Published 1959, Hutchinson UK : First Edition / Hardcover / Very Good Condition / Illustrated throughout, but lacking the original dustjacket
Original black embossed cloth , 208 pages. Slight shelf wear. Not ex library.
First edition of the author's first published book, published when he was 61 years old, though he had been writing for most of his life. This is a charming memoir of his childhood days in Ireland (the outskirts of Dublin) a few years before the outbreak of WWI, written with "bewitching charm and humour".