The Turf-cutter’s Donkey. Inscribed by the Author (1935)

Author: Patricia Lynch

Book ID: 65796

Price: 395.00

The Turf-cutter’s Donkey. An Irish Story of Mystery and Adventure. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats. London: Dent, 1935. Third Issue. Pp, 237. Pictorial cream buckram boards and endpapers, in pictorial dust jacket. Jacket browned & spotted, scattered foxing to page margins.

Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on half-title.

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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