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Brendan Behan’s Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth (1962) by Brendan Behan on sale for €95.00
Brendan Behan’s Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth (1962) by Brendan Behan on sale for €€95.00 ×
  • Brendan Behan’s Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth (1962) by Brendan Behan on sale for €95.00

Brendan Behan’s Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth (1962)

Brendan Behan

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Brendan Behan's Island.  An Irish Sketch-Book.  With Drawings by Paul Hogarth.  London: Hutchinson, 1962.  First Edition.  A fine copy in prie clipped pictorial dust jacket, with neat gift inscription to corner of front free endpaper.  From the snug of the 'Shaky Man' (probably the nearest pub to Guinness Brewery in Dublin) Brendan Behan take us on a tour of his native country.  Enlivened with song, poem, story and Paul Hogarth's drawings. Paul Hogarth, the illustrator, was a direct descendant of William Hogarth. He spent a year travelling in Ireland with Behan to catch the true spirit.

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