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The Deevil's Waltz by Sydney Goodsir Smith - First edition - 1946 - from Boreas Books (SKU: 124)

The Deevil's Waltz

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The Deevil's Waltz

by Sydney Goodsir Smith

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  • hardcover
  • First
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A nice copy of this title by extraordinary and eccentric Sydney Goodsir Smith of whom Hugh MacDiarmid said 'he did for Edinburgh something very similar to what James Joyce achieved for Dublin'. Book in very good, tight condition with no inscriptions. Dust jacket with small piece missing from bottom front and chipping to top front edge. 60 pages. Dust jacket unclipped and showing original price of six shillings. Several full page illustrations by Denis Peploe. No. 7 of the Poetry Scotland Series.


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Boreas Books GB (GB)
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The Deevil's Waltz
Sydney Goodsir Smith
Denis Peploe
Book condition
Used - Very Good+
Jacket condition
First edition
William Maclellan
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry; Scotland; First Editions;

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About Boreas Books

Boreas Books is an online bookstore situated in the Orkney Islands archipelago just off the north coast of Scotland. We are based in a converted water mill on the small island of South Ronaldsay. We stand at the head of Widewall Bay overlooking a seal-strewn skerry and a panorama of open water, enfolding headlands and distant scattered islands.


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A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or... [More]
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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