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The Scots book of lore and folklore

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Published by Beekman House, Distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland,
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Scotland.,
    • Clans -- Scotland -- Folklore.,
    • Scotland -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes indexes.

      Statementcompiled by Ronald MacDonald Douglas.
      ContributionsDouglas, Ronald MacDonald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR144 .S35 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 368 p. :
      Number of Pages368
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4269459M
      ISBN 100517366037
      LC Control Number81015555

      Scottish Plant Lore: an Illustrated Flora By Dr Gregory Kenicer. A beautifully illustrated and expert guide to the rich and surprising folklore of Scotland’s flora. From our earliest hunter-gatherer ancestors to our high-tech modern societies, humanity . Scots Lore was a magazine that ran for a mere 7 issues. The idea was that anyone could contribute any information at all provided it was in some way relevant historically to Scotland. Now, bearing in mind it was a short run, the amount of information that was published was substantial, on quite the range.

      In The Year of Natural Scotland, there was a national consultation to establish what should be Scotland’s National Tree. In the second in the series of blogs on the folklore of Scotland’s wildlife, Director of Training, Myles Farnbank explores the folklore and medicinal uses of the ‘top three’ Scottish native trees as voted for by the Scottish public. Click to read more about Scottish Lore And Folklore by Ronald Macdonald Douglas. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(1).

        An impressively researched book which genuinely will exercise your beliefs -- Gilda O'Neill A fascinating read which looks at mythical beings from kelpies and waterhorses to modern-day vampires * Scottish Sunday Mail * This is a well researched book exploring the rich folklore of Scotland /5(). Buy a cheap copy of Folklore of the Scottish Highlands book by Anne Ross. The folklore of the Scottish Highlands is unique and very much alive. Dr Anne Ross, a Gaelic-speaking Celtic scholar and archaeologist, has lived and worked in Free shipping over $Cited by: 3.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Poetry --Introduction to folklore --Bairn's rhymes --Rhymes and saws on places --Rhymes about the weather --The low road --Two tales: The king O' the cats --The story of Heather Ale --Thomas the rhymer --The waiting.

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Originally published: The Scots book of lore and folklore. New York: Beekman House, © Includes index. Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Scots book of lore and folklore.

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