Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile.
Book ID: 61189
Íosagán agus Sgéalta Eile. Beatrice Elvery do Mhaisgh. Ath Cliath: Connradh na Gaedhilge, circa 1920. Early copy illustrated in colour by Beatice Elvery. Pp, 117. Original brown wrappers with drawing of baby Jesus to upper cover. Wrapper are chipped at lower edges with illustration and 1/ price to bottom right corner, with previous owner’s name in pen to introduction and rust stains from staples to title page and rear, otherwise a very nice clean copy.
A collection of four short stories of children by Pádraic MacPiarais (Patrick Pearse) the first edition was published in 1907. Text entirely in Irish with a glossary (Foclóir) at the end. Illustrated by Beatrice Elvery, with four delightful full colour plates.