Item #56350 Scots Unbound, and Other Poems. Hugh MACDIARMID, Christopher Murray GRIEVE.
Scots Unbound, and Other Poems.

Scots Unbound, and Other Poems.

Stirling: Eneas MacKay, 1932. [Scottish Poetry] SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Octavo (20 x 13cm), pp.[12] 42 [2]. Number 127 of 350 copies SIGNED by the author in blue ink to limitation page. Publisher's cream quarter cloth with brown titles to spine, and gilt titles to brown cloth over boards, typographic dust-jacket, priced at 10/6. Light spotting and offsetting to endpapers. Cloth lightly soiled with some tape burns corresponding to similar marks on jacket flaps and endpapers. Jacket lightly soiled, with heavy rubbing to spine, some chipping to edges, and a large loss to base of spine, some splits to folds neatly repaired to reverse. Rare in the wrapper. Very good. Largely written in MacDiarmid's famous 'Synthetic Scots' at Thakenham in West Sussex, but published during the short stay at Longniddry in East Lothian, after the sudden relocation of Grieve and his wife Valda following the birth of their son Michael in 1932. Item #56350

From the library of pioneering Sports Scientist Prof. N.C. Craig Sharp (1933-2018), also a Burns scholar and Poetry Critic for Radio Clyde.

Price: £495.00

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