Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co.…and Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,…London, 1820. First Edition, with half titles. Interesting... Read More about Ivanhoe
Edinburgh: Printed by James Ballantyne for Longman, Hurst…, 1815. Third Edition. Read More about Guy Mannering; or, The Astrologer. By the Author of “Waverley”
Philadelphia: M. Carey, July 12, 1813. First American edition. Read More about Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border: Consisiting of Historical and Romantic Ballads, Collected in...
ca. 1830. Anecdote of an ailing Sir Walter Scott drinking whiskey, as told by Adam Ferguson (3-1/2 pp. on folded sheet of blue paper, written in an unknown hand); 2 scraps of notes (11 lines) and an address in Scott's hand. Read More about Sir Walter Scott related ms material
Glasgow: "Printed for the Booksellers" n.d. [ca. 1860?]. No. 20 printed at foot of title. Read More about Rosanna; The Oxford Tragedy / In Two Parts. Part I.--How Fair Rosanna, of the City of Oxford, was...
Edinburgh: Privately Printed by T. & A. Constable, 1891. First Edition. Inscribed by the the Author. Inscribed by the author on the flyleaf in the year of publication. These verses were “composed principally for...the Annual Social Meetings of the Literary Society and Fellowship Association cionnected with the St. Andrews Parish..... Read More about Addresses in Verse
London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1876. First Edition. With presentation inscription on the half-title from the author, dated April 7, 1876 Edinburgh: “To Archibald H. Bryce, Esq. D.C.L. & L.L.D. With the sincere esteem of the Author, A. Young.” The collected hymns and poems of this author - “a work..... Read More about The Scottish Highlands and Other Poems. By the Author of “There is a Happy Land”
London: Printed for Knight and Lacey, 1825. First edition. The Jury of Scottish Common Sense. Fletcher was the Scottish-born minister of the United presbyterian Church, who In April 1824, was prosecuted in the civil and ecclesiastical courts for breach of promise to marry Miss Eliza Dick. According to the DNB..... Read More about Trial of the Rev. Alexander Fletcher, A.M. before the Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common...
London: Printed for the Author, by W. and A. Strahan; and sold by J. Murray, Fleet-street; P. Elmssly, Strand; C. Elliot, J. Balfour and R. Jamieson, Edinburgh, 1780. First edition. IN BOARDS. Shaw has come to prominence partly through his friendship with Samuel Johnson, to whom he was introduced in..... Read More about A Galic and English Dictionary. Containing all the Words in the Scotch and Irish Dialects of the...
Edinburgh: William Whyte and Co, 1838. Seventh Thousand. Read More about Modern Society; or The March of Intellect
Cambridge: Macmillan and Co, 1857. First edition, with half-title. Read More about City Poems
London: Alexander Strahan, Publisher, 148 Strand, 1865. First edition. A poet spends his summer vaaction in Isle of Skye, his wife's home. Read More about A Summer in Skye
London: Printed for J. Wallis, 1805 and nd. Read More about The History of England, from The Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George II (6 Volumes) WITH:...
[London: 22 August 1951]. The End of Spark's FORUM. Rare, letter from a struggling young Scottish writer, Muriel Spark (1918 - 2006). After her departure from THE POETRY REVIEW, which she edited from 1947 - 1949), Spark started her own literary magazine, FORUM, whose first number appeared in he summer..... Read More about Autograph Letter Signed ("Muriel Spark"), as editor of her short-lived magazine THE...
London: David Nutt, 1892. First Collected edition, No. 86 of 100 Copies on Dutch hand-made paper, signed by the publisher. One of 100 on Hand-Made Paper. Read More about Three Plays ... Deacon Brodie, Beau Austin, Admiral Guinea
London: Chatto and Windus, 1926. Read More about Cummy's Diary. A Diary kept by R.L. Stevenson's Nurse...while travelling with him on the...
Imprinted at Amsterdam [but actually Sydney, Australia, 1892]. First edition. Rare. Response to R. L. Stevenson's pamphlet "An Object of Pity; or, the Man Haggard, A Romance. By Many Competant Hands" In that "community romance" Bazett (H. Rider's brother) was the hero. Here we have his rebuttal. RLS took both..... Read More about Objects of Pity; or, Self and Company. By a Gentleman of Quality
London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1885. First edition. In the scarcer cloth binding. Read More about More New Arabian Nights. The Dynamiter
London: Cassell & Company, 1892. First Edition. Read More about The Wrecker
Bournemouth: 16 March 1887. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) and his wife Fanny lived in Bournemouth from 1884 through August 1887, at first in rented lodgings and from April 1885 at Skerryvore, named after one of Alan Stevenson’s lighthouses and which Thomas Stevenson bought as a wedding gift for Fanny. An..... Read More about Autograph Letter, signed (“Your afft cousin, Robert Louis Stevenson”) to “Janey” (Jane ,...
London: Chatto & Windus, Picadilly, 1890. First edition, Large Paper, Number 53 of 100 copies signed by R. and R. Clark The Printers. Read More about Ballads
London: Longmans, Green, 1888. Third Edition. Read More about A Child's Garden of Verses
London: Longmans, Green, and Co, 1885. First edition. The first edition of Stevenson's classic collection of poetry for children, with first appearances of "The Land of Counterpane," "The Land of Nod," "My Shadow," "Uncle Sparky," and "My Bed is a Boat" Read More about A Child's Garden of Verses
London: Longmans, Green, 1885. First edition, first issue. Publisher's presentation blindstamp on the title. Publisher's presentation copy of the first edition, first issue of Stevenson's collection of children's verse, with first appearances of "The Land of Counterpane," "The Land of Nod," "My Shadow," "Uncle Sparky," and "My Bed is a...... Read More about A Child’s Garden of Verses
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1921. First Edition, First Issue. Presentation Copy, Inscribed by Winship. Printed by Harvard Librarian George Winship at his Private Press. Read More about Confessions of a Unionist. An Unpublished ‘Talk on Things Current’ … Written in the Year...
London: Chatto & Windus, 1882. First Edition, later issue (ads dated May 1883). Read More about Familiar Studies of Men and Books