Leabhar Nan Sonn Gearr-Aithris Air Curaidhean Na Craoibhe Ruaidhe is Air Diulanaich Iomraiteach La an Diugh

By: Friseal, Alasdair (Alexander Fraser)

Price: $75.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


115, [13] pp. Advertisements at rear. Small octavo. Original dun cloth with dark brown has some general signs of grubbiness, remains of library spine sticker, some old small stains. Interior front hinge starting, old bookplate over older inscription, normal library marks, otherwise clean and unmarked, a bit fragile but still usable and holding together. A scarce Canadian Gaelic/Scottish book about notable Celts who came to Canada, as well as "the heroes of the wood and famous heroes of today." In Gaelic. The ads at the rear for local companies are mostly in English, a few in Gaelic. Alexander Fraser (18601936) was a historian, public lecturer, journalist and secretary to the lieutenant-governor of Ontario from 1914 to 1933. He was also the first archivist of Ontario, from 1903 to 1935. Fraser was a respected scholar of Gaelic, Celtic literature and historian. He published a Gaelic grammar, as well as scholarly work on Celtic philology, poetry, Ultonian hero ballads, and Highland and Irish antiquities. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages

Title: Leabhar Nan Sonn Gearr-Aithris Air Curaidhean Na Craoibhe Ruaidhe is Air Diulanaich Iomraiteach La an Diugh

Author Name: Friseal, Alasdair (Alexander Fraser)

Categories: Canadiana, Languages - Gaelic,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 10805

Keywords: Heroes Gaels In Canada Heroic Ballads Scots,