 Pages. £15

 

273. Gaelic Incantations Charms and Blessings of the Hebrides with Translations, And Parallel Illustrations from Irish, Manx, Norse and Other Superstitions. H.B. Fully Rebound Published in 1895. £65

 

274. The Skye Scene Described and Photographed by Eric G. Meadows. H.B. Published in 1951. 1st Edition. 72 Scenes in Total. 96 Pages. £25

 

275. Gairloch by Alexander Polson. With Illustrations From Paintings by Finlay Mackinnon. H.B. Published in 1920. 20 Chapters. 73 Pages. £45

 

276. Sketches in Angus Being A Series of Papers on the Natural History of Forfarshire by A. Nicol Simpson. H.B. Published in 1894. 18 Chapters. 248 Pages. £45

 

277. Description of the Spar Cave, Lately Discovered in the Isle of Skye, With Some Geological Remarks Relative to that Island by K. Macleay. To which is Subjoined The Mermaid A Poem. H.B. Published in 1811. 88 Pages. £85

 

278. Eilean a Cheo. The Isle of Mist. Comprising Articles On Skye by Skyemen. Edited, With an Introduction by Fred T. Macleod. H.B. Published in 1917. 12 Chapters and gives a list of original Subscribers. 133Pages. £85

 

279. Strath: In Isle of Skye. By Rev D.M. lamont. Minister of Strath. P.B. A reprint from 1983. 15 Chapters, Appendix. 170 Pages. £35

 

280. History of Skye. A Record of the Families, The Social Conditions, And The Literature of the Islands by Alexander Nicolson M.A. H.B. With D/J Published in 1930.  18 Chapters, Genealogical Tables: Macdonalds, Macleods of Dunvegan, Macleods of Raasay. Includes Illustrations. 468 Pages.  £85

 

281. Rasmie’s Buddie. Poems in the Shetlandic by J. Haldane Burgess. H.B. Published in 1892. 45 Poems in Total. 134 Pages. £30

 

282. Grouse and Grouse Moors by George Malcolm and Aymer Maxwell.  With 16 Full Page Illustrations in Colour by Charles Whymper. Contents: Moors and their Management by George Malcolm 5 Chapters, Shooting the Grouse by Aymer Maxwell 6 Chapters and Index. Includes Illustrations. H.B. Published in 1910. 286 Pages. £45

 

283.Flora of Moray, Nairn & East Inverness by Mary McCallum Webster. H.B. With D/J Published in 1978. 1st Edition. 10 Chapters, Appendices, Index and Drawings. A presentation copy signed by the author and also includeds a letter from her. 606 Pages. £65

 

284. The Home of a Naturalist by the Rev Biot Edmondston and his sister Jessie M.E. Saxby. Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1839. 21 Chapters. 395 Pages. £45

 

285. The Moor and the Loch Containing Minute Instructions in All Highland Sports With Wanderings Over Crag and Correl ‘Flood and Fell’ By John Colquhoun, Esq. Third Edition. H.B. Published in 1851. 34 Chapters, Appendice and Illustrations. 406 Pages. Includes Newspaper Cuttings on Sporting Issues from the 1880’s. £85

 

286. Centre for Agricultural Strategy. The Future of Upland Britain. Volume II. Edited by RB Tranter. CAS Paper 2. November 1978. Proceedings of a Symposium held at the University of Reading in September 1977. 20 Chapters and Appendices. 724 Pages. £15

 

287. Excursions Illustrative of The Geology and Natural History of the Environs of Edinburgh by William Rhind. Second Edition Greatly Enlarged. H.B. Published in 1836. 36 Chapters and Glossary. 146 Pages. £125

 

288. The Estate and Castle of Skibo by William Calder. An Illustrated Account of the Lairds, Historical Associations, traditions and scenery of the famous Estate and Castle of Skibo, near Dornoch in Sutherlandshire. P.B. Published in 1949. 1st Edition. 13 Chapters and Illustrations. 80 Pages. £30

 

289. Fishermen of Durness. H.B. Privately Printed in 1936. 13 Pages. By T.C. Lethbridge. Includes an Obituary from the Times of the Author dated 1971. £45 (Scarce)

 

290.The Morrison Manuscript. Traditions of the Western Isles by Donald Morrison Cooper Stornoway. Edited  by Norman Macdonald, Under the Direction of the District Librarian Public Library, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, 1975. H.B. Published in 1975. 375 Pages. Includes letter from Alex M Morrison, Librarian to the Purchases, An Article about the book from the Stornoway Gazette, and a letter from the publishers to the purchaser of the book. £85 

 

291. Notes on Orkney and Zetland Illustrative of The History, Antiquities, Scenery and Customs of Those Islands By Alexander Peterkin Esq, Sheriff Substitute of Orkney. Volume I. H.B. Published in 1822. Contents: Part I: A Visit to Orkney in 1818, Part II; a Chronicle of Orkney and Zetland, Part III. Political State of Orkney and Zetland. 9 Appendices. 224 Plus pages. £65

 

292. A Summer in Skye Vol I and II by Alexander Smith. H.B. Both Published in 1865. Vol 1 Has 8 Chapters. Vol II has 9 Chapters. £85 for the 2 Volumes.

 

293. Some Shetland Brochs and Standing Stones (Being the Chalmers Jervise Prize Essay for the Year 1911) By Elizabeth Stout, Hamnavoe, Burra Isle, Shetland. From the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Vol XLVI. Booklet, date of Printing Unknown. 39 Pages. Bottom corner of back page missing. £20

 

294. Studies of Nature on the Coast of Arran by George Milner. With Illustrations by W. Noel. Johnson. H.B. Published in 1894. This Publication was privately Printed and only 75 copies were printed of which this is Number 16. Seventeen Chapters, Index of Quotations, Miscellanous Notes, Index. List of Illustrations with Full Page Copper Plates. 189 Pages. £250

 

295. Evil Eye in the Western Highlands by R.C. Maclagan. H.B. Published in 1902. 52 Chapters, Appendix, Index. 232 Pages. £85

 

296. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language. Comprehending All The Words In Common Use in the Writing of Scott, Burns, Wilson, Ramsay and Other Popular Scottish Authors. By Captain Thomas Brown. H.B. Published in 1865. 154 Pages. £65

 

297. Historle Scotice Nomenclatura Latino Vernacula or Lating Vernacular Nomenclature of Scottish History. A New Edition Corrected By Christopher Irvin. H.B. Published in 1819. 192 Pages. £65

 

298. A Pronouncing Dictionary of Scottish Gaelic. Based on the Glengarry Dialect according to oral information obtained from natives born before the middle of last century by Henry Cecil Dieckhoff. H.B. Published in 1932. 186 Pages. £65

 

299. The Popular Superstitions and Festive Amusements of the Highlanders of Scotland by William Grant Stewart. New Edition. H.B. Published in 1851. The Book is in Seven Parts: Part I: Ghosts, Part II, Fairies, Part III. Brownies Part IV Water Kelpies, Part V Spunkies, Part VI Witchcraft, Part VII Highland Festive Amusements. 203 Pages. Includes a newspaper Cutting from the Daily News May 18 1878.  £65

 

300. Raven Seek Thy Brother by Gavin Maxwell. H.B. With D/J Published in 1968. 17 Chapters, Epilogue, Illustrations. 210 Pages. £15

 

301. Gateway to Skye by Duncan Macpherson. With Illustrations and a Map. H.B. Originally Published in 1946, this Reprint is from 1948. 23 Chapters, Epilogue, Index and Illustrations. 203 Pages. £15

 

302. Crofting Agriculture Its Practice in the West Highlands and Islands by F. Fraser Darling. With 20 Illustrations by Robert M. Adam. H.B. With D/J Published in 1945.  Contents: The Soil, Plant Foods, The Management of Grass, The Conservation of Winter Fodder, The Control of Weeds, Planning for the Spring Work, Growing Early Potatoes, The Problem of Shelter, The Crofter’s Cow, The Principles of Feeding Animals, The Crofter’s Sheep, Agriculture Arithmetic. 153 Pages. £45

 

303. The Outer Hebrides Moor and Machair by Stewart Angus. H.B. Published in 2001. 12 Chapters, References, Index and Photographs. 339 Pages. £45

 

304. The Outer Hebrides The Shaping of the Islands by Stewart Angus. H.B. Published in 1997. 8 Chapters, Appendix, References, Index and Photographs. 264 Pages. £45

 

305. Flora of East Ross Shire by Ursula K Duncan. P.B. Published in 1980. Contents: Introduction, Topography, Habitat and Distribution, Recorders, Arrangement of the Flora, Contributors to the Flora, Bibliography, Abbreviations, Gazetteer, The Flora, Latin Index, English Index. 272 Pages. £45

 

306. The Statistical Account of Sutherlandshire by The Ministers of the Respective Parishes. Under the Superintendence of A Committee of the Society for the Benefit of The Sons and Daughters of the Clergy. H.B. Published in 1851. Contents: Assynt, Clyne, Criech, Dornoch, Durness, Edderachillis, Farr, Golspie, Kildonan, Lairg, Loth, Rogart, Tongue. 227 Pages. £125

 

307. Scottish Farming Past and Present by J.A. Symon. H.B. With D/J Published in 1959. 27 Chapters, 4 Appendixes and Illustrations. 475 Pages. £65

 

308. Tweed’s Guide to Glasgow and the Clyde With Illustrations on Steel and Wood and a Finely Executed Map of the City of Glasgow. H.B. Date of Printing not given but possibly late 1880’s.96 Pages.  £65

 

309. Iona by Elizabeth A. McHardy. Booklet, printed in 1891. Contents: Iona, Staffa, St Columba’s, St Columba’s Hymn, Succession of the Abbots of Iona. Includes Illustrations and a Newspaper Cutting from 1979 about the Purchase of the Island by the Sir Hugh Fraser Foundation and being donated to the National Trust for Scotland. 48 Pages. £30

 

310. Strathfillan and Glendochart In Bygone Days. Being Notes Upon The Legends and History of Crianlarich, Tyndrum and the Neighbourhood. Booklet, no date given of when printed. 17 Chapters. 54 Pages. £30

 

311. St Columba of Iona 521-597A.D. By Lucy Menzies. Booklet, printed in 1935. 12 Chapters, 84 Pages. £25

 

312. Handbook and Guide to The “Misty Isle of Skye”. Preface by Kenneth Macrae. 13 Chapters. 80 Pages. £25

 

313. Frederic Llewellyn Deane Bishop of Aberdeen and Orkney by W.G. Sinclair Snow. H.B. Published in 1953. Eight Chapters. 2 Appendices. 116 Pages. £30

 

314. Shetland Descriptive and Historical Being A graduation Thesis On the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands; And A Topographical Description of that Country by Robert Cowie. With a Map and Illustrations. Part I Thesis on the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands and has 16 Chapters. Part II Deals with a Topographical Account of Shetland and has 31 Chapters. Includes, Notes and References and an Appendix. 309 Pages. £125

 

315. Shetland Descriptive and Historical Being a Graduation Thesis on the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands; A Topographical Description of that County by Robert Cowie. With Map and Illustrations.  Second Edition. H.B. Published in 1874. Part I Thesis on the Inhabitants of the Shetland Islands and has 16 Chapters. Part II Deals with a Topographical Account of Shetland and has 31 Chapters. Includes Notes and References and an Appendix. 309 Pages. £65

 

316. Memoirs Of the Geological Survey Scotland. The Geology of Caithness (Sheets 110 and 116, with Parts of 109, 115 and 117) By C.B. Crampton and R. G. Carruthers With Contributions by John Horne, B.N. Peach, John S. Flett and K.M. Anderson. P.B. Published in 1914. 15 Chapters, Appendix, Biology and Figures and Plates. 194 Pages. £65

 

317. The Highlands and Islands of Scotland. A Review of the Economic Conditions With Recommendations for Improvement. P.B. Published in 1938. Contents: Foreword, Historical Preface, Introduction, Development Commissioner, Central Marketing Agency, Communications, Practical and Technical Training in Rural Employment and Fishing, Administration, Water Supplies, Drainage, Housing and the Squatter Problem, Unemployment, Agriculture, Fishing, Forestry, Industries, Water Power, Tourist Traffic, Leading Issues, Conclusion. Includes 8 Appendices and Index. Includes Letters from the Town Clerk of Inverness at the Time, A Typed Report and what looks like notes with headings about the issues the committee were going to raise with the Secretary of State for Scotland in London in 1939. Also, Includes a Pamphlet -Act Now For the Highlands and Islands by Sir Alexander MacEwan and John Lorne Campbell of Canna Printed in 1939. 238 Pages in the Book. £85

 

318. Leaves from the Journal of Our Life in The Highlands from 1848 to 1861. To Which are Prefixed and Added Extracts From the Same Journal Giving an Account of Earlier Visits to Scotland and Tours in England and Ireland and Yachting Excursions. Edited by Arthur Helps.  P.B. Published in 1868. The Book is in 3 Parts -Earlier Visits to Scotland, Part Two: Life In The Highlands, 1848 -1861, Part 111 Tours in England and Ireland and Yachting Excursions.  215 Pages. £175

 

319. Excursions Illustrative of The Geology and Natural History of the Environs of Edinburgh by William Rhind. H.B. Published in 1833. 19 Chapters. 72 Pages. £85

 

320. Flora of Edinburgh Being A List of Plants Found in the Vicinity of Edinburgh by John Hutton Balfour. Assisted by John Sadler. H.B. Published in 1863.  174 Pages. £125

 

321. Orkney and Zetland Election Pamphlets 1847. Contents: Representation of Orkney and Zetland What Have the Dundases Done for Orkney and Zetland In a Letter to the Constituency by An Orkney Elector, Observations of the Approaching Contest for the Parliamentary Represenation of Orkney and Zetland Addressed to The Electors of the County By A Conservative Elector, Distress in Shetland A Letter to the Earl of Zetland Occasioned by his Published Reply to a memorial from Proprietors, Traders, Etc of Shetland by Magnus Troil, A Second Letter to the Earl of Zetland by Magnus Troil, A Letter to the Electors of Orkney and Zetland by Eric Hoy, Orkney and Shetland Election A Letter To Eric Hoy from Magnus Troil, A Third Letter to the Earl of Zetland from Magnus Troil, What Is To Be Done For Orkney and Shetland Being Another Letter to his Constituency by An Orkney Elector, A Letter to the Electors of Orkney  and Zetland by An Orkney Elector, A Letter to Arthur Anderson Esq From Andrew Gold, 2 Pages of Queries and 1 Page of Answers. Includes a page of Answers. Also, Includes a pamphlet -Report of the Speeches of Mr Anderson and His Friends on the Hustings at Kirkwall on the 12th August -the day of Nomination.  £150

 

322. Tale of Old Raasay by Agnes A. MacDiarmid. Illustrated by Margery F. Pomphrey. P.B. Published in 1957. A Tale of the Isle of Raasay at the time of the Clearances. 67 Pages. £20

 

323. A Manual of the Antiquities, Distinguished Buildings and Natural Curiosities of MorayIn Its Ancient Orelatic Extent; With an Outline of the Geology and Mineralogy of the County an Itinerary of the Province For the Information of Inquisitive Travellers, and Others. H.B. Published in 1823. Second Edition. 61 Chapters. 144 Pages. £125

 

324. Pilgrimages in Moray. A Guide to the County By H.B. Macintosh. P.B. Published in 1924. Twenty Chapters and Illustration. 131 Pages. £35

 

325. Lochleven “A Great Loch” By Robert Young. A Day’s Fishing -Bird Life The Abdication and Escape of Mary Queen of Scots. Contents: A Day in Lochleven With Uncle, The Queen’s Escape ( A Play in Five Scenes), Appendix: The Queen’s Deed of Demission, Letters of Regency Executed by Her. 30 Pages and Illustrations. £45

 

326. Some Notes Upon The Mackays of The Rhinns of Islay with reference to the Mackays of Kintyre, The McGhies of Galloway, and the Irish MacGees. By Lieutenant Colonel Gayre of Gaure and Nigg. Seven Chapters, 3 Appendixes and Illustrations. H.B. Date of Printing Unknown.  67 Pages. £65

 

327. Additions to the Flora of Orkney, As Recorded in Watson’s “Topographical Botany” Second Edition 1883. By Surgeon Major HH Johnston. Booklet, originally Printed in 1895. Reprinted from “The Annals of Scottish Natural History” No 15 pp. 173-181 July 1895 with corrections up to 31st December 1924, on 1st January 1925. Also, 9 other booklets -Additions to the Flora of Orkney, Additions To The Flora of Orkney Eighth Paper, Ninth Paper, Tenth Paper, Eleventh Ppaer, Twelfth Ppaer, Fourteenth, Fifteenth and Sixteenth Papers. All Booklets and all reprinted from the Transactions of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh. £65 for the lot.

 

328. The House of The Isles by Lady Macdonald of the Isles. H.B. Printed in 1925. Privately Printed. 168 Pages and Illustrations. A Presentation copy from the Author. £65

 

329. The Flora of Dumfriesshire Including Part of the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright by G.F. Scott Elliot. Assisted by J M’Andrew, J.T. Johnstone, The Misses Hannay, G. Bell, R Service, Rev W.Andson, B.N. Peach, T.Horne. H.B. Published in 1896. 8 Chapters, Preface and 2 Indexes.  219 Pages. Includes a Map and is signed by the Author. £65

 

330. East Galloway Sketches by Alexander Trotter. Or Biographical, Historical. And Descriptive Notices of Kirkcudbrightshire Chiefly in the Nineteenth Century. H.B. Published in 1901. 469 Pages, Index and Illustrations. £125

 

331. The Statistical Account of Shetland 1771-1779. Drawn Up from the communications of the Ministers of the Different Parishes By Sir John Sinclair, Bart. Edited, With Introduction and Notes by E.S. Reid Tait. H.B. Published in 1925. Contents: Preface, Introduction, Delting, Mid and South Yell, Lerwick, Unst, Dunrossness, Aithsting and Sansting, Bressay, Burra and Quarff, Northmaven, North Yell and Fetlar, Fair Isle, Nesting, Walls and Sandness, Tingwall (First Account), Tingwall (Second Account) 130 Pages. £150

 

332. Beyond the Great Glen. A Wayfaring Guide To The North West Highlands by F. Reid Corson. H.B. Published in 1934. 19 Chapters, Index, Illustrations and Maps. 274 Pages. £25

 

333. Shetland’s Roll of Honour and Roll of Service 1939-1945. Compiled by Ian Jamieson. H.B. Published in 1991. 204 Pages. Includes Newspaper Cuttings about the Book. £75

 

334. Some Notes on the Shetland Hanseatic Trade. Compiled by E.S. Reid Tait. H.B. Published in 1955. Contents: Preface, Part One, Part Two, Appendices. 36 Pages. £50

 

335. Geographical Field Group Regional Studies No. 11. The Island of Unst Shetland by P.T. Wheeler and Members of the Geographical Field Group. A4 Size Booklet Printed in 1964. Eight Chapters, Epilogue, Select Bibliography, Maps and Diagrams. 92 Pages. £45

 

336. Wild Sports & Natural History of the Highlands by Charles St John. With Introduction and Notes by the Rt Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell, B.T, & Fifty Illustrations, Thirty Being Reproduced in Colour, From Pictures By G.Denholm Armour & Edwin Alexander, R.S.W. H.B Published in November 1919. 36 Chapters, Index, and Illustrations. 472 Pages. £85

 

337. The Leviathan of Wealth. The Sutherland Fortune in the Industrial Revolution by Eric Richards. Foreword by Professor S.G. Checkland. H.B. With D/J Published in 1973. 1st Edition. Contents: Part One: Leviathan of Wealth, Part Two: The House of Sutherland and the Coming of the Railways, Part Three: The Sutherland Clearances, Part Four: Perspectives, Illustrations and Maps. 316 Pages. £25

 

338.The Hebrides An Aerial View of a Cultural Landscape By Angus & Patricia Macdonald. Foreword by James Hunter. H.B. With D/J Published in 2010. 10 Chapters, Foreword, Acknowledgements, Introduction and Map Of The Hebrides, Notes, Bibliography, Index.  320 Pages. £25

 

339. Rum A Landscape Without Figures by John A. Love. With Line Illustrations by the Author. H.B. With D/J Published in 2001. Contents: List of Illustrations, Author’s Preface, Land and Prehistory, Early History, Land and People, Sheep Farm and Estate, Modern Rum, 3 Appendixes, Bibliography and Index. 302 Pages. Signed by the Author. £25

 

340. Inventors and Engineers of Caithness by Robert P. Gunn. P.B. Published in 1998. Contents: Alexander Bain 1810-1877 The father of Communications, Dane Sinclair 1852-1930 Telegraph and Telephone Engineer, Neil Leitch 1865-1923 Watchmaker and Jeweller, Donald Brown 1879-1953, Engineer and Inventor, James Bremner, 1784-1856, Boatbuilder, Harbour Builder and Wreck Raiser, Temple Frederick Sinclair, 1853-1918, Railroad Engineer and Harbour Builder.  77 Pages. £15

 

341. Highland Perthshire Written and Photographed By Duncan Fraser. H.B. With D/J Published in 1973. Third Edition.7 Chapters. 139 Pages. £15

 

342. The Case For Land Nationalisation. By Joseph Hyder. With a Special Introduction by Alfred Russel Wallace. H.B. Date of Printing not given but possibly 1913. 19 Chapters, Bibliography and Index. 435 Pages. £35

 

343. Life in the Atholl Glens by John Kerr. H.B. With D/J Published in 1993. Seven Chapters, Sources and Bibliography and Index. Includes Photographs. 128 Pages. £15

 

344. Hollanders in Shetland by Adrian J. Beenhakker. Translated from the Dutch by Tineke Bussard -Hofman. Produced by Erling J.F. Clausen. Illustrated by Sixteen Photographs. Booklet, Printed in 1973. 18 Pages and includes a newspaper cutting with a review of the book. £20

 

345. Geography of Argyllshire. Adapted to the New Code With Coloured Map and Illustrations.Booklet, date of printing unknown. Contents: Part One: Natural Features, Part Two: Industries, Part III. Population, Towns, Etc. 32 Pages. £25

 

346. Scottish Record Society. The Commissariot Records of Orkney and Shetland. Register of Testaments. Part I. Orkney, 1611 -1684

Part II. Shetland, 1611-1649. Edited by Francis J. Grant. Booklet, Printed in 1904. 77 Pages. £30

 

347. Some Dumfries and Galloway Men by James Reid. H.B. With D/J Published in 1922.38 Men are Profiled in this book. 286 Pages. £65

 

348. Rambles in Galloway by Malcolm M’L Harper. H.B. Published in 1896. Second Edition. 33 Chapters, Conclusion, Index, Map to the Rambles, List of Illustrations. 380 Pages. £45

 

349. The Natural History of Sport in Scotland With Rod and Gun by Tom Speedy. With Numerous Illustrations by Lieutenant-Commander J.G. Millais. H.B. Published in 1920. Contents: Biographical Sketch of the Author, The Purchase or Leasing of a Sporting Estate, Ground Vermin, Birds of Prey, Grouse Shooting, Ptarmigan and Mountain Hares, Black Game Shooting, Deer Stalking, Partridge Shooting, Covert Shooting, Miscellanous Shooting, Trout Fishing, Salmon and Salmon Fishing, Dogs -Their Management and Training, Game Preserving. Includes Illustration. 440 Pages. £175

 

350. The Deer & Deer Forests of Scotland: Historical, Descriptive Sporting; By Alexander Inkson McConnochie. Illustrated from Photographs and Old Prints. H.B. Published in 1923. Contents: The Forests, List of Forests, With Some Descriptive Notes, Days in the Forest, The Deer, Poaching, Superstitions, Index, and Includes Illustrations. 336 Pages. £125

 

351. Handbook to the Isle of Skye And Adjacent Islands by Alexander Nicolson M.A. Numerous Illustrations, Map and Descriptive Tours Throughout the Island. P.B. Date of Printing not given. Contents include; Introduction, Gateway to Skye, Derivation of Name Skye, Portree, A tour through the different districts of Skye, A Synoposis of the History of Skye, The Geology of Skye, An Outline of the Literature of Skye. Includes Illustrations. 116 Pages. £35

 

352.Words From The Wild Wood. Sixteen Galloway Tales and Sketches By Andrew McCormick. With an Introduction by Charles Shirra Dougall. Illustrated by John Copland. H.B. Published in 1912. 265 Pages. £65

 

353. Regimen Sanitatis. The Rule of Health. A Gaelic Medical Manuscript of the Early Sixteenth Century or Perhaps Older From The Vade Mecum of the Famous MacBeaths. (Physicians to the Lords of the Isles and the King of Scotland For Several Centuries) By H. Cameron Gillies. H.B. Published in 1911. Contents: Introduction, Regimen Sanitatis, Translation, Notes, Glossary.  139 Pages. £175

 

354. From The Farthest Hebrides. General Editor Donald A. Ferguson. Gaelic Editor Aonaghus Iain MacDhomhnuill. Music Editor Jean F. Gillespie London. H.B. With D/J Published in 1978. Contents: Songs of Heisgeir and the Sea, Heroic Songs of North Uist, Songs of Love, Songs of Labour, Comic Songs and Satires, Songs of Raasay and Berneray, Miscellanous -Ancient and Modern, Epilogue, Bibliography, Index. 321 Pages. £30

 

355. Lonely Isles. Being an Account of Several Voyages to the Hebrides and Shetland Written and Illustrated by Roland Svensson. H.B. With D/J Published in 1955. Contents: Preface, St Kilda, Foula, Fair Isle, Out Skerries, Bibliography. 142 Pages. £65

 

356. The Land of Britain. The Report of The Land Utilisation Survey of Britain. Edited by L. Dudley Stamp. Parts 9-12 The Highlands of Scotland: Ross and Cromarty, The Hebrides, Argyll and Perthshire. The Mainland of Inverness by C.J. Hunt. Part 13 Buteshire by L. Dudley Stamp. A4 Size Publication. Printed in 1944.  258 Pages. £150

 

357.Memoirs of the Geological  Survey of Great Britain. The Geological Structure of the North West Highlands of Scotland By P.N. Peach, John Horne, The Late W.Gunn, C.T. Clough and L.W. Hinxman With Petrological Chapters and Notes By J.J.H. Teall. Edited by Sir Archibald Geikle. H.B. Published in 1907. The Book is in Five Parts: Lewisian Gneiss, Torridonian, Cambrian, Post Cambrian Movements, Eastern Schists, Appendixes. Includes a Number of Plates. 667 Pages. £250

 

358. Digest and Appendix To Part I Of The Evidence Taken Before The Royal Commission On Agriculture Together With Reports of the Assistant Commissioners. Presented to Both Houses of Parliament By Command of Her Majesty. H.B. Published in 1881. Contents: Digest of Minutes of Evidence, Appendix, Reports by Assistant Commissioners, Mr Coleman, Mr Doyle, Mr Bruce, Mr Little, Mr Hope, Mr Walker, Mr Jenkins, Mr Sutherland, Mr Clay.  818 Pages. £350

 

359. The Glasgow Region. A General Survey. Edited by Ronald Miller and Joy Tivy. Prepared for the Meeting of the British Assoc iation, held from the 27th of August to the 3rd of September in Glasgow 1958. 19 Chapters, List of Plates, Figures and Tables. 325 Pages. £65

 

360. Gifford’s “Historical Description of the Shetland Islands” By Thomas Gifford. A Facsimilie copy of the 1773 edition. Includes an Introduction Pamphlet  by Brian Smith Archivist, Shetland Islands Council. Includes newspaper cuttings about the reprint. A Cased Edition, 104 Pages. Published in 1976. £85

 

361. Lord Henry Sinclair’s 1492 Rental of Orkney by William P.L. Thomson. A4 Size Publication Printed in 1996. Contents: Introduction, The 1492 Rental of Orkney, Tables, Glossary, Weights and Measures, Index, Maps. 113 Pages. £25

 

362. Land and Plan Basic Facts Relative to a Master Plan for Britain by Professor F.G.R. Taylor. P.B. A3 Size Publication. Both Land and Plan and Maps are inside the Covers. 8 Maps of England and Wales and 6 Maps of Scotland. £85

 

363The Clans of the Scottish Highlands by R.R. McIan. H.B. With D/J Published in 1980. Text by James Logan. Includes a List of Subscribers to the Original Publication.71 Clans are Profiled and Includes Plates.  206 Pages. £45

 

364. Tourist’s Guide to Sutherland & Caithness With Descriptions of the Places of Interest, Lochs, Rivers, Angling Resorts, and Notes on the History and Antiquities of the District by Hew Morrison. H.B. Fully Rebound. Published in 1883. 121 Pages. £85

 

365. In Highland Harbours With Para Handy S.S. Vital Spark by Hugh Foulis. H.B. Published in 1911. 26 Chapters, 204 Pages. £15

 

366. Illustrated Guide to Orkney 1923. Booklet. Contains: Orkney as a Health Resort, City and Royal Burgh of Kirkwall, Routes to Orkney, the Golf Course, Drive through the Different Parishes, The Islands of Orkney and Much more. Includes Numerous Adverts. 70 Pages. £45

 

367. Peace’s Orkney Almanac and County Directory for 1939. Seventy Sixth Year of Publication. Booklet, includes a directory of events for the 12 months of the calendar year, a list of groups, organisations and contacts, Councillors and officials, Population of each parish in Orkney and Shetland and much more. Also, includes adverts. 190 Pages. £65

 

368. Peace’s Orkney Almanac County Directory for 1940. Seventy Seventh Year of Publication.Booklet. Contents include; Different Local Committees and Organisations and Office Bearers, Council, Committees, A Diary for the Year, Income Tax Rates, adverts and much more. 96 Pages. £65

 

369. Historical Description of the Zetland Islands In The Year 1733 With an Appendix of Illustrative Documents by Thomas Gifford of Busta, Stuart and Justiciar -Depute of Zetland. Reprinted from the Original Edition Published in 1786 under the superintendence of John Nichols, London. H.B. Published in 1879. 100 Pages. Only 100 Copies Printed for Subscribers. £125

 

370. The Life Story of an Old Shetlander by Walter J Gray. H.B. Published in 1970. Mr Gray was one of the first to hear the news of the sinking of the Titanic in 1904, as he was in charge of the wireless station at Cape Race in Newfoundland at the time. 13 Chapters, 141 Pages and Includes a newspaper cutting with details of the publication of the book. £45

 

371. The Sail Fishermen of Shetland -and their Norse and Dutch Forerunners by Capt A. Halcrow. H.B. Published in 1950. Contents: The Romance of the Isles, The Dutch Invasion, The Busses of Britain, Odyssey of the Sixearn, The Island Bankmen, Herring Sailers, A Trip On The Last Sail Drifter, Appendix I: The 1881 Disaster -A Survivors Account, Appendix II: Shetland Herring Fishing in 1839, Index of Faroe Fishing Vessels, Index of Herring Fishing Vessels, Index of Personal and Firm Names.  187 Pages. £45

 

372. Memories of the Shetland Islands. The Delineation of an Afterglow by T.Harold Grimshaw. H.B. With D/J Published in 1955. 10 Chapters, Epilogue. 73 Pages. £25

 

373. The Lone Voyage of Betty Mouat by Roderick Grant. H.B. With D/J Published in 1973. 90 Pages and includes newspaper cuttings about the book and about the centenary event. £15

 

374. Atholl Forest Report 1909. Also, includes a booklet “List of Deer Forests in Scotland with remarks on Shootings, Sheep Farms, Small Holdings, and Afforestation in Scotland By George Malcolm. Printed in 1912.  £85

 

375. Census of Scotland 1951. Preliminary Report on the Fifteenth Census of Scotland. H.B. Published in 1951. The Publication is in three parts; Part One: Introduction, Part Two: Summary, Part III Population Tables.  47 Pages. £150 (Very Scarce)

 

376. Boswell’s Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson. Now First Published From the Original Manuscript. Prepared for the Press, With Preface and Notes by Frederick A. Pottle and Charles H. Bennett. H.B. Published in November 1936. Contents: Publisher’s Note, Preface, Table of Illustrations, Extract from Sir Richard Baker’s Chronicle of the Kings of England, Text of a Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, Appendix: Correspondence between Boswell and Lord Elibank, Index. 435 Pages. £45

 

377.     The Life of Samuel Johnson Comprising A Series of his Epistolary Correspondence and Conversations With Many Eminent Persons; And Original Various Pieces of his Composition With a Chronological Account Of His Studies and Numerous Works To Which Is Added The Journal of a Tour To The Hebrides by James Boswell. Edited With Notes, and a Biographical Dictionary of the Persons Named in the Work by Percy Fitzgerald. Contents: Advertisement to the Present Edition, Advertisement to the First Edition, Advertisement to the Second Edition, Advertisement to the Third Edition, Dedication, The Life of Samuel Johnson 1709-1784, Chronological List of Dr Johnson’s Works, Boswell’s Advertisement of the Life Which Appeared in the Third Edition of the Tour, The Journal of a tour to the Hebrides, Account of James Boswell, Short Biographies of Person’s Mentioned in the Life, Editor’s Notes and Illustrations to the Life, Editor’s Notes and Illustrations to the Tour, A Full Index of Names, Topics and Opinions, Abstract of Johnson’s Letters. Includes Illustrations. 726 Pages. £175

 

378. Scottish Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil by Samuel G. Green. Illustrated by Eminent Artists. H.B. Date of Publishing Unknown. Contents: Across the Border: To Edinburgh and Glasgow, Glimpses of Edinburgh and Glasgow, By the Clyde, To the Western Coast, Through the Western Highlands, The Central Highlands: Stirling To Inverness, The Eastern Coast and Deeside, To The Far North 208 Pages. £125

 

379. New Map Round Glasgow From the Ordanance Survey Published by George Richmond, Nechells Park Road, Birmingham. H.B With the Map in a folder inside, date of Printing Unknown. £125

 

380. A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland Comprising the Several Counties, Islands, Citys, Burghs and Market Towns, Parishes and Principal Villages With Historical and Statistical Descriptions Embellished with a Large Map of Scotland And Engravings of the Seals and Arms of the Different Burghs and Universities by Samuel Lewis. In Two Volumes. Vol II From Keanlochbervie to Zetland. H.B. Published in  1847. 622 Pages. £125

 

381. Thoughts on Orkney and Zetland Their Antiquities and Capabilities and Improvements With Hints Towards The Formation of a Local Society For the Investigation and Promotion of these Objects; To Which are Annexed Extracts from Curious Manuscripts Together With Useful Lists. H.B. Published in 1829. Fylly Rebound. Contents: Preliminary Statements, Specimens of Orkney and Zetland Antiquarian Lore, Extracts From Manuscripts, List of Eminent Natives of Orkney and Zetland Now Dead, List of Books Relating to Orkney and Zetland. 47 Pages. £175

 

382. Pre Historic Remains of Caithness by Samuel Laing ESQ, MP, F.G.S, With Notes on the Human Remains By Thomas H Huxley. H.B. Published in 1866. 160 Pages and Drawings. £65

 

383. Notes On The Ecological and Natural History of Pabbay, and Other Islands in the Sound of Harris, Outer Hebrides by Charles Elton. Reprinted from The Journal of Ecology Vol XXV1, No 2 August 1938. Booklet. 23 Pages. £30

 

384. The Clyde From Its Source to The Sea. Its Development as a Navigable River, The Rise and Progress of Marine Engineering and Shipbuilding On Its Banks and The Leading Historical, Geological, and Meteorological Features of the Clyde Valley By W.J. Millar. Copiously Illustrated. H.B. Published in 1888. Contents: Descriptive, Topographical and Tributaries, Geological, Historical, The City of Glasgow, The River, Commercial and Industrial, Meteorological, Defence, Yachting, Lighthouses. Includes many Illustrations. 324 Pages. £45

 

385. Chronicles of Strathearn With Illustrations by W.B. Macdougall. Cover Designed by A.L. Rankin. H.B. Published in 1896. 14 Chapters by different Authors. 400 Pages and Appendix. £45

 

386. Grampian Electricity Company. Session 1922. Map. H.B. With the Map folded inside. £85

 

387. Concise Historical Proofs Respecting The Gael of Alban or Highlanders of Scotland, As Descended of the Caledonian Picts, With The Origin of the Irish Scots, Or Dalriads in North Britain And Their Supposed Conquest over the Caledonian Picts By James A. Robertson. H.B. Published in 1865. 12 Chapters, Conclusion and Appendix. 390 Pages. £85

 

388. Skye Pioneers and “ The Island” By Malcolm A. Macqueen. H.B. Published in 1929. Contents: Foreword, Founding of Belfast, In Their New Homes, The First Mill in Belfast, The Kirk, Cemeteries, Sunday Observance, Settlement of Orwell, Founding of Uigg and Murray Harbour Board, Uigg Grammar School, Founding of Uigg, Uigg School, Teachers and Scholars, Uigg Centennial, Belfast Riot, Belfast Families. Includes Illustrations. 162 Pages. £85

 

389. Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides With Samuel Johnson. Containing Some Poetical Pieces By Dr Johnson, Relative to the Tour, and Never Before Published. A Series of His Conversations, Literary Anecdotes And Opinions of Men and Books; With an Authentic Account of The Distresses and Escape of the Grandson of King James II In The Year 1746 by James Boswell. A New Edition Illustrated With Introduction and Notes by Robert Carruthers. H.B Published in 1852. Contents: Introduction, Contents, List of Illustrations, Dedication to Edmond Malone, Esq, Mr Boswell’s Advertisement to the Third Edition. 301 Pages. £85

 

390.Studies in the Topography of Galloway Being A List Of Nearly 4000 Names of Places With Remarks On Their Origin and Meaning, and An Introductory Essay By Sir Herbert Eustace Maxwell, Bart. Of Monreith. H.B. Published in 1879. Contents: Preface, Authorities Quoted, Key To Abbreviations, Studies in the Topography of Galloway, The Topography Of Galloway, Addenta Et Emendenda, Appendix A. Description of Galloway, by John MacLellan, Appendix B. Erse and Gaelic Words Entering Into Place Names. 340 Pages. £125 (First Edition)

 

391.Memoirs of the Life and Works Of The Late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair Bart By His Son The Rev John Sinclair. In Two Volumes. Vol II. H.B. Published in 1837. 4 Chapters  Which Contain Sub Chapters. 427 Pages. £85

 

392. A Shetland Parish Doctor. Some Recollections Of A Shetland Parish Doctor During the Past Half Century By Harry Perason Taylor. Medical Officer for Yell and Fetlar, Shetland from June 1890 to November 1935 With Foreword by Thomas Edmondston Saxby. H.B. Published in 1948. Foreword, Preface, Publisher’s Note, List of Illustrations, 10 Chapters, Appendix and Colour Plates.  136 Pages. £25

 

393. Donald M’Leod’s Gloomy Memories In The Highlands of Scotland Versus Mrs Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Sunny Memories In (England) A Foreign Land: Or A Faithful Picture Of The Extirpation of the Celtic Race From The Highlands of Scotland. H.B. Published in 1892. 212 Pages. £45

 

394. Hinniwirs Poems and Sketches by “Hiawatha” H.B. Published in 1924. 31 Stories in Total. 173 Pages. £45

 

395.A Progress In Mountaineering. Scottish Hills To Alpine Peaks By J.H.B. Bell. H.B. Published in 1950. 1st Edition. The Book is in 5 Parts: Introduction, British Mountain Technique, Scottish Mountain Expeditions, Alpine Mountaineering Technique, Alpine Expeditions. Includes Illustrations and Maps. 424 Pages. £45

 

396. Art Rambles in Shetland  by John T Reid. H.B. Published in 1869. 1st Edition. Contents: Lerwick, Bressay and Noss, Hillswick, Melby and Papa Stour, Foula, North Isles, Scalloway and Sumburgh, Fair Isle, Manners and Customs, Glossary. 64 Pages. £175

 

397. The Fulmar Population of Britain and Ireland, 1959 by James Fisher. Booklet, Reprinted from Bird Study Vol 13, No 1, pp 5-76. 72 Pages. £25

 

398. Bibliography Of East Lothian. Compiled by James H. Jamieson, Assisted by Eleanor Hawkins, With Introduction by W. Forbes Gray. H.B. Published in 1936. Only 350 Copies of this work were printed. 108 Pages. £65

 

399. 200.000 Feet on Foula By Michael Powell. H.B. Published in 1938. Part One has 8 Chapters, Part Two has 8 Chapters, Appendix, Index. Includes Photographs. 334 Pages. £45

 

400. The Naturalist on the Prowl by Frances Pitt. H.B. With D/J Published in 1934 with Photographs by the Author. Fifteen Chapters, Postscript, List of Species Mentioned With Scientific Names, Index and Illustrations. 137 Pages. £35