Men and Herring.

Mitchison (Naomi) and Denis MacIntosh.

Men and Herring.

A Documentary.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 full-page illustrations and a full-page diagram, pp. 122, [3, illustrations], foolscap 8vo, original light blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver and a little faded, one corner slightly pushed, endpaper maps, good

Publication Details: Edinburgh: Serif Books, 1949

Notes: Inscribed by Naomi Mitchison on the flyleaf: 'Gert with love from the authors, Christmas 1949'. Mitchison's collaborator in this work was a fisherman of Kintyre, where she and her husband had bought Carradale House ten years earlier; the book is written in diary-form, each of the six chapters recording a single day. Mitchison and Hermes were close friends, and the artist was a regular visitor to Carradale - where her host gave her the title 'that wild girl Gert Hermes'; the two collaborated on 'The Alban Goes Out', Mitchison's narrative poem about the Scottish fishing community, for which Herm...more

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Price: £60

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1949

Stock Number: 64054

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