Down All The Days. Inscribed by the Author (1970)

Author: Christy Brown

Book ID: 63064

Price: 1,250.00

Down All The Days. London: Secker, 1970. First Edition. Pp, 266. Brown cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly worn & with cello tape to upper margin, book in nice bright condition.

Inscribed by the Author (May 1970) and with drawing by him to front free endpaper.

Regarded as Brown’s Magnum Opus, ‘Down all the Days’ is an autobiographical novel & a playful expansion of ‘My Left Foot’ (published in 1954). It focuses on the childhood and coming of age of a young man with cerebral palsy. He acts as a detached observer of life in the slums of Dublin, during the 1940s and 50s. Inscribed copies of Brown’s books are rare in commerce.

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