Brendan Behan's Island. An Irish Sketch-Book. With Drawings by Paul Hogarth. New York: Geis, 1962. First US Edition. Pp, 192. Speckled green cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket. A fine bright copy. Signed by Brendan Behan and Paul Hogarth on the title-page.
A number of copies of this edition were signed especially for members of the "The First Edition Circle" book club of Chicago. 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.