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The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970) by Thomas Kinsella on sale for €195.00
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  • The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970) by Thomas Kinsella on sale for €195.00
  • The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970) by Thomas Kinsella on sale for €195.00
  • The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970) by Thomas Kinsella on sale for €195.00
  • The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970) by Thomas Kinsella on sale for €195.00

The Tain. First Trade Edition (1970)

Thomas Kinsella

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€195.00

The Tain. Translated by Thomas Kinsella from the Irish. With Brush Drawings by Louis Le Brocquy.  Dublin: Dolmen Press -Oxford University Press, 1970. First trade edition. Pp xxvii, 295. Black cloth, titled in white along spine, devise on front  cover, pictorial dust jacket. titled in red and black.  Liam Miller’s presswork had come to international prominence  with the publication of Thomas Kinsella’s 'The Tain' as the ninth Dolmen Edition in September 1969, in a limited edition on 1750 copies.  The images that le Brocquy created for Kinsella’s rich text have a powerful, primal effect on the reader, and from their making le Brocquy - Ireland’s most renowned artist after Jack Yeats - derived both the impulse and motifs of his later tapestries and paintings.

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