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Scottish Highlands Rare Antique Book 1876 , Lang.&Lit, Gaelic
This is an extremely rare, heavy antique book dedicated to the Duchess of Argyll , with inscription “To miss Rigby …1876 author was Blackie professor of Greek at Edinburgh university.
330 pages , hardback , foxing throughout , good condition , but pages beginning to come loose from spine at page 65 .
A fascinating book , written in a conversational manner , it covers laguage, pre Christian & mediaeval, reformation to Macpherson, Ossian, Gaelic literature , poetry and prose.
Many clans are mentioned plus Tobermory, Oban , Prince Charlie Sutherland highlanders, the Celts, Highland character…lots to learn , lots to read and savour.