FLOOD, Wm. H. Grattan. The Story of the Bagpipe. With illustrations. 98 London: The Walter Scott Publishing Company. New York: Scribner's, 1911. pp. xx, 237. Gilt and blind stamped red cloth. Occasional light foxing. Top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. A very nice copy. Rare. Beside side door "The author in his preface states: ""I have endeavoured to tell the story of the bagpipe, and to weave the known facts of its history into a connected history"". With chapters on the origin and antiquity of the bagpipe in Egypt, Greece, Rome, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland and the Continent; the influence of the bagpipe on seventeenth century music; the Irish uilleann (union) pipes; some Irish pipers of the nineteenth century. Etc." FLOOD, Wm. H. Grattan.
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