The Life of St. Columba (1798)

Author: John Smith

Book ID: 68043

Price: 150.00

The Life of St. Columba. The Apostle and Patron Saint of the Ancient Scots and Picts, and Joint Patron of the Irish; Commonly called Colum-Kille, the Apostle of the Highlands. Edinburgh: Mundell, 1798. First Edition. Pp, [9], 168]. Rebacked, retaining original marbled boards. Ex library copy, with ink stamps, otherwise a very good copy.

A biography of the Gaelic Irish missionary also known as Colum Cille (521-597) who converted the pagan Picts of Scotland to Christianity.

Together with St. Patrick and St. Brigid, he is one of the three principal saints of early Irish Christianity.

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