[Ansteorra] THE STEEL BONNETS: THE STORY OF THE ANGLO-SCOTTISH BORDER REIVERS on sale
mikea at mikea.ath.cx
Mon Sep 12 19:20:58 PDT 2011
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 08:36:16PM -0500, Stefan li Rous wrote:
> This came across the Atlantia list today and I thought some folks here
> might be interested in this.
> Sounds like the same kind of Scots who were abusing my sheep a decade
> ago around 1145 or so.
> Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:31:32 -0400
> From: Garth Groff <ggg9y at virginia.edu>
> To: atlantia at atlantia.sca.org
> Subject: [MR] Scottish Book on Close-out
> Noble friends,
> E.R. Hamilton Booksellers ( http://edwardrhamilton.com/ ) is offering an
> important Scottish history book in their close-out catalog: THE STEEL
> BONNETS: THE STORY OF THE ANGLO-SCOTTISH BORDER REIVERS (stock #
> 2399679) by George Macdonald Fraser. The Reivers were English and
> Scottish families who perpetrated extensive cross-border raids during
> the 1500s. Of the three books I have on the Border Reivers, this is the
> most extensive (the other two are short works from Osprey, but have nice
> illustrations). This book is a fascinating story, and is written with a
> somewhat dry humorous style. Some of you know Fraser at the author of
> the marvelous Flashman novels. This work is a trade paperback and is now
> priced at $4.95, certainly a bargain (plus $3.50 shipping PER ORDER, not
> per book). If, as I suspect, this important book is going out of print
> again, now is the time to grab a copy for your library. It is well worth
> the money. Finally, I have been a satisfied ERH customer for several
> years, but have no connection with the company.
This Is A Fine Book. Strongly Recommended! I've had my copy for 20+ years.
Mike Andrews / Michael Fenwick Barony of Namron, Ansteorra
mikea at mikea.ath.cx / Amateur Extra radio operator W5EGO
Tired old music Laurel; Chirurgeon; SCAdian since AS XI
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