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Image for Subverting Scotland's Past: Scottish whig historians and the creation of an Anglo-British identity, 1689-c. 1830.

Subverting Scotland's Past: Scottish whig historians and the creation of an Anglo-British identity, 1689-c. 1830.

By: Kidd, Colin.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 052143484x: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 732

ISBN: 052143484x

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, dust wrapper, in Very Good condition; First edition, pp xiii, 322, bibliography, index. This book examines how the dramatic intellectual developments of the Scottish Enlightenment undermined a patriotic reading of Scotland's history, and shows how this had long-term consequences in the failure of the nineteenth-century Scottish intelligentsia to mount a nationalist movement comparable to the romantic nationalisms of other European peoples. The volume sheds fresh light on several important areas of Scottish history and literature: on the parliamentary Union with Eng... View more info

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Ossian: His Principal Poems: Translated into English Verse.

By: Ossian.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Adam and Charles Black: 1858

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005273

Condition: Very Good


Small hardback with some shelf wear and bumped edges, some foxing to the end paper, otherwise in Very Good condition. Gilt title on spine. Size: 12 x 18cm. No dust wrapper. First edition. With pp381. Ossian: His Principal Poems, Translated into English Verse. With introduction and notes, illustrative of the manners and customs of the Caledonians and an account of the harp in the Highlands. View more info

Image for Galic Antiquities: Consisting of A History of the Druids, Particularly those of Caledonia; A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian; and A Collection of Ancient Poems, Translated from the Galic of Ullin, Ossian, Orran, &c.

Galic Antiquities: Consisting of A History of the Druids, Particularly those of Caledonia; A Dissertation on the Authenticity of the Poems of Ossian; and A Collection of Ancient Poems, Translated from the Galic of Ullin, Ossian, Orran, &c.

By: Smith, John.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: T. Cadell: 1780

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004340

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in original quarter leather binding, intricate tooling to leather portions with marbled paper covered boards, gilt titles and five raised bars to spine, some light shelfwear and scuffing but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp viii, 352. 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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The Sublime Savage: A Study of James Macpherson and the Poems of Ossian

By: tafford, Fiona, J.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edinburgh Univ Pr: 1988

Seller ID: 007471

ISBN: 0852245696

Condition: Near Fine


Hardback in orange cloth covers, in Near Fine condition, with dustwrapper, also in Near fine condition. With pp192, frontispiece photo of James Macpherson, b&w illustrations, with index. A Study of James Macpherson and the Poems of Ossian. View more info