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The Life of Alexander Alexander Written by Himself: Volume 1 (only, of 2)

By: Alexander, Alexander; Howell, John (editor)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood, 1830

. 339 pages, wood-grain leather with red spine label. 6½ x 4¼ inches. One of several military and nautical memoirs (including "The Life of Alexander Selkirk") edited by John Howell in the wake if his success with "Journal of a Soldier of the Seventy-First". Alexander Alexander was born in the latter part of the 18th century in Dundonald, Ayrshire. In this volume he recounts his experiences in Scotland and as a young man in the West Indies, and on his... View more info

Horae Subsecivae: First Series (Locke and Sydenham etc)

By: Brown, John

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black, 1900

. lxviii + 468 pages. Mainly biographical pieces by the literary Edinburgh medical doctor and great grandson of John Brown of Haddington. The longest piece is on Locke and Sydenham, other chapters on Dr Andrew Combe; Dr Henry Marshall and Military Hygiene; Art and Science; Our Gideon Grays; Dr Andrew Brown and Sydenham; Free Competition in Medicine; Edward Forbes; Dr Adams of Banchory; Henry Vaughan; Excursus Ethicus; Dr John Scott and his son - Mr Syme - Sir Robert Ch... View more info

Sovereign Service: The Story of SASRA 1838-1988

By: Dobbie, Colonel Ian

Price: £1.75

Publisher: Aldershot, SASRA, 1988

Edition: First Edition

. 143 pages plus 32 pages of b/w photographs. View more info

Lord Roberts of Kandahar, V.C.: The Life-Story of a Great Soldier

By: Jerrold, Walter

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, S W Partridge & Co, 1900

. 237 pages. Covers dampstained, internally a bit grubby, a few of the plates missing. View more info

Christian Baptism Spiritual, Not Ritual; The Christian Sabbath: or, Rest in Jesus; The Decline of Quakerism: An Enquiry Into the Causes Which Have Led to the Present Moral and Numerical Weakness of the Society of Friends

By: MacNair, Robert

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh/London, Paton and Ritchie; Trübner & Co; Alfred W Bennett, 1860

. xi + 202 + 83 + xii + 159 pages. Three pamphlets bound together; shiny black leather spine with gilt bands and brown title label. Robert MacNair (1827-1896) was a Church of Scotland minister in Prince Edward Island, Canada and Gourock, Scotland, and military chaplain at Scutari, Crimea, who, embracing views of Baptism similar to those of the Quakers (see Princeton Review, Vol 36 Issue 3 online), left the Church of Scotland; he became a medical practitioner in Leith a... View more info

Memorials of Captain Hedley Vicars, Ninety-Seventh Regiment

By: Marsh, Catherine M

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, James Nisbet, 1856

. 314 out of 316 pages, title page and last page missing. A little grubbiness/foxing/staining. View more info

Ordnance Survey Ten Mile Map of Great Britain Military Edition: Sheet 1: Scotland

By: Ordnance Survey

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, War Office, 1950

Edition: Second Edition

. Second edition of Map of Scotland designed for military use. Folded untidily and tatty at one corner. View more info

The Traditional Formal Logic: A Short Account for Students

By: Sinclair, Angus

Price: £3.75

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd, 1947

Edition: Third Edition

. 102 pages, dust jacket present but in pieces / incomplete; newspaper clipping on the death of Colonel Sinclair in an Edinburgh University Training Corps military exercise in the Cairngorm pasted to front endpaper. View more info