The Year of the Whale.

  • Brown, George Mackay
  • London: Chatto and Windus [and] The Hogarth Press 1965


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. 48. Phoenix device in red to title-page. Original red boards, spine lettered in gilt, phoenix blocked in gilt to front board, dustjacket printed in emerald green. Dustjacket a little toned and marked.


George Mackay Brown's fifth book and the first to be published as part of The Phoenix Living Poets series with Enid Marx's striking jacket design. She was also known for her design of the textiles for London buses and the Underground.

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