Hardback, with original card covers, significant edgewear, top of spine pulled and chipping to boards with rough cut pages but otherwise in Good condition. First edition, pp 319, index. s22. View More...
Hardback, in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some shelf wear and small tears but otherwise in good condition. First edition, pp 207, b&w illustrations by Victor Ambrus. A collection of tales from Scottish history. S23. View More...
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...
House of Lochar, 2002. 189986377X: 2002
Seller ID: 147
Condition: Very Good
Paperback reprint, in very good condition. Pp viii, 199. Introduction by Ronnie Renton. First published in 1907, the setting is a small Argyllshire town, easily identified as Inveraray. The novel centres upon a local family and the arrival of a young American niece from Chicago. Thus West Highland beliefs and values are repeatedly contrasted with those of the outside and wider world, yet the patterns and rhythms of life in the town are also seen beside those of a tiny Hebridean island. Kate, maid-of-all-work to the Dyce household, is torn between the sophistication of her new home on the main... View More...
House of Lochar, 1999. 189986315X: 1999
Seller ID: 117
Paperback reprint in fine condition. Pp xv, 104. With notes, glossary, and a list of the works of Neil Munro (1863-1930), the author of the Para Handy tales and the Vital Spark. This volume contains11 stories, including Jaunty Jock, Young Pennymore, A Return to Nature, The Brooch, The First-Foot and more. S5. View More...
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