New at NLS : Football in verse

A rare 1923 publication has just arrived here at NLS, Football in verse containing over 90 poems by J. Aitken Brown, mostly about Edinburgh’s favourite teams Heart of Midlothian and Hibernian.

Football in Verse

Prominently advertised inside is that alternative to the terraces of Tynecastle or Easter Road, the King’s Theatre, which features in a couthy Scots poem, reminding folk that the theatre is an all-year, all-weather attraction. Photograph by Convery Auctions.