The Scottish Gael; Or Celtic Manners, As Preserved Among The Highlanders, 2 Volumes, 1976.
Edinburgh, John Donald Publishers Ltd., 1976. Reprint fasimile of the original 1876 edition. 8vo's 225 x 145mm Vol I 393pp with 36 illustrations including 4 in colour. Vol II 440pp with 29 illustrations including 2 in colour. Hardcovers in cloth bindings with as new dust jackets. Vol I is ex-library with minimum evidence. A repair has been made to the title/frontispiece page otherwise no markings or faults. Subjects covered in the book include: the origin of the Celts, appearance of their country, military education and institutions, arms and accoutrements, military exploits and military tactics, the dress of the ancient Celts, their modern costume, architecture, hunting, agriculture, food, cookery, beverages, medicines, health, ships, poetry and music, religion, customs, marriage ceremonies and funeral rites; and there is a table of clan tartans. Bookseller Inventory # 002000