Mangan (James Clarence)


With Biographical Introduction by John Mitchel.

Description: FIRST EDITION, some light pencil markings to margin of contents page and introduction, one page with abrasion from paper-flaw at foot, pp. 460, [4, publisher's list), crown 8vo, original pebble-grain brown cloth with blind-stamped border and harp motif to both boards, backstrip lettered in gilt, very light wear at backstrip ends and corners gently knocked, Irish bookseller blind-stamp to flyleaf and the bookplate of Everard Meynell, designed by Eric Gill, to front pastedown, an earlier owner's pencil note about its scarcity to verso of flyleaf, good

Publication Details: New York: P.M. Haverty, 1959

Notes: The publisher specialised in editions of Irish authors. Everard Meynell was the brother of Francis Meynell et al., son of Alice and Wilfrid - from his Serendipity Shop in Mayfair he sold original work by Eric Gill and Claud Lovat Fraser, among others; the former created his attractive wood-engraved bookplate design.

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Price: £250

Subject: Literature

Published Date: 1959

Stock Number: 68248

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