Prophecies of The Brahan Seer (Coinneach Odhar Fiosaiche), Alexander Mackenzie, Andrew Lang, 1935
Prophecies of The Brahan Seer (Coinneach Odhar Fiosaiche), by Alexander Mackenzie, F.S.A. Scot. Introductory Chapter by Andrew Lang.
Published by Eneas Mackay, Stirling, 1935. First edition thus, after the original 1909 book. Scarce in dust jacket. Subtitled to cover "Dealing with second-sight in the Highlands of Scotland".
This story of the Brahan Seer, Coinneach Odhar, born in the early 17th Century on the Sale of Lewis, the most renowned of the Highland seers. His legend has captured the imagination of many inquisitive minds.
Good light brown hardback with black printed cover and spine. All soundly bound. Endpapers are foxed and there is scattered age spotting throughout the text and edges - mainly to extremities. Text is all very legible and printed on a fairly thick stock, some uncut as issued. Dustjacket is good with significant wear and creases to top and bottom of front cover, and wear marks to rear. Covered in protective plastic.
viii + 92pp + 4pp publisher's advertisements.
Dimensions: Approximately 229mm high x 148mm wide x 20mm.