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TRENCH NOTES: FACTS FROM THE FRONT LINE
Written by Michael Bullen.
Stock no. 2132327
Published by Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Fine condition.

Facts about trench warfare from the Scottish perspective. B/w images reproduced from the National Library of Scotland. Dark green card wraps. 36 pages.

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THE SINGING FOREST
Written by H. Mortimer Batten. Illustrated by Maurice Wilson.
Stock no. 1318628
Published by William Blackwood. 1st 1955. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles to spine. B/w text illustrations. The life of a Highland Red Deer. Spine bumped with some fading at top. Some foxing to prelims otherwise contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge chipped with some loss. Rear panel is slightly grubby.

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THE FRINGES OF FIFE
Written by John Geddie. Illustrated by Arthur Wall; Louis Weirter.
Stock no. 1818937
Published by W. & R. Chambers Limited. Circa 1927. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New and enlarged edition. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Map to rear. Text block lightly browned and foxing to top edge of text block. Light browning to endpapers. All plates present. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and a little grubby.

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THE ENGLISH HIGHLAND CLANS: TUDOR RESPONSES TO A MEDIAEVAL PROBLEM
Written by Ralph Robson.
Stock no. 1818694
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Title to spine is: The Rise and Fall of the English Highland Clans. A book about Scotland as well as England and concerns the community which inhabited the Middle Marches of the insecure northern frontier. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859762467. SIGNED by the author with gift inscription to front endpaper. Includes a letter to Gp. Captain Brian Robinson from the author. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly faded to spine.

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THE AUTUMN ROAD TO THE ISLES
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818527
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. An ordinary journey made rare by the perception of the writer and genius of the artist. Colour frontis and 65 stunning b/w engravings. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers, prelims & text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and scuffed to rear panel.

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SEPTEMBER ROAD TO CAITHNESS AND THE WESTERN SEA
Written by BB. Illustrated by BB.
Stock no. 1818525
Published by Nicholas Kaye. 1st 1962. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

BB has been a-wandering again... Colour frontis and over 70 atmospheric b/w engravings. A memorable book. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 168 pages. Slight fading to top edge of boards. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, browned and scuffed to rear panel.

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A MEMOIR OF THE FORTY-FIVE
Written by Chevalier De Johnstone; Brian Rawston.
Stock no. 1318478
Published by Folio Society. 2nd 1970. Very good condition.

Elaborately gilt decorated blue cloth. Maroon title label to spine. Spine very slightly faded, light spotting to rear cover. Name and date in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. Some foxspots to contents. Slipcase is slightly worn at edges.

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BOSWELL'S JOURNAL OF A TOUR TO THE HEBRIDES WITH SAMUEL JOHNSON
Written by James Boswell.
Stock no. 1818354
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st thus 1936. Almost very good condition.

Red leather look cloth, gilt title to spine. Published from the Original Manuscript. xviii and 435 pages including index. Re-bound professionally with new cloth and endpapers. Text block lightly browned. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. The occasional grubby mark or foxspot to conents.

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FORMAL GARDENS IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Written by H. Inigo Triggs. Illustrated by H. Inigo Triggs.
Stock no. 1818347
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Their Planning and Arrangement Architectural and Ornamental Features. Large format. Beige cloth boards with gilt titles. Colour & b/w illustrations and photos. xxvi and 229 pages. ISBN: 1851490175. Boards clean and bright. Foxing to half-title page else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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THIS GREAT HARBOUR SCAPA FLOW
Written by W.S. Hewison.
Stock no. 1818296
Published by The Orkney Press. 2nd 1990. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Aspects of Orkney 3. Second edition. B/w photos. 326 pages + index. ISBN: 0907618243. Lower edge of front board has a couple of imperfections in cloth. Text block slightly grubby.

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SCAPA FLOW: A NAVAL RETROSPECT
Written by Captain Donald J. Munro.
Stock no. 1818291
Published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. xvii and 244 pages including index. Boards lightly mottled, bump to centre of spine. Text block browned. Bookplate to verso of front endpaper. Foxing to prelims.

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PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLAND
Written by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1318086
Published by Gay and Bird. 1st thus 1900. Very good condition.

'Being extracts from the commonplace book of Penelope Hamilton'. Beautiful gilt decorated green cloth covers. Dark green endpapers. B/w full-page and text illustrations. 301 pages and 16 pages of adverts to rear, all edges gilt. 7.5 x 5 inches. Spine and corners bumped and sligthly worn, cover edges slightly rubbed. Name plate to front pastedown. Joints cracked. Some grubby marks to page margins.

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