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Northern Meeting, 1788-1988 by  Angus Farrie - Hardcover - 1988 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

Northern Meeting, 1788-1988

by Farrie, Angus

Condition: Very Good -/Good + to Very Good-


Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland: The Pentland Press, Ltd., 1988 Written not only for the members of the Northern meeting, but for anyone interested in Highland history, the local history and life in Inverness, piping, fiddle music, Highland Reels and country dances. This is the Story of the Northern Meeting - Its Games, Its Highland Balls, Its Dances and Dance Music and Its Piping Competitions. Green cloth, gilt titling to spine, illustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs, 242 pages. Minor edge wear, light sunning to top edge, very faint smudging to textblock edge. Dust jacket shows faint sunning to spine, some shelf wear including some creasing to top at the front and a closed tear now taped with clear tape on the inside. This book weighs more than 1 kg and will require additional shipping charges. Depending on your location, further charges might be needed to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Good + to Very Good-. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016999
  • Title: Northern Meeting, 1788-1988
  • Author: Farrie, Angus
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good -
  • Jacket condition: Good + to Very Good-
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 094627052X
  • ISBN 13: 9780946270521
  • Publisher: The Pentland Press, Ltd.
  • Place: Kippielaw, East Lothian Scotland
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: Scotland, Northern Meeting, Scottish Social Events, Highland Balls, Highland History, Highland Dances, Highland Music,
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; the United Kingdom; Sports;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾\" - 12\" tall

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