Music

Author Book Title PlacePubDa Ref Price
Aitken, Mary Carlyle.: Scottish Song. A selection of the choicest lyrics of Scotland compiled and arranged, with brief notes, by... London, Macmillan, 1874, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.viii, 308, 59 (ads.), green cloth gilt. £15
Anon.: The Gold Finch, or new modern Songster. Being a Select Collection of the most admired and favourite Scots and English Songs, Cantatas, &c. Glasgow: Printed by J. & M. Robertson, Saltmarket, n.d. 12mo, pp.xii, 288, vignette title, frontis., light offsetting to title, modern boards, printed paper label, signature John Thomson 1812 to title, very good. £10
Baines, Anthony.: Bagpipes. Oxford, at the University Press, 1960. First edition. 4to, pp.140, frontis, 16 plates, 78 figs., stiff wrappers.The plates illustrate 50 different regional or national types of bagpipes. £40
Bassin, Ethel.: The Old Songs of Skye. Francis Tolmie and her Circle. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1977. First edition. 8vo, pp.xxi, 227, 19 plates, price-clipped d/w, vg. A useful account of the life and work of this noted Gaelic folksong and folklore expert with a selection of the songs she heard and wrote down. £25
Black, Mary.: The Mary Black Songbook. New York, Conway Editions, 1989. Folio, pp.48, wrappers. £10
Bliss, Douglas Percy.: Border Ballads selected and decorated with woodcuts by Douglas Percy Bliss. Foreword by Herbert J.C. Grierson. . London, Oxford University Press, 1925. First edition. 8vo, pp.xv, 111, [1], d/w, very attractive. £50
Borrowman, William.: Two New Reels and a Jig. Composed by Willim. Borrowman Teacher of Dancing Edinr., n.d. Folio, single sheet, modern wrappers. The tunes are The Dutches of Buccleughs Reel, Lady Stopfoord's Reel, and Lady Elizabeth Montagu's Jigg. £20
Boucher, Robert.: The Kingdom of Fife: its ballads and legends. Dundee, John Leng, 1899. First edition. 8vo, pp.303, illustrated, blue cloth gilt, vg. £45
Buchan, Norman and Peter Hall.: The Scottish Folksinger. London and Glasgow, Collins, 1973, 1st. ed. 8vo, pp.159, pbk. £10
Burns, Robert.: The Songs of Burns with symphonies and accompaniments by John Kenyon Lees and introduction & historical notes by H.C. Shelley. Glasgow, James Hedderwick & Sons, c.1896. 4to, pp.xxxii, 252, illustrated, wine roan with gilt portrait in frame of thistles to front cover, minor corner wear, rebacked to style. £80
Campbell, Archibald.: The Kilberry Book of Ceol Mor. Distributed on behalf of the Piobaireachd Society by John Smith & Son (Glasgow) Ltd. 1969. Third edition. Folio, pp.119, [3], owner's inscription, traces of sellotape to endpapers, fore-edges a touch dusty, red cloth gilt, g+. £50
Cannon, Roderick D.: A Bibliography of Bagpipe Music. Edinburgh, John Donald, 1980. First edition. 8vo, pp.vi, 296, d/w. £30
Cannon, Roderick D.: The Highland Bagpipe and its Music. Edinburgh, John Donald, 1988. First edition. 8vo, pp.xii, 203, [1], price-clipped d/w. £30
Child, Francis James. (editor).: The English and Scottish Popular Ballads. 5 vols. in 3. New York, The Folklore Press / Pageant Book Company, 1956. 4to, owner's signature, blue cloth gilt, d/w's, vg. £200
Coisir a' Mod 1.: The Mod Collection of Gaelic Part Songs 1896-1912 (First Book). Glasgow, Printed and Published for An Comunn Gaidhealachd by Alex. Maclaren & Sons, n.d. 8vo, pp.62, wrappers. £15
Collinson, Francis.: The Bagpipe. London, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975. First edition. 8vo, pp.xx, 257, 24 plates, 19 figs., brown cloth gilt. £35
Collinson, Francis.: The Traditional and National Music of Scotland. London, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966. First edition. 8vo, pp.xvii, 294, 23 plates, price-clipped d/w, vg. £40
Concert Programme.: The resident winter show. Opera House, Dunfermline. Burnley, Economic Cinema Publicity Service, n.d. Large poster approx. 29 x 9.5 inches, printed in red and black, some light staining and off-setting but complete and otherwise clean, creased where folded. Featured artists include Smart & Benson, Edith Thompson, and Clarke & Murray. £20
Concert Programme. The Opera House, Kirkcaldy..: The O'Mara Opera Company. Faust; Lily of Killarney; Carmen. Wednesday 13th [and] Thursday 14th September, 1922. Single sheet folded. £10
Concert Programme.Kirkcaldy Musical Society.: Scotch concert. 6th April 1892. Single sheet folded. £10
Concert Programmes. Milnathort.: Grand literary and musical entertainment. Friday, 20th December, 1889. Single sheet printed on recto only. £5
Corri, D[omenico].: My Ain Kind Dearie with Variations by D. Corri.. Edinburgh, Printed by Wm. Whyte, n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 3, modern wrappers. £15
Corries.: The Corries Complete. 62 of their favourite songs from Scotland. Penicuik, Pen-y-coe Press, 1992. Folio, pp.68, wrappers. £8
Cowal Highland Gathering.: Fifth Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Dunoon, Cowal Highland Gathering, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46,owner's signature, backstrip strengthened, wrappers. £30
Crawford, Thomas.: Society and the Lyric. Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press, 1979. First edition. 8vo, pp.x, 237, d/w, vg. "...shows how men and women of all classes used song as part of their everyday lives and how Burns's songs were the culmination of a rich lyric culture." £15
Cromek, R.H.: Remains of Nithsdale and Galloway Song. Paisley, Alexander Gardner, 1880. 8vo, pp.xxiv, 293, red cloth, printed paper label rubbed. First published in 1810, the contents were mainly the work of Allan Cunningham and not original songs and ballads of the past as Cromek purported to believe. £35
Crosby, J. The Caledonian Musical Repository:: a choice selection of esteemed Scottish Songs, adapted for the Voice, Violin, and German Flute. Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd, 1811. 8vo, pp.286, words and music, frontis. stained, additional vignette title stained with imprint London, Printed for J. Crosby, half calf scuffed, marbled boards, spine lettered gilt direct. £75
Dauney, William.: Ancient Scotish Melodies, from a manuscript of the reign of King James VI. With an introductory enquiry illustrative of the History of the Music of Scotland. Edinburgh: The Edinburgh Printing and Publishing Company,1838. First edition. 4to, pp.x, 390, partly unopened, quarter brown morocco, green boards rubbed at extremities, Saltire Society library label, vg. Includes eighty-five airs from the Skene MS., here printed for the first time, as well as Dauney's "Dissertation Illustrative of the History of the Music of Scotland", a major contribution to the subject, and Finlay Dun's "Analysis of the Scottish Music." Terry 59. £250
Davie, Cedric Thorpe.: Scotland's Music. Edinburgh, Blackwood, 1980. First edition. 8vo, pp.56, wrappers. £10
Dewar, Anne Elizabeth P.: The Royal Eastern-Yacht-Club Quadrilles and Waltz Composed and Arranged for the Piano Forte by Anne Elizabeth P. Dewar. Edinburgh, Wood & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.6, modern wrappers, vg. £10
Donaldson, Andrew. MS, 26 x 18 cms., pp.18, 19 - 32 blank, 12 staves to the page, printed paper wrappers titled in ink "March": "Strathspays" (sic) & "Reels" & Jigs, with the name Andrew Donaldson, Kinglassie Colliery and District Prize Pipe Band. The tunes, written in blue ball point, are mostly initialled A.D., and all dated between 27 / 1 /52 and 7 Nov 1956. The first two are noted as composed by Pipe Major W. Bryson (William Bryson, formerly of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders). Contents listed on inside rear cover. £30
Duff, Archd.: A Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. for the Pianoforte, Violin and Violincello. Dedicated by kind permission to Lady Carnegie of Southesk. By Archibald Duff Dancing Master Montrose. [Edinburgh, 1794]. Folio, pp.2 -30, [1], lacking title and p.1, occasional fingering, modern wrappers. £60
Dun, Finlay and John Thomson.: The Queen's Edition of the Vocal Melodies of Scotland. Symphonies and accompaniments by Finlay Dun and John Thomson...revised edition complete in one volume. Edinburgh, Paterson & Sons, (1884). 4to, pp.viii, 548, one leaf expertly repaired, red morocco rubbed at extremities. £80
Dun, Finlay.: I Wish I were Where Gowdie Rins. A Favourite Scotch Ballad Arranged by Finlay Dun. Edinburgh, Patterson & Roy, n.d. Folio, pp.3, [1],expert archival repair to p.3, modern wrappers. £10
Dunn, Sinclair.: The Auld Scotch Sangs. Arranged and harmonized by... Glasgow, Morrison Brothers, 1888. 4to, pp.viii, 128, red cloth gilt sl. shaken, sl. wear to spine ends. £15
Emmerson, George.: Scotland through her Country Dances. London, Johnson, 1967. First edition. 8vo, pp.208, illustrated, d/w, vg. £20
Fraser, Alexander Duncan.: Some Reminiscences and the Bagpipe. Edinburgh, Hay, n.d. First edition. Stout 8vo, pp.xii, 432, 34 plates, some fore-edge spotting, blue cloth gilt, g+. £200
G., M.: Mr. Ross of Staffold's Strathspey and Farewell to Edinburgh. By M.G. with Five New Tunes for the Piano-Forte. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by Muir, Wood & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.3, [1], modern wrappers £15
Gandy, Bruce.: Contemporary and Traditional Music for the Highland Bagpipe. Toronto, Maestro Laser, 1989. Folio, pp.54, wrappers. £15
Gow, Nathaniel.: The Earl of Moira's Welcome to Scotland. A Favourite Strathspey to which is added Four Favourite Dances the whole Carefully Corrected By Nath. Gow. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by Gow & Shepherd...and to be had of John Gow...London, n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], fore-edge strengthened, modern wrappers. £25
Gow, Nathaniel.: The Vocal Melodies of Scotland...arranged for the Piano Forte or Harp Violin & Violoncello. [Part One]. Edinburgh, Printed for & Sold by Robertson's, [1827?], 2nd ed. Folio, pp.[iv], 36, original printed wrappers. £90
Gow, Neil i.e Niel.: A Second Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. with a Bass for the Violoncello or Harpsichord. Dedicated by Permission to the Noblemen & Gentlemen of the Caledonian Hunt by Niel Gow at Dunkeld. Printed and Sold by Muir Wood & Co....and at N. Corri...Edinburgh, c.1805. Folio, pp.[ii]. 36, expert archival repair to title and to pp. 3 & 9, occasional fingering and dust-soiling, modern wrappers. £90
Gow, Niel & Sons..: Part Second of the Complete Repository, of Original Scots Slow Tunes, Strathspeys and Dances...for the Piano Forte or Harp. Edinburgh, Printed and Sold by Robt. Purdie, [1822]. Third edition. Folio, pp.[ii], 38, [ii], modern wrappers. £90
Gow, Niel.: A Collection of Strathspey Reels with a Bass for the Violoncello or Harpsichord. Edinburgh: Corri Dussek & Co., n.d. c.1799 - 1800. Folio, pp.[ii], 36, title rubbed with partial loss of imprint, 2 short marginal tears without loss, occasonal fingering and dust-soiling, recent wrappers. £90
Gow, Niel.: A Fourth Collection of Strathspey Reels &c. for the Piano Forte, Violin & Violoncello.. Edinburgh: Printed by Gow & Shepherd...n.d., c.1800. Folio, pp.[ii], 36, occasional light fingering and dust-soiling, recent wrappers. £90
Gow, Niel. & Sons.: Part First of the Complete Repository, of Original Scots Slow Tunes, Strathspeys and Dances...for the Piano Forte or Harp. Edinburgh, Printed and Sold by Robt. Purdie, [1820?]. Third edition. Folio, pp.[ii], 38, [ii], piece torn from upper corner of title without loss, modern wrappers. £90
Graham, Peter and Brian MacRae.: The Gordon Highlanders Pipe Music Collection. Volume I. London, Paterson's, 1983. First edition. Oblong 8vo, pp.vi, 215, [5], owner's signature, wrappers., vg. £30
Gray, Duncan.: A'Body's like to be Marri'd but Me. Written by Duncan Gray. With Symphonies & Accompanyments Composed by Mr. Ross. Edinburgh, Sold by J. Hamilton, n.d, Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], modern wrappers. £10
Gunn, John.: An Historical Enquiry respecting the Performance on the Harp in the Highlands of Scotland ; from the earliest times, until it was discontinued, about the year 1734. Edinburgh, Printed by J. Ballantyne and Co. for Archibald Constable and Company, 1807, Ist ed. 4to, pp.vii, 112, 3 engraved plates of harps, later boards, one corner tender, paper label, occasional light marginal foxing, heavier on one plate and facing page, else a very good copy of a scarce and valuable work. In 1805 General Robertson of Lude, Perthshire, sent two ancient harps, known as the Lamont and Queen Mary, to the Highland Society of Scotland in Edinburgh for their evaluation. The Society commissioned Gunn to inspect the instruments and his report formed the basis of the paper read to the members later that year and subsequently published at their request. In 1880 both harps were donated by John Stewart of Dalguise to the National Museum of Scotland where they are currently on display. £450
Hamilton, J. (publisher).: Macgregor Aruaro. A Favorite Scots Song set for the Piano-Forte. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by J. Hamilton, n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], modern wrappers. £10
Hardie, Alastair J.: The Caledonian Companion. Woodford Green, E.M.I.,1981. 8vo, pp.144, large pbk. £12
Herd, David.: Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, etc. Collected and edited by David Herd... with memoir and illustrative notes by Sidney Gilpin. 2 vols. Edinburgh, William Patterson, 1870. Ltd. edition 185 copies. 8vo, pp.xiv, 327; vii, 304, maroon cloth lightly rubbed, spines faded and with surface wear to foot of vol. 2, printed paper labels. A page for page reprint of the1776 edition. £60
Herd, David.: Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, etc. Collected by David Herd, reprinted from the edition of 1776, with an appendix, containing the pieces substituted in the edition of 1791 for omissions from that of 1776, &c. 2 vols. Glasgow, Kerr & Richardson, 1869. 12mo, pp.ix, 312; 283, [1], 74, vignette titles, patterned blue cloth, spines sunned, printed paper labels (1 chipped), owner's signature. £50
Herd, David. (editor).: Ancient and Modern Scottish Songs, Heroic Ballads, etc...a page for page reprint of the edition of 1776. 2 vols. Edinburgh, William Paterson, 1870. 8vo, green half morocco, spine lettered gilt, a very attractive set. £120
Hodgson & Co. (publisher).: Hodgson's Imperial Warbler : a choice collection of Comic, Naval, and Scotch Songs. [words only]. London, Printed by & for Hodgson & Co., [c.1832 - 1835?]. 12mo, pp.[ii], 107 double column text, engraved hand-coloured title-page (somewhat dusty) featuring a violin and bagpipes either side of title with, above, sailor on foreshore with ships in the background and, below, farmer in field, pp.13 & 14 misbound, pp.106 & 107 (index) adhering to one another and partially torn but not affecting songs, imprint Vol.1 to foot of p.1, lacking frontis. and Toasts & Sentiments leaf, later orange wrappers. Copac lists Oxford only. £35
Hogg, James.: The Jacobite Relics of Scotland; being the songs, airs, and legends of the adherents to the House of Stuart. 2 vols. Paisley: Alex. Gardner, 1874. 8vo, pp.xx, 424;viii, 480, partly unopened, portrait frontis., red cloth, printed labels, owner's signature. £80
Hogg, James.: The Mountain Bard; consisting of Ballads and Songs, founded on facts and legendary tales. Edinburgh: Printed by J. Ballantyne and Co. for Arch. Constable and Co. Edinburgh, and John Murray, London. 1807. First edition. 12mo, pp.xxiv, 202, edges uncut, dust-soiled and fingered, biographical clipping laid down on f.f.e.p., contemporary half morocco rubbed at extremities, signatures of Thomas Hope and William Deans to title with date 17/5/59, bookplate of William Armstrong, £100
Honeyman, Wm. C.: The Secrets of Violin Playing the Humours of Violin Playing and Some Violin Discoveries. Newport, Honeyman Music Publishing Coy., n.d., 24th ed. 8vo, pp. 94, wrappers. £30
Honeyman, Wm. C.: The Strathspey, Reel, & Hornpipe Tutor...and a selection of 92 favourite strathspeys and reels, and 50 favourite hornpipes. Edinburgh, E. Kohler & Son., n.d., 2nd ed. Folio, pp.52, original printed wrappers, lacking rear wrapper, signature of James McPherson. £40
Honeyman, Wm. C.: The Violin: how to choose one. By a professional player. Newport, Honeyman Music Publishing Coy., 1939, 6th ed.entirely revised.. 8vo, pp.85, [3], wrappers. £30
Honeyman, Wm. C.: The Young Violinist's Tutor and Duet Book. A collection of easy airs, operatic selections, and familiar melodies, harmonised as duets for two violins. Edinburgh, E. Kohler & Son, n.d., 48th ed. Folio, pp.64, original printed wrappers, signature of James McPherson. £40
Honeyman, Wm.C.: Scottish Violin Makers: past and present. Edinburgh, E. Kohler & Son,1910, 2nd ed. 8vo, pp.105, [7], illustrated, wrappers. £35
International Piper.: The International Piper, Vol.1 No.1 - Vol.3 No.12. 1978-1981. 36 issues in original wrappers contained in 3 blue binders lettered gilt. £45
Inverness Collection.: The Inverness Collection of Highland Pibrochs, Laments, Quicksteps and Marches carefully & effectively arranged for the Pianoforte. Inverness & Aberdeen, Logan & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.[iv], 61, [1], wine cloth gilt. £45
Jefferys, Charles.: Mary of Argyle. Sung by Mr. George Tedder at the London & Provincial Concerts. Written by Charles Jefferys, composed by S. Nelson. London, Harry May, n.d. Folio, pp.8, modern wrappers, vg. £10
Kellock, William. (editor).: The Rebels' Ceilidh Song Book. Bo'ness, Bo'ness Rebels Literary Society, n.d. 8vo, pp.[ii], 30, wrappers, staples rusted. £10
Kennedy, William.: I have come from a happy land. The celebrated Dancing Girls Song. Written by William Kennedy Esqr. Arranged to a Hindostan Air. With Symphonies & Accompaniments by R.A. Smith. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by Robt. Purdie, n.d. Folio, pp.3, [1], modern wrappers. £10
Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory and Kenneth Macleod.: Songs of the Hebrides. Collected and Arranged for Voice and Pianoforte with Gaelic and English words. 3 vols. London, Boosey & Co., 1909, '17, '21. 4to, pp.xl, 168; xxx, 242, [2]; xxiv, 191, [1], frontispieces, a few illustrations, printed music, d/ws with a few small chips else an excellent set. £150
Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory.: Songs of the Hebrides and other Celtic songs from the Highlands of Scotland some collected and all arranged for Voice and Pianoforte. London, Boosey & Co., 1909. 4to, pp.xxx,164, frontispiece, green cloth gilt, vg. £60
Kinloch of Kinloch.: A Highly Celebrated Scotch Song sung by Mr. Sinclair, at the Nobilities Concerts, for the Piano Forte & Flute. London, W. & S. Wybrow, n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], disbound. £6
Kirkcaldy. [programme].: Independent Order of Rechabites, S.A. "Hope of Fife" Tent, No. 1651. Annual social and concert Pathhead Public Hall, Friday, 6th March, 1908. Single sheet folded, printed in red. £10
Logan.: Logan's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 2. Glasgow, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46, occasional fingering, wrapper sl. worn. £12
Logan.: Logan's Collection of Highland Basgpipe Music. Book 7. Inverness, Logan & Coy., n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46, lacks rear wrapper. £12
Logan.: Logan's Complete Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe. London, Paterson's, c.1940, revised edition by Pipe-Major William Ross. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 44, occasional fingering, wrappers. £15
MacDonald, Joseph.: A Compleat Theory of the Scots Highland Bagpipe. Wakefield, S.R., 1971. Folio, pp.[xv], 36, d/w. £45
Mackay, Angus.: A Collection of Ancient Piobaireachd or Highland Pipe Music. With a new foreword by Seumas MacNeill. Wakefield, EP Publishing Limited. 1972. Folio, pp.vii, 22, 171, 14, facsimile of original title-page, d/w, vg. A reprint of the 1838 edition. £125
Mackintosh, Robert.: The Mackintosh Collections. The four collections of music, containing 357 tunes, published by Robert Mackintosh of Tulliemet, Perthshire from 1783 to 1803. Inverness, Highland Music Trust, 2002. Folio, pp.167, blue wrappers gilt. £30
MacLellan, Captain John A.: More Music for the Highland Bagpipe. London, Paterson's 1967. Oblong 8vo, pp.[vi], 54, wrappers. £10
Macleod, A.C. and Harold Boulton. (editors).: Songs of the North gathered together from the Highlands and Lowlands of Scotland. London, The Leadenhall Press, n.d., 5th ed. Folio, pp.202, frontis., wine cloth gilt. £30
MacLeod, Fred. T.: The MacCrimmons of Skye Hereditary Pipers to the Macleods of Dunvegan. Edinburgh, Henderson & Hamilton, [1933 ]. First edition. 8vo, pp.xix,159, 6 plates, blue cloth gilt, vg. £100
MacLeod, Pipe Major Donald.: Collection of Music for the Bagpipe. Book 2. Glasgow, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46, wrappers. £10
MacLeod, Pipe Major Donald.: Collection of Music for the Highland Bagpipe. Book.3. Glasgow, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 50, wrappers. £10
MacNeill, Seumas and Thomas Pearston.: The College of Piping Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe. Part 1. Glasgow, The College of Piping, 1997. 8vo, pp.69, owner's signature, stiff wrappers. £10
MacNeill, Seumas and Thomas Pearston.: The College of Piping Tutor for the Highland Bagpipe. Part 2. Glasgow, The College of Piping, 1997. 8vo, pp.64, owner's signature, stiff wrappers. £10
MacNeill, Seumas and Thomas Pearston.: The College of Piping Tutor fot the Highland Bagpipe. Part 3. Glasgow, The College of Piping, 1998. 8vo, pp.79, owner's signature, stiff wrappers. £10
MacNeill, Seumas.: The Seumas MacNeill Collection of Bagpipe Music. Part 1. Glasgow, College of Piping, 1980. Oblong 8vo, pp.48, wrappers. £12.5
MacPherson, Angus.: A Highlander Looks Back. Oban, Oban Times, n.d. Third edition. 8vo, pp. viii, 90, illustrated, 6 signatures to front free endpaper as from a gathering of some sort, d/w a tad dusty, vg. Autobiography of the celebrated piper. £40
Manson, W.L.: The Highland Bagpipe. Its History, Literature, and Music... Paisley and London, Alexander Gardner, 1901. First edition. 8vo, pp.xv, 420, 8 plates, 18 line illustrations, green cloth rubbed at extremities, backstrip relaid. £125
Mathieson, Pipe Major Robert.: Book One. "Marking Time ". Glasgow, Isa Music, 1990. Folio, pp.44, wrappers. £12.5
Mathieson, Pipe Major Robert.: Third Collection. " Taking Notes ". Glasgow, Isa Music, 1996. Folio, pp.48, wrappers. £12.5
McIntyre, G.M.: Minard Castle Collection of Pipe Music. Compiled by Lt. Col. Gayre of Gayre and Nigg and Minard Castle. Minard, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.49, wrappers, vg. £12.5
McPherson, James.: Seven items published by Charles Middleton, Keith, n.d., each a bifolium with signature of James McPherson. The tunes are: Maggie Lauder; The East Neuk of Fife; Tullochgorum; Fantasia. The Last Rose of Summer and The Girl I Left Behind Me; The Reel o Tulloch; The Lass o Gowrie; and Fantasia Robin Adair and Strathspey (Stirling Castle) and Reel (Rachael Rae). James Mcpherson from Kirriemiur was a pupil of Skinner's and the recipient of numerous letters and new compositions scribbled on envelopes, scrap paper, etc.by the master. See also iems £50
Melodies of Scotland. Sung... by Mr. Wilson... arranged with Symphonies & Accompaniments for the Piano Forte.: Nos.1. The Flowers of the Forest; 5. Saw Ye Johnie Comin; 6. Saw Ye My Wee Thing; 9. My Nanny O; 14. My Boy Tammy; 15. And Ye Shall Walk in Silk Attire; 16. Auld Robin Gray; Mary's Dream; 24. O My Love is Like a Red, Red Rose; 25. Lord Ronald, My Son; 29. Saw Ye My Father. Edinburgh, John Sutherland, n.d. Each folio, pp.3, [1], disbound. Per item £10
Middleton, Charles. (publisher).: Middleton's Solo Violinist. A series of Violin solos with Pianoforte accompaniments adapted for Advanced Performers. The Keel Row with Brilliant Variations as played with immense success by James Scott Skinner in Dr. Mark's Orchestra and throughout the Kingdom. Keith, Charles Middleton, n.d. Folio, pp.2, [1, blank], 2 - 7, [1, blank], 3-4, inscribed to front " To my warm hearted pupil & friend James McPherson with the composer's gilt-edged regards. J. Scott Skinner ...Monikie, 30 June 1909." £50
Mitchison, William (editor).: Hand-Book of the Songs of Scotland, with illustrations, descriptive and historical notes...to which is added, a biographical sketch of the life of the late John Wilson, esquire, the celebrated Scottish vocalist. London, John J. Griffin, 1851. First edition. 8vo, pp.xx, 204, [4], litho. title and 6 plates, piece clipped from half-title, half roan rubbed, cloth sides, coloured on-lays. £30
Music.: Bound collection of 26 pieces for the piano forte. v.y., c.1820. Folio album, 2 leaves defective with loss, half calf scuffed, marbled boards. 3 pieces are inscribed by the composers to Mistress Chalmers or Miss Margaret Chalmers, wife and daughter of the Rev. Peter Chalmers, with signature of Ann Chalmers to first title. £125
Neil, J. Murray.: The Scots Fiddle. Tunes, Tales & Traditions. Moffat, Lochar, 1991, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.x, 245, large pbk. £15
Norris, Pipe Major W.: The Glendarruel Collection. Glasgow, Mozart Allan, 1951. Oblong 8vo, pp.62, wrappers. £15
Pekaar, Robert. (compiler).: An Encyclopedia of Tunes for the Great Highland Bagpipe. London, Ontario, Scott's Highland Services Ltd., 2003, 5th ed. 8vo, pp.344, owner's signature, pict. stifff wappers. £20
Piobaireachd Society.: Piobaireachd. Books 1-14. Folio, wrappers. Each. £5
Piping Times.: Vol. 17. Nos. 1 - 12. October, 1964 - September, 1965. Glasgow, College of Piping. 8vo,wine cloth gilt, original wrappers bound in. £20
Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons).: The Cabar Feidh Collection. London, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.viii, 293, illustrated, owner's signature, wrappers. £30
Ramsay, Allan.: The Gentle Shepherd: a Pastoral Comedy. Re-published by William Forrester , on the occasion of the inauguration of the statue of the poet, at Edinburgh the 25th of March,1865. 4to, pp. xiv, [ii], 28, portrait frontis. and 12 plates printed from the original plates etched by David Allan, light waterstain to upper margin of portrait, occasional light fingering, brown cloth gilt. £45
Ramsay, Allan.: The Tea-table Miscellany. A collection of choice songs Scots & English. 2 vols. Glasgow, Robert Forrester, 1876. 8vo, pp.xix, 239; xii, 273, half wine morocco, marbled paper sides sl. scratched, spines decorated gilt in compartments with a single floral tool, marbled e.p.'s, some foxing to f.f.e.p.'s and half-titles, otherwise a very good set. £65
Ramsay, Allan.: The Tea-Table Miscellany. A Collection of Choice Songs Scots & English. Reprinted from the fourteenth edition. 2 vols. Glasgow, Robert Forrester, 1876. 8vo, pp.xix, 239, [1]; xii, 273, [1], titles in red and black, e.p.'s foxed, brown cloth, printed paper labels. £30
Ritson, Joseph.: Scottish Songs. In two volumes. Glasgow, Hugh Hopkins, 1869. Second edition. 8vo, pp.288; 289 - 575, frontispieces, titles in red and black with a few faint spots, green cloth, printed paper labels, g+. £120
Roberts, John S. (editor).: The Legendary Ballads of England and Scotland. London, Frederick Warne, n.d. 8vo, pp.xii, 628, illustrated, dec. red cloth gilt. £15
Robertson, Donald Struan.: Scots Guards Standard Settings of Pipe Music. Volume I. London, Paterson's, 1965. Sixth edition. Oblong 8vo, pp.xvi, 290, 8 plates, stiff wrappers, vg. £30
Robertson, Sir Hugh S.: Programmes, 8vo, in original wrappers. A) Ceilidh of Choristers of Glasgow and the West of Scotland in Honour of Sir Hugh S. Robertson ...St. Andrews Hall Glasgow 7th Oct., 1948. pp.20, sgd. by Robertson; B) Ceilidh. Salute to the City of Brest, Brittany France by Choristers of Glasgow and the West of Scotland. St. Andrew's Hall Glasgow, Tuesday, 26th April, 1949 pp.20 ; C) The Concerts of the Glasgow Orpheus Choir. Hugh Robertson Conductor. St. Andrew's Hall Glasgow 29th and 30th November [and] 4th and 6th December, 1950. pp.24; D) Ceilidh a tribute to Sir Hugh S. Robertson, LL.D. Royal Festival Hall, London. 29th September, 1951.pp.20, [2], portrait frontis. EACH £10
Ross, John.: Six Favorite New Waltzes for the Piano Forte. Composed and Respectfully Dedicated to Mrs. Edmund Filmer by John Ross, Organist Aberdeen. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by J. Hamilton, n.d. Folio, pp.[ii], 2-12, [1], terminal blank stained, modern wrappers. £80
Ross, Peter. (editor).: The Songs of Scotland chronologically arranged, with introduction and notes. Glasgow, Alison & Ross, 1872, 2nd ed. 8vo, pp. xlviii, 583, untrimmed, brown cloth, minor wear to spine ends, printed paper label chipped. £25
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 1. London, Paterson's, n.d. c.1943. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 54, owner's signature, wrappers. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 2. London, Paterson's, 1940, revised edition. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46, owner's signature, wrappers. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Pipe -Major W. Ross's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 2. London, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 46, wrappers, signature to front wrapper. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Pipe-Major W. Ross's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 3. London, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[iii], 1a, 1b, 2-48, owner's signature, wrappers. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Pipe-Major W. Ross's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 4. London, Paterson's, 1943. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 49, [1], wrappers with small burn hole. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major W.: Pipe-Major W. Ross's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 5. London, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 50, owner's signature, wrappers. £15
Ross, Pipe-Major William.: Pipe-Major W. Ross 's Collection of Highland Bagpipe Music. Book 1. London, Paterson's, n.d. Oblong 8vo, pp.[ii], 54, wrappers, stain and signature of James P. Fairley to front wrapper. £15
Ross, Roderick. (editor).: Binneas is Boreraig. Vol.iv. Edinburgh, Macdonald, n.d. Folio, pp.[viii], 79, frontis., spiral bound, wrappers sl. stained. £30
Sanger, Keith and Alison Kinnaird.: tree of strings cran nan teud a history of the harp in Scotland. Temple, Kinmor Music, 1992. First edition. 8vo, pp.248, illustrated, pbk., vg. In this, the first history of the harp in Scotland to be published, the authors draw on hitherto unpublished documents, family papers and original manuscripts to trace the development of the instrument from its earliest appearance on the Pictish stones of the 8th century to the present day. £20
Saunders, William.: Songs and Ballads of Fife. A lecture delivered to the Kirkcaldy Naturalists' Society...1946. Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire Advertiser, 1946. 8vo, pp.24, wrappers, vg. £20
Scots Guards.: Standard Settings of Pipe Music. Volume II. London, Paterson's, 1992. Oblong 8vo, pp.xiii, 210, illustrated, owner's signature, stiff wrappers. £30
Scott, Francis George.: Songs. Thirty-Five Scottish Lyrics and other Poems set to music by ... Published for the Saltire Society, 1949, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.136. [1, glossary], [4, subscribers], [1], blue cloth gilt. £35
Scott, Sir Walter.: Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. 3 vols. Edinburgh, Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1806. Third edition. 8vo, quarter maroon cloth, marbled boards, a few spots to title and first leaves of vol.1, else a very good set. £125
Seaforth Highlanders.: Standard Settings of Pipe Music of the Seaforth Highlanders. Edinburgh, Paterson's, 1936. First edition. Oblong 8vo, pp.[iv], 136, owner's signature, wrappers, vg. £20
Seton, Bruce, Brevet-Colonel, Sir and Pipe-Major John Grant.: The Pipes of War. A Record of the Achievements of Pipers of Scottish and Overseas Regiments during the War 1914 - 18. Glasgow, Maclehose, Jackson, 1920. First edition. 8vo, pp.xi, 291, 9 illustrations, free endpapers foxed, bookplate of James Mawdesley Brander, minor wear to extremities, blue cloth gilt. £120
Shaw, Margaret Fay.: From the Alleghenies to the Hebrides. An Autobiography. Edinburgh, Canongate Press, 1993. First edition. 8vo, pp.150, illustrated, owner's signature, d/w, vg. An outstanding account of the life of a truly remarkable woman, one of the most notable twentieth century collectors of Scottish Gaelic songs and traditions who, along with her husband, John Lorne Campbell, did much to record a wealth of material that might otherwise have been lost to oblivion. £15
Shears, Barry W.: The Gathering of the Clans Collection. Volume Two. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Taigh na Ciuil, 2001. 8vo, pp.xviii, 92, wrappers. £15
Shears, Barry. W.: The Gathering of the Clans Collection. Vol. One. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Taigh na Ciuil, 1991. 8vo, pp.80, spiral bound, wrappers. £15
Sidgwick, Frank. (editor).: Popular Ballads of the Time. Third Series. Ballads of Scottish Tradition and Romance. London, Bullen, 1906, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.xv, 220, fldg. map, paper label chipped. £10
Simon Fraser University Pipe Band.: A High Cut Above. Music for Highland Dancing. 1993. Folio, pp.42, spiral bound, wrappers. £15
Simpson, William.: Pencil sketch, 7" X 4", of a kilted piper captioned Adam Macpherson. Window-mounted, couple of faint spots, pencil sketch of unidentified castle on verso. Although unsigned, this leaf was extrapolated from a sketch book of Simpson's by a rapacious antiques dealer ! £60
Skinner, J. Scott.: Scott Skinner's "Johnnie Walker" The Auld Wife's Cutty Pipe and Scott Skinner's Welcome to Inverness for Piano and Violin. Aberdeen, to be had from J. Scott Skinner...& all musicsellers, n.d., Bon Accord Edition No. 2. Folio, pp.4, minor edge wear, light dust-soiling, inscribed by Skinner to front page "I am compiling The Aberden Collection 100 old & new tunes & the m.s. is finished a great book c. 2/6." £35
Skinner, J. Scott.: The Laird o' Thrums. New Scottische or Strathspey for Violin and Piano. London, Bayley & Ferguson, n.d. Scott Skinner's Famous Airs No.3. Folio, pp.4, original wrappers. £10
Skinner, James Scott.: Haughton House Air with Variations for Piano Solo or Violin with Piano Accompaniment. The Melody by James Mitchell Arranged and Variations Added by James Scott Skinner. (The Strathspey King). London, Bayley & Ferguson, n.d. Folio, pp.4, 2 , inscribed by Skinner to front cover "To Jim with S.S.'s bestest grip." £30
Sliepinski, Carle.: The Johnnie Cope Quadrilles...Arranged by Carle Sliepinski. Glasgow, Jos. T. McFadyen, n.d. Folio, pp.3, [1],oval stamp of musicseller George Croal Edinburgh, modern wrappers. £10
Stevenson, Dr.: Lo the Pipe of poor Colin. A Favorite Pastoral Ballad. London, Printed by Goulding Phipps & D'Almaine...likewise may be had of Goulding Knevett & Co... Dublin. A. Guthrie. Edinburgh, & Stevens Glasgow, n.d. Folio, pp.4, circular stamp of Urbani & Liston, modern wrappers. £10
Stewart & Co. (publishers).: Lochail's March, with Variations for the Harpsichord or Piano-Forte. Edinburgh, Printed and Sold by Stewart & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], early repairs to fore-edge, circular stamp of Urbani & Liston, modern wrappers. £10
Stewart, N. (publisher).: The Fall of Paris with Four Fashionable Tunes and Five Fashionable Reels or Strathspeys. Edinburgh, Printed & Sold by N. Stewart & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.2; 2; 2, each with neat archival repair to margin, paper watermarked 1796, modern wrappers. Tunes include Short Life to all Stepmothers, Master F. Sitwell's Strathspey and Miss Heron of Heron's Reel. £100
Stewart, Sandy.: The Book of Sandy Stewart. Edited by Roger Leitch. Edinburgh, Scottish Academic Press, 1988, 1st ed. 8vo, pp. xxxiii, 129, illustrated, d/w. £20
Surenne, J.T.: Dance Music of Scotland. Reels and Strathspeys, Arranged for two Performers on the Piano Forte, and Ddicated by express permission to Her Grace the Duchess of Roxburghe. Book1. Edinburgh, Wood & Co., c.1845, new edition Folio, pp.21, [1], modern wrappers £35
Sutherland, G.S.: The Bowmen of the Border. A New Song , Respectfully Dedicated, by their permission, to that Society. The Words by G. S. Sutherland, the Music Composed by Charles Theodore D'asti. Folio, pp.[1], 3, lightly spotted, modern wrappers. £15
The Goldfinch, or New Modern Songster.: Being a Select Collection of the most admired and favourite Scots and English Songs, Cantatas, &c. Glasgow, Printed by J.& M. Robertson, n.d. c.1785. 12mo, pp.xii, 288, engraved frontis. and vignette title by D. Lizars, signature of John Thomson 1812 to title, recent boards, printed paper label. "As there have been frequent complaints, that publications of this kind often abound with ribaldry and indecency, the greatest care has been paid in selecting, totally to exclude every thing that would have the smallest tendency to corrupt the morals or offend the ear of the most delicate reader." (Preface). £150
The Millennium Collection.: Music for Pipes & Drums. Edinburgh, Millennium Piping Festival Ltd., 2000, 1st ed. Folio, p.48, illustrated, stiff wrappers. £10
The Scottish Minstrel;: a selection of the most favourite songs of Caledonia; adapted for voice, German flute, and violin. Edinburgh, Printed by Oliver & Co, 1807. First edition. 12mo, pp.vii, 216, words and music, engraved frontis., stain to lower margin of some early leaves, cloth-backed printed boards (now rubbed beyond legibility), red label. £100
Thomson, George.: Thomson's Collection of the Songs of Burns, Sir Walter Scott Bart. and other eminent lyric poets ancient & modern united to the Select Melodies of Scotland, and of Ireland & Wales with Symphonies & Accompaniments for the Piano Forte by Pleyel, Haydn, Beethoven &c. 6 vols. in 3. London: Preston, [1822]. Small folio, owner's signature, off-setting from music to lyrics, marbled e.p.'s, quarter blue morocco, pebbled cloth. £300
Tocher.: Tocher 21. Edinburgh, School of Scottish Studies, 1976. 8vo, pp.165-208, wrappers. A tribute to the Stewarts of Blair, living and dead, by Maurice Fleming. £5
Tytler, Sarah and J.L.Watson.: The Songstresses of Scotland. 2 vols. London, Strahan, 1871. First edition. 8vo, pp.xv, 328; 324, unopened, hinges cracking but sound and tight, red cloth gilt, spines darkened. Biographical notices and critical analyses of the compositions of 10 Scottish women whose songs are perhaps not as widely appreciated as they deserve to be. "It was the part of famous Frenchwomen to reign in French salons; it has remained for this group of Scotchwomen to reign alike " in the kitchen and the ha'," " in the cottage as well as the castle". £40
Walford, Karl L.: The Tartan Tribe, Big, Little, Band Book 1. London,Ontario, Scotts, 1996. Folio, pp.68, wrappers. £15
Watlen, Mr.: O! The Kail Brose of Auld Scotland. A favorite Scots Song as Sung at the Theatre Royal, Edinburgh. Adapted for the Piano Forte. With Beginning and Concluding Symphonies by Mr. Watlen. Printed & Sold by J. Watlen, n.d. Folio, pp.[1], 2, [1], some fingering, modern wrappers. £15
Wilson, John.: Bonnie Bessie Lee, from Wilson's Edition of The Songs of Scotland as Sung by him in his Entertainments on Scottish Music at the Queen's Concert Rooms, Hanover Square and the Music Hall, Store Street, London. London, Printed for Mr.Wilson, n.d. Folio, pp.4, modern wrappers, vg. £10
Wilson, William Morrice. (editor).: North-East Song and Story. Edinburgh, Scottish Cultural Press, 1996, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.xiv, 240, large pbk. £10

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Author Book Title PlacePubDa Ref Price
Asch, Moses. (compiler).: 104 Folk Songs as recorded on Folkways Records by famous folk song singers. New York, Robbins, 1964, 1st ed. 8vo, pp. 96, large pbk. £15
Atterbury, Haydn.: Strings, Stringing, and Tuning. Hints for the Guidance of the Amateur Harpist. London, J. Geo. Morley, n.d. 8vo, p.32, illustrated, self-wrappered. £10
Brown, Andrew.: Aeolian Harp. Volume three. The Aeolian harp in European literature 1591 - 1892. Cambridge, Bois de Boulogne, 1970. LImited edition 180 copies. Small 4to, pp.94, 2 plates, inked and printed throughout by hand, red cloth gilt. £40
Corelli, Arcangelo.: Opera Prima XII Sonatas of three parts for two Violins and a Bass with a Through Bass for ye Organ Harpsichord or Arch Lute Engrav'd from ye Score and Carefully Corected (sic) by ye best Italian Masters. London Printed for I. Walsh Servrt. to His Matie., n.d. 4to, pp.24, 18, 25, 16, marbled boards. £250
Dubliners.: More Dubliners Songs. London, Wise, 1978, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.48, large pbk. £10
Dubliners.: The Dubliners Songbook. London, Heathside Music / Wise Publications, 1974, 1st ed. 8vo, pp.64, illustrated, large pbk. £10
Furnivall, Frederick J. (editor).: Bishop Percy's Folio Manuscript. Loose and Humorous Songs. London, Printed by and for the Editor, 1868. 8vo, pp.viii, 128, wrappers. Facsimile reprint, c.1960's. £20
Glatt, John.: The Chieftains. The Authorized Biography. New York, St. Martin's Press, 1997. First edition. 8vo, pp.xvii, 331, d/w. £21
Hamilton, John. (publisher).: Paddy o' Rafferty. A favourite Irish Tune, with Variations Adapted for the Piano Forte. Edinburgh, Printed by John Hamilton, n.d. Folio, pp.3, [1], modern wrappers. £10
Heron-Allen, Ed.: Violin-Making. as it was and is: being a Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Treatise on the Science and Art of Violin-Making, for the use of Violin Makers and Players Amateur and Professional. New York, Carl Fischer, 1885. Second edition. 8vo, pp.xx, 366, [6], 3 Woodbury plates, 3 fldg. plates, over 200 woodcuts, brown cloth gilt. £65
Hill, W. Henry, Arthur F. Hill and Alfred E. Hill.: Antonio Stradivari his life and work (1644 - 1737). With an introductory note by Lady Higgins. London, Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1909. Second edition. 8vo, pp.xiii, 319, illustrated, e.p.'s toned, green cloth gilt. £30
Hinton, J.W.: Organ Construction. London, Weekes and Co., 1902. Second edition revised and enlarged. 4to, pp.[xii], 200, portrait. frontis., 17 plates, 21 text illustrations, owner's stamp to front free endpaper, green cloth gilt lightly rubbed. £40
Hughes, Herbert. (editor).: Irish Country Songs. Vol.1. Edited, arranged, and for the most part collected by... London, Boosey & Co., n.d. 8vo, pp.77, [3, ads.], wrappers, signature clipped from upper corner of front wrapper and title without loss of text. £10
Jones, Edward.: Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards: preserved, by tradition and authentic manuscripts, from very remote antiquity; and never before published. To the bardic tunes are added variations for the harp, piano-forte, violin, or flute... Part the second, containing all the music of the first volume. London: Printed for the Author, 1805. Second edition, corrected. Folio, pp. [iv], 124 - 182, engraved frontis., light offsetting, half calf, marbled boards, spine lettered gilt direct. The first volume, not present, deals with the history of the relics, the second contains the music. £100
Loesberg, John (editor).: Folksongs and Ballads Popular in Ireland. Vol.1. Cork, Ossian, 1979, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.66, wrappers. £5
Loesberg, John (editor).: Folksongs and Ballads Popular in Ireland. Vol.2. Cork, Ossian, 1980, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.73, wrappers. £5
Loesberg, John (editor).: Folksongs and Ballads Popular in Ireland. Vol.3. Cork, Ossian, 1980, Ist ed. 8vo, pp. 81, wrappers. £5
Loesberg, John . (editor).: Songs & Ballads of Ireland. Cork, Ossian, 1993, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.56, pbk. £5
Loesberg, John. (editor) .: More Songs & Ballads of Ireland. Cork, Ossian, 1993, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.56, pbk. £5
Loesberg, John. (editor).: Folksongs and Ballads Popular in Ireland. Vol.4. Cork,Ossian, 1989, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.100, wrappers. £5
Lover, Samuel.: The Land of the West, Ballad sung by Miss Agnes Taylor, in the Favorite Entertainment of Rory o' More! as performed at the Theatre Royal Adelphi, written & composed by Samuel Lover Esq. London, J. Duff & Co., n.d. Folio, pp.[2], 5, [1], modern wrappers. £10
Maher, Tom.: The Harp's a Wonder. Mullingar, Uisneach Press, 1991. First edition. 8vo, pp.147, [1], pbk. £10
Mansfield, Jonathan.: Aeolian Harp. Volume one. The design and construction of an Aeolian harp. Cambridge, Bois de Boulogne, 1970. Second edition, re-set with additions. Limited edition 180 copies. Small 4to, pp.34, 10 plates, the text set and printed by hand, red cloth gilt. £35
Michele, Rua.: Cenni di Storia dell'arpa raccolti e coordinati. Roma, Scuola Tipografica Salesiana, 1898. Fitst edition. 8vo, pp.62, [2], self-wrappered, one paragraph circled in blue pencil, stitches almost gone so hanging by a thread, inscribed to front wrapper "Sig.r J. Geo Morley facteur de harpes a Londres. amaggio dell'autore." £15
Michele, Rua.: L'Arpa nella storia dei popoli. Roma, Scuola Tip. Salesiana, 1913. 8vo, pp.iv, 120, 22 plates, green cloth gilt, endpapers toned, postcard portrait of Mr. and Mme. Michele inscribed to J. Geo Morley October 1920 affixed to front free endpaper, with, affixed to rear blank, a stamped and franked address panel from a Morley package presumably re-used by Michele to forward the present work. £20
Moore, Thomas.: Moore's Irish Melodies. Lalla Rookh, National Airs, Legendary Ballads, Songs, &c, with a memoir by J.F. Whaller, LL.D. London, William Mackenzie, n.d. 4to, pp.xxiv, 552, illustrated, green morocco gilt by G. Winstanley, Manchester, vg. £120
Panum, Hortense.: Harfe und Lyra im alten Nordeuropa. Reprinted from Jahrbuch des Vereins zur Erhaltung norwegischer Altertumsdenkmaler fur 1903. 8vo, pp.40, illustrated, wrappers. £20
Rimmer, Joan.: The Irish Harp. Cork, Mercier Press, 1977. Second edition. 8vo, pp.[viii], 78, [2], 38 plates, pbk. £10
Rosenzweig, Heidrun. (editor).: Historische Harfen/ Historical Harps. Beitrage zur Theorie und Praxis historischer Harfen/ Theoretical andpractical aspects of historical harps. Basel, Im Eigenverlag der Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel, 1991. First edition. 8vo, pp. 204, [2], text in German and English, illustrated, pbk. £30
Ruta, Riccardo.: L'Arpa origine - storia cronologica - meccanismo riassunto compilato dal Maestro Riccardo Ruta. Napoli, Stabilimento Tip. Librario A.E.S. Festa, 1901. First edition. 8vo, pp.46, wrappers and title chipped, signed copy. £15
Sachs, Curt.: The History of Musical Instruments. New York, W.W. Norton, 1940. First edition. 8vo, pp. 505, 24 plates, 167 figs., wine cloth gilt. £30
Sandys, William and Simon Andrew Forster.: The History of the Violin, and other instruments played on with the bow from the remotest times to the present, also, an account of the principal makers, English and foreign, with numerous illustrations. London, William Reeves, n.d. 8vo, pp.xii, 390, 48 (publisher's catalogue), illustrated, owner's signature, d/w. Reprint of the 1864 first edition., c.1950's. £20
Seeger, Pete and Bob Reiser.: Carry it on! A history in song and picture of the working men and women of America. Poole, Blandford Press, 1986. First UK edition. 8vo, pp.256, illustrated, soft cover, vg. £15
Sheldon, Frederick.: The Minstrelsy of the English Border. Being a collection of ballads, ancient, remodelled, and original, founded on well known border legends. With illustrative notes by... London, Longmans,Brown (and others), 1847. First edition. 8vo, pp.xvii, 432, light foxing of e.p.'s, bookplate of Mary Grey Bonham Carter, half morocco gilt rubbed, marbled paper sides. £35
Snowdon, Jasper Whitfield.: Standard Methods in the Art of Change-Ringing. London, Wells Gardner, Darton, & Co., 1901. Fourth edition. 8vo, pp.[viii], 79, [9, ads.], [iv], 40 (diagrams), brown cloth stained with gilt stamp St. Cuthbert's Parish Church Society of Change Ringers to front cover. £30
Stevens, Vincent.: A Guide to Lodge Music for the use of organists. London, A. Lewis, 1926. Folio, pp.26, original printed wrappers. £20
Terris, Lionel.: Beauty of Tone in string playing. With a foreword by Fritz Kreisler. London, Oxford University Press, 1938. First edition. 8vo, pp.22, owner's signature, original printed wrapers with a few chips and light spots. £10
Tully, Pipe Major Terry.: Irish Tunes Old & New. Dublin, I.P.B.A., 1987. Oblong 8vo, pp.78, wrappers. £15
Wells, Evelyn Kendrick.: The Ballad Tree a study of British and American ballads, their folklore, verse, and music. Together with sixty traditional ballads and their tunes. London, Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1950. First edition. 8vo, pp.ix, 370, illustrated, price-clipped d/w worn, g+. £35
Whall, W.B.: Ships, Sea Songs and Shanties. Glasgow, Brown, 1912. Second edition enlarged. 8vo, pp.xvi, 131, illustrated, inscription, occasional fingering and dust-soiling. The songs originally appeared in the Nautical Magazine and Yachting Monthly. £35
Williams, Scott. (compiler).: Pipe Bands of Nova Scotia 1898 - 2000. Antigonish, Scott Williams Publishing, 2000. First edition. 8vo, pp.167, [1], illustrated, owner's signature, pict. stiff wrappers. £25
Winter, Eric. (editor).: The Dubliners Song Book. London, Heathside / Wise, 1974, Ist ed. 8vo, pp.64, large pbk. £10
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