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The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €€2,400.00 ×
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00
  • The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973) by Flann O'Brien on sale for €2,400.00

The Poor Mouth. With Limited Edition Etching By Ralph Stedman (1973)

Flann O'Brien

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  • Item ID: 63084
  • Category: Literature, Author Signed or Inscribed, Illustrated

€2,400.00

The Poor Mouth: A Bad Story About the Hard Life. Translated by Patrick C. Power and Illustrated by Ralph Steadman. London: Bernard Jacobson, Hart-Davis MacGibbon, 1973. 4to. Burlap-covered boards with cover lettering by Ralph Steadman. Light shelf-wear to covers, light browning to margins of endpapers, otherwise contents pages bright & clean. Housed in custom-made solander box.

 One of 130 numbered copies signed by Steadman with a numbered and signed print by him laid in (the print depicts two hobos reclining outside a farmhouse). 

The first English language edition of Flann O’Brien’s celebrated satirical novel 'An Béal Bocht' (published in 1941). A trade edition was published in the same year as this limited issue, also featuring Steadman's stunning illustrations.  A highly collectable edition in the Flann O'Brien literary canon, enhanced by the collorabation of renowned artist & book illustrator, Ralph Steadman, best known for his collaborations with Hunter S Thompson which led to the birth of Gonzo journalism.

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