Scottish Land-Names: Their Origin and Meaning - Sir Herbert Maxwell. This work presents six highly informative lectures which provide a thorough understanding of Scottish place-names and the people, language, geography and history which produced them. At the end of the book is a very handy index of place names with their translations. If you've ever been mystified or intrigued by the fascinating tangle of names found in this area you will find this book hard to resist. (1894), 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 230 pp.