Traditions of Edinburgh

  • 377 Pages
  • 4.66 MB
  • English
Chambers , [Edinburgh, Lothian]
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- History., Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Social life and customs., Edinburgh (Scotland) -- Antiquities., Scotland -- Antiqui


Edinburgh (Scotland), Sco

StatementRobert Chambers ; illustrated by James Riddel.
ContributionsRiddel, James.
LC ClassificationsDA890.E2 C42 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 377 p., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2458966M
ISBN 100550212922
LC Control Number87163480

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Excerpt from Traditions of Edinburgh I am about to do what very few could do without emotion - revise a book which I wrote forty-five years ago. This little work came out in the Augustan days of Edinburgh, when Jeffrey and Scott, Wilson and the Ettrick Shepherd, Dugald Stewart and Alison, were daily giving the productions of their minds to the Cited by: 5.

Authentic colors of fascinating Edinburgh - traditions, mentality and way of living. Guide to the local festivals, cultural events and festivities.

Discover the unique traditions, interesting habits and behaviour of Edinburgh residents, attitude to the world and to tourists in Great Britain. Comprehensive travel guide - Edinburgh on out of 5 stars Traditions of Edinburgh (Classic Reprint) Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Janu Verified Purchase.

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No Hogmanay celebration would be complete without singing Auld Lang Syne after midnight. Written by the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns, ‘Auld Lang Syne’ has become the traditional song for welcoming in the New Year in Scotland.

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