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' Ossian Collection ' contains the following 233 items:

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(151) History of the Highlands and of the Highland clans [ID: 82814380]

" ... with an extensive selection from the hitherto inedited Stuart Papers". By James Browne. With sixty-six illustrative engravings and numerous woodcuts. (4 volumes.)

Publisher: A. Fullarton & Co.

Author: Browne, James, 1793-1841

Date published: 1849

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(152) Dean of Lismore's book [ID: 78808026]

A selection of ancient Gaelic poetry from a manuscript collection made by Sir James M'Gregor, Dean of Lismore, in the beginning of the sixteenth century / edited with a translation and notes by the Rev. Thomas M'Lauchlan ; and an introduction and additional notes by William F. Skene Esq.

Publisher: Edmonston & Douglas

Compiler: MacGregor, James, -1551

Editor: Maclauchlan, Thomas, 1816-1886

Date published: 1862

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(153) Sean dana; le Oisian, Orran, Ulann, &c [ID: 77673170]

Ancient poems of Ossian, Orran, Ullin, &c. Collected in the western Highlands and Isles; being the originals of the translations some time ago published in the Gaelic antiquities. By John Smith, D. D. Minister of the Gospel at Campbelton.

Editor: Smith, John, 1747-1807

Date printed: 1787

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(154) Memoirs of the life and works of the late Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, bart [ID: 82814383]

By his son, the Reverend John Sinclair. 2 volumes.

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons

Author: Sinclair, John, 1797-1875

Date published: 1837

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(155) Fictions of our forefathers [ID: 77337224]

"Fion Mac Cumhail and his warriors". Reprinted from the Irish Quarterly Review No XXXV October 1859. Running title: Transactions of the Ossianic Society. "By the author of "Legends of Mount Leinster"."

Publisher: M'Glashen & Gill

Author: Kennedy, Patrick, 1801-1873

Probable date published: 1859

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(156) Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides [ID: 81701936]

In which are contained, observations on the antiquities, language, genius, and manners of the Highlanders of Scotland. By the Rev. Donald M'Nicol ... minister of Lismore in Argyleshire.

Publisher: Cadell, T. (Thomas), 1742-1802

Author: MacNicol, Donald, 1735-1802

Date published: 1779

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(157) Ossian and the Clyde, Fingal in Ireland, Oscar in Iceland, or, Ossian historical and authentic [ID: 81062607]

By P. Hately Waddell.

Publisher: James MacLehose & Sons

Author: Waddell, P. Hately (Peter Hately), 1816-1891

Date published: 1875

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(158) Notes on the authenticity of Ossian's poems [ID: 77293049]

Inscribed by the author.

Author: MacNeill, Archibald

Publisher: Blackwood, William, 1836-1912

Date printed: 1868

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(159) Dissertation on the authenticity of the poems of Ossian [ID: 78932805]

With an account of the various Gaelic editions, translations, etc., which have been hitherto published.

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons

Date published: 1870

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(160) Macdonald bards from mediaeval times [ID: 80460408]

By Keith Norman Macdonald.

Author: Macdonald, Keith Norman, 1834-

Date published: 1900

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(161) Celticism a myth [ID: 78467655]

By James Cruikshank Roger.

Publisher: E.W. Allen & Co.

Author: Roger, James Cruikshank, 1820-1899

Date published: 1889

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(162) Heroic and Ossianic literature [ID: 79495671]

Read at the Inverness Gaelic Society meeting, 17th February 1886 by Alexander Macbain.

Author: Macbain, Alexander, 1855-1907

Date published: 1886

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(163) History of the Scottish Highlands Highland clans and Highland regiments [ID: 82814384]

Edited by John S. Keltie ; with an account of the Gaelic language, literature, and music by Thomas MacLauchlan ; and an essay on Highland scenery by John Wilson. (2 volumes.)

Publisher: Jack, T.C.

Editor: Keltie, John Scott, Sir, 1840-1927

Contributor: Maclauchlan, Thomas, 1816-1886

Date published: 1885

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(164) Aspects of poetry [ID: 78385279]

Being lectures delivered at Oxford by John Campbell Shairp.

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Author: Shairp, John Campbell, 1819-1885

Date published: 1881

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(165) Studies in poetry and philosophy [ID: 82077031]

By J.C. Shairp.

Publisher: Edmonston & Douglas

Author: Shairp, John Campbell, 1819-1885

Date published: 1876

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(166) Loch Etive and the sons of Uisnach [ID: 80425087]

With illustrations.

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.

Author: Smith, Robert Angus, 1817-1884

Date published: 1879

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(167) One day's journey to the Highlands of Scotland [ID: 78065798]

March 12, 1784.

Date published: 1784

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(168) Journal of a tour in the Highlands and Western Islands of Scotland in 1800 [ID: 79889728]

By John Leyden ; edited, with a bibliography, by James Sinton.

Publisher: William Blackwood and Sons

Author: Leyden, John, 1775-1811

Editor: Sinton, James

Date published: 1903

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(169) In defence of Ossian [ID: 79797697]

Being a summary of the evidence in favour of the authenticity of the poems by Keith Norman Macdonald.

Author: Macdonald, Keith Norman, 1834-

Date published: 1906

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(170) Life and letters of James Macpherson [ID: 80362947]

Containing a particular account of his famous quarrel with Dr. Johnson, and a sketch of the origin and influence of the Ossianic poems by Bailey Saunders.

Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.

Author: Saunders, T. Bailey (Thomas Bailey), 1860-1928

Date published: 1895

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(171) James Macpherson [ID: 79878625]

An episode in literature by J.S. Smart.

Publisher: Nutt, David

Author: Smart, John Semple, 1868-1925

Date published: 1905

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(172) Life and letters of James Macpherson [ID: 80358742]

Containing a particular account of his famous quarrel with Dr. Johnson, and a sketch of the origin and influence of the Ossianic poems by Bailey Saunders.

Publisher: Swan Sonnenschein & Co.

Date published: 1894

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(173) Deirdre of the sorrows [ID: 78822770]

A play, by John M. Synge.

Publisher: Cuala Press

Author: Synge, J. M. (John Millington), 1871-1909

Date published: 1910

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(174) Celtic Mss. in relation to the Macpherson Fraud [ID: 78487904]

With a review of Professor Freeman's criticism of "The Viking age" by the author of "Celticism a myth."

Publisher: E.W. Allen & Co.

Author: Roger, James Cruikshank, 1820-1899

Date published: 1890

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(175) Catalogue of recent purchases [ID: 78447459]

Books on various subjects including: books about books, gardening, first editions of Scott, Dickens, etc. etc., works relating to Scotland, also a selection of fine old engraved portraits for sale by William Brown 18 B George Street, Edinburgh (lately at 5 Castle Street).

Publisher: William Brown (Firm)

Date published: 1917

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(176) Ossian in Germany [ID: 81085989]

Bibliography, general survey, Ossian's influence upon Klopstock and the bards by Rudolf Tombo.

Publisher: Columbia University. Press

Author: Tombo, Rudolf, 1875-1914

Date published: 1901

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(177) Préromantisme [ID: 80243013]

Etudes d'histoire littéraire européenne. By Paul van Tiegham.

Author: Van Tieghem, Paul, 1871-1948

Date published: 1924

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(178) Ossian en France [ID: 82814385]

By P. Van Tieghem.

Author: Van Tieghem, Paul, 1871-1948

Publisher: F. Rieder & Cie

Date published: 1917

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(179) Celtic revival in English literature [ID: 78488773]

By Edward D. Snyder.

Publisher: Harvard University. Press

Author: Snyder, Edward Douglas, 1889-

Date published: 1923

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(180) Lyra celtica [ID: 80454163]

An anthology of representative Celtic poetry edited by E.A. Sharp and J. Matthay; with introduction and notes by William Sharp.

Publisher: Grant, John, bookdealer, of Edinburgh, Scotland

Editor: Sharp, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Amelia), 1856-1932

Date published: 1924

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(181) Lamh-sgrìobhainn Mhic Rath [ID: 79971399]

"Dorlach laoidhean do sgrìobhadh le Donnchadh MacRath, 1688", anns an dà leabharan a tha aig an am so an leabhar-lann Oilthigh Ghlascho; agus iad an so air an litreacheadh an dà chuid a réir gnàths Dhonnchaidh agus gnáths coitcheann an latha 'n diugh, le Calum MacPhàrlain. (Published by Malcolm C. MacLeod, 183 Blackness Road, Dundee.)

Publisher: Macleod, Malcolm C.

Author: MacRae, Duncan, fl 1688-1693

Editor: Macfarlane, Malcolm, 1853-1931

Date published: 1923

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(182) Irish fairy tales [ID: 79865328]

By James Stephens ; illustrated by Arthur Rackham.

Publisher: Macmillan & Co.

Author: Stephens, James, 1882-1950

Illustrator: Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939

Date published: 1920

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(183) Druidism [ID: 78949483]

" ... the ancient faith of Britain", by Dudley Wright.

Publisher: Ed. J. Burrow & Co.

Author: Wright, Dudley, 1868-1949

Date published: 1924

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(184) Journal of a tour in Scotland in [ID: 79893909]

By Robert Southey ; with an introduction and notes by C.H. Herford.

Publisher: John Murray (Firm)

Author: Southey, Robert, 1774-1843

Date published: 1929

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(185) Macpherson's Ossian and the Ossianic controversy [ID: 80475563]

A contribution towards a bibliography by George F. Black.

Publisher: New York Public Library

Author: Black, George Fraser, 1866-1948

Date published: 1926

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(186) Romance of the Highlands [ID: 81815632]

By Alex. Campbell.

Publisher: Milne & Hutchison

Author: Campbell, Alexander, F. S. A. Scot.

Date published: 1927

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(187) Literature of the Celts [ID: 80396928]

By Magnus MacLean.

Publisher: Blackie & Son

Author: MacLean, Magnus, 1857-1937

Date published: 1926

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(188) Lon dubh [ID: 80436579]

The blackbird : a collection of twenty-eight Gaelic songs, with music, in two-part harmony, intended for use in the schools of the Highlands, but all the songs are suitable for adults.

Publisher: Macleod, Malcolm C.

Editor: Macfarlane, Malcolm, 1853-1931

Arranger: Jamieson, R. D.

Date published: 1905

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(189) Prospectus of the intended publication of Ossian's poems in the original Gaelic [ID: 81549515]

" ... with a verbal translation into Latin by Robert Macfarlan, A.M. Explaining the circumstances which have hitherto retarded the printing thereof".

Publisher: W. Bulmer and Co.

Date published: 1804

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(190) Dr. Hugh Blair [ID: 78949233]

Single sheet with headpiece portrait.

Date published: 1801

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(191) Description of the curious monuments and antiquities in the Island of Icolumkill [ID: 78824825]

Also, an Account of the Island of Staffa, where the rural throne of the late King Fingal is extant : being the chief of the heroes so much admired by the poets by a gentleman who made the tour of Europe, prior to this description, in a letter to a friend ...

Date published: 1809

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(192) Observations on the propriety of preserving the dress, the language, the poetry, the music, and the customs, of the ancient inhabitants of Scotland [ID: 80943133]

Addressed to the Highland Societies of London and of Scotland by Sir John Sinclair ; together with the resolutions of the General Committee of the Highland Society of London, regarding those subjects, on Thursday, June 28, 1804.

Publisher: Highland Society of London

Author: Sinclair, John, Sir, 1754-1835

Date published: 1804

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(193) Peat-fire flame [ID: 81146066]

Folk-tales and traditions of the Highlands & Islands by Alasdair Alpin MacGregor.

Publisher: Moray Press

Author: MacGregor, Alasdair Alpin, 1899-1970

Date published: 1937

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(194) Scottish eccentrics [ID: 81908351]

By Hugh MacDiarmid. Table of contents: Lord George Gordon; Sir Thomas Urqhart, the Knight of Cromarty; The great McGonagall; James Hogg, the Ettrick Shepherd; "Christopher North" (Professor John Wilson); The strange case of William Berry; Thomas Davidson, and the Fellowship of the New Life; Elspeth Buchan, friend mother in the Lord; James Burnett, Lord Monboddo; "Ossian" Macpherson and William Lauder Epilogue: the strange procession; The Caledonian antisyzygy.

Publisher: G. Routledge & Co.

Author: MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978

Date published: 1936

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(195) Gaelic concepts of life and death [ID: 79283575]

By H. Cameron Gillies.

Publisher: John Leng & Co.

Author: Gillies, H. Cameron (Hugh Cameron)

Date published: 1913

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(196) Romantic story of the Highland garb and the tartan [ID: 81827887]

By J.G. Mackay ; with an appendix by Norman Macleod dealing with the kilt in the great war.

Printer: Jamieson & Munro

Author: Mackay, J. G, 1869-1942

Date published: 1924

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(197) Literature of the Highlands [ID: 80402021]

By Magnus Maclean.

Publisher: Blackie & Son

Author: MacLean, Magnus, 1857-1937

Date published: 1925

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(198) Popular tales of the West Highlands [ID: 82814386]

Orally collected with a translation by J.F. Campbell. (4 volumes.)

Publisher: Gardner, Alexander

Compiler: Campbell, J. F. (John Francis), 1822-1885

Date published: 1890-1893

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(199) Defence of the Scots Highlanders, in general; and some learned characters, in particular [ID: 78817138]

With a new and satisfactory account of the Picts, Scots, Fingal, Ossian, and his poems: as also, of the Macs, clans, Bodotria. And several other particulars respecting the high antiquities of Scotland. By the Rev. John Lanne Buchanan. A reply to ’An enquiry into the history of Scotland’ by John Pinkerton.

Publisher: Egerton, John, -1795

Author: Buchanan, John Lanne, active 1780-1816

Date published: 1794

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(200) Account of some remains of antiquity in the Island of Lewis, one of the Hebrides [ID: 78086415]

In a letter from Colin M'Kenzie, Esq; to John M'Kenzie, Esq. Extract from ’Archaeologica Scotica, or, Transactions of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland’, vol. 1. p. 282-292. Caption title.

Author: M'Kenzie, Colin, active 1792

Date published: 1792