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A History of the Border Counties
List of Books




Douglas, Rev. Robert, D.D., Galashiels. General View of the Agriculture in the Counties of Roxburgh and Selkirk. 8vo. Edin., 1798.

Elliot, R. H. Agricultural Changes required by these Times, and how to carry them out. (Privately printed.) 1898.

Johnston, Thomas. General View of the Agriculture of Tweeddale.4to. Lond., 1794.

Scott, Sir Walter—

Essay on Planting of Waste Lands. (Miscellaneous Prose Works.)
Essay on Ornamental Gardening. (Miscellaneous Prose Works.)
Ure, Rev. David. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Roxburgh. 4to. Lond., 1794.


Antiquaries of Scotland, Proceedings of the Society :—

Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Collections of Prehistoric Antiquities from the Shires of Berwick, Roxburgh, and Selkirk- By George F. Black. Vol. xxviii. pp. 321-342. H- 1894.

Exhibition of Mason-marks copied from Melrose Abbey, Dryburgh, Jedburgh, &c. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. iv. pp. 548-551. 1863.

Note of a Peculiar Stone Mould found near Jedburgh. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. v. pp. 53-58. 1865.

Notes on a Feud between the Elliots and the Scotts during the years 1564, 1565, and 1566. By Robert Bruce Armstrong. Vol. xv. pp. 93-100. 1881.

Notes on a Helmet found at Ancrum Moor, &c. By Professor Duns, D.D. Vol. xxx. pp. 317-322. 1896.

Notes on Melrose Abbey: especially in reference to Inscriptions on the Wall of the South Transept. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. ii. pp. 166-175, 295. 1859.

Notes on the “Roman Roads” of the One-inch Ordnance Maps of Scotland : the Roxburghshire Roads. By James Macdonald, LL.D. Vol. xxix. pp. 317-328. 1895.

Notes on the supposed “Charter Chest of Johnny Faa” and its Contents. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. ix. pp. 264-268. 1873.

Notes respecting a Fragment of an Ancient Sculptured Stone or Anglo-Saxon Cross found at Gattonside, near Melrose, .and a Portion of the Old Cross of Jedburgh. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. x. pp. 448-457. 1875.

Notice of a Burial Mound at Cavers, Roxburghshire. By D. Christison, M.D. Vol. xxxi. pp. 188-195. 1897.

Notice of a Cist, containing an Urn, found at Wester Wooden, Eckford, Roxburghshire. By John G. Winning. Vol. xx. pp. 338, 339. 1886.

Notice of a Cist, containing an Um, found near Eckford in February 1889. By John G. Winning. Vol. xxv. pp. 28-30. 1891.

Notice of a Group of Cists at Teinside, in Teviotdale. By the Hon. Lord Rosehill. Vol. viii. pp. 135-139. 1871.

Notice of a Roman Aureus of Nero found near Newstead, Roxburghshire, in 1862. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. v. p. 108. 1865.

Notice of a Roman Bronze Paletta found on the Farm of Palace, in Teviotdale, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. iv. pp. 597-601. 1863.

Notice of a Sculptured Representation of St George at Ford-ington, in Dorset, and of a similar Sculpture at Linton, in Roxburghshire. By Sir Molyneaux Ntpean, Bart. Vol. xvii. pp. 332-336. 1883.

Notice of a Stone, bearing a Rinnan Inscription, built into a Staircase in Jedburgh Abbey. By J. Collingwood Bruce, D.C.L., LL.D. Vol. xix. pp. 321-326. 1885.

Notice of an Ancient Celtic Ecclesiastical Bell, now preserved in the Museum, Kelso. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. xvi. pp. 277-284. 1882.

Notice of an Anglo-Saxon Styca of Obercht, King of Northumbria. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. iii. pp. 300303. 1862.

Notice of an Incised Sepulchral Slab fo'jnd some years ago near Newstead, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. i. pp. 229, 230. 1855.

Notice of some Human and other Remains recently found at Kelso. By Wm. Turner, M.B. Vol. vi. pp. 245-249. 1868.

Notice of the Discovery of a Quern in a supposed Grave, containing Burnt Human Bones, at Commonside, Roxburghshire. By James Brydon, M.D. Vol. viii. pp. 467470. 1871.

Notice of the Discovery of Urns at Chesters, Roxburghshire. By Professor Duns, D.D. Vol. xxxi. pp. 199-202. 1897.

Notice of the Fort on Cairby Hill, and other Antiquities in Liddesdale, in a Letter to Mr Stuart, Sec., S.A. Scot. By the Rev. John Maughan, A.B. Vol. vi. pp. 103-107. 1868.

Notice of the Horns of Cattle (the Homy Sheaths of the Horns) found in Bogs in Roxburghshire, &c. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. xii. pp. 493-497. 1878.

Notice of the Remains of an Ancient Stone Building discovered near the village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. i. pp. 213-217. 1855.

Notices of Various Discoveries of Roman Remains at the Red Abbeystead, near the village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. iv. pp. 422-427. 1857.

Notices of Various Roman Coins found in the Red Abbeystead and adjoining fields to the east of the village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. i. pp. 33-38. 1855.

Prehistoric Fortress of Eildon, Roxburgh. By I). Christison, M.D. Vol. xxviii. pp. m-119. 1894.

Queen Mary at Jedburgh in 1566. By John Small, M.A. Vol. xv. pp. 210-233. 1881.

Remarks on the Ancient Barrier called “The Catrail,” with Plans. By William Norman Kennedy, Esq., Hawick. Vol. iii. pp. 117-121. 1862.

Roman Antiquities found at Newstead, Roxburghshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. i. pp. 28-33. '855-Two Acts of the Privy Council of Scotland, dated 20th November 1606, for Establishing Good Rule on the Borders. Communicated by Robert Pitcairn, Esq. Vol. iii. pp. 310, 311. 1831.

A Survey of the Watling Street from the Tees to the Scottish Border. Published by the Archaeological Institute.

Craig, M. C. Enclosures: with special reference to a Border Survival. A Paper read before the Hawick Archaeological Society, February 13, 1896. Hawick, 1896.

Elliot, Ninian. The Bims of Chapelhill. Read to the Hawick Archaeological Society, Nov. 22, 1892. i2mo. Hawick, 1892. Hawick Tradition of 1514, The : The Town’s Common, Flag, and Seal. An Inquiry into some of the more interesting and peculiar features of old Hawick history. By R. S. Craig, Advocate, and Adam Laing, Burgh Chamberlain. 4to. Hawick, 1898.

Morton, Rev. James. The Monastic Annals of Teviotdale ; or, The History and Antiquities of the Abbeys of Jedburgh, Kelso, Melrose, and Dryburgh. 4to. Edin., 1832.

Neilson, George, F.S.A. Scot. Peel: its Meaning and Derivation. An Inquiry into the early History of the term now applied to many Border Towers. 4to. Edin., 1894.

Oliver, Mrs, of Thomwood—

Hawick and the Borders Three Hundred Years ago. A Paper read before the Hawick Archaeological Society. 8vo. Hawick, 1875.

The Gledstanes and the Siege of Coklaw. Written for the Hawick Archaeological Society. 8vo. Edin., 1878. Pinches, F. The Abbey Church of Melrose. A Series of Views and Architectural details, w’ith General History of the Abbey. Fol. Lond., 1879.

Scott, Sir Walter. The Border Antiquities of England and Scotland. Comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other vestiges of former ages, accompanied by descriptions ; together with illustrations of remarkable incidents in Border History and Tradition, and original Poetry. 2 vols. 4to. Lond., 1814-17.

Transactions of the Hawick Archaeological Society. 4to. Haw-ick, 1869 to date.


Aird, Thomas. Poetical Works. With a Memoir by the Rev.Jardine Wallace, B.A. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1S78.

Allan, George. Life of Sir Walter Scott. With Critical Notices of his Writings. 8vo. Edin., 1834.

Autobiography of a Scottish Borderer. Sm. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1834. Autobiography of John Younger, Shoemaker, St Boswells. 8vo. Kelso, 1881.

Baird. Rev. John, Yetholm. Life. With an Account of his Labours in reforming the Gipsy population of that parish. By W. Baird, M.D. Post 8vo. Lond., 1862.

Bayne, William. Life of James Thomson. (Famous Scots Series.) 8vo. Edin. N.d.

Brown, Rev. James. The Life of a Scottish Probationer. Being a Memoir of Thomas Davidson, with his Poeir.s and Extracts from his Letters. 8vo. Glasgow, 1878.

Carre, Walter Riddell. Border Memories or, Sketches of Prominent Men and Women of the Border. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1876.

Chambers, Robert. Life of Sir Walter Scott. With Abbotsford Notanda by R. Carruthers. Post 8vo. Edin., 1871.

Dodds, James. Lays of the Covenanters. With Memoir by Rev. James Dodds, Dunbar. Post 8vo. Lond., 1879.

Dodds, Rev. James. Personal Reminiscences and Biographical Sketches. With Memoir by his Wife. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1888. Duncan, Mrs Mary Lundie, Memoir of. Being Recollections of a Daughter. By her Mother. Fcap. 8vo. Edin., 1846. Fairbairn, Sir William, Life of. Partly written by himself. Edited and completed by W. Pole. 8vo. Lond., 1877.

Gellert, Prof. C. F. His Life, with a Course of Moral Lessons. From a French translation of the original German. By Mrs Douglas. 3 vols. 8vo. Kelso, 1805.

Gibson, John. Reminiscences of Sir Walter Scott. 8vo. Edin., 1871.

Gilfillan, Rev. George. Life of Sir Walter Scott. 8vo. Edin., 1870.

[Gillies, R. P.] Recollections of Sir Walter Scott. 8vo. Lond.,1837-

Gleig, Rev. G. R. Life of Sir Walter Scott. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1871. Goudfellow, J. C. Border Biography. i2mo. Hawick, 1890. Gordon, Mrs. The Home Life of Sir David Brewster. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1869.

Grant, George. The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart i2mo. Lond., 1849.

Hutton, Richard H. Sir Walter Scott. (English Men of Letters.) 8vo. Lond., 1878.

Jerdan, William. Autobiography, with his Literary, Political, and Social Reminiscences during the last Fifty Years. 4 vols. post 8vo. Lond., 1852-53.

John Armstrong of Gilnockie. 1530. 4to. Hawick, 1897.

Leyden, Dr John—

Poetical Works. With Memoir by Thomas Brown, and Portrait from the original pencil sketch by Captain Elliot. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1875.

Poetical Remains. With Memoir of his Life by the Rev. James Morton. 8vo. Lond., 1819.

Poems and Ballads. With Memoir of the Author by Sir Walter Scott, Bart., and Supplement by Robert White. Post 8vo. Kelso, 1858.

Supplement to Sir Walter Scott’s Biographical Memoir of Leyden. By Robert White. Kelso. N.d. (Only 25 copies printed.')

Livingston, John, Minister of the Gospel, Brief Historical Relation of the Life of. With Letter to his Parishioners at Ancrum. 8vo. Edin., 1727.

Lockhart, J. G.—

Memoir of the Life of Sir Walter Scott. 7 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1837-38-

Narrative of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. Begun by himself and continued by J. G. Lockhart. 2 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1848.

The Life of Sir Walter Scott. Abridged from the larger work. With a Prefatory Letter by J. R. Hope Scott. 8vo. Edin., 1871.

Lockhart, C. S. M. The Centenary Memorial of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. 8 vo. Lond., 1871.

Lyte, Rev. Henry Francis. Remains. With a Prefatory Memoir. 8vo. Lond., 1850.

Minto, Countess of—

Memoir of the Right Hon. Hugh Elliot. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1868. Life and Letters of Sir Gilbert Elliot, First Earl of Minto, from 1751 to 1806. 3 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1874.

Sequel to Life and Letters : from 1807 to 1814. Life in India. 8vo. Lond., 1880.

Murray, Thomas, LL.D. The Life of Samuel Rutherford. i2mo. Edin., 1828.

Napier, John, Lord. An Account of his Life, Writings, and Inventions. By David Stewart, Earl of Buchan, and Walter Minto. 4to. Perth, 1787.

Pringle, Sir John. Six Discourses. To which is prefixed the Life of the Author by Andrew Kippis, D.D., F.R.S. and S.A. 8vo. Lond., 1783.

Pringle, Thomas. Poetical Works. With Sketch of his Life by Leith Ritchie. 8vo. Lond., 1838.

Saintsbury, George. Life of Sir Walter Scott. (Famous Scots Series.) 8vo. Edin. J.d.

Some Particulars of the Life of John Gibson, late Nailer in Hawick. Fcap. 8vo. Hawick, 1814.

Somerville, Rev. Dr, Jedburgh. My Own Life and Times, 1741-1814. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1861.

Stoddart, T. T. Angling Songs. With a Memoir by Anna M. Stoddart. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1889.

Story, Rev. R. H., D.D. Memoir of the Life of Rev. Robert Story. 8vo. Camb., 1862.

Tytler, Sarah (Miss Henrietta Keddie), and J. L. Watson. The Songstresses of Scotland. 2 vols. Lond., 1871.

Vedder, D. Memoir of Sir Walter Scott. 8vo. Dundee, 1832. Wilson, James. Hawick and its Old Memories. With an Appendix containing Biographical Sketches, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1858.

Wood, Rev. James. The Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart. 4to. Edin., 1886.

Yonge, Charles Duke. Life of Sir Walter Scott. (Great Writers.) 8vo. Lond. N.d.


Border Rebel, The; or, Disobedient Son. A narrative of the year 1745, founded on facts. Edin.

Boyd, Archibald. The Crown Ward. 3 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1856.

Cunningham, Allan. Sir Michael Scott. 3 vols. post 8vo. Lond., 1828.

Dibdin, James C. The Cleekim Inn : A Tale of Smuggling in the '45. 8vo. Lond., 1876.

Douglas, Sir George, Bart.—

The Fireside Tragedy, &c. Fcap. 8vo. Edin., 1886.

The New Border Tales. 8vo. Lond., 1892.

Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales. Post 8vo. Lond., 1893.

Elliot, Robert H. Written on their Foreheads. 2 vols. cr. 8vo. Lond., 1879.

Hamilton, Lord Ernest. The Outlaws of the Marches. Cr. 8vo. Lond., 1897.

Maxwell. W. H. Legends of the Cheviots and the Lammermuir. Cr. 8vo. Lond., 1849.

Muddock, J. E. Young Lochinvar : A Tale of the Border country. 8vo. Lond., 1896.

Park, Alex. The Minstrel’s Daughter: A Tale of the Scottish Border. With Notes. 8vo. Edin., 1824.

Scott, Sir Walter—

The Monaster)'. 3 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1820.

The Abbot. 3 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1820.

Seymour; or, The Man of Mystery’. A Romance of the Seventeenth Century. By a Lady. 2 vols. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1835. Stanhope, Louisa Sidney. The Seer of Tiviotdale: A Romance. 4 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1827.

Swan, Annie S. Aldersyde. A Border Story of Seventy Years ago. Post 8vo. Edin., 1883.

Telfer, James. Barbara Gray. Newcastle, 1835.

Wilson, John Mackay. Tales of the Borders and of Scotland : Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative. With a Glossary’. Revised by Alexander Leighton. 12 vols. i2mo. N.d.


A Short Genealogical and Historical Account of the Noble Family of Buccleuch. i2mo. Dumfries, 1827.

Armstrong, Robert B. The History of Liddesdale, Eskdale, Ewesdale, Wauchopdale, and the Debateable Land. Part I. Demy 4to. Edin., 1883.

Brockie, Wm. A Brief Sketch of the History of Coldingham Priory. 8vo. Kelso, 1886.

Campbell, Alexander. Introduction to the History of Poetry’ in Scotland, from the 13th century to the present time ; to which are subjoined Songs of the Lowlands, &c. 4to. Edin.,1798.

Edgar, J. Historical Sketch of Hawick Golf Club. Hawick, 1898.

Elliot, Hon. G. F. S. The Border Elliots and the Family of Minto. 410. (Privately printed.) 1898.

Fraser, Sir William—

The Scotts of Buccleuch. 2 vols. 4to. (Privately printed.) 1878.

The Douglas Book. 4 vols. 4to. (Privately printed.) 1885. Groome, Francis Hindes. A Short Border History. Cr. 8vo. Kelso, 1887.

Hay, Father Richard Augustin, Prior of St Pieremont. Gene-alogie of the Hays of Tweeddale, including Memoirs of his Own Times. With Illustrative Papers, Notes, &c. Sm. 4to. 1835.

History and Antiquities of Melrose, Old Melrose, and Dryburgh Abbey, with a description of Abbotsford, Eildon Hills, &c. 8vo. Melrose. N.d.

History of Freemasonry in Roxburgh, Peebles, and Selkirk. Lond., 1893.

History of the Ballantyne Press and its connection w:th Sir Walter Scott. 4to. Edin., 1871.

Jeffrey, Alexander—

An Historical and Descriptive Account of Roxburghshire, from the most ancient to the present times. 8vo. Edin., 1836. Guide to the Antiquities of the Border. i2mo. Edin., 1838. The History and Antiquities of Roxburghshire and adjacent Districts, from the most remote period to the present time. 4 vols. i2mo. Jedburgh, &c., 1857-64.

Lucas, Jos. The Yetholm History of the Gypsies. Cr. 8vo. Kelso, 1882.

Morton, Rev. James. The History of the Abbey of Jedburgh. Published from the ‘Monastic Annals of Teviotdale.’ i2mo. Jedburgh, 1836.

Oliver, J. R. Upper Teviotdale and the Scotts of Buccleuch : A Local and Family History. 4to. Hawick, 1887.

Redpath, Rev. George. The Border History of England and Scotland. 4to. Lond., 1776.

A new edition. 4to. Berwick, 1810.

Russell, John. The Haigs of Bemersyde: A Family History. 8vo. Edin., 1881.

Rutherfurds of that Ilk : Being Historical Notes regarding this Ancient Border Family. Carefully compiled from the Public Records and other authentic sources. 4to. 1884.

Scot, Captain Walter, of Satchells—

A True History Of several Honourable Families of the Right Honourable Name of Scot, In the Shires of Roxburgh and Selkirk, and others adjacent. Gathered out of Ancient Chronicles, Histories, and Traditions of our Fathers.

Satchels’s Post’ral, Humbly presented to his Noble and Worthy Friends of the Names of Scot and Elliot, and others. By Capt. Walter Scot,

An old Souldier, and no Scholler, And one that can Write nane, But just the Letters of his Name. 4to. Edinburgh, Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Printer to His most Sacred Majesty, City, and Col-ledge, 1688.

The rarity of the original edition of Satchell’s is such that the copy now at Abbotsford was the only one Mr Constable had ever seen—and no wonder, for the author's envoy is in these words:—

“Begone, my book, stretch forth thy wings and fly
Amongst the nobles and gentility;
Thou'rt not to sell to scavengers and downs,
But given to worthy persons of renown.
The number's few I've printed, in regard
My charges have been great, and I hope reward ;
I caus'd not print many above twelve score.
And the printers are engaged that they shall print no more.”

—Lockhart's ‘ Life of Sir Walter Scott.’

Second edition. Published by Balfour & Smellie, Edinburgh, in 1776. Quarto.

Third edition. Published in Small Octavo by George Caw at Hawick in 1786, with “Elucidations from the best Historians and Works on Heraldry.” In this edition “ several notes are given to vindicate our author in opposition to some modem writers.” It also contains “ Notices of the Family of Buccleuch from the time of the Duke of Monmouth (1685) to the present Duke of Buccleuch (1767), with a brief Sketch of the Public Character of that Patriotic Nobleman — Henry, Duke of Buccleuch ; and Memoirs of the Life and Military Services of Lieutenant - General Sir George Augustus Elliot, * the brave and gallant defender of Gibraltar.’" Fourth edition. With Prefatory Notices by Thomas G. Stevenson. Quarto. Reprinted for private circulation. Edinburgh, 1892.

Fifth edition. Reprinted from the rare original edition of 1688, and edited by John G. Winning. Hawick : W. & J. Kennedy, 1894.

Scott, Sir Walter—

History of Scotland. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1830.

Memorials of the Haliburtons. [Edited by Sir Walter Scott.] 4to. Edin., 1820.

Memorie of the Somervilles. Being a History of the Baronial House of Somerville. By James, Eleventh Lord Somerville. [Edited by Sir Walter Scott.] 2 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1815. Tales of a Grandfather. Being stories taken from Scottish history. Humbly inscribed to Hugh Littlejohn, Esq. 3 vols. Edin., 1828.

Second series. 3 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1829.

Third series. 3 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1830.

Short History of the Abbeys of Melrose. Dryburgh, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1839.

Contains an account of the last days of Sir Walter Scott.

Somerville, Thomas, D.D., Jedburgh—History of Great Britain during the Reign of Queen Anne. 4to. Lond., 1798.

The History of Political Transactions, and of Parties, from the Restoration of King Charles the Second to the Death of King William. 4to. Lond., 1792.

The Moors Baffled : being a Discourse concerning Tangier, especially while under the government of that renowned General, Andrew, Earl of Teviot, Lord Rutherfurd, etc. With an Abbreviate of the Genealogy of the Family of Rutherford thereto annexed. 4to. Edin., 1738.

Wade, James A. History of St Mary’s Abbey, Melrose, the Monastery of Old Melrose, and the Town and Parish of Melrose. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1861.

Watson, James. Jedburgh Abbey, Historical and Descriptive. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1877.

Wilson, Robert. A Sketch of the History of Hawick, &c. i2mo. Hawick, 1825.


Abbotsford: The Personal Relics and Antiquarian Treasures of Sir Walter Scott. Described by The Hon. M. M- M. Scott. 4to. Lond., 1893.

Aird, Thomas. The Old Bachelor in the old Scottish Village. Cr. 8vo- Edin., 1857.

Analysis of the Valuation Books of the County of Roxburgh (in the years 1643, 1678, and 1788). Folio. Edin., 1788. Armstrong, Dr John. Miscellanies. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1770. Baird, Rev. John, Yetholm. Scottish Gipsy’s Advocate. Edin., 1839-

Border Angler, The : A Guide Book to the Tweed and its Tributaries, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1858.

Border Beacon, The. Edited by James Dodds, author of ‘ Lays of the Covenanters.' (Only five numbers were published.) Kelso, 1835.

Border Magazine. 2 vols. Berwick, 1831-32.

Border Magazine. Edited by Mr Wade, the Historian of Melrose Abbey. 8vo. 1863-64.

Border Counties Magazine. A Popular Monthly Miscellany of the History, Biography, Poetry, Folk-Lore, &c., of the Border Districts. 2 vols. 8vo. Galashiels, 1880-81. (Allpublislud.)

Border Magazine. An illustrated Monthly. Edited by Nicholas Dickson. Vols. i., ii., and iii. 4to. Glasgow, 1896-98.

Border Miscellany, Thompson’s. A Collection of Tales, Essays, and Poems by Bon Gaultier, Sir Walter Scott, and James Maidment. Edited by W. H. Logan. (No. I. all ever published.) 8vo. 1852.

Border Templar, The. (A serial which lived for only six months.) Kelso.

Borders of England and Scotland, Letters and Papers relating to the Affairs of the Preserved in her Majesty’s Public Record Office, London. 1560-1603. Edited by Joseph Bain. 2 vols.

Brockie, Thomas Freer. Border Treasury.

Brockie, Wm. The Gypsies of Yetholm : Historical, Traditional, Philosophical, and Humorous. 8vo. Kelso, 1884.

Brown, Rev. J. Wood. An Inquiry into the Life and Legend of Michael Scot. 8vo. Edin., 1897.

Browne, John Hutton. Glimpses into the Past in Lammermuir. 8vo. Edin., 1892.

Buchan, The Earl of—

Essay on the Lives and Writings of Fletcher of Saltoun and the Poet Thomson. With some pieces of Thomson’s never before published. 8vo. Lond., 1792.

Anonymous and Fugitive Essays. Collected from various periodical works. i2mo. Edin., 1812.

Carruthers, Adjutant. Instructions and Regulations recommended, &c., to the Junior Officers, &c., of the Roxburgh Yeomanry Cavalry. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1825.

Catalogue of the Library at Abbotsford. By J. G. Cochrane. With Preface by J. G. Lockhart. 4to. (Maitland Club.) 1838.

Catalogue of the Library of the late Duke of Roxburghe. 8vo. Lond., 1812.

[Charters, Samuel, D.D.] An Essay on Bashfulness. 8vo. Hawick, 1815.

Clarke, James. Survey of the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire, &c. To which is added a Sketch of the Border Laws and Customs, &c. Second edition. Foiio. Lond., 1789.

Correspondence of George Baillie of Jarviswood, 1702 - 8. Edited by Lord Minto. 4to. (Bannatyne Club.) 1842.

Correspondence of Sir Robert Kerr, First Ear! of Ancrum, and his son William, Third Earl of Lothian. Edited, with Memoirs and Notes, by David Laing, LL.D. 2 vols. 4t9. (Printed for private circulation.) 1875.

Dodsley, R.—

Economy of Human Life. 8vo. Kelso, 1801.

The Economy of Human Life. To which is prefixed a short account of the Author’s Life and Writings. l2mo. Hawick, 1814.

Erskine, Sir David—

Agryformia ; or, Ghosts of Great Note. i2mo. Kelso, 1825. King James the First of Scotland : A Tragedy in five Arts. 12mo. Kelso, 1827.

King James the Second of Scotland : An Historical Drama in five Acts. i:mo. Kelso, 1828.

Mary, Queen of Scots ; or, Melrose in Ancient Times during the last of the Abbots. An Historical Melodrama. l2mo. Edin., 1829.

James V. ; or, The Warlike Days of Hab o’ Hawick. An Historical Drama. i2mo. Edin., 1830.

James III.; or, The Feudal Times of Konrade of Roxburghshire. Dryburgh Abbey Three Hundred Years ago ; or, The Nun o’ Nenthom. i2mo. Edin., 1831.

Love amongst the Roses; or, Guildford in Surrey. An Opera in th-ee Acts. i2mo. Kelso.

Annals and Antiquities of Dryburgh and other Places on the Tweed. i2mo. Kelso, 1836.

Fairbaim, W. On the Bondage System. Kelso. n.d.

Groome, Francis Hindes—

In Gipsy Tents. Cr. 8vo. 1880.

The Gipsies : Reminiscences and Social Life of this extraordinary race. Edin., 1881.

Hardie, Rev. Thomas S., Ashkirk. Extracts for the use of Parish Schools. 8vo. Hawick, 1805.

Hendersyde Park, Kelso: Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, Statues, Antiques, Bronzes, China, and Books in Library, &c., with notices of the House and Surrounding Locality. (Privately printed.) 1859.

Hilson, George. Jedburgh 100 Years Ago. Reprinted from the ‘Kelso Mai!.’ 4to. Kelso, 1877.

Hunter, A. S. Miscellany. Hawick, 1811.

Innes, Cosmo. Origines Parochiales Scotia?. 3 vols. 4to. (Bannatyne Club.) 1850-55.

Jedburgh Magistrates v. the Bakers, for Declarator ofThirlage and Payment of Abstracted Multures. Jury Trial. i2mo. 1843.

Keir, William. A Summons of Wakening; or, The Evil Tendency and Danger of Speculative Philosophy exemplified in Mr Leslie’s Inquiry into the Nature of Heat, &c. 8vo. Hawick, 1807.

Kelso. Liber S. Marie De Chalchou: Registrum Cartarum Ab-bacie Tironensis de Kelso, 1113-1567. Edited by Cosmo Innes. 2 vols. 4to. 1846. (Bannatyne Club.)

Kelso Library Catalogue. 8vo. Kelso. N.d. (Privately printed.)

[Lawson, J. P.] Historical Tales of the Wars of. Scotland, and of the Border Raids, Forays, and Conflicts. 3 vols. post 8vo. Edin., 1849.

Leyden, Dr John. Complaynt of Scotland, with ane Exhortatione to the Three Estaits, 1549. With Historical Dissertation and copious Glossary. 8vo. Edin., 1801.

List of Registered Voters for the Counties of Berwick and Roxburgh. 2 vols. 8vo. 1835.

Mason, John. Records of Kelso : being Traditions and Recollections, &c. Edin., 1839.

Maxwell, W. H. Hillside and Border Sketches, with Legends of the Cheviots and the Lammermuir. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1847.

Melrose. Liber Sancte Marie de Melros : Munimenta Vetustiora Monasterii Cisterciensis de Melros. Edited by Cosmo Innes. 2 vols. 4to. 1837. (Bannatyne Club.)

Minto, Lord. Speech at Roxburgh County Meeting. Kelso, 1803.

Murray, Dr James A. H. The Dialect of the Southern Counties of Scotland, with Specimens. 8vo. Lond., 1873.

New Statistical Account of Scotland, The: Roxburgh. 8vo. Edin., 1841.

Nicholson, Bishop. Leges Marchiarum; or, Border Laws from Henry III. to the Union of the Crowns. Sm. 8vo. Lond., 1705.

Noctes Hawickiana:; or, Ye Drama on ye Borders, being ye Feates and Adventures of a Dramatic Companie. Oblong sm. 4to. [1840.]

Notes from the Minto Manuscripts. 8vo. (Privately printed.) 1861.

Observations on the Letter of Rusticus lately addressed to the Right Hon. the Earl of Minto. i2mo. Hawick. 1832.

Peasantry of the Border. 8vo. 1842.

Pringle, John A., Hawick. Select Remains. Sm. 4to. (Privately printed.) 1841.

Renwick, Mrs Jane, Domestic Letters of. Jedburgh, 1813. Cr. 8vo. (Privately printed.) 1872.

Robertson, Joseph. Scotch Parliamentary Elections for the Shires of Roxburgh, Edinburgh, and Orkney in 1628. Sm. 4to. (Printed for private circulation.) 1859.

Rules and Regulations of the Jedburgh District Bank, &c. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1820.

Rutherfurd, J. and J. H. The Southern Counties Register and Directory : containing most useful and interesting information, and very complete lists connected with the Counties of Roxburgh, Berwick, and Selkirk. 4to. Kelso, 1866.

Scott, Hon. Mrs Maxwell. The Making of Abbotsford, and Incidents in Scottish History. Drawn from various sources. Cr. 8vo. Lond., 1897.

Scott, Sir Walter—

Familiar Letters to his Friends, 1797-1825. 2 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1895.

Illustrated Catalogue of the Centenary Exhibition, July and August, 1871. 4to. Edin., 1872.

Introductions and Notes and Illustrations to the Novels, Tales, and Romances of the Author of ‘ Waverley.’ 3 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1833.

Journal, 1825-32. From the original manuscript at Abbotsford. 2 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1890.

The Genius and Wisdom of. Comprising Aphorisms selected from his various writings. With a Memoir. i2mo. Lond., 1839.

Scott, W. The Border Exploits : containing a concise account of the remarkable Events in Scotland from the Reign of Malcolm II. down to the Rebellion in 1745. 8vo. Hawirk, 1812. Scrope, Wm. Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, &c. 8vo. Lond., 1843.

Shaw, Rev. W. B., Langholm. The Antiquity and Importance of a Voluntary Poor Fund, &c. 8vo. Hawick, 1823.

Sime, Rev. Wm. Lamb. Book of the Bazaar on Smailholm Men, Smailholm Parish, and Smailholm Church. 4to. Ed:n., 1896.

Sisterhood of Borderers, The. Reprinted from the ' Hawick Express.’ Hawick.

Special Contributions reprinted from the Centenary Number of the ‘Kelso Mail.’ 4to. Kelso, 1897.

Stevenson, Robert. Roxburgh and Selkirk Railway Report. 4to. v Edin., 1821.

Stewart, Sir William. An Abstract of the Evidence adduced to prove that Sir William Stewart of Jed worth, the paternal ancestor of the present Earl of Galloway, was the second son of Sir Alexander Stewart of Darnley, &c. 4to. Lond., 1801. Stoddart, T. T.—

Anglers’ Companion to the Rivers and Lochs of Scotland. Post 8vo. Edin., 1847.

Angling Reminiscences. Edin., 1837.

The Art of Angling as Practised in Scotland. i2mo. Edin., 1835-

Stuart, Charles. David Blythe, the Gypsy King. A Character Sketch. 8vo. Kelso, 1883.

Tweeddale, Acts relating to Roads, &c. 1771.

Veitch, James. Tables for converting the Weights and Measures hitherto used in Roxburghshire into the Imperial Standards. Jedburgh, 1826.

Vernon, J. J. St Mary’s Church, Hawick. Hawick, 1898.

Warner, Richard. Illustrations, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of the Novels by the Author of ‘Waverley.’ With Criticisms, general and particular. 3 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1823-24.

Wilson, C. Report on the Sanitary Condition of Kelso. 8vo. Kelso, 1848.

Wilson, James. Annals of Hawick, A.D. 1214-A.D. 1814. i2mo. Edin., 1850.

Wilson, Robert. A Disquisition on the Com Laws, &c. 8vo. Hawick, 1826.

Younger, John. River Angling for Salmon and Trout. With a Memoir. Fcap. 8vo. Kelso, 1864.


Buddie, John. Search for Coal in Roxburgh and Berwickshire. Kelso, 1807.

Milne, David. Geological Account of the County of Roxburgh. 4to. Edin., 1843.

Nicol, Professor. Geology of Roxburghshire. (‘Highland and Agricultural Society’s Transactions.’ 3rd series, vol. ii.) Reports on the Natural History and Habits of Salmonoids in the Tweed and its Tributaries. 8vo. Edin., 1867.


Aird, Thomas—

Othuriel, and other Poems. 8vo. Edin., 1840.

Poetical Works. 8vo. Edin., 1848.

The Captive of Fez : A Poem. nmo. Edin., 1830.

Allan, David. Sangs of the Lowlands of Scotland. Carefully compared with the original editions. 4to. Edin., 1794.

An Apology for Tales of Terror. “A thing of shreds and patches.”—Hamlet. 4to. Kelso : printed at the 1 Mail ’ Office, 1799. {Only 12 copies were printed.')

This was the first book printed by James Ballantyne.

In the Proceedings of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society for 1894 there is a most interesting and valuable paper on this book by Mr George P. Johnston, the Secretary of the Society.

Armstrong, James. Wanny Blossoms : A new book of Border Songs and Ballads. With a brief treatise on Fishing, &c. i2mo. 1876.

Armstrong, Dr John. Economy of Love. Lond., 1739.

Armstrong, John, M.D. The Art of Preserving Health : A Poem in Four Books, first published in the year 1744. To which is prefixed a short account of the Author. 8vo. Hawick, 1811.

Armstrong, R. The Banquet of Euphrosyne : A Selection of the most esteemed Songs (Scottish and English). 8vo. Hawick, 1816.

Barrie, James, Bemerside—

Poems on various subjects. i2mo. Kelso, 1817.

Riverside Poems. Kelso, 1821.

Bell, George, Jedburgh. Pride : A Poem. l2mo. Edin., 1817.

Bower, Robert, Melrose. Ballads and Lyrics. Edin., 1853.

Caw, George. The Poetical Museum: containing Songs and Poems on almost every subject. With Notes. 8vo. Hawick, 1784.

Many of the Border Ballads, afterwards published by Sir Walter Scott in the (Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border,* first appeared in this Collection.

Craig, R. S. In Borderland : Border and other Verses. Hawick, 1899.

Davidson, John Maxton. Poems. i2mo. Kelso, i860.

Davidson, Robert. Leaves from a Peasant’s Cottage - drawer. With Autobiographical Sketch. i2mo. 184S.

Douglas, Sir George—

Contemporary Scottish Verse. Edited, with an Introduction. Lond. N.d.

Poems of a Country Gentleman. Lond., 1898.

Poems of the Scottish Minor Poets, from the age of Ramsay to David Gray. Selected and edited, with an Introduction and Notes. Lond. N.d.

Fleurs : A Poem in Four Books. With Notes. 4to. Newcastle, 1821.

Gessner, Abel. Book I. in Verse. By J. S. K. 8vo. Kelso, 1783.

Hercus, James Logie. Songs of the Borderland, and other Verses. Edited by W. A. Clouston. Kelso, 1888.

Hogg, John, Lilliesleaf. Poems on different subjects. i2mo. Hawick, 1806.

Holland, Tho. Agar. Dryburgh : A Poem. i2mo. Oxford, 1821. Hoy, John, Gattonside. Poems on various subjects. 8vo. Edin., 1781.

Hume, Alexander. Songs and Poems. 8vo. Lond., 1845. Kinmont Willie : A Border Ballad. With an Historical Introduction by Sir Walter Scott. 8vo. Carlisle, 1841.

Knox, William—

The Lonely Hearth, and other Poems. i2mo. North Shields, 1818.

Songs of Israel: consisting of Lyrics, &c. l2mo. Edin., 1824. Harp of Zion. i2mo. Edin., 1825.

Legends of the North and Border Minstrelsy. Selected chiefly from the works of Sir Walter Scott With Illustrations. [Edited by R. Tenton.] 8vo. Lond., 1835.

Leyden, Dr John—

Scenes of Infancy: Descriptive of Teviotdale. With Historical Notes. i2mo. Edin., 1803.

Scenes of Infancy, and other Poems. With a Memoir of the Author. i2mo. Jedburgh, 1844.

Scenes of Infancy: Descriptive of Teviotdale. With a Biographical Sketch of the Author by the Rev. W. W. Tulloch, B.D. 8vo. Kelso, 1875.

Scottish Descriptive Poems. With some Illustrations of Scottish Literary Antiquities. i2mo. Edin., 1803.

Mabon, Agnes Stuart. Homely Rhymes, &c., from the Banks of the Jed. Cr. 8vo. Paisley.

Marjoribank, Capt. John—

Trifles in Verse. 2 vols. i2mo. Kelso, 1784.

Posthumous Poems. i2ma Edin., 1798.

Murray, Dr J. A. H. The Romance and Prophecies of Thomas of Ercildoune. (Early English Text Society.) 1875.

Murray, Robert. Hawick Songs and Song-Writers. Hawick, 1881. Second edition. Hawick, 1889.

Third edition, enlarged. Hawick, 1897.

Murray, J. E. D. Hawick Songs and Recitations. 12mo. Hawick, 1892.

Pringle, Thomas—

Autumnal Excursion ; or, Sketches in Teviotdale. With other Poems. 8vo. Edin., 1819.

Ephemerides; or, Occasional Poems written in Scotland and South Africa. i2mo. Lond., 1828.

Proudlock, Lewis. Posthumous Poems. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1826. Riddell, Henry Scott—

Song of the Ark, with other Poems. 8vo. Edin., 1831.

Poems, Songs, and Miscellaneous Pieces. i2mo. Edin., 1847.

Poetical Works. Edited by James Brydon, M.D., Hawick. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo. Glasgow, 1871.

Scotland Yet, and other Verses. Selected and edited, with Memoir, by W. S. Crockett. Hawick, 1898.

Ruickby, James—

An Elegy on the Death of Whisky. i2mo. Hawick, 1801.

The Wayside Cottager. Pieces in Prose and Verse. 12mo. Hawick, 1807. .

Scott, Andrew, Bowden—

Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. Second edition. i2mo. Edin., 1808.

Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. i8mo. Kelso, 1811.

Another Collection. Jedburgh, 1821.

Poems on various subjects. i2mo. Edin., 1826.

Scott, George. Heath Flowers; or, Mountain Melodies, &c. .i2mo. Edin., 1820.

Scott, Sir Walter—

Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border. 3 vols. 8vo. Kelso and Edin., 1801-3.

Eve of St John, The : A Border Ballad. By Walter Scott, Esq., Advocate. 4to. Kelso : Printed by James Ballan-tyne, at the ‘Mail’ Office, i8co.

Marmion : A Tale of Flodden Field. 4to. Edin., 1808.

The Bridal of Triermain ; or, The Vale of St John. In three Cantos. i2mo. Edin., 1813.

The Lay of the Last Minstrel: A Poem. 4to. Edin., 1805. Ballads and Lyrical Pieces. 8vo. Edin., 1806.

Halidon Hill: A Dramatic Sketch from Scottish History. [In two Acts, and in Verse.] 8vo. Edin., 1822.

The Poetry contained in the Novels, Tales, and Romances of the Author of ‘ Waverley.’ 8vo. Edin., 1822.

Sir Tristrem: A Metrical Romance of the Thirteenth Century. By Thomas of Ercildoune, called the Rhymer. Edited from the Auchinleck MS. by Walter Scott. 8vo. Edin., 1804. 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. Sm. 4to. Lond., 1847.

Sir Tristrem. With Introduction, Notes, and Glossary by G. P. M'Neill, LL.B. (Scottish Text Society.) 1886.

Steel, Andrew, Wilton. Poems. 8vo. 1871.

Stoddart, Thomas Tod—

Angling and other Songs and Poems. 8vo. Edin., 1839.

An Angler’s Rambles and Angling Songs. Cr. 8vo. Lond.,1866.

Songs of the Seasons. With Autobiographical Sketch. 8va Kelso, 1881.

Telfer, James. Border Ballads and Miscellaneous Poems. 12mo. Jedburgh, 1824.

The Prophecies of Thomas the Rhymer. Edin., 1718.

Thomson, David, the Gala Swain. The Forest Fray : A Poem in two Cantos. i8mo. Kelso, 1816.

Thomson, James. Poetical Works. To w’hich is prefixed an Account of his Life and Writings by Patrick Murdoch. 2 vols. 4to. Lond., 1762.

Webber, James B. Rambles round the Eildons. Hawick, 1898. White, Robert. Poems, Tales, Ballads, and Songs. 8vo. Kelso, 1867.

Wilson, W. Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1824.


A Brief Narrative of the Unreasonable, Violent, and Cruel Treatment which the Rev. George Williamson, late Minister of the Gospel at Hawick, met with from some of his people, &c. 8vo. 1788.

Aird, Thomas. Religious Characteristics. i2mo. Edin., 1827. Allan, Rev. W. G. The Monks of Melrose. Lectures on Early Border Church History. 8vo. Edin., 1892.

Arkle's Fast-day Sermon, in Commemoration of the Victory of Trafalgar. 8vo. Hawick, 1806.

Boardman, Rev. H. A., D.D. The Bible in the Family ; or, Hints on Domestic Happiness. 8vo. Kelso, 1855.

Bonar, Rev. Horatius, D.D.—

Kelso Tracts. i2mo. Kelso, 1846.

The Coming and Kingdom of the Lord Jesus Christ: Being an Examination of the Work of the Rev. D. Brown on the Second Coming of the Lord. 8vo. Kelso, 1849.

Border Pulpit, The. A Series of Sketches of Ministers in the Border Counties of Past and Present Times. Edited, with an Introduction, by David Walker. Post 8vo. Edit.., 1877.

Boston, Rev. Thomas, Ettrick. A View of the Covenant of Grace, &c. Cr. 8vo. Hawick, 1787.

Brown, Rev. J. Wood. The Covenanters of the Merse : their History and Sufferings as found in the Records of that Time. 8vo. Edin., 1893.

Calderwood, Rev. David, Crailing—

The History of the Church of Scotland from the Reformation to the end of the reign of James VI. Folio. Edin., 1678* The History of the Kirk of Scotland, 1514-1625. Edited, with a Memoir, by the Rev. Thomas Thomson ; and an Appendix, See., by David Laing. 8 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1842-49.

Charters, Rev. Samuel, D.D.—

A Sermon on Intercession, and Instruction regarding Oaths. 8vo. Hawick, 1786.

An Historical Sermon on the Revolution, 1688. Hawick, 1812.

Sermon on Backsliding. i2mo. Hawick, 1812.

Sermon on the Duty of Making a Testament. To which is added the form of a Testament, with directions for making it valid according to the Law of Scotland, by Thomas Usher, Notary Public. 8vo. Hawick, 1812.

Sermons and Meditations suited to the Lord’s Supper. i2mo. Hawick, 1807.

Crawford, Rev. Wm., Minister of Wilton. Dying Thoughts. In three Parts. Cr. 8vo. Hawick, 1814.

Gillan, Rev. R. Abridgment of the Acts of the General Assemblies of the Church of Scotland, 1638-1802. 8vo. Hawick, 1802.

Hardie, Thos. S., D.D., late Minister of Ashkirk. Sermons. 8vo. Hawick, 1811.

Lawson, George, D.D., Selkirk. Sermons to the Aged. i2mo. Hawick, 1810.

Little, Rev. Wm. A Sermon preached in the Church of Wester-kirk on Dec. 5, 1805, a day appointed for National thanksgiving for the Victory attained by the British Fleet at Trafalgar. 8vo. Hawick, 1806.

Livingston, Rev. John. Letter to his Parishioners of Ancrum. 4to. Rotterdam, 1671.

Maclagan, Rev. Mr, Melrose, Process against the. 8vo. Hawick, 1785.

Muirhead, Rev. John, Kelso—

A Review of the Principles of such Methodists as are under the direction of John Wesley. 8vo. Kelso, 1784.

Federal Transactions between God and his Church. 8vo. Kelso, 1782.

Riccaltoun, Rev. Robert, Hobkirk. Works. 3 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1771.

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Sturrock, Rev. D. A., Midholm. A Catechism for the Times. i2mo. Hawick, 1843.

Tait, James. Two Centuries of Border Church Life. 2 vols. 8vo. Kelso, 1889-91.

Turnbull, Rev. Gawin. A Sermon on Meekness. 8vo. Hawick, 1832.

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Willison, Rev. John, Dundee. The Afflicted Man’s Companion, &c. Cr. 8vo. Hawick, 1810.

Wilson, Rev. Gabriel—

A Speech without Doors. Wherein the grievance of Patronage is considered, and the People’s right to choose their own Pastors proved to be Divine. i2mo. Hawick, 1785. The Trust: A Sermon at the opening of the Provincial Synod of Merse and Teviotdale at Kelso, Oct. 17, 1721. i2mo. Hawick, 1785.

Young, Rev. John. The True State of the Unhappy Controversy about the Burgess Oath, &c. i2mo. Hawick, 1783.


A Short Account of the Town of Kelso. 8vo. 1820.

Abbotsford and Scenery of the Tweed. With descriptive letterpress. i2mo. Lond., 1859.

Abbotsford and Sir Wa'ter Scott. By the Author of * Hawthorn-dale Village Revisited,’ &c. 8vo. Lond., 1853.

Balfour, J. J. Tourist Guide throughout the most important and interesting places in the Counties of Northumberland, Berwick, Roxburgh, and Selkirk. Post 8vo. 1829.

Bogg, Edmund. Two Thousand Miles of Wandering in the Border Country, Lakeland, and Ribblesdale. 4to. Leeds, 1898.

Border Tour, The, throughout the most important places in the Counties of Northumberland, Berwick, Roxburgh, and Selkirk. By a Tourist. 8vo. Edin., 1826.

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Botfield, Beriah. Tour through Scotland in the Year 1829. Post 8vo. Norton Hall, 1830.

Bower, John. Description of the Abbeys of Melrose and Old Melrose, with their Traditions. 8vo. Kelso, 1813.

Second edition. 8vo. Edin., 1822.

Third edition, improved. 8vo. Edin., 1827.

Brydone, James. Guide to Melrose, Abbotsford, Selkirk, Hawick, Berwick, &c. i2mo. Edin. [1858].

Deans, William, Melrose and its Environs. Containing a short History and Description of the Abbeys of Melrose and Dry-burgh, and of Abbotsford, &c. 8vo. Edin. [1834].

Ellis, Sir H. Copy of MS. Tract relative to Border Topography of Scotland, 1590. With Map. 4to. Lond., 1828.

G., W. Journal through the Counties of Berwick, Roxburgh, Dumfries, Ayr, Lanark, East, West, and Mid-Lothians in the Year 1817. 8vo. Edin., 1818.

Guide to the Scenery and Antiquities of Jedburgh and its Environs. i2mo. Jedburgh. N.d.

Haig, James. Topographical and Historical Account of the Town of Kelso, and the Town and Castle of Roxburgh, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1825.

Hannay, David. Glimpses of the Land of Scott. Illustrated by J. MacWhirter. 4to. Lond., 1887.

Howitt, William. The Ruined Abbeys of the Border. Extracted from ‘ The Ruined Abbeys and Castles of Great Britain.’ By W. [and M.] Howitt. With Photographic Illustrations by Wilson and Thompson. 8vo. Lond., 1865.

Hunnewel 1. James F. Lands of Scott 8vo. Edin., 1871. Hutchinson, William. A View of Northumberland, with an Excursion to the Abbey of Mailross in Scotland, Ancient Customs which prevail in the County of Northumberland, &c. 2 vols. 4to. Newcastle, 1778.

Illustrations of Walter Scott’s ‘ Lay of the Last Minstrel’ : consisting of Twelve Views of the rivers Borthwick, Ettrick, Yarrow, Teviot, and Tweed. Engraved by J. Heath from designs by J. C. Schetky. With Anecdotes and Descriptions. 4to. Lond., 1808.

Irving, Washington. Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey. Post 8vo. Lond., 1835.

Kelso: Past and Present. A Guide. 8vo. Kelso. N.d.

Land of Scott, The ; or, Tourists’ Guide to Abbotsford, the country of the Tweed and its Tributaries, and St Mary’s Loch. i6mo. Lond., 1858.

[Mason, Robert.] A Particular Description of the Town of Kelso. With a Plain and Undisguised Account of its Admirable and Delightful Situation by Ebenazar Lazarus. i2mo. Kelso, 1789.

Maxwell, W. H. Wanderings in the Highlands and Islands. With Sketches taken on the Scottish Border. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1844-

Milne, Rev. Adam. A Description of the Parish of Melrose in answer to Mr Maitland’s queries, sent to each Parish of the Kingdom. 8vo. Edin., 1743.

A new edition. Kelso, 1782.

Napier, George G. The Homes and Haunts of Sir Walter Scott 8vo. Glasgow, 1897.

Nelson Handbooks for Tourists. The Land of Scott; or, Abbotsford, the Country of the Tweed and its Tributaries. 8vo. Lond., 1859.

Oliver, S. Rambles in Northumberland and on the Scottish Border. i2mo. Lond., 1835.

Rhind, Wm. Scottish Tourists’ Picturesque Guide to Abbotsford, &c. Fcap. 8vo. Edin. N.d.

Richardson, T. M., The Castles of the English and Scottish Border from original drawings by. With Descriptive and Historic Illustrations. Folio. Newcastle, 1834.

Robson, James—

Border Battles and Battlefields. With Preface by Sir George Douglas, Bart. Cr. 8vo. Kelso, 1897.

The Churches and Churchyards of Berwickshire. Sm. 4to. Kelso, 1896.

The Churches and Churchyards of Teviotdale. 8vo. Hawick, 1893.

The Illustrated Scottish Borders : Historical, Traditional, and Descriptive. With Prefatory Note by Prof. Veitch. 8vo. Hawick, 1892.

Rutherfurd, J. H. Border Handbook: Being a Guide to the remarkable places, picturesque scenery, and antiquities of the Border. i2mo. Kelso, 1849.

Rutherfurd. Guide to Melrose, Abbotsford, Dryburgh, Kelso, and Jedburgh. i2mo. Kelso [1850].

Scott, W. The Beauties of the Border : descriptive of its scenery, prospects, &c. 8vo. Carlisle, 1821.

Shaw. Tourists’ Picturesque Guide to Abbotsford, Melrose, and the Land of Scott. 8vo. Lond. [1879].

Skene, James. Series of Sketches of existing Localities alluded to in the Waverley Novels, drawn and etched by himself, with descriptions. 8vo. Edin., 1829.

Smail. Guide to Jedburgh and Vicinity, and Anglers’ Guide to the Teviot and its Tributaries. 8vo. Jedburgh, 1872. Tourists’ Picturesque Guide to Abbotsford, Melrose, and the Land of Scott, &c. 8vo. Lond. [1872].

Warner, Rev. Richard. A Tour through the Northern Counties of England and the Borders of Scotland. 2 vols. 8vo. Bath, 1802.

Webber, James W., Melrose. Rambles round the Eildons. Cr. 8vo. Hawick, 1883.



Hogg, James. The Shepherd’s Guide : being a Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Sheep, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1807.

Johnston, Thomas. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Selkirk. 4to. Lond., 1794.

Napier, William John, Lord—

Survey of Selkirkshire or Ettrick Forest: containing the

Political, Ecclesiastical, and Agricultural State of this County. Lithographed on 10 pages. With Maps. Folio. Glasgow, 1829.

Treatise on Practical Store Fanning, as applicable to the mountainous region of Ettrick Forest, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1822.

Somerville, John, Lord. Tracts and Observations relative to Sheep, Wool, Ploughs, and Oxen, &c. Third edition. 8vo. Lond., 1809.


Antiquaries of Scotland, Proceedings of the Society :—

Forts of Selkirk : the Gala Water, the Southern Slopes of the Lammermoors, and the North of Roxburgh. By D. Christison, M.D. Vol. xxix. pp. 108-179. 1895.

Note on an Original Document in the Hand - writing of William Brydone (or Bryden), in all probability the Town-clerk of Selkirk, who is said to have fallen at Flodden. By Joseph Bain. Vol. xx. pp. 336, 337. 1886.

Notes on some Sepulchral Cists, and on the Latin Inscription upon one of the Standing-Stones near Yarrow Kirk, Selkirkshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. ii. pp. 484489. 1859.

Notes (Additional) in reference to the Inscribed Stone found near Yarrow Kirk, Selkirkshire. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. iv. pp. 524-540. 1863.

Notes on Two Brochs recently discovered at Bow, MidLothian, and Torwoodlee, Selkirkshire. By James Curie, jun. Vol. xxvi. 68-84. 1892.

Notice of a Long-shaped Cist, with Skeleton, found near Yarrow Kirk, Selkirkshire, from Communications by Rev. James Russell, Yarrow. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. vi. pp. 62-70. 1868.

Notice of the Opening of a Burial Cairn at Shaws, Selkirkshire. By James Brydon, M.D. Vol. viii. pp. 352-355. 1871.

Russell, Miss, of Ashiestiel. Notes on some Historical and Literary matter bearing on the Works called “ The Catrail.” 8vo. [1880.]


Boston, Rev. Thomas, Minister at Simprin and Ettrick. Memoirs of his Life, Times, and Writings. 8vo. Edin., 1776.

Carslavv, Rev. W. H. The Life and Letters of James Renwick, the Last Scottish Martyr. Post 8vo. Edin., 1893.

Davidson, Rev. Henry, Galashiels, 1687-1756. Life and Letters. i2mo. Edin., 1811.

Garden, Mrs. Memorials of Janies Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd.

With Preface by Professor Veitch. Cr. 8vo. Paisley, 1887. Goldie, George. Letter to a Friend in London, &c., on James Hogg’s Memoir of himself prefixed to the ‘ Mountain Bard.’ 4to. Edin., 1821.

Hogg, James—

Domestic Manners and Private Life of Sir Walter Scott. i2mo. Glasgow, 1834.

“Life ” of the Ettrick Shepherd, The, Anatomised. [By James Browne, LL.D.] Edin., 1832.

Mountain Bard : Legendary Ballads and Tales. To which is prefixed a Memoir of the Author's Life, written by himself. i2mo. 1821.

Songs and Ballads by the Ettrick Shepherd. With an Autobiography and Reminiscences of his Contemporaries. i2mo. Glasgow, 1852.

Irving, David. Life of Wm. Russell, LL.D., &c. 8vo. Edin., 1801.

Lawson, George, D.D., Selkirk, Life and Times of, with Glimpses of Scottish Character, from 1720 to 1820. By Rev. John Macfarlane. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1862.

Maclachlan, T. Banks. Life of Mungo Park. (Famous Scots Series.) Edin. N.d.

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Napier, Sir Wm. F. P. The Conquest of Scinde. With some Introductory Passages in the Life of Major-General Sir Charles James Napier. 2 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1845.

Napier, General C. J. Life and Opinions. Including his brilliant career in India, &c. By Lieut. - General Sir W. Napier. 4 vols. cr. 8vo. Lond., 1857.

Napier, Admiral Sir Charles. Life and Correspondence. By Major-General Elers Napier. 2 vols. Svo. Lond., 1862. Napier, General Sir Wm. Life. Edited by H. A. Bruce. 2 vols. cr. 8vo. Lond., 1864.

Pringle, Walter, of Greenknow. Memoirs; or, Some few of the Free Mercies of God to him, &c. Written over by James Pringle, 1684, &c. i2mo. Edin., 1723.

Shield, Rev. Alex. Life and Death of that eminently pious and faithful Minister and Martyr James Renwick. l2mo. Edin., 1724.

Watson, James, Galashiels. Living Bards of the Border. 8vo. Edin., 1859.

Young, Rev. James. Life of John Welsh. Including Illustrations of the Contemporary Ecclesiastical History of Scotland and France. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1866.


Bathgate, Mrs Janet. Aunt Janet’s Legacy. A Tale of Rural Life in Yarrow in the beginning of the Century’. 8vo. Selkirk, 1896.

Hogg, James—

Altrive Tales : collected among the Peasantry of Scotland.

(Only vol. i. published.) i2mo. Lond., 1832.

Tales of the Wars of Montrose. 3 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1835. The Brownie of Bodsbeck, and other Tales. 2 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1818.

The Shepherds’ Calendar. 2 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1829.

The Three Perils of Man ; or, War, Women, and Witchcraft.

A Border Romance. 3 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1822.

The Three Perils of Woman; or, Love, Leasing, and Jealousy. A series of Domestic Scottish Tales. 3 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1823.

Winter Evening Tales : collected among the Cottagers in the South of Scotland. 2 vols. i2mo. Lond., 1820.

Tales and Sketches. 6 vols. 8vo. Glasgow, 1838-40. Paterson, A. J. B. A Mist from Yarrow : A Story’ of the Hills. Long i2mo. Edin., 1896.

Scott, Sir Walter. Tales of My Landlord. Third series. 4 vols. i2mo. The Bride of Lammermoor, and Legend of Montrose. Edin., 1819.

Warburton, Eliot. Darien ; or, The Merchant Prince. A Historical Romance. 3 vols. 8vo. Lond., 1852.

Preface dated from Tibbie Shiel’s, St Mary’s Loch, and dedicated to " My Friends on Tweed and Yarrow, in grateful memory of a summer passed in their renowned and hospitable Borderland.”

Craig-Brown, T. The History of Selkirkshire; or, Chronicles of Ettrick Forest. 2 vols. 4to. Edin., 1886.

Hall, Robert—

Origin and History of Ladhope Free Church. Galashiels. The History of Galashiels. 4to. Galashiels, 1898.

Reavely, George. A History, &c., of Galashiels. Galashiels, 1875.


Borland, Rev. Robert, Yarrow—Border Raids and Reivers. 8vo. Dalbeattie, 1897.

The Ettrick Shepherd. Memorial Volume. With Introductory Sketch by Rev. R. Borland. Selkirk, 1898.

Brown, John, M.D. Minchmoor. 8vo. Edin., 1864.

Crockett, Rev. W. S., Tweedsmuir. In Praise of Tweed. 4to. Selkirk, 1899.

Dowie Dens o’ Yarrow, The Ballad of. Six Engravings by Sir J. Noel Paton. Folio, 1860.

Fraser, Duncan. Riverside Rambles of an Edinburgh Angler. Cr. 8vo. Selkirk, 1895.

Hogg, James—

A Tour in the Highlands in 1803. A series of Letters from the Ettrick Shepherd to Sir Walter Scott. 4to. Paisley, 1888.

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner. Written by himself. With a detail of curious Traditionary Facts and other Evidence by the Editor. [Anon.] 8vo. 1824.

The Spy. A Weekly Periodical. Edited by James Hogg. From No. i., September 1, 1810, to No. Ii., August 17, 1811. 4to. Edin., 1810-11.

The Works of the Ettrick Shepherd. With a Memoir of the Author by Rev. Thomas Thomson. A new edition. Revised at the instance of the Author’s Family. 2 vols. royal 8vo. Lond., 1865.

Lang, Andrew. Angling Sketches. Cr. 8vo. Lond., 1891.

New Statistical Account of Scotland, The : Selkirk. 8vo. Edin., 1845-

Park, Mungo. Travels in Africa. With Life, by Major Rennell. 2 vols. 4to. Lond., 1815-16.

Plan of the Ettrick Forest Savings Bank, established 7th April 1815. 8vo. Hawick, 1815.

Pringle. John Alex., of Yair. Select Remains. Sm. 4to. (Privately printed.) 1841.

Russell, James, D.D.—

Reminiscences of Yarrow. With Preface by Professor Campbell Fraser. Post 8vo. Edin., 1886.

Reminiscences of Yarrow. By James Russell with Preface by Professor Campbell Fraser. Edited and annotated by the late Professor Veitch. Second edition. Cr. 8vo. Selkirk, 1894. (pdf). Valuation Roll of the County of Selkirk. 1785. Folio. N.d. Veitch, J. Tables for converting the Selkirkshire Weights and Measures to the Imperial Standards. Sm. 8vo. Edin., 1828. Victorie of Lesley over Montrose. 4to. Lond., 1645.


Buist, George. Geology of Selkirkshire. (‘Highland and Agricultural Society’s Transactions.’ 2nd series, vol. xiii.) Observations on the Latest Geological Changes in the South of Scotland. By Wm. Kemp. Galashiels, 1844.


Bees and the Drones, The. [By Mr Thomson, Manufacturer, Galashiels.] Edin., 1831.

Borland, Rev. R. Yarrow: its Poets and Poetry. Dalbeattie, 1890.

Brown, James. “J. B. Selkirk” [Pseud.]— Poems. Fcap. 8vo. Lond., 1869.

Yarrow, and other Poems. Lond., 1883.

Poems. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1896.

Currie, J. Wayside Musings. 8vo. Selkirk, 1863.

Deas, Christie. Poems. Selkirk.

Halliday, John. The Rustic Bard. 8vo. Galashiels, 1847.

Hamilton, William, of Bangour—Poems on Several Occasions. i2mo. Glasgow, 1748.

Poems on Several Occasions. Fcap. 8vo. Edin., 1760. Poems and Songs. With Illustrative Notes and an Account of the Life of the Author by James Paterson. 8vo. Edin., 1850.

Hogg, James—

A Queer llook. By the Ettrick Snepherd. 8vo. Edin., 1832.

Dramatic Tales. By the Author of ‘The Poetic Mirror.’ 2 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1817.

Jacobite Relics of Scotland : Being the Songs, Airs, and Legends of the adherents of the House of Stuart. 2 vols. 8vo. Edin., 1819-21.

Mador of the Moor : A Poem. 8vo. Edin., 1816.

Poetic Mirror ; or, Living Bards of Britain. [Anon.] i2mo. Lond., 1816.

Queen Hynue ; A Poem in Six Books. 8vo. Lond., 1825. Scottish Pastorals, Poems, Songs, &c. Mostly written in the Dialect of the South. 8vo. Edin., 1801. (Hogg’s first book.)

Songs, by the Ettrick Shepherd. Now first collected. With Interesting Notes by the Author. i2mo. Edin., 1831.

The Forest Minstrel : A Selection of Songs adapted to the most favourite Scottish airs, few of them ever before published. Sm. 8vo. Edin., 1810.

“Lucy’s Flittin’,” by William Laidlaw, originally appeared in this Collection.

The Hunting of Badlewe : A Dramatic Tale. By J. H. Craig of Douglas, Esq. [Pseud.] 8vo. Lond., 1814.

The Mountain Bard. Consisting of Ballads and Songs founded on facts and legendary tales. 8vo. Edin., 1807.

The Pilgrims of the Sun : A Poem. 8vo. Edin., 1815.

The Queen’s Wake : A Legendary Poem. 8vo. Edin., 1813. The Royal Jubilee : A Scottish Mask. 8vo. Edin., 1822. Poetical Works. (First collected edition.) 4 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1822.

New edition. With Life, by Prof. Wilson. 6 vols. Edin., 1838. '

Kennedy, John, Galashiels. View of the Emperor Napoleon as compared with all Genera's and Statesmen in Ancient and Modern Times; with his overthrow, exile, death, burial, disinterment, and grand funeral procession in Paris. In Heroic Verse. 8vo. Galashiels, 1850.

Lang, Andrew. Border Ballads. With an Introductory Essay and 12 Etchings by C. O. Murray. Sm. folio. Lond., 1895.

Logan, Rev. John. Poems and Runnarnede : A Tragedy. With a Life of the Author. i2mo. Edin., 1812.

Purdie, David W., “The Ettrick Bard.” Poems and Songs. Selkirk.

[Scott, John, of Gala.] The Siege of Vienne: A Tragedy. 8vo. Edin., 1838.

The Ettrick Garland : Being two excellent new songs [the first by Sir Walter Scott, and the second by James Hogg] on the lifting of the banner of the House of Buccleuch at the football match on Carterhaugh, &c. 8vo. Edin., 1815. .

Wordsworth, William. Yarrow Revisited, and other Poems. i2mo. Lond., 1835.


Boston, Thomas, of Ettrick. Works. Folio. Edin., 1767.

Davidson, Rev. Henry, Galashiels—Letters to Christian Friends. With a short Memoir of his Life. Edin., 1811.

Two Sermons preached at Galashiels, Nov. 17, 1723, immediately after an afflictive dispensation of Providence in the casting away of a boat on the River of Tweed at Boal-side, in which many perished. i2mo. Edin., 1763.

Hogg, James. A Series of Lay Sermons on Good Principles and Good Breeding. By the Ettrick Shepherd. 8vo. Lond., 1834.

Renwick, Rev. J. Choice Collection of Prefaces, Lectures, and Sermons preached upon the Mountains and Muirs of Scotland. Glasgow, 1776.

Tennant, William, and Hogg, James. Remarks on the Psalms of David and their various Versions. 8vo. Edin., 1838


Angus, William. Ettrick and Yarrow: A Guide. With Songs and Ballads. Cr. 8vo. Selkirk, 1894.

Black’s Tourists’ and Anglers’ Guide to Moffat and its vicinity, including the Grey Mare’s Tail, Loch Skene, and St Mary’s Loch. 8vp. Edin., 1853.

Eyre-Todd, George. By-ways of the Scottish Border : a Pedestrian Pilgrimage. Sm. 4to. Selkirk. N.d.

Principal Excursions of the Innerleithen Alpine Club during the Years 1889-94. Galashiels.

Roger, Dr Charles. Ettrick Forest, the Ettrick Shepherd, and his Monument. 8va Edin., i860.



Findlater, Rev. Charles. View of the Agriculture of the County of Peebles. 8vo. Edin., 1802.


Antiquaries of Scotland, Proceedings of the Society:—

“Inventor of Popish Trinkets, gotten in my Lord Traquair s House, anno 1688 ; all solemnly burnt at the Cross of Peebles.” With some Remarks by David Laing, Esq. Vol. ii. pp. 454-457- 1S59.

Letter from John Lawson of Cairnmuir, Esq., to Sir Walter Scott, Bart., describing some Golden Ornaments found in March 1806 near the house of New Cairnmuir, Peeblesshire. Vol. iv. pp. 217-219. 1857.

Note of a fine Celtic Cinerary Urn found in a Cist near Darn Hall, Peeblesshire. By Lieut.-Col. G. G. Francis. Vol. x. pp. 43, 44. 1875.

Notes on Cup-marked Stones in Peeblesshire. By D. Christison, M.D. Vol. xxiii. pp. 140-142. 1889.

Notes on Drochil Castle, Peeblesshire. By David Marshall. Vol. xxii. pp. 125-130. 1888.

Notice of a Massive Bronze “Late Celtic” Armlet and two Small Objects of Bronze (Horse-Trappings), found with a Roman Bronze Patella at Stanhope, Peeblesshire, in 1876. By John Alex. Smith, M.D. Vol. xv. pp. 316-324. 1881. Notice of Ancient Remains in Manor Parish and other Districts of Peeblesshire. By David Christison, M.D. Vol. xxii. pp! 192-207. 1888.

Prehistoric Forts of Peeblesshire. With Plans and Sketches. By David Christison, M.D. Vol. xxi. pp. 13-82. 1887. Renwick, Robert. Aisle and Monastery. St Mary of Geddes Aisle in the Parish Church of Peebles, and the Church and Monastery of the Holy Cross of Peebles. 8vo. Glasgow, 1897.


Chambers, William. The Life and Anecdotes of the Black Dwarf; or, David Ritchie, commonly called “ Bowed Davie" of Manor, Peeblesshire, the celebrated original of the Character of Elshander in the ‘Tales of my Landlord’; together with part of a curious Journal, found in his hut after his decease, and an Elegy on his Death. To which is added an abridgment of ‘ The Black Dwarf.’ Post 8vo. Edin., 1820.

Chambers, William and Robert, Memoir of. By Dr William Chambers. Enlarged edition. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1883.

Chambers, Wm. Story of a Long and Busy Life. Fcap. 8vo. Edin., 1882.

Criminal Trials illustrative of ‘The Heart of Mid-Lothian.’ From the Original Record. Including the Trial and Life of Capt. John Porteous. Post 8vo. Edin., 1818.

Genuine Memoirs of John Murray, Esq., late Secretary to the Young Pretender: Poem addressed to Mr S. M. on his turning evidence. 8vo. Lond., 1747.

Heywood, Thomas. The Life of Merlin, sumamed Ambrosius: his Prophecies and Predictions interpreted, &c. 4to. Lond., 1641.

Memorials of John Murray of Broughton, some time Secretary to Prince Charles Edward, 1740-47. Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, and an Appendix of Original Documents, by Robert Fitzroy Bell. 8vo. Edin., 1898. (Scottish History Society.)

Murray, Lady, of Stanhope. Memoirs of George Baillie of Jervis-wood and Lady Grisel Baillie. 8vo. (Privately printed.) 1822.

Pennecuik, Alexander. Works, containing the Description of Tweeddale, and Miscellaneous Poems. A new edition. With copious Notes, forming a complete History of the Country to the present time. To which are prefixed Memoirs of Dr Pennecuik (by Robert Brown of Newhall) and a Map of the Shire of Peebles or Tweeddale. 8vo. Leith, 1815.

The Life and Death of Capt. John Porteous. With an Account of the two Bills in Parliament concerning the Murder. Post 8vo. Edin., 1737.

Veitch, Prof. John, Memoir of. By Mary R. L. Bryce. 8vo. Edin., 1896.


Scott, Sir Walter—

Waverley. 3 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1814.

Tales of my Landlord. First series. 4 vols. i2mo. The Black Dwarf, and Old Mortality. Edin., 1816.

St Ronan’s Well. 3 vols. post 8vo. Edin., 1824.


Chambers, Wm. History of Peeblesshire. Royal 8vo. Edin., 1864.

Pennecuik, Alex. Historical Description of the Shire of Tweeddale. With Collection of Scottish Poems. 4to. Edin., 1715. Ren wick, Robert. Historical Notes on Peeblesshire Localities. 8vo. Peebles, 1897.

Veitch, Prof. John—

History and Poetry of the Scottish Border: their Main Features and Relations. Cr. 8vo. Glasgow, 1878.

The History and Poetry of the Scottish Border. New and enlarged edition. 2 vols. demy 8vo. Edin., 1893. Williamson, Rev. Alex. Glimpses of Peebles, or Forgotten Chapters in its History. Cr. 8vo. Selkirk, 1895.


Chambers, Robert. Illustrations of the Author of ‘ Waverley.’ Notices and Anecdotes of real Character, Scenes, and Incidents. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1822.

Chambers, Wm. Exploits and Anecdotes of the most remarkable Gypsies in the South of Scotland. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1821.

Charters and Documents relating to the Burgh of Peebles, with Extracts from the Records, 1165-1710. With Historical Introduction by Dr Wm. Chambers. 4to. 1872.

Dobson, Thomas. Reminiscences of Innerleithen. Innerleithen. Handbook to the Chambers’s Institution, Peebles. 8vo. Edin., 1859.

New Statistical Account of Scotland, The : Peebles. 8vo. Edin., 1841.

Reid. Sir George, R.S.A. The River Tweed from its Source to the Sea. Sixteen Drawings reproduced in facsimile by Durand, with Text by Professor Veitch. Folio. Edin., 1884.

Renwick, Robert. Gleanings from Peebles Borough Records. 8vo. Peebles, 1892.

Surtees, Scott F. Merlin and Arthur: An Essay. 8vo. (Privately printed.) 1871.

Veitch, Prof. John—

Border Essays. Cr. 8vo. Edin., 1896.

The Feeling for Nature in Scottish Poetry. 2 vols. fcap. 8vo. Edin., 1887.

Wilson, Daniel. Ane Auld Prophecie, bot doubte be Merlyne ; or, Thomas of Erceldoune fundin under ye Altare-stane of ye Quenyis College of ye Haly Trinitie besyde Edinburgh. Sm. 4to. Black Letter. 1849. {Only 40 copies printed.)


Nicol, James. Geology of Peeblesshire. (‘ Highland and Agricultural Society’s Transactions.’ 2nd series, vol. xiv.)


Affleck, James. Posthumous Poetical Works. With a Memoir of his Life by his son. Edin., 1836.

Arthour and Merlin : A Metrical Romance. Now first printed from the Auchinleck MS. Frontispiece by C. K. Sharpe. 4to. (Abbotsford Club.) 1838.

Buchan, Rev. John. Tweedside Echoes and Moorland Musings. Edin., 1881.

“Carterhaugh Ba.” Hawick Common Riding Song. Peebles. Flodden Field and the Colour; or, Hawick Common Riding. Peebles.

James I., King of Scotland, The Works of. Containing the King’s Quair, Christis Kirk on the Grene, and Peblis to the Play, &c. 12mo. Perth, 1786.

Mabon, James. When West Winds Blow. Galashiels, 1898. Merlin—

Here begynneth a lytel Treatys of the Byrth and Prophecye of Merlin. 4to. Lond.: Wynkyn de Worde, 1510.

Prophesies of Scotland, England, and some part of France, and Denmark. Prophesied bee meruellous Merling, Beid, Bertlingtoun, Thomas Rymour, Waldave, Eltraine, Banester, and Sibbilla. (In Verse.) Black Letter. Edin.: R. Walde-grave, 1603.

Prophecies, The Whole, of Scotland, England, France, &c. Prophesied by marvellous Merling, Beid, &c. Edin., 1615. Nicol, Rev. James. Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect. 2 vols. i2mo. Edin., 1805.

Pennycuik, Alex., of Newhall. Collection of Curious Scots Poems. Sm. 4to. Edin., 1762.

Ramsay, Allan. The Tea-table Miscellany: A Collection of Choice Songs (Scots and English). i2mo. Edin., 1762.

Sanderson, Robert, West Linton, Peeblesshire. Poems and Songs. 8 vo. Edin., 1865.

Shairp, Principal. Glen Desse ray, and other Poems. 8vo. Lond., 1888.

Smibe-t, Thomas. Io Anche! Poems, chiefly Lyrical. i2mo. Edin., 1851.

The Thrie Tailes of the Thrie Priests of Peblis : containing many Notabill Examples and Sentences. 4to. Black Letter. Edin.: Rob. Charteris, 1603.

Veitch, Prof. John—

Hillside Rhymes. 8vo. Glasgow, 1872.

Merlin, and other Poems. 8vo. Edin., 1889.

The Tweed, and other Poems. With Notes and Illustrations. Cr. 8vo. Glasgow, 1875.

Welsh, Wm., a Peeblesshire Cottar—

Poems, Songs, Ana, &c. Edin., 1838. .

Poetical and Prose Works. i2mo. 1856.


Cooper, Alexander, of Traquair. An Essay upon the Chrono ogy of the World from the Creation to the Birth of Christ. i2mo. (Printed for the Author.) 1722.

Richardson, Andrew. Two Sermons at Broughton on the Rebellion, 18th December 1745. 8vo. Edin., 1746.

The Church in Danger: A Collection of Trials of the Rev. and Hon. Prelates of the Synod of Lothian and Tweeddale in their Private Censures of 1766, and of the Inferior Pastors and Presbyteries of Biggar and Peebles, under their Sovereign

Authority and Direction, for the Crimes of Simony, Perjury, Theft, Forgery, and Malicious Falsification of the Records of the Church, &c. i2mo. 1766.


Armstrong, Captain. A Companion to the Maps of the County of Peebles or Tweeddale. 8vo. Edin., 1775.

Chambers, Wm.— .

Glenormiston. First Paper (all printed). Royal 8vo. (Privately printed.) 1849.

Peebles and its Neighbourhood. With a Run on the Peebles Railway. Post 8vo. Edin., 1856.

Innerleithen and Traquair, Past and Present. With an Angler’s Guide to the Tweed and its Tributaries. i2mo. Innerleithen, 1867.

Guide to Peebles and Vicinity : including St Mary’s Loch and Grey Mare’s Tail. 8vo. Peebles [1874].

Guide to Peeblesshire and adjacent country, &c. 8vo. Peebles [1881].

Paterson, Robert. New Coloured Views in Peeblesshire. With Historical Accounts of the different places. ObL i6mo, Edin. [1876].

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