Let’s See The Orkney Islands. Photographed by William S. Thomson, Story by George M. Brown.

  • Brown, George Mackay
  • Fort William: William S. Thomson 1948
  • Spear p. 99.


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Oblong 8vo, pp. 64. Original colour-printed card wrappers. Staples rusted.


A sharp copy of George Mackay Brown's first book, predating his first poetry collection by six years. It was issued in publisher William Thomson's series of Scottish guidebooks using Thomson's own photography; Brown contributes a potted history of the islands and their people, beginning a thread that runs through his entire career. Six copies recorded in Library Hub: Cambridge, Edinburgh, BL, NLS, Oxford and Trinity College, Dublin.

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