The Magic Girdle and other Stories. Signed Copy (1970)


Book ID: 63051

Price: 295.00


The Magic Girdle and other Stories. Illustrated by Eileen Coghlan. Dublin: Fallons, 1970. Pictorial paper boards & matching dust jacket. A fine bright copy.

This copy Signed by Sinéad & Eamon De Valera on the front free endpaper.

A collection of twelve Irish folktales, first published in 1964. “In her first book Fairy Tales Mrs de Valera retold traditional narratives which she had heard in childhood in Fingal. For her later books, of which this is the fourth, she has written original stories and has succeeded in preserving much of the atmosphere of the old North-Leinster Folk Legends.”

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