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Mark Oxbrow and Ian Robertson.
Rosslyn and the Grail.
Published Edinburgh: Mainstream, 2006 (previously issued in hardback, 2005).
Binding: paperback, perfect bound.
Printer: Cox & Wyman, UK.
Page count: text 304pp; plates 8pp.
Main language: English.
Overall condition good: this copy has some scuffs and scratches on the covers; page edges starting to fox, pages somewhat yellowed with age; the spine is a little wrinkled but not creased from reading, and the text appears to be free of marking.
This item £3.00
plus P&P £3.00 within the UK
(please enquire for delivery outside the UK)
Publisher's price £7.99]
Weight without packaging: 225g.
Provides an account of Rosslyn Chapel's history and seeks to decode its iconography.
No overall medieval emphasis. Contents: Amidst the woods; Haunted castle; Robert the Bruce & the white deer; Murdered apprentice; Merlin & the two dragons; Great fire of Rosslyn; Green man & the faeries; Secret crypt; Knights Templar; White lady; Rosslyn treasure; Holy Grail; Da Vinci code; Earthly paradise.
Appendices: Scottish Templars; A Templar trial in Scotland; Scottish legends & border ballads; Geoffrey of Monmouth - Merlin's prophecies; White Lady of Blenkinsopp.
Illustrations: 8 pages of plates, colour & monochrome
Maps & plans: no
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