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Scottish Mythical Water Creatures and Legends By Kevin Scott
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An illustrated A-Z of most, if not all, of Scotland's known water creatures born from myth and legend, with superstitious sailors still acknowledging some of their very existences to this... More > day,accounting for strange disappearances and goings-on!< Less
Greyfriars Bobby: The Legend of the Little Scottish Dog By Betty Kirkpatrick
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Greyfriars Bobby was a little terrier best remembered for his complete and utter loyalty to his owner. When his master died, Bobby took up a more or less constant vigil at his grave in Greyfriars... More > Kirkyard, Edinburgh. Now Bobby’s statue stands guard opposite the gates of the graveyard and is one of Edinburgh’s most visited tourist sites. This is Bobby's story.< Less
THE SCOTTISH ULSTER FAIRYTALE BOOK By ELIZABETH W. GRIERSON
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Stories which were handed down for centuries by word of mouth by professional story-tellers, who went about from clachan to clachan in the "Highlands and Islands," earning a night's shelter... More > by giving a night's entertainment, collected and retold with great verve in this volume. This bright new edition is edited by Elizabeth Grierson and Ruth Finnegan. FINALIST (anthologies) BOOK EXCELLENCE AWARD 2018< Less
Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales By Sir George Douglas
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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales is a timeless collection of Scottish folklore, legends, and tales which will appeal to readers of all ages. Here you will find stories of the fantastic, the... More > supernatural, the cunning, the hilarious, and the gifted—all finely representative of the Scottish people in all their mannerisms. Divided into seven sections: Nursery Stories; Stories of Animals; Fairy Tales; The Brownie, The Bogle, The Kelpy, Mermen, Demons; Witchcraft; Comic Tales; and Literary Tales; the reader will delight in each tale, focused as they are upon the specifically Scottish nature of the retelling. The stories in this classic volume were compiled from oral traditions and the oldest Scottish writings. Rarely has such a pleasing and complete overview of traditional Scottish folklore ever seen the light of day. Now fully reset, complete with its original beautiful illustrations.< Less
Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales By Sir George Douglas
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Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales is a timeless collection of Scottish folklore, legends, and tales which will appeal to readers of all ages. Here you will find stories of the fantastic, the... More > supernatural, the cunning, the hilarious, and the gifted—all finely representative of the Scottish people in all their mannerisms. Divided into seven sections: Nursery Stories; Stories of Animals; Fairy Tales; The Brownie, The Bogle, The Kelpy, Mermen, Demons; Witchcraft; Comic Tales; and Literary Tales; the reader will delight in each tale, focused as they are upon the specifically Scottish nature of the retelling. The stories in this classic volume were compiled from oral traditions and the oldest Scottish writings. Rarely has such a pleasing and complete overview of traditional Scottish folklore ever seen the light of day. Now fully reset, complete with its original beautiful illustrations.< Less
Scottish Rite Masonry 1-3 (Albert Pike) By R.P. Johnson & Albert Pike
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"The Porch and the Middle Chamber" and some Legends extracted from "Legenda And Readings" both by Albert Pike
Legends & Romances of Brittany By Lewis Spence
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence (25 November 1874 – 3... More > March 1955) was a Scottish journalist, poet and author. Spence was a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society.After graduating from Edinburgh University he pursued a career in journalism. In 1899 he married Helen Bruce. He was an editor at The Scotsman 1899-1906, editor of The Edinburgh Magazine for a year, 1904–05, then an editor at The British Weekly, 1906-09. In this time his interest was sparked in the myth and folklore of Mexico and Central America, resulting in his popularisation of the Mayan Popul Vuh, the sacred book of the Quiché Mayas (1908). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Spence< Less
Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine By Lewis Spence
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: James Lewis Thomas Chalmers Spence (25 November 1874 – 3... More > March 1955) was a Scottish journalist, poet and author. Spence was a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, and Vice-President of the Scottish Anthropological and Folklore Society.After graduating from Edinburgh University he pursued a career in journalism. In 1899 he married Helen Bruce. He was an editor at The Scotsman 1899-1906, editor of The Edinburgh Magazine for a year, 1904–05, then an editor at The British Weekly, 1906-09. In this time his interest was sparked in the myth and folklore of Mexico and Central America, resulting in his popularisation of the Mayan Popul Vuh, the sacred book of the Quiché Mayas (1908). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_Spence< Less
Legends of the Black Watch By Keith Farrell & James Grant
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Ten years after the 1715 Jacobite uprising, General Wade came to the Highlands with the mission to pacify the clans and uphold the law. On the command of King George I, he raised six independent... More > Highland Companies, which were known as the "Black Watch" or "Reicudan Dhu". Within half a century of its inception, the regiment had become well-known and respected for its bravery and skill at arms, and there were many stories of their valiant efforts in battle. "Legends of the Black Watch", first published in 1859, recounts such stories vividly. The tales within this book show the bravery, leadership, and martial skill with which the soldiers and officers of the Black Watch faced their foes with musket and broadsword, as they fought throughout Europe and North America in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The stories serve not only as a record of the legends of the regiment, but also show the mindset and beliefs of the Scottish people during this time period.< Less
Loch Ness Tales Legends and Recipes By Hugh Fraser
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Filled to the brim with stories and recipes from the Highlands of Scotland. Among the 30 recipes, you will find out how to make a HAGGIS ‘with no gory bits’ and how you can make a... More > delicious cottage cheese in your own kitchen. Included in the 18 short stories are yarns about fishing, poaching and of course The Loch Ness monster. Tales about whisky, tales about treasure, moving stories and stories that will make you laugh. The short snippets from Scotland’s past include the Massacre at Glen Coe and the Romans short visit to Scotland. Legends and stories passed down to the author through the generations. Also a few photos, a few sketches, and a few songs.< Less

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