The Turf-cutter’s Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1943)

Author: Patricia Lynch

Book ID: 65219

Price: 125.00

The Turf-cutter’s Donkey. An Irish Story of Mystery and Adventure. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. London: Dent, 1943. Reprint. Pp, 237. Coloured frontispiece plate with five coloured Illustrations and eight in black & White. Pictorial cream buckram boards and endpapers, lacks dust jacket. With one small stain to front cover.

Patricia Lynch is best known for blending Irish rural life and fantasy as in The Turf-Cutter’s Donkey. The story concerns Seamus and Eileen, an enchanted teapot and the little grey donkey, Long Ears. The children meet a leprechaun, a golden eagle, the Salmon of Knowledge and Finn on their adventure.

First published in 1934, a few sequels followed.

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