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The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00
The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €€295.00 ×
  • The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00
  • The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00
  • The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00
  • The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00
  • The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934) by Patricia Lynch on sale for €295.00

The Turf-Cutters Donkey. Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats (1934)

Patricia Lynch

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  • Category: Literature, Childrens, Gift Ideas, Illustrated

€295.00

The Turf-Cutters Donkey.  An Irish Story of Mystery and Adventure.  Illustrated by Jack B. Yeats.  London: J.M. Dent, 1934. First Edition. Pp viii, 245.  Pictorial cream buckram and endpapers. Neat ownership name, spotting to fore-edges otherwise a nice bright copy.

Illustrated with a coloured frontispiece plate & with five coloured Illustrations and eight in black & white in the text.

Patricia Lynch (1898-1972) was an Irish author of children's literature and journalist. She is best known for blending Irish rural life and fantasy as in The Turf-Cutter's Donkey, first published in 1934 & reprinted many times. This story concerns Seamus and Eileen, an enchanted teapot and the little grey donkey, Long Ears. The children meet a leprechaun, a golden eagle, the Salmon of Knowledge and Finn on their adventure. A few sequels followed.

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