Irish Street Ballads (1939)
Book ID: 64186
Irish Street Ballads. Collected and Annotated by Colm O’Lochlainn Adorned with Woodcuts from the Original Broadsheets. Dublin: Three Candles, 1939. First Edition. Pp xvi, 235. Red cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket lightly worn, neat ownership inscription to endpaper, otherwise a nice bright copy.
Colm O’Lochlainn (1892-1972) was an Irish printer, type designer, publisher, and bibliographer. He was also a noted collector of Irish ballads and traditional Irish Uilleann piper. He stablished his renowned publishing house, The Sign of the Three Candles, in 1926.