COLIN'S PRICE GUIDE TO TRANTER BOOKS
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Our appreciation goes to Colin for sharing the following detail from his article in
'The Book and Magazine Collector' No. 228, March 2003

NOTE---Ten years since Nigel's death and the credit crunch have lowered many of the prices listed in this guide

 

 

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NIGEL TRANTER FIRST EDITION PRICES

A guide to current values of first editions in Very Good condition without/(with dustjackets).
March 2003 - Currency is GBP and USD

SCOTTISH HISTORICAL NOVELS

THE QUEEN'S GRACE (Ward Lock, 1953) .................... 10-15 (25-35) ......... $16-$24 ($40-$55)
ditto. The Aberlady Edition (Hodder & Stoughton, 1973) .................... 4-6 (15-20) ......... $6-$9 ($24-$32)

MACGREGOR S GATHERING (Hodder & Stoughton, 1957) .................... 25-30 (60-80) ......... $40-$47 ($95-$127)
ditto. The Aberlady Edition (Hodder & Stoughton, 1972) .................... 4-6 (15-20) ......... $6-$9 ($24-$32)

THE CLANSMAN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1959) .................... 25-35 (75-100) ......... $40-$55 ($119-$158)

THE MASTER OF GRAY (Hodder & Stoughton, 1961) .................... 10-15 (30-40) ......... $16-$24 ($47-$63)

GOLD FOR PRINCE CHARLIE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1962) .................... 20-30 (40-60) ......... $32-$47 ($63-$95)
ditto. The Aberlady Edition (Hodder & Stoughton, 1972) .................... 4-6 (15-20) ......... $6-$9 ($24-$32)

THE COURTESAN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1963) .................... 10-15 (30-40) ......... $16-$24 ($47-$63)

CHAIN OF DESTINY (Hodder & Stoughton, 1964) .................... 35-50 (80-120) ......... $55-$79 ($127-$190)

PAST MASTER (Hodder & Stoughton, 1965) .................... 20-30 (40-60) ......... $32-$47 ($63-$95)

A STAKE IN THE KINGDOM (Hodder & Stoughton, 1966) .................... 25-35 (75-100) ......... $40-$55 ($119-$158)

LION LET LOOSE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1967) .................... 15-20 (40-60) ......... $24-$32 ($63-$95)

BLACK DOUGLAS (Hodder & Stoughton, 1968) .................... 20-30 (40-60) ......... $32-$47 ($63-$95)

ROBERT THE BRUCE: The Steps to the Empty Throne (Hodder & Stoughton, 1969) .................... 8-10 (40-60) ......... $13-$16 ($63-$95)
ditto (St Martin s Press, U.S., 1972) .................... 10-15 (35-45) ......... $16 -$24 ($55-$71)

ROBERT THE BRUCE: The Path of the Hero King (Hodder & Stoughton, 1970) .................... 8-10 (40-60) ......... $13-$16 ($63-$95)
ditto (St Martin s Press, U.S., 1972) .................... 10-15 (35-45) ......... $16-$24 ($55-$71)

ROBERT THE BRUCE: The Price of the King s Peace (Hodder & Stoughton, 1971) .................... 10-15 (40-60) ......... $16-$24 ($63-$95)
ditto (St Martin s Press, U.S., 1972) .................... 10-15 (35-45) ......... $16-$24 ($55-$71)

'ROBERT THE BRUCE TRILOGY (all three first editions signed by the author) (Hodder & Stoughton, 1969-71) the set .................... 35-50 (150-200) ......... $55-$79 ($237-$317)

THE YOUNG MONTROSE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1972) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)

MONTROSE: THE CAPTAIN GENERAL (Hodder & Stoughton, 1973) .................... 8-10 (40-60) ......... $13-$16 ($63-$95)

THE WISEST FOOL (Hodder & Stoughton, 1974) .................... 8-10 (20-30) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$47)

THE WALLACE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1975) .................... 20-25 (50-75) ......... $32-$40 ($79-$119)

LORDS OF MISRULE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1976) .................... 8-10 (20-25) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$40)

A FOLLY OF PRINCES (Hodder & Stoughton, 1976) .................... 8-10 (20-25) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$40)

THE CAPTIVE CROWN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1977) .................... 8-10 (20-25) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$40)

MACBETH THE KING (Hodder & Stoughton, 1978) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)
ditto (signed copies) (Hodder & Stoughton, 1978) .................... 10-15 (30-40) ......... $16-$24 ($47-$63)

MARGARET THE QUEEN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1979) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)
ditto (signed copies) (Hodder & Stoughton, 1978) .................... 20-25 (35-50) ......... $32-$40 ($55-$79)

DAVID THE PRINCE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1980) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)

TRUE THOMAS (Hodder & Stoughton, 1981) .................... 15-25 (60-80) ......... $24-$40 ($95-$127)

THE PATRIOT (Hodder & Stoughton, 1982) 8-10 (30-40) $13-$16 ($47-$63)
ditto (signed copies) (Hodder & Stoughton, 1982) .................... 30-40 (60-80) ......... $47-$63 ($95-$127)

LORD OF THE ISLES (Hodder & Stoughton, 1984) .................... 30-40 (80-120) ......... $47-$63 ($127-$190)

UNICORN RAMPANT (Hodder & Stoughton, 1984) .................... 15-20 (60-80) ......... $24-$32 ($95-$127)

THE RIVEN REALM (Hodder & Stoughton, 1984) .................... 8-10 (15-25) ......... $13-$16 ($24-$40)

JAMES BY THE GRACE OF GOD (Hodder & Stoughton, 1985) .................... 6-8 (30-40) ......... $9-$13 ($47-$63)

ROUGH WOOING (Hodder & Stoughton, 1986) .................... 8-10 (35-50) ......... $13-$16 ($55-$79)

COLUMBA (Hodder & Stoughton, 1987) .................... 50-75 (200-250) ......... $79-$119 ($317-$396)

FLOWERS OF CHIVALRY (Hodder & Stoughton, 1988) .................... 20-25 (60-80) ......... $32-$40 ($95-$127)

MAIL ROYAL (Hodder & Stoughton, 1989) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)

WARDEN OF ThE QUEEN S MARCH (Hodder & Stoughton, 1989) .................... 10-15 (30-40) ......... $16-$24 ($47-$63)

KENNETH (Hodder & Stoughton, 1990) .................... 50-75 (200-250) ......... $79-$119 ($317-$396)

CRUSADER (Hodder & Stoughton, 1991) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

CHILDREN OF ThE MIST (Hodder & Stoughton, 1992) .................... 8-10 (20-30) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$47)

DRUID SACRIFICE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1993) .................... 8-10 (20-25) ......... $13-$16 ($32-$40)

TAPESTRY OF THE BOAR (Hodder & Stoughton, 1993) .................... 8-10 (25-35) ......... $13-$16 ($40-$55)

PRICE OF A PRINCESS (Hodder & Stoughton, 1994).................... 15-$20 (60-80) ......... $24-$32 ($95-$127)

LORD IN WAITING (Hodder & Stoughton, 1994) .................... 8-10 (30-40) ......... $13-$16 ($47-$63)

HIGHNESS IN HIDING (Hodder & Stoughton, 1995) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

HONOURS EVEN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1995) .................... 6-8 (30-35) ......... $9-$13 ($47-$55)

A RAGE OF REGENTS (Hodder & Stoughton, 1996) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

POETIC JUSTICE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1996) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$40)

THE MARCHMAN (Hodder & Stoughton, 1997) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

THE LION'S WHELP (Hodder & Stoughton, 1997) .................... 10-15 (30-40) ......... $16-$24 ($47-$63)

HIGH KINGS AND VIKINGS (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

A FLAME FOR THE FIRE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1998) .................... 6-8 (20-30) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$47)

SWORD OF STATE (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$40)

ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY (Hodder & Stoughton, 1999) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$40)

COURTING FAVOUR (Hodder & Stoughton, 2000) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($40-$55)

THE END OF THE LINE (Hodder & Stoughton, 2000) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($40-$55)

THE ADMIRAL (Hodder & Stoughton, 2001) .................... 6-8 (20-25) ......... $9-$13 ($32-$40)

TRIPLE ALLIANCE (Hodder & Stoughton, 2001) 3-5 (20-25) ......... $5-$8 ($32-$40)

 

 

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