Title The Old Songs of Skye. Frances Tolmie and Her Circle.
Binding hardcover in dj
Book Condition Ex-lib, usual lib markings
Publisher London Routledge & Kegan Paul: 1977
Seller ID 1702
227 pages including index.
"Frances Tolmie (1840-1926) was one of the foremost Gaelic folklore and folksong experts. The book includes a selection of the songs she heard and wrote down, together with the part they played in her life and that of her circle and the larger community The book reflects her profound study of the song and folklore or her people, and describes how she recorded a precious part of British traditional culture. "