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1 Ladhope Leaves. A Spring Garland for 1887;
London, Constable, nd ( 1887); 
Hardback; Nr fine/ No dj. Slipcase good; 6 1/2" x 4 "; 88pp with untrimmed edges & bright gilt top edge; White decorated covers with flap edge gilt decoration on front & back. Verse by John Ruskin, Andrew Lang, J. B. Selkirk, Baring-Gould and many others., f 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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2 The Poems of Robert Burns 1759 - 1796. Containing 'Homes and Haunts of Robert Burns' by James MacKenna, the Poems and Songs, Index to first lines and Glossary, and Pictorial Section;
London, Collins, nd ( Inscription dated 1946; 
Hardback. 6" x 4.5". Good+/ No dj. 648pp with coloured portrait frontis. & 30 black & white illustrations in the Pictorial Section plus a 64 page Homes & Haunts section. Blue covers with gilt title on spine. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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3 Allan, Robert Border Lays and Other Poems;
Paisley, J. & R. Parlane, 1891; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dj. 269pp with 3pp Publishers Catalogue, Green slightly soiled covers with gilt tile on front & spine. , internally very clean & tight. Written in the venacular Scots tongue. Hard to Find. 
Price: 64.00 GBP
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4 Aytoun, William Edmondstoune Lays of The Scottish Cavaliers and other Poems;
Edinburgh/London, Blackwood,1885; 
Thirtieth Edition; Hbk; Good/ No dw; 359pp with black endpapers, contains 8 lays, 9 miscellaneous poems and an appendix in prose; Internal hinges cracked but firm; Decorated boards in black/gilt, edges bevelled. Light marks in margin. z 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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5 Blake, Aline Vitality and Other Poems;
London, Philip Allan & Co, 1929; 
1st edition. Hardback. No dj. Good/ No dj. 76pp . Association copy, Signed by A. Macdonald the Authors' Mother to Kate. Green covers sunned at top edge, sunned gilt title on spine. Includes 3 poems in the Scots tongue. Hard to find. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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6 Brewster, William Poems and Songs,
Aberdeen, Free Press Office, 1898; 
1st edition. Printed for Subscribers. , Hardback. 7" x 5". 54pp with endpapers browned. Blue covers with dark blue lettering. Poems from one of the Aberdeen 'LIitie' Poets. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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7 Burns, Robert Burns' Poems with Illustrations;
Edinburgh, Andersons, nd; 
The Thistle Library Series; Hardback; Good/ No dj; 3.25" x 2.5"; Tartan fabric cover; 256pp with black/ white illustrations . Fabric a bit threadbare in places All edges red. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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8 Burns, Robert The Poetical Works of Robert Burns;
London, Collins, nd ( Presentation label dated 1931); 
Hardback. Very good/ No dj. 648pp with Portrait frontis. and numerous sepia toned Illustrations, Black endpapers with Presentation label on front pastedown. Maroon covers with embossed motif on front, gilt tile on spine. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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9 Burns, Robert The Poetical Works of Robert Burns;
London, R E King & Co, nd ( c 1890's); 
Hardback. Good+/ No dust jacket. 500pp in double column. Pages browned. Brown blind embossed decorated covers with silver title on front & slightly faded spine. Slight wear to edges. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Clash-Ma-Clavers : True Tales of the Borders;, Elliot, Walter Illustrated by Cath Rutherford
10 Elliot, Walter Illustrated by Cath Rutherford Clash-Ma-Clavers : True Tales of the Borders;
Berwick-on-Tweed, James Rutherford, 1985; 
Softcover. Nr fine condition. 42pp with delightful illustrations by Cath Rutherford plus 2pp Glossary. Green wraps with illustration & title on front. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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11 Ferguson, W. L. A Makar's Medley;
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1947; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dust jacket Good. 64pp. Blue covers with gilt title on front & spine. Dust jacket has slight edge wear, small nick, price intact. Also contains part of a letter from a Ferguson family member to a Miss Wilson Smith along with a dedicated name card from Mr Ferguson. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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12 Ferguson, W. L. Poems Scots and English;
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1940; 
Hardback. Very good/ Dj good -. 87pp. Foredges untrimmed. Bright green covers with bright gilt title on front & spine. Foxed white dust jacket has small closed tears. The poems were written between 1916 & 1938 and include: Egypt, In Memoriam, The Rose of Reims, Abune the Toon and many more.... Hard to find in original dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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13 Jacob, Violet Songs of Angus;
London, John Murray, 1916; 
Reprint. Hardback. Good+/ No dj. 51pp. Light foxing throughout. Blue covers with gilt title on front & spine. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Works of James 1, King of Scotland Containing The King's Quair, Christis Kirk of the Grene, and Peblis to the Play;, James 1st
14 James 1st The Works of James 1, King of Scotland Containing The King's Quair, Christis Kirk of the Grene, and Peblis to the Play;
Perth, R. Morison, 1786; 
Hardback 12mo. Morison's edition The Scottish Poets Poor condition. 156ppwith one plate. Some words underscored. Pages clean & clear otherwise. Back board detached, front board missing. Spine rubbed & faded. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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15 Kelly, J. J. The Earldom of Moray and Other Poems;
Edinburgh, 1896; 
Subscription Edition. Hardback. Good/ No dj. 24pp with green endpapers. Some light marks. Green lightly marked cover swith gilt title on spine. Hard to find. 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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16 Kilbucho, T.T. A Shepherd's Years;
Glasgow, William Maclellan, 1961; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ Dj Very good. Signed by Author. 52pp of Poems . Prize label on front end paper. Green covers with gilt tile on spine. Dust jacket has nicks, chips, slight edge wear. " The Poet , a Peebleshire Sheep farmer, catches for us a glimpse of the life he knows and makes it live again.....all acutely observed wiht sympathy and heightened to the magical world of the poetical imagination." 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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17 Landles, William Goosebury Fair and Other Verses in Scots and English;
Edinburgh/London, E. & S. Livingstone, 1952; 
Softcover booklet. 64pp with soiling throughout. Pictorial covers. Poor condition, good reading copy. Hard to find. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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18 Morgan, Chris McArthur Scots Rhymes . Volume 2;
Lauder, Chris Morgan, 1988; 0 9511764 12 0 9511764 12 / 9780951176412 
Softcover. Very good condition. SIGNED and inscribed by Author. 32pp of Rhymes in Scots. Titles include: Horny Goloch, Forkie Tail, Oxterin Hame, A bit O' a Miracle and a wheen more.......Red coloured wraps with black decoration & title. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 Salmond, J.B. The Old Stalker and Other Verses;
Edinburgh, The Moray Press, 1936; 
1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dj. 96pp. Green cover swith yellow title on spine. Contents include: Highland Fairies, To a Gypsy Girl on Farragon, Rain in Atholl, The Forfar 'Bus and lots more... 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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20 Scott, Alexander ( Edited by) The Poems of Alexander Scott. ( c. 1530---c. 1584);
Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd/ Saltire Society, 1952; 
1st Edition; The Saltire Classics; HBk; Nr fine/ No dj; 94pp; Blue covers with silver thistle on front, title on spine. Poems in Scots. .A selection of poems in Scots dialect from a 16th century Scottish poet whose attitude toward love and woman goes from love to hatred and back again. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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