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Rerum Scoticarum Historia & De iure regni apud Scotos.
Alexander Arbuthnot (printed by G. van den Rade) 1583 &
The”Law of Government Among the Scots” was first published in 1582 - so this is a very early printing. The following year it was condemned…More details Price: £2,800.00
Boston & New York
Houghton Mifflin Company
An original black and white photograph of John Muir and William Newton is tipped onto the front free endpaper. They are seated on the steps…More details Price: £1,250.00
HOLMES, Sherlock. DOYLE, Arthur Conan.
The Crowborough Edition.
The complete works of Conan Doyle including the four novels and over 50 Sherlock Holmes short stories. It also includes all his other plays, romances,…More details Price: £12,000.00
The History of Caledonia: or, the Scots Colony in Darien in the West Indies. With an Account of the Manners of the Inhabitants, and Riches of the Countrey. By a Gentleman lately arrived.
printed and sold by John Nutt
In 1695 the Scottish Parliament passed an Act which gave authority to the new ‘Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies’ to set…More details Price: £3,600.00
OLD STILE PRESS. LEMAIRE, Angela.
The Journey of Thomas the Rhymer.
Old Stile Press
Lemaire engraved the blocks in the text especially for an edition of ‘Thomas the Rhymer’ and the engravings, depicting the seasons, that appear throughout the…More details Price: £100.00
The Life of Johnson..in two volumes.
printed by Henry Baldwin for Charles Dilly
W. Strong is addressed in the letter as Rev.d Archdeacon Strong – he has used the blank page of the letter to make notes on…More details Price: £20,000.00
The Natural History of Dee Side and Braemar.
printed for private circulation [by command of Queen Victoria, who had purchased the manuscript after MacGillivray’s premature death]
There is an elaborate printed presentation note pasted to the front free endpaper ‘This work, printed by command of the Queen, is presented to The…More details Price: £2,000.00
The Scottish toleration argued: or, an account of all the laws about the Church of Scotland ratify'd by the Union Act. In a letter from a Scots gentleman to a member of Parliament
printed for S. Popping at the Raven in Paternoster Row
Although Carstares was a strong and pivotal supporter of the Act of Union, and the Hanoverian succession, as this pamphlet shows, he was alarmed by…More details Price: £480.00
SMYTH, Dorothy Carlton. GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART. CHIVERS OF BATH.
The Sundering Flood by William Morris.
Longmans, Green & Co.
Dorothy “Dodo” Carlton Smyth (1880-1933), born in Glasgow, trained under Walter Crane at the Manchester School of Art between 1893 and 1897 and then went…More details Price: £6,800.00
The Theory of the Earth; or an Investigation of the Laws observable in the Composition, Dissolution and Restoration of Land upon the Globe. In: ‘Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Vol. I, 1788’, pp. 209-304 + plates I-II with explanation leaf.
Hutton gave his ground breaking address in a paper read to the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1785 and this 1788 printing was the Society’s…More details Price: £9,000.00
GRAHAME, Kenneth. SHEPARD, E.H.
The Wind in the Willows.
The book was originally published in 1908 but this was the first edition with illustrations that Kenneth Grahame approved and the only edition he signed.…More details Price: £11,000.00
BRUCE (James, of Kinnaird).
Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773.
An amazing survival being uncut in the original publishers boards.
Born in Stirlingshire, Bruce went to Harrow and then studied Law at Edinburgh University, a degree…More details Price: £5,800.00
Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years 1789 and 1793. With a preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress and Present State of the Fur Trade of that Country.
T. Cadell, Jun. & W. Davies, Cobbett and Morgan & W. Creech
In 1789, Mackenzie's crew which included French-Canadian voyagers, his wife and several others, paddled off in a birchbark canoe from Fort Chipewyan in Central Canada.…More details Price: £10,000.00
Waverley; or, ‘Tis sixty years since.
James Ballantyne & Co & Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, London
With this romance of the Jacobite rebellion, begun in 1805, laid aside, and then completed within three weeks in 1814, Scott ‘at one blow... established…More details Price: £7,800.00