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Popular Tales of the West Highlands Orally Collected - 4 Volumes
London: Alexander Gardner, Publisher to Her Majesty the Queen This set is in GOOD CONDITION. ASSOCIATION COPY - being from the personal collection of the late Francis M. O'Brien, author and legendary Maine Bookseller, with his Bookplate and Signature, along with collected articles laid-in. 1890-1893. xiii [4] -viii, cxxxi [1] 364pp; xiii [1] 9-495pp; xi [3] 9-440pp; viii, 444pp, bound in original blue cloth, with paper spine labels. The page numbering is a little funky, in that it skips around, but the text is complete. Includes half titles, a frontis in two of the volumes, illustrated plates, text illustrations, the pages are printed on laid paper, deckled page edges, folding list of Ossianic Ballads Orally Collected, along with the source listed for each story in the 4 volumes, ie "John MacKinnon, stable boy; John MacKenzie, fisherman, etc.". Covers show bumped corners, one paper spine label absent, hinges cracked, occasional light foxing. TEXT IN GAELIC AND ENGLISH. . Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
      [Bookseller: Monroe Bridge Books, SNEAB Member]
Last Found On: 2017-06-09           Check availability:      Biblio    

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