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Tales from Barra

John MacPherson

Tales from Barra

by John MacPherson

  • 304 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Birlinn in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tales -- Scotland -- Western Isles,
  • Folklore -- Scotland -- Western Isles

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 158-159)

    Statementtold by the Coddy (John MacPherson, Northbay, Barra, 1876-1955) ; with foreword by Compton Mackenzie ; and introduction and notes by J.L. Campbell
    ContributionsCampbell, John Lorne, 1906-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p. ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22857810M
    ISBN 101874744033

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Edinburgh, Printed for the editor by W. & A.K. Johnston & G.W. Tales from Barra, Told by the Coddy. Edited, with foreword by Compton MacKenzie and introduction by Campbell who also transcribed the Gaelic versions. The tales in English [most of them in the book] were taken down in shorthand by Sheila Lockett.

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