Alexander Nicolson

Author

Alexander Nicolson was born on 27th September, 1827 in Husabost on the Isle of Skye. He acted as a commissioner in the CroftingCommission of 1883. Nicolson died on 13th January 1893 in Edinburgh. His book, originally called A Collection of Gaelic Proverbs andFamiliar Phrases was published in 1881.

Alexander Nicolson was born on 27th September, 1827 in Husabost on the Isle of Skye. He acted as a commissioner in the CroftingCommission of 1883. Nicolson died on 13th January 1893 in Edinburgh. His book, originally called A Collection of Gaelic Proverbs andFamiliar Phrases was published in 1881.

Books

  • Paperback | Pub: 14 Jun 2018
    £12.99

    Designed for those interested in the lore and tradition of a language, spoken until comparatively recently across much of Scotland, this is a compendium of Gaelic sayings and usage. The book includes notes, historical and social, and comparisons...