I Follow Saint Patrick. Author Signed (1938)
Author: Oliver St. John Gogarty
Book ID: 65109
I Follow Saint Patrick. London: Rich & Cowan, 1938. First Edition. Pp xi, 336. Navy cloth boards, title lettered in white, in pictorial dust jacket & endpapers. A fine bright copy.
Signed by the Author on half-title page.
Gogarty’s subjective historical investigation of the life of St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland and the impact of the arrival of Christianity. He travelled the length and breadth of the country visiting the locations mentioned in Irish folklore and Christian mythology surrounding the patron saint, creating his own historical interpretations mixed with wit and humour.
Illustrated with twelve striking illustrations in blue & white, by Bip Pares & four maps.