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Music and the Celtic Otherworld From Ireland to Iona

Music and the Celtic Otherworld From Ireland to Iona

by Karen Ralls-MacLeod

Collectible Near Fine Hardcover Near Fine Dust Jacket NOT Clipped NOT a library copy. NO Writing NO Jacket chips. First Edition Journey into the Celtic world of the Sidhe folk and the music you are likely to encounter. It's greatest strength is the primary sources offered in translation of Irish and Scottish Gaelic from the Medieval Manuscripts to the ballads and oral stories of both the Medieval and the near modern such as the Munster poets 'Oisin in Tir-na-Og'. Very collectible in hardcover... Read more
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$100.00
The Squire of Val

The Squire of Val

by Marion Campbell

Fine Collectible Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket NOT Price Clipped NOT a library Copy. Tiny little tear or chip on top rear cover but you have to search for it Hardcover pristine. Jacket near so. NOT a library copy. Young adult Scottish Norman Norse historical novel set in 13th century. Wonderful. Marion Campbell is the author of the brilliant "Dark Twin" Three Geese in Flight Celtic Myth since 1977
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$35.00
Celtic Connections Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies (Volume One)

Celtic Connections Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Celtic Studies (Volume One)

by William Gillies (Editor) Ronald Black (Editor)

Very Good Thick Academic Paperback Clean 568 pages NOT a library copy NO Writing. From "Pictish Horses to Esyllt Observed to the Gododdin to Pagan Irish Customs to Literary Sea-voyages and early Munster Hagiography, plus Gaelic in Nova Scotia." See our scans of table of contents A true treasure chest of Celtic Studies in clean Very good shape. Three Geese in Flight Celtic Books passionate about what we sell since 1977
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$69.00
Celtic Knot Ceramic Print Block 8" x 15" Hand Illuminated

Celtic Knot Ceramic Print Block 8" x 15" Hand Illuminated

by Patrick Gallagher Celtic Artist and Sculpture

Celtic Knot Ceramic Print Block 8" x 15" One Inch Deep Hand Cast by Famed Irish American Artist Patrick Gallagher in 1987 Hand Illuminated in 1999.by Ryan Taliesin Wenger. Excellent Condition. One of a kind. Can be hung embedded bracket in rear or perhaps inked for print making! Heavy.
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$195.00
The Celtic Review Vol X. No. 40. June 1916  Original June 1916 Edition

The Celtic Review Vol X. No. 40. June 1916 Original June 1916 Edition

by Editor: Mrs. W. J. Watson A. W. Wade-Evans, Alexander Carmichael, Douglas Hyde

Good- Edinburgh: Original 1916 Large Stiff Wrappers. 102pp. First Scottish Edition. 4to Spine chipped away. Binding tight Rear paper cover missing, internally intact, complete and tight, Front cover present See our scans NOT a library copy. No writing on text The Celtic Review, 1916. Rare Pan Celtic studies book "The Death of Diarmid" William J.Watson,and the Arthurian "The Saxons in the Excidium Britanniae Rev. A.W.Wade Evans "Grazing Customs of the Outer Hebrides"The Late Alexander Carmichael Who was... Read more
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$49.00
For Promised Joy

For Promised Joy

by Morrison, Oonagh

UK: House of Lochar, 2001. Soft cover. Very Good. 8.4 x 5.4 x 1.2 inches. P/B 378 pages, condition is very good. The fascinating life of Flora MacDonald after the "45". when with her husband and family, the heroine of the Jacobites made her way to the New World to escape the punitive deprivation of Skye - only to arrive in the Carolinas on the eve of the American revolution! This is a compelling tale, carefully researched and beautifully told. In an outstanding historical novel the author... Read more
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£9.50
1841 Census of Charlestown & Limekilns

1841 Census of Charlestown & Limekilns

by Pitcairn, Lloyd Ed

Scotland: Pitcairn Publications, 2010. Soft cover. As New. p/b 50 pages, condition is As New.
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£35.00
Borrhomeo The Astrologer A Monkish Tale  Limited Numbered Edition

Borrhomeo The Astrologer A Monkish Tale Limited Numbered Edition

by J.Sheridan Le Fanu

Edinburgh: The Tragara Press, 1985. Book. Illus. by Illustrated by Alchemy Logo. Very Good. Wrappers. First Limited Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Limited/Numbered Edition Hard blue card stock binding Title Patch on cover. Private Press, this rare limited edition is in very good shape. Only 150 copies printed. This is hand numbered No.'59' Alchemy design on title page. This is the first time this short magical story by this Irish author has been printed since 1862 in the 'Dublin University... Read more
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$65.00
Retrospect and Prospect in Celtic Studies Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Celtic Studies Held in   University College, Cork,25-31 July 1999

Retrospect and Prospect in Celtic Studies Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of Celtic Studies Held in University College, Cork,25-31 July 1999

by Maire Herbert; International Congress of Celtic Studies

Collectible Fine Clean Hardcover. No Jacket was ever Issued By Publisher. Ireland: Four Courts Press, 2003. NOT a Library Book. Clean 127 pp. Hardcover. First Irish Edition. 8vo Essays on the present and future of Celtic studies.See our scans Great essay by Marged Haycock on Medieval Welsh scholarship since 1963,with fine bibliology in the notes. John Koch on the future of Celtic studies Ann Dooley on American Celtic Studies T.M.Charles-Edwards on legal scholarship, also "On future study of Irish much... Read more
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$35.00
Royal Society of Edinburgh Review 2007 (Session 2005-2006), The.

Royal Society of Edinburgh Review 2007 (Session 2005-2006), The.

Edinburgh: RSE Scotland Foundation, 2007. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Soft cover in very good condition. Slight rubbing to cover edges, otherwise clean throughout, binding is tight. 387 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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£8.00
The Landscape of King Arthur

The Landscape of King Arthur

by Geoffrey Ashe

Collectible Fine Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket.First American Edition NOT Clipped NOT a library copy. NO writing. NO Stickers Guide with Great photos by Simon McBride To the actual living Arthurian historical sites and those related to the Romances you can still visit and hear the ravens and feel King Arthur and the Fairy Otherworld. Outstanding Glastonbury Tor and Cadbury color photos. Many color photos and terrific text by Geoffrey Ashe.Great book to read before you journey there to see into the mist.... Read more
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$35.00
The Chronicles of the Celts

The Chronicles of the Celts

by Peter Berresford Ellis

Fine Collectible Hardcover Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket Pristine condition First Edition Intact Dust Jacket with price printed NOT the cheaper remainder copy. 536 pp. B/W Drawings A fantastic collection of Celtic Tuatha de Danann Fairy lore and Fantasy retold by Peter Berresford Ellis who writes Celtic 'Fantasy' himself as well as academic. Many little known tales from all the Celtic speaking lands. The Isle of Man, Gaelic Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Ireland Brittany Just wonderful and here in a... Read more
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$40.00
The Black Watch at Ticonderoga and Major Duncan Campbell Of Inverawe

The Black Watch at Ticonderoga and Major Duncan Campbell Of Inverawe

by Frederick B. Richards

Very Good First Thus Paperback C 1920 Fort Ticonderoga Museum 114 pp. B/W Photos Fold out Map of Battle lines This is remarkable as it is historical work of a Highland Regiment brought to fight French and Indians in doing so a Ghost story that started in Scotland and came "Alive" at Ticonderoga. "Major Duncan Campbell of Inverawe!! Here tight clean and Very Good better than usually seen with other fades on cover. Not a library copy. See our Scans
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$39.00
'Spitting Tacks' Lord Frasers Report into the building of the Scottish Parliament

'Spitting Tacks' Lord Frasers Report into the building of the Scottish Parliament

by anon

Tim Coates, 2004. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket. p/b 312 pages, condition is very good. Lord Frasers Report into the building of the Scottish Parliament
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£10.00
The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer (Osborn Bergin memorial lecture)

The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer (Osborn Bergin memorial lecture)

by Kenneth Jackson

Fine Hardcover Near Fine Mylar Protected Dust Jacket England: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1972. Book.. First English Edition. Both hardcover book and jacket excellent. Protected in mylar as well. No chips but price clipped. Clean text, tight binding.Dust Jacket crisp. Scottish Gaelic text English translation, notes, orthography. Major Celtic studies work by this great scholar..Since 1977 We wrap first in brown paper before packing to protect your dust jacket
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$75.00
Edinburgh Castle (Official Guide)

Edinburgh Castle (Official Guide)

by R Fawcett, I Macivor & B Petersen

UK: Stationery Office Books, 1986. Soft cover. Very Good. 7.25" x 9.75. p/b 32 pages, condition is very good.
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£6.00
Heather In My Ears: More Confessions of a Minister's son

Heather In My Ears: More Confessions of a Minister's son

by MacVicar, Angus

Hutchinson, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. h/b 177 pages, condition is very good, the DJ as been price clipped.
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£7.50
A'CHLACH

A'CHLACH

by Maciver, Donald J.M

United Kingdom: Gairm Publications. Fair. 1994. Paperback. 1871901308 . A used paperback in good reading condition. Slightly rolled spine is without creases, lightly edge-worn covers are lightly creased with a touch of curl and ghost impressions. Internally, front endpaper has been removed roughly, without writing or stamps, pages a little soiled and tanned to the text-block edges. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland.; Gairm; 90 pages .
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£9.95
The Bronze Age And The Celtic World

The Bronze Age And The Celtic World

by Harold Peake

Very Good Large Quarto size First Edition Hardcover. 191 pp. 26 Figures and Maps 14 Plates at End of Volume. Former Reading library copy. NO Pocket, No spine numbers to speak of only tiny faded ones Light soiling on cover, Tight binding. See our photos.Gilt embossed Bronze Sword Hilt on cover. Fine plans and drawings of Leaf shaped Bronze Celtic Swords and Daggers and hilt designs close up. Among the essays include "The First inhabitants of Celtic Lands""The Celtic Cradle""The Evolution of Leaf-Shaped... Read more
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$55.00
Sea Serpents and Lake Monsters of the British Isles

Sea Serpents and Lake Monsters of the British Isles

by Paul Harrison

Fine Hardcover Clean Collectible Condition 253 pp. B/W Photos, Illus.Bibliography From Cornwall to Scotland to Anglia and Wales excellent documentation of Lake monsters and Sea serpents. No dust jacket. Fine First Edition black cloth Silver spine titles. We wrap with care since 1977
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$38.00
The Legends Of SS. Ninian and Machor  From An Unique MS. in the Scottish Dialect of the Fourteenth Century

The Legends Of SS. Ninian and Machor From An Unique MS. in the Scottish Dialect of the Fourteenth Century

by Metcalfe W. M. Edited with Introduction, Notes, & Glossary

Very Good- Original 1904 First Scottish Edition Hardcover Clean pages 237 pp. NO Writing in Text NO Underlines NOT a library copy. Introduction, Text, Glossary Pristine Spine Title Patch. NO Chips. But Much mottling on front and back cover but spine as in photo fine text clean. See scans. End paper shadow and toning where a paper lay. Tight. binding. The Celtic Saint Ninian who lived in the "White House" or "Candida Casa" a disciple of Kentigern who is said to baptize Merlin in Scotland. Also Legend of... Read more
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$55.00
The Orkneymen In Canada Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Canada Volume. XLIV Series III June 1950 Section Two

The Orkneymen In Canada Transactions Of The Royal Society Of Canada Volume. XLIV Series III June 1950 Section Two

by John Murray Gibbon

Fine Paperback. Offprint 4to Fine Condition Tall Card Stock Covers Spiral Bound Reprint. Originally The Orkney Fur Trade Men In Canada Published in 1950 Twelve pages . Clean NOT a library copy. Fascinating study. From the Norse mixing with Scots and Picts in the Orkney Isles and following the fur trade west to canada. Marrying native peoples. Sweeping perspective mixing with politics Celts, Norse and Native First Nation people..
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$35.00
American And Canadian Immigrant And Ethnic Folklore An Annotated Bibliography

American And Canadian Immigrant And Ethnic Folklore An Annotated Bibliography

by Robert A. Georges, Stephen Stern

Fine First Edition 1982 Green Hardcover No Dust Jacket was ever Issued by publisher. Clean 483 pp. NOT a library copy, Garland Publishing. A Folklore bibliology from all these countries, Ukrainian folklore, Russian folklore, Armenian folklore Czech folklore, Dutch folklore, Egyptian folklore, Hungarian folklore Jewish folklore, Swiss folklore, Scottish folklore, Slovak, Polish folklore Danish folklore etc. Folklore Bibliology so many more. Fine pristine clean condition of bibliography for the folklore... Read more
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$60.00
The High Crosses Of Kells

The High Crosses Of Kells

by Helen M. Roe

Collectible Very Good+ First Irish Edition B/W Photo and drawings 94 pp. Clean pages. logy Study of the iconography on the High Crosses of Kells the Angel lore the Hebrew Christian message. Book of Kells on stone! Many fine drawings and photos see our Scans. NOT a library copy. Five star customer service since 1977
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$30.00