This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...of echoing Croma!" The feast is spread. The harp is ' Inisfail, one of the ancient names of Ireland. heard; and joy is in ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1819 edition. Excerpt: ...of echoing Croma!" The feast is spread. The harp is ' Inisfail, one of the ancient names of Ireland. heard; and joy is in the hall. But it was joy covering a sigh, that darkly dwelt in every breast. It was like the faint beam of the moon spread on a cloud in heaven. At length the music ceased, and the aged king of Croma spoke; he spoke without a tear, but sorrow swelled in the midst of his voice. " Son of Fingal! beholdest thou not the darkness of Crothar's joy? My soul was not sad at the feast, when my peoplelived before me. I rejoiced in the presence of strangers, when my son shone in the hall. But, Ossian, he is a beam that is departed. He left no streak of light behind. He is fallen, son of Fingal! in the wars of his father. Rothmar the chief of grassy Tromlo heard that these eyes had failed; he heard that my arms were fixed in the hall. and the pride of his soul arose! He came towards Croma; my people fell before him. I took my arms in my wrath, but what could sightless Crothar do? My steps were unequal; my grief was great. I wished for the days that were past. Days! wherein I fought; and won in the field of blood. My son returned from the chase: the fairhaired Fovar-gormo. He had notlifted his sword in battle, for his arm was young. But the soul of the youth was great; the fire of valourburnt in his eyes. He saw the disordered steps of his father, and his sigh arose.--' King of Croma, ' he said, ' is it because thou hast no son; is it for the weakness of Fovar-gormo's arm that thy sighs arise? I begin, my father, to feel my strength; I have drawn the sword of my youth; and I have bent the bow. Let me meet this Rothmar, with the sons of Croma: let me meet him, Omy father! I feel my...Read Less
Fair. No Dust Jacket. Size: 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. Text clean. Small number written lightly on front free endpage. Front hinge cracked, but binding still secure. Bookplate on front pastedown. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Closed tears and tanning to spine with spine almost loose but still attached. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 122297.
Good in Good jacket. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" Text clean & bright; binding tight; moderate wear & chipping to dustjacket, esp. at the top of the spine. A collection of MacPherson's great Ossian hoax poems. 416 pages.
New. pp. 217. Lang: -English, Pages 217, It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back in black & white format . Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
Good Very Good. No Dustjacket. Hardcover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall. Centenary edition of the Poetry of Ossian. Translated by James MacPherson; with notes and introd. by William Sharp. 417pp, 4pp publisher's catalogue at rear, deckle edges, decorated endpapers. Clean interior. Unmarked except for a name/place in ink to the htp. Tigh, square binding, sound hinges. A little light soiling to the green cloth, but no wear. Atractive copy. Weight, 480g.
New. 207 pages. Reprinted from 1834 edition. New 2013 edition in PAPERBACK is SEWN PERFECT BOUND, much more durable than a standard paperback. This is a quality reprint of an old book of historical value. If the original book was printed in multiple volumes than this reprint is of only a single volume. This is an exact/strict reproduction of text, no changes has been made in respect to the original text. A lot of effort has been made to check and improve each page/scan manually for its quality of text and illustrations (if any, are in b/w). Folded illustrations, if any, are not included in the book. This is not a retyped or an ocr'd book. Index, contents, etc, if any in the original book, are included. This item is printed on demand using good quality natural shade paper. The title of the book, on the cover, is in gold lettering.
New. pp. 316. Lang: -eng, Pages 316, It is the reproduction of the original edition published long back in black & white format . Hardcover with sewing binding with glossy laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, professionally processed without changing its contents. We found this book important for the readers who want to know about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Print on Demand.
G+ No Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. ***Published by Phillips, Sampson & Co. London, 1858. Good+ cond. hardcover, no dj. Royal blue cloth over bds w/ blindstamped dec on covers & gilt dec & lettering on spine, a.e.g. Mdt bumping & rubbing to wear points. Front hinge tender but holding. Color frontis w/ heavily foxed tissue guard. 492pp. Square, straight, tight & clean, overall G+ cond. Same or next day shipping. Please email any questions.
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