Fiche Blian Ag Fás. Dublin: Talbot Press, 1933. First edition. Pp 377. Frontispiece plate and map (Blasket Islands) in text. Pale blue cloth lightly faded, spotting to fore-edges, gift inscription in Irish (dated 1933) to front free endpaper. Margin of front pastedown scuffed otherwise a very good copy, contents clean throughout. First issue of this iconic autobiography, a second impresson was issued in December 1933. Maurice O'Sullivan was born on the Great Blasket in 1904, and 'Twenty Years A-Growing' tells the story of his youth and of a way of life on the island off the Kerry coast.