Brendan Behan’s Island. Signed by Author & Illustrator (1962)

Author: Brendan Behan

Book ID: 66089

Price: 650.00

Brendan Behan’s Island. An Irish Sketch-book. With Drawings by Paul Hogarth. New York: Geis, 1962. First American Edition. Pp, 192. Speckled green cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket browned & lightly chipped, bookplate to rear of endpaper, book in very good condition. Housed in custom-made slipcase.

Signed by Brendan Behan and Paul Hogarth on the title page.

A number of copies of this edition were signed especially for members of the “The First Edition Circle” book club of Chicago. Their printed card enclosed. 

From the snug of the ‘Shaky Man’ (probably the nearest pub to Guinness Brewery in Dublin) Brendan Behan takes us on a tour of his native country. Enlivened with song, poem, story and Paul Hogarth’s drawings.

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