Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1925. [Scots Poetry] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.xii; 58 . Publisher's second issue binding of blue cloth with navy titles to spine. With the plain blue / grey dust-jacket, priced at 5s. Edges toned, with a tobacco scent. Jacket faded to grey, with some toning to spine, and just a little light wear to edges. A lovely crisp, clean copy. Near fine. MacDiarmid's first 'Synthetic Scots' collection, preceding his most famous work 'A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle' (1926), introduced with a highly complementary preface by John Buchan. Item #59158
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