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1000 [ one thousand ] years of Irish prose. Part I, The Literary Revival.

Author: Mercier, Vivian; David H. Greene [editors]
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Price: $30.00
Publisher: Devin-Adair Company
Publisher Location: NY
Book Condition: VG+
Dust Jacket Condition: VG-
Binding: Hard Cover
Edition: First Edition
Pub Date: 1952
1st edition [NAP], 8vo, teal cloth / silver titles, 607 pages. Condition is VERY GOOD+ book / VERY GOOD- jacket: book has an owner bookplate on front paste-down, slight edgewear; jacket has small tears to spine extremities, corners and along top edge, three 1" closed tears to top edge, a paper repair on jacket underside to spine tail and top corner [ See also the companion volume: 1000 Years of Irish Poetry, inventory # 16205 ] Includes the work of James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Lady Gregory, Standish O'Grady, J.M. Synge, Shan F. Bullock, George Moore, Padraic Colum, Daniel Corkery, AE [George Russell], Padraic Pearse, James Connolly, Sean O'Casey, Elizabeth Bowen, Sean O'Faolain, Edward Sheehy, Liam O'Flaherty, Austin Clarke, Frank O'Connor, Michael McLaverty, Francis Stuart, Somerville and Ross, James Stephens, Seumas O'Kelly, Oliver St. John Gogarty, Patrick Kavanagh, Margaret Barrington, Myles na gCopaleen, Frank O'Connor, and Flan O'Brien (short biographies of the authors are also included).