First published in 1959, this is a reprint edition 1964, an anthology of Irish literature and writing, selected and introduced by Frank O'Connor. With 52 photographs, arranged thematically.
Frank O'connor was a well-known short story writer, critic and playwright, with a profound knowledge of Ireland's language , literature and tradition. Ranging from the eighth century to the near contemporary school of major writers that included Yeats, Synge and Joyce. He drew on both obvious and less well known , the result being @ a miscellany that stimulates while it satisfies, a compilation that bears the hallmark of the gifted anthologist
In very good condition, there is a brief inscription to the inside front cover.
Lacks the original dustjacket.