The histories of over 100 Scottish clans, together with full-colour illustrations of their tartans. This Collins Gem is being reissued in flexibinding, providing the durability of a hardback with the flexibility of a paperback. The stylish new cover design will enliven this and 70 other bestselling Gems. The antiquity of tartan is amply proved by the many references to it in early Scottish literature and in the written accounts of travellers who visited Scotland several hundreds of years ago. Collins Gem Clans and Tartans is the ideal introduction to this fascinating and integral part of Scotland's turbulent history. The histories of over 100 Scottish clans, together will full-colour illustrations of their tartans The crest, motto and Gaelic name for each clan A list of clan septs A history of tartan and a map delineating the geographical distribution of the Scottish clans
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Collins Gems are smartly designed pocket reference guides, providing knowledge at a glance on a wide variety of popular and timely topics. Packed with color photos and illustrations, and sporting durable flexi–bindings, these unique quick–reference books offer the minimum in size and the maximum in useful information.
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Book Description HarperCollins (UK), 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007178557
Book Description HarperCollins (UK), 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110007178557