The Ecstasy of Angus. Privately Published (1931)
Author: Liam O'Flaherty
Book ID: 64196
The Ecstasy of Angus. London: Joiner and Steele, 1931. First Edition, Limited Issue. Pp. [ii], 43, top edge gilt. Dark green buckram boards, author’s signature stamped in gilt to upper cover. Head of spine lightly creased, otherwise a very good copy. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
Limited Edition of 350 Numbered Copies, Signed by Liam O’Flaherty. Nicely printed at the Chiswick Press for private circulation only
The Irish mythological story of Angus Óg, the god of youth and beauty among the Tuatha Dé Danann. Scholarly speculation has made Angus the counterpart of such classical figures as Adonis, Apollo, and Eros (Cupid).