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Title:Song of Mannin
Price:GBP£40.00 (about USD$54.20)
Item ID:B009-3578
Publisher:Shearwater Press Ltd, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1976
Illustrator:Eric Austwick
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Near Fine
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
Shearwater Press Ltd, 1976, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First, Illustrated By: Eric Austwick

yellow end-papers; A powerful exciting saga of Celtic passion and tradition set in the Isle of Man of the 1790's, 'Song of Mannin' makes compelling reading. Farmers, shepherds and fishermen all play their part in this tale set amongst the Manx mountains, with its background of ancient Gaelic mythology and mysticism. Love leads to dis-inheritance and finally the loss of the flock upon which the family fortune rests ... Mona Douglas was brought up among the Manx mountains where she still lives, and the story of Song of Mannin is set in the countryside around her home. As a child and a young girl she did not attend school but spent most of her time in the company of the farmers, shepherds and fishermen of her native island, from whom she collected many traditional songs, dances and stories. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 317 pages. a few splash marks to front & spine of dust jacket - not very noticeable & not affecting the book.. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. in archive acetate film protection. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine. orage cloth; illustrated by b/w. drawings. includes contents; list of illustrations & glossary of Manx Gaelic words & phrases. Illustrator: Eric Austwick. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Isle of Man; Gaelic Mythology; Celtic Fiction; Britain/UK; 18th century; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0904980065. ISBN/EAN: 9780904980066. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3578.
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