Polly, by Roger Hutchinson


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Polly, The true story behind Whisky Galore
Roger Hutchinson

In 1941 a cargo ship SS Politican ran aground in the Sound of Eriksay in the Outer Hebrides. What happened next is both history and local folklore for ‘The Polly’ was carryign a quarter of a million bottles of whisky. To the people of the Hebrides in the straitened times of the war, this was a welcome gift.

Hardback with dust jacket in excellent condition. Reg Vallintine bookplate on inside front cover.
Several newspaper cuttings about the incident are included.

143 pages
B&W photographs and illustrations
160 mm x 240 mm (approx. 6.3 in x 9.5 in)
1990, Mainstream Publishing Co (Edinburgh) Ltd

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Additional information

Weight .8 kg
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 3 cm