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The Cleikum : Being Interesting Reminiscences of Old Innerleithen (selections made by his daughter)

By: Anderson, John A

Price: $142.50

Publisher: "Border Telegraph", Galashiels, 1933

Edition: First Edition


169 pages (complete). A rare copy of the first edition of this much loved book. Anderson's columns in the local Peeblesshire newspapers are legendary. The Cleikum by J.A.A. appeared every week in The Peeblesshire News until his death in 1932. Erudite and articulate, he wrote on a wide range of topics and places and particularly about Innerleithen, Walkerburn and Traquair. His love and knowledge of his native parish made him an automatic member of a group which was to ... View more info