The Mantle of Harlequin. With a Preface and Two Designs by Micheál Mac Liammóir. Dublin: Progress House, 1958. Pp xvi, 127. Illustrated with photographs. Yellow cloth boards, lightly soiled, in publisher's pictorial dust jacket. Jacket chipped & with closed tear to front cover. Contents bright & clean. Presentation copy, Inscribed in the year of publication verso title-page. Also with an original polaroid photograph of Edwards, inscribed by him on the reverse.
Semi-autobiographical work by Hilton Edwards (1903-1982) who along with the actor and writer Micheál MacLiammóir (1899-1978) established the Gate Theatre in 1928. "The Mantle of Harlequin reveals the temper of its author with the clarity of a confession."