Watching seals - close to St Columba's cave, Kintyre, Argyll, western Scotland





Kilchurn Castle - Scotland




Sunrise over Rannoch Moor, N.W Scotland





CELTIC ART

Celtic Art – From its beginnings to The Book of Kells Ruth and Vincent Megaw. Thames and Hudson 2002

Early Celtic Designs Ian Stead and Karen Hughes. British Museum Press 1997

Celtic Art – The Methods of Construction George Bain. Constable 1981

The Celtic Art Source Book Courtney Davis. Blandford Press 1988.

Celtic Art in Pagan and Christian Times J.Romilly Allen. Bracken Books 1993, (reprint of 1904).

Early Celtic Art in Britain and Ireland Ruth and Vincent Megaw. Shire Archaeology 1994

Later Celtic Art in Britain and Ireland Lloyd Laing. Shire Archaeology 1987

The Book of Kells – Described by Sir Edward Sullivan Studio Editions 1992 (reprint of 1920)

The Lindisfarne Gospels Janet Backhouse. BCA 1981

CELTIC CRAFTS

The Work of Angels – Masterpieces of Celtic Metalwork, 6th-9th Centuries Ed. Susan Youngs. British Museum Press 1990

Celtic Crafts – The living Tradition David James. Blandford Press 1998

Celtic Designs - an Arts and Crafts Source Book.. David James. Cassell, 2002

HISTORY

The Ancient Celts Barry Cunliffe. Oxford University Press 1997

The Celtic Empire – 1000BC-51AD Peter Beresford Ellis. Constable 1992

Towns, Villages and Countryside of Celtic Europe F.Audoze and O. Buchsenschutz.. BCA 1991

Celtic Britain – Britain Before The Conquest Lloyd Laing. Routledge & Kegan Paul 1979

Celtic Scotland Ian Armit. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland, 1997

Picts, Gaels and Scots Sally M.Foster. Batsford Ltd/Historic Scotland 1996

The Road Wet, The Wind Close – Celtic Ireland James Charles Roy. Gill and MacMillan 1986

The Celtic Cross – An Illustrated History and Celebration Nigel Pennick. Blandford Press 1997

Stone Crosses in Cornwall (series of 4 illustrated p/b‘s). Andrew Langdon. Federation of Old Cornwall Societies 1997

Celtic Warriors W.F and J N G. Ritchie. Shire Archaeology 1997

Wales – Land of Mystery and Magic Donald Gregory. Carreg Gwalch 1999

Wales – The First Place Jan Morris & Paul Wakefield.Aurum Press 1982

The Manx Crosses Illuminated Maureen Costain Richards. Crosshag Publications 1988

Music and The Celtic Otherworld Karen Ralls-MacLeod. Edinburgh University Press 2000

CELTIC SPIRITUALITY

Iona Fiona Macleod. Floris Classics 1991 (1910 reprint)

The Celtic Year Shirley Toulson. Element Press 1993

The Celtic Way Ian Bradley. Darton, Longman and Todd, 1993

Wisdom of The Celtic Saints Edward C. Sellner. Ave Maria Press, Indiana, 1993

The Age of Saints in The Early Celtic Church Nora Chadwick. 1960, reprinted Llanerch Press 1997

The Celtic Resource Book Ven. Martin Wallace. Church House Publishing, 1998

The Sacred Isle – Beliefs and Religion in Pre-Christian Ireland Daithi O’Hogain. Collins Press 1999

The Monumental History of the Early British Church J Romilly Allen. Llanerch Press 1996 (reprint from 1889)

Celtic Sacrifice – Pre-Christian Ritual and Religion Marion K. Pearce. Capall Bann 1988

FOLKLORE AND MYTHOLOGY

The Fairy Faith in Celtic Countries W.Y Evans-Wentz. Colin Smythe 1977 (1911 reprint)

Landscapes of Legend John Matthews and Michael Stead. Blandford Press 1997

The Illustrated Guide to Celtic Mythology T.W. Rolleston. Studio Editions, London, 1993

Celtic Women – In Legend, Myth and History Lyn Webster-Wilde. Blandford Press 1998

Celtic Myths – The Legendary Past Miranda Green. Britsh Museum Press 1993

Sacred Celtic Animals Marion Davies. Capall Bann Publishing 1998

Celtic Myth and Legend. An A-Z of People and Places Mike Dixon-Kennedy. Blandford Press 1997

Celtic Myths – Celtic Legends R.J Stewart. Blandford Press 1994

Tales of The Celtic Otherworld John Matthews. Blandford Press 1998

Classic Celtic Fairy Tales John Matthews. Blandford Press 1997

Hero Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland M.I Ebbutt. Blandford Press 1995

Mythical Journeys – Legendary Quests Moyra Caldecott. Blandford Press 1996

The Creatures of Celtic Myth Bob Curran. Cassell 2000

ANCIENT AND MEGALITHIC SITES

The Standing Stones of Europe A. Service and J. Bradbury. J.M Dent Ltd, 1993

Megalithic Brittany Aubrey Burl. Thames and Hudson 1985; by the same author; Stone Circles of The British Isles,Prehistoric Avebury, and Rites of The Gods

Prehistoric Sites of The Gower and West Glamorgan Wendy Hughes. Logaston Press 1999

Stonehenge Complete Christopher Chippendale.Thames and Hudson 1989

GENERAL READING

Celtic Connections – The Ancient Celts, their Traditions and Living Legacy David James and Simant Bostock. Blandford Press 1996

Holy Places of Celtic Britain Mick Sharp. Blandford Press 1997

Technology in The Ancient World Henry Hodges. BCA 1974

The Sacred Yew Anand Cheton and Diana Brueton. Arkana Press 1994

Coinage in The Celtic World Daphne Nash. Seaby 1987

8000 Years of Ornament – A Handbook of Motifs Eva Wilson. British Museum Press 1994

Sutton Hoo – Burial Ground of Kings? Martin Carver. British Museum Press 1998

The Atlas of Archaeology Mick Aston and Tim Taylor (Channel 4 ‘Time Team‘). Doring Kindersley 1998

Celtic Dreams – An Anthology of Irish Poetry Chris Down. Blandford Press 1998