Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations, with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 6 Volumes Complete.

By: Carmichael, Alexander.

Price: £500.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Six Volume Set. Two tone red cloth spine and boards, untrimmed foredges of text block, previous owners personal reference library blind stamp on ffep, dustwrappers spines all have small marks possibly from a splash and a minor marking on front covers where stickers of previous owners personal reference library have been removed (hardly visible), all dustwrappers have some light shelfwear and are now enclosed in a clear archival wrap. Volumes 1-4 are published by Scottish Academic Press during the 1970s as reprints of the Second Edition, Volume 5 is the First Edition published by Oliver and Boyd in 1954, and Volume 6 is the First edition published by The Scottish Academic Press in 1971. Volume 1: 1972, pp vii, 335, some light fading to base of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Contents: Achaine/Invocations, Aimsire/Seasons, Oibre/Labour. Volume 2:1972, pp xv, 381, some light fading to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Contents: Uibe/Incantations, Measgain/Misc. Volume 3: pp xxiv, 395, in Near Fine condition. Contents: Breith Agus Baisteadh/Birth and Baptism, Urnaighean Maidne/Morning Prayers, Orachan Diona/Prayers for Protection, An Nollaig Mhor/ The Nativity, Achan Nan Naomh/Supplication of the Saints, Guidheachan Turias/Journey Prayers, Beannachdan/Blessings, Orachan Buadha/Invocation of the Graces, Durachdan/Good Wishes, Urnaigh Roimh Eisdeachd/Prayer Before Confession, Crois Chriosda/The Cross of Christ, Sith/Peace, etc. Volume 4: 1970, pp xxv, 367. Contents: Beo-Chreutairean/Live Creatures, Gloir Nan Eun/The Speech of Birds, Foghnadh Feamainn/Abundance of Seaweed, Iasgach/Fishing, A' Chailleach/ The Hag, An Airigh/The Shieling, Sealbh/Cattle-stock, Luathadh/Waulking, Cunntas Na H-acainne etc. Volume 5: 1954, pp xxiv, 403, Contents include: Waulking Songs, Fairy Songs, Macleod's Lullaby, Fairies, Washing Woman etc. Volume 6: 1971, pp 271. This volume contains various indexes for the previous volumes.

Title: Carmina Gadelica, Hymns and Incantations, with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete: Orally Collected in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. 6 Volumes Complete.

Author Name: Carmichael, Alexander.

Categories: Scottish History, Scottish Literature, Scottish Theology,

Publisher: Scottish Academic Press / Oliver & Boyd: 0

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005662

Keywords: Gaelic, Carmina Gadelica, Poems, Somngs, Incatations, Theology, Mythology, Fairies, Selkies, Gaelic Mythology,