Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie


First edition

Published by Chatto and Windus, London 1947

Whisky Galore by Compton Mackenzie

A first edition copy with a dust jacket in good + condition. The humorous tale of Whisky Galore is set in the Hebrides Islands of Scotland and the book was successfully adapted for film.

Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Light bow to upper board. Colour loss on the upper cover and spine ends. Light bumping of the spine ends. Top edges are red. End papers are lightly loose on the paste down. The contents are clean. The unclipped dust jacket is bright with chipping and light loss to the spine and fold ends. Browned spine colour. Loss on lower spine affects the lettering of the publishers. 8vo 264 pp including the glossary of the Gaelic expressions used within the text.