Laimh-Leabhar Bealoideasa. Signed Copy (1937)
Author: Sean O' Suilleabhain
Book ID: 65262
Laimh-Leabhar Bealoideasa. Dublin: Comhlucht Oideachais na hEireann, 1937. First Edition. Cream wrappers, lettered in black. Light spotting to covers & creasing to corners, contents bright & clean.
Inscribed by the Author on half-title.
Published for the Irish Folklore Commission. In 1935, the creation of The Irish Folklore Commission set in motion the first organized efforts of collecting and studying a multitude of folktales, both written as well as those of the Irish oral tradition. Sean O’Sullivan, one of the foremost scholars of Irish folklore of the 20th century, was chief archivist until his retirement in 1974