WEST HIGHLAND SPIRITS. London and Melbourne: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 11-286 [287-288: ads], original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. "Linked sequence of humorous fantasies in the 'tall tale' vein, including lost race, mermen, woolly mammoths, Beltane rites, the Fairy Folk, and the Flying Dutchman. Entertainingly done." - Robert Knowlton. Includes nautical tales featuring Captain Xenophon Chalmers, as well as N. A. McTodd, who appeared earlier in novel McTODD (1903). Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 273. Hubin (1994), p. 428. A bright, nearly fine copy in 7/6 decorated dust jacket with a few shallow chips at edges and a couple of small internal tape mends. A very presentable example of a very scarce jacket. (#169890).
"First Published 1932" on copyright page.