Reothairt is Contraigh, Taghadh de Dhàin 1932-72. Spring tide and Neap tide, Selected Poems 1932-72.

  • Maclean, Sorley
  • Dùn Eideann [Edinburgh]: Canongate 1977


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. ix, [i], 181, [1]. Original blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, colour-printed dustjacket. Dustjacket a touch discoloured, top edge slightly bumped. Two contemporary photographs loosely inserted: one (rather fogged) of Sorley Maclean, the other of his native Isle of Raasay.


The hardcover issue of this dual-language selection of the work of the poet Somhairle MacGill-Eain. The Gaelic originals are on the right, with English translations facing them on the left of each opening.

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