Porpoise Press Broadsheet

The Porpoise Press was part of the Scottish literary revival of the 1920s, based in Edinburgh and aiming to publish mainly Scottish literary talent.  Faber and Faber took it over in 1930 and it was abandoned in 1939.  Printing was done elsewhere, in the case of the innovative broadsheet series by William Hodge and Co. More details available in a monograph about the press : Alistair McCleery, 1988, published by Merchiston Publications, Edinburgh. 978-0951126615

Thus her Tale, a poem by Walter de la Mare (1923)

Broadsheet number 3, March 1923, 8 pages, good/very good condition in original sewn card covers which are slightly creased and dust marked. 2 illustrations by William Ogilvie. Signed. 50 copies in limited edition.

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