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The Games: A Night Wi' Burns and Other Poems.

By: Coutts, W.G.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1860

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005642

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in half leather with marbled boards and marbled end papers, all edges gilt, 5 raised bands to spine, with gilt titles and tooling, some wear to edges, scuffing and marking to leather, corners rubbed but otherwise in overall very good condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on first blank page after marbled end papers to Pipe Major Donald MacPherson from W.G. Coutts, pp 159. Poems in Scots with two songs and music to rear on unpaginated pages. View more info

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Old and New World Highland Bagpiping.

By: Gibson, John G.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2005. 1841583340: 2005

Seller ID: 305

ISBN: 1841583340

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition, 2nd impression. Ppxiii, 424. With b&w photographs and illustrations, with charts, notes, bibliography and index. S4.Old and New World Highland Bagpiping is a stimulating and controversial book which also provides a comprehensive biographical and genealogical account of pipers and piping in both Highland Scotland and Gaelic Cape Breton. The result of over thirty years' oral fieldwork among the last of the Gaels in Cape Breton, as well as an exhaustive synthesis of Scottish archival sources, this book shows that traditional community bagpiping in the Old and New Worl... View more info

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The Highland Bagpipe and Its Music

By: Roderick D. Cannon

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2008

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 003496

ISBN: 1841586668

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers in As New condition. Fifth edition, b&w illustrations and written music throughout, bibliography, index. This is a new edition of Roderick Cannon's classic work, a definitive and critically acclaimed history of the origins and music of Scotland's most famous instrument. The eminently readable text will be of interest not only to pipers but to all those music lovers world wide who are intrigued to know more about the character and extraordinary history of the legendary pipes. The author covers both Ceol Mor and Ceol Beag, Piobaireachd, dance music, martial music, mus... View more info