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Ancient Church Dedications in Scotland.

By: Mackinlay, James Murray.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: David Douglas.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005335

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes in hardback in dark blue cloth with gilt titles on spine and gilt illustration of front cover. First edition. Some shelf wear and bumping otherwise in Very Good condition. Volume 1: With colour map of Scotland and the state of church in the reign of David I, Chapters include: The Holy Trinity, St Mary the Virgin, The Apostles, The Evangelists, The Martyrs, The Holy Rood, Turgot, St Peter at Rome, St Mark at Venice, Killean, Kintyre, St Gabriel and the Annunciation, The Cross. Bibliography pp 419 and index. Volume two: Chapters include: Celtic and Roman Church, Irish Saints, Cymri... View more info

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Ancient Lives of Scottish Saints

By: Metcalf, W.M.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner: 1895

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005341

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover in original green cloth covered boards with remnant title label on spine, some light shelfwear and bumping to corners and top and bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Limited edition of 220, unnumbered copy, pp xxiii, 373, index. Scarce title. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Sacred North.

By: Musther, Fr. John.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Culture & Democracy Press: 2018

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007256

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardback 23 x 25cm in Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Fine condition. First edition, SIGNED COPY With pp 304, colour illustrations. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. Whether you share Fr John's passion, and regard the saints as 'friends'; have a thirst for history, ancient places and the lifestyle of our ancestors; and/or are intrigued by the majesty of the environment at its wildest and most beautiful, you will doubtless enjoy Sacred North and its selection of the nearly 250 sites ... View more info

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Celtic Saints of Ireland.

By: Rees, Elizabeth.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The History Press, 2013.: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2727

Condition: New


Paperback in Mint condition. First edition, pp190, with colour and b&w illustrations. With notes and index. Many books about Celtic saints are based on their legendary medieval lives. This book, however, is based upon our earliest surviving information: an examination of the sites where these early Christians lived and worked. Archaeology, combined with the study of place names, inscribed stones and early texts, offers us important clues which help us to piece together something of the fascinating world of early Irish Christianity. Elizabeth Rees, an acknowledged authority on Celtic Christiani... View more info

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The Celtic Place-Names of Scotland.

By: Watson, W.J.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2011. 9781906566357: 2011

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 1875

ISBN: 1906566356

Condition: Fine


Softcover, Fine condition. New & Revised edition, pp xlii, 558, index. First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general surveys of areas, and also looks at saints, church terms and river names. As the standard reference work on the subject it has never been surpassed. This edition contains an introducti... View more info

Hugh MacDonald: Highlander, Jacobite & Bishop.

By: Watts, John.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Donald, 2002. 0859765601: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 162

ISBN: 0859765601

Condition: Fine


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp vii, 246. With b&w photographs, maps and illustrations, a note on personal and place names, five appendices and biobliography and index. This is the story of a man who belonged to one of the most important families of the West Highlands - the MacDdonalds of Morar - and who played a part in the '45 (blessing the prince's standard at Glenfinnan) and who, as the first Roman Catholic bishop of the Highlands, played a crucial role in the development of the Church, both in Scotland and the New World. The book explores the connections and tensions b... View more info

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The Faces of Orkney: Stones, Skalds & Saints.

By: Waugh, Doreen J.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: ScottishSociety for Northern Studies, 2003. 095352261X: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 125

ISBN: 095352261X

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition. First edition. Edited by Doreen J Waugh, associate editor Alison Findlay. Pp iii, 195 B&w photographs and illustrations, maps, charts and index. History of the stones of Orkney. Includes chapter on Earldom and Kingdom: Orkney in the realm of Norway 1195-1379. With poems by Christine De Luca. S3. View more info