Apostolici: or, the history of the lives, acts, death, and martyrdoms of those who were contemporary with, or immediately succeeded the Apostles. As also the most eminent of the primitive fathers for the first three hundred years. To which is added, A chronology of the three first ages of the church. The fourth edition corrected.CAVE (William). Folio, engr. frontis, engr. title, title printed in red & black, engr. portraits in text, pp. . xxii, 738, cont. calf, rebacked, corners worn, water-stain in lower fore-corner of contents approx. 3 X 3 inches. [ESTC T126603 noting 'The chronological table of the three first ages and of the Christian church' and 'Ecclesiastici: or, the history of the lives, writings, of the most eminent fathers of the church, that flourish'd in the fourth century' have separate titlepages. Two leaves, paginated with two numerals to each page continue the pagination between 330 and 339.'
SARGANT (Alice). 4to, 290 X 220 mm., 5 etched plates, orig. pale boards, upper cover lettered gilt, binding discoloured with some bubbling to the boards, some foxing of contents, mainly marginal. With the bookplate of ELLEN TERRY on the front paste-down e.p.
Plan by the Commissioners and Trustees for Improving Fisheries and Manufactures in Scotland, for the application of their funds. Published by their order.COMMISSIONERS. 8vo, pp. 31. , disbound, title sl. dusty and with small hole without loss. Signed and dated at end: David Flint secretary, Edinburgh, 17th Novemb. 1727. [ESTC T42393]
SPALDING CLUB. 5 vols., 4to, titles in red & black, facs. plates, orig. cloth, couple of inner hinges strained but sound, stamp of J. Philip, binder, Aberdeen on front paste down e.p. of vol. 1. A total of 52 historical articles on Scottish history with particular emphasis on the North East of Scotland. [Terry 3, 6, 16, 20, 24] [Extra postage required]
Certane tractatis for reformatioun of doctryne and maneris in Scotland. By Niniane Winzet. MDLXII – MDLXIII.WINZET (Niniane). 4to, pp. xxi, , 184, cont. half brown morocco, marbled sides, some foxing to prelims. and e.p.'s, binding rubbed with some chafing, small scrape to rear board, corners chafed. A Maitland Club publication, presented to the Club by John Black Gracie. With a Preface by David Laing. "Ninian Winzet was ejected from the Provostship of the Collegiate Church of St. Michael, Linlithgow, for refusal to sign the Confession of Faith in 1561." Terry. [Terry 33] With the ticket of J. Mozley Stark [bookseller] on front paste-down e.p. [Extra postage required for overseas]
STOBSIADE. 25 issues, numbered 1 -26, folio, 15 October 1916 - January-February 1919, without number 23 which fell foul of the censors and was not issued, [with] 5 printed theatre programmes inserted, later brown rexine cloth. Stobs camp, Hawick, was first used to house civilian internees on the outbreak of World War 1. It was later used to house prisoners of war. The above publication was composed and printed at Hawick by these prisoners of war and issued in Hawick and Germany. The camp also put on theatrical productions and printed programs for these. While in use for internees another publication was printed in 14 issues from 1915 before the arrival of the prisoners of war. A full account of the camp and its publication and history can be found online. A scarce and unusual survival of WW 1.
[PITCAIRNE (Dr. Archibald)]. 4to, Club vignette on title, pp. [vi], xv (verso blank), 95 (verso blank), orig. half brown morocco, marbled sides, some foxing to e.p's, binding rubbed with some chafing to spine. A Maitland Club publication. Presented by George Kinloch. [Terry 6]
MURRAY (Arthur ). 8vo, pp. vi, , 175, , frontis., plates, map, untrimmed in orig. buckram, t.e.g., spine darkened, corners bumped. PRESENTATION COPY from the author, with a detailed ms. explanation of the genesis of the work on the front free e.p., and presenting this copy to Christian McEwen, signed by the author and noting that only 50 copies were printed.
MURRAY (Arthur C.). 8vo., pp. x, 219, , frontis., plates, orig. green cloth, gilt, news clipping reviews on front paste-down e.p. PRESENTATION COPY with signed inscription from the author on front free e.p. A reprint of the work first printed the same year.
HAWICK. 4to, pp. 228, illus. with photographs throughout, cont. half back calf, gilt, by Simpsons of Hawick. As stated on the first page 'The object of the publishers is to preserve, in a handy form, the various pictures and portraits which have appeared in "The Hawick News".' [Extra postage required for overseas]
Memorials of Sir Gideon Murray of Elibank and his times (1560-1621). With a preface by Colonel John Buchan.MURRAY (Lieut.-Colonel Arthur C.). FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. , 196, frontis. portrait, plates, orig. grey cloth, gilt, cutting on front paste-down e,p. PRESENTATION COPY from the author with inscr. on front free e.p. with a long note by the author in which he recounts that John Buchan had always urged him to write the biography and that he agreed to do so if Buchan wrote a preface. "So the bargain was struck, and the book and the preface were duly written!'
Reports on the state of certain parishes in Scotland, made to His Majesty’s Commissioners of Kirks, etc. In pursuance of their Ordinance dated April XII. M.DC.XXVII. From the originals preserved in His Majesty’s General Register House.MACDONALD (Alexander), Editor. 4to, pp. xii, 232, orig. brown paper covered boards, [later linen spine?], paper label on spine, some foxing of e.p.'s, binding rubbed, edges chafed. Some pencil notes on rear paste-down e.p. PRESENTATION COPY from Alexander MacGrigor, who presented the volume to the Maitland Club. [Terry 34] [Extra postage required for overseas]
Ecclesiastical records. Selections from the minutes of the Presbyteries of St. Andrews and Cupar, M.DC.XLI. – M.DC.XCVIII.KINLOCH (George Ritchie), Editor. 4to, pp. xi, , 195, , engr. frontis. (foxed), 1 other plate, orig. half brown morocco, brown paper sides, foxing to prelims. and last few leaves, binding rubbed and chafed, top of spine chipped. [Terry 7] [Extra postage required for overseas]
Unto the Right Honourable, the Lords of Council and Session, the petition of Gideon Jackson late Writer to the Signet, and now on the Roll of Pensioners. [etc].JACKSON (Gideon). Folio, pp. 2, couple of tears repaired but with no loss of sense, some soiling. Relating to a pension to his wife from whom he is now separated and relating to other problems in his life. [Not traced in ESTC]
The history of the rebellion, rais’d against His Majesty King George I. By the friends of the popish pretender. Containing an account of the settlement of the succession to the Crown of Great-Britain, in the illustrious family of Hanover, and the Tory scheme to defeat it, during the last four years of the late Queen Anne. Of His Majesty’s happy accession, the rebellious conspiracy form’d by his enemies, and the execution thereof; both by the high-church mobs, on pretence of the church’s danger under His Majesty’s administration, and by the open rebellion; which is here exposed in all its parts, from its first rise to its final extinction. By the Reverend Mr. Peter Rae The second edition. To which is now added, a collection of original letters, and authentic papers, relating to that rebellion.RAE (Peter). 8vo, pp. xvi, 487, , cont. calf, later rebacked, red leather title label, title sl. dusty, corners of binding chafed. [ESTC T96318].
[WALLACE (Robert)]. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. , 256, half-title bound after contents leaf, cont. calf, new red leather title label, scrape to front past-down e.p., edges of title with some brown offset from paste-down e.p., binding rubbed, top and base of spine chipped, front hinge cracked but sound. [ESTC T84428; Goldsmiths' 9325; Kress 5763].