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cover of Cokkils

Cokkils

by Sydney Goodsir Smith

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited edition
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£15.00

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Yellow card covers with title and illustration in red. Nine poems by Sydney Goodsir Smith and printed in a limited edition of 220 of which this is number 210. A very good, tight, bright copy with no inscriptions.
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cover of Gowdspink in Reekie

Gowdspink in Reekie

by Sydney Goodsir Smith

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Published
1974
Edition
Limited edition
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£12.00

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This edition of Gowdspink in Reekie has been limited to 600 copies of which numbers 1 to 100 have been signed by the author. This is No. 493 thus not signed. Olive green dust jacket with illustration by Geoffrey Roper with toning to edges and small rectangular trace mark. Book in fine, clean and tight condition. 24 pages.
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cover of Hours

Hours

by Yvonne Gray

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Boreas Books
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781873932117
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£15.00

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Neat book of nine poems by esteemed Orcadian poet, Yvonne Gray in dove grey wrappers with pages sewn in. Clean, bright, tight, fine condition.
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cover of 'The dice were bad'

'The dice were bad'

by Robinson R R

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Published
2020
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£35.00

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Artist proof linocut print inspired by Gabrielle Barnby's poem 'Peace-Land' (ISBN 978-1-912889-05-1). The print measures 30cm by 21cm and is printed on Fabriano paper. Robinson R R has a studio on Orkney. The print is sold unframed. Barnby's verse reads, Islands that nested a fleet And paid over their sons. One in five lost, Far more than were due. The dice were bad, One, two,… Read more
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cover of Babel 5: Karl Krolow

Babel 5: Karl Krolow

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Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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£385.00

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Beautifully bound special edition of selected poems by German poet, Karl Krolow presented alongside with English translations by Kevin Perryman. These selected poems were published by Babel on the occasion of Krolow's 70th birthday. The translations were authorized by Karl Krolow and are printed here for the first time. Celebrated along with Krolow's work are signed poems by Gunter Grass,… Read more
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cover of The Crusader's Key

The Crusader's Key

by Eric Linklater

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Boreas Books
Published
1933
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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£52.00

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Beautiful copy of limited edition of 125 of Eric Linklater's The Crusader's Key, printed at the White Owl Press by Edward Kricorissian and Denis Fairbarns, with book design by Herbert Jones and illustrations by Miss N. Kirkham. Striking orange cloth covered boards with bevelled edges. Some slight shelf wear to extremities. Signed by author. Please see photographs for condition. A… Read more
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cover of Foresterhill

Foresterhill

by George Mackay Brown

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Boreas Books
Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£175.00

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Published by Babel, Scondorf am Ammersee, Germany in an edition of 300 copies, of which 50 are numbered and signed by the author, This is number 22. To express his gratitude to the medical staff at Foresterhill, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he was a patient in 1990, he composed a set of poems imagining a medieval monastic beginning for Foresterhill.… Read more
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cover of The Hooded Fisherman

The Hooded Fisherman

by George Mackay Brown

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Boreas Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£545.00

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Hard back book published by Kulgin D Duval and Colin Hamilton and printed at The Trumpet Press by Francis Cleverdon, signed by author and illustrator. One of 55 copies numbered 1 to 55, on hand made paper. This should not be confused with the softback and unsigned edition. An outstanding copy in very, very near fine condition. See photographs for… Read more
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cover of Nothing

Nothing

by Henry Green

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Boreas Books
Published
1950
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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£95.00

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A very good, tight copy of this uncommon title. Clean and bright text block with no inscriptions. Dust jacket unclipped with only minor chipping to extremities. Illustrated by Lynton Lamb. The last novel of an author considered by many to be one of the finest of the century.
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