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MAINLY SCOTTISH STEAM
Written by Thomas Middlemass.
Stock no. 1819651
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Informative and pleasantly nostalgic. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 071536328X. SIGNED (Best Wishes) by the author to free front endpaper. Lower corners of boards and front vertical edge bumped. Endpapers browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine.

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A BRITISH FRONTIER? LAIRDS AND GENTLEMEN IN THE EASTERN BORDERS, 1540-1603
Written by Maureen M. Meikle.
Stock no. 1819611
Published by Tuckwell Press. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

Social structure of landed society in the Eastern Borders, lairds and their politics, the rise of the north Northumbrian gentry, the wealth of the lairds and gentlemen, education, literacy and culture, the effects of the Reformation, the nature of disorder, and cross Border relations. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 1862322619. Covers lightly creased at corners. Contents fine.

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THE BATTLE OF FLODDEN: WHY & HOW
Written by Clive Hallam-Baker.
Stock no. 1819586
Published by The Remembering Flodden Project. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The strategies and textics of Flodden. The ground over which the battle was fought and takes you along the battlefield trail as if you were a soldier on that fateful day. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780957331303. SIGNED by the author and dated on the 500th anniversary to title page.

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DAVID ROBERTS R.A. 1796-1864: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by Katharine Sim.
Stock no. 1819585
Published by Quartet Books. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A full-length biography of the Scottish artist and academician David Roberts, containing much unpublished material including generous extracts from his own very characteristic letters and journals. His art movement was Orientalism. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w and colour plates. ISBN: 0704323710. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE LOVE AFFAIRS OF MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
Written by Martin Hume.
Stock no. 1819526
Published by Eveleigh Nash. 1st 1906. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Spine browned, boards grubby and stained. Several inscriptions in ink to free front endpaper. Front joint is starting to split. Browning and foxing to text block and endpapers.

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MACPHERSON'S CARAVAN
Written by Lavinia Derwent. Illustrated by Dorothy Clark.
Stock no. 1318947
Published by Burke Publishing Company Ltd.. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Macpherson, the Glasgow message-boy, and his friends travel in a gypsy caravan and have many adventures. Red boards with black title to spine. Black and yellow illustrations. 124 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Name in black biro to front pastedown. Some foxing else contents clean. Price-cut wrapper is slightly edge rubbed, and slightly grubby/foxed to rear panel.

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THE 1785 ABSTRACT OF JAMES HUTTON'S THEORY OF THE EARTH
Written by James Hutton.
Stock no. 1819469
Published by Scottish Academic Press. 1st thus 1987. Fine condition.

Facsimile of the 1785 edition. Cream paper spine, marbled paper boards. xi and 30 pages. ISBN: 0707305292.

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CALEDONIAN CAVALCADE
Written by A.E. Glen; I.A. Glen; Alan G. Dunbar.
Stock no. 2133125
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Caledonian Railway. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Endpapers are maps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711009198. Bumping to spine and a couple of corners. Some page edge browning. Wrapper has bottom corner of front flap cut off; some edge-creasing and browning; spine faded.

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SCOTTISH RAILWAY HISTORY IN PICTURES
Written by John Thomas.
Stock no. 2133124
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715341618. Bumping to spine and corner. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chipping and scuffing.

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RAILS ACROSS THE BORDER THE STORY OF ANGLO-SCOTTISH RAILWAYS
Written by A.J. Mullay.
Stock no. 2133120
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852601868. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine an edges.

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THE SKYE RAILWAY
Written by John Thomas.
Stock no. 2133113
Published by David St John Thomas; David & Charles. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The History of the Railways of the Scottish Highlands Vol 5. Revised and Extended edition. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0946537488. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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THE GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY
Written by H.A. Vallance.
Stock no. 2133112
Published by David St John Thomas; David & Charles. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The History of the Railways of the Scottish Islands Vol 3. Revised by the Great North of Scotland Railway Association. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0946537429. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine and edge-creased.

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