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HANDBOOK OF GEOLOGICAL TERMS AND GEOLOGY
Written by David Page.
Stock no. 2132741
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1859. Fair condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Some damp marking to covers. Splits to spines, with some loss of cloth - stitching can be seen. Joints are cracked. Page edge browning. A working copy.

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THOUGHTS ON HUNTING AND OTHER MATTERS
Written by R.S. Surtees; John Jorrocks. Illustrated by G. Denholm Armour.
Stock no. 1317838
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and gilt and black vignettes. 12 colour plates plus text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Small nick to top and slightly fading to spine. Foxing to contents. Frontis is part detached.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 2131170
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. Map to rear pocket is MISSING! Spine is browned. Scuffing and marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and page margins.

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THE HISTORY OF THE LINLITHGOW AND STIRLINGSHIRE HUNT 1775-1910
Written by James H. Rutherfurd.
Stock no. 1810090
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1911. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w plates and large map in rear pocket. Top edge gilt. SIGNED by the author with dedication to title page ('from the author'). Boards scuffed and marked. Spine browned. Some grubby marks/foxing to contents but generally a clean copy. Map still in rear pocket.

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF MARCO POLO
Written by Clarence Dalrymple Bruce.
Stock no. 1711750
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w plates. Map to end of volume. Being the account of a journey overland from Simla to Pekin. Spine faded. Corners bumped. Some mottling to covers. A little foxing to contents. All plates present. Map has some edge-creasing but generally very good. Name in ink to front free endpaper. Front and rear joints just starting to crack.

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CHAUCER'S CANTERBURY PILGRIMAGE
Written by William Calder; Geoffrey Chaucer.
Stock no. 2114309
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1892. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Fold-out b/w illustration to front. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; chipping and fraying of cloth to top and tail of spine. Marks to covers. Some foxing and page browning.

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THE STORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF SEBASTOPOL
Written by Edward Bruce Hamley.
Stock no. 2111314
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. Circa 1939. Good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine; blind decorations to covers. Written in the camp. With illustrations drawn in camp by the author. Spine is browned, with some chips and tears; couple of 'worm' holes. Bumping along cover edges; some fraying to cloth. Front joint is cracked. Inscription in ink to prelims. Some foxing and page browning.

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PENINSULAR SCENES AND SKETCHES
Written by Frederick Hardman.
Stock no. 1207533
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1900. Very good condition.

Fictional stories of the Peninsular War but firmly based on factual episodes. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. vi + 258 pages + booklist. Novels of Military Life series. Endpapers browned. Spine bumped.

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THE PRACTICE OF FORESTRY
Written by Christopher Y. Michie.
Stock no. 1205339
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1888. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and gilt tree vignette to front cover. vi + 315 pages. B/w illustrations. Front joint very slightly cracked. Spine split. Stain to rear board. Contents very good.

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THE SCOT ABROAD
Written by John Hill Burton.
Stock no. 578902
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1st 1900. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt decorations and red titles to front cover. Dominican Fathers Edinburgh stamp to prelims.

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CAPTAIN CLUTTERBUCK'S CHAMPAGNE
Written by William G. Hanley.
Stock no. 987203
Published by William Blackwood and Sons. 1862. Almost very good condition.

Subtitled: A West Indian Reminiscence. No author stated but believed to be Colonel William G. Hanley Royal Engineers. First edition. Pages: 372. Contemporary three-quarter leather binding with marbled boards and edges, gilt-lettered lable on spine. Foxing to prelims. Corners worn.

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