The Verdant Valley and other Stories. Signed Copy (1970)
Author: Sinead De Valera
Book ID: 63049
The Verdant Valley and other Stories. Illustrated by John Skelton. 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 eleven Irish fairy tales, first published in 1965. Sinéad de Valera (1878-1975) published over thirty books for children in both Irish and English. She wrote fairy tales and folktale to help build a specifically Irish national identity, complemented by her teaching of the Irish language.
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