On My Keeping and in Theirs. A Record of Experiences ‘On the Run,’ Signed Copy
Author: Louis J. Walsh
Book ID: 54754
On My Keeping and in Theirs. A Record of Experiences ‘On the Run,’ in Derry Gaol, and in Ballykinlar Internment Camp. Foreward by Mrs. Cecil Chesterton. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1921. Pages xv, 112. Paper boards, worn at corners and back strip with loss to lower panel. Scattered dust soiling to margins, otherwise good. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “To Miss May O’Doherty, in memory of the pleasant hours spent during the period which this book treats, From her grateful friend the Author, September 26, 1921” Born in Maghera in County Derry, Louis J. Walsh was educated at St Columb’s College and University College Dublin, where he joined the Gaelic League. He was a contemporary of James Joyce, who caricatured him as Hughes in Stephen Hero.