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ANTIQUARIAN & SECONDHAND SCOTTISH BOOKS



Enjoy browsing our selection of antiquarian & out-of-print Scottish books!




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  Subject                             Short Description

archaeology             From the stones at Callanish to the Antonine Wall
architecture     Castles, Stately Houses, Cottages and Tenements
arts & crafts     From medieval brooches to Ian Hamilton Finlay
biography     Comprehensive range of titles for armchair reading
entertainment     Cookery, Dancing, Humour, Sport and Transport..
family history     Business, Clan, Family and Source material
folklore     Rich and fascinating selection of imaginative titles
general     Shortcut to our general subject index page
The Grian Press      A few titles in print. More to follow shortly.
history     Broad range covering key periods and areas.
illustration      Some colourful and imaginative books
literature     Large stock covering many periods and genres
old maps     For the lovers of old Ordnance Survey maps
music     Difficult to maintain good stock, such is the interest
place-names     The page for the Scottish wordsmiths
science & maths     Small stock at present.
scotch whisky     Fancy a dram? Islay or Speyside malt? Find them here
scots magazine     Restocking
tartans     Covers the history of Scottish costume and dress
topography     Many pages of collectable items here, listed by region


A guide to abbreviations used on these pages

[author] = attributed to; ads. = adverts; aeg. = all edges gilt; b. and w. = black and white; biblio. = bibliography; bkplate. = bookplate; c. = circa; col'd. = coloured; Comp. = compiled by; dec. = decorated; d/w. = dustwrapper; Ed. = edited by; ed. = edition; ep's. = endpapers; ex-lib. = ex-library; f'word. = foreword; fep. = front endpaper; ffep. = front free endpaper; frontis. = frontispiece; illus. = illustrated; inscr. = inscription; intro. = introduction; nd. = no date; orig. = original; P = press; pp. = pages; prelims. = preliminary leaves; pub. = published; Sel. = selected by; sl. = slight; sp. = spine; teg. = top edge gilt; vg. = very good; rear ep. = rear endpaper; rep. = reprint.





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