Carlisle: Thurnham, 1835. Hand colored lithographic title and frontispiece; 16 beautifully hand colored lithographic plates mounted on india paper. (vi); 44 pages, slim folio, black morocco spine, marbled boards, leather title on front cover. A scarce suite of beautiful plates. Charles Thurnham, Carlisle, 1835. First Edition. Very good (+).
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London: Psychic Press, 1926. Introduction by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 8vo, blue cloth. London: The Psychic Pres, n.d. (1926). First Edition. An account of a famous miscarriage of judgement in Scotland. Conan Doyle was involved in helping to clear the man who was wrongfully convicted of murder. Enclosed is a postcard, written on both sides and signed by Conan Doyle, to a Mr. Reade, referring to the case "....It is clear that the Advocate General...was told about the facts by.....
Plymouth: William Brendon & Son, 1924. Frontis. 313 pages. 8vo, green cloth. Plymouth: William Brendon & Son, 1924. A good copy--spine sunned and scuffed with repaired tear at head, bumping to lower corner of front cover; light paper damage to fore-edge, two newspaper clippings glued to front endpaper.
Edinburgh: University Press, 1964. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 127 pages, small 4to, bright green cloth with gilt stamped figure, dust wrapper (spine of wrapper chipped and worn, small closed tear to front lower edge). Edinburgh: University Press, 1964. A very good(+) copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
Perth: Milne, Tannahill & Methven, 1993. Contains bookplate of author and his initials. Illustrated in black and white. 200 pages, 8vo, black paper, pictorial d.w. Perth: Milne, Tannahill & Methven, 1993. Less than 10 pages contain red ink underlining, else a very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper.
Edinburgh: Bannatyne, 1837. 336pp. 4to, 1/2 brown morocco; uncut. Edinburgh: Bannatyne, 1837. Very good. The Bannatyne Club's facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1578. Rolland was responsible for translating this work from Scottish prose to metre, but the story is said to have a long history, possibly dating back to Indian and Persian sources.
Glasgow: Maclehose. 31 plates and 287 text wood-engr. of medals, coins, manuscripts, weapons, seals, drinking vessels, etc. 359pp. Thick small folio, blue cloth, gilt arms on cover, g.t. Glasgow: Maclehose, 1890. Very good (+). A superb collection of Scottish relics, from the 1888 Glasgow International Exhibition. Edited by James Paton, with authoritative text by Sir Arthur Mitchell, D. H. Fleming, and other Caledonians.