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A Scots Anthology (Signed copy)

Signed by Eric Linklater and Allan C Fraser, poems in the Scottish dialect
John W Oliver, and J C Smith (editors), title page design by Joan Hassall.
Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh, 1949
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

The Maze

Philip Macdonald's exercise in detection
Philip Macdonald
Collins Crime Club, London, 1938
Fiction | Hard Cover

The Poetical Remains of William Lithgow, The Scotish Traveller (Signed copy)

1863, limited edition, signed and dedicated by the publisher
William Lithgow, edited by James Maidment
Thomas George Stevenson, Edinburgh, 1863
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Limited Editions

Aligi Sassu

Illustrated throughout with fine colour reproductions
Antonello Negri
Ilisso, Nuoro, Italy, 1995
Art | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Two books of poetry by Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount

Selected Poems and A Satire of the Three Estates
Sir David Lyndsay of the Mount
Various, London & Edinburgh, n.d.
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

The Court and Character of King James I

from the Kilmahew Estate, Cardross of John William Burns
Sir Anthony Weldon
G Smeeton, London, 1817
History | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus


with additional characters from the fifth edition of 1629, and the sixth edition of 1633.
John Earle, edited by Edward Arber
Alex Murray & Son, London, 1868
Fiction | Hard Cover | Leather Bound | First thus

The Reminiscences of Jock Thirlestane

Yokel and Detective at Musselburgh Races in Days Gone Bye (c1890)
W Russell
Thomas Adams and Sons, Edinburgh, 1890
Autobiography & Biography | Soft Cover | First Editions

Twelfth Night

with handwritten cast list from the Royal High School, Edinburgh, in 1924
William Shakespeare, preface by Israel Gollancz
J M Dent, London, 1923
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | Leather Bound

Popular Opinions, or A Picture of Real Life (Signed copy)

A rarity of 19th century Scottish verse, this copy inscribed by the author to literary critic Sir Francis Jeffrey
Anonymous, possibly by Thomas Bell
James Hedderwick & Co, Glasgow, 1812
Poetry | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

Shakespeare's Legal & Political Background

A contribution to Shakespeare scholarship and legal history
George W Keeton
Isaac Pitman, London, 1967
William Shakespeare | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Churchyard's Chips concerning Scotland

Being a Collection of Thomas Churchyard's Pieces Relative to that Country; with Historical Notices, and a Life of the Author.
George Chalmers
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, London, 1817
History | Hard Cover | First Editions | Leather Bound

A Tour in Quest of Genealogy

through several parts of Wales, Somersetshire and Wiltshire, in a Series of Letters to a Friend in Dublin; Interspersed with a Description of Stourhead and Stonehenge; Together with Various Anecdotes, and Curious Fragments from a Manuscript Collection Asc
Richard Fenton, as A Barrister
Sherwood, Neely & Jones, London, 1811
Travel & Exploration | Hard Cover | First Editions

Scottish Poems of the Sixteenth Century

Two volumes, the first edition of 1801
John Graham Dalyell
Constable, Edinburgh, 1801
Poetry | Hard Cover | First Editions

The Mayan Prophecies (Signed copy)

Signed by Adrian G Gilbert
Adrian G Gilbert, and Maurice M Cotterell
Element, Shaftesbury, 1995
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Witchcraft and Magic

Witches, ghosts, fortune-telling, demons...
Pat Hodgson
Wayland, Hove, 1978
Paranormal & Supernatural | Hard Cover | First Editions | Dustwrapper

Origins of Life: How Life Began. Abiogenesis, Astrobiology

24 essays on how life began
Michael Russell, and Rudolf Schild (editors)
Cosmology Science Publishers, Cambridge, Mass., 2011
Science & Technology | Hard Cover | First Editions

Essays in Satire

Eleven essays from Ronald Knox
Ronald A Knox
Sheed and Ward, London, 1928
Essays | Hard Cover | First Editions

Memento Mori

1959, first edition but with marked covers
Muriel Spark
Macmillan, London, 1959
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions


A leather-bound limited edition of Merimee's novella, the inspiration of Bizet's opera
Prosper Merimee
George Routledge & Sons, London, 1887
Fiction | Hard Cover | Limited Editions | Leather Bound

The Canape Book

A super little book with delightful illustrations
Rachel Bell Maiden, decorations by Lucina Smith Wakefield
D Appleton, New York, 1937
Food & Drink | Hard Cover

London County Council, Record of Service in the Great War 1914–1918

A complete record including history and those who died
London County Council, London, 1922
Military & War | Hard Cover | First Editions

We'll Shift our Ground: or, Two on a Tour

Edmund Blunden's only novel, written with his wife Sylva Norman
Edmund Blunden, and Sylva Norman
Cobden-Sanderson, London, 1933
Fiction | Hard Cover | First Editions

Folk-Tales of Bengal

contains 22 tales of myth and legend
Rev. Lal Behari Day
Macmillan, London, 1920
Mythology, Customs & Folklore | Hard Cover

Children's Costume from the Great Masters

Signed by Spanish artist Gregorio Prieto
Percy MacQuoid
Medici Society, London, 1923
Art | Hard Cover | Signed Copies | First Editions

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