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The Vikings in Islay: The Place of Names in Hebridean Settlement History

By: Alan Macniven

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2015

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005385

ISBN: 1906566623

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New. First edition, pp xi, 419, maps, notes, bibliography, indices. The Hebridean island of Islay is well-known for its whisky, its wildlife and its association with the MacDonald Lords of the Isles. There would seem to be little reason to dwell on its fate at the hands of marauding Northmen during the Viking Age. Despite a pivotal location on the 'sea road' from Norway to Ireland, there are no convincing records of the Vikings ever having been there. In recent years, historians have been keen to marginalise the island's Viking experience, choosing instead to focu... View more info

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Hebridean Folksongs: A Collection of Waulking Songs.

By: MacCormick, Donald; McDonald, Allan; Campbell, J.L.; Collinson, Francis.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006620

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear and marking but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 375, b&w illustrations, index. Songs and music from the Hebrides. View more info

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St Kilda: A Journey to the End of the World.

By: McCutcheon, Campbell.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Amberley Publishing, 2008. 9781848680579: 2008

Seller ID: 432

ISBN: 1848680570

Condition: Fine


Paperback in Fine condition, reprint, pp96, with map of the routes of steamers 'Hebrides' and 'Hebridean', with b&w photographs. S9.The story of a unique journey from Glasgow to St Kilda in 1911. St Kilda: A Journey to the End of the World is the story of a journey from Glasgow to St Kilda, using a unique photo album showing the tour that tourists would take when they went to visit the remote island group of St Kilda. Using a unique series of images, many taken on the island of Hirta, the route is traced through the Western Isles and takes in Coll, Tiree, Skye, North and South Uist and St Kild... View more info

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Scotch and Water: An Illustrated Guide to Hebridean Malt Whisky Distilleries.

By: Wilson, Neil.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Lochar, 1985. 0948403144: 1985

Seller ID: 1814

ISBN: 0948403144

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback, in Near Fine condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition. 1989 edition, pp 128, colour illustrations, index. An Illustrated Guide to Hebridean Malt Whisky Distilleries. Shop Shelf. View more info