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A trip down memory lane with photographic nostalgia from Old Airdrie.
Scotland has a notoriously rich and diverse cultural tradition when it comes to the supernatural. Many of her greatest writers from Sir Walter Scott and James Hogg to Robert Louis Stevenson and John Buchan have explored the country’s unique folkloric heritage to spine-chilling effect. From Highlands to Lowlands, from blasted heath or remote glen to [More]
This story is apparently a well-known Scottish fairy tale and so may be familiar to some people. It is a terrific tale of fairies and magic and, as in all good fairy tales, it has a happy ending. The enchanted forest is a strange and eerie place that everyone is scared of entering, except Janna [More]
Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales (1893) This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and [More]
The Lore of Scotland Scotland’s rich past and varied landscape have inspired an extraordinary array of legends and beliefs. This title brings together many of the finest and most intriguing: stories of heroes and bloody feuds, tales of giants, fairies, and witches, and accounts of local customs and traditions. Full description Product Features New Mint [More]
Edition Oxford University Press 1989. The new and unread book remains in very good condition throughout. Dispatch from UK
The Folklore of the Scottish Highlands The author is a Gaelic-speaking scholar and archaeologist who has lived and worked in crofting communities. In this edition, she portrays the beliefs and customs of Scottish Gaelic society, including: seasonal customs deriving from Celtic festivals; the famous waulking songs; and the Highland tradition of seers and second sight. [More]
The traditional stories of the Celtic lands conjure up a world of mystery and imagination. Wicked queens and chivalrous princes, ghosts and ghouls, and some of the most amazing shape-changers in all folklore: these are just some of the characters in the stories featured in this book.