The Hard Life. An Exegesis of Squalor. London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1961. First Edition, first printing. Maroon cloth boards, in pictorial dust jacket designed by Sean O'Sullivan. Jacket price-clipped. A near fine copy.
Dedicated to Graham Green. Flann O'Brien's fourth novel and the third to be published. He wrote 'The Third Policeman' in 1939, but it wasn't published until 1967.