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  • ABBEY'S ROAD. by Abbey, Edward.
    Abbey, Edward.
    ABBEY'S ROAD.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Dutton, (1979.). Explorations in the West and elsewhere, from the Rio Grande in Texas to Canyonlands and Lake Powell in Utah - and to Mexico and Scotland and Australia. Illustrated with his drawings. 198 pp. ISBN: 0-525-030018.

    Condition: Good overall (some discoloration to lower edge of back cover and last few pages, but otherwise tight and clean.)

    Book ID: 56876
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  • THE STEEP APPROACH TO GARBADALE. by Banks, Iain.
    Banks, Iain.
    THE STEEP APPROACH TO GARBADALE.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    San Francisco: McAdam / Cage, 2007. First edition - "Dark family secrets, a long-lost love affair, and a multi-million dollar gaming business lie at the heart of Iain Banks' fabulous new novel. The Wopuld family built their fortune on a board game called Empire, now a wildly successful computer game. So successful the American Spraint Corporation want to buy the Wopulds out.. . a story of family turmoil, compromised loyalties, and hidden origins." 390 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in lime geen printed wrappers (an unread copy).

    Book ID: 70441
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  • FAREWELL MISS JULIE LOGAN: A Wintry Tale. by Barrie, J. M.
    Barrie, J. M.
    FAREWELL MISS JULIE LOGAN: A Wintry Tale.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Hardcover - Ghost story set in Scotland, written as a diary by a young minister about when the glen is locked - or snowbound. 103 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in green cloth with gold lettering and decoration on front cover (some fading to the cloth, lettering on the spine is illegible, bookplate and scattered pencil underlining.) 103 pp.

    Book ID: 79924
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  • DEATH OF A DUSTMAN. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A DUSTMAN.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Mysterious Press, (2001.) dj. Hardcover - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 17th book in this series. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5312.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 62857
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  • DEATH OF A KINGFISHER. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A KINGFISHER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2012) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland, an area where the outside world is increasingly invading its peace. 245 pp. ISBN: 978-0446547369.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder dot)

    Book ID: 71746
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  • DEATH OF A DUSTMAN. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney)
    DEATH OF A DUSTMAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (2001.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 17th book in this series. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5312.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 70730
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  • DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF AN OUTSIDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1988) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 3rd book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 182 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-312-021887.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74723
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  • DEATH OF A SCRIPTWRITER. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A SCRIPTWRITER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1998) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 14th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 213 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-6440.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70758
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  • DEATH OF A MACHO MAN. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A MACHO MAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 12th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 216 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-5312.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70766
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  • DEATH OF A HUSSY. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A HUSSY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1990) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 5th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 164 pp. ISBN: 0-312-050712.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 70768
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  • DEATH OF A SNOB. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A SNOB.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1991) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 6th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 151 pp. ISBN: 0-312-058519.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 70769
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  • DEATH OF A NAG. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A NAG.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Mysterious Press / Warner (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 11th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 215 pp. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-89296-5304.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70777
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  • DEATH OF A GLUTTON. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A GLUTTON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 8th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 152 pp. ISBN: 0-312-087616.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 70779
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  • DEATH OF A PERFECT WIFE. by Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    Beaton, M. C. (pseudonym of Marion Chesney, 1936-2019)
    DEATH OF A PERFECT WIFE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1989) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A Constable Hamish Macbeth mystery, set in a small town in Scotland. The 4th book in this series. SIGNED on the title page. 179 pp. ISBN: 0-312-033222.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dust jacket. Rather hard to find in the first edition, and especially so signed.

    Book ID: 74775
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  • ALL MEN ARE MURDERERS. by Blackstock, Lee.
    Blackstock, Lee.
    ALL MEN ARE MURDERERS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958 dj. Hardcover first edition - A Crime Club selection. Author's second mystery, set in the highlands of Scotland. 191 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket (bookstore stamp to front endpaper, minor edgewear to dj.)

    Book ID: 54892
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  • ALL MEN ARE MURDERERS. by Blackstock, Lee.
    Blackstock, Lee.
    ALL MEN ARE MURDERERS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1958 dj. Hardcover first edition - A Crime Club selection. Author's second mystery, set in the highlands of Scotland. 191 pp.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (usual light toning to the pages, short closed tear to back cover of dj, other minor edgewear.)

    Book ID: 52327
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  • Boileau, Ethel.
    CLANSMEN.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Hutchinson, n.d. [1936.]. Hardcover first edition - Novel of the Highlands of Scotland, the story of one family through the years, and of their descendant, a young Scot 'full of courage and clan loyalty of his fighting ancestors.' Laid in is the now rare card, with a portrait of author and other titles on one side, and the genealogy of direct male line of Alan Stewart of Ardbreck on verso, provided for the convenience of the reader so they will not have to turn back to the genealogical chart at the beginning of the book. 448 pages plus bound into the rear of the book is a 48 page catalogue of the Spring 1936 list of Hutchinson & Co.

    Condition: Very good in light blue cloth with yellow lettering.

    Book ID: 31925
    Keywords: scotland, Women Authors
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  • THE WEE SCOTCH PIPER. by Brandeis, Madeline (1897-1937)
    Brandeis, Madeline (1897-1937)
    THE WEE SCOTCH PIPER.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1929.) dj. Hardcover - The second title in the "Children of All Lands Stories" series. This is the story of how the son of a Scotch shepherd earned his set of bagpipes and a musical education. Illustrated with photographs of children taken by the author. Red and white illustrated endpapers. Bound in light blue illustrated boards with a royal blue cloth spine and printed throughout on good quality semi-glossy paper. 159 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a good only dust jacket (some light foxing on the endpapers, missing approx 2 inches of spine of dj, crease on front cover, several edge tears, but front cover illustration is bright and attractive). Flap of dust jacket lists to #10 in this series.

    Book ID: 64735
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  • THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS & GREENMANTLE. by Buchan, John.
    Buchan, John.
    THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS & GREENMANTLE.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Pleasantville, New York: Impress Mystery, (2009). Hardcover - Two classic suspense stores set in Scotland and originally published in 1915 and 1916. Basis for the Hitchcock fim. A title in the Best Mysteries of All Time series. 405 pp.

    Condition: Fine in green boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover.

    Book ID: 72907
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  • NOBODY'S FOOL. by Claridge, Marten.
    Claridge, Marten.
    NOBODY'S FOOL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Walker, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by a young Scots writer - this book, with its excellent Edinburgh background, was short-listed for the Fulbright Chandler award. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-57936.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (bookstore stamp.)

    Book ID: 49248
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  • Claridge, Marten.
    NOBODY'S FOOL.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Walker, 1989. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel by a young Scots writer - this book, with its excellent Edinburgh background, was short-listed for the Fulbright Chandler award. 312 pp. ISBN: 0-8027-57936.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 3716
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  • Cost, March.
    THE BITTER GREEN OF THE WILLOW: Four Fairy Tales.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1967. dj. Hardcover first edition - Illustrated with drawings and six lovely full-color plates by Anne Anderson. 76 pgs. Bound in olive green cloth with a gold-stamped design on the front cover, lettering on spine.

    Condition: Near fine in a like dj (prev owner's name, slight fading to cloth at top of boards, a little rubbing and light edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 11827
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  • NOW MAY YOU WEEP. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    NOW MAY YOU WEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Gemma accompanies her friend Hazel Cavendish to Scotland for a cookery weekend, only to have the friend suspected of murder. A "limited and signed first edition, specially bound by the publisher" and SIGNED on the bound-in preliminary page. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0525231.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 74133
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  • NOW MAY YOU WEEP. by Crombie, Deborah
    Crombie, Deborah
    NOW MAY YOU WEEP.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A novel in the highly praised Duncan Kincaid - Gemma James mystery series. Gemma accompanies her friend Hazel Cavendish to Scotland for a cookery weekend, only to have the friend suspected of murder. SIGNED on the title page. 367 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0525231.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 66498
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  • Drake, Shannon
    COME THE MORNING

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical romance set in 12th century Scotland of King David, a country not yet unified, and beset by both the Norman English and marauding Vikings. 378 pp. ISBN: 1-57566383X.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 36417
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  • Drake, Shannon.
    COME THE MORNING.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Kensington, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Romantic novel set in 12th century Scotland. INSCRIBED by the author on the title page. ISBN: 1-57566-383x.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 27066
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  • THE RISING SUN. by Galbraith, Douglas.
    Galbraith, Douglas.
    THE RISING SUN.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2000). First edition - "Being a True Account of the Voyage of the Great Ship of That Name, the Author's Adventures in the Wastes of the New World, and His Attendance at the Crimes and Betrayals that have so Lately Aggrieved These Islands." The author's first novel, an epic work of historical fiction: "In 1698, five vessels led by the flagship Rising Sun embarked on a perilous voyage for the northern coast of what is now Panama, where the passengers intended to found a colony at Darien. With them went the hopes and fortunes of the nation of Scotland, which sought to build an overseas empire so that it could at last compete on…

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    New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, (2000). First edition - "Being a True Account of the Voyage of the Great Ship of That Name, the Author's Adventures in the Wastes of the New World, and His Attendance at the Crimes and Betrayals that have so Lately Aggrieved These Islands." The author's first novel, an epic work of historical fiction: "In 1698, five vessels led by the flagship Rising Sun embarked on a perilous voyage for the northern coast of what is now Panama, where the passengers intended to found a colony at Darien. With them went the hopes and fortunes of the nation of Scotland, which sought to build an overseas empire so that it could at last compete on the world stage with its rival, England. Douglas Galbraith's The Rising Sun is the story of this mission and its tragic outcome, as recorded by the ship's superintendent of cargoes, Roderick Mackenzie." 520 pp

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    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74768
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  • THE OTHER LANDSCAPE. by Gunn, Neil (1891-1973)
    Gunn, Neil (1891-1973)
    THE OTHER LANDSCAPE.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: Walker, (1990) dj. Hardcover first edition - First publication in the US of this Scottish author's last novel, originally published in 1954. The story of a young anthropologist who is sent to a remote Highland community to find out something about a writer who had submitted a strange and disturbing manuscript to a London literary magazine. Foreword by Dairmid Gunn. 318 pp. ISBN: 0-802711081.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73321
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  • STRAY SHOT. by Hammond, Gerald.
    Hammond, Gerald.
    STRAY SHOT.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery set in Scotland, featuring Keith Caldor, ex-poacher, gunsmith and sometimes sleuth. 191 pp. ISBN: 0-312-034350.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (tear at lower corner of rear fold of dj.)

    Book ID: 14320
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  • GLUE. by Irvine Welsh
    Irvine Welsh
    GLUE.

    Edition: First US printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Norton, (2001). SIGNED first edition - A novel about the bonds of friendship by the author of 'Trainspotting' - the story of four boys growing up in the Edinburgh projects. SIGNED by Welsh on the title-page. ISBN: 0-393322157.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73622
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