Object Type: book

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2018.110.5

Hardback book ‘Orain le Rob Donn / Songs and Poems of Robert Mackay’, 1829, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “Rev HM Paterson” and “K Macdonald, 15/5/39” and “Coinnach MacDhomhnuill as na Herragh, Alaba ?uagh”.

2018.110.4

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 2, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.110.3

Hardback book ‘Dain Iain Ghobha / The Poems of John Morrison’, Vol. 1, edited by George Henderson, 1896, belonging to the MacDonald family, Greenbank, Kilmoluaig. On the inside cover is written “D Macdonald, Clachan House, Grosebay, Isle of Harris”.

2018.102.1

Gaelic Pronouncing Dictionary by Neil McAlpine, 11th Edition, 1898. Handwritten on the inside front cover is “To Aggie from Alec & Mary, March 18, 1900”.

2018.98.1

Book ‘Old Coll and Tiree’ by Bernard Byrom, 2018. A collection of old photographs from Tiree and Coll with detailed captions. Sourced from other publications and websites.

2018.89.1

Hardback book ‘Audur’ by Vilborg Davidsdottir, 2009. The novel follows a Viking girl, Audur, from her childhood on Tiree to Iceland. Signed by the author “To John Holliday with warm regards from Iceland! 2 July 2018”. Includes some Norse names for places in Tiree, Dublin and the rest of the British Isles. Entirely in the Icelandic language.

2018.84.9

Hardback book ‘The Citizen Housewives’ Guide’, 1955. Published by the Evening Citizen (Glasgow) newspaper as a popular guide to housekeeping and domestic skills for women. Features cookery, wine-maiking, cleaning, knitting & dressmaking, cosmetics, hair care, perfume, mothercraft, health care, flower arranging, birthstones, holidays, using starsigns to find the perfect husband, weddings, party games.

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