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Ancient Ballads and Songs of the North of Scotland, Hitherto Unpublished.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: William Paterson, 1875.: 0

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 715

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in two volumes, in very good condition. Some spine discolouration, SCARCE COPIES. Green cloth covers. No dustwrappers issued. Reprinted from the original edition of 1828. Volume one: ppxx, 315, with a dedication to his Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, by Peter Buchan, introduction and contents page. Volume two: ppvii, 337, with explanatory notes. Hitherto unpublished ancient Scottish songs and ballads of the North of Scotland. Counter shelf. View more info

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Gleanings of Scarce Old Ballads.

By: Buchan, Peter.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Wyllie & Son, 1891.: 0

Edition: Presumed 1st Edition

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth cover, no dustwrapper. SCARCE COPY, pp216. Previous owner's name written in ink on end paper. With contents page. This book of scarce ballads includes the ballads: Sir James the Rose, Alcanzor and Zaida, Bryan and Pereene, Young Gregor's Ghost, Loch-in-Var, Queen Eleanor's confession, Lorenzo and many more. Counter Shelf. View more info

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Songs from North East Scotland: A Selection for Performers from the Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection.

By: Campbell, Katherine.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Birlinn, 2009. 9781906566012: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 807

ISBN: 1906566011

Condition: Fine


Paperback, Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiv, 263, bibliography, index. The Greig-Duncan Folk Song Collection" from North-East Scotland, created in the early years of the twentieth century by Gavin Greig and James Bruce Duncan, is of national and international importance. In its published form it contains 1,933 songs, available in eight volumes arranged thematically. This selection for performers contains 150 songs from the main collection, and takes as its focus 28 of the singers from whom the songs were originally collected. Comes with CD attached. S10. 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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Main's Wooin': A Drama of Northern Rural Life with the original music.

By: Greig, Gavin.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Aberdeen City Council, 1996. 0946920141: 1996

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 818

ISBN: 0946920141

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, Very Good condition. New edition [1912], pp viii, 59, 14 plates of original music scans. A classic doric play, including the scans of original sheet music. S10. View more info

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The Scots Musical Museum 1787-1803.

By: Johnson, James & Burns, Robert.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Scolar Press, 1991.: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1380

Condition: Very Good


2 Volumes: Hardbacks, in Very Good condition with dustwrappers in Very Good condition. Both volumes in original slipcase, in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 28, 310, vi, 620, 81, 21, b&w illustrations, index, bibliography. SCARCE. From 1787 Burns became involved in a project of the Edinburgh music-seller James Johnson, to collect and publish the words and music of all Scottish songs. Johnson had published the first volume of 'The Scots Musical Museum' in 1787, and thereafter Burns made a major contribution to the rest of the collection. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO... View more info

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Piobaireachd: Classical Music of the Highland Bagpipe.

By: MacNeill, Seumas.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: BBC, 1968.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 206

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers previous owners inscription, in Very Good condition. Scarce title, first edition, pp 88, with b&w illustrations. The history of the bagpipe and classical bagpipe music. S4. View more info

Warriors of the Word: The World of the Scottish Highlanders.

By: Michael Newton.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005065

ISBN: 1841588261

Condition: As New


Paperback, as new. First edition. With ppxvi, 424, with b&w illustrations. With maps, bibliography and index. Words have always held great power in the Gaelic traditions of the Scottish Highlands: bardic poems bought immortality for their subjects; satires threatened to ruin reputations and cause physical injury; clan sagas recounted family origins and struggles for power; incantations invoked blessings and curses. Even in the present, Gaels strive to counteract centuries of misrepresentation of the Highlands as a backwater of barbarism without a valid story of its own to tell. Warriors of t... View more info

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Won't You Join the Dance?

By: Milligan, Jean C.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Paterson's Publication Ltd.: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003286

Condition: Very Good


Some shelf wear and slight foxing to the front end paper. Small tear on page 29. Previous owner's name on tipped in label on front end paper. Notes in pencil on rear end paper. The Scottish Country Dance Manual, written by the co-founder of the Scottish Dance Society and Vice-Chairman of the Executive Council. Foreword by His Grace the Duke of Atholl, President of the Scottish Country Dance Society. S2. View more info

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The Ballad Minstrelry of Scotland.

By: No Author.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Alexander Gardner, 1893.: 1893

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 716

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in very good condition, green cloth covers. New and revised edition. Ppxxxiv, 656, contents page, general introduction. Ballads of Scotland, romantic and historical, collated and annotated. Counter shelf. View more info