Book Description

Third impression (January 1921). Slim 8vo, pp. [viii], [62]. Green cloth, lettered in gilt, blind-stamped thistle motif to upper board. Top and fore-edges untrimmed. Bruised. Mull showing slightly at front hinge, loss to top corner of dedication page, a few fox spots. Flat-signed in black pen to title page. In the original dust jacket: rubbed, extensive taping, small losses to extremities.
Dealer Notes
The doctor-poet and Scots folklorist David Rorie (1867-1946) is best known for ‘The Lum Hat wantin’ Croon’. He was a colliery surgeon and his rural locale of Aberdeenshire provided ample material for his popular poems and songs.
Author RORIE M.D., David
Date 1921
Publisher London: Constable & Constable Ltd
Condition Good/ fair

Price: £35.00

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