Category: SCOTLAND


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The Religion of Dr. Johnson and Other Studies.


Price: £6.50

Publisher: London: Oxford University Press, 1946.,

1st ed. In addition to the title essay, contains studies on various subjects, personalities, and controversies concerned with Scottish religious history. Pp. 13/137. Inscrip. to fep. Rough edges to bottom of pages. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w with slight chipping. G+/G. View more info

The Scots Book of Lore and Folklore.

By: DOUGLAS, Ronald Macdonald. (Comiler).

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: Beekman House, 1982. 0517366037,

Divided into five parts: 1.Poetry; 2.Folklore, and Rhymes and Tales; 3.Facts; 4. Fragments; 5. A Few Prose Extracts and Some Letters. Pp.14/368, 3 maps, 11 clan shields. Red boards, d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Byeways of Scottish Story.

By: EYRE-TODD, George.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: William J. Hay, nd. (c.1900).,

Contents; 1.Braids Scots; 2.The Epic of Freedom; 3.The Shrine of Douglas; 4.The Three Tales of Lindoren; 5.The Pagan Faith of Scotland; 6."Bonnie Jeanie Cameron"; 7.The Gael Again; 8.Some Historic Apparitions; 9.Village Naturals; 10.The Tale of a Quiet Strath; 11.A Parish Chronicle of the Seventeenth Century; 12.A Scottish Parish in the Eighteenth Century. Pp.189, slight toning to pages, owner's name to inside front board, browning to endpapers. Blue cloth, gilt... View more info

Bishop and Presbytery. The Church of Scotland 1661-1688.

By: FOSTER, Walter Roland.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: SPCK, 1958.,

1st edition. "The writer shows how the Church of Scotland combined in an unusual synthesis episcopal order with Calvinist doctrine and discipline....using a wide range of printed records and later critical studies, gives a vivid picture of the work of the ecclesiastical courts and the character of parochial life in worship and discipline. The troubles of the State and the Succession were soon to create permanent schism in Scotland." Pp.182. Black cloth, dustwrapp... View more info

Highland Folk Ways. (Illustrated by Molly MacEwan.)

By: GRANT, I.F.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1961.,

1st ed. "This work is a fascinating record set down before it is too late for the traditions to be remembered." Pp. 13/377, 77 figures + 3 maps. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine, d/w. VG/G+. View more info

Things Seen in Edinburgh.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Seeley, Service & Co Limited, 1926.,

A Description of the Town, the Castle, the Classic Buildings, Historic Places, Environs & Other Points of Interest. 15cms x 11cms. Pp.157, black & white photo frontispiece + 31 furthe full page plates and 58 line drawing illustrations. Blue cloth, gilt illustration to front board, spine dulled. G+. View more info

Scotland: Kirk and People.


Price: £3.50

Publisher: Edinburgh: Lutterworth Press, 1969.,

1st ed. "Writing with shrewd and penetrating insight he looks at Scotland as a land where people and church are in unique alliance, and where what is said and done nationally has its reflection in the Kirk." Pp. 117. P/b. G+. View more info

A View of the Constitution of the Church of Scotland.

By: HILL, George.

Price: £32.00

Publisher: Edinburgh:John Waugh, 1835.,

3rd edition, with the original Appendix; and notes by Alexander Hill, D.D. Pp.xii/153/14(publisher's catalogue), toning to endpapers. Dark green pebbled cloth, original paper label to spine has losses, wear to spine edges and boards rubbed. Good. View more info

Wade in Atholl.

By: KERR, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: The Atholl Experience, 1988.,

Reprinted from the Transactions of the Gaelif Society of Inverness, Volume LIII. History of the Highlands which "makes clear the difficulties of the coaches which ran between Perth and Inverness in the early part of the 19th century, and it was not until the opening of the railway line in 1856 that the mails were guaranteed to get through. But this booklet concentrates largely on the roads which General Wade surveyed and built in the second quarter of the 18th centur... View more info

Corpus Christi. The Nature of the Church According to the Reformed Tradition.

By: MacGREGOR, John Geddes.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Macmillan & Co.Ltd, 1959.,

1st edition. "Sets out to explain the doctrine and tradition of the 'Reformed' Churches, i.e. those Protestant bodies deriving from Calvin, especially as regards the nature of the Church and the Ministry, and the Sacraments of Baptism and the Eucharist." Pp.x/302, slight toning to endpapers. Red cloth, dustwrapper dusty with edge wear. VG/Good. View more info

The Burnt Offering.

By: MACLEAN, Norman.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: James Nisbet & Co.Ltd, 1911.,

Pp.16/221/1(ad), colour frontis. Green cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

Scotland's Debt to Protestantism.

By: MACPHERSON, Hector.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh: William Blackwood,1912.,

Knox Club Publication ,No.32. Pp.137,portrait frontis., inscription from author to fep, endpapers toned, occasional spotting. Blue cloth,gilt title to spine,edges slightly rubbed. G. View more info

The Scots.

By: McLAREN, Moray.:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin. 1951.,

1st ed. "A vivid picture of the Scots people to-day painted against the background of their past". Pp 246, toning to pages. P/b, slight scuffing to top and lower edge of spine. G+. View more info

Scottish Highlands & Islands.

By: McNEILL, Carol.:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: St. Ives: James Pike. 1975.,

1st ed. "Part of the magic of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland is that everyone sees them a little differently and each visitor finds his own particular favourite spot". Pp 32, 8 b/w illustrations, 1 sketch map. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Who are the Scots? A Search for the Origins of the Scottish nation.

By: MENZIES, Gordon. (Editor).:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: BBC, 1976.,

Rep. Views of ten scholars on Scotland. Pp. 144, 16 figures, 16 plates. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine, illustrated d/w has chipping to edges. VG/G+. View more info